Tuesday 30 April 2024

The Old Corner Shop, Berriew, Welshpool, Powys


The Old Corner Shop, Berriew, Welshpool, Powys

Located in the heart of a picturesque village, The Old Corner Shop stands as a testament to timeless charm and modern comfort. Originally an old corner shop, it has been beautifully transformed into a high-standard accommodation, offering a tranquil retreat amidst the idyllic setting of the River Rhiew meandering through.

Accommodation at the cottage is thoughtfully designed to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Two double bedrooms provide flexible sleeping arrangements, with the option to configure them as king beds or two singles, catering to the needs of guests. Each bedroom is well-appointed, with one boasting an en-suite bathroom for added convenience, while the other is adjacent to a modern shower room. The living area exudes a welcoming ambience, furnished with two comfortable sofas, creating a cosy space for relaxation after a day of exploration. The fully equipped kitchen leaves no culinary need unmet, featuring an array of amenities including an integrated fridge, freezer, oven, ceramic hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, and even a slow cooker.

Outside, guests can soak in the serene ambience from the comfort of the decked patio area, offering a tranquil view of the river, perfect for unwinding amidst nature's embrace.

Berriew serves as an excellent starting point for exploring the treasures of Mid-Wales. Within easy reach, guests can venture to nearby Welshpool, Newtown, and Montgomery, each offering its own unique charm and attractions. For those preferring alternative modes of transportation, a bus route conveniently runs past the cottage, while cycling enthusiasts will delight in the presence of Cycle Route 81 weaving through the village and the proximity of the Montgomeryshire Canal just 500 meters away. Whether on foot, bike, or by bus, there's no shortage of opportunities for exploration and adventure in the surrounding area. Nearby Welshpool and the market towns of Newtown and Montgomery beckon with a delightful array of coffee shops, pubs, restaurants, and small, independent shops, promising a rich tapestry of experiences for visitors to discover and enjoy.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/powys/16452

The Holiday Cottages is a user friendly online directory for self catering accommodation in the UK & Ireland. To keep up to date with properties on our website join us on our social media pages below:

https://www.facebook.com/HCDirectory/   https://twitter.com/TheHolidayCots      








Roulotte Retreat, Bowden, Melrose, Scottish Borders


Roulotte Retreat, Bowden, Melrose, Scottish Borders

Situated amidst the serene backdrop of the legendary Eildon Hills in the Scottish Borders, Roulotte Retreat stands as a tranquil haven, offering a respite from the hectic pace of everyday life. Founded by Avril & Alan, whose expertise in Yoga and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy imbues the retreat with a Bohemian spirit, it's a place where passion for adventure and vibrant living converge.

The retreat boasts an array of charming French roulottes, including Devanna, Karlotta, Gitana, Maharani, Shivanni, Zenaya, and the Dutch roulotte, Rosa Bella. Each roulotte is carefully positioned around wildlife ponds in a picturesque wildflower meadow, offering guests a unique and stylish sanctuary. For over a decade, Avril & Alan's passion and creativity have sculpted this haven, featuring individually themed roulottes and the Ruby, a 1930s Bowtop Gypsy caravan nestled in the woodland garden of Horseshoe Cottage, complete with eclectic interiors and handwoven Indian rugs.

For group gatherings, dining, or simply embracing the outdoors, guests can reserve 'The Studio.' Those seeking a tranquil experience can partake in seasonal retreats, including yoga, mindfulness, and creative workshops.

The retreat caters exclusively to adults or children over 14 years old, while families are welcomed at Horseshoe Cottage. Well-behaved dogs are permitted in Rosabella and Horseshoe Cottage, provided they are kept on leads at all times.

Each roulotte boasts distinctive features:

- Devanna: A cosy salon with a woodburner and luxurious bed, with the option to indulge in a private hot tub for an additional fee.
- Karlotta: A snug ambience with a wood-burning stove and scenic views, perfect for birdwatching.
- Gitana: Enchanting butterfly windows and a private Indian copper tub outdoors, also available for an additional fee.
- Maharani: Lavish interior with silk sari curtains and a private wood-fired eco sauna, offered for an extra charge.
- Zenaya: Vibrant d├ęcor and an exclusive outdoor copper tub, available for an additional fee.
- Shivanni: Himalayan-inspired decor and modern conveniences, ideal for a romantic retreat.
- Rosa Bella: Bohemian style with a kitchen and outdoor dining area.

Additionally, Horseshoe Cottage & Ruby provide a family-friendly setting with a private garden and an optional outdoor wood-fired eco sauna.

