Everyone loves an idyllic country cottage. We select our favourite properties currently on the market.
The Olde Cottage, Nether Wallop
This pretty cottage in a popular and lively village comes with five bedrooms, a modern kitchen and a bright, south-westerly aspect. Outside is a large garden, including a two-tier tree house and a garage/workshop.
Savills Smiths Gore (01264 774 900)
Endicott, Great Rissington
This delightful four-bedroom cottage sits in the popular north Cotswold village of Great Rissington. Kingham station is eight miles away and the cottage comes with a farmhouse kitchen (with an Aga) and a separate annexe, which serves as an office.
Butler Sherborn (01451 830 731)
Cowslip Cottage, Bedfield
Set in three acres of gardens and at the end of a long drive, this cottage has four bedrooms, a kitchen/ breakfast room and two reception rooms. Outside are a vegetable garden, pond and meadow.
Savills (01473 234 800)
Dunstone Cottage, Chillington
A detached three-bedroom cottage with a sudio offering sympathetically restored and beautifully presented accommodation and lovely gardens, situated in a quiet rural hamlet close to the popular village of South Pool just 2 miles from the coast.
Marchand Petit (01548 857 588)
The Thatch, Westmancote
A three-bedroom Grade II Listed thatched cottage situated in an area of ‘Outstanding Natural Beauty’. The gardens are exceptional: a large lawn interspersed with many mature trees, flowering shrubs, a productive vegetable patch and many colourful flower beds.
RA Bennett & Partners (01386 825 456)
Old Penny Cottage, East Coyle
This Grade II listed dressed limestone cottage boasts four bedrooms and a wealth of period features including stone mullioned windows, window seats, exposed beams and a bread oven in the kitchen. The garden has areas of gently terraced lawn with mature trees, herbaceous and flower borders.
Jackson-Stops & Staff (01747 850 858)