Properties for around £500,000

From a former miller’s house close to the Aysgarth Falls in Wensleydale to a 17th-century thatched cottage in Norfolk.


Millers House, Aysgarth, Wensleydale
Millers House, Aysgarth, Wensleydale. A former miller’s house close to the Aysgarth Falls. It has exposed stone walls and ceiling beams, flagstone floors, open fireplaces and a country-style kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, outbuildings, gardens, 0.4 acres. £475,000 Knight Frank 01423-530088.


Ladyburn House, Maybole, Ayrshire
Ladyburn House, Maybole, Ayrshire. A secluded country house dating from the 1600s surrounded by landscaped gardens and open countryside. It has period fireplaces and sash windows. 8 beds, 8 baths, 3 receps, study, library, self-contained 2-bed annex, outbuildings, stables, paddocks, 3.7 acres. £495,000+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.


Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada
Bear River, Nova Scotia, Canada. A contemporary house in Bear River, built in a traditional style by local craftsmen. It has 15 acres of mature vineyards with 12 varieties of grapes and an additional ten acres set aside for further planting. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, library, 40 acres. £511,000 Tradewinds +1 902 532 8502.


Three Nags Cottage, Fritton, Norfolk
Three Nags Cottage, Fritton, Norfolk. A 17th-century, Grade II-listed thatched cottage that was formerly a public house. It has exposed wall and ceiling timbers, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, greenhouse, meadow,
2.2 acres. £535,000 Savills 01603-229229.


The Ford, Lovington, Castle Cary, Somerset
The Ford, Lovington, Castle Cary, Somerset. A stone cottage that is in good condition but would benefit from some modernisation. It has a Scandinavian-style annex in the grounds with a kitchen, bedroom and shower. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, river frontage, 1.2 acres. £450,000 Humberts 01935-477277.


St Johns Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight
St Johns Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight. A refurbished house in an elevated position in Sandown with a distinctive Belvedere tower room with sea views. It has period fireplaces and a newly fitted kitchen. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, cellar, parking, gardens. £500,000 Watson Bull & Porter 01983-852021.


Spring Cottage, Lastingham, North Yorkshire
Spring Cottage, Lastingham, North Yorkshire. A mid-18th-century house with a detached one-bedroom annexe in the courtyard. The house has beamed ceilings, flagstone floors and a stone fireplace with a wood-burning stove. 4 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen. £500,000 Humberts 01904-611828.


Northcote Road, Battersea, London, SW11
Northcote Road, Battersea, London, SW11. A first-floor flat within walking distance of Clapham Junction train station. The flat has 53.9 sq m of space including a separate kitchen. 2 beds, bath, recep. £475,000 Savills 020-3428 2222.