Making a move to the country with the family? Look no further, we have the 10 best countryside family homes under £2m…
In this day and age when houses go for tens of millions of pounds, it seems hard to sift through the property market to find a lovely family home. We’ve done the legwork for you and found the ten best family homes on the market for less than £2m.
1. North End Place, Essex
North End Place is a 19th century Grade II listed Georgian country home. Set within 6 acres of gardens (with a swimming pool and gravel drive) this five-bed house is perfect for families. You can be in London in 35 minutes too, so it’s great for commuters. Available through Strutt & Parker for £1.975m.
2. Turrill House, Hampshire
This five-bed home is perfect for families looking to move to the country. There’s plenty of room for all of the family with five reception rooms, nearly five acres of land and various outbuildings. The home also includes a interconnecting one-bed annexe perfect for staff or teenage living. Available through Savills for 1.7m.
3. Trevella, Cornwall
Trevella is a gorgeous family home in the heart of Cornwall. With eight bedrooms, five bathrooms and five reception rooms, it’s quite vast as well. The house included just under 14 acres of land, with paddocks, stabling and barns. The interiors could do with a little updating, so this is great for any interiors fans. Available through Knight Frank for £1.95m.
4. Woodmancote Manor, Gloucestershire
This manor house has lovely interiors and Cotswold stone exterior. The interiors have been recently and carefully renovated. The house comprises eight bedrooms, four bathrooms and a cellar and dining room. Great for anyone looking to enjoy a slower pace of life in the country. Available through Hamptons International for £850,000.
5. Glebe House, Cirencester
Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, Glebe House is a great modern home. The clean and elegant interiors have been recently renovated to make life easier on the buyer. The 2.5 acre gardens are very private and perfect for dogs to roam around in. Available through Butler Sherborn for £1.5m.
6. Hill Farm, Cambridge
This house will make you want to escape to the country. A period farmhouse, with nearly 17 acres of land, and views over the Cambridgeshire countryside, this is a perfect country family home. The interiors could do with a little updating though. Outside, there are plenty of outbuildings, including a grain store, piggery and farmhouse office, perfect for renovating. Available through Cheffins for £1.75m.
7. Dauncey House, Badminton
Classic and beautiful, this six-bed home is as gorgeous inside as it is out. The stone floored dining room and sitting room are perfect for entertaining on cold winter nights. Set just 10 miles out of Bath, this home has a great location for commuters looking to escape the city everyday. Available through Hamptons International for £1.3m.
8. Northborough Manor, Peterborough
If you are after something a bit different, this impressive manor is for you. One of Cambridgeshire’s most historic Grade I listed manor houses, Northborough Manor couldn’t be further from a cramped London flat. With vast high ceilings, plenty of outbuildings and just over an acre of land, it would make a really unusual and interesting family home. There’s even a Great Hall – need we say more? Available through Fine & Country for £1.5m.
9. The Priory, Peterborough
This property couldn’t be more picturesque with a gravel drive, stone exterior and sweet enclosed garden, there’s a lot to love about The Priory. The rooms are spread over three floors; comprising six bedrooms, four reception rooms and four bathrooms. The interiors are modern and stylish. Available through Savills for £1.62m.
10. The Old Rectory, Norwich
Fans of tennis will love this home. Complete with its own grass tennis court and a swimming pool to boot, summers spent at The Old Rectory will never be boring. The home has seven bedrooms, five reception rooms and grounds including woodland and meadows, you’ve got everything on your doorstep. Available through Savills for £1.65m.