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    17 Real-Life Cottages That Look Like They're Straight Out Of A Fairytale

    *adds to post-pandemic bucket list*

    The coronavirus pandemic is still impacting travel, and destinations around the world have different COVID-19 restrictions in place. Always check and adhere to local government policies, and use our content to dream about a future trip.

    If you've been baking bread, gardening, or making homemade cheese in quarantine, you're already in the #cottagecore mindset.

    However, some of us don't live in places where sprawling fields of wildflowers are immediately accessible. So, we gathered some of the world's most fairytale-like cottages to fuel your travel dreams while you perfect your cross-stitch and feed your sourdough starters.


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    While the ongoing pandemic prevents us from traveling, these picture-perfect cottages will give you something to fantasize about.

    1. This ivy-covered house in the north of Czechia.

    2. This quaint shepherds hut in Oxfordshire, England.

    3. This vintage ranch with a spacious yard in Paso Robles, California.

    4. This rustic stone gîte in the French countryside.

    An empty green lawn leads up to a large two-story stone house.

    5. This tiny countryside cottage in a small village near the east coast of Sweden.

    6. This renovated barn in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia.

    A yellow and red birdhouse stand in the garden in front of a wooden cabin with a slope roof and flowers in the windowsill.

    7. This antique and historic home in Wirft, Germany.

    Wooden beams create a square pattern on the walls of this living room filled with antique furniture in shades of beige, pink, and brown.

    8. This charming homestead in the Lithuanian countryside.

    9. This bohemian bungalow on an olive farm in Bademli, Turkey.

    10. This colorful cottage in Burlington, Canada.

    A two-story home painted in red, yellow, and blue stripes with circular windows sits on some rocks near the water in front of a forest.

    11. This stone cottage with a private courtyard in Cumbria, England.

    12. This cozy home in Bent Mountain, Virginia.

    A room with wood-panelled walls and flower-patterned rug is filled with cozy furniture like a wicker love seat draped with a blanket.

    13. This idyllic mountain retreat in Prescott, Arizona.

    A bed dressed in warm-toned pillows sits nestled in a narrow space between a wall and a large glass window that extends all the way across the room and looks out into the forest.

    14. This straw-thatched cottage in West Heath, England.

    A wooden door framed with an arch made of tree branches stands in front of an old English-style cottage with a straw roof.

    15. This nautical cabin in Golden Lake, Canada.

    Two bikes sit on the lawn in front of blue house on the lake that is decorated with a red London-style telephone booth.

    16. This 13th century farmhouse in Saint Briavels, England.

    A brown stone farmhouse with a long driveway sits in front of a green valley.

    17. This romantic lakeside cottage in Brandenburg, Germany.

    Two bougainvillea trees create an archway over the front door of a one-story cottage.

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