Holly Cottage, Cann, Dorset. ?We both love escaping to our bolthole at the weekends and during the holidays,? says Dr Royce Abrahams, a senior partner in a general medical practice in Hertfordshire, whose wife, Myra, is a deputy headmistress. ?It has stunning views and we can walk to Shaftesbury across the fields.?

2 bedrooms, sitting room, study/bedroom 3, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom, £315,000. Jackson-Stops & Staff (01747 850858)