Converted properties on the market

Including a loft apartment in a former hat factory in Connecticut in the US, a water tower in Cheveley, Cambridgeshire, and a car showroom in York.


The Stables, Framingham Mill, Kent. A Grade II-listed conversion of a Georgian stable block forming part of the restoration of Framingham Mill Estate. The open-plan living area retains the original stable beams, partitions and stone floors and the bedrooms have vaulted ceilings. 4 beds,

3 baths, open-plan living area/kitchen, garage, shared access to three acres of communal gardens. £850,000 Knight Frank 01732-744477.


25 Grand Street, Norwalk, Connecticut, US. A loft apartment in the Neo-Romanesque Loth Company Building, which was built in 1903 as a hat factory. It has 20ft-high ceilings with exposed beams and wood floors. 1 bed, bath, open-plan living area/kitchen, shared access to a fitness centre. $204,000 Halstead +1 203 656 6531.

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Charlotte Road,Shoreditch, London, EC2A. A loft apartment occupying the top floor of a converted warehouse in the Shoreditch Triangle. It has in excess of 3080 sq ft of internal living space, with exposed beams, wood floors, a double-height beamed ceiling and a spiral staircase. It retains its original brick fireplace and factory loading doors. 2 beds,2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, 300 sq ft terrace, study/bed 3, secure parking. £2.495m Fyfe McDade 020-7613 4044.


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Huller & Cheese, Bristol. A converted, Grade II-listed warehouse on Bristol's waterfront with two- and three-bedroomed penthouses, each with extensive terraces, large windows, oak floors, a modern kitchen and allocated parking.The penthouses cost from £650,000. Savills 0117-910 0343.


Piccadilly Lofts, York. A first-floor apartment in a riverside property built as a car showroom in 1927. The building is situated inside the city walls and commands views over the river towards Clifford's Tower, a city landmark. 2 beds, 2 baths, open-plan kitchen/living room, study, loft. £460,000 Savills 01904-617820.


Riverside, Burrowbridge, Somerset. A Grade II-listed, 19th-century former Baptist chapel and L-shaped meeting room converted into two self-contained units. It has wood floors, arched windows and a wood-burning stove.The chapel is currently runas a holiday let. Main house: 4 beds, bath, open-plan living area, library, kitchen. Chapel: 1 bed, 1 bath, open-plan living area. Outbuilding, gardens. £600,000 The Modern House 020-3795 5920.


The Cow Byre, Cranbrook,Kent. A converted oast house and detached barn. The oast house'stwin roundels have been used tocreate four en-suite bedrooms.It retains its vaulted, beamed ceilings and has a wood staircase, a wood-burning stove in the living roomand a large kitchen with a central island. 4 beds, 4 baths, 2 receps, walled garden. £899,950Knight Frank 01892 515035.


The Water Tower, Cheveley, Cambridgeshire. This former water tower was originally converted into a house in the 1970s and has recently been refurbished. The accommodation extends to 2,753 sq ft of internal space and the large windows look out over an adjoining paddock and open countryside. It has a wood-burning stove and a kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 2 baths, shower, 2 receps, garden room, study, enclosed gardens, parking. £925,000 Jackson-Stops 01638-662231.