Properties for around £700,000

From a 17th-century farmhouse near the North York Moors National Park to a Grade II-listed converted mine building in a Unesco World Heritage site in Cornwall.

Chittlebirch House, Cripps Corner, Staplecross, East Sussex
Chittlebirch House, Cripps Corner, Staplecross, East Sussex. A Grade II-listed farmhouse surrounded by landscaped gardens. The house has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, open fireplaces and a kitchen with gas-fired Aga. 5 beds, bath, 2 receps, office, double garage, pond, 2 acres. £695,000 Freeman Forman 01424-777165.
Four Gables, Brampton, Cumbria
Four Gables, Brampton, Cumbria. This Grade II-listed Arts & Crafts house dates from 1878 and retains original features throughout. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, cellars, 3 attic rooms, attached 2-bed cottage, 2 garages, pond, tennis court, walled garden, woodland, 14.6 acres. £700,000 Hayward Tod 01228-810300.
Martins’ Nest, West Kington, Chippenham, Wiltshire
Martins’ Nest, West Kington, Chippenham, Wiltshire. A Grade II-listed detached house overlooking the village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house combines period features with a contemporary extension with sedum roof, creating a large kitchen with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, gardens. £735,000 Savills 01225-474550
Nether Swell Manor, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire
Nether Swell Manor, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed house in a gated development with communal grounds. It has vaulted ceilings, an open fireplace with wood-burning stove and a private courtyard garden. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, garden room, galleried reception, breakfast kitchen, garage. £750,000 Knight Frank 01451-600610.
Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh
Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh. A refurbished apartment in the upper part of a converted Georgian townhouse in the New Town with views over the Dean Valley. It has period fireplaces and the original turned staircase with wrought-iron banister. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, further recep/bed 5, dining kitchen, loft storage space. £699,000+ Strutt & Parker 0131-226 2500.
Silverbrook House, Callington, Cornwall
Silverbrook House, Callington, Cornwall. This converted, refurbished Grade II-listed former mine building dates from the early 1800s and is part of the Cornish Mining Unesco World Heritage Site. 6 beds, 4 baths, recep, open-plan kitchen and living area, laundry, garage, studio, gardens, greenhouse, paddock, 2 acres. £725,000 Mansbridge & Balment 01822-612345.
Smugglers Cottage, Ferndown, Dorset
Smugglers Cottage, Ferndown, Dorset. A 1540s cottage close to the New Forest and the award-winning beaches of the Solent. The cottage retains its original inglenook fireplace with quarry-tiled hearth and several oak beams from sunken Spanish galleons. It is currently run as a B&B. 7 beds, 6 baths, 3 receps, gardens. £695,000 Palmer Snell 01202-691330.
Stonehouse Farm, Fangdale Beck, North Yorkshire
Stonehouse Farm, Fangdale Beck, North Yorkshire. A restored 17th-century farmhouse with views over the North York Moors National Park. It has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a barn converted into a three-bed cottage. 3 beds, bath, recep, 35 acres. £685,000 Savills 01904-617820.


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