Castle, Calais, France. This 1830s castle is surrounded by park-like gardens and has vaulted ceilings, tiled floors, panelled walls, arched windows and a Juliet balcony. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, office, grand entrance hall, kitchen, cellar, garage, gardens, 3.2 acres. €950,000 (£800,000) Groupe Mercure +33 (0) 666 792 653.
Coughton Mill, Coughton, Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire. A Grade II-listed former mill house surrounded by gardens with a meandering brook crossed by timber bridges. It has beamed ceilings, an inglenook fireplace with a multi-fuel stove and a kitchen with an exposed stone wall. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, 5 acres. £745,000 Fine & Country 01989-764132.
Lin Crag, Blawith, near Coniston Water, Cumbria. A small country estate in the Lake District National Park with a renovated farmhouse. The house has exposed timber beams, open fireplaces, a wood-burning stove and a country kitchen with an Aga. It comes with outbuildings and a helicopter hangar. 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, gardens, 6.5 acres. £799,000 Savills 01625-417450.
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Mill House, TheGreen, Beyton, BurySaint Edmunds, Suffolk.A double-fronted, Grade II-listed Georgian house with large gardens in a peaceful location just off the village green. It has open fireplaces and a walled, courtyard-style garden. 4 beds, 2 baths,3 receps, breakfast kitchen, cellar, parking, garage. £750,000 Cheffins01223-214214.
Rhuddallt, Bontddu, Dolgellau, Wales. This house dates from the 18th century and was extended recently.The original portion has exposed internal beams and an inglenook fireplace.New additions include a conservatory that overlooks the Mawddach Estuary.7 beds, 7 baths, 2 receps, gardens, paddock, woodland, 2 acres. £780,000Knight Frank 01432-273087.
Rockdean, Hyth, Kent.A Grade II-listed, 19th-century house with a frontage clad in mature pyracantha and forsythia.It has open fireplaces and an elegant staircase. There are period outbuildings in the walled gardens. 5 beds, bath, 3 receps, kitchen, cellars, attached greenhouse, 0.5 acres. £850,000 Colebrook Sturrock 01303-260666.
Rocks Oast, East Malling, West Malling, Kent. An 1850s oast house in the conservation area of the village with views across the Kent countryside. The modernised interiors retain period features, such as exposed beams and the three interlocking roundels that create curved rooms overlooking the gardens.4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, garage, courtyard garden. £799,995 Fine & Country 01732-222272.
West Lodge, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire. A Grade II-listed, 19th-century house built in a French Renaissance style.It has semi-circular rooms, open fireplaces with period surrounds and landscaped gardens. 5 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, study, summer room, kitchen, garage with a self-contained 2-bed flat above it, 1 acre. £795,000 Savills 0115-934 8020.
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