Unusual properties on the market

From a converted 19th-century windmill in Pays D’Albert in France to a Cheshire narrow boat in private gated mooring in Islington, London.


Mollie, Wenlock Basin, Wharf Road, Islington, London N1
Mollie, Wenlock Basin, Wharf Road, Islington, London N1. A 45ft-foot Cheshire narrow boat in a private gated residential mooring in Wenlock Basin. It has a galley kitchen and a living area with side hatch and solid-fuel stove. Mooring fees: about £2,200 per quarter including VAT and £60 service charge. £95,000 Fyfe McDade 020-7354 4044.


1 Byker Pier, Newcastle Upon Tyne
1 Byker Pier, Newcastle Upon Tyne. A Grade II-listed conversion of a former industrial building set on the River Ouseburn and with views of the Ouseburn valley. 2 beds, 2 baths, open-plan living area. £295,000 Sanderson Young 0191-213 0033.


Bartholomews, Little Packington, Warwickshire
Bartholomews, Little Packington, Warwickshire. A Grade II-listed, 12th-century church that was rebuilt in 1879 and has been converted into a residential property. It retains its stained-glass windows, vaulted ceilings, and spiral staircase. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, gardens. £725,000 Knight Frank 01789-297735.


Fiddleback Farm, West Woodside, Wigton, Cumbria
Fiddleback Farm, West Woodside, Wigton, Cumbria. Fiddleback Farm, so named because the original building was converted into a fiddle shape in 1709, is close to the Lake District National Park. It has exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings, open fireplaces and large gardens. 5 beds, 5 baths, 3 receps, gardens. £599,950 Hayward Tod 01228-810300.


A penthouse on Shoreditch High Street, London E1
A penthouse on Shoreditch High Street, London E1. A luxurious penthouse conversion in a former ironworks with a south-facing roof terrace with views of St Leonard’s church. 3 beds, 3 baths, top floor with reception, dining area. Leasehold. £4.25m Savills 020-7578 6200.


The Summer House, Alderley, Wooton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire
The Summer House, Alderley, Wooton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed property that was originally built as a banqueting room in 1770 with views over the Vale of Berkeley. 2 beds, bath, recep, gardens, woodland, 2.1 acres. £990,000 Knight Frank 01285-659771.


Teesdale, Windlesham, Surrey
Teesdale, Windlesham, Surrey. A Grade II-listed modernist house designed by Hungarian architect Erno Goldfinger. The open-plan interiors have glass walls and exposed beams. It is surrounded by landscaped gardens with terraced water features. 4 beds, 3 baths, formal dining room, kitchen, 4 acres. £3m Savills 01344-626162.


A windmill in Pays D’Albret, Lot-et-Garonne, France
A windmill in Pays D’Albret, Lot-et-Garonne, France. A converted 19th-century windmill with panoramic views. It has thick stone walls, wood floors and an unconverted attic with exposed trusses. 1 bed, bath, open-plan living room/kitchen, separate house with en-suite flat, garage, gardens, 6 acres. €240,000 Groupe Mercure +33 (0) 666 792 653.

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