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Looking for your dream home? You’re in the right place. From elegant townhouses to sprawling country estates, check out our round up of the best new properties to go on the market, updated weekly. 

The Best New Homes on the Market

1. Shepherdess Walk, Shoreditch, London

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If you think central London flats are poky – think again. This cavernous loft apartment has over 2,000 sq ft of living space. There’s three bedrooms, a modern kitchen and – the piece-de-resistance – a sweeping central living space which is on its own over twice the size of most London flats. The modern interior is flooded with natural light through sash windows, out of which you can gaze down out the bustling shops and bars of Shoreditch. A central London pad built for flexible luxury living. Available through Dexters for £2,250,000

2. Point House, Noss Mayo, Devon

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Fancy living on the waterfront? You won’t get much closer than this six-bedroom Devonshire home. Set in the historic town of Noss Mayo, the house is perched on the edge of the Yealm Estuary. Enjoy panoramic views across the river from the fabulous terraces and lawns, or head down to the water via private steps, where you’ll find your own personal mooring. Indoors is bright, modern, but still full of character – perfect for the modern family. Available through Marchand Petit for £2,250,000

3. Feock, Cornwall

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This luxurious five-bedroom property offers country living for the modern family. Not only does it feel contemporary (with open plan rooms, clean minimalist design and glass walls) but it’s eco-credentials mean that it’s built for the future. There’s zoned under floor heating, a thermal hot water system and a 2000 litre water harvesting tank, meaning you can soak up the countryside without damaging it. Available through Nest Seekers for £2,000,000

4. Escourt Road, Fulham, London

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This two-bedroom period conversion won an interior design award – and it deserved it. The black walls and polished wood ceilings ooze cool, while the bedrooms – bright, white and airy – are spacious and comfortable. Drink cocktails on the private, ottoman style roof terrace or throw a dinner party in your stylish kitchenette, all while gazing out over the rooftops of Chelsea. Available through Dexters for £1,200,000

5. Cranley Gardens, South Kensington, London

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It doesn’t get much more luxurious than this west London mansion. Originally the home of Lord de Tabley – Queen Victoria’s treasurer – this grand townhouse has played host to Prime Ministers and aristocrats. With an elegant brick and stucco façade, Doric portico and Neo-classical design, it’s the picture of class and elegance. Inside you’ll find five bedrooms, countless terraces, two private balconies and towering double height ceilings. Throw a party in the grand entrance hall or descend to the subterranean pool/spa suite for a bit of TLC. Available through Beauchamp £19,000,000

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6. Trefusis, Shamley Green, Guildford, Surrey

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Escape the bustle of the city in this quintessential country house. Nestled in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Trefusis is a charming five-bedroom family home. Folding glass doors lead onto the patio, beyond which you’ll find a swimming pool and a sprawling lawn. Host garden parties in the summer or wanted down to the village green for a spot of local cricket or a pint in the pub. Available through House Partnership for £2,950,000

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7. Kings Street, Covent Garden, London

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Twelve-foot ceilings; grand sash windows; baroque plaster carvings and an ultramodern kitchen. This two-bedroom property is a palatial apartment for the modern Londoner. Everything is blindingly white, from the corniced fireplaces to the stylishly oblong sofas. Being such a blank canvas means that even if the eye-wateringly cool décor isn’t to your liking, you’ll have no trouble redesigning the space. The only draw back is that there’s no garden – but with the infinitely cooler Covent Garden right outside, it shouldn’t be too hard to make do. Available through Savills for £8,250,000

8. The Round House, Woodmancote, Near Dursley, Gloucestershire

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Originally part of the Ridge Estate, this charming miniature tower has been transformed into a self-contained home over the years. Today it has between three and five bedrooms, a large country kitchen and cosy stone-walled living rooms, while still preserving the characterful curved shape. Work from home in the sunken mirrored studio, dine on the terraces, explore the surrounding woodland or simply sip a coffee on the bedroom balcony and gaze out over the trees. Available through Knight Frank for £845,000

9. Thames Bank, Chiswick, London

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You’d never guess this idyllic riverside property was just a stones throw from west London. The Grade II listed house is tucked away on a quiet corner of the Thames Path between Chiswick and Barnes bridge. There’s three bedrooms, three reception rooms and a thoroughly modernised family kitchen. Watch the boats going by through your sash windows or dine al fresco in the walled garden after a busy day in town. Available through Savills for £3,250,000

