Escape to the country – book a beautiful rural retreat! Choose from cosy country cottages, exquisitely converted farmhouses and Mediterranean-style fincas bursting with character.
Rural retreats provide the perfect setting for total relaxation. See our holiday cottages in Cornwall, the Cotswolds and the Lake District, or find a cottage with a mesmerising backdrop in Snowdonia or the Scottish Highlands. Further afield, explore the tranquillity and native wildlife in France, Italy or Spain from your own gite or trullo.
Some of our rural retreats come complete with private pools, BBQs, Jacuzzis and real log fires. They make perfect bases for hiking, cycling, fishing, or simply enjoying the peace and fresh air of the great outdoors.
Villa to rent
Medieval villa to rent in picturesque mountain village in Liguria Italy close to the French Riviera. Experience staying in the friendly historic Italian village of Pigna as well as enjoying days out to the French coast towns of Monaco, Menton, San Remo. The villa sleeps 7/8 comfortably and is very charming and unique with lots of sunny outside space. …see more
Traditional fisherman's cottage beside Blackwater river, recently renovated, quiet rural location with magnificent views over river and Knockmealdown mountains, south coast 20 min, historical towns nearby. This area has lots to offer and is just waiting to be explored!! …see more
Romantic charm a picturesque medieval area , panoramic views overe the green wills of tuscany and umbria , fantastic sunset on the lake house. peace , colors , scents of this eart will make every vacation memorable and easy. The ideal place to spend a holiday in both nature and history surrounded by fields vineyards olive old woods …see more
Sellanraa in Italy is located inside the natural reserve of Bracciano and Martignano, just 30km north of Rome, in an extremely green and peaceful spot and has an amazing view. Free Wi-fi. The area of Lake Bracciano offers a lovely holiday atmosphere! Rome can easily be reached from Cesano train station in 30 minutes. …see more
Our guests are those who flee from loneliness of the big city, you may want to write, paint or just relax, together with those who love, in the absence of an enchanted atmosphere. A way of life so ancient and so new. We were not aware of the existence of the Americas,and Urbani Palace already existed, with its austere elega …see more
A detached Cotswold-stone cottage offering high-end accommodation for two in the beautiful hamlet of Upper Slaughter. Surrounded by stunning countryside it's perfect for couples looking for a romantic break away. SHORT BREAKS available please contact us for a quote. We're proud to have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2014. …see more
Porpora is a studio of about 45 sqm very elegantly furnished, the leading colour is red.The night area with a large bed is separated from the living area by a wall. In the living area there are two spare beds + a folding bed and a kitchenette facing the blossoming patio We only have 3 units for rent (max 10 guests)
This is the perfect place for parties or for single families …see more
Two bedroom, two bathroom golf-side villa with stunning views. Very comfortable, well-furnished and equipped, with all the facilities of a four star resort; swimming pools, restaurants, 24 hour reception. In Quinta do Lago, one of the premier locations in Europe. Quinta do Lago is only 20 mins from Faro Airport. 5 golf courses, nature reserve, pristine blue flag beach …see more
A delightful, spacious groundfloor 1-level and one bedroom apartment with private gated terrace, courtyard and parking. It is situated in a recently built house on the promenad along Etang du Thau only 200m from the old port and 3 kms away from Mediterranean beaches.
Luxury 2 bed, 2 bathroom self catering cottage with unspoilt country views but within easy reach of Kirkby Lonsdale. An ideal base to explore the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. Guests will also have free use of leisure facilities including swimming pool, gym & sauna Also includes SKY HD, SKY Sports and wifi …see more
3 en-suite bedrooms, lounge/kitchen/dining area,and utility/drying room
Games Room - All visitors have free access to the Games Room
Wood-burning stove Finn Valley Cottages are well placed for hill-walking, golfing, fishing and country pursuits …see more
Decking on 3 sides with rattan table and chairs and hammock plus BBQ area with seating. Ideally situated for Pembrokeshire's stunning beaches, towns and coastal paths. Play a free round of golf on the course at Herons Brook. Horse riding, fishing and lots more nearby. After a day's exploring, restore and revive yourself in this wonderfully quiet and relaxing environment. …see more
With 3 ensuite bedrooms, this well equipped holiday cottage is in a beautiful setting, is close to Stonehenge, Salisbury and Marlborough and is ideal for a relaxing holiday break. The local pub, which does good food, is 2 minutes walk away. Wifi and Table Tennis The cottage is surrounded by a lovely thatched walled garden and is situated next to the village church. …see more
4 bedrooms, private walled south facing safe garden, large bathroom. Fully equipped kitchen. Free wifi, canoe,
Terrace with gas BBQ. Close to amenities.
