Holidays for those with the hots for hot tubs
Brits’ love affair with the hot tub remains strong and the crisp starry nights of autumn provide the perfect excuse for booking a cottage stay with one.
HOLIDAYS FOR THOSE WITH THE HOTS FOR HOT TUBS
24th September 2019: Brits’ love affair with the hot tub remains strong and the crisp starry nights of autumn provide the perfect excuse for booking a cottage stay with one.
Premier Cottages’ collection features over 200 properties that offer a slice of hot tub heaven including:
Clock Farm, Yorkshire
Clock Farm House in Yorkshire is a luxury five bedroom property just minutes from the centre of York. After exploring the city’s Shambles or contemplating the magnificence of York Minster guests staying here can relax in their own Jacuzzi hydrotherapy hot tub. Heated to 38 degrees, it’s the perfect antidote to a day’s shopping.
The holiday home boasts two living rooms with a wood burning stove, flat screen Freeview televisions, a Play Station and bay windows with garden and glorious countryside views. A week’s stay in Clock Farm, which sleeps 10, costs from £2000 and a two night weekend break from £1400. Mid-week breaks are also available. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01904 488317)
The Stables, Monkhall Holiday Cottages, Herefordshire
The Stables is a barn conversion on the Duchy of Cornwall Estate just four miles south of Hereford - a peaceful and tranquil area within easy access to walking and cycling routes. In the large lawned garden is a private outdoor hot tub offering field views and night time star viewing aplenty.
Inside is a spacious open plan living area with exposed stonework, oak beams, limestone flooring and a hand built oak staircase leading to a galleried landing. The Stables, which sleeps seven, is available for £720 for a week or a three night weekend break from £576. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01432 352900)
Rosehill Lodges, Porthtowan, Cornwall
Just five minutes’ walk from a fantastic Blue Flag sandy beach, Rosehill Lodges are the perfect Cornish retreat. Set within a woodland valley in the coastal village of Porthowan, the properties are built to the highest environmental standards without compromising style and comfort. The lodges are the ideal place to escape the stresses of everyday life and guests can relax in the full size, four person hot-tub, dine al-fresco and star gaze from the shelter of the glass covered decking. Guests who can pull themselves away from the luxurious lodges will love spending evenings in the village’s charming bars, pubs and restaurants just a short stroll away. A week’s stay in Wheal Sparrow which sleeps four starts from £648 and a three-night weekend break from £468. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01209 891 920.)
Hemmel House, Breamish Valley Cottages, Northumberland
Hemmel House is in a stunning hillside location in Northumberland. Breath taking views of the Cheviots can be enjoyed from the outdoor hot tub and through the floor to ceiling arch window of the main bedroom, which also features a five foot sleigh bed and its own bathroom with spa bath.
Hemmel House is part of Breamish Valley Cottages, which is situated just two miles down the road and offers a choice of facilities including: tennis courts, gym, sauna, steam room and hot tub as well as an adventure playground and games room complete with table tennis and football. A week’s stay at Breamish’s Hemmel House, costs from £915 for up to eight (in four bedrooms) and from £805 for a three night weekend break. (www.premiercottages.com, 01665 578263)
Coulscott House, Devon
In an ancient hamlet in Devon, Coulscott House features six very different luxury properties including The Georgian House, The Old Barn and The Old Farmhouse which each have their own outdoor hot tub offering spectacular views. The properties are also within easy reach of the wilds of Exmoor, rocky coves and huge surfing beaches.
Onsite is an indoor pool heated to 30C or higher and children’s play areas as well as 16 acres of grounds with woodland, meadows, streams and ponds to explore. Families will love the huge fenced animal enclosure with alpaca, ducks, chickens, peacocks, pigs, goats and even wallabies. A week’s stay in sleeps six property The Old Farmhouse costs from £960. Coulscott House is open from Easter until early November. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01271 883339)
Wallops Wood Cottages, Hampshire
Escape to the South Downs National Park and star gaze or enjoy the spectacular views across the countryside to the South Coast from one of the private hot tubs that come with the eight cottages in the Wallops Wood Cottages collection.
These luxurious, accessible, child and pet-friendly self-catering holiday cottages are within easy reach of Winchester, Petersfield, Southampton and Portsmouth. They boast wood burners, individual gardens, hot tubs, underfloor heating and ensuite facilities. An indoor heated pool and a jacuzzi are also available.
Seven of the eight cottages are accessible. A week’s stay for six in Teal starts from £885 and a three night weekend break from £620. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01489 878 888).
Waternook Lakeside Accommodation, Lake District
Waternook Lakeside Accommodation comprises two luxury 17th Century residences on a private 26 acre lake-fronting estate in the heart of the English Lake District National Park – a World Heritage Site.
Waternook sleeps 12 guests over six luxury suites and includes an infinity terrace with hot tub offering spectacular views over Ullswater plus a private cinema, Spa & Wellness Sanctuary and lake view dining and a cosy log fire.
Guests can complement their stay with a private chef, helicopter tours and an array of outdoor pursuits. A seven-night stay in Waternook is available from £6480 and a three-night weekend stay is available from £4500. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 07709 098507).
Honeysuckle, Dannah Cottages, Derbyshire
Nestled in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside, Honeysuckle Cottage is an adults’ only retreat with a Canadian Spa hot tub and a unique Barrel Sauna in the enclosed garden. Inside the property, the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern, with solid oak floors and beams, handmade Indigo ‘Poets’ bed, atmospheric lighting and a bespoke kitchen.
Guests are welcomed with an array of treats from wine chilling in the fridge to luxurious bathrobes and homemade bread. Those that choose to venture out have the Peak District National Park and the picturesque town of Kirk Ireton on the doorstep. A seven night stay for two adult starts from £1195 and a three-night weekend break from £595. (www.premiercottages.co.uk, 01773 550273)
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