Property conversions for sale

Including a 16th-century church in Essex, a 17th-century prison in Ripon, North Yorkshire, and a Grade I-listed gatehouse near King’s Lynn, Norfolk.


Abbey Lodge, Plymouth, Devon. A converted royal naval chapel and ancillary buildings with wood and tiled floors, a large reception in the former chapel with cathedral-style wood panelled ceiling and exposed wood trusses, and walled and hedged gardens. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, courtyard, grounds. £695,000 Lang & Co 01752-256000.


Baker Street Mills, Orsett, Essex. A converted Grade II-listed steam mill, windmill and ancillary buildings. Both mills retain much of the original workings, including fully operational sails on the windmill. 5 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, study, 2 mill rooms, conservatory, swimming pool, 10 acres. £1.25m Strutt & Parker 01245-254600.


Deans Croft, Ripon, North Yorkshire. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century prison that subsequently served as a police station until the 1950s. It is situated in the centre of Ripon and has leaded-light windows, an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove and exposed ceiling beams. 5 beds, 3 baths, recep, parking, gardens. £675,000 Knight Frank 01423-530088.

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Old All Saints, Langdon Hills, Essex. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century church converted into a residence in the 1970s. It retains its leaded-light windows, wall paintings and timber spire. The public has access to the churchyard. Bed, bath, 2 receps, kitchen, study. £375,000 Strutt & Parker 01245-254600.


Pentney Abbey, King's Lynn, Norfolk. A restored, Grade I-listed, 14th-century gatehouse with a grand banquet hall and a Grade II-listed, 18th-century farmhouse. Both have exposed brickwork, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and exposed ceiling beams. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, 1-bed annexe, 2 cottages, gardens, 35 acres. £2.75m Knight Frank 020-7861 1782.


Reservoir House, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. This conversion of a 1920s reservoir holding tank has a central spiral staircase rising to a rooftop dome leading to a roof terrace with 360 views over Kenilworth golf course. 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, indoor pool with sauna, gym, landscaped gardens. £1.25m John Shepherd 01789-292659.


The Hopkiln, Lower Hopton, Stoke Lacy, Herefordshire. A conversion of a former hop kiln that retains its heavy beamed ceilings and stone work. The sitting room and garage have planning permission to be converted into a one-bed annexe. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, 0.5 acres. £599,950 Hunters 01432-278278.


The VAT House, Regents Bridge Gardens, London SW8. An apartment in the former Beaufoys Vinegar Yard that includes an 87ft x 50ft roof garden. It retains the original cast-iron staircase, exposed brickwork and open fireplace. 4 beds, 3 baths, large recep, kitchen, gated grounds, 2 parking spaces, shared use of indoor pool and gym. £3.6m Savills 020-8673 4111.