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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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This luxury apartment is beautifully furnished having a good sized lounge with dining area, which leads to the balcony with pool, garden or mountain views.The apartment is situated just two minutes walk from the golden beach of Tamuda Bay. Two bedrooms - one double and …see more
Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Charming Grade II listed Victorian terraced house in quiet, characterful and prestigious Central North Oxford street available for furnished holiday and short lets. Plantation Road has its own Wikipedia page. The key benefit of this property is its location right in the …see more
“Great place ideal for people who want to cook for themselves”
Reviewed 25 Feb 2014
Really neat and tidy place, well maintained. Especially the kitchen was well laid out and well-equipped. It was a bit cold (winter!) until we figured out to turn the furnace into continuous mode. Jeri… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
2-Zimmer WG mit KücheUnser Haus aus dem 16. Jahrhundert liegt an ruhiger, verkehrsfreier Lage in Stein am Rhein und nächstliegend zur Espi Badi, die ideale Sommerdestination für Kinder und Eltern (2 Min. zu Fuss).In unmittelbarer Umgebung finden Sie wunderschöne Ort …see more
Barnacre Cottages are winners of many local and national awards. The first 5* Gold cottages in Lancashire, North West England. Our small, private hamlet of five luxury stone cottages, are in a superb rural setting, fields surrounded by woodland in the Forest of Bowland, …see more
“High quality accommodation offering home away from home - you definitely get what you pay for”
Reviewed 31 Jul 2011
I recently stayed at Barnacre Cottages on a trip over from New Zealand to visit family in nearby Garstang. My internet searching had thrown up very little in the area that would provide for the needs … More
“Excellent location. Perfect for large groups”
Reviewed 28 Jul 2011
The cottages were the perfect location for our group. We were 16 people, and there was plenty of room for us all to socialise together.
We were welcomed with freshly baked cakes, and a well furnis… More
Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Period garden cottage located in a lovely conservation area in Cambuslang on the outskirts of Glasgow.Excellent local transport links to Glasgow city centre (12 mins), Loch Lomond and Edinburgh (55 mins) by train. Train station 400 metres from cottage. In addition, …see more
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Welcome to our self-catering property - 'Number 19' Chiefs Street. This is a comfortable three bedroomed terraced house in a quiet city-centre location within a short walk from the Cathedral, museums, restaurants, shops and Oliver Cromwell's house.The property is warm, …see more
“comfortable, excellent locaion, quiet and the garden and off road parking a bonus”
Reviewed 19 Jun 2013
The cottage is much better equipped than usual, which made self catering very easy. To be met by the owner was lovely, and meant we could ask all the questions, and get lots of tips re Ely itself as… More
“A lovely place to stay, especially with young children”
Reviewed 9 May 2013
This was a great place to stay - good sized rooms, in a pleasant location and close enough to the centre to do everything on foot; Cromwell's house is only a two minute walk away. The children spent a… More
“A lovely property: comfortable and very well equipped.”
Reviewed 15 Apr 2013
The property is minutes away from the Cathedral and so is ideally placed for everything Ely has to offer.
The owner, Bob, welcomed and collected us from Ely railway station and explained how everythi… More
Nearest beach 22 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Rufus Cottage is the perfect place for couples and families to enjoy the New Forest. It is located within the National Park and is perfect for walking or cycling. Close to Longdown Activity Farm (1.5Km), The New Forest Wildlife Centre (2.5Km), Paultons Park Theme Park …see more
We enjoyed our stay at Rufus Cottage. The location is perfect. A pub next door with great live music on a Friday which was really good. The cottage had everything we wanted. Well stocked with plates e… More
Copperfield is a detached, single storey, two bedroomed whitewashed cottage in the quiet conservation area of this lovely village. Much of the cottage has been renovated recently and is warm, inviting and very comfortable. It has a large well fitted kitchen and large co …see more
Merlot is surprisingly large for a single bedroomed gite, over 70 sq m of floor space offers comfort and a real sense of openness. With 2 X 3 pce suites, one by the television and the other by the entrance offering stunning views over the surrounding countryside. Out si …see more
We really enjoyed our stay at Merlot. The setting s is fantastic and the peace and quiet was bliss. The gite is simply furnished but beautifully done. The kitchen is very well equipped and the bbq out… More
Charming cottage overlooking Lake Iseo.
