Properties with outside dining areas

From a clifftop Edwardian house with views of the Salcombe Estuary in Devon to a Grade II-listed, 15th-century hall house currently used as a B&B near Taunton, Somerset, eight of the best properties with outside dining areas on the market now.

Bar Lodge, Sharpitor, Salcombe, Devon. A clifftop Edwardian house with views of the Salcombe Estuary and a range of balconies and terraces overlooking the landscaped gardens, ideal for outdoor dining. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, additional kitchen and recep, private beach. £2m Savills 01548-800462.

Maison de la Falaise, Village du Putron, St Peter Port, Guernsey. A contemporary clifftop property with views of the neighbouring islands of Herm and Sark. The elevated terraces are ideal for outdoor dining. 6 beds, 6 baths, 3 receps, wine cellar, summer house. £17.75m Savills 01481-713463.

The Hollies, Stocksfield, Northumberland. A modern mansion built in 2008, featuring full-height windows, high-quality fixtures and fittings – including low-energy lighting and underfloor heating – and a raised upper dining terrace with a barbecue area. 6 beds, 5 baths, 4 receps, kitchen/family room, studio apartment, triple garage, parking, roof terrace, gardens. £1.55m Finest Properties 01434-622234.

Sydenhurst, Chiddingfold, Surrey. A modern, Palladian-style mansion set in 30 acres of landscaped gardens with a large lake and a range of terraces, including a summer pavilion and an outdoor kitchen with a dining area and raised fire pit. 9 en-suite beds, 2 receps, open-plan kitchen/living area, library, wine cellar, bowling alley, cinema, indoor and outdoor pools, 2 cottages, tennis court, 30.35 acres. £30m Knight Frank 020-7861 1065.

Haymes, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed, Georgian house with countryside views and landscaped gardens that include a dining terrace with a built-in pizza oven. The kitchen includes a dining area with a log burner and double doors that open onto a courtyard. 6 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen/family room, gym with hot tub, steam room, cinema, garaging, outbuildings, gardens, grounds, 42.67 acres. £4.85m Knight Frank 01242-246 959.

Linton Cottage, Lund House Green, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. A cottage with large established gardens that include a stone-built barbecue area with a pizza oven. 5 beds, 3 baths, 4 receps, kitchen/living room, triple car garage with studio/office above, gardens. £850,000 Strutt & Parker 01423-706771.

Duck Cottage, Ailsworth, Peterborough. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century cottage set in mature gardens that feature a paved terrace with a barbecue area and a pizza oven. The cottage has an inglenook fireplace with a log-burning stove and a large, fitted country-style kitchen with a range cooker. 3 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, garage, office/studio, storage loft, parking, gardens, 0.25 acres. £600,000 Norton Rickett 01780-782999.

Langaller Manor House, Langaller, Taunton, Somerset. A Grade II-listed, 15th-century hall house with large landscaped gardens that include a summer terrace with outdoor lighting and a substantial oval pavilion, ideal for summer dining. The house is currently run as a bed and breakfast and has beamed ceilings, an oak staircase and inglenook fireplaces with wood-burning stoves. 7 beds, 4 baths, 6 receps, detached 3-bed coach house, 2.26 acres. £1.1m Strutt & Parker 01392-229405.

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