Eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000

From a 17th-century cottage in Herefordshire, to a stone barn conversion in the Lake District with far-reaching views over the Solway Firth, eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000

Gehawian, Aughertree, Wigton, Cumbria.

Gehawian, Aughertree, Wigton, Cumbria. A renovated, three-storey, stone-built barn conversion in the Lake District National Park with views over the Solway Firth towards Criffel in southwest Scotland. It has an oak staircase and oak floors. 4 beds, 3 baths, open-plan kitchen/living area, gardens. £600,000 Finest Properties 015394-68400.

Island Cottage, Harnham, Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Island Cottage, Harnham, Salisbury, Wiltshire. A period cottage in need of some updating on the banks of the River Avon with gardens overlooking the river and water meadows. It retains its beamed ceilings and has an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen. £600,000 Myddelton & Major 01722-337575.

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Holly Tree Cottage, Shifnal, Tong, Shropshire. A renovated, Grade II-listed, 1640s cottage set in established gardens that include an ancient holly tree. The cottage has beamed ceilings, period fireplaces, an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove, a library with French doors leading onto the garden and a contemporary kitchen with an Aga. 3 beds, 3 baths, dressing room, 2 receps, bar, conservatory. £595,000 Savills 01952-239500.

Mistletoe Cottage, Westhope Common, Westhope, Herefordshire.

Mistletoe Cottage, Westhope Common, Westhope, Herefordshire. An extended 17th-century cottage on a smallholding in a quiet location on the edge of Westhope Common. The cottage has an inglenook fireplace, wood-burning stoves, beamed ceilings and a contemporary kitchen. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, study, stables, barns, 2 fenced paddocks, gardens, woodland, 2.55 acres. £575,000 Grant & Co 01531-637341. 

Capel Pentwyn, Penallt, Monmouth.

Capel Pentwyn, Penallt, Monmouth. A converted, three-bedroom chapel dating from 1869 in a quiet, rural village. It has landscaped gardens and a raised terrace overlooking the surrounding countryside. The chapel retains its vaulted beamed ceilings, wood floor and high, arched leaded-light windows, some with their original stained glass still intact. 3 beds, 3 baths, open-plan kitchen/living room, studio, workshop. £650,000 Roscoe Rogers & Knight 01600-772929.

Pendle Road, London, SW16.

Pendle Road, London, SW16. A soundproofed, three-bedroom maisonette on the second and third floors of a period property close to Tooting Common and mainline stations. The flat has large windows and skylights, and a bedroom with an outdoor terrace. 2 baths, recep, fitted kitchen. £625,000+ Savills 020-8673 4111.

White Lion House, Wangford, Beccles, Suffolk.

White Lion House, Wangford, Beccles, Suffolk. This substantial former inn is in need of complete renovation. The property is situated on the village high street within walking distance of the local shops. It has a hipped slate roof, decorative chimneys and an iron balustrade above the entrance that retains its white lion statue. 6 beds, 2 baths, 4 receps, breakfast kitchen, outbuilding, 0.38 acres. £595,000 Durrants 01502-723292.

St Alkmond’s Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

St Alkmond’s Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. This restored, Grade II-listed house dates back in part to the 16th century and is set within a loop of the River Severn. The house retains its exposed wall and ceiling timbers, period fireplaces and deep sash windows, and has a newly fitted breakfast kitchen that leads onto a walled courtyard and a first-floor bedroom with an elevated outlook over St Alkmond’s church. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, office. £550,000 Strutt & Parker 07919-128326.

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