Premier Cottages Launches 2012 Brochure Featuring Over 40 New Properties
Luxury self-catering organisation, Premier Cottages, has launched its 2012 brochure featuring over 40 new holiday properties. The collection offers an eclectic mix of four and five star properties ranging from cosy cottages for two, to family friendly properties and large party houses, with a week’s break for two starting from as little as £200 at West Woolley Farm near Bude in Cornwall (www.premi
PREMIER COTTAGES LAUNCHES 2012 BROCHURE FEATURING
OVER FORTY NEW PROPERTIES
Luxury self-catering organisation, Premier Cottages, has launched its 2012 brochure featuring over 40 new holiday properties. The collection offers an eclectic mix of four and five star properties ranging from cosy cottages for two, to family friendly properties and large party houses, with a week’s break for two starting from as little as £200 at West Woolley Farm near Bude in Cornwall (www.premiercottages.co.uk).
New to the collection is the Beach Haus, a luxurious contemporary designer property on the seafront at Cromer, Norfolk. This spacious property uses its unique architectural design to take full advantage of the magnificent sea views afforded by its cliff top position. Set over three levels, it offers four bedrooms and plenty of modern conveniences. A week's stay for eight starts from £1700. For bookings consult:www.premiercottages.co.uk or call 01366 382177.
Another new property is Shortflatt Tower, one of Northumberland’s most beautiful country houses. It is set on a private estate and features a Tower Keep drawing room with vaulted ceiling and open fire and a cosy kitchen and living area. The property offers seven beautifully and individually decorated double bedrooms with views overlooking the formal garden and rolling Northumberland countryside. There are also three bathrooms with cast-iron double-ended roll top baths and showers and two en suite bathrooms with luxurious rain showers.
A wide range of treatments and therapies are on offer for guests in the property’s brand new micro-spa, Fullerton Place, with steam room, outdoor hot tub, hammam and four treatment rooms. A week's stay for up to 14 people starts from £2500. For bookings consultwww.premiercottages.co.uk or call 01661 881804.
Also new is Gray Manes (opening in December), located on the edge of the Somerset Levels and Moors in the traditional hamlet of Low Ham. This lovely stone country house stands in nearly two acres and sleeps 12 adults, plus four children comfortably in six double bedrooms, each with its own bathroom/shower room and TV. Facilities include an indoor pool with changing room and a games room featuring: a log burner, a full size 7ft American pool table, table football and an air hockey table.
There is also a separate playroom for smaller children with a TV and DVD player. The heart of the house is the spacious drawing room and there is a separate sitting area off the kitchen. A week’s stay starts from £1750. To book consult: www.premiercottages.co.uk or call 01823 601644
Couples looking for a romantic getaway will love Cruck Barn Cottage in the Peak District. Located above the pretty village of Barlow, five miles to the west of Chesterfield, “Cruck Barn Cottage” has been lovingly renovated this year to offer cosy and luxurious bolt hole.
The beautiful, traditional exterior of the cottage is both a contrast and a compliment to its stylish modern interior. The full height, open plan living space comprises a comfortable lounge and dining area with wood burning stove, and a fully equipped kitchen. A galleried double bedroom overlooks the living space and has magnificent views to east and west over picture-book rural countryside. A week’s stay for two starts from £475. For bookings consult: www.premiercottages.co.uk or call 01246 583 259.
Bryn Y Mor is a stunning brand new holiday home for eight that offers spectacular views across Cardigan Bay. The property features four generous bedrooms complete with en suite facilities and is furnished to an extremely high standard. Situated in the coastal hamlet of Gwbert on the border of Pembrokeshire and Ceredigion, it is ideally situated for exploring the nearby historic towns of Cardigan, Newport and Newcastle Emlyn and for discovering the host of activities West Wales has to offer. A week’s stay here costs from £745. For reservations consultwww.premiercottages.co.uk or call 07814 035728.
Stunningly situated on the shores of the River Teign estuary in South Devon, Clare Park offers views of the ever-changing river and surrounding countryside. Just over an acre of lawn slopes gently down to the riverside and canoeing, sailing, rowing, water skiing, wake boarding, windsurfing and swimming are available right at the bottom of the garden. Clare Park is all on one level so it is ideal for a wide range of guests, both young and old. It features four bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, dining and sitting rooms. A striking feature of this house is the internal courtyard that is perfect for outdoor eating and relaxing. For reservations consult www.premiercottages.co.uk or call 01626 872472.
Premier Cottages’ 2012 brochure also features a new initiative from the collection called the “Premier Promise”. This assures all guests of direct contact with the owner of the property they are staying in during their break and that:
· Guests will be personally welcomed, early in their stay, by the owner
· All bookings will be made direct with the owners, no agencies are involved, ensuring each break is tailored to the guest’s personal requirements
· Guests will be provided with inside knowledge of the local area by the owners that is not found in guidebooks
· Properties selected by the collection are run by professional self caterers as businesses rather than second homes
Commenting on the Promise, Chairman of Premier Cottages, Alistair Handyside, said: “We want to make sure that all of our guests have the best possible experience when they stay at any property in the collection. We ensure all our properties are of a high quality by only accepting those that have received a four or five star status from their National Tourist Board. In fact, our members have scooped the national accolade of “Self Catering Holiday Cottage of the Year” four times in the last five years.
“The Premier Promise will enable us to take our quality guarantee one step further. Guests respond well to personal attention hence our commitment that they will have direct contact with our property owners. Not only does this make sure that holidaymakers’ expectations are met it also ensures any problems are dealt with speedily and efficiently.”
Most Premier properties now accept online bookings and short breaks and show prices that include electricity and heating as well as logs where an open fire or woodburner is provided. Bath and hand towels and bedding are also usually provided with many properties offering toiletries as well.