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Cumberland Cottage is a beautifully presented, pet friendly, property located in the heart of the tranquil Cumbrian village of Orton. Built in 1632 the cottage is one of the oldest properties in the village. Formerly part of the Duke of Cumberland Inn and more recently …see more
We have recently completely renovated Duck Cottage and believe that we have created a place of beauty and elegance for those who wish to relax in peaceful surroundings. The cottage sits in a private secluded courtyard and to the rear overlooks the small river which run …see more
A luxurious beach house home sleeping 7. Fabulous location at Inver Port with phenomenal sea views. The house is on a scenic viewpoint on the Wild Atlantic Way a drive showing the best of amazing Donegal Irish seaside scenery.
The top class interior features a Jacuzz …see more
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Pretty Hawddamor cottage boasts mountain views from every window providing plenty of peace for that much needed rest and relaxation. There is plenty of space for everyone with a lounge featuring a wood stove with character …see more
A delightful character home situated in a rural location yet within easy reach of Oxford City Centre, M40 to London and to the north and the A34 to the South. The property has plenty of rustic charm and offers a great deal of peace and tranquility. It is set in attrac …see more
Harmony Cottage is a traditional Cornish mid terraced granite cottage believed to have been built in the late 1800's.
The property has been fully renovated during 2013 to a very high standard whilst retaining as many original features as possible including the granite …see more
Garrique Cottage offers spacious and well equipped accommodation within easy reach of many of Scotland's most historic and scenic attractions. It is quiet and peaceful, with fantastic views, but close to good local pubs, cafes, and village shops.
It has its own hard …see more
My teenage daughters and I stayed at Garrique Cottage in January 2013. The farmhouse is beautiful with every amenity you could wish for. The scenery is breathtaking and yet you are only 10 - 15 minute… More
“Great Cottage - Stunning Setting”
Reviewed 8 Apr 2013
The cottage was great. Accommodation was clean and just as described. Loved the kitchen/dining/living area. The cottage was lovely and warm and the wood burner great to cosy in front of at night. … More
Reviewed 13 Feb 2013
We have recently returned from a 5 day stay at La Garrique. On arrival the cottage was welcoming and warm with many basic necessities such as tea, coffee etc provided - unusual for self catering. Ther… More
My brand new eco cottage is built in the heart of the lovely village of Badby. Built to a very high standard it uses natural material finishes where possible. It has two bedrooms with flexible sleeping layout (twin or super king to master bedroom), two bathrooms, comfor …see more
This former stables sits almost directly on the beach in Allonby on the Cumbria Coast (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). Sister cottage to newly converted Porthole Cottage (for details please see my own website at Holidaycottagesbythesea). From the main living a …see more
This was a great place to relax, very comfortable, easily managed and easy for the beach and the village, but very private when you want it to be. We may have been influenced by the fantastic weather … More
“Wonderful cottage in a lovely beachside location.”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2013
My family has just returned from a one week stay in this lovely cottage. What a find - the internet has its uses afterall ! We had the most enjoyable week there ( helped of course by the super weather… More
“Everything you could wish for.”
Reviewed 18 Jun 2013
Lovely location right on beach. Everything was as new and the fire was incredible.Decorative sea touches were lovely and bright.
The sunsets are incredible. Handy for visiting the Lakes and while we … More
Nestled in the farmland beneath the Slieve Bloom Mountains and located 3 miles from the market town of Mountrath and 5 miles from the heritage town of Abbeyleix and within 1 hour of Dublin city, this traditional thatch cottage which has been estimated to date back to ar …see more
The cottage is only a few moments walk from the bustling centre of Hay-on-Wye. It retains its beautiful original features of stone slab floors, traditional wood panelling, with exposed details of stone walls and timbers. Perfect for a romantic getaway, quiet luxury, or …see more
We both loved this cottage which was warm and welcoming as soon as we walked through the door. it was both charming and quirky and it was soon obvious that everything possible had been done to make u… More
So glad you loved the cottage and that you enjoyed a great stay. You will be very welcome guests for any future visit to Hay. Thanks for reviewing us. With all our good wishes! Cathryn
Erray Cottage sits on the edge of a working farm surrounded by open countryside yet within easy distance of the seafront, shops and restaurants. Take in the beautiful countryside, enjoy nature spotting (eagles have been spotted in the garden!), play golf at the local co …see more
A fab cottage on the edge of Tobermory, only a gentle stroll to the harbour but the location makes this as it is away from everything.
