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8 Regency homes for Bridgerton buffs

8 Regency residences for Bridgerton buffs

Photo: Sanderson Young
The five acre grounds of Spital Hall near Morpeth, Northumberland are perfect for hosting picnics and soirees. Photo: Sanderson Young

Bridgerton is back on Netflix and fans of period drama are in for a treat. As ever it’s packed with high society romance and intrigue and some of the grandest properties ever seen on the small screen.

These include Basildon Park in Berkshire, The Ranger’s House in Greenwich and Osterley Park in West London. If you have a penchant for the elegance and sophistication of Regency-era architecture, check out these historic homes for sale.

Photo: Robert Luff
Photo: Robert Luff

A newly renovated flat with a private entrance and courtyard garden, on the lower ground floor of a Grade II listed building. Accommodation comprises a south-facing living and dining room with large windows, a separate kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

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The seafront is moments from the doorstep and the Lanes – a labyrinth of narrow streets filled with independent shops, cafes, restaurants and bars – are just a short walk away. Find out more from Robert Luff & Co.

Photo: Miles Willis
Photo: Miles Willis

On a private road in the sought-after St Leonards district, this refurbished, four-bedroom Grade II listed house forms the major part of a converted Regency villa. It occupies the first and second floors and includes a 33 foot open plan kitchen, living and dining area with a fireplace and wood burning stove, a family room, a study, a second reception room (at the moment a gym) and two bathrooms. There’s a useful store room on the ground floor, and a communal garden opposite that only residents of the street can access. Contact Strutt & Parker.

Read more: 9 houses with great-looking gardens

Photo: Linley & Simpson
Photo: Linley & Simpson

Chances are that this Grade II listed, renovated former farmhouse won’t be around for long, as it’s absolutely delightful with plenty of desirable features such as exposed beams and sash windows.

The ground floor consists of a Shaker-style kitchen/breakfast room, a dining room, utility, family room and snug, and you’ll find four bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor. A detached annex with bifold doors and plumbing for a shower room is used as a beauty studio, but could serve as a gym, home office or holiday let. Through Linley & Simpson.

Photo: Fine & Country
Photo: Fine & Country

An impressive three-bedroom ground floor apartment, originally the ballroom of a Grade II listed red brick mansion. At nearly 3,000 square feet, the apartment offers tons of versatile living space along with high ceilings and period features such as fireplaces and ornate plasterwork.

The property includes a bespoke Clive Christian kitchen, a well-proportioned living room, a garden room, terrace and a principle bedroom suite overlooking the immaculate communal grounds. The second bedroom is currently another reception room, and the third bedroom in the basement has potential to be turned into a self-contained flat. On with Fine & Country.

Photo: Id love to live here
Photo: I'd love to live here

In the early 1980s this stately Grade II* listed pile – once owned by aristocratic Sherborne family and more recently a school – was converted into 30 apartments. The principal ground and first floor apartment is now on the market, featuring three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a kitchen, utility room and spectacular central drawing room with floor to ceiling panelled windows and an imposing stone fireplace. Residents have use of an indoor swimming pool, sauna and all-weather tennis court and enjoy scenic views over the 12 acres of grounds and adjoining National Trust land. Through Harman Joyce.

Read more: 11 fabulous farmhouses for rural bliss

Photo: Knight Frank
Photo: Knight Frank

Hunting for a classic property with lots of space both inside and out? This one, believed to have been built in 1808, will stop you in your tracks, incorporating a 3,800 square foot house, an annex, various outbuildings. three and a half acres of gardens and woodland, an upgraded tennis court and a swimming pool.

The three-storey, Grade II listed main house has six bedrooms and five spacious reception rooms, and the two-bedroom annex has been rented out, producing a valuable source of income. Find out more from Knight Frank.

Photo: Sanderson Young
Photo: Sanderson Young

Pleasingly symmetrical in appearance, this substantial stone country house is perched in a secluded, elevated spot and comes with five acres of land leading down to the River Wansbeck.

The house includes a large hall, three reception rooms, a study, snooker room, kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, five bedrooms and five attic rooms. Get in touch with Sanderson Young.

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Photo: Arlington Residential
Photo: Arlington Residential

This second floor, three-bedroom apartment is in Grade I listed Cumberland Terrace, designed by eminent architect John Nash. His patron was the Prince Regent, later George IV, and the Neoclassical terrace was intended to stand opposite a palace though this was never built.

The beautifully presented property has west-facing views over the park and a triple aspect reception room, a large principal bedroom suite, a garage and lower floor storage room. A studio flat in the mews behind can be purchased by separate negotiation. More information's available from Arlington Residential.

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