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Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
A self-contained, pet friendly holiday apartment: • One bedroom, with ensuite shower room and toilet • Open plan lounge and kitchen area with bed settee • Cottage now has private decked area to the rear. Located in the small village of Crosshill, a remote vi …see more
The House was clean and tidy excellent service from owner .
Cant fault it would stay there again.
Pub across the road which also serves food
Only 15 mins form Ayr .
Bonus was groceries that were … More
Property extensively upgraded February / March 2015. New Kitchen, Woodburner, Furniture & oak floor.This is a beautiful little cottage in the picturesque village of Kingsbarns. The property is ideal for a family holiday or equally would make a great base for golfers wis …see more
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
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
“Perfect cottage and location”
Reviewed 28 Dec 2015
This cottage is beautifully furnished and decorated and and equipped to the highest standard. We wanted for nothing- there was even fresh milk provided and other store-cupboard essentials.
It is war… More
So good to hear you enjoyed your stay at the cottage. We have had a lot of positive feedback about the stove - without doubt, much better to watch than the TV. Kingsbarns is a nice wee village and having the dog, gives you a great opportunity to explore.
I'm glad you got to visit the local Inn. It was closed for a while and the new owners are doing a great job since opening it up.
Hope to see you again.
Steve & Cassandra
A recently re-loved light and airy house situated in the picturesque village of Ballygally at the foot of the Glens of Antrim. Ideal for families looking to enjoy a peaceful and scenic retreat with the beach 100m away and an enclosed private garden to the rear. With ro …see more
As a local lad; I was familiar with the area so knew Anchorage was perfect for our holiday base, and we wern't disappointed. Only yards from the beach and, just as important, the nearest source of Ma… More
“A clean and amazing place and great views”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2014
The house is amazing in a nice area it's great for a relaxing weekend, house has everything you need if you need to cook and off course the house has wifi. 100 yards to shop and beach. I would recomme… More
“Ideal for families”
Reviewed 11 Aug 2015
We selected this holiday cottage so that we could bring our two adult sons and our cocker spaniels. The cottage was spacious with a large kitchen and even larger utility/wet room - ideal for storing g… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
**** 2016 will be our final year of letting, get in quick! ****
Higher Whitestone has beautiful breathtaking views across the countryside and to the sea. It is a place where you, your family and friends can take a break from the routine of home, by relaxing and enjoyin …see more
We had a fantastic week at higher Whitestone with our three children.. The house is spacious, modern and well equipped. The views are outstanding - you can see about 6 or 7 miles over the south hams… More
Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Higher Whitestone. We hope to welcome you back again one day.
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
South facing, it features a terrace with views over the lagoon.
It is about 10 meters above the sea level and 30 for linear access to the private beach meters.
Graciously lent two kayaks await you.
Inside the bungalow includes a main room with a trundle bed, closet, T …see more
Not suitable for children; Car essential; Ask about pets;
The Doghouse is self-contained with a double bedroom, open plan kitchen-sitting room and a shower room. There is heating and a small log burner; we supply the wood. Parking is free and on the property. There is a gravelled courtyard to enjoy the British weather in!. T …see more
“Comfortable, country retreat ideally based for touring”
Reviewed 16 Jul 2015
Modern detached one bedroom bungalow, down country lane, next to owners' residence. All mod cons. Extremely comfortable bed. Liked the open plan kitchen, dining, living area. Country setting. Buckin… More
Thank you,so glad you liked it!
“Enjoy the English countryside under the care of great hosts”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2015
The "Doghouse" was perfect for my needs. It was clean, spacious and located on a beautiful acreage that one can explore with the permission of the hosts. If you want quiet and solitude you will not … More
Nearest beach 51 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Delighted to be awarded a Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014.
PET FRIENDLY - we welcome guests with pets.
Viewforth is a self catering holiday cottage set in half an acre of its own grounds on a quiet street in the Royal Burgh of Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire. Only …see more
Booked this cottage for a short break at really short notice. The communication was excellent with pleasant efficient e-mails. The cottage was booked and paid for within a matter of minutes. The owner… More
“Just what we wanted, perfect!”
