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“Beautiful little cottage” I booked the little white cottage for my friends hen do as she requested as relaxing break away! We had an absolutely amazing time and have already recommended the cottage to my friends and family. It's the perfect location t
This excellent Cambridgeshire self catering holiday cottage in a rural setting is perfect both as a weekend retreat but as a comfortable holiday home for visitors in Cambridge on business or for pleasure.InsideThe Lodge boasts 3 double bedrooms all comfo …see more
“Could not have been better” Stayed at KingFisher for 3 nights, beautiful location, stunning park & lovely welcoming staff. The caravan was like new, we were so very pleased. Swimming pool was a special extra treat. Will definitely return for a longer
Just Heaven Mountain Retreat is a unique 27 acre property at Carool just over the Queensland border in NSW.
From everywhere on the property there are spectacular ocean, rural, and mountain views. Just Heaven is at the gateway to the unique beauty of Northern NSW and i …see more
LUXURY 5* barn. Framlingham. PRIVATE HOT TUB +Parking. WOODBURNER. Half an acre of garden. Superkingsize bed. Roll top bath. Shower. Bespoke kitchen. Tennis Court. Stylish decor. Underfloor heating thoughout. 37"TV. Blu-Ray/DVD player. Ipod dock. SMEG fridge/freezer. …see more
“Modern, very well equipped and welcoming home.” I stayed here on a business trip and Eastfield House Lodge is a modern, very well equipped and welcoming home. It was lovely to come back at the end of the day and relax in a superb peaceful setting.
We stayed with our children aged 5 and almost 2 and had a great stay, a high chair and stair gates were provided ready for us and the quiet location meant everyone slept well the garden apse went down… More
Thank you very much for taking the time to describe your experience with us - we are so glad that you enjoyed the cottage and the area which offers such a variety of activities for various age groups and interests; there is indeed a lot to explore!
Thank you again for your visit.
Benedicte & Roger
“Could have been friendlier”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2016
My sister and I stayed at Eastfield Lodge with my two daughters aged 13 and 11. The cottage is lovely and is very well equipped although it is a little tired in places. For example, there is messy exp… More
“An olde worldewell-appointed cottage situated in peaceful, idyllac location” Mr McGregor's cottage was easily located and more-than-lived up to its advertised attributes. It provided perfect, Paradisic peace in a charming location yet was within wal
Located in an AONB, an original Tudor manor built in 1690 with stone mullion windows, thick oak beams and yorkstone flags. Lovingly restored into a family home, where tradition meets mod cons, from Chalon Kitchen to Linn room-to-room surround sound. Sitting in 17 acres. …see more
Whether travelling by car or train, Thurnham Keep Stables offers the ideal sanctuary for that short break in beautiful, unspoilt Kent countryside yet being situated in mid Kent is an ideal base from which to explore everything Kent has to offer. …see more
“Wonderful hostess and delightful location” A great setting and excellent accommodation. Our hostess was most helpful and gracious. There was an initial problem with WiFi access but that has now been permanently resolved and works extremely well.
“A dream honeymoon - romantic Iris cottage lived up to its name!”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2013
We stayed here for our honeymoon and we couldn't have chosen a more romantic and beautiful gite to start our married life.
Its a truly rustic paradise and is actually even better than the photograp… More
“Very comfortable, well fitted out, peaceful mini gite well above the average.”
Reviewed 25 Apr 2013
Tucked away on a tiny road to nowhere in the depths of the countryside Iris Cottage is beautifully situated if you want peace and quiet, easy walking for as far as you want to go and pretty countrysid… More
Thank you for your very kind review... The ventilation shaft of the chimney will be checked and fixed for the next winter !!!! I promise... Best Regards, Y. Dauphin.
Your luxury retreat is set amongst acres of peaceful wild flower meadows with direct private access to an award winning stunning beach. The resort facilities are endless, offering indoor swimming pools, fully equipped gym, spa, tennis courts, archery, fishing, mini foo …see more
What a lovely find, home from home! Enjoyed a glass of wine or two overlooking the great views from the veranda. The lodge inside perfect, comfy 5ft bed, reclining sofa in the lounge and equipped to… More
Reviewed 26 Jul 2016
Don't really want to write a review! Needs to be kept a hideaway secret!
Excellent in all areas, decor, quality, views, friendly pets, all great.
Only one slight gripe, although we were not walkers,… More
Reviewed 1 Dec 2016
This mini break away was just what we needed! Couldn't have asked for a better location, the views from our lodge were amazing … More
“Perfect balance between relaxation and activity” Villa Seccarille is the perfect hide away for rest and relaxation while offering enough to keep you busy and active providing the perfect balance for indulging guilt free in the local food and wine duri
Had the best time staying in Villa Seccarille! We had the whole family (plus assorted friends) over for the holiday and Villa S was the perfect fit. Starting the day with the family breakfast on the u… More
“My family and I don't generally go back to places, but this was our second stay at Villa Seccarille and yes, it's a wow.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2016
My family and my parents stayed at Villa Secarille ten years ago and we all finally managed to get back there in August '16.
