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Properties of the week: charming homes by rivers

Featuring an indoor swimming pool, acres of gardens and a greenhouse

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Cambridgeshire: £575,000

Twentypence road

Twentypence Road, Wilburton

This former ferryman’s cottage is believed to date back to the 1600s and is situated in an idyllic location overlooking the Old West River. Main suite, 3 further beds (1 en suite), family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep, garden room, 5 acres of gardens and grassland, 2-bed annexe, four-car garage. Needs modernisation. 

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Berkshire: £1m

Ham Mill, Newbury

Ham Mill, Newbury

This 17th century former mill house on the River Kennet sits in 0.4 acres of mature gardens and includes a riverside terrace. Main suite with dressing area, 4 further beds (3 en suite), kitchen/breakfast room,3 receps, study, garden, terrace, parking. 

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Bristol: £410,000

The General, Redcliffe

The General, Redcliffe

Bristol’s former general hospital has been converted into luxurious apartments overlooking the River Avon. 2 beds, family bath, open-plan kitchen/dining/recep, utility room. 

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Worcestershire: £1.25m

The Mill House, Knightwick, Worcester

The Mill House, Knightwick, Worcester

This characterful old mill house in the heart of the Teme Valley is delightfully situated on the banks of the River Teme. The property, which is set in 1.5 acres, comes with an ancillary cottage, a workshop and stable. Main suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, 3 receps, gardens, 300m of riverbank, garage. 

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Wiltshire: £1.8m

The Bridge House, Castle Combe, Chippenham

The Bridge House, Castle Combe, Chippenham

A Grade II Cotswold-stone house on the Bybrook. The property retains many period features including timber beams and mullion windows. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, shower room, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, garden room, greenhouse, work­shop, studio, loggia, garage, gardens. 

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Carmarthenshire: £1m

Ro-Fawr Farm, Dryslwyn, Nr Llandeilo

Ro-Fawr Farm, Dryslwyn, Nr Llandeilo

Dating back to the 1800s, this handsome property on the Towy boasts an indoor swimming pool and a tennis court. 5 beds, 2 baths, kitchen/breakfast room, 4 receps, 3 cottages with a further 5 beds, pasture paddock. 

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Norfolk: £675,000

Mill House, Low Tharston

Mill House, Low Tharston

A charming and secluded timber-frame house dating back to the 17th century overlooking the River Tas. Full of period features and set in half an acre of land. 6 beds, 3 baths, kitchen, dining room, 3 receps, garden. 

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Cambridge: £995,000

The Boat House, Chesterton

The Boat House, Chesterton

Built on the site of the old ferryman’s cottage, the Boat House sits directly on the River Cam and benefits from its own mooring as well as uninterrupted views of the river in both directions. 3 beds, shower room, kitchen, recep, garden, parking, boat port. Needs refurbishment. 

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