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Properties of the week: splendid farmhouses

Featuring equestrian facilities, acres of mature grounds and substantial barns

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Essex: OIEO £1.5m

Elms Hall, Colne Engaine

Elms Hall, Colne Engaine

An impressive Grade II country farmhouse, situated in a slightly elevated position overlooking the Colne Valley, and surrounded by farmland. The house dates back to 1607, has a pleasing Georgian facade and three gabled Victorian extensions, and comes with approximately 1.82 acres of mature grounds and a substantial “Essex Barn”. Main suite, 6 further beds, kitchen, dining room, 3 receps, laundry room, cellar, brick-built cart lodge, stables, barn, car port/parking. 

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Kent: £1m

Scragged Oak Farmhouse, Detling

Scragged Oak Farmhouse, Detling

A charming 17th century property with period details that include exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. Main suite, 4 further beds (1 en suite), 2 showers, kitchen, dining room, 3 receps, games room. 

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Herefordshire: OIEO £745,000

Balance Farm, Titley, Kington

Balance Farm, Titley, Kington

A handsome Grade II stone-built farmhouse. Main suite, 5 further beds (2 en suite), family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, coach house, parking. 

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Hampshire: IEO £925,000

Minty’s Farmhouse, Rockbourne, Fordingbridge

Minty’s Farmhouse, Rockbourne, Fordingbridge

This delightful 18th century Grade II farmhouse is situated in the Rockbourne Conservation Area, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 5 beds, family bath, shower, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, 2 receps, utility, westerly garden, greenhouse, shed, double parking. O

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Somerset: £1.575m

Hollytree Farmhouse, North Cadbury, Yeovil

Hollytree Farmhouse, North Cadbury, Yeovil

A former cider farm dating back to the 1700s, this is a pretty hamstone farmhouse, full of period charm and set in an acre of mature gardens including an orchard. Master suite, 4 further beds (1 en suite), kitchen, dining room, 3 receps. 

6

Cumbria: £725,000

Low Greendale

Low Greendale, Wasdale Head, Seascale

Nestled in the Lake District’s spectacular Wasdale Valley with the screes behind and the Wainwright fells of Buckbarrow and Middle Fell on the doorstep. Surrounded by 3 acres of grazing land, which are included in the sale. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, shower room, kitchen, dinning room, 4 receps. 

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Staffordshire: £1.2m

Stallbrook Hall, Derrington

Stallbrook Hall, Derrington

With a rich history dating back to the 14th century, this enchanting rural property is surrounded by mature gardens and a spring-fed lake. Main suite, 5 further beds (2 en suite), family bath, library, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, 2 receps, kitchen, garden, two paddocks; approx. 4 acres. 

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Cumbria: OIEO £1.1m

Claybottom Farm, Hesket Newmarket, Wigton

Claybottom Farm, Hesket Newmarket, Wigton

A beautiful 17th century longhouse in an idyllic fellside setting and full of period features. The property comes with equestrian facilities, 12 acres of land and boasts spectacular views of Caldbeck fell. Master suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen, dining room, 3 receps, loft, garden room, four paddocks, two timber stables, garden, pond. 

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Sutherland: OIEO £1.1m

Evelix Farmhouse, Dornoch

Evelix Farmhouse, Dornoch

A stylish and beautifully appointed house set in 11 tranquil acres. The property is located on the banks of the River Evelix and includes salmon and trout fishing. Main suite, 4 further beds (2 en suite), family shower room, kitchen/breakfast room, 4 receps, study, double garage.

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