Have a nose around some of the most weird and wonderful houses currently available on the UK market
From a former lighthouse to a five-star houseboat – here’s a selection of homes with character.
Brits are increasingly turning to property as a safer haven for their money, with volatility continuing to grip global markets and the eurozone crisis rumbling on.
Encouragingly, the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show UK house prices rose 2% year-on-year in July, confirming that the market is robust, and that it continues to defy the economic downturn.
But while property may remain a safe bet for Brits, not everyone is looking for the standard two-up, two-down; some are searching for something a little more quirky.
Here we look at some of the homes currently for sale which are a little out of the ordinary.
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The lighthouse buyer would have to have the cliff stability checked, otherwise could be a long slide into the sea.
The house boat would be ok, except for the river flooding, what happens then?
The control tower would have to be a cash purchase as non-standard construction - no mortgage.
The oast houses look great.
Manor farm looks like two big air raid shelters. The box in Long Melford has to be a joke for that sort of money, have more garden on a 60's estate!
Think I'll stick with the farm house, built in 1746 and still owned by the same family - mine!
always wanted a home,, where the entrance is a slideing,, gravestone,,
leading into,, a big beutiful flat,,,lol
in the middle of nowhere,,were people pass thinking its a grave,,,
the one with the three towers is my cousins , you think they woukd have the good grace to take the picture from the front, at least then we could have seen the helicopter lol
former mill in kent
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