Exterior of a large holiday cottage with a single storey extension with a spacious raised patio, surrounded by trees and shrubs. Book Direct With The Owner

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A 2-storey Cornish cottage overlook a tree-lined garden.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

The Old Coach House is a modern rural holiday cottage set in the heart of Cornwall. The pet-friendly whitewashed cottage in Roche is ideally situated to explore the countryside and the coast. It boasts exposed beams, contemporary design features, and a pleasant sunny courtyard.

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A semi-detached Cotswold holiday cottage with leaded, bay windows overlooks a village street.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

The Dervish is a gorgeous Cotswold stone cottage nestled in the village of Broadway in Gloucestershire. The rural cottage boasts beams and antique furnishings, including an ornamental fireplace, and is centrally located for exploring the village and the surrounding wonders of the Cotswold countryside.

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Exterior of a converted Devon coach house with a double garage
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
6

This large holiday cottage in Braunton, within easy reach of fabulous sandy beaches at Saunton, Croyde and Woolacombe, can sleep twelve people in six bedrooms.

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L-Shaped farm cottage overlooks a lawn with mature shrubs.
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3

Church Farm is a beautifully preserved Exmoor holiday cottage in Stoke Pero belonging to the National Trust offering self-catering accommodation for seven guests in three bedrooms in a beautiful part of the National Park in an idyllic rural location near Dunkery Beacon where wild red deer and Exmoor ponies roam freely. Pets welcome.

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Exterior of a stone-built, 3-storey detached house  in front of a wood and overlooking a terraced garden
Sleeps
18
Bedrooms
9

Robertswood Country House is a large Victorian House offering child-friendly luxury Self-Catering Accommodation in Matlock, Derbyshire, within the Peak District. It is quiet, comfortable, and very affordable.

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A modern brick house with a large sunroom is surrounded by mature gardens.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

The Coach House is a delightful detached country cottage in Herefordshire with an outdoor swimming pool. It is located in the village of Welford, a Wye Valley village near Ross-on-Wye. The dog-friendly cottage offers cosy, well-equipped self-catering accommodation for 2-5 guests in 3 bedrooms (one ground floor).

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Exterior of a large stone-built, 3-storey Oxfordshire farmhouse and garden.
Sleeps
13
Bedrooms
6

Morgans Farmhouse makes the ideal holiday home for large families and groups in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds; a pet-friendly Cotswold holiday cottage near the village of Bampton with six bedrooms, kitchen with wine chiller, granary annexe with sitting room, and games room with pool table and table football.

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holiday lodge deck with a hot-tub, table and chairs
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

Escape to the Somerset countryside near Cheddar at the beautiful Combe Hay eco-lodge, complete with luxury furnishings and a private Jacuzzi hot tub, perfect for a romantic getaway for two.

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Exterio of a barn conversion with steps to 1st lfoor entrance, in a moorland location.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

Beautiful 2-bedroom, pet-friendly Dartmouth holiday cottage in the heart of Dartmouth for romantic retreats (with or without a little one!). A light, airy and colourful Lake Victoria Cottage lies just off the Market Square, a short stroll to the Quayside and many excellent shops, restaurants and bars.

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As well as the potential to save money when booking an independently managed holiday home directly with the owner, you will also be communicating with someone who knows the property inside out and therefore, likely to answer all your questions about the property and its location.