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BALCONY SEATS

BALCONY HOUSE in Sherston, Wiltshire, is supposed to have played host to Queen Anne when she broke her journey to Bath to take the waters in 1705, staying in the second-floor balcony room. The grade II listed house has on the first floor a bedroom, bathroom, drawing room with open stone fireplace and a large enclosed balcony, and four more bedrooms on the next two floors. Outside there is a large paved terrace, raised garden and rear terrace. Offers of around pounds 385,000 to Knight Frank, 01285 659771.

BEHIND THE hoarding on what was the site of the Dovercourt car showroom on St John's Wood Road, north London, an apartment block, Pavilion Apartments, is being built with some of the balconies offering views over the hallowed turf of Lord's cricket ground. It will include one-, two- and three-bedroom flats, with prices ranging from pounds 195,000 to penthouses starting at pounds 1.6m. Show apartments are due to be ready in the autumn. For details call Knight Frank on 0171-824 8171 or Hamptons on 0171-824 8822.

BREAKFAST ON the balcony at 27 Nineveh Ship Yard, Arundel, in Sussex, includes a relaxing view of life on the River Arun, which it overlooks. The modern end-of-terrace house - built in the mid-Nineties - also has views of Arundel Castle. The large living room cum dining room has double doors leading to the balcony, a kitchen, two bedrooms and study, bathroom and shower room. At the back of the house, another ground-floor terrace also overlooks the river. Offers of pounds 219,995 to Henry Adams & Partners 01243 533377.

Rosalind Russell

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