Northwood Farmhouse, on Hayling Island in Hampshire, is a restored Georgian four-bedroom house, approached via a no-through lane. The first bathroom is fitted with a Victoriana Sanitan suite, and has a free-standing enamel bath with claw feet. The floor is wood strip; there is a heated towel rail, oak cupboards, a built-in hairdryer and marble surfaces. The other bathroom has a Jacuzzi, star lighting above, Amtico flooring and a decorative ceiling. With three reception rooms, a conservatory and a 20ft kitchen, Northwood is for sale for pounds 430,000 through John D Wood (01962 863131).
Raylands is an Elizabethan four-bedroom farmhouse eight miles from Chelmsford in Essex. Renovated and decorated, it has two bathrooms, both newly fitted with white Heritage suites. The main bathroom has a cast-iron, roll-top bath with an "antique" mixer tap and shower. The heavy timber-framed house also has three reception rooms and a 13ft kitchen, with an African slate floor, a butler's sink, and units built from old pine with granite work surfaces. There's another three-bedroom Sixties-built house in the grounds. All for sale at pounds 795,000 through Trembath Welch (01371 872117).Reuse content