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Property series. Ed Hall and Jonny Benarr tackle the property market in Bedfordshire. Can they find a dream home for a former professional rugby player and his family?


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A hooligan's game played by gentlemen.

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But he's not talking about the scrum that is the housing market.

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Today we're talking about rugby.

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AND we're going to be introducing this egg-shaped ingredient

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into the house hunt that is today's...

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To Buy Or Not To Buy.

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Viewers, in this ever-changing world of housing,

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we could all do with just a little bit of help

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to help us, er...avoid the potential pitfalls of the property market.

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-You were brilliant out there.

-Yeah.

-Have a drink. Go on. Excellent...

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HE GROANS

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More for the mouth. Less for the eyes. OK. Good.

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And who better than two robust players like Ed and myself

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to help you ruck and maul your way step by step

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and rung by rung up that property ladder?

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-Sure you want to go back out there? Cos...

-I'll be fine.

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I don't... I don't think he will be.

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Ladies and gents, if we can string enough passes together to form a grubber kick,

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we may be able to organise some games at three properties,

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and in one of those, today's househunters will get a chance...

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CROWD ROARS

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To try before they buy.

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'Coming up on To Buy Or Not To Buy, it's big-budget day.'

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'Oh, yes. Today we have three jaw-dropping properties that will leave you calling for an encore.'

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Oh, wow.

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Wow.

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Wow. I've just stepped back in time.

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-Wow!

-SHE LAUGHS

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'But with so much to choose from, can we still hit the jackpot?'

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To buy or not to buy?

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'And today's lucky, lucky buyers are Helena and Stuart Evans.

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'Stuart is a former international rugby player

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'and not only played professional rugby league for St Helens,

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'he also represented Wales in the first ever Rugby Union World Cup.'

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'After hanging up his boots, Stuart turned his hand to coaching

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'and South Wales is still where the Evans family call home.'

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'Helena, along with children Lauren and Ellis,

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'love the country lifestyle

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'and enjoy all the great outdoors has to offer.'

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'But since Stuart has taken a new coaching position

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'with the Bedfordshire-based Ampthill RFC,

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'his mammoth 1,500-mile weekly commute has ignited an urge

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'for a family relocation to the East Midlands.'

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Bye! Bye!

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So, we've just heard a bit about why you're moving up here,

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but let's talk houses.

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What are you leaving behind in Neath

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and what are you hoping to find up around here?

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We're leaving behind a farmhouse set in about 13 acres of our land,

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and we have the usual chickens and horses and...

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You say "the usual". Not that many who come on the programme have "the usual" chickens...

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-It's the usual thing people have on smallholdings.

-These rural idylls, yeah.

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Put us out of our misery now. Is that what you're hoping to replicate here in Bedford?

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I don't mind if it's a same-sized house or a bit bigger.

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The land was not my major concern. I'm thinking horses, chickens...

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-The chickens won't be coming.

-Chickens won't be coming. Horses?

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The horse may come. We don't know yet.

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Depends on the property. If there's an acre paddock...

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-Can we have the horse's name?

-Angel.

-Angel.

-Angel Delight.

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Let's talk about, sort of, inside the house - the kind of rooms you're after.

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-Socialising? Sort of party people?

-Yeah.

-You like to entertain, have family and friends round?

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-Yeah.

-Yeah. Dead on the nail there.

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Obviously, we have plenty of friends around, you know.

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Summer - barbecues, obviously. Nice, big kitchen, dining area.

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-It has to have a big kitchen.

-You both do a bit of cooking?

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-I'm the barbecue... That's my...

-Well, it's a male domain, isn't it?

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So, being a barbecue man, back garden - how big is our back garden?

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Do we need a whopper to have, like, marquees up and have fun in there? Talk about the outside spaces.

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If it's got a paddock separate from the garden, great.

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A tidy-sized, obviously, garden so we can entertain with the kids, you know.

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So, in terms of type of property, do we want old, new, something in between?

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Do we want thatched? Do we want to live in a lighthouse? A load of barges? What's the plan?

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-The thing about old is the size of the rooms.

-Headroom.

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Cos I'm quite a large man, so, obviously, headroom and, obviously, size of property. So, you know...

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There's that critical period.

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I think you get up to Victorian, Edwardian, Georgian times,

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it's fine, the rooms are large and grand,

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but you trip back a couple of hundred years and suddenly we're in cottage era

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and everything is very much, uh...petite.

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So, Stuart, you've been commuting back and forth.

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Have you driven up here as well, Helena,

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and looked around the areas you might fancy living in?

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Well, we've had a look around some of the villages.

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It's difficult, though, when we live so far away

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and the time that we DO get to come up and have a look around is quite limited.

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But from what we've seen, the north Bedfordshire villages are the nicest areas.

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So, the fundamentals, to boil it down -

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it's got to have a fantastically large kitchen, and what else does it HAVE to have?

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Uh, five bedrooms, a very large kitchen/diner.

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-It'd be nice to have a playroom.

-OK.

-Yeah.

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And obviously, if you've got a media room, it'd be even better - with a big flat screen.

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-So, maybe a bit of man space as well?

-That would be nice.

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-OK. All right...

-Possibly.

-Ah. Right.

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You thrash that out amongst yourselves.

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Is there anything we missed before we ask how much you're prepared to spend?

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-I don't think so.

-You didn't mention a swimming pool.

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We're thinking maybe about a pool as well, possibly?

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-Shall we ask the question?

-Yeah.

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(Please have enough money.) OK, ready?

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How much have you got to spend on a house with a swimming pool?

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We're hoping that you can find us something for 900.

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Nine... Yes. We would fail if we don't find you a house with a swimm... I'm saying that now.

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Failing that, can I just get you a place with a gym membership?

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-That'll be fine.

-Great. Well, we'll see you later.

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-Will you wish us luck?

-Yeah. Lots of luck.

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-Thank you. See you later.

-Cheers.

-OK. Bye.

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Now, I'm not sure if the cameras are truly portraying just how large a man Stuart is, but he's enormous.

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-We cannot afford to fail today.

-We certainly can't.

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I've had the mysterious property-hunting team in their swimming cossies all week long

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and they are trained now to seek a pool out at 500 yards.

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So, fingers crossed I won't fail there. What are you doing now?

