HAVE YOU EVER dreamed of owning a luxury home to live out your celebrity fantasies? Well, look no further.
When it comes to finding your forever home, you don’t have to buy a standard two-bedroom house.
From quirky barns to laid-back houseboats, we’ve rounded up the hottest homes in the UK and they’re all priced at £500,000 or less.
Barn, Uttoxeter – £415,000
If the rustic country vibe is your thing, you’ll love this barn conversion.
It has been completely renovated and offers three bedrooms, a living room, a breakfast kitchen.
There are plenty of quirks too, including wooden beams — not to mention the clawfoot tub.
The barn is in the village of Stramshall, making it a good option for commuters who have access to the nearby M1.
Market towns such as Uttoxeter and Cheadle are also nearby.
house boat, Hartford – £75,000
Feel the wind in your hair with this smart find for under £80,000.
Built with two bedrooms, a gas boiler, hob and air conditioning – and did we mention it’s a boat?
Positioned on the western pontoon of the Hartford marina, earthlings do not need to apply.
Situated on the River Ouse there is fishing galore and room to park your own boat.
Car Shed, Ilminster – £500,000
Step into a modern-day Pride and Prejudice at this quaint three-bed hostel for £500,000.
This conversion into a coach offers a huge area and high ceilings.
It also has a picturesque courtyard, its own large garden and a dual aspect kitchen and living room to take in the views.
Dutch Barge, London – £400,000
“Anny” is a 1924 Dutch houseboat that has recently been converted into residential property.
With two bedrooms, a decorated living area and a large sun deck, she also has a fully functional engine so you’re ready to set sail whenever the mood takes you.
It will cost you £400,000 though – and there are also mooring fees to consider which add another £13,500 to your bills.
Currently moored in Fulham, London, it even has the original captain’s wheel in situ.
Converted Church, Stirling – £75,000
One for those who aren’t easily spooked, this converted church offers spacious living and a gothic vibe for a steal of £75,000.
This is a two bed apartment in the eye catching building, which is located in Alva, a village just outside of Stirling, Scotland.
The kitchen is small but freshly decorated and close to the nearby university as well as shops and cafes.
Parish Hall, Isle of Wight – £499,950
These five-bed homes cost just under £500,000, with local heritage and restorations.
Located in Brading on the Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight, this former Victorian church hall was converted in 2000.
But the building was first restored in 1909 as a memorial to Reverend Edgar Summers.
It is said to have been used by the Home Guard during World War II.
Jacobean Apartment, Ludlow – £500,000
Located in historic Ludlow, this elegant Jacobean apartment is full of original features.
The four-bedroom apartment is listed at £500,000 and has wooden beams and Tudor windows.
The current owners have exhibited a series of interesting features in their restoration of the property, which is set over three floors.
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