Six to View ; Property
Watson-Smyth, Kate, The Independent (London, England)
Queendown Warren Kent
Tel: 01622 756000
They say: This Grade II*-listed manor house, set in 14 acres, has seven bedrooms and four receptions. It is in need of renovation, but there is planning permission to convert the barn into a separate dwelling with its own large garden.
We say: This manor was home to the same family for 200 years. When the last of them died, 10 years ago, the current vendors bought it for renovation - but never got round to it. It is structurally sound, and with another [pound]300,000 it could be made very comfortable - then you can convert and sell the barn.
An organic farmhouse
Nr Easthorpe, Essex
Agent: Jackson-Stops & Staff
Tel: 01245 467 468
They say: This attractive farmhouse has a lounge, dining room, six bedrooms, a games room, pantry, entrance and rear halls, laundry and study. Outside there is a barn, workshop, summer house, and lodge.
We say: A lot of work is needed here - but it has potential to be a lovely family home.
Is this home your castle?
Saltash Cornwall Price: [pound]375,000 Agent: Bradleys Tel: 01752 845488 They say: This detached folly dates from the 1920s and has been refurbished to a contemporary design, with an ultra-modern kitchen, bespoke bathroom and lounge with picture windows. It also has three bedrooms, a wet room and a cloakroom. We say: You're getting a lot for your money, and the views are wonderful. But most of the character is on the outside - inside, the rooms are a little boxy. There is a garage, cellar and an outside WC.
The great divide
Tel: 020-7226 1313
They say: This substantial two-bedroom apartment, occupying part of this detached house, is approached via its own …
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Publication information: Article title: Six to View ; Property. Contributors: Watson-Smyth, Kate - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: March 21, 2007. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.