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Charming cottages on the market


Quintessentially British and bursting with character, cosy cottages and their scenic backdrops represent the very best of UK housing. For those looking for a rural retreat of their own, we’ve listed our top 10 charming cottages for sale.

1. Bideford, Devon, 3 bedrooms

‘Cranberry Cupboard Cottage’ is a historic thatched cottage that dates back to the 15th Century and is believed to be the second oldest building in Weare Gifford. Steeped with history, this outstanding property offers the true potential to be a fantastic family home.

2. Wolvey, Leicestershire, 3 bedrooms 

‘Holly Tree Cottage’ is a beautiful Grade II Listed, thatched cottage that has been well maintained by the current owners, and boasts a wealth of gorgeous character features.

3. Moulton, Wales, 5 bedrooms

Ty Uchaf Is a large five-bedroom detached thatched cottage situated on the periphery of Moulton. This peaceful semi-rural hamlet offers excellent commuting options into the Vale of Glamorgan and to Cardiff. This character-filled property offers generous size living and bedroom accommodation ideal for a large or growing family.

4. Holsworthy, Devon, 3 bedrooms 

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a charming, modern, detached three-bedroom cottage situated in a tranquil, rural location, with a detached double garage, off-street parking, and a private garden with far-reaching countryside views.

5. West Lulworth, Dorset, 3 bedrooms

This is an engaging Grade II Listed, thatched cottage located in the popular village of West Lulworth. With three double bedrooms, two receptions, and a spacious kitchen/breakfast room, this immaculately presented cottage also has a large, terraced garden with superb views over Bindon Hill.

6. Buxton, Derbyshire, 2 bedrooms 

A superbly situated detached, two-bedroom cottage in the charming hamlet of Litton Mill. The ideally located property boasts formal cottage gardens and a charming interior offering a number of period features. 

7. Stowmarket, Suffolk, 4 bedrooms

This enchanting four/five-bedroom thatched cottage is believed to date from the 17th Century and boasts a wealth of character features. Located in this highly sought-after Mid-Suffolk village, the home offers the added advantage of not being Listed.

8. Chippenham, Wiltshire, 3 bedrooms 

This detached thatched cottage is an idyllic country retreat situated in the peaceful rural village of Nettleton. Dating back to the 17th Century and Grade II Listed, the cottage has an abundance of charm throughout complemented by mature gardens of ¼ acre.

9. Oulton, Leeds, 3 bedrooms 

This Grade II Listed cottage is positioned in the heart of Oulton and dates back to circa 1640. Externally, the beautiful garden is well maintained, with various shrubs and palm trees, manicured hedges along its border, coupled with ironwork fencing. Internally, you’ll find no end of wonderful period features.

10. Plymouth, Devon, 3 bedrooms

A Grade II Listed detached thatched cottage requiring restoration, standing in approaching half an acre of south-facing secluded and natural gardens, with extensive outbuildings, in a quiet South Hams hamlet

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