Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Dee Valley Cottages, Glyndyfrdwy, Llangollen, Denbighshire (Sleeps 1-4)


A short stroll from the River Dee and the Llangollen Steam Railway, these two lovely self-catering cottages, Swallows and Wagtails, nestle in the beautiful Dee Valley, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Wagtails - Sleeps 4
The old barn that became Wagtails cottage was built in the 17th century and retains many original features, including beautiful oak beams. The cottage is named after the birds which always nested in the barn. The charming and characterful accommodation is split over several levels & can accommodate up to four adults and a baby in two bedrooms, both of which can be set up with super king or twin beds. The lounge has an open fire with two comfortable leather settees, TV and DVD player. Downstairs there is a sizeable kitchen diner with a large French window providing access to a patio area. 

The large garden is shared with Swallows cottage and offers a further seating area with stunning views across the valley.

Swallows - Sleeps 4
Named after the birds which used to nest in the barns here, the views from Swallows are amazing. You can see right across the beautiful Dee Valley to the steam railway and over the river to the hills beyond. The cottage can accommodate up to four adults and a baby or two in two bedrooms, one is upstairs with a super king size/twin beds, the second is a twin bedroom on the ground floor, which can also be set up with a super king. The bathroom is on the ground floor & has been designed as a wet room, making it suitable for wheelchair access. The comfortable lounge and kitchen diner has an open fire, two leather settees, TV and DVD player.

There is a decked sitting-out area with table and chairs provided in the summer months. A barbeque is also provided. The large garden is shared with Wagtails cottage and offers a further seating area.

North Wales provides the perfect setting for a host of outdoor activities. Walking, climbing, fishing, horse riding, mountain biking and many water sports are just some of the activities available within a short distance.

Visit the picturesque local town of Llangollen with its many shops and amenities.

Take a ride on the steam railway, enjoy a horse drawn canal boat trip and visit Plas Newydd, home of the famous ‘Ladies of Llangollen’. The Pontycysllte Aqueduct, a world heritage site and the National Trust properties of Erddig and Chirk Castle are nearby. Explore the beautiful Berwyns or venture further afield into the stunning Snowdonia landscape with its many attractions. The shopping and cultural centres of Chester, Oswestry and Shrewsbury are also within easy distance.

Take a break here and you'll find so much to do and so many interesting places to visit, or just relax and unwind in the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful area.

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https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Denbighshire/4326

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The Moretons Vacation Houses, Bredon, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire (Sleeps 1-10)


The Moretons Vacation Houses offer 6 quality self-catering cottages set in beautiful grounds, just outside Bredon village in the Cotswolds. Three village pubs and two grocery shops are within easy reach. The Moretons is the perfect place to stay for a couple's break, a family holiday or a get together with friends.

The Moretons Farmhouse (sleeps 10)
The original farmhouse now sleeps 10 in 6 bedrooms (including one ground floor single bedroom). It features a spacious dining room to seat up to 12 and a large kitchen with a Range cooker. A study comes with a baby grand piano and a large private walled garden comes with patio furniture and a badminton net.

Dairy Cottage (sleeps 6)
Originally the dairy and built in around 1830, the cottage is now a 3 bedroom, single-storey cottage sleeping 6. The sitting room has patio doors which open on to the gardens with views of open fields and the Malvern Hills beyond. The cottage has a large, recently refurbished kitchen/diner with seating for up to 10 — perfect for larger parties booking a combination of cottages. The private walled patio area behind the cottage is perfect for barbecues.

Corner House (sleeps 4)
Corner House is a 2 storey cottage sleeping 4 in 2 double or twin bedrooms. The large kitchen and dining area can seat up to 10, making this a great property for a larger party booking a combination of cottages. The upstairs sitting room has great views over the gardens towards Bredon Hill.

Furlong Cottage, Clock House & The Banda (all sleep 2)
There are three one-bedroom cottages, each sleeping 2 in double or twin bedrooms. Perfect for a romantic break or as additional accommodation together with a larger group.

Onsite there are two heated indoor swimming pools with jacuzzis and a separate sauna. A children's play area comes with a two-storey playhouse and there are five acres of gardens and an orchard to enjoy. It comes complete with pitch and putt golf, badminton and table tennis.

Each house has a decorated Christmas tree over the Christmas and New Year period.

The nearest town to the cottages is Tewkesbury. There are supermarkets, as well as many small shops, caf├ęs and restaurants for you to enjoy. The area also offers opportunities for tennis, golf, horse riding, cycling, windsurfing and walking. We are within easy reach of Stratford-upon-Avon, Cheltenham Spa and The Malvern Hills.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Gloucestershire/3577

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Monday, 21 October 2019

The Hayloft, Hadley, Droitwich, Worcestershire (Sleeps 1-3)


The Hayloft is a beautifully appointed two-bedroom apartment on the upper floor of a newly reconstructed Cart House adjoining Mayhouse farmhouse.

Approached by an 'easy-rise' external staircase with secure handrail, the apartment provides one double bedroom, with en suite, and one single bedroom and a separate bathroom, and is ideally suited to three adults or a small family. An extra child's bed or a cot can be provided. There is also a garden reserved for guests.

The Hayloft has been rebuilt using the original materials, including some interesting oak beams, in the same proportions and style as the original, but incorporating a large picture window and of course, the most up-to-date facilities.

Mayhouse Farm is an arable farm with no animals other than a friendly and enthusiastic dog. Dogs are very welcome to join you at The Hayloft! There is a pet-friendly garden, that is enclosed, so you can enjoy the sunshine with your favourite pet.

Situated at the end of a long private drive The Hayloft is in a quiet and peaceful location, but it is easily accessible being close to both Droitwich and Worcester and only a few miles from junctions 5 and 6 of the M5 motorway.

