International Homes

1796 Gestelhof Castle – Berlaar, Belgium

Gestelhof 9, 2590 Berlaar, Belgium - For Sale*

Magnificent castle, historical complex "Gestelhof", entirely renovated, brought up-to-date. Ideally located, between Antwerp and Brussels, secured by a double moat system, including two canal bridges and a restaured original drawbridge. The castle consists of many annexes, such as an equipped gatehouse, a smaller castle with swimming pool, a former bakery house, a manège and a farm with paddocks and annexes with a wide festivity room and guest rooms. This setting has a living area of ± 5000 sqm. Located in a park area wonderfully rearranged and surrounded by meadows and wood with an ancestral trees state, exceptional and diversified farmland, in total ± 31 Ha....

20 Beds // 15 Baths // 53820 Sqft

04/10/2017 // 43 Comments

c. 1900 Queen Anne – Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia – $297,933

372 St. George St, Annapolis Royal, Granville Ferry, Nova Scotia - For Sale*

This lovely Queen Anne style home has been a popular B&B for 25 years. Enjoying a prime location on the main street of one of Nova Scotia's prettiest historic towns, it overlooks Fort Anne National Historic Park and is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, the Historic Gardens and the waterfront boardwalk. Annapolis Royal has been designated a "Best Old House Neighborhood 2012" by This Old House magazine, which featured a photo of this property in the March issue. This area is a National Historic District and there is no better place for you to realize your dream of running your own B&B or living in a gracious Victorian home. Tastefully decorated and immaculately maintained, "At The Turret" offers a turnkey operation that has 4 guest suites in the main house and comfortable owners' quarters in the carriage house. You'll appreciate the extra-large kitchen, ample cupboards and counter space, large rooms with high ceilings and elegant original wood work. The distinctive turret and widows' walk harken back to the days when the wife of the sea captain would watch for the ships returning to port in the Annapolis Basin. Isn't it time you set your compass for Annapolis Royal? Turnkey business. List of furnishings included/excluded on request. New 100 amp panel 2008. Oil tank less than 2 yrs. old. New burner for furnace. New windows, roofing and other upgrades in last 10 years. Large attic space could be developed.

5 Beds // 5.5 Baths // 2700 Sqft

03/25/2017 // 21 Comments

1860 Second Empire – Nova Scotia, Canada – $156,913

318 Granville Street Bridgetown, Nova Scotia B0S 1C0 - Not For Sale*

Historic Nova Scotian property in charming & vibrant community of Bridgetown. The Morse-Magwood home was built in 1860 and is an exceptional example of Second Empire architecture. The distinctive convex mansard roof and ornate woodwork set it apart from anything else on the market. At over 4500 sq ft, with 6 large bedrooms and 2.5 baths (& plumbed for bath on 3rd floor), this would make a great B&B. Great care was taken to restore the original character of this home, while updating to a modern standard. Major upgrades to electrical, plumbing, insulation and foundation since 1985. Recent roof, paint, oil tank, hot water heater. No maintenance overlooked! Most woodwork has been lovingly restored to its original grandeur, including immaculate detail on the staircase & fireplaces. Beautifully landscaped lot - perennial beds, shade trees and shrubs. Situated on Granville Street, Bridgetown's main street. This is a STEAL of a deal from motivated owners; great opportunity to own a piece of Nova Scotia's history at a great price. Don't miss out!

6 Beds // 2.5 Baths // 4515 Sqft

03/22/2017 // 36 Comments

1910 – Nova Scotia, Canada – $434,900 CAD / $331,045 USD

98 Avondale Road, Avondale, Nova Scotia, CA B0N 2A0 - Sold*

Beautiful Manor on 3.17 acres, overlooking Avon River and situated in historic Newport Landing. Under 50 minutes to Metro, this lovely Century Estate boasts 3 developed levels of living space. Approx. 7000 Sq Ft, 7 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, library, Sunroom, large eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, Double Parlours (Living & Dining), original wood found throughout the home, garage, outbuilding & the list just goes on! There is plenty of potential here, whether it be for a family residence or business opportunity, the possibilities are endless! PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD 'AS IS, WHERE IS'. NO WARRANTIES ARE INCLUDED OR IMPLIED. ALL OFFERS MUST REMAIN OPEN FOR 72 HOURS (MINIMUM 3 BUSINESS DAYS) AND MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY LENDER'S SCHEDULE 'A' AND LENDER APPROVED AGREEMENT OF PURCHASE AND SALE FORMS.

