You can now rent Iris’ English Cottage from ‘The Holiday’
Located in Holmbury St Mary, Surrey, about an hour’s drive from London, the quintessential British cottage, named Honeysuckle Cottage, is nestled in the Surrey hills, surrounded by hedges, trees and a wooden fence. slabs that looks straight out of a storybook. With all its rustic charm, it’s no wonder it provided the perfect setting for glamorous Amanda to fall for Iris’ little brother, Graham (played by Jude Law).
And while an Atlanta interior designer has created an exact replica in which you can staythe Honeysuckle cottage itself is now for rent from January 2023.
According to its AirBnb page, the home of Holidays sleeps five people in three bedrooms, with two double bedrooms and one single bedroom. There’s a soaking tub — no, sorry, not the one Cameron Diaz slipped into — two toilets and a laundry room.
And although the exterior is what inspired the film’s setting, its actual interiors retain the heat. country style with original exposed beams, inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove. Downstairs you will also find underfloor heating and a retro AGA cooker in the kitchen. There is also a dining room, a reading nook and an expansive backyard.
One look at the real house and all its enchanting details and it’s clear what the Hollywood scouts were drawn to. However, it should be noted that if it was made in his image, the scenes were actually filmed on a replica set in Hollywood.
So if you lack inspiration for your next vacation, can we suggest a trip to the British countryside?
Take a look inside the house below or check out the listing here.
The dining room has a seven-seater table, a view of the garden and original wooden beams along the roof.
The double bedroom with a king-size bed has a fireplace, farmhouse windows and exposed brick details.
With a cantou fire, a cozy armchair and lots of natural light, the living room will be your new favorite place to read.