20 Of Our Favourite Country Houses On The Market Now

20 Of Our Favourite Country Houses On The Market Now

England is home to some of the most beautiful country homes in the UK. Whether you are looking for a rural country home, a second home to escape to in the country, or a full-scale relocation out of London, discover some of our favourite country homes for sale in the UK on the market right now.

While many interior lovers dream of buying a run-down or derelict house in the country to completely renovate, it might not be for everyone. And let's face it, listed properties encompass a lot of red-tape and planning consents can be tricky if you have no experience in this area. So, we've scoured all the estate agents listings and Rightmove to share with you our picks of the most divine country estates available now.

1. Chippenham, Wiltshire £5,000,000

Church Road Luckington Chippenham Wiltshire SN14 luxury country homes for sale in UK country estate houses

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This elaborate Grade II Listed 11th Century dwelling house in Luckington Village, Wiltshire has original Tudor features and also includes five additional dwellings and farm buildings, and sits inside a fenced area with permanent pasture and woodland. It also overlooks the River Avon.

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2. Charlcombe Manor, Bath £3,500,000

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Dating from the late 17th Century, this rare and historic property in Bath has rolling gardens and is believed to be the only Jacobean house of its kind in Bath.

Glorious original features are seen throughout the property, in what could be the most iconic country estate available now.

3. Mount Farm, Chipping Norton £3,500,000

Mount Farm, Kingham, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 country homes for sale uk

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Homes in Chipping Norton, Cotswolds are usually snapped up fast. Mount Farm is gorgeous Cotswold stone home on the borders of the North Cotswolds most desirable village. Situated in a large plot with generous outbuilding, with already granted consent to convert and link to the main house, it could be an architect or renovators dream project.

4. Crossdale Street, Norfolk £2,375,000

Crossdale Street, Northrepps, Norfolk knight frank country houses for sale uk

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Manor Farm is a substantial and impressive period farmhouse of brick and flint construction, sitting under a part thatched, part tiled roof, for that ultimate rural home. The property benefiting from a complete refurbishment from it's current owners, is full of light and offers generous family sized-accommodation. It's period and character features include sash windows, exposed beams and brickwork, with original fireplaces and some of the properties' original flooring.

 5. Heacham £2,250,000

Heacham the windmill luxury country estates substantial homes for sale

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The Windmill is a one-of-a-kind property tucked away in substantial gardens of private land. With it's imposing water tower, to impressive front porch and landscaped gardens, the estate agents Sowerbys describe the property as a unique dwelling in which more can be achieved than in a traditional house. 

6. Roughton Hall, Norfolk £1,950,000

Felbrigg Road, Roughton, Norfolk country estate 2 million

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Roughton Hall, a Victorian country house, has been completely restored, modernised and extended by its' current owners. The property itself is not listed, and has been completed renovated to a very high standard. 

7. Northcliffe Drive, Totteridge £6,000,000

Northcliffe Drive, Totteridge, N20 Hampton exclusive executive country homes london for sale

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This executive home on Northcliffe Drive, one of London's most exclusive neighbourhoods in Barnet, is nothing short of spectacular.

From it's impressive entrance, featuring curved bay windows accompanied by Juliet balcony, the property has everything you could possibly want in a substantial family home. With three reception rooms, study and well-designed kitchen diner including Gaggenau appliances, along with a gym room and shower, and pool house with shower and facilities. This property is a rare find.

 8. Holland Villas, Holland Park £37,500,000

Holland Villas Road, Holland Park, London, W14 executive millionaire mansions london for sale uk

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If you thought it wasn't possible to have a country estate in London, think again. Holland Park Villas nestled on Holland Park Road in London's elite W14 postcode is on the market. Millionaire's row, Holland Park, is famed for it's growing celebrity residents including Sir Richard Branson, The Beckhams, Elton John, Robbie Williams. Jimmie Page and Simon Cowell.

This handsome double-fronted detached Victorian villa sits behind a gated carriage driveway at the front of the property, for the ultimate privacy.

9. Croyde, Devon £10,000,000

Croyde, Braunton, Devon, EX33 luxury coastal home millionaires houses

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Chesil Cliff, one of the UK's most exclusive waterfront properties sits in the spectacular coastal regions in Croyde, Devon.

