Friday 30 June 2023

Acharossan Cottages - Lilybank, Inveryne and Acharosan House, Kilsinian, Argyll

Discover the enchanting Acharossan Cottages in Kilsinian, where a collection of charming self-catering accommodations—Lilybank, Inveryne, and Acharossan House—await your arrival. Nestled near the idyllic Loch Fyne and the picturesque Kyles of Bute, these delightful cottages provide the perfect base for exploring the breathtaking landscapes of Argyll.

Each cottage offers a unique character, ensuring a comfortable and well-equipped retreat for a romantic getaway or a memorable family gathering.

Secluded amidst 1200 acres of picturesque farmland, this elegant period property can accommodate up to 11 guests. With its own tennis court and a terrace garden boasting a BBQ, it provides the ideal setting for al fresco dining in the glorious sunshine. Inside, a spacious kitchen/conservatory awaits, complete with modern appliances. Guests can relax in the library with Sky TV or unwind by the cosy sitting room's open log fires. The house offers five bedrooms, including two doubles, one twin, one bunk room, and a single four-poster.

Perfect for up to four people, Inveryne Cottage emanates charm and showcases breathtaking views. The open-plan living and dining area features a wood burner and a TV, offering a cosy space to relax. The conservatory invites guests to unwind while enjoying panoramic vistas. The fully equipped kitchen caters to all culinary needs. Outside, a charming garden with garden furniture awaits, and guests have access to a private tennis court nearby. The cottage comprises one double bedroom and one twin room.

Nestled in a tranquil position off the main road, Lilybank Cottage captures the essence of 18th-century charm. Accommodating up to six guests, it exudes a delightful country character. The garden decking provides a peaceful spot with views over the riverbank. Inside, a spacious conservatory and a cosy sitting room with an open fire and a TV offer a relaxing atmosphere. The well-equipped kitchen ensures convenience and functionality. The ground floor features a double bedroom, a twin bedroom, a bathroom, and a shower room, while an expansive attic can accommodate older children.

With Acharossan Cottages as your base, embark on captivating adventures in the stunning region of Argyll. 

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of hills, lochs, and coastline, or delve into the rich historical heritage of the area. 

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy walking, cycling, sailing, golfing, and fishing, while a visit to the nearby Kames golf course, offering nine holes, is a must. For a city escape, Glasgow is a mere two-hour drive away.

Indulge in the captivating beauty of Kilfinan and unlock the wonders of Argyll during your stay at Acharossan Cottages. Experience a truly memorable Scottish getaway!

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Knowle Manor, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset

Discover the breathtaking Knowle Manor, an exquisite listed Manor House nestled within the stunning landscapes of the Exmoor National Park. This remarkable self-catering accommodation can accommodate up to 50 guests across its 20 elegant bedrooms, offering a truly grand experience. Set amidst extensive landscaped grounds, Knowle Manor boasts magnificent views of the surrounding lakes, lush trees, and beyond.

Step inside and be greeted by a spacious and well-equipped kitchen, featuring everything you need to cater for up to 60 guests. The three expansive reception rooms, including a drawing room, dining room, and bar room, provide the perfect spaces for relaxation and socializing. Enjoy a range of entertainment options, from Freeview TV with a DVD player to a CD player/iPod dock and complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the house.

As you ascend to the first floor, you'll discover seven bedrooms and bathrooms offering picturesque views of the lakes and lawns. An additional six bedrooms and bathrooms on their own landing provide a sense of privacy. 

The second floor boasts six more bedrooms and bathrooms with views of the lakes and lawns, as well as a seventh bedroom overlooking the charming kitchen garden. The impressive manor also features a delightful games room with table tennis and a pool table, as well as an indoor heated swimming pool available all year round.

Knowle Manor is not only an exceptional holiday retreat but also an exclusive wedding venue. Imagine exchanging vows amidst the majestic beauty of this historic manor, creating memories to cherish forever.

Outside, the grounds of Knowle Manor are equally enchanting, with meticulously landscaped gardens and lawns inviting you to take leisurely strolls and revel in the serenity of the surroundings. Embrace outdoor activities with a game of football or rounders on the dedicated lawn, or let the little ones enjoy a safe and enclosed play area. The manor is ensconced by captivating woodlands, while the gentle meandering of the River Avill adds to the scenic allure.

Located within the renowned Exmoor National Park, there is a wealth of discovery awaiting you in the area. Embark on scenic walks or explore thrilling bike trails amidst the captivating landscapes. The nearby medieval village of Dunster beckons with its charm, and a visit to Dunster Castle is a must for history enthusiasts and culture seekers.

Escape to the exquisite Knowle Manor and immerse yourself in a world of elegance, natural beauty, and endless possibilities.

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Half Moon House, Walsingham, Norfolk

Half Moon House is a fabulous self-catering accommodation located in the charming hamlet of Walsingham. This traditional Norfolk and flint cottage, dating back to the 1700s, has been recently renovated to offer modern comforts while preserving its character. With its prime location, Half Moon House serves as a perfect base for exploring the beautiful county of Norfolk, situated just 1 mile from Little Walsingham and 4 miles from Wells-next-the-Sea.

