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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Recommended

Why are energy prices going up so much?
Energy

Why are energy prices going up so much?

UK energy prices are going through the roof, with electricity the most expensive in Europe and gas at its highest for 13 years. Saloni Sardana explain…
16 Sep 2021
What really causes inflation? Here’s what prices since 1970 tell us
Inflation

What really causes inflation? Here’s what prices since 1970 tell us

As UK inflation hits 3.2%, Dominic Frisby compares the cost of living 50 years ago with that of today, and explains how debt drives prices higher.
15 Sep 2021
Should you defer your pension and stay in work?
Pensions

Should you defer your pension and stay in work?

The pros and cons of deferring your pension and staying in employment beyond 66 are finely balanced.
15 Sep 2021
I wish I knew what a marginal tax rate was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what a marginal tax rate was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

Your marginal tax rate is simply the tax rate you pay on each extra pound of income you earn. Here's how that works.
14 Sep 2021

Most Popular

Should investors be worried about stagflation?
US Economy

Should investors be worried about stagflation?

The latest US employment data has raised the ugly spectre of “stagflation” – weak growth and high inflation. John Stepek looks at what’s going on and …
6 Sep 2021
Two shipping funds to buy for steady income
Investment trusts

Two shipping funds to buy for steady income

Returns from owning ships are volatile, but these two investment trusts are trying to make the sector less risky.
7 Sep 2021
How you can profit from the power of the grey pound
Share tips

How you can profit from the power of the grey pound

Higher life expectancy and surging asset prices have proved a boon for the baby-boomer generation, which has accumulated vast wealth. Younger generati…
10 Sep 2021