Reservoir transformed into ‘hidden’ hillside home for sale for £925k



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    Clavering, Essex

    £675,000


    Tower Windmill, built in 1811, was once one of a pair of windmills called The Clavering Mills, which milled corn from farms across the area.

    It was bought in 2001 by its current owners, who demolished a lean-to extension and built a single-floor building in feathered, painted cladding that wraps around the tower…

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    Clavering, Essex

    £675,000


    Although the four-storey windmill is unconverted and still houses some of the old milling machinery, it has full planning permission for conversion into a stunning living space.

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    Sidmouth, Devon

    £925,000


    Woolbrook Reservoir near Sidmouth in East Devon had been lying unused for years when it was purchased in 2008 and transformed into a contemporary two-storey home with a distinctive semi-circular floor plan…

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    Sidmouth, Devon

    £925,000


    The roof of the bunker-shaped property has been covered in artificial grass to hide it among the surrounding hillside, with the central piece cut out to create a dramatic living space arranged around a central courtyard below ground level.

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    Stepney, East London

    £2.95 million


    Malplaquet House, one of London’s ‘secret’ Georgian mansions, was hidden for decades behind a façade of weathered shopfronts and stout iron railings. Now, this spectacular piece of history has been listed for sale.

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

    £6 million


    This 16th century Grade B Listed castle is on sale for the first time in almost 300 years. Only three miles from Edinburgh city centre, this six-bedroom property is set over three floors and has a stunning round downer that offers views of Costorophine Hill, Blackhall and The Firth of Forth.

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    Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent

    £3 million


    Caverswell Castle is one of only a handful of castles with a functioning moat. With 16 bedrooms, this property also boasts a drawing room, billiard room, chapel and an old dungeon in the basement.

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    Sandhurst, Kent

    £1.595 million

    Located among pretty vineyards and hop fields, this Grade-II listed six-bedroom home is believed to date back to the 19th century.

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    Sandhurst, Kent

    £1.595 million

    Situated on the outskirts of the village of Sandhurst, the property boasts an orchard, triple garage and an impressive five reception rooms.

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    Kincross, Scotland

    £1.5 million


    Cleish Castle is an eight-bedroom detached property served by two driveways. Suited to modern-day 21st century living, this property has its own library with a painted ceiling, spiral staircases linking each floor, four reception rooms as well as a well-maintained gardens and lawns.

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    Ely, Cambridgeshire

    £695,000

    Dating back to 1865, this Victorian school has been converted into a three-bedroom family home with a separate one-bedroom annexe.

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    Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

    £1.85 million

    Offering breathtaking views over Lake Windermere and the Lake District National Park, this seven-bedroom Scandinavian-inspired home currently operates as a hotel.

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    Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria

    £1.85 million

    With a swish cinema, indoor pool and sauna, it’s ideally set up to continue operating as a business, or to convert into the ultimate getaway with ample space for friends and family.

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    Castle Eden, Co Durham

    £2,995,000

    Be king or queen of The Castle, an elegant, Grade II-listed, nine-bedroom house with an orangery and a games room. It comes with 14 acres, a private courtyard and wine cellars.

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    Kingston, Surrey

    £3.75 million

    Arranged over three floors, this six-bedroom energy-efficient home from German company Huf Haus offers hi-tech individually controlled underfloor heating and built-in electronic retractable blinds.

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    Kingston, Surrey

    £3.75 million

    The thermal heated swimming pool, summerhouse, sauna and shower room are perfect for relaxing with family and friends.

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    Canterbury, Kent

    £440,000

    The bright and airy modern conversion retains original features including the floorboards, while a large mezzanine level overlooks the main reception room.

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    Canterbury, Kent

    £440,000

    The bright and airy modern conversion retains original features including the floorboards, while a large mezzanine level overlooks the main reception room.

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    Poole, Dorset

    £5,495,000

    This highly individual four-storey, four-bedroom house in Sandbanks, playground of the rich and famous, comes with a cool lift, luxurious marble floors and a desirable seafront location.

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    Maidstone, Kent

    £2.25 million

    Converted from former reservoir buildings, this striking five-bedroom family home comes with nearly four acres and an impressive swimming pool. The entertainments room offers panoramic views to the glorious North Downs that are certain to impress your dinner party guests.

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    Greenwich, London

    £2.9 million


    The five bedroom Grade I-listed castle has four floors, a roof terrace and a well equipped kitchen. Located within 2.5 acres of beautiful communal gardens, overlooking Greenwich Park, this property is within easy reach of Central Greenwich.

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    Braintree, Essex

    £1 million

    Boasting an impressive steam railway track in the back garden, this five-bedroom farmhouse is the perfect home for a train enthusiast eager to live out their dream.

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    Braintree, Essex

    £1 million

    In stunning countryside in the Essex village of Little Bardfield, this home comes with its own office accommodation above the double garage.

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    Gilston, Essex

    £780,000

    A two-bedroom, split-level apartment, one of seven, is available in this Grade II-listed Victorian Gothic mansion conversion.

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    Gilston, Essex

    Gilston Park House was built for shipping merchant John Hodgson in the early 1850s. Residents enjoy the use of 13 acres of communal grounds with parkland, a lake and formal gardens, and two tennis courts.

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    Helston, Cornwall

    £2.75 million

    A prime example of Thirties Art Moderne styling, this six-bedroom restored waterfront property is a curvaceous Cornish beauty. It overlooks Gillan Creek – offering the perfect view to wake up to each morning.

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    Helston, Cornwall

    £2.75 million

    Surrounded by lush greenery, the balcony has far-reaching views across Falmouth Bay.

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    Boars Hill, Oxfordshire

    £1.95 million

    Designed by renowned landscape architect Hal Moggridge, this six-bedroom wooden home was built in the late Sixties.

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    Boars Hill, Oxfordshire

    £1.95 million

    In a hamlet three miles south-west of the city of Oxford, the Grade II-listed contemporary house is set in pretty Victorian gardens.

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    Carlisle, Cumbria

    £2.5 million


    Formerly the home to the Bishops of Carlisle since 1233, this 16-bedroom Grade I-Listed castle has about 61 acres of arable and pasture. With formal gardens and grounds, the property comprises of three cottages, a farmhouse and a productive and well equipped dairy farm across three lots.

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    Fife, Scotland

    £5 million


    One of the best kept 16th century houses in Scotland, this 10-bedroom property has a world famous walled garden. Comprising of eight reception rooms, two dressing rooms and six bathrooms, this home is spread across three cottages that are set within its own 34 acres of parkland and policy woodland.

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