Homes & Money: Three to view - Berkshire

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The Cedars, a Georgian house a mile to the east of Ascot, stands in magnificent formal gardens and grounds of more than 16 acres. One of the the main features of the property is the views across open countryside. The house has an elegant entrance and staircase halls, a formal drawing room with an extended bay leading to the west terrace, panelled dining hall and sitting room, study, kitchen and large breakfast room. On the first floor is a master bedroom suite, four further bedrooms and two further bathrooms. Adjoining the house is an indoor swimming pool complex with French windows to the gardens. The asking price is pounds 3,000,000 through Knight Frank (0171-629 8171) and Savills (0171-499 8644).

The five-bedroom "Avon" house, which starts at pounds 210,000, is one of the six styles Swan Hill Homes is building on its 80-acre development at Caversham, adjacent to protected countryside. The homes have fully fitted kitchens, fitted wardrobes in most bedrooms and the master bedroom comes with its own shower room. The current phase of 80 homes in 15 acres is almost sold. Prices for family houses start at pounds 156,950. All have good size gardens. Swan Hill Homes (01734 464811).

Barn House at Littlewick Green is in a rural spot, yet just three miles from Maidenhead station and three from the M4. It forms the major portion of a range of converted period buildings to the side of a lane. The main house comprises three bedrooms, bathroom, dressing room/shower room, three reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room. The annexe, which could be incorporated within the main house, has two bedrooms, bathroom, reception room and kitchen. Outside there is a separate brick and tile garage with a studio above. The walled garden is well stocked. It is for sale through John D Wood (0171-493 4106).

Penny Jackson

Last week in this column the pictures of Hill Farm, near Shepton Mallet, and Middle Littleton Manor, near Straford-upon-Avon appeared alongside the wrong captions. The actor Rob Heyland's house near Evesham, Worcestershire is being sold by R A Bennett & Partners (01386 852456) and Cluttons (01749 678012) are selling actor Jeffrey Holland's home in Somerset.

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