Country houses for sale

Eight superb homes for sale across Britain, as seen in Country Life

A breathtaking clifftop home in Cornwall and a delightful thatched house in Norfolk are among the latest homes to come to the market via Country Life in the past week.

Hertfordshire — £8,750,000

An exquisite and stunning country residence bordering Scratchwood forest and Mill Hill Golf Course and only 10 miles from Central London.

Inside it has an almost futuristic, show-home feel, innovative and bespoke, with high ceilings and extensive proportions. The property provides a truly impressive entertaining and family residence with outstanding leisure facilities.

For sale with Knight Frank. See more pictures and details for this property.

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Northamptonshire — £1,750,000

Sweeping views over the Capability Brown designed parkland of Fawsley Hall are among the joys of Knightley Lodge, near Daventry.

This four-bedroom house with a couple of acres of gardens is just 30 years old, but is still full of character.

For sale with Michael Graham. See more pictures and details for this property.


Norfolk — £2,650,000

Three-storey thatched homes full of character are rare finds, and this picture-perfect über-cottage in Horning is a great example of how good they can be.

Five bedrooms and almost 14 acres that include 500m of river frontage are part of the offering in a house that is spacious and charming in equal measure.

For sale with Strutt & Parker. See more pictures and details for this property.


Cornwall — £900,000

Halton Quay is a charming semi-detached, stone-built house, which was originally two cottages and later converted to form one spacious house.

There are exquisite views over the River from the principal rooms, and a lovely outlook over the gardens to the rear.

For sale with Knight Frank. See more pictures and details for this property.


Fife — £2,200,000

If you need a lot of space there are 17 bedrooms — yes, seventeen — at this property in the Fife countryside between St Andrews and the Tay Bridge.

The Arts-and-Crafts-style main house — which has been gloriously restored within — is a pretty and charming home, while there are also six high-end self-catering properties included in the sale, with a total of 14 en-suite letting bedrooms
between them.

For sale with Rettie. See more pictures and details for this property.


Cornwall — £3,250,000

A house with a private beach in Cornwall? There’s sure to be intense competition for this fabulous cliff-top house just outside Torpoint.

There’s a distinctly Mediterranean feel to the fixtures and fittings, while the property includes both a main five-bed home and a two-bedroom cottage.

For sale with Savills. See more pictures and details for this property.


Berkshire — £1,950,000

Millwrights is approached via a secure gated entrance and driveway offering ample guest parking in the heart of Bray.

The welcoming entrance hall gives access to all of the principal reception rooms, while a beautiful kitchen/breakfast room with a central island leads into the sitting room with bi-folding doors onto the gardens to the rear.

For sale with Knight Frank. See more pictures and details for this property.


Bath — £795,000

A rare opportunity to purchasea charming period property that’s tucked away, yet has fabulous far-reaching views and is within a few minutes walk of the city centre.

For sale with Knight Frank. See more pictures and details for this property.


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