Properties for £500,000

From a flat in a converted Victorian pub in Hackney, London, to a period cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Kingsbridge, Devon, eight of he best properties for £500,000 on the market now.

Crossways, West Lavington, Midhurst, West Sussex. A semi-detached, period cottage in a village surrounded by open countryside. It retains its original floorboards and open fireplaces and has a country kitchen with an Aga and large gardens leading down to a chalk stream. 2 beds, bath, recep, study. £525,000 Jackson-Stops 01730-812357.

Balcorne Street, South Hackney, London E9. A two-bedroom flat in a converted Victorian pub within walking distance of the bars and restaurants of Victoria Park. It has a floor-to-ceiling window in the living room, a Shaker-style kitchen and a shared communal garden with a bike store. 2 beds, bath, recep, kitchen. £500,000 Savills 020-3222 5555.

Church Green, Bickleigh, Tiverton, Devon. A 17th-century, Grade II-listed, plastered cob and stone, thatched village cottage. It has beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a large kitchen with an Aga. The large garden includes a detached outbuilding that could be converted subject to planning permission. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, office. £500,000 Strutt & Parker 01392-215631.

Kings Staithe Square, King’s Lynn, Norfolk. A converted, three-storey, 19th-century school overlooking the River Great Ouse, regenerated South Quay and the Customs House. It has sash windows, period fireplaces and a 20-ft kitchen lined with tongue and groove, with a beamed ceiling and an Aga. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, garden room, study, courtyard gardens with two outhouses. £500,000 Fine & Country 01553-769 100.

St Alkmond’s Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. This restored, late 16th-century, Grade II-listed townhouse is laid out over four floors and is situated in a quiet part of Shrewsbury. It has exposed timbers, wood floors, period fireplaces, large sash windows, a dining room with views over the local church and the sale includes a parking permit for one year. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, home office, breakfast kitchen, courtyard garden. £495,000 Strutt & Parker 01743-284200.

Gull Cry Cottage, Beeson, Kingsbridge, Devon. A period cottage in a village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has beamed ceilings, an inglenook-fireplace with a wood burning stove, and a rear garden with views towards the sea. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep. £450,000 Marchand Petit 01548-857588.

Trevethow Riel, Tregeworra, Truro, Cornwall. An end-of-terrace townhouse in a new development built in collaboration with the Duchy of Cornwall, overlooking Truro. The house is designed in a Georgian style to include high ceilings, wooden floors and double-glazed sash windows. It has zoned heating areas and contemporary bathrooms. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, workshop, walled garden. £485,000 Savills 01872-243200.

14 & 16 Coxwell Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Number 14 is a Grade II-listed, 17th-century, Cotswold stone townhouse with a courtyard garden, situated in the centre of Cirencester. To the rear is number 16, a separate, two-bedroom cottage also with a small garden. Number 14 has beamed ceilings, wood floors, open fireplaces and shuttered windows with window seats. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, breakfast kitchen, dining hall, study. £495,000 Butler Sherborn 01285-883740.

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