Reviewed 1 Jun 2013
We needed a place to stay for a couple of nights whilst attending the Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show. I noticed this property because they took dogs but also we could book for just 2-3 nights… More
A single storey extremely spacious annex to the owners property on the outskirts of Poulton le Fylde in the heart of Lancashire , a 10 minute drive from Blackpool and the Fylde Coast and less than an hour away from the Lake District, an ideal base to explore from. Wit …see more
I booked this holiday for my parents 50th wedding anniversary, so they could go and visit family. When they arrived at the property they were greeted with a beautifully presented and very clean holid… More
Thank you for the review! I think after 50 years of marriage a few treats are well deserved! So glad your mum and dad enjoyed their break away and we hope to welcome them back soon! x
“excellent accomodation ,hosts, facilities, location, parking, and fenced private garden”
Reviewed 28 Mar 2014
Carol and Lee were more than helpful providing a welcome pack, logs and two newly laid eggs.The accommodation was spacious and clean and the facilities were more than adequate. Far exceeded our expect… More
thank you for taking the time to review Eastlee, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay and for us to exceed your expectations is great! Hopefully next time you stay with us our chickens will be in full laying mode and manage a full box! Look forward to seeing you soon
“A beautiful well equipped place to stay”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2014
We would recommend this property without doubt.....Carol and Lee are the nicest of people. They made our stay perfect....Provided was tea..coffee..sugar..biscuits..cereal..milk..bread..jam..marmalade.… More
Thank you for your kind review I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay it is really important to us that all our guests have a great stay. it was a pleasure to meet you and We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Nagaon, popularly known as "Mini Goa" is situated at 7 km from the Alibaug city. Nagaon is a village in Alibaug Taluka in Raigad District of Maharashtra and is part of Konkan region Tourists from Mumbai and Pune find this as a great alternative to Goa. Tourist …see more
DECEPTIVELY SPACIOUS QUIRKY SPACIOUS 4 BED DORMER BUNGALOW.LOCATED IN LOWER LLANBEDROG WITHIN 5 MINUTES WALKING DISTANCE TO THE BEACHAMPLE PARKING FOR CARS AND BOATS PLUS A GARAGE/STORESLEEPS 9 PEOPLE COMFORTABLY.ENCLOSED FENCED OFF GARDENS FRONT AND REAR IDEAL FOR DOGS …see more
Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
Attractive former croft house in rural setting, 1.5mls from village of Beauly, Burnside Croft has been recently renovated and is comfortably furnished and equipped to a good standard, and has a large enclosed garden to the front, offering privacy and peace and quiet, th …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Our 4 rooms at Mountain View Cottages are decorated in the traditional styleof the country, with fine Indonesian textile and furnished with teak woodand bamboo reproductions of antique furniture. If necessary, we can help you find …see more
Rose Cottage is a pretty cottage located in a secluded part of one of the most scenic villages on the North Norfolk Coast. Quiet and peaceful, there are award-winning beaches, nature reserves, challenging golf courses, wonderful stately homes, and the entertainments of …see more
Nearest beach 18 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
New Farm Barn is a superb bungalow in a quiet location. You can park right outside the Barn too.The property is ideal for up to 4 guests in the 2 bedrooms, with a sofa bed in the Living room allowing a fifth small person, to be accommodated. It offers the opportunity to …see more
We are a family of four stayed for a week in this bungalow in July 2013. This was an excellent experience and a lot to do things to do in North Wales. Kids absolutely liked it. The owner of the bungal… More
Thank you for a wonderful review, it was a pleasure to have you as guests.
Ask owner if suitable for children; Air conditioning; Ask about pets;
very nice place to stay and enjoy the beauty of Gili Air Island...Clean - no bugs - Comfort
our place is take 15 minutes to walk from the main harbour. We also can help your arranged you trip to explore the beauty of 3 islands ( Gili Air, Gili Trawangan and Gili Meno). …see more
Welcome to Malleny Cottage! This detached bungalow offers 2 bedroom accomodation that can sleep up to 4 adults and 2 children, right in the heart of Carnoustie. Take a short walk to the beach ( 2 minutes ), shops and restaurants .Alternatively use Malleny to chill out a …see more
“Relaxing holiday central location for exploring the region”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2013
The cottage is cosy and includes all the amenities that you could need. The hot tub is excellent after a long day exploring or walking on the beach. The garden is private and a great place to relax.… More
“Relaxing coastal reteat”
Reviewed 20 Feb 2013
We are a couple with 3 teenage daughters and a dog. We booked Malleny Cottage for my 40th birthday as a weekend getaway.