It was even more beautiful than we remembered. We spent 70% of our time at… More
So happy you enjoyed your stay, we hope you visit us again! X
Holiday Barn Chwilog, Near Pwllhelli and Abersoch Tennis, Pool, Secluded location, Abersoch 20 minutes, Llyn Peninsula, Snowdonia, Swimming Pool, BBQ, tennis court
Small Group Booking (maximum 10 people) for reduced rates, please contact us. …see more
“Home from home” I wouldn't usually consider going back to the same place twice however with Villa Cora I'd almost certainly make an exception. The owners live and breathe 'customer service' from the moment we made first contact to the moment we left
“Fabulous holiday destination with great hosts.” 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 minutes f
This was our 3rd visit to Garrique with our three young children (now 8, 5 and 2). The cottage is perfectly located to explore the beautiful Trossachs and Loch Lomond area as well as being close to al… More
Thank you very much for your lovely review. Come back soon. Fiona
Reviewed 19 Oct 2016
We stayed here for a long weekend and it was simply lovely. Despite the traditional dismal Scottish weather, we relaxed by the log burner and chilled out looking at the scenery. We managed a game o… More
Thank you very much for visiting us. It was the worst weekend for weather we have had for a long time, but you always looked as if you were having fun. Great to see the tennis court in use, and to know you explored the woods. Come back soon, Fiona
“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
“peaceful getaway” Lovely peaceful location, spectacular views local walks. We took our 2 small dogs and they loved every minute. The hosts live next door and greet you on arrival but after that they are just there if you need them. Everything you coul
This is an excellent, traditional, cozy, well equipped cottage in a lovely setting with magnificent views. Area is peaceful, quiet and beautiful. We spent a lovely week here with our dog Bella who a… More
Peak District National Park / Biggin-by-Hartington
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“Everything needed, and more...” My husband and I stayed at the Cheese Press Cottage for two nights and we absolutely loved it. Jane was there to give us a warm welcome when we arrived, and show us around the cottage. There were freshly baked cookies f
Cheese Press Cottage is one of the most perfect I have ever stayed. We arrived in dramatic snow but received a really warm and friendly from Jane. And were even treated to delicious home-made biscuits… More
It was nice to meet you and I'm so pleased you had a relaxing weekend in Cheese Press Cottage. As you say it is great to be able to walk straight from the cottage and we are lucky having a private footpath down to Biggin Dale and from there you can go in so many directions. Hope to see you both again soon.
“A wonderful retreat in idyllic, peaceful surroundings.”
Reviewed 13 Jul 2015
Cheese Press Cottage proved a beautiful, comfortable place to stay for a lovely weekend of walking in the Dales. From the home-cooked biscuits to the wood-burner to the inviting bed it was all lovely … More
How nice for you to be able to sit out for breakfast overlooking Biggin Dale and enjoying the view - in England we need to grasp those moments! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time at Cheese Press Cottage and able to make the most of all the lovely walks we are lucky enough to have around us. Do come back and see us again soon! Jane
Reviewed 12 Jan 2015
Up on arrival the host greeted us with a big smile, she shook our hand and showEd us too the cottage which was beautiful just like the pictures we even had some freshly baked biscuits jane the host t… More
Thats so nice of you to write a review and I'm glad the biscuits went down well! The cottage is so cosy and a great location to explore the Peak District. When you get some more days off work please come back and stay and then you can explore more!
The Glanafon Coach House is a beautiful property set in beautiful grounds. Although conveniently close to Haverfordwest, it feels like it is in the middle of the countryside. The owners are friendly … More
We love to welcome our guests back to The Coach House and some come every year. Thank you for your kind words and lovely review.
Reviewed 3 Sep 2011
A perfect stay in a perfect holiday home, in a perfect location with wonderful hosts who offered exemplary customer service. Impossible to fault, Pamela and William went to great lengths to ensure th… More
Thank you for your review, we try to think of most things and add a few quirky ones of our own. We like to provide a warm, welcoming home for our guests to enjoy. look forward to seeing you again.
“Christmas at coach house”
Reviewed 2 Jan 2013
This is a beautiful coach house very tastefully decorated and comfortable. Very friendly service from the owners. Key thing to note - you can only access the double bedrooms through the stable rooms … More
Thank you for your comments, we have wifi access now but our guests are often out exploring and enjoying the fresh coastal air. We always decorate for Christmas and The Coach House becomes a magical place for couples or families. Thank you for your review.
