Houses with glass walls

This week: properties with glass walls – from a converted medieval barn in Canterbury to a house in Hertfordshire designed by Jørn Utzon, the architect of Sydney Opera House


The Manor Barn, Upper Harbledown, Canterbury, Kent. A converted medieval barn set in landscaped gardens designed by a Royal Horticultural Society award-winning team. The property retains its exposed and vaulted beams and has glass walls with views over a lake. 5 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, cinema room, office, 5 garages, summer house, 2 lakes, 2.8 acres. £2.85m Strutt & Parker 01227-451123.


Ahm House, Harpenden, Hertfordshire. A 1960s, Grade II-listed house designed by Jrn Utzon, the architect of Sydney Opera House. The living room has floor-to-ceiling glass walls overlooking the garden and concrete and timber detailing. 6 beds, dressing room, 3 baths, sauna, 2 receps. £3.5m The Modern House 020-3795 5920.

Subscribe to MoneyWeek

Become a smarter, better informed investor with MoneyWeek.

Naldrett House, Rudgwick, Horsham, West Sussex. A Grade II-listed country house with a Georgian-style faade. To the rear is a glass wall that opens onto a courtyard with a swimming pool. 7 beds, 6 baths, 3 receps, gym, gardens, tennis court, stables, 4 acres. £3.5m Strutt & Parker 01483-306565.


A contemporary barn in Ghent, New York, US. A contemporary barn in a rural setting with views of the Catskill Mountains. It has floor-to-ceiling glass walls, exposed beams, open-plan living areas and copper and glass exterior cladding. 3 beds, 4 baths, open-plan living area, 2 loft offices, gardens. $1.75m Halstead Property +1 518 828 0181.


Racton Road, London SW6. A property with a contemporary interior designed to include several glass skylights and a glass rear extension that leads on from the kitchen. The kitchen has solid oak floors and exposed brickwork. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, cellar, garden. £2.7m John D Wood 020-7731 1487.


Spring House, Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire. A house built in 2012 with a glass wall to the rear that has fully retractable sliding doors leading onto a large courtyard. 6 beds, 4 baths, dressing room, recep, study, housekeeper's en-suite bedroom, gardens. £2.75m Knight Frank 01442-861610.


Berry Street, London EC1. A penthouse designed by the Stirling Prize-winning architect David Chipperfield. The upper floor comprises a Miesian pavilion with glass walls divided into different zones that can be screened off with sliding walls. 3 beds, 2 baths, garage, off-street parking. £3.1m The Modern House 020-3795 5920.


The School House, Oakford, Tiverton, Devon. A converted schoolhouse with views over the Exe Valley. The property has a floor-to-ceiling glazed entrance that reaches up to a galleried walkway on the first floor. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, gardens, parking. £650,000 Savills 01392-455755.



Houses for sale

Houses for £800,000

This week: houses for around £800,000 – from a Victorian cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire, to a mew…
17 Jan 2020
Spending it

Houses for sale with home offices

From a 17th-century property in Newark, to a Victorian country house near Carlisle and a five-bedroom barn conversion in Bideford, eight of the best h…
10 Jan 2020
Houses for sale

Properties for sale in the sun

From an adobe home carved into the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to a Balinese-style house on Nassau and Paradi…
27 Dec 2019
Houses for sale

Houses with beautiful fireplaces

From a mansion designed by John Nash in Pembrokeshire, to a New York townhouse set above Manhattan’s East River, eight of the best houses with beautif…
20 Dec 2019

Most Popular


Want to make money in 2020? Gold and silver are looking like a good bet

If you want to make money from investing, says Dominic Frisby, it’s simple: find a bull market and go long. And in 2020 gold and silver are in a bull …
22 Jan 2020

Money Minute Wednesday 22 January: UK public borrowing

Today's Money Minute looks ahead to the latest on of the UK's public finances, with the Office for Budget Responsibility’s forecasts for borrowing thi…
22 Jan 2020

Money Minute Thursday 23 January: European interest rates

In today's Money Minute we look ahead to Christine Lagarde's second interest-rate-setting meeting at the European Central Bank.
23 Jan 2020
Share tips

India’s small and mid-cap stocks are set for big gains – here are three to buy now

Each week, a professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: David Cornell of the India Capital Growth Fund highlights three favou…
20 Jan 2020