Spacious self-catering country cottages and holiday accommodation

For those who like plenty of space on their self-catering holiday, especially when with a large group, the following spacious self-catering country cottages may be just what you're looking for.  Some offer more than one sitting room for your comfort. As one would expect, most of these tend to be luxury, top end cottages.


Spacious country cottages in the Cotswolds

Spacious Cottage in the Cotswolds

Swan House (sleeps 12) is a beautiful Grade II listed country house set in two acres of gardens complete with own lake in the Cotswolds. It can sleep up to 12 people in 6 bedrooms. Master bedroom with four poster bed and en-suite.

 Spacious and charming with traditional English decor; wood stoves, exposed beams. Terrace with gas barbecue. Ample parking. The house is equidistant from Cirencester, Burford and Stow on the Wold, all quintessential Cotswold towns.

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Spacious country cottages near Cheltenham Gloucestershire

spacious luxury barn conversion - Cotswolds

Rofield Barn near Cheltenham and the Cotswolds. 

Converted from a three hundred year old barn, this outstanding fully detached property offers high quality accommodation. Rated 5 stars by the Tourist Board, this property as every modern convenience and yet retains all the character and charm of the original building. Spacious, light and airy living room with it's high vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, traditional stove and superb views across the enclosed garden to the countryside beyond. All rooms are beautifully furnished and very well equipped with everything you require for your holiday or short let. Warm and welcoming throughout all seasons, Rofield Barn has under-floor heating, a traditional stove and full central heating upstairs. A ground floor twin bedded room with larger doorways provides access for guests requiring disabled facilities. An outstanding property in a beautiful location and unreservedly recommended.

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Southwold, large self-catering house or country cottage to sleep up to 13 + cot

An exquisite farmhouse in 1.5 acres of Suffolk countryside

Near Southwold, farmhouse to sleep 13

Spacious farmhouse kitchen

Grove Farm House(sleeps 4-13) is situated in a beautiful rural setting within 6 miles of the sought after Suffolk Heritage coast, and close to the attractions of Southwold, Minsmere wildlife sanctuary and Aldeburgh. This beautiful house, restored to a high standard by its owners, provides and relaxing and comfortable holiday home with plenty of space.  

The house has 6 bedrooms, open fire, 2 sitting rooms, dining room.  Please click on the image to view details and more photographs of this truly exquisite farmhouse.

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Pine Lodge in Lincolnshire - a large house to sleep up to 20, with pool

Pine Lodge is an extensive and unusual self-catering property on the edge of village of Tetbury in the Lincolnshire Wolds.

indoor heated pool spacious lounge

It has 11 bedrooms and can sleep up to 20. The house boasts an impressive exclusive heated indoor pool, sauna and jacuzzi. There is a full-size pool table in the conservatory. Outside, there is a large secluded garden with patio, barbecue, five-a-side football goals, badminton and boules. 

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Luxury, spacious cottage in Hathersage, Peak District National Park

Huge, brand new contemporary accommodation in the spectacular Peak District National Park. Sladen Cottage sleeps 14 adults in 7 luxury en-suite bedrooms with power showers. The cottage is wonderfully light and spacious with amazing views from all sides. There is a huge dining area large enough to accommodate 18 people around one table and plenty of seating in the lounge.

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Secluded location Spacious interior

Completely secluded with half an acre of garden but only five minutes walk from local amenities. Sladen Cottage is in the ideal situation for exploring the beautiful Peak District, visiting nearby attractions such as Chatsworth House, the market town of Bakewell, taking a trip down one of the local Blue John caverns, or simply getting away from it all.

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Spacious house in the Sussex countryside in Pulborough sleeps 8-10


spacious country house for self-cateringHolme Street House (sleeps 8-10) is a picturesque Grade 2 listed Georgian farmhouse, set in 10 acres of land. It is well equipped and beautifully furnished, having been our family home.

The house is well stocked with family games and toys, and a large and varied selection of books for our visitors' use. It is peaceful and secluded, with views to the front over its own pastureland, and to the side and rear over delightful gardens.

The tended gardens are a particular feature of the property, and extend to over 2 acres. They contain lawns, several different sitting areas, herb and vegetable gardens, orchard, Wendyhouse, and outdoor heated swimming pool (May - Sept approx) and changing room area. The pool is in its own separate walled area which can be closed off for safety. The field, sometimes grazed by sheep, can be walked in and leads to a small lake.

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Swimming pool

The village of Pulborough is a 15 minute walk along the lane or through the field, and has excellent local shops. There are also 2 supermarkets within a 5 minute drive.

farmhouse kitchgen selfcateringThe house is spacious and comfortable, with many original features. The large entrance hall and kitchen/breakfast room have original York stone flooring. The farmhouse-style kitchen is very well equipped, with AGA, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, sitting area with rocking chair, CD/radio and breakfast table. The sitting room is tranquil, with an open fire (logs provided), baby grand piano, CD/tape/radio and french door to garden. The dining room is a beautiful beamed room with seating for 12 around the large oak dining table. The family room is light and airy with wood floor, comfortable chairs, TV/video/DVD player, sturdy full sized football table, woodburning stove (logs provided) and double sofa bed. It also has french doors to the patio area, which contains a table and seating, and catches the setting sun beautifully.

Downstairs there is also a walk in larder, and a cloakroom. Please note: due to age the stone floors are somewhat uneven, and the washing machine is in the cellar down stone steps, which are reached through a door in the hallway.

