Suffolk, £5 million
Knight Frank (020–7861 5433) One of the county’s best-known and most prominent landmarks, Grade Ii*listed Bawdsey Manor is a former school, recently closed and ripe for reimagining. Available as a whole or in separate lots, it has listed formal gardens, a clock tower, squash and tennis courts, playing fields, stable courtyard, boathouse, jetty and substantial additional buildings and cottages over approximately 144 acres.
Dumfries and Galloway, £1.45 million
Knight Frank (0131–222 9600) and Savills (0131–247 3738) A handsome, Adam-style Georgian house set near the coast of the Solway Firth, seven-bedroom Arbigland has a cobbled courtyard containing three cottages, coastal gardens (originating in 1680, but laid out in their current state in the 1920s) and far-reaching sea views. The property comprises 24 acres.