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.
3 bed gîte, sleeps 6 (2 dble & 1 twin), private patio & shared plunge pool. Peaceful countryside location, walking distance to village & a short drive from the picturesque village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne with its monolithic church, restaurants, cafés and shops. Centrally placed for Bergerac, Cognac & Bordeaux. …see more
A lovely house on the side of a hill looking over the beach at Morsalines and the picturesque fishing and pleasure port of St Vaast la Hougue beyond. The Vauban fortifications of la Hougue and Tatihou are laid out surrounded by oyster beds. The D-day Landing Beaches start a few minutes away from Morsalines. …see more
Sapin Gite has a 4 Star grading, and is set in a stunning area of the Vosges mountains in a little hamlet, surrounded by mountains. It is on the first floor of a 200 year old Vosgienne farmhouse. The area offers a wide range of signed walks, all within easy reach. …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
Superb large holiday rental villa with ocean- and mountain view and private swimming pool near St. Paul de Vence. The villa is fully airconditioned and has WIFI Internet access. Situated in walking distance to shops and restaurants in the medieval village St. Jeannet. The villa is located in a beautiful nature in the touristic and cultural area around Nice, Cannes and Monaco …see more
Maggie's Mews offers superb stylish 4* gold self catering holiday cottage in the Lincolnshire Wolds. Fantastic countryside views ideal for those who want a tranquil relaxing holiday break. Luxury bedrooms double and twin both with en-suites, whilpool bath. Pet friendly. Ideal for walkers, pet friendly, east coast beaches, Lincoln or just relaxing and taking some time to unwind …see more
Stunning sea and country views from the privacy of your own Italian townhouse in a picture postcard medieval hilltop town, just 20 minutes from coast and mountains. Ideal location for families with all amenities, or couples seeking romantic retreat.
The private balcony for al fresco dining offers breathtaking views across the Marche hills to the sea …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
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
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
Ducksfoot Barn is a beautiful weather boarded barn which has been converted to a very high standard providing a fantastic living space. It is wonderfully light and airy with a lovely sunny aspect and boasts its own private courtyard garden. …see more
Self catering gite for up to 9 people in the glorious French countryside near to Carcassonne, Castelnaudary and the Canal Du Midi. A lovely rustic, former watermill located just outside the small village of Issel but only minutes from the towns of Castelnaudary & Revel. You can benefit from the tranquility of the French countryside whilst retaining easy access to local towns …see more
If your looking for a break in the countryside? Then this is the property for you. A 5minute walk into the beautiful village of Butterton and a 10 minute walk down into the valley of The Manifold where you can discover the local attraction of Thors Cave.
The property is a modern 2 bedroom, ground floor apartment in a quiet residential area of Tetbury, only 10 minutes' walk from the town centre. Inside the styling is luxurious, contemporary and comfortable, making this the ideal home away from home to relax in.
Open plan with the dining and kitchen area
Sofa bed and armchair seating four
Flatscreen smart TV
Log burning stove
Wi-Fi internet access
Electric oven with hob and grill
Fridge freezer and dishwasher and microwave
Dining area seating for four Extensive country side views of the gentle rolling hills of Devon, a real rural idle. …see more
Licensed by Greek Tourist Organisation (EOT) , Great Location over Lourdas beach Spacious, modern Furniture, Super kitchen , private pool and private parking, Local agent , a full time resident in Kefalonia, is a great source of local expertise and practical knowledge …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.
Looking up the Dourbie valley, our gites are perched on an outcrop of rock that is home to the medieval fortified village of Cantobre. It's a perfect place to explore the countryside and Templar villages, take part in adventurous outdoor sports or just relax.
In the Cévennes National Park near the world famous Millau viaduct and home of Roquefort cheese!