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-I have a date with an estate agent. So I'm off.

-OK, good.

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I'm gonna go and talk about...rugby.

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'Away from Stuart and his gladiators of the sporting world

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'to beasts of a different kind.

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'Bedfordshire is home to not one, but three wildlife parks,

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'where a myriad of worldly creatures roam the plains

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'at Woburn Safari Park, Woodside Farm and Whipsnade Zoo

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'in the southern realms of the county.'

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'The region of Bedfordshire lies within the Chiltern Hills,

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'home to the Stokenchurch Gap,

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'a goliath excavation

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'which, like something from Jason And The Argonauts,

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'eases the M40 motorway through this geological chalk elevation.'

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'But if, like me, you haven't got £900,000 to spend on a property,

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'look in awe at what else WE couldn't afford around our Great Britain.

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'Back over the border in Cardiff,

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'this impressive five-bedroom family home

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'mixes period and modern to perfection

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'and flexes considerable charm, character

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'and a price tag of £995,000.'

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'In the shadows of rugby HQ in Twickenham, Middlesex,

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'this 1920s semi is a drop kick from a mainline station into London,

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'has four bedrooms, two reception rooms

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'and a plush dining room to boot -

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'on the market for 950 grand.'

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'Up near the flanks of Murrayfield,

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'this architectural delight in the suburbs of Edinburgh

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'sports stunning whitewashed walls, slate roofs and five bedrooms,

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'which would help entice any rugby-loving househunter

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'north of the border.

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'The price - £996,000.'

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Stuart's former rugby club, Neath RFC, are known as the All Blacks -

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not to be confused with the New Zealand national team, who are known as the All Blacks.

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Now, before every game, the New Zealand national team

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performs a Maori war dance known as the haka.

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Some of the lyrics contained within it

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translate loosely as "This is the hairy man who fetched the sun."

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Quite an intriguing way to start a game of sport.

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The main bit, which most people know -

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"Ka mate, ka ma..." - when they do that bit,

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that means "I die, I die."

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'Lovely!

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'Luckily, I'm still alive and well with local estate agent Sue, who has some pre-game pointers.'

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-£900,000. Cos it's a commuting area, you get more property, but you don't get as much land.

-Right.

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Commuting is the bane of Stuart's life.

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Now, the average person has a daily commute of 8.6 miles,

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which takes about 54 minutes.

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Now, Stuart's weekly commute is 1,500 miles.

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If Stuart continued doing what he's doing,

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he would, in a working lifetime,

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rack up nearly 4 million miles commuting,

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which is the equivalent of 1,566 times round the world.

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Unbelievable.

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Go on. Keep driving.

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So, £900,000. I mean, we always like to push it.

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What percentage do you reckon we could take off to get to 900?

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Could we push it to a million and get a sale at 900? Or do you think that's just a bit too far?

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I think that's slightly too far. Unless the vendors really, really have to sell.

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I think you probably...if you've got a house on for £1 million,

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you could probably get it for around about 950, 975.

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'Away from rugby,

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'Bedford has a famous son from the world of athletics.

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'Born in 1899,

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'Harold Abrahams is one of only two British-born males

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'to win the 100 metres dash at the Olympics.

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'Harold's moment came in Paris in the 1924 Olympic Games.

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'The moment was so significant, it was documented

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'in the 1981 Oscar-winning film Chariots Of Fire.'

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MUSIC: "Chariots Of Fire" by Vangelis

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The mysterious property-hunting team, on my instruction,

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have come up with some cracking stuff.

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Is that what they were doing?

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I promised Stuart and Helena a swimming pool.

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I have delivered them a swimming pool, a sauna and a tennis court.

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This - I'm just gonna show it from the outside -

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this could be a leisure club for princes.

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I don't want to spoil it, but you've got to watch this.

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We don't normally do houses this posh. This is phenomenal.

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I might try and get squatter's rights on it. That's how nice it is.

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They've come from 13 acres down in Wales.

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22, we've got with property two. Just have a quick look at that.

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-There we go.

-Delightful.

-Doesn't it look lovely? OK.

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Everyone loves the wild card.

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One word describes the wild-card buyer for me - "symmetrical". Show 'em it.

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It is truly a fine example of Georgian design. Absolutely lovely.

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All three of these houses will be fantastic.

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This is gonna be 45 minutes of absolute property heaven.

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There's only one place to start - property one.

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The leisure centre for princes.

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'This amazing Grade II-listed family home was built in the 1600s

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'and boasts a whopping seven bedrooms, four bathrooms,

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'a conservatory, a snooker room,

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'a sauna, a swimming pool, a tennis court

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'and even a pony paddock with stables.

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'I think the Evans family would feel right at home

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'living in this action-packed homestead.'

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Helena and Stuart, I would like you to walk toward the property

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that you will never, ever, ever, EVER have to move out of.

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-Oh, wow.

-Right?

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Now, you've got too much money, I think, for this,

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cos I am concerned that I have given you too much.

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I mean, it's huge, this place.

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There is the phrase "keeping up with the Joneses". If you move in here, you WILL be the Joneses.

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Have a look. I don't want to give you too much.

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But this house, right, featured in the Domesday Book - parts of it.

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So you've got a bit of character there.

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There's modern facilities as well. But what do you think from the outside?

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-It's quite impressive.

-Mm-hm.

-Quite big.

-QUITE big?!

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-Very big.

-SHE LAUGHS

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-Right. Thank you.

-Yeah, it's nice.

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-What do you think?

-Yeah, impressive. Very impressive.

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I like the...obviously, the drive-in and the walled garden.

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Very...very interesting.

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I can't wait to get in and have a look...obviously, if it suits us.

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It's an imposing building. I mean, is this the kind of thing that you had in mind?

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You said you wanted an older-style rural property. This certainly ticks that box, right?

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It's got the size we want, and the character, which is important.

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-And it has the one thing that I promised I would deliver you.

-Oooh.

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I'll give you a clue.

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-Oh, wow.

-Ah!

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-That IS impressive.

-And if you want another clue to what it's got...

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-Oh! Even better.

-And also, it's got...

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-And it's got...

-Oh, wow!

-Oh!

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I can't do an action for the other thing it's got. Um, anyway...

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-Are you ready?

