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 the best properties with annexes for sale now.

Cantray House, Croy, Inverness. This renovated Palladian house was built in 1926. It has a self-contained, one-bedroom flat on the top floor and a panelled reception hall. 5 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, breakfast room, gardens, stables, outbuildings, 0.5 km of salmon fishing on the River Nairn, 9.8 acres. £1.3m+ Strutt & Parker 01463-719171.

Park Farm, Slinfold, West Sussex. A 15th-century farmhouse with later additions set in 32 acres of its own parkland, which include a three-bedroom, converted barn with a vaulted sitting room. The house has exposed wall and ceiling timbers and an inglenook fireplace. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps. £2.5m Hamptons International 01403-29028.

Pear Tree Cottage, West Buckland, Devon. A Grade II-listed, thatched cottage with a separate one-bedroom annexe set in landscaped gardens within walking distance of Bantham beach. The house has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a garden room with a curved glass wall and bi-folding doors leading onto a terrace. 3 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, 1.18 acres. £1.15m Marchand Petit 01548-857588.

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Sheen Lane, London SW14. A large, refurbished family house in the Parkside area of East Sheen, close to Richmond Park. It comes with an architect-designed, one-bedroom annexe in the garden with access to Richmond Park Road. The house has a period fireplace and a contemporary kitchen leading on to a conservatory. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, utility/cloakroom. £2.25m Marsh & Parsons 020-8878 2828.

Westgate House, Westgate, Co Durham. A restored, four-storey, 1870s property in the Wear valley. The house comes with a one-bedroom annexe, a riverside terrace and fishing rights on the river. It has stained-glass windows, period fireplaces, a drawing room with a bay window with wooden shutters and a window seat, and a kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, original greenhouse, range of outbuildings, gardens. £675,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.

The Old Granary, West Chiltington, Pulborough, West Sussex. A converted Victorian granary overlooking the surrounding fields. It has a large kitchen with an Aga and a four-bedroom annexe opening onto a courtyard with a swimming pool. 5 beds, 3 beds, recep, gardens, 0.9 acres. £1.65m Fine & Country 01903-790 490.

The Old Vicarage, Claines, Worcester. A large Victorian house dating from 1856 surrounded by mature gardens that include a self-contained, two-bedroom annexe above a garage with a dual-aspect sitting room and its own separate entrance. The house has open fireplaces and sash windows with shutters. 5 beds, 2 baths, 4 receps, breakfast kitchen, cellar/home office, double garage, workshop, 0.97 acres. £995,000 Knight Frank 01905-723438.

The Nest, Moreton Eye, Leominster, Herefordshire. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century house with a detached annexe with double doors in the living room opening onto a paved seating area. The house has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, open fireplaces, a conservatory and gardens that have been part of the National Garden Scheme for 15 years. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, range of modern and traditional outbuildings, 1 acre. £850,000+ Samuel Wood & Co 01584-875207.