Selling with the rare opportunity to design your own finish to this fabulous coastal property, this immense property sits within 3 acres of private land, including a private beach cove and foreshore, with incredible panoramic sea views over Saunton Sands and Croyde Beach.

10. Crabadon Manor, Devon £5,350,000 

Halwell, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 Crabadon Manor Knight Frank country homes for sale

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Crabadon Manor is an exclusive medieval manor house set within a secluded wooded valley of approximately 140 acres. It features two cottages, historic barns and a selection of outbuildings, and is available as a whole or in five lots, offering an ideal investment opportunity to any experienced property developer.

11. Brimptsmead Estate, Devon £4,950,000

Brimptsmead Estate Dartmeet, Princetown, Yelverton, Devon

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Brimptsmead Estate is a substantial French Chateau styled property sitting within the Dartmoor National Park. To enter the property, you must go via a discreet gate leading to a long private driveway that sweeps round to the property's entrance. With expansive views across the moor, the estate is not listed and is of an impressive arts and crafts architectural style with beautifully rendered stonework and unique stone mullion windows that offer pools of natural light and allow for superb views from the property's main rooms.The house is built from pink granite with a clay tiled roof, with an impressive and unique turret on the south west corner. You won't be short of views in any room either.

12. Bishops Court Devon £4,500,000

Bishops Court Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX5 luxury country estate

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Bishops Court, once a country palace of the bishops of Exeter, was remodelled in the 1860's by William White, an architect famed for his Gothic Revival style.

Today the house remains largely unchanged and is considered to be one of White's most important domestic buildings.

With White's gothic detailing evident at every turn, the property promises tall ceilings with floors of natural light that pours in through tall, gothic arched windows. The interiors are decorated with period features including fine carved stonework, detailed joinery and beautiful tiles and stencilling.

13. Core House, Devon £3,300,000 

Core House Burscombe Lane, Sidford, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10

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Core House is a late Georgian country home in a prime location in Burscombe Lane, Sidmouth, Devon. Believed to be built around 1810, the property offers unrivalled views over the Sid Valley and has undergone a complete renovation by the current owners. What an entrance - with sash windows and a grand front doorway, inside, the property does not disappoint. Its' period features and eco status, with a ground source heat pump, solar panels and under floor heating on both floors, offers exceptional planning for all seasons.

14. East Road, Weybridge £12,950,000

East Road, St George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 knight frank

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Set within 1 acre of an exclusive Weybridge neighbourhood, this prime executive property boasts over 14,000 square feet developed over three floors, along with a golf course, perfect for all sport enthusiasts.

15. St George's Hill, Weybridge £9,999,950

Warreners Lane, St George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13

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This luxury modern mansion built in 2010, is situated within exclusive private estate of St George’s Hill. Featuring south west facing landscaped gardens, the property has been built to an exceptional standard by the current owners. 

16. Charters, Weybridge £6,950,000

Charters South Ridge, St George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13

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Situated on South Ridge, again in the exclusive private estate of St George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, this 7 bedroom premium home offers a grand space for entertaining. With 2.25 acres to play with, the property backs onto St George's Hill golf course, offering serene views of the luscious landscaped gardens and surroundings.

17. South Road, St George's Hill, Weybridge £6,750,000

South Road, St George's Hill, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13

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This executive home has been designed and specified by Consero London. A stunning entertaining space, including Bulthaup kitchen and breakfast/family room with luxurious Gaggenau appliances. The property comprises of 5 bedrooms with luxury en suite bathrooms, triple garage and an 8 metre swimming pool with purification. There is also staff accommodation which can be accessed/closed off from the main house with separate staircases. 

18. Kingswood House, Weybridge £6,500,000

kingswood house Linden Road, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13

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 19. Coombe Ridings, KT2 £10,500,000

Coombe Ridings KT2 exclusive coombe estate kingston executive homes

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20. Telegraph Cottage, Kingston £9,995,000

Telegraph Cottage, Warren Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

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We hope you enjoyed reading about our favourite selection of country estates currently available to buy.