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“An amazing oasis of style and comfort” From a non-descript, narrow street you step into a wonderful space. It is clean, well maintained and very well equipped. It is also incredibly spacious. Upstairs the high ceilings and skylights add to this sense
The pictures do not do the house justice!! It is fairly big and deceiving from the outside.
Great quiet spot for families but with walking distance to local amenities and central to drive to Llandudn… More
“Fantastic Holiday Let”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2016
Really enjoyed our stay. The house was fantastic! Comfortable, lovely decor and furnishings, we felt at home straight away. Very well positioned in Llanberis with amazing views at the rear of the prop… More
Stayed here a year ago too and both times it has been brilliant. Good size place for two people to stay in, really comfy bed / sofas and everything neat, tidy and generally good quality.
The surrou… More
thanks rob, perhaps see you again, very welcome
“Lovely, lovely, lovely - cannot praise too highly”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2013
What a lovely cottage and what a lovely place to stay.
We went ostensibly for the Severn Valley Railway Autumn Gala as the cottage is well placed to access Bridgnorth and the line generally, but had… More
“Comfortable, spacious & good quality”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
Stayed for 5 nights, found the cottage very clean and comfortable with a huge bedroom & bathroom. All the equipment & bedding was good quality & everywhere was tastefully furnished. Beautiful views fr… More
thank you for your comments, i am glad you enjoyed your stay, please remember us and come again
“Excellent” What a fantastic place to stay.Bayview cottage is beautifully decorated & well equipped.We had a lovely welcome from Alison & Jefff,even our dog Bailey was made to feel welcome.
Jeff kindly let us use one of his fields to exercise him. It
“Ms” This place is spectacular - a luxurious warm and comfortable cottage with A lovely view - we were lucky enough to have good weather and wanted to explore .. there's plenty of books and travel tips giving information on the best places to go but t
“Incredible cottage with amazing views from every window”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2015
Loved the cottage, we liked how close it was to Portrree yet loved the seclusion/ fact that it was setback on its own outside of town. The kitchen was great and had everything we needed ( really appre… More
Reviewed 19 Aug 2014
Cottage is as good as it looks in the pictures with great outlook across green fields. It's well equipped and maintained and we would be happy to stay there again. Good location for touring the north… More
“Superb - hope to be back!!”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2014
Wow! What a stunning house - beautifully designed and furnished, and spotlessly clean on arrival. We loved staying here and so did our two girls. Amazing views and a very practical layout made for a… More
“THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE IN WALES” There is an amazing spacious house with everything what you need to lead everyday live. House is very atractive located close to most popular attractions in Snowdonia. We had been visited Criccieth and Cearnarfon Cas
“Great house in beautiful location with helpful and considerate owner”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2013
My family and I really enjoyed our stay in Ty Capel and found it very reasonably priced. The house was as described; the rooms were spacious, clean and well-equipped, as well as being warm and homely.… More
“Excellent Holiday Home - Well worth a visit”
Reviewed 20 Mar 2013
Brilliant Chapel House in a great location for the Llyn Pennisula, Snowdonia & Anglessey.
All rooms are big and the house is full of character. The kitchen is well equipped and there is a large dinin… More
“Beautiful house, full of character in a stunning location”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
Ty Capel is a beautifully restored house with lots of room and character. My family and I had a wonderful holiday here and only wish we could of stayed longer. Talysarn is a small village with friendl… More
“Tigh an darroch ballater” Cannot fault the bungalow or the owner, the bungalow was perfect,very spacious and we didn't want for anything during our stay,the owner quickly replied to emails and went out of her way to make sure my party had everything f
We spent a most relaxing and enjoyable week in this lovely holiday home which was tasefully decorated and had absolutely everything we needed including television and internet access. It has a lovel… More
“Spacious, comfortable, and exceptionally good location.”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2012
Smart, well equiped house on a quiet street within walking distance of all Ballater's ameneties. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to our friends.… More
“Honeymoon break” Getting married in Feb we decided to book a UK stay as we have a baby and wanted to avoid any long haul flights, we booked this accommodation and we couldn't have done better!
