Properties of the week: houses with separate home offices
Featuring stunning summerhouses, timber outbuildings and large studio barns
Ivory House, Northney, Hayling Island
Fully redesigned in 2016, this contemporary cubist home is in a unique position, offering stunning sea and countryside views. Also includes a detached building housing two well-appointed offices, joined via a kitchenette area and cloakroom with shower, ideal for home working. 3 suites, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, hall, 3 receps, family room, utility, roof terrace, outbuildings, garage, garden, terrace.
Horton Vicarage, Leek
Built in 1753 for John Wedgewood of the famous pottery family, this old vicarage has a sizeable home office above the garage with boardroom (the former Sunday School room), fibre broadband, woodburner and air-con. 6 beds, 4 baths (3 en suite), kitchen, 4 receps, laundry, courtyard, cellars, WC, garage, terrace, garden.
Lockey House, Langford
Built in 1719, this Grade II house has a perfect garden home office/summerhouse with views over the field. 6 beds, 3 baths (1 en suite), kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, boot room, cloakroom, study, 2-bed cottage, garage, garden, 0.3 acres.
Whaplode House, Spalding
A Georgian Grade II former farmhouse, with a large studio barn and office with attached workshop. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, study/bed 5, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, utility, cellar, garden.
The Old Rectory, Beeston
A moated Grade II Georgian house (circa 1780), with a self-contained 1-bed cottage and home office, in secluded grounds of 1.23 acres. Main suite with dressing room, 5 further beds, 2 further baths, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, hall, snug, wine room, utility, terrace, outdoor kitchen, greenhouse, kitchen garden.
Cockgate Gowrie, Wigton
On the fringe of the Lake District National Park, this Grade II Georgian home with a separate office building has outstanding views to Skiddaw, one of the highest English peaks. Main bed, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, dining room, garage with WC, large deck, pretty garden, detached wood-clad home office; grounds of around 1 acre.
Stokes House, Shipston on Stour
A Grade II town house in the heart of this market town, with a timber outbuilding used as a professional home office with phone lines, electricity and broadband. Main suite with dressing room, 3 further suites, 1 further bed, study/landing, kitchen/breakfast room, 4 receps, laundry, boot room, WC, walled garden.
St. James’s Drive, Wandsworth SW17
This stylish town house with far-reaching views across Wandsworth Common also has an 82ft west-facing garden with a studio/home office to the rear. Covering in excess of 2,380sq ft and set over four floors, the house is set back from the road with off-street parking. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, shower, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 further receps, utility, 1st floor double recep, study overlooking the garden, garden store.
18 Grantchester Road, Trumpington, Cambridge
A detached Grade II house in a Conservation Area, with a separate home office and double garage. Main bed, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, 1 further recep, study, utility, cloakroom, boot room, covered courtyard, front and rear garden.