The English Countryside

Explore the patchwork hills, country roads and picturesque villages of rural England, with our pick of homes in the English countryside.

English countryside

WAXHAM BEACH HOUSE, WAXHAM, NORFOLK

This beach house is a modern reinterpretation in surprising context, that somehow feels just right. Simple silhouettes, vibrant color-banded walls and some of the country’s most stunning coastal views all to yourself.

PRIORY GROUNDS, EYE, SUFFOLK

This stunning property was once home to a group of Benedictine monks, who founded a priory here in the 11th century. Set in the Suffolk countryside, it’s within walking distance of the historic village of Eye, and within easy reach of London by train.

VALE VIEW, AYLESBEARE, DEVON

A cottage that has been cleverly restored with an eye for polished modern design, and lots of cheerful touches. Designed by a family for families, it makes for a carefree and relaxing stay in the country.

DAIRY COTTAGE, NEW FOREST, HAMPSHIRE

This really cool cottage in the New Forest was once part of a farm. It looks out over a nature reserve and is within easy reach of the region’s beaches. A beautiful and historically interesting home with a stylish makeover.

SUSSEX COUNTRY HOUSE, RYE, SUSSEX

Simple, uncomplicated style is always one of our favorite forms of design, especially when it’s thoughtfully applied with a light touch that conveys a point of view and personality.

SEMLEY LODGE, SEMLEY, WILTSHIRE

Meticulously designed with a focus on British craft in all its forms, this home is a colorful and immersive experience into a world of diverse periods of design. The small country village of Semley is a short walk from the cottage.

English countryside

TREVERRA COTTAGE, WADEBRIDGE, CORNWALL

Elegantly restored with posh 21st-century luxuries, this beach house has the carefree beachy vibe of a casual seaside retreat and the lovely traditions of the English countryside.

English countryside

HALES HALL, LODDON, NORFOLK

A dramatic estate, set in formal gardens and surrounded by wild meadows, Hales Hall is what remains of a Tudor mansion built in 1478 by Sir James Hobart, Attorney General to Henry VII. It’s easily a destination in itself.

For more vacation homes for rent in the English countryside and throughout the United Kingdom, browse our collection here.

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