10 fabulous big cottages with a games room holiday cottages

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10 fabulous big cottages with a games room

Sarah P 15 October 2020

The beauty of hiring a large house for a group holiday is that they usually offer optimum space for luxury extras, like their own private games rooms! A great source of entertainment for groups of adults, a sure-fire way to keep kids amused and hours of fun and laughter for all age groups. It means you can swap a night in front of the TV for a table tennis tournament, challenge one another to a game of darts, or get competitive on the pool table. 

Big cottages with games rooms offer all kinds of enjoyment from big games equipment, to nostalgic board games and competitive computer games. You may even find some extra special games rooms that also have their own bar and comfy sofas! Here are 10 of our favourite cottages with games rooms, and some with pools, hot tubs and tennis courts too! 

The Hop Pickers Oast and Barn – Appledore | Kent 

  • Sleeps 25
  • Games room: pool table, dartboard, table football
  • Outdoor hot tubs and children’s play area

The games room at this fabulous property is the perfect hangout for children, teenagers, and adults alike. Housed inside an external building just off the sunny al fresco dining area, beside the pond, it’s a social spot for all-year-round fun! As well as a good selection of games equipment, there are sofas, a TV, a variety of toys for younger children and its own toilet, so you don’t have to go inside! That’s not all though, this large cottage with a games rooms also features a hot tub, outdoor children’s play area, and a children’s splash pool! Complete with eleven bedrooms, this extravagant property is the kind of venue where large groups of family and friends can come together for reunions and special occasions.

New Lodge, The Highlands

  • Sleeps 18
  • Games room: table football, table tennis, pool table, roulette wheel, 58” TV and wood burner
  • Tennis court

This exceptional large cottage in Scotland with a games room boasts plenty of social space for big group gatherings. The games room is inside the separate ‘Ceilidh Barn’ which, complete with its own kitchen and bathroom, could double as a venue for a party or dance if you are celebrating a special occasion. Families and groups of friends can relish the fantastic variety of entertainment after epic adventures through the surrounding mountains and along the River Carron. There are also two all-weather tennis courts that guests are welcome to use, and guests can arrange salmon fishing with the estate.

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Holiday cottages with indoor pools and games rooms

Badger Vale Barn | Shropshire

  • Sleeps 12 
  • Games room: pool table and dartboard 
  • Indoor swimming pool

The combination of a games room and an indoor swimming pool really adds that wow-factor to a group holiday. Badger Vale Barn, set within the rolling Shropshire countryside, not only boats impeccable interiors and luxury features, but the games and pool barn steal the show. The indoor swimming pool is the perfect year-round entertainment, where you can pull open the sliding doors in summer, and keep warm and toasty within winter. The games room is in the same building, underneath the pool area so, both benefit from the warmth of underfloor heating and have access to a bathroom and an all-important wine cooler!

Estuary View Minsterworth | Gloucestershire

  • Sleeps 26
  • Games room: table football and pool table
  • Indoor heating swimming pool, cinema room and hot tub

This impressive, well-appointed large house enjoys a private location behind electric gates on the banks of the River Severn. It is the ideal venue for hosting a big celebration such as a milestone birthday, or a hen party. Close the Forest of Dean, there is a myriad of outdoor activities on offer. That’s if you can tear yourself away from the marvellous entertainment on offer at the cottage. The games room offers a social hub for evening entertainment or a hideaway for the kids to congregate. As well as organising some competitive fun, the cinema room is a great spot for lazy evenings, and the hot tub and indoor heated swimming pool are a real bonus too.

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Cottages to rent with hot tubs and games rooms

Horslett Barn, Devon 

  • Sleeps 10
  • Games room: pool table, projector with Smart TV, Netflix, and Blu-ray DVD
  • Outdoor hot tub

It’s all about pool tournaments and family movie nights at this pristine cottage to rent with hot tub and games room. Doubling as a cinema room, the games room provides hours of entertainment for all ages. Complete with a pool table and a projector with Smart TV, Netflix, and Blu-ray DVD, families can nurture their competitive side, or relax on the huge sofa and bean bags. The pristine barn conversion also offers five en-suite bathrooms for ultimate privacy and contemporary open-plan living. Step outside, and you’ll be just as delighted by the private hot tub and the children’s play area. Located on the Devon and Cornwall border, days out and outdoor activities are in abundance.

