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The Church Barns, Aylesford Village - Church Barn in Aylesford, Kent, South East England

The Church Barns, Aylesford Village - Church Barn, Aylesford, Kent, South East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £393 to £ 752

Self catering accommodation in Aylesford sleeps 4.

Features include: • Garden • Pet friendly • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: These stylishly renovated, adjoining holiday barns (refs PPPC and PNNF) lie on the edge of a very pretty village on the River Medway set in a conservation area. From Church Barn La Grande’s garden, one can see the church and rooftop views of the village and also river glimpses. Originally built in 1890, they retain many beams and a superb vaulted ceiling, yet achieve a modern, sleek interior. Explore the towpath or walk The Pilgrim’s Way, visit Kits Coty House, the Medway Megaliths and Aylesford Priory. Maidstone, 2 miles, offers good shops and nightlife. Leeds Castle and the Museum of Kent Life are a short drive. Bluewater is 20 minutes by car; there are good train links to London and Rochester. Local shop, public house and Hengist restaurant (award winning) just 150 yards away.

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Akeld Manor - Primula Patch in Akeld, Northumberland, North East England

Akeld Manor - Primula Patch, Akeld, Northumberland, North East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £392 to £ 1072

Self catering accommodation in Akeld sleeps 4.

Features include: • Hot Tub • Swimming Pool • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: A gracious manor and cottages of mellow stone . . . between history-steeped hills and a coast of golden sands . . .

Standing proudly at the foot of the Cheviot Hills, on the edge of the glorious Northumberland National Park and only 15 miles from the alternating sands and rocks of the coastline, Akeld Manor cottages offer the perfect setting for a holiday in England’s fascinating and beautiful Border country. The gracious Manor House and its cluster of cottages and mellow stone buildings have been sensitively renovated and converted to create an outstanding collection of holiday properties – all with shared use of a superb choice of facilities. A leisure building houses a wide range of amenities (available daily, all the year round) which include an indoor heated swimming pool with changing and shower facilities, a Jacuzzi and sauna. There is a well-equipped multi-gym, too, and the first floor of the building features a large games room (with pool table, table tennis and football game) and a separate snooker room with full-size antique table. The cottages are set in acres of shared grounds, which offer space for relaxing and for children to play, and they lie within 2 miles of the shops and inns at Wooler.
The Northumberland National Park stretches south through Kielder and Wark Forests as far as Hadrian’s Wall, and north to the Scottish border. Long stretches of sand can be found lining the coast south of Berwick-upon-Tweed (16 miles). At Beal (13 miles), the road to Holy Island runs gently down to the shore, where it becomes a causeway covered and impassable at high tide.
These quaint cottages, some of which have originally been cartsheds and byres are charmingly set in small groups within the spacious and colourful grounds. The large Manor House (which provides accommodation for parties of 15), also has a splendid large walled garden allowing total privacy. The setting of these cosy cottages is intriguing, many with small courtyards and gardens, a truly interesting and imaginative conversion full of detail and character – the individual and tasteful interiors are delightful. Shops 2 miles.

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Harcombe House - Ware in Harcombe Bottom, Dorset, South West England

Harcombe House - Ware, Harcombe Bottom, Dorset, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £245 to £ 666

Self catering accommodation in Harcombe Bottom sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet Access • Swimming Pool • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: An ancient landscape of rolling downs, sheltered valleys
and Iron Age forts, immortalised in Hardy’s writings ...

