Properties for sale close to woodland
From a waterside house in Cornwall accessible only on foot or by boat, to an Aberdeenshire hunting lodge with views of the Cairngorms National Park, eight of the best properties for sale close to woodland.
Armathwaite Place, Armathwaite, The Eden Valley, Carlisle. A Grade II-listed country house on the banks of the River Eden. It has mature woodland that extends up stream beyond a waterfall and large grounds that include a walled garden, a kitchen garden and a heated Victorian greenhouse. 7 beds, 5 baths, hall, 4 receps, kitchen, coach house, swimming pool, tennis court, parkland, paddocks, 34.52 acres. £1.8m Fine & Country 01768-869007.
Felin Gadeg Mill, Llansannan, near Denbigh, Wales. A 17th-century former water mill, now in need of some modernisation, on the banks of The River Aled, surrounded by woodland and open countryside. It has exposed beams and a terrace overlooking the river. 3 beds, 2 baths, dressing room, 2 receps, kitchen, drawing room with former water wheel, mill race and sluice, garden, 0.6 acres. £350,000 Jackson-Stops 01244-328361.
Garden Cottage, Elsfield, Oxford. A period village cottage with gardens adjoining Pennywell Wood. It has wood floors and a living room with French doors leading onto the garden. 4 beds, 2 baths, kitchen, 2 receps, 0.25 acres. Additional land available by separate negotiation. £800,000 John D Wood 01865-575351.
Ludbrook, Buckland Monachorum, Tavy Valley, Devon. A 13th-century house on a private woodland estate on the banks of the River Tavy, close to Dartmoor National Park, with native woodland and 0.5 miles of fishing rights. The house has period fireplaces and a farmhouse kitchen with flagstone floors and an Aga. 10 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, 4-bed holiday cottage, traditional barn and stabling, gardens, woodland and pasture, 67 acres. £1.75m Jackson-Stops 01392-214222.
The Old Sawmills, Golant, Fowey, Cornwall. A waterside property surrounded by woodland and accessible only on foot or by boat. It houses a recording studio and comes with a two-bedroom lodge and mooring rights on the Fowey Estuary. 7 beds, 4 baths, conservatory, 32.08 acres. £2.25m+ Strutt & Parker 01392-215631.
Tullich Lodge, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. A Grade B-listed Scots baronial Victorian lodge surrounded by mature woodland. The grand interiors include period fireplaces, an oak-panelled bar, a formal dining room with Indian mahogany wall panelling and a tower bedroom with a feature fireplace. 7 beds, 7 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, 3-bed cottage, four acres of gardens, 56 acres of woodland. £1.45m+ Savills 01224-971110.
Waterside, Brancepeth, Durham, County Durham. A contemporary property set in private woodland overlooking the Brancepeth Beck and its Grade II-listed bridge. It has floor-to-ceiling windows, limestone floors with underfloor heating, glass banisters and contemporary wood-burning stoves. 4 beds, 4 baths, recep, open-plan kitchen/living area, home office, gym, balconies, terraces, double garage, gardens, 0.5 acres. £895,000. Sanderson Young 0191-223 3500.
West Woodyates Manor, Salisbury, Dorset. A Grade II-listed property on a residential, farming, sporting and conservation estate, with newly planted woodland and 30 acres of ancient woodland. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, library, 11 cottages, stables, gardens, 970 acres. £18.5m Knight Frank 07795-238559.