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“Perfect getaway” We absolutely loved staying at the hideaway.
The owners had made loads of effort to make our stay wonderful. With treats layed out when we arrived and homemade bread and jam left in the kitchen.
We couldn't have asked for a more re
My husband and I enjoyed a 4 night stay at The Creamery/The Hideaway. The Hideaway was cosy and ideal for a romantic stay with the luxurious hot tub just outside. Thomas and his wife go to a lot of tr… More
“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.
“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
“A perfect retreat!” The villa is absolutely amazing. It has everything you would ever need, beautiful white sheets and towels. We really enjoyed the pool, a welcome break from the heat. Our hosts really made our holiday, at hand to help us out and
The villa was exactly as described, spotlessly clean and had every facility you would ever want and more! It is so comfortable and so quiet and peaceful. The grounds are filled with a huge variety of … More
“Everything you need in a beautiful location”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2012
The house has everything you need (pool, barbecue, modern ktichen, good appliances, washing machine, ...) and everything is a new and perfect condition. Beautiful views, 20 minutes drive to beaches an… More
“LOVELY STAY” My husband and adult son stayed at the Courthouse in September. The accommodation was excellent. The apartment is very large with 2 bathrooms and 2 bedrooms. All the comforts of home were supplied. There was even a large selection of
fantastic cottage, large homely rooms, very well equipped and very clean. Lori the landlady made us feel very at home and welcome here and was very helpful and accommodating. two large bedrooms, one… More
French rural retreat in the 'region of a thousand lakes'. A stone cottage with an attached large pretty enclosed garden and it's own field. Good walking country. Comfortable and well-equipped cottage in a small hamlet. Near a local village with boulanger …see more
Wake up to the sound of birds, get on the bike, and take a dive into the sea. Buy fresh fish, and grill it for lunch. And then, just read your book, and have a nap. No worries. Just make these holidays, your new life.This is a country house, set in an ol …see more
“Good location, beautiful cottage, shame there is no parking” Great location, beautiful cottage with lovely homely furnishings. The road outside is quite busy and noisy, that's the only down side.
“Fantastic cottage, great location and wonderful attention to detail.”
Reviewed 10 Jul 2016
This is was our second stay at the this quaint cottage. The attention to detail is something that stays with you. from lovely cupcakes on arrival, bottle of prosecco and milk what more could you want … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, glad you enjoyed your stay!
Reviewed 18 Dec 2014
Us four old school friends stayed at Bridge Cottage for the weekend and loved it. It's immaculate, has all the kit you could need - kitchen digital radio, groovy CDs to listen to, huge towelling robes… More
“Cosiness away from home”
Reviewed 19 Oct 2013
We stayed for nearly one week in Bridge Cottage and have spent a wonderful time there. We were welcomed with afternoon tea and cupcakes. Lara the owner has furnished everything with love. We found eve… More
“Great cottage for a short stay” Really nicely done out cottage. Looks great, clean and definitely cosy!! Liz was great at getting in touch and we really appreciated the little things like the coffee waiting.
If you're a couple looking for a place
Cosy Corner is a beautiful little cottage in an ideal location. I stayed for a short week and will certainly hope to come back. Made a great base to explore the Peak District and wasn't far from anyth… More
Thankyou for a lovely review.I am so pleased you had a lovely time.Hopefully look forward to preparing the cottage for you in the future.
“Fabulous little cottage”
Reviewed 25 Jun 2016
The attention to detail from Liz the owner of Cosy Corner Cottage is amazing! The cottage is ideally situated and superbly presented throughout. We can't wait to go back again.… More
Thankyou Liz for your review. I am so pleased you liked Cosy Corner.
I look forward to your return!
“A superb alternative to staying in a b+b.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2014
Plenty of space for two. Very convenient for local walks. Wifi worked well. Excellent local restaurants. Very cosy! … More
“Wonderful vacation because of the beautiful location, cottage, and owners!” This cottage is located on the sea with beautiful views off a country road. It is a beautiful little cottage with all amenities needed including heating, washer and dryer, fir
“NICE COTTAGE IN A PICTURESQUE LOCATION” Situated near to the coast and many of the tourist locations.We had good weather and enjoyed the holiday.Plenty of crockery/utensils.All we needed.Double bedroom,lots of storage.Twin bunk bedroom (full size bunk
“Lovely, lovely, lovely - cannot praise too highly” What a lovely cottage and what a lovely place to stay.
We went ostensibly for the Severn Valley Railway Autumn Gala as the cottage is well placed to access Bridgnorth and the line generally, but had
Stayed here a year ago too and both times it has been brilliant. Good size place for two people to stay in, really comfy bed / sofas and everything neat, tidy and generally good quality.
