Country and town properties for you to feast your eyes upon, by Ruby Featherstone


1 The Hermitage, Oxfordshire, £2.5m

town and country property: The Hermitage, Oxfordshire, £2.5m
The Hermitage, Oxfordshire, £2.5m

This is a beautiful Grade II-listed Cotswold stone family home with a separate annexe, located in an attractive Oxfordshire village. With three bedrooms and three bathrooms, the upstairs complements the light and airy living space which overlooks the landscaped, walled gardens below. It sports a pizza oven, rose garden and the potential conversion of the cellar to a home cinema or gym space.

2 Great Treverran, Cornwall, £1.5m

Great Treverran, Cornwall, £1.5m
Great Treverran, Cornwall, £1.5m

If you are thinking of relocating to the south of Cornwall, you need look no further than this stunning house to the west of the River Fowey Estuary near St Austell. Four bedrooms, a wide central hallway and spacious living areas are hidden behind its symmetrical main façade while the outbuildings and well-kept, mature gardens add to the house’s sense of serenity.

3 Milbourne Hall, Milbourne Newcastle upon Tyne, £3.9m

town and country property: Milbourne Hall, Milbourne Newcastle upon Tyne, £3.9m
Milbourne Hall, Milbourne Newcastle upon Tyne, £3.9m

This light and airy property in the centre of lush greenery in Northumberland is believed to date back to 1807. The Grade I-listed, eight-bedroom property has a range of fantastic rooms in numerous wings and around the courtyard, including an octagonal library, rotunda galleries, and self-contained carriage houses.

4 West Hill, Orpington, Kent, £2.7m

West Hill, Orpington, Kent, £2.7m
West Hill, Orpington, Kent, £2.7m

Having been in the same family for 50 years, this sprawling nine-bedroom house, with its high ceilings, variety of fireplace styles and shuttered sash windows, is full of possibilities when it comes to revamping. With its village location within the M25 and just 17 miles from London, it lends itself to a family, who can make use of the detached cottage included in its six acres.

5 Old Dairy Farm, Edenbridge, Kent, £5m

Old Dairy Farm, Edenbridge, Kent, £5m
Old Dairy Farm, Edenbridge, Kent, £5m

Can you think of anything more idyllic than living in an old dairy farm? This Grade II-listed five-bedroom home mixes airy modernity with historic attributes. Standout technological features include surround sound, climate control and a fully automated smart home technology system. Its vaulted ceilings, wood beams and Minstrel Gallery remind you of the history of this 15th-century building.


6 Bywater Street, Chelsea SW3, £3.75m

Bywater Street, Chelsea SW3, £3.75m
Bywater Street, Chelsea SW3, £3.75m

This pretty Chelsea home with neutral decor, sits in a row of pastel houses just off the King’s Road. With three bedrooms (the master occupying the whole top floor), two bathrooms and a basement which currently serves as a media room, it is perfect for a family with plenty of space for everyone to relax.

7 Chartfield Avenue, Putney SW15, £4.25m

town and country property: Chartfield Avenue, Putney SW15, £4.25m
Chartfield Avenue, Putney SW15, £4.25m

This property is a truly sprawling six-bedroom home just a few roads away from Putney station. Its impressive décor and design features make it stand out and gives it quite the wow factor. It comes complete with a soundproof recording studio which doubles up as a cinema with an inbuilt bar which spills directly out into the garden.

8 Gloucester Crescent, Camden NW1, £3.95m

town and country property: Gloucester Crescent, Camden NW1, £3.95m
Gloucester Crescent, Camden NW1, £3.95m

This wonderful period home is set behind gates with a front and back private garden inside the Primrose Hill Conservation area in the Camden area. With plenty of space in a double reception room, four bedrooms and even a walk-in wardrobe, it is the ideal North London family home.

9 Battersea Power Station, Battersea, SW8, £3.2m

town and country property: Battersea Power Station, Battersea, SW8, £3.2m
Battersea Power Station, Battersea, SW8, £3.2m

Sitting plum by the River Thames, Battersea Power Station’s Switch House West houses this three-bedroom flat with an open plan living/dining area and a very large private terrace. The impressive en-suite bath and shower room in Art Deco-style complement the quiet elegance of the master bedroom. Couple that with the buzzy, central location and you’re all set.

10 Preston Road, Wimbledon, £5.5m

town and country property: 10 Preston Road, Wimbledon, £5.5m
10 Preston Road, Wimbledon, £5.5m

This vast modern six-bedroom property sits next to Wimbledon Common, and offers an indoor pool (with sauna), wine cellar and outdoor kitchen for those perfect summer evenings. The integrated garage is fitted with a charger for your electric vehicle.


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