Properties for around £400,000

From a Cape Cod-style cottage in Massachusetts, USA, to a Grade II-listed, 16th-century former village pub near Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Elmbridge Hall, Fyfield, Ongar, Essex
Elmbridge Hall, Fyfield, Ongar, Essex. A penthouse apartment in a Grade II-listed hall that is now a luxury gated development. It has vaulted ceilings, sash windows and a gallery area with glass balustrade overlooking the living room. 2 beds, 2 baths, recep, parking, communal gardens. £400,000 John D Wood 01245-344222.
Glenfriars House, Friars, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders
Glenfriars House, Friars, Jedburgh, Scottish Borders. A Grade C-listed house dating from the 1740s. It was previously used as a guest house hotel and overlooks the market town of Jedburgh. 7 beds, 6 baths, 3 receps, garage, stores, garden, 0.7 acres. £395,000+ Strutt & Parker 0131-226 2500.
High Blayshaw Farmhouse, Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire
High Blayshaw Farmhouse, Lofthouse, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. A renovated stone farmhouse dating from the 19th century. It has panoramic views and is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Buyers should be aware the half mile approach to the house is best undertaken in a 4×4. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep, gardens, paddock. £395,000 Carter Jonas 01423-523423.
Gosforth, Newcastle
Gosforth, Newcastle. A terraced house with open fireplaces with stone surrounds, decorative ceiling cornicing and a traditional balustrade staircase. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, conservatory, front garden. £399,950 Sanderson Young 0191-213 0033.
Old Green Man, Bardwell, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Old Green Man, Bardwell, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed property dating from the 16th century. It was run as a public house until 1966 and has beamed walls and ceilings, large inglenook fireplaces and substantial outside areas. 4 beds, bath, 3 receps, garage/workshop, 1.5 acres. £425,000 Savills 01473-234800.
Pound Cottages, Lower Green, Inkpen, Berkshire
Pound Cottages, Lower Green, Inkpen, Berkshire. An end-of-terrace thatched cottage dating from the early 1900s. It has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with period surrounds and a large garden with sheltered patio area. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage, 0.2 acres. £395,000 Knight Frank 01488-682726.
Cottage in East Falmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, US
Cottage in East Falmouth, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, US. A Cape Cod-style cottage with landscaped gardens and a neighbourhood dock with private slip that can accommodate a 26-foot boat. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, dining/kitchen, utility, 0.2 acres. £390,000 Robert Paul Properties +1 508 274 5612.
The Auction House,  New Town, Edinburgh
The Auction House, New Town, Edinburgh. A flat located in a former auction house in the centre of Edinburgh’s New Town. The apartment has timber floors and a south-facing roof terrace with views of the city. 2 beds, 2 baths, open-plan living area, resident parking. £385,000+ Savills 0131-247 3700.

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