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Escape to the Country: Discover Our Top Five Country Properties For Sale

Are you looking for a wisteria clad cottage in an idyllic countryside village? Desperate to dig your own kitchen garden or grow your own cutting garden? With working from home looking set to continue, country living is on the rise as many people look for a rural retreat to get back to nature and develop their green thumb. 

We’re taking inspiration from the chocolate box cottage featured in our latest advert to bring you the best country homes with gardens from our listings. As Britain’s biggest estate agent brand*, it was tough whittling the list down to just five!

5 Bedroom detached house in Crawley £1,250,000

Located just an hour away from London Victoria and London Bridge, this 5 bedroom property offers the best of both worlds. With enchanting herringbone brickwork and diamond leaded light windows, this striking house is bursting with period features. Set within grounds of approximately 1 acre, there’s an extensive lawn, mature trees and well cared for gardens.

3 bedroom character property in Brookhouse, Sheffield £650,000

This three bedroom character cottage situated in the rural village of Brookhouse has an outstanding rear garden that has been beautifully maintained. There’s a wealth of shrubs, planted hedges and beds perfect for a budding topiarist. Chelsea Flower Show here we come!

2 bedroom semi-detached house in Collingbourne Ducis, Marlborough £315,000

If you’re looking for a chocolate box, then look no further than this grade II listed thatched cottage in Collingbourne Ducis, Marlborough. The beautiful interiors are a blend of original features and modern fittings, with a delightful garden that would be perfect for novice gardeners.

3 Bedroom detached character cottage in Bromsgrove £550,000 

The Old House is a delightful period cottage with a separate former coach house believed to date back over 200 years. Not only does this property boast awe-inspiring interiors, but the impressive gardens include a dramatic water feature, a pergola and a variety of outbuildings including a garage and greenhouse.  After a hard day gardening, why not enjoy a soak in the freestanding roll top bath.

3 bedroom semi-detached Grace II listed Cottage in Chippenham £425,000

This simply stunning three bedroom semi-detached Grade II Period home was originally the Lock Keeper's Cottage. Perfectly positioned in this quiet private estate overlooking the canal to the front, the property enjoys a mature open garden to the front and the rear garden is private and sunny with well-planted beds and hedge borders.  

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* Number of homes sold claims based on independent research from TwentyCi, further details of which can be found here.

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