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Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Charming Grade II listed Victorian terraced house in quiet, characterful and prestigious Central North Oxford street available for furnished holiday and short lets. Plantation Road has its own Wikipedia page. The key benefit of this property is its location right in the …see more
“Great place ideal for people who want to cook for themselves”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2014
Really neat and tidy place, well maintained. Especially the kitchen was well laid out and well-equipped. It was a bit cold (winter!) until we figured out to turn the furnace into continuous mode. Jeri… More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Welcome to our self-catering property - 'Number 19' Chiefs Street. This is a comfortable three bedroomed terraced house in a quiet city-centre location within a short walk from the Cathedral, museums, restaurants, shops and Oliver Cromwell's house.The property is warm, …see more
“comfortable, excellent locaion, quiet and the garden and off road parking a bonus”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2013
The cottage is much better equipped than usual, which made self catering very easy. To be met by the owner was lovely, and meant we could ask all the questions, and get lots of tips re Ely itself as… More
“A lovely place to stay, especially with young children”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
This was a great place to stay - good sized rooms, in a pleasant location and close enough to the centre to do everything on foot; Cromwell's house is only a two minute walk away. The children spent a… More
“A lovely property: comfortable and very well equipped.”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
The property is minutes away from the Cathedral and so is ideally placed for everything Ely has to offer.
The owner, Bob, welcomed and collected us from Ely railway station and explained how everythi… More
Nearest beach 40 km; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
This charming detached, boutique style holiday cottage has a spacious, light, open plan living area, luxurious bathroom and a beautiful bedroom. You’ll find handmade British soft furnishings with decorations in Farrow and Ball colours and granite worktops to the well …see more
Mayar Bhan is an architect designed eco home built in 2005, and finished to a very high standard. The house has been simply but tastefully decorated with double glazing and underfloor heated wooden & tiled floors throughout, supplemented by a cozy wood burning stove for …see more
This is our second stay at Mayar Bhan. The property offers exceptionally high standard accommodation with the most amazing views out across the bay towards Gruinard Island. The property has been bui… More
Reviewed 1 Sep 2014
The house is exceptional - although relatively modern it has character and a great 'feel'. The accommodation is of a very high standard - fantastic open plan downstairs with panoramic views across a … More
“Fabulous family holiday house”
Reviewed 4 Jun 2014
Mayar Bhan was absolutely perfect for our relaxing stay in the Highlands. The house has stunning views and we made good use of the log burner during the typically dodgy Scottish weather. There was ple… More
High quality, recently built, modern and environmentally friendly 5 bedroom house in fantastic location for exploring the Highlands of Scotland, or just sitting taking in the scenery from your seat. Designed as a family home with room for 2 families, there is a large op …see more
Loved our weekend break with my extended faimily for my mothers 70th. There were 15 of us in total and the house was perfect. The facilities were superb and the home had everything you need. We too… More
“Fantastic, spacious accommodation in a beautiful setting.”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2014
The house is fitted out to a very high standard and it was great to find a place that toiletries already on hand. We had some great walks straight out of the house and features like freesat and wifi … More
“Fabulous in every way”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2014
We booked the lodge for a week to act as a base for a family wedding in Strathpeffer. What an excellent choice. From the very first contact with the owners everything was well organised and hassle fre… More
Nearest beach 80 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
Note - we can sometimes be flexible on changeover days even in high season, please ask if your dates aren't Saturday to Saturday!
La Tour des Anges (the Angels' Tower) is a painstakingly restored and totally unique home inside the medieval ramparts of the village of S …see more
This luxurious award winning beach house offers you all amenities and has 24 hour patrolled security. Friendly staff make it the most chilled and memorable holiday. It is the perfect base to venture out from. World heritage sites and big five game reserves within 2 hrs …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Air conditioning;
The apartment “The Oak” consists of a bedroom and a living area, shower and bathroom and a small kitchen area with an electric plate, minibar fridge, coffee filter etc. for breakfast. You are also welcome to the common kitchen downstairs. The house is situated in on …see more
Parc Cefn Coed House is located just two minutes' walk from the blue flag beach of Dinas Dinlle. Quiet and peaceful, the house offers comfortable accommodation in a convenient location ideally situated for exploring Snowdonia, Anglesey and the Llyn Peninsular.The h …see more
“wonderful retreat,beautiful area with everything you need supplied in the cottage for a stress free holiday.”
