Properties for sale for under £500,000

From a tower castle surrounded by landscaped gardens in Dumfries and Galloway to a converted riverside mill on the Norfolk Broads with panoramic views over the River Thurne, eight of the best properties for sale for under £500,000.

49 Chiswick Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

49 Chiswick Street, Carlisle, Cumbria. A renovated, Grade II-listed townhouse with its own private garden. It has high ceilings, sash windows and wood burning stoves, and a newly fitted kitchen and bathrooms. 5 beds, 2 baths, recep, kitchen/dining/living area, scullery, cloakroom, cellar, courtyard garden, access to communal gardens. £349,950 Fine & Country 01768-869007.

Craigcaffie Tower, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway

Craigcaffie Tower, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Dumfries and Galloway. A tower castle dating from 1570 in a secluded position surrounded by landscaped gardens. The castle has oak floors and a stone turnpike staircase. 3 beds, 2 baths, sitting room, study, dining room/kitchen, pantry, gardens. 1.3 acres. £395,000+ Strutt & Parker 01738-783350.

The Old Church Hall, Bishops Hull, Taunton, Somerset.

The Old Church Hall, Bishops Hull, Taunton, Somerset. A Grade II-listed former church hall dating from the mid-1800s in the centre of a village, but tucked away in a secluded spot with views of the Quantock hills. The interiors include exposed decorative brickwork, vaulted wooden ceilings, large arched windows and wood floors. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, kitchen, gardens, parking. £415,000 Humberts 01823-288484.

Martham Mill, Martham, Norfolk

Martham Mill, Martham, Norfolk. A Grade II-listed converted mill dating from 1908, situated in the Norfolk Broads. It retains the original wheel and a boat-shaped weather-boarded mill cap provides panoramic views over the River Thurne. 2 beds, bath, kitchen/living area, store/workshop, rooftop viewing area, garden, mooring, parking. £475,000 Waterside Estate Agents via OnTheMarket 01692-670400.

Avonmore Road, London W14

Avonmore Road, London W14. A first-floor apartment in an attractive period building within a short walk of West Kensington Underground station, Holland Park and the relocated Design Museum. It has high ceilings, wood floors, a balcony running the length of the apartment and ample storage space. 1 bed, 1 bath, kitchen/recep. 43.48 sq m internal area, new long lease. £450,000 Marsh & Parsons 020-7605 7760.

London Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire

London Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire. A Grade II-listed townhouse dating from 1825 overlooking the River Welland. It has large sash window with some original shutters and period fireplaces. 6 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, dining kitchen, garden room, cloakroom, cellar workshop. £425,000 Savills 01780-484694.

Strawberry Cottage, Woodmancote, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. A detached period village co

Strawberry Cottage, Woodmancote, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. A detached period village cottage in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage has exposed stonework, beamed ceilings, an open fireplace with a wood-burning stove and. The cottage garden commands views over the surrounding countryside. 2 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, kitchen, utility, mezzanine, parking. £495,000 Savills 01285-627555.

Twyford, Westbury, Sherborne, Dorset.

Twyford, Westbury, Sherborne, Dorset. A Grade II-listed double-fronted Georgian townhouse with a courtyard garden and private parking, close to Twyford Abbey and the town centre. The house has a well-proportioned sitting room with doors leading to the study and conservatory, and a kitchen with a Rayburn range-cooker. 3 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, study, conservatory, parking, courtyard garden. £425,000 Knight Frank 01935-810064.

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