Lovely, well maintained and well provisioned property,
My husband and I enjoyed a 4 night stay at The Creamery/The Hideaway. The Hideaway was cosy and ideal for a romantic stay with the luxurious hot tub just outside. Thomas and his wife go to a lot of tr… More
We're so glad The Hideaway ticked all the boxes for your mini break, our new hot tub is wonderfully popular and just the thing after that strenuous walk back from the pub! See you again soon, Thomas & Amanda
Reviewed 1 Nov 2016
We absolutely loved staying at the hideaway.
The owners had made loads of effort to make our stay wonderful. With treats layed out when we arrived and homemade bread and jam left in the kitchen.
We're very happy to hear you loved staying at the Hideaway....we wanted to create a special place for couples who feel like treating themselves to a little bit of luxury, or as my Nan used to say - 'A little bit of what you fancy does you good' ! All the best
Returned again after a stay in late 2014 and the standards of cleanliness and comfort were just as good. The cottage is so warm and peaceful and a superb place to recharge your batteries. Trelowia is… More
“remote,quiet and comfortable”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
lovely cottage in the middle of farm land, had a big garden for the dogs to run around. made to feel welcome by the owner… More
“Home from home”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2016
Excellent cottage, beautiful location driving distance from most places. Had a fabulous holiday. House was immaculate and beautifully decorated. Everything catered for especially with the welcoming tr… More
We had a wonderful 3 days in this lovely, well equipped cottage. Excellent location. We all agreed that we would definitely book again.
Of note, a mirror placed on back of door in one of bedrooms up… More
Reviewed 21 Feb 2017
Beautiful holiday cottage in Broughty Ferry. Couldnt ask for more. Great decor, facilities, homely and a fab location. Brilliant … More
Thankyou for taking the time to review Fishermans cottage. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will visit again.
“Great Property for multi generational holiday” This was our second visit to this property and this time our sons and their families joined us. The weather wasn't great but we were able to get the little ones on the beach in minutes when the sun did sh
“Beautiful house that was quintessentially English seasidy in a gem of a town. Wonderful.”
Reviewed 5 Dec 2012
Stayed in Broadstairs with the Grandparents, two parents and a toddler. Great that the house was on a few levels so those who wanted to sleep in the morning were not disturbed by the toddler doing jig… More
“a great home from home”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2011
We stayed the second time in this wonderful accomodation - very tidy and comfortable - the house is a real home from home for us and our 3 sons. The contact to the owners was without any problems, the… More
“Nice house in quiet location”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2013
House is comfortable in a quiet road 5 - 10 minutes walk from Viking Bay, Stone Bay and the High Street. The beaches are sandy and child friendly especially Viking Bay. There are many places to eat i… More
“Excellent property to stay if visiting York” Excellent property to stay if visiting York. Very clean and all you need for a great get away. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and have already recommended to friends and family and will definitely go back. So
The apartment was perfect and we could not think of anything that would have made it better apart from maybe a second bottle of prosecco!! The location was so central with everything right on your doo… More
Your review made me laugh out loud! Cheeky! I am so glad you both enjoyed the stay and we'd love to see you again one day.
“Great location and well equipped flat”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2014
We had a lovely time in Gillygate. The location couldn't be better. It is a fully well equipped, clean and comfortable renovated flat . Good quality linen!
Charming and friendly owner!! We will come… More
Thank you for your review. You will be back? Delighted!
“This is the perfect place for a city break in York.”
Reviewed 1 Feb 2017
Gillygate was perfect because it was within walking distance to York Minister, Clifford Tower and all the other attractions in York City centre. We took the train from Cambridge and walked here from t… More
Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. Our location is terrific and I am so pleased you liked the decor. We'd love to see you again!
“Wow! An exceptional cottage, excellent location - home from home.” We travel to Scotland every other year, to stay for Christmas and New Year - this was by far the best cottage we have stayed in. Everything you needed was there, plus little extras.