Reviewed 12 Nov 2012
We stayed at the cottage for a week in October and it was lovely. When I walked in the front door i was so relived to find that it was just as the advert said and so clean and fresh everywhere. The be… More
“Amazing views, warm, family home”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
What a great house! We travelled as 2 children, Mum, Dad, grandparents and dog, oh and a boat. The house is very roomy, with games, books and a games room to keep everyone happy. The views are amazing… More
“A little bit of Heaven on Earth!”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
We first discovered this house in April this year and loved it so much that we just couldn't wait to go back. If you want an amazing house with views from every window to die for, then all we can say … More
LUXURY spacious holiday home with sea views and direct access to the beach, large paved drive for off street car parking, seperate self contained granny flat, full sized snooker / games room, large patio area with long gardens stretching down to the adventure play area …see more
“Fantastic place for get together, fits all your needs.”
Reviewed 14 Sep 2012
This house is beautiful, and designed very very well and equipped for everything you need for a wonderful stay, for large groups or families. It is spacious and roomy. I stayed with my family for a w… More
“Fabulous house for our large family”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2013
We had a great time staying in this well equipped house. It was just as you see in the photos, clean, attractive and everything we needed for a good holiday. Many thanks… More
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The house retains its original features and charm and has been lovingly renovated to the highest standards inside to provide a modern, spacious and luxurious living space. With three large bedrooms and two bathrooms, the house can easily accommodate six people.The Groun …see more
Large luxury house located close to seafront at Ballycastle. Finished to high standard with private rear back garden. Has disabled bedroom and en-suite downstairs. , modern living area. DVD/TV in 5 bedrooms. Sound system, BBQ area
House as sea views of Rathlin Island an …see more
GORSE COTTAGE is set on a gentle hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Aran Islands, the Cliffs of Moher, Galway Bay and distant Conemara mountain ranges. Close to the famous villages of Doolin and Lisdoonvarna in County Clare. It is situated in a peaceful coastal lo …see more
House is exactly as advertised - lovely and comfortable and great location if you want to get away from it all but still only be a few minutes drive from lovely bars, restaurants etc. Plenty of space … More
“Lovely homely house from which to explore west and north Clare”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
Modern but characterful house, spacious, lots of natural light, great views to both Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. If you're looking for a peaceful break to recharge your batteries, Gorse Cotta… More
“Fabulous base for exploring and enjoying the delights of Co. Clare!”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2016
We were a family of 4 adults and 4 children who really enjoyed staying at Gorse cottage. The cottage is a stunning house and is exceptionally well equipped for a rental property. There were amble toys… More
Really happy to hear that you had a nice stay. That's very important to us and makes it all worth while. It's a grand spot alright. Thanks so much for the kind words.
Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Little Nettle Cottage is situated in the quiet secluded village of Thornton Rust, where you can choose from either a luxury self catering holiday cottage for 2 , or Bracken Cottage our self catering cottage for up to 4 people, which is in the same location and appointed …see more
A great little place to stay for our short break in Yorkshire. Friendly owner, lovely walks from close-by, dog-friendly, all mod-cons, would like to go for longer next time.… More
“Cozy cottage of excellent standard”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2014
Excellent cottage which is situated in a small hamlet yet within easy reach of Hawes and Leyburn. The cottage is of a very high standard, comfortable and extremely well equipped. I would certainly re… More
“An amazing cottage for 2 in Wendleydale”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2013
Barry and Colette, have a fantastic cottage for 2, this cottage is very warm with fantastic underfloor heating, fully equipped kitchen with a great fan oven. The bathroom is also a steam room which i… More
As its name suggests, this truly superb, luxury holiday home is located at the water's edge on the western shore of Lough Foyle along Ireland's stunning Wild Atlantic Way. The extensive deck area to the front takes full advantage of the panoramic sea views - i …see more
This is a truly wonderful house, fully equipped with everything needed for a holiday stay. Words cannot adequately describe the location with incredible views over the Lough and in an absolutely quiet… More
Reviewed 25 Jun 2012
What an amazing place! We fell instantly in love with the house.