Golf courses within 1 hour. Water park at Angouleme. Local outdoor swimming pool 1km. Theme parks near For those looking for tranquility and relaxation, ideal for families or adult groups, free wifi …see more
Special offer for September. Romantic get-away. Special. Stylish. Peaceful. Rural. Retreat for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers, writers, star-gazers. Extremely comfortable. Fabulous countryside to explore. Just for two.Idyllic. Small dogs accepted.
2 excellent leisure centres a 25 minute drive away. Village swimming pool nearby. …see more
Two x 2 bedroom apartments (sleeps 4+1 each) with stunning sea views and large balconies. 7 min walk to beautiful beaches. Short ferry ride to Split. Perfect base for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic. Sunny 300 days a year. …see more
Hector is our family friendly self catering luxury self catering family holiday cottage, located in a private gated mews behind Brewers Quay very near to the harbour side and only a few minutes from the beach. …see more
Are looking for a unique luxury retreat in Bali for you and your loved ones? Discover Bulung Daya, a fully-staffed villa located on a wild black sand beach, away from the crowds. Leave stress behind near the 33 metres long pool. Contact me now for your dream holidays. For the most unique Bali holiday, between a wild beach and flowing rice paddies. Chef, 33 metres long pool …see more
ABRUZZO has the largest natural parks in Italy. With over 140,000 well protected acres the parks cover two thirds of the total area of Abruzzo, no other region in Europe can say the same. It is the most delightful region of Central Italy. …see more
Cosy, romantic, well-equipped cottage: hotel-standard mattresses, linen and towels provided, games, toys, DVDs and a generous welcome hamper including wine and chocolates. Free wifi and BBQ, with fuel. Terrace patio with furniture and umbrella. All utilities included. Excellent walking right on the doorstep, with mountain bike trails, slate caverns and steam railway nearby. …see more
This house has been renovated keeping many of the original features and has full wifi and UK satellite TV. It has plenty of outside space with a large courtyard as well as two balconies on the top floor. The house is in the centre of the old part of the medieval town of Tarascon in the very heart of Provence. …see more
Provencal markets, crafts, restaurants, the cttage "Le Clos des Lucques" is situated in the heart of the charming Provencal village of Le Pin, quiet and picturesque, ideally close to Uzes, Avignon, Pont du Gard and Nimes. The gorges of Ardeche, the Mediterranean coast, …see more
Minehead has a variety of shops and restaurants and is known as the Gateway to Exmoor. Places to visit include Dunster, Porlock, Lynton & Lynmouth and the Doone Valley, The Exmoor National Park has also been designated Europes first international Dark Sky Reserve. With local bus services covering much of the area, guests without their own transport are well catered for. …see more
The Homestead at Southcombe Farm is a luxury holiday cottage situated in the heart of a gorgeous 60 acre farm. Only about a mile from the lovely market town of Holsworthy and 10 miles from the North Cornwall Coast. Perfect for couples or families.
With its private garden and sunny veranda it is the perfect place to relax and unwind in a stud fam setting! …see more
A mix of modern and traditional two-bedroom cottage in semi-rural location in Reydon, Suffolk within walking distance of Southwold. Ideal for families or couples, some pets allowed, lovely private quiet spot to unwind. …see more
An ideal rural retreat for exploring the area, any length of stay over two nights considered, lovely walks and cycling from the door, a substantial continental breakfast can be provided if required, lots of interesting places to visit near by. Next door to excellent village shop, opposite a friendly village inn and church - beautiful setting. …see more
A delightful two bedroom traditional stone cottage with a modern interior that sleeps four plus cot with private garden in the heart of St Agnes and close to the beach. Self catering is simple as there's loads of local shops to cater for what ever you need within 100m. …see more
Carrigeen Cottage is nestled in the beautiful Kilkenny countryside & only 10 minutes from the medieval city of Kilkenny. Whether it's a quiet country retreat for you & your partner, a fun filled family getaway or a weekend away with the girls you'll love Carrigeen! …see more
A charming traditional stone house with a private swimming-pool located on the outskirts of the village of Kritou Terra, near the holiday beach resort of Polis. The restored farmhouse enjoys complete quietness and privacy, with the nearest house over 250m away. Rates include a free car with comprehensive insurance and free airport transfers to/from Pafos Airport. …see more
Casa Pequeña: romantic 1 bedroom cottage set in exotic lush sub-tropical gardens. Relaxing tranquil base from which to explore Andalucía, the rugged Granada coast or simply idle days away in the flower filled gardens, read by the swimming pool.
