Wander through this beautiful thatched cottage in Dorset

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This pretty thatched cottage in Dorset is surrounded by woodland, some of which is carpeted with bluebells in the spring. ‘It’s a hidden treasure – it offers warmth, security and peacefulness,’ explain the owners who bought the house in 2006. The property was in a poor state of repair, particularly the grounds. Landscapers were brought on-site for three months to tidy up, renovate the pretty walled garden and create a drive with a turning circle. Attention then turned to the house, where a garden room was built, new windows installed as well as a new bathroom, shower room, cloakroom and kitchen.

Image credit: Brent Darby
Image credit: Brent Darby for CH&I
Image credit: Brent Darby
Image credit: Brent Darby
Image credit: Brent Darby
Image credit: Brent Darby

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