Exclusive Holiday Cottages

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Looking for somewhere special to stay, perhaps to spend your honeymoon or anniversary? Or it might be a place to gather family and friends for a 'big' birthday or Christmas celebration. We've travelled the length and breadth of Britain and Ireland looking for exclusive holiday cottages for you and we've found some real gems at the coast and in the countryside.

Welcoming interiors will be beautifully dressed, with attractive colour schemes, high quality furniture and fine attention to detail throughout. There may be a few outstanding features too. For instance, oak beamed ceilings, stone flagged floors and open fires in older, traditional properties. State-of-the-art kitchens, plasma-screen TVs and hot tubs in swish designer pads. Four-poster beds, games rooms - the list goes on. Outside brings flower-decked terraces and immaculate lawns, often with a view. You'll find unusual conversions, impressive timber lodges and elegant residences with swimming pools and sweeping grounds. All kinds of private luxury holiday homes whatever your party's taste.

How to find an exclusive place to stay

Below we highlight our selection of top-class self-catering properties. To refine your search to a particular location, please click on the map to your left. Imagine...in just a few simple steps you could be on your way to that 'somewhere special'!

Your search returned 789 cottages.

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    Stunning luxurious pet-friendly townhouse in Newquay. Over three floors, balcony, roof terrace, WiFi, en-suite. Heart of Newquay with spectacular far-reaching sea views. Three mins walk to Newquay town centre. Truro 14 miles. (Ref. 931960)

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    Luxuriously refurbished character cottage in the centre of the historic small town of Lostwithiel. Ideal location for touring the south coast of Cornwall. Fowey 9 miles. (Ref. 922728)

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    Extremely spacious holiday home with private sauna, in 100 acres of beautifully-landscaped gardens and woodlands at Hustyns near Wadebridge. Unlimited free use of facilities, including swimming pool and gym. WiFi. En-suite. (Ref. 11348)

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    • Bedrooms4
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    Spectacular, ultra-luxurious, award-winning house located in a truly stunning location above the picture postcard village of Helford with amazing views of the estuary. Featured on TV in Fantasy Homes by the Sea. Lizard 11 miles. (Ref. 922613)

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    A superb detached holiday home with spectacular sea views. Spacious accommodation with large terrace and raised decked area. Looe 6 miles. (Ref. 919242)

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    Extremely spacious and most elegant Victorian townhouse located in the heart of Penzance. WiFi. Six en-suite bedrooms making it ideal for large families. Pet-friendly. Close to shops and sea front (Ref. 934348)

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    Stunning and luxurious house located near Poldhu Cove and Mullion on the beautiful Lizard Peninsula. Perfect family accommodation with games room and playroom. Woodburner, WiFi and en-suites. Lizard Point 6 miles. (Ref. 931238)

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    A magnificent Grade II listed mansion dating back to 1660, situated in the harbour town of Penzance. Period features throughout, open fires, en-suites, walled garden. Last minute and off-peak discounts for smaller groups available. St Ives 8 miles. (Ref. 918888)

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    Lovely wing to owners' home near Barnstaple. Super king-size double bedroom, conservatory, private enclosed garden. Five minutes walk from friendly village pub. Barnstaple 3 miles. (Ref. 934017)

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    Fabulous, detached lodge situated in the owners' grounds, near Ringmore and Bigbury-on-Sea. Enclosed lawned garden with fabulous countryside views. Near to South Devon’s sandy beaches. Bigbury-on-Sea 3 miles. (Ref. 924903)

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