- WalesNestled down a no through road, this fabulous, detached, five bedroom property has open views of the countryside, and also boasts fishing rights on the river a short walk from the property. Laze on the south facing patio in the private hot tub and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. If you fancy getting away from it all then take a visit to the cinema room with a large sofa, 60" TV, surround sound, an access point for a Playstation 3, DVD player and a convenient drinks fridge. For those looking for some peace and tranquillity, make the most of the Arctic cabin in the garden and toast marshmallows over the fire pit. If you can tear yourself away, then the surrounding area is full of things to do, and lovers of the great outdoors will be spoilt for choice with the rugged Brecon Beacons within easy reach as well as Snowdonia National Park and the Shropshire Hills close by. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.£201From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Monmouth, WalesWhite Hill Farm Cottage enjoys panoramic views over the countryside, towards the heights of Pen-Y-Fan, the highest peak in the Brecon Beacons National Park, south Wales, the Black Mountains and the Sugar Loaf. This lovely detached cottage, on a working farm, has a large south terrace with furniture that overlooks the garden planted by a Chelsea gold medal winner to attract birds and butterflies. Oak beams and cills are cut from oak off the farm. This is an ideal place to watch the sun setting over the spectacular view. Footpaths lead from the door to woodland where wild deer and badgers may be seen. If you wish to discover the area, this wonderful property is ideally located for easy access to the Brecon Beacons, The Forest Of Dean and Hay-on-Wye. The cosmopolitan, bustling city of Cardiff with its plethora of shops and impressive castle right in the city centre is also close by. Golf is available 2½ miles away, and fishing just 1½ miles away. Shops, pubs and restaurants 2 miles.£77From price per night based on 7 night stay
- WalesThis tastefully renovated, detached barn conversion offers an ideal base from which to explore the many delights of Mid Wales and beyond. The barn is flooded with light in the downstairs open plan living area and also offers easy walking access, with both a double bedroom and a wet room also on the ground floor. Upstairs, there are an additional two bedrooms and a family bathroom. Caely Barn is situated within the owner’s smallholding, where there are geese, chickens and sometimes lambs. Guests are welcome to make use of the shared field, which has picnic benches so families are able to enjoy a barbecue and outdoor games.
A comfortable 20 minutes’ drive will bring you to the magnificent Elan Valley area, stretching over 70 square miles. It never fails to delight and inspire visitors with historic landscapes and thriving wildlife. The dams and reservoirs are the working legacy of remarkable Victorian engineering, and the visitor centre and café are definitely worth a visit. You can stroll, picnic, hike, cycle or mountain bike, or perhaps enjoy a spot of birdwatching or fishing (licence required). Visit Rhayader, on the River Wye and gateway to the Elan Valley, with its Red Kite Feeding Station and Royal Crystal workshops.
The historic town of Llandrindod Wells, the centre of many events throughout the year, can be reached within 10 minutes. With its stately Rock Park and lake, as well as golf course, numerous restaurants and pubs, and local arts and crafts shops, it’s definitely worth a visit. The Rock Park spa treatment rooms were originally used in the Victorian era. Close by is the fascinating house of Abbey Cwm Hir and churchyard, and within easy reach are Builth Wells, the Royal Welsh showground with year-round events and the historical spa town of Brecon, home of the annual August Jazz Festival, cathedral, castle and museums. The coastline of West Wales easily accessible for a day out on the beach, within an hour you could be enjoying an ice cream strolling along the promenade at Abersytwyth or enjoying a ride on the world’s longest working electric cliff railway. Make Caely Barn your home from home as you explore this wonderful region and escape the stresses of everyday life in beautiful Mid Wales. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.£78From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Annan, ScotlandThis beautiful 19th century historic property, with spacious rooms, has been sympathetically renovated to retain many of its original features whilst providing a luxury holiday location whatever your needs. With an accessible kitchen with rise and fall counters x-y ceiling track hoists in two of the five large bedrooms and one wet room, electric profiling beds in three bedrooms, two large specialised wet rooms with level-access showers, low level basin and emergency pull chord alarm system, not to mention the lift, this house caters for everyone no matter what their everyday needs may be. The house and grounds were built on the moat bank of an 11th century Motte-and-bailey castle, the original seat of the ’De Brus’ family who were the ancestors of ’Robert the Bruce’ who was featured in the iconic film ’Braveheart’. The other side of the moat bank can still be seen from the peaceful sensory garden.
