PROPERTIES WITH A DIFFERENCE; This week: imaginative conversions

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The Old Rectory, St Georges Super Ely, Cardiff. A former rectory with parts dating back to medieval times set in peaceful landscaped grounds. 5 beds, 3 bath, 3 receps, cloakroom, conservatory, morning room, kitchen, utility room, indoor swimming pool, sunken Jacuzzi, steam room, courtyard, lake, tennis court, stables, outbuildings, 6.5 acres. pounds 650,000. Knight Frank 01432 273087.


Welland Lodge, Stamford. A Grade II semi-detached stone house, formerly a railway station, built in 1856. 4 beds, 2 bath, 3 receps, cloakroom, kitchen, courtyard garden. pounds 275,000. Savills 01780 750200.


Bradgate Manor, Netley. A Grade II former rectory dating back to 1863 standing in private grounds close to Netley Abbey and the sea. 5 beds, 2 bath, 3 receps, cloakroom, 2 kitchens, breakfast room, gymnasium, sauna, stabling, outbuildings, swimming pool, 4 acres. pounds 525,000. John D. Wood 01962 863131.


The Old Chapel, Uley. An imaginative conversion of a Grade II 18th-century chapel situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. 4 beds, 2 bath, 2 receps, kitchen, utility room, studio, small garden. pounds 350,000. John D Wood 01285 642244.


Saffron House, Great Chesterford, near Saffron Walden. A 17th- century Grade II village house which was formerly a pub. 5 beds, 1 bath, 2 receps, kitchen, cellar, barn. pounds 325,000. Bidwells 01223 841842.

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