All mod cons + Wi-Fi zone This unique cottage furnished & equipped for long lets, not simply 'spartan' holidays - many guests return! …see more
Located on Portree Harbour, The Cedar sleeps 1-5 people and has spectacular waterfront views. The self catering accomodation consists of two double bedrooms (one en suite), and a single bedroom, Satellite TV, a SAUNA and WHIRLPOOL BATHTUB. The well equipped kitchen inc …see more
Between Le Marche and Umbria, near two Natural Parks, it's ideal for relax, trekking, hiking, mountain biking, horse biking. Near Gubbio, Assisi and Urbino you can also have enogastronomic and culture itinerary: DOC wine and pasta + arts and culture go hand in hand. …see more
A farmhouse in the Scottish Highlands in a quiet glen. Surrounded by land. Ideal touring centre. 7 miles from Loch Ness. Beaches, forests, castles, the west coast, Aviemore and the Cairngorms all within reach.
Sorry, no dogs. ADULTS/TEENS ONLY because of risks to children, water courses, horses etc. No smoking …see more
Lose yourselves in the space this house offers. Set in the lovely village of Saint Mars d'Égrenne, Saintem is a large modern yet characterful old house offering ample accommodation for small or large families and small groups. Take a look inside... Ft. 4 dbl bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, garden, Sat TV & parking.
Charming detached chalet near centre St Gervais village. 2 min drive to skilift / mountain bike lift. Free wifi.
Own garden and secure parking Situated in the picturesque village of St Gervais, near Megeve and Chamonix. Perfect all year round …see more
Domaine Tournesol is an ideal setting for a peaceful relaxing holiday, or a centre for exploring the local vineyards (Madiran, Jurancon, Cotes de Gascogne) the magnificent Pyrenees or the dramatic beaches of SW France. UK flights to Bordeaux, Toulouse, Lourdes, Biarritz Consecutive gold award winner with Welcome Cottages based on customer comments.
Holt Bank offers high quality accommodation with a multitude of features reflecting this great example of Victorian 'Gothic' architecture, yet providing the latest modern facilities giving you a relaxing base to explore the region. Easy access to road and rail links. Designed around 2 people, Holt Bank can accommodate 4, with the hire of 2 single beds £10 / person / night. …see more
Fantastic lake view living. This hillside residence is in a quiet and tranquil setting and boasts stunning panoramic lake views. The large balcony overlooks the lake and mountains and is perfect for alfresco dining. A penthouse property with fabulous beamed ceilings throughout, creating a gorgeous ski-chalet feel. …see more
Whether you want to fill your days with long walks, swimming in nearby lakes or just lazing with a glass of wine and good book, Number Six is the perfect home for this year's long awaited break. …see more
This house is suitable for young and old alike. If you've young children that would like to explore the countryside and see what it's like to live in rural Ireland, this is ideal! They can search for eggs and feed the donkey and pony. Stunning views from front door! And some beautiful walks, ideal for exploring the countryside. …see more
Moon Fleat is a traditional 300 year old stone, cosy cottage in West Quantoxhead in the beautiful Quantock Hills AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), with panoramic views of Exmoor and across the Bristol Channel to South Wales. Quantock is known for its wildlife, especially the red deer and Quantock ponies. …see more
Comfortable, well equipped, renovated, 2 bedroomed cottage, near Revel, with stunning views towards the Pyrenees. Free Wifi access and all linen and towels provided free of charge. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Easy access to Carcassonne and Toulouse Airports. …see more
This renovated former steading cottage is set amidst 70 acres of rolling farmland in glorious Galloway, yet lies only 4 miles from the busy country town of Dumfries and twelve miles from the food town of Castle Douglas in an ideal touring base. Ideal for families, walkers, golfers, fishermen and cyclists. …see more
Come to Westnewton and enjoy this unique part of Northumberland. Perfectly placed between Coast and Hills, a short drive from Scotland. Walking, Horse Riding, Fishing, Golf all within 20 minutes of here. Castles, Gardens, Stately Homes and cosy welcoming pubs await you. …see more
Casa Limao is located in a pretty village in Central Portugal. This is a tastefully renovated traditional Portuguese home, with three bedrooms, a large open plan living and dining room, a fully equipped kitchen and views from the balcony, of the mountains. Casa do Limao is a detached, 3 bed, village property with a completely enclosed, private cobbled courtyard.
Charming property offering extremely comfortable and spacious accommodation in a peaceful rural setting only minutes from the historic centre of Guemene with its medieval buildings, restaurants, bars, and shops. Vannes and Quimper are easily visited.
This house includes 2 en-suite double bedrooms, 2 further large bedrooms with a shared (3rd) shower-room.