The Moat House is only a very short walk from the main street of Annan where you can enjoy a range of pubs and restaurants, or take in a film at the local cinema. There is plenty to do in the area with forests and coastal walks. There are lots of castles to explore in Dumfries and Galloway but Caerlaverock Castle is particularly interesting being a moated, triangular castle. In comparison though Drumlanrig Castle is a very impressive building with 120 rooms, 17 turrets and towers, and it is equally stunning inside, being filled with beautiful French furniture and an art collection which includes Rembrandt’s Old Woman Reading. Mabie Farm Park is always popular with families, from feeding farm animals, a ride on the ‘Choo Choo Express’, a gentle paddle around the boating lake to racing quad bikes, there is fun for kids of all sizes. Alternatively Gretna Gateway Outlet Village can provide hours of retail therapy. It was while living and working in nearby Dumfries that JM Barrie befriended a local family, and their adventures inspired him to write Peter Pan, hopefully your family will have equally fantastic adventures on your holidays. Within 5 miles there is coarse and trout fishing (at cost), river fishing (day ticket permit required) and sea fishing (free) all available (rod licence may be required). Beach 1½ miles. Shop and pub 200 yards, restaurant 400 yards.£308From price per night based on 7 night stay
- EnglandRecently renovated for 2022, this brand new barn conversion has been created with guests needs in mind, offering the heritage of a barn conversion with a high quality modern feel, a palette of slate, oak, glass and warm wood. Its light airy bolt hole is perfect for couples, families and friends looking to relax and explore the beautiful area of Rutland. The thoughtful owners have ensured that all abilities would be welcome and have made some discreet adaptations for guests needing accessibility, easier to use. The kitchen has a roll under sink and induction hob with the ease of a slide and hide oven. There is level access from the parking area and throughout the single storey properties. The bathrooms and en-suites are fitted with a roll in shower with split height shower doors for ease of use with grab rails and the sink can also be adjusted in height. The views can be enjoyed from both inside the properties where you can snuggle up in front of the log burner and outside in the seating area in the wild woodland garden. With views over the parkland and cattle grazing as your neighbours this is a stunning rural retreat. Both properties are interconnected through a garden gate for ease of use.
Close to Uppingham, Oakham & Stamford where you’ll find an array of local facilities, local businesses of shops, cafés, tea rooms and restaurants. Well situated for attractions such as Rutland water with its 4200 acres of open countryside and nature reserves, with stunning walks, bird watching at the local nature reserve, fishing, rock climbing, high ropes, golf, crazy golf, boat trips, water sports including windsurfing, sailing, canoeing, Aqua park, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding during the summer. There are plenty of places to visit including Burghley House with its annual horse trials, 18 miles, Boughton House, Barnsdale Gardens, Sacrewell Farm, Rockingham Castle and Market towns slightly further afield including Oundle, Market Harborough and Melton Mowbray. Pub and restaurant 1 mile.
These properties, The Tack Room (ref UK36999) and The Old Stables (ref UK37000), can be booked together to accommodate up to 8 guests.£147From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Bognor Regis, EnglandGlenvar is a very special and unique property with lift access to the first floor. A brand-new modern build completed in 2021. It has direct access to its own beach at the end of the garden and enviable direct sea views. A sublime and idyllic beach setting making it a place to make special memories, whether walking in the shoreline, soaking in the hot tub, hanging out listening to lapping waves or celebrating in this large spacious home and garden with family and friends.
