Historic self-catering holiday accommodation in England

A list of older self-catering cottages, houses and holiday rentals in England with some history is shown below. Many of these cottages and houses are several hundred years old and show original Victorian, Edwardian or Georgian features. Some may be Grade I or II listed properties, others are in conservation areas, each will be a character propertty with features to admire.

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The Stables, Newnham-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, England

3 bedroom Cottage, Cotswolds.

Luxurious holiday cottage converted from an original stone barn, situated on a thirty acre farm in the heart of The Royal Forest of Dean, light and airy with a woodburning stove and offering spectacular views over the forest and magnificent countryside.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £871.00 to £1183.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01594 827 311 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Watermill at Tickhill, Unique Self-Catering, Tickhill, Yorkshire, England

5 bedroom Cottage, Peak District Midlands.

Fantastic holiday watermill with 5 bedrooms, both famly-friendly and dog-friendly, this unique holiday home could be ideal for a relaxing self-catering holiday.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £680 to £1354 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 10 November 2014 to 14 November 2014; from 17 November 2014 to 21 November 2014; from 24 November 2014 to 28 November 2014;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

No. 1 Brunswick St. Bath, Bath, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Large Selfcatering House in Bath, West Country.

Situated close to the centre of Bath, this elegant Georgian House offers luxurious and high quality self-catering accommodation and can be booked for weekend breaks, short breaks and longer stays.

Price range from £1999 to £2999 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 12 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01454 238747 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mole End Cottage, Garstang, Lancashire, England

3 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Forest of Bowland.

Located by the Forest of Dean, this picture-perfect country cottage is 5 star rated and gold award winning, family-friendly, dog-friendly and wheelchair accessible.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1100 to £1600 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 31 October 2014 to 30 November 2014; from 05 December 2014 to 23 December 2014; from 04 January 2015 to 27 March 2015;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Miller's Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, England

2 bedroom Unusual, South West.

Two bedroom stone-built holiday cottage situated just a few minutes walk from Hele Bay beach and only a mile from Ilfracombe, this is a great place for a self-catering holiday close to the coast and is dog-friendly and family-friendly.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £300.00 to £775.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 31 October 2014 to 16 May 2015; from 23 May 2015 to 27 June 2015; from 04 July 2015 to 10 October 2015;

phone 07554310176 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Tudor Barn, Lavenham, Suffolk, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, East Anglia.

Unique Grade II listed holiday barn situated next to meadows and ponds in rural Suffolk with an attractive enclosed garden.

Special features: tennis court, games room.

Price range from £200 to £3000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 24 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 14 November 2014 to 30 November 2014;
Next availability: from 02 November 2014 to 07 November 2014; from 09 November 2014 to 23 December 2014; from 04 January 2015 to 16 January 2015;

phone 01787 247235 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Gatehouse West, Colmer Estate, Kingsbridge, Devon, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Devon.

Family-friendly and dog-friendly two bedroom holiday cottage with free access to the fantastic shared facilities at the Colmer Estate which include an indoor swimming pool, an outdoor pool, gym, fishing lake, tennis court, children's play area and extensive gardens.

Special features: pool (On Site both indoor and outdoor.), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £350 to £1050 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01803 732170 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Higher Farm Cottage, Langton Herring, Dorset, England

5 bedroom Cottage, South Coast.

High quality stone-built farmhouse with inglenook fireplace and secure walled garden, conveniently close to the Dorset Coast and attractions such as Chesil Beach.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £770 to £1375 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458 274 767 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Brookbank farm, Blackden Heath, Cheshire, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Large and spacious holiday farmhouse with outdoor hot tub and games room, set in the stunning Cheshire countryside, ideal for groups or family breaks.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £1300 to £3300 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 16 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 03 November 2014 to 07 November 2014; from 10 November 2014 to 13 November 2014; from 16 November 2014 to 28 November 2014;

phone 447801439062 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hindon Organic Farm Cottage, Minehead, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Organic Farm, Exmoor National Park.

