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“Middleham cottage” We booked this cottage last minute for Christmas. It was warm and cosy in absolutely awful weather. We would have liked to look around more at Middleham but will have to come back and try again when the weather is better. Would d
“Comfortable ,well situated bungalow.” A small bungalow but with everything you would need. It was very warm with excellent central heating and a powerful fire. Very near the centre of Keswick and there was a fishshop and a grocer 2 minutes walk away.
A perfect holiday property; very convenient, comfortable, clean and a quiet location, just a 10 minute stroll into Keswick town centre and 5 minutes to Fitz park, perfect!… More
Thank you very much for the kind words and we are glad you found the bungalow so convenient. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!
“Perfectly placed, comfortable bungalow”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2017
we enjoyed a great week over Christmas this year. A very comfortable, home from home, bungalow. Not far from centre of Keswick but quiet and off street parking a big plus. The beds were exceptionally… More
“Excellent Location, good facilities”
Reviewed 4 Apr 2013
I stayed here over Easter with my wife and two kids. It's located very close to the towncentre of Keswick and park which has a play area for the children. The main bedroom has plently of room and the … More
Thank you so much for the feedback we are in the process of improving the cottage and hope that you will visit again soon. WIFI is a great idea, so maybe later on in the year we will think about putting it in. We were also thinking about putting a washer machine in instead of the dishwasher as we have limited space.
We hope that you visit again.
“Great place to stay” We have just returned from our stay at Foxgloves in Carbis Bay. Situated in a nice quiet cul-de-sac it was ideal for our stay as we have family close by. We stayed as a family of 4 with other family popping over for dinner a few t
“A Immaculate property in an ideal position with exceptional views”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2014
An immaculate and comfortable property with exceptional views across Lock Duich to Ratagan and the west end of the 5 sisters. The garden, from which we have watched porpoise and otter, leads down to t… More
“Beautifully Presented Cottage in ideal location”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2016
This is a spacious well kept cottage.
Had everything we needed. I have never seen so many cupboards in a kitchen and bathroom of self catering accommodation.
A lovely location overlooking Loch Du… More
Reviewed 6 Nov 2016
Lovely location right on the loch shore, was able to watch otters playing in the water at the foot of the garden. The weather was variable (as you would expect at that time of year in Scotland!), but … More
A beautifully presented property with great facilities and in a great location. The owners were very friendly and helpful and made us very welcome at the property. They were available if we needed the… More
Thank you for your great review, so glad you enjoyed the cottage so much and had a lovely stay. I look forward to seeing you again one day.
“Superb accommodation, second to none.”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2014
Marvellous location. Putsborough Sands and Woolacombe Beach within easy walking distance. The Cottage is furnished and decorated to exceptional standards. Good parking. Everything has been thought o… More
Many thanks for your fanastic review, I am so glad you enoyed your stay at the cottage and Putsborough. I do hope we see you again.
“We will be back!”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2014
We very much enjoyed our stay at Putsborough Garden cottage and will certainly return in the near future. The location is outstanding and is just a short walk to a world class beach and pubs! The cott… More
Thanks so much for taking the time to give the cottage your lovely review, so glad you enoughed visiting again and I very much look forward to seeing you again the next time you stay with us.
“Happy week away in nice accommodation” My family and I rented all 3 cottages and were pleased with what we got. They are well presented/maintained and have all basic cooking requirements, although you may want to bring extra (i.e. sharp knives). Our c
“Lovely cottage in great location” Enjoyed our stay at this lovely cottage. Great location with the beach only 10 minute walk away and a short drive in to St Andrews & Crail. Cottage is well equipped, clean and cosy and loved the wood burner. We were l
I stayed at this property with my 2 daughters to have a late Christmas, it couldn't had been better. Well equipped and decorated superbly. We probably picked the coldest and windiest weekend this year… More
Thanks for your kind words. The Woodburner has been the best addition to the house, even more so when we are on the back end of an atlantic storm.
Great to hear you & your daughters had a great time and we hope you managed to play some of the games with them and make the best of your time.
We hope you can come back some other time.
