Property: Three To View To The Manor Born

GLENMAYNE HOUSE, two miles from Galashiels in the Scottish borders, is a typical Scots baronial-style house, built to show off the wealth of the original owner, a wool broker called John Murray. Towers, turrets and gables give this grade A listed home an imposing skyline. There are nine reception rooms, a wine cellar, two sewing-rooms, plus 10 bedrooms. The house comes with 31 acres of grounds, including a walled garden, two conservatories and a gardener's cottage. Offers over pounds 650,000 to Knight Frank (0131 225 8171).

YOU DON'T have to be born to greatness to assume a grand manor. Ramparts, the 19th-century wing and former billiard room to Avon Castle, is for sale at pounds 200,000. The castle was owned by the Earls of Egrement and is south- west of Ringwood, Hampshire. To the right of the castle, Ramparts is a two-bedroom home with a drawing-room, minstrels' gallery, dining-room and study. There are views over the river from the front garden. The Avon Castle Estate is now a residential development. Lane Fox (01962 869999).

TALLENTIRE HALL in Cockermouth, Cumbria, is a smallish but impressive period gentleman's residence, now converted into flats. Number three is reached via the main entrance and then up 39 steps. It has three bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, a 22ft kitchen/dining-room and a large living- room with a window seat and views over the gardens of the Hall. Inside a broom cupboard there is a trap-door leading to the tower. Outside there is allocated parking for two cars. pounds 68,500 through GA (01900 826955).

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