The pot holes on the drive need attention that is my only gripe… More
“clean and comfortable cottage good base”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2016
Owner kept us on the straight and narrow with regular updates .the welcoming basket was great .Right at the end of the road above Tobermory so if you struggle to get up hillit will at least get you fi… More
New Abbey village is a historic village, located within a conservation area, within a national and regional scenic area. The Village won, best small village in Scotland 2012. It is truly a fantastic place to stay.The cottage it's self is located in the heart of the …see more
“Lovely cottage and perfect quiet location - all we needed”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2015
The cottage is located metres away from the local pub which was great for us as it meant we could pop in and get to know some of the locals (all very friendly and welcoming, and eager to share knowled… More
Reviewed 15 Jul 2016
I spent 4 nights in Abbey Green in early July 2016 for a family holiday (with my wife and toddler). As most past reviews state it is a lovely touch to have a large home-made cake waiting on you, whic… More
“Beautiful Cottage in a lovely peaceful village”
Reviewed 4 Jul 2016
What a gem of a find. The cottage has everything you need and is in a lovely quiet position in the village. A lovely welcome with a very yummy homemade cake left for us as well as other basic suppli… More
Breathtaking walks and beaches are at your disposal all year-round at Bay View Cottage It is the perfect base to explore the North Cornwall coast, with day trips to St Ives, Lands End the Eden Project and Padstow all easily achievable. Situated close to the unspoilt bea …see more
“Excellent property in picturesque hamlet with sea view”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2012
The property was clean and well equipped
It was tastefully and comfortably furnished
It is situated next to a pub which served good meals and was not noisy. All necessities were available at local … More
“Great for more than one generation of a family, with privacy for all.”
Reviewed 27 Nov 2011
This is a great location for walkers, foodies and golfers alike. The beach is 2 mins walk and access to Crantock village can be achieved by walking up the estuary when the tide is out. Trevose golf is… More
“A good time had by all”
Reviewed 24 Nov 2011
A lovely comfortable house with beautiful views across the bay.
Kitchen was very well equipped with lovely seating area in the window to enjoy the view.
Great location and not too far from many attr… More
Blue Peris Cottage is a slate built converted barn and cow shed located adjacent to the former Dinorwig Quarry with views across the Llanberis pass to Snowdon. The cottage is set in an acre of woodland garden edged by a former quarry railway line.There are many footpath …see more
“Unique and Beautifully Appointed Cottage in a Stunning Location”
Reviewed 5 Jun 2013
We spent a fabulous weekend at Blue Peris in June 2013 with our two children (aged 2 and 9). This characterful cottaged is beautifully appointed with some unique and quirky elements and great attenti… More
Reviewed 5 May 2012
A perfect view of Snowdon in a quiet, peaceful location.
We have stayed in many cottages over the years and this one is definitely our favourite. It is well equipped, has a lovely interior layou… More
Thankyou so much for your review. Glad you enjoy it as much as we do.
Cosy cottage set in the heart of Arkengarthdale just 3 miles from the popular village of Reeth and neighbouring Swaledale. The property has been recently refurbished to a high standard and now offers very comfortable accommodation with delightful views and walks availab …see more
Rowan Cottage is located in the heart of the village of Healey, in an elevated position overlooking part of the 20,000 acre Swinton Estate with its fusion of rolling pasture, woodland and moorland dales. This conservation village is situated in the Nidderdale Area of Ou …see more
We had a super holiday at Rowan Cottage, the owners were lovely, a welcome hamper on our arrival was great, the cottage was warm felt home from home, the views amazing and the weather was kind to us,… More
We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at Rowan Cottage and thank you for your recommendation.
“lovley cottage for perfect break”
Reviewed 24 Jan 2013
We loved this cottage, very cosey and like home from home. The owners have put a lot into this place. We arrived to find everything we could need, tea coffee, buiscuts, milk in the fridge and fire mad… More
Thank you for leaving such lovely comments. You may also wish to visit the nearby Black Sheep Brewery. We’re glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again.
JASMINE COTTAGE at Crickley Court.
