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“Just perfect!” I stayed in seabird cottage recently with my boyfriend and my parents. As soon as i entered the property i felt at home, Its so welcoming and comfortable,the decor is stylish and modern, without feeling sterile. Most importantly, the co
“A delightful cottage with lovely furnishings, in a quaint area just above the harbour.”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
The cottage was immaculate and beautifully furnished with care and attention. The garden was very pleasing, with sunny aspects. The situation of the cottage just above the harbour in an area full of c… More
We appreciate your compliments and are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We love our cottage and Brixham, so happy you shared in our experience.
“unique, cosy and charming”
Reviewed 22 May 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed our break away at Seabird Cottage. It is a tiny little cottage best suited for family or very close friends to stay at. It has been beautifully done up and is a well thought out … More
Thank you for your comments we welcome your appraisal and so glad you enjoyed the experience of our traditional fisherman's cottage
Reviewed 10 Sep 2016
An excellent place to stay when in Brixham. The weather could have been better, so was unable to make best use of the garden.… More
Thankyou very much.
We are glad you enjoyed it, sorry about the weather.
“Perfect in every way, location, rental experience, apartment and peaceful.” What can we say we had a fabulous holiday from start to finish. Before we even left for our holiday we were provided with train, bus, car hire information, maps etc. We were
This is a great little apartment - very reasonably priced and just the right size for 2! Apartment was clean, well equipped and with the added bonus of it's own private garden area - lovely for brea… More
Reviewed 24 Oct 2013
Stayed 2 weeks in this accommodation - just right for 2 people who just wanted somewhere to crash out. Had all you needed; bed, small kitchenette, TV and DVD, etc. Nice private patio and shared pool. … More
Blaemuir Cottage is situated just outside the quiet hamlet of Drybridge just outside of the fishing town of Buckie on the Moray Firth coast. The county of Moray is known as the Scottish Riviera as it gets very little rain, and has a warmer and more gentle climate than m …see more
“Compact clean everything you need> Great views and location” everything you need for a stay. Compact clean and tidy. Wifi great speed.
Lovley views nice host helpful
Worth a stay to expolre the area with it s many walks. Town has all the ammenities
The unspoilt spectacular scenery provides all the facilities for an relaxing or exciting holiday. Relax or swim on our 2km beach with olive clad hillsides that plunge dowm into the saphire blue sea. Walk and explore the countryside and the sleepy nearby Greek villages. …see more
“Perfect Stay” Delightful apartment which was very comfortable, well equipped with some very nice authentic touches. Felicity and Chris made us feel extremely welcome and made our stay all the more pleasurable. Fort Augustus is perfectly located for
“Superb!!” We stayed at the cottage for 2 nights and it was just wonderful. Beautifully presented,cosy and very clean.
It had all we needed and more.
Location was great just a short walk to shops and restaurants.
5 star accomodation.
Would stay t
The barn was perfect for our girls' weekend in Bath! The property is beautifully furnished & provided a warm, cosy retreat for a relaxing stay. It is very luxurious & the lovely finishing touches made… More
“Lovely, clean, quiet and comfortable barn just a short walk to Bath”
Reviewed 27 Jul 2016
We loved our stay in this great barn, the pictures do not do it justice and were surprised with the size of it. On the first night we discovered how easy it was to walk to Bath when we accidentally wa… More
“Beautiful cottage. Just perfect.” A stunning cottage decorated in tasteful, beautful decor. The building itself and surroundings are just stunning. There was a pint of milk and bottle of wine waiting for us upon our arrival. The cottage has absolutly
“Comfortable accommodation, very convenient location” My wife and I stayed over a long weekend for our first visit to York and were extremely pleased with the apartment. It was clean, comfortable and warm - important given the weather at the time! Kitt
Emperors Wharf was a really lovely apartment and furnished to a very high standard. We especially appreciated the warm personal welcome and all the thoughtful extras provided.… More
Thanks so much for the lovely review. Really appreciate you enjoyed all the things that we think are important too! Great to hear from you...and thank you
Reviewed 13 Feb 2013
We had such a wonderful stay in York. The accommodation and welcome were amazing. Sheena the owner was so helpful and friendly. The apartment had everything you could possibly need and more. There wer… More
Thanks so much for the wonderful review. Makes my day to read you want to come back. I especially enjoyed your description of 'playing house' and will look forward to seeing you again! I enjoyed meeting you both too...
“A must stay, stay!”
Reviewed 24 Sep 2012
The flat was absolutely lovely. Exceptionally clean with a stocked pantry and perfectly located. It was a few minutes walk into the hib of the town with a friendly local across the road. It had all… More
It was great to meet you and I really enjoyed hosting your birthday stay! Thanks very much for your review and I also appreciated your personal thanks at the time. Look forward to seeing you anytime you can get back here again...
