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10 of the Most Colourful Homes on the Market Right Now

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From sunset-coloured cottages to deep blue townhouses, we’ve got the low-down on the best colourful houses around from London to Cornwall and beyond…

10 of the Most Colourful Homes on the Market Right Now

1. Hall House, Therfield, Royston

Hay Farm

Dating back to the 14th century, this historic crimson property is just as spectacular on the inside as it is from outside. Cosy and full of period charm, the stunning interior boasts oak panelling, Gothic-style stained glass windows, inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams aplenty. Outside, wrought iron gates open onto green lawns and lovely flower gardens. Therfield is a small, picturesque village known for its glorious scenery and walking routes, also in close proximity to Cambridge. Available through Hunters for £1.95m

2. Alexanders, Monks Eleigh

Alexanders

The bold colour of this historical home is bound to be spirit-lifting in any season. Originally built in the 15th century, Alexanders has kept much of its period character, with exposed beaming, wide oak floorboards and heavy pine doors. As well as extensive lawns and mature woodland surroundings, the property also has water-front access onto the River Brett, perfect for enjoying serene sunny afternoons. Available through Carter Jonas for £875,000

3. Beverley House, Devon

Beverley House

If sweeping views are a top priority, they don’t come much finer than from this warm-hued house, which enjoys a south-westerly position looking over the spectacular Dartmoor landscape – particularly from its bright kitchen. Inside, a large, welcoming entrance hall leads to an airy living and dining room, as well as a ground floor study, while upstairs offers another family room and snug, ideal for looking out onto the countryside. Accommodation is plentiful, with four large bedrooms and a further three rooms in the adjoining annexe. Available through Strutt & Parker for £1m

4. Ulting Hall, Maldon, Essex

Ulting Hall

In a delicate shade of yellow, Ulting Hall is an elegant property with a rich history, dating back to the 16th century. A Grade II* property of historical significance, it is set away from a quiet country lane, with park fencing affording owners thorough privacy. Though the house retains many fine Georgian features, such as original ceiling moulding and cornicing and a magnificent sweeping staircase, the interior has been kept minimalist and tasteful, in a subdued colour palette. With land spreading over a substantial 180 acres, the property offers extensive equestrian and stabling facilities, as well as a summer house/shooting lodge, swimming pool and tennis court. Available through Savills for £4,750,000

5. St Lukes Mews, London

St Lukes Mews

London’s colourful mews streets are beloved by many – here is a rare chance to own your very own mews house. Painted a calming sky-blue, with navy accents, the charming home has a large, open-plan living room, two double bedrooms and a sauna room. Located near Westbourne Park, it is moments from Portobello Road Market and the renowned charms of Notting Hill. Available through Foxtons for £2m

6. Zealand Road, London

Zealand Road

A masterclass in tonal decoration, this exceedingly stylish East London house has been renovated to the highest standards of contemporary living, while retaining period features like marble fireplaces and elaborate ceilings. The open plan kitchen/living room is a particular draw: full of light thanks to the incredible roof, made from a single full-length sheet of glass,     it boasts shiny, heated concrete floors and exposed metal beams, stretching out to the west-facing garden to make the perfect entertaining space. Available through Knight Frank for £1,650,000

7. Walnut Tree House, Ware, Hertfordshire

Walnut Tree House

Converted from two cottages to create extensive living space, this Grade II house nonetheless remains its original character, making it a fine period home. The vaulted upstairs landing and bedrooms are a particular highlight, while downstairs, French doors open onto a verdant, sun-trapping garden. The property also offers owners ready equestrian facilities and extensive paddocks. Available through Savills for £1.3m

8. Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill

212 Kensington Park Road

This charming Notting Hill flat employs myriad inventive uses of colour, adding a stylish touch to every room. As well as sea green metro tiles in the bright kitchen, tiling features in the stunning bathroom, where extensive emerald herringbone creates an incredible space. The flat also boasts a luxurious rooftop terrace, with far-reaching views and an outdoor shower, making it an ideal spot for the hot sunny days that surely lie ahead. Available through Russell Simpson for £2,475,000

9. Greenwich, Connecticut

20 Golf Club Road

Built like a real-life Barbie dream house, this pretty pink property exudes old-world, East-coast elegance and charm. With over 400 feet of lush lawns facing the Greenwich Country Club, the grounds are planted with mature specimen trees, creating a stunning environment for family life. Inside, a welcoming interior includes five bedrooms – with the master bedroom enjoying a balcony, walk-in wardrobe and marble bathtub – as well as a wine room. Available through Houlihan Lawrence for $2,995,000

10. St Andrews Hall, Suffolk

St Andrews Hall

With a lovely blush pink façade, this mock-Tudor style property makes a wonderful family home, with four bedrooms and several elegant reception rooms. French doors in the living room open straight out onto the landscaped gardens, planted with mature trees, shrubbery and a large pond, complete with a water feature. Available through Exquisite Home via OnTheMarket for £700,000

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