Houses for around £600,000

From a late 17th-century thatched cottage in Wiltshire to a maisonette in London’s Brackenbury Village, close to Westfield shopping centre, eight of the best houses for around £600,000.


Prospect Barn, Upper Dormington, Herefordshire. A Grade II-listed barn conversion surrounded by gardens with far-reaching views across open countryside. The house has exposed beams and brickwork, an entrance hall with a vaulted ceiling and a floor-to-ceiling window, and an open-plan living room with a wood-burning stove. 5 beds, 3 baths, breakfast kitchen. £625,000 Jackson Property 01432-344779.


Whitewalls, Ninebanks, Hexham, Northumberland. A Grade II-listed house set in more than five acres of gardens that include the Whitewalls Burn. It has wood-burning stoves, a drawing room with a marble fireplace inset with a sold-fuel stove and a sun room opening onto a terrace that overlooks the West Allen Valley. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, orchard, paddock, wild flower meadow, workshop, outbuildings. 5.4 acres. £620,000 Strutt & Parker 01670-516123.


The Yews, Broad Town, Wiltshire. A late 17th-century thatched cottage in a rural location with an addition from 1800 and a modern extension. The gardens include a well that feeds a rivulet that runs through the grounds. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, cellar, two sheds, 0.5 acres. £595,000 Carter Jonas 01672-514916.


South Bank, Middletown, Welshpool, Powys. A detached village house in an elevated position with views towards Long Mountain. It was extended in 1872 to include the cast-iron veranda at the front. It has high ceilings and period fireplaces, and the mature gardens include a wildlife pond and a fruit orchard. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, conservatory, outbuildings, 1 acre. £595,000 Savills 01952-239500.


Jeddo Road, Brackenbury Village, London W12. A freehold maisonette in a period building with a shared garden close to Wendell Park and Westfield shopping centre. The maisonette retains its Edwardian sash windows and has an elegant period fireplace in the living room. It has been upgraded to include a newly refurbished kitchen and contemporary bathroom. 2 beds, bath, recep, front and rear garden. £580,000 Marsh & Parsons 020-8102 0123.


Holly House, Dyke, Lincolnshire. A late 18th-century, Grade II-listed village house with a modern extension. It retains its beamed ceilings and exposed stonework, and has a wood-burning stove and a country-style kitchen. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, 1-bed annexe, garden, £600,000 Norton Rickett 01780-782999.


Winceby, Horncastle, Lincolnshire. A period house surrounded by gardens with views over the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has a sun room with an arched ceiling and Gothic arched doors and windows. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, 1-bed coach house, 3.5 acres. £625,000 Hunters 01790-752151.


The White House, Hindolveston, Norfolk. A late 18th-century house on the edge of a village surrounded by mature gardens that include a timber studio. The house retains its beamed ceilings and period fireplaces and has been upgraded to include underfloor heating and a newly fitted kitchen with an oil-fired Rayburn. It has a separate dining room that leads onto the drawing room. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, stable, garden, 0.49 acres. £610,000 Savills 01603-229229.