Houses for sale for around £500,000
From a thatched cottage in Northamptonshire with its own shepherd’s hut, to a renovated 16th-century watermill set in wooded parkland in France’s Pyrenées-Atlantiques, eight of the best houses for around £500,000.
Trebencyn, Abergavenny, Wales. A converted house three miles from Abergavenny, on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. It has wood floors, an open fireplace and large windows overlooking communal gardens. 3 beds (1 en-suite), bath, recep, kitchen/dining room, garage. £500,000 Fine & Country 01873-736515.
Jurançon, Pyrenées-Atlantiques, France. A renovated, 16th-century watermill set in gardens and wooded parkland, crossed by a canal. Beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls, large open fireplaces and French doors leading on to the gardens. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, garage, outbuildings. £495,000 Hamptons International 020-7265 6571.
Millers Cottage, Ashton, Northamptonshire. A Grade II-listed, renovated stone thatched cottage with views of the Nene Valley. The property has stone-mullioned windows, a period fireplace and oak parquet flooring with underfloor heating. The gardens feature a shepherd’s hut fitted with a bed, desk, fridge and microwave. 2 beds, 2 baths, recep, kitchen, utility, two parking spaces. £495,000 Woodford & Co 01832-274732.
New Kings Road, London SW6. A renovated garden flat in a period building at the Chelsea end of New Kings Road, close to two Underground stations and several bus routes. It has a private entrance, wood floors, a large and bright reception room with a bay window, period fireplaces and a private rear garden, offering the potential to extend. Bed, bath, recep, kitchen. £539,000 Knight Frank 020-7751 2400.
Burlington Lodge, Palgrave, Suffolk. A Victorian house in a village one mile from the town of Diss. It has high ceilings, oak floors, a sweeping staircase and open fireplaces, one of which includes a wood-burning stove. The property has a large kitchen with a Rangemaster oven, as well as a rear terrace and a garden with a wooden shed and an enclosed log store. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen/ breakfast room, cloakroom, utility, gated driveway, parking. £499,950 Jackson-Stops 01284-700535.
West View House, St Johns Court, Devizes, Wiltshire. A Grade-II listed Georgian house with front and rear gardens in a central location. The restored interiors have high ceilings, sash windows and wood floors. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, kitchen/dining room, parking. £500,000 Hamptons 01672-620173.
Ampthill Street, Norwich. A gault-brick Victorian end-of-terrace house with off-street parking. It has wood floors, sash windows, and an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove. The large kitchen has skylights and its original pamment flooring, and leads on to a conservatory. There is a front garden with flower beds and a private courtyard area to the side. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, kitchen/dining room, office/snug, garage. £545,000 Strutt & Parker 01603-617431.
Millbank Cottage, Over Peover, Knutsford, Cheshire. A renovated cottage at the edge of the village of Over Peover, which is well placed for access to the M6. It has front and rear gardens, and there is also parking for two cars. The property has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, wood floors, an open fireplace with a brick surround and a newly fitted kitchen that has French doors leading on to the garden. 3 beds (1 en-suite), bath, 2 receps. £500,000 Savills 01565-632618.