Properties for around £800,000
From a Georgian townhouse in Deal, Kent, to a contemporary barn conversion in Devon, with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside, eight of the best properties for around £800,000.
Thornton Grange, Gresford, Clwyd. A Victorian house surrounded by mature gardens on the edge of a village. It has sash windows, feature fireplaces, an entrance hall with Minton-tiled floors and a landing with a domed sky lantern. 5 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, garden room. £800,000 Strutt & Parker 01244-354880.
The Manor House, Fir Tree Grange, Howden Le Wear, Crook, County Durham. This restored, Grade II-listed house was built with a timber frame in 1511 and rebuilt in stone in 1843. It has beamed ceilings and an open spindle and baluster staircase. 7 beds, 7 baths, 4 receps, breakfast kitchen, 2.2 acres. £750,000 Savills 01325-370500.
Osborne House, Tavistock, Devon. A restored Victorian townhouse in an elevated position with panoramic views over Tavistock towards Whitchurch Down and Dartmoor. The house has sash windows, period fireplaces with marble surrounds, a 1-bedroom annex and a self-contained 2-bedroom flat with access to a paved courtyard garden. 6 beds, 6 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, study, garage, gardens. £799,950 Mansbridge Balment 01822-612345.
Netherton Hall, Netherton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire. This Grade II-listed house dates from 1765 and is set in large gardens that overlook open greenbelt land. The house has period fireplaces, sash windows, an oak-panelled sitting room, a family room that opens onto a studio annexe and an orangery with stone-flagged floors. 7 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, cellars, gated entrance, summerhouse. £825,000. Carter Jonas 01423-523423.
Higher Town Barn, Woodland Head, Yeoford, Crediton, Devon. A barn conversion with a zinc roof and full-height sliding glass doors that take advantage of the panoramic views. It has an open-plan, L-shaped kitchen and living area with engineered oak floors and a wood-burning stove. 4 beds, 3 baths, office, gardens, 2 acres. A further 11.5 acres are available by separate negotiation. £800,000 Strutt & Parker 01392-215631.
Coppin Street, Deal, Kent. A Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse just off the seafront within a few minutes' walk of the town centre and with sea views from the upper floors. The house has sash windows, period fireplaces and a Shaker-style fitted kitchen that leads onto a garden with side-street access. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, workshop, greenhouse, walled garden. £775,000. Bright & Bright 01304-374071.
Cairnbank House, Duns, Berwickshire. This Georgian house has two symmetrical wings that date from 1855. It has bay windows overlooking the Cheviot Hills and comes with a 2-bedroom flat, a 1-bedroom flat, a 1-bedroom house and a 2-bedroom coach house. 5 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, gardens, 8.2 acres. £800,000+ Savills 0131-247 3700.
Burford Farm House, Marlow Bottom, Buckinghamshire. A Grade II-listed, early 17th-century house in a village surrounded by the Chiltern beeches, woods bought by the residents and handed over to the Woodland Trust. The house has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, an inglenook fireplace, a master bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and a double-aspect kitchen with the original bread oven. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, garage, garden £800,000+ Knight Frank 01494-675368.