Eight of the best properties for sale with summer houses
From a large family house in Wandsworth to a 17th-century property in Northamptonshire, with summer house and outdoor swimming pool, eight of the best properties for sale with summer houses
The Old Rectory, Foulsham, Norfolk. A period property with a Georgian centre flanked by Victorian extensions and a large, unconverted barn and Victorian-style glass house in the gardens. It has sash windows with shutters and open fireplaces. 8 beds, 4 baths, 4 receps, breakfast kitchen, outbuildings, 1.86 acres.£2.795m Jackson-Stops 01328-801333.
The Moat, Benenden, Cranbrook, Kent. A Grade II-listed, 15th-century house in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The landscaped gardens include a moat, a lake, a summer house and a gazebo. It has wall and ceiling timbers and leaded-light windows. 8 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, outbuildings, 21.63 acres. £3.75m Hamptons 01892 640316.
Pipewell Hall, Pipewell, Northamptonshire. This Grade II-listed house dates from 1675 and is built from limestone that came from a nearby Cistercian abbey. It is situated in 40 acres of parkland, which includes a large timber summer house beside a covered outdoor swimming pool. 9 beds, 8 baths, 3 receps, study, library, open-plan kitchen, 3-bed cottage, 2-bed cottage, 2-bed gate lodge, stable block, lake. £3.5m+ Fine & Country 01780-750200.
Crouch Street, Banbury, Oxfordshire. A Grade II-listed, 1840s property with a Gothic-style exterior and gardens that include an attached summer house with a roof-top bar and a ground floor that is used as an office. The main house has open fireplaces and a fitted kitchen that leads onto a conservatory. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, cinema room, orangery/garden room, double garage, 0.16 acres. £900,000 Knight Frank 01865-264879.
East Grange, Ottery, St Mary, Devon. A major portion of a former vicarage built in the 1850s on the edge of a village. The house is surrounded by mature gardens, which include an outdoor pool, a kitchen garden, a winter garden and a detached, brick-built summer house that is used as a home office. It has wood beams, wood-panelled walls, period fireplaces and a contemporary kitchen and bathroom. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, 1.5 acres. £1.175m Humberts 01404-42456.
Low House, Priors Marston, Southam, Warwickshire. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century house with later additions in mature gardens that include a two-storey, one-bedroom coach house and a brick summer house. 6 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garden room. £1.2m Strutt & Parker 01295-273592.
Routh Road, Wandsworth, London SW18. A semi-detached, six-bedroom property with a south-east facing garden that has direct access to Wandsworth Common. The garden includes a summer house. The main house has open fireplaces, wood floors, a drawing room with French doors and a guest bedroom with a roof terrace. 6 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, cellar. £4m Knight Frank 020-8682 7768.
The Glass House, Benover, Maidstone, Kent. A sympathetically restored, Grade II-listed property dating from 1603 with 1.5 acres of landscaped gardens, which include several paved areas and a summer house that is ideal for al-fresco entertaining. It retains its original exposed wall and ceiling timbers, leaded-light windows and open fireplaces. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage with 1-bed apartment, workshop with games room. £1.895m Savills 01732-789706.