Jasmine Cottage, a converted stable which has been laid out 'upside down' all the bedrooms are downstairs and there is a lovely Large open plan living area upstairs. Kitchen, dining area and living room are all combined in one. Great …see more
The cottage, which adjoins the owners home is situated in an attractive enclosed garden where you can relax on the patio or on the lawn under the shade of the trees. We are located on the route of the Weavers Way Footpath and ideally positioned for cycling, walking, …see more
Lovely to arrive to a welcome pack including tea and coffee making stuff, milk in fridge. Janet and Roger made us really welcome and were very helpful throughout our stay. The annexe was warm and more… More
Dog Friendly - A delightful self contained, one bedroomed, (King size bed) thatched annexe, converted barn in Icklesham, near Winchelsea & Rye East Sussex, perfect for couples exploring the area.
Parsonage Barn Annexe is a beautiful attached, thatched character barn si …see more
This is just what we were looking for : a quiet retreat yet near enough to places of interest or shops. We have enjoyed most places we have stayed but we have a rather small list of places we would r… More
“perfect romantic break”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
beautiful and clean accomadation in a quiet scenic area. The owners were extremly friendly and had provided tea/coffee/towels etc for a perfect romantic break. There is a pub a 3 minute walk from the … More
Reviewed 13 Aug 2012
Loved the cottage; not huge but very comfy. Very small kitchen, but we already knew that, OK for snacks, not for serious cooking. Enjoyed staying opposite the Livery stables with beautiful horses, f… More
Seraph CottageSeraph Cottage is situated in the old part of the town in the picturesque , winding street that links the Harbour to the High Street.Ideal for a holiday - the harbour beach is less than a minute away and you can walk to local shops including a good deli a …see more
A fully restored 1870's miner's cottage right in the heart of historic Gulgong, comprising of 4 bedrooms, R/C Air, Kitchen, Bathroom, Laundry, Off street parking. Ideal for group bookings visiting the Mudgee Wine Region or for a Family Weekend Away with heaps …see more
Newly built property completed July 2012 Wheelchair ramped access to the property, the accommodation consists of ground floor hall with access to bathroom, dining area / fully fitted kitchen with integrated fridge & freezer, washing machine & diswasher, granite work t …see more
My partner and i travel to Norfolk every year and meet with a friend for our annual Pike fishing trip, this year Mallard View appeared in the search and we first dismissed it because of the slightly h… More
“Mallard View was lovely.”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2012
Very well set out and comfortable. Loved the two bathrooms and lounge areas. Carol, the owner very friendly. Great location for fishing on three sides and at the end of the garden.
Yvonne, Phil and S… More
Reviewed 27 Sep 2012
We have a great holiday at Mallard View. The property was new, well equipped, comfortable and the setting was lovely.
The owner is very helpful and available on site to answer questions and arrange … More
This two bedroom cottage is just under 100 square meters with a mezzanine master bedroom and open plan living. It is set among the vines of Charles Reuben Estate, a working vineyard. The quiet and secluded position in the country with full kitchen, wood heater and spa i …see more
Oak Cottage is our latest, last and, we hope, best, conversion.
Situated on our smallholding in rural Staffordshire it is the perfect location for a peaceful retreat yet so very convenient for Alton Towers, the Peak District, Churnet Valley, Monkey Forest, the Potteries …see more
This cottage was better than everything we expected from the reviews. The bonus was the lovely owners. The location is great being in the middle of the potteries district. It felt like home with lots … More
Thanks Karen. We loved meeting you both and really enjoyed our chats. Hope to meet again someday.
“Beautifully finished cottage with very caring owners”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2015
This was our last stay on an extended holiday of the UK that we made with our son and daughter-in-law. We arrived to find a small loaf of bread, milk and orange juice left for us (juice in place of eg… More
Thanks Jan. It was lovely to meet you and your family. Hope we meet again some day.
Delightful two bedroom cottage in the West Highland Village of Ballachulish. Comfortable lounge with reclining sofas and chairs, TV with Sky and DVD, and a real fire; dining kitchen with a full range of appliances, and two ensuite bedrooms - one double and one twin with …see more
“An excellent cottage for a holiday with family and friends.”
