Diminutive dwellings

From a converted water tank on top of a residential building in east London to a Grade II-listed cottage with a walled garden in Berkshire.


Easdale Island, by Oban, Inner Herbrides
Easdale Island, by Oban, Inner Herbrides. A mid-terrace traditional cottage in a conservation area on the smallest permanently inhabited Inner Herbridean island. The 52 sq m cottage is in excellent condition and would make an ideal holiday let. 2 beds, shower, recep, kitchen, rear garden with storage unit. £125,000 Dawsons 01631-563901.


Battersea Mews, London SW11
Battersea Mews, London SW11. This unusual house is one of a pair in a gated mews with off-street parking in Battersea. Its distinctive oval form makes its 88.5 sq m interior feel spacious. It has an open-plan ground floor area with floor-to-ceiling windows and a floating glass staircase. 2 beds, 2 baths, gardens. £850,000 The Modern House 020-3795 5920.


Holly Cottage, Boxford, West Berkshire
Holly Cottage, Boxford, West Berkshire. A Grade II-listed, semi-detached cottage with a 98 sq m interior. It has beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, kitchen, walled cottage garden with vegetable plot and greenhouse. £515,000 Strutt & Parker 01635-521707.


Rooks Hill Cottage, Bramley, Surrey
Rooks Hill Cottage, Bramley, Surrey. A 17th-century house surrounded by large cottage gardens. The house has exposed beams, a wood-burning stove and a modern kitchen. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, detached barn with planning consent. Internal area 71 sq m. £425,000 Knight Frank 01483-565171.


Starboard Light, 25 Captains Row, Lymington, Hampshire
Starboard Light, 25 Captains Row, Lymington, Hampshire. A two-storey house with a 42 sq m interior in a conservation area with views of the river. It has wooden floors and a mezzanine bedroom overlooking the sitting room. 1 bed, 1 bath, recep, kitchen. £325,000 John D Wood 01590-677233.


The Bothy, Upper Blairish, Keltneyburn, Aberfeldy, Perthshire
The Bothy, Upper Blairish, Keltneyburn, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. A modernised Highland cottage with views of the River Lyon and the Tay Valley. It has a 71.5 sq m interior with slate floors, vaulted ceilings, exposed stonework and wood-burning stoves. 1 bed, 1 bath, open-plan living room/kitchen, dining room, loft, garden, terrace, woodland, 1.3 acres. £250,000+ Savills 01738-477525.


The School Room, Heritage Mews, High Pavement, Nottingham
The School Room, Heritage Mews, High Pavement, Nottingham. A house with 33 sq m of living space in Nottingham’s popular Lace Market area. It has a fitted kitchen, French doors leading to a roof terrace and a first-floor room with a vaulted, beamed ceiling. 1 bed, wet room, open-plan kitchen/living area, private roof terrace and access to a shared roof terrace. £195,000 Savills 0115-934 8020.


The Water Tank, Keeling House, Claredale Street, London E2
The Water Tank, Keeling House, Claredale Street, London E2. A conversion of a former water tank on top of a Modernist residential building. There is a lift to the 14th floor, then metal stairs up to the flat. It has a 61 sq m interior with an open-plan living room/kitchen. 1 bed, 1 bath, outside area. £550,000 The Modern House 020-3795 5920.