Country Property News

An enormous 16th century pile on the edge of Dartmoor - considered to be one of the south west's finest specimens - has been sold for a reported £2m. The

Q3 saw a marked recovery in the £2m+ country house market, with transaction levels not far off Q4 2014.

Prime country house prices nosed up by 0.7% in the third quarter of 2015, taking annual price growth to +2.7%. Annual price growth stands up from +2.

You don't necessarily need to plough major capital investment into an estate to boost its value, advises Savills.

Property buying agency Prime Purchase is boosting its presence in the Cotswolds, recruiting a local Savills man to its team.

Humberts has hired seasoned pro Jeremy Campbell-Harris as its new Head of London Country Houses.

The long-term outlook for the prime country market is definitely positive, says Knight Frank, but the election result "is unlikely to lead to significant price growth.

One of the biggest private residences in Europe, Wentworth Woodhouse in Yorkshire, has come on to the open market after a heritage charity seems to have come up short in its bid to raise £7m to save t…

A new rural eco house, designed by architects Farrells for developer Jarvis Homes, has been awarded planning consent in Kent; it's one of fewer than 100 properties to be approved via Paragraph 55 of the …

Securing permission for a scheme under 'Gummer's Law', which allows the building of new country houses if - and only if - they are considered to be of ‘exceptional quality or innovative design’, is quit…

Annual price growth for prime Scottish country houses has eased to +1.2%, after just a 0.

Prime country house prices increased by 0.9% between January and March, says Knight Frank, taking the rate of annual price growth down from December's +3.4% to a more modest +2