Modern Self Catering Barn Conversion In The Heart Of Wensleydale In The Yorkshire Dales National Park - Sleeps 2 - Oil Central Heating Throughout - Sky TV Package - Private Parking - Secure Shared Rear Garden - BBQ Facilities - Rural Village Location Looking for a challenge ? Find the Gladiator 'War Wagon' or St.George who lost out to the Dragon ! …see more
Well situatered 4* cottage [last graded 1st Apr 2014 by visit Wales] 3 miles outside the historic town of Caernarfon not far from Snowdonia National Park and Dinas Dinlle blue flag beach, [ dog friendly] on the North Wales coast., Asda and tesco deliveries accepted and perishable put away, get off to a quick start to your holiday. …see more
Thorncliffe House sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Ideally located to visit many attractions in the Peak District & Derbyshire Dales or for walking and cycling. The house is very spacious with a log burner & secure parking for your car or bikes. Free wifi Bookings start at 3pm on a Friday or a Monday and finish at 10am on a Friday or a Monday. 3/4/7 night breaks …see more
Awarded Prestigious Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence 2014! Kittiwake House is a charming and comfortable 3 bedroomed self catering property. A short stroll from the harbour and coastal walk. Magnificent sea views. Luxury family bathroom and separate shower room. …see more
Quiet, spacious Edwardian house and garden on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park between Malham, Skipton, Grassington and Settle. Beautiful views in all directions. Excellent for the outdoor enthusiast, close to the Pennine Way. Just 1 mile from the A65.
There is a piano, music, books, wooden puzzles, dominoes, cards, solitaire & some games for rainy days …see more
Top quality accommodation for up to 4 in the popular Stroud valley town of Nailsworth. Ideal for two adults. Two additional guests can be accommodated on the double sofa bed in the living room area. The Retreat has a rural feel but the town centre is a 5 min walk away. We look forward to welcoming you and sharing all that Nailsworth and its surroundings have to offer. …see more
New fully air-conditioned apartment, 100 meters from the sea, overlooking cascading swimming pools, Breathtaking scenery with magnificent sea and mountain views, Walking distance to village with harbor,10 restaurants, bars and shops. Peaceful Location. …see more
Storehouse Cottage is a 18th century stone cottage with best views in Wales which has recently been fully renovated to update it to the 21st century, whilst retaining the old world charm. The cottage is constructed of locally mined stone with walls nearly 2 foot thick. Storehouse boasts some of the best views in Wales. Pets welcome with a mountain at the rear to walk. …see more
Charming old cottage in Kirkby Lonsdale.
Tastefully decorated and well appointed, Fairbank is just a minutes walk from the lively town centre.
River and countryside walks from the doorstep
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Amazing panoramic sea views along the Jurassic coastline, modern apartment on 3rd floor with lift/stairs, open plan kitchen (dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine) balcony, sofas, 32" tv and DVD player, twin (can form super king) super king bed, cot, 2 bathrooms. There is a travel cot,high chair, bouncy chair,microwave sterilizer,books/ games/ puzzles for young children …see more
A characterful detached converted barn with a wealth of original features, hidden away in "forgotten Cornwall". Uniquely located between the North & South Cornish coast whilst offering a quiet rural retreat. Sleeps up to 4 people, private garden and patio. The mile long sandy beach of Praa Sands & Hendra is only 5 minutes' drive away from this relaxing hideaway. …see more
Availability in September. Come when the crowds have gone but the weather is still great. Enjoy magnificent Brittany beaches, visit beautiful historic towns and castles, walk coastal routes, savour Breton foods and ciders - and of course, relax. Charming 2 bedroom gîte in Pleudihen-sur-Rance, sleeps 4. An eco-friendly cottage complete with all mod-cons. Large garden. …see more
Spacious, well equipped property, beautiful views from all windows. Large hot tub with fantastc views across Strontian glen towards mountains. Perfect for romantic, relaxing breaks. Close to areas of natural beauty and National Nature Reserves. Relaxing rural location. Honeysuckle House is very wheelchair friendly Wheel-in shower, and easy access throughout the downstairs …see more
Good standing, newly refurbished 3 room apartment, few minute walk from town centre but quiet location, with spectacular views of Mont Blanc from the balconies, 2 bathrooms including 1 in bedroom suite. 55 minutes drive from Geneva, and very close to station and bus stop for travel in the Chamonix valley, Internet Cave, Skis locker, underground garage. Directly from owner …see more
Warm and inviting detached cottage in conservation area of a lovely village. It is close to beautiful beaches and the stunning old fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife. Only 10 miles from St Andrews & Edinburgh only an hour away. Lots of things to see and do. Ideally situated for activities such as golf, walking, cycling & water sports. Or just curl up with a book! …see more
Listed traditional 2 bedroom cottage, built in 1828 in the small hamlet of Bogmoor, located 3 miles from Fochabers which is in the heart of the Morayshire Whiskey trail and a mile from the famous Salmon populated River Spey. Property benefits from a large secluded rear garden, with off road parking. …see more
Log Burner, Wifi, Private Parking, Garden, BBQ, Views, Local shops, supermarket, market, Pubs, Mountain Biking, Takeaways and Restaurants.
