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10 Properties That are Great for Education

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10 Properties That are Great for Education

From North London to Buckinghamshire...


From detached homes to private country estates, these properties nearby great schools offer convenient family living at its finest…


1. The Malthouse, Swaffham Bulbeck

The Malthouse, Swaffham Bulbeck

CLOSE TO: Stephen Perse Foundation and King’s Ely

The Malthouse is a charming four-bedroom house which dates back to 1697. The majestic solid wood front door leads the way to a home full of original features including unique cobbled flooring, exposed wooden beams and an open plan kitchen with American-style amenities which looks out onto the wonderful walled garden. The gravelled driveway and electric gates make this property a great family home, along with it being conveniently close to some fantastic schools. Available through Cheffins for £850,000

2. The Lodge, Barnes

The Lodge, Barnes

CLOSE TO: St Paul’s & St Paul’s Juniors and Godolphin & Latymer School

The Lodge is a unique, detached family home overlooking the Thames. There’s a master bedroom with an en-suite for the big ones, two double bedrooms for the little ones, and a roof terrace and balcony for those who want to wake up to breathtaking views of the historic Hammersmith Bridge every day. Enjoy relaxed alfresco dining in the landscaped gardens and convenient access to Westfield Shopping Centre and other lifestyle amenities. Available through Knight Frank for £2.75m

3. St Ann Street, Wiltshire

36 St Ann Street, Wiltshire

CLOSE TO: South Wilts Grammar School for Girls

This Grade II* Listed townhouse dates all the way back to the 16th century, though it has been refurbished, modernised and improved since. The generous storage opportunities make this the perfect home for active families and the unique Victorian features including tiled floors, exposed ceiling and wall beams and a grand fireplace make it a cosy, welcoming family home on one of Salisbury’s most architecturally diverse streets. Available through Myddelton & Major for £675,000

4. Barhatch Farm, Surrey

Barhatch Farm, Surrey

CLOSE TO: Cranleigh School

This is a Grade II listed family house that was first referenced in 1322, giving it a vastly rich history. Originally a medieval hall house, Barhatch Farm is a stunning historic country house with fantastic features including a barn, stables and paddocks, a triple garage and mature gardens which are ideal for a stroll down to the pond and home to delightful lily pads. Available through Savills for £3m

5. Church House, Yalding

Church House, Yalding

CLOSE TO: Sutton Valence and Tonbridge School for Boys

This 6-bedroom detached house sits in the quintessential village of Yarding, Maidstone, renowned for its period architecture. The large and open reception rooms make for memorable family functions and some particularly exciting features of this property sit in the kitchen area, including a movable central island and a walk-in pantry. This property exudes informal family living. Think cocktails in the conservatory and sauntering around the enclosed gardens that are scattered with majestic trees. Available through Hamptons International for £1.75m

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6. Badgers, Essex

Badgers, Essex

CLOSE TO: Felsted School 

This Quinlan Terry country house is far more than just impressive. Situated in Great Canfield with easy access to London, this house boasts 12 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 47 acres of land, a swimming pool and a tennis court. Get lost in the exceptional grounds that bloom a riot of colour including roses and evergreens, and lounge around in the north and south wings of the house where you’ll find a playroom and boot room along with 4 reception rooms. Available through Knight Frank for £5.95m

7. Woodside House, AscotWoodside House, Ascot

CLOSE TO: Eton College and St Mary’s School Ascot 

This property is a Grade II listed Georgian Manor House full to the brim with historical character features from 1825 – 1830, when it was built. The huge windows, striking fireplaces and high ceilings create open and airy spaces perfect for families who like to entertain. All 11 bedrooms overlook the 10.2 acres of land which include an orangery, manicured lawns and an array of trees, shrubs and hedges. Available through Strutt & Parker for £6.5m

8. Truro House, London

Truro House, North London

CLOSE TO: The Henrietta Barnett School 

Truro House, named after one of its most famous residents, Baron Truro, is a 4623 sq ft Historic Grade II listed property in the heart of North London. The perfect mix of traditional and contemporary, this property houses authentic features including Scaglioa Ionic columns, French style louvered shutters, an 18th-century style Corinthian porch and restored fireplaces. For London lovers who also want privacy and serenity in a home, Truro House sits away from main roads and on its own grounds making it the dream home. Available through Hamptons International for £2.495m

9. Porloe, Mylor Churchtown

Porloe, Mylor Churchtown

CLOSE TO: Truro School and Truro High School

In the sought-after village of Mylor Churchtown in South Cornwall sits this private country estate with views overlooking the water. Enter the grand front door, admiring the wisteria draping the front of the Grade II listed house and enter into the classically English property that has retained numerous original features. A secret of the property? The wine cellar, accessed only by a hidden hatch in the drawing room… Available through Savills for £3.25m

10. Parsonage Farm Cottage, Buckinghamshire

Parsonage Farm Cottage, Buckinghamshire

CLOSE TO: Beaconsfield High School for Girls

For those who want the best of both worlds being situated in a semi-rural village whilst only 20 minutes into central London, the wisteria-clad Parsonage Farm Cottage is the perfect home for you. The large lawn is perfect for outdoor entertaining, while the inside is cosy with a large family room, an open fireplace and stylish French doors leading out onto the private rear garden. Available through Knight Frank for £1.050m

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