Properties for around £400,000

From a converted 19th-century Gothic chapel in Bowscar, Penrith, to a Grade-II listed house just yards from the beach in the conservation area of Deal, Kent.


Griffin Street, Deal, Kent. A modernised Grade II-listed house in the town conservation area, just yards from the beach and within a few minutes' walk from the town centre and the train station. It has sash windows with colonial shutters, wood floors, exposed brick fireplaces, and a newly fitted kitchen and bathroom.3 beds, 2 baths, recep, courtyard garden with a garden store. £399,500 Bright & Bright 01304-374071.


Beech House, Westward, Wigton, Cumbria. A renovated period sandstone property with a range of traditional sandstone barns set around a cobbled courtyard in a village just outside the Lake District National Park. The househas an open fireplace, double-glazed sash windows, a multi-fuel stove, an open-plan sitting and dining room, and a new kitchen. 3 beds, bath, recep, study, paddock, 0.47 acres. £395,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.

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Broughton Green, Broughton, Biggar, Lanarkshire. A former coaching inn setat the end of a row of 19th-century cottages. It has shuttered sash windows, a period fireplace, a large kitchen with an Aga and gardens with a gazebo and a dining terrace.4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, dining room, kitchen. £395,000+ Savills 0131-247 3738.


Craik Farmhouse, Roberton, Roxburghshire.A restored period farmhouse close to the head of Borthwick Water Valley, with an adjoining, separate annexe. It is built of stone under a slate roof with contrasting quoins and has a period fireplace, a newly fitted kitchen, and a vegetable garden and greenhouse. 6 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, attic rooms, 0.5 acres. A four-acre paddock is available by separate negotiation. £395,000+ Knight Frank 01578-722814.


Learoyds Cottage, Southrop, Gloucestershire. A 19th-century Cotswold stone cottage with landscaped gardensand an ornamental pond. It has exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace with awood-burning stove, and an open-plan kitchen and living area. 2 beds, bath. £450,000 Butler Sherborn 01993-822325.


Stanley Road, Knutsford, Cheshire.An updated period terraced house on the edge of a conservation area. It has wood floors, a wood-burning stove, a cast-iron bath and fireplace in the bathroom, and a fitted kitchen with a Rayburn. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, gardens. £380,000 Savills 01565-632818.


The Hallows, Bowscar, Penrith. A converted 19th-century Gothic chapel, originally built for the nearby manor. The circular chancel space serves as a double-height dining area with a vaulted tower ceiling and sandstone archway leading into the nave, which is now a sitting room with a wood-burning stove and arched leaded windows. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, kitchen with Aga, gardens. £425,000 Fine & Country 01768-869007.


The Old Rectory, Pulham St Mary, Diss, Norfolk. A Grade II-listed Georgian former rectory built around 1800 in a quietclose in a popular village.The house has high ceilings, sash windows, wood floors, an open fireplace with a marble surround and a wood-burning stove, and mature walled gardens with a pergola. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep,study/home office, dining kitchen, garage. £399,000 Durrants 01379-852217.



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