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Properties of the week: best houses for sale in villages

Featuring beautiful family homes and Grade II cottages

1

The Green, Warmington, Banbury

The Green, Warmington, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire: £1.25m

A beautiful family home dating back to the 1600s, adjacent to the village green and duck pond. 1 suite, 3 further beds, bath, 2 receps, 3-bed annexe, conservatory, orangery, garage, garden. 

2

The White House, Much Hadham

The White House, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire: £1.5m

An exceptional Grade II house of great architectural importance in a village with long associations with sculptor Henry Moore. Main suite, 6 further beds, 2 baths, kitchen, 3 receps, cellar, gardens, outbuildings, paddock, 0.75 acres. 

3

West Street, Abbotsbury

West Street, Abbotsbury, Dorset

Dorset: £750,000

A Grade II cottage situated in the heart of the village, close to the World Heritage Jurassic Coastline, occupying 0.46 acres. 1 suite, 2 further beds, bath, kitchen, 2 receps, summer house, gardens, garage. 

4

Carmel Street, Great Chesterford

Carmel Street, Great Chesterford, Essex

Essex: £850,000

A characterful Grade II, 15th-century detached cottage that forms part of the village’s picturesque and historic centre.. 1 suite, 3 further beds, family bath, kitchen/breakfast room, 3 receps, outbuilding, mature private garden. 

5

2 Riverside Cottage, Kingsbridge

2 Riverside Cottage, Kingsbridge, Devon

Devon: £450,000

A charming Grade II thatched property, situated close to the bridge in the heart of the village. 2 beds, bath, kitchen, recep, terrace. 

6

Edges Green, Newton

Edges Green, Newton, Northumberland

Northumberland: £900,000

A renovated former chapel, situated on the edge of the village, with stunning panoramic views over the Tyne Valley and beyond. 2 suites, 2 further beds, shower room, kitchen/dining room, recep, garden room, garage, gardens, patio. 

7

Fishmarket Street, Thaxted, Dunmow

Fishmarket Street, Thaxted, Dunmow, Essex

Essex: £285,000

A well-presented Grade II cottage, set in a historic town which thrived in the Middle Ages, with a small walled courtyard providing a secluded seating area to the rear. 2 beds, bath, kitchen, lounge with open fireplace. 

8

The Jolly Gardener, Redbourn

The Jolly Gardener, Redbourn, Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire: £1.75m

A Grade II 16th-century cottage with a landscaped south-facing private garden overlooking the common. 4 beds, 2 baths, 4 receps, studio, kitchen/breakfast room, garage, garden, swimming pool, patio. 

9

Tye Cottage, Nedging Tye, Ipswich

Tye Cottage, Nedging Tye, Ipswich, Suffolk

Suffolk: £575,000

A delightful Grade II thatched period cottage dating from the 16th century. 2 beds, bath, kitchen, 2 receps, 1-bed annexe, garage, mature gardens, studio/gym. 

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