Lovely 3 bedroom farm cottage with a tranquil hillside setting on a working organic farm within Exmoor National Park and conveniently just a few miles from the coast and the popular seaside town of Minehead.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £299 to £799 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01643 705244 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Stables Cottage, Garstang, Lancashire, England

5 bedroom Stone-built Cottage, Forest of Bowland.

Five star rated gold award winning country cottage with beautiful interior, private garden area and access to shared all-weather tennis court, in a superb location for visiting both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Park.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £995 to £1950 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 11 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 31 October 2014 to 23 December 2014; from 27 December 2014 to 28 December 2014;

phone 01995 600918 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Cat's Cradle, Grade II Listed Cottage, Stoke by Clare, Suffolk, England

2 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Quirky Victorian picture-perfect holiday cottage with 2 bedrooms in the village of Stoke By Clare in the Stour Valley, rural Suffolk.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £518 to £882 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Read Hall Cottage, Debenham, Suffolk, England

1 bedroom Cottage, East Anglia.

Beautiful award winning one bedroom country cottage with a tranquil location right by farmlands and fields in rural Suffolk, gold award winning, 5 star rated and with a four poster bed, this property is perfect for romantic breaks.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £600 to £785 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 03 November 2014 to 07 November 2014; from 10 November 2014 to 14 November 2014; from 17 November 2014 to 28 November 2014;

phone 07753 744499 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Pew Corner, Chapel Court, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering Apartment, Royal Forest of Dean.

Luxurious and impressive sleeps 4 holiday apartment located within a stunning chapel conversion, close to the Forest of Dean.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £749.00 to £1044.00 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01594 827 311 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Lodge, Chichester, Sussex, England

5 bedroom Holiday Lodge, South Downs National Park.

Fantastic 5 bedroom holiday lodge with secure gates and garden, situated on the outskirts of Chichester, near the South Downs National Park, with relaxing hot tub in garden.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2000 to £2200 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 4
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07504370926 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Randalls Cottages, Tunstead, Norfolk, England

3 bedroom Barn Conversion, The Norfolk Broads.

Collection of 3 elegant country cottages nestled next to stunning countryside in the heart of the Norfolk Broads and also within half an hour’s drive of the North Norfolk Coast.

Special features: free internet access, pool (30 metres across the driveway).

Price range from £200 to £1000 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01508 538295 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Bon Accueil Coach House, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England

2 bedroom Cottage, Meres and Marshes.

5 star gold award winning coach house in rural Shropshire with added benefit of private swimming pool, sauna and spa facilities.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Indoor heated pool adjoining cottage), Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £350 to £750 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 05 January 2015 to 09 January 2015; from 02 February 2015 to 06 February 2015; from 09 February 2015 to 13 February 2015;

phone 01948 66 11 68 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fig Tree Cottage at Sheplegh Court, Dartmouth, Devon, England

3 bedroom Cottage Apartment, in one of the best West Country cottage holiday destinations.

This attractive three bedroom apartment is located on the country house estate of Sheplegh Court in South Devon where the wonderful shared leisure facilities include an outdoor pool, sauna, tennis court and snooker room.

Special features: free internet access, pool (outdoor swimming pool, and indoor 'plunge' pool), tennis court, games room.

Price range from £550 to £945 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2.5
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07812996967 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Chaffeymoor Grange, Gillingham, Dorset, England

10 bedroom Mansion, West Country.

Wonderful 10 bedroom manor house in the Blackmoor Vale surrounded by beautiful gardens and lush Dorset countryside.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £5800 to £6300 per week
Sleeps from 8 to 20 people in 10 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 9
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Special Offer: from 28 November 2014 to 01 December 2014;

phone 01747 841 396 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Fair Oak Farm - A perfect rural retreat, Mayfield, Sussex, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Sussex & Kent.

A collection of holiday cottages and eco-friendly treehouses nestled amongst 12 acres of stunning countryside in the Wealden valley in Sussex.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £420 to £3225 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 18 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes (4 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01435 884122 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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