Properties for sale for around £800,000
From a Grade II-listed Georgian house in North Yorkshire, to a converted church in Somerset with views towards Glastonbury Tor, eight of the best properties for sale for around £800,000.
Hilltop Farm House, Stalling Busk, Askrigg Leyburn, North Yorkshire. A renovated, 17th-century farmhouse in the Yorkshire Dales with views of Semerwater. It has beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a conservatory. 3 beds, bath, recep, 2-bed annexe, 2 acres. £775,000 Strutt & Parker 01423-706771.
Abbey, Courgeac, Charente, France. A restored, 12th-century former abbey overlooking parkland. It has exposed stone walls, large open fireplaces, beamed ceilings and a central stone spiral staircase. The grounds include two stocked lakes. 6 beds, 3 baths, receps, outbuildings, swimming pool. £802,000 Hamptons 020-7265 6571.
The Old Church, East Horrington, Wells, Somerset. A Grade II-listed, converted 1830s church built in a Gothic style with views towards Glastonbury Tor. It retains its exposed stonework and arched, stained-glass windows, and has a full-height reception hall with a central staircase leading to a dining room in the gallery. 6 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen/living room, courtyard garden. £795,000 Knight Frank 0117-317 1997.
Hawks Nest, Wormsley, Hereford, Herefordshire. A renovated, Grade II-listed, 17th-century house in an elevated position with views over the surrounding farmland. The house has flagstone floors, beamed ceilings, open fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a large orangery overlooking the garden. 6 beds, 3 baths, recep, dining kitchen, outbuildings, 1 acre. £750,000 Jackson Property 01432-344779.
Crown Point, Waterside, Ely, Cambridgeshire. The southernmost section of a Grade II-listed Georgian townhouse, the rear part of which is a former blacksmith’s forge that retains its original hearth and bellows. The two parts of the building are joined by a glazed, vaulted hallway with access to a paved courtyard. The house has exposed walls, beamed ceilings, slate floors, sash windows and open fireplaces. 5 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps. £795,000 Savills 01223-347241.
Old Vicarage, Newlands, Keswick, Cumbria. A former farmhouse in a village in the Newlands valley with Catbells fell as a backdrop. The house has exposed beams, wood floors, a feature fireplace and a garden with a secluded orchard. 3 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, breakfast kitchen, 2-bed annexe. £850,000 PFK 01768-774546.
Castle Hill, Church Lane, Middleton St George, County Durham. This Grade II-listed village house dates from the 1700s. The house has been remodelled and extended, but retains its original ceiling beams and wooden skirting boards. It is set in large gardens that include a pond, barbecue area and a sun terrace that runs the length of the property. 7 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage, stables. £795,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.
Stabann, North End, Bedale, North Yorkshire. A substantial, Grade II-listed Georgian house in an elevated position at the north end of the town. It comes with a two-bedroom cottage and has walled gardens, a well-stocked vegetable garden with a greenhouse and further grounds with seating areas accessed via a private, gated driveway. 4 beds, 4 baths, 4 receps, study, breakfast kitchen, conservatory, double garage. £800,000+ Knight Frank 01423-535373.