Pretty properties in idyllic locations, perfect for weekends away.
Cornwall, £1.35 million
Lamerton Manor, Idless
5 bedrooms, kitchen/breakfast room, workshop
This pretty Grade II-listed house lies in a hamlet just outside Truro. It’s been updated and extended in recent years and features a large kitchen/breakfast room as well as a garden room that opens out onto a terrace. Outside are well-stocked gardens and a paddock.
Jackson-Stops & Staff (01872 261160)
Wiltshire, £1.295 million
Hallowed Mead, West Hatch
4 bedrooms, office and bedroom annexe
Enjoying glorious views over the Nadder Valley and within 21⁄2 miles of Tisbury, this house was a cottage until 10 years ago, when it was substantially improved and extended and underfloor heating was installed throughout the ground floor.
Savills (01722 426880)
Summer Cottage, Higher Batson
This four-bedroom house lies within a five-minute walk of Batson Creek near Salcombe. The stone garage has been converted into a studio and outside are a large terrace and a substantial garden sloping down into the valley.
Marchand Petit (01548 844473)
Tregustick Farmhouse, Withiel
Surrounded by a garden of three- quarters of an acre, this four-bedroom Grade II-listed house looks out over an unspoilt valley. Inside are smart interiors with a bright eat-in kitchen and in the garden is a natural swimming pond.
Lillicrap Chilcott (01872 273473)
Mill Farm, Upper Gresham
Set on the Cromer Ridge, this sub- stantial house comes with seven bedrooms and stands in 13⁄4 acres. Planning permission has been granted for a detached three-bed- room holiday cottage.
Jackson-Stops & Staff (01328 801333)
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