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“Excellent stay in a spectacular setting” Recently returned from a stay at Ings and already looking to book again. The property is clean, spacious, very comfortably furnished and equipped, with the benefit of a new kitchen which was more than adequate
Really well kitted out, lovely house. The upstairs living room was especially great for the big group. Everything needed and stunning location - 360 degree views!… More
Reviewed 2 Nov 2013
Great property, really well appointed with plenty of space, fabulous location and stunning views.
Everything was to hand and the property has a warm and friendly feel.
Just terrific. Highly re… More
Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again.
“Perfect holiday home”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2015
We stayed at Ings in 2014 and loved it so much that we booked again for the same time this year. Our experience was just as good (see Aug 2014 review). An ideal location, with a 10-minute walk across … More
“Excellent property with great facillities and a wealth of local knowledge” Excellent property for large or small groups. We were met promptly at the villa by a lady who lives locally and will also provide airport pickup and shopping. A stunning proper
Casa De Oro is a lovely villa, well equipped, spacious and with a touch of luxury. The pool and grounds are particularly lovely and have been upgraded in the last few months. Be warned, the sunbeds ar… More
Thanks ladies we really appreciate your feedback and are pleased you liked all the improvements we have done and look forward to seeing you again next May.
John & Kath
“"House of Gold" says it all”
Reviewed 25 Nov 2014
Impressive villa which is even bigger than the pictures suggest! The facilities of swimming pool, tennis court, gym and BBQ space outside served perfectly as a base for the holiday. Great location bot… More
Pleased you and your party enjoyed your stay we look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
Reviewed 18 Nov 2014
From the moment we booked the villa the service and responses from the owner and his local contact were excellent. I have stayed there twice this year, firstly with a group of friends for a girls week… More
Thanks for the great review look forward to seeing you and your family in the near future
“Stunning view ...” I and my models had a great time here. Villa Ortensia is simply lovely and intimate.
The view is simply stunning ... Nature, green and cleaned air make this villa the perfect stay for a photographer and his staff.
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Our stay at the lovely Villa Ortensia just outside of Sarzana, began with meeting Francesca. She was very warm, friendly, informative and sincerely concerned that our visit would be memorable. We we… More
“Beautiful villa high up on a hilltop!”
Reviewed 24 Nov 2013
We stayed at Villa Ortensia for six days/nights early October. Although it was too cold to swim, the grounds were gorgeous, with distant views of the Mediterranean Sea. We stood next to the swimming… More
“Wonderful oasis in Italy”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2013
My husband and two adult children stayed at this beautiful villa for a week and it was wonderful. The villa is in perfect condition, beautifully decorated and every detail seen to. Francesca was the m… More
“Serene” Have visited the property twice, both during druing the summer months, once as a couple and once with children. We found the house spacious, cool and very relaxing. The location means you are away from the noise of the city but still close eno
“Has everything for a great holiday for the whole family, will definitely go back.”
Reviewed 9 Jan 2013
House has loads of space with large individual rooms which have authentic French furniture. The bathrooms and shower rooms have a modern clean finish. kitchen and dining area are great for family meal… More
Reviewed 9 Jan 2013
We stayed here with friends and 4 young children last summer. We had a brilliant time. The house is furnished to a high standard, and the pool area is safe and idyllic both in the sun and out of it. T… More
Reviewed 29 Dec 2012
We stayed here last summer and had an incredible time. The house is spacious and the conversion has been done with obvious care, the property retaining many original features. It is set in a traditi… More
“Even more beautiful than the pictures” We stayed at the cottages for a family holiday, and it exceeded our expectations.
