Catch up on the best houses that have come up for sale via Country Life in the last few weeks.
Commanding position above the banks of the River South Esk with potential for commercial use. 8 reception rooms,16 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, renowned walled garden, estate courtyard with exciting conversion possibilities (STP), 5 estate cottages, about 40 acres of magnificent parkland, fishing on River South Esk.
Compact residential amenity estate with development potential (STP), available to purchase for the first time since 1917. 4 reception rooms, master bedroom with en suite, 5 further bedrooms, range of outbuildings, BBQ hut, vegetable garden and family shoot.
Lincroft House is a most charming grand village house, Grade II-listed, in a secluded position near the village centre in Bourton-on-the-Water.
Extensively refurbished Grade II listed Cotswold house. Drawing room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, orangery, 2 bedroom detached coach house, gardens and paddock.
A conveniently positioned estate in rolling countryside with a diverse income stream. Attractive 17th century house with5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and potential to extend (STP). A range of historic converted farm buildings including listed barn used for weddings, events and opera, 2 self-contained apartments, 6 further houses, estate cottages and former hop kiln converted into 4 offices. Productive farmland with a mixture of arable, pasture and woodland.
A beautifully presented period country home enjoying approximately 7 acres of parkland style gardens and grounds, set within the New Forest.
A rare opportunity to own one of Jersey’s beautiful granite manor houses which has its origins in the twelfth century and is believed to have been occupied by King Charles II for a time. It stands in 17 acres (38.2 vergees) of landscaped gardens, lawns, sand school and surrounding land. It also beneﬁts from a swimming pool, tennis court, vinery and has four additional properties on the estate.
This elegant and spacious apartment features a grand reception room with impressive ceiling heights, offering 4 large sash windows that provide direct views across the park. 3 reception rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, terrace, balcony, underground parking space and porter.
A unique house with stunning sea views in picturesque Staithes, North Yorks Moors National Park.
A magnificent Grade II listed seven bedroom historic country house set in beautiful grounds of over seven acres, located in the tranquil village of Fotheringhay close to excellent schools.
A picturesquely-sited country house on Dartmoor set in stunning grounds supported by 3 holiday lets, farm buildings and a holding of surrounding land.
17th century Grade II listed country house in an idyllic setting close to Norwich. 4 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, hard tennis court, range of traditional farm buildings, formal gardens, fenced paddocks, orchard, extensive frontage to the River Tas.
Dating back as far as the late 16th century, The Manor House is today a fabulous and most elegant Grade II listed country house with literary connections. Situated in one of the most desirable hamlets in Hertfordshire with splendid rural views. 6 reception rooms, 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, swimming pool, detached barn cottage, Grade II listed Great Barn, triple open carport with attached storage barn and further attached barn.
A special Grade II listed six bedroom country house with annexe potential, privately set in open parkland in the Charnwood Forest.
Country house with well-proportioned accommodation. Scope for updating, attractive gardens, swimming pool and approx. 1 acre.
A six bedroom property sitting in attractive gardens of approximately 1.4 acres with an outdoor heated swimming pool.
Beautifully appointed double fronted Georgian style detached house, located in a highly sought-after area of Lower Shiplake.
Luxury coastal three bed home on a 5 star resort with hot tub and countryside views. Ongoing income of approx. £22,000 p.a.
Fine period Grade C listed detached property in approximately 1.6 acres of walled gardens and woodland.
A character family house with five double bedrooms, four receptions, private garden, parking and a double garage.
A beautifully presented Grade II listed four bedroom barn conversion located on the edge of the sought-after village of Wootton.
Outstanding residential and arable farm set in the Cranborne Chase AONB. Attractive Grade II listed farmhouse with 7 bedrooms, 5 additional houses and cottages providing income, staff flat, modern and traditional farm buildings, 600 acres of commercial arable land divided into large fields, pasture, undulating topography and pockets of woodland with a challenging private shoot.
Detached three bed character cottage, with a south facing patio and off-road parking. Ideal holiday let, family or retirement home.
One of Warwickshire’s finest village houses. Avonside is situated close to the Cotswolds and thought to date from the 19th Century.
A modern five bedroom house with an indoor swimming pool, off-street parking and approximately 1.5 acres of landscaped gardens.
Four bed Grade II listed barn conversion with original features, hidden away in a beautiful village location. Chain free.
A beautiful thatched cottage refurbished to create a practical family home with modern refinements and old-world charm.
Beautifully presented family house in a glorious setting, with stunning gardens, extensive parking and garaging.
A four bedroom period home with a two bedroom converted barn and outbuildings, set in half an acre within the beautiful Bride Valley.
This Grade II listed 16th Century period property is set in the most idyllic location with fantastic countryside views.
An immaculately presented four bed house located on a private road, with well-kept gardens and a hot tub included in the sale.
Residential farm with established income on the Buckinghamshire/Northamptonshire border. 4 bedroom farmhouse, 3 bedroom barn conversion (subject to AOC), farm buildings, rental income and development opportunities (STP), parkland setting and pasture.
