Houses for sale for around £1m

From a contemporary property in the Clyne Castle Estate in Blackpill, Swansea, to a 16th-century house in Haworth, thought to have inspired Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights , eight of the best properties currently on the market for around £1m.

Cedar House, Wrotham, Sevenoaks, Kent. A 16th-century hall house on the edge of a village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, inglenook fireplaces and a modern fitted kitchen leading onto a courtyard and the garden. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, annexe. £999,950 Knight Frank 01732-744460. 

The Villa, Redmile, Nottingham. This remodelled Georgian village house in the Vale of Belvoir has been extended to include a contemporary kitchen opening onto a decked terrace and a home office to the side of the house. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, garden room, workshop, walled gardens. £1m Savills 0115-934 8109. 

Gunstone House, Gunstone, Crediton, Devon. A Grade II-listed Georgian house in a small village surrounded by open countryside. It retains its original fireplaces, shuttered sash windows and decorative cornicing, and there is a glass-roofed veranda to the front of the property with a greenhouse at either end. 6 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, stone outbuilding, gardens, 2.3 acres. £1.25m Strutt & Parker 01392-229405.

Ashbury Road, Battersea, London SW11. This house is situated in the Shaftesbury Estate, close to Battersea Park and Lavender Hill with its popular shops and restaurants. The interiors have been modernised to include a loft conversion providing an extra en-suite double bedroom and a contemporary kitchen with doors opening onto the garden. 3 beds, 2 baths, double recep. £975,000 John D Wood & Co. 020-3151 0661.

Upper Castle View, Clyne Castle Estate, Blackpill, Swansea. A four-storey contemporary property in an elevated position in the private Clyne Castle Estate, between Clyne Botanical Gardens and Clyne Country Park, with access to 1.5 acres of estate grounds. It has a lift, contemporary interiors with high-tech fittings, a large roof terrace with panoramic views and a private lawn with patio areas. 5 beds, 5 baths, recep, open-plan kitchen/family room. £1.095m Fine & Country 01792-367301.

Ponden Hall, Stanbury, Haworth, West Yorkshire. This Grade II-listed country house dates from 1541 and is thought to have inspired Wuthering Heights. It has exposed beams, flagstone floors and open fireplaces. 8 beds, 4 baths, recep, 2-bed annexe, gardens, 4 acres. £1m+ Strutt & Parker 01423-706771.

Newmarket Road, Norwich. A Grade II-listed townhouse dating from 1823. It has a columned portico opening onto a large hallway with an elegant staircase and the reception rooms retain their original fireplaces and shuttered sash windows. The house has a rear courtyard and the gardens include a range of outbuildings and a traditional greenhouse. 6 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, dining kitchen, old laundry, cellars, 0.41 acres. £985,000 Savills 01603-229229.

Rounceval House, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire. This Grade II-listed, mid-17th-century house is a fine example of Restoration architecture. It has open fireplaces, ornate ceiling roses and cornicing, twin bay windows with inset seating and a lower floor spa area with a recently installed Roman-style spa seating up to ten people. 7 beds, 7 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, annexe, greenhouse, walled garden. £995,000 Hamptons International 01773-691316.

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