Houses for sale with separate home offices

This week: houses with separate home offices – from a Grade II-listed estate with an office suite in County Durham, to a converted former warehouse in Kent.

This week: houses with separate home offices from a Grade II-listed estate with an office suite in Barnard Castle, County Durham, to a converted former warehouse in Ashburton, Kent.


Thorpe Hall, Barnard Castle, County Durham. This Grade II-listed estate was once a 13th-century peel tower, with a Georgian frontage added in the 1740s. It comes with an office suite with a meeting room and kitchen. 12 beds, 12 baths, 6 receps, 5 cottages, 84 acres. £6m Savills 01904-617821.

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Thatch End, Little Leighs, Essex. A 17th-century, Grade II-listed, thatched house with a 1-bed annexe and a separate office surrounded by landscaped gardens. It has exposed beams and studwork, and open fireplaces. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, gardens, 2 acres. £850,000 Zoe Napier 01621-840333.


Sunwillow Farm, Childrey, Wantage, Oxfordshire. This updated 1950s house comes with an oak-framed barn used as an office and a detached indoor pool with a gym. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, open-plan kitchen, stable block, mange paddocks, gardens, 11 acres. £2.35m Fine & Country 01865-953244.


Old Rectory Cottages, Farmington, Gloucestershire. This updated, 17th-century cottage is one of several Cotswold cottages set around a village green with a 300-year-old sycamore tree. It has vaulted ceilings, an inglenook fireplace, oak floors and a large kitchen and dining room with an Aga. It comes with an outbuilding with a garage and workshop on the ground floor and a studio and office above. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, greenhouse, gardens. £1.1m Knight Frank 01451-600610.


Manor House, Thorpe by Water, Oakham, Rutland. A refurbished, Grade II-listed, 16th-century manor house with a range of outbuildings, including an oak-framed garage with a separate office with glazed elevations overlooking the gardens. It has a biomass heating system and open fireplaces. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, double garage, woodstore, walled gardens and grounds. £1.30m Strutt & Parker 01858-438723.


Fir Cottage, Headley Down, Hampshire. This renovated, stone-built house is situated just outside a village. The house dates from the 1800s and was once a bakery. It has a handmade kitchen with underfloor heating, a large wood-burning stove, oak floors and a separate barn that is used as a studio and home office. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, gardens, 0.16 acres. £775,000 Knight Frank 01428-770560.


Broadmeadow House, Bures St Mary, Suffolk. A Regency-style house with panoramic views across the Stour Valley and a two-storey garage currently used as offices, which are fully equipped and come with a kitchenette and cloakroom. The house has sash windows, open fireplaces, a staircase with carved mahogany rails and a library with full-height fitted book-shelves. 7 beds, 3 receps, library, conservatory, breakfast kitchen, gardens, 0.6 acres. £1.25m Jackson-Stops 01473-218218.


Station Yard, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, Devon. This converted former warehouse in the centre of Ashburton is currently arranged with the ground floor let out to two separate businesses, one an office and the other a yoga studio. There is also a meeting room and a four-bedroom flat on the first floor. 4 beds, 2 baths, open-plan living area/kitchen, garden, nine private parking spaces. £660,000 Strutt & Parker 01392-229406.



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