From a late medieval cross-winged Wealden house in East Sussex, a 16th-century farmhouse near the Welsh border and a Jacobean mill in landscaped gardens in Somerset, eight of the best Grade II-listed properties for sale now.
Bathwick Hill, Bath. A Grade II-listed Georgian villa with views over National Trust land. It has a grand entrance hall with the original floor tiles and a stone staircase, a drawing room with large, curved bay windows overlooking the gardens, and open fireplaces. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, two-bed second-floor apartment, outdoor swimming pool, garden. £3.85m Savills 01225-474500.
Brickhouse Farm, Hulme Walfield. A Grade II-listed Georgian country house surrounded by landscaped gardens. It retains its original sash windows and open fireplaces and has a new, bespoke oak staircase. 6 beds, 4 baths, 5 receps, 3-bed barn conversion, 2-bed cottage, 21.7 acres. £4.25m Jackson-Stops 01625-540340.
Ladbroke Grove, London W11. A Grade II-listed family home on the market for the first time in over 55 years. The grand drawing room spans the width of the building and opens onto a conservatory overlooking the gardens. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, 2 studies, library. £6.95m Savills 020-7727 5750.
Newby Hall, Newby, Penrith, Cumbria. This Grade II-listed manor dates largely from the 16th and 17th centuries and has an east wing that includes the remains of a late medieval fortified tower. It has wood-panelled rooms, original fireplaces and two gate piers with stone pomegranates commemorating the reign of Charles II. 5 beds, 3 baths, great hall, recep, study, picture gallery, greenhouse, walled garden, paddock. £875,000 PFK 01768-862135.
Pavyotts Mill House, East Coker, Somerset. A Grade II-listed Jacobean mill dating from 1600, but with earlier origins. It is set in a peaceful location overlooking its own landscaped gardens and the surrounding countryside. It has stone-mullioned leaded-light windows, early stone and wood doorways with their original doors, and period fireplaces. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast room, summer house, pond, 0.5 acres. £750,000 Knight Frank 01935-812236.
Strawberry Hole, Northiam, East Sussex. A Grade II-listed, late medieval cross-winged Wealden house in an unspoilt location within half a mile of a popular village. It has brick and flagstone floors, exposed wall and ceiling beams, oak panelling, inglenook fireplaces and an oak staircase leading to a galleried landing. 6 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, double garage, gardens, pasture, 7 acres. £1.5m Phillips & Stubbs 01797-227338.
The Malthouse, Beach, near Bath. A Grade II-listed Georgian house dating from 1783 in a small hamlet five and a half miles from Bath. It has flagstone floors, beamed and lantern ceilings, a vaulted dining room and open fireplaces. The kitchen has hand-built cabinets and an Aga and links to a breakfast room with French doors leading onto a terrace. 5 beds, 4 baths, 1-bed annexe, underground garage, greenhouse, walled garden, 1.7 acres. £2.75m Strutt & Parker 020-7318 5190.
The Ruthlands, Rowlestone, Herefordshire. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century farmhouse in the countryside near the Welsh border. It has beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace. 4 beds, bath, conservatory, two-bed barn conversion, modern farm building, gardens, 20.5 acres £945,000 Knight Frank 01432-273087.
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