Step inside the charming Windmill Cottage in Buckinghamshire – yours for £649,000

This pretty listed cottage is full of country charm

We've found the perfect home to peruse while daydreaming about running away to the countryside – and it's packed with the prettiest details.

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Take a look at Windmill Cottage and its quintessentially English setting, for charming country inspo...


sloping roof house with white windows

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This 17th Century, Grade II-listed brick-and-flint cottage is based in Turville, Buckinghamshire. The village is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and was often featured in 'The Vicar of Dibley, with even Windmill Cottage itself making appearances. It's not hard to see why it made it to the small screen, with the charming wonky rood, gabled porch and draping wisteria creating the perfect 'chocolate box' cottage look.

Kerb appeal? Check.


kitchen with dining table and chairs

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The cosy kitchen-dining area is a lovely spot, featuring lovely hand-painted woodwork (in the next big colour trend don't 'cha know, Neo Mint), hard-working solid work surfaces and all the in-built appliances you could want for.

The French doors are another fab feature, opening onto the courtyard and out towards the cottage gardens – perfect if the Indian Summer ever returns...!

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Living room

living room with white wall and sofa sets

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It wouldn't be a country cottage with some beams now would it? The timber frames are exposed throughout the house, and add that extra charm in the sweet living room. Another key country moment gets checked off, with the gorgeous brick inglenook fireplace housing the wood stove.


bathroom with white bathtub and white wall

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The main bathroom leads off off the master bedroom, and they've packed a lot into the cosy space, with both a roll top bath and a separate shower on offer.

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bedroom with white wall and bed with pillows

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There are three bedrooms to choose from in this cottage, and it's impossible to choose a favourite. But that's fine because they all boast more of those classic timber beams and frames.


windmill with plants and trees

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Well, there had to be a reason it's called Windmill Cottage!

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This lovely cottage is currently on the market with Knight Frank – click the link to see more.

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Thea Babington-Stitt
Managing Editor

Thea Babington-Stitt is the Managing Editor for Ideal Home. Thea has been working across some of the UK’s leading interiors titles for around 10 years.

She started working on these magazines and websites after graduating from City University London with a Masters in Magazine Journalism. Before moving to Ideal Home, Thea was News and Features Editor at Homes & Gardens, LivingEtc and Country Homes & Interiors.