The Best Country Homes on the Market Right Now

By Martha Davies

4 months ago

Check out these ravishing rural residences


Whether you dream of retiring to your own manor or are looking into buying a second home in the countryside, our roundup of beautiful country homes brings you the latest in luxury rural real estate.

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The Best Country Homes on the Market Now

New Road, Hurley, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Thatched, timber-framed home with outdoor swimming pool and lawns surrounding it.

This handsome home provides five bedrooms, four bathrooms and four reception rooms including a drawing room and dining room (both with magnificent fireplaces) and a double aspect sitting room with a bar. The splendid principal bedroom encompasses a dressing room, bathroom and balcony. Outside, meanwhile, there is a detached double garage, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool. This is country living at its very best. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £2.5 million

The Glade, Kingswood, Tadworth, Surrey

Country home with a large gravel driveway and a slate roof.

Occupying an enviable position on one of Kingswood’s finest private roads, this period home contains seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and five reception rooms. The kitchen is particularly stunning, featuring a vaulted ceiling, stone fireplace and beautiful arched windows overlooking the garden. Further highlights include a gym, study, games room and a heated swimming pool outside. Available through Savills at a guide price of £3.45 million

Timbers, Broadwater Rise, Guildford, Surrey

Large timber-framed country home with lawns behind.

With its lead-paned windows and feature brickwork, this Surrey home is a real showstopper. Inside, you’ll find five bedrooms, three bathrooms and five reception rooms, while the spectacular gardens encompass raised flower beds, sprawling flagstone terraces and a heated swimming pool. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £2.75 million

Trebrea Manor, Trenale, Cornwall

Large country manor with gravel driveway, photographed at dusk.

This Grade II* listed country home is gorgeous inside and out. Each of its three grand reception rooms boast open fireplaces and large windows, while the kitchen/dining room provides incredible sea views. There are four bedroom suites upstairs plus further guest accommodation in the form of a two-bedroom annexe and a two-bedroom studio on the grounds. Available through John Bray Estates for offers in excess of £2.5 million

Park House, Alvescot, Oxfordshire

Georgian country estate with gravel driveway.

Parts of this handsome home are believed to date back as far as the 17th century, and while it boasts a wealth of period features, it has also been tastefully updated to provide the very best contemporary comforts. Expect eight gorgeous reception rooms, six substantial bedrooms and a raised terrace, bar and dining area at the rear. Available through The Country House Department for offers in excess of £2 million 

Cleeve House, Ampney St. Peter, Gloucestershire

Stone cottage with walled garden.

This Grade II listed home is utterly charming inside and out. From its wonderful walled garden to its four lovely bedrooms and five reception rooms, it’s brimming with character – and with a coveted location in the scenic village of Ampney St. Peter, you can’t ask for more. Available through The Country House Department at a guide price of £1.85 million

Smallbrook Farm, Dye House Road, Surrey

Brick country home with lawn.

Dating back to the early 15th century, this Grade II listed property contains an array of period features – but the real showstopper is the sleek kitchen extension, which is complete with granite worktops, a wine store and a breathtaking glazed lantern roof with exposed beams. There are four bedrooms upstairs, plus a separate studio alongside a detached double garage with another studio. Available through Savills at a guide price of £2.35 million

The Clock Tower, Church Road, Hunstanton

Aerial view of red brick country home with clock tower and woodland surrounding.

From a moat to an orchard and even an original clock tower, this handsome home really does have it all. Inside, expect five bedrooms, three bathrooms and four reception rooms including a library/music room and a breathtaking drawing room with a sweeping staircase leading up to a mezzanine floor. It’s everything you need and more. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £1.8 million 

Bonhams Farm House, Arundel, West Sussex

Brick farmhouse with garden, pond and wooden bridge.

This Grade II listed farmhouse boasts many lovely features including sash windows, working shutters and ceiling cornicing. Check out the oak panelling and stone fireplace in the sitting room, the handmade cabinetry in the kitchen, and the charming wisteria walkways in the garden. With six bedrooms, four bathrooms and five reception rooms, as well as a cellar, separate coach house and tennis court, it really is the country home of dreams. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £1.5 million

Hall Place Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire

Exterior of country home with gravel driveway and leafy gardens.

