Consider the idea of a farmhouse – most likely surrounded by glorious green land and boasting unique, traditional interior features – as your new home. Sounding good? Let us introduce you to 10 of the most charming farmhouses in the UK…
1. Holly Ditch Farm, Wiltshire
With an endearing stone facade immersed in greenery and mullion windows, this delightful six-bedroom Victorian farm house makes for an idyllic countryside home. Nestled within the small hamlet of Mile Elm, the property is far enough from the humdrum of bustling city life, yet there are still plenty of restaurants, shops and outdoor pursuits such as cycling and riding to be enjoyed close to home, as well as direct rail services to London Paddington. The property also boasts a leisure complex with swimming pool, a beautiful walled garden, and a large greenhouse. SOLD through Hamptons International.
2. Westside Farm, Northumberland
For a taste of rural life, Westside Farm features all the ideal farmhouse qualities; landscaped gardens, lakes and woodland, a historic boathouse and beautiful settings, nestled within 150 acres of the pastoral Northumbrian countryside. The six-bedroom stone-built farmhouse boasts spectacular southerly farmland and country views from each of the bedrooms, while the ground floor is a light and open space with large windows, two garden rooms and kitchen with additional entertaining areas such as the dining room, drawing room and sitting room. SOLD through Finest Properties.
3. Mill Hill Farm, Sherborne
An impressive Gloucestershire property featuring an orchard, fields and river frontage, and stunning valley views, the owners of Mill Hill Farm are offering the special chance to purchase this grand estate for the first time in four decades, as a whole or as two separate lots. Situated in the enchanting civil parish of Sherborne, with easy access into London, this beautiful farmhouse would make the ideal property for those looking for grandeur peace in the countryside within easy reach of the city. SOLD through Butler Sherborn.
4. Old Deaks, Cuckfield, West Sussex
This beautiful 17th century country estate, situated within 50 miles of London, proves the ideal property for family entertaining, featuring an indoor swimming complex, extensive gardens and tennis court, as well as an external two-bedroom cottage and lodge. An entertainment hall, comprising of a music room, study, kitchen, bedroom and mezzanine billiard room also provides ample space for family and guests to relax and enjoy. Surrounded by enchanting landscapes and woodland, the unspoiled garden with its extensive outbuildings will offer endless outdoor entertainment. SOLD through RH & RW Clutton.
5. Florents Farm, Surrey
For those who enjoy equestrian pursuits, this spectacular Grade II listed farmhouse situated in the Surrey Hills makes the ideal rural estate. Set within 16 acres of land, the property boasts outstanding horse-riding facilities, including stables, a tack room, an all-weather arena and an open-bay barn. Inside the farmhouse, a generous drawing room, dining room, kitchen and breakfast room, and master bedroom with an en-suite dressing room make for comfortable countryside living, along with four further bedrooms, a utility room and boot room for post-riding practicality. SOLD through house.
6. Oakhouse Farm, West Sussex
This Grade II listed timber-framed farmhouse and barn together make an outstanding country estate located within the civil parish of Pulborough. The property possesses an impressive set of amenities, including that of an outdoor swimming pool, paddocks, tennis court and surrounding terrace with a pool house, perfect for summer entertaining. An array of impressive outhouses, including an old stone outbuilding which can be used as an additional guest suite, along with the main house’s character-full period style, makes Oakhouse Farm the ideal property for both peaceful country living and entertaining. SOLD through Knight Frank.
7. The Farmhouse at The Point, North Cornwall
Located within the grounds of The Point Golf & Leisure Cub – which provides fantastic bar, restaurant, spa, gym and golf course facilities – this wonderful Grade II listed farmhouse boasts six bedrooms, private parking, gardens bordered by a stream, as well as a ground floor detached annex featuring a double bedroom and sitting room with a wood-burning stove. For those who enjoy coastal walks or surf-side water sports, The Farmhouse at The Point is also just a walk away from Polzeath’s surfing beach on the North Cornwall coast and possesses stunning lake-side views. SOLD through John Bray.
8. Rye Farm, Cranleigh, Surrey
This impressive 17th century farmhouse, complete with a party barn, swimming pool and tennis court, sits on the southern edge of the Surrey Hills, within the civil parish of Cranleigh, supposedly the largest village in Britain. Surrey’s bustling county town Guildford is also just eight miles from the property, for an abundance of shopping, culinary and cultural facilities, with direct and easy access into London via train. The eight-bedroom house, with its beautiful red-brick facade and greenery, overlooks the property’s spectacular gardens and pasture. SOLD through Savills.
9. Woodbridge Farm and Barn, Upper Sapey
A spectacular five-bedroom farmhouse located in the small village of Upper Sapey, Woodbridge Farm and Barn, set within seven acres of gardens, lake and paddocks, possesses a bespoke solid oak kitchen, generous drawing room with feature fireplace, an impressive annexe and conservatory, a detached agricultural barn, as well as a further red brick and tiled outer building. With a sweeping driveway, alfresco dining area, and extensive landscaped grounds, this impressive property offers the desired seclusion of rural living, but with ample opportunity for endless entertainment. SOLD through Andrew Grant.
10. The Farmhouse, Fentafriddle
A stunning rural property set above the North Cornish Coast and beach at Trebarwith Strand, with spectacular countryside and sea views, The Farmhouse at Fentafriddle makes for an ideal family residence, or as an alternative coastal escape. Featuring a large sitting room, open plan kitchen, five bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as private parking and a large agricultural barn, there is plenty of space to entertain and enjoy, surrounded by unspoiled gardens and picturesque farmland. For avid foodies, there is also an array of excellent restaurants within the local area, including Nathan Outlaw’s Michelin-starred restaurant in Port Isaac. SOLD through John Bray.