Take the glass staircase to a sumptuous suite
dolls house good looks and an enviable harbourside setting make this award-winning guesthouse in the Georgian seaside resort of Aberaeron, on the Mid Wales coast, hard to resist.
The town enjoys an idyllic location on Cardigan Bay with its glorious beaches, walking and cycling routes, angling and sea fishing, all on the doorstep of this luxury B&B.
There are five plush guest suites, owner’s living space, a fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room, a large dining room and pretty walled gardens filled with colourful plants and space to dine alfresco.
For fine dining, head next door to the Harbourmaster Hotel, while the university town of Aberystwyth is a 30-minute drive away.
It’s on the market with Savills (029 2243 9212).
find wow factor at every turn in this 9,000sq ft home in Esher, Surrey. Beyond the grand pillared entrance, marble floors meet polished plaster walls in an entrance hall dominated by a swirling glass staircase up to six plush bedroom suites, along with a guest bedroom, sitting room and kitchenette. Dining, sitting and drawing rooms offer exceptional ground-floor space and luxury, as does the kitchen/breakfast room with its circular dining area and walk-in glass wine room, set under suspended ceilings. Completing the picture are manicured gardens, a plunge pool and substantial garages. Call John D Wood (01372 629009).