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Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.
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The Games Barn, rated a 3 - star home by the AA, is situated in an extremely quiet location on a 30 acre working farm in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in East Sussex . The farm has a small number of animals including cows, sheep, pigs , …see more
Having returned for the 2nd time we were not disappointed by our visit. Once again Madeleine and Fred were on hand to ensure our stay went as smooth as possible. They seem to have the perfect knack … More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review - we thoroughly enjoyed your company and would love to see you again next year for your 3rd visit. We know how lucky we are to have our own little piece of heaven here and love sharing it with people such as yourselves - it makes all our hard work so worthwhile. Thanks so much once again.
“Fantastic Farm Getaway!”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2012
We stayed at The Games Barn withour Parents and our 2 and 6 year old. The Barn had every comfort you needed, I cant actually believe I packed things for the children to be occupied with as this Barn … More
Thanks so much for this great review. We always try to ensure that our guests can appreciate all aspects of the farm if they wish to, and in your case we clearly succeeded! We are greatly looking forward to seeing you again at Easter.
“Great location, Spacious accommodation - Suits families [--]; large groups”
Reviewed 2 Sep 2012
We have just returned from a great week at the Games Barn. We had 6 children ranging from 2yrs to 13yrs. They all enjoyed feeding the animals, collecting eggs & running free in adjacent fields. The … More
Thanks for this review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and we would love to see you here again in the future.
The villa is ideal for groups or groups of families and is situated in salini less than one kilometer from Qawra one of the most popular tourists resorts the villa have large pool shared with another villa accommodating up to 17 people in 7 bedrooms 3 bathrooms / shower …see more
We built our dream home with all of the things that we wanted - space, light, comfort, peace, privacy, countryside. It is really a home away from home rather than holiday rental. Nestled in hazel woods, our home is modern, spacious and flooded with light even in the de …see more
We chose to stay in Ballyvaughan, having been before, and desperate for a bit of wilderness and fresh air. We could not have found a better place. The McGraths did everything to make us feel very welc… More
Reviewed 18 Jul 2015
We had a wonderful stay at this vacation rental. We traveled to Ireland to celebrate my mom's birthday and this accommodation was the perfect fit for us. It was very spacious and allowed us all to hav… More
“A Holiday of Luxury”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2016
What an amazing house and setting, and wonderfully friendly owners. Nothing was too much trouble. The house was equipped with everything you could possibly want, and more. Little touches around the ho… More
BlueSeas Beach House is a stunning modern self-contained 2 bedroom home that accommodates up to 6 people.
Sea views are everywhere, even from your bed.
Enjoy your very own private beach.
Sited to maximize the expansive sea views, the local stone construction nestles i …see more
Luxury cottages with private hot tub in peacefull romantic settings with Panoramic views of Snowdonia mountains & coast.
Underfloor heating & a wealth of character in this converted farm building.
There is a spacious private garden with stunning mountain & coast views, …see more
We had a fantastic holiday at Beudy Bach - we received a warm welcome, the homemade bread was a real treat and ever so tasty.
The accommodation was superb, warm and it contained all you needed for yo… More
“Beautiful, romantic retreat”
Reviewed 7 Feb 2012
My partner and I booked a relaxing weekend away in Beudy Bach cottage staying 2 nights, Saturday to Monday. The owners were very accommodating and offered an early check of 1pm on the Saturday which w… More
My partner and I stayed for 1 week in October this year, we booked the holiday for a relaxing break. Upon arrival we had complimentary fresh eggs, fresh home made bread and a bottle of wine. The loc… More
A newly renovated apartment to rent in the Umbrian countryside, Casa Rondini is not far from the village of Montegabbione. The apartment has a large front and back terrace to catch the sun and private separate entrance. It is spacious with a large sitting-room and adjoi …see more
This Mediterranean style villa is one of the rare seafront properties which can be found on the western side of the island.Located in the Bay of Ixia, Ialyssos, a ten minute drive from Rhodes town, this residence offers panoramic views of the Aegean Sea and cosmopolitan …see more
Bait Raha is the Arabic word for house of comfort, and that is exactly what we will try to provide for you during your stay. It is located 100 meters away from the beach, and 10 minutes away from the Oman International Airport. The apartment is accessed through an eleva …see more
Wake up to stunning views in this Irish Tourist Board approved 4* accommodation. Safe for children. Private parking. Free WiFi .Within 5minute walk of safe swimming beach & traditional irish pub. A short drive to Derrynane Beach rated by Tripadvisor as No 2 of the To …see more
Our host was very welcoming and provided clear instructions for picking the keys up and finding the property - just what you need after a long journey. She even made us a wonderful loaf of home baked … More
Thank you for leaving a review about your stay at Gorteen. We are very pleased to know that you had an enjoyable time there and also that you found its location suitable for exploring the activities of the area.
