Smaller Holiday Homes & Cottages

Smaller Holiday Homes

Enjoying the company of a close-knit group of people who mean a lot to you is surely one of the most pleasurable ways to spend your leisure time, especially if you rent a luxury smaller property to house your party.

If you’re planning a UK holiday or other special occasion with your partner or several relatives, friends or colleagues, you’ll love our carefully selected range of luxury smaller properties designed for between two and about a dozen guests. The properties are also ideal when you want to enjoy well-deserved time by yourself. What’s more, a number of them have facilities especially for children. Whether you’re looking for an elegant house, chic cottage or lovely mews dwelling, you’re bound to find one of our smaller properties that appeals.

Perhaps you’re keen to relax by the sea, be charmed by a pretty village or explore an historic city, such as Edinburgh or York. You could celebrate your engagement or anniversary with a romantic trip. Smaller holiday homes make ideal venues for intimate dinner parties and pampering sessions. They’re wonderful places to put your feet up after a shopping spree or afternoon devoted to cultural activities.

At House Parties, we’ve scoured the UK in search of the very best luxury rental properties for small groups. That means you can enjoy superior group accommodation near many of the nation’s finest attractions. Nothing beats the magic of a beautiful holiday home in a stunning location. That’s why our range of luxury smaller properties is a fantastic alternative to hotels and B&Bs. The properties you find on our website are all stylish and luxurious. They’re cosy, not cramped, intimate, not impersonal.

Immaculately presented rooms, gorgeous gardens, private parking, Sky TV and free Wi-Fi are just some of the brilliant features available in the smaller properties range. Renting a home-from-home gives you more privacy than is possible in many other forms of group accommodation. You can self-cater or, in some properties, request bespoke catering services. What you do and when is entirely up to you. What’s more, we’re committed to offering fantastic accommodation at fantastic prices.

Scroll down to view our range of luxury smaller properties or browse what’s available in your preferred location. When you click on a property’s name or photo, you’ll see more details, as well as a gallery of images. You’ll therefore be able to form a clear idea of the property’s style, features and benefits.

Booking your stay is simple and straightforward. When you’ve found the holiday home of your dreams, simply give us a call on 01242 285755, and our friendly, efficient team will be delighted to help you make the necessary arrangements. That’s also the number to call if you have any questions or would like some advice about any aspect of renting the properties. Alternatively, feel free to contact us online.

At House Parties, we pride ourselves on making it as easy as possible for you to find the ideal group accommodation for your holiday or other special occasion. Book your stay in one of our luxury UK holiday homes today for a truly magical experience!

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Elspeth Neill - 10th August 2020
Staying in Stucktaymore-Killin (Scotland)

Great property in a very quiet location but close enough to shops etc. Booking process very efficient with access to an app which gave very comprehensive information on the property and all the services available in the area. Foldyard house was, as expected, very well equipped and very big. The only negatives were the showers in the en suites which were very hard to turn on and then unable to regulate the temperature. Raised the problem when we were there but not rectified which was very disappointing.

David Toner - 6th August 2020
Staying in Foldyard House-Beverley

We have had an absolute blast at Fairfield! The house was clean, spacious and beautifully decorated and had everything we could have asked for. The grounds were spacious and picturesque and the whole house, despite being grand in size, was welcoming. We loved the hot tub and used it the entire weekend and loved the huge lawns for photos and selfies! It's such a special place and we would happily come back. In fact, many of the hens that attended said they would be planning to stay here for birthday celebrations etc. The staff have been great throughout the covid crisis. Dan was more than willing to refund the hens most of their money which was really reasonable and Tracey... Don't even get me started! She was PHENOMONAL and is the epitomy of hard work, pride and dedication! This place is her pride and joy and you can see why she's so proud of it. The support, help and above and beyond attitude that Tracey displayed in the lead up to the event was exceptional and she really really looked after us. From arranging an earlier viewing ahead of lockdown to getting the house ready earlier on the day of our arrival to help make things easier for us. A fantastic experience had by all! Thanks again, Fairfield!

Louise Haigh - 19th July 2020
Staying in Fairfield House-Stanhope

This was our third (and definitely won't be our last) stay at the house and as usual everything was excellent. We are five friends who meet up annually and the house is just perfect for us, it is comfortable and spacious and in a great location.
A big "thank-you" to the ladies at "House Parties" who are always very helpful.

Norma Hewitt - 14th March 2020
Staying in Baille Hill House-York

Outstanding weekend! We were welcomed by Lorraine on arrival, who gave us a tour of the house and showed us how to use all the gadgets etc. House was immaculate and had everything we needed for our hen party. Unfortunately weather wasn’t great for us, however it didn’t stop us using the hot tub! We even had umbrellas provided!!! Top class stay and excited to book again

Lynn Miller - 8th March 2020
Staying in Stuckdarach-Tarbet(Scotland)

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Megan Gillies - 18th February 2020
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