Properties for sale with good connections to London

From a house with Elizabethan origins situated in over 78 acres of grounds in West Sussex, to a contemporary conversion of two grain silos in Berkshire, eight of the best properties for sale with good connections to London

Stubwood Granary, Hungerford, Berkshire.

Stubwood Granary, Hungerford, Berkshire.

Stubwood Granary, Hungerford, Berkshire. Two converted grain silos with a bespoke curved kitchen, a steel-and-glass winding staircase and a modern-style wood-burning stove. The house is two miles from Hungerford, which has direct trains to London Paddington. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps. £1.95m Knight Frank 01488-688539.

Coggeshall Hall, Kelvedon, Colchester, Essex.

Coggeshall Hall, Kelvedon, Colchester, Essex.

Coggeshall Hall, Kelvedon, Colchester, Essex. A Grade II-listed house in 12 acres of gardens bordered by the River Blackwater and close to Kelvedon station, which has direct services to Liverpool Street in under an hour. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers and an open fireplace. 7 beds, 3 baths, 4 receps. £2.95m Strutt & Parker 1245-254618.

Great Offley House, Offley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Great Offley House, Offley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Great Offley House, Offley, Hitchin, Hertfordshire. A Grade II-listed house in Great Offley, just 3.5 miles from Hitchin, which has frequent trains to London St Pancras and Kings Cross that take around 33 minutes. The house has wood floors, elegant fireplaces and a large breakfast kitchen with an Aga. 8 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, study, conservatory, 2-bed cottage, heated outdoor pool, gardens, 2.73 acres. £2.6m Strutt & Parker 020-7318 5025.

Greenways, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire.

Greenways, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire.

Greenways, Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire. Three 16th-century cottages have been combined to form this thatched house, which sits on the edge of the Chiltern Escarpment, with direct rail links to London in around 43 minutes. It has beamed ceilings, an inglenook fireplace, a contemporary orangery and a separate one-bedroom annexe that opens onto a patio. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, gardens, 0.3 acres. £1.5m Hamptons 01494-355341.

The Pagoda House, Winchester, Hampshire.

The Pagoda House, Winchester, Hampshire.

The Pagoda House, Winchester, Hampshire. A restored, Grade II-listed house built in 1848 for the mayor of Southampton in the centre of Winchester, which has direct trains to London Waterloo in 60 minutes. It has sash windows, an elegant drawing room with a balcony, period fireplaces, landscaped gardens and a courtyard with a water feature. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, music room, orangery, study, summerhouse, 0.67 acres. £2.95m Savills 01962-841842.

The Manor House, Thurning, Northamptonshire.

The Manor House, Thurning, Northamptonshire.

The Manor House, Thurning, Northamptonshire. A 15th-century stone cottage in landscaped gardens with a stone smithy and a heated outdoor pool close to Huntingdon, which has direct rail links to Kings Cross. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, swimming pool, paddock, 10.7 acres. £1.2m Woodford & Co 01832-274732.

Court Lodge, Church Path, Deal, Kent.

Court Lodge, Church Path, Deal, Kent.

Court Lodge, Church Path, Deal, Kent. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century house with later additions in a private location surrounded by large gardens. It is just a few minutes’ walk from the town centre, beach and train station, which has direct trains to London St Pancras. The house has beamed ceilings, sash windows, open fireplaces and a large kitchen with an Aga. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, separate studio/home office. £1.395m Bright & Bright 01304-374071.

Wineham Place, Henfield, West Sussex.

Wineham Place, Henfield, West Sussex.

Wineham Place, Henfield, West Sussex. A country house with Elizabethan origins and later additions in over 78 acres of grounds close to Hassocks and Haywards Heath, which have regular trains to London in under an hour. It has a galleried reception hall with wood panelling, flagstone floors and a central staircase, an inglenook fireplace and a large kitchen with an Aga. 9 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, swimming-pool complex, 2-bed flat, 2-bed lodge, pond, tennis court, 78.88 acres. £3.95m H.J. Burt 01903-879488.

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