The surrou… More
thanks rob, perhaps see you again, very welcome
“Comfortable, spacious & good quality”
Reviewed 27 May 2013
Stayed for 5 nights, found the cottage very clean and comfortable with a huge bedroom & bathroom. All the equipment & bedding was good quality & everywhere was tastefully furnished. Beautiful views fr… More
thank you for your comments, i am glad you enjoyed your stay, please remember us and come again
“Perfect location with great view of the Wallace Monument” Being located on a quiet road, only mnutes from a main traffic circle, gave us quick, easy and unparalleled access to all the site seeing we planned during our stay. The cottage was bright and
“The best holiday rental property we have ever stayed in!”
Reviewed 3 Jul 2014
We were delighted with this beautiful cottage let. set in beautiful surroundings close to the family farm. Wendy had thought of everything. We were welcomed with a lovely welcome pack, including an … More
Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review, it is much appreciated. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Kind regards Wendy
Reviewed 4 Nov 2013
mallard cottage is outstanding, everything is new and modern, such a homely place to stay, the scenery is fantastic, really lovely place to stay, relaxing. would stay there again without a doubt, the … More
“Spectacular!!! A paradise in the country!”
Reviewed 28 Oct 2013
Wendy and Ian were the perfect hosts. The baked scones shortly after our arrival were so yummy. This cottage was refurbished with love and care. Everything a traveler would want in a home away from… More
This Tourist Board three star rated Gold Award property with its high quality furnishings, pretty, village setting and handy location is only 11 miles or fifteen minutes drive from Cambridge, and provides excellent value for money.
The White Barn is a newly refurbishe …see more
“Home away from home” We stayed at Anvil Cottage for 4 nights in August and what a wonderful little cottage it is. Beautifully decorated with everything we needed for our stay - including a bottle of wine and some milk! Thanks to Julia for her thought
Great place to stay. Parking space. Lovely and clean and a good base to explore the Cotswolds. A couple of good inns and a really friendly Conservative Working Men's club.… More
Reviewed 24 Sep 2016
We stayed three nights in this sweet little cottage. Found it really clean and well equipped. Minor blip was a leaky boiler but reported it to the owners Mother who was willing to sort it straight awa… More
“great location” Right in the centre of Croyde village, with parking - a major advantage in Croyde.
A nice cottage with a decent sized kitchen.The weather wasn't kind but we went surfing anyway- walking distance.We also went horse riding on Exmoor.
We stayed here for a three night weekend break with our baby and toddler. The cottage was just what we needed with a cosy lounge, large modern kitchen with high quality appliances and good sized bedro… More
“Great location and really nice cosy cottage close to the sea”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2011
We stayed with our daugher [15 years] and on and off, 2 friends plus a small dog.
Ideally located to walk to the village for shopping/meals and to the beach via the very nice beach path.
The cottage… More
Thank you for the review. We're glad you enjoyed putting your feet up. Hope to see you again. Jon and Tricia
“Well-equipped cottage in the centre of pretty Croyde village”
Reviewed 17 Jul 2011
As a group of four surfing girls the cottage had everything we needed, including a lovely big kitchen with dining table for evening meals. Just down the road from the surprisingly happening local pub … More
We're glad you enjoyed the cottage and the surf. Look forward to seeing you next year. Best wishes Jon and Tricia
This is a brand new open plan eco passive chalet/cottage with stunning views over the sea loch complete with its own shore water front.
Only 1 mile outside Fort William shopping centre so easy access to Pubs restaurants etc.
Bathroom is equipped with a two person sauna …see more
Ideal for walkers, cyclists, and sightseers, Kinder Path Cottage in the Peak District is recently refurbished and fully equipped. it has a lovely sunny aspect with beautiful views over Hayfield village and is a few yards from a popular track leading up to Kinder Scout. …see more
“Perfect for us.....” Ideal accommodation for my elderly mother, my brother and myself having easy access all on ground floor ( apart from one step down into end utility / dressing room ). Warm welcome from our host, Debbi, who although on hand to answ
A delightful and easily accessible cottage with everything needed to hand. Cry comfortable and warm on cold days. Quiet and undisturbed.… More
“Cosy, beautifully furnished cottage, and a warm welcome.”
Reviewed 12 Oct 2016
My elderly father and I really enjoyed our stay and would definitely go back. The owner, Debbie, made us very welcome. Our anxieties that storage heaters might not suffice in the UK autumn were comp… More
“Comfortable accommodation in a good location for discovering the southern Yorkshire Dales and surroundings” Gemma was a friendly, helpful host, dealing promptly with any queries both before and during our stay.
The property which is next to the own
We rented the cottage as we were exhibiting at an event in Skipton and wanted somewhere relatively local to stay.
