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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
Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 65 km; Ask owner if suitable for children;
Unique thatched listed cottage, situated in a beautiful picture perfect area of Co. Fermanagh. Quiet scenic rural area. The cottage has been fully restored to 21st century standards but yet retains the charm of a traditional Irish cottage. The cottage is ideal for tho …see more
Catrina and John welcome you to get away from it all and relax in comfort and style in our newly built self catering accommodations for two. Situated in an elevated position overlooking the Ascrib Islands you have uninterrupted views across Loch Snizort and the Minch to …see more
Perfect cottage in stunning location. Cottage is of a high standard with everything you could wish for. Owners are very friendly and helpful and the welcome hamper was the best we have ever had. Highl… More
“A lovely cottage in a beautiful part of Skye”
Reviewed 23 Sep 2012
We had a lovely holiday in Skye. The cottage was lovely, really cute with everything you would need. The welcome hamper was a lovely additional touch. We really enjoyed out time in the cottage and … More
“Great hosts and accommodation”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2012
Great location all mod cons for single traveller wishing a base. Scary stairs not for the infirm and the bedroom mezzanine is low on head room. Im 5ft6 and still managed to crack my head on the velux.… 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
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
The cottage, Las Vencías, is located on the slope of the dam of the same name, formed by the waters of the river Duratón downstream of the Natural Park of the "Hoces del Duratón". This part of the river is between the villages of San Miguel de Bernuy and Fu …see more
Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The Peak District self catering holiday accommodation is luxurious and offers a fine base for a superb holiday or short break at the heart of the Peak District National Park. The cottage comfortably sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms and a sofa bed in the lounge if you want to squ …see more
This luxurious award winning beach house offers you all amenities and has 24 hour patrolled security. Friendly staff make it the most chilled and memorable holiday. It is the perfect base to venture out from. World heritage sites and big five game reserves within 2 hrs …see 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
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
Beachcomber Cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, Quiet and peaceful, this is a detached cottage with most rooms on the ground floor. Easy access to all amenities, including local shops, pub and cafe all within 5 minutes walk. The cottage has …see more
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for 1 week 17th-24th May 2013. On arrival we found the cottage to be very clean and comfortable and there were fresh cut flowers in the dining room and sitting room. T… More
“Spacious comfortable cottage in excellent location”
Reviewed 7 May 2013
We stayed at Beachcomber Cottage for a week over Easter, with various members of our extended family visiting from nearby Norwich. We found the property very comfortable with an excellent layout of b… More
“Fantastic Cottage, Lovely Location, Great for families.”
Reviewed 21 Apr 2013
What a fantastic Cottage. My Family and I stayed for a weekend in April. The cottage was brilliant and had everything you would need. The house is so versatile. It's perfect for a lovely sunny day as… More
Apartment 2 (56 m²): This cosy apartment offers sleeping facilities for up to 5 people. It has a double bedroom with comfy chairs and satellite TV, another double bedroom (both to the south) and a single room which overlooks the unusual oval village green and church. T …see more
Not suitable for children; Car advised; Ask about pets;
A cosy cottage for 2 set in the picturesque countryside of Cotes d'Amor.The cottage is fully furnished set in a cul de sac of only 2 properties,your neighbours are French (practice your french).Fully fitted kitchen..woodburner (for those cosy nights) electric hea …see more
Not suitable for children; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Old Chapel is a pretty one bedroom cottage with stunning beams and all modern facilities. It is in the lovely Village of Hayton, which has a Pub and a fabulous Village community. An ideal base for a relaxing or adventurous holiday.
