Properties for around £500,000

From a penthouse apartment in a converted 19th-century coastal defence building in Cornwall to a 17th-century stone cottage in the Wye Valley.


Bramblings, Sproxton, York. A renovated, traditional village house with views across open countryside. It has large gardens and a paddock with a stone outbuilding that could be converted into a home office, subject to planning permission. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, dining hall, kitchen, 1.4 acres. £525,000 Savills 01904-617820.


Century Court, Montpellier, Cheltenham.A second-floor apartment in a contemporary development in one of Cheltenham's most desirable locations. It has a balcony and shared access to the communal garden and gym. 2 beds, bath, recep, breakfast kitchen. £525,000 Knight Frank 01242-246959.


Isis Court, Grove Park Road, London W4. A top-floor apartment in an elegant Victorian building close to Chiswick mainline train station. It has a contemporary bathroom and kitchen, wood floors and a generous-sized reception room.1 bed, 1 bath. Leasehold. £495,000 Savills 020-8987 5550.

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Little Pickthall Ground, Broughton Mills, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria. A renovated, stone-built house on the upper slopes of Lickle Valley with views towards the Duddon Estuary. It has exposed beams and an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a range of outbuildings. 3 beds, bath, recep, workshops, stable, grounds. £540,000 Michael CL Hodgson 01539-721375.


Sunnyside, Coalcleugh, Hexham, Northumberland. A restored house in open moorland offering off-grid living, with a wind turbine and an outbuilding with a battery bank and back-up generator. The property has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a country kitchen with a Rayburn. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, study, gardens. £495,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.


The Old Chapel, Little Compton, Gloucestershire. A converted 19th-century chapel with views across open countryside. The open-plan living area retains its original arched wooden roof and circular and arched windows.3 beds, 3 baths, study, conservatory, front garden and courtyard garden. £495,000 Butler Sherborn 01451-830731.


The Wardroom,The Officers Mess, Fort Picklecombe, Maker Point, Cornwall. A four-bed penthouse in a conversion of a 19th-century coastal defence building originally designed to emulate Warwick Castle. It has oak floors and an octagonal-shaped bedroom. 3 beds, 3 baths, recep, kitchen, balcony. £499,950 Marchand Petit01752-829000.


Ty Nant, Tintern, Monmouthshire. A renovated, 17th-century stone cottage in the Wye Valley close to the village of Tintern. It has flagstone floors, beamed ceilings, and exposed stonework. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, attic, stone outbuilding, gardens bordered by a stream. £449,950 Fine & Country 01291-629799.