From an 18th-century house in Gloucestershire with an established arboretum to a cottage in a wooded valley in Devon.
Congrove Cottage, Upton Cheyney, Gloucestershire. An 18th-century house with 19th-century additions in a private location overlooking a secluded valley. The grounds include Congrove Arboretum, with 3,000 specimen trees. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, detached 2-storey studio, 3-bed cottage, traditional stone outbuildings, stables, 64.9 acres. £1.85m Knight Frank 01225-325999.
Eller How House, Lindale, Grange-over-Sands. A Regency villa in a secluded location with wooded grounds that include an ornamental lake and a ruined folly. 5 beds, bath, 2 receps, west wing with 3 beds, 3 baths, recep, outbuildings, 12 acres. £1.45m Carter Jonas 01539-722592.
Goodwins Farm, Peasenhall, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed farmhouse surrounded by woodland with tracts of open meadows, ponds and paddocks. 4 beds, bath, 2 receps, traditional Suffolk timber-framed barn, stores, gardens, 53 acres. £1.25m Bedfords 01728-454505.
Goulters Mill, near Nettleton, Chippenham, Wiltshire. A restored former mill house mentioned in the Domesday Book. The gardens border a stream and have stone foot bridges and woodland walks. 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, conservatory, separate studio flat, 25 acres. £1.65m Knight Frank 01285-659771.
Halsdon Mill, Dolton, Near Winkleigh, Devon. A late 17th-or early 18th-century Grade II-listed cottage in a wooded valley. It is surrounded by gardens and 34 acres of broadleaved and coniferous woodland. 3 beds, bath, recep, dining kitchen, pasture, 46.6 acres. £450,000 Strutt & Parker 01392-215631.
The Poston House Estate, Vowchurch, Hereford, Herefordshire. A 1780s, Grade II-listed house overlooking the Golden Valley with views of the Black Mountains. It has a range of secondary accomodation ideal for holiday lets. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, 3-bed lodge, 4-bed cottage, 1-bed flat, indoor pool, woodland, 223.5 acres. £3.5m Carter Jonas 01635-263010.
The Toll House, Ellerton, Shropshire. A Grade II-listed sandstone former toll house in a picturesque setting near the hamlet of Ellerton. The toll house has planning permission to create a 6,000 sq ft residential dwelling that incorporates the original building. Woodland, lake, 4 acres. £299,950 Savills 01952-239500.
Torridon House Estate, Achnasheen, Wester Ross, Scotland. An 1870s house surrounded by woods on the shores of Upper Loch Torridon beneath the Beinn Alligin mountains. 17 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, library, study, flat, 800m of loch frontage, waterfall, salmon and sea trout fishing, 54 acres. £1.25m+ Smiths Gore 0131-344 0880.
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