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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Le Grand Chêne

Beaumesnil, nr. Vire, Normandy.

Sleeps 12. Dating from the 1500s, this traditional semi-detached farmhouse stands within several acres of private grounds. Carefully renovated, Le Grand Chêne now features a private outdoor swimming pool and games room, with pool table and darts. Cottage Code: W14374.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 16th Century

Ocean View

Derrynane Beg, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 8. In an elevated position that commands spectacular views out to sea, this spacious stone property stands in its own natural grounds. Just half a mile from sandy beaches, Ocean View provides an ideal base for exploring the beautiful Ring of Kerry. Cottage Code: ZGL.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 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

Churchtown House

Cartmel, nr. Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria.

Sleeps 2. Well-equipped and decorated to an excellent standard, this spacious ground floor apartment forms part of a listed 17th-century house. Featuring an attractive beamed sitting-room with open fire and shared use of a cobbled courtyard. Cottage Code: LVG.

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

Gearagh House

Rossmore, nr. Clonakilty, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 11. Built in 1840 by the Earl of Bandon, this former schoolhouse offers elegant holiday accommodation, complete with an outdoor heated swim spa for 8. Inside, there is a recreation room with sauna, steam shower and exercise equipment. Cottage Code: W32171.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • 19th Century

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. In an old hilltop hamlet, just 25km from Todi. 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

Corneto 2

Pomarance, nr. Siena, Tuscany.

Sleeps 4. Set in a splendid 17th century building, this comfortable first floor apartment is one of five that constitute the Corneto Estate. Occupying a strategic position atop a gently sloping hill, it enjoys shared use of swimming pool. Cottage Code: ITN509.

  • Open Fire
  • Shared pool
  • 17th Century

Château de Birac

Birac-sur-Trec, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 16. No expense has been spared in renovating this stunning 13th century château. Inside, the spacious beamed rooms feature light stone walls, gothic fireplaces and stained glass windows. Amongst the formal gardens there is a shady terrace and pool. Cottage Code: F47182.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 13th Century