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.
Spectacularly beautiful and peaceful location only 2 minutes walk to the sea and situated on the slopes of a mountain. Cahirsiveen with it's many shops, pubs etc 10 minutes drive away. Only the sound of the sea disturbs the quiet.
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
Traditional Vendeen cottage retaining many original features set in large private garden ideally located for walking/cycling holidays with countryside and cycle paths practically on the doorstep - or simply relax in the private garden. Plenty of splendid and reasonably priced restaurants within easy driving distance and coast in not too far. …see more
There is something for everyone. Children will love chickens with young and ducks/outdoor games etc. Will suit hard of walking as all on one level with tranquil view. Adults can play golf, sit in summerhouse and look over lake with newspaper in morning. Dogs welcome Where else will you get home made bread, fresh free range eggs, and watch the chickens roaming about freely. …see more
Delightful French Farmhouse B&B, with private swimming pool, table tennis, free wifi, parking and table d'hote dinner in the beautiful Poitou Charente countryside. Set within two acres of enclosed gardens with views across a lake. …see more
Beautifully refurbished Dales cottage set in a stunning and tranquil location, ideally situated for access to the Coast to Coast (C2C) walk in Marske, and approx. 6 miles from Reeth, Richmond and Leyburn. For additional information on camping in the secret garden, or outdoor activities, please contact the owner. …see more
La Grange is a 200 year old barn tastefully converted in to a comfortable 3 bedroom house in large private grounds. The house has an open fireplace and a large games room. There is a sauna and an outdoor hot tub with magnificant views towards the surrounding mountains. …see more
*** Hurry. Enjoy the long Indian summer weather. Temperatures of 25-27deg this week. Crowds have gone. Visit beautiful Brittany beaches, 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
Peaceful location.Beautiful medieval village,private cottage,quiet position overlooking the castle and treetops.Private terrace and garden. Ideal for exploring the beautiful countryside, museums and historical villages. English television and wi-fi internet access. The beauty of an historic French village,located in the heart of the French apple region.A pause for nature. …see more
Simple,traditional,pretty house for 1- 4 people.South facing roof terrace,superb views & big garden.1.5km from lovely village of Puivert and its sandy,swimming/fishing lake. Ideal for bird watchers,ramblers,nature lovers & summer/winter sports. Wi Fi available. …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
Cobble Cottage, dating back to 1828 is situated on an old cobbled row with much of the character and features retained. Features include ceiling beams, a large open fireplace with wood burner, stone staircase, old latch doors and original floorboards. , …see more
County Clare has so much on offer; boat trips, quirky pubs, seaside resorts and a great tradition for Irish music, all set amidst spectacular scenery such as the towering Cliffs of Moher and the fascinating landscape of The Burren. Limerick city 6 miles. Bunratty 2 mile LPG central heating. This is metered and charged for separately.There is WIFI only in part of the building. …see more
Newport 3.5 miles
Good for walkers
Ground floor bed+bathroom
King size bed
Near golf course
Near riding stable
Walk to pub
Dog Friendly …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
Talroch maison is a granite house built in 1622 surrounded by woodland and 50 metres away from the river Sarre It nestles in the beautiful and peaceful hamlet of Talroch within walking distance of the village of Melrand. Ideal for nature lovers. …see more
Set in 2 acres of a beautiful,tranquil valley,this cozy gite sleeps 4/5.Large secure suntrap Pool,decking area and well equipped games field.Private terraces and lovely views. Good location for Days Out. Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax. Great deals for house-hunters out of season.NO increase in prices for 2014 .Short breaks also available. …see more
Mild alternative ecotourism and multi-activity in rural areas, in order, the visitor to visit the place, the cultural elements, rural occupations, local products, come in contact with nature and the various activities in the countryside. The visitor can participate, be entertained, enjoy the tour, to learn, to discover, to know, that place.
The lodge is well insulated and very comfortable in all weathers. The master bedroom upstairs has stunning views of the mountain, and the terrace provides plenty of space for enjoying the sun or eating outside in the summer. you can enjoy a spectacular sunrise or sunset …see more
An absolutely stunning restored farmhouse with private pool, set on the outside of a charming hamlet of Mont De Marrast.
