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“Excellent anniversary weekend.” We stayed here for two nights for our 3rd wedding anniversary as we also visited to watch a performance at the York Opera House. Beautiful apartment with quality fittings. Ideal location and everything there you would n
We visit York a lot but this is the first time we have stayed in Sue and John's flat. A lovely comfortable spotless well maintained flat with a great shower great wifi and parking in a central yet qui… More
Thank you Avril & Don for taking the time to post this lovely review, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you were able to start off your holiday at a leisurely pace, which is our aim. We look forward to welcoming you again.
With warm wishes
Sue & John
“Excellent apartment in the city center overlooking the river.”
Reviewed 31 Aug 2015
This is a first class apartment in the center of York. Everything needed was supplied and the owners kindly provided a starter pack of essentials and some nice extras which were greatly appreciated. … More
Thank you Carol & Robert for your taking time to give this review. We are delighted you were happy with the accommodation and that you enjoyed your stay in York. Kind Regards John & Sue
“Wonderful place to stay”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2015
Close to the river, theatre and shops. Excellent places to eat. Property very welcoming, clean, bright and very well equipped.… More
Thank you Lesley and Kevin for taking time to review your stay. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found the apartment convenient for York's great attractions.
John & Sue
“5 star accomodation, close to ski lift and town” Gorgeous apartment with stunning views. Beautifully decorated with v comfy beds.
5 min walk across the bridge and you are right by the main lift and in the centre of town.
Would highly recommend
“Great place in a great location. Highly recommended”
Reviewed 27 Dec 2015
We really enjoyed our stay in Le Plein Soleil. The apartment was very stylish, had all the things we needed (even the bathrobes), the kitchen was well equipped. It's a spacious place and was good for… More
Detached dormer bungalow on country road close to the Wicklow/Wexford border and enjoying fine southerly views over the rolling hills. It is situated with a large garden close to the small village of Monaseed in an area ideal for walking with several loops in the vicini …see more
“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.
Garden with lot of plants where enjoy to spend time with your family and friends, well equipped and comfortable house , vicinity of the sea, different types of entertainment...everything is there to let you have great and unforgettable holidays. …see more
“Golftrip to Malaga” Dear Erlend (owner) and dear Manuela (housekeeper), me and my friends, we have to say thank you at all!!!
It was wonderful to have the Chance to stay in such a nice and impressive house....ok - it`s not a house...it`s more a litt
The Villa was fantastic, all you could expect and more. The pictures just don't do it justice. If you are looking for a luxury holiday then this is the place to come. Not only is the Villa incredible … More
Reviewed 12 Nov 2014
We met up with family (11 in total, ages from15 to 70)for a week in villa paradiso, we were not disappointed the villa was fantastic,the garden and pool area were really well attended to. Great bbq an… More
“Stunning home away from home”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2014
Stayed for two weeks with friends, family and a 9 month old baby. Could not have been more delighted with the accommodation, pictures do not do this villa justice. Stunning home, immaculate and luxuri… More
Villa San Dimitrio is a self-catering accommodation located in Logaras. Free WiFi access is available.Accommodation will provide you with a TV, a balcony and a patio. There is a full kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven,barbecue. Featuring a shower, private bathrooms a …see more
“Beautiful cottage in great location” Three generations of us stayed at Wissett Cottage and we all loved it. It's a beautiful character cottage, spacious, tastefully furnished and very comfortable. It has a well equipped kitchen for us to cook our own
Lovely cottage in idyllic situation, well-appointed, couldn't be better. The location is lovely with access to surrounding countryside including Corfe Castle and Wareham. The family friendly seaside r… More
“Beautiful cottage in perfect location”
Reviewed 27 Mar 2013
This was our second stay at Wissett Cottage, this time with a toddler, a young baby and a Granny in tow. Both times we found the property spacious, yet cosy in the colder evenings. The kitchen was mod… More
“Fantastic villa” Lovely apartment, pool and bbq area. Krk is a great island and our hosts were very friendly and informative. Local restaurant is within 5 mins walking distance. Take beach/swimming shoes, mask and snorkel or buy there. Beach mat i
“Absolutely fantastic house” We have just come back from a week in Burchley House, and all ages all agreed this was the best house we have stayed in. The house is very spacious - everyone was always able to find a quiet corner when required, plus there
We stayed here to celebrate an 80th birthday, the party consisted of eleven people aged from 4 months to 80 and one dog. The house was perfectly suited to everyone with well equipped kitchen. It was a… More
Reviewed 12 Mar 2013
Burchley house is fabulous and after spending a weekend with family and friends we can't wait to go back. Each and every room is extremely comfortable with everything you could want-nothing has been s… More
“A superb holiday venue”
Reviewed 23 Jun 2016
Our 3-night stay was a combined 50th wedding anniversary and 70th birthday celebration. Over the course of the weekend 14 guests attended.
