Country homes for sale: find your rural retreat

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Ahh… a place in the country. Getting in touch with nature is food for the soul, and whether you’re mad for meadows or wild about water, you’ll find your perfect rural retreat in these country homes for sale.

Imagine mornings waking up to the sound of birdsong, evenings stargazing under a vast, unpolluted sky, and being surrounded by glorious greenery,  all while breathing in the fresh country air.

And if you’re not quite ready to give up the metropolitan trappings of culture and food, all of these country homes for sale have got you covered, with lively towns and cities nearby.

 
 

A short sail from Whitstable

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The Kent waterside is the setting for this family home perched on a creek with its own private mooring and the chance to live the life aquatic, from creek swimming to paddle boarding to sailing.

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Across 1,427sq ft and three floors the interior includes five bedrooms, two living rooms and a large dining kitchen, while outside are a workshop/garage space and a studio cabin. The location is perfect for a sail into wonderful Whitstable or a short drive to Faversham with its lively cultural and foodie scene.

£695,000 – click here to discover Nagden Cottages

 

Not far from Lincoln

country homes for sale windmill, bakery, tearooms and family home near lincoln

A unique and historic Grade II listed working windmill complete with wood-fired bakery, stone outbuildings, tea rooms and a lovely four-bedroom family home in the Lincolnshire countryside.

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This remarkable opportunity has brought 25 years of joy to the current owners with a business at the heart of the community,  generating multiple streams of income from locals and visitors alike and giving the family their dream lifestyle. Now it could be yours.

£975,000 – click here to discover Mount Pleasant

Just outside Cambridge

country homes for sale Georgian rectory to renovate near cambridge

An extraordinary opportunity to invest, revive and restore a huge grade II listed Georgian rectory covering more than 12,000 sq ft over five floors and 30 rooms.

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The possibilities are endless, from a stately family home or conversion into apartments to commercial enterprises, including a hotel, spa, or events location.

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£1,250,000 – click here to discover The Rectory

 

Close to Faversham in Kent

country homes for sale converted Georgian flour mill mixed use property near Faversham in Kent

A converted Georgian flour mill and bakery is a Grade II listed local landmark in a rural waterside setting among Kentish green fields between Faversham and Sittingbourne.

Completely reimagined from its former life, historic Tonge Mill provides 6,000 sq ft of mixed-use space including a three-storey home, a series of workshops, and a self-contained cottage.

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£1,500,000 – click here to discover Tonge Mill

 

 

Down the road from Norwich

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Looking for land to build your own home? Dial Corner is a plot of 0.78 acres with planning permission for a self-build eco home in Norfolk: a single-storey earth-sheltered dwelling that’s intended to be naturally heated and naturally ventilated.

Once completed, it will be one of the most sustainable dwellings of its kind, operating beyond ‘zero carbon’, with the energy efficiency standards potentially achieved amongst the highest ever recorded in the UK.

£195,000 – click here to discover Dial Corner

 

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