Luxury 5 star cottages
If nothing but the best will do, then take a look at some of our luxury 5 star country cottages and houses. These are all rated as 5 star by the Tourist Boards. Additional high quality luxury accommodation not registered with tourist boards can be found using the Cottage Search. We have a range of beautiful cottages from luxury cottages for 2 to large luxurious houses.
You can find a few ideas for luxury cottages and luxury self catering accommodation below. For the full listings of 5 star luxury cottages use the links above.
Supremely comfortable luxury cottages in Northumberland
Doxford House - sleeps 8
For a real taste of luxury why not take a look at Doxford Cottages? There are a number of 5 star luxury cottages on the Doxford Estate. One of the largest properties is Doxford House which was the original farmhouse on Doxford Home Farm. This farmhouse has been converted to provide luxurious self-catering accommodation. With spacious, comfortable accommodation this farmhouse sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms. With stylish and comfortable rooms, this could be a great base for a holiday in Northumberland.
With three reception areas including a drawing room, a sitting room and a garden room, there is ample space for small groups or families here. Enjoy leafing through the books that are available for guests to read or take a stroll in the grounds of the Doxford Estate.
Additional smaller cottages are also on the Doxford Estate. Please click on any of the cottage photographs to find out more about a luxurious stay in Doxford Country Cottages.
Five star luxury cottages near the Forest of Bowland, sleep from 2 to 12 people
Barnacre Cottages are gold award winning, 5 star self-catering holiday cottages in Lancashire, North West England. Traditionally farm buildings, these stone buildings have been extensively refurbished to provide high quality self-catering accommodation. The cottages are all supplied with natural spring water. The cottages are award winning and their accolades include both national and regional awards from organisations such as Enjoy England and the North West Tourist Board.
Not only do these cottages offer luxury accommodation but they also have a great location with views towards the Lake District National Park and the Lancashire coast. If you are seeking a country break then you should not be disappointed here as the cottages are set within the Forest of Bowland. You will find a number of good walks from the doorstep including woodland walks as well as ample opportunities for spotting local wildlife.
There is also an all-weather tennis court on site for the use of guests. Other activities on offer nearby include fishing and golfing.
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5 star flexible cottage arrangement for 4, 10 or up to 14 (plus 2) in Shropshire
Whether you are looking for a short break for 4 (plus 1) or for a party venue for 14 (plus 2), Bon Accueil provides a great 5 star location for a group of friends or family to stay together, relax and enjoy themselves.
The fantastic leisure facilities at this country house include an indoor swimming pool, sauna, games room and spa. The beautiful Shropshire countryside is wonderful for walking, cycling and even horse-riding if it takes your fancy.
These award winning cottages offer a wonderful array of leisure facilities and extra niceties to make your self-catering holiday effortless and comfortable. You can even pre-order a grocery delivery to be unpacked for you before you arrive or arrange for some meals to be catered for. Your comfort and relaxation are of the utmost importance at Bon Accueil Cottages. Click on the photograph to find out more about a luxury self-catering experience in Shropshire.
Luxury Cottage - 5 star Ladyhole House, - The Old Stables, Derbyshire
This cottage set in beautiful grounds of an Edwardian country house, has a luxury 5 * ETB status and sleeps 6 -7 people very comfortably. There is also a tennis court and croquet for guests to enjoy as well as the glorious setting in quiet Derbyshire countryside.
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Well equipped, guests want for nothing, with host on hand to advise or help. Limited disabled facilities, and well behaved pets welcomed.
Telephone Rosamond on 01335 342 670
Luxury 5 star cottage in rural Oxfordshire near the Cotswolds - sleeps up to 4
The Stables is a luxury 5 star cottage sleeping up to 4 in 2 bedrooms and is located within easy reach of the Cotswolds in Oxfordshire. Also not too far away is Oxford, the Ancient Ridgeway and the Thames footpath. The Stables are well located for a variety of country pursuits and for touring Oxfordshire.
There is a golf course next door and the championship courses at Frilford Heath are less than 10 minutes drive away. A wide range of great local pubs and restaurants are also close by. For the angling enthusiast, there is a varied choice of coarse and fly fishing on the Cotswolds lakes, the Thames and the Cherwell.
Bicycles are available for guests to use, or for those who just want to relax and enjoy the south facing garden there is a secluded barbeque area within the walled garden to while away the hours. Complimentary fresh flowers greet you on arrival here along with a welcome basket to get your break off to the best of starts.
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Luxury 5 star cottages in the Looe Valley, Cornwall - sleep 2 to 8
At Treworgey there are a range of one, two, three and four bedroom luxurious 5 star Cornish country cottages. Set in the Looe Valley, the luxury self catering holiday accommodation comes with use of an outdoor heated swimming pool. As the cottages are located on a farm, there are also opportunities to meet and greet farm animals here too. With a wonderful setting with views over the Looe river valley, Treworgey is a special place to enjoy a holiday.
The cottages at Treworgey have been lovingly decorated with interior-designed interiors. The cottages successfully blend character features with that luxury touch. There are a range of cottages from romantic cottages, some of which have four poster bedrooms to family cottages. Many of the cottages have delightful private gardens. Marvel at the country and in some cases, sea views. At Treworgey there are a total of 150 acres of garden to enjoy and explore.
