These beautiful listed country homes stand in the heart of some of the best countryside England has to offer.
Church Hill House, Haslemere
This pretty Grade II listed Queen Anne house has to be one of the prettiest in this market town, which is much favoured by commuters (53 minutes to London Waterloo). The property has large sash windows with shutters in the main rooms and, although in need of some updating, is in good condition.
7 bedrooms, outbuildings, 0.35 acres.
Surrey, Strutt & Parker (01428 661077) £1.85 million
The Beeches, Melbourne
Showing what tremendous value you can get in Yorkshire compared with the South-East, The Beeches is a Grade II-listed house in the heart of the village, where there is a shop, pub and primary school. It has a large and light kitchen, pretty gardens and more land available by separate negotiation.
5 bedrooms, one-bedroom annexe, 1 acre.
East Yorkshire, Carter Jonas (01904 558200) £695,000
Worth Farm, Worth
Positioned in the centre of this village, which lies just to the south of Sandwich, Worth Farm dates back to the 17th century and comes with a range of outbuildings and grounds of 3.6 acres. A converted barn provides separate accommodation or acts as a home office.
6 bedrooms, 3.6 acres
Kent, Bright & Bright (01304 374071) £985,000
The Old Rectory, Redmarley d’Abitot
This extremely pretty house is set in 21 acres. It’s positioned at the end of a long drive and has eight bedrooms, a cinema room and a wine cellar. Outside is a coach house, which has a party room, one bed- room and a sitting room.
6 bedrooms, 21 acres
Gloucestershire, Savills (01242 548000) £1.95 million
The Gate Lodge, Nether Swell
This three-bedroom house is within walking distance of Stow-on-the-Wold. The farmhouse-style kitchen has an Aga and leads into a light dining room. Outside is a garage with a workshop/store to the rear.
Gloucestershire, Knight Frank (01451 600610) £650,000