-Very ready.

-We can't wait to go in.

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-Three, two, one. Into the house. Good luck.

-Thank you.

-See you later.

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It's literally a house that will keep on giving.

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Normally, our headphones bit, we sit in the garden. Do you want to...?

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-Yes.

-Definitely.

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Nice hall. Nice entrance.

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-Oh, wow.

-Splits the house nicely.

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-Shall I break?

-Go on, get on there.

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If I do that, I might shatter the cameraman's lens, which would be no fun at all.

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Oh, this is lovely.

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-Oh, this is nice. And the fireplace.

-Ah! Look at that.

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-That's nice.

-That's nice, that is.

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I was only teasing with the pool, but he's got me one! He must have worked all last night digging it out.

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I hope he doesn't come out to the pool, cos it's just a painted blue square.

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It's not actually a pool.

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Would your TV fit over there?

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SHE LAUGHS Yeah. We'll have to find somewhere to put the flatscreen.

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It's a huge reception room, which is what they wanted - a big room to entertain in.

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This place has got that in abundance.

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-Very good.

-And the height. The doors. And the width.

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-You haven't got to duck. Perfect.

-Plenty of room.

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This is good news, that Stuart's happy about the headroom,

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because I forgot to say, it gets a lot worse the higher up you go.

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I'm not the tallest, and I did clonk my head quite hard somewhere in the upper levels.

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When you get in the rooms, they're really, really high.

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Oh, another nice fireplace. Look at that.

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-That's a real inglenook.

-Lovely features in both rooms.

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-Stunning.

-With the beams and the fireplace.

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And the amount of windows in here.

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Great thing about this place as well - lovely fireplaces.

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Not just on the ground floor, but in the bedrooms too.

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Gorgeous cast-iron stove in the lounge.

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-And the inglenook is huge.

-It's lovely.

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Kitchen.

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-Look at that! Lauren would love that.

-And the wine rack.

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-YOU love the wine rack.

-Superb.

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She'd like the window seat.

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It's not a big kitchen, but what it's got is plenty of light again, plenty of height.

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Four people. Table and chairs. Tidy.

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So far, every room has been impressive.

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It has. I'm impressed with the height as well.

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Just the size of the rooms. The height is very good.

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Impressed with the height downstairs. They're hoping the rest will be as nice.

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Now, it is, but the height is an issue.

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Kind of height-wi... Width-wise, he could fit through...

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He and his lads could scrum their way through most doors.

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But they couldn't... they'd have to duck down a bit.

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-Oh. You're gonna have to duck.

-THEY LAUGH

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-No, I'm OK.

-Oh, wow.

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-Oh, a little bit of ducking.

-This must be...

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This could be the master bedroom.

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Jonny would have a problem. He'd be dead in this one.

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Especially with what's outside.

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I can't wait to get out there and look.

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Aye.

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This could be Ellis's bedroom and we could put a chute.

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-Slide straight in the pool!

-Now, now.

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-He'd love that.

-Now, now.

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Big boys and your toys.

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Tennis court in the back as well.

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This is a man called Stuart

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experiencing his near-million-pound property

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discovering he's got a tennis court.

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I would have expected a "Can you believe it?! Yes!"

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Nice height again.

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Yeah. The only one you had to duck was that last bedroom.

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So you're doing well.

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-And this one.

-Oh, yeah.

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OK, well, this one can be Lauren's room, then.

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Oh, look at this! Look at that!

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-Original again.

-Oh, my gosh!

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I don't know. It's stunning, isn't it?

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Oh, well, this is almost an ensuite, isn't it?

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They always fight over the sink.

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-That is lovely.

-A marvellous job yet again, yeah.

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-Beams.

-Two bedrooms. Two out of two so far.

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That's why there's so many chimneys outside. Fireplaces everywhere.

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-Good?

-Lovely. Let's look at the next one.

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Next room.

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That's nice.

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Oh, my gosh.

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-Wow.

-SHE LAUGHS

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-Two bedrooms.

-Two bedrooms and a dressing-room.

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And that's it, is it?

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That's the only negative so far - there's not enough bedrooms.

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If this is the only point in which Stuart's expressing disappointment,

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he need not be disappointed, because he's not seen the floor plans.

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-Cos it goes...

-No-one sees the floor plans on this show. No-one knows. Massive.

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Narrow stairs.

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Oh, my gosh. Watch your head.

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Come up.

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Wow.

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Oh, that's a place for an office desk.

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Oh, look at this. Oh, now, that is impressive up there.

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I like all those beams. That is nice.

0:16:510:16:54

-So this is a bedroom.

-Obviously a nice bedroom.

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Lots of little steps.

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-Oh, my...

-Another room.

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Not just a room.

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Wow. OK.

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Got to be another bathroom in there.

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-En suite.

-Shower room.

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Yeah. Great.

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Oh, we could have all the kids up here. Ellis and Lauren.

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He'll have that side, she'll have this. Downstairs all to ourselves.

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The children, right, should be seen but not heard. Obviously, they're not saying that.

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But they could have a great time up there. They are self-contained.

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Brilliant. Perfect. Or they're thinking it's self-contained for themselves.

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Either way, they're all contained.

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And then when they come downstairs, they're released into the family world - swimming.

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Um, low headroom up here for you, babe.

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Oh, well, that's it. Lauren wanted an attic bedroom, look.

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-That's lovely.

-She can put her bed up here and have a playroom down below.

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-Oh, we'd never see the children.

-SHE LAUGHS

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Only trouble is, the children get the best bedrooms.

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Helena and Stuart, I won't ask you for your overall opinion because you haven't seen it all yet.

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You've got that there - tennis court. Did you ask for one? No. I've given you one as a bonus.

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Look here. Have a look at this. Can you see it? What do you think that might be?

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-Looks like a garage to me.

-It looks like a garage from one side.

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-But from the other side - stables.

-Oh, wow.

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So Angel the horse can come with you.

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Um...I...you've got a sauna in that garage over there,

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which also could double as a gym,

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which also has the lighting for a backup snooker table if you need another one.

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-We said that that could be the man zone for you.

-Yes.

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-Drum kit for Ellis.

-Drum kit. Right.

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And what child wouldn't want a house that could contain a drum kit?