10. Victoria Park Road, Victoria Park

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This thoughtful conversion is a masterclass in maximising space. It may be small, but – thanks to rooms that slot together like Tetris blocks and an abundance of skylights – it certainly doesn’t feel poky. Design is modern, clean and Ikea chique, with elegant storage solutions and pastel tones throughout. Cook up a storm in the bespoke kitchen, chill out in the sunken reception area, lounge in the upstairs bedroom or – if you do start to feel claustrophobic – head out to the vast expanse of Victoria Park just a stones throw away. Available through Savills for £429, 950

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Birchview, Barton Road, Welford on Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

In the heart of ancient Warwickshire stands this striking family home. It may be a very contemporary structure, but the building blends elegantly with the surrounding forest thanks to its light wood cladding. The interiors are as comfortable and modern as you might expect; airy open plan rooms are flooded with sunlight through large double-glazed windows that lead out onto a cool garden terrace, ideal for summer barbecues. Available through Knight Frank for £1,150,000

 

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Wimpole Street, Marylebone, London

This three-bedroom apartment is a book lover’s dream. Located on Wimpole Street, it’s just a few doors down from the house in which Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barret Browning began their affair, and a few doors up from the former home of literary legend Wilkie Collins. Indoors is fresh and modern, with open plan living spaces, three generous bedrooms, gorgeous sash windows and – best of all – plenty of sturdy shelves to display your hardback collection. Available through Beauchamp Estates for £5,495,000

 

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Queens Avenue, Muswell Hill, N10

Tucked away in the sleepy North London hamlet of Muswell Hill, this five-bedroom townhouse offers a modern twist on family living. The inside is achingly stylish; think exposed brick, navy wood panelling, double height ceilings and skylights flooding the space with light. Meanwhile, floor-to-ceiling glass doors lead on to the star of the show; a stunning landscaped garden, where elegant ponds are crisscrossed by greenery-fringed walkways, and hidden patios float on the water. For London, it’s a one-of-a-kind back yard. Available through Dexters for £3,200,000

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Toadpit Lane, West Hill, Devon

Once a vicarage, this country home is a haven of tranquillity far from the madding crowd. The house is approached by an enchanting woodland lane which leads on to a sweeping driveway. Around the back of the house there are mature gardens to discover, magnolia trees to lounge under and beautiful terrace to dine on. The décor may be a little dated indoors, but with four bedrooms, an abundance of original fireplaces and woodwork, and glorious views over the hills, it would be well worth the effort of modernising. And if all that isn’t convincing enough, there’s also a pool. Available through Humberts for £1,175,000

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Old Church Street, Chelsea, London

With open plan living spaces that lead out onto a vine-covered walled garden, this Chelsea town house is the ultimate pad for dinner parties with friends. Cook up a storm in the modern kitchen before reclining on plush garden furniture outdoors. Alternatively, head into nearby Chelsea for an evening out, or snuggle up in one of the five generous bedrooms for an evening in. Available through Savills for £6,950,000

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Well Cottage, Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire

Was it the maid in the vicarage? Or the captain with the candlestick? This charming Buckinghamshire cottage has been home to it’s fair share of murder mystery, as a long-time filming location of Midsomer Murders. Situated in the quaint village of Long Crendon, the three-bedroom house has all the trappings of an idyllic rural cottage; thatched roof, exposed beams, stone fireplaces and a cosy garden. It’s the perfect place to retreat to the country and escape the bustle of city life. Just remember to look out for murderous neighbours… Available through Knight Frank for £950,000

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Milson Road, Brook Green, London

Fancy living in your own personal grand design? This striking end-of-terrace house has been intelligently thought out by leading architects to maximise the small space and offer stylish contemporary living. There are five double bedrooms, open plan living spaces and a custom built kitchen, all flooded with natural light thanks to wall-to-ceiling glass doors and windows. Exposed brickwork and wooden flooring gives the house a cool, modern feel, while the walled garden is a haven of tranquillity. Available through Finlay Brewer for £2,695,000

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Château Le Rosey, Geneva, Switzerland

