In our regular world and also the real estate world, don't believe everything you read. It brings to mind the thought to be a better critical thinker in all things you read, hear, and even see. Is it fact or opinion, real or an illusion, clarity or trickery? Especially all you may read on the INTERNET. I do not know what it is with the "printed" word but we seem to think it must be truth if it is in solid print before our eyes.
Cozy home? Really? You show up and it is a dump.
Large lot? Yes maybe for this cramped town of houses on top of each other.
Country feel? Not a cow for 40 miles.
Think of our general life. Politics. High integrity? Yes, until they get in office and no one in their office will return your phone call. Been in the business 20 years. Yes, as a side job. With critical thinking in any aspect of life, real estate or otherwise, look at something with a 360 degree perspective, all around it and ask lots of questions. Warranty on that used car? What does that mean? 90 day "limited" warranty like it means maybe for 90 days the wheels won't fall off but if the engine blows, an exception in the fine print, you are on your own.
Also just for your own behavior, can you push the bounds or break the rules? No fishing doesn't really mean no fishing if you own the land up against the lake, if some would check the city law. The devil may be in the details. Exceptions to many rules if you are a sharp cookie. In taxes they call that loopholes.
So listen carefully to all you read, hear, and see, but then turn that brain on and investigate further. You will come out way ahead in the long run, turning yourself into a "well-informed" person.