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cottagey

(ˈkɒtɪdʒɪ)
adj
of or resembling a cottage
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The pub frontage had a sort of 'cottagey' look, but it is the storeys above this that are impressive in their restrained elegance.
Some people prefer fencing -- a white picket fence is reminiscent of rural America, so 'cottagey', but not suitable for modern housing complexes.
The guide says: "Charming inn in beautiful spot, with cottagey bar, tasty food and well kept ales; comfortable bedrooms."
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"The house has many attractive features with low deep window sills, ceiling roses and picture rails, but with a cottagey feel despite its substantial size."
"My client, Veronica Meuser, wanted the home to feel comfortable, updated and elegant without formality--a cottagey feeling without the cliches," says Raybon.
The cream decor and cottagey furniture contrast with some interesting artwork which add splashes of colour, and the food is picture perfect too.
They can look cottagey or totally modern." Plus, proteas bloom in the off-season, "filling the role of that dramatic dahlia that you can't get locally in the middle of winter," she says.
Not only are they the most pickable of cottagey flowers, making the most beautiful of bouquets or kitchen table bunches, they have the best fragrance, too.
Not only are they the most pickable of cottagey flowers, making the most beautiful bouquets or kitchen table bunches, but they have the best fragrance, too.
Architecture critic Jonathan Meade called Poundbury a "cottagey slum disgracefully dumped on a greenfield site."