Wine lovers, listen up. Alongside being a dream European home, this 13th century chalet is also an award-wining vineyard and winery. Vintages are grown and produced on the estate, making the property a fantastic business opportunity. Meanwhile, with a modern Turkish spa suite, grand reception room complete with a Gothic fireplace, and charming views across the Alps, this ten-bedroom chateau is also the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a glass or two with friends and family. Available through Concierge Auctions, bidding opens 17 October 2021 

Beauchamps, Wyddial, Hertfordshire

If you’re into horses, this could be your dream house. The Grade II listed home has everything from barns to stables to an all-weather manége where you can practice your dressage. There’s also a helipad and a hangarage if you prefer flying to riding, plus seven acres of landscaped gardens. With five bedrooms, spacious living areas and a cosy country kitchen, the house itself is the perfect place to return to after a day spent outdoors. Available through Cheffins for £2,750,000

Albert Bridge Road, Battersea, London

One of the grander and more luxurious townhouses available, this family home has just been extensively refurbished. There are seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, four reception rooms, a snooker room, and a kitchen that opens onto the walled garden. Décor is swanky and chic; think marble flooring, built-in flatscreens and rooms given over to wine drinking or yoga. Of course there’s no shortage of plush sofas which you can sink into in style. To see more elegant townhouses, check out our roundup of the best here. Available through Savills for £9,950,000

Brynmaer Road Savills £3m

Brynmaer Road, Battersea, London

This double fronted period house is one of the coolest homes in town. Located on a quiet road with off street parking, the house has four double bedroom suites, two reception room and a studio style kitchen that oozes cool. Outside there’s a quaint patio garden and – if you’re craving more open green space – leafy Battersea Park just a short walk away. Available through Savills for £3,000,000

 

The Garden House, Knight Frank

The Garden House, Flore, Northamptonshire

As you might have guessed from the name, this family home’s most impressive feature is it’s magnificent landscaped gardens. There are walled mazes, wisteria decked pergolas, lawns with formal water features and arched tree walkways, all teeming with vegetation and plant life. Inside is similarly refined, with five bedrooms, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room, and sweeping reception halls overlooking the grounds. Available through Knight Frank for £1,500,000

Hamilton Terrace

Hamilton Terrace, St John’s Wood NW8

Located in the upmarket North London village of St Johns Wood, this six-bedroom house would make a wonderful family home. There’s spacious living rooms and generous bedrooms laid out over four floors. Meanwhile, the south westerly facing gardens are a hidden gem; they’re private, blooming with plant life and incredibly spacious for being so close to the city centre. Perfect for family garden parties. Available through UK Sotheby’s International Realty for £10,500,000

 

Naunton Savills £915K

Naunton, Worcester

Irresistibly charming and full of period features, this cottage is an idyllic country home. With interiors that blend old world charm with stylish pops of colour, and five spacious bedrooms on the upper floor, you’ll be hard pushed to find a better countryside retreat. Relax in the conservatory, recline in the free standing copper tub, or get your BBQ out and enjoy summers days on the garden patio. Available through Savills for £915,000

Penshurst Road Saville £1.75m

Penshurst Road, South Hackney

At the end of a quiet cul de sac, this five-bedroom terraced house is perfect for families. Not only is there an open plan kitchen living space that leads on to a private garden, but Well-Street common is only a short walk away. Meanwhile, the trendy bars and restaurants of Hackney are perfect for when the kids have gone to bed. Available through Savills for £1,750,000

Castle Mill, Dorking, Surrey

This historic mill was referenced in The Doomsday Book way back in 1086. Today, it’s been beautifully restored and converted into a spacious family home that retains all the period features of the Grade II mill. Think wooden beams, timber frames and – in the notable reception room – the exposed mill workings. There’s four floors and five bedrooms in total, as well as a gorgeous terrace with views over the mill pond perfect for al fresco entertaining. Available through Hamptons for £2,000,000

One Barangaroo, Sydney, New South Wales

Fancy moving down under? Do it in style with this chic Sydney penthouse. With sensational panoramic views over Sydney harbour, bridge and opera house, this swoon-worthy apartment will certainly help you ‘see the city’. There’s six metre windows, soaring ceilings, ultra-modern interiors, six bedrooms and two cavernous reception areas. If all that wasn’t enough, you’ll have access to the residents gym, spa, pool and tennis courts. It doesn’t come cheap, but it’s certainly tempting. Available through Knight Frank, offers in excess of £53,477,537

