Cottages with an Open Fire

Imagine arriving back to a warm, cosy holiday home after a long day exploring the local countryside. What better way to relax in the evening than by a roaring woodburning stove, perhaps with a glass of wine and definitely with your feet up! We’ve scoured the entire country from Cornwall to Scotland to find you the cosiest holiday cottages with open fires, so simply scroll down the page to begin browsing.

Please note that although some properties supply the first nights wood and timber for the fire, some properties may not. Be sure to click on ‘more info’ to double check.

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Kilross Lodge

Yealand Conyers, nr. Kendal, Lancashire.

Sleeps 6. Ideally located for exploring the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales as well as the Forest of Bowland, this carefully converted traditional barn retains many original features. The tranquil village of Yealand Conyers boasts many impressive walks. Cottage Code: LD7.

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

Leiper House

nr. Lochailort, Highlands.

Sleeps 9. On the Kinlochmoidart Estate, within half a mile of the coast and 4 miles from the beach at Glenuig and set next to Kinloichmoidart House but completely self-contained, this elegant and spacious property boasts a wealth of period features. Cottage Code: SCD.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

L’Erta

Malcesine, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 5. Boasting stunning views over Lake Garda and the small island of “Di Sogno”, this traditionally styled villa enjoys use of a swimming pool. The pretty resort of Malcesine, with its cobbled lanes and castle, nestles between lake and mountains. Cottage Code: IVG411.

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

Angela’s Farmhouse

Lauragh, nr. Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 4. Offering stunning views over Kenmare Bay, this carefully renovated farmhouse stands just a short drive from the historic town of Kenmare. Discover the scenic delights of the Wild Atlantic Way, before settling down in front of the cosy open fire. Cottage Code: W5041.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

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

Cabris

Cabris, nr. Grasse, Cote-d'Azur, France.

Sleeps 11. With a waterfall flowing gently beside the outdoor swimming pool, this traditionally built stone holiday villa boasts stunning over the world renowned fragrance town of Grasse to the sea beyond. The summer kitchen is ideal for family dining. Cottage Code: FCA497.

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

Cwmmegan

Trefeglwys, Powys, Wales.

Sleeps 5. This charming former shepherd’s cottage is set in its own landscaped hilly garden with a woodland stream. Nestling in the heart of the countryside with sheep as the nearest neighbours it offers peaceful seclusion. Cottage Code: JVW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • 18th Century

Villa Paradiso

Santa Flavia, nr. Palermo, Sicily.

Sleeps 10. With several terraces all enjoying beautiful views of the crystal clear waters of the bay of Aspra, this stunning holiday villa is the ideal base for exploring the area. Alternatively, sit back, relax, and sample the local seafood and wine. Cottage Code: ISS404.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • 20th Century

Il Perle

Padenghe sul Garda, Lake Garda, Lombardy.

Sleeps 8. Set in the midst of olive trees, this former farmhouse has been carefully renovated to provide elegant, air-conditioned holiday accommodation, complete with a large outdoor swimming pool. A short underpass leads to Lake Garda beach. Cottage Code: IVG165.

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

The Hollies

Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. Set in a sheltered nook overlooking Derrynane Strand, this cosy holiday home is just 15 minutes’ walk from the sandy beaches and rock pools. Enjoy wonderful views from the sun room and patio, or perhaps try the water sports at Derrynane Harbour. Cottage Code: YYO.

  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century