Looking for something a bit special this Christmas - how about a chocolate box thatched cottage? You could snap one up at auction or, if you want something a bit more traditional, there are plenty of terraced properties on offer.

These properties and some 70 others, will be offered for sale at Paul Fosh Auctions on Thursday, December 6, at The Park Inn Hotel, Llanedyrn, Cardiff, starting at 5pm

Lot 13: Tollgate, Southend, Ogbourne St George, Marlborough, SN8 1SG. Ever dreamed of owning a thatched cottage in the country? Well now could be the chance. Here is an opportunity to snap up a 17th century grade II listed chocolate box thatched cottage heaving with original features. The four-bedroom cottage in secluded gardens is in the village of Ogbourne St George, across the River Severn, near Marlborough, in Wiltshire. The property is offered with a guide price of £350,000-plus. The perfect Christmas present for that hard to buy for person perhaps!

Lot 40: 49 Cardiff Road, Bargeod, CF81 8PA. A former opticians shop with flat over presents the opportunity for a live over work unit or for the new owner to let each unit separately. The former shop offers two rooms and kitchenette, WC and store, while the residential accommodation offers lounge and kitchen to ground floor and two bedrooms and bathroom above. The property is listed with a guide price of £54,000-plus.

Lot 44: 13 Church Street, Ebbw Vale, NP23 6BE. Here is another opportunity to acquire a living and working property. The mid-terraced, three-storey property provides an A3 licensed retail unit on the ground floor with residential living accommodation over the first floor. At the lower ground floor is storage and concrete hard standing for off road parking. The property is listed with a guide price of £60,000-plus.

Lot 54: 10 Harcourt Place, Rhymney, Tredegar, NP22 5EN. A traditional, mid-terraced house situated close to the A465 Heads of the Valleys trunk road. There’s a kitchen and bathroom, lounge, dining room on the ground floor with three bedrooms above. The property, which is listed with a guide price of £30,000-plus, has a rear garden with lane access.

Lot 66: 69 Jones Street, Phillipstown, New Tredegar, NP24 6BE. This traditional, mid-terraced house not only has a garage but also wonderful views across open countryside to the rear. The three-bedroom property has recently benefited from upgrading to include new kitchen, bathroom replastered walls and upgraded electrics. The property, which also has a rear garden, is listed with a guide price of £40,000-plus.