St. Margarets Street, Rochester, Kent

St. Margarets Street, Rochester, Kent

With its turreted façade, grand drawing rooms and spiralling staircases, this five-bedroom house almost feels like a castle. Located in the ancient town of Rochester, the property enjoys uninterrupted views across the River Medway and Rochester bridge. Meanwhile, if the outside looks like a castle then the inside is positively palatial; think hand painted wallpaper, intricate cornicing, elegant sash windows and glorious wood fittings. Available through John D Wood & Co for £2,950,000

Stanhope Mews East, South Kensington, London

A short walk from the shops and restaurants of South Kensington, this quiet mews house is a perfect city pad. Inside is plush and modern, with mirrored cabinets, cream carpet and elegant staircases. The three bedrooms are arranged over four floors, and on the top floor you’ll find access to a wonderful private roof terrace. Have cocktails on the roof or head to nearby Hyde Park for a picnic. Available through Dexters for £4,300,000

Hatchlands, Netherbury

Always fancied owning your own country estate? This Grade II Listed Georgian farmhouse offers buyers the opportunity to do just that. Indoors are six generous bedrooms, double height reception rooms, wooden beams and period fireplaces. Meanwhile, outside you’ll find 20 acres of grounds and gardens including lawns, courtyards, pastureland, stables and a coach house. Available through Symonds & Sampson, price on request

Fairview, School Square, Longborough, Gloucestershire

Escape to the Cotswolds in this beautifully presented mid terrace stone house. Right in the middle of the highly sought-after village of Longborough, the property has been renovated to provide comfortable modern living. There’s four bedrooms, a quaint country kitchen, and a stone hearth to curl up in front of after a day exploring the Cotswolds. Meanwhile outside is a patio and quaint garden just perfect for summer days. Available through Knight Frank for £750,000

Redbrook Road, Monmouth, Gwent

Commissioned by the aunt of W. H. Auden, this is an Italian style villa in the heart of the Wye Valley. With a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and terraces, the house will transport you to the Mediterranean. Meanwhile, the breath-taking views over the river and countryside – framed on one side of the house by a stunning glass wall – will make you feel utterly immersed in a quintessentially English landscape. All six bedrooms are generous, and the three reception rooms are bright and modern. Available through Savills for £1,250,000

Groom Place, Belgravia, London

Tucked away in the heart of Belgravia, this elegant flat is a dream central London home. Featuring a spacious reception room, a modern kitchen and two generous bedrooms, there’s plenty of space for relaxing after a day in town. Meanwhile, the leafy private roof terrace is ideal for entertaining friends. Available through Savills for £2,750,000

Ash Tree Cottage, Sydenham, London

With its pastel blue shutters and white picket fence, there’s something almost Wes Anderson about this cottage. Located on the outskirts of Dulwich – the south London borough known for its wonderful schools and open green spaces – Ash Tree cottage is a picture-perfect family home. Indoors there’s four bedrooms and an open plan kitchen that feels bright and airy thanks to white walls and French doors. Meanwhile outdoors, the well-maintained garden is perfect for a summer party, and an oasis of calm you’d never guess was in London. Available through Knight Frank for £2,000,000

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Sunbury Court Island, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey

Fancy living on a private island? That’s where you’ll find this modern four-bedroom home, which overlooks the Thames in sleepy Sunbury-on-Thames, a picturesque village just outside Twickenham. The riverside views are amazing, and the back garden is spacious, and there’s ample terraces to dine al fresco while you watch the boats going by. Indoors is a masterclass in light and space; think double height windows, open plan living areas and rooms that flow out to patios and courtyards. As if that wasn’t all enough – it’s even been designed to be eco-friendly. Available through Waterview for £1,600,000

Anchor House, Riverside West, London

Another riverside property, this time in the heart of West London. With five-bedrooms and sprawling open plan living spaces, you’d never guess you were in the centre of the city – but Clapham Junction station is just a short walk away, as are the bars and restaurants of Chelsea. Gaze out over the river from the sprawling wrap around terrace, or simply enjoy the views from your light flooded front room, where floor-to-ceiling glass doors bring the outside in. Available through Martin & Co. for £2,100,000

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The Manor, Sherington, Buckinghamshire

