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

Other popular listings

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

St Paul

St Michel de Chavaignes, Sarthe, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 17. Set in landscaped grounds that include a stunning lake, clay tennis court and a large fenced swimming pool, this elegant château offers delightful views of the rolling Sarthe countryside. Home cooked meals and laundry services are available. Cottage Code: F72109.

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

Plas Meini – The Manor House

Llan Ffestiniog, Gwynedd, Wales.

Sleeps 2 – 16. Set amidst meadows and woodland, these four delightful, comfortable holiday properties have been renovated and furnished to a very high standard. Fly fishing on river inc. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: JAV.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Dunmanus House

Dunkelly, Goleen, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 15. With grounds extending down to the water’s edge, this well-appointed detached holiday home enjoys a delighfully secluded setting with views over Dunmanus Bay. Nearby Mizen Head, claims to be the most southerly point on the island of Ireland. Cottage Code: W31557.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Fishing
  • 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.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Villa Paradiso

Perdifumo, Amalfi Coast, Campania.

Sleeps 6. Boasting stunning views over the valley and out to sea, this beautiful holiday property has been comfortably furnished and well decorated. With its large garden and pretty terrace, it provides the ideal setting for all fresco dining. Cottage Code: IKC121.

  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

Manoir de Belle Isle

Gravelle, nr. Périgueux, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 6. Set in large well tended grounds bordering the River Isle, this listed “keeper’s house” forms part of the owners’ stunning 16th century manoir. Carefully refurbished, it now offers comfortable holiday accommodation with a private swimming pool. Cottage Code: F24399.

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

Château de Baneuil

Baneuil, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 6. This 11th century castle, complete with it’s own dungeon, is perfect for those wanting a taste of upper class France. Lots to do nearby, including the historic town of Bergerac. Features a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDE253.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 11th Century
  • Piano

Campaneschi

Spoleto, nr. Todi, Umbria.

Sleeps 12. With its beautiful swimming pools set to take full advantage of the stunning location overlooking historic Spoleto, this secluded medieval borgo is full of charm and character. The panoramic pool is open mid-June to mid-Sept. Cottage Code: UE085.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Lou Mas Di Rabassaire

St-Rémy-de-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône, France.

Sleeps 8. Built in 1820 on the Dominitian Way, this lovely old stone house is set in beautiful gardens with mature trees. Comprising two separate, self-contained units, it features exposed stone walls, oak beams and a private circular swimming pool. Cottage Code: F13118.

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