Cassandra & Steve
“Excellent location for all hou golf players”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2016
The Stackyard Kingsbarns is the perfect holiday cottage especially if you want to use it as a base for a golfing holiday. Bright, clean ans tidy with all the mod cons needed. The owners make access to… More
Glad to hear that you and your friends had such a good time. Kingsbarns certainly is a great golfing base, as you would have seen the sign outside the house "550 metres" to the Kingsbarns golf course.
Hope you can come back some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
Just returned from a stay in this fantastic cottage, what a find!! We were visiting St Andrews for my son's Graduation. Our party included myself, husband, mother-in-law and Labrador Bodie. Right fro… More
Thank you so much for the kind review. I'm sure your son's graduation helped elate your feeling during the stay. Well done to him!
We both hope you can return to enjoy Kingsbarns some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
“Brilliant bungalow” We have just arrived back from our short break visiting family. Bungalow was clean tidy and warm, lots of space for my little boy to run around and nice big garden for the dog.
Great property in good location, easy to find, can't
The overall experience was excellent. The property ist clean and tidy. The garden was very inviting and well looked after. The property had everything we really needed. The master bedroom was equipped… More
Thank you for your review - we look forward to welcoming you back again.
“A fabulous place and fabulous location” What a lovely place to stay. It was by far one of the best places I have stayed. Great accomodation in a great location. The bungalow had everything you need, even a steamer like I have at home, great home comfo
Beautifully presented holiday bungalow, clean, modern and bright. The flowers in each room were a lovely touch. We especially enjoyed the welcoming cream tea after a very long drive. Everything about … More
Many thanks and I'm so glad you found the house good for you. I hope we'll see you in Croyde again soon.
“Perfect in every way.”
Reviewed 12 Aug 2016
Thank you so much for what has been the most relaxed holiday in a long time.
A huge part of that being down to the house itself being in the ideal spot, only 10 mins walk from both the shops and b… More
I'm so glad you found everything to be perfect for a relaxing holiday. That is what it's all about.
Reviewed 31 Jul 2016
This accommodation cannot be faulted!
Well presented, well maintained and perfect location for us.
The little personal touches were very thoughtful.
In our party were 2 60 year olds, 2 30 year old… More
Many thanks for taking the trouble to review. I'm so glad it was so right for you and your family and that you feel you'd like to come and stay again.
“Lovely relaxed holiday with all amenities” Clean. Brilliant location with shops and BEACH nearby. Coarse fishing lake within ½ Mile. Easy access by car or bus to larger towns eg. Newquay. Bodmin etc.
all necessary amenities.
“Gorgeous” Lovely house, beautiful spot. Great for kids, in our group ages went from 7 to 13. We ate on the beach, went beachcombing, walking and kite flying.
Decent pub close by in Lelant if you don't want to cook. Galley kitchen in the house perfec
“Five Star Luxury in Skye” Pictures don't do this house justice. It's a huge bungalow with big rooms that have been well looked after. The house is clean and new feeling but cosy and all facilities are excellent. The wifi is brilliant. The location is
“Well appointed, comfortable bungalow in pleasant, quiet surroundings.” We had four pleasant February days in this property, which was warm and comfortable. It is in pleasant country surroundings and must be wonderful in summer, particularly in v
“Perfect relaxation” I stayed with 3 friends for a weekend of relaxation. Have been here before and will be back again for the views and beach walks and relaxation in a cozy accommodation. Perfect place to unwind!
Everything you could dream of' great location, on the beach, wonderful house, all you could want and more from a holiday home and to top it all weather amazing, can't wait to go back. Thank you so mu… More
Reviewed 17 Mar 2013
We came here in March, having hoped at the time of booking it would be spring and we'd have a sunny weekend on the beach. In the event, it was still mid-winter with remnants of snow on the South Downs… More
Reviewed 18 Dec 2012
I rented the beach house for the weekend for my partners birthday in July 2011, I'd been there a few years before and it was just as beautiful as I remember. it was a complete surprise to my partner a… More
“What a find!” The bungalow was clean, spacious and perfectly positioned to explore the north coast of Cornwall.
We had everything we needed for our stay and Paul couldn't have been more helpful. The scones on arrival were a fabulous touch!
