Cottages in Wales for Christmas
Christmas is just around the corner, so why not book a stay at one of our hideaways cottages to relax and enjoy the holidays in true Rarebits style.
This magnificent stone-built house is perfect for large groups, with 9 bedrooms sleeping up to 17 guests. Set in an acre of beautiful wooded gardens and surrounded by a further three acres of shared grounds and scenic farmland, this property is ideal for a countryside Christmas break.
The spacious and warm rooms allow for a variety of family bonding activities, such as cosying up next to the woodburning stoves in the reception rooms to watch Home Alone, or preparing the traditional roast in the impressive fully-equipped kitchen, ready to be enjoyed in the grand dining room. Guests also have access to the indoor heated swimming pool – the perfect cure to sore heads on boxing day!
Because of the space, guests love that they can share time together and make precious memories. But you can escape for some peace and tranquillity (when needed) too.
Little Fox Cottage
Little Fox Cottage is perfect for guests wishing for 5* luxury and privacy. Ideal for a family & friends holiday or a luxury romantic getaway for two, this idyllic and relaxing cottage has 3 double en-suite bedrooms sleeping up to 6 guests.
The detached 200-year-old cottage has been carefully renovated to the highest standard. Cwtch up in the comfy seating by the double-sided wood-burning stove, or indulge in a good book by the fire on the sumptuous leather sofas in the open plan lounge diner.
The spacious, contemporary fitted kitchen is well-equipped for preparing large meals, while the bi-fold doors open to the stunning split-level private outdoor entertainment area with the 12ft sunken swim spa. It’s the most perfect way for everyone to relax on even the coldest evenings, reflecting on your day while gazing at the stars above (keep an eye out for Santa’s sleigh!).
Tŷ Mawr Collection
The Ty Mawr Cottage Collection comprises 5 unique self-catering cottages, all luxuriously cosy and tastefully decorated. Set in the grounds of Ty Mawr, a Grade 2 * Georgian Mansion in the heart of the Brecon Beacons National Park, these delightful cottages are perfect for the wintery outdoors or to curl up in front of the roaring log burners. Each cottage is suitable for a loved-up couple, or bring your friends and family along for your own private collection of cottages, sleeping up to 10 guests.
The Bothy has a fully-equipped kitchen and a dining table that can extend to accommodate 6 people, all on top of underfloor heating that keeps the cottage warm on those cold winter nights. The cosy sitting room has a wood-burning stove with free kindling and wood supply, so you definitely won’t catch a chill! The first bedroom has a super-king sleigh bed, very suitable for a Christmas getaway.
The Cottage has an open-plan sitting room with a large, relaxing sofa surrounding a wood-burning stove. The granite kitchen is a pleasant environment to prepare the perfect holiday meal.
The Coach is a contemporary cottage with light flooding through the large French windows and deer skins on the oak flooring, giving a real sense of decadence. The real seller for this cottage is the sumptuous bathroom with a double-ended bath, walk-in shower and double sinks – perfect for sharing.
The Dairy is a pretty, cosy cottage with exposed timbers and warm tones. The cobbled courtyard leads you through the private covered entranceway into an open-plan living area with underfloor heating, a wood-burning stove comfortable seating.
The Laundry is full of character and unique charm. The contemporary open-plan living space features a freestanding wood burner and a large L shaped sofa, perfect for those evening game nights.
Brig y Don
Enjoy a Christmas by the coast at Brig y Don – A five-star holiday cottage furnished to the highest standards of comfort, and thoughtfully designed to offer spacious living. It has a private driveway for 4 cars and sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms all with en-suite facilities. The open plan living space is surrounded by unbroken panoramic views, sat in a spectacular clifftop location.
Brig y Don available all year has the comfort of underfloor heating and a real fire. The house makes a great base for those family occasions in and out of season. At Christmas and New Year the house is beautifully decorated with a Christmas tree and seasonal accessories. The large 12 seater dining table makes the occasion both comfortable and sociable. It is well equipped and the huge double oven range and accompanying American style fridge freezer makes catering for a crowd a pleasure.
This romantic cottage has been lovingly converted from stables using environmentally friendly, natural materials. The traditional Welsh slate floor has cosy underfloor heating plus a log stove to ensure you are snug all throughout the winter.
Situated in a private location, high on a hill above Aberystwyth, the cottage boasts breath taking, cinematic views across Cardigan Bay – Imagine waking up to that on Christmas morning! Despite its rurality, the cottage is only a short walk from the nearest town.