10 of the Most Fabulous Rental Properties on the Market Right Now

By Clementina Jackson

5 years ago

The best town and country rentals

If you’re considering moving into a rental property, you’re in luck; we’ve found 10 fabulous rental properties on the market right now. From Surrey to Sardinia, take a look at our top picks…

10 of the Most Fabulous Rental Properties on the Market Right Now

1. Cubitt Lodge, Belgravia

Cubitt Lodge

This Grade II listed home is located in the heart of sought-after Belgravia, tucked away in quiet Lyall Mews. It holds great historical importance, as it was once the workshop used by Thomas Cubitt whose influence can be noted all around the elegant area. The home retains original features but has been extensively updated to include cosy underfloor heating, iPad controlled A/V systems and electrically-operated blinds. With two bedrooms and an open-plan reception spread over three floors, it makes the perfect central London accommodation – made even better by an in-house steam room. Available to rent through Best Gapp for £2,995 per week

2. The Close, Winchester

The Close

Who wouldn’t want to live in the charming city of Winchester, famed for housing King Arthur’s Round Table and the striking 11th-century Cathedral? The Close is a Grade I listed home that was built in the 1660s on the south side of the Cathedral, occupying an enviable position in the town centre. The home’s original main staircase remains intact, while the rest of the accommodation has been impressively renovated and now boasts six bedrooms, three bathrooms, an elegant reception room with study and large garden. SOLD through Carter Jonas.

3. Mallord Street, Chelsea

Savills, 28 Mallord Street

A beautiful family home in Chelsea has just come on the market, impressive not only for its interiors but also the fact that it was once the home and art studio of acclaimed portraitist Augustus John. That’s sure to impress your visitors! With modern features updating the home’s original glory, expect to find Italian marble, Hermes wallpaper and state-of-the-art Gaggenau appliances as well as a high-tech CCTV system to ensure utmost security. The house also has a vast 5.6-metre high reception room with skylights, a ‘living wall’, wine cellar and his and hers bespoke dressing rooms in the master suite. SOLD through Savills.

4. Dukes House, Gerrards Cross

Dukes House Gerrards Cross

With 6,000 sq. ft of accommodation including six bedrooms, six bathrooms and six reception rooms, this detached home in Gerrards Cross is ideal for a large family. Perfect for those who enjoy entertaining, there’s a pergola in the garden for the summer months, a large dining room which is over 25 ft in length, and a games room with full-sized snooker table. With Smart TVs in all main rooms, in-ceiling speakers and surround sound, you’ll struggle to get your guests to ever leave… SOLD through Strutt & Parker.

5. Villa Jasmine, Sardinia

Villa Jasmine Sardinia

Tired of the British weather? Then why not rent a villa on the Italian island of Sardinia, which boasts sunshine year-round? Built by famous Italian architect Luigi Caccia Dominioni just 50 metres from idyllic sandy beaches, Villa Jasmine is situated in the tranquil Porto Rotondo area of north-eastern Sardinia. The home has eight double bedrooms, a sauna, sea views and beautiful outdoor lounging and dining areas, making it perfect for a family or large group on holiday – or forever. Available to rent through Italy Sotheby’s International Realty Retreats from €2,858 per night 

6. Gallandes, Guildford

Savills Gallandes

With the River Tillingbourne at its heart, Shere is one of the prettiest and most historically important villages in Surrey, set within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This Grade II listed cottage has just become available to rent in the village, built in 1742 and boasting three well-sized bedrooms. It oozes country charm with its gas-fired AGA and classic cabinetry, as well as a vaulted roof and French doors which open onto the garden. The paved terrace is a lovely spot to sit with a cup of tea and enjoy the views of the South Downs. SOLD through Savills.

7. Cornucopia, Petworth


Millicent is an imposing seven-bedroom country house located in Lurgashall, a picturesque English village in Petworth. Location-wise, this house is a sports enthusiast’s dream, with nearby racing at Goodwood and Fontwell, polo at Cowdray Park and sailing off the south coast of nearby Chichester. The property itself spans over 17,000 sq. ft, with 40 acres of grounds that include woodland, a lake, a swimming pool and tennis court. Climb the sweeping walnut staircase to reach the seven large bedrooms and bathrooms, with ‘his and hers’ studies and two private sitting rooms, before reaching the leisure floor that boasts a showstopping two-lane bowling alley, cinema room, wine cellar, hot tub, party room and second kitchen. Millicent really does have it all. SOLD through Unique Home Stays.

8. Lincoln House, Dulwich

Lincoln House

This Edwardian home close to Dulwich Village was recently extended, and is now spread over 4,949 sq. ft to include six bedrooms, three shower rooms, a dressing room and study. Despite being in London, this property has a country feel thanks to the oak flooring throughout and large landscaped garden that was designed by RHS Chelsea Flower Show medal winner Andy Sturgeon. It comes unfurnished, meaning you can really make it your own. SOLD through Harvey & Wheeler.

9. Jasmine House, Walton-On-Thames

Jasmine House

Located in the heart of the prestigious Burwood Park private estate in Walton upon Thames, Surrey, is Jasmine House, a modern five-bedroom family home that is now available to let. The bustling town’s railway station is on the fast route to London Waterloo, meaning you can get to the centre of the capital in around 25 minutes – and who wouldn’t prefer to commute from a large country house with a pool? This property would be great for a family who values plenty of fresh air, with almost one acre of mature grounds including a children’s playground and garden room which can be used as a summer house. And Burhill Park with its renowned golf course is just a stone’s throw away… SOLD through Knight Frank.

10. Eccleston Square Mews, Pimlico

Eccleston Square Mews

This is prime London real estate, and it could be your next home. Newly available to let is this substantial four-bedroom mews house close to Victoria, which is arranged over three floors. Beneath the vaulted ceiling lies a large kitchen, two modern bathrooms, impressive cellar and hardwood flooring throughout, the property having been beautifully designed by its owners. The home is flooded with natural light, and will make a lovely home for a group of friends or family looking for the tranquillity of a quiet cobbled mews just a few moments from the bustling city… SOLD through Marsh & Parsons.


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