There are many areas of historical or national interest nearby, and numerous local pubs and restaurants will tempt you to sample good food or just enjoy a drink.

The surrounding countryside offers the opportunity to walk, cycle or ride, but you could also just relax and unwind in your warm and comfortable accommodation or in your own private area of the garden.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Worcestershire/9750

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Friday, 18 October 2019

Hartpiece Farm, Barnstaple, Devon, Exmoor National Park (Sleeps 1-22)


Hartpiece Farm is on the edge of Exmoor and near North Devon's premiere town, Barnstaple. It is the ideal "home from home" for two to twenty-four guests. The 17th Century longhouse and two stone barns have been updated to cater for larger groups. With 10 bedrooms and indoor and outdoor eating areas, Hartpiece sleeps up to 22, with sofa beds for extra guests. Indoor amenities include a hot tub, sauna, games room and Wi-Fi. Outdoors there is a large patio area, gardens, wood and paths on our 100 acre organic and Countryside Stewardship farm.

Sleeping arrangements are flexible and described in detail on the layouts. There are 10 bedrooms: Two doubles in The Tappen, four doubles in The Hall and four in The Farm. Sofa beds and zip and link options add flexibility for additional guests. Beds are high quality and made up in advance with to guest specification. Fresh towels are laid out in readiness for your arrival.

Hartpiece offers flexible accommodation. The Great Room in the Hall measures 40’ x 25’ and the table tennis room (40’ x 24’) doubles as a reception or conference area. A feature brick-built charcoal BBQ and alfresco covered dining pavilion seats 22. The sauna, hot tub and games room are fun for guests of all ages. Everything is laid out flexibly. A bar area near the hot tub can be used for training sessions and the games room is perfect for formal receptions. Outdoors, tables and chairs can be arranged as you like on the decking and patios.

There is plenty to see and do in the area including:

Putsborough Beach.
The Victorian Bathing Tunnels.
Surfing.
Kayaking.
Walks on Exmoor.

Fishing.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Devon/2263

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Hendersyde Farm, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scottish Borders (Sleeps 1-6)


If you are looking for a blissfully peaceful spot for a self catering holiday in The Borders – stylish and contemporary or traditional and cosy - the holiday homes at Hendersyde Farm Holiday Homes might just be the place for you!

The cottages are surrounded by walks, wildlife and wonderful views, over our family farm, which lies between the River Tweed and Eden Water, downstream from the delightful market town of Kelso.

Hendersyde is in a great position for exploring the beautiful and largely undiscovered Border Country & Northumberland.

Hendersyde is perfectly placed for making the most of all first class activities The Scottish Border country offers, such as fishing, walking, cycling, golfing, bird watching and riding.

Central for discovering the Border towns, historic Abbeys, castles, great homes and gardens and all the wonderfully talented artists, designers and craftsmen that the area inspires.

Well placed for exploring both sides of the border, Northumberland is just a step away, Edinburgh an hour!

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/ScottishBorders/2380

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Long Meadow, Heyshott, Midhurst, West Sussex (Sleeps 1-4)


Long Meadow is a refurbished two bedroom holiday cottage at Heyshott in West Sussex with outstanding views across the countryside to the South Downs. Located at the foot of the South Downs on the outskirts of a village, the property is close to Midhurst, Petworth, Cowdray Park, Goodwood and Chichester and about half an hour from the coast.

There is a sitting room with open gas fire, dining area and separate fitted kitchen with full central heating, washing machine and dishwasher.

The cottage is south facing with a patio area for you to relax and enjoy the lovely views. Parking space is also available.

The cottage is located 2 miles from Midhurst and is ideal for all activities in Chichester, Petworth, Goodwood, Cowdray and within easy access of the South Downs National Park. Located in a small hamlet on the outskirts of Heyshott with several excellent local pubs nearby.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/WestSussex/9681

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Durham Riverside Apartments, Durham City, Durham (Sleeps 1-4)


Durham Riverside Apartments offers outstanding self catering accommodation in Durham City. Our two luxurious apartments are in a stunning position on the banks of the River Wear and just a short stroll from the cathedral, castle, university, shops and restaurants. The apartments are perfect for a memorable romantic break, travellers looking to explore the city or families visiting the university.

Kingsgate: A wonderful 2 bedroom ground level apartment boasts glorious views of the River Wear and Kingsgate Bridge. The property is on street level, with a lift to the apartment providing easy access. Inside the apartment is a beautiful kitchen/living area. You can unwind on the comfy sofas in front of the TV after a busy day exploring this famous city. French doors open onto a delightful decking area, ideal for unwinding on whilst the sun is shining. There are 2 bedrooms, a master en suite with a king size bed and a twin room.

Elvet: A lavish 2 bedroom duplex apartment also enjoys spectacular views of the River Wear and Elvet Bridge (a medieval masonry arch bridge built in the late 12th Century). The apartment is elegantly furnished and comes with a master en suite room with a king size bed and a generous double bedroom. The beds come with crisp white 800TV Egyptian cotton linen and goose feather duvets. You can wrap yourself in a luxurious bathrobe whilst sipping a morning coffee and savour the gorgeous views through the floor to ceiling windows. We also provide fluffy white towels, complimentary duck island toiletries and White Company soap and hand lotion.

Durham has a range of famous attractions to visit. Durham Castle is a famous Norman castle which is perfect for history buffs. Durham Cathedral is home of the Shrine of St Cuthbert and The Gala Theatre is a great arts venue which has 2 cinema screens and a stylish cafe bar.

For more information please visit our website:

https://www.theholidaycottages.co.uk/Durham/16661

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