Country houses for sale

A dozen idyllic farmhouses for sale across Britain, starting from under £600,000

We've picked out ten glorious farmhouses for sale across the country, from beautiful properties in the North of England to spots where you can live the country life yet still be in London for a meeting.

Whether you prefer the scenic Northumberland countryside, the Cumbrian Dales or a West Country river setting, there’s a farmhouse out there for you. And if you are looking for something a little different, take a look at a selection of spectacular Scottish castles for sale, or try our round-up of the best country houses for sale this week, which has some of the most beautiful homes across the nation.


Romsey, Hampshire — £1,950,000

This glorious Victorian farmhouse sits at the end of a long driveway in open countryside close to Romsey.

The ample accommodation includes six bedrooms, an open-plan kitchen and breakfast room, and a magnificent orangery.

Outside, the beautiful gardens house a swimming pool.

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

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Beaminster, Dorset — £895,000

This Grade II-listed farmhouse originally dates from the 17th century and has kept intact a large number of delightful features, including stone mullion windows, fireplaces and exposed beams.

The 3,355 sq ft interiors include five bedrooms, an atmospheric drawing room and a large kitchen and breakfast room with Aga.

There also is a pretty barn with potential for conversion and some outbuildings. The grounds feature walled gardens, kitchen gardens and panoramic paddocks that look out onto the valley.

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

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Holt, Norfolk — £2,250,000

This William & Mary farmhouse combines magnificent architecture with immaculate interiors, manicured gardens and a convenient village location within easy reach of the well-regarded Greshams School.

The 5,376sq ft interiors feature seven bedrooms (including a spectacular master suite complete with dressing room), a large kitchen and breakfast room, a library and elegant reception rooms.

The beautifully landscaped grounds include formal gardens with a pond, a croquet lawn, a kitchen flower garden, terracing for alfresco relaxation, plus woodland and mature pastureland.

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

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Casthorpe, Grantham, Lincolnshire — £790,000

Set in peaceful countryside close to Grantham, this whitewashed farmhouse dates from the Georgian times and is listed Grade II.

The 2,850sq ft interiors have preserved many striking details, from feature fireplaces in the sitting room and dining room to the exposed beams and pitched ceilings in some of the five bedrooms. There also are 822sq ft of outbuildings.

The 2.3-acre grounds include lawned gardens, a newly established meadow, a newly established orchard and a paddock.

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

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Northumberland — £1,200,000

Georgian elegance meets contemporary style at five-bedroom South East Farmhouse, in Horsley, Northumberland.

Original features such as sash windows with working shutters, panelled doors, exposed stonework and ceiling beams are complemented by contemporary bathrooms and a magnificent kitchen and garden room, which enjoys long views over the gardens and the valley beyond.

Most of the main rooms enjoy striking vistas, but the superb gardens, which have direct access to countryside walks in nearby Horsley Woods, are perhaps the best place to relax and take in the panorama.

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

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Silsden Moorside, Keighley, West Yorkshire — £699,950

The panorama across the fells is a particular perk at Lane House and the cleverly designed interiors make the most of it.

In particular, the dining, kitchen and living area, with its glazed walls, is the perfect place to relax and soak up the views. But every nook has beautiful touches, whether it’s the Aga in the kitchen, the stone fireplace, exposed beams and window seat in the sitting room, or the picture sash windows framing the perfect vistas in the master bedroom (one of three).

The delightful gardens, sheltered behind stone walls, harbour a superb home office and a breeze house for summer relaxation.

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

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Ramsey, Isle of Man — £1,350,000

As far as farmhouses go this newly-built one close to Ramsey Golf Course, on the Isle of Man, is rather on the luxurious side.

The nearly 4,000sq ft of accommodation centre around a magnificent kitchen and dining room, which flows seamlessly into a family area with open brick fire place — the buyer will have a choice of designer kitchens to pick from.

Upstairs are four bedrooms, which include a striking master suite with roll top bath, dressing room and a balcony that takes in wonderful views of the golf course and the countryside beyond. The manicured gardens extend to two acres.

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

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Thame, Oxfordshire — £1.25 million

This charming five-bedroom farmhouse stands within walking distance of Thame’s High Street.

The 3,200sq ft interiors are full of charming details, from the vaulted hall to the Inglenook fireplace in the sitting room and the oak-framed orangery.

There’s also a delightful annexe with vaulted reception room and a lovely garden with two terraces that are ideal for entertaining.

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

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West Hougham, Kent — £1.25 million

There is plenty of space at this period farmhouse in West Hougham, near Dover, which is currently home to a family of eight.

As well as four bedrooms, two reception rooms and a kitchen and breakfast room, it has a games room, gym,sauna, hot tub and outdoor pool.

The grounds also include a tree house and two holiday cottages that bring in income.

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

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Gawthrop, Cumbria — £583,000

This Grade II-listed Dales farmhouse is perfectly situated in the heart of Dentdale and enjoys long views across open fields.

The interiors combine traditional details, such as exposed beams and a stone hearth with contemporary style.

Outside are three lovely gardens, one at the front and two at the back.

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

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Kinlet, Shropshire — £1.275 million

Originally dating from the Georgian era, Winnal House was completely renovated in 2002 and now combines contemporary comforts such as underfloor heating with period charm — think fireplaces, log burners, exposed beams and decorative archways.

The 3,463sq ft interiors have six bedrooms, three spacious reception rooms and a kitchen and breakfast room.

Outside are several outbuildings, a summer house and manicured gardens with David Austin roses, for a total plot size of 3.77 acres.

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

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South Mundham, West Sussex — £1.745 million

Situated three miles from Chichester, Grade II-listed Banwell Farmhouse is thought to date from the 17th century and has kept intact many period features, including an Inglenook fireplace in the drawing room.

The 1,666 sq ft interiors have six bedrooms, with additional accommodation available in the spectacular 1,567sq ft part-vaulted barn.

The grounds encompass beautifully maintained gardens, an orchard, a tennis court and, outside the barn, a terrace with heated swimming pool and barbecue area.

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

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