Your comments are much appreciated.
Josephine & the O'Neill Family.
Reviewed 25 Nov 2014
Our stay was amazing. The house was truly great with everything we could possibly need. The views were breathtaking and it was without doubt one of the best holidays we have ever had. The house was se… More
A great review of your stay at Gorteen, we are really pleased that you considered it one of the best holidays you have ever had,Thank You.Your endorsement of the suitability of the house for a wheelchair user is most appreciated. I welcome and have noted your comment on the shower seat. We look forward to meeting you soon again.
Josephine & the O'Neill Family.
“Large cottage with beautiful views”
Reviewed 7 Nov 2013
Great cottage for a quiet and relaxed holiday. The views are fabulous and the picnic table is a great extra. Property has large bedrooms. The walks in the area are excellent.… More
Your review of Gorteen is really appreciated,thank you. We are pleased that you found it had much to offer that made your holiday a relaxing and enjoyable experience. As we know this was not your first visit,we look forward very much to meeting you again.
Josephine and the O'Neill Family
Our Israeli holiday home in South Beach, Netanya, is something a bit special for all families including those with special needs. Our flat combines luxury and comfort with everything a family on holiday could want and if your family needs a little bit more you will find …see more
“Beautyful well equipped and perfectly located apartment.”
Reviewed 5 Jun 2011
We spend 12 days and nights in this spacious apartment and found here every thing necessary for a pleasent stay. The view from every where in the apartment on the mediterranean is magnificent.
Stunning new self catering lodge ideal for a relaxing, rural, retreat. Located in Fife close to golf, restaurants, walks, cycling, horse riding and shooting facilities there is plenty to do. Designed to a very high spec this Lodge is ideal for families, friends, wheel …see more
For a relaxed stay in the countryside, we are a good option! Stunning walks in Slaley Forest or over Blanchland moor or even down by the Devils Water river that leads into the River Tyne. History is all around from Hadrians Wall Roman country to Beamish Open air Museum …see more
Amazing 2-bedroom apartment with the large terrace of 45 m2 and private garden of 162 m2 in Mango Residence, located in the most prestigious and comfortable Sounth Tenerife la Caleta de Adeje region.
200 meters from the best beach in the south of Tenerife - Playa del D …see more
'Casa Arrais e Rogeiro' is a 7 year old holiday villa with unspoilt views of the Eastern Algarve coast - Tavira. This property offers year-round luxury to groups of up to 12 discerning guests, having been built to provide space, tranquillity and comfort in an area that …see more
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The apartment has been totally renovated and furnished to a very good standard with all mod cons and is fully air conditioned for y …see more
Throughly enjoyed our stay Appartment is well decorated and the 30 min cycle on washing machine great for freshening things up. Well looked after by Carmen. Great restaurant in complex with well prepa… More
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Stunning four bedroom holiday home with private pool ideally located on Veranda Palms Resort. 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom villa is situated on the impressive Veranda Palms Resort in Orlando. The resort is set in a sprawling conservatio …see more
An excellent spacious, well equipped villa. Very well situated for the parks, especially Disney, and very well sited near to route 192 that is very well populated by restaurants and further entertainm… More
“Excellent , pleasant and very convenient .”
Reviewed 26 Apr 2012
We enjoyed 8 wonderful days at Villa Nirvana. We were an extended family, a groop of 8 people including teenagers and a baby.
All of us wish to emphasize that the time we spent at the villa was wonde… More
“This house is absolutely top-notch and I highly recommend!!”