The location, décor and design are fabulous!
The weather was great and we were able to relax and unwind on the decking.
One plac… More
“A Slice of Heaven”
Reviewed 14 May 2012
What an amazing place! We rented the house with a group of friends over the May holiday weekend. Although close to the nearest village, the house is tucked away from the road right on the waterfront.… More
Glór na dTonn - "Sound of the Waves" aptly named as one can hear the sea which is only 800m away. This property was built in July 2008, and decoration has been maintained to a very high standard. It was redecorated in 2014. It boasts a large bright open plan kitchen …see more
“Great Choice for attending a wedding or similar function in Ballybunion!”
Reviewed 15 Feb 2013
My Family & I enjoyed meeting you, and certainly enjoyed our stay in your lovely well equipped, comfortable house. It enabled us to take a part in the festivities , ie a Rehearsal Dinner for eighte… More
“The house lends itself to entertaining / socialising”
Reviewed 11 Mar 2012
My extended family and I arrive with a lot of equipment – bicycles, wetsuits, surf boards, dog etc. There is a secure garage attached to the house for this equipment.
We also do not want to eat ou… More
Please note that I do not allow dogs, this was a special one off case.
Ard Na Mara is recently completed luxury holiday home with a spacious open plan lounge, sun room, kitchen and dining area. The lounge has a open fire and house has central heating throughout. The kitchen is modern with a dining area adjoining the lounge and sun room …see more
We stayed in Ard Na Mara for one week in May 2014 and enjoyed the wonderful view and the comfortable house very much. It´s set back about 250 m from the altlantic drive and it has a wonderful view fr… More
“Beautiful House, Loads of Space for Kiddies, Beautiful Surroundings”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2013
Stephen Quinn the owner was very helpful with advice and gave a very detailed welcome pack recommending loads of activities, bars, restaurants etc around the area.
The house itself is beautiful a… More
“Scenic and Peaceful setting for family get together”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
Ideal facilities for a family group, especially with young children. A very well equiped house. Located in a traquil and scenic area… More
Dara is a modern, four-star, fully furnished 4 bedroom, pine-floored house. It is scenically situated at the edge of the Atlantic, in a calm, peaceful, relaxing atmosphere overlooking a small harbour. It is ideal for family holidays or touring groups, as it is an ideal …see more
Trinity Haven offers 4**** private Irish self catering accommodation near to Killykeen Forest Park and the Radisson Farnham Hotel in Cavan, Ireland. This holiday home has four spacious bedrooms that sleep 6-8 persons conveniently and has two double and two twin bedroom …see more
Lovely spacious holiday cottage - plenty of space for 4 adults and 5 young children. Very safe, quiet location with a view over the lake. I'd thoroughly recommend if you're looking for somewhere pea… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Oceanus is a luxury seafront villa in the premier area of Craigmore, approximately one mile from Rothesay. The property has a sitting room, a formal dining room and a superb kitchen and open-plan family dining area. There is also a south-facing conservatory and a shower …see more
This is one of the best places we have ever stayed - anywhere in the world!! The house was wonderful – quite the best we have stayed in. It is beautifully and comfortably furnished and everything ne… More
“A great find !”