Enjoying a truly tranquil position in the village of Harcombe Bottom, close to the popular resort of Lyme Regis, Harcombe House offers a variety of accommodation to suit all tastes and requirements. Completely renovated, the house started life as a Victorian gentleman’s residence, and was more recently used as a boarding house for the local public school. Honeysuckle Cottage ref DZJ is a detached property just 100 yards from the entrance to Harcombe House and lies 30 yards from the grounds. Surrounded by 9-acre grounds, comprising gardens brimming with rhododendrons, well-tended lawns and shady woodland, each property is furnished to a good standard and enjoys shared use of an indoor swimming pool, hard tennis court and games room and well-equipped children’s playroom – making this an attractive choice for families. With sandy beaches, a host of seaside attractions, and beautiful countryside peppered with picture-postcard villages, all on the doorstep, Harcombe House truly is an ideal holiday location for exploring the delights of Dorset.
Just 2 miles distant lies Lyme Regis, setting for the TV adaptation of John Fowles’ novel A French Lieutenant’s Woman. Here colourful fishing vessels and pleasure craft line the pretty harbour, and a host of outdoor activities, such as fishing, boating, sailing and windsurfing tuition, and golf can be enjoyed. Superb coastal walks can be taken along the World Heritage Coast, with its stretches of fossil beaches to explore, and magnificent views to admire from Golden Cap – the highest point on England’s south coast at 626-ft high.
Nearby, Hardy Country beckons visitors to discover the rolling green pastures and pretty thatched villages made famous in his novels, while for a great family day out, the Georgian seaside town of Weymouth is within easy reach, offering in addition to its harbour and sandy beaches, a host of all-weather attractions, as well as several RSPB sanctuaries. Also well worth a day trip is the county town of Dorchester (20 miles), alias Hardy’s Casterbridge; offering a bustling market square, and some excellent shops and restaurants, Dorchester is also a great base from which to explore the impressive Maiden Castle rising up from the plains. Exeter is within easy driving distance, its skyline dominated by the distinctive monument of St Peter’s Cathedral. Other important historical buildings in the city include the 14th-century Guildhall, several ancient churches and the restored Quayside with its Custom House dating back to 1681. Another town well worth a visit is Weymouth, with many attractions for all the family. The Sea Life Park gives the opportunity to get close to sharks and rays, the Deep Sea Adventure tells the sobering story of the Titanic disaster and The Timewalk contains an entertaining and educational walk-through exhibition of Weymouth’s maritime and brewing past.
Nearby Sidmouth boasts nearly 500 buildings listed as having special historic or architectural interest, and in August the town hosts what many consider to be the country’s best folk festival at the beginning of August. Folk and roots artists from around the world as well as dance and theatre companies take over various venues in the eight-day event. The fishing village of Beer lies huddled within a small sheltered cove between gleaming white headlands. Much of the village remains unchanged since the time when it was a smugglers’ eyrie. With numerous stately homes and gardens to visit locally, including Abbotsbury Swannery and Tropical Gardens, ancient forts perched upon hilltops affording far-reaching views and a host of seaside towns, including Seaton (with its tramway) stretching along the coastline, there is something for everyone to enjoy in this part of the country. Shops ¾ mile.

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Charlestown Cottages - Gwelmor in Charlestown, Cornwall, South West England

Charlestown Cottages - Gwelmor, Charlestown, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £292 to £ 788

Self catering accommodation in Charlestown sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet Access • Close to the Sea • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: These two comfortable, Grade II listed holiday cottages are set with their separate little gardens in a picturesque, unspoilt Georgian harbour village which looks much the same now as it did 100 years ago , and is often used as a film location. Privately owned, Charlestown harbour is renowned for its visitor centre, resident sailing ships, restaurants and pub, all within walking distance of Charlestown Cottages. Two of an attractive little row, they lie in a conservation area just a mile from the sandy beach at Carlyon Bay. St Austell (3 miles) offers good shops, inns and restaurants, as well as a choice of beaches in the bay. Eden Project 4 miles. Lost Gardens of Heligan
5 miles. Mevagissey 6 miles. Excellent walks can be enjoyed along the coast. Shop ½ mile.

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Heathery Edge Farm in Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, North East England

Heathery Edge Farm, Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, North East England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £780 to £ 1931

Self catering accommodation in Newton-by-the-Sea sleeps 8.

