Cute cottages

Priory Cottage

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

Thatched roof cottage in a village in the English countryside? For sale and fully renovated? Rose covered?

Here you go!

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

The roof has recently been rethatched and the exterior is impeccable for its age.
“Charming”, “Idyllic” and “Quiet” are the descriptive words used in the listing write-up, as you might expect.
Cute little Priory Cottage is for sale in the Oxfordshire village of Berrick Salome for £1,250,000 (1.9 million US dollars). Pricey, yes, but this place has been extensively renovated with careful attention to the historic character.
image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

 This lovely abode is a Grade II listed historic property dating back to the mid or late 17th century.
Have a look at what they did inside:
image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

Old meets new in the spectacular kitchen. Not as charm-filled as my personal taste demands, but beautiful nonetheless.
image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

The dark exposed beams bring that wonderful weighted period look into an otherwise, light and bright decor.

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

The grounds are also a huge selling point:

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

Perfection in the English countryside.

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

image from: http://www.countrylife.co.uk/

Actually, it’s all too perfect.

I own a 17th Century thatched roof cottage in the village of Berrick Salome”, says no one that I’ve ever known.

But in a world where lottery dreams do occasionally come true, we can be hopelessly optimistic!

;)

 

Sources:

Countrylife.co.uk

Primelocation.com

 

Cozy Colorado Victorian for sale

image from: realtor.com

image from: realtor.com

I found this vintage cottage in the mountain town of Georgetown, Colorado.

Georgetown is a historic landmark district that has been kept largely in its Victorian state. The town definitely has that Hallmark Christmas card feel about it.

image from: thedenverchannel.com

image from: thedenverchannel.com

In fact, our favorite singer here at House Crazy – John Denver – was so taken with the village that he actually filmed a movie in Georgetown back in 1986 called The Christmas Gift.

The price of this 1880 two-bedroom bungalow is $335,000. That may seem high for a small older home, but keep in mind that Georgetown is just a short drive from world class skiing. And look how perfect it is inside…

image from: realtor.com

image from: realtor.com

The house has southern exposure – which is a big selling point in these high mountain towns surrounded by towering mountain ranges.

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1923 Sears Kit Home for sale in Venice, CA

image from: www.redfin.com

image from: www.redfin.com

This adorable home in trendy Venice, California is heating up the house web with debate about its origins.

It is purported to be a Sears and Roebuck Co mail order kit home but there is some disagreement as to what model it is.

image from: www.redfin.com

image from: www.redfin.com

Curbed LA had the opinion that the home was a Silverdale model but my first thought was that it looked nothing like a Silverdale, even with modifications that may have been made over the years.

Discussion on the Sears Homes Facebook page confirmed what I suspected.

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Gilly Cottage in the UK

image from: http://www.uniquehomestays.com/

image from: http://www.uniquehomestays.com/

Can’t get away this long weekend? Me neither. :(  But look what I found for our virtual vacation….

image from: http://www.uniquehomestays.com

image from: http://www.uniquehomestays.com

A tiny cottage made of stone!

It is rather rustic on the outside but almost ethereal on the inside:

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image from: http://www.uniquehomestays.com/

Behold the miracle of white paint. (And perfect cottage decorating sense!)

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Gothic Romance: Cottage in the woods for sale

image from: http://circaoldhouses.com/

image from: http://circaoldhouses.com/

I’m a sucker for Gothic Revival houses.

So when I came across this sweet little thing, I just had to do a post on her.

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image from: http://circaoldhouses.com/

Isn’t she adorable?

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