This week: houses with kitchen gardens from a 17th-century house in Warwickshire to a Grade II-listed property in Canterbury with gardens designed by an RHS Chelsea medal winner.
Dernford Hall, Sweffling, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed house with the River Alde running through the grounds and a walled kitchen garden with a greenhouse. 7 beds, 4 baths, 4 receps, conservatory, indoor pool complex, 1-bed barn, outbuildings, 26 acres. £1.95m Jackson-Stops 01473-218218.
Elizabeth Island, Georgetown, Exuma, Bahamas. This 4-bedroom house is set in 38 acres of grounds on Elizabeth Island and comes with six beaches, a two-acre harbour, and a private marina with a boat ramp. The grounds include a citrus grove and vegetable area with a screened house for growing vegetables sheltered from the elements. 4 baths, 3,940 sq ft interior. $14m Damianos Sotheby's International Realty +1 242 424 9699.
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Lambert House, Airton, North Yorkshire. An 1860s, stone-built house overlooking the Yorkshire Dales National Park, set in cottage gardens that include a kitchen garden with raised vegetable beds bordered by dry stone walls. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, garden room, garage. £629,500 Hunters 01756-700544.
Quince Corner, Combrook, Warwickshire. This Grade II-listed, 17th-century property has recently been modernised and includes a newly thatched roof. It is set in large landscaped gardens that run down to a brook and includes a fenced area of land that is ideal for a vegetable garden. It has wood and flagstone floors, open fireplaces and beamed ceilings. 4 beds, bath, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage, cellar, studio, 0.69 acres. £795,000 Savills 01295-228010.
Shepherd's Fold, Wadhurst, East Sussex. A period property created from converted stables in a semi-rural location with views over open countryside. It has an orangery leading onto a courtyard and well-stocked gardens that include a sheltered kitchen garden with raised vegetable beds and a greenhouse. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, library, detached double garage with an office above, tennis court, 1.35 acres. £1.95m Sotheby's International Realty 01932-860537.
The Causey, Cranleigh, Surrey. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century village house with later additions. The Gertrude Jekyll-style gardens include a vegetable garden with a greenhouse and a walled courtyard with a well. 5 beds, 4 baths, 4 receps, kitchen. £1.35m Strutt & Parker 01483-306565.
The Forge, Henley Hill, Henley, Haslemere, Surrey. This house is set on the edge of a village in open countryside. It was created from the original working forge and adjoining 17th-century workers' cottages and retains its original oak beams and inglenook fireplaces. The grounds include a summer house and a kitchen garden. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, separate home office, gym, garage, 1.184 acres. £1.35m Knight Frank 01428-770560.
Watergate House, Fordwich, Canterbury, Kent. This Grade II-listed house was owned by St Augustine's Abbey in Saxon times and rebuilt in 1560. The gardens have been designed by an RHS Chelsea medal winner and include a vegetable garden, a secret garden, and two water meadows. They are bordered by a river and have two water gates. 7 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, library, studio, greenhouse, 1.4 acres. £2.5m Strutt & Parker 01227-473720.
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