Three stunning parkland estates will soon be coming to the market with Savills, providing northern buyers with a great selection of sporting and agricultural properties.

Hockenhull Hall, near Chester, boasts a beautiful Georgian house with 206 acres of ring-fenced pasture and arable land. Home to the prize-winning herd of Hockenhull Simmental cattle, the property includes 6000sq ft of traditional outbuildings around a courtyard, as well as a range of modern livestock buildings and productive agricultural land. It is guided at £4m.

Hockenhull Hall 
Hockenhull Hall, near Chester is home to the prize-winning herd of Hockenhull Simmental cattle.

In Staffordshire, the Ranton Estate offers a superb chance to buy an historic parkland property and renovate the existing manor house or build a new country residence. Set in 304 acres of farmland and woodland, with lakes and a shoot, the former Abbey also comes with a coach house, lodge cottage, and 15th century tower. It is on the market with joint agent Knight Frank at a guide price of £3.5m.

Further North, the Newton Hall Estate, near Alnwick, Northumberland, offers a large Georgian country house with 182 acres of parkland, two flats and three cottages. Set in a secluded location, the eight-bedroom house comes with an 18th century stable block, lake and boat house, and shooting facilities. It is on the market for £2.75m with joint agent Sale & Partners.