Properties of the week: best houses for sale in villages

Featuring beautiful family homes and Grade II cottages

1. Oxfordshire: £1.25m

The Green, Warmington, Banbury, Oxfordshire

The Green, Warmington, Banbury

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.

£1.25m; Mark David Estate Agents (01869-338898)

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2. Hertfordshire: £1.5m

The White House, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire

The White House, Much Hadham

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.

£1.5m; Cheffins (01799-523656)

3. Dorset: £750,000

West Street, Abbotsbury, Dorset

West Street, Abbotsbury

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.

£750,000; Symonds & Sampson (01305-251154)

4. Essex: £850,000

Carmel Street, Great Chesterford, Essex

Carmel Street, Great Chesterford

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.

£850,000; Cheffins (01799-523656)

5. Devon: £450,000

2 Riverside Cottage, Kingsbridge, Devon

2 Riverside Cottage, Kingsbridge

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

£450,000; Marchand Petit (01548-857588)

6. Northumberland: £900,000

Edges Green, Newton, Northumberland

Edges Green, Newton

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.

£900,000; Finest Properties (01434-622234)

7. Essex: £285,000

Fishmarket Street, Thaxted, Dunmow, Essex

Fishmarket Street, Thaxted, Dunmow

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.

OIEO £285,000; Beresfords (01371-876868)

8. Hertfordshire: £1.75m

The Jolly Gardener, Redbourn, Hertfordshire

The Jolly Gardener, Redbourn

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.

£1.75m; Fine & Country (01582-793116)

9. Suffolk: £575,000

Tye Cottage, Nedging Tye, Ipswich, Suffolk

Tye Cottage, Nedging Tye, Ipswich

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.

£575,000; Woodcock & Son (01473-233355)

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