Properties with games rooms

This week: properties with games rooms – from a 17th-century house in Kington Magna, Dorset, to a maisonette occupying two floors of a Grade II-listed villa in London’s Holland Park.


Barnsdale House, Great Easton, Market Harborough, Leicestershire. This renovated, Grade II-listed country house dates from the early 1800s and is built of ashlar and coursed stone with a Welsh-slate roof. It has parquet floors, a bespoke kitchen that opens onto an orangery, and a games room with a built-in bar and an open fireplace. 5 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, 2 garages, gardens, grounds, 1.8 acres. £1.95m Strutt & Parker 01858-433123.


Cranham Hall, The Chase, Upminster, Essex. A Grade II-listed, late 16th-century mansion with a games room that occupies almost the entire second floor. The gardens include a lake and a 1-bedroom cabin. 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, study, flat, indoor pool complex, helipad, outbuildings, 8.4 acres. £4.25m Savills 01245-293233.

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Haymes, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed Georgian property with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside. It has a garden room with a glass sliding door leading onto a courtyard and a large games and cinema room with a contemporary glass-walled surround. 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, gym with hot tub and steam room, garaging, outbuildings, gardens, grounds, 42.67 acres. £4.85m Knight Frank 01242-246959.


Holland Park, London W11. A maisonette occupying two floors of a Grade II-listed villa in Holland Park. It has a 48ft double drawing room, a gym with a sauna, and a games room built beneath a large, private, south-facing landscaped garden. The spacious interiors include high ceilings, large shuttered sash windows and wood floors. 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen . £11.95m Carter Jonas 020-7371 1111.


Manor Farmhouse, Kington Magna, Dorset. A restored, Grade II-listed, 17th-century house with a range of outbuildings that include a stone barn with a games room. 5 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, library, breakfast kitchen, 2-bed cottage, swimming pool, tennis court, 8.26 acres. £2.25m Savills 01722-426880.


Poolhead, Cotebrook, Tarporley, Cheshire. A thatched, country house dating in part from the 16th-century. It has beamed ceilings, stone floors, and a games room and gym. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, 3.44 acres. £1.65m Jackson-Stops 01244-328361.


Villa, Saint Paul de Vence, Southeastern France. A renovated, Provenal-style villa set on a hill with views across open countryside. The villa has stone floors, an open-plan fitted kitchen, a dining room with a large open fireplace, a games room, spacious terraces, and landscaped gardens that include a heated swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. 6 beds, 5 baths, open-plan recep, billiard room, pool house with summer kitchen, gardens, grounds, 0.84 acres. £1.6m Home Hunts 020-8144 5501.


Steppingstone, Hill Road North, Helsby, Frodsham, Cheshire. A contemporary house in an elevated position overlooking the Cheshire Plain. A staircase leads below ground level to a leisure area that includes a sports bar with multiple TV screens, a games room, a gym, and an indoor pool with a steam room and hot tub. 6 beds, 5 baths, office, studio, library, apartment, courtyard, gardens, football pitch, 2 acres. £3.95m Strutt & Parker 01244-354872.



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