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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Knockbroughan Cottage

Oughterard, nr. Galway, Co. Galway.

Sleeps 6. Boasting a host of traditional features, this delightful character cottage sits in tranquil mature gardens, within easy reach of Lough Corrib trout fishing lake. Enjoy walks through owner’s working farm to the lake and 15th century castle. Cottage Code: W31314.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Mas Crouanques

St. Marsal, nr. Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, France.

Sleeps 6. Surrounded by spectacular scenery, this luxurious and magnificently restored mas enjoys shared use of the owners outdoor pool. Roam the extensive forests and fields of this stunning property, with paths that lead straight into the mountains. Cottage Code: T66283.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Yvias

nr. Paimpol, Brittany.

Sleeps 10. Set in picturesque countryside, yet just a short drive from a sandy beach, this neo-Bretonic style holiday home features its very own indoor swimming pool and spa bath. Outside, the large terrace is ideal for al fresco dining. Cottage Code: FBC283.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

Villa Ruscone

Lasnigo, Lake Como, Lombardy.

Sleeps 8. Dating from the late 1600s, this elegant semi-detached property stands in a small village in the hills above Lake Como. Traditionally furnished throughout with antique pieces, the historic lakeside resort of Bellagio is just 16km distant. Cottage Code: IVL129.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Castle Troisoleil

Pont-Saint-Esprit, nr. Avignon, Languedoc-Roussillon.

Sleeps 18. Boasting 20 majestic rooms, including 8 bedrooms, the truly spectacular twin towered Castle Troisoleil dates from the 1700s. Surrounded by parkland and vineyards, the property also features a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna. Cottage Code: FLG327.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

La Ferme du Poulmic

Bénodet, nr. Quimper, Brittany.

Sleeps 5. Carefully restored, this traditional Breton cottage features shared use of heated swimming pool. Set in tranquil rural surroundings, it lies within walking distance of one of the town’s quieter sandy beaches. Cottage Code: T29454.

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

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