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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Il Seminario

Collevecchio, nr. Rome, Lazio.

Sleeps 5. Surrounded by landscaped grounds with pine and olive trees, this pretty 16th century house provides comfortably spacious and well furnished accommodation. In a region famous for its stunning olive groves, Rome is just an hour away by train. Cottage Code: US028.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Domaine de Fonteneau

Floirac, nr. Bordeaux, Gironde.

Sleeps 12. Furnished in accordance with its status, this elegant stone-built Girondine holiday home boasts feature fireplaces on the inside, and a private floodlit swimming pool outside. Just a short drive from the riverside cafés and museums of Bordeaux. Cottage Code: F33247.

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

Dunmanus House

Dunkelly, Goleen, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 15. With grounds extending down to the water’s edge, this well-appointed detached holiday home enjoys a delighfully secluded setting with views over Dunmanus Bay. Nearby Mizen Head, claims to be the most southerly point on the island of Ireland. Cottage Code: W31557.

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

Ster Kreiz

Trégunc, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 5. Traditional Breton thatched cottage set in its own secluded garden next to the ocean. Providing good comfortable accommodation, this authentic house is decorated with an interesting marine theme. Outdoor swimming pool. 8km E of Concarneau. Cottage Code: F29438.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • 18th Century

La Haie au Loup

Norrey-en-Auge, Normandy, France.

Sleeps 9. This beautifully restored, part timber-framed holiday property is set in large, mature gardens with its own private swimming pool. Set in a peaceful hamlet close to the medieval town of Falaise, the birthplace of William the Conqueror. Cottage Code: F14125.

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

Ardura Beg Cottage

Ballydehob, Co. Cork.

Sleeps 5. Set in a wonderfully secluded location just 50 yards from the sea, this nicely designed and furnished cottage has a cosy and romantic feel. Boasting spectacular views over Roaring Water Bay, it is surrounded by a colourful gardens. Cottage Code: YLV.

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

Château de Villejovet

Ardentes, nr. Châteauroux, Loire Valley.

Sleeps 20. Located on the banks of the River Indre in the southern region of the Loire, this spectacular small castle has been carefully restored to provide the ideal holiday retreat. Enjoy fishing along the river, tennis, squash, swimming and much more. Cottage Code: FEC002.

  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Château de Baneuil

Baneuil, nr. Bergerac, Dordogne, France.

Sleeps 6. This 11th century castle, complete with it’s own dungeon, is perfect for those wanting a taste of upper class France. Lots to do nearby, including the historic town of Bergerac. Features a private outdoor swimming pool. Cottage Code: FDE253.

  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • 11th Century
  • Piano

The Mill House

Calbourne, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. Set in 10 acres of rolling landscaped gardens, this attractive stone holiday cottage is located within Calbourne Water Mill, one of the island’s most popular family attractions. Step back in time and observe the traditional flour making process. Cottage Code: PBBK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

L’Escale

Kervenic, Brittany, France.

Sleeps 5. This detached stone cottage provides comfortably furnished, modern accommodation, while outside the swimming pool and sunny courtyard make the ideal place to relax. Explore the nearby coast with superb sandy beaches east of Lorient. Cottage Code: F56143.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century