5th April, 2017

Grand Designs: Top 10 most unusual homes for sale

If you are looking for something different this spring, we have found the most unusual, quirky and unique homes for sale at home and abroad. You will find everything from church conversions to castles.


1. The Dome, Westerham, Kent, £1,500,000


This architect designed four bedroom dome property is definitely a home for those looking for something unique and stylish. It has an open plan interior, three reception rooms and a beautiful swimming pool.


2. The Old Magistrates Court, Royston, Hertfordshire, £800,000


The Old Magistrates Court is steeped in history, originally constructed in 1883 as part of Roystons Police Station and Sergeants House including a court room and cells. The property has three converted cells, four reception rooms and excellent commuter links.


3. Norman House, Hayton, Near Brampton, £595,000


Norman House is a charming, detached late Georgian residence with five bedrooms, located in the picturesque village of Hayton, near Brampton. This unique property is Grade II Listed and retains many of the original features, including its own tower.


4. Palace, Estoril, Cascais, €7,500,000


Quinta de Manique is a unique 17th and 18th century estate in the beautiful suburbs west of Lisbon, adjoining Cascais. It consists of a 3,200 m² palace and annexes, including a chapel and elaborate landscape architecture.


5. Chalet Maria Pia, Cascais, Portugal, €17,000,000


This historic Manor House Chalet Rainha Maria Pia, sits in 8000sqm and has incredible views of the Bay of Cascais, the Tagus and beyond and is south-facing. The main house ‘The Chalet’ is in good structural condition and has a lift to all floors and has been partially restored


6. The Coach House ,Hanbury, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, £875,000


The Coach House is a rare opportunity to own a piece of Worcestershires history as it was originally built circa 1870 by the Vernon family of Hanbury Hall. It is now a four bedroom family home with a separate garage with workshop and bedroom accommodation.

7. Hobbemma House, Dyrham, Near Bath £1,025,000


A charming period seventeenth century country house in the desirable village of Dyrham. The property offers two reception rooms, kitchen, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, separate detached self contained studio, parking and gardens.


8. Comporta, Portugal €1,275,000


The 200sqm Casa Grande comprises three suites, a 20sqm bedroom and a 60sqm open plan with kitchen, dining room and living room. The Cabin is a two bedroom 124sqm property with kitchen. Herdade da Comporta, located south of Lisbon on the Alentejo coast, is one of the largest agricultural estates in Portugal with an area of over 12,500 hectares. It is an ecological area with its forests, the sea breeze, and abundant sunshine.


9. Green House, Estrela, Lisbon, €1,575,000


This unique house is surrounded by a natural garden. It is comprised of four floors. It has parking for two cars, a lift and a terrace and swimming pool.


10. Castellet Country Estate, Broadacres, South Africa, ZAR 3,995,000


This unique double-storey home is in a class of its own. Set in an exclusive estate this home has been designed very highest standards.The triple volume ceilings and doors, off shutter concrete ceilings and facebrick feature walls give this space a modern, industrial feel.



For more properties like this please visit: https://www.fineandcountry.com/uk/





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