Could you live in a house like this?

Properties don't come much cuter than this thatched cottage


Knight Frank

Not all homes are the same. In fact, many of the properties coming up for sale in the UK every week are downright bizarre.

That doesn't mean they won't make beautiful, happy homes, though. This week, we explore a pretty, thatched cottage in Bucknell, Shropshire.

Weir Cottage is a gorgeous, Grade II listed timber framed and thatched cottage that was first inhabited in the 17th century.

Surrounded by beautiful, mature gardens with a water feature, a stream and a summer house, the cottage is located in a Shropshire village some 12 miles from Ludlow and 20 miles from Hereford.

The property comprises three receptions rooms, including a kitchen/breakfast room and a sitting room with a wood burning stove, two bedrooms, a bathroom, a utility room and a separate toilet.

There is also a double garage, while the current owners have had planning permission approved to enlarge the dining room and add a third bedroom above it.

Pros and cons
Homes don't come much cuter than this "chocolate box" cottage, which is bound to charm anyone who visits it.

However, there are just two bedrooms at present, while the fact that the only bathroom is downstairs may put some people off.

It is also worth noting that thatched cottages can prove tricky, and more expensive, to insure.


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