Property search: Bermondsey, Cotswolds or West Country?
London buy of the week: Bermondsey, SE1 - £825,000
A rather jammy buy is this fabulous 1,100sq ft live/work apartment in the sought-after Hartley's Jam Factory development, SE1, five minutes from lively Bermondsey Street, and just 10 minutes from Borough market. Inside is anything but conventional with its vast 33sq ft open-plan living area featuring sparkling columns, walls painted deep red or papered in eye catching patterns and heated floor tiles that flow into a high-spec kitchen/breakfast area. Both bedrooms continue the quirky theme with a mix of polished concrete and wood panelled walls. Through Chesterton Humberts.
Out of town buy of the week: Broad Marston, Worcestershire - £800,000
Make a fresh start in 2014 at this glorious village house in Broad Marston, close to Stratford-upon-Avon. You'll need green fingers at the ready to tend to almost two acres of gardens and an orchard dotted with fruit trees. The interior is just as impressive, offering up a bespoke kitchen/dining room with granite worktops, integrated appliances and stone floor tiles. Beams and a log burner in the family room, plus an inglenook fireplace and stove in the sitting room, ramp up the cosiness, while five bedrooms can be found upstairs. Through RA Bennett.
Life changer: Olveston, Bristol - £800,000
Poplars Farm in Olveston, Bristol, comes with bountiful possibilities and bags of earning potential. It already has five bedrooms (two in the converted loft), a self-contained annexe you could rent out and two detached stone barns, one already converted into a two-bedroom holiday let and the other with planning in place for three bedrooms. There is also an equestrian block with stables, paddocks, one and a half acres to horse around in and a further 14 acres to buy should you wish - wrapping up the perfect package for a dream holiday retreat. Through Chappell & Matthews.