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Large houses to rent for Christmas

Christmas is the perfect time to gather the family together for big feasts, games exchanging presents and watching Christmas movies. Why take turns hosting when everybody can enjoy shared responsbility in a gorgeous rented home in the country over Christmas. We have thousands of big cottages available, many of which accept pets so the whole family can come - and for your special Christmas booking why not enquire with owners to make sure the home is decorated for a magical break to remember.

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United Kingdom Cottages

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    • Big Cottages - The Lodge

    The Lodge

    Yorkshire and the Humber York

    S87087

    This stunning property has everything you will need to keep everyone entertained, with a fabulous games room and a relaxing hot tub.
    Contemporary in design and artful in nature, The Lodge is a stunning detached luxury property like no other....

    Sleeps 14

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    • Big Cottages - Swallows

    Swallows

    South East Surrey Tandridge District Godstone

    S121275

    There are so many interesting places to visit with Bletchingly Castle, Hampton Court Palace and Chessington Zoo to name but a few.
    These two single storey, semi-detached cottages have been converted in 2018 from outbuildings which were once ...

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    • Big Cottages - Shirley's Cottage

    Shirley's Cottage

    Somerset Sedgemoor District Middlezoy

    S171503

    A lovely holiday property in a great location, central to pretty towns and villages, beautiful beaches and the West Somerset Railway line.
    Step to entrance.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room:
    With multi-fuel burner, 32" Freeview...

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    • Big Cottages - Hedgehogs Retreat

    Hedgehogs Retreat

    Cornwall Davidstow

    S171652

    A lovely holiday property close to all amenities, great for families or couples to explore the stunning coastline of north Cornwall.
    All on the ground floor.
    Open plan living space
    .
    Living area: With Fre...

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    • Big Cottages - The Stables

    The Stables

    East Ayrshire Dalleagles

    S176302

    Spend a day on one of the many sandy beaches that are close by, or why not take a day trip to Ireland as well?. Ground Floor:
    All on the ground floor.
    Living/dining room: With open fire and...

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    • Big Cottages - Hockwold Hall

    Hockwold Hall

    Northamptonshire East Northamptonshire District Benefield

    S113581

    Standing detached, amidst 50 acres of land, this grand and unique property is the perfect location for family, friend and couple gatherings.
    Hockwold Hall offers guests a rare opportunity to experience a real slice of history in a luxurious ...

    Sleeps 26

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    • Big Cottages - Forth View Apartment - UK10460

    Forth View Apartment - UK10460

    Fife Inverkeithing

    S128698

    Well equipped and superbly modernised, this apartment is part of the former home of a Scottish naval officer and has glorious views.
    Forth View Apartment is a bright and welcoming second floor apartment with great views over to Edinburgh and...

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    • Big Cottages - Sapperton Cottage

    Sapperton Cottage

    South East Surrey Guildford District Peaslake

    S13769

    A pretty cottage in gated grounds, perfect for touring and walking, yet just an hour from central London.

    Beautifully located in a prestigious gated setting within the grounds of the owner’s home, this detached holiday cottage is...

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    • Big Cottages - The Oaks -UK11270

    The Oaks -UK11270

    Cornwall Lanreath

    S174756

    The Oaks is a great choice for relaxatio with stunning views over the rich, Cornish countryside and the picturesque coast within easy reach.
    5 steps to entrance.
    All on the ground floor.
    Living room:
    With wood burner, Fr...

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    • Big Cottages - Linden Lea

    Linden Lea

    Dorset West Dorset District Frampton

    S170735

    Linden Lea is a charming two bedroom thatched cottage ideally located for exploring the Jurassic Coast.
    Step to entrance.
    Ground Floor:
    Living room: With wood burner and 32" TV.
    Dining room.

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    • Big Cottages - Dragon's Den

    Dragon's Den

    Norfolk South Norfolk District Thurton

    S182488

    This delightful holiday pod is a great choice for a small family with many pretty villages nearby and within easy reach of the coast.
    Step to entrance.
    All on the ground floor.
    Open plan living space.
    Living area:
    Wit...