What an unbelievably great experience staying in this cottage was! It was extremely clean and well-organized, and the kitchen is lovely and there were many little extras included. The bed was very com… More
Reviewed 15 Sep 2011
This was the best cottage we had ever stayed in. Modern & comfortable in an ideal situation.… More
“Mrs” We had a brilliant time here. The location is spot on, accommodation was spotless and the view from the window is beautiful. Would definitely visit again, every turn has another fantastic view and numerous walks to go on. Didn't quite make it up
We have just had four nights stay at this holiday home.....everything you need in this property ...spotlessly clean ....very comfortable and peaceful....stunning position with views from front windows… More
I am glad that you found our "home from home" in Scotland so enjoyable, I look forward to you being able to stay longer next time.
“Lovely cottage!” Much roomier than we thought from looking at the photos, April Cottage is cosy and spacious at the same time. Also, it is lovely decorated. We are very much enjoying our stay and are so comfortable. The contacts with Elena, the owner,
“Splendid Cottage - Central for Devon and Cornwall sights”
Reviewed 6 Nov 2015
We had a splendid time in this beautifully presented and very well equipped cottage (the double bed was sumptuously comfortable!). We were only on a short, 4 day visit, but the cottage is fantasticall… More
“Looked good on the 'net and it was good when we got there.”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2015
Excellent for two people. Good facilities, great location and felt like home after a few days.
Parking a little problem but at least it was off road.
This cottage was nice and cosy with a lovely ou… More
“A charming oasis in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds” Veronica and I live in Australia and were planning a business/ holiday trip to UK and Europe. We had a vision of finding a character cottage in the centre of an historic village that had enough
Thank you Nick & Jenny for a wonderful stay!
4 of us spent 3 nights in the cottage over New Year and had a brilliant time. It was completely stressless from start to finish with booking, payment, arr… More
“Lovely Cottage” This cottage was lovely so well equipped and tea and coffee milk to get us started. Bed really comfy and peaceful night's sleep had thanks to it being in a private road. Cosy and warm.
Parking could be and issue but vouchers supplied
Suited us down to the ground. Lovely cottage,clean and well equipped. Will be back and would highly recommend.… More
“Wonderful cottage in quiet location, close to everything!”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
A perfect 10! Cosy cottage, with peaceful view of bowling green from kitchen window. Very comfortable bed, and ample sized kitchen and dining room. Very clean throughout. Will definitely stay here aga… More
Reviewed 2 Oct 2016
Lovely quaint cottage and wonderful owners! Second stay at St. Jude's and was just as great as the last time. Steve and his wife are so helpful and are on hand to answer any quiries you have. Very fas… More
The location is fabulous and really we could have just stayed in Cawsand all week! The house is clean, comfortable and perfect with the owner on hand at all times. The walk to the beach and town is q… More
Thank you Rohanna I am so pleased you had a good holiday.
“Just what we wanted” We rented this property to celebrate my 40th, we had many guests, with about half camping on the grounds. The house is large and very spacious giving us loads of room. Although the house wasn't immaculate, it suited our needs perf
Me and my friends really enjoyed the weekend in Church Lodge cottage. We would definitely like to come and spend the perfect time making BBQ, playing volleyball, having few drinks or listen to music a… More
“Mini moon retreat” We stayed here for our wedding day and for a few days after and it couldn't have been better!
The house was beautifully fernished with amazing beds,super comfy sofas and even the carpet was nice.
Kitchen was fantastic and bathroo
We rented the cottage as we were exhibiting at an event in Skipton and wanted somewhere relatively local to stay.
