Properties for sale for around £600,000

From a 17th-century, thatched cottage in Craven Arms, Shropshire, to a recently constructed, timber-clad house overlooking a valley in Kingsbridge, Devon, eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000.

The Forge, Heytesbury, Warminster, Wiltshire. This 1860s house is set in walled gardens and was originally part of Heytesbury House, once home to Siegfried Sassoon. It has an open fireplace, a top floor bedroom with criss-cross beams and mature gardens. 2 beds, bath, open-plan kitchen/living area, 0.41 acres. £595,000 Knight Frank 01225-325999.

The Olde Mill House, Newfield, Minsteracres, Northumberland. A Grade II-listed barn conversion with a large garden, a vegetable garden and a paddock. It has beamed ceilings, wood panelling, a wood-burning stove and a country kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, 1.2 acres. £585,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.

Ysgubor Degwm, Chwilog, Pwllheli, Gwynedd. A stone-built barn conversion with views over the surrounding countryside. It has a vaulted sitting room with a minstrels’ gallery and a contemporary wood-burning stove, and the gardens include a tennis court and a heated swimming pool with a retractable cover. 5 beds, 4 baths, open-plan living area, recep, kitchen, annexe, garage/workshop, 2.7 acres. £595,000 Savills 01625-417450.

Dutch Cottage, Clunbury, Craven Arms, Shropshire. A Grade II-listed, 17th-century, thatched cottage with attractive gardens close to the village church in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers and an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, office, conservatory, garage, workshop, gardens. £575,000 Strutt & Parker 01584-873711.

Dove Cote, Sherford, Kingsbridge, Devon. A recently constructed, timber-clad house finished to a high standard in a peaceful location with views over its own gardens and an unspoilt valley. It has ramped disabled access, a ground floor, accessible bathroom and a large decked and covered verandah overlooking the valley. Planning permission has also been granted to build a garage. 3 beds, 2 baths, open-plan kitchen/living area. £550,000 Marchand Petit 01548-857588.

Little Grange, Naughton, Suffolk. A sympathetically extended 1750s house overlooking the village green. It has leaded light windows, an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove and French doors in the living room leading onto a patio. 4 beds, 3 baths, study, 2 receps, garden. £600,000 Winkworth 01787-326740.

Manor Gardens, Truro, Cornwall. A contemporary, detached house built in 2002 from local stone and slate in a secluded setting within the tree-lined grounds of the four-star Alverton Manor Hotel, close to the centre of Truro. The house has oak floors and a living room with an open fireplace and French doors leading onto the private garden. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, study, kitchen, garage, front and rear gardens. £600,000+ Savills 01872-243200.

The Silk Mill, High Street, Blockley, Gloucestershire. This Grade II-listed, semi-detached house forms part of a larger property that has been converted into four houses. It has a private garden overlooking the village, a court- yard and a decked seating area. The interiors have beamed ceilings, wood floors, open fireplaces, a wood-burning stove and a modern fitted kitchen. 3 beds, bath, recep, study, dining kitchen, garden room, garage. £600,000 Hayman-Joyce 01608-651188.

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