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Er...er...we've seen it all. I'm virtually speechless.

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I'm excited to show you. What did you think of it all?

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-I mean, it's a lot to take in.

-It is.

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There's an awful lot of house. So many rooms.

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-It'd be fantastic. But, yeah, it's a good choice.

-OK.

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You can see why, when it comes to viewing properties, that people come back for two or three viewings.

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-You can't absorb it all.

-No, definitely.

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Is it too much, Stuart? What do you think?

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No, it's obviously a great family house.

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-It's got all the, um... Ticks all the boxes that we requested.

-And more.

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But the beauty of it - it's all on your doorstep.

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You know, you've got a nice little paddock there to keep the horse.

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OK, so the house is a definite box-ticker.

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But is it going to be within your budget?

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Now, you gave us 900,000 to play with.

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How much do you think this house is on the market for? Helena?

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It's got to be at the top of our budget, I think,

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with all the extras that it's got that we didn't expect.

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So I'd say probably about 895. 895,000.

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895 grand. Stuart, what do you reckon? Higher or lower?

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I don't think it's at the top of our budget, because we're a little bit out of Bedford.

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I think it'll probably be about the 850 mark.

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Someone has guessed the price correctly.

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-Hope it's you.

-Got to be you. SHE LAUGHS

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-Well...

-She's always been expensive.

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-Helena, it's you. You've guessed the price correctly.

-Oh, no.

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Which means you've won - guessed the price bang on the nail. It is £895,000.

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It is one-nil, but you can equalise at my choice, property two,

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which I'm slightly concerned about because of those extra boxes.

0:20:150:20:18

-Have I foreseen this already?

-Hope so.

0:20:180:20:21

-Come on, let's go.

-Come on.

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'Well, my Grade II-listed manor house also dates back to the 17th century,

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'and is nestled in a spectacular rural setting.

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'It is even enclosed by its own horseshoe moat. Very impressive.

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'The wealth of exposed beams and original features

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'is of Bill Gates proportions.

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'And with four reception rooms, six bedrooms, an additional annexe

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'and 22 acres of land,

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'the whole family, their horses and the entire rugby team

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'can move in with room to spare.'

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All right, then, Stuart and Helena, the weather has turned against us.

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But one thing that hasn't is the quality of properties that we can show you today.

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What we're looking at here is a 17th-century manor house

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with some really fantastic features.

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-What are your first impressions?

-It's very nice. Nice approach.

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I like the location.

0:21:120:21:14

-It's quiet.

-It's very rural here, isn't it?

-Yeah, it's lovely.

0:21:140:21:18

You've still got neighbours as well. You're not on your own.

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-Stuart's thinking. What are you thinking?

-A big ask, after...

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It's true. Stu and I, we've got our trunks and racquets.

0:21:250:21:29

I'm just wondering where you've hidden...

0:21:290:21:31

We don't have a swimming pool. We don't have a tennis court.

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-We don't have a sauna.

-Oh.

-We don't have a snooker room.

-Oh.

0:21:340:21:38

We don't have 1.68 acres, though. Cos we've got 22 acres.

0:21:380:21:42

-Oh, my God.

-That's a wow.

-That IS a wow.

-Exactly.

0:21:420:21:45

Let's talk about equestrianism. That was something you were keen on.

0:21:450:21:49

There's 22 acres available here. That is phenomenal. You've got 13.

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-You didn't think you'd get near that.

-No.

-You've got it.

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There are a host of character features, as you'd expect in a property of this era.

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Two things to look out for.

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Number one, in the master bedroom - it's Grade II listed itself, the bedroom.

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The second thing is absolutely gorgeous Jacobean staircase, which is also listed itself.

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-A beautiful building with two items within it listed independently.

-Fantastic.

-It's pretty unique.

0:22:120:22:17

-True. And unique in not having a swimming pool or a tennis court.

-Well, you know.

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You've got enough acreage to build your own.

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Three, two, one. Enter that beautiful property.

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-OK.

-Thank you.

-Thank you.

0:22:270:22:29

-A bit low for you.

-I liked the look of the house straightaway from the outside.

0:22:320:22:37

Yeah. It's nice. It's quite inviting.

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-It's an excellent entrance hall.

-Lovely.

-A reception room in itself.

0:22:400:22:43

Oh, look at that staircase.

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-Mmm.

-Now, that is old.

0:22:460:22:48

-Is that the Jacobean staircase that...

-Jacobean. I even like the carpet.

-..Jonny was saying?

0:22:480:22:54

That's fantastic.

0:22:540:22:57

-Oh, it's a really...

-Oh, it's great.

0:22:570:22:59

-Nice, little cosy lounge.

-It is cosy, isn't it?

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The ceiling is slanting, look.

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All the beams.

0:23:050:23:07

Oh, you can't beat that, can you? A real fire.

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They've noticed the lovely open fireplace. It's a wood burner.

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One traditional element you'd expect in a property of this ilk.

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It's got an abundance of them. Different styles of fireplace.

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Log burners. It's got the multi-fuel burning stove in the kitchen.

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-All these things that one would look for in a country pile.

-Yes.

0:23:240:23:27

-And they've got a nice big flatscreen in here.

-Yes.

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So it shows you've got plenty of room. SHE CHUCKLES

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They're in the lounge where the flatscreen TV is. They spotted that.

0:23:330:23:36

What I would do is smash that old fireplace out,

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then I would make the flatscreen TV the focal point in that room.

0:23:380:23:42

That would be... I'm obviously joking. It's a lovely room.

0:23:420:23:45

Right. I do like that staircase.

0:23:450:23:48

That is nice.

0:23:480:23:51

Under-stairs cupboard - when the kids are naughty.

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-Or you.

-SHE CHUCKLES

0:23:540:23:56

Right. What do we have?

0:23:560:23:58

-Another reception room.

-Office.

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They use it as storage. It depends what's after it - if it's leading into something else.

0:24:010:24:06

It's a good size again, though.

0:24:060:24:08

-Watch your head.

-Oh, wow.

0:24:080:24:11

Oh.

0:24:110:24:13

-This is totally different.

-Look at the character in that.

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And the colour in these, stripped back. Wow.

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It's another example of a house where you've got to give a testament to the vendors throughout history

0:24:190:24:25

for not compromising the integrity of the house itself.

