Property Pick: Goldschmidt & Howland, Hampstead

For Sale: Church Row, NW3

Built in the early eighteenth century, this Grade II listed five-bed house in Hampstead was once the home of writer Anna Laetitia Barbauld, and with its gracious living spaces, wood panelling, grand fireplaces, ornate cornicing and original shutters, it’s easy to see how she found inspiration here. Outside, a mature 51ft walled garden offers stunning views and completes the irresistible package. Situated moments from the high street, this historic home is sure to be snapped up in no time, so be quick.

£5.5 million, Goldschmidt & Howland (020 7435 4404;