What a fabulous venue for a party! The house itself was spac… More
“Beautiful Moroccan Styled Villa” We have stayed in Bahiazul several times but this is our first at this beautiful Moroccan styled villa. We stayed for a week in July and found the whole house to be very comfortable and spacious. The living room, with
I've stayed here twice before. I thought I'd done a review but obviously forgot. First time was just me and my husband and second time me, hubby and my parents.
I absolutely love this villa. We had … More
A spacious 6 bedroom,Mediterranean style villa with games room, pool and spa and extended deck. Conservation and lake views on the prestigious Watersong Resort. All bedrooms are en-suite with cable TV. 2 king size, 2 double and 2 twin bedrooms. Mains gas BBQ.<br /> …see more
“Fantastic family hideaway in a great location” Fantastic house. Loads of room for the 8 of us inside and outside. We loved the early morning rabbit visits and the nesting swifts, as well as the fire pit area, which had incredible views. The beds were
“Fantastic house, we have already booked again for next year.”
Reviewed 9 Nov 2016
Wonderful, comfortable, child friendly house. We had six adults and two children under four in our party, the house was well equipped with plenty of space. Wonderful garden with spectacular views. … More
“it does not get better than this” we booked this accomodation online in australia. It was every bit as good as the pictures looked. every thing was provided and more.we would not hesitate to recomend this cottage to anyone.just remember to take the to
A party of 6 of us stayed for 3 weeks as part of a university geology project working and walking in the local Coniston fells. The cottage itself is well situated as a base for walking into the fells … More
Thank you for taking time out to write a wonderful review of your longer than usual stay with us.
It is fantastic to learn that the house can deliver a comfortable, normal day to day living experience by 6 adults staying longer than the usual weekend or week long visit, and serves as an ideal base for those who wish to explore the delights that Lakeland and the local area has to offer.
We are glad that you would recommend us, it was indeed a pleasure to welcome you to the local community for your time with us (our local quizmaster for the Sunday night quiz enjoyed your regular attendance). We hope that you completed your projects in good time and wish you much success with them and your future studies.
We also hope to welcome you back to Torver and Ash Gill Cottage at some point in the future.
Kindest regards to you all.
Bev and Pete
“Excellent!! Would highly recommend!!”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
We just spent 5 days and absolutely loved it. The house was spotless and very clean. Our 4 young children loved every minute of it and would come back and stay here again without hesitation.
The c… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review of your stay at Ash Gill.
We strive to present the house in perfect condition and are glad you arrived to a spotlessly clean and welcoming house.
It is wonderful to learn that your children had a fantastic time and we look forward to welcoming you all back again in the future.
“Very spacious, good quality accommodation in Torver”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2014
This was our 17th stay at Ash Gill cottage, which says it all really! Super location with the Wilson Arms pub for food & refreshment nearby and lots of lovely walks from the house, including the Old M… More
Thank you for taking the time to write a wonderful review. We're glad you enjoyed your recent visit, your 17th year at Ash Gill, you're all practically locals!!
With larger parties it is important to us to ensure that all guests are accommodated comfortably and are pleased you find Ash Gill to fit the bill.
We have already booked out your favourite week for next year and look forward to welcoming you back once again.
