Property: three to view: with fitted shelves

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Strand Platt in Winchelsea, East Sussex is a Grade II listed five- bedroom house in need of upgrading. The panelled dining- room has a full- height built-in china cupboard with shelves and glazed door. The walled garden, belonging to the house, is on the opposite side of the lane and adjoins National Trust land. With sash windows, dado height panelling and exposed timbers, it's for sale through Phillips & Stubbs for pounds 230,000 (01797 227338)

The Old House at Frampton on the Severn in Gloucestershire is celebrating its 500th birthday. The Grade II listed six-bedroom house, built five years after Christopher Columbus discovered America, has a 15ft library with a range of fitted cupboards on two walls and adjustable bookshelves with concealed lighting. There are more shelves in a gallery. The main rooms overlook the one-and-a-half acre gardens and the village green. pounds 525,000 through Knight Frank (01285 659771).

41 St Loo's Avenue in Chelsea is an artist's studio built above private garages. Within walking distance of Sloane Square, it has a large studio room with built-in shelves, a 9'4" ceiling height and an arched triple window. Apart from kitchen and bathroom, there's also a studio room with more shelves. pounds 215,000 through Cluttons Daniel Smith (0171-584 1771)