At one point or another, you’ve probably dreamed of escaping to your own little cottage getaway. The good news is that it’s not an impossible dream. We’ve picked out nine lovely cottage-style homes to give you a little inspiration.

An award-winning masterpiece

The masterful reinvention of this historic double-fronted colonial cottage reveals an eclectic blend of vintage and salvaged design elements curated to complement the home’s inherent charm and architectural integrity.

Inspiring living spaces, a lofty dual level layout and seamless indoor/outdoor flow create a sense of privacy and serenity that’s rare to find so close to the city.

Price: $1,250 a week

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A charming cottage close to Hornsby CBD

Within walking distance to Hornsby Westfield and across the road from Waitara Station, this character home with lovely original features comprises 2 bedrooms with updated bathroom.

Air conditioning in living area. Timber floors and Built in robes in both bedrooms. Friendly kitchen with gas cooking. Easy maintenance backyard and Carport.

Price: $550/week

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Should be in magazines

Perfectly positioned and cleverly updated, this beautiful early-1900s worker’s cottage perfectly encompasses the charm and character of a traditional Queenslander with the functionality of modern design.

6 Sackville Street, Milton is the perfect home for those looking to live a low maintenance lifestyle in style.

Price: $775/week

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When a trendy and convenient lifestyle counts 

This superb Victorian cottage c1890 has loads of appeal both inside and out.

A light and bright interior with retained period features and contemporary styling.

Price: $650/week

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Super high-end renovated cottage

This circa 1910 Single Fronted Cottage/Villa embodies 6-star luxury with timeless sophistication in one of Adelaide’s most illustrious inner-city postcodes in Kent Town.

44 Flinders Street, Kent Town, SA 5067.

The property has undergone a complete and intricate restoration boasting in only the finest building materials, joinery and workmanship.

Price: $670/week

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Cosy two bedroom cottage

This beautifully presented two bedroom cottage is centrally located to all Bayside amenities.

132 Heath Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207.

Comprising of two good sized bedrooms with BIR’s in the second bedroom. The bathroom and second bedroom are brightly lit by an accessible light well.

Price: $635/week

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Freestanding house in prime location

Nestled in a tranquil cul-de-sac position is this freestanding cottage that offers privacy, space and low maintenance living.

5 Woodlands Road, Ashbury, NSW 2193.

Enjoying the convenience of being located on the Ashfield border close to local parks, cafes, restaurants and schools including Ashbury Public, St Francis Xavier, Yeo Park Infants and Trinity Grammar, this home is not to be missed.

Price: $650/week

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Three bedroom cottage with parking

One of a kind, privately located and unassuming, this beautifully presented double fronted cottage opens from its sweeping veranda out to a secluded alfresco entertaining space.

The home has a flexible layout with separate living/dining, as well as freshly painted and polished timber floors.

Price: $1,400 a week

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Tranquil Surry Hills cottage with loads of charm

Set over two levels and positioned on one of Surry Hills’ most coveted streets, this generous sandstone cottage offers the perfect blend of outdoor and interior living.

The smart layout offers for a seamless, spacious flow through to the outdoor terrace and represents the perfect Inner City base for those travelling or in need of a short-term rental.

Price: $900 a week

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