This three-bedroom house from David Wilson Homes is one of five remaining at Beechlands Park, on the edge of the village of Taverham. Priced at pounds 52,995 the houses, with fitted kitchens and large lounge/dining rooms, have been built with first-time buyers in mind. Work is beginning later this year on four-bedroom houses, with garages and separate sitting- and dining-rooms, which will start at pounds 84,995. Shops, schools and pubs are within walking distance. Sales office: (01603 867008).
Honeysuckle Cottage, a 200-year-old detached brick-and-flint cottage, is in the village of Syderstone, eight miles from the coast. It was modernised in 1980 but has many original features such as fireplaces, exposed beams and latched doors. It has three bedrooms, a kitchen, living-room and dining- room, and an outbuilding. The well-stocked garden is 125ft and secluded. The ponds on Syderstone Common are home to the rare natterjack toad. Offers in the region of pounds 76,950 through Beltons (01553 770055).