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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Crock of Gold Cottages – The Old House

Ballycullen, Mullinahone, Co. Tipperary.

Sleeps 12. Oozing character and charm, this lovingly renovated stone barn enjoys stunning views over Slievenamon mountain. Set down a leafy country lane, guests are welcome to try their hand at river fishing on the owners’ 100-acre estate. Cottage Code: W31947.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 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 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

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

Villa Paradiso

Custonaci, nr. Trapani, Sicily.

Sleeps 6. Offering lovely views over Sicily’s northern coast, this pretty, air conditioned holiday home is a nature lovers delight. Set in stunning, well tended grounds, enjoy al fresco dining with a BBQ on the shaded terrace. Cottage Code: ISS304.

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

Viva Villai

Dicomano, nr. Florence, Tuscany.

Sleeps 12. In the midst of a 400-acre estate including forests, vineyards, olive groves and two small lakes, this old manor house enjoys the shared use of an outdoor swimming pool. Explore the estate by Jeep before sitting back and sampling the wine. Cottage Code: ITF744.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

Strand Cottage

Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. Filled with olde world charm, this charming detached cottaged boasts stunning sea views and is even decorated with a nautical theme. With sandy beach just five minutes walk away, Derrynane beach is 1½ miles. Cottage Code: YYN.

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

La Bégude-De-Mazenc

La Bégude-De-Mazenc, nr. Montélimar, Provence.

Sleeps 13. Dating from the 1700s, this elegant stone-built farmhouse retains many original features on the inside. Outside there is a pretty private swimming pool in which to relax, with boules and a volleyball court available for the more active guests. Cottage Code: FPD078.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 18th Century

Saint-Pabu

Saint-Pabu, nr. Ploudalmezeau, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 10. Lovingly converted from former fishermen’s cottages, this superbly renovated holiday property sits on the banks of the Benoit river in the Pays des Abers region of Brittany. Offering a covered outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. Cottage Code: FBF325.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Vence

Vence, nr. Cagnes sur Mer, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 8. Dramatically set on the hillside of Vence, this spacious, air-conditioned holiday villa offers unrivalled views over the coast from Nice to Antibes. The Mediterranean landscaped garden includes a private modern swimming pool. Cottage Code: FCA478.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century