Roulotte Retreat serves as a sanctuary for those seeking a distinctive and rejuvenating getaway, easily accessible from nearby Border towns, offering a gateway to the wonders of the surrounding countryside, from the River Tweed to the valleys of Yarrow and Ettrick. Whether seeking adventure in nature or a city escape in Edinburgh, Roulotte Retreat promises an unforgettable experience.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/scottish-borders/12400

The Holiday Cottages is a user friendly online directory for self catering accommodation in the UK & Ireland. To keep up to date with properties on our website join us on our social media pages below:

https://www.facebook.com/HCDirectory/   https://twitter.com/TheHolidayCots      








Culdee Cottage, Kilry, Blairgowrie, Perthshire


Culdee Cottage, Kilry, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

Located within the breathtaking Scottish landscape, Culdee Cottage stands as a beacon of luxurious retreat amidst mountains and glens. Offering panoramic views that capture the essence of vibrant Scottish sunsets, it promises an unforgettable escape into nature's embrace.

The accommodation exudes comfort and sophistication, boasting a spacious open-plan sitting and dining area complemented by a well-equipped kitchen. Ideal for intimate evenings by the crackling log fire, guests can immerse themselves in a world of relaxation, whether engrossed in a book from the library, engaged in board games, or enjoying a film on the DVD player. The ground floor features a twin bedroom with an accessible wet room, thoughtfully designed with a shower seat and grab rails for added convenience. Upstairs, the master bedroom awaits with its regal king-size bed and luxurious bathroom complete with both a bath and shower. Towels and hypoallergenic bedding are provided, ensuring a restful night's sleep amidst picturesque views of the surrounding countryside. For families with young ones, a cot is available upon request.

Outside, the extensive garden shared with the owners beckons with ample seating, inviting guests to bask in the tranquillity of nature. The playful presence of red squirrels adds to the charm, accompanied by the soothing melody of the nearby River Isla and Kilry Burn. Secure bicycle storage caters to outdoor enthusiasts, while evenings come alive with the sizzle of a barbecue, a perfect way to conclude a day of exploration.

Situated at the base of Glen Isla, Culdee Cottage serves as a gateway to a myriad of outdoor activities. From exploring the Angus Glens and skiing at Glenshee to fishing in local lochs and rivers, the possibilities for adventure are endless. Wildlife enthusiasts will delight in sightings of hares and deer, while golfers will find courses within easy reach. For those craving scenic walks, the majestic Reekie Linn Waterfalls await just a two-mile hike away, while history buffs can immerse themselves in the intrigue of the Cateran Trail. Cultural excursions abound, from visits to James Barrie’s birthplace in Kirriemuir to exploring the historic Glamis and Scone palaces, and discovering the ancient Pictish stones in Meigle. The Pictavia Visitor Centre in Brechin offers insights into Scotland's early tribes, rounding off a truly enriching experience.

Culdee Cottage invites you to embark on a journey of discovery amidst Scotland's natural wonders, where every moment promises to be an adventure in itself.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Perthshire/17918

The Holiday Cottages is a user friendly online directory for self catering accommodation in the UK & Ireland. To keep up to date with properties on our website join us on our social media pages below:

https://www.facebook.com/HCDirectory/   https://twitter.com/TheHolidayCots      








Monday 29 April 2024

Loch Nevis Cottage, Ardvasar, Isle Of Skye, The Highlands


Loch Nevis Cottage, Ardvasar, Isle Of Skye, The Highlands

Perched on a hillside overlooking the picturesque village of Ardvasar, Loch Nevis Cottage offers outstanding self-catering accommodation with unrivaled views across the sea to the Knoydart hills on the mainland. Its proximity to The Skye Bridge and the Mallaig/Armadale Ferry, as well as its convenient location just minutes away from Armadale Castle and the Gaelic College at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, makes it an ideal base for exploring the Isle of Skye.

Inside, the cottage exudes warmth and comfort, with a cosy lounge, well-appointed kitchen/diner, two bedrooms, and a bathroom. Each room has been tastefully decorated and furnished to a high standard, ensuring a delightful stay for guests. The small garden, complete with a rotary dryer and patio furniture, invites al fresco dining on sunny days, while parking space for two cars adds convenience to your stay.

The comfortable lounge offers ample seating, an electric fire, and entertainment amenities such as a TV with FreeSat and a radio/CD player. The kitchen/diner is equipped with essential appliances including a washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer, microwave, and cooker. The double and twin bedrooms feature fitted mirrored wardrobes, drawer units, and bedside cabinets, while the bathroom offers a bath with overhead shower, WC, and wash hand basin.

