If the Chelsea Flower Show is making you want to pull on your gardening gloves and get planting, you’re no doubt looking for some garden inspiration. We’ve got you covered: from florals to foliage, topiary and botanical terraces, here is our roundup of homes with the most gorgeous gardens.
Properties With Gorgeous Gardens
The Grange, Wendover
Between 1789 to 1794, this historic property was owned by John Barker Church, the brother-in-law of Alexander Hamilton and one of only two American revolutionaries to sit in English Parliament. The gardens feature a number of large terraces, rose sections and water features. You’ll also find an indoor swimming pool plus a jacuzzi, sauna and wet room. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £3.2 million
New Hall, Henfield, West Sussex
This handsome home boasts gardens landscaped by award-winning gardener Juliet Sargeant. Wander through the splendid walled garden featuring a stone terrace, croquet lawn, flower beds and a central pergola walkway, or take in views of the South Downs from the York stone terrace with a lavender field beyond. Available through Savills at a guide price of £3.5 million
Upper Ham Road, Richmond, Surrey
This outstanding period home sits in a highly sought-after location overlooking Ham Common, just a short distance from Richmond Park and the River Thames. There are five bedrooms and two bathrooms, and outside there is an enviable south-facing garden with a patio area, mature trees and picture-perfect vines of Wisteria. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £2.95 million
Streatham Common South, London
At the rear of this five-bedroom property you’ll find clusters of patio spaces which open out onto a large lawn dotted with seating areas, foliage and delightful garden buildings. It’s a pocket of leafy paradise. Available through Knight Frank at a guide price of £2.95 million
Oakhill by Berkeley
You’ll find this brand new development nestled in 17 acres of stunning Kent countryside. Much of the landscaping is the work of landscape designer Tom Stuart-Smith, eight-time gold medal winner and three-time ‘Best in Show’ winner at Chelsea Flower Show. Across the gardens you’ll spot Japanese maples and bamboo as well as a number of ponds adorned with waterlilies. Coming this summer. To find out more, visit berkeleygroup.co.uk.
Were Down, Kingsbridge, Devon
This spectacular home is perched on the slopes of a wooded valley, commanding glorious views of the Avon estuary. It is complete with five bedrooms and three bathrooms as well as a large forestry barn and a separate lodge with a living room, bedroom and bathroom. The grounds, however, might just be the star of the show: the house sits within 15 acres of private woodland that leads down to the estuary. A slice of rural heaven, right on your doorstep. Available through Marchand Petit at a guide price of £2.25 million
St Brelade, Jersey St Brelade
With an enviable coastal position, this property has a pretty white exterior with blue framed windows, while inside it’s sleek and modern. It sits surrounded by manicured gardens with a lawned amphitheatre, terraces and a heated outdoor swimming pool. Available through Christie’s Real Estate for £16,500,000.
Mount Avenue, Ealing, London
If you’re after a palatial pad that’s perfect for alfresco entertaining – look no further. This Ealing property boasts an extensive patio with a custom bbq outdoor kitchen, and additional terraces throughout the house – the roof terrace even has its very own hot tub. It might ooze luxury throughout, but this property was also built with an eco-focus in mind. Available through Hamptons for £6,000,000.
Surrey Lane, Battersea, London
Experience the best of grand country living from a desirable London postcode. Positioned a stone’s throw from Battersea Park, the River and Thomas’s Battersea School, this property would make the family home of dreams. Boasting over 6,000sqft of living space, there are six bedrooms, many with en suites, a grand entrance hall and a 24ft drawing room with French windows opening up to the terrace and garden. Available through Savills for £9,950,000.
13. Ditton Road, Surbiton, Surrey
Sitting on the Southborough estate, this property offers comfortable family living. There’s the impressive and grand entrance hall, light breakfast kitchen, a characterful study and six bedrooms. The garden is a huge stretch of lawn with a shed sitting at the bottom of the garden. Set in a peaceful location, it’s just a mile to Surbiton town, giving you the best of both country and town. Available through Dexters for £2,999,950.