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Properties of the week: houses around the UK average of £270,000

Featuring wonderful garden views and a unique Horsham stone roof

1

Herefordshire: £250,000

2 Old Rectory property

2 Old Rectory, Kinsham, Presteigne, Herefordshire

This delightful Grade II house, with many original features including exposed beams, would benefit from modernisation and extension, subject to planning. 2 double beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, recep with log burner, study, hall. There are various outbuildings including 2 stables and a garage, plus off-road parking for several cars. The good-sized gardens have views of the surrounding countryside. 

2

Devon: OIEO £285,000

18 Mill Hill Cottages, Tavistock

18 Mill Hill Cottages, Tavistock

A pretty terraced cottage in a quiet picturesque hamlet, just 2.4 miles from Tavistock town centre, and close to Devon Great Consols and the Tamar Valley. The cottage is in great condition, having been recently refurbished while retaining its traditional character. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen, double recep, double garage, outdoor utility, landscaped gardens, Mediterranean terrace and gazebo with private woodland. 

3

Cumbria: £295,000

19 Boroughgate, Appleby-in-Westmorland

19 Boroughgate, Appleby-in-Westmorland

A ground and first-floor duplex apartment in this stylish redevelopment of a Grade II building in this historic centre of Appleby-in-Westmorland. The conversion from a former bank premises comprises five exceptional architect-designed flats, with contemporary fixtures and fittings. Main suite, 1 further bed with en-suite shower, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, utility, double recep, hall, communal entrance. 

4

West Sussex: £325,000

Geerings Cottages, Warnham

Geerings Cottages, Warnham

A Grade II semi-detached cottage with a unique Horsham stone roof, a wealth of charm and character and a generous rear garden backing onto open fields. 3 beds, family bath, kitchen, 2 receps, hall, store, cloakroom with WC, utility, rear garden, front lawn. 

5

London: £299,999

St John’s Hill, Battersea SW11

St John’s Hill, Battersea SW11

A lovely one-bedroom Victorian conversion with a small balcony. The property is in a popular location on St John’s Hill, close to the open green spaces of Wandsworth Common, and is a short walk from Clapham Junction station and the surrounding shops, restaurants and bars. Mezzanine bed with smart storage, open-plan modern kitchen/recep, re-fitted shower.

6

Dorset:

Rookery Cottage, Morcombelake

Rookery Cottage, Morcombelake

A charming character cottage with wonderful garden views over the surrounding National Trust farmland to Golden Cap and the sea. The house sits in the centre of the village. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen, recep with brick fireplace and flagstone floor, 1 further recep, front and rear gardens. There is a parking space for sale by separate negotiation (£10,000). 

7

Dumfries & Galloway: OIEO £300,000

The Station Master’s House, Sanquhar

The Station Master’s House, Sanquhar

This Grade C-listed former station building dates back to the mid-19th century, and has been fully restored while preserving many of the original features. The station itself is still in use. Main suite, 2 further beds, family bath, separate shower, kitchen/breakfast room, 2 receps, hall, porch, covered patio, garage. 

8

London: £300,000

Arundel Court, Jubilee Place, Chelsea Green SW3

Arundel Court, Jubilee Place, Chelsea Green SW3

A charming second-floor flat with a seven-year lease, allowing the owner to request a 90-year statutory lease extension. 1 bed, 1 bath, kitchen, west-facing recep with balcony, 1 further bed area, basement store, lift, caretaker. 

9

Hampshire: OIRO £200,000

96 High Street, Andover

96 High Street, Andover

A Grade II terraced house close to the centre of Andover, dating from the early 19th century and with potential for modernisation. 2 beds, family bath, kitchen, 1 recep, cellar, hall, small courtyard, no parking. 

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