Properties for around £500,000 07/02/2014 From a Victorian Gothic Great Hall converted into apartments to a 19th-century stone farmhouse in France. Iron Mills, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire. This townhouse conversion of a Grade II-listed, 17th-century mill has beamed ceilings and an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove. The rear of the house overlooks the mill race. 5 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, loft rooms, gardens. £550,000 Murrays 01453-886334. Baker’s Cottage, Bidborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century cottage with a range of original features, including restored wood floors, exposed beams and a brick fireplace. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, breakfast room. £500,000 Freeman Forman 01892-615757. St James’s Park, Brechin, Angus. This house was built in the 1840s and extended in 1928. It is situated in a popular residential area and has high ceilings and wood-block floors. 6 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, attic, garage, outbuildings, enclosed gardens, 0.5 acres. £495,000+ Savills 01356-628628. Canford Cottage, Whitecliff, Poole, Dorset. This restored, Grade II-listed, 17th-century cottage has beamed ceilings and open fireplaces, including an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, garage, parking, summer house, garden, 0.3 acres. £500,000 Winkworth 01202-733000. The Great Hall, Mayfield Grange, East Sussex. A Victorian Gothic property designed by the architect Edward Pugin Jnr and converted into luxury apartments set in communal parkland. Original features include stained-glass windows and tiled floors. 2 beds, 2 baths, 1 or 2 receps, kitchen, parking, private gym. £495,000+ Weston Homes plc 0845-638 5008. Farmhouse near Puy-L’Évêque, Lot, France. A restored 19th-century stone farmhouse surrounded by mature gardens with views over the surrounding countryside. It has tiled floors, exposed stone work, open fireplaces and a heated pool. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, wooden chalet/workshop, 4.5 acres. £486,200 Winkworth 020-7870 7181. Post Office Cottage, Langton, Malton, North Yorkshire. A converted post office overlooking the village green. It has beamed ceilings, exposed brickwork, wood floors, open fireplaces and retains its original red post box. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, garage, workshop, outbuildings, garden. £499,995 Carter Jonas 01904-558200. St Mary’s Longford, Newport, Shropshire. This converted sandstone church dates from 1800. It has exposed stonework, double-height ceilings, a solid oak staircase, stone arched windows and a wood-burning stove. 4 beds, 4 baths, open-plan living/dining area, raised sitting room, garage, landscaped gardens. £499,995 Savills 01952-239500.