Eight of the best properties for sale with libraries

from a Grade I-listed Georgian mansion with an octagonal library in Newcastle upon Tyne, to a 1930s Tudor-style Arts & Crafts house in East Sussex, eight of the best properties for sale with libraries

Milbourne Hall, Milbourne, Newcastle upon Tyne

Milbourne Hall, Milbourne, Newcastle upon Tyne

Milbourne Hall, Milbourne, Newcastle upon Tyne. A Grade I-listed Georgian mansion dating from 1807 set in 24 acres of grounds. It has oval rooms and an octagonal library with glass-fronted bookshelves and an open fireplace. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, 4-bed apartment, 3 carriage houses, stables, gardens. £3.95m Strutt & Parker 01670 516123.

Mossknowe House, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway

Mossknowe House, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway

Mossknowe House, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway. A Grade A-listed 1760s Georgian house set in 42 acres of grounds. It has marble fireplaces and a library with fitted shelves and views towards the Solway Firth. 9 beds, 8 baths, 4 receps, gun room, gym, stables, woodland. £2m+ Finest Properties 01434 622234.

Yew Corner, The Broadway, Laleham, Staines, Surrey

Mossknowe House, Kirkpatrick Fleming, Lockerbie, Dumfries & Galloway

Yew Corner, The Broadway, Laleham, Staines, Surrey. An extended and modernised Grade II-listed 19th-century house set in large gardens that include a heated swimming pool. It has a large kitchen and family room in the modern extension and a substantial library with floor-to-ceiling shelves, ornate plaster work, wood panelling and a central cupola. 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, music room, study. £2.15m Knight Frank 01932 548001.

Tudor Cottage, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire

Tudor Cottage, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire

Tudor Cottage, Warfield, Bracknell, Berkshire. This Grade II-listed cottage is thought to have been Henry VIII’s woodcutter’s cottage. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, a beamed inglenook fireplace in the library and a recently fitted kitchen with French doors that lead onto the gardens.3 beds, 2 baths, dressing room, 2 receps, conservatory, dining/breakfast room, double garage. £1.25m Savills 01753 834600.

St Joseph’s Hall, Storrington, Pulborough, West Sussex

St Joseph’s Hall, Storrington, Pulborough, West Sussex

St Joseph’s Hall, Storrington, Pulborough, West Sussex. A Grade II-listed Arts & Crafts house set in large grounds with views across the South Downs. It has oak floorboards, brick and tiled fireplaces, leaded-light windows with stone surrounds and a library with built-in oak bookshelves. 8 beds, 8 baths, 4 receps, kitchen, breakfast room, domestic offices, indoor-pool complex, 2 cottages, workshops, formal gardens, vineyard, 15.5 acres. £5.95m Hamptons, 01403 290283.

Roedean Crescent, Roedean, East Sussex

Roedean Crescent, Roedean, East Sussex. A 1930s Tudor-style Arts & Crafts house with sea views. It has beamed ceilings, exposed brickwork, leaded-light windows and a small library with an open fireplace. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, dining room, outdoor pool, gardens. £2.5m+ Winkworth 01273 772175.

The Coach House, Swythamley Hall, Ruction Spencer, Macclesfield

The Coach House, Swythamley Hall, Rushton Spencer, Macclesfield. A Grade II-listed coach house with a private courtyard set in the 120-acre Swythamley Estate in the Peak District National Park. It is set around four wings and has a library with fitted bookshelves and an open fireplace with a carved wooden surround. 6 beds, 6 baths, 4 receps, 2 kitchens, morning room, garden room, sun room, garden. £1.5m+ Jackson-Stops 01625 540340.

Ulcombe Place, Ulcombe, Maidstone, Kent

Ulcombe Place, Ulcombe, Maidstone, Kent. A renovated, Grade II-listed house set in landscaped gardens with far-reaching views across the Weald of Kent. It has high ceilings, open fireplaces and a library with full-height fitted bookshelves and an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 7 beds, 5 baths, recep, kitchen/dining room, study, 1-bed annexe, cellar with wine store, greenhouse, swimming pool, pool house, gardens, 4.5 acres. £3m Strutt & Parker 01227 473700.

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