This “quintessential” cottage for sale comes with its own woodlands and River Avon frontage. 

Keepers Cottage, in Curtisknowle, has character features throughout and is now on the market for the first time in nearly 30 years. 

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The living room, with a feature fireplace and wooden beams. (Luscombe Maye )

Entering the home, there is an entrance porch which opens into the reception room, spanning the width of the property and featuring a large chimney breast with a stone fireplace and a wooden mantelpiece. 

The dining room continues the traditional feel of the home, with exposed wooden beams, a deep windowsill, and a former chimney breast opening leading into the kitchen, which has integrated appliances and a utility room with a WC. 

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The dining room, with a former chimney breast opening into the kitchen. (Luscombe Maye )

Leading upstairs is a painted staircase, and on this level are four bedrooms, two of which have built-in storage cupboards, and a family bathroom. 

Outside, there is a cottage garden to the front and side of the home, with a cobbled pathway and a vegetable patch, as well as a patio and a lawn. 

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The woodland garden. (Luscombe Maye )

Further into the garden, the land becomes woodier, with wooden steps leading down to a woodland walk, spanning three acres and sharing boundaries with the River Avon. 

The property is being sold by estate agent Luscombe Maye for a price of £800,000. 

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The River Avon borders the land. (Luscombe Maye )

The agent commented: “Luscombe Maye are delighted to bring to market this quintessential cottage with a 0.5 acre garden with woodland plus a further three acres of woodland and river frontage to the River Avon. 

“A rural road and bridleway are quite literally on your doorstep, which provide a beautiful woodland walk which leads down to the River Avon and beyond.”