Eight of the best properties to buy for around £700,000

From a Victorian house built in the French Gothic style in Angus, Scotland, to a garden flat in London’s Maida Vale, we look at eight of the best properties for around £700,000.

Clarence Cottage, Penzance, Cornwall
Clarence Cottage, Penzance, Cornwall. A house with a colonial-style façade, surrounded by walled gardens. It has open fireplaces and a large kitchen with an Aga. 6 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, garden room, study, 1-bed basement flat, parking. £700,000 Savills 01872-243200.
Hafod Ynys, Rhewl, Ruthin, Denbighshire
Hafod Ynys, Rhewl, Ruthin, Denbighshire. A Grade II-listed, 19th-century house on the edge of the village with views to the Clwydian Hills. It has slate flagstone floors, open fireplaces with marble surrounds and a kitchen with an Aga. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, library, study, office, outbuildings, gardens, 0.6 acres. £699,950 Strutt & Parker 01244-354880.
Holly Tree Cottage, Brightling, East Sussex
Holly Tree Cottage, Brightling, East Sussex. A restored 1570s cottage in a secluded location surrounded by mature gardens. It has flagstone floors, exposed beams, a large feature fireplace and country kitchen with Rayburn range. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, conservatory, 1-bed annexe, detached garage, 0.6 acres. Paddock available by separate negotiation. £700,000 Freeman Forman 01892-615757.
Kilry Lodge, Kilry, Glenisla, Angus
Kilry Lodge, Kilry, Glenisla, Angus. This Victorian house was built as a shooting lodge in the French Gothic style. It has wood and parquet floors and open fireplaces. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, dining kitchen, outbuildings, stables, tennis court, paddocks, gardens, 8.6 acres. £700,000+ Savills 01356-628628.
Salisbury Hall, Newton-in-Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire
Salisbury Hall, Newton-in-Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire. A Grade II-listed house surrounded by landscaped walled gardens. It has stone inglenook fireplaces, flagstone floors, stone mullioned windows and an oak staircase. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, study, garage, parking. £650,000 Smiths Gore 01200-411046.
Saltram Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9
Saltram Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9. A renovated and extended garden flat close to Queen’s Park Station. It has wood floors, a period fireplace and a conservatory. 2 beds, bath, recep, kitchen, shed, share of freehold. £699,950 Marsh & Parsons 020-7993 3050.
Shoalford House & Coach House, Dinder, Wells, Somerset
Shoalford House & Coach House, Dinder, Wells, Somerset. A family house surrounded by large gardens on the banks of the River Sheppey with a detached 2-bed coach house in the grounds. It has open fireplaces. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, parking, 0.5 acres. £695,000 Greenslade Taylor Hunt 01749-605605.
Wyvern Cottage, Westcott, Surrey
Wyvern Cottage, Westcott, Surrey. A Grade II-listed cottage dating from the late 16th century with mature gardens. It has exposed timbers, traditional leaded light windows and a large fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, study, kitchen, parking. £695,000 Jackson-Stops & Staff 01306-887560.