Properties for sale for around £500,000

From a 17th-century house built in Dunoon for the Duke of Argyll, to a house overlooking the River Rea in Neen Sollars, Shropshire.


The Cottage, Kings End Road, Powick, Worcestershire. A mid-19th century house on a quiet lane in a village in the Malvern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house has elegant reception rooms with French doors leading onto the gardens, an open fireplace and a kitchen with bespoke solid-wood units, granite worktops, a breakfast bar, a range cooker and a limestone floor. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, garage, terrace, garden. £500,000 Knight Frank 01905-723438 .


College Road, Deal, Kent. A renovated period property just outside Deal conservation area and close to the town centre. It has a blue plaque that commemorates Richard William Roberts, the “hero” of Goodwin Sands lifeboat service. There are open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves in the open-plan living areas. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, dining kitchen, walled garden. Guide price £460,000 Bright & Bright 01304-374071.


Anick Farmstead, Anick, Hexham, Northumberland. A Grade II-listed house with views over the Tyne valley. It has exposed ceiling beams, open fireplaces, a wood-burning stove and a kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, walled garden. £460,000 Strutt & Parker 01670-516123.


Brook House, Nether Stowey, Taunton, Somerset. A period property in a prominent position next to the Victorian clock in a village in the foothills of the Quantock Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The house has shuttered sash windows, period fireplaces, ornate plasterwork and a spacious kitchen added by the current owners. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, conservatory, garage, parking, garden. £545,000 Jackson-Stops 01823-325144.


Hanwell House, Long Melford, Suffolk. This Grade II-listed Georgian house was once the home of Admiral William Hanwell who fought against Napoleon. The house has an elegant front door with a semi-circular fanlight and pilasters, sash and Venetian windows, open fireplaces and a staircase with a mahogany handrail. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, kitchen, courtyard garden, outbuilding. £450,000 Carter Jonas 01787-88288.


New Inn House, Wooton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. A Grade II-listed house with medieval origins. It has exposed stonework, large open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and exposed beams. 5 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, studio with kitchen area, two courtyards. £475,000 Knight Frank 01285-659 771.


Old Kilmun House, Dunoon, Argyll. A restored, Grade A-listed house built for the Duke of Argyll in 1696, with views over Holy Loch. It has a wood-panelled dining room and a newly fitted kitchen with an Aga. 8 beds, 3 baths, 4 receps, landscaped gardens, 1.4 acres. £475,000+ Savills 0141-222 5875.


Testill Mill, Neen Sollars, Shropshire. A detached, period property arranged over three floors in an elevated position overlooking the River Rea. The interiors combine modern design with period features and it has an open-plan layout on the ground floor with triple-aspect, full-height sliding doors leading onto a terrace. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, breakfast area, double garage, gardens. £499,500 Strutt & Parker 01584-873711.