Houses for sale for around £600,000
From a Grade II-listed, 15th-century house in the medieval part of Bury St Edmunds to a top-floor apartment in a period building in London’s Queen’s Park, eight of the best properties for sale for around £600,000.
West Lodge, St. Martins, Perth. An early 1800s property with later additions in a rural village. It has open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves, a kitchen with a range cooker, and the large gardens are bordered by additional land, including a field and woodland. 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, 11.5 acres. £550,000+ Savills 01738-477525.
Castle, Dax, Landes, France. A restored 17th-century castle close to the thermal spa town of Dax, surrounded by parkland gardens. It has wood floors, open fireplaces and a grand hallway with a wooden staircase. 12 beds, 5 baths, guest house, barns/outbuildings, 12.35 acres. £558,000. Hamptons International 0207-265 6571.
Whiting Street, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. A Grade II-listed, 15th-century house in the medieval part of Bury St Edmunds. The house has exposed timbers throughout, stone mullion leaded-light windows, three Norman windows, large fireplaces with carved wooden surrounds and a modern fitted kitchen. There is a courtyard garden to the rear of the property. 3 beds, 2 baths, recep, study, cellar. £595,000 Bedfords 01284-769999.
Naval Terrace, Sheerness, Kent. This Grade II-listed house comes with a coach house dating from 1826 and is one of a group of houses built for senior naval officers as part of Sir John Rennie’s great scheme for the Admiralty. It has polished wood floors and retains its original fireplaces. 3 beds, bath, 3 receps, garden room, kitchen, cloakroom, two storage vaults, walled garden. £600,000 Jackson-Stops 020-7664 6646.
The Round Lodge, Nether Compton, Sherborne, Dorset. This extended, Grade II-listed, 1820s property is the former gate lodge to Compton House. It is situated on the edge of Compton Park and surrounded by cottage gardens and woodland. It has stone-mullion windows, a thatched veranda over the terrace, a circular sitting room, modern fitted kitchen and conservatory, and there is a summerhouse in the gardens. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps. £595,000 Knight Frank 01935-810064.
Brondesbury Villas, London NW6. A top-floor flat in a period building in Queen’s Park. The flat has wood floors, period fireplaces, large windows, a skylight and a south-west facing open-plan kitchen and living room. It comes with a share of freehold. 2 beds, bath. £650,000 Knight Frank 020-3815 3020.
Rowan Tree House, Doddington, Wooler, Northumberland. A stone-built house in a small village in a rural setting with views of the Cheviot Hills, surrounded by gardens that include a pond. The house has a large dual-aspect drawing room with a wood-burning stove, a conservatory with brick and stone walls, and a fitted kitchen with doors opening onto a patio. 6 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, double garage. £650,000 Strutt & Parker 01670-516123.
Claremont Bank, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. A renovated, Grade II-listed Georgian town house in a terrace of eight period properties situated close to the town centre and Quarry Park. The house retains its original sash windows, ornate cornicing and open fireplaces, and has an elegant staircase and a courtyard garden to the rear. 4 beds, 3 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, utility. Parking space available by separate negotiation. £650,000 Strutt & Parker 01743-284200.