As you enter the property you are immediately greeted by a sense of light and space, with a feature staircase up to the first floor, large open-plan kitchen and living space. This area was made for entertaining, being together and relaxing in this amazing setting. This floor is also fully accessible by a lift if required. After a day on the beach, you will want to kick off your footwear, swimmers, or wellies in the handy utility room, where you can wash and dry clothes or the dog if needed.
The underfloor heating will also make you feel warm and cosy. This home has been lovingly built by its owners with lots of attention to detail creating a minimalistic and modern feel whilst maintaining a sustainable building with environmentally friendly characteristics.
This is really evident when you arrive at the property. It also offers a very generous balcony that has mood lighting where you can sit and watch the world go by as you listen to the waves lap against the beach. This pet friendly property has some amazing features like a hot tub and a large lawned garden with a beach at the end. It also has its own lift so that you can access the top floor should you have mobility needs. With bedrooms on the ground floor and the first floor this is certainly a home that has all the accessibility you need for a staycation this year. The minimalistic and modern décor gives you a really modern feel and with the underfloor heating and the huge open plan kitchen/dining room is a very special place to sit and enjoy a relaxing time.
A perfect location to explore Sussex and Hampshire. Within easy reach of Portsmouth, Chichester, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton, and Brighton. Goodwood is only 10 miles away which hosts the Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival, Goodwood festival plus many more. Or you can just sit and relax in your own private hot tub.£618From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Carmarthen, WalesStarlight is situated on 15 acres of the owner’s land with unspoilt countryside views, there are woodlands to enjoy and a stream running through the site. Starlight has been renovated to a high standard in 2021 and has wheelchair access paths around the site. The property consists of a large open plan space with smart TV, the kitchen area is well-equipped including a slide and hide electric oven. There is a spacious king size bedroom on the ground floor and a separate wet room. The first floor has two spacious bedrooms with super king size beds, one of which has a Smart TV and floor to ceiling windows with great views to the valley. A family bathroom with shower over bath completes the picture. Private decked area with private hot tub and a firepit on request, perfect for watching the sunset or gazing through the dark skies at the stars.
Located just 20 minutes from Carmarthen town centre with its vast array of shops and restaurants, Carmarthenshire has some fantastic walks around the Presili Hills and National Botanic Gardens of Wales. Nearby, explore the historic castles of Kidwelly, Dynevor and Carew, and learn the rich history of the medieval times. Spend days visiting the market towns of Carmarthen and Laugharne, which was home to the famous Welsh poet, Dylan Thomas, and is renowned for its iconic boat house, historic castle, and traditional Welsh pubs where fresh fish is always on the menu. Less than a 30-minute drive away are the coastal resorts of Tenby and Saundersfoot, offering sandy beaches, boutique-style shops, and thrilling leisure parks, including Oakwood Theme Park and Folly Farm. Also worth a visit and nearby are the popular attractions of New Quay for dolphin watch and boat trips, Pembrey Country Park, Dinosaur Park, Skandavale, Carmarthen Bay Ferry, Millennium Coastal Park, Pembrokeshire Paragliding, Gwilli steam railway, Cenarth Falls and Aberglasney Gardens. Carmarthenshire is renowned for being the cycling hub of Wales, and for keen cyclists, the National Cycle Route 47 starting at Newport and finishing at Fishguard, goes all along the boundary and entrance of the property.
Starlight can be booked together with Moonlight (UK33074) and Shooting Star (UK37627) to accommodate up to 20 guests.£184From price per night based on 7 night stay
- UNITED KINGDOMSet in the most northerly town in Wales, on Anglesey, Eryl Mor is a spacious lodge done to a very good standard, this really is a home from home lodge with everything you’ll need and more. Inside is a spacious open plan living/dining room, a great social spot to sit and relax and chat about your day. The fully equipped kitchen has a separate utility area and breakfast bar, which flows effortlessly into the living/dining area, a fabulous entertaining space for everyone to enjoy. The bedrooms have been tastefully decorated with your comfort in mind, including hotel grade bedding for extra comfort, the master bedroom with en-suite shower room is sure to be a favourite. The main bathroom with roll-top bath is a splendid space to take a soak after a day of adventures and sightseeing. There’s ample decking space with separate seating area with a cosy summer house to snuggle up in, your four-legged friends are also catered for with plenty of enclosed space for them to have a run about in.