The main living area of the cottage is …see more
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
The Hamptons Beach House is a rare luxury holiday house. Set in a palm fringed garden on the quiet and leafy Westfield Avenue it is only a two minute stroll from the beach and its own beach hut. Sleeping up to 14 in six stylish bedrooms it is ideal for family beach hol …see more
Large studio apartment in Strobl, with pool, central location, close to Wolfgangsee. Walk to all amenities. Sleeps 2 (plus children) sitting, dining and bedroom areas, attractive kitchen with full cooking facilities, bathroom and hallway. Good sized balcony with seat …see more
Hill Cottage is one of many types of accommodation that Valentine Holiday lets manage, with properties to suite all types of Budgets. This pretty cottage has been a private holiday home for more than thirty years and many generations, now it's your chance to see th …see more
As a family group of adults and grandchildren we were all delgihted with the charm of the property.The house was very well stocked and catered admirably for all needs The views from the main bedroom w… More
“I could live in this cottage”
Reviewed 9 Sep 2011
Oh what a lovely cosy cottage so homely with everything you could want for a relaxing stay including dishwasher washing machine tumble dryer cooker microwave (if you want to cook )but really no need a… More
Glad you had a good holiday and thank you for the feedback.
The apartment provides modern, comfortable accommodation perched high on a hillside overlooking Craobh Haven Marina, the entrance to the Gulf of Corrievreckan (the third biggest whirlpool in the world) and the Firth of Lorn and its many islands.
PRICES If you're int …see more
To get there don't follow your sat nav down Loch Awe but go to Loch Gilphead.
Take a comprehensive shop with you as it is some way to the shops.
Wonderful views, great walks with dogs,lots to do in … More
Many thanks for your excellent review. For anyone reading it, please note that dogs are only accepted in the apartment in exceptional circumstances i.e. special needs etc. Good advice regarding the SatNav - it takes you the shortest route as the crow flies, not the quickest route. From Oban or Lochgilphead, follow the directions on the website.
Reviewed 27 Mar 2013
We stayed at T Ard from 2nd to 9th of March this year. It was easy to find; just off the road to Oban not far from croabh haven. The setting is magnificent, the apartment is on a hillside affording a… More
“Traighuaine Ard - Highly recommeded!”
Reviewed 11 Mar 2013
We’ve just returned from a brilliant weeks’ stay at Traighuaine Ard. This self-catering apartment is lovely; modern, clean and welcoming and provides all the essential ingredients for a truly rela… 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
Cottage Restoration with wonderful views of Liscannor Bay. Secluded and tranquil setting yet only 5 mins drive from Lahinch. Very high specification with all modern amenities. Wood burning stove. Very comfortable house. Ample safe parking. One Acre site. Newly restored …see more
This cottage is so well put together. It has everything you need and it is charming as well. The owner was very kind and very helpful. The rooms were great and the tub was great for soaking and readi… More
Sincere thanks for such a positive review! We would love to have you back again to Bar Tra Cottage. Best wishes.
“the very best.”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2012
such a wonderful holiday... truly needed a rest from home & work. 5 weeks that flew by sooo very fast. 1st couple of weeks on my own & then 1dear friend from wales & 1 from the usa. we were all happy … More
Thank you very much for such a positive review. Delighted that the holiday was such a success! 2013 is not that far off. Very much looking forward to having you stay at Bar Tra Cottage again.
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
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
Child friendly ; Car essential; Ask about pets;
This beautifully furnished newly-built annex is a must for anyone wanting a quiet and peaceful getaway! It is located along a private drive on farmland surrounded by the rolling hills of the traditional English countryside. There is abundant walking through woodland and …see more
The owners were welcoming and very helpful. The accommodation is about 10 min drive from Asda and 10 min drive from Alton Towers Resort. The accommodation is fully furnished and has everything you nee… More
Reviewed 28 May 2013
Just returned home from a delightful weekend at the Sweethills. We had a truly amazing weekend in the Peak District. The accommodation was better than we were expecting. Perfect for a couple who are … More
“Excellent accomodation, friendly and helpful owners”
Reviewed 27 Apr 2013
Compact accomodation but excellent facilities, everything and more than you would expect to get on a self catering holiday. Directions to find property first class. Owners very friendly, milk in frid… More
Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
This Tourist Board three star rated Gold Award property with its high quality furnishings, pretty, village setting and handy location near to Cambridge, provides excellent value for money.The White Barn is a newly refurbished, traditional weather-boarded barn in the be …see more