15th-century chateau, Lot, Midi-Pyrnes, France. A 15th-century chateau with later additions surrounded by walled Italianate gardens. It has flagstone floors, open fireplaces and vaulted beamed ceilings. 9 beds, 7 baths, 2 receps, chapel, swimming pool, 18th-century orangery, 0.5 acres. £938,000 Winkworth 020-7870 7181.
Cwmceiliog Fawr, Taliaris, near Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire. A farmhouse and stock farm overlooking the Dulais Valley. It has beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a country kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, garage, workshop, gardens, lake, pastureland, 123 acres. £995,000 Savills 02920-368930.
Leadburn House, Leadburn, Midlothian. A late Georgian country house within easy commuting distance of Edinburgh. It has wood floors, open fireplaces with period surrounds and extensive landscaped gardens. 7 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, 2-bed flat, tennis court, woods, paddocks, 7.5 acres. £985,000+ Strutt & Parker 0131-226 2500.
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Mockbeggars Hall, Claydon, Ipswich, Suffolk. A restored Grade II-listed Elizabethan hall. It has Jacobean Dutch gables, mullioned windows, an oak-panelled library and stone fireplaces. 6 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, post and rail paddocks, woodland, 3.4 acres. £1m Savills 01473-234800.
Oak Cottage, Luscombe Hill, Dawlish, Devon. A restored Grade II-listed Arts & Crafts house above a wooded valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has leaded-light windows, open fireplaces and a range of outbuildings, including the original bath house. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, 1 acre. £1m Knight Frank 01392-423111.
St Saviours House, London SE16. A penthouse apartment in a converted warehouse on the Thames, close to the bars and restaurants in Shad Thames. It has a large roof garden. 2 beds, 2 baths, open-plan living area, £1.05m Cluttons 020-7407 3669.
Thornhill, Ramsgill, North Yorkshire. A house close to Goutwaite Reservoir, with open fireplaces, flagstone floors, exposed ceiling beams and a modern fitted kitchen with French doors leading onto the gardens. 3 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, 1-bed annexe, gardens, 5 acres. £1.1m Strutt & Parker 01423-561274.
White Lodge, Deal, Kent. This Victorian property is surrounded by large gardens and is just minutes from the town centre. The main house has original wood panelling and leaded-light windows.
3 beds, bath, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, 1-bed annexe, studio, 0.6 acres. £925,000 Bright & Bright 01304-374071.
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