Old Chestnuts in Beckley, near Rye does, in fact, have sweet chestnuts in its quarter-acre garden, along with a monkey puzzle tree and fruit trees. The Grade II listed three-bedroom house has a 27ft drawing room with Adam-style fireplace and a 12ft kitchen with a gas Rayburn and steps down to the cellar. Offers around pounds 179,950 to Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338).
Walnut Tree Cottage in Stoke-By-Clare in Suffolk was built in the 1960s and has a 100ft rear garden. The two-bedroom house has a Baxi gas coal effect fire in the 17ft sitting room and a separate dining room with French doors to a terrace. The 17ft garage has light and power connected. Offers around pounds 125,000 to Mullacks Wells (01279 755400).