Chateau Jautrudon has all that is needed for a relaxing family holiday in the rural Limousin region of France. Set in a 40 hectare estate, the chateau offers a peaceful and secluded vacation with several kilometers of walkways through our forest, private fenced pool, te …see more
Luxury Villa in Spain, Valencia, with a plot of 10,000 m2 and 600 m2 of house-rent from one week vacation and enjoy the sun and the beach within 20 minutes. WE HAVE 7 BEDROOMSMore activities like mountain bike, horseback ride, and all the entertainment of Valencia …see more
“Exceptional Villa” The surrounding area is very beautiful - the views from the property looking out to the local mountains was lovely. We would definitely recommend this property.The villa was beautiful with lots of space in the garden to find a peace
Had a great time with my mates, great food, great sightseeing. We went to Sitges one day which was awesome! Would love to come back! :)… More
Thanks Graeme delighted you had a nice time....yes Sitges is a great day out. We do hope that you will come back a stay with us again :)
“Tennis court, swimming pool and fantastic for kids!”
Reviewed 5 Jan 2015
Celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary with our four kids, their other halves and four grandchildren - all easily soaked up into the upstairs villa and downstairs apartment. Tennis court, swimming po… More
Reviewed 20 Sep 2016
My large Family joined me for my 70th Birthday and booked this villa near Barcelona as it was big enough to accommodate us all. We were not disappointed as the gardens are big and my grandchildren had… More
Thank you for your kind words Mr Connor we are delighted you leave with happy memories! :)
A beautifully presented property with great facilities and in a great location. The owners were very friendly and helpful and made us very welcome at the property. They were available if we needed the… More
Thank you for your great review, so glad you enjoyed the cottage so much and had a lovely stay. I look forward to seeing you again one day.
“Superb accommodation, second to none.”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2014
Marvellous location. Putsborough Sands and Woolacombe Beach within easy walking distance. The Cottage is furnished and decorated to exceptional standards. Good parking. Everything has been thought o… More
Many thanks for your fanastic review, I am so glad you enoyed your stay at the cottage and Putsborough. I do hope we see you again.
“We will be back!”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2014
We very much enjoyed our stay at Putsborough Garden cottage and will certainly return in the near future. The location is outstanding and is just a short walk to a world class beach and pubs! The cott… More
Thanks so much for taking the time to give the cottage your lovely review, so glad you enoughed visiting again and I very much look forward to seeing you again the next time you stay with us.
“Ruby wedding celebration with friends.” Wonderful old house with splendid grounds and facilities, and very well equipped. In particular, we enjoyed the feeling of space, the beauty and comfort of the living rooms, wildlife, heated swimming pool and g
This house, and what it has to offer, is the most wonderful experience ever. Not only do you rent the house, but falconry, archery, shooting, and wonderful catering are offered. The owner is graciou… More
Reviewed 17 Jun 2015
We booked 'The Old Hall' for my mum's 60th birthday celebrations and were bowled over! Although we expected the house and grounds to be lovely as we had seen photos, we were all blown away seeing the… More
“Can't fault it - needs to seen to be believed!”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2015
Stayed here over May Bank Holiday with 4 couples and 8 kids ranging from 1 to 6 years old. Beautiful house, aga oven, open wood burning fires, cinema room, amazing grounds, peacocks, heated pool, tree… More
“Beautiful, spotlessly clean, friendly owners, perfect!” There were 5 in our party, 4 adults, 1 child and 3 very well behaved dogs.
The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were
We had a great time at the Barn! As soon as we arrived , we felt rather special to have found a beautiful place. The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was pea… More
I am glad you enjoyed your break. It was such a shame it was so wet over the jubilee weekend. I am sorry about the bikes I was unaware that they were unrideable, I know the mid size upwards are ok but will get the smaller bikes out and see if we can give them a makeover.
“Beautiful Barn And Great Location”
Reviewed 24 Mar 2012
Stayed at the barn for the weekend to celebrate husbands birthday. Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had. Prepared for wet weather but it was warm and sunny ! The family we… More
Many thanks for your comments. I hope we can accommodate you in the summer when the pool is open. I am quite busy but still have some free weeks available. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards
“Luxurious barn conversion in beautiful countryside.”
Reviewed 9 Jun 2011
The barn provides both characterful and luxurious accommodation. The open plan kitchen/dining/living area is light and spacious as is the master bedroom. The second bedroom is a bit of a squeeze, bu… More
Sorry I have not responded to your review before. Thank you for your comment regarding the size of the 2nd bedroom I have changed it around and hope it feels more spacious. We have also done some upgrades since last year. Wi Fi. A TV in the main bedroom. Some new lighting and plants and coming next month we are putting in a hazel hurdle along the border to make the garden a little more private.
