Properties with libraries

From a Robert Adam mansion on a Highland estate in Inverness-shire, to a Victorian villa in Clapham Common, London.

The Old Rectory, Lavenham, Suffolk
The Old Rectory, Lavenham, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed Georgian rectory in a medieval village. It has period fireplaces and a library with built-in bookshelves. 8 beds, 7 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, breakfast kitchen with Aga, laundry, second kitchen, cellar, summer house, landscaped gardens, 2 acres. £1.9m Carter Jonas 01787-882881.
Chapel Court, East Looe, Cornwall
Chapel Court, East Looe, Cornwall. A large apartment in a chapel conversion on the hill overlooking East Looe harbour with a library with built-in shelves. The flat has been used as a bookshop since 1974 and includes a book gallery and display cabinets. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep, office, garden. £450,000+ Bradleys 01503-264888.
Morley Hall, Wareside, Ware, Hertfordshire
Morley Hall, Wareside, Ware, Hertfordshire. A restored Grade II-listed Palladian-style house in a hilltop position overlooking a moated island. It has wood floors, fireplaces and a library with white oak floor and handbuilt bookshelves. 4 baths, 8 beds, 2 receps, cinema, conservatory, outbuildings with games room, traditional barn, stables, swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, 5-bed cottage, 29.8 acres. £7.95m Strutt & Parker 01727-840285.
Howsham Hall, North Yorkshire
Howsham Hall, North Yorkshire. A restored Grade I-listed hall situated in a secluded valley. It has a grand entrance hall, fireplaces and a library with panelled walls. 14 beds, 7 baths, 5 main receps, leisure wing, wine cellars, formal lawns, fishing rights on the River Derwent, 83.5 acres. £5m Savills 01904-617800.
Highroyd, Northgate, Honley, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Highroyd, Northgate, Honley, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. The southwest wing of an 18th-century Grade II-listed mansion remodelled in the 19th century in an Art Deco style. It has a dining hall with vaulted ceiling and marble floor and a small library. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, garden. £650,000 Jackson-Stops & Staff 01904-625033.
Heath View, Clapham Common West Side, London SW4
Heath View, Clapham Common West Side, London SW4. A detached Victorian villa with a 137ft west-facing landscaped garden. It has wood-block floors, open fireplaces and a library with built-in shelves. 6 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, kitchen/family room, cinema, gym, 2-bed annexe, garage, lift, terraces. £12.5m Savills 020-3428 2222.
Clobb Copse, Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, Hampshire
Clobb Copse, Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu, Hampshire. A refurbished 1930s house on the Beaulieu River. It has timber framing, oak floors, exposed beams, a vaulted entertaining room and a library with fitted bookshelves. 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, pool, 1-bed cottage, 2-bed house, summer house with gym, 30-metre river jetty, 36.6 acres. £15.25m Paul Jackson 01590-674411.
Balavil Estate, Inverness-shire, Scotland
Balavil Estate, Inverness-shire, Scotland. A Highland estate with a Robert Adam mansion rebuilt in 1903 after a fire. 18 beds, 14 baths, 4 receps, library, 8 estate houses and cottages producing £28,920 annual rent, grouse shooting, deer stalking, 2.7 miles of salmon fishing on the River Spey, hill farm, forestry, 6,846 acres. £7m+ Strutt & Parker 01463-719171.

 

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