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Properties of the week: houses for first time buyers

Featuring woodburners, exposed beams and courtyard gardens

1

Wiltshire: £399,950

4 St Ann Street, Salisbury

4 St Ann Street, Salisbury

A Grade II town house in the city centre, dating back to the early 18th century, with a wealth of character features. 2 suites, 1 further bed with balcony, kitchen, recep, study, utility, WC.

2

Cumbria: £345,000

Mill Cottage, Kirkoswald, Penrith

Mill Cottage, Kirkoswald, Penrith

A modernised yet traditional well-presented detached cottage in the heart of this pretty Eden Valley village. The property includes a 1-bed self-contained annexe. The house was part of the historic former mill complex and is in an elevated position with a terraced multilevel garden to the rear of the mill race and the Raven Beck. 3 beds, family bath, kitchen with range cooker, lounge/dining room with exposed beams and a traditional range oven, hall. 

3

Norfolk: £400,000

3 Rigby’s Court, Norwich

3 Rigby’s Court, Norwich

A Grade II early Georgian town house, with period features and presented to an excellent standard, in a popular quarter of this cathedral city. Main suite with shower, 1 further bed, family bath, kitchen with oak floor and marble worktops, 2 receps with fireplaces (1 woodburner), hall, small inner courtyard, utility.

4

Devon: £270,000

Frog Moor, South Brent

Frog Moor, South Brent

This end-of-terrace Victorian cottage has been recently refurbished throughout. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen, recep, garden with studio.

5

Cumbria: £120,000

23 Scotch Street, Whitehaven

23 Scotch Street, Whitehaven

Fully renovated throughout and with the option available to purchase fully furnished, this property on Scotch Street is a perfect starter home – set in Whitehaven town centre, close to the shops, schools and restaurants. 3 double beds, family bath, modern kitchen, spacious recep, permit parking.

6

West Yorkshire: OIRO £325,000

Lady Royd Lodge, Bradford

Lady Royd Lodge, Bradford

This detached former coach house for Bradford Girls’ Grammar School dates from 1825 and has been newly renovated. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, kitchen/dining room, recep, snug/dining room, WC, lower ground floor utility/cinema room, landscaped garden with seating area and off-road parking, private gated access.

7

Norfolk: £365,000

32 Back Street, South Creake, Fakenham

32 Back Street, South Creake, Fakenham

Full of period charm, this cottage has a traditional Norfolk pamment-tiled floor, exposed brick inglenook fireplace and the original oak-beamed roof. 2 double beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, recep, landing with study/reading space, pretty courtyard garden, shared driveway, popular village location.

8

Essex: £230,000

Teddy Bear Cottage, St Osyth

Teddy Bear Cottage, St Osyth

An immaculately presented Grade II cottage in the centre of this historic village. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen, recep, rear garden, patio, shed/outhouse with power, parking, gated rear access.

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