They are spacious, well equipped, and furnished to a very high standard. All the furniture is very good quality and in immaculate
A group of 16 friends stayed here for 4 days as a break before exams started. It was fabulous, all the rooms were lovely, the location was perfect and the owner was as lovely as you can get! Would 100… More
“A gem in the heart of Nottinghamshire”
Reviewed 16 Jun 2014
Beautiful traditional accommodation set in the heart of Sherwood Forest. A home from home. The cottages are wonderfully nostalgic and beautifully furnished and provide the base for a comfortable holid… More
“Fantastic affordable accomodation for CentreParcs & Sherwood Forest”
Reviewed 13 May 2014
Great service from start to finish, the cottage ticked all boxes for location, quality and affordability. We booked the cottages to celebrate a hen weekend with 11 friends and it exceeded all our exp… More
“Fantastic Holiday” A superb gite in a great location. The gite was everything we hoped for and more. We both felt so at home and relaxed there and would highly recommend Le Regnac to all. Jan was a brilliant host who ensured our stay was very enjoyabl
Le Reynac is a lovely house, very well equipped and spacious. The barn acts as a great games room, perfect for all weather. A car is essential but there is plenty to do within a short drive. The be… More
“Amazing place to stay....” Sweetslade was just as lovely as in the photos on the website. It's a beautiful place with a stunning view to wake up to each morning. It had everything you could possibly need for a very comfortable stay. As it was Novembe
We are always looking for a secluded lodge style accommodation to base out annual UK holiday from. Sweetslade fits this description very well. The building is behind the owners property with its own g… More
Thanks for taking the time for such a comprehensive review hope to see you both again.
Reviewed 1 Sep 2014
A lovely property in a quiet location. The property was clean and tidy and had everything u needed for your stay. Would return again.… More
Thanks for taking the time to do a review really appreciated.
“Perfect countryside getaway”
Reviewed 17 Mar 2014
We recently stayed for a long weekend at Sweetslade and were greeted very warmly on arrival. The barn was spotlessly clean and is extremely well equipped - it is clear that a lot of thought has gone i… More
Thanks for the great review its always uplifting to know that you enjoyed your stay.
“A Class Above” If you're going to visit Bath this is the place to stay for peace and quiet,a beautiful village with locals who care.Our host were helpful with anything we need but left us quietly to ourselves.The cottage itself was a class above anyth
Abbotsleigh is a comfortable stylish well equipped apartment with views of lovely wooded hills. We were looked after very well by the friendly and helpful owners. Area beautiful with lots of walks a… More
“A great place to stay”
Reviewed 9 May 2014
A very pretty cottage with wonderful views.Comfortable and well equipped,a great place to come back to after a day out.We will definitely visit again.… More
“Perfect Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2014
After an eventful drive down (winter storms) we arrived to meet Philip who quickly showed us around before leaving us to explore. Having read previous reviews prior to booking I had a clue what we may… More
“Wonderful” Beckside Cottage is in an ideal location for walking in this lovely area. It's warm and cosy, very well equipped and tastefully furnished.
The owner was very helpful and accommodating, and answered emails very promptly.
“Beautiful villa in fantastic location in Vilamoura” We travelled to stay at Casa Amne mid-May 2013 with our 4 year old and 5 month old children. On arrival we were greeted by the owner Graham Parker with a beer or wine and got a tour of the villa whic
The best and simplest review I can write for this villa is that I want to live in Portugal and I want this to be my home!
I travelled with my boyfriend and family in June 2012 for 2 weeks and could… More
“Surpassed all expectations in a fabulous way.”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2011
The owner of this villa could not have done more to make us welcome. The villa itself was like a stay in heaven. The location was ideal and the accomodation and decor were perfect. We also had a house… More
“Lovely big villa in a great location for Vilamoura's attractions”
Reviewed 19 May 2011
This was our second stay at Casa Anme and we've booked again for October this year, that in itself speaks volumes.
Graham, the owner, was waiting for us both times, complete with beer and wine in … More
“Excellent would certainly return” The location is very great between Ashbourne and Matlock. We really enjoyed a walk around Ilam and dovedale.
The cottage itself is lovely, everything you need if you want to stay in and cook for yourself. The cottag
“Mrs” 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 upstairs would be helpful
“Feels like home” It's a lovely house in a quiet neighbourhood within walking distance of the beach (100m) and supermarket (300m). Heaven for the amateur-chefs thanks to the amazing kitchen and lots of privacy and sun in the garden.
