Pont-y-Mwnywr Cottages at Llanferres, Denbighshire is a pair of cottages - one with two bedrooms, one with three, on the banks of the River Alyn 18 miles from Chester. The kitchens in both have Burler-style sinks with ash wood drainers to each side. The first cottage also has a cream oil-fired Aga and, in the drawing room, a wood-burning stove. Cottage two has a wood-panelled drawing room. Outside, there is a sunken terraced rose garden. Price for the pair is pounds 225,000 says Strutt & Parker (01244 320747).
Smithy Cottage near Blandford Forum in Dorset has a 13ft kitchen fitted with wooden-fronted units, double-bowl stainless steel sink unit and built-in hob, fridge and double oven. There is a water softener for drinking water, wine store and walk-in larder. The thatched four-bedroom house has a wood burning stove in the sitting room, an office/studio and triple garage. For sale through GA Town & Country for pounds 235,000 (01258 453711).Reuse content