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10 Properties on the Market with Glorious Gardens

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10 Properties on the Market with Glorious Gardens

For when a simple lawn just won’t do…

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From florals to foliage, topiary and botanical terraces, here is our round up of the most glorious gardens on the property market right now…

     

1. Hole Farm, Henley-in-Arden

Hole Farm

This impressive countryside property’s 56 acres of glorious landscaped gardens offers both tranquil seclusion and beautiful botanical settings. Featuring a reposeful rockery waterfall which flows towards a peaceful and extensive pond area, a traditional walled garden with heavenly rose arches, and surrounding formal lawns with al fresco-style paved terraces and lounge areas, Hole Farm is a spectacular horticultural home. Also ideal for equestrian enthusiasts, the property boasts a contemporary-style barn to the rear of the house, exceptionally fit with 12 stables, including a tack room, feed room and hay barn. Available through Hamptons International via Right Move for £3.75m

2. Brechin Castle, Angus

Brechin Castle

Escape to Scotland and reside like royalty in this magnificent historic castle located within the picturesque county of Angus. While the 16-bedroom property’s awe-inspiring interior features opulent reception rooms restored by the 14th Earl and Countess, a grand 17th Century-style dining room, palatial columns and imposing panelled walls, the exterior is just as, if not more, impressive. Possessing one of the most significant private gardens in Scotland, Brechin Castle’s 40 acres of walled gardens and grounds boasts five estate cottages, fishing opportunities on the River South Esk, and two beautiful 19th Century bridges designed by John Henderson, son of the Brechin Castle gardener. Available through Savills for offers over £3m

3. Waddington Old Hall, Lancashire

Waddington Old Hall

Dating all the way back to Medieval times, this beautiful Grade II listed property exudes period elegance with its botanically decorated stone façade and pristine Italianate formal gardens. A landscaper’s haven, Waddington Old Hall’s grounds burst with colourful florals (ancient wisteria, cherry blossom, magnolia and roses), an array of mature and specimen trees, as well as a number of arresting stone statues and an unconventional contemporary sundial. Available through Strutt & Parker for £4.25m

4. Campden Hill Square, Kensington

Campden Hill Square

Families whom inhabit this alluring eight-bedroom London property won’t have to worry about missing out on outdoor enjoyment and in-the-open entertaining. Situated within Kensington’s coveted Campden Hill Square, the charming and sizeable townhouse occupies a gloriously floral-filled and spacious south-facing garden, impressive for that of an inner-city residence. Enjoy views of the garden from the light-filled dining room and delight in al fresco dining surrounded by plants on the patio; an intimate green escape situated within the heart of London. Available through Knight Frank for £11.5m

5. Crown House, Surrey

Crown House

This beautiful six-bedroom 18th Century property boasts a delightful dolls-house exterior with its elegant white elevations, immaculately landscaped gardens and climbing lavender wisteria. Enveloped by an array of sequestered gardens, Crown House enjoys idyllic views overlooking Englefield Green’s cricket ground and village green, possesses a large sun terrace ideal for outdoor dining, as well as a plethora of beautiful and vibrant topiary, flower beds and borders. Available through Strutt & Parker for £3.5m

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6. Seafield House, Co. Dublin

Seafield House

Emanating glamour, romance and charm, Seafield House, located within the Irish coastal town of Donabate (and close to Dublin city centre) is a magnificent Palladian mansion with gardens and grounds to envy all others. Fifteen acres of parkland, forestry, florals and palatial statues surround the spectacular 18th Century country residence, which also delights in wonderful views overlooking the estuary to Malahide and scenic rural settings further afar. Available through Christie’s International Real Estate for €9.995m

7. Yearle House, Northumberland

Yearle House

Yearle House offers the ultimate opportunity to reside in much sought-after seclusion. Wake up to wonderful countryside views of undisturbed hills, gardens and fields in this peaceful eight-bedroom Northumberland property, inclusive of cottages and outbuildings with additional bedrooms for family and guests to stay. The house’s modest lawns seamlessly blend into the surrounding green landscape, where you’ll find a secluded woodland garden, proving this property to be an ideal remote residence. Available through Knight Frank for £795,000

8. Birch Cottage, Essex

Birch Cottage

A Tudor-style home believed to date back to the 1530’s, Birch Cottage’s spectacular façade – a beautiful thatched roof with a timber and rendered frontispiece – is only matched by its enchanting front garden, which features an immaculate parterre in the style of a Tudor rose, surrounded by colourful florals and bordered hedging. In accordance with the property’s glorious gardens, the cottage is nestled within the picturesque village of Orsett in Essex, where you’ll find a stunning medieval church, along with an array of local shops and idyllic open farmland. Available through Fine & Country for £1.4m

9. Tuscan Chianti Estate, Italy

Chianti Estate

For a glorious garden with a view, look no further than this blissful Tuscan countryside villa, overlooking the spectacular Chianti Classico Hills. The ideal sunshine and rural escape, the Tuscan Chiani Estate (situated just 3o minutes from Florence) is a Mediterranean marvel, featuring beautiful cypresses, marble fountains and sculptures, and a magnificent 17th Century chapel. As for the property’s formal gardens, you’ll find an abundance of olive groves and vineyards, both a lavender and rose garden, a ‘Parco Romantico’, as well as a private forest. Available through Christie’s International Real Estate for €12.7m

10. Heatherbrook, Wentworth Estate

Heatherbrook

Located within Surrey’s desirable Wentworth Estate, Heatherbrook enjoys immaculate gardens and grounds stretching an extensive 1.9 acres. Among a flurry of idyllic foliage, woodland and shrubbery sits an outdoor swimming pool and al fresco dining area, but it is the spectacularly unique Japanese garden which takes the piece de resistance. Designed by Chairman of the Japanese garden society, Robert Ketchell, this picturesque and entirely organic garden comprises a beautifully tranquil pond and Japanese ‘Hakaze-An’ tea house. Available through Barton Wyatt via On The Market. Price available on application.

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