A perfect sprin
“Fantastic and well-equipped villa in a quiet neighborhood two blocks from the beach”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2013
We stayed in the villa for 10 days in June/July 2013 and had a fantastic time. We were two families from Norway with two kids each, aged 5, 5, 2 and 1. Every one loved the house.
The villa is quite b… More
“Beautiful house, excellent location”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
We rented this villa for 2 weeks and we had a great holiday. The area is great, lots of nice restaurants, a quiet beach on walking distance and some some good beachclubs nearby (Puro beach and nikki b… More
“Great location and well equipped flat” 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 back !!
“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!
“christmas at gilligate”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
stayed eleven days over Christmas and new year
apartment lovely, clean and excellent position.
supermarkets restaurants all within walking distance.… More
Well they say better late than never! You stayed with us last Christmas and how nice of you to take the trouble to do a review now. Thank you very much. Christmas should be special so I am particularly pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
“Perfect place to stay in York.”
Reviewed 30 Jun 2016
We spent a wonderful week at Gillygate Central. The location perfect for enjoying the beautiful city of York.Our hosts Lynne and Mike were so helpful in every way. They treated us like family, in a g… More
Thank you so much for writing a review. It was a pleasure to know that you enjoyed your visit to York and Gillygate Central so much. We would love to see you both again one day.
The villa is a brand new build with all moden featurs.
It has individual electronic safe. The property is securely gated and has a full modern alarm system. Casa Llamados is both wheelchair accessible and child friendly. The villa also has a gated pool area and the poo …see more
“Beautiful cottage in great location” Three generations of us stayed at Wissett Cottage and we all loved it. It's a beautiful character cottage, spacious, tastefully furnished and very comfortable. It has a well equipped kitchen for us to cook our own
Lovely cottage in idyllic situation, well-appointed, couldn't be better. The location is lovely with access to surrounding countryside including Corfe Castle and Wareham. The family friendly seaside r… More
“Beautiful cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 27 Mar 2013
This was our second stay at Wissett Cottage, this time with a toddler, a young baby and a Granny in tow. Both times we found the property spacious, yet cosy in the colder evenings. The kitchen was mod… More
SUFFOLK'S SECRET. COSY HOLIDAY COTTAGE CLOSE TO THE RIVER DEBEN IN WALDRINGFIELD.
IVYDENE is a stylish luxury cottage, close to a sandy beach, boating, golf, cycling and good walks.It is just five miles from Woodbridge. Sleeping four people in one double room and …see more
“Fantastic location and Holiday home” 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 from the great wi
“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
“Spacious house in scenic location”
Reviewed 21 Jul 2012
We stayed in Ard Na Mara for 1 week in July. The house was big and had more than enough room for our party of 10 (6 adults and 4 children). The house has a great living area with open planned dining… More
“2nd visit loved everything about it and didnt want to go home” Stayed here in Sept last year in the Farrows which was fantastic so as soon as we got back booked our week in May staying in The Pressing Room which was even better because the patio had a
Very nice, comfortable, cosy, beautiful, clean and spacious accommodation on a small quiet farm within an easy short drive to the coastal village of West bay....(broadchurch film location).
There's e… More
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay, sorry about phone signal etc, hopefully soon the area will receive better coverage.
Happy new year to you both
“Perfect rural hideaway in Dorset”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2012
We were delighted by the Pressing Room - a lovely studio, tastefully decorated and very spacious for a couple. The farm setting was very peaceful, aided by high-quality windows which means there is z… More
Reviewed 24 Nov 2011
We loved our stay at the Pressing room! it's beautifully decorated, only made better by the stunning views.
Set on a working farm, in the perfectly idyllic countryside, everything about the pressing… More
“Fabulous Villa! Will definately return.” We had a fabulous holiday! Ocean Blue Villa stunning,great location with amazing views!Everything you could ever need for a Luxurious break. Our dealings with John was first class. He was very helpful and prom
Stunning Mountain apartment with exceptional view of the Matterhorn,Great skiing,wonderful mountain walks/hikes/climbing.Exciting village life,amazing choice of restaurants.No traffic so relaxing. …see more
“Outstanding property” A wonderful place to stay. Spacious, comfortable, generously equipped. There were 7 of us and we used all 5 bedrooms (the study behind the sitting room also has an excellent bed). The kitchen was superb and the views wonderful. W
The photos don't do this place justice. It was a beautiful spacious cottage in the countryside, perfect for a large gathering.
