Property search: this week's budget is £725,000 and takes us to Wimbledon, Worcestershire and West Sussex
Buy of the week: Wimbledon, SW20 - £725,000
This striking SW20 penthouse in Raynes Park has panoramic views over Wimbledon Village. Lateral space of more than 1,400sq ft divides into three double bedrooms (one en suite), a bathroom and a 30ft living area open-plan to a black gloss kitchen, dining space and reception room with bi-folding doors opening to a decked roof terrace. There’s a handy storage space for bikes, or if you want to take the train, Raynes Park station is a stroll away.
Out of town buy of the week: Broadway, Worcestershire - £725,000
Out of town buy of the week Cotswolds location, Regency style £725,000: if the fine Regency façade of this Cotswold stone home in Broadway, Worcestershire, isn't quite enough to tease you away from London, its sizeable plot with potential to extend or build might do the trick. All the character of wide sash windows and open fireplaces is in place in generous sitting and drawing rooms ready for a bit of an update, while the kitchen/breakfast room is perfect for big family gatherings. Four bedrooms with elegant fireplaces and two bathrooms overlook glorious gardens enclosed by high walls and white gates.
Life-changer of the week: Worthing, West Sussex - Offers over £700,000
Offers over £700,000: this Sussex stunner would make a fabulous B&B, sitting a few miles from Worthing's seafront and with plenty of space and character. The Grade II-listed 5,000sq ft farmhouse comes with a 45ft barn and outbuildings, a separate annexe you could let and a heated pool in half an acre of gardens. Six bedrooms and three attic rooms are upstairs, while exposed beams, flagstone floors and open fireplaces feature in generous drawing and sitting rooms below, plus a huge wine cellar.