This ticked all the boxes - within 10 minutes drive of Skipton, plenty of room for… More
“Excellent accomodation and helpfull hostess”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2013
Our host Gemma was most helpfull, nothing was too much trouble. The cottage was comfortable,well equiped and spotlessly clean, and the views wonderfull. The village shop a short walk down the road was… More
“A place with every comfort seen to, spotless, spacious and perfect location.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2013
Every contact with Gemma was friendly. The place was set up in a thoughtful way with more facilities and luxuries than we had experienced elsewhere as we travelled around UK and at a very reasonable … More
Thank you for your kind comments. A washing line and pegs are now available. The washing line is a retractable one so as not to spoil the view from the lounge when not in use! Please just be aware that we do not have a washing machine in the Cottage so the line is available for those wishing to wash garments by hand. There are also laundrettes nearby should you require them.
“Perfect in every way” We stayed in the flat over Christmas to enable us to visit family and friends -we couldn't have asked for more. Superbly appointed and every comfort you could require. Really loved the balcony overlooking the woods. Excellent loc
“Amazing!” Had an absolutely fantastic time in this lovely house. There were 13 of us celebrating 21st, 50th and 80th birthdays and what an ideal place to do it. Plenty of room for us all and everything we needed to celebrate in style. Loved the huge c
“Wonderful property with period features and large spacious rooms.”
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
We had a wonderful stay at Bankfield. There were 8 adults and 4 children and each and everyone of us enjoyed the lovely spacious house, especially the teenagers who appreciated the many rooms where th… More
Thank you for your kind words,they are really appreciated,and hopefully we will be able to welcome you all back to our very special house,until then all health and happiness to you all,,
Eric and Helen
“Even better than I had hoped...”
Reviewed 10 Mar 2013
We spent a wonderful February week at Bankfield House with my family, husband, self, twin five year olds and a whole heap of friends who variously joined us over the week for 40th birthday celebration… More
Thank you for very kind words it means a lot to Helen and I to get such wonderful feedback from our Holidaymakers,we loved having you all stay with us and please come back whenever you can,you know there is a warm welcome awaiting you all
“A spacious and homely house with great views!”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2013
We would highly recommend a stay at Bankfield House. It is a warm, comfortable house that offers superb value for money. The owners, Helen and Eric, are very friendly and welcoming. They spent time ma… More
Thank you so much for your kind words,they are really valued by us and appreciate them very much.Hope to see you all again at Bankfield ,
Eric and Helen
“What a gem!” Words fail me when trying to review this superb property. Eve, the property owner was just fabulous allowing us to both check in early and leave our luggage at the property until the evening on the day of our departure. The property itsel
Lady Wynd is the greatest little apartment in the most perfect location. My friend and I took our 2 teenage daughters to Edinburgh to see the Stereophonics play live at the Castle and we could not hav… More
Thank you very much Jane. And I am so glad that you enjoyed the apartment, and the Stereophonics. And many thanks for leaving everything so neat. It would be great to see you all again.
Reviewed 7 Oct 2016
Met by eve at the apartment, very helpful, what can I say, gorgeous apartment, everything you could ask for n much more, decanter of whiskey, milk, eggs bread, cereal n little basket of goodies, toile… More
Thank you Paula
I enjoyed our chat. I hope you had everything you needed. Thank you for staying at my wee apartment.
Come back soon.
“Haven in Big City”
Reviewed 14 Feb 2017
Arriving to a friendly, warm welcome by Eve, the owner, we were instantly over awed with this jewel of an apartment. It was everything and more to what the description reads and photos the show. After… More
Many thanks for that. I am happy that you enjoyed your stay.
Come back soon.
“Excellnt, clean, well appointed apartment with all we could wish for.” Party of 4 stayed for 3 nights had a wonderful stay The owner was very helpful and accommodating. The photos on the web site looked great but did not do the property justice. Highl
“Very comfortable” Had a great time. Flat was clean and very comfortable. Being centrally located it was close to all amenities without having to use our car. Loads of things to do with the kids and great places to eat. Would definitely recommend. Than
“Excellent clean apartment with everything needed for a very comfortable break.”
Reviewed 19 Feb 2015
Fantastic apartment, very clean and tidy. Perfect location for anyone visiting. Very helpful owners. And everything supplied in the apartment needed. We had a fantastic little half term break, with al… More
Thank you for writing your review and we are sure it will be very helpful to those looking to book. We welcome you back anytime and dont forget to remind us of your repeat booking discount. Once again thank you for taking the time to write.