7 Beds // 2.5 Baths // 7000 Sqft

02/08/2017 // 64 Comments

19th Century – Craven Arms, Shropshire, England – $514,704

Clun Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire - Not For Sale*

Ambleside is a period dwelling offering a unique opportunity for a purchaser to adapt and renovate an attractive home with flexible and spacious accommodation having large gardens and a paddock. As part of Clun Road, a desirable postcode within the market town of Craven Arms, the property is a fantastic example of a 19th century town house and represents one of the largest residences in the town. The property occupies an elevated, enviable position and enjoys wonderful views across the town and to the Longmynd and Flounders Folly. To the rear the property connects to the paddock and open fields/countryside which provides for more unspoilt views and a high level of privacy. Whilst private, the position of the property is a short stroll (0.2 miles) from the town centre and its available amenities

4 Beds // 1.5 Baths // 2951 Sqft

08/16/2016 // 15 Comments

1540 – Clunton, Craven Arms, Shropshire, England – $762,690

Clunton, Craven Arms - Sold*

In a beautiful and quiet location is this Grade II listed 16C property. Having superb accommodation including magnificent Hall, spacious Kitchen and main Reception Room. 3 bedrooms and Bathroom on the first floor, with excellent lower level accommodation of Garden Room, Family or 4th Bedroom. Large terrace looking south over the 1 acre gardens with small stream and pools. (EPC rating E).

3 Beds // 2743 Sqft

08/16/2016 // 35 Comments

15th Century – Stackyard Green, Monks Eleigh, England – $674,595

Stackyard Green, Monks Eleigh, Ipswich, Suffolk - Sold*

At the end of a no through lane and set amongst fields of green, this delightful detached property, accessed via a small walkway over a stream, is sure to charm any potential purchasers. 'Manna Wood Farm' is believed to date back to the 15th Century. From the exposed timbers throughout and large open fireplaces, the property boasts a wealth of original features, lovingly maintained by the current owner. Well appointed accommodation is set over three floors with living room, open plan kitchen diner, double bedroom and cloakroom on the ground floor. The first floor has a large, versatile landing with family bathroom and double bedroom whilst the second floor comprises a further double bedroom. Externally there is off road parking and carport. 'Manna Wood Farm' sits in the grounds of half an acre of mature gardens.

3 Beds // 1.5 Baths // 0

04/16/2016 // 21 Comments

c. 1520 – East Barsham Manor – Fakenham, Norfolk, England – $4,268,945

East Barsham, Fakenham - Not For Sale*

Formerly used as a base by Henry VIII, this spectacular Grade I listed manor house is magnificent and well worth the wait; set in a five acre plot with a beautiful cottage included as well, this property offers style and charm on a grand scale - and no doubt has a story or two to tell.

8 Beds // 8507 Sqft

03/19/2016 // 38 Comments

19th Century Villa – Argyll, Scotland – $462,398

Cnocrannach, Taynuilt, PA35 1JN, Argyll - Not For Sale*

A 19th century granite-built villa with 5 Bedrooms and original features throughout, close to Taynuilt village. Although in need of upgrading, with its spacious accommodation and 0.5 acres of garden ground, it would make a delightful family home.

5 Beds // 2 Baths //

10/17/2015 // 31 Comments

1883 Church – North Elmham, Norfolk, England – $1,490,977

North Elmham, Norfolk - Not For Sale*

Sowerbys are delighted to offer this truly unique former Victorian chapel, occupying around six acres (sts) and surrounded by beautiful countryside at the site of the old County School to the north of North Elmham, just 9 miles from Dereham and 15 miles from the pretty market town of Holt.

6 Beds // 7000 Sqft

08/21/2015 // 20 Comments

1886 Church – Port Bannatyne, Scotland – £199,995

St Ninians Church Shore Road, Port Bannatyne, Isle of Bute, PA20 - For Sale*

This imposing building is situated in a prominent position on the Shore Road, Port Bannatyne with uninterrupted sea views, providing an excellent location for the development of a single residence or luxury apartments.


