Country houses for sale

Ten idyllic farmhouses for sale, from £575,000 to £1.75 million

We've picked out ten glorious farmhouses for sale across the country, from beautiful properties in the North of England to spots where you can live the country life yet still be in London for a meeting.

Whether you prefer the scenic Northumberland countryside, the Cumbrian Dales or a West Country river setting, there’s a farmhouse out there for you. And if you are looking for something a little different, take a look at a selection of spectacular Scottish castles for sale, or try our round-up of the best country houses for sale this week, which has some of the most beautiful homes across the nation.


Thame, Oxfordshire — £1.4 million

This charming five-bedroom farmhouse stands within walking distance of Thame’s High Street.

The 3,200sq ft interiors are full of charming details, from the vaulted hall to the Inglenook fireplace in the sitting room and the oak-framed orangery.

There’s also a delightful annexe with vaulted reception room and a lovely garden with two terraces that are ideal for entertaining.

For sale with Hamnett Hayward. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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Rockbourne, Hampshire — £875,000

This Grade II-listed, thatched farmhouse dates from the 18th-century and has kept intact many period features, from fireplaces to beams and windows with deep window seats and shutters.

The interiors are arranged across three floors, with the reception rooms and a large kitchen with Aga downstairs and the bedrooms on the first and second floors.

The grounds total 0.33 acres.

For sale with Woolley & Wallis. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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West Hougham, Kent — £1.25 million

There is plenty of space at this period farmhouse in West Hougham, near Dover, which is currently home to a family of eight.

As well as four bedrooms, two reception rooms and a kitchen and breakfast room, it has a games room, gym,sauna, hot tub and outdoor pool.

The grounds also include a tree house and two holiday cottages that bring in income.

For sale with Wards. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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Gawthrop, Cumbria — £595,000

This Grade II-listed Dales farmhouse is perfectly situated in the heart of Dentdale and enjoys long views across open fields.

The interiors combine traditional details, such as exposed beams and a stone hearth with contemporary style.

Outside are three lovely gardens, one at the front and two at the back.

For sale with Hackney & Leigh. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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Pallington, Dorset — £1.4 million

Pallington Farm stands in beautiful countryside by the River Frome, on which it enjoys single-bank fishing rights.

Originally thought to date from the 18th-century, it is listed Grade II and the 4,013sq ft interiors, with their five bedrooms, Aga in the kitchen and fine reception rooms, are supremely elegant.

The land extends to 19.6 acres of gardens and grounds.

For sale with Savills. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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Sculthorpe, Norfolk — £995,000

Farmhouses hardly get more beautiful than this Grade II-listed Georgian property, tucked away at the end of a long driveway.

With almost 5,000sq ft of space, it is ideal for a family. The fine interiors include five to six bedrooms three reception rooms and a farmhouse kitchen with Aga.

The grounds extend to 2.92 acres of garden, meadow and woodland.

For sale with Bedfords. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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Kinlet, Shropshire — £1.275 million

Originally dating from the Georgian era, Winnal House was completely renovated in 2002 and now combines contemporary comforts such as underfloor heating with period charm — think fireplaces, log burners, exposed beams and decorative archways.

The 3,463sq ft interiors have six bedrooms, three spacious reception rooms and a kitchen and breakfast room.

Outside are several outbuildings, a summer house and manicured gardens with David Austin roses, for a total plot size of 3.77 acres.

For sale with Berriman Eaton. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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South Elkington, Lincolnshire — £675,000

This large farmhouse stands in 16.84 acres in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

The 3,500sq ft interiors include an elegant reception room with Minster stone fireplace and French doors opening onto the garden, a fine dining room with brick fireplace, a dine-in farmhouse kitchen and five bedrooms.

The formal gardens boast lawns, borders, mature trees water features and hedges, plus a terrace. More land is available separately.

For sale with Masons. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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Thropton, Northumberland — £575,000

Six-bedroom Demesne Farmhouse sits in a panoramic spot in the village of Thropton and enjoys long views towards the Simonside Hills and Coquet Valley.

The delightful interiors are full of period features, from sash windows with shutters to original fireplaces and doors, plus a magnificent kitchen.

Outside, the mature gardens feature lawns, well-stocked beds and trees

For sale with Pattinson. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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South Mundham, West Sussex — £1.75 million

Situated three miles from Chichester, Grade II-listed Banwell Farmhouse is thought to date from the 17th century and has kept intact many period features, including an Inglenook fireplace in the drawing room.

The 1,666 sq ft interiors have six bedrooms, with additional accommodation available in the spectacular 1,567sq ft part-vaulted barn.

The grounds encompass beautifully maintained gardens, an orchard, a tennis court and, outside the barn, a terrace with heated swimming pool and barbecue area.

For sale with Jackson-Stops. See more pictures of this property or request further details from the agent.

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