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 spacious wooden floored lounge with twin sofas, TV and a woodburner.
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3

Welcome to this charming Coldingham holiday cottage, your ideal holiday home in Berwickshire 7 Bogan. Nestled on a quiet village street, it offers a delightful retreat that has recently undergone extensive renovations to ensure comfort and enjoyment. This three-bedroom cottage is perfect for families or friends seeking a tranquil yet well-connected escape.

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Sleeps
13
Bedrooms
6

Live in luxury at Gitcombe House, a large holiday rental in Cornworthy, your ideal South Devon holiday home with a pool. This Georgian manor farmhouse boasts six bedrooms, classic furnishings, and an AGA-equipped kitchen. Enjoy grand dining, relax by the open fire, and explore the extensive grounds with shared pools. Experience elegance and comfort – book your unforgettable holiday in South Devon now.

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A 3-storey Somerset longhouse overlooks a steep-banked country lane.
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3

The Crows Nest is a spacious holiday cottage located in Porlock Weir along the Exmoor coast. It boasts stone floors, exposed beams, a large inglenook fireplace with a woodburner, and three roomy bedrooms.

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Exterior of a modern holiday home with French Windows overlooking a paved courtyard garden.
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2

3 Allington Square promises a relaxing holiday by the sea. The coastal cottage sits in a residential area near the heart of Bridport in Dorset. It offers families and pets contemporary comfort, a lawned garden with a furnished patio, abundant natural light and easy access to the Jurassic Coast.

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Exterior of a stone built barn conversion overlooking a  courtyard with dining table and chairs.
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

A gravel farm track leads guests to the restored 18th-century detached barn known as the Shippon, located in a North Wales village, boasting romantic charm, modern fittings, and a mezzanine bedroom for couples. Gardens and magnificent views surround this pet-friendly holiday cottage in Lechwedd.

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Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
3

Woodlands is a large, family-friendly holiday cottage that sleeps 8. Ideal for children, It is a large semi-detached Edwardian Farmhouse with Wi-Fi set in the countryside 1.5 miles from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. The farmhouse lies off a quiet country lane with a large garden and ample parking. Pets are welcome.

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3-storey exterior of a Whitby holiday home with a garage on the ground floor
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4

The Shipwrights sits by the River Esk just a few moments from the beautiful beaches of Whitby. This large seaside holiday cottage in North Yorkshire is situated among Whitby's attractions and catches the sea breeze in its charming garden—a perfect location to explore the North York Moors and Coast.

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Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1

A charming, modern Lake District holiday apartment for two set in an idyllic rural location, this beautifully decorated property in Bowness-on-Windermere sleeps two and is a perfect base from which to explore the Lake and surrounding countryside.

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Exterior of a large L-shaped stone farm house overlooking a large courtyard parking area.
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
5

One of two wonderfully refurbished farm cottages near the rural village of Clawddnewydd in Clwyd, Maestyddyn Farm House (Maes for short) makes an ideal holiday base for large families and groups in North Wales. This large pet-friendly cottage features a shared games room, hot tub, sauna, and five stylish bedrooms each with TVs and en-suite.

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In addition to 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 is, therefore, likely to answer all your questions about the property and its location.