This ticked all the boxes - within 10 minutes drive of Skipton, plenty of room for… More
“Excellent accomodation and helpfull hostess”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2013
Our host Gemma was most helpfull, nothing was too much trouble. The cottage was comfortable,well equiped and spotlessly clean, and the views wonderfull. The village shop a short walk down the road was… More
“A place with every comfort seen to, spotless, spacious and perfect location.”
Reviewed 14 Aug 2013
Every contact with Gemma was friendly. The place was set up in a thoughtful way with more facilities and luxuries than we had experienced elsewhere as we travelled around UK and at a very reasonable … More
Thank you for your kind comments. A washing line and pegs are now available. The washing line is a retractable one so as not to spoil the view from the lounge when not in use! Please just be aware that we do not have a washing machine in the Cottage so the line is available for those wishing to wash garments by hand. There are also laundrettes nearby should you require them.
“lovely” Was a very nice cosy little cottage.
However we got the impression we were not going to be welcomed back as we had a puppy that barked every time the owners walked past.
She didn't bark for long. as we stopped them..
So if you have a dog th
“Beach Beauty” Short beach break turned into long holiday as we decided to extend our stay. It was a great getaway and all of us loved this funky home. Great garden area for our kids and fenced property has kept he dog safe inside. We might consider mo
“Brilliant house, everything you could need on your holiday”
Reviewed 18 Mar 2012
Lovely 3 bedroom house with great living and social areas. Lots of space in and out for kids to play and run around in. BBQs in one of the garden patios made our evenings perfect. The house has everyt… More
Thank you for your review and the excellent rating. Much appreciated and looking forward meeting you again next year if you decide to emigrate.
“Lovely Cottage, ideal location.” We stayed for 3 nights with our dog , the location was ideal for exploring, cottage was very clean and comfy and having the Forest at the bottom of the garden was amazing.
“Relaxing break” Spacious clean cottage in perfect location , 3 mins to pub , 5 mins leisurely stroll to unspoilt dog friendly beach.
Cottage has all you would need , master bedroom is huge with a really comfortable bed.
Had a truly magnificent stay in the lovely winterton-on-sea. Superb location right next door to the village pub serving excellent food and beer. The cottage had everything you could possibly need. Les… More
“A wonderfully relaxing weekend”
Reviewed 29 Jun 2014
What an idyllic location. A short walk to the dunes & shoreline. Beautiful beaches. The cottage was a great choice for our girlie weekend - tastefully decorated throughout. I can imagine it being ver… More
“Very comfortable and spacious cottage in great location.”
Reviewed 24 May 2014
With 3 friends I stayed at the cottage for a walking weekend . The cottage was very comfortably furnished with plenty of space to relax and spread ourselves out. Having 3 loos and 2 bathrooms was very… More
“A Touch of Class!” A beautiful period cottage which was very homely, well kept with everything you would wish for and more. Owners are very accommodating and could not do enough to make our stay a special one. Would highly recommend.
My self and partner have just stayed for 2 nights. Cannot speak highly enough of this property. Is small but very well designed and furnished. Lovely little private garden. Was immaculately clean … More
Many thanks for the kind review . It was lovely to meet you and will try & organise some better weather for your next visit.
“Fantastic cosy character cottage”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2012
The very friendly, helpful and responsive new owner met us to give us the keys and show us around.
Once you are inside the cottage it's like being in another world. Really cosy, characterful (lots … More
Thank you so much for your kind review, so glad you enjoyed stay. Hope to see you again in the future, best wishes
“A Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2012
A wonderful place to stay overnight when exploring Cambridgeshire or surrounding market towns. The cottage is of a very high standard - lovely authentic decor, brilliantly equipped kitchen, good bath/… More
Thank you so much for your positive review, glad you enjoyed your stay!
“Beautiful location with great accommodation and an amazing pool” Our party consisted of five adults and a baby and everyone had a fantastic time. We were given a welcome tour. Mike and Caro were helpful and accommodating but not at all interfering.
“Pretty cottage with beautiful views of mountains/valley” Bridget's cottage is comfortable and has fantastic views. A great place to kick back and relax. The owners, Sue and Gary, are really welcoming & helpful. We will be returning next year!
“A charming, cosy cottage and a friendly, peaceful, relaxing setting, excellent for families with children and/or a dog” The cottage was very nicely furnished and very clean, giving a warm, cosy feel. The owners have obviously thought about what guests
We arrived to be greeted by next door's delightful poultry. All the instructions worked out perfectly and nothing disappointed from arrival to departure. The cottage is pretty, clean and meets every… More
Reviewed 6 Nov 2016
Cottage is very good for the price I paid for. Easy to find the cottage based on the instructions provided by the owner as the postcode took past the house. All good in the house. We had a good stay.
Thank you for your positive comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay!
