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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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

Le Manoir de la Vallee

F14186, Isigny-sur-Mer, Normandy, France.

Sleeps 8. Beautifully restored by its owners, Le Manoir is the perfect holiday base for exploring the nearby Normandy beaches. With its imposing façade, it also retains many of its original internal features including the turret staircase. Cottage Code: F14186.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • 16th Century

Morsalines

Morsalines, nr. Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Normandy.

Sleeps 4. Offering panoramic views across the English Channel, or should that be La Manche, this traditional cottage retains many character features including its beamed ceiling. Just steps away from a sandy beach, it makes an ideal touring base. Cottage Code: FNM026.

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

Murviel-lès-Béziers

Murviel-lès-Béziers, nr. Béziers, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 12. Surrounded by vineyards, this traditionally built holiday property is beamed throughout, complete with exposed stone walls and cosy open fire. Found at the end of a 1km long track, guests can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool in complete privacy. Cottage Code: FLH026.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Harkaway Cottage

Skenakilla, Castletownroche, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 6. Carefully converted from traditional farm buildings, this single-storey adjoining cottage now offers well-appointed holiday accommodation, including a shared games room. The nearby village of Castletownroche stands on the River Awbeg. Cottage Code: W31928.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Blackwater Farm Lodge

nr. Mallow, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 8. Just a short stroll from the Blackwater River, this delightful holiday cottage features complimentary fishing rights for trout and salmon. Dating from the 1800s, it retains many original features including stained wooden floors and open fires. Cottage Code: W5880.

  • Open Fire
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Byron

Riva del Garda, Lake Garda, Veneto.

Sleeps 6. Once associated with the literary translator and art critic Andrea Maffei, this well presented holiday apartment is located within an imposing historic house. The terraced gardens enjoy views over the surrounding vineyards to Lake Garda. Cottage Code: IVG401.

  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • 17th Century

Lake 1

Blessington Lake, nr. Naas, Co. Wicklow.

Sleeps 6. Set amidst the lush green shoreline of Blessington Lakes, these spacious and well-appointed holiday properties enjoy shared use of the resorts comprehensive leisure facilities. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: W31644.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 20th 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

Casa Roseto

San Donato, nr. Florence, Tuscany.

Sleeps 9. Set in its own grounds with views over the surrounding Chianti countryside, this beautifully restored old Tuscan barn boasts its very own private swimming pool. The nearby medieval walled village of San Donato offers good facilities. Cottage Code: TS380.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 17th Century