This Grade II listed manor house is a period home with a modern twist. Dating back to the 18th century, the seven-bedroom property has a fully working moat, 4.5 acres of picturesque-landscaped gardens and sash windows. But it’s also got stylish modern décor, swanky garden furniture and a home gym. Entertain friends in style before letting them crash in the self-contained annex. Or for a night out, wander down to the local village a mere six minute drive away. Available through Michael Graham for £3,250,000

Montpelier Row, London, SE3

This Grade II Listed Georgian home is a picture-perfect townhouse. Located near popular Blackheath Village and the open green spaces of Greenwich Park, the house is arranged over five floors with charming period features throughout. There’re ornate fireplaces, high ceilings, original roof timbers and working shutters, as well as beautiful sash windows. And with five bedrooms and a spacious rear garden, there’s not much this house doesn’t have. Available through Knight Frank for £3,500,000

Lypiatt Lodge, Lypiatt, Stroud, Gloucestershire

Looking for a castle on a budget? Look no further. With its crenelated towers and stone turret, this Grade II Listed lodge is a medieval fortress in miniature. Designed by Sir Jeffrey Wyatville in 1820, it was once a gatehouse for neighbouring Lypiatt Park, but is now on the market as a self-contained property. There’s oriel and trefoil headed mullion windows, Tudor arched doorways and access to a roof terrace. The décor inside is a little dated, but with such a sense of history and room for five bedrooms, it’s a fantastic opportunity to be king of your own private castle. Available through Knight Frank, offers in excess of £700,000

Trow Hall, Trow Hill, Sidmouth, Devon

Fancy living like a Tudor King? This country manor should do the trick. Built in 1902 by renowned architect RW Sampson, the Edwardian house is approached by a sweeping, tree lined driveway. Step inside and you’ll find a regal wood panelled reception room, winged staircase, grand fireplaces and ten bedrooms. Meanwhile, outdoors there’s 33 acres of landscaped gardens and far-reaching views over the Devonshire hills – perfect for garden parties and al fresco banquets. Available through Knight Frank for £3,300,000

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Amwell Street, London

Located in the heart of ‘Amwell Village’ (a stylish terraced street just south of Angel) this Georgian house oozes sophistication. Having been refurbished a few years ago with the assistance of an architect, it now offers comfortable modern living spread over four floors. The kitchen is fresh and fitted; the four bedrooms are bright and airy; even the garden has been stylishly designed. Dine al fresco on the outside courtyard or head down to Exmouth Market for a bite to eat. Available through Savills for £2,295,000

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Menaring Cottage, St Gennys, Crackington Haven, Cornwall

Wake up to sea views every day in this Cornish cottage. Set on a cliff overlooking the charming seaside village of Crackington Haven, this is the perfect property for beach bums who want to escape the city. With a fabulous open plan kitchen/living room, log burner, exposed beams and three bedrooms, it’s a family home that marries modern comforts with traditional charm. Meanwhile, the views – which stretch across the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the shingle bay and Atlantic beyond – is second to none. Look out for grey seals and even the occasional dolphin. Available through John Bray Sales for £575,000

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21 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London

Fancy living on the oldest street in Chelsea? You can do just that in the gorgeously renovated townhouse, located on Old Church Street in the heart of West London. The house is rich with history, dating back to the 18th Century and more recently being home to the revered actor Judy Campbell. Today it has been elegantly modernised; downstairs is an open plan kitchen and reception room with a Carrara marble island and Crittal doors leading out to a private patio and lawn. Elsewhere there’s three generous bedrooms, a cinema room and stylish bathrooms – everything you need to live luxuriously in the heart of the city. Available through Russel Simpson for £8,950,000

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Woodvale Cottage, Haslemere, Surrey

The most unique feature of this country home is the Thames tributary which runs through it’s back garden. Crossed by three bridges within the grounds and eventually pooling in a private lake, the River Wey cuts through Woodvale’s grounds and gives the entire property an air of tranquillity and calm.  As well as the natural bodies of water there is also a swimming pool in the Japanese style gardens. Meanwhile indoors you’ll find six bedrooms, bright ground floor rooms, and a kitchen that opens onto a beautiful terrace. Available through Hamptons for £2,000,000