Accommodation at Half Moon House caters to groups of up to 8 people, with additional space for a travel cot. The ground floor features a newly fitted kitchen equipped with a range of modern appliances including a fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, microwave, and Nespresso machine. Gather around the large oak table in the kitchen to enjoy meals together. After a day of sightseeing, unwind in the dual-aspect sitting room in front of the impressive inglenook fireplace, complete with a wood burner for cosy evenings. 

The first floor of Half Moon House offers two bedrooms, including a twin room and a king room, which share a luxurious family bathroom with a bath and shower cubicle. On the ground floor, there are two additional king-size rooms, both with modern en-suite facilities for added privacy.

Outside, guests can enjoy a south-west facing, private courtyard adorned with outdoor furniture and a charcoal BBQ. It's the perfect spot to relax and soak up the afternoon sun while savouring a refreshing drink or two.

When staying at Half Moon House, there's plenty to explore in the nearby surroundings. Just across the road, you'll find a renowned studio housing two art galleries, a gift shop, and a cafe. A short 15-minute walk away is the picturesque village of Little Walsingham, offering a variety of pubs and cafes to indulge in local flavours. The surrounding area boasts stunning countryside, ideal for leisurely walks and cycling adventures.

Experience the charm of Half Moon House and embark on unforgettable adventures in Norfolk.

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Balbeg Country Holidays, Straiton, Water of Girvan, Ayrshire

Balbeg Country Holidays offers superb self-catering accommodation near Straiton, nestled on Balbeg Estate in the beautiful Ayrshire region. With five unique properties to choose from, families or groups can truly escape the pressures of everyday life and enjoy a relaxing break in this stunning countryside setting.

One of their properties, Balcraig House, is situated in the south wing of a country mansion and can comfortably accommodate up to 10 people. The spacious lounge with a TV and DVD player provides a cosy space to unwind, while the dining table for 10 allows for enjoyable meals together. The newly fitted kitchen is equipped with modern appliances, ensuring convenience during your stay. With a king en suite, a room featuring a double bed and two singles, and an additional room with a single bed and twin beds, there is ample sleeping space for everyone. Outside, guests can enjoy al fresco dining with the provided garden furniture.

Rabbie Burns Lodge is another delightful option, accommodating up to 16 people in a Scottish timber construction that exudes a charming woodland ambience. The lodge features a spacious lounge with a TV and DVD player, providing a comfortable relaxing space. The newly fitted kitchen is well-equipped, and the seven bedrooms offer comfortable and stylish accommodation. Outside, the patio furniture invites guests to soak up the serene surroundings.

For a smaller group, Doonans Cottage is a newly built detached cottage that sleeps up to 6-8 people. Nestled on the edge of Balbeg Wood, the cottage features a spacious lounge/dining room with a TV and DVD player and a dining table for enjoyable meals. The kitchen is well-appointed with essential appliances, while the bedrooms consist of a double en suite and two twin rooms. Outside, guests can relax on the patio furniture and appreciate the peaceful setting.

Foxglove Cottage is perfect for a party of four, offering a comfortable lounge with a TV and a newly fitted kitchen equipped with the essentials. The dining room provides a pleasant space for meals, while the bedrooms include a double room and a bunk room. Outside, guests can unwind on the patio furniture and enjoy the serene surroundings.

Lastly, Balbeg Cottage has been beautifully renovated and offers breathtaking valley views. The kitchen/dining area, featuring a newly fitted German kitchen, is situated just off the cosy lounge with a wood burner, TV, and DVD player. The bedrooms include two twin rooms and two double en suite rooms, ensuring a comfortable stay for all. Outside, the enclosed garden with patio garden furniture provides a lovely space to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility.

During their stay, guests can explore the enchanting Balbeg Estate, which offers woodland walks, a play area, and a nature pond, perfect for leisurely strolls and outdoor enjoyment.

The properties of Balbeg Country Holidays are ideally located near Straiton, offering easy access to the many attractions of Ayrshire. Visit historic castles like Culzean and Blairquhan, or head to the charming town of Ayr, known for its sandy beaches, delightful bars, cafes, shops, and restaurants. Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the nearby courses, and picturesque walks await exploration.

Experience the beauty and charm of Ayrshire with Balbeg Country Holidays. 

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                         The Old Coach House, Aldwark, Matlock, Peak District, Derbyshire

Welcome to The Old Coach House, a charming self-catering accommodation nestled in the peaceful village of Aldwark near Matlock. Dating back to 1686, the two-bedroom cottage offers a delightful blend of history and comfort, serving as the perfect base for exploring the diverse attractions of Derbyshire.

Step inside the beautifully furnished cottage, where you'll find a spacious kitchen/dining area on the ground floor. Equipped with modern appliances including an electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, and freezer, it has everything you need to prepare delicious meals. The cosy lounge is the ideal spot to unwind, featuring an inviting open fire/log burner, wooden beams, a jukebox, and Freeview TV for your entertainment.

