Properties for sale with dovecotes

From a Grade II-listed manor with views over the Dee estuary to a Hampshire farmhouse with medieval origins, eight of the best properties for sale with dovecotes.

This week: properties with dovecotes from a Grade II-listed manor with views over the Dee estuary to a Hampshire farmhouse with medieval origins.


May Hill House, May Hill, Gloucestershire. An 18th-century house with a range of outbuildings, including a vaulted stone barn with two dovecotes on the outside wall. 5 beds, 4 baths, 1 recep, open-plan kitchen, wood-burning stoves, 1-bed annexe, 1-bed cottage, 1.4 acres. £1.37m Knight Frank 01242-246959.


Gayton Hall, Gayton, near Heswall, Wirral. A restored, Grade II-listed manor with views over the Dee estuary and gardens that include a series of ponds and an octagonal dovecote with a date stone of 1663. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, study, gym with sauna, stables, 5.7 acres. £3.95m Savills 01244-323232.


Pigeon House Farm, Hatherden, Hampshire. A Grade II-listed farmhouse with a medieval core and Georgian additions. It is set in 3.2 acres of gardens that include a circular, flint-built pigeon house. The house has period fireplaces, beamed ceilings, a living room with an inglenook fireplace, a wood-burning stove and a country kitchen with an Aga. 5 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, cellar, garage, paddock. £1.75m Strutt & Parker 01635-521707.


Morley Farm, Northiam, Rye, East Sussex. A Grade II-listed, 15th-century house with a Georgian faade and gardens that include a traditional wooden dovecote on a post. 6 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, study, converted barn, 1-bed cottage, 16 acres. £1.795m Phillips & Stubbs 01797-227338.


Home Farm, Drinkstone, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century former farmhouse with a Grade II-listed, two-storey dovecote within its grounds. The house has a double-aspect breakfast kitchen with an Aga and central island, and a vaulted garden room. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, cart lodge with a one-bed annexe, swimming pool, 1-bed pool house with a kitchen and office, paddock, 3.6 acres. £1.695m Strutt & Parker 01473-220444.


Ashcroft House Estate, Bagpath, Gloucestershire. This Grade II-listed, 17th-century house with Georgian additions is in need of modernisation. It is set in landscaped gardens that include a dovecote with a two-storey central tower. 8 beds, 4 baths, 5 receps, breakfast kitchen, 2-bed flat, 2-bed annexe, three 3-bed cottages, tennis court, 102 acres. Available in three lots. £3.5m Knight Frank 01285-659771.


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The Dovecot, Comberton, Cambridgeshire. A converted, Grade II-listed dovecote with a separate annexe and a garage that includes a studio. The house has a fitted kitchen, a dining room with a cast-iron fireplace and French doors that lead onto the garden. 2 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, 0.2 acres. £525,000 Cheffins 01223-214214.


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Clarghyll Hall, Alston, Cumbria. This restored, Grade II-listed property has a partially built estate manager's house and is set in 8.8 acres of walled gardens in the North Pennines, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house has a great hall, a formal dining room with an Oriel window and a large stone fireplace. The gardens include a stone terrace, an ornamental pond and an unusual stone dovecote. 9 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, kitchen. £1.25m Savills 01200-411046.



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