Properties for sale for around £800,000
From a converted Methodist chapel just yards from the waterfront in Devon, to an apartment in London’s Westminster Cathedral conservation area, eight of the best houses for sale for around £800,000.
Jackmoor Cottage, Upton Pyne, Exeter, Devon. A Grade II-listed rural cottage with a detached annexe and a summerhouse set in gardens with ponds,an orchard and a meadow. The house has exposed beams, oak floors and a wood-burning stove. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, kitchen, paddock, 2.24 acres. £795,000 Knight Frank 01392-423111.
Knuzden Hall, Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, Lancashire. A restored, Grade II-listed Georgian house with one unconverted bedroom suite. It is attached at the rear to an adjoining farmhouse and retains its original sash windows and period fireplaces. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, dining kitchen, gardens, 0.36 acres. £795,000 Savills 01625-417450.
The Old Chapel, Noss Mayo, Plymouth, Devon. A detached, converted Methodist chapel just yards from the waterfront with a balcony overlooking the harbour. The open-plan living area has wood floors, a vaulted ceiling, a modern free-standing wood-burning stove and arched and circular windows that flood the house with light. 3 beds, 3 baths, open-plan kitchen/living area. £750,000 Marchand Petit 01752-873311.
Fieldways, The Drift, Chard, Somerset. A late 19th-century property with stone and rendered elevations surrounded by open countryside. It has high, moulded ceilings, period fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a triple-aspect sitting room with French doors opening onto the garden. The gardens include a separate kitchen garden with raised beds, a substantial polytunnel, two greenhouses and a former beach hut.5 beds, 2 baths, 3 receps, kitchen, breakfast room, 1.6 acres. £795,000+ GTH 01460-238382.
The Old School, Wylye, Wiltshire. A converted Victorian school in the village conservation area. The top floor retains its exposed carved beams and vaulted ceiling, and it has wood floors and a large kitchen with an Aga. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, study, mature garden. £725,000 Winkworth 01722-443000.
Tithe Farm Cottage, Wraysbury, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey. A Grade II-listed, 16th-century property overlooking open countryside. It retains its exposed wall and ceiling timbers, leaded-light windows, wood floors and inglenook fireplaces with wood-burning stoves. A stable door in the kitchen opens onto the landscaped gardens, which include a decked terrace and a vegetable garden. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps. £795,000 Hamptons 01753-415265.
Carlisle Place, Westminster, SW1P. A double-bedroom apartment in a centrally located period building within the Westminster Cathedral conservation area, within walking distance of Belgravia and Chelsea. It is in excellent condition and has high ceilings, sash windows, solid oak hardwood floors, a period fireplace and a Lutron lighting system. Bed, bath, recep, kitchen. £745,000 John D Wood & Co 0203-151 0664.
Fenwick Towers Farmhouse, Fenwick, Matfen, Northumberland. A renovated, extended Grade II-listed farmhouse that incorporates the remains of a 12th-century tower. The house has sash windows with shutters, period fireplaces with wood-burning stoves and a large dining kitchen with bespoke cabinetry and an Aga. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2 receps, 2 outbuildings, stable block, formal gardens, vegetable garden, paddocks, 2.6 acres. £850,000 Finest Properties 01434-622234.