AN 18th-century estate with a 15-bedroom mansion including a gym and more than 200 acres of grounds is on sale – for less than the price of as a three-bedroom flat in London.

The Straloch House Estate, near Aberdeen, has an immaculate Georgian mansion house at the centre of 244 acres of land, including a waterfall and a covered hot tub.

Much of the grounds are landscaped parkland with ornamental features but it also has woodland and an area for grazing animals.

Straloch House was built around 1780 and has 15 bedrooms, three living rooms and a detached laundry room.

The estate even has a private chapel and a two-acre walled garden.

It is on sale for offers over £2.95 million – less than the price of a three-bedroom flat in Belgravia, which is on the market for £3.25m.

Hannah Christiansen of Galbraith, who is handling the sale said: “This is a rare opportunity to acquire a historic mansion house in impeccable condition.

“Its secluded and private situation is of particular note, enabling the purchaser to gain maximum benefit from the wonderful grounds and policies, with meandering paths and bridges scattered throughout.

“This is an exceptionally beautiful property offering a wonderful rural lifestyle. ”