Well equipped kitchen.
Lots of seating space in dining and lounge area… More
Reviewed 8 Sep 2016
first al all, the help we got till we arrived at the house was amazing.
lynda and john are the most helpful people out there. nice and relaxed people.
the house is big, spacey, comfy and clean.
Thanks for the lovely review. So glad you enjoyed it. Lynda
“Great house in beautiful location with helpful and considerate owner” 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 bei
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 an… 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
“fantastic retreat” A truly outstanding place.Wondeful views over the estuary from almost every window. The owners were great and gave us tips on where to eat etc as well as providing us with wine and cake!!. Soo peaceful! With the availability of usin
This is without doubt the best self catering property we have ever stayed in! Spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished. Fabulous location. Wonderful wildlife and great area for walking. Many thanks … More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Outstanding country escape”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2012
We searched the dictionary to come up with the best word to describe our short stay at the Lodge: IDYLLIC is the best description we can apply. The Lodge is an ideal country getaway. The hours will go… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Silence is Golden”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2011
What an amazing place in an amazing location. The Lodge is superbly equipped and we couldnt have wanted for anything more. The views are simply stunning and waking up in such a comfy bed and being abl… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Spacious, Great View, Lovely Island” We stayed at Casa Anna in early May 2013 so it was just at the start of the season. This meant that we didn't get full use of the pool. I would love to return to Casa Anna during the middle of summer as I am not
We stayed at casa Anna for a week and had the best time. The villa itself is simple and tastefully decorated. The thing that makes it so special is the view and infinity pool. The pictures don't do it… More
“Peaceful & relaxing”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2013
We had a great time with friends and our 8-month-old here - the house has all the necessary amenities and feels like home and is in a calm, quiet part of the island. You must have a car though. Beauti… More
Reviewed 24 Mar 2013
Great villa lovely pool with a stunning view. Perfect for a quiet weekend away. Had a great time villa in good condition all houseware usable clean and everything you could need is provided.
“Lovely house in great setting.” This is a lovely part of the world and Harbour Haven is a fantastic base from which to explore the surrounding area and islands. Great views over Clew bay, in a quiet area but well within walking distance to shops, rest
Very comfortable and spacious house with fantastic views of Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick. Perfectly situated, just a few minutes walk from Westport Quay.
We had a wonderful week with family and frien… More
So glad you enjoyed your stay at Harbour Haven. You really brought the fabulous weather with you as well. The views of the bay are indeed enchanting and with the constantly changing light always offer a new vista. We look forward to welcoming you back to Harbour Haven next year.
“Superb on all counts” A lovely, well thought out chalet in a great location. Comfortable beds, clean and beautifully presented. Ideal for teenagers but layout may not suit very young children as lots of stairs which may prove slippery. Helpful manag
“Beautiful property with fantastic views” Upon arriving at Casa Estrela their was an unanimous 'wow'. It is a beautiful property and very well equipped and very roomy. We are a family of ten, ages ranging from 6 to 78 years, and we spent a fabulous t
We are back again, this time was just as good as the first time, if not better, as the work done to the property enhances it further. We stayed in the master bedroom, which has a new en-suite. The vie… More
The penthouse apartment is situated at the Galerie Marchande which is in the upper part of the village of Vaujany.The apartment has a very spacious feel to it with very high ceilings in the living area. It has four bedrooms with two bathrooms. The bedrooms comprise …see more
“Stylish 4 star luxury” Spacious accommodation ,interesting Spanish style interiors, with excellent pool & terraces & great views from all aspects
Good location, not too far from shops bars etc, you do need a car here as it is built on a hill overloo
“Gorgeous flat with sea view” The pictures on the Internet already looked fabulous but it was even better for real. We had a warm welcome by Gail. Allthough the weather could have been better, it did not spoil our weekend. We had an open fire if the co
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
