Top 10 country estates

Top 10 country estates

Are you looking for a property that is away from the hustle and bustle of city life? Do you want quieter surroundings? We have found 10 properties that are set in beautiful landscapes, in the heart of the countryside.


1. Le Thoronet, Provence, France, €1,990,000


Situated in an extraordinarily beautiful river setting on six acres of parkland, this is a nature lovers paradise. The two houses can be lived in as one family home or separately, offering seven bedrooms, numerous indoor and outdoor entertainment areas. Wonderful tropical gardens surround the house as well as a swimming pool area. These lead onto open parkland and down to the river, which is bordered by woodland of towering silver birch and aspen. Heron, kingfisher, terrapins, cormorant and wild duck are all a common sight in the area.

2. Langthorpe Road, New Ellerby, £1,100,000


Set in the gentle rolling landscape of Holderness, this Grade II listed residence, stands in a manageable 29 acres with a useful range of well-kept brick built outbuildings. This beautiful country residence which could create a minimum of fifteen stables for those with equestrian interests. This fine Georgian house offers over 4000 sq feet of accommodation with five extremely generous bedrooms most enjoying outstanding views while enjoying the delightful formal gardens.

3. Agester Lodge, Canterbury, £1,200,000


The stunning Agester Lodge offers everything you could wish for in the ultimate rural and yet accessible family home. Surrounded by over five acres of land, three paddocks, a new stable block and woodland, this impressive property will excite you from the moment the electronic gates open and you see the house at the end of a sweeping drive.

4. Barley Bank, Higher Tatham, £1,500,000


A countryside retreat, perfect for a growing family or a couple who want to move to the countryside. Barley Bank is an 18th century stone built farmhouse in the heart of the parish of Tatham. There are a host of facilities with a combination of manicured lawns, vegetable plots, woodland areas, campfire spots, patios, stone built stores and follies that finally stretch out into an approximate 20 acres of adjoining agricultural land.

5. Mounton Road, Chepstow, £1,100,000


Well presented with spacious rooms, Mounton Road stands within fine mature gardens and enjoys magnificent open views over adjacent open fields to the River Severn, including both bridges and Somerset. There is a grand portico entrance to the magnificent Reception Hall and Light floods into the Hall from both the leaded light window to the side of the entrance door and from a glazed cupola over the galleried landing. 

6. Perry Lane, Wingham, Canterbury, £1,350,000


This beautiful five-bedroom country house is believed to have been built around 1680 and you can still feel the atmosphere of this bygone era. The property offers a well-proportioned and stunning reception room inglenook fireplace, oak floor and principal staircase. 

7. Tábua, Norte, €1,200,000


Surrounded by woodlands, Tabua is a living paradise within the ecological zone. There is access to a private river and beach which is only 500 metres away. There is a large Entrance hall and a living room that plays host to a granite fireplace and Norwegian log stove.

8. Cromwell Lane, Coventry, £950,000


A Grade II listed Georgian home located to the west of Coventry, it is the perfect home for any family. The property also has three reception rooms, four bathrooms and beautiful landscaped gardens that lead onto nearby fields.

9. Great House Farm, Chepstow, £1,000,000


Dating back to the 15th century, Great House Farm was once a Welsh Longhouse which has benefited from further extensions. Set amidst the lush and verdant countryside of Monmouthshire, the property stands at the end of a private driveway in a small enclave in an elevated position commanding stunning views of the local countryside and over Wentwood. 

10. Fransche Hoek Estate. Franschhoek, ZAR38,500,000


This gorgeous property has been designed to capture the best features of an old Cape Dutch farmstead whilst also presenting a contemporary home for modern-day living. The primary residence offers multiple reception rooms for entertaining. This includes a formal lounge and dining room, an enormous eat-in country kitchen with a 12 seater dining table and a large separate scullery. A large undercover veranda runs the length of the reception areas and leads out to the swimming pool, garden and views of the mountains beyond. 


15th Feb 2017

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