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What are Agency-Managed Holiday Cottages?

Agency Cottages in the UK are holiday cottages where the owner has contacted an independent business to manage their bookings. You contract with the company when booking the cottage. Some holiday cottage agencies look after marketing and bookings, while others cover all cleaning, housekeeping and maintenance chores. They tend to work on a commission basis, where the owner pays them a percentage of the rental fee. Some may charge guests an additional booking fee. Please scroll down to view our collection of agency-managed holiday cottages.

Exterior of a stone-built, Pennine barn conversion with wood-panelled walls and
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

The Hayloft boasts beautiful views of the Pennine Hills & promises couples a romantic getaway. The rural cottage in Holmfirth, Yorkshire, features exposed beams, a luxurious design and a pleasant outdoor space for al fresco dining. Explore the many hiking and cycling trails.

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A stone built cottage overlooks a large outdoor swimming pool surrounded by wide terraces
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Waterfall Cottage is a charming stone cottage with two bedrooms and a terrace that leads to an outdoor heated swimming pool. It is situated in the beautiful South Devon near Ivybridge and surrounded by 26 acres of woodland and lakes. Waterfall Cottage is conveniently located for those wishing to spend days on the beaches of South Devon and those looking to explore Dartmoor National Park.

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Exterior of a brick-built Dorset bungalow surrounded by lawns, shrubs and mature trees.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Wyndthorpe Cottage is a charming rural dwelling located in the idyllic village of Milton Abbas. The cottage boasts a beautiful mature garden, which is fully furnished and offers picturesque views of the Dorset countryside. Inside, the cottage is designed with modern comforts in mind, featuring a sophisticated open-plan layout that is flooded with natural light.

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A reed-fringed lake sits in front of a 2-storey Shropshire barn conversion.
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
6

Buttercups Haybarn is a detached 5-star rural cottage set amidst woodland and green fields in Alkington, Shropshire. The luxurious Georgian cottage blends tradition with urban chic, with shared use of an indoor swimming pool, multi-sports court, an Under 5's play area, plus wonderful rural views.

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A brick-built barn conversion overlooks a block-paved courtyard in Shropshire.
Sleeps
11
Bedrooms
5

Traditional charm and modern comforts combine perfectly in Trooper’s Barn, a large rural holiday cottage with a hot tub in Shropshire’s scenic Hope Valley. The cottage welcomes families and pets. It sleeps 11 in five bedrooms, a shared games room, luscious gardens and spacious sitting rooms.

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A bungalow surrounded by lawns and open countryside.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

The Pippins is a charming detached cottage that provides a romantic getaway for couples in Old Cleeve, a coastal village located in West Somerset. This award-winning cottage offers guests the opportunity to enjoy a peaceful and tranquil holiday in one of the most beautiful regions of England, positioned perfectly between the rolling Quantock Hills and the stunning Bristol Channel coast. It boasts a sunroom and delightful grounds, making it an ideal choice for a romantic retreat.

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Exterior of a large, 3-storey, brick-built Wye Valley cottage with a large lawn.
Sleeps
24
Bedrooms
11

Forest House is a spacious holiday cottage located in Coleford, situated in the heart of the picturesque Forest of Dean. This property was formerly a 4-star hotel but is now converted into a self-catering accommodation that is perfect for large groups of holidaymakers who wish to explore the surrounding area. With 11 bedrooms, it can comfortably accommodate up to 24 guests.

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Exterior of a sandstone cottage with a courtyard lined by flowering shrubs.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
3

Gaze upon gorgeous coastal views or stunning moorlands during your stay at Honey Bee Cottage, a child-friendly holiday cottage in Staintondale. Converted from a former farm building, this charming rural holiday home near Scarborough with exposed timbers sleeps 4. Pets welcome.

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Decked entrance, outdoor dining area and meadow setting.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

A private lodge for couples only. Just a 5-minute drive from North Devon surf beaches and SW coast path. This immaculate, one-bedroom luxury lodge has a king-size bed and a gorgeous bathroom. Well-appointed kitchenette. South-facing outdoor decking, set in a pretty meadow. A calm and relaxing retreat.

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There are several benefits to booking a holiday cottage managed by an agency, including:

  1. Quality Assurance: Holiday cottage agencies often have strict quality standards and only list properties that meet their criteria. This means you can expect a certain level of quality and cleanliness when you arrive.

  2. Customer support: Most agencies offer customer support and assistance throughout the booking process and during your stay. This can be helpful if you encounter any issues or have questions about the property.

  3. Variety of options: Agencies typically have a large selection of holiday homes, allowing you to find the perfect property for your needs and preferences.

  4. Convenience: Booking through an agency can be more convenient than booking directly with a property owner. You can often book online or over the phone, and many agencies offer flexible payment options.

  5. Additional services: Some holiday rental agencies offer other services such as travel insurance, car rentals, and tour packages. This can make it easier to plan your trip and save you time and effort.

  6. Local knowledge: Agencies, especially locally-based ones, often have extensive knowledge of the local area and can recommend things to do and places to visit. This can help you make the most of your self-catering holiday and discover hidden gems you might not have found otherwise.

Overall, booking a holiday letting managed by an agency can provide peace of mind, convenience, and access to a range of holiday home services and options that can enhance your holiday experience.