Houses for £300,000 or less

From a Grade II-listed townhouse in Dartmouth to an apartment overlooking the beach in Penzance, eight of the best houses for £300,00 or less.

This week: houses for £300,000 or less from a Grade II-listed, three-storey townhouse in Dartmouth, Devon, to a contemporary, first-floor apartment overlooking the beach in Porthcurno, Penzance.

The Reading Rooms, Ropsley, Grantham, Lincolnshire.

The Reading Rooms, Ropsley, Grantham, Lincolnshire. This detached, slate and stone cottage dates from 1846 and is now in need of modernisation. It is flanked by the village's former reading rooms and sits in an elevated position in the village conservation area, overlooking the green. The adjoining buildings on either side could be used to create a substantial family home, subject to planning permission. 3 beds, bath, recep, dining room, garden. £240,000 Savills 01780-484696.

The Pygthle, Mill Lane, Welford-on-Avon, Warwickshire.

The Pygthle, Mill Lane, Welford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. An immaculate cottage in a popular village just four-and-a-half miles from Stratford-upon-Avon. The cottage has beamed ceilings, a brick inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove, a modern fitted kitchen and a decorative bread-oven door set in a brick arch at the top of the stairs. Bed, bath, recep, parking. £250,000 Fine & Country 01789-332600.

Summerville, South Carolina, USA.

Summerville, South Carolina, USA. A 1970s property in the leafy suburb of Summerville. It has wood floors, beamed ceilings, an open fireplace and a kitchen with French doors leading onto a screened porch. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, garage with an en-suite bedroom above, 1.2 acres. £300,000 Carolina One Real Estate +1 843 442 1290.

Paterlach, Bridge of Cally, Blairgowrie, Perthshire.

Paterlach, Bridge of Cally, Blairgowrie, Perthshire. A two-storey cottage in a rural area close to Glenshee Ski Centre. It has wood floors, an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a traditional farmhouse kitchen with an Aga and a Belfast sink. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, greenhouse, gardens. £235,000+ Strutt & Parker 01738-783350.

Little Briny Cottage, Newport Street, Dartmouth, Devon.

Little Briny Cottage, Newport Street, Dartmouth, Devon. This Grade II-listed, three-storey townhouse is set on a pedestrianised street in the centre of Dartmouth. The house has been fully renovated and is currently used as a holiday-letting property. It has sash windows, an open-plan living room with a newly fitted kitchen and a contemporary bathroom. 2 beds, bath. £265,000 Marchand Petit 01803-839190.

Hillside Cottages, Burton, Lincoln.

Hillside Cottages, Burton, Lincoln. A mid-terrace, period cottage in a village a few minutes' drive from Lincoln. It has beamed ceilings, an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove and views over paddocks towards the village church. 3 beds, bath, recep, kitchen, gardens. £229,950 Robert Bell & Company 01522-538888.

Cove View, Cyan, Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall.

Cove View, Cyan, Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall. A first-floor apartment in a modern building in an elevated position overlooking Porthcurno. The building is within walking distance of the local, white-sand beach. It has light, modern interiors with ground-source heating, large picture windows and a balcony with views towards Logans Rock. 2 beds, bath, open-plan living area/kitchen, designated parking space. £300,000 Savills 01872-243200.

Bakers Road, Wroughton, Wiltshire.

Bakers Road, Wroughton, Wiltshire. A Grade II-listed, Georgian thatched cottage on a lane of period cottages in the village conservation area. The cottage retains its original Georgian windows, beamed ceilings and exposed brickwork. It has a large, open fireplace in the sitting room, a fitted, country-style kitchen with terracotta floor tiles, and a large conservatory that opens onto the garden. 2 beds, bath, recep, study. £300,000 Carter Jonas 01672-514916.

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