Definition of holiday home in English:

holiday home


  • A house or flat that someone owns in addition to their usual home and uses for holidays.

    ‘the cottage was let weekly as a self-catering holiday home’
    • ‘A British newspaper recently revealed the results of a survey of the cost of buying holiday homes in the eurozone.’
    • ‘Selecting the appropriate colour palette for a holiday home is crucial.’
    • ‘The agent pointed to a development called The Courtyard, which illustrates the renewed demand for holiday homes.’
    • ‘Some companies are now reviewing the whole issue of insuring holiday homes.’
    • ‘They are handling the sale of a number of holiday homes in Galway.’
    • ‘The agency is handling sales at Seaview, a new development of 58 holiday homes.’
    • ‘According to agents in the area, the budget has triggered renewed demand for holiday homes.’
    • ‘He was born in Sligo, where he retains a holiday home.’
    • ‘An increasing number of Irish people are investing in holiday homes around the country.’
    • ‘The idea is to attract permanent residents to the area rather than, for instance, having the accommodation used as a holiday home.’