Reviewed 16 Sep 2011
Oceanus was indeed a 'great find' Beautiful, spacious house with the most amazing views. Peaceful, relaxing, comfortable, just a great place to get away from it all and 'chill out'. Our pet lab, Jack … More
The artistic owners have created a house of considerable charm filled with an extensive collection of books, paintings and unusual objects of considerable interest. The interior is extraordinarily comfortable.The house is situated in a stunning location just yards from …see more
Gray Manes is a highly adaptable spacious property re-furbished to the highest standards with superb facilities. Awarded 5* Gold Award by Visit England.6 double bedrooms each with its own bathroom/shower room and TVLarge sitting room with inglenook fireplace, wood burne …see more
Village located house in the middle of the Sperrins. Area of outstanding natural beauty. Very central for touring all of Northern Ireland. Local amenities include two small super markets, two restaurants, pubs a bank and post office. Nearest town is Omagh. The American …see more
A fabulous house in a fabulous location, standing in its own grounds, with a pleasant, enclosed garden and plenty of off lane parking. This wonderful house is only a stones throw from a quiet bay, wake up to the sound of the sea every morning gently lapping onto the sho …see more
Whitecaps is a 3 bedroom detached house in a 1930's private estate. The house is only a 2 minute walk from the sea and 5 minutes from the Hayling Island Sailing Club and marina. With a roof terrace with stunning views across Chichester Harbour and the Solent, this …see more
We were very impressed with the view from the upstairs living room and balcony. My three teenage children were particularly taken with the roof facilities and view, which would have been amazing if th… More
“Gem on the south coast!”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2012
We loved this house. Location is ideal, very close to the beach and within easy reach of many places to visit. Inside is fantastic, it has been refurbished to a very high standard and is extremely c… More
“Great time at Whitecaps. Would definitely recommend.”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2012
We stayed last weekend in June. House is great and ideal for a relaxing break. Close to the beach and backs on to nature reserve so wonderful views. Balcony and roof terrace are great spaces as is the… More
This typical Breton cottage benefits from a secluded location in a magnificent setting.
Close to a sandy beach (with direct access), the cottage is set on 2800m2 of wooded land with a running stream against the background of rambling countryside. Sea-view from the garde …see more
On arrival we were very impressed of the beautiful small valley with this property as the only one in the valley. Only 80 m from the beach, we found stillness and relaxation. We liked to go to the bea… More
Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
Pear Tree Cottage is a charming house set in the beautiful picturesque village of Urchfont. It comfortably sleeps 10 but can sleep up to 12 in four double/king size beds and 4 single beds. Urchfont is set at the edge of the Salisbury Plain, 4 miles from Devizes and 9 mi …see more
We loved this house! It had everything you could think of which made it a real home from home with a touch of luxury. The kitchen was incredible, and the bedrooms were all spacious and well thought ou… More
“A superb house in a beautiful place with everything you could want”
Reviewed 1 Jul 2014
Ten of us stayed for a long weekend and were made to feel very welcome
The house is lovely, situated in a beautiful quiet village and is superbly well equipped. Everything is of high quality and the… More
Reviewed 11 Jun 2014
We had an absolutely lovely stay at Pear Tree Cottage. The house is beautiful and John and Martin make every effort to make you welcome. We were having a holiday with extended family and there was ple… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
A fantastic light spacious home with a large mature garden reaching down to the beach providing wonderful sea views of the Solent and beyond. The property has been completely refurbished to a high standard and provides 4 double bedrooms all with fantastic views, bathro …see more
“Perfect hassle-free family getaway. Built-in garden,beach and views!”
Reviewed 11 May 2013
This is a beautifully presented house. Buckets and spades and teddies awaited the children, as well as cakes for all of us and wine for the grown-ups. The garden suited all needs from toddlers letting… More
I am so glad you had a great stay, and that all 3 generations found the perfect spot.
“Fantastic house, beautifully done, great location.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
We spent a week at The Beach House. The welcome we received from the owner was fantastic, everything was beautifully clean and organised and we were provided with everything we could have needed. Gurn… More
Thanks for that, I do all the cleaning myself to ensure it is of the highest standard. Gurnard is a fantastic place to holiday as well as live, with so much for all ages to do or just to sit and watch the sun go down.
