Cottages With Open Fires: Ideal For Autumn
Published: Friday 24th Oct 2014
Written by: Alice de Courcy-Wheeler
If you are looking for a holiday home that is ideal for autumn then cottages with open fires have to be high on your list. From rural retreats and cosy cottages to ocean-side lodges and farm stays, there are a host of properties that offer fireplaces and wood burners to cosy up to after a busy day exploring the countryside. Here is a selection of cottages that guarantee to make your autumn break a snug and warming affair:
Blackberry Cottage - Wadebridge, North Cornwall
Located on a working farm, a key feature of Blackberry Cottage is its open plan living area and fireplace with wood-burner surrounded by comfortable leather sofas. With logs available free of charge during your stay, this lovely Cornish cottage sleeps six and would suit a family or group of friends looking for a rural retreat during autumn.
3 New England Cottages - Sedgeford, West Norfolk Coast
With a wood burner in the kitchen, two-bedroom 3, New England Cottages is a cosy holiday home for you to enjoy a seasonal break on the West Norfolk Coast. The two-bed property is set in a rural location and is only a short drive to some of the county’s best beaches at Brancaster and Holme-next-the-Sea.
Wild Hill - Worth Matravers, Dorset
With an open fireplace in the living room, Wild Hill offers a warm welcome to holidaymakers planning a trip to North Devon. This spacious bungalow sleeps six and is located in the village of Worth Matravers close to coastal path walks and the resort of Swanage. After a busy day out and about what could be better than to return to Wild Hill and enjoy the fire?
The Stables - Herons Ghyll, Rural Sussex
The Stables combines mod cons with everything you’d expect from a traditional holiday cottage in rural Sussex – exposed beams, a high vaulted ceiling and a wonderful wood burning stove in the living room. With room for up to six people this lovely property is within walking distance of the famous Ashdown Forest. A shorter stroll through nearby woods takes you to the local pub.
Cock Rock Cottage - Croyde, North Devon Coast
Situated close to the beach and offering wonderful views of the sea, Cock Rock Cottage is an exceptional place to enjoy an autumn break. This former gardeners' cottage is full of character and boasts a fireplace with wood burning stove in the living room - just right for warming yourself up after a seaside stroll in this outstanding location.