“Excellent Apartment” This is a lovely apartment with brilliant views overlloking the sea. The owner Antonia met
us with her grandson who speaks perfect English. She very kindly left us some wine and drinks in the fridge which was much appreciated. We
Have just returned from 1 month staying at Antonia's apartment,everything was perfect,beautiful breakfasts basking in the sun on balcony with views to die for.apartment perfect location for everything… More
Reviewed 22 May 2014
My sister and I had a brilliant 11 night stay in this apartment. The apartment has all the facilities you could wish for, the washing machine was an added bonus! The decor was fresh and everything … More
Reviewed 3 Jun 2013
very nice studio appartment. All you need for a short break. Very helpful owner. Plenty of places to eat and a good supermarket at the rear of the building.… More
Cariad Cottage is an attractive cottage set in surrounding farmland with amazing sea views. Just yards from the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path above Caerbwdy and Caerfai Bays, it offers breathtaking views across the bay to Skomer and Skokholm. Visit Wales 4 star grading< …see more
“Lovely apartment, fantastic location” My wife and I stayed at Little Saxbys over the New Year period to visit family. The location is ideal and beautiful, set amongst some the prettiest Kent and Sussex countryside. The nearest village (Cowden) is a go
My partner and I stayed here for 3 nights in August 2014 and would thoroughly recommend the property. It is set amongst some lovely scenery and we were greeted by Louise, the owner, on arrival who pro… More
Reviewed 7 May 2014
Stayed here for 3 nights great place to stay comfortable with a lovely country feel. Great local pub just down the road shops not very far away and close to London if you fancy some day trips in. This… More
Reviewed 26 Feb 2014
I found Little Saxbys to be a very comfortable apartment that was well equipped. Louise the owner was very welcoming and could not do enough to help when I asked for anything. I would recomend the apa… More
“Beautiful relaxing cottage in amazing surroundings” We've just had a long weekend in Jenny Wren cottage and couldn't wish for anything better, the cottage had everything we could wish for. Superbly furnished and set out and was so cosy and inviting. T
We have just had a brilliant time in a superb kitted out cottage with evreything you require and more really and we was made very welcome by the owners.The village itself 2 mins walk away was ideal an… More
“Excellent place to stay in fantastic location”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2013
This is an immaculate, clean, well presented cottage, has a cosy warm lounge with wood burning stove, a very well equipped kitchen diner and bathroom and double bedroom with lovely comfortable king si… More
“An Ideal and exceptionally well equipped place to stay”
Reviewed 13 Oct 2013
Immaculate, clean and, very well presented double bedroom cottage, complete with
fully fitted and equipped kitchen diner, bathroom and comfortable lounge. Situated in
a small village close to hist… More
Nearby you'll find Beaches, Golf-course, Water Parks, Horse riding, Jeep Safari, shopping possibilities etc. If you like to walk we can help you with some nice ideas for walking tours. Gouves is centrally located from where you can explore the Island of Crete.< …see more
Located at the small port of Marseillan, Oyat is a luxury waterfront apartment with magnificent sea views of L'Étang de Thau. The sitting room windows open up dramatically, turning the room into an interior terrace, offering wonderful views of the lagoon. It …see more
The Snug situated just 12 miles from Portree, perfectly located for exploring Skye. Dunvegan is 10 miles away with its historic castle and it's 19 miles to Uig . There are places of interest, forest walks and fine restaurants nearby.<br />Whether you want a r …see more
“Excellent property great location.” We really enjoyed our stay at Homefield Barn, well equipt and nicely furnished, quiet and peaceful we were lucky the weather was beautiful. A weekend break wasn't long enough so we will be back for another visit.
Perfect getaway for a quite relaxing break, comfortable, cosy & peaceful.
Good quick location for Cromer & Wroxham, would recommend to anyone.… More
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
Me and my other half stayed here for a long weekend, and it was perfect! The place was lovely, it had everything you needed, a very well equipped kitchen, the shower was great the views and walks arou… More
Reviewed 13 Oct 2012
Beautifully converted barn. Very clean and comfortable and in a quiet location. Ideal base for visiting the Nolfolk coast, the Broads and Norwich. Would certainly like to return sometime soon.… More
“Luxurious,beautiful cottage set in a wonderful location!” Dane cottage is a little gem! Luxurious cottage, beautifully furnished and set in a wonderful location. The private garden and fishing pool just add to the charm of the cottage :) We also appre
“Perfect stay for visiting Cheshire, Manchester, Peak District.”
