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Property: Properties with a difference: Houses in good walking country


39 Ravensworth, near Richmond. An early 18th-century Grade II village house surrounded by open countryside overlooked by hills and moorland. 5 beds, 3 bath, 1 dressing room, 2 receps, study, kitchen, games room, conservatory, small courtyard, pretty garden. pounds 225,000. Jackson-Stops & Staff 01904 625033.


Cold Norton Priory, Cold Norton. A Grade II house at the head of a small wooded valley which runs south towards Enstone. 4 beds, 4 attic rooms, 1 bath, 3 receps, 2 cloakrooms, kitchen, 3.34 acres. pounds 300,000. Savills 01295 263535.


The Baston Hall Estate, Alfrick. A residential estate with a Grade II Elizabethan manor house on the slopes of Crews Hill. 8 beds, 2 bath, 2 receps, kitchen, converted barn with games room and health suite, stables, swimming pool, 105 acres. pounds 1.5m. Andrew Grant 01905 24477.


Lincombe, near Salcombe. A farm overlooking the Salcombe Estuary with miles of superb cliff walks on the doorstep. 4 beds, 2 bath, 1 recep, kitchen, 2 miles of estuary frontage, 88 acres, a further 140 acres leased from the National Trust. pounds 750,000. Marchand Petit 01548 844473.


Ashgrove, Meare Green, near Taunton. A 19th-century village house within easy reach of beautiful unspoilt walks on Sedgemoor. 5/6 beds, 2 bath, 2 receps, kitchen, utility room, original wagon house, 0.5 acres. pounds 220,000. Jackson-Stops & Staff 01823 32514.

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