Only a stroll from West Dulwich’s shops and cafés is this split-level flat. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms are at ground level with access to the garden, while upstairs finds a cool, lofty reception/dining and kitchen space with double height ceilings.
Or swap for a retreat in Polperro, Cornwall - £500,000
A plum spot high above the harbour at pretty Polperro gives this three-bedroom home gorgeous views of the beach, coastline and village. Charms include a large fireplace, exposed beams and picture windows in its bright, airy living space.
Change your life with a pair of cottages in Peckforton, Cheshire - £495,000
You get two for the price of one with this pair of two-bedroom red-brick cottages - with the quirky feature of a Grade II listed Elephant & Castle statue in the garden. Each has the potential to either knock through, or live in one and let the other.