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Ten cosy cottages with a fire

Autumn leaves, early winter frost, snuggling on the sofa of an evening. At the end of a day, cosy up in front of a real fire with a glass of wine or an Aga-warmed hot chocolate and relax in a Classic holiday cottage.

 

We’ve hundreds of cottages with open fires/log burners to set the scene. From small to large, here are ten to get you daydreaming…

 

Mill Barn

Port Isaac, Cornwall | Sleeps 8Mill Barn, Port Isaac, CornwallThis one has undeniable wow factor, and with that space-age wood-burner on the wall and deep, low sofas to get cosy on, there's nothing more to do than relax. There's even room for your four-legged friends for a full family evening by the fireside.

 

Forest View

Holsworthy, Devon | Sleeps 6 Forest View, Holsworthy, DevonStroll out through the woodlands and wildflowers of mid-Devon before warming cold toes in front of this fiery focal point. There's plenty of comfy sofas so everyone can get a toe in with room for the dog, too.

 

Flackstead

Brook, Isle of Wight | Sleeps 6Flackstead, Brook, Isle of WightWith its extremely efficient biomass boiler and solar panels, you won't be chilly in this eco house, but it's always nice to light a real fire and cosy up with loved ones on a plump sofa like those at Flackstead on the Isle of Wight.

 

The Duck House

Marazion, Cornwall | Sleeps 2The Duck House, Marazion, Cornwall'Seas the Day' in this gorgeous, contemporary, single-storey dwelling for two, with all mod-cons in Cornwall.  

 

The Pavilion

Truro, Cornwall | Sleeps 2The Pavilion, Truro, CornwallA striking design, harking back to its agricultural past with rough timber-clad walls and a curved zinc roof, the interior contrasts beautifully with contemporary design and twenty-first century comfort in this property for two near Truro. 

 

Pitt Farm Cottage

Dulverton, Somerset | Sleeps 2Pitt Farm, Dulverton, SomersetA newly refurbished 17th Century cottage tucked away base on the edge of beautiful Exmoor National Park near Dulverton, Somerset. It's perfectly gorgeous for a romantic liaison in front of the fire.

 

Nancealverne House

Penzance, Cornwall | Sleeps 8Nancealverne House, Penzance, CornwallIn the days when this Listed building was built, it would've been the only means of keeping warm but this manor house in Penzance has plenty of mod-cons with the open fire as a little luxury.

 

Dairyman's Cottage

Shaftsbury, Dorset | Sleeps 4Dairyman's Cottage, Shaftsbury, DorsetAn open fire in a traditional inglenook is the perfect place to relax with a glass of red and a good book after a day on the farm near Shaftesbury, Dorset.

 

Pheasant Cottage

Helford, Cornwall | Sleeps 4Pheasant Cottage, Helford, CornwallFrom the moment you step through the door at Pheasant Cottage you are greeted by gorgeous interiors and your worries will float away. Spend evenings listening to the crackling of the wood burner and the trickling water of the Helford River nearby.

 

Straw Cottage

Clovelly, Devon | Sleeps 2Straw Cottage, Clovelly, DevonStraw Cottage is the perfect place to hibernate and get cosy in. Each room is flooded with light even on those rainy days, making it feel a sung as possible.

 

For more holiday cottages with real fires, see our Fireside Breaks>

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