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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
Charming cottage overlooking Lake Iseo.
Two floors consisting of sitting room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen, 2 bathrooms (1 accessible from the outside), utility room, large terrace and cosy garden overlooking the lake. Private offstreet parking . Panoramic view of the marina an …see more
Antonella is a wonderful hostess. Her communication is top notch and quick. The house itself is wonderful; it is fully equipped for a stay of any length. There are more than enough dishes, flatware an… More
Thank you for staying at Casa Viola and thank you very much indeed for your review. Your suggestions are precious. I'll check the water pressure of the shower.
Hope to have you again in Lovere.
All the best.
“Great location with lake views, access to lakeshore and charming town”
Reviewed 4 Jun 2012
Casa Viola has a lovely terrace over looking lake Iseo which gets morning sunshine. House is comfortable and well equipped. Access to the marina and town is very easy on foot. Nice for evening promena… More
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“Fabulous view, quaint accomodations”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2012
One of the allures of visiting Lovere is the beautiful Lake Iseo nestled in the mountains. The view of this gem from the Casa Viola is breathtaking and a sheer pleasure to wake up to and absorb while… 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
New on holiday rental market November 2014
A luxury, self-catering cottage on the shores of the panoramic Montrose Basin. The cottage is at 3 Esk Road, Montrose DD10 9NT.
Fully renovated and extended in 2012, you will enjoy a wonderfully peaceful and enjoyable break a …see 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
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
This one-bedroom holiday home is ideally placed in the middle of a strawberry farm within the picture-perfect village of West Peckham, with it's Saxon church, village green and pub, The Swan On The Green serving delicious, freshly-prepared food, excellent wines and real …see 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
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
Located in the centre of Seaton this makes the perfect base for exploring the World Heritage Site of the Jurassic Coast, the unique birdwatching environment of the Axe Marshes or just enjoying the clean, gently shelving pebble beach. Other local attractions include Sea …see more
We visited Seaton with our two young Grandsons age 2 & 3 and this was a perfect home from home. Spotlessly clean, very spacious and everything you need for young children is there, including toys. T… 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
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
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
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
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
Le Four at Le temple is a delightful renovated old stone house for those who wish to enjoy the best of rural France in a French hideaway with lots of pretty old towns, restaurants and places to visit. There are river and lake beaches nearby and the coast is an easy driv …see more
“Everything we needed to make our week so relaxing and enjoyable”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2013
We stayed for a week at Le Four at Le Temple in July 2013. Our journey had a bit of a wobbly start with our hire car but as soon as we arrived at Le Four and were welcomed so warmly by Jean and Mike … More
Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. it is true that we certainly had at least one fairly dramatic storm whist you were with us, still it made a good story when Mike got back, didn't it! I have said before that i believe cleanliness and a welcome are so important, especially at the end of a journey and thank you for noticing that. We do hope to see you again at Le Temple. Jean.
Reviewed 1 Aug 2012
We regrettably only stayed for one week here, it came to an end all too soon. The house is fabulous and the owners Jean and Mike were fantastic and very helpful. The pool and gardens are a joy to be i… More
Thank you so much. We were sorry to see you go and do hope you will visit us and the area again. Thank you for mentioning the cleanliness, this is something very important to us and we are pleased you and the children enjoyed the house and gardens as much as we have always done.
“Beautiful, spacious house with everything you could need for a perfect holiday.”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2012
We have just got back from a 2 week stay with our 6 month old daughter and and my parents and can't wait to go back.
As soon as we arrived we were made to feel so welcome by the owners, Mike and Je… More
Thank you for such a lovely review. We were so pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Le Four and do look forward to seeing you all again. It is not easy to show the house and gardens adequately in the advert and our guests have always been very pleasantly surprised on arrival. We do like to be around to help and you are always most welcome to call round for advice, an aperitif or simply to have some salads, tomatoes or herbs from the garden.
- Modern architecture and furniture- Porches and terraces with hammocks and barbecue- Sea view and constant sea breeze- Large living room with sofa-bed open kitchen and eating area- Suite with queen size bed, air conditioner, closet and own bathroom- Bedroom with two si …see more
This is an end of terraced property based in Shoeburyness. It is based 15 minutes walk from East Beach blue flag beach.It is 10 minutes walk from Shoeburyness train station. 15 minutes drive from Southend / London Airport.
This cottage has three good sized double bedroo …see more
Large, newly built holiday cottage in Wiltshire surrounded by woods. The Main House sleep 8 people in 4 bedrooms with 4 extra beds. The North Wing sleeps 4 people in 2 bedrooms with 2 extra beds. So in total we can sleep up to 18 people. All the comforts of a modern hou …see more
2 Queen Bedrooms plus a 3rd bedroom with single bed ( Can sleep a 6th person on pull out bed if needed). A Separate toilet & Bathroom with bath & showerFully equipped kitchen adjoins the family room complete with TV, DVD Player.The family room, with it's s …see more
Traditional Provençal house with beautiful views over vineyards and Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles.Situated in a small hamlet 3km from Vaison-la-Romaine and Villedieu. Fully equipped, owners have had the house for 10 years. Swimming pool, extensive outside area with o …see more
Woodview an extremely comfortable house situated in the centre of the village close to Mary Ann's, an outstanding pub/restaurant and the village shop. The harbour offers excellent sailing and fishing. The thriving market town of Skibbereen with excellent shops an …see more
We have stayed here both in Spring and Summer and the house is cosy in the cold weather due to a lovely log fire and great in the summer too with a sun trap of a garden.
