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This is such a cute and sweet country cottage. Very simple, very warm and I really can imagine a happy family living here. The cottage is located in Suffolk, England and was built in 1780. Its charm is evident in every room, where you can find beautiful architectural details from the era it was built. I can imagine kids growing up here and having sweet memories of a place that truly feels like “Home-Sweet-Home”.

 

Minty Dining

The soft mint green walls make this dining room feel fresh and bright. I really adore the antique table and the linen covered chairs.

Once Upon A Time

Since this cottage was built so long ago, you expect the rooms to be small and the ceilings quite low. The natural light is also at a premium here. In that case, the best you can do is paint everything, including the ceiling in a very light color. That will help the room feel brighter. The leather couches aren’t really my favorite, but they bring some warmth to the space.

Kitchen

So lovely. Don’t you think?!

Sunroom

The sunroom is my favorite part of this cottage. The garden feels so inviting.

Work It!

This is a simple cottage, right? I’m the kind of person that sees beauty in simplicity and I think this bedroom has lots of great things. I like the bed and I love the fireplace, which unfortunately is hidden behind the bed. That’s a shame. Also, the light fixture is not ideal for this room, a small chandelier would look much better. I’d replace the light and the bed should go in front of the window if there’s not other wall to use, which we can’t tell from this angle. This bed would not obstruct the light from the window and you could see the fireplace.

Sweet Little Girl

This cozy bedroom is full of fun and cuteness.

Bathroom

Oh, sweet claw tub! Lovely shower/bath curtains too.

Isn’t this tiny cottage as cozy as it can be? It seems that you almost feel hugged by these rooms and their soft textures. I wanted to post this cottage today because I saw there’s space for improvement. It’s easy to always find perfect places to post about, but I like to post about places that can teach us something, make us think what would we do differently. This is a real place, and that makes it even more special to me.

I hope you also have enjoyed it!

I’m getting many comments and emails of readers asking me to not stop with the “Cottage of the Week”. I started it as a summer treat, but I guess we all feel in love with this series, right? Including me! So, to show you that I am always listening, I’ll keep the Cottage of the Week. By the way, if you want to see more “Cottage of Week” posts, you can always click on “Cottage of the week” on Categories.

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Luciane at HomeBunch.com

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  1. Eu também quero que vc continue com os Cottage of the week!! rsrs
    Querida, também tá trabalhando muito? mas isso é bom ou é ruim? eu tô feliz, cansadérrima, mas feliz e você?
    Eu também adoro decorações simples, que costumo chamar de “gente como a gente” rsrs obrigada pela visitinha e ótima 3a. feira, amiga
    bjs
    Carmen

  2. Claudia said,

    Oooh, I love that bathtub!

  3. Barbara said,

    I agree about the conservatory! Darling place! I’d remove some of the big furniture to make it feel a bit more spacious, though.

  4. Timothy said,

    I need to be in that sunroom!

  5. Marianne {Style For Living} said,

    Love this cottage! The sunroom is so perfect and the whole home is just charming! xo

  6. michele@hellolovelyinc said,

    the HOPE bedroom just makes me smile and feel so warm inside. it radiates love, doesn’t it? cottages appeal because they cause us to exhale and leave our troubles at the door. a mansion with 300 windows to be cleaned just can’t offer that.

    love to you.

    michele

  7. Stacy said,

    I’m a ucker for the bath tub, but I also love the little girls room. Something about it is just so sweet!
    Stacy

  8. Sheila Zeller said,

    Love that bathroom! It’s amazing…
    I hope your week is going well Luciane 🙂
    xo Sheila

  9. Erin with plushrugs.com said,

    Sigh. That is such a beautiful and makes me yearn to go back(and settle) in England! I loved the timber in the ceiling. It just give it that “old cottagey feel”

  10. Kristin said,

    What a precious little cottage. It looks like such a relaxing little nook!

  11. The enchanted home said,

    Totally charming, so sweet and lived in but elegant and understated. You are sooo welcome for yesterday Luciane, you have many many adoring fans and made a bunch of news ones too! You are awesome!

  12. Elizabeth said,

    I loved discovering your blog yesterday at The Enchanted Home. Tina is such a sweet and genuine lady and I love that she uses her successful blog to showcase beautiful blogs like yours! I am so excited to follow you and hope that you continue to follow your dream.

  13. Michelle @ Ispirato Design said,

    Yes, the sunroom is so quaint and perfect. I love the wood counter tops in the kitchen as well.

  14. Barbara@HausDesign said,

    I love the outside and I’m with you – that dining room is lovely! Glad you got lots of nice comments via the interview – you deserve it Luciane for being such a sweetheart! 🙂

  15. Carolyn said,

    Who can resist a quaint English cottage? Not me! Please keep up with the Cottage of the Week. So many lovely houses shown on blogs are very grand and a scale that I could never afford. While they may be fun to ogle, I really prefer looking at the more modest cottages. If it looks old, rustic, and cozy with a wonderful garden, I’m in love. Thank you for always coming up with amazing houses.

  16. Cottage Coastal Store, Inc ~ Kim said,

    So happy to hear you are continuing “The Cottage of the Week” series Luciane 🙂 Love the sunroom here! ~KIm

  17. SizzleandZoom said,

    I love coming to your site and getting a dose of good taste. You have a good eye and I enjoy all your posts. In this post today I love the charm of the rooms and the comfort level is high.

  18. Victoria Athens said,

    So, so charming. I agree that the sunroom with its view to the garden is my favorite…and, of course, that bathtub.
    Best…Victoria

  19. Alexandra Brooks said,

    Room for improvement but it kind of has it all. Nice kitchen and I love the sunroom too!

  20. Valerie Kilpatrick said,

    I have to say, this is one of the best posts, because it is REAL. It does not look as if a stylist was in there before the photo was taken. I may have to repin THIS entire post. : )
    Valerie

  21. Manderley said,

    is very cozy and nice, shabby chic, I like it 🙂

    xoxo

  22. Tee of Vinnord said,

    Lovely! As always… I love the leather in the livingroom. And the heart shaped cutting boards… happy sigh…

  23. Maddy said,

    I literally had a dream about a cottage just like this as my dream house a couple days ago and the fact that it is real <3


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