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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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, 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. 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.