The kitchen is very well equi… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Very comfortable, luxurious house close to scenic Cong village. Wide range of entertainments in the house, including pool table, table tennis, hi-speed broadband access, full Sky+ multiroom package etc, making it ideal for families, including those with teenagers. Close …see more
“Magnificent House with all you need for a fabulous holiday”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2015
Just back from a week in Springmount House! WOW! WOW! WOW! What a fabulous house. So spacious and comfortable. We travelled with our Children and their families and 2 dogs and it was just perfect.… More
“Home away from home.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2014
My family, including my husband, my 13 yr old son and my 11 yr old daughter, stayed with my sister, her 15 yr old daughter and her 13 yr old son. The kids loved the Ping pong and pool tables, kept the… More
“Great Christmas Retreat”
Reviewed 28 Dec 2013
Couldn't recommend Springmount. House enough at anytime of the year. We booked the house for Xmas week as we were attending a nephews wedding in lisloughrey lodge hotel a few days before Xmas so opted… More
Ty Gwenn is located in the quiet and peaceful hamlet of Kergonoiu, just two minutes from the river l'Aulne and 1 mile from the centre of Spezet , yet only a fifteen minute drive from the larger market towns of Carhaix and Chateaulin. The house has easy access to al …see more
Wonderfully equipped to make any stay enjoyable, most relaxing surroundings inside and out. would strongly recommend this property to everyone.… More
“Made a great base !”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2012
A very nice, clean and quiet cottage....sorry, gite. The owners are great people too. We used Rob's place as a base for our day trips out to various parts of the region. It had everything we could ask… More
“Very peaceful, large relaxing garden and nice views”
Reviewed 10 Oct 2011
Stayed twice this year, Great location peaceful, scenic and ideally situated
for exploring the surrounding towns and villages. The Gite is well presented, clean and equipped well with good quality … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Not suitable for children;
A delightful property in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland; sitting in a pretty village within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National park. It is ideal for a romantic break, an activity filled holiday or a place to simply relax and enjoy all the amenities that …see more
The Garden Lodge has recently been completely refurbished. It is comfortable and offers beautiful views. It is at about a 15-minute-walk from the sea and the centre of town.This property is situated next to the Olive Press Lodge, therefore enjoying the same surroundings …see more
Great little group of apartments on a hillside overlooking the Ligurian coast, well located withing easy reach (by car) of major sites. Fantastic garden and outdoor areas, with simple but elegant fur… More
“wow!!! What a great holiday”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2012
We all had an amazing holiday, the accommodation was lovely very clean and comfortable, we were made very welcome by the family, anything we needed was found asap. There own olive oil was excellent, a… More
“Friendly, helpful, great accommodation and very Italian”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2012
Adriana who owns the Olive Press helps make a holiday here one you will always remember. The accommodation is peaceful, yet the pool is still great fun for the kids. The surrounding countryside, beach… More
Nearest beach 1 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
We are in a wonderful, peaceful spot to relax and watch the world go by, but if you are feeling energetic then take a walk up Largo Law, or along Largo beach and then relax in the ambient temperature of your own private hot tub. For your entertainment we have installed …see more
The house is spacious and has everything needed. Plenty of hot water and the furnishing and fittings is of a high standard. Our 9 year old enjoyed wandering around the farm and seeing the livestock. I… More
“A wonderful property and view”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2014
We have been going on holiday together for ten years now and this is one of the best places we have stayed in.
The location was great for sightseeing, walking and golf.
The property was lovely. Ver … More
“50th Birthday weekend”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2013
This was our second stay at Barnyards this year (2013) and once again we were not disappointed. The quality of the accommodation for the price is outstanding and the view from the hotub just cannot be… More
L’Atelier offers comfortable family accommodation in the coastal resort town of St Gilles Croix de Vie. The lovely sandy beach and the town centre amenities are all within walking distance and you can benefit from the bars and restaurants on the port at just 100m from …see more
The Mill House is situated in a quiet country lane and is a ten minute walk to the picturesque village of Brighstone with its well stocked village shops, tea rooms, National Trust Museum and family friendly pub. Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is a mar …see more
“Wonderful house for a large gathering on the Isle of Wight”
Reviewed 13 Jan 2013
We stayed at the Mill House with two other families for a week over New year. The house is very warm and friendly and extremely well equipped. The three main double bedrooms are equally delightful wh… More
“Beautiful family home we go every year.”
Reviewed 18 Apr 2012
We first found The Millhouse four years ago and have been every year since. We go with my parents, siblings and their famiies - its a great house for family groups and works really well for us.
The h… More
“Fantastic family holiday”
Reviewed 10 Apr 2012
Thank you for a wonderful holiday in the Isle of Wight. The house is extremely well equipped to a high standard with everything you need for a holiday - with a lot of thought to those with young child… More
Teach Neid is a spacious modern new build house with wheelchair access,enclosed garden, patio area, private car park, lockable storage area for bikes in outside garage.Ideal for families, walking groups, golfers or a group off friends having a reunion as it sleeps 10 pe …see more
Seaside Rendezvous is an upper conversion of a traditional sandstone townhouse, offering spacious accommodation over two levels, with light and airy rooms complemented by neutral décor and period features. Both bedrooms have views over the North Sea.The house is locat …see more