Listed homes for sale: property with provenance

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Paul Travers

What do you picture when you think of listed homes for sale? A stately manor surrounded by manicured lawns? A row of historic townhouses in Mayfair or Bath? Or perhaps a chocolate box cottage in the Cotswolds?

As beautiful as they all are, the UK’s collection of listed homes goes far beyond those famous archetypes and takes in our modernist, industrial, and classical heritage, from the purpose-built to the converted.

So for this week’s showcase, we’ve pulled together a trio of Grade II listed homes for sale. Choose from a Georgian villa near the Sussex coast in Hastings, a converted flour mill near Faversham in Kent, and the UK’s very first modernist house on the outskirts of Amersham in Buckinghamshire.

Elevated Georgian villa

This Grade II Listed Georgian villa in Hastings was designed by the distinguished architect Joseph Kay – one of the founding members of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Listed homes for sale: Georgian villa in Hastings, Sussex

Beyond the exterior stucco and columns, MInnis Rock spreads out over three floors and 2,552 sq ft with five bedrooms, three living rooms and two kitchens. There’s flexibility to create a self-contained lower ground floor for multi-generational living or extra income, and the unique elevated setting has splendid views of Hastings Old Town

£1,150,000 – click here to discover Minnis Rock

 

Art-deco modernist pioneer

Listed homes for sale: modernist house in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

An uncompromising restoration and revival of a Grade II* listed statement home near Amersham in Buckinghamshire, High & Over celebrates its status as the UK’s first modernist property.

The house covers 3,774 sq ft across three storeys with six bedrooms (many en-suite) and four living rooms, enhanced by two fabulous roof terraces. Outside are more than 1,000 sq ft of outbuildings and garaging along with spectacular gardens, making this a wonderful place to entertain both inside and out.

Listed homes for sale: modernist house in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Offers over £3,000,000 – click here to discover High & Over

 

Lakeside mill conversion

Listed homes for sale: converted Georgian flour mill in Kent

This 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.

Listed homes for sale: converted Georgian flour mill in Kent

Completely reimagined from its former life, historic Tonge Mill makes a great finale to our showcase of listed homes for sale and provides 6,000 sq ft of mixed-use space including a three-storey home, a series of workshops, and a self-contained cottage. The lakeside gardens are a total joy, and there’s a gated parking area for multiple cars.

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

 

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