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Best Grade I and II properties

Nine historic listed homes for sale in the UK

1

The East Wing, Llanerchydol Hall, Llanerchydol, Welshpool

The East Wing, Llanerchydol Hall, Llanerchydol, Welshpool, Powys

Powys: £825,000 

The main part of a fine Grade II* Gothic Revival mansion, with a wealth of period features, in a Repton-designed park with lovely views. Llanerchydol was the seat of David Pugh, a wealthy tea trader who built the house in 1776 after the original house was destroyed by fire. Main suite, six further beds, three family baths, family shower, kitchen/breakfast room, double recep, one further recep, study, pantry, hall, cellars. 

2

Ponden Hall, Stanbury, Keighley

Ponden Hall, Stanbury, Keighley

West Yorkshire: £1m 

This Grade II* house dating back to 1541 has a connection to the Brontë family, and is widely accepted as the inspiration for the interiors of Wuthering Heights and Wildfell Hall. Eight beds, five baths (three en suite), kitchen/breakfast room, double recep, two-suite annexe, utility, cellar, gardens, four acres, panoramic views. 

3

Linton House, Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridge

Linton House, Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire: £875,000 

A historic Grade II village house, dating from around 1542, with a separate outbuilding with first-floor studio. Main suite, three further beds, family bath, kitchen with Aga and adjacent garden/breakfast room, large main recep with two fireplaces (one of which has a woodburning stove), two further beamed receps, utility, cellar, parking, garage with studio, gardens, terrace.

4

Elm Cottage, Hartfield

Elm Cottage, Hartfield

East Sussex: £475,000 

A Grade II early 19th century house, full of period charm, in the heart of Hartfield. Three beds, family bath, shower, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, two receps, study, walled garden, garage, parking. 

5

Hanwell House, Long Melford, Sudbury

Hanwell House, Long Melford, Sudbury, Suffolk

Suffolk: £375,000 

A Grade II Georgian house in the centre of the village, with a blue plaque on the facade dedicated to former owner Admiral William Hanwell, who died at the house in 1830. Three beds, family bath, two WCs, kitchen, two receps, utility, office/cellar, brick outhouse, courtyard garden.

6

North Lodge, Admiralty Road, Teddington, Richmond TW11

North Lodge, Admiralty Road, Teddington, Richmond TW11, London

London: £595,000 

A first-floor apartment in this Grade II period property in a small gated development, with allocated off-street parking. North Lodge is situated off Queen’s Road, close to Bushy Park and Teddington mainline station and the High Street. Main suite, one further double bed, family bath, kitchen/double recep, landscaped communal drive with security gates and entry phone.

7

Whitfield Place, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland

Whitfield Place, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, County Durham

County Durham: £595,000 

This Grade II* house, steeped in history and extensively restored and updated by the current owners, was noted by Pevsner. Main bed, three further beds, family bath, shower, open-plan kitchen/recep, one further recep, larder, snug, attic, garden room, south-facing garden, terrace, greenhouse. 

8

The Old Rectory, Llandyssil, Montgomery

The Old Rectory, Llandyssil, Montgomery, Powys

Powys: £850,000 

A Grade II Regency rectory with a spacious annexe, gardens and lovely views over the Welsh Marches, close to the Shropshire border. Built in 1814, the house retains fine architectural detail and deep sash windows framing the impressive views. Main bed, five further beds, two baths, kitchen, three receps, hall, study, office, laundry, cloakroom, two-bed annexe, parking, outbuilding, gardens. 

9

Port East Apartments, Canary Wharf E14

Port East Apartments, Canary Wharf E14, London

London: £565,000

A 653 sq ft studio flat in this fantastic Grade I-listed former sugar warehouse conversion, which boasts beamed ceilings and exposed brickwork throughout. One suite, one further shower room, open-plan kitchen/recep, private balcony, concierge, secure parking. 

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