A few minutes walk from the lodge and you’ll meet one of Anglesey’s many coastal paths, no matter the weather the scenery is breath taking. There are many beaches within easy reach The Creek, a small cove in Bull Bay is less than a mile away, Lligwy beach less than 7 miles, Bychan Beach 8 miles, Cemaes Bay 5 miles to name a few! Parys Mountain one of the largest copper mines in the world, a must see location a few minutes away. Take a stroll around the network of paths and marvel at the spectacular copper colours surrounding the area. Amlwch harbour dates back to the Middle Ages once a bustling port is only one mile away; in Amlwch you’ll also find places to eat and local shops and pub. Maybe venture a little further and take a drive to Beaumaris home to a UNESCO World Heritage site, Beaumaris Castle, famously known as the castle that was never built! There’s water sports a plenty, boat trips and so much more to be enjoyed on this diverse island. Beach 1 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.£90From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Stranraer, ScotlandOnly a stroll from the beautiful sandy beach at Sandhead, stretching for 7 miles, the village also has a restaurant, pub and shop. The surrounding area boasts rugged coastlines and secluded sandy beaches, with challenging walks in the uplands of the Galloway Hills to gentle seaside trails, as well as rolling moors and dramatic cliff-top walks. Well worth a visit is The Mull of Galloway, with its grass topped visitor centre - Scotland’s most southerly point, with amazing views of Ireland, England, the Isle of Man and Scotland! Lucky visitors may spot seals and minke whales and will most certainly see a host of seabirds. Portpatrick is a short drive and the village lies at the start of the Southern Upland Way; one of Scotland’s most acclaimed long distance footpaths.
The bustling town of Stranraer, situated at the head of Loch Ryan, is the gateway to the Rhinns of Galloway. The town’s main attraction is the Castle of St. John, a ruined four-story tower house built around 1500, which sits on a green in the main street. There are several eye-catching artworks in the area surrounding the castle. Stranraer Museum can be found in the old town hall. Close by are Castle Kennedy Gardens, with the castle, two lochs, a giant lily pond and an avenue of monkey puzzle trees. Logan Botanic Garden sits 13 miles south of the town and is home to exotic ferns and palms and boasts a beautiful walled garden. Why not take the high speed ferry to Ireland for a spot of sightseeing or a shopping trip to Belfast perhaps? Within easy reach is The Galloway Forest Park, which has been awarded status as a ’Dark Sky Park’, with plentiful walking opportunities and wildlife to spot. Beach 1 mile. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
These properties can be booked to accommodate up to 18 guests£94From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Cheddar, EnglandEnjoying a peaceful location abundant with wildlife, in a quiet Mendip village, these four stunning barn conversions (refs UK30387, UK30490, UK30503 and UK40930) are set on a farm where a livery yard is available should you wish to bring your own horse. Located in this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bramley, Pippin and Russet have been beautifully renovated in 2019 and The Stables in 2022 to a very good standard and attractively furnished with wood burners. The cottages are an ideal base for a relaxing holiday, or for touring the surrounding area. You will find Cheddar Gorge, Blagdon Lake with trout fishing, a wealth of wildlife, and golf all nearby. The World Heritage city of Bath, and the cathedral city of Wells are all within driving distance, and Weston-super-Mare’s many attractions and sandy beach are only a few miles away. Shop 5 miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile. These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests, whilst Russet (ref UK30503) and Bramley (ref UK30387) have an interconnecting door.£63From price per night based on 7 night stay