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.

Featured Accomodation

Doward Farm

Whitchurch, Welsh Borders.

Sleeps 14 – 16. Georgian farmhouse only one mile from The Biblins Bridge. The area offers some of the finest walking and cycling terrain in the country with Offa’s Dyke, Three Castles Walk and Wye Valley Walk all within 5 miles. Cottage Code: RJ7.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

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Ocean Wave

Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 8. From its elevated setting, this detached holiday property overlooks the beach at Derrynane. The golden sandy beach, rock pools, sandy and rocky coves are all within easy walking distance, with trips from the harbour to historic Skelligs Rock. Cottage Code: YVV.

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

Villa Trasimeno

Magione, nr. Perugia, Umbria.

Sleeps 8. Set close to the shores of Lake Trasimeno, this elegant and bright holiday villa is just a short walk away from the beach. The beautiful swimming pool is set in the well-tended garden and enjoys stunning views of the islands of the lake. Cottage Code: IUT474.

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

Villa Stefna

Golfe Juan, Alpes-Maritimes, France.

Sleeps 4. Set in immaculate lawns and gardens of exotic palms and lemon trees, Villa Stefna occupies the ground floor of the owners house. The apartment is spacious and well equipped, and enjoys use of a lovely private pool with Roman steps. Cottage Code: F06118.

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

Chez Mme L’Hopital-Cussiat

Faverges, Haute-Savoie, France.

Sleeps 3. Set in the little village of Cons-Ste. Colombe, this real log-cabin displays a love of wood, with charming and original furnishings. The scenery is dominated by ’La Dent de Cons’ and nearby Lake Annecy boasts several lakeside beaches. Cottage Code: T74014.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Château de la Gaubertie

St. Georges-de-Monclard, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne and Lot.

Sleeps 12. Dating from the 1400s, this magnificent château comes complete with ancient tapestries, historic paintings and stained glass windows. Set in extensive parkland with large formal lawns and an orangery, there is also a private outdoor pool. Cottage Code: F24558.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 15th 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

The Stone Cottage

Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

Sleeps 6. Featuring charming cottage-style furniture, this traditional Kerry cottage is within easy walking distance of the delightful town of Kenmare. Set on the Ring of Kerry, there are two golf courses nearby and a pub 10-minute walk away. Cottage Code: ZB7.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 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

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

Mont St. Pierre

La Réole, nr. Marmande, Gironde, France.

Sleeps 11. Just a short drive from the charming historic town of La Réole, this distinguished mansion house dates from the 1700s. Retaining many original features on the inside, the large lawned gardens boast a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: F33201.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century