Ardvasar and its surrounding area boast a wealth of natural beauty and attractions waiting to be explored. From nearby beaches to striking mountains and atmospheric forest walks, there's something for every nature enthusiast. Take a leisurely stroll along Armadale Pier, catch a ferry to Mallaig, or venture to Ord and Tokavaig for breathtaking scenery and magnificent views of the Cullin Hills.

Experience the magic of Loch Nevis Cottage and embark on an unforgettable adventure on the Isle of Skye.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/isle-of-skye/13592

The Holiday Cottages is a user friendly online directory for self catering accommodation in the UK & Ireland. To keep up to date with properties on our website join us on our social media pages below:

https://www.facebook.com/HCDirectory/   https://twitter.com/TheHolidayCots      








Peter House Cottages, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria


Peter House Cottages, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, Cumbria

Located at the foot of Skiddaw, near the picturesque village of Bassenthwaite, Peter House Cottages offer meticulously maintained barn conversions on a Lakeland Hill Farm. These high-quality self-catering accommodations, accommodating 5 and 4 guests respectively, epitomise rustic charm and modern comfort.

Peter House Cottage boasts a welcoming porch leading into a well-equipped kitchen, complete with modern appliances. The living space exudes warmth with its open fireplace, comfortable seating, and entertainment amenities. A spacious dining room accommodates five, while the cottage offers a mix of double and family bedrooms, each thoughtfully appointed for a restful stay. Outside, guests can unwind in a charming seating area adorned with potted flowers, or explore the small enclosed garden shared with Pembroke Cottage.

Similarly, Pembroke Cottage exudes cosiness and character, with airy bedrooms and a spacious living area offering panoramic views. Essential appliances adorn the kitchen area, while the comfortable sitting area beckons for relaxation. A separate dining area provides ample space for meals and gatherings. Outdoor seating amidst vibrant flowers completes the tranquil ambience.

Set along a quiet country lane, the farm serves as an ideal starting point for hiking adventures or scenic drives through the Northern Lakes. The area's secluded nature teems with wildlife, adding to the allure of the surroundings. Nearby, the village of Bassenthwaite offers a welcoming pub, while the market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth provide a plethora of shops, galleries, eateries, and cultural venues just a short drive away.

Discover the beauty of the Lake District with a stay at Peter House Cottages, where the essence of rural charm awaits.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/cumbria/11695

The Holiday Cottages is a user friendly online directory for self catering accommodation in the UK & Ireland. To keep up to date with properties on our website join us on our social media pages below:

https://www.facebook.com/HCDirectory/   https://twitter.com/TheHolidayCots      









Sandford Country Cottages. St Fort, Newport-on-Tay, Fife


Sandford Country Cottages. St Fort, Newport-on-Tay, Fife

Located in the breathtaking Fife countryside, Sandford Country Cottages offer a luxurious retreat with six exquisite self-catering properties, each boasting a 5-star Visit Scotland rating. Conveniently situated just 10 miles from St Andrews and 5 miles from Dundee.

Baillie Scott Cottage, with its two en suite bedrooms, offers a spacious and inviting ambience, while Valentines Cottage charms guests with its delightful views of the gardens, complete with glimpses of the resident red squirrels. Lady Bluebell and The Giddy Limit apartments provide ample space for larger groups, with stunning vistas and luxurious amenities.

For couples seeking a romantic getaway, the Red Squirrel apartment offers a cosy retreat with modern comforts. Meanwhile, The Coach House stands as a testament to rustic elegance, accommodating six guests in a beautifully restored setting, ideal for those with mobility concerns.

All properties feature well-equipped kitchens, open-plan living areas, and enchanting outdoor spaces, perfect for picnics and relaxation. Modern conveniences such as smart TVs, DVD players, and Wi-Fi ensure a comfortable stay, while luxurious touches like Egyptian cotton bed linen and Scottish Fine Soaps toiletries elevate the experience.

Guests can also enjoy the 7-acre gardens, complete with a BBQ hut for hire and a charming treehouse for children to explore. And with the village of Newport-on-Tay nearby, featuring an array of dining options from restaurants to cafes, there's no shortage of culinary delights to savour during your stay.

Discover the beauty and tranquility of Fife with Sandford Country Cottages, where luxury meets serenity.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/fife/14048

The Holiday Cottages is a user friendly online directory for self catering accommodation in the UK & Ireland. To keep up to date with properties on our website join us on our social media pages below:

https://www.facebook.com/HCDirectory/   https://twitter.com/TheHolidayCots