Bev and Pete, Stuart and Dorothy
“Lovely accommodation in a superb location for the New Forest.” Perfect holiday home, fully equipped and spotlessly clean. The location couldn't have been better everything on your doorstep yet lovely and peaceful. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend to fam
A great place to stay for a couple or family with older children, very quiet, comfortable and on the outskirts of Sway village, but easy walking to shops, cafe etc.
Very clean, beautifully furnished … More
“The most peaceful well equipped holiday cottage in the New Forest”
Reviewed 1 Oct 2011
The cottage was located in a beautiful tranquil part of the New Forest. The garden has an abundance of beautiful tall trees. We watched squirrels running through them. There was a patio area to si… More
“Great cottage,Great area,Great host”
Reviewed 24 Sep 2011
The Ducklings is in a quiet gated homely area, the owner lives next door is very friendly but not intrusive. Ducklings Cottage,Sway, is very modern and perfect with a good enclosed garden .Situated … More
“Fantastic Apartment with amazing views” Brilliant spacious apartment. Everything we needed for a great Holiday. Best views i have ever seen.
Complex lovely. Very hilly but plenty of taxis.
Owners responded to any queries immediately and the Manager,
“A Wonderful Holiday” We spent two weeks at Yew Tree Cottage with our two very young boys, aged 3 and 2. It was a real home-from-home; very comfortable and thoughtfully equipped. The children settled quickly and enjoyed the games and puzzles in the t
I had a lovely stayed at Yew Tree Cottage for a 6 day at Easter 2013. Great place, the rooms are spacious, clean and well-decorated, character sitting room and the kitchen is well equipped. Although t… More
“Modern yet cosy, perfect weekend away!”
Reviewed 19 Mar 2013
Me and my brother decided to take our mother away for a long weekend and we are extremely glad we chose Yew Tree Cottage for our stay. The property has been renovated to a brilliant standard. The play… More
Mobile reception varies by network. We get a strong signal with Vodafone but we are aware that other networks may not be as good.
“Fantastic cottage to spoil yourself in”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2013
We have just spent a long weekend at this traditional cottage, renovated sympathetically and with every modern convenience. The weather was bitter, but the log fire and toasted toes were more than co… More
Available for rental from July 2016.
Situated overlooking the marina with lovely views from the Juliette Balcony in the Living Room. A range of restaurants, pub, shops, museum, library and bowling alley within 2 minutes walk. A large Supermarket and other shops within …see more
“Eskmoor Cottage - perfect in all we needed, house, situation and environment” The house: Extremely Clean, had all Equipment you needed for your stay, so that for instance you could Cook if you didn't want to go out to eat, wash-maschine if you needed
2nd time at the Cottage. Has everything you need , clean, cosey. Great local pub, welcoming and good food - pool table for our teenage boys.
Great value for money. Will be back again… More
Reviewed 22 Jun 2016
stayed at the cottage for our wedding anniversary,the cottage was clean and had every thing you would have in your own home.there was a washing machine as well so we didnt have diryty washing to take … More
“very sweet cottage: shame about parking”
Reviewed 30 Jan 2013
This is a clean, well-appointed cottage in the village of Ruswarp, near Whitby town. We stay regularly in the area to visit family but be independent, and our usual place was unavailable so we took th… More
“Beautiful, excellent comfortable cottage” we all loved this cottage it was ideal for the forests as my family are mountain bikers and dog walkers. We were ideally situated and had a good variety of places to eat locally. Loved the Moors and the people
“Perfect cosy cottage in the centre of Ludlow.” Lavender Cottage had all the facilities required to ensure a comfortable stay. The cottage was clean and all the arrangements in place worked without a hitch. It was cosy and warm which was essential fo
Really nice and well equipped house. Clean and tidy. Close to the town centre where there are some lovely shops, pubs and restaurants. Really convenient location. Would definitely recommend a stay h… More
“Beautiful acommodation in a glorious town”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2016
Beautiful house soooo clean and close to the town centre the owner of the property is lovely and the tea coffe milk and sugar awaiting us ( not to mention the great bottle of wine) was a very welcome… More
Reviewed 11 Nov 2012
We were looking for a last-minute break and found this self-catering unit in Ludlow. We chose it because it was central to all the action but came with parking, which can be difficult in Ludlow's tiny… More
“Perfect location, loved staying here!!” This apartment really made our holiday. We enjoyed nothing more after a days shopping to come back and relax before heading out for the evening. The apartment is right in the centre and has everything you could
“FANTASTIC LOCATION” The accomodation was fantastic & it was lovely waking up looking out of the pation doors with view of the sea.