0:24:250:24:28

-Another room.

-And another fireplace.

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That is nice.

0:24:310:24:33

-Look at the...

-That looks newer.

0:24:330:24:36

-Isn't it?

-That's beautiful.

-That is gorgeous.

0:24:360:24:38

Oh, they love it. They're digging it.

0:24:380:24:40

Look at the ceiling.

0:24:400:24:43

-Old.

-Amazing.

0:24:430:24:45

-So full of character.

-Yeah. All the furniture will fit tidy.

0:24:450:24:49

I do love Helena's lovely Welsh lilt.

0:24:490:24:51

-WELSH ACCENT:

-So full of character.

0:24:510:24:53

When I say it, I sound like Ruth Madoc from Hi-De-Hi!,

0:24:530:24:56

but when Helena says it, she sounds adorable.

0:24:560:24:58

-Can you get in? Oh, you're OK.

-No, no.

0:25:000:25:02

-OK. It's quite good.

-It's a good height, again.

0:25:020:25:05

It's a good size. It's square.

0:25:050:25:08

I'm not going to see that as a positive. I've done plenty of house tours as an estate agent.

0:25:080:25:12

Somebody goes, "That's a good size. It's square." That's not falling in love with the kitchen.

0:25:120:25:17

You see, you could get a table and chairs in here, maybe.

0:25:170:25:21

They're spending nearly £1 million, and they're wondering whether they can get a little table into a room.

0:25:210:25:26

-That's not what they want. He's a giant of a man.

-They could get a really big table out here.

-Yes.

0:25:260:25:31

A 22-acre table, if they could build such a thing.

0:25:310:25:34

-HE PANTS

-This would be... a Lauren sort of room.

0:25:340:25:40

-There's more.

-Ah. Can you squeeze through there?

0:25:400:25:44

Aye, I can. So, this is... This must be the master.

0:25:440:25:47

-Or...

-No, no, it wouldn't be the master, would it?

0:25:470:25:50

Because it's come up the back stairs. Not the main stairs.

0:25:500:25:54

-Double bedroom.

-So it could easily be guest area.

0:25:540:25:57

Oh! It's been stolen from Lauren and turned into a guest bedroom now.

0:25:570:26:02

-She was this close.

-It's a roller-coaster for Lauren.

0:26:020:26:04

She'll be on the seat of her pants watching this.

0:26:040:26:07

Right. Bathroom first.

0:26:070:26:09

Same floorboards as downstairs.

0:26:090:26:11

It's pink.

0:26:120:26:14

-HE LAUGHS

-This is definitely the listed bedroom.

-Look at this.

0:26:140:26:18

Wow. A step back in time.

0:26:180:26:21

-Oh, my God.

-Look at that fireplace.

0:26:210:26:23

And that panelling.

0:26:230:26:25

-Wow. It is, er...

-I bet it could tell a story or two, this bedroom.

-Yeah, definitely.

0:26:250:26:31

I imagine that bedroom, being of Jacobean age,

0:26:310:26:34

would be so polite it would not say what had gone on within the walls of that bedroom.

0:26:340:26:39

Wow. Oh, and a window seat.

0:26:390:26:42

Here are the things that money can't buy - well, money can buy in this case.

0:26:420:26:46

But you can't put that into my property. It would look ridiculous.

0:26:460:26:49

This has that, and that is the point of this.

0:26:490:26:51

Right.

0:26:510:26:53

Another bedroom. Oh, my gosh.

0:26:530:26:55

These floors are amazing.

0:26:550:26:58

They just... Look at the shape of the floor.

0:26:580:27:02

Yes. Another bedroom. This is a bit bigger. Bit bigger than the last one.

0:27:020:27:07

-Good views right down the valley.

-Yeah, you've got nice views.

0:27:070:27:11

I'm trying to see if I can see the swimming pool or the tennis court.

0:27:110:27:15

-Don't hold your hopes up.

-HE LAUGHS

0:27:150:27:17

He's going to need a very high powered lens to see the swimming pool and tennis court from here.

0:27:170:27:22

He'll have to look back at my one, quite a distance that way.

0:27:220:27:25

OK, that tour seemed to go reasonably well.

0:27:280:27:32

I'm not going to get overly confident about it

0:27:320:27:34

because you seemed slightly reserved throughout that tour

0:27:340:27:37

despite this beautiful period room that we find ourselves stood in.

0:27:370:27:40

What worked for you and what didn't work as well for you with this place?

0:27:400:27:44

It's a job to say. There's so much to see.

0:27:440:27:48

Downstairs, I thought, was more what we could do with.

0:27:480:27:51

Upstairs didn't seem to work as well.

0:27:510:27:54

The bedrooms are a little bit smaller than I hoped.

0:27:540:27:57

And it's not something that you can change or alter in any way, being listed.

0:27:570:28:01

Because you've got... In this wing, there's five double bedrooms and one bathroom.

0:28:010:28:06

-Yeah.

-And then in the other wing, there's one bedroom and two bathrooms over there.

0:28:060:28:10

That acts as my separate stairs. So I get that it's not immediately convenient.

0:28:100:28:15

But it's got so much character and so much going for it.

0:28:150:28:18

-There's got to be some compromise, do you think?

-There is.

0:28:180:28:21

But I don't know if that's too much of a compromise.

0:28:210:28:24

But when you're spending nearly £1 million, do you want to be even thinking about compromise?

0:28:240:28:29

To be honest, Ed, you know, obviously, there is a compromise, you know?

0:28:290:28:33

You know, the rural area compared to the last property.

0:28:330:28:37

You know, this ticks the box. It's a beautiful area. Beautiful views.

0:28:370:28:40

The difficult thing is that, you know, I don't think it fits as a family home, you know?

0:28:400:28:45

Where the last one you showed us had more of a family, you know, feel to it,

0:28:450:28:49

with, obviously, all the activities...

0:28:490:28:52

But what about the acreage? You've got a moat.

0:28:520:28:54

-Think about it.

-There's only so much you can do with a moat.

0:28:540:28:57

So, now, closest was you last time, Helena, wasn't it? I think.

0:28:570:29:01

-And we are playing with £900,000.

-Oh, yes.

