Leicestershire, £895,000 Narborough House, Narborough 6 bedrooms, conservatory, 0.45 acres Strutt & Parker (01858 433123)

Gerard McGrane bought this fusion of Georgian and Ecclesiastical architecture (its front and rear elevations are completely different) nearly seven years ago, and added a conservatory, as well as updating the interiors. ‘It has access to the most beautiful countryside,’ he says.

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