Properties for around £500,000

From an 18th-century cottage overlooking the River Wylye in Wiltshire to a village store and post office in Devon.

 

Zenith Building, Limehouse, London E14
Zenith Building, Limehouse, London E14. An apartment on the ninth floor of a new development in Limehouse with a private balcony offering views across the city. It has wood floors, large windows and a modern fitted kitchen. 2 beds, 2 baths, recep, residents’ parking. Leasehold. £499,950 Savills 020-7531 2500.

 

Glyn House, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed, North Wales
Glyn House, Capel Curig, Betws-y-Coed, North Wales. A traditional Welsh cottage dating from 1901 on the edge of the village in Snowdonia National Park. It has an open-plan living area complete with Aga and tiled floors leading onto the gardens, which overlook the Snowdonia mountains. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep, sun room, 1-bed shepherd’s hut. £550,000 Carter Jonas 01248-360414.

 

Highfield, Muthill, Perthshire
Highfield, Muthill, Perthshire. An Edwardian house on the edge of a conservation village with established gardens and countryside views. It has period fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and an outbuilding with garage, workshop, office and kitchenette. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, 0.6 acres. £525,000+ Savills 01738-445588.

 

Hurford Stores, Kilmington, Devon
Hurford Stores, Kilmington, Devon. An apartment, village store and post office in a Grade II-listed building with a gross turnover of £63,204 in 2015/2016 on top of the postmaster’s remunerations. 2 beds, bath, recep, study, kitchen, attics, 1-bed annexe, garden. £475,000 Humberts 01823-331234.

 

The Laurels, Yarwell, Northamptonshire
The Laurels, Yarwell, Northamptonshire. A stone-built, semi-detached house in a village ten miles from Peterborough, which has rail connections to London King’s Cross. It has an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and flagstone floors. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, garage with workshop, garden. £500,000 Norton Rickett 01780-782999.

 

The Chancel House, Malvern Wells, Worcestershire
The Chancel House, Malvern Wells, Worcestershire. This Victorian Gothic church has been converted into four properties. The Chancel House occupies the eastern end of the church. Original features include exposed stone work, arched windows and stained-glass windows.
3 beds, 3 baths, hall, open-plan living area, kitchen, private parking, shared garden. £550,000 Knight Frank 01905-723438.

 

Dorothy’s Cottage, Fisherton De La Mere, Warminster, Wiltshire
Dorothy’s Cottage, Fisherton De La Mere, Warminster, Wiltshire. An 18th-century cottage overlooking the River Wylye and the village green. It has oak floors, an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove, and a fitted kitchen with an electric Aga. 3 beds, bath, recep, summer house. £495,000 Strutt & Parker 01722-344010.

 

A maison de maître near Mirande, Gascony, France
A maison de maître near Mirande, Gascony, France. A restored farmhouse two kilometres from the nearest village. It is surrounded by its own grassland and woods, and has beamed ceilings, stone fireplaces, period tiled floors and a range of traditional and modern farm buildings. 3 beds, 3 baths, recep, study, dining kitchen, attic, barn, 76.6 acres. €548,000 Purslow’s Gascony +33 (0) 5 62 67 61 50.