Click on the photo to find out about availability and bookings and for more information on these beautiful cottages in Cornwall.
5 star luxury country cottages in Northumberland
There are a total of fifteen luxury self-catering cottages at Beacon Hill Farm near Morpeth and Alnwick in Northumberland. Beacon Hill Farm is an award winning development that has won a number of accolades. As well as offering luxury, high quality accommodation, there are excellent leisure facilities here with a swimming pool, Jacuzzi, beauty salon and gym on site. With such wonderful facilities, Beacon Hill has to be an excellent choice when it comes to finding somewhere to relax. Enjoy taking it easy in this part of Northumberland or if you like to keep active why not get out and about and enjoy the local countryside?
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Beacon Hill Farm comprises a total of 350 acres of woodlands and pastures. There are fabulous views towards the coast and hills. If you enjoy fishing why not have a go on the 2 acre lake where you can fish for trout?
In terms of accessibility, three of the cottages are M2 grading for access. If you have special access requirements do get in touch with Beacon Hill and ask them to advise you. All the cottages are centrally heated and most have open fires. Kitchens have every machine and gadget you could hope for.
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More luxury 5 star cottages in Northumberland
Breamish Valley Cottages are luxury standard cottages set by the Cheviot Hills near Alnwick in Northumberland. The countryside and woodlands of the Northumberland National Park are within easy reach. With a total of 15 cottages here there is certainly plenty of choice. Cottages include romantic retreats for 2 as well as large family cottages that sleep up to 8. With traditional country furnishings and modern conveniences such as microwaves and dishwashers these cottages are comfortably furnished. Some have extra special touches like exposed wooden beams and wood burning stoves. The cottages are all equipped to offer a high standard of self-catering accommodation. Some are 4 star rated whereas others have achieved 5 star awards.
A stay at one of these award winning cottages comes with use of the fantastic leisure facilities on site. There is a small complex here with an indoor heated pool, a hot tub, steam room and sauna, simply wonderful for relaxing. There are also plenty of relaxing activities to enjoy nearby such as walking, cycling and wildlife watching. Let’s also not forget the interesting places to visit nearby such as Alnwick Castle and Warkworth Castle.
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5 star luxury accommodation - a special treat in the country
Enjoy exclusive use of the Indoor Heated Swimming Pool at the Old Mill, near Wellington, in Somerset. It is a perfect luxury cottage for holidays and short breaks accommodating up to 12 people in this luxury spacious 5 star accommodation. Six bedrooms and five bathrooms (3 en-suite).
Games room, barbeque area, childrens' play equipment.
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Little Canwood House, another stunning 5 star cottage near Hereford - sleeps 8
For a luxurious country retreat, take a look at Little Canwood House in Herefordshire which sleeps up to 8 in 4 bedrooms. This rural retreat is set amongst beautiful countryside yet is just 15 minutes drive from Hereford. Offering 5 star luxury self-catering accommodation, with its wood burning stove in the lounge and exposed wooden beams in some rooms, this cottage should be a simply charming place to stay. With farmlands all around there are plentiful opportunities for country walks and there are also woodlands nearby. Whether you are travelling with friends or family, this cottage should be a very relaxing place to stay.
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Orchard Barn - sleeps up to 7 in 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms
Orchard Barn is a stone-built, barn conversion sleeping up to 6 in 3 bedrooms. Of note, there are also 3 bathrooms at this property. The accommodation at Orchard Barn is simply stunning and the location is to match. This barn conversion is set on the edge of a 6 acre meadow so is an ideal rural retreat. The location is also excellent for walking, cycling and wildlife watching. Watch out for local deer!
With beautiful wooden beams, under floor heating, a wonderful high ceiling in the lounge along with a wood-burning stove, this cottage is very well appointed. If you adore history you’ll be interested to learn that this cottage is Grade II listed.
In terms of places to visit, the Cotswolds are easily accessible and the beautiful towns of Gloucester & Chester are not far away. In terms of day trips why not visit the beautiful city of Bath or the Malvern Hills which are around an hour away by car. Being located in the Forest of Dean there are plenty of trails and cycle tracks nearby.
Meadow Byre 5 star cottage 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom in the Forest of Dean
This beautiful new 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom holiday cottage in the centre of the Forest Dean is available to rent for luxury self-catering holidays.
This 5 star cottage has a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, a twin bedroom and a family bathroom. The vaulted living area of the open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting room is bright and airy. There is a wood-burner which adds warmth. Formerly a cow-shed, this cottage has plenty of charm and character.
Beautifully furnished, this is a lovely cosy cottage with a number of luxury touches. Features here include exposed wooden beams and a wood burning stove in the lounge. Although nestled in the countryside of the Forest of Dean, there is also Wi-Fi internet access. The Cotswold Hills are also an easy drive away.
The cottage is new and attractive - click on the photograph to read more about it and view internal photographs.
