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10 Properties on the Market with Gorgeous Gardens

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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 homes with the most gorgeous gardens on the property market right now…

1. Oaklands, Cobham


A picture-perfect country house, Oaklands is just waiting for the perfect owner to put their mark on the expansive, airy interiors. Outside, the gorgeous formal gardens are a total delight, with picturesque paths bordered by topiary, colourful hyacinth bushes and an abundance of roses and lavender to scent the summer air. The 6-bedroom property also includes a pool, tennis court and vast expanses of manicured green lawns. Available through Knight Frank for £5.75m

2. The Barn House, Codicote, Hertfordshire

Barn House

Uniquely designed using the highest quality materials and creatively landscaped, this Grade II barn conversion boasts some spectacular architectural features, earning it numerous inclusions in in interiors and garden publications. The property is laid out to centre around the internal courtyard, allowing for views of the wonderful atmospheric grounds, which include a Koi pond surrounded by grasses, a sunken fragrance garden and topiary. A private, secluded haven, the gardens work in perfect harmony with thequietly luxurious interior. Available through Savills for £4,250,000

3. Glandwr Hall, Gwynedd

Glandwr Hall

Set in a private, elevated position, this 17th century country house enjoys incredible coastal views over the Mawddach Estuary – one of the most beautiful in Europe – and the Cadair Idris mountain range in Snowdonia. Carefully restored by the previous owners to include modern fixtures, including C.P. Hart bathroom fittings, the seven-bedroom property makes for an ideal, grand family home. Due to its situation in the picturesque Snowdonia National Park, Glandwr Hall is not lacking in gorgeous outdoor features. Its sprawling grounds and gardens are designed for year-round enjoyment, planted with mature trees, shrubbery, flowering plants and borders, with the southernly exposition ideal for soaking in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the surrounding area. Available through Strutt & Parker for £1,650,000

4. Flint Cottage, Buckinghamshire

Flint Cottage

With its bright period interiors, idyllic situation (in the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and secluded garden, Flint Cottage is a totally charming country retreat. Entering through the white-washed kitchen, the ground floor of the property includes a large entrance hall with beamed ceilings, a feature fireplace and exposed brick details, while the triple-aspect living rooms opens onto a conservatory and the lovely rear garden, with a huge lawn and numerous cosy spots for al-fresco dining. Available through Knight Frank for £850,000

5. Glencruitten House, Argyll & Bute


Commanding an imposing position with panoramic views across open countryside and the sea to Mull, Glencruitten House is a stately baronial property that’s afforded ultimate privacy by its sprawling grounds, spread over more than 16 acres. The historic house retains a large number of impressive and well-kept period features, in particular the incredible first floor library, designed by the famous Scottish architect Sir Robert Lorimer. Complete with original woodwork, panelling and stained glass, it also includes an exceptional grade A-listed organ. Available through Galbraith for £975,000

6. Halton Green House, Lancaster

Halton Green

Set amongst the outstanding natural beauty of the Lune Valley, Halton Green House is a magnificent country property, with opulent interiors and equestrian facilities. A graceful 1930s build with good proportions, the property is elevated further by its gorgeous gardens, including formal box topiary beds planted with delicate flowers. Stone steps from the house lead to a central pond, beyond which lies a large paddock and breathtaking views of the gently sloping hills. The views can be further enjoyed from a separate roof terrace, itself a mini-oasis planted with lavender and colourful flowerbeds. Available through Fine & Country, offers over £2m

7. Champions Farm, West Sussex

Champions Farm

Surrounded by the gently rippling, bucolic Sussex countryside, this property comes with a rich history, having served as the country home of infamous poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and his family. With views over the beautiful South Downs national park, the house also comes with a charming garden and an incredible 111 acres of rolling hills and fields, ideal for those seeking a supremely private, quiet location for country life. Inside, thoroughly modernised interiors – including a recently restored roof and brand-new kitchen – provide an elegant backdrop to highlight the house’s many period features. Available through Savills for £3,695,000

8. Glanton Pyke, Northumberland

Glanton Pyke

An imposing, Grade II-listed Georgian manor set in around 18 acres of land, Glanton Pyke is considered one of the finest country houses in Northumberland. The interiors are befitting its reputation, with well-proportioned rooms, a suitably grand entrance hall, wood-panelled library and Victorian orangery. The sprawling estate comprises of lovely formal gardens, with shaped topiary and borders, woods and parkland. Available through Strutt & Parker, POA

9. Budock Vean, South Cornwall

With a breathtakingly beautiful situation looking over unspoilt woodland and the Helford River, this Arts & Crafts property enjoys an exceedingly private position amongst its own splendid gardens and grounds. The well-maintained home comprises of five bedrooms, reception and drawing rooms and a spacious kitchen with a cream-coloured Aga. What’s more, the house comes with a private right of way to the little-known beach and cove below. Available through Lillicrap Chilcott for £2,150,000

10. Glengarth, West Yorkshire


Situated in Cullingworth, a village with close proximity to West Yorkshire’s Bronte Country and its manifold attractions, this Victorian residence with south-facing formal gardens. Accessed through French doors from the formal dining room – which features beautiful ceiling cornicing and a fine marble fireplace – the gorgeous gardens have stunning views over the surrounding countryside, and are extensively planted with box hedging, flowerbeds, borders an a heated greenhouse. Available through Carter Jonas for £950,000


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