Spring has sprung, the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is around the corner, and here are five properties for sale with glorious gardens to give you some green-fingered inspiration.

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  • 1. 11-bedroom detached house in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, for £2.8m

    11-bedroom detached house in Malmesbury

    Abbey House is an imposing Grade I-listed home surrounded by gardens that are so impressive, they are deserving shown off to the public. The grounds contain a Celtic cross shaped garden, a circular herb garden with raised beds, and a natural river garden with two monastic fishponds, waterfalls, mill races and a bridge.

    Available via Hamptons International 

    2. Four-bedroom detached house in Amberley, West Sussex, for £2.22m

    Four-bedroom detached house in Amberley

    In the South Downs National Park, you’ll find this beautiful Grade II-listed house with equally stunning gardens. Among the 2.8 acres, you’ll find a sun terrace, fishpond, stone walled garden and a productive vegetable patch to potter around. There’s also a separate converted barn with a pair of decked terraces that overlook wild flower meadows.

    Available via house. 

    3. Seven-bedroom detached house in Castle Hedingham, Essex, for £1.65m

    Seven-bedroom detached house in Castle Hedingham

    The sprawling south and west facing gardens of this charming Essex home have a little bit of everything. There’s a formal garden, an apple orchard and vegetable garden for those that are green-fingered, while children can enjoy swinging from the zip wire, commandeering the treehouse or playing ball games on the sweeping lawns.

    Available via David Burr 

    4. Four-bedroom detached house in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, for £2m

    Four-bedroom detached house in Southwell

    In the shadow of magnificent Southwell Minster is Rampton Prebend, a Grade II-listed house with exceptional gardens. At the front of the property there is a manicured Tudor-style knot garden with box hedges and vivid red tulips, while to the side and rear of the property there are lawns and terraces. There’s also permission for a Victorian Greenhouse to be re-instated and the construction of a modern summer house.

    Available via Fine & Country 

    5. Four-bedroom property in Barrow Gurney, Bristol, for £725,000

     Four-bedroom property in Barrow Gurney

    Don’t fancy the trouble of maintaining elaborate gardens yourself? This gorgeous four-bedroom home occupies the wing of Grade II-listed Barrow Court, which boasts 15 acres of formal gardens and a further 150 acres of parkland. You’ll have to pay the price for their upkeep though, with maintenance costs running at £351.64 per month.

    Available via Hamptons International

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