Holly Cottage in Bourton-on-the-Hill, Gloucestershire, has a warm red Aga (gas-fired, two-oven) in its 17ft, beamed kitchen. The Grade II listed four-bedroomed house is tucked down a no-through-road towards the edge of the village, but it's just two miles from the mainline station at Moreton- in-Marsh. A 30ft stone barn provides garaging and storage. The gardens are as notable for a fine wisteria as they are for holly. pounds 248,000 through Hamptons (01386 852205).
Little Mariteau House in Winchelsea, East Sussex sports a green, electric two-oven Aga in the kitchen, with matching green Shaker-style painted units. The Grade II listed Georgian-style period house has a marble-floored reception hall, a conservatory, three bedrooms and a 16ft drawing room with an open fireplace. There is a detached garage at the end of the 82ft garden. pounds 180,000, through Phillips & Stubbs (01797 227338).Reuse content