Holiday Cottages for Christmas

If you’re looking to make this Christmas extra special, then why not take the family away to a historic cottage in the country? Imagine waking up on the 25th to snow covered hills, a cosy log fire and presents under the tree… many of the properties are also large enough to accommodate extended family.

The other great benefit of having a self catering cottage over Christmas is that you can choose to cook Christmas dinner in the property, or alternatively head out to a local pub to have dinner cooked for you; if it’s the latter, be sure to check out our selection of cottages near pubs!

Perhaps you’re looking to take your whole family away this New Year instead? If so, be sure to check out our selection of large cottages.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, or if want us to do the searching for you, simply fill in the form below with your Christmas cottage requirements.

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Featured Accomodation

Slade Cottage

Bannow, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Located between Waterford and Wexford, this lovingly restored thatched holiday cottage is set in pretty mature gardens, complete with its own babbling brook. Completely modernised on the inside, it lies just a short stroll from the beach. Cottage Code: W31864.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

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Villa Carola

Agropoli, Amalfi Coast, Campania.

Sleeps 7. This extremely comfortable and stylish holiday apartment enjoys shared use a swimming pool, open June to September. Located close to walled medieval town of Agropoli, just 2.5 km from the beach. Cottage Code: IKC111.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 20th Century

Ocean Wave

Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 8. From its elevated setting, this detached holiday property overlooks the beach at Derrynane. The golden sandy beach, rock pools, sandy and rocky coves are all within easy walking distance, with trips from the harbour to historic Skelligs Rock. Cottage Code: YVV.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Villa Trasimeno

Magione, nr. Perugia, Umbria.

Sleeps 8. Set close to the shores of Lake Trasimeno, this elegant and bright holiday villa is just a short walk away from the beach. The beautiful swimming pool is set in the well-tended garden and enjoys stunning views of the islands of the lake. Cottage Code: IUT474.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

Villa Stefna

Golfe Juan, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

Sleeps 4. Set in immaculate lawns and gardens of exotic palms and lemon trees, Villa Stefna occupies the ground floor of the owners house. The apartment is spacious and well equipped, and enjoys use of a lovely private pool with Roman steps. Cottage Code: F06118.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Chez Mme L’Hopital-Cussiat

Faverges, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 3. Set in the little village of Cons-Ste. Colombe, this real log-cabin displays a love of wood, with charming and original furnishings. The scenery is dominated by ’La Dent de Cons’ and nearby Lake Annecy boasts several lakeside beaches. Cottage Code: T74014.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Hollies

Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. Set in a sheltered nook overlooking Derrynane Strand, this cosy holiday home is just 15 minutes’ walk from the sandy beaches and rock pools. Enjoy wonderful views from the sun room and patio, or perhaps try the water sports at Derrynane Harbour. Cottage Code: YYO.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Stone Cottage

Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. Featuring charming cottage-style furniture, this traditional Kerry cottage is within easy walking distance of the delightful town of Kenmare. Set on the Ring of Kerry, there are two golf courses nearby and a pub 10-minute walk away. Cottage Code: ZB7.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Mont St. Pierre

La Réole, nr. Marmande, Gironde, France.

Sleeps 11. Just a short drive from the charming historic town of La Réole, this distinguished mansion house dates from the 1700s. Retaining many original features on the inside, the large lawned gardens boast a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: F33201.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Murs

Murs, nr. Avignon, Provence.

Sleeps 12. Offering stunning views over the Imergue Valley to the Luberon mountains, this lovingly renovated stone-built Provençal house boasts a large outdoor swimming pool. Just a drive away from the historic Papal Palace at Avignon. Cottage Code: FPV072.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Crock of Gold Cottages – Croc An Oir

Ballycullen, Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary.

Sleeps 2. With its own private courtyard and garden, this delightful romantic retreat boasts a cosy woodburner and an unusual loft style bedroom. Guests are welcome to wander through the 100-acre estate and indulge in some river fishing. Cottage Code: W31891.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century