Monday 31 October 2022

Champernhayes, Wootton Fitzpaine, Charmouth, Dorset (Sleeps 1-38)

Champernhayes is a collection of 15th Century farm buildings outside of Wootton Fitzpaine & Monkyon Wyld, near Charmouth in Dorset. Our farm buildings have been beautifully converted into wonderful holiday cottages, nestled on a gorgeous West Dorset hillside, perfect for an idyllic getaway.

The self-catering cottages and farmhouse have been awarded 4 stars Gold by Visit England, ensuring a high standard of accommodation to suit all your needs. We are surrounded by magnificent countryside, great for a tranquil holiday.

The Farmhouse:
This outstanding holiday cottage comes with 4 bedrooms and enjoys sea views. This 15th Century thatched farmhouse sleeps 8 – 10 people. There is a living room with an inglenook fireplace and a log burner, a modern, well-equipped kitchen/diner fitted with limed oak units and an antique farmhouse table and 4 bedrooms (one of which is a downstairs twin bedroom with a cloakroom/WC). Upstairs there are a further three bedrooms. Outside there is a gorgeous south-facing garden with a gas BBQ and patio for al fresco dining whilst savouring the view.

A fabulous 16th Century thatched Barn conversion sleeping 10/12. There is a first-floor sitting room with exposed A-frame beams, a log burner and spectacular southerly views across the valley to the sea at Charmouth. The kitchen has a four-oven Aga and an adjoining dining hall. On the first floor, you will find 3 bedrooms (2 double, 1 twin) all with en suites, while on the ground floor there are 2 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin) with shared bathroom facilities. This holiday cottage has a large south-facing private garden and patio area with glorious views across the Dorset countryside.

This delightful cottage has been beautifully converted from the original farmhouse buildings and sleeps 6 people. The open-plan sitting room has a coal-burning stove and the split-level kitchen with a dining area is fully equipped with everything you may need during your stay. There are 3 bedrooms at the holiday cottage, two of which are double bedrooms, both with en suite bathrooms. The 3rd bedroom is a twin room with its own en suite facilities. This holiday cottage also has a private garden with a patio and barbecue area.

Our charming cottage sleeps 4 and has been recently refurbished to offer quality accommodation. A traditional country-style, open-plan kitchen comes with a dishwasher, washer-dryer, electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer. The sitting area has a coal-burning stove and dining table. There is one double bedroom with an en suite shower room and one twin-bedded room with en suite bathroom. Guests also have access to a private garden with a patio and barbecue area.

This superb ground-level cottage sleeps 4 people 2 bedrooms, both are en suite. This holiday home includes a traditional country-style kitchen with a dishwasher, washer dryer, electric cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer. The open-plan lounge has plenty of soft seating, along with the wood-burning stove this is a lovely room to relax in no matter the time of day. This holiday cottage has 2 bedrooms (one double bedroom with en suite bathroom & one twin bedded room with en suite bathroom) perfect for a family of 4. Outside is a private garden with patio and barbecue area, offering a great for a glass of wine in the evening sun.

This delightful little holiday cottage is perfect for a couple and those holidaying on their own. There is an open plan sitting room with a dining and kitchen area, a double bedroom with en suite bathroom and a private garden with a patio and barbecue area. Outside there is a private garden complete with a patio, hardwood garden furniture and barbeque, great for al fresco dining in the summer.

Facilities include an indoor children’s plunge pool, shared between guests with free booking for private use on arrival.

Visiting Wootton Fitzpaine & Exploring Dorset:
The whole area is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is easily accessible from the main A35 road. The coast between Charmouth and Lyme Regis is World famous for its rocks and fossils dating back 190 Million years. You can relax on gorgeous Charmouth Beach or enjoy a scenic walk around Stonebarrow Hill. Trinity Hill Local Nature Reserve offers stunning landscape to see and further afield you can visit lots of great attractions:

Dinosaurland Fossil Museum.
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium.
Golden Cap.
Lyme Regis Museum.
Monmouth Beach.