Reviewed 23 Jul 2016
We spent some quality time with family in this cottage. The location is just awesome,
So many walking trails near by, mountains can be seen from the window. The cottage is having all the facilities … More
This Cottage is in a very central location of Weymouth only a short walk to the beach and radipole lake nature reserve, it's also a very short walk to the town centre and beautiful harbour, where you can sit and enjoy a drink at one of the local bars over looking the h …see more
An Acail is a new build holiday cottage. Sleeps six. Three bedrooms, two shower rooms and one bathroom with spa bath. The cottage sleeps six, however,out of season, we offer discounted prices for two guests (sharing master bedroom). Please send enquiry for a price quote …see more
We were blown away by how lovely this place was. Everything was so modern and every little detail was well thought out. The owners were very nice and met us on the 1st day to show us about the house. … More
“wonderful cottage and great hospitality”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2014
All perfect in this cottage: it's very nice and well equipped, the furniture is modern and efficient, the owners are very very kind, thank you!!! ;D… More
The Stables at Napton Lock Cottage
Converted Stable in Napton on the Hill, Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, England - Secluded, Rural Location Next To The Oxford Canal
Offers rural seclusion and a great base for gongoozling (canal watching!), walking and cycling. It …see more
Puffin Cottage is a traditional stone built cottage in the heart of Port Ellen but on a quiet road, previously a family home it has been completely refurbished within the last 12 months. Consists of open plan downstairs lounge and hall area in solid wood parquet floori …see more
Really nice place with plenty of room for 8 people to spread out. Everything we needed while away from home. Just a couple of blocks from the center of town and the ferry. The owner was very resp… More
I am so pleased we were able to make your stay a truly enjoyable experience, thank you so much for your lovely review and you will be made very welcome if you ever return to us again
“absolutely lovely cottage!”
Reviewed 14 May 2015
Very clean, spacious, well equipped, warm and conveniently located. Could not ask for more! If I ever come back to Islay I would definitely stay in Puffin Cottage again.… More
Thank you very much for your lovely review, I am so pleased that your stay in Islay was made more enjoyable with us. We are a team and we are very happy when our efforts on your behalf are appreciated by our guests. Please come back again to Islay and a very warm welcome at Puffin Cottage.
“Fab Well Located Cottage With a Smashing Owner”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2016
I visited Puffin Cottage with 3 friends for an activity/whisky trip and we were delighted with the accommodation which is even better than the photos suggest. Lyle was fantastic to deal with from star… More
Thank you so much for your great review. It was a real pleasure to be able to help you and your friends enjoy this beautiful island, and all it has to offer. Your thanks also will be appreciated by Lesley and Alison who do such an amazing job keeping the cottage in tip top condition for our guests. Please do come back and see us again, you will be made out welcome. Many thanks, Lyle
Lobbs Cottage is a 3 bed detached Cottage offering 2 double bedrooms and 1 bunk bedded room. You enter the lounge diner to a beautiful room with floor to ceiling windows, exposed roof trusses and a stunning log burner. Leather seating and solid oak furniture enhance the …see more
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 … More
Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. So glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you all again. Kind regards
Cameron and Julie
“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
Laburnum Cottage is a delightful mid-terrace 19th century cottage, sleeping four, conveniently positioned in the gateway-to-the-Dales market town of Bedale.
The terrace is situated in a quiet location just off the High Street with excellent amenities including a wide ra …see more
Great stay in a clean, comfortable spacious "quirky" cottage. Everything you needed to enjoy your stay was available. Lovely large garden leading onto a beck enabled our loved labrador to enjoy his st… More
“Perfect birthday break.”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2015
Took mum for a long weekend stay for her '84th' birthday. Knew we'd love it as soon as we arrived and we did. Greeted by the friendly and very welcoming owner, who was tending to the the wonderful gar… More
“Very clean and comfortable cottage close to A1(M), so handy for both the North Yorkshire Dales and Moors.”
Reviewed 26 Jul 2015
This cottage proved a very comfortable base for a long weekend with the family. It is close walking distance to all local amenities and has easy on-street parking. Good communication from the owner … More
This lovely stone cottage faces South and enjoys the sunshine all day long! We have restored it with much sympathy in order to retain its originality. There are two bedrooms one kingsize, one double and one single; additional sofa bed in the sitting room. The bathroom, …see more
A beautifully restored and presented cottage, with spacious grounds and in an idyllic quiet secluded setting. Very comfortable beds,nice finishing touches, including a tray of 'goodies' to get us star… More
Dordogne Sarlat stylish comfortable cottage, secluded garden sleeps 6Situated on the banks of the Dordogne river, in SW France, this beautiful cottage is the perfect base for your dream holiday. With 3 bedrooms, spacious living area and fully equipped kitchen, Les Tourn …see more
What a find! The garden was not overlooked, It was a very peaceful location, and we could eat outside in the sun in privacy. The pool was great, and we were so very near Domme, where fantastic views… More
Thanks again for visiting us. We hope to see you again soon in Dordogne.
