Best properties: Idyllic cottages under £600,000
Hampshire: Church Cottage, Woodman Lane, Sparsholt, Winchester. Reputed to be the oldest dwelling in this popular village, the cottage has off-road parking and a small lawned garden. Master bed with balcony, 2 further beds, family bath, 2 receps, kitchen, utility and WC. £525,000; Savills (01962-841842).