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Panorama Cottages, Llangollen, Denbighshire (Sleeps 1-8)

Panorama Cottages are a collection of holiday homes located in a rural part of Denbighshire, outside of Llangollen. They are nestled below a dramatic limestone escarpment and provide an ideal base for couples and families who are looking for an enjoyable breakaway. We also have a 5-seater hot tub available for guests for the duration of their stay.

1 Bed Cottage:
A stylishly furnished property with a kitchen/lounge upstairs, allowing guests to enjoy the spectacular views. There is a half balcony installed that is south-facing and has French windows. It has been renovated to the highest standard with lots of original features retained where possible and furnishings and fittings are chosen to complement the style and setting. There is a full complement of kitchen appliances and equipment and a stylishly appointed bathroom.

2 Bed Cottage:
Our 2 bedroomed cottage has a large split-level kitchen/lounge. Where possible, natural wall features have been retained to provide an authentic cottage feel and the lounge area has the original slate flag floor which has been lovingly restored and relaid. A private outside patio area is accessed through double patio doors from the lounge. The kitchen is accessed up 2 steps and has a fully equipped shaker-style kitchen with a dishwasher, electric hob/oven, and eye-level fridge over the deep freeze. All appliances are behind fascia panels to create a clean uncluttered look. There is also a downstairs WC/utility room with a washing machine and storage area. Upstairs the cottage has a large master bedroom with ancient crooked oak beams and a 4 poster bed. There is a dressing table and a hanging rail positioned behind an Indian hardwood screen. There is also a wall-mounted flat-screen television. The main bathroom and the second bedroom are on a higher level. The bathroom has bath (and shower over bath) facilities, WC and wash hand basin. The second bedroom has a double bed between 2 tall bedside units and also contains a chest of drawers and hanging rail.

3 Bed Cottage:
The 3 bed cottage is south facing, spacious and can accommodate small or large groups alike. Outside there is a large patio with a 6 seat table set. Inside an elegant solid oak kitchen is fully equipped with appliances including a full height fridge freezer. There is a full length oak dining table with 6 chairs and the downstairs area also has a utility room with washer/dryer and a downstairs cloakroom. The lounge area is accessed up a short flight of steps and is well furnished with a large leather, corner grouped sofa and separate sofa bed. There is a large television with satellite Freeview channels available. The three bedrooms and main bathroom lead off a central landing. There is a large master bedroom with a king size bed, a double bedroom and also a single bedroom which is narrow but long. The bathroom has a full size bath and shower over bath facilities.

2 Bed Lodge:
Beautifully appointed throughout, this 2 bed lodge has been constructed using the latest techniques whilst keeping a traditional natural stone exterior. The lodge boasts underfloor heating and an en suite master bedroom. The lodge is south facing and has commanding views down the valley towards Llangollen and Dinas Bran castle. The cottage has a full HD television in the lounge and also a television in the master bedroom. There is parking for 3 cars. The lodge is disabled friendly being on one level and all the internal doors are 2'9" wide.

The Farmhouse:
Our 17th Century farmhouse has been beautifully renovated to offer high-quality accommodation. Inside there is a wood burning stove to keep you warm and toasty. You can also enjoy glorious countryside views in the private 8 seater hot tub. Downstairs there is a well-equipped kitchen and a large dining table which seats up to 10 people. The lounge area comes with a gorgeous inglenook fireplace and comfy seating. The downstairs bathroom comes with a double ended Victorian bath and a separate shower. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms: 2 doubles and 2 twin rooms.

Visiting Llangollen & Exploring Denbighshire:
The views from our cottages are unparalleled. With Llangollen to the south, the Horshoe Pass to the west and uninterrupted views of Dinas Bran Castle to the east. Llangollen now benefits from being within the World Heritage Site created to recognise Thomas Telfords Canal Aqueduct 4 miles away at Trevor. The following are within a 15 minute car journey from the cottages:

Llangollen with its horse-drawn canal rides.
Steam Railway.
Riverside walks.
Dinas Bran Castle with its amazing views.
Vale Crucis Abbey.
The Horshoe Pass.
Canoeing in Llangollen.