This majestic property contains seven bedrooms, four bathrooms and four fabulous reception rooms including a triple aspect drawing room with wooden floors and an open fireplace. The kitchen is particularly gorgeous, featuring Gaggenau appliances and a huge L-shaped island. The gardens are also full of delights: expect a heated swimming pool, a tennis court and even a sunken trampoline. Available through Savills at a guide price of £4.695 million 

Chart Lane, Brasted Chart, Westerham, Kent

This Victorian home provides five bedrooms, three bathrooms and four reception rooms, plus a tennis court and summerhouse. Further highlights include a bespoke kitchen and a triple-aspect conservatory, and a heated outdoor swimming pool nestled beyond the formal gardens. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £3.35 million

Stonepitts Manor, Seal Chart, Sevenoaks, Kent

Aerial view of country manor with outhouses and grounds.

Believed to date back as far as 1510, this grand residence offers nine bedrooms, five bathrooms and four reception rooms alongside a huge kitchen – so there’s plenty of space for entertaining. Stroll through the grounds and you’ll spot a swimming pool, tennis court, rose garden and greenhouse. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £4.95 million

Calthwaite Hall, Penrith, Cumbria

Exterior of Victorian country manor with lawns in front

If you’re after a particularly magnificent mansion, you’ll adore this Grade II listed Victorian estate encompassing nine luxury holiday lodges, a separate cottage, a swimming pool and a remarkable purpose-built orangery, not to mention impressive equestrian facilities. A stunning home and a business opportunity – what more could you ask for? Available through Finest Properties for offers over £3 million

Blackden Manor, Goostrey, Cheshire

Aerial view of country manor with tennis court and box hedges

From original period features to bespoke contemporary fittings, this country manor really does have it all. Take a look at the temperature-controlled wine display room, the gym and the billiards room (with a hidden bar, of course), or explore the landscaped gardens, which feature a tennis court, swimming pool and multiple guest cottages. What more could you ask for? Available through Jackson-Stops for offers in excess of £10 million

The Ryes, Little Henny, Sudbury, Essex

Country house with a gravel drive

This Grade II listed Georgian home provides eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms and five reception rooms, not to mention a boot room, cloakroom and gym. The kitchen/breakfast room boasts magnificent sash windows, a marble fireplace, hand-built units and an AGA, while many of the reception rooms are finished with lovely ceiling detailing and the formal dining room has glazed doors that open onto the gardens. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £4 million

Fulmer Gardens House, Windmill Road

Red brick country home with lawn

This handsome home is set in 10.5 acres of land and provides more than 13,000 square feet of accommodation. You’ll spot many gorgeous features such as elaborate ceiling cornices, ornate period fireplaces, parquet flooring and decorative wall and ceiling panelling. There is a drawing room, formal dining room, billiards room and music room plus a garden room and snug, while upstairs you’ll find a whopping 14 bedrooms. As if that wasn’t enough, the grounds are also complete with a tennis court, swimming pool and a two-bedroom cottage. Available through Savills at a guide price of £4.95 million

Folkington, Polegate, East Sussex

Dating back to the 1830s, this East Sussex home is a real showstopper. Expect seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and six fabulous reception rooms including a grand dining room and a wood-panelled study. Check out the sprawling kitchen/breakfast room or head out to the gardens, where you’ll find a guest cottage, a stable yard and a party barn. It’s the country manor you’ve been dreaming of. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £10 million

Woodchurch Street, Ashford

This Grade II listed manor house boasts seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and six reception rooms plus a three-bedroom timber framed barn and an indoor swimming pool complex. Further highlights include the billiards room, bespoke kitchen and the formal dining room (which is complete with an open fireplace and log burner). Available through Savills at a guide price of £3.25 million

Cranberry House, Warreners Lane, Surrey

Brimming with fairytale charm, this delightful cottage is located in St George’s Hill – a 900-acre private estate with golf course, squash club and a particularly renowned tennis club. The property itself contains four bedrooms, four bathrooms and three reception rooms, plus a gorgeous Martin Moore kitchen with a large dining area and French doors opening onto the large landscaped garden. Available through Savills at a guide price of £2.75 million

