Property: Houses within 90 miles of London

BEST PROPERTIES ON THE MARKET

OXON

The White Hall Estate, Minster Lovell. An unspoilt residential estate with its own shrub and plant nursery, on the edge of the Cotswolds. 5-bed stone farmhouse, staff flat, formal gardens, orchard, tennis court, kitchen garden, range of traditional barns with two holiday cottages (and planning consent for three more), paddocks, woodland, 24.26 acres. pounds 900,000. John D Wood 01865-311522.

WILTSHIRE

Gooselands, Baydon. A Grade II cottage set high on the Marlborough Downs with fantastic views. 3 beds, 1 bath, 2 receps, garden room, kitchen, 0.5 acres. pounds 235,000. John D Wood 01285-642244.

WILTSHIRE

West Kington House, West Kington. An early 19th-century Grade II house standing in a secluded valley overlooking its own grounds. 6 beds, 2 dressing rooms, 6 bath, 3 receps, cloakroom, kitchen, 2 cottages, listed stone barn, 13.3 acres. pounds 1.5 million. Knight Frank 0171-629 8171.

SUSSEX

Rowles Croft, North End, Ditchling. A Grade II Georgian house with secluded formal gardens in the centre of the village. 7 beds, 2 bath, 2 receps, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, games room, garage, 0.75 acres. pounds 575,000. Strutt & Parker 01273-475411.

ESSEX

Little Garretts, North End, Great Dunmow. An 18th-century Grade II timber-framed house on the edge of the village. 5 beds, 2 bath, 2 receps, study, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, 3-bed coach house, 1.72 acres. pounds 485,000. Strutt & Parker 01245-258201.

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