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Llys Aber, Solva, Pembrokeshire, Pembrokeshire National Park (Sleeps 1-10)

Llys Aber is a beautiful holiday home in Pembrokeshire and offers award-winning accommodation for up to 10 people. This large, luxurious, Georgian house is situated on Solva’s picturesque harbour and just minutes from the famous Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.

About Llys Aber:
This holiday home is perfect for friends and families who are looking to holiday together, whilst having plenty of space to rest and relax. The main living area is fully equipped and includes everything you need for an enjoyable stay. From the comfortable sofas to the 60” flat-screen TV with full SKY package and DVD player. From here, there are large patio doors that open out into an enclosed garden, perfect for al fresco dining.

All bedrooms have been tastefully decorated and furnished throughout, ensuring an enjoyable stay is had by all. The house sleeps up to 10 people comfortably in 5 generously sized bedrooms, four of which are en suite with king-size beds. The fifth room is a twin room with access to the main bathroom.

The house has been stylishly furnished and is a fantastic place to stay at any time of year. There are slate floors with underfloor heating and a double-sided log-burning stove which warms the dining and sitting rooms. This creates a beautifully cosy environment, especially in the winter months.

Other cottage facilities and amenities include:

Snug with SKY TV and DVD player.
Well-equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and filter coffee machine.
All linen and towels included – please bring your own beach towels.
Private walled garden with pergola.
Large patio area with outdoor table and benches.

Guests will not need to worry about finding parking, as the house has a large driveway, a real bonus in Solva.

Visiting Solva & Exploring Pembrokeshire:
Solva is a beautiful coastal village and home to a variety of shops, galleries, restaurants and pubs. It is a wonderful fishing town to visit at any time of year. This lovely part of Pembrokeshire is home to a wealth of attractions and places of interest, so whether you want to sight-see, go walking, enjoy the scenery or simply relax, there is plenty of opportunity for you. Some popular nearby attractions, activities and places of interest include:

Pembrokeshire Coastal Path.
St Brides Pay.

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Phepson Farm Cottages, Himbleton, Droitwich, Worcestershire (Sleeps 1-5)

Two award-winning cottages are set in the peaceful Worcestershire countryside on an organic farm with a wildlife walk and a Pilates studio on site.

About the Cottages:
Choose from our self-catering cottages:

The Granary: This recent conversion of the old granary has an en suite double and en suite twin bedroom (both with TV) and an additional single bedroom. It is tastefully converted with a fully converted kitchen, with a dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge/freezer, and electric cooker. The ground floor is open plan with a tiled floor, dining area and lounge with TV. There is full Wi-Fi and a telephone point. AA 4-star Gold.

Diamond Cottage is the latest cottage to be converted at Phepson Farm. Named after the last cart horse to work here in the thirties, the cottage is converted from part of the old cowshed and stables.

It is a ground-floor conversion, with a wealth of oak beams. There is a king-size double bedroom and a twin bedded room. There is a family shower room with a toilet and a separate toilet and washbasin. The kitchen will be fully fitted with a dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer electric oven and hob. The dining area in the kitchen is adjacent to a south-facing French window. There is full underfloor heating with terracotta tiles throughout.

The lounge with French windows leads onto a paved seating area with garden furniture. There is a TV and DVD player.

Visiting Himbleton & Exploring Worcestershire:
The Cathedral City of Worcester is barely 7 miles away and historic Droitwich Spa, with its undulating high street, is just a short 4-mile drive. Malvern, The Cotswolds, The Severn Valley Railway, and many more are within easy reach of our central location.

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Innishbeg Cottages, Enniskillen, Fermanagh (Sleeps 1-33)

Innishbeg Cottages in Enniskillen offers outstanding self-catering accommodation, based on a picturesque 170-acre farm. Our 4 cottages are in a truly spectacular Lakeland setting, perfect for an idyllic holiday in Fermanagh.

We have 4 gorgeous cottages to choose from, all ideal for a magical getaway. All the cottages enjoy glorious views and an array of excellent facilities, including cosy living areas, a fully-equipped kitchen for home cooking, modern bedrooms and contemporary bathrooms. Each cottage also boasts an outdoor area for al fresco dining in the evening sun.

