Did you know that this little cottage in Castle Combe which has been on the big screen several times, and is now classed as one of the most ‘photographed houses in Britain’ is up for grabs?

The Grade II-listed three-bed is now on sale in the picture-perfect village of Castle Combe and has been put on the market for a hefty £1.8 million.

The house has attracted the admiration of many visitors, and photographers, keen to see the property which has featured in the Doctor Dolittle in 1967, and Castle Combe, where it is situated has been used in Stardust in 2007 and War Horse in 2011.

The current owners even saw their home in an advert on a flight to America encouraging people to explore the Cotswolds, according to recent reports.

But what else makes this English property so in-demand on-screen and in the eyes of tourists?

The cottage overlooks the By Brook river with the view from the nearby bridge up the main street, one of the Cotswolds' most iconic sites due to its chocolate box looks and picturesque architecture.

It is also situated in Castle Combe, which is regularly named the ‘prettiest village in England’ and has an undeniable fairy-tale feel about it.

Only around 340 residents live in the small village, so if you’re a fan of the hustle and bustle, this may not be the place for you.

The village also has 107 listed buildings, including a 13th-century church.

The house is spread out over 2,700 sq ft over 2 floors and has a host of period features, which shows of fits 17th-century roots with exposed stone walls and timber beams, mullion windows, and fireplaces (some even with inset wood burners).

Outside it has half an acre of garden, which backs onto woodland, made all the more enchanting with wild garlic and bluebells.

It also has a garden room/office and greenhouse, carport and workshop.

The estate agents responsible for selling the property describes the enclosed rear gardens as being; ‘well laid out and private'.

‘They amount to just under half an acre and provide a calm oasis as they back onto Parsonage Wood.

‘The rear gardens are well thought out with a paved seating/patio area leading off the back of the house, which opens up to a large level lawn with pathways to either side, well-stocked flower beds and a few trees.'