Properties for £500,000

From a flat in a converted Victorian pub in Hackney, London, to a period cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Kingsbridge, Devon, eight of the best properties for £500,000 on the market now.

Crossways, West Lavington, Midhurst, West Sussex. A semi-detached, period cottage in a village surrounded by open countryside. It retains its original floorboards and open fireplaces and has a country kitchen with an Aga and large gardens leading down to a chalk stream. 2 beds, bath, recep, study. £525,000 Jackson-Stops 01730-812357.

Balcorne Street, South Hackney, London E9. A two-bedroom flat in a converted Victorian pub within walking distance of the bars and restaurants of Victoria Park. It has a floor-to-ceiling window in the living room, a Shaker-style kitchen and a shared communal garden with a bike store. 2 beds, bath, recep, kitchen. £500,000 Savills 020-3222 5555.

house

Church Green, Bickleigh, Tiverton, Devon. A 17th-century, Grade II-listed, plastered cob and stone, thatched village cottage. It has beamed ceilings, exposed stonework, an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a large kitchen with an Aga. The large garden includes a detached outbuilding that could be converted subject to planning permission. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, office. £500,000 Strutt & Parker 01392-215631.

Kings Staithe Square, King’s Lynn, Norfolk. A converted, three-storey, 19th-century school overlooking the River Great Ouse, regenerated South Quay and the Customs House. It has sash windows, period fireplaces and a 20-ft kitchen lined with tongue and groove, with a beamed ceiling and an Aga. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, garden room, study, courtyard gardens with two outhouses. £500,000 Fine & Country 01553-769 100.

St Alkmond’s Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. This restored, late 16th-century, Grade II-listed townhouse is laid out over four floors and is situated in a quiet part of Shrewsbury. It has exposed timbers, wood floors, period fireplaces, large sash windows, a dining room with views over the local church and the sale includes a parking permit for one year. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, home office, breakfast kitchen, courtyard garden. £495,000 Strutt & Parker 01743-284200.

Gull Cry Cottage, Beeson, Kingsbridge, Devon. A period cottage in a village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It has beamed ceilings, an inglenook-fireplace with a wood burning stove, and a rear garden with views towards the sea. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep. £450,000 Marchand Petit 01548-857588.

Trevethow Riel, Tregeworra, Truro, Cornwall. An end-of-terrace townhouse in a new development built in collaboration with the Duchy of Cornwall, overlooking Truro. The house is designed in a Georgian style to include high ceilings, wooden floors and double-glazed sash windows. It has zoned heating areas and contemporary bathrooms. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, workshop, walled garden. £485,000 Savills 01872-243200.

14 & 16 Coxwell Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. Number 14 is a Grade II-listed, 17th-century, Cotswold stone townhouse with a courtyard garden, situated in the centre of Cirencester. To the rear is number 16, a separate, two-bedroom cottage also with a small garden. Number 14 has beamed ceilings, wood floors, open fireplaces and shuttered windows with window seats. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, breakfast kitchen, dining hall, study. £495,000 Butler Sherborn 01285-883740.

Recommended

The US Federal Reserve is about to rein in its money-printing – what does that mean for markets?
US Economy

The US Federal Reserve is about to rein in its money-printing – what does that mean for markets?

America’s central bank is talking surprisingly tough about tightening monetary policy. And it’s not the only one. John Stepek looks at what it all mea…
23 Sep 2021
The uranium price is soaring – here’s the best way to play it now
Energy

The uranium price is soaring – here’s the best way to play it now

Uranium, the key ingredient to nuclear power, has been ignored since the bubble of 2006, but now the uranium price is rising again. Dominic Frisby exp…
22 Sep 2021
I wish I knew what contagion was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask
Too embarrassed to ask

I wish I knew what contagion was, but I’m too embarrassed to ask

Most of us probably know what “contagion” is in a biological sense. But it also crops up in financial markets. Here's what it means.
21 Sep 2021
Why is the UK short of CO2 and what does it mean for you?
UK Economy

Why is the UK short of CO2 and what does it mean for you?

The UK is experiencing a carbon dioxide shortage that could lead to empty shelves in supermarkets. Saloni Sardana explains what’s going on and how it …
21 Sep 2021

Most Popular

Two shipping funds to buy for steady income
Investment trusts

Two shipping funds to buy for steady income

Returns from owning ships are volatile, but these two investment trusts are trying to make the sector less risky.
7 Sep 2021
Should investors be worried about stagflation?
US Economy

Should investors be worried about stagflation?

The latest US employment data has raised the ugly spectre of “stagflation” – weak growth and high inflation. John Stepek looks at what’s going on and …
6 Sep 2021
The times may be changing, but don’t change how you invest
Small cap stocks

The times may be changing, but don’t change how you invest

We are living in strange times. But the basics of investing remain the same: buy fairly-priced stocks that can provide an income. And there are few be…
13 Sep 2021