Pushen Island Cottage:
This gorgeous cottage is great for a relaxing break in the country. Downstairs there is a lovely open-plan kitchen/dining/living area, as well as a double room and shower room. On the first floor are 3 attractive bedrooms, 2 twins and 1 double room, plus a bathroom. The cottage is accessible for wheelchairs and has a patio area to unwind on.

Ashley’s Lodge:
Our fabulous cottage is great for families or groups, sleeping up to 14 people in 5 en suite bedrooms, including a bedroom with a luxurious bathtub. In total there are 5 attractive double beds and 2 singles. The house was originally built in 1916 but now offers high-quality accommodation.

Blaney Bay Cottage:
This gorgeous cottage sleeps 3 people and comes with everything you need for a memorable holiday. Upstairs there is a gallery with a double and single bed. On the ground floor, there is a living area with a wood burner for those chilly dates, a shower room and a well-equipped kitchen. A BBQ is provided for al fresco dining.

Blaney Island Cottage:
Our fantastic cottage is ideal for an unforgettable getaway, offering 3 upstairs bedrooms, including 1 double and 2 twins, plus a bathroom. A ground-floor double room and shower room are also available. The delightful open kitchen/dining/living area will suit all your needs. Unwind on the charming patio whilst savouring the amazing lake views.

Onsite we have a wonderful spa and yoga centre, offering yoga classes and massage treatments, as well as a hot tub and sauna. Overlooking the lake is a lovely playground for children. You are also welcome to explore the farm and wander around the waterside. Rowing boats are available for hire.

Visiting Enniskillen & Exploring Fermanagh:
Enniskillen is only a short drive from the holiday cottage and is a popular town that has a variety of shops, bars, restaurants and pubs. Fermanagh is also famous for being home to the beautiful Fermanagh Lakelands which are a collection of wonderful waterways, stunning landscapes and a whole host of outdoor activities. Inishmacsaint Island and Carrickreagh View Point are nearby and brilliant attractions to visit include:

National Trust - Castle Coole.
The Inniskillings Museum.
Forthill Park.
Enniskillen Castle Museums.

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Linnhe Croft Holiday Cottages, Matheson Croft, Port Appin, Argyll, Bute & The Islands (Sleeps 1-4)

Linnhe Croft Holiday Cottages are a collection of self-catering Scottish holiday homes in Matheson Croft near Port Appin. The holiday cottages boast stunning scenery with views of Loch Linnhe, the Morvern hills and the mountains of Mull as a backdrop to each accommodation.

About Linnhe Croft Holiday Cottages:
Tucked away from the main road, our holiday cottages are situated on the shores of Loch Linnhe on a working lochside croft. The cottages are a safe haven for children with plenty of space for them to roam, while the peace and tranquillity contribute to the panoramic views of Scotland giving a rural and relaxing retreat that all can enjoy.

Recently built as a row of three traditional highland cottages, each cottage is completely self-contained with private access and a large shared parking area and garden. The entrance hall in each of the holidays leads into a contemporary spacious open plan lounge/diner and fully equipped kitchen furnished to a high standard. The patio doors from the lounge lead directly onto a large private deck and garden area complete with patio furniture to enjoy the panoramic views and sunsets. The bathroom contains a separate bath and high-pressure shower in two of the cottages while the third has a more spacious shower room. There are two spacious, well-furnished bedrooms, one double and one twin and a sofa bed in the lounge if required.

Visiting Matheson Croft & Exploring Argyll:
Access to the shore of Loch Linnhe, from the croft, provides an abundance of tidal sea life as well as a variety of shells and stones and is a fun way to introduce the young to this dynamic and beautiful environment.

Port Appin is well known for its two fine restaurants, The Pierhouse and The Airds Hotel boasting both gourmet and locally caught seafood dishes and attracts food lovers from around the world, including the rich and famous. The village also has a well-equipped general store, post office and craft shop while the doctors' surgery is close by. The ferry to the Isle of Lismore leaves Port Appin pier regularly.