On the first floor, you'll discover a comfortable double bedroom and a room with bunk beds that can also be converted into single beds if needed. For larger groups, a temporary bed is available and an extra double sofa bed. Both rooms share a fully equipped bathroom with a shower over the bath, ensuring convenience and comfort for all guests.

Step outside into the private garden, where you can enjoy delightful views over the open fields and a two and a half acre paddock. Take advantage of the provided garden furniture and BBQ, perfect for al fresco dining and soaking up the peaceful ambiance.

Venture beyond Aldwark to explore the wonders of Derbyshire. The picturesque towns of Matlock, Ashbourne, and Buxton await your discovery, each offering their own unique charm and attractions.

Experience the allure of The Old Coach House and embark on a memorable journey through Derbyshire's captivating landscapes. 

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Thursday 29 June 2023

2 Kingsway Court, Seaford, East Sussex, South Downs National Park

Welcome to 2 Kingsway Court, a stunning 4-star house situated in the coastal town of Seaford, East Sussex. This exceptional accommodation offers a gateway to the breathtaking coastline of East Sussex and Kent, providing an excellent base for exploring the unique villages and captivating landscapes of the South Downs National Park. Prepare for an unforgettable holiday experience in this wonderful part of the country.

Nestled at the foot of the majestic South Downs National Park, Seaford is a Sussex coastal town that boasts a thriving atmosphere all year round. Immerse yourself in its quaint shops, traditional tea rooms, welcoming pubs, and delightful restaurants. Stroll through its charming streets, indulging in local flavors and discovering hidden treasures at every turn.

Seaford is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a myriad of activities to suit every taste. Venture into the stunning Sussex Downs, where walkers are rewarded with awe-inspiring vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see. For those seeking a challenge, Seaford Head Golf Course awaits, promising an exciting game amidst scenic surroundings. The real highlight, however, lies in embarking on a captivating walk over the Seven Sisters and onto Beachy Head. This iconic stretch of the Sussex Coastline is renowned for its rugged footpaths and majestic chalk cliffs, providing a truly mesmerizing experience. Additionally, sea fishing is a popular pastime in the area, allowing visitors to cast their lines and enjoy the thrill of the catch.

When it comes to accommodation, 2 Kingsway Court offers an exquisite retreat for travelers. This 4-star house provides stunning comfort and a perfect base to explore the surrounding area. Relax in style and make yourself at home in this delightful property. Every detail has been carefully considered to ensure a memorable stay.

Step into the large, fully equipped kitchen and dining area, the heart of the home. Recently refurbished in 2021, the kitchen boasts modern appliances expected of excellent accommodation. From the electric oven and hob to the microwave and fridge/freezer, you'll have everything you need to create delicious meals or prepare quick snacks during your stay. Gather around the dining table, creating lasting memories as you enjoy meals together.
After a day of exploration, unwind in the spacious sitting room, featuring a lovely sofa that invites you to sink in and let go of any stress. Whether you choose to curl up with a good book, watch your favorite TV shows on the provided basic Sky TV, or simply bask in the soothing ambiance, this room offers a tranquil retreat for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Step outside and discover a charming enclosed garden, a serene oasis perfect for unwinding amidst nature's beauty. Enjoy a morning coffee in the peaceful surroundings or savor a glass of wine in the evening, soaking in the tranquility that envelops the space. Let the garden be your haven, a place to escape and find inner peace.

Escape to a delightful self-catering haven, where comfort, charm, and relaxation intertwine to create a truly memorable holiday experience.

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Vine Cottage, Great Eccleston, Preston, Lancashire

Experience a delightful self-catering retreat at Vine Cottage, located just a few minutes' walk from the charming village of Great Eccleston. This 160-year-old cottage near Preston, Lancashire, offers a perfect setting for a relaxing holiday in the heart of Lancashire.

Step into Vine Cottage and immerse yourself in its rustic charm, featuring original exposed pine woodwork and floorboards, along with two real fires to keep you cosy on chilly days. The cottage comfortably sleeps up to 4 people and includes a thoughtful welcome pack to enhance your stay.

Inside the cottage, you'll find a cosy living room with comfortable seating and a TV, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploration. The well-equipped kitchen offers a range of appliances, including a cooker, fridge, kettle, and toaster. The spacious dining room provides ample seating for up to 6 people, ideal for enjoying meals together.

The cottage features a double bedroom and a twin room that can be converted into a double. The double room comes complete with a hairdryer for your convenience. All bed linen and towels are provided, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free stay.

Outside, a charming small courtyard awaits, offering a peaceful setting for al fresco dining. Enjoy the fresh air as you savour a meal or sip a glass of wine.

Vine Cottage boasts a convenient location within walking distance of two traditional pubs, where you can sample a range of cask ales. The village also offers a fish bar and two gastro pubs for a delightful dining experience. Indulge in afternoon teas and homemade cream scones at a continental-style cafe, and explore the various shops, including a grocer, off-license, artisan bakers, and butchers, adding to the charm of this vibrant village.

Discover the warmth and character of Vine Cottage as you explore the village of Great Eccleston and the beautiful Lancashire region. 

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