Lynch House, The Lynch, Bedfordshire

This Grade II* listed Georgian property really is the country home of dreams: think sash windows, French doors and pine panelling in the reception rooms, an electric Aga in the kitchen, and a glorious walled rose garden in the landscaped grounds. With six bedrooms and five bathrooms (not to mention three versatile attic rooms currently serving as two games rooms and a library), you couldn’t ask for much more. Available through Savills at a guide price of £2.95 million

Broom House, Southill Road, Broom, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Tudor cottage with large garden

This cottage is charming both inside and out: behind its picture-perfect exterior, you’ll spot high ceilings, exposed beams and fine inglenook fireplaces. From the spacious dual-aspect sitting room to the cosy conservatory and landscaped garden beyond, there’s plenty to explore – and five large bedrooms, too. Available through Jackson-Stops for offers in excess of £880,000

Burston House, Burston, Stafford, Staffordshire

This lovely home is on the market for the first time in 60 years, and it’s a real gem. Expect towering sash windows, moulded beams and original doors, with the handsome drawing room being another highlight – it’s even complete with an ornate Adams fireplace. Upstairs, you’ll spot six generous bedrooms plus a study area and a vaulted office space. Outside, meanwhile, a two-bedroom cottage stands in the manicured gardens. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £1.5 million

Whistler House, Warborough, Oxfordshire

Searching for a country home with contemporary flair? Whistler House is the one for you. It occupies a wonderful position on Warborough’s village green, it boasts five bedrooms, three bathrooms and three reception rooms including an elegant drawing room, charming sitting room and a handy study. Guests can gather in the sleek open-plan kitchen or the tranquil rear garden, which is complete with a heated outdoor swimming pool and a separate oak-framed annexe. Available through The Country House Department at a guide price of £2.5 million

Parkview, Highclere, Berkshire

You’ll find this handsome home in the charming village of Highclere – known for being the home of Highclere Castle, which served as Downton Abbey in the eponymous ITV series. Parkview itself is a gorgeous property offering six bedrooms, five bathrooms and a show-stopping kitchen/breakfast/family room with bi-fold doors opening onto a south-facing terrace. You’ll also spot an elegant drawing room, a spacious games room and even a swimming pool in the lush rear garden. Available through The Country House Department at a guide price of £3 million

Warwicks Bench, Guildford, Surrey

This picture-perfect property was built in 1913 and boasts garden design by Gertrude Jekyll. Inside, you’ll spot a variety of exciting features including oak joinery, beamed ceilings and oak panelling – plus a magnificent staircase in the hallway and a grand open fireplace in the drawing room. There are seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and four reception rooms, and the gardens boast a spacious terrace, a charming pond and an array of fruit trees. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £5 million

Cambridge Road, Girton, Cambridge

This picture-perfect home provides five bedrooms, three bathrooms and three reception rooms, not to mention exceptional gardens. Take a peek at the leaded windows in the dining room, the parquet flooring in the kitchen and the stylish marble shelves in the walk-in larder. It’s all you need and more. Available through Savills at a guide price of £1.95 million

Bonners Farm, Windmill Road, Pepperstock, Hertfordshire

Some parts of this imposing residence date back to the 1500s – but every inch of the property has been meticulously enhanced to create a sumptuous family home. Check out the cocktail bar area in the entrance hall, the vast kitchen/breakfast room, and the four superb sitting rooms, or head upstairs to find four bedrooms plus an opulent principal suite with two dressing rooms and a shower room. Outside, there is a detached gatehouse containing two separate home office spaces, while the beautifully-maintained gardens feature multiple terraces and an all-important swimming pool. Available through Savills at a guide price of £2.85 million

Stonehouse, Coldharbour, Dorking, Surrey

This charming home contains five bedrooms, three bathrooms and four reception rooms including a gorgeous sitting room with an enormous bay window. Outside, you’ll find a handy office/studio space as well as a delightful patch of woodland, multiple paddocks and brilliant equestrian facilities such as a hay barn, tack room and a manège. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £2.5 million 