0:29:010:29:06

Um...Stuart, do you want to go first? You want Helena to go first?

0:29:060:29:10

-Ladies first, yes. Yes, she's one-nil up as well.

-Oh, gosh.

0:29:100:29:14

-All right, well, you're being forced into this, Helena.

-A hard one.

0:29:140:29:18

-850.

-850.

-Right.

-OK. Stuart?

0:29:190:29:23

I'm going to go above our budget, and I'm going to go 925.

0:29:230:29:27

-HE TAKES SHARP INTAKE OF BREATH

-925.

-Radical.

0:29:270:29:30

You've won this one, but still a little bit short.

0:29:300:29:35

The property's on the market for 950,000.

0:29:350:29:38

-Oh, well.

-I was going to say 975, to be honest.

0:29:380:29:41

I know that's over your budget and there are jobs to be done, but it's a vast amount of land.

0:29:410:29:46

Am I convincing you at all?

0:29:460:29:48

-No.

-No.

-Wild card.

-Yeah.

-I'll go first. Thank you for your honesty.

0:29:480:29:53

'Our wild card is snuggled in the village of Upper Caldecote,

0:29:560:30:00

'and is a lovely country dwelling

0:30:000:30:02

'with a charming symmetrical frontage that would make a Jane Austen adaptation proud.'

0:30:020:30:07

'Those impeccable gardens and heated swimming pool are a delight,

0:30:070:30:11

'but it's when you get inside that the magic begins,

0:30:110:30:13

'with palatial living spaces and an epic eight bedrooms to choose from,

0:30:130:30:17

'all brimming with wonderful original features and ceilings of a lofty magnitude.

0:30:170:30:21

'The Evans family could lose themselves within the three floors

0:30:210:30:25

'of this stunningly presented Georgian gem.'

0:30:250:30:27

OK, Stuart, Helena. Here we are at the wild card.

0:30:270:30:30

Now, the sun has come out. The rain has stopped. I've lost a layer, just trying to keep cool.

0:30:300:30:35

And here we are at the third property today.

0:30:350:30:37

-Property two had loads of land but didn't really impress you much with the property.

-Not really.

0:30:370:30:42

This is an incredibly impressive property - with not too much land, unfortunately.

0:30:420:30:47

But as far as the house is concerned, what do you think?

0:30:470:30:50

It is very impressive.

0:30:500:30:52

Totally different from the last two we've seen, which is really good.

0:30:520:30:55

Well, this is your turn of the 19th century property, this one.

0:30:550:30:59

And you know you said you wanted tall ceilings, wide rooms and everything else?

0:30:590:31:05

You're laughing. I defy you to bang your head on anything in there.

0:31:050:31:08

Stuart, what do you think about it?

0:31:080:31:10

Yeah, obviously, the land isn't with it, so, you know...

0:31:100:31:13

But as you said, if the room sizes and the standard inside is up to what we're after,

0:31:130:31:19

a situation where we'll look at it then.

0:31:190:31:22

This is one of the nicest houses I've seen on this programme.

0:31:220:31:25

Don't waste any more time. Get in. Look around this gorgeous property.

0:31:250:31:28

-We'll see you in a bit.

-Great.

-Enjoy.

-Thanks.

-Thank you.

0:31:280:31:31

Jonny, at the moment, how many houses have you got in the race?

0:31:310:31:35

-This one.

-Yeah, just this one.

0:31:350:31:37

OK. Nice little entrance hall. It's big, actually.

0:31:420:31:46

-I know what you're thinking. As tempting as this pool looks, it's freezing.

-I wanna go in there.

0:31:460:31:51

Yeah. Oh, I like these.

0:31:510:31:53

Look at the flagstone floors.

0:31:530:31:56

Ah, the kitchen.

0:31:560:31:57

Ah!

0:31:570:31:59

Now we're talking.

0:31:590:32:02

That's more like it.

0:32:020:32:04

Oh, I like the window seat. What's in there?

0:32:040:32:07

-Ah.

-Ah.

0:32:080:32:10

Oh, walk-in pantry.

0:32:100:32:13

-Right, I'm in heaven.

-SHE LAUGHS

0:32:130:32:15

-Storage.

-All the best, then. Bye.

-Ha-ha(!)

0:32:150:32:18

-OK, we found out how to place Helena in heaven.

-Yeah.

0:32:180:32:22

-Shove her in a walk-in larder.

-Yeah.

-That's what it takes some people. Helena loves that.

0:32:220:32:26

Oh, wow.

0:32:260:32:28

Oh, that is nice.

0:32:300:32:32

-Oh, it's awesome.

-That is incredible.

0:32:320:32:35

So they've come into the main hallway that's got that gorgeous sweeping staircase,

0:32:350:32:39

galleried landings, going all the way up to the third floor.

0:32:390:32:42

And you're spoilt of which of the rooms you go into thereafter,

0:32:420:32:45

-because all those reception rooms are absolutely beautiful.

-Mm-hm.

0:32:450:32:49

-Wow!

-I can see why you wanted to come in here now.

-Yes.

0:32:490:32:52

What a grand dining room.

0:32:520:32:54

Oh, my gosh.

0:32:540:32:57

-What do you think of the wallpaper?

-Oh, it's dramatic, isn't it? It's very dramatic. It's...

0:32:570:33:03

-What's the word? Opulent, I suppose.

-Suits it.

-It does.

0:33:030:33:07

-Normally, I'm not that much of a fan of wallpaper.

-Ah, but here...

0:33:070:33:11

-Not all four walls.

-Here you can see why wallpaper was invented.

0:33:110:33:14

Oh.

0:33:140:33:16

-Can't see.

-Oh, yeah.

-Ah, we've got... It's a games room as well.

0:33:160:33:21

-Ah! Not only is that an impressive dining table, there's more than meets the eye.

-Go on.

0:33:210:33:26

It's a snooker table with a table tennis top, so it doubles up.

0:33:260:33:29

-Hello - games room.

-Games room, dining room.

-Tick.

0:33:290:33:32

Oh, wow.

0:33:320:33:34

-SHE SIGHS

-There's the wood stove.

0:33:340:33:36

Beautiful sitting room, this.

0:33:360:33:39

-Or lounge, yeah?

-Lounge room.

-Yeah.

