Luxury Country Houses and Mansions in England for Holidays, Weekends and Occasions

Luxury Country Houses

There are many large country houses and mansions throughout England that are now owned privately and rented out for the enjoyment and experience they offer for large family and group gatherings, as well as special occasions and other celebrations with Cottage Gems. There are also country houses and mansions that can accommodate hen parties and stag parties or just simply provide luxurious accommodation for a large family holiday or group of friends looking to enjoy a country break in England.

Self-Catering Facilities

These spectacular properties boast excellent facilities, beautiful period features, a great sense of grandeur and opulence as well as spacious and comfortable accommodation for large numbers of people. You may even find a country house or mansion that has been completely refurbished to provide contemporary holiday home featuring the latest gadgets, technology and facilities such as hot tubs, swimming pools, saunas, sound systems as well as state of the art appliances and top of the range furnishings. More traditional homes provide a fantastic atmosphere of glamour that makes for high-end and comfortable accommodation. Large mansions often also boast vast grounds with well presented lawns, fishing lakes, children’s play areas and much more so you are bound to find a property that ticks all the boxes.

Click on the photos below to find out more about each of the country houses and mansions available with Cottage Gems to rent in England.

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Cocketts Idyllic Rural Retreat (Mendlesham Green, Suffolk, England)
Price guide: 540 GBP - 1140 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 8

Short breaks:   all year round
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
This idyllic Suffolk country house is picture-perfect inside and out, family-friendly and dog-friendly, this 4 bedroom cottage features three separate garden areas, totalling around an acre and offers plenty of room for outdoor games like football or badminton, and also has a tree swing in the orchard.

Cottage Next Available: from 01 September 2017 to 10 September 2017; from 17 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 29 September 2017 to 05 October 2017;
5 Star Rated Millgrove Holiday House (Taunton, Somerset, England)
Price guide: 800 GBP - 3999 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 12
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Short breaks:   Weekends or mid week breaks available
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This impressive country house with its 6 large bedrooms sleeps up to 12 people. Located close to Exmoor and the Quantock Hills, this property boasts a spacious living area, beautiful countryside views and Sky TV. Facilities on site include a heated swimming pool, miniature pool table and full size table tennis table. Outdoors in the generous gardens there is a children's play area with slide and a trampoline. Parking available for several vehicles in private driveway. This 5 star rated property is ideal for a large family holiday, hen party or stag party.

Cottage Next Available: from 03 July 2017 to 07 July 2017; from 14 July 2017 to 21 July 2017; from 04 September 2017 to 08 September 2017;
Wayside House- 5 Star Rated House with Pool (Cullompton, Devon, England)
Price guide: 950 GBP - 4500 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 13
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Modern, 5 star rated, luxury property sleeping up to 13 people in 5 bedrooms and boasting a heated covered swimming pool, games room with pool table, air hockey and Wii, a fantastic outdoor children's play area complete with swing, climbing frame and trampoline, spacious kitchen and lounge as well as a stylish conservatory with breathtaking views across the Blackdown Hills. This property is ideal for big families or large groups of up to 13. Hen Parties and Stag Parties are welcome. Parking available for several cars.

Cottage Next Available: from 07 July 2017 to 10 July 2017; from 14 July 2017 to 21 July 2017; from 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017;
Price guide: 1160 GBP - 1695 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 12
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Short breaks:   Available throughout the year
Dog friendly:   1 dogs welcome by arrangement
Quality Awards: gold award, green award
Luxurious 6 bedroom self-catering house in the charming town of Matlock in the Peak District, sleeping up to 12. Enjoy the luxurious surroundings and charming features such as oak beamed ceilings at this 4 star rated Grade II listed house. This house can be booked for short break bookings all year round and hen parties are welcome.

Cottage Next Available: from 03 July 2017 to 07 July 2017; from 10 July 2017 to 21 July 2017; from 21 August 2017 to 25 August 2017;
Luxury Eco Barn Conversion (Holsworthy, Devon, England)
Price guide: 600 GBP - 2350 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 12

Short breaks:   Short breaks from Sept to June excl school hols - prices show discount rate for small parties and will vary please email or phone for details
Dog friendly:   2 dogs welcome by arrangement
Large luxurious eco-friendly barn conversion offering a 5 star standard of accommodation for up to 12 in 5 bedrooms. With exposed wooden beams and high ceilings in some rooms, this is a stylish, comfortable place for a holiday in the West Country.

Cottage Next Available: from 13 October 2017 to 20 October 2017; from 30 October 2017 to 10 November 2017; from 24 November 2017 to 01 December 2017;
Price guide: 1600 GBP - 4250 GBP
Sleeps from 8 to 18
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Beautiful 5 star rated, gold award winning barn conversions in Herefordshire. Trevase Cottages have 2 barn conversions with spectacular country views located around 5 miles apart. Penblaith Barn accomodates up to 18 in 8 ensuite bedrooms whereas the Granary sleeps 16 in 8 ensuite bedrooms. Trevase Granary benefits from a games room and a covered Jacuzzi overlooking the garden. Plenbaith Barn has a games room and outdoor hot tub. Wonderful, large barn conversions for large families or groups.

Cottage Next Available: from 28 June 2017 to 30 June 2017; from 03 July 2017 to 07 July 2017; from 10 July 2017 to 12 July 2017;
Luxurious Holiday House (Lynton, Devon, England)
Price guide: 1995 GBP - 3775 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 23

Short breaks:   Low/mid season only
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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.

Cottage Next Available: from 28 June 2017 to 30 June 2017; from 02 July 2017 to 03 July 2017; from 10 July 2017 to 11 July 2017;
Luxury Cotswolds House (Bibury, Gloucestershire, England)
Price guide: 1250 GBP - 2500 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 12
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Short breaks:   Low season only
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Comfortable and well-presented, Grade II listed country house set in the prettiest valley in the cotswolds, within two acres of lake and river frontage. This 5 star rated property is positioned in the chocolate box village of Winson in the Coln Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Boasting six bedrooms, three double, two twins and a single as well as three bathrooms and a cloakroom. Beautiful gardens and terrace for summer dining with BBQ.

Cottage Next Available: from 28 June 2017 to 07 July 2017; from 31 July 2017 to 04 August 2017; from 11 August 2017 to 17 August 2017;
Woodlands High Quality Farmhouse sleeps 14 (Bridgwater, Somerset, England)
Price guide: 1350 GBP - 3950 GBP
Sleeps from 1 to 14

Short breaks:   All year round
Dog friendly:  
Historic Grade II listed Farmhouse in rural Somerset sleeping up to 14 in 7 bedrooms. Set within 100 acres, this is a real rural retreat. Beautifully furnished, this large house offers a taste of luxury living. What's more this stylish property has a hot tub, cinema room, four poster bed, games room plus a bespoke designer kitchen. There is also an outdoor play area for children with swings and a slide.

Cottage Next Available: from 29 June 2017 to 30 June 2017; from 03 July 2017 to 07 July 2017; from 09 July 2017 to 14 July 2017;
Price guide: 1800 GBP - 4600 GBP
Sleeps from 2 to 17
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Short breaks:   FROM OCT-APRIL (EXCL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS)
Dog friendly:   3 dogs welcome by arrangement
Large luxurious farmhouse with lovely country views yet within walking distance of the beach, located near Bude in Cornwall. Sleeping up to 17 in 9 bedrooms this large self-catering property enjoys shared use of a heated swimming pool (located 4 miles away) and has its own games room complete with pool table and table football.

Cottage Next Available: from 11 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 18 September 2017 to 22 September 2017; from 25 September 2017 to 13 October 2017;
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