Properties for around £800,000

From a renovated 19th-century cottage in Buckinghamshire to a contemporary house with panoramic sea views in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.


Abbey Cottages, Medmenham, Marlow, Buckinghamshire. A renovated cottage in a row of 19th-century buildings. It has a double-height breakfast kitchen with oak beamed ceilings, leaded-light stone-mullioned windows and landscaped gardens with a summer house.2 beds, 2 baths, recep. £795,000 Knight Frank 01491-844900.


Aylton Court, Aylton, Ledbury, Herefordshire. A Grade II-listed Georgian house at the end of a country lane surrounded by open countryside. It has flagstone and wood floors, open fireplaces, a carved oak staircase and a country kitchen with an Aga. 6 beds, 3 baths, 4 receps, cellar, walled garden, orchard, paddock, 3.2 acres. £775,000 Grant & Co 01531-637341.


Clematis Cottage, Hailsham, East Sussex. A country house with exposed wall and ceiling timbers, a large inglenook fireplace, a country kitchen with an Aga and large gardens. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, study, conservatory, pasture, 6.9 acres. £800,000+ Batcheller Monkhouse 01424-775577.

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Hallmead, Withypool, Exmoor, Devon. A house and a two-bed cottage with grounds that run down to the River Barle. The main house has wood-panelled rooms, an open fireplace, a bespoke fitted kitchen and a sun terrace. 3 beds, 3 baths, large recep, breakfast kitchen, greenhouse, single-bank fishing rights, 5 acres. £800,000 Fine & Country 01398-324818.


Halsteads Farm, Rimington, Clitheroe, Lancashire. An upgraded, Grade II-listed house dating from 1783. The adjoining barn was incorporated into the main house in the 1980s. It retains its original exposed timber trusses, beams and flagstone floors and has open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps. £825,000 Savills 01200-411046.


High Close, Scarborough, North Yorkshire. A contemporary house with panoramic coastal views. The kitchen has a balcony and overlooks the double-height living room, which has an open fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows. 4 beds, 4 baths, recep, cinema, office, gardens. £799,995 Hunters 01723-336760.


Irstead House, Norwich, Norfolk. A renovated, Grade II-listed, 19th-century townhouse in an elevated position in the town. It has polished wood floors and open fireplaces with period surrounds. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep, dining kitchen, double garage, gardens, greenhouse, pagoda, 0.2 acres. £795,000 Savills 01603-229229.


Ladyland, Kilbirnie, Ayrshire. An A-listed Georgian house surrounded by gardens and open countryside. It has a hall with a cupola window and ornate plasterwork, period fireplaces and a 1920s extension that houses the library. 7 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, basement with 1 bed and bath, workshop, timber stables, grazing, woodland, 11 acres. £850,000+ Rettie & Co 0141-248 4160.