Recently converted single storey farm building located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on a working cattle farm in the Cotswolds. Beautifully renovated to a high standard with eco-friendly air source underfloor heating and woodburner. Large comfortable open pl …see more
“Perfect place for a relaxing holiday.” Villa Marina is a lovely property, very private with great outdoor eating and a very good size pool. Cailhavel is very small with few facilities but the villa is close to many lovely towns, 20 minutes drive from
“Peaceful, relaxing, perfect holiday villa and location.”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2015
When we fist pulled up at the Villa we were so delighted it was everything we had hoped for and more from the moment we stepped out of the car we wished we had of booked for longer! The villa is an id… More
“Absolutely Lovely - Wish we could stay forever”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2013
We were looking so forward to this holiday as the pictures were amazing - and when we arrived our expectations were surpassed. This is a truly wonderful property - the villa is beautiful and the furni… More
“Tranquil setting, yet close to local services”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2013
The house was just as described, and everything was good. We were especially grateful for things like pool towels and bin bags! Trivial I know, but it’s so annoying to arrive on Saturday evening wit… More
“Fantastic location, lovely cottage with everything you need.” The cottage is conveniently located just above corfe castle within easy reach of swanage beach and studland bay. The cottage is safe and well equipped with everything you need. The owner is
Holidaying with other half, sis and only slightly grouchy 14 year old nephew for a week in a cottage in a quiet Dorset village could have gone one of two ways....happily, the Old Reading Room was abov… More
“The perfect family holiday” The Gite at Rigal is simply perfect for a relaxing family holiday... the gite itself provides great accommodation, three big bedrooms and loads of living space. We have great memories of sitting in the wonderful 'farmhouse
It's not easy to find some place that will keep three generations happy, but the Gite at Rigal has everything my children, my wife and I and my mother-in-law could ask for. The gite itself is lovely … More
“Everything you could ask for”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2013
A lovely gite in beautiful surroundings - even with 3 small children everything was catered for - toys, books, DVDs
Really relaxing, we hope to come back next year!… More
“Wonderful relaxing Gite with everything you need for kids...!”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2012
This was our second stay in the Gite and again we had a truly wonderful time. Chris and Jackie have thought of everything that their guests might need and especially for those with children (cot, trav… More
Casa Jasmin is set in nearly an acre of newly landscaped gardens. It is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of Caramujeira, yet is only a short drive from Carvoeiro. The beautiful Albandeira beach is accessible via a wonderful countryside walk …see more
“Lovely house in good location” We spent a lovely week in Eva's House. In terms of space, décor and facilities it is one of the best houses we have stayed in, even including a washing machine, dishwasher and good quality wifi. And there was a very nice
“Wonderful cottage for a great price” Stayed at Lobbs cottage with my partner and 2 other couples for a long weekend. It was a home from home and had everything we needed - including a BBQ and lovely garden. Location was great as easy to find (when fol
“Fantastic accommodation excellent value for money .”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2013
Myself, partner and 3 children stayed at lobbs cottage in October , we had a fantastic week. The accommodation is gorgeous extremely clean and well equipped, it was a home from home experience .… More
Thank you for taking the time to review. Glad you enjoyed Lobbs cottage and hope to see you again (even tho you are gooners!)COYI.
“Fantastic standard and location”
Reviewed 14 Jan 2013
We stayed for three days over New Year as a much needed break for two couples and a 13 year old. The communication with the owners had been friendly, prompt, helpful and efficient. The quality of the … More
Thank you for taking the time to review Lobbs cottage. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay and the cottage. We would love to see you again.
Cam and Julie
“Like going back in time.....”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2012
I was holidaying with my grandchildren and wanted somewhere quiet and in close proximity to beaches. The house was beautifully furnished with everything we needed, and lovely comfy beds and very quie… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and posting the photos on Tripadvisor. Hope to see you again
Cam and Julie
If you are looking for a beautiful holiday home in the heart of French culture then look no further......This gite is situated in a very pleasant rural setting in Dordogne.This is a quietly located property, with a park and a large swimming-pool. …see more