0:33:390:33:41

And the view. And that's the garden. It's beautiful.

0:33:410:33:45

-I reckon this house is so big...

-Yeah?

0:33:450:33:47

..if ever the weather is far too inclement for rugby training...

0:33:470:33:51

-Do it in there?

-Do it in the house.

0:33:510:33:53

It's that big, it could take it. It could definitely take it.

0:33:530:33:56

Oh, this is nice. I don't know what this would be.

0:33:560:34:00

Just another reception room, I suppose, if you've got the main lounge there.

0:34:000:34:05

-"Just another reception room"?

-She's got used to it now.

-Been spoilt now.

-Yeah, see?

0:34:050:34:09

-Whoa.

-That's another "whoa" we've got here, without a doubt.

0:34:090:34:13

-Yeah, the kids can have that room.

-BOTH LAUGH

0:34:130:34:16

Oh, look at the size of those windows.

0:34:160:34:19

There is loads and loads of natural light pouring into this property.

0:34:190:34:22

One of the great benefits. All the properties have original windows.

0:34:220:34:25

But this one in particular has got these huge sash windows.

0:34:250:34:28

And we've got... We've got another beautiful wallpaper. Another one of Ed's shirts.

0:34:280:34:35

-What's he saying?

-Something like the wallpaper looking something similar to this.

0:34:350:34:39

-I tell you, I did quite like that.

-Excellent wallpaper, then.

0:34:390:34:42

I'm going to take the liberty of cutting my silhouette out of that wallpaper

0:34:420:34:46

and just walking round everywhere like that.

0:34:460:34:48

-I could actually make that into a shirt.

-Perfect.

0:34:480:34:50

-Lovely, sweeping stairs.

-Yes. And wide.

0:34:510:34:55

Through the arch.

0:34:560:34:59

And we've got to go...in here.

0:34:590:35:01

It's a bathroom. Oh, wow.

0:35:010:35:04

-Now, this is a bigger bathroom.

-Oh, this is great.

0:35:040:35:08

-Very big shower area.

-Great design. Double shower. Walk-in shower.

0:35:080:35:12

-Now, for Stuart to say "double shower", it's a big shower.

-Yeah.

0:35:120:35:16

-It IS a big shower.

-He's thinking you could get two of him in there. That's...

-That's impressive.

0:35:160:35:22

-Ah!

-Oh, dressing area. Dressing-room.

-There's...

-Wow. This is fantastic.

0:35:220:35:27

Very excited about the dressing-room because Helena knows how much Stuart likes dressing-rooms.

0:35:270:35:32

-She's excited on his behalf.

-Oh, rugby.

-Yeah.

-Rugby, yes.

0:35:320:35:36

-Walking into a double bedroom.

-Yeah.

0:35:360:35:38

-And what a master suite it is - lovely double bedroom.

-A belter.

0:35:380:35:41

-Big dressing area. Fantastic en suite.

-It is a belter.

0:35:410:35:44

-Four piece.

-That's a belter as well.

-It's belting.

0:35:440:35:47

-Another set of stairs.

-Yeah, and look at that window.

0:35:470:35:50

That is what you call a window, isn't it?

0:35:500:35:53

-It's quite large.

-It's about...

-Look, they're out there. Hello!

-..15 foot.

0:35:530:35:58

Can the camera just have a look at that? Can you pan up and see that lovely arched window up there?

0:35:580:36:05

Gosh.

0:36:050:36:06

It's another twin. Another big double. I've lost count.

0:36:060:36:11

-Eight bedrooms.

-You think that's enough?

-SHE LAUGHS

0:36:110:36:14

-They've done well, the boys, finding this property.

-Yeah.

0:36:140:36:17

As I said, I think we can do without some of them tennis courts and paddocks. What do you think?

0:36:170:36:22

Sell the horse?

0:36:220:36:24

Oh, I don't know about that. We'll see.

0:36:240:36:27

Stuart and Helena. Eh?

0:36:300:36:32

-What about that?

-It's some house.

0:36:320:36:35

-Now, now...

-It's very impressive.

-It is.

0:36:350:36:37

Really, there's so much to talk about.

0:36:370:36:39

There's everything in there, isn't there?

0:36:390:36:41

-Just about.

-Just about.

-Just about everything.

0:36:410:36:44

But there was one area I think you focused on, which was the up-up-up-upstairs. No bathroom.

0:36:440:36:50

-No. No. But...there are ways.

-Well, exactly.

0:36:500:36:54

-You've got more than enough bedrooms up there.

-Yeah.

0:36:540:36:56

-The simple is - make one into a bathroom.

-Yeah.

0:36:560:36:59

What rooms really grabbed you? There are so many impressive parts to it.

0:36:590:37:02

-What were the bits that really stand out for you?

-Where do we start?

0:37:020:37:05

The kitchen was just amazing.

0:37:050:37:07

-The kitchen-diner was...

-It was big enough. That's what we wanted.

0:37:070:37:11

-And a window seat.

-A window seat. It's got my Aga, which I love.

0:37:110:37:14

-And I think my favourite room has to be the dining room.

-Yeah.

0:37:140:37:17

Now, one thing that we know we've sold you short on a little bit is land - something you were keen on.

0:37:170:37:23

-Yes.

-Just very quickly, something to bear in mind.

0:37:230:37:26

Something the vendors had considered was actually knocking this wall down

0:37:260:37:31

and basically incorporating that big bit of driveway there into your garden,

0:37:310:37:35

increasing the outdoor space you've got here.

0:37:350:37:38

There are ways round everything.

0:37:380:37:39

The thing there aren't many ways round is...

0:37:390:37:42

JONNY GASPS

0:37:420:37:43

-Money.

-The price.

-Yeah.

0:37:430:37:46

-Well, as you say...

-It's one-all, isn't it?

-It's one-all, yeah.

0:37:460:37:50

It's got everything that we want. There is a trade-off with the land.

0:37:500:37:54

As I say, ticked all our boxes. Boys, you've done a grand job there.

0:37:540:37:58

I still think it's above our budget, so I will go for...

0:37:580:38:02

..985.

0:38:030:38:05

985.

0:38:050:38:06

I'd say 9...925.

0:38:060:38:10

The actual price of this property...

0:38:100:38:13

is...

