Properties for sale with swimming pools
From a 19th-century former rectory with a salt-water pool in Devon to a Georgian manor with a swimming pond in County Durham, eight of the best properties on the market with swimming pools.
The Grange, Cobham, Surrey. A Regency country house with gardens that have a range of recreational facilities including a swimming pool, tennis/basketball courts, a boules ground and croquet lawn. 7 beds, 4 baths, 4 receps, paddocks, 15 acres. £5.5m UK Sotheby’s International Realty 01932-860537.
The Old Rectory, Chulmleigh, Devon. A 19th-century former rectory with a salt-water swimming pool and summer room. 9 beds, 8 baths, dressing room, 2 receps, wine cellar, barn with 2 ensuite beds, yoga studio, office, gym, croquet lawn, tennis court, 5.4 acres. £2m Knight Frank 01392-848824.
The Manor House, The Green, Hurworth, Darlington, County Durham. A large Georgian manor with mature gardens that include a large natural swimming pond. The house has reception rooms with high ceilings, shuttered sash windows, period fireplaces and a large orangery that overlooks the pond. 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, snooker room, 2-bed annexe, courtyard, tennis court. £1.4m Strutt & Parker 01423-706771.
Court Farm, Hedgerley, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. A Grade II-listed property dating from 1771, with a classic Georgian facade. It has large gardens and grounds that include a period barn conversion, a summer house and a swimming pool. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, study, games room, utility, 2nd kitchen, garage, sun room, 2-bed barn conversion, stables, pool house, 3.59 acres. £4.75m Savills 01494-731957.
Castle of Park, Cornhill, Banff, Aberdeenshire. A Grade A-listed, 16th-century castle with later additions, situated close to the coast. The large grounds include a swimming pool with a glass roof. Reputed to have once housed King Robert the Bruce, the property has a wealth of period features including a great hall with medieval painted ceiling. 8 beds, 9 baths, 3 receps, billiard room, library, chapel, 2-bed flat, walled garden, paddocks, 35.67 acres. £1.5m+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9608.
Little Nineveh, Benenden, Kent. A country house with medieval origins surrounded by formal gardens which include a pool. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, converted granary with stores and garage, games room, gym, paddocks, woodland, 22 acres. £3.5m Jackston-Stops 01580-720000.
Hervey’s Cottage, Northampton. A Grade II-listed stone house dating from around 1650. The mature gardens include an outdoor heated pool and a vegetable plot. The house has flagstone and wood floors, period fireplaces, beamed ceilings and a kitchen with a separate breakfast area that opens onto the veranda. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, snug, cloakrooms, utility, 1-bed annexe, 0.58 acres. £975,000 Fine & Country 01604-309030.
Hill Farm, Boconnoc, Lostwithiel, Cornwall. This early 1800s farm conversion is set on the edge of the historic Boconnoc Estate in southeast Cornwall. It has been completely renovated and the interiors combine period features with contemporary finishes, including bi-fold doors that lead onto the pool. 4 beds, 3 baths, recep, barn, home cinema, stables, workshop/laundry, pasture, wooded steams, 20 acres. £2.5m Jonathan Cunliffe 01326-617447.