Properties for around £400,000
From a ground-floor flat in an A-listed Scots baronial manor in Dunlop, Ayrshire, to a converted former church house in a private gated setting in east London
Craik Farmhouse, Roberton, Roxburghshire. A restored, upgraded period property in a village near Borthwick Water valley. It has a large sitting room with an open fireplace and wood-burning stove, and a separate annexe. 6 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, study, gardens, paddock, 4.5 acres. £365,000+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.
Dunlop Manor, Dunlop, Ayrshire, Scotland. A ground-floor flat in a converted, Grade A-listed Scots baronial manor 22 miles from Glasgow. It has a newly fitted kitchen and a large drawing room with a feature fireplace and windows overlooking a private courtyard. 4 beds, 3 baths, recep. £400,000+ Savills 0141-222 5870.
Rosemary Cottage, Windmill Hill, Stoulton, Worcestershire. A Grade II-listed, part-thatched, semi-detached cottage in a rural location. It retains its original exposed wall and ceiling timbers and has a large inglenook fireplace in the sitting room. 4 beds, bath, dressing room, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, gardens, kitchen garden, summer house, 0.33 acres. £400,000+ Fine & Country 01905-678111.
Harwood, Rowen, Conwy, Gwynedd, Wales. A cottage set in large gardens intersected by a stream and bordered by the Afon Roe river within Snowdonia National Park. It has a double-aspect sitting room with a brick fireplace, a triple-aspect sun room and a wildflower paddock at the bottom of the garden. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, integral garage, utility/store, 0.72 acres. £400,000 Strutt & Parker 01244-354874.
Chapel Farm, Withersdale Street, Mendham, Suffolk. A renovated, Grade II-listed, 16th-century thatched cottage with over two acres of gardens and meadow and no onward chain. It has a newly fitted kitchen with a Rayburn and a living room with an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and exposed wall and ceiling timbers, and wooden floors in the bedrooms. 2 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, utility/boot room, 2.25 acres. £425,000 Durrants 01379-852217.
St. Frideswides Mews, London E14. A converted former church house in a private gated setting with off-street parking. It has a large kitchen with skylights, a generous-sized living room with another skylight and a glazed wall, and a roof terrace. Bed, bath, outside storage. £400,000+ Savills 020-7531 2530.
Big House, Station Road, Whittington, Oswestry, Shropshire. This Grade II-listed, 1630s country house is in need of modernisation. The gardens include a large pond with a waterfall, footbridge and summer house. It has mullion-glazed windows, exposed beams, parquet floors, an open fireplace, an open-plan kitchen, a garden room and an indoor pool adjoining the garage. 5 beds, 4 baths, 3 receps, study, 0.5 acres. £450,000 Strutt & Parker 01743-817897.
Digging Lane, Fyfield, Abingdon, Oxfordshire. A Grade II-listed, two-bedroom thatched cottage in a village close to Oxford. The gardens include a detached garden studio with double French doors that is currently used as a home office. The cottage has exposed ceiling beams, wooden latched doors, a large inglenook fireplace with an exposed stone surround and a modern, fitted kitchen and bathroom. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps. £350,000 Hamptons International 01865-512332.