Properties for sale for around £500,000

From a 1920s timber house on a private island in Loch Lomond, to a two-bedroom Victorian cottage in Kingston upon Thames, eight of the best properties for sale for around £500,000.

Inchconnachan, Luss, Loch Lomond. A private island on Loch Lomond with planning consent for a lodge, boathouse and pier to replace a 1920s timber house, which is built in the style of an India tea-plantation bungalow. The island has extensive foreshore and 103 acres of mixed woodland. £500,000+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.

Austens, Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex. A period cottage in the centre of the village. It has herringbone woodblock floors, exposed beams, an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a kitchen with an Aga. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, front garden and courtyard garden. £500,000 Hamptons International 02143-630318.

Wigginton, Banbury, Oxfordshire. A stone-built, period cottage in the centre of a village. The cottage has beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls, a large inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a fitted kitchen with an oil-fired Watson range and doors leading onto a walled courtyard garden. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, wine store, wood store, two paved terraces. £500,000+ Savills 01295-228000.

Victoria Road, Kingston upon Thames, London. A two-bedroom Victorian cottage close to the town centre. The cottage has wood floors, a large reception room with a feature fireplace with tiles and a wooden surround, and a contemporary fitted kitchen with French doors leading onto a 75ft rear garden. Bath, double recep, front and rear gardens. £500,000. Hamptons International 020-3369 4380.

Greenacres, Lutton Garnsgate, Long Sutton, Lincolnshire. A renovated farmhouse in a semi-rural location with views across open farmland. The property has been extended and has wood floors, open fireplaces, a wood-burning stove, a large, fitted kitchen and enclosed gardens with patio areas. 5 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, detached outbuilding, 3-bay open-fronted garage with office space, 0.65 acres. £500,000+ Fine & Country 01780-750200.

Byrds Cottage, Bretforton, Evesham, Worcestershire. This Grade II-listed cottage retains its original wall and ceiling timbers and inglenook fireplace, and comes with a period barn with planning permission for conversion into a one-bedroom annexe. 3 beds, bath, 3 receps, gardens. £480,000+ Fine & Country 01789-332600.

Lower Meadow Cottage, Kencot, Lechlade, Oxfordshire. A period, semi-detached village cottage with a south-facing garden set back from a private lane. The cottage has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a large conservatory currently used as a dining room. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, garden, garden stores, timber children’s playhouse, greenhouse, parking. £450,000 Butler Sherborn 01993-822325.

Hill View, Wattlesborough, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. A renovated, late Georgian former farmhouse dating from 1830 set in the Shropshire countryside. The house has been extended to include a kitchen/breakfast room and retains its exposed beams and stone work, inglenook fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and bay windows. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, double garage, stabling with tack room, Dutch barn, gardens, paddocks, 1.3 acres. £550,000 Strutt & Parker 01743-816950.

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