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Properties of the week: fine Edwardian homes

Featuring a riverside property with award-winning garden and an Arts and Crafts-style country house

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Hampshire £495,000

Ossemsley, Christchurch

Ossemsley, Christchurch

A first-floor apartment in this spectacular Grade II Edwardian house with long views over the neighbouring parkland. The property has a colourful history and used to house a nightclub linked to the Profumo scandal in the 1960s. 3 beds, 2 baths (1 en suite), recep, kitchen/breakfast room, WC, garage and use of communal gardens. 

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Dorset £1.8m

Westleaze, Charminster, Dorchester

Westleaze, Charminster, Dorchester

A handsome Arts and Crafts-style Grade II property designed by Percy Richard Morley Horder. Currently in use as a 5-star country house hotel, the building is arranged in a courtyard style and set in landscaped grounds designed by the architect and inspired by Gertrude Jekyll. On the grounds are a swimming pool and tennis court. 11 beds, 10 baths, 4 receps, parking. 

3

Surrey £1.9m

Guildown Avenue, Guildford

Guildown Avenue, Guildford

A charming Edwardian house retaining a wealth of original features including a panelled entrance hall, parquet flooring, fireplaces and ornate cornicing. Mature gardens extend to almost a third of an acre. 5 beds, 2 baths (1 en suite), 4 receps, kitchen/breakfast room, double garage. 

4

West Sussex £330,000

King Edward VII Apartments, Kings Drive, Midhurst

King Edward VII Apartments, Kings Drive, Midhurst

A ground-floor apartment in the east wing of this outstanding example of Edwardian architecture set in 165 acres of private woodland in the South Downs National Park. Facilities include a gym, swimming pool and concierge. Bed, bath, open-plan recep/dining room/kitchen, terrace. 

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Kent £1.395m

Hartley, Cranbrook

Hartley, Cranbrook

A charming Edwardian family home featuring high ceilings and period fireplaces, with easy access to schools including Cranbrook and Benenden. The property also includes a coach house/garage with potential for conversion (subject to planning). 8 beds, 7 baths (5 en suite), 3 receps, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, glasshouse. 

6

Berkshire £5.25m

Little Fishery, Maidenhead

Little Fishery, Maidenhead

This impressive Edwardian property, built in 1908, is situated on the Bray reach of the Thames. Its award-winning garden enjoys uninterrupted views of the river, and also boasts a double-level dining terrace. 8 beds (4 en suite), 2 baths, 4 receps, kitchen/breakfast room, a 2-bed self-contained annexe, mooring. 

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East Sussex £525,000

South Street, Lewes

South Street, Lewes

A characterful terraced cottage with many period features, which is close to the shops and amenities of this popular and historic town. The property is situated within the South Downs National Park, a haven for nature lovers, while the Glyndebourne Opera House is only 4 miles away. 2 beds, family bath, open-plan recep/dining room, kitchen, office, walled courtyard garden, brick outhouse (power and plumbing). 

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Kent £995,000

Snargate, Romney Marsh

Snargate, Romney Marsh

A picturesque former rectory, set in mature gardens of almost an acre, and adjacent to the medieval church of St Dunstan’s. Period features include high ceilings, picture and dado rails, sash windows and open fireplaces. The garden includes a rose walk and a barn with conversion potential (subject to permission). 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen/ breakfast room, utility, conservatory, garden, parking. 

9

Devon £795,000

Church Street, Modbury, Ivybridge

Church Street, Modbury, Ivybridge

An elegant double-fronted Edwardian house in the heart of Modbury, 4 miles from the nearest beach. Period features include a cast-iron open fire, bay windows and stairs with turned balustrading. A south-facing garden offers views over the countryside and includes a summer house, greenhouse and conservatory. 4 beds, bath, shower, 3 receps, study, outbuilding, parking. 

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