Domme, Dordogne, France
Don’t miss the chance to buy this beautifully restored 19th century manor house, reduced by £100,000 to £463,000, in the glorious hilltop town of Domme in the southern Dordogne.
Three reception rooms with original fireplaces and wood panelling can be found on the ground floor, along with a large kitchen and access to a wine cellar. Spanning the upper floors are five bedrooms (one leading out to a roof terrace) and four en-suite bathrooms.
Almost three acres of land divide into gardens, orchards and woodland. The Dordogne river is within walking distance, while Bergerac is the nearest airport.
Contact Leggett Immobilier (0870 011 5151).
Five Ashes, East Sussex
Primrose Cottage in the Sussex village of Five Ashes offers a very English alternative for £348,000 (down from £385,000).
There is parquet flooring throughout the ground floor. Both dining and sitting rooms have inglenook fireplaces and deep ceiling beams.
Two bedrooms with eaves storage and fitted wardrobes enjoy double-aspect views over pretty cottage gardens of flowers and shrubs.
After a short drive to Crowborough station, trains to Victoria take 70 minutes. Call Freeman Forman on 01435 873803.