Tudor House, Upwick Green, Hertfordshire. With panoramic views over peaceful, rolling countryside eight miles from Stansted Airport, Peter and Delphine Hill?s home for more than 30 years will be launched onto the market next month. Mrs Hill is a garden designer and the garden is opened under the ?Yellow Book? scheme.

Grade II listed. 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4 reception rooms, indoor

swimming pool. 1.25 acres. £1.65m. Savills (01279 756800)

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