This seven-storey brick windmill built in 1822 and its 10-bedroom mill house would make a fine project for someone with an energetic spirit and imaginative mind. Ingleborough Mill in West Walton, Norfolk, is on the market through Fine & Country (01553 769100) at £550,000.

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The house is a well-laid-out family home, but the whole property could be run as a B&B or small country hotel, subject to the usual consents.

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