Features include: • Garden • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Detached Property • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview: This outstanding detached farmhouse with country views dates back to the 19th century and has been refurbished throughout to offer a spacious and contemporary retreat from which to explore the many delights of the surrounding countryside. Set close to Hadrian’s Wall and a short drive from the popular little town of Corbridge with easy access to the A69, this delightful holiday home will enthral all age groups. The kitchen and living area is ideal for celebrating that special occasion with a state-of-the-art music system and there is a second sitting area where families and friends can relax and have fun around the feature fireplace with wood-burning stove, after a day touring this breathtaking area. Heathery Edge is set in the countryside just outside the hamlet of Newton which has a pretty and friendly village pub. Day trips not to be missed include those towards the North Pennines AONB with moorlands and countryside, or head north to the Heritage coastal beaches and castles featured in Harry Potter, an hour’s drive away. Newcastle’s vibrant city life with fine shops and theatre is only 30 minutes. The location and standard of this fine farmhouse will be sure to lure visitors back time and again. Stabling and kennels are available by arrangement with the owners. Pub 1 mile, shop 3 miles.

Large living room with wood-burning stove. Large dining room. Spacious well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen with Aga (for cooking), breakfast area, granite work tops, TV and tiled floor leading to sitting/dining area with wood-burning stove and TV. Utility. Separate toilet. First floor: Two double bedrooms, each with 6ft bed and TV; one with fully tiled en-suite bathroom with separate double shower cubicle, shower attachment and toilet, one with fully tiled en-suite shower room and toilet. Two twin bedrooms, each with TV, one with one 4ft 6in bed and one 3ft bed. Fully tiled bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.

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Anchor Cottages - Sea Haven in Hope Cove, Devon, South West England

Anchor Cottages - Sea Haven, Hope Cove, Devon, South West England

Sleeps 8
Weekly prices from £611 to £ 1538

Self catering accommodation in Hope Cove sleeps 8.

Features include: • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 8

Accommodation overview: Sands flanked by rock, with wooded cliffs above – true Devon coastal character . . .

The wooded cliffs at Bolt Tail form a backdrop to this sandy cove on what is renowned as one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the South Hams. These holiday cottages are set within 100 yards of the safe sandy beach – an unrivalled position for enjoying the seaside, but also perfect for fishing, sailing and water-skiing (with a dinghy-launching slip 200 yards away, and facilities for larger boats at nearby Salcombe). The cottages are in the centre of this charming seaside village, with its pretty thatched cottages, inns, restaurants and small shop within a short walk. The South Devon Coastal Footpath winds along the cliffs and through Hope Cove between Salcombe and Thurlestone, with opportunities for magnificent walking amongst glorious coastal scenery.
The maritime attractions continue slightly further afield. Salcombe, 4 miles away, is one of the most prestigious sailing centres in the country. It offers extensive sandy beaches, too, and a wide choice of fascinating shops, boutiques and restaurants in its quaintly winding narrow streets. The estuary here is a kaleidoscope of brightly coloured craft of all kinds at their moorings – a paradise for sailing enthusiasts. Thurlestone, 2 miles to the west, can be reached either by car or via the coastal path. It boasts yet more expanses of golden sands, a regular feature of this lovely coastline. But, in addition, it has a superb cliff-top links golf course, edged by sandy coves, tennis courts and picturesque streets of thatched cottages overlooking the bay. Kingsbridge, the ‘capital’ of the South Hams, has a good choice of interesting shops, a museum and a sports centre with squash, badminton and bowling. Boating and diving trips can be arranged in the Salcombe Estuary, and boats are available for hire. Within easy driving distance are the historic cities of Plymouth and Exeter and Kitley Caves. The wide open spaces and breathtaking scenery of the Dartmoor National Park are less than an hour by car, and there are many National Trust properties, stately homes and interesting gardens within a short drive. Anchor Cottages are set in a little terrace in the village. They have been designed to offer ‘upside-down’ accommodation, with first floor living rooms. Comfortably furnished, each has a small first floor sitting-out area with furniture. They are ideally located for a Devon holiday by the sea. Shop/P.O. 50 yards.