My wife, friends and I stayed here for 3 nights over the Easter period. We all agreed that we had a wonderful stay at this property. There was everything you needed and was immaculately clean. The vie… 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
“Cornwall fix” We have a caravan near Portscatho but the site is closed from October to Easter so we needed our cornwall fix. Itldo is perfectly placed within walking distance of Portscatho and of the coastal footpath. Two pubs and the Harbour club are
We visited with our 2 terriers in October and the weather wasn't overly kind to us so we spent a lot of time in the property which is when you really appreciate a truely comfy billet and Itldo fits th… More
Thank you for your kind comments, we're glad you enjoyed your stay.
Reviewed 17 Apr 2013
We had a fantastic time at Itldo, the cottage was very nice, the local pubs did nice food and all the people in the village were laid back and friendly. If we go back to Cornwall, we will definitely b… More
Thanks for your kind words, glad you enjoyed your stay at our bungalow and the surroundings.
Reviewed 11 Oct 2012
A well equipped and well located bungalow. The sea was a 10 minute walk downhill (longer coming back!) and there were two great pubs close by, both of which served good food. The weather was mixed dur… More
Thanks for your review, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay.
“Fantastic Holiday” What a great bungalow , has everything you could possibly need , including a good selection of dvds and books , perfectly situated in a quiet spot , but close enough to use all the facilities within the park and Manor House , a grea
We had a fabulous week and can't wait to return next year. The beaches were perfect for our kids to enjoy as well as the dogs and the property was lovely to return to after a fun packed day. Added bon… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to do a review - and also for booking again next year. So glad you had a lovely time and look forward to welcoming you again. Enjoy the rest of this summer.
“Lovely family holiday”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2016
We spent a wonderful week at Villa Nostra at the end of July 2016. Two adults, a 4 year old and toddler of 21 months stayed there and there was plenty of room for all of us, including all our luggage… More
Thank you so much for the kind comments. I'm so glad you all enjoyed it and we finally managed to sort the cot out! Since this is our own holiday home, I just want people to enjoy themselves once they're there and so it was a pleasure to help out.
Enjoy the rest of the summer and thank you once again for taking the time and trouble to write a review.
“Everything we needed at a reasonable cost”
Reviewed 30 Oct 2016
After booking the property Linda the owner was in touch with all the information we needed about the area the site and dog friendly places and if we had any problems just to phone her
On arrival th… More
Thank you so much for such a lovely review. Its very kind of you to take the trouble. I'm so glad you all enjoyed it and i would love to welcome you again in the future.
“Perfect” Really enjoyed our stay, everything was perfect. The property was very clean, homely, well equipped and the bed was very comfortable too. It was everything we needed for our weeks stay in Lowestoft babysitting our Grandchildren and an added b
We spent a very enjoyable week staying at Waterside Park, Corton. The bungalow was spotless, beautifully furnished, comfortable beds and the most well-appointed self catering accommodation we have ev… More
Thankyou Diane for your kind comments. It was lovely to meet you all and glad you had a lovely week away. Kind regards Jo and John
“Comfortable, quiet, relaxing” One of the best views! Just sitting in the garden on the very comfortable garden chairs and looking across to the sea just washes your cares away! Well equipped clean and cosy! Although out of the main village it is with
5 adults and two dogs visited poppy land for a long weekend to celebrate a 70th birthday! We were totally speechless on arriving at poppyland on seeing the beautiful views! A little piece of heaven! T… More
Reviewed 4 Jul 2016
Totally enjoyed our very relaxing and chilling holiday. the views over looking the sea and valley was wonderful. We found it very hard to tear our self a way. Our boys(dogs) loved it. The garden was … More
“LOVELY AND CLEAN BUNGALOW.”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2014
Well equipped Bungalow. Everything you needed for your stay provided. Only need to bring towels.
Nice sea view. Enclosed garden. Great for kids or dogs.
We all had a great time. Would stay there aga… More
“This is a very high quality holiday house in a central location for exploring the Uists.” Taigh Soillier is a very solid beautifully furnished & equipped property. Everything about it was of high quality. It was beautifully clean when we arrived and w