See the 10 best Grade II listed properties on the market, from London townhouses to countryside manors to former churches, we have it all covered.
1. Chownes Mead, West Sussex
A house ‘of special architectural and historic interest’, Chownes Mead is a stunning property with grandeur. The house is approached through a pair of sandstone pillars and down a gravel drive that passes through parkland. With eight bedrooms, a swimming pool and tennis court, this property is perfect for a large family. Available through Savills for £6.25m.
2. Chester Square, Belgravia
Located in the quietest corner of Chester Square, in the heart of Belgravia, this property has a fantastic location. The house has been finished to an extremely high standard and boasts air conditioning, a passenger lift, under floor heating and a surround sound cinema. It is these features that makes this property perfect for those that enjoy luxurious central London living. Available through Strutt & Parker for £29.5m.
3. St Georges Hall, Somerset
Situated on the outskirts of a picturesque village but set in 10 acres of land, this former rectory enjoys both a close proximity to local amenities and privacy. As well as the impressive main house, the property also includes cottages and a gate house. The interiors are in need of refurbishment, the perfect property for someone looking for a fixer-upper. Available through Andrew Grant for £1.75m.
4. Cecil House, Richmond
Situated within 3/4 of an acre of walled garden, and an elegant facade, this is one of the finest Grade II listed Georgian houses in the borough. The house has some magnificent features such as electric gates to enter the property, a wine cellar and swimming pool. With six reception rooms, six bedrooms and five bathrooms, this property is perfect for a family wanting a London life, with outdoor space of their own. Available through Knight Frank for £8.5m.
5. Hawthorn House, Gloucestershire
This charming Cotswold stone house is situated in a village on the Oxfordshire/Gloucestershire border. It boasts high ceilings and well proportioned rooms that are spread over two floors. The interiors of the house are finished to a high standard, most notably is the kitchen/breakfast room that has recently been refitted. Set in just under an acre, the garden comprises an orchard, vegetable garden, lawn and gravelled courtyards. Available through Knight Frank for £895,000.
6. Frome Manor, Herefordshire
This elegant manor house sits on the edge of a pretty village and has good transport links from Worcester (15 miles away). The house has retained many of its original features such as large sash windows, oak floors, open fireplaces and exposed ceiling beams. To the side of the property is an oast house which has an indoor swimming pool inside it, however there is planning permission to convert it into additional living space. Available through Andrew Grant for £1.4m.
7. Myddelton Square, Islington
This well proportioned Georgian family home has six bedrooms, five bathrooms and two private garages. It is well situated with Angel tube station a short walk away and a variety of shops and restaurants in close proximity to the property. The interiors are elegant and sophisticated, with modern bathrooms and the retainment of original features. Available through Dexters for £6m.
8. Ashley Manor, Wiltshire
This property is made up of the substantial part of a Jacobean manor house. The facade of Ashlar stone and roof of slate and stone make this an exquisite example of a period house of its time. With six reception rooms, five bedrooms and four bathrooms, and a swimming pool, this property is a great size for all of the family. A railway station at Chippenham (8 miles away) has services to London Paddington in 75 minutes, making this property perfect for commuters. Available through Carter Jonas for £1.95m.
9. Park Village West, Regent’s Park
This gothic style villa was where the first sisterhood of the church of England was formed in 1845. It is truly an individual space with turrets on the exterior, a wine cellar and two large vaults. It is a lovely family home with two reception rooms, four bedrooms and two bathrooms, and is well connected to the rest of London. Available through Sandfords for £4.75m.
10. The Old Chapel, Wiltshire
This former Methodist Chapel has been meticulously converted into a residential home. This property provides living over three floors and has retained many of its original features such as Gothic stone mullioned arched windows and oak floorboards. With vaulted reception rooms, four bedrooms and four bathrooms this is a perfect family home. Available through Hamptons for £600,000.