Properties for around £500,000
From a studio apartment in London’s Notting Hill to a Grade II-listed, converted mill in Dartmoor National Park.
April Cottage,Pitchcombe, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed cottage situated on the edge of the village of Pitchcombe and with views of the Cotswold countryside. The cottage has exposed beams and brickwork, a large inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a modern kitchen and bathroom. It also comes with mature cottage gardens. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep. £500,000 Strutt & Parker 01285-653101.
Arundel Gardens, London W11. A studio apartment situated in Notting Hill that has access to large communal gardens. The property sale includes a share of the freehold. The apartment looks out over the communal gardens and, unusually for a studio flat, it also has a well-equipped, separate kitchen as well as a bathroom. £495,000 Savills 020-7727 5750.
Cridlands, Fitzhead, Taunton, Somerset. A semi-detached, Grade II-listed village house that shares a drive with the neighbouring property. It has a wood-burning stove and exposed beams. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, gardens. £450,000 Jackson-Stops & Staff 01823-325144.
Kentisbury, Shilton, near Burford, Oxfordshire. A cottage situated in an elevated position with countryside views. The cottage is in need of some updating. It retains its exposed beams and has an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove. There is a walled garden to the rear of the property. 3 beds, 1 bath, recep, kitchen/breakfast room, parking. £450,000 Knight Frank 01865-790077.
Mount Pleasant, Solva, Pembrokeshire. A village house near the coast with views of St Brides Bay. It has floor-to-ceiling windows in the kitchen, a sun room with a glazed roof and a log-burning stove. 5 beds, 2 baths, recep, gym, greenhouse, gardens. £550,000West Wales Properties 01348-873874.
The Blue House, Watton, Norfolk. A family house in a market town with a courtyard and mature gardens. It has wood-block floors, a modern fitted kitchen and a living room with a modern-style wood-burning stove. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps. £435,000 Strutt & Parker 01603-617431.
Vineleaf Cottage, Carfrae, Scottish Borders. A family house built 13 years ago in a rural location aboutsix miles north of the royal burgh of Lauder in the Scottish Borders. The house has wood floors, a wood-burning stove, a study with a balcony and steps down to the garden, an open-plan kitchen and living area connected by a conservatory that wraps around two sides of the house. 5 beds, 3 baths, outbuildings including a workshop, 0.9 acres. £495,000+ Knight Frank 01578-722814.
Walkham Mill, Walkhampton, Devon.A Grade II-listed, converted mill in Dartmoor National Park. The mill was originally built in the mid-1800s for the repair and construction of cart wheels and has been transformed into a family house complete with the original mill workings and a one-bed annexe that could provide holiday rental income. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, kitchen, mezzanine, gardens. £495,000 Mansbridge Balment 01822-855055.