Bellbird Gully so named because the sound of the bellbirds fills the air. This is a beautiful, comfortable home, with two bathrooms, three bedrooms, two living areas and a modern kitchen. The dining area is surrounded by windows on three sides with views of the garden a …see more
The Old Net Store is located in the pretty coastal village of Avoch on the south side of the Black Isle. The property looks out over the small harbour built by Thomas Telford in 1814, and would have been one of the original buildings used to store the various nets requi …see more
“If you want to get away from it all and yet so much to see!”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2013
Elaine (the owner) was extremely helpful in making our week's stay one to remember. The lovely cottage has more than enough room for two and the rate was reduced provided we used just one of the bedro… More
Elia House is located on the outskirts of Finikaria village with wonderful mountain and valley views, and just a few minutes walk from the village centre and its taverna. Quiet and peaceful, yet no more than twenty minutes from Limassol’s tourist area, town centre and …see more
When we all arrived at Elia House it was very late at night and dark so we couldn't really see what was around us very well outside but were very impressed when we opened the door to the house. On en… More
“Fabulous Villa and Pool - ideal for a family holiday”
Reviewed 12 Nov 2012
The villa is attractive and so well equipped. Being all on one floor with a open plan kitchen and living area, it has an ideal layout for a family holiday.
The pool is stunning with it's free-fo… More
“What a wonderful holiday we had!”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2012
We had a wonderful stay at Elia House and would like to go back. As we have been to Cyprus many times we know what is on offer, but to stay at this villa was like home from home. After a busy day at … More
Escape to paradise and stay in this huge 3 bedroom ABSOLUTE BEACH FRONT house that can easily sleep up to 8 guests! Stand on the deck and look out to the lagoon and directly in front in the lagoon is the island (motu) of Taakoka which you can spend your days snorkelling …see more
Rose Farm is a stunning 5 star, Gold award, 17th century large country house in a spectacular location with amazing views. Aga, roaring log fire and Free Wi-Fi that extends into the garden.
This spacious, luxury, detached & secluded house has 4 large en-suite bedrooms …see more
Me and my family booked this cottage for Christmas and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottage is just beautiful and very well equipped with plenty of room for us all, including 3 children and… More
Thanks Adel for taking the time to write a review about your Christmas at Rose Farm.
It was lovely to welcome you to stay at another of our cottages and great to hear how much you all enjoyed your holiday and the local area.
We look forward to welcoming you back again.
“Palatial luxury and comfort within a truly magnificent setting!”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2014
Rose Farm - Rosgill (not Watermillock) Cumbria is an absolute gem of a property that cannot fail to impressI
From our initial enquiry to completion of our holiday all correspondence has been both pro… More
What a lovely review, definitely 1 of my favourites, thank you.
It’s so true what you say about the night sky and Rose Farm is also 1 of the few places in England where you have a better chance of seeing the Northern Lights due to the location and lack of light pollution in the skies above.
We’re delighted you enjoyed the house and area so much and look forward to being able to welcome you back soon.
“Fantastic location, fantastic cottage!”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2014
Nice quiet location and great for walks right on the doorstep. Wonderful quirky cottage, very spacious,nicely furbished with fantastic views.… More
Thanks Andy for taking the time to write another review of 1 of our properties.
We look forward to welcoming you back in September.
Direct beach front three bedroom house in private marine estate, with panoramic sea views around Aldwick Bay to Selsey. New Balcony overlooking the gardens and Sea, plus three patios all sea facing .
Bognor Regis is one mile away and Chichester and Goodwood are five m …see more
We stayed in this lovely house for two weeks and had a wonderful restful holiday. The house is very well equipped and very comfortable. The garden is gorgeous and leads directly onto the beach. The ow… More
Reviewed 23 Jul 2016
very relaxing place to stay. So good to be next to the sea as I grew up round there. Lots of cormoranst and a new beach cafe since I was last there.… More