Country homes perfect for aspiring bakers

There was ‘sweet relief’ across the nation last week as the Great British Bake Off returned to our screens for a 10th series, once again inspiring viewers to dust off their baking trays, iron their aprons and get their ‘star-baker’ hats on. If you are one of those eager to test your skills at the ‘technical’ or bake a show-stopping cake for friends and family, we have rounded up three of our top homes that rival the bunting-filled GBBO tent.

Cooking in Congleton

This Grade II listed country home is nestled in more than 20 acres and is ideal for any aspiring star bakers. Not only does the property have a magnificent Martin Moore bespoke kitchen and breakfast room, but it also has a generous butler’s pantry for storing all your baking necessities. The open-plan kitchen is flooded with light from the large ceiling spotlight windows – offering a light and bright spot for those who like to bake with precision.

The six-bedroom home also enjoys a reception hall, a rear hall, a drawing room (an ideal spot for dining on your baked treats with a cup of tea), a dining room, sitting room and a snug.

This Georgian family home is available through our Alderley Edge branch for £4,250,000. Get in touch with our team on 01625 540340 for more details.

Get baking in Bridgwater


This superb country property is situated in an enchanting and peaceful setting within the Quantock Hills. The home is ready for aspiring bakers to get baking in style in this double-height kitchen, which is complete with panelled fronted cupboards, granite work surfaces, an oil fired four oven Aga and a two ring Calor Gas hob.

The five-bedroom home also benefits from three reception rooms, a dining room with a drop-down screen that transforms the room into a home cinema area, and a wine cellar.  A detached Bothy, complete with a sitting room, bedroom and shower, can also be also be found within the home’s circa 39 acres of land.

This beautiful property in the Quantock Hills is available for £2,250,000 through our Taunton branch. To arrange a viewing, call our team on 01823 325144. 


A chef’s paradise in Cheshire


This immaculately presented five-bedroom country house is set in approximately 6.6 acres, with its owners considering the kitchen as the ‘hub of the house’. The impressive room is fit with a range of Clive Christian hand-painted cabinets with granite worksurfaces, a central island, integral Gaggenau appliances and a Zip HydroTap. The generous space opens out to an orangery which boasts wonderful views across the landscaped garden.

The five-bedroom home also has a galleried entrance hall, two reception rooms, a study and an impressive leisure complex. 

Available through our Alderley Edge branch for £4,500,000, get in touch on 01625 540340 for more details.