Thiviers, Dordogne, France. A rare opportunity to purchase virtually an entire village in the Perigord Vert. The estate features a 16th-century chateau, a further manor house and six cottages, which are set in 173 acres of pasture and woodland. The main properties are all in good condition. £1.087m Hamptons 0207-265 6571.
The Old Hall, Sausthorpe, Lincolnshire. A Grade II-listed, late 15th-century house set in large gardens in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace and carved panelling in the reception hall. 6 beds, 5 baths, 4 receps, garden room, coach house and stables, 4 acres. £900,000 Robert Bell 01507-522 222.
Porch House, Hillrow, Haddenham, Cambridgeshire. A Grade II-listed Elizabethan long house dating back to the early 1600s, surrounded by large gardens in a conservation area. It has beamed ceilings, exposed brickwork, an inglenook fireplace with a log-burning stove, parquet and brick floors and a range of outbuildings. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, 2 kitchens, conservatory, 2.74 acres. £1.1m Cheffins 01353-654900.
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Close House, Dalton, Northumberland. A detached stone house in a small village surrounded by open countryside. It has wood floors, an open fireplace and a newly fitted kitchen that leads on to an extended garden room with a glazed ceiling and exposed stonework. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, garage, stable, loose box, gardens, large paddock, 1.4 acres. £925,000 Sanderson Young 0191-223 3500.
The Tower House, Rusper Road, Capel, Dorking. This Grade II-listed converted 19th-century water tower once served the Broadwood Estate. It is situated at the end of a private country lane and commands far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside, especially from the tower bedroom on the second floor. It has leaded-light windows and a wooden staircase. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, gardens, 0.25 acres. £935,000 Jackson-Stops 01306-887560.
Chelsea Manor Studios, Chelsea, London SW3. A modern open-plan apartment in a former artist’s studio just off the King’s Road. It has a double-height ceiling with a large window that spans the width of the property. 2 beds, bath, studio, open-plan living room/kitchen. £1.1m John D Wood & Co 020-3369 4319.
Greenaway Cottage, Stockleigh Pomeroy, Crediton, Devon. A renovated, Grade II-listed 17th-century cottage with outbuildings surrounded by large gardens with a stream running along the boundaries of the grounds. It has wide elm floorboards, oak beams, an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a home office in a timber-clad outbuilding. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, gardens, meadow, 5.9 acres. £1.1m+ Knight Frank 01392 423111.
The Boatyard, Boatyard Lane, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent. This property was originally an 18th-century blacksmith’s cottage and dry dock and offers a rare opportunity to buy a family home with a private dock with 180ft of moorings for narrow boats on the Trent and Mersey Canal. The house has beamed ceilings, an open fireplace and a green oak garden room. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep, study, kitchen, garage with workshop and games room above. £1m+ Savills 01952-239 500.
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