Plenty to do from the beach to bike riding.
My teenage children already want to go again.
Value for money
The flat is lovely, feels like you are at home, the location Is perfect , there is a lovely pub 10 minutes walk away with a great kids soft play for people with children, Chris is lovely, so friendly … More
“lovely stay” Lovely cottage, great surroundings, wonderful stay!
We stayed at the Stackyard for 6 nights and we really appreciated the place; It is very clean, comfortable and cosy. It is big enough for 4 people. A real home away from home!
I stayed at this property with my 2 daughters to have a late Christmas, it couldn't had been better. Well equipped and decorated superbly. We probably picked the coldest and windiest weekend this year… More
Thanks for your kind words. The Woodburner has been the best addition to the house, even more so when we are on the back end of an atlantic storm.
Great to hear you & your daughters had a great time and we hope you managed to play some of the games with them and make the best of your time.
We hope you can come back some other time.
Cassandra & Steve
“Excellent location for all hou golf players”
Reviewed 21 Sep 2016
The Stackyard Kingsbarns is the perfect holiday cottage especially if you want to use it as a base for a golfing holiday. Bright, clean ans tidy with all the mod cons needed. The owners make access to… More
Glad to hear that you and your friends had such a good time. Kingsbarns certainly is a great golfing base, as you would have seen the sign outside the house "550 metres" to the Kingsbarns golf course.
Hope you can come back some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
Reviewed 26 Jun 2016
Just returned from a stay in this fantastic cottage, what a find!! We were visiting St Andrews for my son's Graduation. Our party included myself, husband, mother-in-law and Labrador Bodie. Right fro… More
Thank you so much for the kind review. I'm sure your son's graduation helped elate your feeling during the stay. Well done to him!
We both hope you can return to enjoy Kingsbarns some other time.
Steve & Cassandra
Lovely two bedroom country property just off the a 38 between Plymouth and Exeter. Sleeps a maximum of six people in the 2 double bedrooms and double sofa bed in the sitting room. Spacious bathroom with large bath and shower. Fitted kitchen and washing machine. Comforta …see more
“looks can be deceiving” had an amazing ski holiday in February and your chalet was absolutely perfect! On arrival we were so pleasantly surprised at the fantastic use of space as the photos show it looks very small from the outside but the use of s
The chalet is ideally located between Morzine & Montriond, which are both within walking distance. The chalet is well equipped and the views from the balcony are
fantastic. The Multi-Pass scheme is e… More
Thank you, it's nice to hear that you enjoyed your stay. It sounds like you made good use of the multi-pass.
“Comfy, well equiped, well situated chalet”
Reviewed 12 Jan 2017
Loved this chalet! It was comfortable with everything we needed. Showers and kitchen good, and ski locker appreciated. Key safe also useful, so our party could come and go at different times. Stair… More
Thank you for your lovely review, we are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay at the chalet.
“Best Chalet We Have Stayed In”
Reviewed 13 Jan 2015
A group of 6 stayed very comfortably in this picturesque Chalet, we were all able to comfortably have breakfast and dinner in the kitchen/dining room and in the evenings we relaxed in the comfortable … More
“Great stay in a lovely house” Great house in a great location. Really friendly welcome. House just as expected from photos. Well equipped and very comfortable. Pretty private garden a real bonus. Very dog friendly. Enjoyed making friends with the
“Fabulous Cottage” My sister booked this cottage for us in May and what a gem it is! The small personal touches made such a difference. Lovely comfortable cottage with a modern kitchen that is so well stocked you want for nothing! In fact we enjoyed ou
Lovely cottage, spotlessly clean with great facilities. Would definitely return if in the area again.… More
Thank you for taking the time to leave this review Barbara. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and would be happy to welcome you back.