This handsome Edwardian villa is spectacularly positioned on Coverack’s harbour peninsula enabling glorious sea, beach and coastal views to front and rear, from all its rooms. Set over three floors this outstandingly spacious and elegant five-bedroom, three reception room home blends style, originality and great comfort, complete with large beach facing sun terraces and parking space, making it one of the villages’ most desirable and uplifting properties, superb as a permanent home, for holiday or letting investment.
A handsome period farmhouse with far reaching views over the Blackmore Vale.
Grade II* listed and built circa 1750, this elegant and prominent townhouse has excellent accommodation just moments from the town centre. 5 reception rooms, including a fine reception hall with Chinese Chippendale style staircase, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and walled gardens.
Beautiful Grade II* listed 6 bedroom country house, close to Bridport & the Coast. Enchanting gardens with a lake. Detached 3 bedroom cottage. Stabling. Garaging, and modern barn. All ring fenced by pastureland.
Charming Grade II* listed house in a private and peaceful setting just minutes’ drive from Wimborne Minster. 5 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 bedroom annexe, beautiful gardens with tennis court and garaging for 5 cars. Leasehold, approximately 99 years remaining. About 2.24 acres
Handsome farmhouse, converted barn and outbuildings in glorious Blackmore Vale country. 3 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, 3 bedroom converted barn, excellent range of traditional and modern outbuildings, tennis court and garaging, river frontage. About 29 acres
Exceptional country property close to St Andrews. Commanding breath-taking panoramic views out over the Firth of Forth and beyond, NorthCassingray House is an outstanding country property quietly positioned in a lovely secluded rural setting with a generous garden.
For the first time, The Old Deanery in Wells has been brought to market. It is both majestic and historic and has borne witness to a rich history that dates back almost 800 years. It is magnificently positioned in the centre of Wells overlooking “the Green” with un-rivalled views of the Cathedral itself.
A rare opportunity to acquire a fine country estate in need of modernisation. 4 reception rooms, 13 bedrooms,6 bathrooms, workshop, swimming pool, 6 car garage, gardens, lodge house available via separate negotiation.
A part Georgian country house with a rich history. 7 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, annexe, detached barn, garaging, green house, stables, swimming pool and formal gardens.
Designed by the renowned Bath based architects Watson Bertram & Fell, Elcombe Farm is a wonderful family home with outstanding views over its own surrounding land. Offering all the charm of a period house but with the comforts of 21st century living, the property includes 3 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. About 125 acres
Ring-fenced private amenity estate located in the New Forest, including a Grade II listed country house, 2 ancillary cottages, traditional farm buildings, productive arable land and woodland, family shoot and in hand tree nursery which provides a secondary income stream. About 260 acres
A characterful farmhouse, Listed Grade II, with the benefit of woodland, pasture and adjacent barns and outbuildings.
Exceptionally restored country house, 4 reception rooms, office, 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, coach house, outbuildings, lodge cottage, beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds, tennis court and pasture fields.
Classic white stucco fronted trophy house with double fronted mews house at the rear. 7 reception rooms, bespoke Kaizen kitchen (1 of 4 kitchens), 8 en suite bedrooms, self-contained flat/staff bedroom, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna and steam room, lift, double garage, off-street parking, landscaped garden terrace.
A 1,702-acre estate including farms, watercress beds, residential dwellings, commercial propertyand productive agricultural land. Agricultural holdings on long and short-term agricultural tenancies, 7 farmhouses,11 cottages, 6 farmsteads and woodland plus range ofdevelopment opportunities.
Inspirational property combining luxurious finishes and international influences; an outstanding home with panoramic sea and island views. 3 reception rooms, 4 en suite bedrooms, 1 further bedroom, 1 further bathroom, study, snooker room, cocktail bar, guest annexe, wine cellar, quadruple garage, greenhouse and stunning gardens.
4 reception rooms, 9 bedrooms, lodge, bungalow, cottage, coach house, garaging, stores, greenhouses, stable, formal gardens, parkland, woodland and pasture.
An impressive Listed Grade II country house set in a stunning position, within an hour of Central London, with permission to convert to a country hotel with spa and conference facilities.
A Grade II listed five bedroom country house with a self contained two bedroom apartment, in an idyllic village location.
A historic Grade II listed property situated on the fringes of Llangollen, with extensive gardens and views of the Llangollen Canal.
A spacious detached three bedroom cottage, with a double garage and private gardens to the rear.
A stunning former water mill with planning permission to convert to a substantial five bedroom family residence.
An 18th Century seven bedroom, five reception room mill house and former mill, with 4 acres of landscaped gardens and paddocks.
An enchanting four bed stone barn conversion with far reaching views of countryside. Set in 1.88 acres, including a paddock.
Brand new four/five bed detached house with far reaching countryside views, on the edge of a convenient East Devon village.
Coveyheugh is a stone-built Victorian country house of circa 4306 sq ft set within its own private and elevated grounds that extend to circa 8 acres. The property offers manageable family accommodation over 3 floors and benefits from a detached fully renovated cottage and a former stable/garage with outlined planning permission offering developmental potential.
Detached 18th Century former post office with glorious garden and views, situated in thriving Wolds village between York and Malton.
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