This Week’s Prime Properties

This week’s prime properties

Priors Mill comes with a tennis court, swimming pool and two cottages

 
RURAL RETREAT

Kingsclere, Hampshire

What you get
Dating from the early 18th to 19th century, this grade II listed former mill house has four bedrooms, three reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, two bathrooms and a cellar. The grounds of Priors Mill include a tennis court, swimming pool and two period cottages which provide four further bedrooms.
Where is it?

Kingsclere is a village near Basingstoke in the North Hampshire Downs, near Watership Down, the hillside that inspired the film.
Upside
Planning permission has been granted to extend the house.
Downside
Renovating a listed property can be expensive.
Price
£2 million
Contact
Savills, 01635 277700, savills.com

A sedum roof is one of several energy-saving features

MODERN LIVING
Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire

What you get
A contemporary, art deco-style property with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, an open-plan reception room and a designer kitchen. Many interior features are bespoke, including a glass staircase. Footprints is situated on a private gated estate.
Where is it?

Stoke Poges is a semi-rural location on the outskirts of west London. Heathrow is a 35-minute drive and Gerrards Cross rail station provides fast links into central London.
Upside
It has energy-saving features such as solar panels and a sedum
green roof.
Downside
The high hedges, security and private setting make it feel isolated.
Price
£1.9 million
Contact
Gibbs Gillespie, 01753 888866, gibbs-gillespie.co.uk

The house has character but the garden could do with more features

CLOCK TOWER
Askham Richard, York

What you get
This former clock tower has been converted into a luxury family home with four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a bespoke kitchen with underfloor heating and a wood-burning stove. There is a study in the clock tower itself.
Where is it?
On a private road between the villages of Askham Bryan and Askham Richard. It is a short drive to the centre of York where you can take the train into London.
Upside
A courtyard adds to the property’s charm.
Downside
The garden could do with some more features.
Price
£795,000
Contact
Beadnall Copley, 01937 580850, beadnallcopley.co.uk

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