Houses for sale with roof terraces

From a townhouse in Marylebone, to a converted Victorian water tower in Hertfordshire, eight of the best houses for sale with roof terraces.

This week: houses with roof terraces from a freehold period townhouse in the centre of London's Marylebone Village, to a converted Victorian water tower with a castellated roof terrace in Benington, Hertfordshire.


Bolebec House, London SW1X. A large penthouse apartment close to Sloane Street with a curved, architecturally designed staircase leading to a media room and gym that opens onto a roof terrace. 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, private parking, 24-hour security. £14.9m Knight Frank 020-7881 7722.


© Ed Shepherd Photography

Elysium, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. An award-winning, contemporary house on the slopes of the Cotswold escarpment in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is built from Cotswold stone and glass and is designed to be energy efficient. It has a floating oak staircase, a private courtyard garden with a water feature, and an elevated sun terrace. 3 beds, 3 baths, dressing room, 2 receps, dining/kitchen, study, gym, garage, gardens, 1.8 acres. £2.5m. Savills 01242-548000.


Daniel Herendi

Home House, Hemel Hempstead. An architect-designed house in gated grounds. The rectangular forms of the building create a series of courtyards and walkways, with a roof terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside. A separate building has been left unfinished internally and has space for three bedrooms. 4 beds, 4 baths, recep, library, kitchen/family room, gardens, 1.5 acres. £1.75m Strutt & Parker 01727-840285.



Wesley Street, London W1G. A freehold period townhouse in the centre of Marylebone Village, just a short walk from Mayfair, the West End and Regent's Park. The house retains its large sash windows, wood floors and open fireplaces, and comes with a large roof terrace, a second terrace, and a patio. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen/family room, 2 studies. £5.5m Savills 020-3527 0400.


The Old Tower, Benington, Hertfordshire. A converted Victorian water tower with a castellated roof terrace overlooking the surrounding area. It has washed brick walls, exposed beams and porthole windows. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, breakfast room, office, workshop, gardens, 0.7 acres. £1.5m Savills 01279-756800.


The Mill House, Waterhead, Kingswear, Devon. This renovated period property has been extended by the current owners and comes with a large roof terrace with far-reaching views over Waterhead Creek and Dartmouth. The contemporary, open-plan kitchen and dining room has a bespoke feature wall that opens onto a large, covered deck area with roof lanterns and glass balustrading. 6 beds, 3 baths, garage, balcony, roof terrace, garden. £1.25m Marchand Petit 01803-839190.


Ray Dowling Dowling Jones

Brandon House Penthouse, London SW6. A Manhattan loft-style apartment on the fourth and fifth floors of a converted warehouse, accessed by a private key-controlled lift. A glass atrium opens onto roof terraces with 360-degree views across London. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, sauna, garage. £2.89m Cluttons 020-7584 1771.


Langstone Towers, Havant, Hampshire. This period property is situated just 100 metres from the shoreline of Langstone Harbour and has a six-faceted turret and a roof terrace with sea views. It has a dual-aspect reception room with a feature fireplace, a spiral staircase and a decorative arched ceiling in the turret. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage. £699,000 Strutt & Parker 01243-832600.



Houses for sale

Properties for around £1m

From a 17th-century house overlooking Hampton Court and the royal gardens in East Molesey, Surrey, to an apartment in a converted warehouse in Wapping…
3 Jul 2020
Houses for sale

Houses for sale with kitchen gardens

From a 15th-century mill in Oxfordshire to a 17th-century farmhouse on a residential smallholding in Devon, eight of the best properties with producti…
26 Jun 2020
Houses for sale

Houses with home entertainment rooms

Fom an award-winning contemporary property with a 15-seat cinema in Warwickshire, to a neo-classical castle with a private bar in Longniddry, East Lot…
19 Jun 2020
Houses for sale

Properties with annexes

From a Palladian house with a self-contained, top-floor flat in Inverness, to a house with a garden annexe close to London’s Richmond Park, eight of t…
12 Jun 2020

Most Popular


House price crash: UK property prices are falling – so where next?

With UK property prices falling for the first time in eight years, are we about to see a house price crash? John Stepek looks at what’s behind the sli…
2 Jul 2020

The end of the bond bull market and the return of inflation

Central bank stimulus, surging post-lockdown demand and the end of the 40-year bond bull market. It all points to inflation, says John Stepek. Here’s …
30 Jun 2020

How can markets hit new record highs when the economy is in such a mess?

Despite the world being in the midst of a global pandemic, America's Nasdaq stock index just hit an all-time high. And it's not the only index on a bu…
3 Jul 2020