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COTTAGE, estates. A small dwelling house. See 1 Tho. Co. Litt. 216; Sheph. Touchst. 94; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1571, note.
     2. The grant of a cottage, it is said, passes a small dwelling-house, which has no land belonging to it. Shep. To. 94.

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The cottagey feel of the family bathroom upstairs in their three-bedroom Victorian semi in Twickenham, Middlesex, was looking very dated and their daughters Hermione, nine, and Lizzie, seven, hated it.
Drop by the cottagey tasting room for splashes of Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir on the sunny patio.
On sale, through Halifax in Selly Oak, at pounds 144,950, it has central heating and double glazing and a deceptive amount of living space behind its cottagey frontage.
I always wanted a conservatory kitchen, because the rest of the house is so low and cottagey.
I really like herbaceous planting and would love to put some herbaceous beds in next year, my own garden is very herbaceous and cottagey but quite small so it would be nice to have some nice big beds in the park to plant up.
Old wooden boxes, a bread crock, terracotta forcing pots, all provide character and reinforce the feel of a country cottagey garden that anyone would fall in love with.
Quintessentially cottagey and set amid gorgeous and extensive gardens, it has been skilfully refurbished, blending those all-important period features with modern essentials and a huge dollop of style No proper country cottage would be complete without a solid fuel stove and Erw Ddu is no exception.
NIGELLA is nice for a cottagey feel and Dobies have come up with Choc Ice, unsurprisingly white with a brownish centre.
HISTORY: The front of the 400-year-old cottage; PERIOD PEACE: The beamed living room has a cottagey feel, but Jo's matching sofas, from Elephant, are clean and contemporary
Old-fashioned double daisies look great edging your cottagey areas, drumstick primulas for damp shade, and so on.
ELIZABETH CLOUSTON lives in a four-bedroom 1980s home in High Pittington, County Durham, which she has transformed from a characterless box into an elegant home with a French cottagey feel.