Properties for around £1m

Including a harbour-side cottage in Polperro, Cornwall, a beach-front house in Florida and a two-bed maisonette in Highgate, London.


Cornhill House, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland. A 17th-century house with later additions overlooking the River Tweed. It has stone fireplaces, 18th-century wood panelling and elaborate plasterwork. 8 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, home office, stables, former coach house, paddocks, mange, 12 acres. £1m+ Savills 0131-247 3700.


Drakes Farm, Wambrook, Somerset. This 17th-century, Grade II-listed farmhouse has been extended and upgraded. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, flagstone floors and inglenook fireplaces. 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, outbuildings, including stables, garage, office, gardens, 1.6 acres. £950,000 Greenslade Taylor Hunt 01460-238382.


Mullions, Little Barrington, Gloucestershire. A 17th-century, Grade II-listed Cotswold stone house with a range of outbuildings and gardens overlooking the village green. It has beamed ceilings, wood panelling, flagstone floors and leaded-light windows. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, garden room, courtyard, outbuildings. £985,000 Knight Frank 01451-600610.

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Palm Island Drive, Placida, Florida, America. A custom-built, beach-front house in a secluded gated community, with panoramic views over the Gulf of Mexico. It has a covered porch leading onto a decked terrace, a living room with a mezzanine and French doors leading onto the deck. 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, office, gourmet breakfast kitchen, swimming pool, 0.6 acres. £1m+ Michael Saunders & Co +1 888 552 5228.


Ravenscourt, Papplewick, Nottinghamshire. A large family house surrounded by mature gardens and woodland. It has oak floors, an oak staircase, leaded-light windows and open fireplaces. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, 2-bed annexe, 2 garages, 5.4 acres. £925,000 Humberts 0115-950 5444.


Tycara, The Warren, Polperro, Cornwall. A traditional cottage on the north side of the harbour with panoramic views. It has a bespoke kitchen and cliff-side gardens. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, family room/bed 4, sun terraces. £1m Savills 01872-243200.


Walker Street, Edinburgh. A renovated West End townhouse a few minutes walk from Princes Street. It has a staircase with a wrought-iron banister, open fireplaces and large, shuttered sash windows. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, cellars, tandem parking spaces. £995,000+ Strutt & Parker 0131-226 2500.


Wembury Road, Highgate, London N6. A two-storey garden maisonette in a house on a quiet cul-de-sac close to Highgate tube station. It has its own private entrance and a 76ft south-facing rear garden. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, balcony. £999,950 Goldschmidt & Howland 020-8347 2600.