Luxury 5 star cottage in the Suffolk countryside - sleeps 2
Read Hall Cottage is a five star luxury dwelling situated within the stunning grounds of a moated and listed 15c medieval hall in a tranquil, unspoilt setting, surrounded by several hundred acres of open farmland and set back half a mile from the road.
The cottage is laid out on one floor and decorated, furnished and equipped to a very high standard with a discreetly placed hot tub on a screened private terrace for use by guests only. The herbaceous boarders, orchards, vegetable and fruit gardens and grounds are maintained to a very high standard and are always enjoyed by the guests.
* Single storey/sleeps two.
* Contemporary oak four poster bed
* Beautiful range cooker
* Corner bath, shower and separate toilet.
* Music system.
* Flat screen TV /DVD.
* Fire place with oak over mantle and cast iron stove
* Electric heating (included in price).
* Large private veranda.
* Luxury SPA/hot tub
* BBQ and garden furniture.
Extras for your romantic self-catering holiday:
* 100% organic SPA robes provided
* 100% organic linen/duvet/towels provided, with all beds made up for arrival
* Environmentally friendly soaps and bath bubbles etc. provided
* Milk, fruit juice, bread, butter, biscuits, tea, coffee, sugar and home-made cake are provided for your arrival.
* Vegetables, herbs and fruit from our garden and orchards in season
* Guests encouraged to wander and enjoy the gardens and grounds
On-line food ordering
A selection of locally sourced foods can be ordered in advance via the welcome pack we send out - which has proved to be very popular with many of our guests who just want to arrive, unpack and relax!
Please click on the photograph of 5 star luxury Read Hall Cottage in Suffolk, with own spa, for details of a romantic break for 2.
If you are looking for a luxury self catering property in nearby Norfolk, click for the list of luxury self catering cottages in Norfolk.
Luxury 5 star cottage holidays on the west coast of Scotland
For a memorable self-catering holiday in Scotland could there be anything better than a stay by a scenic loch? At Melfort Pier and Harbour there are fifteen lochside houses, arranged around the private harbour and beach. Each house is unique and some are one bedroom romantic cottages to sleep 2 whereas others have 3 bedrooms and sleep up to 6. Some of the properties feature luxury bathrooms with saunas and Jacuzzis. Other features in many of the properties include under-floor heating and log fires. In 2002 Melfort Pier and Harbour won a Scottish Thistle Award.
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By the shores of Loch Melfort, this is a wonderful place to spend time relaxing and taking it easy. Enjoy looking out towards the loch and surrounding hills. You can also enjoy wildlife watching. There are also a number of watersports on offer here, not to mention free fishing from the private pier. With so much on offer in this scenic part of Scotland just when will you pamper yourself with a luxury loch-side break?
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Luxury 5 star country cottage holidays in Wales
Glyn Uchaf luxury cottages in Wales - 5 star WTB
With a wonderful hillside setting, both cottages offer comfortable self-catering accommodation in a rural setting. The cottages benefit from extensive country gardens and a nearby lake where you can enjoy views that take in both coast and mountains. Enjoy walking and looking out for local wildlife in the local area.
These luxury cottages are located within the Snowdonia National Park so are extremely well located for exploring this part of Wales.
Telephone 01492 622053 to find out more about staying in a luxury Welsh cottage or click on a photograph for details.
Modern, spacious luxury 5 star country cottages in Powys, mid Wales
One of the cottages, Jessica, is pet-friendly whereas the others are pet-free and dogs are not permitted. The three cottages are Yellow Drama (sleeps 6), Jessica (sleeps 6) and Margaux Rose (sleeps 8). Yellow Drama has an impressive four poster bed, wonderful for romantic breaks.
There are plentiful facilities if you wish to cook but equally if you prefer to eat out from time to time, there are a number of excellent pubs and restaurants just an easy drive away.
The cottages are set in 5 acres of countryside and each offers space and privacy. There are a number of walks and plentiful opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities nearby. There is some stunning countryside to discover in this part of Wales with rivers, mountains and farmlands. Enjoy getting out and about and exploring the Black Mountains, the Brecon Beacons and the Wye Valley.
Please click on the photograph for details of these modern spacious luxury 5 star cottages in mid Wales.
Fabulous luxury 5 star log cabins in Powys mid Wales
How about a stay in a luxury pine lodge in Wales? There are two luxury 5 star wooden lodges set in the countryside on a sixty-acre estate in this lovely part of Wales.
Find 3 contemporary design good quality holiday cottages in the heart of the picturesque village of Marhamchurch, only 2 miles from Bude's stunning coastline and sandy beaches.
These are, click on links to view:
This unique mix of top quality accommodation includes 12 other cottages and Farm houses on one well laid out little village within a village. Eden project, Bostcastle/Tintagel, Padstow, Clovelly and Cornwall's fishing villages are only a short drive away.
The most popular facility is our indoor pool heated all year round at a comfortable 82 degrees Centigrade. Work up a sweat on the hard tennis court or trampoline. Wi-Fi Internet access all round, and SKY sports packages in the Farmhouses.
5 * luxury cottage in the north of England - sleeps 4 - 6
Five star graded cottages are at the top end of the luxury scale. Each will be attractive, spacious and supremely comfortable.
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