HOLIDAY HOUSES FOR CHRISTMAS BUBBLES FROM PREMIER COTTAGES
Premier Cottages still has properties available for different sized Christmas “bubbles” for the all-important travel dates of 23 to 27 December.
Cossington Park, Somerset
Those seeking a taste of the aristocratic lifestyle will love Cossington Park, an elegant period house, which has been in the same family for 400 years. Think roaring log fires, luxurious roll-top baths, cosy four poster beds and rooms brimming with antiques and portraits.
The grand old drawing room has cosy chaises-longues, shiny brasses and a wood-burner and the gorgeous library dining room is perfect for a more formal dinner party. Outside, the hide and seek opportunities are endless with some 22 acres to explore. A four-night stay in Park House, which sleeps 12, arriving 23rd December is £4563. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 08000 433468)
Tree Top Escape in North Devon
Tree Top Escape is a luxurious hideaway offering accommodation for up to four guests on a private estate in North Devon.
The sumptuous 5* Gold accommodation features a private hot tub on the terrace with glorious panoramic views of glorious rolling hills and valleys. Inside are two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an open living space area with fully equipped Italian designer kitchen, a William Holland copper bath and, for gadget lovers, there’s a Sonos system in all rooms and 50” UHD TV. A five night stay for four arriving 23rd December is £3499. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01769 629069).
Lower Wood Farm, Norfolk
Nestled in the tiny hamlet of Mautby just two miles from sandy beaches and bordering the waterways of the Norfolk Broads, Lower Wood Farm features eight luxury holiday cottages.
It is family-friendly and has a superb indoor heated pool and new Play Barn with a safe outdoor grass play paddock.
Arriving 23rd December Lower Wood Farm has four night stays in sleeps six cottages The Farmhouse and The Appleloft for £1180 and £1040 respectively. Alternatively, a break for nine in Braeburn cottage costs £1950 and sleeps four cottages Russet and Cape cost £780. www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01493 722523)
Cranmer Country Cottages, Norfolk
The luxurious Cranmer Country Cottages offer a fantastic place for family and friends to celebrate the festive season. Set in 175 acres of farmland, the cottages were converted from a Victorian dairy farm and offer spacious accommodation, ideal for a Christmas get togethers. The property also boasts a luxury heated indoor swimming pool, two all-weather tennis courts, games room and children’s adventure play area.
A four night stay in Cranmer Cottages’ Avocet arriving 23 December costs £926 for six. Coot Cottage, which sleeps three, is also available for £715. (www.premiercottages.co.uk 01328 823135).
Forest Barns, Gloucestershire
Forest Barn Holidays is a private hamlet of five luxurious barns set in 800 acres of woods in the Forest of Dean, on the edge of the Cotswolds. Over the festive period, the properties will be decked with real Christmas trees with on-site hot tubs and log burners adding to the cosiness.
Guests can destress ready for the big day with a spa treatment or soak in the woodland hot tub and kids young and old will be kept entertained in the heated *games room with its table tennis, air hockey, table football and choice of board games. Bird lovers can take a course at the onsite falconry school and visit the aviaries to see the owls and peregrines. Foodies are also spoilt for choice with three Michelin starred restaurants nearby. Arriving 23rd December, a four night stay for six in The Stables costs £2178 and a stay for two costs £843 in Brambles. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01594 827311) *The games room is available on a bookable rota.
Contact: Liz Blakeborough
Tel: 07813 089347 / 0117 924 0868
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