Brookside Cottage in Gloucester is the quintessential English country cottage, set at the heart of the scenic Cotswolds and built from rugged stone.
The rural idyll dates from the 15th century and sits in the leafy village of Buckland, which is home to 200 people and the medieval church of St Michael’s. Brookside Cottage is built from yellow stone, with a traditional slate roof and dormer and million windows.
Inside the Gloucestershire property, which extends to 1500 sq ft, rooms have thick exposed limestone walls and deeply recessed inglenook fireplaces, set with wood-burning stoves.
Old oak beams cross the low ceilings on the ground floor, accommodating a traditional kitchen with oak cabinetry and granite worktops and views out over the landscaped gardens. The dining room and living room also have stone hearths, with the open tread staircase leading from the lounge up to three bedrooms set beneath the sloping roof, all with windows framing views of the countryside beyond.
Brookside Cottage is for sale with Inigo for £975,000. The Cotswold property’s bedrooms have a maximalist twist, decked in patterned wallpapers and soft furnishings that add a touch of modernity to the historic home.