We reveal what you can you buy for £1 million or less.
Yew Tree Cottage, Chadlington
Beautifully refurbished edge-of-village Cotswold house with outbuildings in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are five bedrooms and newly landscaped gardens. Daylesford Organic Farm Shop is just 6 miles away.
Knight Frank (01865 680 653; https://countrylife.onthemarket.com)
3, The Manor, Mickleton
This five-bedroom house forms part of a larger Grade II-listed manor that was divided in the 1980s. The interiors are light and airy and there is a particularly fine drawing room. The village benefits from a shop, a post office, a butcher and two pubs.
Savills (01451 832 832; https://countrylife.onthemarket.com)
Lower Collaton Farmhouse, Collaton
Set in one acre of landscaped gardens, this four-bedroom Devon longhouse has been beautifully restored by the current owners. Salcombe is about three miles away and you can reach the North Sands beach via footpaths.
Marchand Petit (01548 844 473; www.marchandpetit.co.uk)
Stour Cottage, East Bergholt
This Grade II-listed house lies in the village, which is ideally situated for a London commute as Manningtree station, with services to Liverpool Street, is only three miles away. There are three bedrooms and a light, airy kitchen.
Strutt & Parker (01473 851396; https://countrylife.onthemarket.com)
Trenowth Mill, Trenowth
This Grade II-listed, 200 year old mill sits on 5 acres of land. There are four bedrooms, an oak framed garden room that overlooks the woodland, a detached one bedroom studio cottage and further outbuildings.
Philip Martin (01872 395942; https://countrylife.onthemarket.com)
Arabella Youens selects the finest country houses on the market priced below £2 million.
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