Properties for sale with unusual outbuildings
From a Victorian house in Northumberland with a double-turreted tree house in the gardens, to a Georgian-style house in Surrey, with a Palladian-pillared folly, eight of the best properties for sale with unusual outbuildings.
Springfield House, Corbridge, Northumberland. A renovated Victorian house with a tree house in the garden with double turrets linked by a wooden bridge. 6 beds, 7 baths, 2 dressing rooms, recep, open-plan kitchen, cinema room, gym, wine cellar, tennis court, zip-wire, 2.8 acres. Price on application. Finest Properties 01434-622234.
Crowhurst Place, Crowhurst, Lingfield, Surrey. A Grade I-listed, moated manor house dating from 1423 with 17th-century additions. The grounds include a Grade II-listed dovecote that continues to house birds and two Grade II-listed gate lodges. 10 beds, 10 baths, great hall, woodland, 153 acres. £6m+ Knight Frank 01732-744460.
Burles Lodge, Dippenhall, Farnham, Surrey. A Georgian-style house built between 1937 and 1963 by local architect Harold Falkner, reflecting his eccentric personality. The garden includes a folly with Palladian-style pillars next to a circular sun terrace and a two-bedroom former stable block. The house has marble fireplaces and sash windows with shutters. 4 beds, 2 baths, 4 receps, 0.57 acres. £1.795m Hamptons International 01252-216574.
The Limes, Tinwell Stamford, Lincolnshire. A Grade II-listed Georgian house with later additions and a three-bedroom cottage set in walled gardens that include a folly in the south-east corner. The house retains its open fireplaces, shuttered sash windows and has a farmhouse-style kitchen overlooking the gardens. 8 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, garden, 0.7 acres. £1.395m Strutt & Parker 01858-438723.
High Beeches, Bownham, Brimscombe, Stroud, Gloucestershire. This Georgian house on the edge of Minchinhampton Common is surrounded by cottage gardens with meandering paths linking the outbuildings, which include a circular well house, a two-storey unconverted cottage and a former coach house with a studio and an office. 5 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, tennis court, paddocks, 1.73 acres. £2.25m Hamptons International 01453-270176.
Clontarf, Cossington, Leicestershire. This house was built in 2003 in a village conservation area and comes with gardens that include a brick folly with a broken arch. It has wood floors, open fireplaces and a newly fitted kitchen. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, garden room, 0.25 acres. £995,000 Fine & Country 01509-891398.
The Grange, West Charleton, Kingsbridge, Devon. A 16th-century house with Georgian additions and grounds that include six luxury holiday cottages and a converted folly with a kitchen, bar, drop-down cinema screen and communal space for up to 30 guests. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, 1-bed cottage, two 2-bed cottages, three 3-bed cottages, indoor pool, gardens, grounds, playing field, outdoor playground, 9 acres. £3m Savills 01548-800462.
Crockham House, Westerham, Kent. A Grade II-listed, 15th-century country house with later additions. The gardens were designed by Octavia Hill, who co-founded the National Trust, and include a one-bedroom Oast House and a coach house with two flats above the garage. The house retains its original exposed beams, wood floors and 17th-century panelling. 7 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, 1-bed annexe, pasture, woodland, 20 acres. £3.5m Knight Frank 01732-744460.