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Now that office life is on pause and major change to workplaces looms large, it’s worth re-considering your WFH space. With that in mind, we bring you the best properties for working from home.

10 Properties to Work From Home In

1. Great Offley House, Hertfordshire

Great Offley House

Clad in picturesque wisteria and Virginia creeper, Great Offley House is a Grade II-listed property of architectural and historical importance, which enjoys splendid views over endless verdant countryside, as well as its own beautiful gardens and grounds. Inside, characterful interiors spanning three different eras make for bright, elegant living spaces, while an excellent range out outbuildings – including a capacious ‘party barn’ – provide multiple opportunities for those wishing to work from home. The property also features a heated outdoor pool and charming walled garden, planted with climbing roses and fruit-baring fig trees. Available through Strutt & Parker for £2,750,000

2. The Tower House, Buckinghamshire

The Tower House, Marlow

A magnificent Arts & Crafts property, the creatively-designed Tower House is perched in a tranquil, secluded position overlooking the Thames, in the historic village of Medmenham. Interiors have been thoroughly restored whilst retaining character features, and a large study can be found upstairs under the vaulted roof. The beautiful landscaped gardens and grounds are a manicured delight, with shaped topiary and flowering borders, and the property’s three acres include woods and private access to a nature reserve. The outdoor pool and dining areas, accessed through the sun-dappled glass sitting room, are ideal for summer days and evenings spent entertaining. Available through Knight Frank for £2,250,000

3. The School House, West Sussex

The School House

As the name suggests, this wonderful property has been sympathetically converted from a former village school, creating a large house with plenty of options for the at-home worker. The bright, high-ceilinged drawing room opens onto a studio with access to the garden, and a spiral staircase leads up to a mezzanine home office. Accommodation is spread over five roomy bedrooms, and the property also features a glass-roof dining room that leads to the south-facing terrace. The School House sits in the heart of Elsted, a lovely village in the beautiful South Downs National Park. Available through Jackson-Stops for £1,950,000

4. Sheen Lane, East Sheen

Sheen Lane

Meticulously refurbished, this stunning family home has stylish interiors, impressive ceiling heights and graceful proportions throughout. The five-bedroom house boasts two light-filled reception rooms on its ground floor, a conservatory dining room that leads onto the spacious rear garden, and a self-contained garden house, which would be an ideal base for a home work space. In its East Sheen location, the property is ideally positioned for quick access to the many vistas and walking paths (and deer) in historic Richmond Park. Available through Marsh & Parsons for £2,250,000

5. Linden Grove, Chester

Linden Grove

A gorgeous Italianate villa, the Grade-II listed Linden Grove sits in a tranquil elevated position within Chester’s Queen’s Park Conservation Area, overlooking the River Dee. Inside, it houses a wealth of beautiful period features dating to the mid-19th century, from the original Minton tiled floor to the incredible stained glass skylight. The property features fine dual aspect drawing and sitting rooms, a dining room and top floor office with a balcony as well as five generously-sized bedrooms. To the rear, stone steps lead down to an atmospheric riverside dining area, surrounded by the Victorian gardens. Available through Strutt & Parker for £1,895,000

6. St Mary’s Road, Wimbledon

St Marys Road, Wimbledon

In a sought-after location between Wimbledon Village and the Common, this impressive detached family home boasts stylish interiors and plenty of attractive extras, including a gym, games room and temperature-controlled wine store. The spacious principal reception rooms all open up onto the marvellous landscaped back garden, with plenty of outdoor seating and space for entertaining. Truly an exceptional property anyone would be lucky to work from. Available through Knight Frank for £6,750,000

7. Mortimers Farm, Suffolk

Mortimers

A lovely Grade II-listed farmhouse with equestrian facilities, Mortimers Farm offers oodles of country charm – exposed brick and ceiling beams feature heavily – in a beautiful rural setting. Believed to date back to the 1400s, the house retains many of its fine period accents, including heavy wooden doors, vaulted ceilings and inglenook fireplaces, all of which contribute to the cosy atmosphere in the kitchen, reception rooms and four bedrooms. Outside, a separate annexe makes for the perfect home office, also providing further accommodation with an extra bedroom. Available through Carter Jonas for £1,250,000

8. Blythe Road, Hammersmith

Blythe Road

Refurbished to an incredibly high standard, this sleek Victorian house is cleverly designed to let in maximum light and create a dramatic living space, making full use of the opened up lower ground floor with a media room and stylish kitchen, with sliding glass doors leading to the rear garden. As well as the five bedrooms, the property includes two studies – no more squabbling over who gets their own office – and a south-facing rooftop terrace made for soaking in the sun. Available through Finlay Brewer, POA

9. Tower West, Chelsea Waterfront

Chelsea Waterfront

A new riverside development in southwest London designed by acclaimed architect architect Sir Terry Farrell, Chelsea Waterfront comprises 76 stylish apartments and penthouses, in a range of two to five bedrooms. Each has been finished using high quality materials and state of the art technology, and all enjoy panoramic waterfront views over the Thames and an abundance of natural light, making for beautiful surroundings in which to work from home in. Prices start from £1.4m for a 2 bed apartment; visit towerwestlondon.com

10. Park Farm Barns, Norfolk

Forge Barn

An exceptional Grade II-listed barn conversion, this property enjoys beautiful parkland views and close proximity to the unspoiled natural beauty of the North Norfolk coast. The four-bedroom home is surrounded by nature, with a lovely courtyard and established south-facing gardens; inside, period features like exposed timbers and brick add to the house’s cosy atmosphere. Working from home is made simple, with the property including a studio room above the garage. Available through Jackson-Stops for £795,000

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