Country houses for sale

Ten of the best £1 million properties for sale in Britain today

Delightful character cottages, sprawling country houses and even a surprisingly big city flat are all among the property options open to those with a seven-figure budget. Here's our pick of the best £1 million houses for sale across the land.

Stirlingshire — £925,000

A handsome Georgian villa built in circa 1825, this property boasts five generous bedrooms and mature walled gardens, set within the desirable Kings Park Conservation Area.

Downstairs are three reception rooms, a bedroom suite and home office. The grand sweeping staircase then leads to four large bedrooms and bathrooms.

The property is in an establised residential area, a short walk to the centre of Stirling, King’s Park and Stirling Golf Club.

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


Central London — £990,000

We tend to assume that £1m in the middle of London buys little more than a shoebox flat — and that’s largely true if you want to live in, say, Covent Garden.

But it’s not the case if you step just a few hundred yards out, as this lovely Lambeth home shows, just a short walk from Lambeth Bridge and Westminster just beyond.

This flat is part of a former school — a Grade II-listed building — that has been converted into apartments, of which this one has three bedrooms and two private roof terraces.

Inside it’s been decorated in 1960s style, adding a real touch of old school cool to an otherwise ordinary 1,000 sq ft home.

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


Suffolk — £1,000,000

Effortless charm in this six-bedroom home in the village of Worlington, near Newmarket

Character features give a wonderful original feel to the place, such as the huge inglenook fireplace, with exposed brickwork, and the many gnarled old beams left on display.

Yet the place is also beautifully finished to modern standards — not least in the kitchen — and the gardens (including a huge greenhouse) make this a truly special gamily home.

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


Devon — £950,000

Late medieval Grade II listed Poole Farm is a beautiful farmhouse with a one-bedroom cottage and various outbuildings, including three barns.

The main farmhouse features a sitting room, living room with large open fireplace, four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Attached to the farmhouse is a cosy one-bedroom cottage with its own entrance.

Oustide is a lawned garden and covered entertaining area with bar, plus various outbuildings. Some of the buildings on the plot have planning permission and commercial use.

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


West Sussex — £1,100,000

This handsome period property with views of the Arun Valley has five bedrooms, gardens and a paddock — exactly the sorts of things you hope to see in a list of the best £1 million houses.

Gardens are mostly laid to lawn and a stone wall separates an extensive parking area, at the end of which is a stone summer house.

To the west of the garden is a paddock, just shy of four acres and ideal for horses. In all, the land extends to 15.63 acres.

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


Wiltshire — £950,000

This Cotswold stone farmhouse is in need to restoration, but already oozes charm and character, and promises to become a delightful family home.

The five bedroom house is situated in the quiet village of unspoilt village of Garsdon

There are extensive gardens and further Cotwold stone buildings in the grounds, plus two paddocks which are available by separate negotiation.

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


Inverness-shire — £950,000

Treeton Steading dates back to the 1880’s and offers characterful accommodation over two floors, plus outbuildings, stables and a paddock.

It has a drawing room, reception hall, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. A vaulted open-plan sitting and dining area offers an impressive space with steps to a mezzanine above.

The property is located on the Moray Firth, famed for its resident bottlenose dolphins, and handily just 10 miles from Inverness.

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


Lancashire — £995,000

A sumptuously converted chapel in the seaside town of Lytham St Annes, in the centre of town and just a few streets down from the beach.

Spectacular use has been made of the original stained glass, which makes the main living area — an open plan kitchen-diner — into a truly grand space.

There is also a snug, study, four bedrooms — all en-suite — and a basement in a large house that’s set over three floors and more than 3,000sq ft.

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


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