It catered for all our needs, we all loved the hot tub and the weather was per… More
“Fabulous house with lots of extra touches added !”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
My wife and I have stayed at malleny Cottage on 3 occasions now and have had a wonderful experience each time. The cottage i sfully equipped and maintained to a very high standard, the hot tub is 'to… More
Casa de Praia em Moitas - CE - Brasil, ao lado de Icaraizinho de Amontada com muito conforto e um vista incrível. Temos uma ampla suite com ar-condicionado, banheiro com chuveiro eletrico, cozinha gourmet, uma varanda enorme com 85 m2, piscina, acesso privativo ao mar, …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
A 2 bedroom bungalow fitted to an excellent standard. Commanding position enjoying lovely rural views.The village is surrounded by beautiful Countryside and the bungalow is ideal for those in need of either a relaxing break or as a base from which to visit the numerous …see more
Located just 20 minutes from the capital Colombo this is the product of an old colonial ancestral home restored with modern amenities and comforts. The Mount Lavinia beach is just a 50M (3min) walk down the road. Cafe, restaurant and dining options are plenty and are al …see more
Falcon Crest is a Boutique Villas gated Private Estate set in a 4 acres of private land. A century -old stone built house on the hills of Bellapais with 6, one bedroom beautifully designed bungalows each meassuring from 55 - 70m2, with breathtaking Panoramic views over …see more
We booked this accommodation for a little more independence, having stayed close by in hotel accommodation last year. We were not disappointed in our choice. "Falcon's Crest" comprises 4 mini-villas o… More
“An excellent place for a holiday”
Reviewed 25 Sep 2011
Just wanted to thank you for such a wonderful stay at Falcons Crest. Your estate is in a perfect location and provided everything we value in a holiday - tranqulity, privacy and lovely accomodation. B… More
This private Bungalow is right on the white sandy beach in Jambiani, Zanzibar. The view over the endless Indian ocean is stunning!If you want a calm and peaceful holiday in paradise far away from the crowded resorts this is the place! At high tide you can swim 10 meters …see more
The property is nestled in the lovely village of St Teath which offers guests a fantastic springboard to some of Cornwall's finest coastal destinations such as Padstow, Polzeath beach and Port Isaac.The accommodation comprises a well-appointed "cottage-style&q …see more
Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
The property comprises Kitchen, shower room, lounge and master bedroom. The cottage is surrounded by gardens and stables. With beautiful walking in the area and a local pub at the bottom of the driveway serving food and local beer. This is the perfect getaway. Easily …see more
Ideally situated on the banks of Upper Lough Erne and with direct access to the Shannon-Erne Waterway, Foalies Bridge 14, offers the holiday maker a peaceful, quiet and relaxing stay with all the benefits of being located close to the waters edge.
The dormer bungalow i …see more
This is a great location and easy to get to. For our family of 5 the property has loads of sleeping and living accommodation. The views all around are beautiful with the country side and river, (wit… More
If you need an wheelchair accessible holiday accommodation? In Velence, Hungary you will find a wheelchair accessible holiday house suitable for 6 persons and a baby. A pool, a big terrace with garden furniture and a big yard fully fenced gives privacy and peace and qui …see more
High quality 2 bedroomed Bungalow in the heart of the Suffolk Countryside. Open fire, gamesroom, large garden with trampoline. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, romantic getaway, families & older people. Good local food. Babysitting. Pets considered. Wheelchair access.Th …see more
Stayed for a week at Half Term in October.
Owners are really nice, helpful and friendly. there if you need them but they leave you alone if you want.
Accommodation is tidy, clean and well prese… More
“Very nice place”
Reviewed 29 Oct 2012
We spent 3 busy and very exciting weeks in the bungalow. It was very clean and quite spacious (3 children in the room was a maximum, but they could let steam off in the garden or in the big playroom i… More
“Very enjoyable stay.”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2012
We stayed in this property for 4 nights and found it to be very pleasant and comfortable. The accommdation was spacious and very clean. The kitchen was very well equipped and the bedrooms of ample siz… More
The cottage is on one level and situated in our one acre garden overlooking Beacon Fell. The cottage itself comprises of a comfortable lounge with dining and kitchen area, everywhere is well equipped. There is a double bedroom and a single. The area is very quiet but …see more
We enjoyed the peaceful countryside location and the very friendly owners. Everything in the cottage was first class. We were welcomed with home-made goodies and enjoyed the occasional chat with the… More
Thank you very much for your kind words. Wetry always to listen to our guests
Reviewed 14 May 2012
Everything about this cottage was great! It was so homely well furnished and bright. Lots of goodies left for us ( Loved the teddy on the bed and enjoyed the choccis he was holding)
Pam was lovely ,v… More
So glad that teddy was working well, he's always so pleasant and smiling. We are so pleased you enjoyed your time here.