Highgate West Hill, Highgate, London

Just a stones throw from the vast open acres of Hampstead Heath, this north London mansion is a dream family home. The Grade II Listed double fronted residence has a beautiful façade that is a wonderful example of Georgian architecture, and a sweeping driveway that provides space and privacy. Indoors there’s five bedrooms and huge, airy rooms full of typical Georgian flourishes (think high ceilings, sash windows and fireplaces). Have family dinners in the huge back garden or eat out in Hampstead Village just a short stroll up the hill. Available through Dexters for £5,250,000

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Bywater Street, Chelsea, London

This candy-striped cul de sac just off The Kings Road is one of London’s most enviable addresses – and this property is a once in a lifetime opportunity to live there. Behind the pastel façade there’s an elegantly renovated townhouse; think open plan living spaces, kitchens that flow into dining rooms and skylights bathing the whole house in natural light. You’ll also find three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a versatile reception room and even a home cinema – perfect for cosy evenings in after an afternoon on The Kings Road. Available through Savills or £3,950,000

 

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Moorings, Wimborne, Dorset

Tucked away near the sleepy Dorset town of Wimbourne, this charming Edwardian house is the ultimate country escape. Rooms are big, bright, and elegant; there’s seven bedrooms, a big cottage style kitchen, and original fireplaces throughout the house. Outside you’ll find a separate three bedroom cottage on the grounds, a well as walled gardens, a croquet lawn and a swimming pool – perfect for summer garden parties. Available through Symons & Sampson for £1,650,000

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The Burroughs, Hendon

This Georgian house in leafy Hendon – the north London town between Wembley and Hampstead – is perfect for anyone looking to escape to the suburbs, but still be within easy commuting distance. Surrounded by blooming gardens, the Grade II Listed property has a cottage feel to it with wooden beams and cosy fireplaces. Not to say it isn’t spacious; with four bedrooms, a generous reception room, and a kitchen leading out onto a patio and garden, there’s plenty of room for family life. Available through Dexters for £949,000

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White Horse, Meribel, France

Believe it or not, ski season is just around the corner. Now is the perfect time to invest in an alpine chalet, and this seven-bedroom house in the charming resort of Meribel is a stunning example of what’s on offer. Cosy wood interiors; indoor swimming pool; cinema room and stunning mountain views. Not to mention the ski-in, lift-out facilities which will make that morning trip to the slopes absolutely effortless… Available through Free Spirit Alpine for €3,885,000

 

 

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Bolingey, Perranporth, Cornwall

Enchanting glades; bubbling springs; a serene lake plumbed by curious koi… Located on the outskirts of a coastal village, this Cornish property has an almost magical feel about it. The charming period house has been modernised inside to offer fresh, comfortable living. Meanwhile outside there are two acres of sylvan gardens and grounds; think wild flower meadows, ancient woodland,  a running stream and, if you look hard enough, a tree house hidden among the leaves. For more whimsical woodland properties, check out our roundup here. Available through Lillicrap Chilcott for £1,200,000

The Tent House, Curlew Street, Shad Thames, London

The historic river front neighbourhood of Shad Thames is the ideal location for a city pad. Known as ‘The Tent House’ because of its tent-like pitched roof, this five-bedroom house is a rare example of a whole Victorian warehouse being converted into a single dwelling. There’s wide open living spaces with soaring pointed ceilings and French doors that lead onto a roof terrace with views of the Shard. You’ve even got your own private garage – though, living within walking distance of The City, you probably won’t need it. Available through Cluttons for £2,850,000

 

 

Arawai House, Hill Brow, Hampshire

Arawai House, Hill Brow, Hampshire

With its blue windows and vine covered balconies, Arawai House is a picture-perfect family home. Inside there’s an abundance of period features, from high ceilings and sash windows to original fireplaces in many of the rooms. But it’s also been stylishly modernised; the open plan kitchen has an island and a range of high-tech appliances, and the wooden decking running along the back of the house is a chic spot from which to look out over the grounds – all four acres of them. Have a hit about on the tennis court before retiring to the balcony for an alfresco family dinner – bliss. Available through Savills for £1,950,000

 

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The Steel House, Edinburgh

You’d be forgiven for thinking this swanky apartment was in Ibiza Town, with it’s coloured lights and decked terrace. In fact it’s in the lively neighbourhood of Edinburgh New Town, within easy reach of Princes Street and all the local shops and restaurants. An award winning design completed in 2002, The Steel House offers stylish modern living over two floors. There’re three generous double bedrooms, a wonderful open plan kitchen/living space, a separate garage and an enclosed garden and roof terrace. Not only is it a wonderful family home but, with an integrated designer lighting and sound system, it’s also a fantastic place for a party. Available through Savills for £950,000