Upstairs, there are four good sized bedrooms, all with lovely views over the gardens. all very comfortably furnished. Two of the rooms have double beds, one with ensuite bathroom with WC, basin, bidet and bath with shower over. There are lovely views across the field from the bath! The other double room has a wash basin. The two twin rooms both have zip and link twin beds, which can be zipped together to make 6 foot doubles. One of these rooms also has a wash basin. There is a further bathroom with bath with power shower over, WC and basin. There is a travel cot available free of charge, and a full sized cot available for a further £20. All the rooms are big enough to take a cot and/or travel cot.

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Spacious bungalow near Weymouth in Dorset - 1 mile to the beach


The Dairy near Chesil Beach in Dorset

cottage near beachSpacious modern conversion offering high quality self-catering for up to 6 people plus baby in a country location near Weymouth in Dorset.

The Fleet Lagoon and Chesil Beach are about a mile distant. Tthe area around the village is particularly popular with walkers. Weymouth, Dorchester, Abbotsbury and Bridport are all only a short drive away. Further afield lie Corfe Castle, Poole, Blandford Forum, Lyme Regis and Bournemouth.

Explore other seaside resorts on the south coast.

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Beautiful spacious 5 bedroom self-catering house, Forest of Bowland - sleep 9


spacious 5 bedroom house in north EnglandA truly lovely spacious 5 bedroom family house overlooking a reservoir in the Forest of Bowland in the north of England.

This stone house was originally built some 200 years ago and has been beautifully renovated to an exceptionally high standard. Be it walking, fishing, cycling, shooting or ultimate relaxation this house offers it all. Fly fishing is available by daily/weekly permit some 10 - 15 paces from the door.

Wild birds including Grebes, Oyster Catchers, the renowned Hen Harrier and Canada Geese have all made their homes on the waters surrounding the property. Deer, pheasants and garden birds abound.

Balconies to the rear of the property which overlook the reservoir and surrounding countryside make perfect alfresco dining areas and magnificent view points to unwind and absorb the beauty of this unspoiled habitat.

Spacious self-catering cottage on the Norfolk/Suffolk border near Diss.

holiday cottage norfolk sleep 10

This self-catering barn conversion has 5 double bedrooms and offers plenty of space both inside and out.  There is a large open plan kitchen as well as a kitchen with dining table.  The communal areas are spacious and the bedrooms spacious enough, but more cosy than the rest of the accommodation.  With wonderful features such as exposed beams, a woodburner, under-floor heating and a games room just when will you book to stay in this delightful barn conversion?  What's more this barn benefits from almost 1/2 an acre of landscapes gardens. Perfect for the larger family or group of friends.  The market town of Diss is an easy drive away and this property is well situated for exploring Norfolk and even nearby Suffolk.

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Beautiful, spacious barn conversion near Taunton in Somerset - sleeps 2-5


spacious cottageCornflower Cottage is situated in the truly exceptional village of Halse, with its tremendous sense of community and quite outstanding pub. Within easy walking distance The New Inn is a thriving, award winning village pub with its own Micro Brewery.

The village is a conservation area and principally made up of stone and thatched listed houses. Halse is in a perfect location for a holiday, set between the Quantock Hills, Exmoor, The Brendon Hills and The Blackdown Hills. A holiday at West Hayes Barn combines the best of natural and man-made attractions. The moors and hills offer many walking, sporting and leisure opportunities. The North Somerset coastline is a mere 20 minutes drive away, only slightly further afield are the North Devon surfing beaches of Woolacombe and Croyde.

Somerset's top tourist attraction The West Somerset Stream Railway has a terminus station only 1 1/2 miles from Halse. For children there are endless fantastic days out including animal parks, theme parks and museums. We are lucky to have many National Trust properties including Dunster Castle nearby. Within an hour's drive it is also possible to visit Bath, Bristol, Glastonbury, Cheddar Gorge and Exeter.

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Beautiful, spacious large country house in Dorset, sleeps 20



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Chaffeymoor Grange is a beautiful stone manor house set in five acres of glorious Dorset countryside.

Dating from the 17th century, the house has undergone extensive refurbishment and is now a spacious, rural retreat ideal for house parties, such as family reunions and special birthdays, joint family holidays and weddings (a marquee on the lawn will hold up to 120 people).

Spacious rooms, stone mullioned windows, huge fireplaces and exposed beams are complemented by contemporary furnishings, clean lines and stylish décor.

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Spacious luxury cottage in attractive rural setting in Hereford, sleeps 8


spacious holiday cottage with kingsize bedsLittle Canwood House is a spacious luxury self catering holiday cottage in an attractive rural setting in Herefordshire.

Refurbished to a high standard, Little Canwood House, has been sympathetically restored to create a modern feel, offering 5 Star Tourist Board rated, comfortable self catering, accommodation suitable for families and smallish groups. Internet access, kingsize beds. The house has a woodburner for a cosy relaxing evenings. Sleeps up to 8 people.

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Spacious modern and comfortable luxury cottages in mid Wales


Investigate this trio of spacious comfortable luxury cottages at Glanhenwye in mid Wales. Glanhenwye is situated near Hay, the Black Mountains and the Brecon Beacons in the tranquil Wye Valley.

The main house shares a cobbled courtyard with the cottages Yellowdrama (sleeps 8), Jessica (sleeps 6) and Margaux Rose (sleeps 6).

spacious cottage Margaux Rose sleeps 8 spacious cottage Yellowdrama sleeps 6 spacious cottage Jessica with open fire sleeps 6 people


Glanhenwye is set in five acres of grounds providing space and privacy for each cottage. The surrounding area offers beautiful views of the fields, mountains and the river Wye with excellent walks and outdoor activities available in the area. There are many excellent restaurants and pubs nearby and the quaint market town of Hay has bookstores, boutiques, art and antique shops amongst the village stores.

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