Properties for commuters

From a former mill on the River Thames with connections to Paddington, to a 16th-century farmhouse in West Sussex with direct links to Victoria and London Bridge.


Brook Cottage, Weald, Sevenoaks, Kent. A Grade II-listed house surrounded by woodland and gardens. It is within five miles of two stations providing half-hour rail connections to London. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, 2-bed former stables, gardens, 1.9 acres. £1.49m Jackson-Stops & Staff 01732-740600.


Farthynge Cottage, Newington, Wallingford, Oxfordshire. A Grade II-listed cottage with good connections to London by rail and road. It has beamed ceilings, inglenook fireplaces and gardens with an artist's studio. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, 0.25 acres. £850,000 Knight Frank 01865-790077.

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Holt Farm, Hook, Hampshire. A Grade II-listed house in a semi-rural location with good links to London. It has a farmhouse kitchen with an Aga. 7 beds, 6 baths, 3 receps, study, cellar, period barn with planning permission to convert into guest accomodation, gardens, pool, tennis court, 1.8 acres. £1.25m Savills 01252-729000.


June Farm, Reigate, Surrey. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century house set around a walled courtyard. It is within easy reach of London. 8 beds, 7 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, 1-bed flat, outbuildings, greenhouse, equestrian facilities, swimming pool, tennis court, 24.7 acres. £6m Strutt & Parker 01483-306565.


Manor Farmhouse, Woodstock, Oxfordshire. A Grade II-listed house dating from the late 13th century. It is within easy reach of London and Oxford. 6 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, cellar, stone barn, outbuildings, gardens. £1.75m Knight Frank 01865-790077.


Monxton Mill, Monxton, Hampshire. A Grade II-listed, 1770s mill house surrounded by landscaped gardens. It is close to Andover station, which has direct links to Waterloo. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, walled garden, mill pond, fishing rights, 3.5 acres. £1.55m Savills 01264-774903.


The Mill, Whitchurch on Thames, South Oxfordshire. A renovated former mill on the River Thames close to Pangbourne and less than an hour from London Paddington by train. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, river frontage, 1.2 acres. £3.5m Strutt & Parker 0118-984 5757.


Theobalds Farm, Burgess Hill, West Sussex. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century farmhouse. It is within a mile of Wivelsfield train station, which has direct connections to Victoria and London Bridge train stations. 7 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, former stable, gardens, 1.5 acres. £1.495m Savills 01444-446000.



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