 

Bankside, Snowshill, Broadway, Gloucestershire

Looking for a quintessential Cotswolds retreat? Just outside the charming village of Snowshill, this four-bedroom house would make a wonderful family home. There’s reception rooms with inglenook fireplaces, white washed wooden beams, and a gorgeous sunroom leading out onto the patio. Wake up to views of the rolling countryside, or entertain friends in the sprawling garden and quaint summer house. Available through Knight Frank for £895,000

 

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Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London

Love shopping? How would you like to live next door to Harrods? This sumptuous two-bedroom apartment on Hans Crescent is just a few doors down from the world-famous department store. Situated in a gorgeous period building but newly modernised inside, the raised ground floor property has an impressive, 3m ceilinged reception room with herringbone wood flooring as well as a bespoke kitchen. There’s Italian marble en suite shower rooms and, of course, plenty of storage space for all your Harrods bags. Available through Alexander Millett for £2,600,000

Buckley House, Sturminster Newton, Dorset

Escape to the countryside in this sprawling country estate. Nestled in the Dorset countryside and set within 8 acres of private parkland, this 1930s house would make a wonderful family home. There’s six bedrooms and a large family kitchen/dining room, all renovated and modernised to a high standard. Meanwhile outdoors is perfectly set up for summer garden parties; formal lawns, kitchen gardens, tennis courts, woodland and patios – all connected by picturesque winding walkways. Available through Symonds & Sampson for £2,100,000

 

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Cadogan Street, Chelsea, London

A stones throw from the shops and restaurants of Sloane Square, this upper maisonette property is a dream west London home. There are two generous double bedrooms, two bathrooms, and an open plan kitchen and living room arranged across three floors. Downstairs, clever glass sliding doors maximise the south facing sunshine and make the Italian marble surfaces glow; the perfect spot for afternoon drinks, or a bite to eat after a day wandering round Chelsea. Available through Marsh & Parsons for £1,400,000

 

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Dutton Hall, Dutton Homestall, Ashurst Wood

Step back in time in this Grade II Tudor manor house. There are countless period features; highlights include a 1000 year old entrance door taken from a French monastery, a sweeping flagstone reception hall, chamfered beams and carved fireplaces. Outside you’ll find three acres of private gardens and further communal grounds, on which there’s a golf and tennis court. In short, everything you need to live like a king. Available through Jackson Stops for £3,000,000

 

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Dalkeith Road, Dulwich, London

Conveniently located in West Dulwich – known for it’s wonderful schools and leafy parks – this four bedroom period conversion is an ideal family home. There’s a welcoming entrance hall, a double aspect reception room and a full width kitchen that looks out over the patio and is perfect for entertaining. Meanwhile, in the secluded south facing garden there’s a convenient home office/studio – ideal for working from home. Available through Knight Frank for £1,400,000

 

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The Copse, Kidmore End, Reading

Nestled in a beautiful Chilterns valley, this house is perfect for horse riders. The seven-bedroom detached house has stylish reception rooms, exposed timbers and vaulted ceilings. There’s also a three-bedroom detached cottage and 22 acres of grounds, on which you’ll find terraces, wild flowers meadows, paddocks and stables. Meanwhile, the party barn has been set up with a dance floor, bar, and sound system, and would make a great dance studio or gym when it’s not being used to entertain friends. Available through Hamptons for £5,000,000

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Routh Road, London

Looking for a London home surrounded by greenery? Look no further. Not only does this six-bedroom family home have a generous garden – it also has a private gate leading directly on to Wandsworth common. Indoors, this semi-detached townhouse has high ceilings and sash windows which make the space feel bright and airy. French doors lead from the kitchen onto the patio, and there’s a sun terrace off one of the generous upstairs bedrooms. Throw garden parties outdoors, picnic on the common, or stroll to nearby Wandsworth town centre for an array of lively pubs and restaurants. Available through Knight Frank for £3,999,950

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Benover Road, Maidstone, Kent

