Properties on the Market with Gorgeous Gardens

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For when a simple lawn just won’t do…

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From florals to foliage, topiary and botanical terraces, here is our round up of homes with the most gorgeous gardens on the property market right now…

1. Oaklands, Cobham

Oaklands

A picture-perfect country house, Oaklands is just waiting for the perfect owner to put their mark on the expansive, airy interiors. Outside, the gorgeous formal gardens are a total delight, with picturesque paths bordered by topiary, colourful hyacinth bushes and an abundance of roses and lavender to scent the summer air. The 6-bedroom property also includes a pool, tennis court and vast expanses of manicured green lawns. Available through Knight Frank for £5.75m

2. Glandwr Hall, Gwynedd

Glandwr Hall

Set in a private, elevated position, this 17th century country house enjoys incredible coastal views over the Mawddach Estuary – one of the most beautiful in Europe – and the Cadair Idris mountain range in Snowdonia. Carefully restored by the previous owners to include modern fixtures, including C.P. Hart bathroom fittings, the seven-bedroom property makes for an ideal, grand family home. Due to its situation in the picturesque Snowdonia National Park, Glandwr Hall is not lacking in gorgeous outdoor features. Its sprawling grounds and gardens are designed for year-round enjoyment, planted with mature trees, shrubbery, flowering plants and borders, with the southernly exposition ideal for soaking in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the surrounding area. Available through Strutt & Parker for £1,650,000

3. Budock Vean, South Cornwall

With a breathtakingly beautiful situation looking over unspoilt woodland and the Helford River, this Arts & Crafts property enjoys an exceedingly private position amongst its own splendid gardens and grounds. The well-maintained home comprises of five bedrooms, reception and drawing rooms and a spacious kitchen with a cream-coloured Aga. What’s more, the house comes with a private right of way to the little-known beach and cove below. Available through Lillicrap Chilcott for £2,150,000

4. Apperley Dene, Stocksfield, Northumberland

This grand Victorian home sits within extensive private grounds and woodland. On sunny days play a game of doubles on the tennis court or go for a gallop, before settling down with a cold glass of wine on one of the paved terraces. Inside the house, it’s equally spacious; the reception rooms are grand and well-proportioned, there’s a large kitchen/dining room/ living area, and there’s eight bedrooms – perfect for having guests to stay for long weekends. Available through Finest Properties for £1,975,000.

5. Le Bugue, Aquitaine, France

This pretty French chateau would make an idyllic group holiday escape. Aside from the main house, there are two further cottages, a ‘pigeonnier’, and two barns all positioned around a courtyard. You’ll find plenty of space both inside and out, perfect for whether you’re looking to gather together or steal some privacy. While the traditional kitchen and reception rooms inside are huge and comfortable, outside there’s the sizeable patio which is made for alfresco dining and long lazy meals, as well as two gorgeous swimming pools and stunning landscaped gardens. Available through Christie’s Real Estate for £2,165,859.

6. St Brelade, Jersey St Brelade

Boasting an enviable coastal position, this property boasts a pretty white exterior with blue framed windows, while inside it’s sleek and modern. It sits surrounded by manicured gardens with a lawned amphitheatre, terraces and a heated outdoor swimming pool. Available through Christie’s Real Estate for £16,500,000.

7. Montpelier Terrace Knightsbridge London

Occupying a prime position in Knightsbridge, this property has luxury in abundance. There’s the spiral wine cellar, the designated walk-in-wardrobe room, plentiful floor-to-ceiling glass-lined walls and the pretty roof terrace. Grab a bottle from the wine cellar and head up to enjoy a glass of wine on a sunny evening. Available through JLL for £6,850,000.

8. Cranbrook Road, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent

Live out your medieval fantasy with this Kent property, which comes with its very own moat. Offering the best of the Kentish countryside – Kent’s often nicknamed ‘the Garden of England’ – the well-tended lawns stretch out to the open paddocks and the lake, which is ideal for wild swimming. Meanwhile, the house’s interiors are characterised by period features, exposed beams and wood panelling. Available through Hamptons for £3,750,000.

9. Totteridge Common, Totteridge, London

This property offers country-style living from the fringes of London. It has a cosy cottage feel with the added bonus of space – both inside and out. The huge stretch of lawned garden out back is something Londoners can only dream of. Available through Hamptons for £1,950,000.

10. Mount Avenue, Ealing, London

ealing property garden

If you’re after a palatial pad that’s perfect for alfresco entertaining – look no further. This Ealing property boasts an extensive patio with a custom bbq outdoor kitchen, and additional terraces throughout the house – the roof terrace even has its very own hot tub. It might ooze luxury throughout, but this property was also built with an eco-focus in mind. Available through Hamptons for £6,000,000.

11. Surrey Lane, Battersea, London

Surrey Lane, Battersea, London garden

Experience the best of grand country living from a desirable London postcode. Positioned a stone’s throw from Battersea Park, the River and Thomas’s Battersea School, this property would make the family home of dreams. Boasting over 6,000sqft of living space, there are six bedrooms, many with en suites, a grand entrance hall and a 24ft drawing room with French windows opening up to the terrace and garden. Available through Savills for £9,950,000.

12. Chelsea Park Gardens, Chelsea, London

chelsea property garden

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This property occupies a place on Chelsea’s most sought after addresses and has the added bonus of a 65ft south-facing garden. There’s plenty of space for alfresco dining or entertaining; equally it offers a secluded place to enjoy your morning coffee. Meanwhile inside is bright, elegant and spacious with a cinema room, gym, sauna and wine cellar. Available through Knight Frank for £12,000,000.

13. Ditton Road, Surbiton, Surrey

Sitting on the Southborough estate, this property offers comfortable family living. There’s the impressive and grand entrance hall, light breakfast kitchen, a characterful study and six bedrooms. The garden is a huge stretch of lawn with a shed sitting at the bottom of the garden. Set in a peaceful location, it’s just a mile to Surbiton town, giving you the best of both country and town. Available through Dexters for £2,999,950.

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