Choosing an 'Independent Cottage'

Find and Book Your Favourite Independent Cottages

Scroll down to view cottages that you can book directly with the owner. These Independent holiday cottages, as they are known, are those where a property’s owner is responsible for marketing and managing bookings. If you call, you’ll be speaking to the owner. When you book, you pay the owner.  They don't charge booking fees, no commission charges. All the cottages listed on this page are 'independent cottages'. Refine your search by adding a keyword to the search bar.

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336 cottages found 336 match all criteria.

Bluebelle Cottage is a rural retreat for couples in the picturesque old farm of Moortown near the pretty hamlet of Chawleigh and just outside Chulmleigh in North Devon. This cottage for couples is an “upside down” house to take advantage of lovely rural views.

A secluded retreat with spectacular views down the valley towards Fowey, Cornwall and the sea. Located just over a mile from Fowey, it is a unique coastal cottage for couples in the grounds of an old watermill with parking, garden and barbeque area. Pets welcome.

Braefoot is a North Devon countryside cottage close to beaches at Woolacombe and Ilfracombe. This child-friendly rural retreat at Lower Aylescott Farm is perfectly located for family holidays exploring the North Devon coast.

Once a village pub, The Anchor has been tastefully converted to create a large Forest of Dean Holiday Cottage complete with a hot tub and games room. This family-friendly holiday home in Gloucestershire lies in a magical rural location in the Wye Valley. Pets welcome.

This unique accommodation is part of an historic water mill and retains original features including exposed beams and huge mill windows. The peaceful Warwickshire village of Tredington is ideally situated between the Cotswolds and Stratford-on-Avon

Positioned at the end of the three-mile shingle beach at Slapton Sands, you couldn’t get closer to the sea if you tried. Step inside this beautiful apartment and you'll instantly feel at home. Take in the wonderful sea views from the Juliet balcony, or relax in the spacious open-plan living areas.

Brock Scar Cottage welcomes 4 guests to this idyllic rural corner of Teesdale for a holiday at any time of the year. The cottage nestles in a peacefully remote lakeside location by Grassholme Reservoir but within easy reach of many walks and local attractions.

Millers Cottage, converted from old dairy units at Bakers Mill, is a lovely countryside cottage in Dorset sleeping 3. Old beams feature in this otherwise modern Beaminster cottage with large enclosed garden. Situated in a courtyard setting with 5 other cottages sleeping 21 in total. Pets welcome.

Country charm defines Hamlet Cottage, a rural cottage surrounded by rolling hills near Stratford-upon-Avon. Exposed beams and stable doors enhance the character of the cottage, which also offers modernity and comfort as well as space to truly unwind with family & friends in Shakespeare country.

The Owlery is a romantic holiday cottage in South Devon set in the Dittiscombe Hills Estate. Couples will have a lovely rural view from cottage windows, the sound of a small stream nearby, and plenty of peace and tranquility. Add a log-burner and spa bath large enough for two for a special holiday.

Just metres from the beach at Slapton, this chic, beach side apartment is perfect for dog owners looking to enjoy a slice of coastal life. With a lovely, open plan layout, two spacious bedrooms and allocated parking, we can't think of a better way to experience this special part of south Devon.

Standing picturesquely with its unique architecture and stunning Italian style garden the Folly boasts character, modern design and original decor to create a warm loving environment like no other providing the perfect romantic luxury holiday cottage retreat for two.

North End's large listed Farmhouse is available for Doret holiday lets all year. Situated in a spectacular countryside setting, on the Jurassic Coast, between the lively market towns of Bridport and Lyme Regis with easy access to beaches, culture, pubs and walks. Pets welcome.

Celebrate a momentous occasion at Arden Hill Farm House, a refined country house near Stratford-upon-Avon with stunning views, an elegant interior, spacious gardens and a hot tub. The rural cottage offers a traditional exterior and access to many walking and cycling paths, as well as tranquillity.

Brae Fell Cottage at Monkhouse Hill, an imaginative conversion of an ancient barn in the Northern Lakes. The 5 star cottage has a vaulted upstairs living area oozing character, and two bedroom suites each with double, twin and bathroom. Access to a luxury hotel spa with swimming pool is included.

A pretty stone cottage, Dovecote has a flexible arrangement as the second bedroom has a single bed and pull-out bed for a child making this is an ideal coastal cottage for families with smaller children, or with Granny or Grandad and a dog or two! Access to Dittiscombe meadows through a garden gate.

Bronte Owl Cottage is a wonderful holiday home for all seasons, nestled in the heart of the village of Lea, Herefordshire, between the Royal Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley, a two-storey pet-friendly cottage featuring inglenook fireplace with Woodburner, bread oven, and summerhouse.

A pretty stone-built cosy coastal cottage near Kirkcudbright with sea views, Cutlar's Cottage is set in its own fully enclosed garden overlooking a wildflower meadow. It's a glorious walk to the seashore and a 2-3 minute amble to the landscaped loch and pavilion.

A real coastal gem for dog owners, this sleek ground floor apartment is just metres from the beach at Slapton Sands. Bright and well laid out, the property has a two bedrooms, a modern kitchen, terrace and two bathrooms.

3 pet friendly cottages near Ashbourne grouped around patio garden. Sleeps 16-18. Separate large dining space for social gatherings. Suitable for disabled guests. Working farm. Pub walking distance. Good location for Derbyshire Peak District and Alton Towers. Short breaks.

One of nine countryside cottages that make up Keid Head Farm Cottages and nestled near the foot of rolling moorlands, Pigeon Cote near the market town of Pickering, North Yorkshire, retains much of its original charm and features, with open beamed ceilings and traditional stone fireplace.

A lovely Award winning, luxury 2-bedroom East Yorkshire cottage sleeping 4 near Beverley set on our farmstead in 19 acres of grass and woodland. 5 Star Gold Award. Free wifi - pets welcome - arrive any day. 1 or 2 bathrooms. SEE OUR WEBSITE for offers via the link button on our main page.

Coastal cottage in North Cornwall offering self-catering holidays in a quiet rural location with magnificent sea views over Trebarwith Strand. This Family-friendly farm cottage is a 20-minute walk to the local sandy beach and within easy reach of beaches at Tintagel, Port Isaac and Boscastle.

Byron's Retreat is a wonderful 2 bedroom apartment furnished to a high standard in an unrivalled position looking out over Port Pendennis Marina with the most amazing views across the harbour and onwards out to sea.

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