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    • Big Cottages - Links Apartment  29974

    Links Apartment 29974

    Highland Brora

    S24342

    Enjoy the many activities available nearby, including water sports, mountain biking, sea and river fishing, hillwalking and much more!. Enjoying an ideal location with wonderful panoramic views towards the sea, this beautifully presented 4 star ac...

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    • Big Cottages - The Carriage House

    The Carriage House

    Northumberland Morpeth

    S79010

    A stone’s throw from the promenade of the Northumberland Heritage Coast, close to the historic town of Morpeth.
    Ground Floor:
    Step to entrance.
    Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, mic...

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    • Big Cottages - Regents House

    Regents House

    South East West Sussex Arun District Arundel

    S13796

    Arundel Castle is just 50 yards away and can be seem from this splendid Regency town house suitable for up to 12 guests.
    Beautifully presented throughout, this splendid Grade II listed Regency town house offers wonderful views to historical ...

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - Primrose - UKC2574

    Primrose - UKC2574

    Somerset South Somerset District Yeovil

    S88150

    After a day exploring the attractions of Somerset and Dorset, why not return and relax in this cosy well-equipped cottage?. Situated on a working farm between the characterful abbey town of Sherborne and Shaftesbury with its famous Gold Hill, and ...

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    • Big Cottages - Peacock Lodge

    Peacock Lodge

    Nottinghamshire Rushcliffe Cotgrave

    S182844

    Nestled within a popular golf and country club, this luxurious barn conversion offers ample space for families, with much to see and do nearby.
    2 steps to entrance.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space:

    Sleeps 12

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    • Big Cottages - Hillside Cottage

    Hillside Cottage

    Gateshead Chopwell

    S173502

    Enjoying a rural location surrounded by picturesque countryside, this semi-detached cottage offers spacious accommodation with much to explore nearby.
    5 steps to entrance (with alternative ramp access).
    Ground Floor:

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    • Big Cottages - High Pasture Cottage

    High Pasture Cottage

    Gateshead Chopwell

    S173501

    With a number of sights and attractions a short drive away, this charming semi-detached cottage offers a peaceful retreat amidst beautiful countryside.
    5 steps to entrance (with alternative ramp access).
    Ground Floor:

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    • Big Cottages - Down View Cottage

    Down View Cottage

    South East West Sussex Chichester District Marden East Marden

    S173507

    Surrounded by the rolling Sussex Downs, this is a haven for nature lovers, and historic Chichester is just 8 miles away.
    2 steps to entrance.
    Kitchen/dining room: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer...

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    • Big Cottages - Red Lion Cottage

    Red Lion Cottage

    Cambridgeshire Fenland District Chatteris

    S181276

    Two bed townhouse with private off-road parking. Ground Floor
    Sitting Room: Sofas and chairs, electric fire, TV
    Kitchen: gas oven and electric hob, fridge-freezer, microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, washing machine
    Shower R...

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    • Big Cottages - The Croft House

    The Croft House

    Highland Ardendrain

    S172969

    Located in the heart of the Scottish Highlands near the charming village of Kiltarlity, The Croft House is perfect for those looking for a country getaway.
    Ground Floor:
    3 steps to entrance.
    All on the ground fl...

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    • Big Cottages - Fairway Cottage- UK11780

    Fairway Cottage- UK11780

    Northumberland Belford

    S173042

    Nestled in a beautiful rural, coastal area, this lovely detached cottage offers spacious accommodation ideal for families, with much to explore in the local area.
    Ground Floor:
    Step to entrance.
    All on the groun...

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    • Big Cottages - Brunel Boutique Railway Carriage 3

    Brunel Boutique Railway Carriage 3

    Devon Teignbridge District Dawlish

    S181054

    A tastefully renovated railway carriage ideally situated just a few metres away from Dawlish Warren Beach.
    8 steps to entrance.
    All on the first floor.
    Open plan living space.
    Living area:

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    • Big Cottages - Prince Arthur & Catherine-UKC4032

    Prince Arthur & Catherine-UKC4032

    Shropshire Ludlow

    S172444

    This lovely period apartment, situated on the first floor, offers spacious, comfortable accommodation ideal for a small family, with much to explore nearby.
    All on the ground floor.
    Living/dining room: With...

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