The Times UK
July 17, 2022
Essex, £7 million
Ruffs and ruffles at the ready. Grade II listed Colne Priory offers castellated living near Colchester in Essex. It has seven bedrooms, six reception rooms lit by chandeliers, a gym, AstroTurf tennis court, pool and lower-ground-floor flat. The grounds extend to 24 acres and include a former chapel that has been converted into a cottage, and a lake. Dive in.
Buckinghamshire, £1.195 million
To the manor barn — one of three conversions in wildflower-rich countryside, this-five bedroom retreat has marble flooring and high-spec appliances. It is a 20-minute drive from Milton Keynes.
Enjoy Britain’s best surf and turf in this stylish cottage behind the former Brunel railway yard in Ashburton, named one of the Best Places to Live in 2022. Extending to 4,300 sq ft, it has four bedrooms.