The wish list

Properties of the week: desirable town houses

Featuring Grade II buildings, bay-fronted sitting rooms and a private walled garden

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Cumbria: £575,000

Town house

The Hollies, Brampton

This charming Grade II Georgian property is located close to Hadrian’s Wall, and has a panelled drawing room, a stone inglenook and an Italian-style courtyard. Main suite, 4 further beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen/dining room, cellar, stores, parking. 

2

Gloucestershire: £750,000

Hewlett Road, Cheltenham

Hewlett Road, Cheltenham

A newly renovated mid-terrace house, within easy walking distance of the town centre and local parks. The house retains many period features, including sash windows and a marble fireplace. 3 beds (1 en suite), family bath, bed 4/office, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, study, paved garden. 

3

County Durham: £795,000

Hallgarth Farmhouse, Durham

Hallgarth Farmhouse, Durham

This historic family home, dating back to the 15th century, is set in mature gardens of almost a third of an acre. Originally part of Durham Cathedral’s Priory Estate, the property was rebuilt in 1910 and has been modernised. Main suite, 1 further suite, 3 beds, 1-bed annexe with home office, 2 receps, family bath, open-plan kitchen. 

4

Hampshire: OIEO £760,000

Eastgate Street, Winchester

Eastgate Street, Winchester

A generously proportioned town house with a 27ft recep and a conservatory at the rear. The property includes cellars on the lower-ground floor and a loft room on the second floor, over­looking Eastgate Street. 3 beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep, garage. 

5

Devon: OIRO £285,000

Church Street, Modbury

Church Street, Modbury

Located in this Georgian market town, and four miles from the beach, this Grade II double-fronted Victorian town house has plenty of character, with sash bay windows and original doors, and comes with a shop which provides a monthly income. 3 beds, family bath, kitchen, recep, courtyard garden and storage sheds, parking. 

6

Gloucestershire: £735,000

Hailes Street, Winchcombe, Cheltenham

Hailes Street, Winchcombe, Cheltenham

A detached Victorian house with views over the River Isbourne. The property, built of Cotswold stone, includes a cellar office and a long private walled garden with a hot tub. 3 beds, 1-2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen/breakfast room, parking spaces. 

7

Wiltshire: £1.5m

The Close, Salisbury

The Close, Salisbury

Retaining an abundance of original features, including a bay-fronted sitting room and a dining room with panelled walls and a fireplace, this 18th century Grade II house enjoys uninterrupted views of Salisbury Cathedral. It’s located within the Cathedral Close and is a short walk from the city centre. 4 beds (1 en suite), family baths, 2 receps, kitchen/break­fast room, study, utility, courtyard garden and stores. 

8

Suffolk: £1.45m

10 South Green, Southwold

10 South Green, Southwold

Designed by Elizabeth Wayth in 1820, this Georgian Grade II property with wrought-iron balconies and shuttered windows sits by the village green. Main suite with balcony, 3 further beds, family bath, 3 receps, kitchen/dining room, cellar rooms, garage. 

9

Shropshire: £625,000

Lower Broad Street, Ludlow

Lower Broad Street, Ludlow

A stylish town house in this medieval walled town, with accommodation set over three floors, plenty of storage space and hidden access to a cellar. It includes an enclosed courtyard garden suitable for al fresco dining and entertaining. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, parking.

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