The west country has some incredibly appealing country properties for sale this Spring. Here are five of our favourites so far. Click on the title of each house, or on the image to see the full details.
This property has direct access to the water and could be converted to suit an artist looking for a studio with a pied a terre above
This 1820 manor house in the Blackmore Vale in Dorset has never been seen on the open market
This English country house in Dorset within easy reach of the Jurassic coast has five acres of gardens with an orhard, pasture and vegetable and fruit garden
A well restored five bedroom listed former watermill in Devon has landscaped gardens with a series of ponds, a lake, swimming pool, paddock and woodland
This modern house was built in 1997 and offers bespoke accommodation to take advantage of its position, and three acres by the banks of the River Teign in Devon.
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