Built in the 1980’s, Chy-an-Ula (House of Owls in the Cornish language) is a two-bedroomed bungalow with large, sunny rooms.The master bedroom has a double bed and a large picture window with views over the garden to the rolling hills beyond.The second bedroom sleeps …see more
Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Pet friendly;
Your family stay at a Castle in the Keepers Cottage at Knockrow. Private access to The Macadamia Castles animal park and mini golf. Activities include train ride, bird show animal encounters. Recently refurbished. All mod cons. Quiet. Perfect for 5.
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Pier Cottage is situated close to Kilcreggan Pier, the last remaining original Victorian Pier on the Rosneath Peninsula. Over 100 years old, today the Pier operates with a foot passenger ferry only. The cottage is set back from the Pier and sits peacefully in its own gr …see more
We had a wonderful (if somewhat wet) holiday staying in Pier Cottage, Kilcreggan. The cottage was just lovely and in a wonderful location (situated on the edge of Loch Long and at the end of Kilcregg… More
Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised; Pet friendly;
'The Bolt Hole' is situated in the lovely Cotswold town of Northleach. It is within a few minutes walk of the town square, shops, restaurants, pubs and church. The location makes it an ideal touring base with Stow-on-the-wold, Burford, The Slaughters & Mo …see more
In Designated National Scenic Area, whale watching northern light in winter with picture windows giving magnificent views over the sea and Skye, Harris and Lewis. Enjoy private beach access and the unique location of the cottage means you can see Basking sharks, Whales …see more
“Breathtaking location (- if you like whale-watching from the sofa!)”
Reviewed 23 Nov 2011
This is a beautiful, well-presented & fully-equipped cottage in the most stunning location imaginable - whether it's the private beach-access, the view (literally) over the sea to Skye or the occasion… More
Allibag holifay homeis near to femous nagav.akshi and revadanda beach within 2km.this property is touching to mmain alibag murud road.sutaibale for family tourisum or group weekend piknik.haviing gardan restaurant.swemming poo zakuzee.masaj chair.we r knownfor our home …see more
Sunny View is a 2 Bedroomed Bungalow, sleeping up to 4 guests. It is south-facing and set amongst the lawns and gardens of the 4* Welcome Holiday Park, located a few minutes flat walk (500m) from the beautiful, sandy beach of Dawlish Warren, which in 2016 was awarded t …see more
We decided to go away for a festive holiday down dawlish warren which we go to in the summer normally but thought we would do some Christmas shopping down south for a change! First time we have chosen… More
“Clean tidy and spacious”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2014
Loved the decor and the fact that the children's room had proper size single beds. Enjoyed the cream tea. Situated in quiet end of park. Loved the lighting outside in the evenings. A bonus having … More
Reviewed 30 Sep 2014
This is a super little holiday chalet. Very well presented with improvements such as a walk in shower which made it very suitable as a venue to take an elderly relative. Although on a holiday park i… More
Ideal for touring and site seeing, hiking and cycling, birdwatching, golf, fishing and much more! Lovely modern bungalow in quiet Scottish country town, situated at the foot of the beautiful Campsie Fells in the heart of Scotland. Offering three bedrooms, spacious liv …see more
“Dingieshowe Cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2016
The cottage is located in a village at the foot of the Campsie Hills. It is very convenient for the city of Glasgow, but with the added advantage of being situated in lovely countryside. It was part… More
Thanks for your review - it was nice to have you and we'll look forward to seeing you again - hopefully in warmer weather! When is does warm up, we have a nice outdoor settee and coffee table that go on the decking - hope you will enjoy that!
“A spacious family home in a quiet residential setting”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2015
A well equipped and spacious family home, with a hotel next door just perfect for eating out or for anyone who likes to have a drink as it's within walking distance. The house was well equipped and ev… More
Thanks for this review - we're glad you enjoyed your holiday. Point taken about the pillows - was going to replace these soon anyway, so a shopping trip will be arranged now asap! Ah, what would we do without Cbeebies!!!
“Well maintained, comfortable modern bungalow”
Reviewed 14 Apr 2015
Thoughtfully equipped, clean bungalow on a modern estate near to centre of town. Easy to get into Glasgow for tourist attractions. Great walks in Campsie hills and by river. Good play parks nearby. Es… More
Thanks for your visit - I'm glad you found the playparks! They have lovely views, don't they? So glad everything went well for you.