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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Château de Villejovet

Ardentes, nr. Châteauroux, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 20. Located on the banks of the River Indre in the southern region of the Loire, this spectacular small castle has been carefully restored to provide the ideal holiday retreat. Enjoy fishing along the river, tennis, squash, swimming and much more. Cottage Code: FEC002.

  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Les Jangoulies

Cubjac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 8. In extensive secluded grounds, this very peaceful and elegant 18th century holiday property boasts a large private heated swimming pool and hard tennis court. This exceptional property is located just a few miles from the town of Cubjac. Cottage Code: F24351.

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

Chez De Toytot

St. Sulpice, nr. Nevers, Burgundy.

Sleeps 5. Set in the courtyard of an 11th century fortified property, this carefully converted stone farm building is beamed throughout. Located in pretty rolling countryside, it lies within easy reach of the Pouilly and Sancerre vineyards. Cottage Code T58218.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

La Clé des Champs

Fleurac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 7. Beautifully restored and decorated, this old stone cottage stands in lawned gardens with a private swimming pool surrounded by the rolling wooded countryside of the Périgord Noir. The lakes of Tamnies with their beaches are a short drive. Cottage Code: F24205.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century

Château de Rivière

Chinon, nr. Samur, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 8. Beamed throughout, this delightful holiday property stands in the grounds of the owner’s picturesque 19th century château. Carefully converted from estate buildings, there is a shared swimming pool and stabling available by arrangement. Cottage Code: F37153.

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

Sibiril

Sibiril, nr. Roscoff, Brittany.

Sleeps 11. This pretty, traditional Bretton manor house is beamed throughout and features the original stone fireplace in the spacious lounge area. Set within the heart of the village, it lies just 4km from an unspoilt stretch of sandy coastline. Cottage Code: FBF542.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

La Source

Thônes, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 6. Enjoying beautiful views of the imposing heights of Aravis Mountains, this traditional chalet stands in the unspoilt valley of Manigod. Outside there is a flowery garden with a grassy area and a large covered terrace ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: F74129.

  • Open Fire
  • 20th Century

Ballymagyr Castle – Cottage 3

Killag, nr. Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford.

Sleeps 6. Carefully renovated from former stables, guests at these adjoining holiday cottages can relax with a picnic by the lake as they explore the delightful grounds of Ballymagyr Castle. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: W32161.

  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century

Doagh Cottage & The Calf House

nr. Portsalon, Co. Donegal.

Sleeps 7. Offering splendid views down Lough Swilly and over to the Inishowen Peninsula, this former farm cottage has been carefully renovated to retain many original features. The separate self-contained apartment known as The Calf House sleeps 2. Cottage Code: W32118.

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

Ardentes

Ardentes, nr. Châteauroux, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 14. With fishing available from the grounds, this pretty country house sits peacefully on the banks of the Indre river. Inside the property provides comfortable and homely accommodation with elegant decor, whilst outside there is a private pool. Cottage Code: FEC003.

  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century