COLLEGE LANE in Kentish Town was in the country, until the rest of London grew out to meet it. Half a mile from the tube station, this two-bedroom period cottage enjoys the peace of being in a no-through traffic lane. It has a 21' reception room with exposed floorboards, cast iron fireplace and French doors to the garden. The kitchen is a generous 22', also with doors to the 23ft garden which is secluded by a wall mounted trellis. There's a bedroom and bathroom on the first floor and another double bedroom on the top floor. pounds 209,995 through Winkworth (0171 485 9210).
THIS TWO-bedroom end of terrace cottage in Wimbledon is half a mile from the Common and the village High Street. In a small mews, the brick built cottage with gothic arched front door framed by roses, has a 20' reception room with fireplace and wooden mantle. The kitchen has space for cooker, washing machine and fridge and a door to the small but private enclosed back garden. There are two bedrooms and a bathroom. pounds 205,000 through Chestertons (0181 946 5052).Reuse content