Property search: this week's budget is £450,000

We uncover a one-bedroom party pad in West Kensington, a two-bedroom Edwardian cottage in Hampshire and a thatch B&B in Suffolk with over two acres of gardens and woodland, a pool and a gym.

Suffolk: the cultural coast

Suffolk has attracted affluent weekending second-home-owners for years now and with a growing creative scene, this cultural coast is rapidly becoming more appealing

Our home: John and Suzanne Fell-Clark

Undaunted by the size of a derelict Suffolk agricultural site beside the River Stour, designers Suzanne and John Fell-Clark turned it into homes for themselves and their family says Marion Welham

Suffolk's Balancing Barn

The Balancing Barn is causing a sensation in Suffolk. Corinne Julius, the first journalist through its doors, discovers an interior as exciting as its revolutionary shape