From a restored country house with three acres in Gascony, France, to a one-bedroom flat in Parsons Green, London.
Blairmore House, Blairmore, Dunoon, Argyll. A Victorian villa overlooking Loch Long. The entrance hall has decorative arches, a period staircase and stained-glass windows. The main reception rooms have marble fireplaces and wood-panelled walls. 9 beds, 9 baths, 6 receps, indoor pool, landscaped gardens, 1.6 acres. £625,000+ Savills 0141-222 5875.
Bothy House, Mentmore, Buckinghamshire. A semi-detached cottage in a rural village largely
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created by Baron de Rothschild in the mid-1800s. It has ceramic tiled floors,a wood-burning stove and Frenchdoors leading onto landscaped garden. 3 beds, 2 baths, double recep. £600,000 Knight Frank 01442-861610.
Cornmill, Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire.A Grade II-listed, late-18th-century mill and barn. The overshot waterwheel and stream are incorporated into the gardens. The barn has exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and a double-height sitting room with a mezzanine. 3 beds, bath. £595,000 Hayman-Joyce 01608-651188.
Apartment, Crookham Road, London SW6.A flat in a house with high ceilings and sash windows, located close to Parsons Green tube station. 1 bed, bath, recep/kitchen, share of freehold. £580,000 Savills 020-7731 9400.
Lilac Cottage, Sopworth, Wiltshire. A semi-detached village cottage built from traditional Cotswold stone. It has beamed ceilings, a large inglenook fireplace with exposed stone and a fitted kitchen with slate stone floors. 3 beds, bath, recep, breakfast kitchen, garden. £570,000 Knight Frank 01285-659771.
The Old Forge & Corner House, Lower Swell, Gloucestershire. A converted forge and corner house situated in a conservation area. The Old Forge: 2 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, terraced gardens. Corner House: 3 beds, bath, 3 receps, kitchen, small garden. £650,000 Butler Sherborn 0145-830731.
South Cottage, Wigborough, South Petherton, Somerset. A detached, extended cottage in a rural location with landscaped gardens and a small woodland area. It has flagstone floors, beamed ceilings, wood-burning stoves and French doors leading onto the gardens. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, double garage, 0.4 acres. £625,000 Humberts 01935-477277.
A country house in Trie Sur Baise, Gascony, France. This property is situated on the edge of a rural hamlet and has views of the Pyrenees. It has been restored and has open fireplaces, parquet floors, a curved wooden staircase and French doors leading onto the gardens. 7 beds, 5 baths, 2 receps, study, converted barn with 3 beds and 2 baths, swimming pool, 3.2 acres. €685,000 Purslow's Gascony +33 (0)5 62 67 61 50.
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