Nabs Head Lane, Samlesbury, Preston, Lancashire

From stained glass windows to panelled walls, this property is brimming with period charm. It offers six bedrooms, three bathrooms and five reception rooms including a large sitting room, a cosy snug and a conservatory with limestone flooring and hardwood double French doors opening onto the garden. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £975,000

Copthorne Manor, Copthorne, West Sussex

This gorgeous property sits within Copthorne Common, next to Copthorne Golf Course. It offers seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and five reception rooms including a double-height circular dining room, a triple-aspect sitting room and an elegant study. The palatial principal suite is accessed via its own staircase and encompasses an ensuite bathroom, a sitting area with a wood-burning stove, and a large balcony overlooking the verdant gardens. Hunting for a handsome country home? You can’t get much better than this. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £3.25 million

Pound Farm, Tillers Green, Gloucestershire

This picture-perfect property dates back to the 16th century, and its history and grandeur is unparalleled. Inside the main house you’ll find an array of incredible rooms including a breathtaking dining room with a Jacobean fireplace, a drawing room with an inglenook fireplace and an exceptional sitting room with a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and French doors. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms including a capacious principal suite encompassing both a bathroom with a claw-foot freestanding bath and a dressing room with bespoke cabinetry and an elegant central seating area. The landscaped gardens were designed by three-time Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winner Jacquie Gordon, and they encompass a lake, a west-wing sheltered courtyard and multiple terraces. There is also a five-acre cider orchard plus a number of garages, a carriage house and a stunning two-bedroom barn – not to mention state-of-the-art equestrian facilities. Available through Savills at a guide price of £4.995 million

Chalkcroft Lane, Penton Park, Penton Mewsey, Andover

This Grade II listed residence dates from the early 19th century and was once the country seat of master builder William Cubitt, who is known for building much of Pimlico, and was later Mayor of London and MP for Andover. The property originally served as a hunting lodge before serving as a boarding school in the 20th century. It now offers huge potential for either residential or commercial use: the main house provides over 17,000 square feet of living space, and the estate itself stretches to over seven acres. Available through Myddelton & Major at a guide price of £2,65 million

The Chestnuts, Upper Seagry, Wiltshire

Dating back to the early 18th century, this Grade II listed home is brimming with period features including ornate cornicing, high ceilings and large sash windows. It boasts four reception rooms, three bathrooms and four bedrooms, plus a further two bedrooms in the attic. Nestled in the idyllic village of Upper Seagry, this property really is a gem. Available through The Country House Department at a guide price of £1.6 million

Springfield House, Bugley, Gillingham, Dorset

Set in 72 acres of verdant land, this glorious estate provides a swimming pool, tennis court, stud yards and paddocks. Inside the regal home itself, you’ll find a drawing room, dining room, sitting room and kitchen/breakfast room. Ascend the stairs to the galleried landing and you’ll find 5 bedrooms plus two further bedrooms in a charming integrated annexe. All this plus far-reaching countryside views? You can’t get better. Available through Symonds & Sampson at a guide price of £3.75 million

The Old Vicarage, Staverton, Totnes, Devon

Highlights of this gorgeous Grade II listed residence include its lush gardens, tennis court, stunning veranda and enviable south-facing aspect. There are five double bedrooms, three bathrooms and three reception rooms including a drawing room with a marble fireplace and a dining room with floor-to-ceiling sash windows and a working fireplace. As well as the tennis court, the grounds also contain a summer house and a triple-door garage. Available through Marchand Petit at a guide price of £2 million 

Manor House, Weardale, County Durham

Tucked away in magnificent wrap-around gardens, this stone-built property was built in 1864. It has been completely renovated and elegantly extended to create a truly sumptuous home. You’ll see original period bookshelves and a wood burning stove in the library, a vaulted roof with exposed ceiling beams in the orangery, and a summerhouse and gazebo in the garden. With six bedrooms and five bathrooms, plenty of guests can enjoy this gorgeous country house. Available through Finest Properties at offers over £950,000