07/09/2015 // 25 Comments

16th/17th Century – Suffolk, England – $1,287,184

6 Angel Hill, Bury St, Edmunds, Suffolk - Sold*

6 Angel Hill is a fabulous and significant Grade II* listed town house arranged over three floors, including the former Tourist Information Office on the ground floor. It is without doubt one of the most prominent town properties within Bury St Edmunds, beautifully positioned overlooking the historic Angel Hill and Abbey Gardens. It boasts a rich history of former occupants, including the highly publicised 18th century trial of flamboyant barrister Arundel Coke, whose envy for the house led him to being hanged for attempting to murder its then owner, Edward Crispe. This unique building, of predominantly timber framed construction with an elegant redbrick Flemish Bond facade beneath a hipped slate roof-line, retains a wealth of outstanding and high status features including a stunning 17th century Barley Twist staircase, veined and carved marble fireplaces, fine 16th and 17th century wall panelling, oak floorboards, large sash and stained glass windows and generous ceiling height throughout. This incredible property provides tremendous scope and potential for refurbishment and offers huge potential to be converted back to a large splendid town house, given its sublime town setting. It is understood that the building was the subject of repairs in 2009 / 2010 on behalf of the town trust; a list of the works carried out are available to view at Sheridans Whiting Street offices.

01/28/2015 // 14 Comments

Lon Cae Garw, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales – $385,836

Lon Cae Garw, Llangefni, Anglesey - For Sale*

A traditional farmhouse in need of renovation having 2 receptions and 3 bedrooms with adjoining store sheds to both the side and rear. Pleasantly situated with views extending towards Snowdonia accompanied by approximately 4.81 acres .

08/08/2014 // 5 Comments

Magna Carta Lane, Wraysbury, Berkshire, England – $6,626,327

Magna Carta Lane, Wraysbury, Berkshire - Not For Sale*

It is cited that it was here that King John, with the protection of a circle of walnut trees and gentle curve of the river, which would keep enemy long bows out of range, met with his rebellious barons (who had camped on the opposite bank of the river on Runnymede meadow) and signed the Magna Carta.

7 Beds // 4480 Sqft

08/08/2014 // 6 Comments

19th Century – La Casa, Park Circus, Glasgow, Scotland – £1,500,000

La Casa, Park Circus, Park, Glasgow - Contingent or Pending Sale*

A magnificent original Mansion House situated on Park Circus close to the city centre and other landmarks and amenities in the vicinity.This unique property was built to the designs of Architect Charles Wilson and interior by James Boucher in the mid 19th Century for Walter MacFarlane, the founder of Saracen Foundry and extends to circa 12,000 sq ft over four floors and constructed of dressed stone under a slate roof. Internally the house retains a wealth of period detail including the striking iconic columns on the ground floor creating a spendid entrance and also a wide marble stairase leading to the main reception rooms on the first floor. One of the most striking features is the elaborate forged metalwork throughout which was commissioned by the original owner, stilll a main feature of the property today. The ceiling cornice work is of particular note and very fine for this type and age of house.

07/25/2014 // 15 Comments

Raynalds Mansion – 15th Century – Shropshire, England – $1,349,035

Raynalds Mansion, High Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire - *

Raynalds Mansion is one of Much Wenlock's most important historic residences, the origins of which date back to the late 15th century. Every care has been taken in its restoration to expose as many of its original features as possible. Many of the original timbers, which were hidden have now been revealed. The whole house boasts an abundance of attractive features, which include a 15th century internal jetty, impressive inglenook fireplaces, a priest hole and a superb staircase. It is understood that the three front bays were added in 1682. There is a stone extension attached to the rear of the main timber framed building, which was probably added during the second half of the 16th century and it is believed that stone was used from Wenlock Abbey after the dissolution of the monasteries in 1539.

7 Beds // 3.5 Baths //

07/25/2014 // 5 Comments

18th Century – Shropshire, England – $831,098

West Felton, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 - Not For Sale*

Manor Farm is an exciting development opportunity comprising a Grade II Listed farmhouse and traditional barns on the edge of the village of West Felton near Oswestry. This development site extends in total to some 10.3 acres (4.2 hectares) and there is an additional paddock of 5.7 acres (2.3 hectares).

07/16/2014 // 5 Comments

c. 1650 – Shropshire, England – $651,093

Edgton, Near Craven Arms SY7 - Shropshire, England - Sold*

The Green is a stunning Grade II listed half-timbered cottage located right in the heart of the village. The property name hints at one of the many wonderful quirks of this home, as you may have guessed the front garden of this property is also the village green. This feature immediately makes you an important and integral part of the community as you can proudly play host to village events if you wish to do so. Approached from the lane a driveway leads you over the green to the property. As you walk to the entrance door you will already be appreciating the views and the setting...

3 Beds // 1.5 Baths //

07/15/2014 // 11 Comments

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