From a modernist hillside house with panoramic views of Los Angeles to a Victorian cottage in Battersea, London
Park Hall, Cwmtydu, near New Quay, Ceredigion. An Edwardian house dating from 1912 with views across the sea at Cwmtydu Cove. It is currently run as a self-catering property sleeping up to 20 people. It has open fireplaces and a conservatory. 8 beds, 7 baths, 2 receps, 3-bed cottage, walled garden, woods, 4 acres. £795,000 Savills 02920-368930.
Trebeighan, Landrake, Cornwall. A farmhouse in the Tamar Valley. It has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces, a wood-burning stove and a kitchen with an Aga. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, garage with playroom above, garden, 2 orchards, paddocks, woods, stream, 12 acres. £800,000 Knight Frank 01392-423111.
Morrison Street, Battersea, London SW11. A Victorian cottage on a quiet residential street in Battersea’s Shaftesbury Estate area, which was built between 1873 and 1877. The cottage has sash windows, wood-block floors and a modern bathroom and kitchen. 2 beds, bath, recep, garden. £775,000 Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward 020-3280 3503.
Mere Farm, near Audlem, Cheshire/Shropshire border. A house with a contemporary green oak extension, open fireplaces, a bespoke kitchen and an oak-framed living room. 4 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, study, 2 attic rooms, garage block with workshop, stable block, 3 acres. £790,000 Strutt & Parker 01244-354880.
Islay House, Isle of Islay, Argyll. A Category A-listed 1670s mansion with 18th-century additions and a range of outbuildings. The house has period fireplaces, wooden panelling, a grand curved staircase and period kitchen. 24 beds, 9 baths, 5 receps, ballroom, staff flat, cottage, walled garden, parkland, woods, 28 acres. £850,000+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.
Bank House, Cawood, York. A Grade II-listed manor house dating from 1677 with a walled garden to the rear and views across open countryside at the front. It has period fireplaces with wood-burning stoves, beamed ceilings and a country kitchen with an Aga. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, study, outbuilding, courtyard parking. £795,000 Carter Jonas 01904-558200.
Abbey House, Leek, Staffordshire. A Grade II-listed house formed of two properties knocked into one and dating from 1612. It is on the edge of the Peak District National Park. 7 beds, 2 baths, 4 recep, 2 kitchens, basement, gardens, grounds. £795,000 Savills 01625-417450.
Studio City, Los Angeles, California, US. A modernist hillside house with panoramic views over the city. It has a 2,600 sq ft living area, glass walls, floor-to-ceiling windows and a double-height open-plan living room with skylights. 3 beds, 3 baths, garden, pool. £824,000 Hilton & Hyland 020-7467 5330.
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