45 Mins from Manchester airport. 30 mins from Manchester city centre.
40 mins to Yorkshire: Howarth, Hebden Bridge, Skipton... Shopping, Walking, Steam train - Ale trail/Afternoon tea, Museums, Galleries, Dry Ski Slope, Rollerskating.. …see more
A high quality, comfortable apartment ideal for relaxing or as a base for exploring the eastern Algarve, Ria Formosa and SW Spain. Close to a range of beaches, golf courses and the delights of Tavira but far enough away to just chill, relax and soak up the sunny weather Fully serviced apartment. Local, native english speaker will meet you on arrival. Unlimited WiFi available. …see more
Well appointed four bedroom villa (+ dressing room with double sofa-bed) in Sotogrande, the best golfing area of the Costa del Sol. Large garden with pool, in easy drive of beaches, shopping and restaurants. 30 minutes from Gibraltar airport. Stunning views. Within driving distance of historic towns and cities, including Ronda, Cadiz, Jerez and the white towns. …see more
Teach Carraig is the perfect country retreat. The cottage consists of two bedrooms, a sitting room, kitchen/diner, two bathrooms, porch, private garden, patio area and free off road parking for 2 cars. …see more
Character cottage on historic estate with log fire, exposed beams and traditional farmhouse furniture. Perfect central location for seeing South Wales' best attractions - a fairy tale setting on a peaceful farm and yet close to all modern amenities. Hafod Y Wennol is only five miles from the M4 motorway. Less time travelling - more time holidaying! …see more
NEW JUNE 2013 Ardenia is situated in the delightful village of Appleton Wiske, close to the North Yorks moors and easily accessible from the A19. Sleeping 2/3 people, the bungalow is light and spacious. A conservatory and fenced patio area overlook garden and fields. …see more
A newly refurbished cottage, sitting 50 yards from the waters edge with spectacular panoramic views across Loch Roag to the Uig and Harris hills. A sanctuary where you can relax watching the waves and listening to the sound of the birds from your decked area. The cottage is ideally situated to explore the white sandy beaches and the plentiful historical sites. …see more
Large, spacious and quiet country house set in 4 hectares of its own grounds on outskirts of village. Lovely views over the valley in the heart of the wine growing region of Piemonte. Covered portico for al fresco dining. Elegant spa town Acqui Terme 5km away. The famous Truffle Festival is held annually in Alba, about 40 minutes drive away …see more
Charming Cotswold Stone Cottage situated in a Conservation Area and an Area of Outstanding National Beauty.
Short car journey or a lovely country walk to the market town of Stow-on-the-Wold or Bourton-on-the -Water
Cheltenham 20miles-Stratford 24miles-Oxford 27miles Please contact us for SHORT BREAKS and special requirements e.g.Christmas tree, anniversaries, birthdays. …see more
The Peak District offers an area of natural beauty, natural heritage, and wonderful landscapes and opportunities to experience tranquility and quiet; and dark night skies. A perfect location for those seeking active leisure, culture and relaxation and thrill seekers. With spectacular views over the surrounding countryside, relax and unwind in a wonderful peaceful setting. …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