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Properties of the week: colourful houses

Featuring striking townhouses and rustic cottages

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22 Old School Lane, Clifton

22 Old School Lane, Clifton, Somerset

Somerset £1m

An immaculate contemporary townhouse in a sought-after location just south of Clifton Village, with stunning harbour views. The accommodation is arranged over four floors with the bedrooms on the lower two floors, and the reception rooms on the top two floors. Main suite, guest suite, 2 further beds, family bath, open-plan kitchen/dining room with balcony, sitting room, WC, utility, study area with balcony, roof terrace, rear patio, parking. 

2

Willow House, Fressingfield Eye

Willow House, Fressingfield Eye

Suffolk £1.35m 

A 17th century Grade II house, with a granary, lovely gardens and an established vineyard. 3 first-floor beds, 3 interconnecting second-floor beds, 2 baths, shower, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, study, utility, cellar, cloakroom, 1-bed annexe, outbuildings, greenhouse, barn, pond, gardens, 2.76 acres. 

3

Bridge Street Farmhouse, Long Melford, Sudbury

Bridge Street Farmhouse, Long Melford, Sudbury

Suffolk £1.5m 

An oak-framed Grade II* medieval hall house, with 3 separate 2-bed holiday lets in adjoining barns, set in 1.5 acres of mature garden with additional land and leasing stables available. Recent works have improved the house but leave the purchaser to decorate and fit out bathrooms and kitchens. 6 beds, 5 bath/shower rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, great hall, parlour, rear hall, 1 further recep, utility, WC, stores. 

4

Ash Tree Cottage, Mount Gardens, Sydenham SE26

Ash Tree Cottage, Mount Gardens, Sydenham SE26

London £2m 

Set in its own private micro hamlet, this Georgian cottage is in the Sydenham Hill Conservation Area and offers tranquil living in an oasis on the outskirts of Dulwich. Main bed suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, study, garden room, utility, cloakroom, detached studio/annexe, store, car-port, off-street parking, well-maintained gardens. 

5

Corner Cottage, Southwold

Corner Cottage, Southwold

Suffolk £775,000 

A charming and well-positioned cottage close to the common, with off-road parking and a courtyard garden, in this thriving seaside market town. Vaulted main bed with balcony, 1 further bed, family shower room, attic room with porthole window looking towards the common, kitchen, sitting/dining room, hall, porch, ground floor WC, courtyard garden with white picket fence, off-road parking accessed via Lorne Road. 

6

Clareville Street, South Kensington SW7

Clareville Street, South Kensington SW7

London £1.65m 

A freehold mews house, split over three floors and with a roof terrace, just off Old Brompton Road between South Kensington and Gloucester Road stations. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, 2 further receps. 

7

The Thatch, Thaxted

The Thatch, Thaxted

Essex £695,000 

A pretty, renovated thatched cottage, set over three floors and incorporating the old Fire Engine House, in the centre of this sought-after market town. Main bed suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, utility, southwest-facing private rear garden, patio area, off-street parking for 2 cars on the shingle driveway. 

8

65 St Ann Street, Salisbury

65 St Ann Street, Salisbury

Wiltshire £400,000 

A charming Grade II end-of-terrace house, in the heart of the cathedral city of Salisbury. Believed to date back to around 1680, the house retains original features such as “braced and ledged” wooden doors and exposed beams. Second-floor main bed suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen, sitting room with inglenook, 1 further recep, garden. 

9

Bywater Street, Chelsea SW3

Bywater Street, Chelsea SW3

London £3.95m

A charming and beautifully presented house, set over 5 floors, in one of Chelsea’s most renowned and quintessential streets, just off the King’s Road. Second-floor main bed suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, basement cinema room, WC, wine cellar, vault. 

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