Jack & Anne
Reviewed 16 Oct 2016
Luxury cottage if I owned it myself I wouldn't change a thing. Very modern, fresh, spotless and had lots of extras to make our stay a great experience. Great location, huge garden enclosed for privacy… More
Oops! Sorry about your problem with the gate - just when you think you have catered for all circumstances........ The latch was put at the top of the gate to make the garden safe for children but we will certainly look at making access easier for adults, so that you won't need to rule out a summer visit. Thank you for still giving us such a lovely review in spite of the problem. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and do hope you will return at some point.
Best regards, Jack and Anne
“A little piece of heaven” Our first impression of Holly Cottage was that it was quaint and in the perfect location. Once we explored a bit more and found all the little extras that we were not expecting we realised that we had found an absolute gem o
“A superb high-standard cottage in a lovely location”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
Holly Cottage is conveniently located for all shopping and facilities in Ullapool. It has ample parking (we had 2 cars). The cottage layout is perfect for 4 people, with the sun room being an added bo… More
“Didn't want to leave”
Reviewed 10 Jun 2012
Lovely cottage. The conservatory is a big bonus as is the garden when the weather is good. Spotlessly clean, it has all you need to enjoy a stay in the most beautiful part of Scotland.… More
“Perfect location in Edinburgh” This was our first trip to Edinburgh, so I was simply guessing at what might be a good location for touring the city. I got very lucky with this apartment, in every way. It is located on Rose in New Town, which is full
Great location! Quiet but in the centre. Flat was lovely, clean and well kept. Bed was really comfortable.… More
“Great selfcatering accommodation in excellent position”
Reviewed 17 Oct 2013
This is a well equipped comfortable apartment very centrally situated. Although it is on a busy pedestrian street filled with pubs and restaurants, noise was not a problem. Supermarkets are close by, … More
“Great flat, great location.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
Me and my girlfriend were both very happy with the flat. It had everything we needed and more for our mini break. Best of all for us though was the location; the old town and major tourist attaction… More
Just home from 3 nights away with my son and my mum and dad. The property is awesome, it has everything you could possibly need for a relaxing break in gorgeous surroundings. It easily accommodated th… More
Recharging batteries is our speciality. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us GracieH67, and that Mum, Dad and Son also had a good time as well; the restorative power of a welsh cake should never be underestimated - especially if washed down with Herefordshire cider!
We look forward to welcoming you all back before too long. Kind regards
We stayed at Nethercote house for a weekend in January for an annual meet up of friends. The property was prefect for our needs. It is a warm and cosy place yet surprisingly spacious inside so there w… More
“fantastic retreat” A truly outstanding place.Wondeful views over the estuary from almost every window. The owners were great and gave us tips on where to eat etc as well as providing us with wine and cake!!. Soo peaceful! With the availability of usin
This is without doubt the best self catering property we have ever stayed in! Spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished. Fabulous location. Wonderful wildlife and great area for walking. Many thanks … More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Outstanding country escape”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2012
We searched the dictionary to come up with the best word to describe our short stay at the Lodge: IDYLLIC is the best description we can apply. The Lodge is an ideal country getaway. The hours will go… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Silence is Golden”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2011
What an amazing place in an amazing location. The Lodge is superbly equipped and we couldnt have wanted for anything more. The views are simply stunning and waking up in such a comfy bed and being abl… More
Thanks for that lovely review and look forward to seeing you again soon.
“Fabulous Excellent Gorgeous” We stayed at Orange Tree Retreat for 2 weeks and it was absolutely brilliant. Great Villa, fabulous location, home from home - loved every minute of our stay. This villa offers everything you could possibly want - it is
As soon as we walked in to this villa, we knew it was going to be fantastic. The cathedral ceiling in the lounge gave it a very spacious feel. It was comfortable, homely and spotlessly clean. It's i… More
“Home from Home”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2011
Perfect. We loved it here. Felt really homely and well taken care of. Internet, pool and games room. Everybody happy. Thank you… More
“Nice Cottage” Spent a week here in rainy February with my wife and dogs and we loved it. Only five minutes walk into town down the main road or five minutes to Morrisons Supermarket over the canal. Kitchen well equipped but small. The washing machine