Properties for around £500,000

properties for around £500,000 – from a village house with a clocktower in Bishop Monkton, to a converted Victorian grammar school in Cambridgeshire.

This week: properties for around £500,000 from a refurbished village house with a clocktower in Bishop Monkton, to a Grade II-listed, converted Victorian grammar school in South Brink, Cambridgeshire.

Old Mechanics Institute, Bishop Monkton, Harrogate.

Old Mechanics Institute, Bishop Monkton, Harrogate. This refurbished, 1850s village house has a clocktower that retains its original clock and workings. The house is approached by a bridge over a stream, which opens onto a forecourt garden and a paved patio area. It has an open fireplace, flagstone floors, a newly fitted kitchen and bathrooms, and an enclosed, south-west facing landscaped garden to the rear. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps. £475,000 Carter Jonas 01423-523423.

The Manor House, Swinderby, Lincolnshire.

The Manor House, Swinderby, Lincolnshire. A renovated, Grade II-listed house with a self-contained, one-bedroom annexe in a popular village. The house retains its original exposed ceiling beams and large inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove. It has a newly fitted kitchen with flagstone floors and an Aga, and a south-facing garden with a well. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage, parking. £499,950 Savills 01522-508908.

South Brink Hall, South Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.

South Brink Hall, South Brink, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. This Grade II-listed conversion of a Victorian grammar school overlooks the River Nene. It has a drawing room with a vaulted wooden ceiling, a mezzanine, and an open fireplace. 2 beds, 2 baths, breakfast kitchen, gardens. £500,000+ Fine & Country 01553-769100.

Quay Cottage, Porlock Weir, Minehead, Somerset.

Quay Cottage, Porlock Weir, Minehead, Somerset. This semi-detached former fisherman's cottage overlooks the Bristol Channel. It is situated beside Porlock Weir harbour, with direct access to the beach, within the Exmoor National Park. It has a wood-burning stove, a compact kitchen and secluded gardens. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, studio, summer house, courtyard, parking. £475,000+ Greenslade Taylor Hunt 01643-706666.

The Old Sunday School, Coleford, Somerset.

The Old Sunday School, Coleford, Somerset. This period property has an enclosed rear garden with views towards Salisbury Plain. It has a wood-burning stove, a fitted kitchen, a conservatory, and raised patio areas in the garden. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study. £450,000 Knight Frank 01225-325999.

Kirkton House, Ewes, Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway.

Kirkton House, Ewes, Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway. A refurbished, Grade C-listed, stone-built Georgian former manse in a secluded setting on the banks of the Kirkton Burn. It has wooden floors, open fireplaces with period surrounds, a contemporary kitchen and a conservatory that opens onto the garden. 6 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, stone outbuildings, 2.68 acres. £520,000+ Knight Frank 01896-807010.

Cliffroyd, Covet Hill, Robin Hood’s Bay, Yorkshire.

Cliffroyd, Covet Hill, Robin Hood's Bay, Yorkshire. A restored former fisherman's cottage overlooking the bay in a picturesque village in the North York Moors National Park. It has period fireplace and a Shaker-style kitchen. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, roof terrace. Leasehold garage available separately. £490,000 Carter Jonas 01904-558200.

Butt Lodge, Lochranza, Isle of Arran, Scotland.

Butt Lodge, Lochranza, Isle of Arran, Scotland. A refurbished, 1890s house in a secluded setting in Lochranza, on the northern tip of the Isle of Arran. It is currently run as a B&B and has flagstone and wooden floors and open fireplaces. The gardens include several outbuildings that could be converted subject to planning permission. 8 beds, 8 baths, breakfast kitchen, 2 receps, garden room, summer house, stone-built steading. £500,000+ Savills 0141-222 5875.

Recommended

Properties for sale with unusual outbuildings
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with unusual outbuildings

From a Victorian house in Northumberland with a double-turreted tree house in the gardens, to a Georgian-style house in Surrey, with a Palladian-pilla…
16 Oct 2020
Properties for sale with stables
Houses for sale

Properties for sale with stables

From a Grade II-listed house in Worcestershire with equestrian centre, to a timber-framed house in Essex with Loddon stables and a manège, eight of th…
9 Oct 2020
Properties for sale for around £400,000
Houses for sale

Properties for sale for around £400,000

From a one-bedroom flat in London’s East End, to a Grade II-listed cottage in the Cotswolds, and an award-winning clifftop development in Devon, eight…
2 Oct 2020
Properties for sale in national parks
Houses for sale

Properties for sale in national parks

With a Grade II-listed former castle in Northumberland, a 16th-century manor house in Dartmoor and a farm estate with 292 acres in the Lake District, …
25 Sep 2020

Most Popular

The Bank of England should create a "Bitpound" digital currency and take the world by storm
Bitcoin

The Bank of England should create a "Bitpound" digital currency and take the world by storm

The Bank of England could win the race to create a respectable digital currency if it moves quickly, says Matthew Lynn.
18 Oct 2020
What would negative interest rates mean for your money?
UK Economy

What would negative interest rates mean for your money?

There has been much talk of the Bank of England introducing negative interest rates. John Stepek explains why they might do that, and what it would me…
15 Oct 2020
Negative interest rates and the end of free bank accounts
Bank accounts

Negative interest rates and the end of free bank accounts

Negative interest rates are likely to mean the introduction of fees for current accounts and other banking products. But that might make the UK bankin…
19 Oct 2020