Enjoy the food, wine and atmosphere of the Gers in a property that has an extraordinary position with a truly panoramic view of the Pyrenees. The owners parents stay in gite to look after the property …see more
Gower Cottage is situated in the middle of nowhere but at the same time in the heart of Gower. There is no corner shop, no bus stop, no neighbours, and no busy roads. You are going to LOVE it! …see more
**New Property** Craigdarroch Cottage
Newly refurbished coachman's cottage. Excellent base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Enjoy the loch and mountain view while relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. Ideally located for the Ryder Cup 2014. …see more
Lovely 4 star cottage. Picturesque Wensleydale village with stream, green and village pub ideally situated for walking/ touring the Yorkshire Dales. Furnished to a high standard. En-suite and separate bathroom. Lovely patio for relaxing outdoors. Ample private parking. See the places visited by Ade Edmondson in the TV programme "The Dales". Discover James Herriot country. …see more
PROVENCAL COTTAGE WITH EXTENSIVE PATIO WITH PLANTS & FLOWERS IN EVERY DIRECTION, OVERLOOKING VINEYARD - GORGES DU VERDON NEARBY - SECLUDED PEACEFUL LOCATION - NEAR TO VILLAGE SHOPS - SUPERB LIGHT - SPACIOUS ACCOMODATION - PROVENCE - ALPES - COTE D'AZUR - VAR - FRANCE. SEEKING SUPREME PEACE - LAKES, RIVERS, LOCALLY PRODUCED VEGETABLES, OLIVES, WINE, PEACHES, APPLES ETC
Countryside house for up to 6 persons located in a small village in the hinterland of the island of Solta. Great set of amenities including private pool, large terrace and garden with barbecue, private parking, WI-FI Internet, A/C, SAT TV, fireplace ... …see more
Ideal for walking holidays; Charming country cottage; 16th century cottage; Period features; Exposed beams; Inglenook fireplace; Log burners; Rangemaster oven; Off-road parking; Close to coast; Full central heating; View of Quantock Hills; Village location; Pub & Shop Complimentary bottle of wine
Books and board games
single beds convert to king size bed
Renovated Breton cottage, Situated in a valley, with stunning views. Large garden, ideal for families.
An Idyllic Hideaway yet with all the options close at hand to make your holiday complete. …see more
A stunning 5 bedroom 17th century timber framed cottage recently restored, furnished and maintained to a high standard and set in a 1/4 acre of private gardens. Private swimming pool open for the months June, July & August ( and May & September by arrangement). Electricity is included in the price for June - July & August & is charged at cost for other periods. …see more
Cortijo Opazo is a beautifully renovated Alpujarran farmhouse offering two well furnished and private self catering holiday rentals along with a large and exceptional garden. Ideal destination for walking - maps and guides supplied free of charge. 2 cottages available. …see more
Katric, a rustic Slovenian farmhouse lovingly restored retaining old features but incorporating modern facilities. Located at the heart of the charming village of Kamno between Tolmin & Kobarid it's ideally located for visitors who wish to enjoy the Soca valley. Fly-fishing equipment and permits available.
Personally met at the house by the owners (Hannah and Shaun). …see more
Well presented 1 bedroom upside down cottage in enchanting countryside yet only 3 to 4 miles from the pretty coastal & fishing towns of Looe and Polperro. Lovely gardens to wander or BBQ in. Pets welcome. Local pub serving good food & convenience shop 10 minute walk. …see more
A beautifully restored village house with a cosy and welcoming atmosphere, situated within the heart of a historic village with all amenities. Historic sites, beautiful towns and stunning scenery are all within easy reach-or you can just relax! This property may also be suitable for babies/toddlers,butplease discuss their needs with us before booking. …see more
The Old Pigeonnier with its secluded swimming pool is suitable for couples or friends who enjoy the quiet of the countryside with close access to a wide choice of amenities, many excellent restaurants, shops, local culture and amongst the best vinyards in France !
A wide choice of excellent markets, fantastic scenic walks for all and just a Fabulous place to be! …see more
A spacious newly refurbished modern ground floor annex on the outskirts of Poulton only a 10 minute drive from Blackpool and the Fylde Coast and less than an hour away from the Lake District. With a large private garden and off street parking, it's home from home As part of the home from home experience you will find a welcome breakfast pack in your fridge …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
Our comfortable Welsh farmhouse is the ideal base all year round, whether you choose an activity-filled holiday or total relaxation with friends and family. Ceredigion's spectacular coastline, lush river valleys or the wild Cambrian mountains are all within easy reach. Smaller party discounts are available for a maximum of 4 guests. …see more
A warm welcome form Mike and Carol. Four Star Quality grading this cottage is perfect for couples and overlooks fabulous gardens, lovely relaxing atmosphere. The cottage has attractive open plan feel and is conveniently all on one level, with one double bedroom, Need something bigger, try Beal Croft cottage, our two cottages are located together in Warkworth. …see more
There are several pubs and eating places around a 3 mile radius and a rich variety of attractions within a 15 mile range including castles, historic houses ,gardens, steam railways, country parks, golf courses, historic towns, beaches and something to suit most people. Stations are about 20-25 minutes away with trains to London about 70 minutes …see more
If you are looking for a centrally based, quiet retreat with direct access to local tourist attractions or countryside walks whilst enjoying the benefit of staying in a small village, then this cottage is for you - modern home conveniences mixed with a cottage feel.
Despite being near amenities, the cottage is very quiet and you can enjoy your stay in complete privacy. …see more
Self catering villa set in land of large countryside house with stunning mountain views. Perfect location for those who want peace and tranquillity, yet within easy reach of all amenities.
Guests have shared use of the solar heated swimming pool in the villa next door from 9.00am until 5.00pm. …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
The Byre is detached and very spacious. A large bathroom has separate shower and bath ; the bedroom has a super-king size bed.
The kitchen has everything ; dishwasher, oven , fridge, separate freezer, microwave
Free Wi-Fi is available
The living room has a log burner .. …see more