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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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

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

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

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

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

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