Luxury Cottages and Self-Catering Accommodation by the Sea in the UK and Ireland

Luxury accommodation and cottages by the sea can be simply wonderful.  Rent a 5 star cottage, house or apartment and enjoy a fabulous seaside holiday.  For many, being by the sea offers that certain special holiday feeling.  Whether you love walking by the waves, looking out to sea or paddling on the beach, being by the sea means something different to different people.  One thing is for sure though, that a stay by the sea can definitely help make a holiday special and memorable.

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99 Cottages match your Search for Luxury Cottages by the Sea.
The Stables (Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales)
Price guide: 735 GBP - 1465 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 7
Rating:
Short breaks:   Short Breaks available apart from Jul/Aug
Dog friendly:  
Get away for a relaxing Pembrokeshire cottage holiday in 5 star comfortable and welcoming accommodation at the Stables, plus with eco-friendly credentials there’s lots to feel good about with a stay here!

Beach Nearby, Views: Views down the Brandy Brook valley overlooking green fields and woodland. Magnificent views towards the recently restored Roch Castle and Plumstone mountain.



Cottage Next Available: from 29 April 2016 to 30 April 2016; from 02 May 2016 to 28 May 2016; from 04 June 2016 to 10 June 2016;
Price guide: 420 GBP - 680 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 2
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year round
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Quality Awards: gold award , green award
This couple's holiday home could be perfect for a romantic break. The property has modern fittings and furnishings and this charming barn-conversion apartment has a gold-award for green tourism. This could be the perfect place for a couple looking to spend some quality time together in the Devon countryside, just a short drive from the coast.

Beach Nearby, Views: countryside, woodland, sea-views, Jurrasic coastline.



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 04 June 2016; from 08 June 2016 to 17 June 2016; from 19 June 2016 to 27 July 2016;
Luxurious 2 Bedroom Holiday Barn (Axminster, Devon, England)
Price guide: 680.00 GBP - 1000 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 6
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year round
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Quality Awards: gold award , green award
A green-award winning holiday home found in the beautiful county of Devon. This luxurious barn conversion has been renovated to include modern yet comfortable furnishings and has charming character features such as stone walls. The accommodation is set on a farm covering 100 acres of private countryside, woodland and fields with sea-views of the Jurassic Coast. For a truly relaxing break in luxurious surroundings, this property could be ideal.

Beach Nearby, Views: countryside, woodland, sea-views, Jurrasic coast



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 08 May 2016 to 17 June 2016; from 19 June 2016 to 27 July 2016;
Price guide: 600 GBP - 1000 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 4
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year round
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Quality Awards: gold award , green award
This holiday home has been recently renovated to provide comfortable, luxurious accommodation for up to 4 guests in 2 bedrooms. This property is set within a complex of high quality holiday homes, which is set in 100 acres of private countryside and woodland close to the Jurassic Coast.

Beach Nearby, Views: Sea-views, countryside, woodland, fields, Jurassic Coast



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 08 May 2016 to 10 June 2016; from 12 June 2016 to 27 July 2016;
Price guide: 3500 GBP - 3600 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 16
Rating:
Short breaks:   all year
Dog friendly:  
Quality Awards: gold award , green award
A luxurious self-catering holiday home found in East Devon, close to the border with Dorset. Offering spacious and comfortable accommodation, This stunning barn conversion is a great choice for large groups looking for a retreat in the south-west of England. Perfect for family gatherings, celebrations and hen parties, this barn has achieved a gold-award from Green Tourism as well as a Gold Award from Visit Britain. Boasting features such as a hot tub and a location next to beautiful countryside, not far from the coast, guests here are sure to have a memorable stay.

Beach Nearby, Views: countryside, woodland, sea-views, jurrasic coast



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 08 May 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 15 May 2016 to 20 May 2016;
Rainsbury House Exmoor (Upton, Taunton, Somerset, England)
Price guide: 650 GBP - 3200 GBP
Sleeps from 4 to 13
Rating:
Short breaks:   All year round except school holidays
Dog friendly:  
Quality Awards: gold award
Get away from it all with a stay at 4 star Gold Award winning Rainsbury House, rent the two luxurious barns together and enjoy staying in a lush Exmoor valley with stunning views, this is a fantastic base for up to 13 friends or family looking to discover the breathtaking sights of Exmoor National Park.

Beach Nearby, Views: Rainsbury House stands on a hilltop with stunning views across steep valleys and wooded hills. Magnificent to look at and to walk through.



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 28 May 2016; from 09 June 2016 to 24 June 2016; from 27 June 2016 to 22 July 2016;
The Lynhurst Luxurious Holiday House (Lynton, Devon, England)
Price guide: 1995 GBP - 3775 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 23

Short breaks:   Low/mid season only
Dog friendly:  
Elegant, Victorian country house with great character and panoramic views. Found within walking distance of Lynton and Lynmouth. Boasting ten magnificent bedrooms, nine have en-suites and four with balconies overlooking the sea views. Outside you will find large garden areas and natural woodland. Dogs welcome as well as Hen parties, Stag parties and other parties.

Beach Nearby



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 08 May 2016 to 11 May 2016; from 18 May 2016 to 20 May 2016;
Rock Farm- A Luxury Farmhouse (Taunton, Somerset, England)
Price guide: 2,650 GBP - 3,950 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 14

Short breaks:   all year round
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
Luxurious Grade II listed self-catering farmhouse sleeping up to 17 with 4 bedrooms in main house and 3 bedrooms in annexe, benefiting from a private hot tub with stunning views of surrounding Somerset countryside.

Beach Nearby, Views: beautiful views of the countryside



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 08 May 2016 to 13 May 2016; from 16 May 2016 to 20 May 2016;
Llanfendigaid 4 Star Rated Country House (Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales)
Price guide: 1700 GBP - 3750 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 21
Rating:
Short breaks:   Nov to Easter only
Dog friendly:  
Large country house with 11 bedrooms , set within the Snowdonia National Park by wooded gardens near the sea and benefiting from access to a heated indoor swimming pool on site. Rated 4 star by Visit Wales, this large house sleeps up to 21 and boasts spacious interiors and an indoor heated swimming pool, use of which is shared with holiday cottages within the grounds.

Beach Nearby



Cottage Next Available: from 02 May 2016 to 06 May 2016; from 23 May 2016 to 28 May 2016; from 03 June 2016 to 10 June 2016;
The Cow Shed with Shared Pool Access (Aberdyfi, Gwynedd, Wales)
Price guide: 850 GBP - 1450 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 6

Short breaks:   All year round except the summer months of July or August.
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
High quality 3 bedroom barn conversion, converted in 2015, relax and de-stress in coastal Snowdonia in stylish luxurious surroundings with the added benefit of shared access to a heated indoor swimming pool on the country estate and a lovely location nestled by greenery yet very close to the coast.

Beach Nearby, Views: Lush countryside views out over surrounding fields and the sea



Cottage Next Available: from 29 April 2016 to 07 May 2016; from 14 May 2016 to 20 May 2016; from 27 May 2016 to 28 May 2016;