FARRAR HOUSE in Caton, near Lancaster, is 15th century and Grade II-listed. Once an inn, it has a vaulted demi-cellar with arched ceiling, stone floor and the original stillage and portcullis below the stone floor of the kitchen. Even the Elizabethan fire surround in the sitting room has a Grade II listing. Mullioned windows, wattle and daub walls and panelling. Second lounge, study and five bedrooms. Walled garden has fruit trees. Studio/garage with ballet bar. Price pounds 240,000. Fisher Wrathall, on 01524 68822.
A SHORT walk from Newmarket town centre and the horse racing bloodstock market, Chesterfield House's vaulted wine cellar is the perfect place to celebrate a winner. Grade II and in need of improvement, the 19th- century Suffolk house has five bedrooms over the first and second floors and a bathroom. Three cellars including the wine store, a drawing room, dining room and a large kitchen. The front garden is 120ft and the back courtyard has pond, potting shed and garage. Price pounds 245,000.Jackson-Stops & Staff, on 01638 662231.
THE OLD Vicarage in Haynes, Bedfordshire, is the home Londoners in pokey houses dream of. Grade II listed, it has a fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces, two-oven Aga and a showpiece en suite in the main bedroom. …