Character Cottages

Cocketts Character CottageSearching for a holiday cottage with character to rent?  From historic holiday properties to barn conversions with exposed beams and open fireplaces, find a character cottage from the selection of cottage rentals on Country Cottages Online.

Why rent a Character Cottage?

For many people, staying in a holiday cottage with charm and appeal is a must.  Character comes in various styles, shapes and sizes; from historical properties with historic appeal to more modern properties with exposed oak beams.  Choose the best kind of character cottage that appeals to you.

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Choose the Best Type of Character Cottage for you


Holiday Homes with exposed beams

Whether you love barn conversions where there are exposed wooden beams galore or prefer cosy historic cottages that feature exposed beams, Country Cottages Online features a great selection of beamed holiday properties.

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Holiday Houses with inglenook fireplaces

There’s something so truly appealing about a house with an inglenook fireplace.    Perhaps it’s because this type of recessed fireplace tends to be found in older charming properties or maybe it’s the lovely warm glow, whatever it is, these kinds of character holiday homes offer ample appeal. 

Cottages with inglenook fireplaces


Other popular options when it comes to character cottages with warming fires include:  

Cottages with an open fire or woodburner


Stone-Built Cottages

When it comes to charm and appeal, some of the best holiday  homes to be found are stone-built cottages.  Very often, stone-built properties also boast other traditional features like open fireplaces or ornate cornicing, adding to their already ample appeal. 

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If you love holiday homes with charm and character, it’s also recommended that you take a look at our selection of historic holiday cottages for more ideas and inspiration on special places to stay.


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