The house was really clean, modern & well-equipped. The five of us were very comfortable. The area has a lot to offer, the canoeing was great fun & just down the road. The area is stunning & so muc… More
A 200 year old recently modernised and redecorated cottage,situated in the older quite part of Padstow within walking distance of the town centre and harbourside,with it's own garage and off road parking space for a standard sized car. …see more
My wife and I stayed in 'Betty's Cottage' from April 27th to 4th May and would definately recommend it. The very fact it has a garage is a big bonus for us, add that to the quiet location but only a 5… More
“A lovely cottage with parking - in the centre of Padstow”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2016
This was our second stay at the cottage, having stayed there last August. We have already booked for next August.
The cottage is very comfortable and was extremely clean when we arrived. The garage j… More
“First class in every way”
Reviewed 20 Jun 2016
The cottage was comfortable , well equipped and very well kept .Having a parking space was a real bonus. The owner was charming and a pleasure to deal with. This cottage is a gem and I would recommend… More
The Old Chapel is a cosy 2 bedroom cottage converted from an 1855 Baptist Chapel. It sits well back from the quiet road in a large garden shared with the owners who live next door.
The original front door opens onto a sitting room with a sofa and double sofa-bed, TV a …see more
An excellent stay :the house is very comfortable and very clean, the environment beautiful (un delicious garden !) and shops are not far away.The owners' reception was very cordial.… More
Reviewed 1 Oct 2012
What a beautiful property.
We absolutely loved every minute of our stay - Denis and Ruth have got it off to a fine art.
Charming furniture and quality towels and bed linens made for a very comfo… More
“Lovely little cottage, perfect for our needs”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
Great little cottage on the outskirts of Cambridge. We only required one night stay (for a friend's wedding in the city) and were very pleased that the owners of this cottage were able to accomodate … More
Located at the centre of the quiet village of Heversham in the picturesque South Lakes, an 18th century coaching inn has been converted to form 3 character cottages. The Coach House and Cottage sleep 6 each, The Barn sleeps 4. Newly decorated with luxury furnishings, …see more
We arrived at The Coach House for a mini hen do in the middle of one of the coldest march's on record! However, the Coach house was lovely and toasty with a lovely stove fire in the lounge and underfl… More
The house is perfect for:
• a family holiday - just 2 minutes walk from the beach, private parking, pubs & restaurants & cafés within 5 minutes walking distance.
• sunbathing in the garden while enjoying the sight and sound of the sea.
• wonderful coastal walks …see more
“An absolutely beautiful cottage with fabulous sea view”
Reviewed 3 Feb 2013
We arrived on the day of the big snow so had the added benefit for the first day of a winters view. The cottage was cosy and warm and so beautifully decorated that we didn't feel the need to go out. A… More
“Fantastic house in a really fantastic location”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
We had a fantastic holiday at 6 Marine Parade ,so much so we have booked again for 2012 .
The house is in a fab location, lovely sea views from the front of the house , infact you can lie in bed and… More
Nestled just behind the sand dunes, Cosy Corner is an ideal place to enjoy a summer beach holiday or to take a winter escape.This very comfortable property sits only a few metres away from a superb, blue flag beach. Cosy Corner is in a quiet part of Sea Palling. Perfect …see more
My daughter and I had a thoroughly enjoyable week at Cosy Corner. The bungalow is very well equipped with everything one could need. It was warm and comfortable and in a wonderful situation just a… More
“Beautifully located, well equipped and will be returning!”
Reviewed 9 Oct 2015
We arrived a little early and were greeted by the owners who were still preparing the bungalow for our stay. We were welcomed and invited to park our car on the drive and use the 'facilities' before … More
“An absolute gem”
Reviewed 17 Feb 2015
We rented this beautiful bungalow for a long weekend and could not have wished for better. The location is perfect, welcome pack perfect, absolutely everything you need for a wonderful relaxing stay r… More
Traditional detached stone cottage, sympathetically and rather luxuriously refurbished in recent years to a very high standard. Penybryn is the perfect location for those looking for that special rural retreat experience. Set in a commanding position overlooking the Ca …see more