Searching for a touch of luxury in holiday accommodation for you and your partner? There comes a time in life when you're no longer prepared to make do and prefer to pay that bit extra for a comfortable bed, good quality furnishings and an attractive holiday cottage. If this describes you, then a 5 star cottage for 2 is perfect for you.
Five stars is the highest cottage rating in England. It means that not only will you have a good quality cottage for your holiday but it will also be spacious, co-ordinated and you will be warmly welcomed. Luxurious surroundings inevitably add that extra sensory pleasure and satisfaction to any self-catering holiday.
Top of the range holiday cottages are not simply beautifully decorated and equipped with the most expensive fabrics and gadgets. The properties themselves are desirable and have a high value. Many will be architecturally designed and individual. They may stand in capacious professionally landscaped gardens and are beautifully presented. This holiday product is designed with wealthy people in mind who demand that higher standard of accommodation. The properties could include anything from eco-builds to Grade II listed period cottages.
There may be additional features to please which could include a private swimming pool, a sauna or even a water feature such as a fountain the garden. Expect the garden furniture to be beautiful, whether it is modern aluminium or traditional wood. All gadgets and appliances will be of high specifications throughout the accommodation.
High attention to detail in luxurious accommodation for couples
Holidaymakers expect to find complete sets of good quality crockery, glassware, cutlery and spotless saucepans and utensils. A good number of 5 star holiday cottages will have gourmet kitchens equipped with every kitchen tool that could possibly be desired.
Highly rated holiday homes tend to have sensually smooth Egyptian cotton, silk or linen bedding, large fluffy and soft white bathsheets and an array of toiletries to pamper and indulge.
The greater pleasures of a high class one bedroom holiday accommodation
The majority of holidaymakers experience a sense of delight when their holiday accommodation matches their expectations. Even a one bedroom cottage for two people can be spacious and stunning.
A weekend break in a luxury cottage for two
Enjoy a relaxing break in a luxury 5 star cottage where your every comfort has been considered. It is increasingly becoming possible to rent a holiday cottage for a short break, generally three nights over a Friday to Monday weekend or mid-week breaks of four nights. Short breaks allow people to maximise their annual leave. Pensioners have the advantage of being free to take short breaks whenever it suits them and are best able to take advantage of special deals out of season.
There are dedicated cycle paths in many parts of the country and it may be worth checking out if there is one near your farm cottage.
Expect a comfortable high quality bed, perhaps silky soft Egyptian cotton bedlinen, perhaps bathrobes, good quality toiletries or a spa bath.
Facilities will vary but the standard of a 5 star cottage is high and assured.