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Hearn Lodge in West Bagborough, Somerset, South West England

Hearn Lodge, West Bagborough, Somerset, South West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £400 to £ 1132

Self catering accommodation in West Bagborough sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet Access • Close to the Beach • Close to the Sea • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: This very comfortably furnished holiday home boasts a magnificent and well-equipped farmhouse kitchen and a beautifully peaceful valley setting at the foot of the Quantocks. Hearn Lodge adjoins the owner’s property Hearn Farm and is completely self-contained with its own attractive gardens, apple tunnel and large conservatory. This is marvellous walking country, and an ideal base for exploring Exmoor and the North Devon coast. Sandy beach 10 miles. Minehead and Dunster half an hour. Shops 1 mile, cream teas, pub food ½ mile.

Comfortable sitting-room with wood-burning stove and conservatory, with seating for 6 people. Large, well-equipped farmhouse kitchen with dining area. Cloakroom with toilet. First floor: Three attractive bedrooms; one double with en-suite bathroom with toilet, one twin and one single. Bathroom with separate shower cubicle and toilet.

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Old Dairy, Park Mill Farm in Chulmleigh, Devon, South West England

Old Dairy, Park Mill Farm, Chulmleigh, Devon, South West England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £248 to £ 719

Self catering accommodation in Chulmleigh sleeps 2.

Accommodation overview: A beautiful period barn conversion that has been sympathetically converted to provide a tasteful and unique holiday home. Situated in a magical riverside setting with 20 acres of lush fields, woods and parkland with abundant wildlife. Park Mill Farm is perfectly placed to explore both Exmoor and Dartmoor.

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966

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Water Row in Corbridge, Northumberland, North East England

Water Row, Corbridge, Northumberland, North East England

Sleeps 2
Weekly prices from £347 to £ 859

Self catering accommodation in Corbridge sleeps 2.

Features include: • Internet Access • Fishing near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 2

Accommodation overview: This unusual, luxurious, three-storey cottage , beautifully refurbished by its interior designer owners, enjoys its own garden and a southerly aspect with river views from each floor. Warm and cosy, it is set in historic Corbridge village, within walking distance of historic sites, exclusive shops, and a choice of inns and restaurants. The Lakes, Durham, Gateshead Metro Centre, Hexham and Hadrian’s Wall easily accessible. Fishing 50 yards. Shops 50 yards.

Large, open-plan living/dining room with kitchen. Access to secluded garden through glass-roofed conservatory. First floor: Light and spacious sitting-room with window seat and beech strip floor with rugs. Laundry. Open-plan staircase to second floor: Spacious double bedroom with cathedral ceiling, far-reaching views over the valley, and en-suite bathroom with separate shower.

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5 Hillside Terrace in Dartmouth, Devon, South West England

5 Hillside Terrace, Dartmouth, Devon, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £270 to £ 0

Self catering accommodation in Dartmouth sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview:

5 Hillside Terrace is ideally situated to make the most of the views across the River Dart and towards the popular waterside town of Dartmouth.

The property is full of character and benefits from a wood burner and Aga. Externally, there is a rear courtyard complete with bench and a two tiered decking area to the front of the property furnished with a table and chairs to make the most of the views.

The village of Kingswear is welcoming and peaceful yet it is only a five minute ferry crossing to the lively and unique Naval town of Dartmouth. From Kingswear, the Dartmouth Steam Railway departs for Paignton and offers some of the finest views over the undulating South West Coastal Path and out to sea.

Across the river, Dartmouth is one of the most sought after locations in the West Country with high quality restaurants, boutique shops and many cafes. Dartmouth is also home to the Britannia Royal Naval College, an impressive building overlooking Dartmouth.

Please note: The property is situated on a steep hill and is accessed via 78 steps.

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Living

  • Situated on the ground floor benefiting from river views.
  • Furnished with a two seater sofa, two armchairs and a wood burner.
  • Features a flatscreen TV, ipod docking station and Wi-Fi.
  • Dining area features a table and four chairs.

