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Dingley Hall, Market Harborough
4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, communal pool, 1.3-acre private garden
The Cloisters forms the oldest part of this Grade I-listed house and was once the gatehouse to an Elizabethan mansion, which was later demolished. The semi-detached house has been attractively updated by the present owner, including the building of a new kitchen and en-suite shower room.
Jackson-Stops & Staff (01604 632 991)
The Former Rectory, Market Lavington
This pretty Georgian house stands in the centre of a popular village. Now in need of restoration, it has five bedrooms, a walled garden of about a third of an acre, a substantial garage and potential for improvement, subject to the usual consents.
Humberts (01722 324 422)
Wrescombe Farm, Yealmpton
Located close to the shops in both Yealmpton and Newton Ferrers, this Victorian farmhouse stands in almost half an acre with a stone-built garage and plenty of parking. There are five bedrooms, a kitchen/break- fast room with an Aga and an office.
Marchand Petit (01752 873 311)
31, Tetbury Street, Minchinhampton
This three-bedroom cottage close to the village centre has a large kitchen/breakfast room and a small garden, with potential to convert the attic space into further bedrooms.
Knight Frank (01285 897 620)