So we drove for almost a whole day to spend a week on the very beautiful Llŷn Peninsula in north Wales.
photogenic on the outside, but startlingly ugly on the inside we couldn't believe our luck at finding Aberdaron Cottage, in the village of the same name. This is what "country cottage" should look like – what do you reckon?
For more stories on other interesting holiday rentals, check out these previous posts.
Words & photos by Kate