Kitchen

  • Situated on the ground floor and features a cream double oven Aga with two hot plates, fridge freezer, washer dryer and dishwasher.
  • Fully equipped with a range of utensils and accessories including a microwave, toaster and kettle.

Sleeping

Bedroom one

  • Situated on the first floor with river views.
  • Furnished with a double bed, fitted wardrobe, chest of drawers and two bedside lamps.

Bedroom two

  • Situated on the first floor.
  • Furnished with ‘zip and link’ beds, wardrobe and a bedside cabinet.

Bathroom

  • Situated on the first floor.
  • Features a bath with electric shower over, wash basin, wc, heated towel rail and mirror.

Outside

  • The property is accessed via 78 steps.
  • Two tired decking area to the front of the property complete with table and four chairs.
  • Rear courtyard complete with bench and barbecue.
  • Parking permit provided for the Marina car park.

Phone enquiries: 0844 704 4966

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The Coach House in Swanwick, Derbyshire, Central England

The Coach House, Swanwick, Derbyshire, Central England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £406 to £ 731

Self catering accommodation in Swanwick sleeps 6.

Features include: • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 6

Accommodation overview: Just 200 yards from a choice of shops and inns, this lovely holiday property dates back to 1860 and is equipped to the E.T.C. ‘4 Star’ standard. Originally the coach house to the adjacent parsonage (now the owner’s home), it has been refurbished to an excellent standard, and enjoys use of a games room with full-size snooker table, professional table football and outdoor table tennis table. An ideal holiday base for touring the Peak District, close to Alton Towers, Carsington Water, Matlock, Chatsworth House, the National Tramway Museum and the Midland Railway Centre. Many factory shops in the area including the Denby Potteries. Sports centre, tennis, riding, golf and swimming at Alfreton (2 miles). Derby 12 miles. Shops 200 yards.

Spacious sitting room with electric fire. Dining room. Spacious, modern fitted kitchen with breakfast area. First floor: Three pretty, beamed bedrooms; one double with en-suite shower room and toilet, two twin. Bathroom with over-bath shower and toilet.

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Milfield Hill Steading - Airidh Bhan in Wooler, Northumberland, North East England

Milfield Hill Steading - Airidh Bhan, Wooler, Northumberland, North East England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £335 to £ 880

Self catering accommodation in Wooler sleeps 4.

Features include: • Internet Access • Pub near by • Short Breaks • Games Room • Cottage Sleeps 4

Accommodation overview: In a small exclusive setting, these spacious, light and airy properties are set between the Cheviot Hills and the magnificent Northumberland Coast on the edge of the National Park. Milfield Hill Steading stands in an elevated position and was once part of a large country estate dating back to the 1750s; it was owned by the Grey family until 1967 and was the birthplace of the social reformer Josephine Butler. Each with a generous garden and tranquil surroundings, Bushyfield Cottage (MFQ), Airidh Bhan (MGF) and The Barn House (MNA) serve as an excellent holiday location to explore the area’s rich history. There are the medieval ruins of Etal and Dunstanburgh, the grandeur of Bamburgh and Alnwick Castles, Holy Island and the Farne Islands. The stunning expanse of the North Northumberland coastline (AONB) offers long, uncrowded, sandy beaches, attractive fishing villages and little seaside resorts. Virtually from the doorstep the Cheviot’s ‘rounded hills’ and the Pennine Way offer a challenging terrain. In addition, there is cycling, horse riding, golf and bird-watching. Village shop and pub/restaurant about ½ mile. The three adjoining cottages are a delightful example of traditional Northumbrian design and form part of a conversion. Upgraded and tastefully refurbished, they maintain the character of the old farm buildings with all of the comforts of a modern home. The Barn House is 5 Star standard whilst Bushyfield Cottage and Airidh Barn have achieved the prestigious Enjoy England Gold Award, 4 Star standard, for exceptional quality of accommodation 2009/10, as assessed by Quality in Tourism for VisitBritain.

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