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Properties of the week: delightful boltholes

Featuring south-facing gardens, high ceilings and an enclosed walled garden

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Gloucestershire: £420,000

Priory Cottage

Priory Cottage, Brimpsfield

Positioned at the edge of the traditional Cotswold village of Brimpsfield, within easy driving distance of Gloucester, Cirencester and Cheltenham, this charming chocolate box cottage features a south-facing garden and views across the fields towards the church. It was built from mellow Cotswold stone, and retains many original details including a stone fireplace and tongue-and-groove panelling. 2 beds, family bath, recep. 

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Worcestershire: £450,000

Friar Street, Worcester

Friar Street, Worcester

Situated in the heart of this beautiful cathedral city, this newly renovated Grade II apartment is close to restaurants and boutique shops. With a beamed reception area and a private courtyard, the property also comes with double parking. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, open-plan recep and dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility. 

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Dorset: OIEO £360,000

4 Greenhill, Sherborne

4 Greenhill, Sherborne

Newly renovated, this mid-terrace cottage with an enclosed mature garden dates back to the late 1700s, and is near the amenities of the historic town with its ancient abbey. Grade II-listed, the building retains many period features including exposed beams and timbers, flagstone flooring and an inglenook fireplace. 2 beds, family bath, recep, garden, summer house, 3-car parking. 

4

Surrey: £395,000

Grove End House, Guildford

Grove End House, Guildford

An apartment in a converted Victorian house with high ceilings throughout. It features an impressive double-aspect sitting room with an open fireplace, and a balcony that overlooks the front of the house. Main double bed, bath, kitchen, recep, parking. 

5

Wiltshire: £495,000

Harwood Cottages, Coombe Bissett

Harwood Cottages, Coombe Bissett

This brick and flint semi-detached cottage dates from the 19th century, and has a small south-facing garden and a garage with potential for conversion. 3 beds, family bath, recep, kitchen, conservatory. 

6

Devon: £400,000

Rundles Cottage, East Prawle

Rundles Cottage, East Prawle

This semi-detached cottage, which is in need of modernisation, is located in Devon’s southernmost village, just inland from Prawle Point. It is also close to a number of remote beaches and coves – home to some of the area’s most spectacular coastal scenery – and boasts sea views, an enclosed walled garden and a summer house. 3 beds, family bath, recep, summer house, garden, paved sun terrace, parking. 

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Suffolk: £180,000

Lambseth Street, Eye

Lambseth Street, Eye

This Grade II cottage in the historic village of Eye is within walking distance of the town centre, and easy driving distance of the market town of Diss. The property has an enclosed courtyard garden and a detached outbuilding with potential for a home office. Main bed, kitchen, lounge and outbuilding with kitchenette. 

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Lincolnshire: £210,000

Apt 2, Lansbury House, Stamford

Apt 2, Lansbury House, Stamford

This first-floor apartment, with a grand communal entrance hall with a sweeping staircase, is situated in a Grade II Georgian property on St Mary’s Place, in the centre of this popular market town. The apartment is located towards the back of the building with views onto the south-facing gardens. 1 bed, 1 bath, kitchen, recep. 

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