THIS THREE-storey townhouse on the High Street in Henley-In-Arden, Warwickshire, was built a year ago by Chase Midland Homes, and expensively decorated by the current owner. It features a reception hall with stone- effect walls and a slate floor. The 24ft drawing room has a classical fireplace and the kitchen boasts AEG and Bosch appliances. There are four bedrooms - the main one has a dressing room and en-suite bathroom. There's a walled garden to the rear, and a garage. pounds 265,000, details from John Shepherd (01564 783866).

NEAR THE centre of Arundel in West Sussex, this four-storey Grade II listed townhouse has planning permission to convert the basement for outside access. Presently used as a study, it has the original kitchen range. Upstairs, there's a drawing room, dining room, breakfast room and kitchen. Three bedrooms, two with fireplaces, are on the second and third floors. Step out to the garden from the breakfast-room. pounds 225,000, details from Guy Leonard & Co (01798 874033).

WHAT ELSE but Regency style in Cheltenham? This cream-rendered, four-bedroom townhouse in Priory Street may not be an original, but it comes with an NHBC warranty and the promise of low maintenance. The four- storey house has an elegant drawing room with Adam-style fireplace and large, front-facing windows. The kitchen includes a Stoves hob and double oven and fitted appliances. The rear garden has a fountain pond and lawn. There's also a garage and tool store. pounds 285,000, details from Cooper's (01242 579584).

Rosalind Russell