Properties of the week: houses without stairways
Featuring wrap-around gardens, ocean views and an enclosed cobbled courtyard
Whittets Ait, Weybridge
A beautifully presented duplex apartment in this lift-serviced, gated development with fantastic river views. Whittets Ait is a private island near the Thames Lock, a short walk from Weybridge town centre. Main bed with en-suite shower room, 1 further bed, family bath with shower, kitchen, recep, hall.
174A Old Bath Road, Cheltenham
A unique modern luxury property in a quiet spot with spacious lateral accommodation and a private garden. Main bed with en-suite shower, 3 further beds, family bath, open-plan kitchen/double recep with glass doors onto patio and garden, utility, study, hall, WC, long private drive, shed.
Menaring Cottage, St Gennys, Crackington Haven
An impressive cottage set in a quaint hamlet within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The property has far-reaching views across open countryside, and due west over the north Cornish coast and out to the Atlantic Ocean. Main bed, 2 further beds, family bath, open-plan kitchen/recep, large wrap-around garden and patio area.
Goscombe Lane, Gundleton, Alresford
Built in 2016, Hydawn is a spectacular modern home in an elevated rural setting. The house is designed around an open-plan living area with floor-to-ceiling windows with views over surrounding countryside. Main suite, 2 further beds, open-plan kitchen/double recep, utility/cloakroom with shower, study, storage, hall, double garage, garden mainly laid to lawn with mature trees.
Monmouthshire: OIEO £850,000
Cwrt Cerryg, Lower Machen, Newport
A Grade II conversion of a stone-built former stable block in a quiet hamlet. The property is set on one level and forms a U-shape around an enclosed cobbled courtyard. Main suite, guest suite, 2 further beds, family bath, 2 WCs, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, utility, hall, large patio seating area, garden, pond, vaulted stone folly, parking, outside shower.
Butts Wood, Broughton-in-Furness, Lake District
Built in 1964, this charming bungalow is in a magical setting in a peaceful woodland haven, perched on the southwesterly edge of the Lake District National Park. 3 beds, family bath, shower, open-plan kitchen/double recep and garden room, utility, hall, underfloor storage, 2 garages, potting shed, 1 further shed, landscaped gardens, terraces, 2.75 acres.
The Courtyard Barn, Cold Ashton, north of Bath
Sensitively converted in 2004 from former agricultural buildings, Courtyard Barn is a unique, deceptively large home offering flexible accommodation predominantly on one level. First-floor suite, 2 ground-floor beds, family bath, kitchen/family room, dining room, sitting room/bed 4 with en-suite shower, courtyard garden, parking.
White Lodge, Clyst St Mary
A Grade II* detached former lodge within walking distance of the village and Winslade Manor. Although modernised in recent years, the property has many period features. Main bed, 1 further bed, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, WC, hall, garden, parking.