Private island house with tennis court in a nice touristic location in the Philippines. 575 metres of private coastline and excellent views from the top of the hill. Near excellent diving sites with historic shipwrecks, marine life and qualified diving instructors. …see more
“Delightful” The welcome was warm...the home grown fruit and vegetables delicious...the location peaceful but well placed for exploring...the byre charming and well equipped...Julia, Paul and Ghilly delightful hosts!
This is the second time we have stayed here , and once again we had a great time . Julia and Paul provided us with milk,bread,free range eggs,tea,and coffee (I am sorry if I have missed anything out).… More
It was lovely to welcome you both again. We are pleased you enjoyed the food at the Red Lion and New Inn-we are lucky to have so many good pubs close by.
We look forward to seeing you next year.
Julia & Paul
“Lovely cottage, good base to see the area.”
Reviewed 24 May 2015
Very clean and comfortable with everything we needed for our stay. Julia and Paul were helpful with advice on what to see etc without being obtrusive. Lots of information including booklets and maps… More
So pleased you enjoyed your stay and you certainly managed to include lots of walks and outings to wear out the dogs!
Do hope to welcome you again in the future.
Julia Paul Ghilly and Wellie
“Another superb stay at The Byre”
Reviewed 3 Aug 2014
This was our 8th stay at the Byre and we were as usual given a very warm welcome from Paul, Julia and of cause Ghilly. The Byre now has a fabulous addition of a Garden room which is a fantastic place … More
So pleased that you will be staying for two weeks next year and that the dates are in our diary! Such a pleasure to welcome you back each year-just wish the years did not fly by so quickly..is that a sign of age!!! Good that the later journey home worked well, especially at the Dartford tunnel.
We await news of your granddaughter! Julia,Paul & Ghilly
Waterfront Hope Island Resort Villa - overlooking Golf Course "The Links". It comes with a 4-Seater Golf Buggy and Telstra Fast Broadband Internet.
Get the best of both worlds and enjoy the quiet surrounds of this gated estate yet only minutes from all the major Gold Co …see more
Set in the heart of a beautiful market town yet entirely contained within private and quiet walled gardens with a large 14 metre pool, this petit château offers something for all ages. The main house and neighbouring cottage are rented together for groups of up to 16. …see more
Stable Cottage at Hamptons Farmhouse is located in the beautifully rural area between the villages of Plaxtol and West Peckham in Kent, the Garden of England. Amazingly quiet and peaceful, set in 9 acres of land, all that can be seen is rolling countryside, yet we are j …see more
A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Fentrigan Manor Farm, tucked away amidst peaceful countryside, a quarter mile down its own private drive.
Just a few miles away are Crackington Haven / Bude/ Boscastle and Padstow and Polzeath.
Pony riding / Coarse fishing / te …see more
Relax an unwind in picturesque countryside in a converted barn on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds in a secluded, undisturbed location. Stylishly furnished and equipped to a high standard with free wifi, use of a private tennis court and a dishwasher - how to chill! …see more
“Great value, top specification and close enough to the town” From arriving in Portugal to leaving the service we got from holiday lettings was exceptional, the villa exceeded expectations. It was clean spacious, and the facilities were amazing, a grea
Thanks Dale for sorting everything, lots of requests and changes but everything went smooth. Villa was great, all it said it was, nice rooms, great pool, good BBQ. We had a great week, only thing I wo… More
Good afternoon, Glad to hear you had a great time and ill speak to the owner about a docking station, Look forward to seeing some of you again sometime soon, Regards, Dale
“Nice house but needs updating”
Reviewed 4 Aug 2012
The villa was large, spacious and clean but we felt the property description was misleading. Firstly we had specified more than once that we needed wheelchair access - the gardens and around the pool … More
Good afternoon ,
We hope you enjoyed your stay and we are sorry for any problems you made have had and we have passed on your comments to the owner , We put in a new oven as soon as we could as the previous clients told us it wasnt working on the Sunday when they left and the day you arrived, we could only replace it on the Monday , the tennis courts are always available and have never been locked, when we are advised of things we arrange then as soon as possible and the sat tv was repaired as soon as it was possible after we were told it was not working properly ,the only mention we ever had in the e-mails about someone being in a whhelchair was on the airport transfer request when you asked if they could go into the front seat and we never said the villa was equipped for disabled people ,only that it is suitable as it as ground floor bedrooms and no steps to the entrance , but we will remove this from the description , Thanks Again , Dale
“Great apartment in perfect location” I stayed at the Hacienda Riquelme Golf Resort with a group of friends on a break from the UK weather and the standard of the accommodation and location of the apartment was perfect.
The apartment included all th