Reviewed 7 Dec 2014
This is the perfect property for a couple to stay in. It is very high quality, provided by lovely people and is within easy reach of lots of places to visit. There is a local railway station with trai… More
“luxury is the key word”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2017
lovely cottage to stay in over xmas, area looked spectacular with the sun shining through the trees and over the lake. Classy cottage and furniture to match. I was visiting family in the area so didn… More
“Perfect stay - Didn't want to leave!”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2014
My partner & I stayed at Dane Cottage for 2 nights in Aug. Nothing that we can say can do this place justice!! The cottage is amazing, the gardens are spectacular... and private!! And the hosts (inclu… More
“Wonderful apartment in the heart of Provence” We had a fantastic stay at this apartment in Isle sur la Sorgue. The apartment is very well located and has everything you could need. The town is lovely and really bustles on market days which we loved! I
Hosts eva and Niels excellent and the apt Above shop was even better than we hoped for a great base for car or bus travel around Provence the town has
Many great places to visit and eat. The apt has… More
“There are not enough superlatives to describe how wonderful my stay here was!”
Reviewed 2 Nov 2011
The property owners went above and beyond their duty to provide help in directions to their property and settling in.First impressions were exactly as the website......beautifully furnished and appoin… More
“Charming renovated apartment in fabulous central village location”
Reviewed 19 Sep 2011
My husband and I spent two weeks in this fabulous central location in the delightful village of L'isle sur la sorgue. The apartment had been renovated just prior to our arrrival and it was most tastef… More
“The beautiful Tal Roch” A truly beautiful location set in the peace and tranquillity of a sprawling woodland. From the first day of our arrival we were made to feel most welcome, and could not have asked for better hosts.
The property is a few min
Very nice & well equipped apartment. Very good location close to the sea front in St. Paul's Bay. Lots of nice cafe/bistro's near to the apartment. Delightful host Leonard, very helpful man, will defi… More
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“Nice and well equiped appartment”
Reviewed 19 May 2013
Apartment is newly refurbished, very nice and well equiped. Owner is very helpful. The place itself do not have many attractions for tourists; however, a resort Buggiba with all its attractions is wit… More
We thank you for using Starfish Holidays and staying at our apartment. Our new apartment is kept in the best condition possible and is licenced and fully complies to the Malta Tourism Authority standards.
“Great Place - Stay here” This cottage was better than everything we expected from the reviews. The bonus was the lovely owners. The location is great being in the middle of the potteries district. It felt like home with lots of extras in the cottage t
“Beautifully finished cottage with very caring owners”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2015
This was our last stay on an extended holiday of the UK that we made with our son and daughter-in-law. We arrived to find a small loaf of bread, milk and orange juice left for us (juice in place of eg… More
Thanks Jan. It was lovely to meet you and your family. Hope we meet again some day.
Reviewed 3 Oct 2016
We had a wonderful stay at oak cottage with my son and his girlfriend. There was plenty of room for all of us, the cottage was extremely clean and very well equipped with every thing you could possib… More
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope you didn't catch my cold - I did try to keep my distance!
All the best for the future
“Sheer bliss” A wonderful cottage lacking for nothing. A peaceful location but close to all amenities. A perfect place to chill; comfortable sofas and an enchanting garden. The bed to die for. The finest self catering holiday we have ever taken.
There were 4 of us staying in Shutters Cottage in Beamish and we were all delighted with the cottage. It had everything we needed, plenty of space and we couldn't have had a better stay. The communica… More
“Beautiful country retreat”
Reviewed 13 Mar 2014
The house is lovely-comfortable and attractively furnished. The kitchen is huge and well equipped. It was too cold to use the conservatory, but it certainly was an inviting space. The views from the l… More
“Fabulous house in a quiet but accessable location”
Reviewed 21 Nov 2013
The Shutters is a fantastic house in a great location. The house more than matches up to the pictures and ad on the holiday guide - you will not be disappointed!The decoration, furniture, fittings and… More
The Cow Shed is the perfect bolthole if you're working in the area, visting friends or fancy a break in the Warwickshire countryside. This recently converted 19th-century farm building was once a milking parlour, but is now a wonderfully bright and airy one-bedroom …see more
“Ms” Second time with have stayed.
Lovely apartment,spotlessly clean,great location close to beach and shops.
Jayne and her husband are very friendly and welcoming and we will definitely be coming back.
Romantic getaway for two in the heart of the Lake District National Park with inspiring mountain scenery and walks from the door. Deepdale combines all the modern comforts you could need with the charm of the Lake District National Park. A wonderful getaway. …see more
Rowntree cottage is a lovely cosy one bedroom cottage converted from old stone outbuildings. The cottage is situated in a tranquil location on the North Yorkshire Moors and two minutes walk from the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway.No short breaks April to August …see more
This recently re-furbished single-story cottage sits within the charming village of North Elmham, adjacent to the owner’s home. Located in the heart of the Breckland conservation area, it is ideally situated for exploring the North Norfolk coastline and also visit …see more
The accommodation is separated and private, but at the same time suitable for families and friends. 'La Croix' nestles on a hillside. It is a peaceful backwater within a tiny hamlet. It has commanding views across rolling countryside to the front and rear.< …see more