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Six charm­ing prop­er­ties un­der £500,000

Country Life Every Week - - Properties Of The Week -

Lin­colnshire, £450,000

Hum­berts (01522 304442) With four bed­rooms, lawned gar­dens and a range of out­build­ings, Grade Ii-listed Poplar Farm is roomy for the price tag. The cot­tage, close to the vil­lage of Brat­tleby, has re­cently been ren­o­vated and now boasts un­der­floor heat­ing and a new kitchen and bath­rooms.

North York­shire, £339,500

Dacre, Son & Hart­ley (01756 701010) Holme Barn, a pretty, semi-de­tached con­verted barn in the un­spoilt ham­let of Hawk­swick, on the River Skir­fare, has a fine pa­tio gar­den and open views of the York­shire Dales Na­tional Park. There are three/four bed­rooms, stone-flagged floors and a spec­tac­u­lar in­glenook fire­place with a wood-burn­ing stove.

Som­er­set, £400,000

Sav­ills (01225 474500) Grade Ii-listed Church Cot­tage en­joys an el­e­vated po­si­tion on the ap­proach to All Saints Church, We­ston, on the out­skirts of Bath city cen­tre. Be­lieved to date from the early 19th cen­tury, the high-coped-shoul­dered gable of this charm­ing two-bed­room prop­erty is a land­mark of the vil­lage. It has a sun­room, French doors and Bath-stone fire­places.

Dorset, £450,000

Hum­berts (01308 422215) River­side dates back to the early 18th cen­tury and is be­lieved to have orig­i­nally been two cot­tages. In the vil­lage of South Per­rott on the Dorset/som­er­set bor­der, it has flag­stone floors, in­glenook fire­places, deep-silled win­dows and three bed­rooms. Out­side, there is a pa­tio, a de­light­ful lawned area and a large cedar green­house.

Suf­folk, £300,000

Ch­effins (01638 663228) Ed­ward VII was a fre­quent vis­i­tor to Re­gal Lodge, so named be­cause it was built by his lover, Lil­lie Langtry, the So­ci­ety ac­tress and race­horse owner. Charm­ing 2, Langtry Mews, part of the orig­i­nal house, is in Kent­ford, near New­mar­ket. It has three bed­rooms and is split over three floors.

Devon, £320,000

Marc­hand Petit (01548 831163) The soar­ing, vaulted ceil­ing of this con­verted Vic­to­rian chapel, in the pretty, mostly thatched South Hams vil­lage of Kingston, near Kings­bridge, is a sure talk­ing point, as are the orig­i­nal pul­pit and stained-glass win­dows still in situ. There are three en-suite bed­rooms, a de­light­ful court­yard gar­den and Won­well Beach is only a mile away.

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