“All you need for feeling at home and to relax”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2015
The location was easy to find. Bus stop is near. Everthing was well organised: How to find the keys and the appartement. The appartement is clean, modern and very well equipped (free WiFi). It was war… More
So nice to have your review and thank you for taking the time to write it. As we have said before we wish we could review you as the apartment was spotless when we came in to clean and prepare for our next guests. We hope we will see you again if you visit Bournemouth at some time in the future.
“Splendid stay and was more than we expected”
Reviewed 8 Dec 2014
Splendid little holiday flat, close to the beach and town square, which made it great for walking back and forth! Very modern and tidy, all necessities included. Would recommend to others and thorough… More
It was a pleasure to have you to stay at The farthings. Thank you for your time in writing the review. We welcome you back any time and dont forget to ask for your repeat discount.
We were a family of 5 staying for a much needed break. The house had been recommended by friends and I am so pleased I took up their recommendation. The house was just LOVELY, a perfect size, nicely f… More
“A weekend at the Swallows Barn” With a long weekend away planned in Watergate bay we wanted to find a place to stay that offered all the creature comforts of home and I found it at Swallows Barn. The family that own the property were very welcoming an
Swallows barn is a lovely cosy new barn conversion with everything you need for two people.Everything is fresh & clean.It is located on a working farm & near the airport,but we were not disturbed at a… More
Thank you for taking the time to review. So pleased you both enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.
Paul,Ann,Johnny & Ann
This flat is gorgeous, the views are stunning, high ceiling gives this extra spacious feel. Flat had anything you need even bottle steriliser for babies etc etc Gail was very welcoming and nice and ex… More
Reviewed 18 Aug 2016
Loved this place! Very spacious, well stocked kitchen, great location. Brilliant that they had a stair gate too which we could use to stop our 16mth going down the stairs to the bathroom!!! Liked the … More
Thanks for your review. Really sorry to hear about the cleanliness issues - especially the wine glass. I'll make sure this gets addressed.
“3rd visit already”
Reviewed 20 Oct 2016
what can I say: we just finished our 3rd stay and enjoyed it as much as we did the 2 times before. A very nice place to stay with a fantastic view. Just great!… More
Great to have you back again! Thanks for the great review. C
“Waterloo House” Enjoying our 7 night stay here in Lochinver. The house is gorgeous, well equipped and very comfortable. It's open plan layout works well for family time. Wish I could have this at home! Lots of essential extras left for use such as toi
Waterloo House was simply a magnificent home to stay in for the week. The views were breath taking every day. Our honeymoon couldn't have been at a better place!!
The house its self and its up keep… More
Many thanks for your fantastic review. Glad you both enjoyed yourselves in Waterloo, Lochinver and surrounding area! Yes please do come back soon.
“Beautiful house, can't wait to go back!”
Reviewed 13 Dec 2014
We spent 3 nights at Waterloo House at the start of December. The lodge is beautiful, even better than it looks in the photographs. Wood burning stove on for our arrival, a great welcome after a long … More
Thanks for your great review! Come back soon!
“Excellent house and stunning views.”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2014
An excellent modern house with all mod cons set in a peaceful location with great views of the mountains and Lochinver. Plenty of local amenities just a couple of minutes away in the village of Lochin… More
Thanks for your great review, glad you all enjoyed yourselves and had a great stay.
Great apartment that has everything you could need including beach towels and in a location just minutes from the beach. Only downside was the lack of outside space which would have just finished off … More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for Bryn Eglwys. It is always good to hear when guests have enjoyed their stay and that they loved the house. Look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Jamie - Rhosneigr Holiday Lettings
“Beautiful, relaxing and friendly.” My daughter and I spent wonderfully relaxing long weekend at Barley Rise Lodge. The lodge is of a very high quality, beautifully furnished and with everything you need for a long or short stay. Set on a small holdin