Property of the Day: Malthouse, Bristol
THE PROPERTY: The Malthouse is a handsome Grade II-listed property arranged over three floors with six bedrooms, four bathrooms and a separate annex.
THE LOCATION: The property is set in the pretty hamlet of Beach, just a few miles from Bath and Bristol. Both historic towns offer a multitude of cultural attractions while the neighbouring villages of Upton Cheyney and Bitton are within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, locally known as the Golden Valley.
THE INTERIOR: With its flagstone floors, heavy oak doors and exposed-stone archways, the interiors have an almost mediaeval feel to them, particularly the dining-room, which has an open fire and impressive vaulted beamed ceiling. Yet the property remains wonderfully bright and the hall has a beautiful wood-panelled ceiling rising to a skylight.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Malthouse's 1.73 acres of gardens include exquisitely clipped topiary, well-kept lawns, an exterior wall draped with climbing plants and a kitchen garden with gravel paths leading to fruit-trees, bordered flower beds and a traditional greenhouse.
BUY IT NOW: £2,750,000 with Strutt & Parker
Property of the Day: Mulberry Barn, Oxfordshire
Property of the Day: Pier House, Isle of Mull
Property of the Day: Ince Castle, Cornwall