What do a houseboat, former London brewery, and Grade II-listed cottage have in common? They’re all for sale on Zoopla at up to HALF the cost of their original asking price.

houseboat in Felixstowe

1. One-bedroom houseboat in Felixstowe, Suffolk, for £80,000

Reduced by: 30.4%

Take to the water with this super-cosy houseboat that comes complete with a wood burning stove and electricity and water that’s connected to the mains. But, while it’s had £35,000 knocked off its asking price, you’ll need to factor in mooring costs of around £1,000 a year.

Available via Banham Dark Estates

Cottage in Wellingore

2. Four-bedroom cottage in Wellingore, Lincoln, for £250,000

Reduced by: 36.7%

The price of this stone-built Grade-II listed cottage has been slashed by a staggering £145,000 in time for going under the hammer at auction later this month. The three-storey home balances period features such as exposed beams and original fireplaces with a modern kitchen and bathrooms.

Available via William H Brown

Detached house in Parcllyn with sea views

3. Four-bedroom detached house in Parcllyn, Cardigan, for £155,000

Reduced by: 42.6%

Having first been listed on the market almost a year ago for £270,000, this seaside property offers stunning sea views and is a stone’s throw from the golden sands of Aberporth Beach. With its two kitchens, the home offers independent accommodation for a family member or lucky guest. 

Available via West Wales Properties

Former brewery office in Clerkenwell

4. Four-bedroom detached house in Clerkenwell, London, for £4m

Reduced by: 50%

At a cost of £4m, this 19th Century former brewery office is hardly cheap. But, given the cost has come down from its original £8m, it’s relative Happy Hour. The bright and modern detached home, in London’s well-heeled Clerkenwell, comes with its own terrace and underground parking.

Available via UK Sotheby's International Realty

Detached house in Kirkmichael

5. Two-bedroom detached house in Kirkmichael, Perthshire, for £210,000

Reduced by: 50%

This immaculate three-storey home is now half the price it was first listed for, but comes with plenty of appeal aside from the discount. The barn-style property has been renovated from top to bottom and offers breathtaking views of the Perthshire countryside. It could also be used as a holiday let, says the agent.

Available via McEwan Fraser Legal

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