Siesta Quay must be the most expensive house on Poole Harbour. The lemon- painted, five-bedroom, five-bathroom, harbour-front house has a hand- painted kitchen with marble floors, four reception rooms, balconies with views to Brownsea Island and electronic security gates. It is being sold fully furnished for pounds 900,000 through Lloyds (01202 708044).
Waterside Cottage, in North Warnborough, Hampshire, lies next to the Basingstoke Canal and so enjoys frequent visits from ducks and swans. The two-bedroom, end-of-terrace cottage, which is situated a mile from the mainline station at Hook, has lawns leading down to the canal bank; the towpath is on the opposite side of the canal. pounds 105,000 through Hill & Morrison (01256 702892).Reuse content