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Trevalyn Court, Rossert, Nr Chester.Price: £750,000. Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff, tel: 01244 328 361
They say: The north-east wing of this Grade II-listed hall located in a parkland setting has five bedrooms, three receptions a library with computer room and kitchen with an Aga.
We say: There might be a recession looming, but we can still dream of living in beautiful country houses with wood-panelling, a gallery and a 30ft-long kitchen. And then we can consider the heating bills and be thankful that we're better off where we are.