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Compton Valence House, near Dorchester in Dorset, was lived in by Parson Milne, the famous hunting parson who was Master of Cattistock Hounds from 1900 to 1931, long before the sport became contentious. The six-bedroom former rectory has four reception rooms, a kitchen with an Aga, and 111 acres to gallop about in. It is for sale at pounds 750,000 through Michael de Pelet (01935 812236).

Foxhill House, near Bourton-on-the-Water in Gloucestershire, lies within the Heythrop hunt country, and it is also handy for the races at Cheltenham. The five-bedroom Cotswold stone house was built in 1925, with a few later additions, and has attractive, stone mullioned windows. The property comes with a self-contained flat above the garage - and three loose boxes. It is priced at pounds 375,000, through Knight Frank (01865 790077).

Foxhole House, near Saxlingham in Norfolk, is a 16th-century Grade II listed farmhouse in need of restoration. The four-bedroom house, eight miles from Norwich, lies down a single-track road a mile and a half from the village. It has leaded windows, exposed beams and studs, but, say agents Strutt & Parker, needs extensive work. It has mains water and electricity and septic tank drainage, and comes with a third of an acre, two loose boxes and a tack room. pounds 125,000 (01603 619945).

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