Properties of the week: houses for cyclists

Featuring homes in areas that are perfect for a bike ride

1. The Causeway, Horsham

The Causeway, Horsham, West Sussex

West Sussex

A charming Grade II timbered house in this pretty market town on the edge of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 3 beds, family bath, kitchen, 2 receps, cellars, loft room, garden.

£750,000; Hamptons (01403-290283)

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2. Druids Altar, Llangenny, Crickhowell

Druids Altar, Llangenny, Crickhowell, Powys


A Grade II house with views across the Grwyne Valley and Sugar Loaf mountain. Main suite, 4 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, garden, parking.

£850,000; Fine & Country (01873-736515)

3. Ogle Castle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Ogle Castle, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland


This historic Grade I property dates back to the 14th century, and is set in approximately 5 acres. Main suite, 6 further beds (2 en suite), 2 baths, 2 kitchens, 3 receps, carriage house, stables, garden.

£1m; Galbraith (01434-693693)

4. Craigesk House, Dalkeith

Craigesk House, Dalkeith, Midlothian


An imposing property with views of the Dalhousie railway viaduct. 3 suites, 3 further beds, shower, 4 receps, kitchen, studies, gym, 2-bed lodge, gardens.

OIEO £1.3m; Knight Frank (0131-222 9606)

5. High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames

High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames, Oxfordshire


In the heart of this historic village and conservation area sits this picturesque property. Main suite with terrace, 2 further beds (1 en suite), attic room, family bath, kitchen/family room, 2 receps.

£695,000; Savills (01865-339702)

6. Pilgrim’s Rest, Ashfield

Pilgrim’s Rest, Ashfield, Suffolk


An 18th century thatched cottage in a rural setting. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen, 4 receps, study, 4 acres.

£695,000; Fine & Country (01379-646020)

7. Hewthwaite Hall, Cockermouth

Hewthwaite Hall, Cockermouth, Cumbria


This delightful 16th century manor house is set in almost 8 acres of gardens in the Lake District National Park. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen, dining room, 2 further receps, utility, gardens, barn with workshop and stores, parking.

£875,000; Fine & Country (01228-583109)

8. The Bield, Little Langdale

The Bield, Little Langdale, Cumbria


A romantic former farmhouse by Lingmoor. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, 2 receps, utility, 1-bed annexe, garden, garage.

£2m; Fine & Country (01539-733500)

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