These properties offer a chance of a quieter life in the country for a cheaper price than like-for-like city homes.
Overton Farm, by Kilmaurs, North Ayrshire
Overton Farm is a handsome B-listed farmhouse well located by Kilmaurs (2.5 miles) and easily accessible from Glasgow and the Ayrshire.
Built in 1805, Overton Farm is a handsome Georgian house which has been renovated to a high standard by the current owners.
The property is set within 12.28 acres of grounds, with 10.6 acres grazing land presently divided into a number of paddocks and there are additional stone buildings providing useful storage including a large workshop, games room, sauna and stores.
This sale also presents a business opportunity as part of the farm buildings have been developed into a charming coffee shop, ‘The Toffee Coo Tearoom’, and a small Garden Centre.
Overton Farm is on the market for offers over £575,000 with Galbraith.
Moulinalmond, by Almondbank, Perthshire
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Moulinalmond is a seven-bedroomed Georgian house with nearly 12 acres of land.The house is beautiful and packed full of period features but it is the garden that really sets Moulinalmond apart.Originally laid out in the 1800s, it has kept its form and been well maintained and added to more recently.As well as mature specimen trees, it has a walled garden, a sizeable beech hedge, a productive kitchen garden and paddocks, as well as a sun trap terrace.Moulinalmond is on the market for offers over £950,000 with Strutt and Parker.
Bogend Farm, by Galston, East Ayrshire
Bogend Farm, which extends to approximately 64.7 acres, with grazing land and some mixed amenity woodland, offers an excellent opportunity for those looking to purchase a small farm or those with keen equestrian interests.
The original farmhouse has been extended to create an impressive country house of luxury accommodation, sympathetically restored and improved by the current owners.
There are also a number of useful out buildings including a large Dutch barn, cubicle house and former milking shed and byre, a four-car garage, detached garage, former stables and store.
Bogend Farm is for sale for offers over £580,000.
Croys Lodge, Bridge of Urr, Castle Douglas
Croys Lodge is a charming traditional Gate Lodge which has been extended in recent years to provide a comfortable three-bedroom home whilst retaining the "traditional cottage" charm.
The property is situated in a beautiful location in the hamlet of Old Bridge of Urr, near to the River Urr with farmland surrounding and at the southern entrance to the main residence at Croys House.
The market town of Castle Douglas is known as Scotland's Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses, with both primary and secondary schools.
The harbour town of Kirkcudbright is also known as Scotland's Artists Town, and similarly to Castle Douglas is very popular with tourists, particularly in the summer months.
Croys Lodge is on the market for offers over £200,000 with Galbraith.
Meoul Croft House, Portpatrick, Stranraer
Meoul Croft House is a traditionally built property within 8.5 acres of land, situated in a quiet rural location with commanding views over the surrounding countryside.
The land, including a pond, sits to the south and east of the property and is let out on an annual basis to a neighbouring farm.
Meoul Croft outbuilding and the Pole Barn provide excellent outside storage space.
Portpatrick is a popular seaside village which sits on the coast of the Rhins of Galloway peninsula, a predominantly rural area in south west Scotland.
Meoul Croft House is on the market for a guide price of £320,000.
Brimham House, Kelso, Scottish Borders
Brimham House is a superb detached family home which dates from 1998 and has been finished to a high standard.
The spacious, versatile, well-appointed and thoughtfully designed accommodation is all at ground floor level and there is an exceptional selection of outbuildings including a range of garages/workshops which have previously been used for a business.
The sale also includes two fenced paddocks with another grassed area with fruit trees, which could be used as a further paddock or riding arena.
Brimham House is on the market for offers over £625,000 with Galbraith
The Beeches, St. Boswells, Scottish Borders
This is an impressive detached family home in a tremendous location being both peaceful and accessible.
The house lies at Benrig, between St Boswells and Maxton, and a short walk to the River Tweed and the Borders Railway provides a regular train service between the Scottish Borders and Edinburgh.
The Beeches is on the market for a guide price £485,000.
Bonkyl Lodge, Preston, Duns, Berwickshire
Built in 1878, Bonkyl Lodge is an impressive period house set in the heart of the Scottish Borders, and surrounded by private grounds that include paddocks, grazing fields, stabling and a C Listed walled garden.
With 11 bedrooms, five reception rooms, a stable house, gate lodge and grounds of about 22,6 acres, this property is not your average family home.
Bonkyl Lodge is for sale for offers over £1,400,000 with Savills.