In days long gone by, tempting chocolate sweets were often packaged in tins and boxes featuring images of pretty rural cottages. Those days may have passed, but the term coined by these images is still alive and well and perfectly describes some of the most attractive properties on today’s market.
If you are a house hunter looking for something a little special, thatched cottages certainly have a strong allure. Conjuring up feelings of nostalgia, comfort and idyllic English summers, chocolate box cottages with thatched roofs and pretty gardens are the homes of many people’s dreams.
The appeal of these properties often lies in the cozy warmth, lazy day feelings they evoke but many have lots more to offer. Today, many such properties have been modernised and refurbished to offer practical, spacious, family accommodation that has a broad appeal. Just take a look at our selection of choc box cottages currently available for sale and indulge in our pick of tasty property treats.
|Located in Ware, Hertfordshire, River Farm cottage is a delightful Grade II listed thatched cottage. With secluded grounds approaching 6.3 acres this unique 3 bed home boasts a range of character features including an inglenook fireplace and exposed beams. The property is priced at £750,000.|
|This beautiful cottage is located in rural Northamptonshire. Full of character, this 2/3 bed cottage is a grade II listed home and boasts exposed beams, inglenook fireplaces and a South facing garden. The property has parking for 6 cars, a garage, dining room, lounge, bathroom, conservatory, kitchen, 2 good sized bedrooms, and one nursery. The price is £295,000.|
|This quintessential thatched cottage is located in Hunston, Suffolk. Grade II listed, it has been extended considerably and enjoys 4 bedrooms, one with en-suit, 3 reception rooms, family bathroom and a large kitchen diner. The property is available for £390,000.|