Properties for around £600,000
From an 1890s former Methodist chapel in Burton-on-Trent to a restored farmhouse in the Tuscan countryside, eight of the best properties not he market for around £600,000.
Radicofani, Siena, Tuscany, Italy. This restored farmhouse in the Tuscan countryside comes with an independent annexe. It has beamed ceilings, tiled floors, an open fireplace and an open-plan dining/sitting room. 2 beds, 2 baths, kitchen, 1-bed pool house, outdoor swimming pool, garden, 1.48 acres. €680,000 Knight Frank 020-7861 1057.
Whicham Mill & Swallow Barn, Whicham, Millom, Cumbria. A traditional house with a two-bedroom holiday cottage. It has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with a wood-burning stove and a country kitchen with a range cooker. 2 beds, 2 baths, recep, conservatory, gardens, woodland, 0.81 acres. £625,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.
Rolleston Chapel, Rolleston-on-Dove, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire. This renovated, 1890s former Methodist chapel has a high vaulted ceiling, retains its original English Rose stained-glass window, and has a contemporary floating wood and glass staircase and a mezzanine level with a glass surround. 5 beds, 3 baths, open-plan kitchen/ living area/garden. £600,000 Fine & Country 01332-973888.
Caedmon Road, Holloway, London N7. A two-bedroom, first-floor, split-level apartment in a Victorian terraced house with a spacious, private rear garden. The flat has a contemporary fitted kitchen with a large range cooker in the open-plan kitchen/living area, which has high ceilings, sash windows with bespoke wooden shutters and wood floors. 2 beds, bath. £615,000 Marsh & Parsons 020-7123 4960.
Beck Farm House, St Margaret South Elmham, Harleston, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed farmhouse dating from the 16th century in a quiet rural location with views over open countryside. The house has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, inglenook fireplaces with wood-burning stoves, a fitted farmhouse kitchen with a range cooker and an inglenook fireplace, and large, mature gardens. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, garden room, outbuildings, parking. £580,000 Durrants 01379-852217.
Garden House, Cotherstone, Barnard Castle, County Durham. An 18th-century village house close to Barnard Castle. It has beamed ceilings, flagstone floors, sash windows and open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves. 4 beds, 3 beds, 3 receps, study, gardens. £595,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.
Weavers Cottage, The Butts, Aldbourne, Wiltshire. A remodelled, detached, thatched cottage in a village within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage has beamed ceilings, an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove, a handcrafted kitchen with a limestone floor and an Aga. The cottage gardens are surrounded with sarsen stone walling. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study. £555,000 Winkworth 01672-552777.
Kiln Cottage, Crookham Common Road, Brimpton, Reading. This Grade II-listed period property is situated in a rural location surrounded by open countryside and woodland, within easy access of both Newbury and Reading. The cottage retains its original beamed walls and ceilings and has open fireplaces, including a large inglenook fireplace in the living room, and bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. 3 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, gardens. £585,000 Savills 01635-277700.