If you fancy the taste of the country, then we have the perfect homes for you. We have collated five perfect cottages on the market with us at the moment. From Grade listed, to period features, these properties seem to have it all inside their tradition shell.
Downsview, High Street, Sevenoaks
This 19th century, former butler’s cottage to Chipstead Place, is situated in a highly desirable residential area. It is renowned for its outstanding local pre, primary and secondary schools, and is located just 25 minutes from Gatwick by the M25 and 35 minutes to London from Sevenoaks mainline station.
On the market with us for £850,000, this attractive period semi-detached house has three bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor, a split level ground floor comprising living room, dining room, breakfast room with a rayburn cooker and a kitchen where there is stone step access to two cellar rooms.
With its original features including stone flooring, wooden beams and beautiful fireplaces this cottage looks like something out of Downtonabbey, yet it is only a 30 minute train journey into central London!
Slapton, Towcester, Northants
The Grade II listed, 17th century, cottage in Slapton is on the market with us at £625,000. The four bedroom home is in a sought after village combining rural tranquility, coastal views and transport links into the centre of Devon.
This part thatched property has many original features. There are inglenook fireplaces with wood-burners in both the reception rooms, beamed ceilings, exposed stone walling and leaded windows throughout. There is a ground floor bedroom room which could double as a gym, with further access to an upstairs studio/study room.
The very private, cottage-style gardens comprises of a lower lawn with mature border plants, a large patio, vegetable patch and an orchard/upper garden with two small brick out-houses. From the windows there are beautiful views of the gardens, the village and the surrounding countryside with its wonderful walks. How countryside could you get!
Greystones Little Lane, Stanion, Northamptonshire
This charming cottage in Stanion, Northamptonshire is full of character. This Grade II listed building is in a well sought after village, moments from Corby train stations and is a stone throw away from Kettering.
The cottage has period features throughout with beams along the ceilings and walls, an open stone fireplace and curved ceilings. Each room combines modern furnishings and decor with it’s original and rustic design.
An added bonus to this beautiful property is its large secluded garden, offering it ample sunlight and lovely views. The garden contains a large pond and sunken pergola, sheltered patios and fruit trees, making it the perfect place to enjoy a summer evening. This pretty cottage could be you for £295,000.
Puddington, Tiverton, Devon
Available with us at £365,00 is Wisteria Cottage. This is a Grade II listed detached thatched cottage situated in the peaceful village of Puddington. All of the three double bedrooms have beamed ceilings and ornate window fronts. One of the bedrooms offers eaves storage and a window with wonderful rural views.
The flagstone floor and shaker style kitchen gives this double aspect kitchen/diner a cosy feel. The property itself is surrounded by a mature cottage garden with raised vegetable beds and a pond with stunning rural views.
In the heart of the Mid Devon countryside this property is about as rural as it gets, as the nearest shop is around three miles away. Perfect if you want to get away from it all!
Dennis Street, Coalville
Complete with vaulted ceilings and arch alcoves, this cottage in Coalville is about as rustic as it gets. On the market with us at £175,000, the three bedroom property has a unique history.
Built in 1582, the recently refurbished Grade II listed home has three spacious double bedrooms and dual aspect lounge, with period features throughout. The cottage has a larger than average garden with an open aspect to the rear and rural views which are simply beautiful.
Although in a quaint village the property is not far from Leicester, Loughborough and Nottingham. With its spacious rooms and lovely garden, this property could well be the perfect family home.
To view more of this property in Leicestershire, please see the property listing here.