Two floors consisting of sitting room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen, 2 bathrooms (1 accessible from the outside), utility room, large terrace and cosy garden overlooking the lake. Private offstreet parking . Panoramic view of the marina an …see more
Antonella is a wonderful hostess. Her communication is top notch and quick. The house itself is wonderful; it is fully equipped for a stay of any length. There are more than enough dishes, flatware an… More
Thank you for staying at Casa Viola and thank you very much indeed for your review. Your suggestions are precious. I'll check the water pressure of the shower.
Hope to have you again in Lovere.
All the best.
“Great location with lake views, access to lakeshore and charming town”
Reviewed 4 Jun 2012
Casa Viola has a lovely terrace over looking lake Iseo which gets morning sunshine. House is comfortable and well equipped. Access to the marina and town is very easy on foot. Nice for evening promena… More
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“Fabulous view, quaint accomodations”
Reviewed 20 Apr 2012
One of the allures of visiting Lovere is the beautiful Lake Iseo nestled in the mountains. The view of this gem from the Casa Viola is breathtaking and a sheer pleasure to wake up to and absorb while… More
Nearest beach 77 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
THIS APARTMENT can be rented as a 1, 2 or 3 BEDROOM Apartment to suit your party sizeIt has:• Large Entrance door and hallway• Wood Floors and Neutral Décor throughout• Large Open Plan Kitchen Dining Family Living Room with: • 5 Burner Gas Hob, Double Electri …see more
We stayed with our 3 young children and the place was perfect and as described. The bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. There are many restaurants and supermarkets nearby within walking distance. … More
“IDEAL LOCATION, VERY SPACIOUS - QUALITY SERVICE AND FITTINGS”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2013
My husband and I stayed in this apartment over the half term holidays end of October beginning of November, in order to visit children and grandchildren. On such visits we feel the need for a 'home fr… More
“Ann and the Worcester Park Apartment are Excellent!”
Reviewed 1 Sep 2013
We so much appreciated the opportunity to stay at the Worcester Park Apartment. Ann is an excellent host, providing us with everything we needed to have a most pleasant stay in England. The informat… More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Ideal for a quiet getaway, Grenada Holiday Apartment is a fully furnished, self-catering, air-conditioned 2-Bedroom Apartment with garden in a lovely neighbourhood of Calivigny, in St. George’s the capital parish of pure Grenada, the Isle of Spice.
We are located cl …see more
Really nice apartment. Felicia, the owner, is great, respectful and helpful. Fantastic explanation of house facilities/ Grenada touristic places on a welcome booklet. Big bathroom. AC in all rooms and… More
It was our pleasure hosting you and we will be happy to host you again.
Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Trinity House Garden Flat is a luxury, open plan studio/suite offering self catering, serviced accommodation. Set behind electric gates on a private equestrian smallholding with 12 acres. It has 3 large double doors opening on to a private patio with uninterrupted views …see more
“Beautifully spacious and well equipped, in a lovely setting”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2013
We agree with the previous glowing reviews; this is spacious, well designed, comfortable accommodation, spotlessly clean, well equipped, and, in the midst of a heatwave, airy and cool, with that refre… More
“Amazing peaceful countryside location with horses, dog and chickens to keep you company”
Reviewed 15 Jul 2013
We arrived on a hot Friday evening to be welcomed by horses, chickens and a friendly fluffy dog. This flat is like no other. Spacious, spotlessly clean, with everything you need for breakfast, lunch a… More
“Country Perfection with London and the South Coast nearby”
Reviewed 2 Apr 2013
Despite the snow, the warmth of Carol's greeting plus the underfloor heating made it feel like summer. The large apartment had every convenience, and the view over the Surrey Hills immediately put us… More
Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Luxurious, modern and comfortable townhouse with stunning views of the river Thames and Windsor Castle. The perfect location for exploring London and surrounding area. Only 5 minutes to Legoland and 30 minutes to London by train. Funished to the highest standards compl …see more
A wonderful stay in a wonderful house, in a fantastic location, hidden away in the heart of Windsor & Eton. Beautifully appointed yet very useable, we stayed with extended family, used each and every… More
“Beautiful Accommodation in a fantastic location”
Reviewed 2 Dec 2013
We stayed in 'The Henley' for my Dads 60th Birthday weekend . 6 adults and one baby . The accommodation was fabulous, designed and decorated to a very high standard with everything you would need incl… More
Reviewed 14 Oct 2013
This worked out even better than we could have hoped. We had a family reunion with members coming from USA, Finland and U.K. Using two houses we were able to give everyone enough space and flexibility… More
Please note prices quoted are for 4 guests. Additional guests are charged at $35 per person per night. Please feel free to contact me for a quote.
