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Best riverside properties for sale in England

From Norfolk to Northumberland, here’s a pick of what’s on the market

Owning a riverside residence is the dream for many house buyers. 

In spring and summer you can spend your days relaxing or picnicking by the water. And in autumn and winter you can enjoy the outdoor scenery from the comforts of your own home.    

Here we pick out some of the best English riverside properties on the market.

1

Orchard House, Farningham Mill, Farningham, Dartford

Orchard House, Farningham Mill, Farningham, Dartford

Kent: £1.395m

An impressive riverside residence converted from a historic Grade II Georgian mill at the heart of this picturesque village. The property has its own private riverside terrace as well as communal gardens with lovely views. Main suite, guest suite, two further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, three receptions, garden room, garage, gardens. 

2

Wagtail, Mill Row, Aylsham, Norwich

Wagtail, Mill Row, Aylsham, Norwich

Norfolk: £585,000

A fantastic conversion of a Grade II water mill, with substantial living space (more than 3,000sq.ft) set over four floors, and perched on the edge of River Bure, offering uninterrupted river views. The original mill workings are showcased in the character-filled building. Main suite, one further bed with dressing room, one further bed, family bath, kitchen, breakfast room, two receptions, reading room, communal garden, parking spaces. 

3

Riverside House, Alswear, South Molton

Riverside House, Alswear, South Molton

Devon: £625,000

A delightful detached period home in an idyllic position on the banks of the River Mole, with fishing rights and a detached two storey barn with development potential. Main suite, guest suite, two further beds, family bath, kitchen, two receptions, utility, garage, studio, private gardens. 

4

Dene House, Ovingham, Prudhoe

Dene House, Ovingham, Prudhoe

Northumberland: £695,000

A Victorian property by the River Tyne. Two beds with Jack & Jill en suite, two further beds, family bath, kitchen, two receptions, outbuildings; approximately five acres. 

5

Mill Barn, Bishopstrow, Warminster

Mill Barn, Bishopstrow, Warminster

Wiltshire: £975,000

A charming and spacious barn conversion set in lovely grounds with River Wylye frontage that extends to 0.7 of an acre. The property comes with riparian rights, including fishing. There is a detached studio/barn situated across a private courtyard with plenty of space that can be adapted in many ways. Main bed, three further beds, two family baths, kitchen, two receptions, outbuildings, terrace.

6

Bickleigh Cottage, Bickleigh, Tiverton

Bickleigh Cottage, Bickleigh, Tiverton

Devon: £700,000

A lovely Grade II thatched house, set in just over an acre on the bank of the River Exe, with a self-contained two-bed annex, a separate three-bed cottage and riverside gardens including 120 yards of single bank fishing rights. Main suite, two further suites, two further beds, family bath, kitchen, recep, study, snug, double garage.

7

Waterways, Charlton All Saints, Salisbury

Waterways, Charlton All Saints, Salisbury

Wiltshire: excess of £500,000

A detached Grade II cottage located in a peaceful and private position, surrounded by Longford Estate land and with a tributary of the River Avon passing just beyond the boundary fence. Main bed, two further beds, bath, family shower room, kitchen, reception with inglenook, study, garage, workshop, garden storage shed, gardens. 

8

Aspen, Canary Wharf, E14

Aspen, Canary Wharf, E14

London: from £554,000

With a selection of outstanding apartments boasting elegant living space, the Aspen (part of the Consort Place development), enjoys lovely views across the River Thames. The tall and distinctive addition to the London skyline was designed by the award-winning architects Pilbrow & Partners. Along with the accommodation units, there is also a hotel, bars, cafés and a restaurant. From £554,000 (a studio apartment) leasehold.

9

Apple Garth, Binham, Fakenham

Apple Garth, Binham, Fakenham, Norfork - Sowerbys

Norfolk: £975,000

An impressive property in grounds approaching 1.5 acres, with stream frontage in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Four beds, family bath, shower room, kitchen, two receptions, studio annex, one-bed annex, garage, workshop, gardens, insulated summer house.

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