Shepherds, Colwood Lane, Bolney, West Sussex

Standing proudly within a ten-acre estate and commanding glorious views of the South Downs, this country home is truly superb. It boasts ten bedrooms, eight bathrooms and five reception rooms including an elegant drawing room, a double-aspect sitting room and a grand dining room with a marble fireplace. Highlights include the property’s beautiful formal entrance, with its original oak carved door and striking ironmongery, and the carved oak staircase in the hallway. You’ll also spot a swimming pool, rose garden, water fountain and triple-bay garage. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £3 million

Stocklinch, Ilminster, Somerset

Believed to date back to the late 19th century, this handsome home is nestled within 5.7 acres of manicured grounds bordered by mature hedging and trees. With fireplaces, ornate cornicing, working shutters and a grand staircase in the reception hall, the property retains much of its original architectural charm. However, it also provides the best of contemporary living: there is a custom-built timber kitchen, a cinema room, a heated swimming pool and a tennis court. There are also up to seven bedrooms and six bathrooms, so plenty of guests can enjoy this exquisite country home. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £2.95 million

Old Aish Barn, Petrockstow, Okehampton, Devon

This converted Devon barn is complete with a rare single-storey roundhouse which now serves as an impressive vaulted living room providing unique country charm. Both structures feature thatched roofs, dormer windows and exteriors made of local stone; the main house, meanwhile, provides a spacious kitchen, separate dining room and five double bedrooms alongside three bathrooms. Outside, you’ll find a triple garage with an attached two-storey barn. The property is bordered by a wraparound terrace, with sweeping lawns beyond. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £1.35 million 

Barnham Court, Church Lane, Barnham, West Sussex

Built in the first half of the seventeenth century, this Grade I listed home has been restored to the highest of standards, retaining its unique history and character while offering the best of modern living. From the breathtakingly grand Hall Room you can explore the library, check out the oak-panelled dining room, or take in the aptly named Great Room, which provides a truly superior space for entertaining. There are five bedroom suites and a separate guest cottage, and you can while away the hours by strolling through the grounds: highlights include Anglo-Dutch parterre gardens and the heated swimming pool. Available through Jackson-Stops for offers in excess of £4.1 million

Lower Eashing, Godalming, Surrey

16th century cottage with a gravel driveway.

This enchanting Grade II listed house boasts an array of period features including wall and ceiling beams, working fireplaces and oak floors. There are five bedrooms, four bathrooms and a barn-style garage, plus an additional barn with a studio above. You can explore the formal gardens, relax on the terrace, or wander through the paddock land to a charming pond. It’s a bucolic dream. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £1.75 million

Drybridge House, Pyle Hill, Woking, Surrey

Take a look at one of the finest properties in Pyle Hill, featuring lush gardens which border Sutton Green Golf Course. This wonderful home offers seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and a variety of annexes perfect for guests, and there is the added bonus of an indoor pool complex and a triple garage. With stunning manicured gardens and so much luxurious living space, what more could you ask for? Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £3.45 million

Radipole Lane, Weymouth, Dorset

Looking for somewhere spacious? This magnificent estate spans more than 21 acres of land and encompasses two self-contained guest houses, stables, a barn and extensive garaging – not to mention immaculate gardens and grounds. The main house boasts a grand entrance hall featuring striking elliptical fanlights and a stone staircase with a wrought iron balustrade. The ground floor provides four elegant reception rooms, a large kitchen and a stunning atrium which leads into a pool room with a sauna and shower. Upstairs, you’ll find an impressive master suite plus three further bedrooms. This is the country home you’ve been dreaming of. Available through Symonds & Sampson at a guide price of £3 million

Umgeni, Coast Road, Cley

This five-bedroom country home sits within delightful landscaped gardens and commands spectacular views across the Cley Marshes. The grounds contain a studio, barn and garage, while the main house offers five bedrooms, five bathrooms and three reception rooms. Available through Jackson-Stops at a guide price of £1.975 million

Radclive Manor, Radclive, Buckingham

This Grade II* listed property boasts a five-hundred year history, and it was owned by New College, Oxford, between the 15th century and 1695. Inside, you’ll spot many incredible features including 16th and early 17th century panelling and an early 17th Century staircase. There are eight bedrooms, four bathrooms and two reception rooms, as well as a large kitchen and expansive grounds. Looking for a house with a story? This is the one for you. Available through John D Wood & Co. for £3 million