This pretty house built of mellow Bath stone was originally used for taking the waters from the spa spring which is accessed just outside the house.

The 8 bedroom house has a newly fitted kitchen and family room. The rear dates from the 1600s and the rest of the house was added in the 1700s.

£1.2m through Chesterton Humberts (01249 444557; chippenham@chestertonhumberts.com; chestertonhumberts.com)

Outside the garden is arranged on different levels with an ornamental pond and fountain. Outbuildings consist of two store rooms.

Middlehill is close to Bath from where trains to London Paddington take about 90 minutes.