Property: This week: riverside houses; PROPERTIES WITH A DIFFERENCE

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Riverside House, Hungerford. A Grade II Georgian town house, currently used as an antique shop, with frontage on the River Dun. 4 bed, 3 bath, 5 receps, office, 2 cloakrooms, study, kitchen, utility room, former coach house with flat, potential cottage, 1 acre. pounds 575,000. Strutt & Parker 01635 521707.


Watergate House, Fordwich, near Canterbury. A 16th-century Grade II village house with 40 yards of river frontage, a mooring quay and a water gate leading into the River Stour. 6 beds, 2 bath, 3 receps, study, kitchen, laundry, cloakroom, playroom, 20-bed cottage, courtyard garden, listed walled gardens. pounds 575,000. Cluttons 01227 457441.


Bamford Mill, Bamford. A converted mill with a series of houses and cottages still available. Prices range from pounds 91,950 (2 bed) to pounds 157,000 (3 bed), and fishing rights are accorded to all residents. Savills 0115 9551122.


Low Green, Mickleton, Barnard Castle. A Grade II Dales farmhouse with fishing rights on the River Tees. 6 beds, 4 bath, 2 receps, study, kitchen, breakfast room, utility room, outbuildings, woodland, 21 acres. pounds 350,000. Strutt & Parker

01423 561274.


Westfield, Holt Heath. A Grade II house in a pretty rural setting with gardens fronting the River Severn, and both mooring and fishing rights. 4 beds, 2 bath, 1 recep, study, kitchen, outbuildings, orchard, summer house, woodland, pond. pounds 250,000. Andrew Grant 01905 24477.

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