First built in 1603, this is a Tudor country manor with a modern twist. Arranged over three floors, the six-bedroom house will transport you back in time with its feature fireplaces, mullioned windows with diamond paned casements, and exposed wall and ceiling timbers. But, with integrated Audio Visual in most rooms, a bespoke kitchen and a home cinema system in the drawing room, it will also ensure you’re living with all the comforts of the 21st century. Head out to the landscaped gardens and stroll through your parterre garden like a Tudor lord, or throw spectacular garden parties in the detached annex. Available through Savills from £1,895,000

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The Garden Lodge, Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London

At the end of a symmetrical stucco-painted terrace sits this contemporary vision of a classical Notting Hill house. Inside is a stylish blend of traditional and new; think olive green walls, black furnishings and warm wood fittings. Upstairs you’ll find an indulgent master suite and guest bedroom, while downstairs is an inviting drawing room and kitchen with a Crittall glazed wall that allows you to gaze out the garden. A touch of almost Mediterranean class and luxury – a stones throw from Portobello market. Available through Knight Frank/Alexander Millett for £4,475,000

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Littlethorpe Manor, Littlethorpe, Ripon, North Yorkshire

Don’t be fooled by the name – this is quite the country estate. Situated just outside the cathedral city of Ripon in the rolling Yorkshire hills, there’s a lodge house, a chapel, a lake, an outdoor pool and stables. And that’s before you’ve even got to the impressive stately house. Inside, the décor is a little dated, but with an abundance of period features (think sash windows, original fireplaces and a sweeping central staircase) there’s bags of potential to turn Littlethorpe into the country home of your dreams. Available through Knight Frank for £2,400,000

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The Beach House, Salcombe

Dreaming of the sea? This four-bedroom home has glorious views over North Sands beach. Built into the hill, the house is arranged over two-floors and – thanks to sliding glass doors running along the length of the property – flooded with natural light. There’s elegant landscape gardens, a spacious driveway and a large decked terrace on the first floor. Enjoy long, languid days on the beach before wandering home for an al fresco dinner on the terrace. Available through Marchand Petit for £4,500,000

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Wall House, Green Lane, Wall, Lichfield, Staffordshire

Working from home has never been easier than in this country manor. With a newly refurbished east wing given over to office space, you could quite comfortably run a company from this Grade II listed house. First built in 1761 the estate also has a home gym, a sauna, tennis courts and beautifully landscaped, ‘Capability Brown’ style gardens. And that’s before you’ve got to the eight bedrooms, stone fireplaces and grand central staircase – perfect for hosting office parties. Available through Knight Frank for £4,250,000

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Findon Road, Shepherds Bush, London

This spacious West London home has a remarkable six double bedrooms as well as three bathrooms and oodles of entertaining space. At the end of a terrace and spread over four floors, it’s the perfect family home. An open plan kitchen with gabled skylight leads out onto the secluded garden and patio, while a secret trap door leads down to a wine cellar. Add to this the private roof terrace and tube stations just around the corner, and you’ve got the ultimate place to throw family dinner parties. Available for £2,600,000 through Finlay Brewer

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Fulling Mill Estate, Winchester, Hampshire

Love fishing? You’ll be hard pushed to find a better fishing estate than this. With over almost three miles of riverbank and 70 acres of fishing, woodland and grazing land, this rural paradise is the perfect place to get back to nature. Aside from the main four-bedroom house (which is charming and spacious indoors), you’ll find a further four-four bedroom cottage, an antique water wheel, tennis courts and wooden bridges elsewhere on the grounds. And if you do feel the need to get back to civilization, the Cathedral city of Winchester is just a short car ride away. Available through Sotheby’s for £5,000,000

Century Court, St Johns Wood, London

Prepare to be bowled over by this two-bedroom apartment. Located right next to Lords Cricket grounds, this stylish home is ideal for any cricket fan. From the terrace there are fantastic views onto the green, meaning you can watch the match from the comfort of your own home. Inside is open plan and comfortably modern, with a kitchen/living space perfect for hosting post-cricket drinks. And if you aren’t into the match? Well, there’s a stunning view of the London skyline as well. Available through Savills for £2,750,000

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Novello House, Binfield, Berkshire

Just imagine the pool parties you could have here. Nestled in the Berkshire countryside between the picturesque villages of Marlow and Bray, Novello House is a six-bedroom family estate with bags of period character. There’s a home gym, cinema room and tennis court – but the star of the show is that enormous swimming pool and the surrounding patio area. Available through Hamptons for £3,350,000

 

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