John and Lorraine
Nestling as it does at the gateway to Royal Deeside, Banchory is a beautiful place to enjoy a holiday. Visitors are invited to explore Deeside's historical connections. There is a wealth of beautiful castles to visit including Balmoral Castle, which is home to the …see more
“Fantastic holiday accommodation” The house was fantastically equipped for families with every little detail thought of. The garden is brilliant for children and the playpark opposite is great. Well located for access to Kirkwall and skapa flow.
“This cottage is a gem set in a beautiful location!” I stayed here with my wife and two very young children in May 2013. We had a fabulous time and absolutely loved this cottage. It is a great spot from which to explore places like Boscastle, Tintagel
Beautiful cottage, plenty of helpful information and recommendations provided, and lovely garden. Heated floor was amazing!The beach at crackington haven was gorgeous with lovely cafes and facilities.… More
“Warm and cozy cottage in a lovely location”
Reviewed 23 Mar 2013
We loved staying in this lovely well-equipped little cottage. The owner Tim was very friendly and helpful with lots of suggestions about where to visit and information on the cottage, etc. With und… More
“Beautiful cozy cottage”
Reviewed 18 Feb 2013
Just returned from a lovely holiday in a very homely and cozy cottage, was very clean and nice and warm - plus lots of information and advice on the area was left out for us. The area was very pictur… More
“Wonderful time had at Misty Moorings Cottage.” My family and I spent a very enjoyable week at Misty Moorings cottage. The cottage is set in a wonderful location, with a lovely view of Lough Erne, there was everything anyone would need in the cottage a
We all had a fantastic time and we would love to come next year again everythiing was neat and tidy on are arrival the cottage is well mantained by Mary… More
“Wonderful family holiday!!!”
Reviewed 24 Jul 2016
We had a fantastic week staying in this beautiful house! It was close to local town and attractions. We have 3 children and they loved it equally! The house was clean and had everything we needed! The… More
Thanks. Christina look forward to welcoming you again .
“Beautiful Cottage, Fantastic location”
Reviewed 7 May 2014
We spent a weekend here with two dogs. It's a lovely cottage, had everything we needed for the weekend, fantastic views of the lough and was an excellent base for long walks. Both the property owner a… More
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
“Home from home” Great location and beautiful garden. Very well equipped kitchen and bbq. Enjoyed the little extras like welcome pack, soap and shower gel. The library offered a cosy place to relax and the array of books was very much appreciated. The
We stayed in Crockfords over Easter and had lovely time. The cottage and garden are beautiful. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard. There is plenty of space for a large family and t… More
Many thanks for your kind review. I am pleased that you and your party enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming you back.
“Fabulous, home from home!”
Reviewed 12 Apr 2014
This fabulous cottage is indeed a home from home, everything you could want and more!
A child and dog secure garden, beautifully tended.
Good quality everything...beds comfortable.
Perfect location… More
Thank you for your feedback. Much appreciated. Hope to see you again in the future.
“A truly beautiful home away from home”
Reviewed 30 Sep 2015
My adult daughter and I currently live far further apart than we would ever wish so we were looking for a holiday rental in the glorious English countryside where we could spend some relaxing quality … More
It is always a pleasure to hear such complimentary comments about the wonderful West Sussex Countryside and the kind words about my property.
“Wonderful house in a wonderful location.” The Longhouse was everything we had hoped for, and more. The owners had provided so many extras to make our stay special, from the welcome pack to the generous supply of towels for the hot tub. It was like a
“Hidden jewel in the pride of Ireland” Crab Cottage is my dream hideaway. Just a short drive from the village of Rosscarbery it is a stone's throw from an inlet beach but a million miles from the hustle and bustle of real life. Cottage is a little bit
Fantastic cottage for a get away from it all holiday. Very well equipped, quality soft furnishing and white goods - very much a home from home where you can relax in solitude. Very remote but enjoye… More
“Wonderful second visit!”
Reviewed 5 Sep 2016
We stayed at Crab cottage three years ago and vowed we would come back as we loved it so much. We were not disappointed on our second visit. The cottage was as well equipped, comfortable and clean as … More
“A wonderfull relaxing break”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2011
We stayed at Crab Cottage in September 2010. The house is perched high up overlooking an unspoilt valley with great views all around, including of the sea. Although secluded, the house is surprisingly… More
“Great - just what was needed...” Cannot think that there could be any better place for allowing us to have a relaxing Easter break. Secluded, very quiet and so relaxing, it was hard to leave the house. We had the doors to the patio open most of the
We stayed at Girasol in June 2016 a new what an absolutely beautiful house it is. It was perfect in every way from its lovely lounge area opening out into the garden, to its 4 decent sized bedrooms an… More
Thank you Carolyn,
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
The Coach House is situated in a area of outstanding beauty directly opposite Westonbirt Arboretum a great location for Tetbury and those wishing to attend Badminton Horse Trials. This is an ideal property for those seeking to escape to the country. …see more