🏞️ Houses in National Parks

10 May 2024

The monastery

This unique Grade II listed former monastery lies in the idyllic hamlet of Capel y Ffin in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The 19th century building has been converted into a magnificent 14-bedroom home and separate holiday lets, with original features including beautiful arched windows, wood panelling and stunning church ruins. The property is surrounded by picturesque gardens and woodland with direct access to the mountains. Abergavenny is a 30-minute drive. 1.5m 

The villa

This picturesque Victorian villa occupies an incredible position within Exmoor National Park, in the historic village of Dunster. The five-bedroom semi-detached home unfolds over three floors, with bay windows offering views over the wild countryside. Features include a light-filled sitting room with a Victorian fireplace, a luxurious bathroom fitted with a freestanding bath, and a pretty wraparound garden complete with a pond. Taunton is a 45-minute drive, with trains to London Paddington in 1 hour 52 mins. 845,000

The manor

Situated in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales village of West Burton, this 10-bedroom Grade II listed house has everything you’d expect from a grand period home. Original features include a reception hall with an ornate staircase, a drawing room centered around an open fireplace, and a formal dining room boasting beautiful large windows overlooking the surrounding countryside. Landscaped gardens include a rockery and a pond, while a separate driveway leads to three additional holiday cottages. Harrogate is a 1 hour 10-minute drive. 1.39m

The country house

This 18th-century country house sits on the edge of the hamlet of Madehurst in the heart of the South Downs National Park. The seven-bedroom home boasts a spacious entrance hall with a sweeping staircase, a home cinema, and a spectacular kitchen/dining room with large windows offering extensive views. Three acres of grounds include a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and a kitchen garden. Amberley station is a seven-minute drive, with trains to London Victoria in 1 hour 46 mins. 3.5m

The old vicarage

Lying a short walk from the pretty Peak District village of Kettleshulme, this Grade II listed Georgian house was originally built as a vicarage. The five-bedroom property features an impressive entrance hall with oak flooring and a wide staircase, a comfortable living room with an impressive marble fireplace, and French doors leading to a spacious balcony offering views of the surrounding hills. Macclesfield is a 15-minute drive, with trains to London Euston in 1 hour 49 mins. 1.35m

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