Between Christmas and New Year, we're taking a look back at some of our most popular stories of the year – today, we look at the stunning properties for sale we wish we owned in 2017.

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The Cotswolds manor house rumoured to be Prince Harry and Meghan’s new home

Luckington Court’s claim to fame was once its starring role in the 1995 adaptation of Pride & Prejudice starring Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle. The rumour mill now suggests that it might soon have a very different claim to fame.


A dreamy Cotswold farmhouse complete with excellent equestrian facilities and a party barn

Bosmere Farm is a wonderful family house in a stunning rural setting.


‘The most beautiful house in Ireland’

A genuinely magnificent country house, Castletown Cox in County Kilkenny is as grand a residence as anyone could ever wish for.


A complete one-off for horse lovers: House with stables, manège… and a racetrack

In the countryside between York and Harrogate you’ll find a curious and extraordinary property.


A 22-bedroom country mansion complete with a golf course, at the price of a Chiswick semi-detached

In the Scottish Borders a few miles away from Kelso lies the beautiful estate at The Roxburghe, which is on the market at the price of a west London four-bedroom semi.


A grand little castle for sale near the golf mecca of St Andrews

This grand country house with more than a touch of castle in its DNA is on the market at an astonishing price – but you’ll need to act quickly.


Shropshire’s Baroque masterpiece, with ‘one of the finest interiors in England’, for sale for the first time in half a century

Mawley Hall is nothing less than one of Britain’s finest privately-owned stately homes – a truly unique opportunity for whoever takes on this wonderful place.


An amazing home carved out of a former reservoir

This eye-catching home just outside the pretty Devon town of Sidmouth is a genuine one-off.


An immaculate country house with equestrian facilities that are second to none

Idyllic Standen House at Chute Standen on the Hampshire-Wiltshire border has been cleverly redesigned for family life.


A magnificent Georgian house on the Isle of Mull

This house for sale on the Isle of Mull is a vision of Georgian cosiness in an idyllic natural setting.