0:38:130:38:15

bang on budget - £900,000 - which means you've won Guess the Price, Helena.

0:38:150:38:21

Well, there we go. It's £900,000 worth of house for this one.

0:38:210:38:24

Jonny's one was more expensive. And my one had a tennis court and everything else.

0:38:240:38:28

You now have to go away and make the biggest decision of your adult lives

0:38:280:38:32

about which one you wish to test drive.

0:38:320:38:34

Are you able to do that?

0:38:340:38:36

-Oh...

-I think we'll have to go away, have a sit-down...

-You need to. Go off that way.

0:38:360:38:40

We will see you outside your chosen vehicle later on. Good luck.

0:38:400:38:43

We've seen three absolutely gorgeous properties today.

0:38:430:38:46

It could go either way, I think.

0:38:460:38:49

Not my way. But while they're making their decision, here's a recap of all three properties.

0:38:490:38:54

'My property surely will be the winner.

0:38:540:38:57

'Not only could Stuart and Helena bring along Angel Delight the horse,

0:38:570:39:01

'but they could also play a few sets of tennis, go for a dip in the pool,

0:39:010:39:04

'not to mention the children could have their own floor to play with.

0:39:040:39:08

'Literally everything they could want or need,

0:39:080:39:10

'under budget at £895,000.'

0:39:100:39:13

'My Jacobean classic didn't really get the response I'd hoped for,

0:39:150:39:17

'but with all those remarkable period features,

0:39:170:39:21

'its own moat and an unbelievable 22 acres thrown into the mix,

0:39:210:39:24

'this superb residence might still get snapped up for only 950 grand.'

0:39:240:39:29

'"Stunning Georgian symmetry", "wow" and "amazing"

0:39:290:39:32

'are just a few ways to describe one of the nicest properties ever to set sail on the good ship To Buy.'

0:39:320:39:38

'And with eight bedrooms, three reception rooms and a dining room fit for a king,

0:39:380:39:42

'Stuart and Helena just fell in love with everything,

0:39:420:39:44

'right down to the furniture and wallpaper.

0:39:440:39:47

'On the market for their target price of £900,000.'

0:39:470:39:50

Helena and Stuart, you've had a chance to see the wild card,

0:39:530:39:57

and you're only going to go and test drive it. Now...why?

0:39:570:40:01

I'm going to say, "Why?" but it's clearly obvious that this is lovely.

0:40:010:40:04

It was a big choice to make.

0:40:040:40:07

I think for living space and for the type of family home that we want, this is the clear winner.

0:40:070:40:13

Now, we have our surveyor with us - the mysterious surveyor.

0:40:130:40:16

He has checked everything out.

0:40:160:40:18

He struggled to find anything wrong with it.

0:40:180:40:21

-Do you know why ceiling roses existed?

-Hmm...

-No.

0:40:210:40:24

Neither did I, right? And maybe the viewers at home didn't know this.

0:40:240:40:28

Ceiling roses are for heat ventilation.

0:40:280:40:30

The heat would go up through that and ventilate,

0:40:300:40:33

and would come out of another little vent on the next floor, and so on.

0:40:330:40:36

Now, I've got to stress, none of this is all legally binding,

0:40:360:40:40

but it is a good heads-up if you wish to purchase the property.

0:40:400:40:43

-Just good bits of advice.

-And if you guys love it as much as we do, then brilliant.

0:40:430:40:47

-Yeah.

-Are you ready to have a go?

-Yes, please.

-Looking forward to it.

0:40:470:40:50

-You can become Lord and Lady Evans of the Manor.

-OK.

-Three, two, one.

0:40:500:40:53

Enter the property, and we'll see you later on.

0:40:530:40:56

'Trust me, you two. That pool is a tad chilly.'

0:41:030:41:06

'But the garden is a sun trap, and a ripe location for a well-earned rest.'

0:41:100:41:15

'So many rooms to explore.

0:41:190:41:21

'And Stuart's found the cellar, but has it got man room potential?'

0:41:230:41:28

'As for Helena, well, she can just kick back in the kitchen of her dreams.'

0:41:320:41:36

'One word for that dining room, folks - grand.

0:41:380:41:40

'But has our wild card been grand enough?'

0:41:400:41:43

OK, Helena, Stuart, obviously you've spent a bit more time in the wild card.

0:41:430:41:47

Before you did that, you said that you could envisage yourselves living here and it felt like a home.

0:41:470:41:52

-Is that still the case now?

-Oh, very much so, I think.

-Definitely agreeing with you, yes.

0:41:520:41:56

Now, what about, kind of, man space and areas...?

0:41:560:41:59

-Have you got...?

-Oh, cos that was important, of course.

-You see?

0:41:590:42:03

Well, you've been given THAT?

0:42:030:42:05

-Or the cellar.

-I'm in the garage.

-The cellar and that?

0:42:050:42:08

-I'm in the garage, by the looks of things.

-It's a huge...

0:42:080:42:10

-We've got a whole third floor in there.

-OK.

0:42:100:42:13

It's got pretty much everything we need inside, space-wise -

0:42:130:42:16

the amount of bedrooms, place for friends, family to come and stay.

0:42:160:42:19

-Are we ready?

-Yeah.

-You know what's about to come.

-Yeah.

0:42:190:42:23

It's £900,000 on this as well. Jonny, do you wanna ask them?

0:42:230:42:26

To buy or not to buy?

0:42:260:42:29

-To buy.

-To buy.

0:42:290:42:31

-It's got to be, hasn't it? I'm not even surprised.

-No.

0:42:310:42:34

-I would have been surprised if you said, "Not to buy."

-Yeah.

0:42:340:42:37

-It's amazing, isn't it?

-We could move straight in.

-Exactly.

0:42:370:42:40

Well, please let us know, because we are desperate to come back to this house

0:42:400:42:44

and have a swim in that when it's not minus...whatever it is at the moment in there.

0:42:440:42:49

-It's pretty cold.

-OK. Thank you. Enjoyed yourselves?

-Fantastic. It's been great. Thank you.

0:42:490:42:53

-Thank you for the opportunity. Brilliant.

-Pleasure.

0:42:530:42:56

-Well, we'll see you soon.

-Yeah.

-OK, guys.

-Bye.

-Bye.

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