Arlington Avenue, London N1. An early Victorian three-storey, end-of-terrace house in one of Islington's prime conservation areas. The property retains its original geometric tiles, ceiling roses and cornices, and has oak parquet flooring with walnut edging and marble fireplace surrounds with ceramic-log insets. 1 bed, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garden. £1.395m Cluttons 020-7354 6666.
Brimpsfield House, Brimpsfield, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed Cotswold stone house in a village conservation area in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has wood floors, beamed ceilings, large open fireplaces and landscaped gardens with a swimming pool and a pool house with an entertaining area. 7 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, 1-bed annexe, outbuildings, ponds, pasture, 9 acres. £2.5m Knight Frank 01285-659771.
Churton Hall, Westway, Crayke, York. A former village school dating from 1846 in a conservation village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The converted property retains its original sash windows and stone arches, and has exposed ceiling timbers and steel supports, and modern wood-burning stoves. 5 beds, 3 baths, recep, study, office, kitchen, roof terrace, gardens, parking. £575,000 Carter Jonas 01904-558200.
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Frenches Farm, Chipperfield, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire. A Grade II-listed, 1750s house in the village conservation area. It has wooden floors, open fireplaces and a breakfast kitchen with a vaulted ceiling. 7 beds, 6 baths, 5 receps, stables, barn with workshop, summerhouse, gardens, 8 acres. £3.35m Savills 01923-773171.
Leopold Place, Edinburgh. A refurbished, top-floor apartment in a period property in the east end of Edinburgh's New Town conservation area, with views towards Regent Gardens. The flat has wooden floors, a wood-burning stove, two newly fitted shower rooms, a contemporary kitchen and three storage cupboards. 3 beds, 2 baths, open-plan recep, external access to cellar. £450,000+ Strutt & Parker 0131-226 2500.
Oak House, Rye, East Sussex. A Grade II-listed, 15th-century, timber-framed house in a cobbled street in the conservation area of the Cinque Port of Rye. It retains its original inglenook fireplace, waxed oak floors, and exposed oak beams. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, kitchen, terrace. £575,000 Phillips & Stubbs 01797-227338.
Scandrett Street, Wapping, London E1W. A converted, period property spread over four floors with more than 2,400 sq ft of living space in the conservation area of Wapping, close to the local overground station and Tower Hill tube station, both of which offer good links to the City and Canary Wharf. It has sash windows with working shutters, a roof terrace, a courtyard garden and private parking. 2 beds, 2 baths, recep, dining kitchen. £3m Dexters 020-7650 5350.
The Old Custom House, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century house in a conservation area. It has a double octagonal Tudor chimney stack, exposed timbers and wood-panelled walls, and a summerhouse and a folly in the garden. 6 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, 0.15 acres. £750,000 Savills 01245-293233.
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