Properties for sale with outdoor dining terraces
From a former mill house in West Sussex with an Italian-style courtyard for summer entertaining, to a converted watermill in North Yorkshire with a gazebo and an adjoining terrace, eight of the best properties for sale with outdoor dining terraces
Addisford, Dolton, Devon. A refurbished and extended Grade II-listed, 17th-century cottage with bifold doors in the kitchen leading onto a dining terrace. The cottage is set in 11 acres of gardens and water meadows and has beamed ceilings and large open fireplaces. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps garden studio. £1.75m Knight Frank 01392-848824.
Horton Vicarage, Leek, Staffordshire. A Grade II-listed house built in 1753 for John Wedgwood of the famous pottery firm. It retains its original sash windows, marble fireplaces and exposed brickwork and has a garden room with floor-to-ceiling glass doors opening onto a terrace. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps. £1.295m Savills 01952-239 500.
Barton Orchard, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire. A refurbished, Grade II-listed, late 17th-century house in an elevated position with views across Bradford-on-Avon. It has exposed Bath stone walls, flagstone floors, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a landscaped garden that includes a raised terrace with a glass balustrade, which is ideal for outdoor dining. 4 beds, 2 baths, kitchen, 3 receps. £1m. Hamptons 01225-312244.
The Vineyard, Richmond, London TW10. A Grade II-listed Queen Anne house with Regency additions set in a private walled garden with a dedicated seating area that is ideal for outdoor dining. The house has open fireplaces, a panelled drawing room and a former ballroom with oak flooring and floor-to-ceiling sash windows that overlook the garden. 3 beds, 2 beds, 4 receps, open-plan breakfast kitchen, two-bed annexe, off-street parking. £4.25m Inigo 020-3687 3071.
Howkeld Mill, Welburn Park, Kirkbymoorside, North Yorkshire. A converted, Grade II-listed Victorian watermill with mature gardens that include a timber gazebo with an adjoining stone-flagged terrace. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, dining kitchen, outbuildings, tennis court. £850,000 Humberts 01904-611828.
Breach Manor, Claverdon, Warwickshire. A Grade II-listed manor house surrounded by grounds that include a landscaped garden, a paddock, meadows and a fishing lake. The house has beamed ceilings, flagstone and oak floors, leaded-light windows, large inglenook fireplaces, a wood-burning stove and a country kitchen with an Aga. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, stables, 8.84 acres. £1.35m Fine & Country 01926-455950.
Langley House, Upton, Cambridgeshire. This house was built in 2009 in a style that blends Dutch Gabled and New England architecture. It has far-reaching views over open countryside and French doors to the rear opening onto landscaped gardens that are laid out to include areas for al-fresco dining. The kitchen/family room includes a double-height section overlooked from a gallery above. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps. £1.75m Fine & Country 01780-750200.
Cut Mill House, Bosham, Chichester, West Sussex. This house dates in part to the reign of Henry VII and was a working mill until the late 1920s, when it was extended and renovated in an Arts & Crafts style. It retains many original features and has a garden room overlooking an Italian-style courtyard with a fountain, which is perfect for summer entertaining, and grounds that include the original mill pond. 5 beds, 6 baths, 2 receps, study, conservatory, 1.52 acres. £2.895m Strutt & Parker 01243-832600.