Properties for around £600,000

From a Grade II-listed farmhouse in Staffordshire to a one-bedroom flat in west London.

Angers, Maine-et-loire, Pays de la Loire, France
Angers, Maine-et-loire, Pays de la Loire, France. This 14th century property is set on the banks of the River Loire. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, 2 sculleries, tower room, cloakroom, cellar, attic, 1-bed guest house, guardian’s house, garage, ponds and private, secluded gardens, 1.85 acres. £605,000 Domus Abroad 020-8455 0015.
Baytree Cottage, Minstead, Lyndhurst, Hampshire
Baytree Cottage, Minstead, Lyndhurst, Hampshire. A restored Grade II-listed thatched ‘chocolate box’ cottage in a New Forest village. It has exposed beams, wood floors, open fireplaces, gardens and a summerhouse. 2 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, snug, breakfast kitchen, gardens, 0.2 acres. £595,000 John D Wood 01590-677233.
Chesterton Road, London W10
Chesterton Road, London W10. A first floor conversion flat in a desirable North Kensington street within easy reach of Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill. The flat has large sash windows, a south-facing reception room, high ceilings and wood floors. 1 bed, bath, open plan recep/kitchen. Shared freehold. £590,000 Marsh & Parsons 020-7313 8350.
Cwm House, Clunton, Shropshire
Cwm House, Clunton, Shropshire. A Grade II-listed timber-framed house dating from 1540. It was extended in 2002, with the addition of a baronial-style hall, oak bookshelves and polished oak floors. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, dining hall/library, kitchen garden, 2 ponds, mature gardens, 1 acre. £585,000 Samuel Wood & Co 01588-672728.
Home Farm House, Ingestre, Staffordshire
Home Farm House, Ingestre, Staffordshire. A Grade II-listed Georgian farmhouse with a contemporary finish retaining the original sash windows, period fireplaces and ornate cornices. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, gym, cloakroom, cinema, bar, double garage, landscaped gardens. £625,000 Savills 01952-239500.
River Lane End, High Kilburn, York
River Lane End, High Kilburn, York. Dating from 1770, this barn was converted into a family home in 1991, with wood and flagstone floors, vaulted and beamed ceilings and a carved fireplace in the drawing room. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, utility, cloakroom, double garage and garden store. £600,000 Savills 01904-617 820.
Upper House Farm, Yarpole, Herefordshire
Upper House Farm, Yarpole, Herefordshire. An early 17th-century, extended Grade II-listed farmhouse with a milking parlour converted into a 1-bed holiday let. It has exposed ceiling timbers, an inglenook fireplace and outbuildings with planning permission for a second holiday let.
4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, conservatory, breakfast kitchen, cloakroom, double garage, gardens, 0.6 acres. £595,000 Strutt & Parker 01584-873711.
Whitehill Farmhouse, Kelso, Roxburghshire
Whitehill Farmhouse, Kelso, Roxburghshire. A mid-19th century farmhouse, with wonderful views over the Borders countryside. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, utility room, range of outbuildings including stabling and garaging, mature gardens, 3.75 acres. £600,000 Knight Frank 01578-722814.

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