Live the Cotswold Cottagecore dream with these homes for sale (2024)

Many people have always dreamed of having their own little rural idyll to escape to but now it's enjoying a real renaissance..

The Darling Buds of May country lifestyle has it's very own hashtags and is the height of fashion.

Known as cottagecore, farmcore or countrycore, the fashion aesthetic has been popularised by teenagers and young adults celebrating an idealised life in rural England.

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Although popular abroad, those of us lucky enough to live in Gloucestershire know it exists outside Instagram and glossy lifestyle magazines.

Authentic Cottagecore epitomised by the Cotswolds is right on our doorstep.

We have selected five properties that are on sale right now so you can start dreaming or living the dream.

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Stunning thatched cottage in Stonehouse

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Who wouldn't want to live in this stunning thatched cottage which is full of charm and character.

The Grade II listed, black and white cottage is a steal because it has not been fully modernised.

That means the new owners can create their own perfect home, whether it's contemporary country or vintage cottage.

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Cute inside and out, it has a large and spacious living room with a central open fireplace on the ground floor and a kitchen/breakfast room within an extension of the original build.

One of the bedrooms is downstairs and there are two staircases which run up to bedrooms two and three and a family bathroom.

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Located at the head of a no through lane, the cottage has mature gardens that back onto open countryside and stream with small waterfall runs along the bottom boundary of the property.

And if all that peace and tranquillity gets too much, Junction 12 of the M5 motorway is a five minute drive.

Estate agents Hughes Sealey of Cheltenham are selling the property in Stonehouse for £650,000 and say: "The Thatched Cottage is a home that is full of period features, and despite requiring some modernisation, is a home that makes you smile, not only when you approach, but when you walk around."

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Half-timbered home with wow factor

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This 300-year-old, black and white half-timbered, thatched cottage certainly has the chocolate box wow factor.

The picturesque grade II listed cottage has been updated by its current owner but still retains its character and charm.

Estate agents say it is located in one of the most sought after lanes quietly situated in the village of Woodmancote and has views to Cleeve Hill and Nottingham Hill.

There are two well-proportioned reception rooms, with exposed timbers to the ceilings and walls and a working open fireplace.

The shaker style cabinets in the kitchen are hand made by a local craftsman but has modern fittings

On the first floor are two double bedrooms with built in wardrobes and en-suite to master and a versatile 'walk through' room with a made to measure wardrobe and access to a small loft.

The fully enclosed cottage garden has timber frame summerhouse/greenhouse and studio which is a former garage.

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House on border 'full of charm and character'

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Laburnum Cottage is tucked away along a lane which gives access to a handful of properties but is close to a popular village with plenty of amenities.

Estate agents say it is a wonderful example of a Grade II listed thatched cottage, full of charm and character. in the very desirable village of Bredons Norton on the Gloucestershire border.

Inside the living room has French doors leading to the rear courtyard at one end and a glazed door leading to the formal gardens at the front of the home. Outside there are private gardens of around 1/3 acre.

"The gardens encompass the home and are full of colour and maturity," says the listing.

" With a large amount of lawns, there is always a spot to enjoy the sunshine as it circles around the property."

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The kitchen is said to be very in keeping with the cottage and there are three bedrooms and three reception rooms.

It is on the market for £600,000 the estate agents say: "Stepping inside, the home is everything one would expect of a cottage from this era, full of charm and character, to include beams, stone floors, and inglenooks.

"Very rarely do homes of this nature come onto the market in the village and it is due to this that we interest is expected to be high

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Grade II listed home in the Cotswolds

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This beautiful Grade II Listed property proves that not all cottages have thatched roofs to be cute.

It has recently undergone an extensive modernisation programme to provide light and airy, well-proportioned accommodation that is full of charm and character but has a contemporary country feel.

The three bedroom detached cottage is in the Cotswold village of Ampney Crucis. and the new owner will benefit from a sitting room with an attractive floor to ceiling stone fireplace, with fitted log burner.

The kitchen/breakfast room has recently been refitted and a a stone style floor leads through into the rear porch with a door to the garden and into the cloakroom.

Outside, there is an enclosed garden to the front and a well-enclosed designed for ease of maintenance, with various patio areas and gravel areas. It is on the market for £600,000.

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On the market for £375,000, this is a lovely cottage at a more affordable price.

Situated just below the sought after village of Box village, it is alongside Box Wood, which is run by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust.

Close to hundreds of acres of National Trust land making up Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons, the property has been built using traditional methods from Cotswold stone and has been extended in the past.

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Accommodation is arranged over two floors and the sitting room has a fireplace and wood burning stove.

There are two good bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and character touches are found throughout the property.

Every window enjoys a pleasant. ‘green’ outlook and there are gardens to the front and rear.

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