Air-conditioned open plan kitchen, dining and living rooms with optional dining on outdoor deck.
Master Room has Queen …see more
Nearest beach 40 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
A small one bedroom cottage converted from a stable situated in the heart of Sedbergh. It is a few minutes' walk from the local pubs, restaurants, bookshops and amenities and five minutes' walk from Sedbergh School. Ideal for visiting Sedbergh or as a base for …see more
“A great location for exploring the Yorkshire Dales”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2012
The house is compact and well located within the village of Sedbergh. Entry and exit are right onto the narrow street so car parking in another area has to be found, either pay and display or a lucky … More
As soon as you walk through the front door you are struck by the sheer tranquillity and elegance of your surroundings. Mot Mot Lodge is beautifully appointed with everything you could wish for to make your stay a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. A short walk throug …see more
One of the highest points on the Bodrum peninsula, this hand crafted stone and wood house affords magnificent views of the Turkish coast as well as the Greek Islands from Kalimnos to Samos. Interior furnished by noted decorator. One of the most unique and beautiful Aege …see more
This villa is for those who enjoy peace and tranquillity. The stunning waterfront location at the Peninsula along with the contemporary style is what sets this holiday home apart from others. The villa looks out from the Peninsula, towards Pelican Island and the reef …see more
We stayed here as a couple in June 2016. This is the off season on the Island and it is very quiet and a lot of the restaurants are closed, but this is exactly what we needed as you get to experience … More
“Delightful villa with a tranquil view”
Reviewed 26 Jan 2014
Turtle View was an amazing place to stay. We loved the house, well equipped, clean and comfortable. It was homely with out being cluttered and also had a well brilliant kitchen. We could have sat on t… More
Reviewed 22 Jun 2013
This property is absolutely amazing. My friends and I went to medical school on the island, came back for a vacation. Turtle View property has stunning views, very peaceful, and def. get your moneys… More
Our Mobile Home has three bedrooms where 6 people can sleep, with one double bed and four single beds. Large lounge with gas heater,T.V., and a fully fitted kitchen equipped with all You need for cooking and dinning. Bathroom/Shower room with instant hot water. We sup …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 33 km; Not suitable for children;
Newly refurbished Clockmakers Cottage is a luxurious detached and spacious cottage. Adjacent to the owners home Clockmakers Cottage is situated in a lovely Dorset village with an award winning pub. It has its own enclosed rear garden backing onto a woodland and a terr …see more
Needing a break, and also obliged to visit family in Dorset, we booked Clockmaker's Cottage for the two of us and our seven month old son.
It is a surprisingly spacious property, with absolutely be… More
Reviewed 30 Mar 2013
My wife and I have just come back from a long weekend break at Clockmakers Cottage. The cottage has been furnished and decorated to a very high standard, is spotlessly clean and surprisingly spacious… More
“Peaceful Setting and Lovely Cottage”
Reviewed 21 Mar 2013
We stayed at Clockmakers cottage in August last year before the owners refurbished. It is a lovely cottage in a really beautiful setting. We loved just sitting on the terrace and watching the river … More
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 30 km; Not suitable for children;
The charming bed and breakfast, Le Cerisier is located in the village of Saint Geniès de Fontédit in the Herault region of Languedoc. The village is only 10 miles north of Béziers with easy access to Narbonne, Montpellier, Carcassonne, and Perpignan along the A9.We a …see more
Set in a traditional mountain village, the Village Apartments has stunning views of Plakias Bay and the Lybian sea. Relax on the balcony and watch sensational sunsets over the mountains, while relaxing and enjoying a cool drink. Take a stroll around the village, and t …see more
The Canna Palustre type holiday home is a detached house with a thatched roof (+/- 90 m2. Locoated at our beautifull Resort Città Romana. It is quite and peacefull but also a great for an active break.
The Canna Palustre has a Hall with separate toilet, Living room w …see more
The villa is in a compound where we have amenities such as a swimming pool, a bar, restaurant, Pizzeria with true Italian ingredients guests relax and enjoy the coastal weather
Malindi marine park close by.
Scuba diving. snorkeling, nature walk.
In a complex for a fam …see more
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
Modern and comfortable, with air-source heating, 2 Ingale is only a 15 minute walk from the town centre. It has original artwork throughout, a great selection of local books and local fare to welcome everyone. There is on-site parking but local buses, which connect wi …see more