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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Breitenbach

Breitenbach, nr. Strasbourg, Alsace.

Sleeps 4. Close to wine route from Châtenois towards Ribeauvillé, this comfortable and well equipped holiday apartment is set within the ground floor of the owner’s house. Enjoy extensive mountain views and al fresco dining from the surrounding terrace. Cottage Code: FDB014.

  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

Il Seminario

Collevecchio, nr. Rome, Lazio.

Sleeps 5. Surrounded by landscaped grounds with pine and olive trees, this pretty 16th century house provides comfortably spacious and well furnished accommodation. In a region famous for its stunning olive groves, Rome is just an hour away by train. Cottage Code: US028.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • 16th Century

The Mill House

Calbourne, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. Set in 10 acres of rolling landscaped gardens, this attractive stone holiday cottage is located within Calbourne Water Mill, one of the island’s most popular family attractions. Step back in time and observe the traditional flour making process. Cottage Code: PBBK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

La Villa del Sole

Vibonati, nr. Salerno, Campania.

Sleeps 14. Just 2km from the beautiful beaches of Villammare, this well-appointed semi-detached holiday villa enjoys its own private swimming pool. Set over four floors, it is elegantly furnished on the inside with terraces for outdoor dining. Cottage Code: IKC440.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

South Bay Cottage

Saasaig, Isle of Skye, Highlands.

Sleeps 6. Set In a superb position on the sea shore, this completely modernised 150-year-old cottage boasts an observation room with outstanding views across the Sound of Sleat. Observe the local wildlife from the stunning 55 square metre roof terrace. Cottage Code: SHC.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Chalet Galicia Les Lacs

Chamonix, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 10. Offering wonderful panoramic views of Mont Blanc and the surrounding mountains, this traditional alpine house is located on the outskirts of Chamonix. Comfortable and modern, there is a lawned garden area to the rear with barbecue. Cottage Code: F74132.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Alabarda

Alabarda, nr. Todi, Umbria.

Sleeps 4. Constructed in medieval times on top of a Roman building, this traditional ground and first floor apartment enjoys a stunning setting overlooking the Umbrian countryside. The shared outdoor swimming pool is open from May to Sept. Cottage Code: IUP637.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Shared pool
  • 13th Century

Murviel-lès-Béziers

Murviel-lès-Béziers, nr. Béziers, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 12. Surrounded by vineyards, this traditionally built holiday property is beamed throughout, complete with exposed stone walls and cosy open fire. Found at the end of a 1km long track, guests can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool in complete privacy. Cottage Code: FLH026.

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

Arjuzanx

Arjuzanx, Landes, Aquitaine, France.

Sleeps 8. Set in magnificent wooded grounds, this traditional old manor house has been lovingly restored and elegantly furnished. Complete with a private outdoor swimming pool, the nearby Lake Arjuzanx is within walking distance. Cottage Code: FAL007.

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

Idillio 2

Minori, Amalfi Coast, Campania.

Sleeps 5. Spread over two floors within a pretty house, the cosy holiday apartment is set within a quiet area of Minori and enjoys access to the beach via a number of steps. Boasting stunning panoramic views, overlooking the sea and along the Amalfi coast. Cottage Code: IKA427.

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