Eight of the best properties for sale with cottage gardens

From a village house dating from 1590 in Godalming, set in gardens with a waterfall, to an 18th-century house overlooking Loch Scridain on the Isle of Mull, eight of the best properties for sale with cottage gardens

Rose Cottage, The Forstal, Preston, Canterbury, Kent.

Rose Cottage, The Forstal, Preston, Canterbury, Kent. A thatched cottage dating from around 1600 surrounded by cottage gardens that include a summerhouse. The cottage retains its exposed beams, vaulted ceilings and inglenook fireplaces. 4 beds, bath, 2 receps, dining kitchen, 0.35 acres. £650,000 Finn’s 01227-454111.

Till Cottage, Winterbourne Stoke, Salisbury.

Till Cottage, Winterbourne Stoke, Salisbury. This cottage dates from 1785 and has been extended to include a breakfast kitchen with French doors leading onto the riverside cottage garden. It has exposed timbers and inglenook fireplaces. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep, study, 1-bed detached annexe, 0.58 acres. £945,000 Savills 01722-426820.

Manor Cottage, Brimscombe Hill, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

Manor Cottage, Brimscombe Hill, Stroud, Gloucestershire. This Grade II-listed, semi-detached house dates from 1652 and is set in enclosed landscaped cottage gardens. It has a large inglenook fireplace with a wood-burning stove, a top-floor bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers, and a large conservatory that opens onto a terrace. 4 beds, 2 baths, recep. £600,000+ Murrays 01453-755552.

By-The-Way, Witley, Godalming, Surrey.

By-The-Way, Witley, Godalming, Surrey. A Grade II-listed village house dating from 1590 set in 0.42 acres of landscaped cottage gardens that include a sunken garden with a fishpond and a waterfall, and a raised pond surrounded by a beech hedge. The house has flagstone floors, exposed wall and ceiling timbers and a large inglenook fireplace. 3 beds, 3 baths, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, study area, stores, attic, gardens, grounds, 0.42 acres. £835,000 Knight Frank 01483-565171.

Fairview Cottage, Charlton Adam, Somerset.

Fairview Cottage, Charlton Adam, Somerset. A cottage set in cottage gardens that include a private courtyard with a tiled stone outbuilding. It has a stone fireplace with a wood-burning stove and a country-style kitchen with an Aga. 3 beds, bath, 2 receps, garden room. £450,000 Humberts 01935-477277.

Tamarisk Cottage, Cage Lane, Great Staughton, St Neots, Cambridgeshire.

Tamarisk Cottage, Cage Lane, Great Staughton, St Neots, Cambridgeshire. A Grade II-listed, timber-framed cottage with an attractive, south-facing cottage garden with a cobbled path in a popular village close to the Grafham Water Nature Reserve. The cottage retains its exposed wall and ceiling timbers and open fireplaces, and has a breakfast room with an Aga. 4 beds, bath, 2 receps, kitchen. £450,000+ Fine & Country 0330-333 1060.

Peach Tree Cottage, Fifield, Oxfordshire.

Peach Tree Cottage, Fifield, Oxfordshire. This cottage dates from 1830 and is situated in a village in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The south-facing cottage gardens are surrounded by stone walls and traditional woven fencing. The cottage retains its stone-mullioned windows, exposed beams, open fireplaces and oak staircase. 2 beds, bath, 2 receps, breakfast kitchen, garage/workshop, outbuilding, greenhouse. £625,000 Butler Sherborn 01451-830731.

Tiroran Steading, Tiroran, Isle of Mull, Argyll

Tiroran Steading, Tiroran, Isle of Mull, Argyll. A renovated, 18th-century house with a three-bedroom cottage overlooking Loch Scridain. It has a large family room with a vaulted beamed ceiling and a mezzanine, and a dining kitchen with an Aga. 4 beds, 4 baths, recep, study area, former saw mill, former gallery/café, workshop, greenhouse, woodland, 3.4 acres. £595,000+ Knight Frank 0131-222 9600.

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