Rubble Cottage in Penzance

Rubble Cottage in Penzance

If you’re looking to make the most of the Easter holidays whatever the weather, the cottages4you website lets you search for cosy cottages with wood-burning stoves or real fires to cuddle up in front of.

Or if you’re after somewhere you don’t even have to leave the property for entertainment, you can search for games rooms, indoor swimming pools, games consoles, WiFi and DVD players to keep the whole family busy if the current cold spell continues on.

And as cottages4you is offering its biggest ever Easter sale this year, those wanting to book a last minute stay can make savings of up to 35% on cottages until the 10th April 2013.

Cosy Cottages with real fires

Stable Cottage, The Stackyard at High Blaithwaite, Cumbria

Ref: 19990Peacefully situated on a vegetable and grassland farmstead, where you can enjoy home grown vegetables straight from the field, these holiday cottages have been converted from a 200 year old barn and retain plenty of charm and character.

The breathtaking beauty of the western Lake District is on the doorstep, and the cottage enjoys stunning views over Cumbrian countryside - which you can enjoy whatever the weather whilst warming yourself in front of the wood burning stove.

If the weather improves, you can set off from your doorstep and meander along the old disused railway line or the banks of the Little Waver and spot the wildlife, including red squirrels, badgers, deer, foxes, and a variety of birds.

Price: £447 for seven night's self-catered accommodation, arriving Friday day 5th April 2013. Sleeps four in two bedrooms (£15.96 pppn).

Fairholme Cottage, Northleach, Bourton on the Water, Cotswolds

Ref: 27921Fairholme Cottage is a terraced 17th century Grade II listed stone cottage in the Cotswold market town of Northleach. This charming holiday property offers an abundance of character features throughout and has a cosy real fire for when the weather takes a turn for the worse.

Made wealthy by the medieval wool trade of the 15th century, Northleach makes an ideal base to explore the surrounding towns, villages and countryside.

Price: £522 for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation, arriving Friday 5th April 2013. Sleeps four in two bedrooms (£18.64 pppn). One pet welcome.

Rubble Cottage, Newlyn, near Penzance

Ref: TLYRubble Cottage is a stunning Grade II listed 18th century cottage, set by the harbourside in the oldest street in Newlyn. This three-storey cottage has a contemporary feel with Italian limestone floors, neutral décor and antique furnishings – and both a woodburning stove and an aga to warm up next to.

If the sun does shine, Newlyn Harbour and sea front are on the door step and the pretty harbour of Mousehole is just 1½ miles.

Price: £830 for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation, arriving Saturday 6th April 2013. Sleeps six in three bedrooms (£19.76 pppn).

All weather properties

Orford Mill - Riverside, Great Torrington, North Devon

Ref: HSFOrford Mill lies alongside the River Torridge in a beautiful wooded valley, below the historic town of Torrington. With its air of peace and tranquillity, abundant wildflowers and river life, it became the setting for Henry Williamson’s magical story of Tarka the Otter.

This superb location makes a wonderful holiday base, especially for families, with sandy beaches on the North Devon coast only 10 miles away. But should the weather be bad, guests can still enjoy an indoor heatedswimming pool, with lovely river views, as well as an all-weather tennis court and games room.

Price: Now £1426.90 (reduced from £1502) for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation, arriving Saturday 6th April 2013. Sleeps eight in four bedrooms (£25.48 pppn).

Akeld Manor - Timberwick Green, Wooler, Northumberland

Ref: MEDStanding proudly at the foot of the Cheviot Hills, on the edge of the glorious Northumberland National Park and only 15 miles from the coast, Akeld Manor cottages offer the perfect setting for an all-weather holiday.

Facilities are shared amongst the eight properties, including an indoor heated swimming pool, a jacuzzi and sauna, a well-equipped multi-gym, a large games room (with pool table, table tennis and football game) and a separate snooker room with full-size antique table.

Price: Now £842.40 (reduced from £936) for seven nights’ self-catered accommodation, arriving Saturday 30th March 2013. Sleeps six in three bedrooms (£20.06 pppn).

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