Houses with tennis courts – from a 16th-century house with a floodlit court in Cheshire, to a New England style property on the eastern shore of Abaco in the Bahamas.
From a 19th-century castle in Brenne, France, to an apartment in a Victorian mansion block close to London’s St James’s Park.
From a Grade II-listed Jacobean house in Ashford, Kent, to a cottage with medieval origins in Saffron Walden, eight of the best properties within easy reach of London.
From a Grade I-listed castle with Anglo-Saxon origins in Staffordshire to a chateau in Gascony that was once a resting place of the musketeer that inspired Alexandre Dumas’s novel.
From a studio apartment in London’s Notting Hill to a Grade II-listed, converted mill in Dartmoor National Park.
From a Grade II-listed, Georgian quayside house in Essex to a two-bedroom flat near the Tower of London, eight of the best properties for around £800,000.
From a Parisian apartment in a historic building overlooking the Seine to a three-storey house in Rome’s Flaminio district.
From a 15th-century, Grade II-listed thatched cottage in West Berkshire to a studio flat with a balcony at the television centre in White City, London.
From a converted stone barn with a listed ancient monument in the grounds in Ceredigion, Wales, to a former farmstead overlooking the valley of Farndale in the North York Moors National Park.
From a small co-housing community with land for farming in Nottinghamshire to a zero-carbon holiday retreat near Truro, eight of the best ecologically sustainable homes for sale now.
Eight of the best properties for sale for around £1m – from a Strawberry Hill gothic-revival house in Folkestone, Kent, to an end-of-terrace cottage with courtyard garden in Barnes, London.