Reviewed 10 Aug 2011
We found this home searching through trip advisor and decided to book it. Are we ever glad we did. We have been to WDW several times and always stayed on Disney property, but we never will again. T… More
The Sand Cottage is decorated in ultra modern style, its brightly coloured walls and fabrics giving a vibrant feel. The living area of this cottage is open plan, with the open fire as the focal point in the winter, also full oil fired central heating. For our summer vi …see more
Bracken Lodge is located near the rural village of Hilltown, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty hidden amongst the majestic slopes of the Mourne Mountains. On the shores of Carlingford Lough, the Rostrevor Mountain Bike Trails are only 8 minutes away, as w …see more
Villa Christina is a spacious villa with large pool in secure garden on exculsive development in Castro Marim.The villa is on the Quinta Do Sobral, which is a development of private villas well placed for beaches and the historical towns of Vila Real de Santo Antonio …see more
We offer you this spacious ground floor 3 bedroom apartment. The apartment is all on one level and has been well adapted for wheel chair users. This beautiful property has also been furnished and decorated to a high standard throughout.As you enter the apartment it brin …see more
Mountview Cottage with its 5 star rating, has two double bedrooms with en suites and a twin bedroom and large family bathroom . The two double bedrooms have built in wardrobes and a large dresser in the twin room. All the bedrooms are provided with luxury linen, fresh s …see more
We have just returned from a four day stay at Mountview and had a wonderful time. The bungalow is modern,spacious and spotlessly clean. The kitchen/diner is very well equipped with everything you need… More
Great u enjoyed ur visit. Thank you for ur kind words.
“Beautiful home in scenic location”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2014
We received a warm friendly welcome from Gladys on arrival, the tea, delicious scones and cakes went down a treat!
The house and gardens were immaculate, furnished to a high standard, well deservi… More
Thank you very much for your comments about Mountview, look forward to seeing you or friends in the future.
“Beautiful, spacious house - and pets may come too.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
My daughters and I wanted to get away from it all, following a frantic July. The first thing that attracted us about this property was the words, "Pets may be allowed" - for various reasons we wanted… More
Thank you Valerie for your kind words about my house. It was a pleasure to meet you and your family, plus your wee dog!.
Hopefully we will meet again or maybe some off your friends.
The villa consists of the Main House and an independent Guest house.
The Main house offers 3 bedrooms with double beds, 2 bathrooms, 1 toilet, kitchen, dinning room and a living room.
The Main House has been built for special needs people, both indoors and outdoors.
One of two recently converted semi-detached cottages finished to a very high standard, featuring luxury kitchen, wood burning stove in the living area, family bathroom and two en-suite shower rooms. The cottages stand around a private forecourt, together with four mews …see more
We were so impressed with this 3 double bedroomed cottage - all mod cons available for the 3 days we were staying. We couldn't have asked for more. The downstairs bedroom and bathroom was ideal for … More
Center of France - nice countryside - 30 km south of BourgesA separate cottage of the XIX century, in the land of Castle of Preuil, was enlarged and converted into a comfortable family house of 3 bedrooms for 6 adults and 2 children.The cottage of castle Preuil has a la …see more
“Fantastic wildlife without moving from the house”
Reviewed 21 Aug 2014
We had an excellent time at this property. Pool, tennis and cycling kept us all fit and teenagers entertained. Watching butterflies, birds, insects and other creatures made every day a fantastic wild… More
Hello Anadrea, Simon, Fionn and Mea,
We are grateful to you for your review and happy that you enjoyed your family holidays at Preuil Cottage.
best regards from Marie, Bernard and chloé
This former hunting lodge benefits from a dominant position, and has been superbly renovated with very high quality furnishings and facilities.
Nestled in its own 150-hectare domain, Domaine des Bigoussies will delight passionate fishermen and big family or friends al …see more
This is an ideal holiday destination for anyone who wants peace, quiet, privacy and relaxation. However it is only a short car ride away fom Riberac which is a typical bustling, market town. The house… More
“Magnificent location, great facilities and very very peaceful”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2013
If you are looking to be away from it all, this place will suit. the house is very well equipped, totally secluded in it's own beautiful grounds but within a 20 minute drive of Riberac. Travelled with… More
Cottage is a FOUR STAR Irish Tourist Board approved three bedroomed unit located in a rural wooded area just 7Kms from Irelands premium holiday destination Killarney in the south west of Ireland. Two bedrooms located on ground floor, one on suite and third bedroom …see more
Purpose built accessible bungalow, fully equipped with ceiling hoist enabling transfer from profile bed to ensuite bathroom. Level access throughout, including wet rooms. Ramps to front and rear with extra wide doors. Spacious living and dining areas with wood burning …see more