Houses for sale for around £800,000

This week: houses for around £800,000 – from a contemporary church conversion in Pudsey, Leeds, to a Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse in Whitby, North Yorkshire.


Kenwood Road, Highgate, London N6. This mid-terrace period property has been extended on the ground floor to include a large light and airy dining kitchen with doors that lead out onto a 48-foot rear garden. The house is within walking distance of both Highgate tube station and the array of independent shops and restaurants in Highgate Village. 2 beds, bath, recep. £750,000 Tatlers 020-8883 1001.


Belair, Chagford, Newton Abbot, Devon. This period stone-built house has been renovated to create a contemporary family home with exposed stone walls and brickwork, steel-framed windows, wooden floors, Art-Deco tiling, cast-iron radiators, and a wood-burning stove. A stream runs through the gardens, which include a studio with a kitchenette, a shower room and a mezzanine. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep, office, breakfast kitchen. £850,000 Strutt & Parker 01392-215631.


Cairnbank House, Duns, Berwickshire. A renovated Georgian house on the outskirts of a market town in the Scottish Borders. It has grand period fireplaces and shuttered sash windows. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, 2-bed flat, 1-bed flat, coach house with two 2-bed flats, 1-bed house, gardens, 8.2 acres. £800,000+ Savills 0131-247 3700.


Churchfield House, Pudsey, Leeds. This striking church conversion combines modern features such as underfloor heating, state-of-the-art technology and a bespoke kitchen with the building’s original soaring vaulted beamed ceilings, and stained-glass and arched stone windows. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, open-plan kitchen/living room, office, studio. £750,000 0113-427 9232.


Compton Road, Canonbury, London N1. A raised ground-floor flat in a Neo-Georgian development in Islington. It has a contemporary kitchen with integrated Siemens appliances and a reception room that overlooks the communal gardens. 2 beds, bath. £850,000 Knight Frank 020-3657 7340.


Eden Mount, Wetheral, Cumbria. This distinctive house in an elevated position in the Eden Valley was built for a wealthy tea merchant in 1872. It retains its original floor tiles in the entrance hall and has stained-glass panels in the front door, period fireplaces, and a large kitchen with an Aga. There is a two-bed cottage available separately. 5 beds, 2 baths, 4 receps, study, 0.5 acres. £795,000 Knight Frank 01578-722814.


Tasburgh House, Tasburgh, Norfolk. A refurbished, Grade II-listed Georgian house with a range of outbuildings set in large landscaped gardens. It has an open-plan kitchen with an Aga and a one-bed annexe. 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, heated outdoor pool, tennis court, pond, orchard, 3 acres. £795,000 Strutt & Parker 01603-617431.


Thistlebank House, Whitby, North Yorkshire. A Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse in a popular seaside town on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. The house dates from 1801 and has decorative wrought-iron gates and an imperial staircase leading from the front garden to the entrance hall. It also has a one-bed basement flat and a rear courtyard garden. 6 beds. 4 baths, 2 receps, games room, kitchen, breakfast room. £750,000 Savills 01904-617820.