Orchard Cottage in Child Okeford, Dorset has a date stone inscribed 1847, but the house may be much older. The white painted, three-bedroom cottage has an inglenook fireplace in the sitting room and a garden room/conservatory. A period outbuilding could, with planning permission, convert to a studio or office if working from home. The gardens of a third of an acre include terrace and lawn, with flower borders, a kitchen garden and an old orchard. pounds 169,000 through Humberts (01258 452343).
Two Seaview Terrace in Churchtown is just a mile from the popular Mullion Cove in Cornwall. Renovated four years ago, the three-bedroom cottage is centrally heated and has a 75ft garden. The kitchen is modern with plenty of cupboards, there is a sitting room with fireplace, a dining room and a conservatory. All for pounds 57,000 through Miller & Son (01326 572434).Reuse content