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Property: Three To View

Living On The Edge
THE OLD Lady's Folly near Newton Abbot, in Devon, was built in the 18th century. It has five bedrooms, an acre of grounds, a large kitchen/breakfast room with stone flagged floor and fireplace, a top-floor games and a studio, converted from a barn. It is for sale at pounds 240,000 through Fulfords (01626 351951).

THE BEER has departed but the name remains the same at the Old Cloudesley Arms, in Cloudesley Street, Barnsbury, north London. The former pub has been converted into flats, one of which is on the ground and lower floors. The living room is what used to be the bar, with wood strip flooring, there's a dining room with French doors leading to a small garden and a bedroom. For sale at pounds 199,950 through Copping Joyce (0207 359 9777).

SEAVIEW HAS an excellent sea view - part of its garden is under water. The four-bedroom bungalow stands beside a converted Martello tower yards from the beach at Bawdsey, in Suffolk. As there is a risk of erosion or a flood tide, a cash buyer is sought at auction on 8 September. The guide price is pounds 120,000. Details from Clarke & Simpson (01728 724200).