Sea Glass Barn | Norfolk 

  • Sleeps 10
  • Shared games room: snooker and pool table, table football, table tennis and board games 
  • Private cinema room and shared access to gym facilities and beauty treatments

You’ll hardly have to venture off-site from this striking coastal retreat, part of a small complex within walking distance of Mundesley beach. The private cinema room, sauna and hot tub will be sure to give you plenty of places to relax and rejuvenate after a day at the beach, but the shared games room is a fun alternative to movie nights. Housed within a spacious room where adults can let off some steam or children and teenagers can keep themselves entertained, there are plenty of games to choose from! During your stay, you’ll also have access to a range of beauty treatments and gym facilities. 

West Farleigh Farmhouse | Devon

  • Sleeps 12
  • Games room: pool table and a fully functional bar 
  • Cinema room, hot tub, and a children’s play area

This magnificent holiday cottage with a games room, and a myriad of other features, is what families dream of for their big annual get together! The stylish games room has a pool table, music system and a fully operational bar with drinks cooler, water dispenser and a dishwasher. That’s not all, adjoining this there is also a fabulous cinema room with coloured mood lighting, cinema screen TV, sofas and beans bags. These two sumptuous spaces offer simply perfect areas for socialising, celebrating and entertaining, with something for every member of the family! There’s also an outdoor hot tub and children’s play area!    

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Party houses with games rooms

The Temple | Peak District 

  • Sleeps 34
  • Games room: pool table, table tennis, air hockey, piano, and six-speaker karaoke machine with lights 
  • Two hot tubs, a traditional pub and a separate wine bar

One of our ultimate party houses with games room, The Temple is hard to beat when you’re searching for a venue for a big celebration. Not only is the games room superbly stocked, but you will find it within the property’s very own private pub! Yes, you can play a pub landlord and host a party to remember! We’re only just scratching the surface here though because there are actually two bars, two hot tubs, 15 bedrooms and a whole host of social spaces to party together or seek out a quiet corner for some time to yourself. The fabulous games room sits within the traditional pub, so it’s the perfect spot if you’re hosting a party! 

The Country Retreat | Herefordshire 

  • Sleeps 18
  • Games room: table tennis and cinema area. Pool table housed in a separate library
  • Private bar, lawn games, and the hot tub and pizza oven can be arranged at an additional cost

How do you fancy staying in a mansion in the Herefordshire countryside? This beautiful party house with a games room provides an impressive backdrop for any celebration, from milestone birthday parties, to hen dos. The games room features a table tennis and cinema area, along with a selection of toys for younger guests! There is also a sophisticated library with a pool table, ideal if groups of adults and children wish to have their own space! If you are hosting a big party, however, the private bar area is the perfect space for this! In addition to these fabulous facilities, the huge property also offers landscaped gardens, expansive lawns, a nature trail and fruit orchards.

 Shallows End | Bath

  • Sleeps 24
  • Games room: pool table and bar 
  • Private hot tub and sauna

This party house with a games room is the perfect place for hen and stags to stay. Not only is it just five miles from the bars, restaurants and clubs of vibrant Bath, but it plays host to a whole variety of its own facilities that parties will love! While the games room boasts a pool table and a bar perfect for serving pre-drinks, there is also a fabulous garden for summer parties. Complete with a sunken hot tub, barrel sauna and a fire pit, it offers plenty of social space inside and out. You wait until you see the lavish bedroom décor – some with their own private bathtubs too! 

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Book a cottage with a games room

Blown away by these cottages with games rooms? We thought you might be! Whether you’re arranging a multigenerational family holiday, a gathering with friends or a big celebration, we think you’ll find somewhere perfect among these incredible large cottages with games rooms. 

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Disclaimer: Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information at the time of writing, please ensure you check carefully before making any decisions based on the contents within this article.

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