The Appin area with its turbulent history and picturesque landscape further enhances your visit here. The haunting yet romantic view of Castle Stalker can be enjoyed from the Stalker View restaurant and visitor centre. A stroll around the many private gardens and garden centre can provide a relaxing option for your holiday while there are a variety of diverse activities available to help make your visit with us complete.

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Thursday 27 October 2022

The Sarum, St Helier, Jersey (Sleeps 1-6)

The Sarum in St Helier, Jersey, offers a range of superb self-catering apartments. They are a stone’s throw away from St Helier town centre. This makes the ideal base from which to explore the local area.

The apartments are perfect for relaxing. Some are based in the hotel and some are in an adjacent building. They sleep between 1 – 6 people. The bedrooms are a mixture of singles, doubles, twins and trebles. All have en suite facilities and mini kitchenette units.

The rooms in the hotel contain single, double, twin or treble. Each comes with a kitchenette unit. This unit consists of a:


There are also a table and 2 chairs to dine on. The bathroom has a shower or bath with a shower in it.

There is a suite in the annexe and on the floor of the hotel. The 1st-floor apartment contains a:

Spacious double bedroom with double bed settee.
Dining table and chairs.
Full-size kitchen.
Bathroom (with bath and integral shower, washbasin and toilet).

Guests can relax and unwind on the large south-facing balcony.

In a beautiful property adjacent to the hotel are a range of wonderful self-catering suites.

Each kitchen contains a:

Full-size oven and hob.
Microwave cooker.
Washing machine.
Kitchen utensils.
Ironing board.
Vacuum cleaner.
Hair dryer.

Each lounge has a double bed settee, armchair, dining table and wide-screen TV. Breakfast is available on request the night before.

In all the properties cots and high chairs are available on request.

Both the hotel bedrooms and the larger bedroom suites have direct access to the pleasant and secluded garden. This includes an outdoor swimming pool.

Visiting St Helier & Exploring Jersey:
St Helier has over 50 places to eat. Close by are:

The Parade Gardens.
The People’s Park.
Les Jardins de la Mer Waterfront gardens.

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Buckerfields Barn, Ogbourne St. George, Marlborough, Wiltshire (Sleeps 1-2)

Buckerfields Barn in Ogbourne St. George offers luxurious self-catering accommodation, based in stunning countryside and surrounded by idyllic farmland. We are only 3 miles from the famous market town of Marlborough and in a great location for visiting an array of fantastic attractions in Wiltshire.

We have 4 wonderful apartments to choose from, all perfect for a memorable country escape. All the apartments are beautifully furnished and come with a range of high-quality facilities.

You can also enjoy the gorgeous, landscaped gardens that offer plenty of space to unwind whilst savouring the magnificent countryside views. Table and chairs, as well as a BBQ area, are provided for al fresco dining when the sun is shining.

Apartments 1 and 2 are on the ground floor and boast sun-filled garden rooms and a private patio. Apartment 1 has a wet room, whilst apartment 2 has a shower room. Apartments 3 and 4 are on the first floor and include relaxing sunrooms, plus a patio/sitting out area, great for a glass of wine whilst admiring the view.

Each apartment includes comfy sitting areas to relax in after a day of discovering all that Wiltshire has to offer. You can rustle up some tasty dishes in the well-equipped kitchen that includes a washing machine, dishwasher, tumble dryer, hob, oven, fridge/freeze & microwave. The comfortable bedrooms include 3ft zip-linked beds that can cater for 2 singles or a large double.

Bike equipment storage is available.

Visiting Ogbourne St. George & Exploring Wiltshire:
The local area has an abundance of picturesque walks to enjoy, offering the ideal way to take in the scenic natural landscape. Grab a drink or two at the local pub, or visit The Savernake Forest, Britain’s only privately owned forest. The historic market of Marlborough is a lovely place to explore, home to independent shops, restaurants and cafes. Great attractions to visit include:

Highclere Castle.
Ogbourne Downs Golf Club.
Bowood House.
Marlborough Golf Club.

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