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.
Wing of 17th Century Farmhouse in spectacular traffic-free location down a country track one mile from the sea and the Jurassic Coast Path. Peace and tranquillity - a unique paradise in a timeless setting. This Grade II listed farmhouse is in an area of outstanding natural beauty. …see more
A beautiful barn conversion situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Wolds, The Old Forge offers extremely spacious 2 bed accommodation with a 4* Gold rating. Combining original features with modern comforts the property has both character and a spacious modern interior. …see more
Gorgeous views from this spacious restored farmhouse on artisanal working farm with on-site concierge.
Priv. balcony and patios, huge kitchen, Wi-Fi, Sat TV.
Help in finding cooking classes, baby-sitting, horseback riding, motorcycle, winery, bike & walking tours …see more
This newly refurbished old style Spanish house is located approximately 100m from the sandy beaches of Oliva Nova.
Fabulouse views of the mediterranian from the roof terrace where you can dine Al Fresco and soak up the sun in a quite tranquil setting. …see more
Delightful spacious self catering apartment in beautifully restored 18th century Tuscan farmhouse with pool. Rural, quiet & relaxing yet close to the charming Etruscan town of Cortona & within easy reach of the major art & cultural centres of Tuscany & Umbria. Perfect for art, architecture, wine, fine cuisine, scenery, walking, cycling and simply relaxing. …see more
Relax on the sunny roof terrace, or in the shade of the private courtyard. Sensitively restored in 2013, it has all the comforts of home yet a moments stroll from the restaurants and shops of this celebrated town. National Park, beaches, Ascoli Piceno and Fermo 30 mins …see more
An authentic 17th century winemaker house entirely renovated to offer modern cons while retaining its original character. Our tiny village is a great base to explore a very diverse region boasting with lively towns and markets, Romans monuments and outdoor activities. …see more
Nature paradise tucked amongst ancient granite-stone rocky outcrops in forests of pine and oak. Free introductory course, herbal products ( cosmetics, ointments etc.), for visiters.
We can speak, English, Dutch, German and Portuguese …see more
Featured in Sunday Times, Telegraph, OK Magazine and Tripadvisor Rated in Top 5 Speciality Lodging, Mijas area.
These two romantic little cottages are the perfect getaway for couples wanting an idyllic summer holiday, Malaga 40 mins, beach restaurants shops 15mins
Luxury holiday let in newly converted barn, 2 x ensuite bedrooms plus sofa bed. Additional double plus ensuite may be available at extra cost. Vaulted ceilings, exposed beams,woodburner stove, fully fitted kitchen/utility, pet friendly and all situated on Peddars way. The rural location is perfect for visiting Sandringham, the stunning Holkham beach to name but a few trips. …see more
Experience Portuguese Village Life - Wake up to Church bells, collect fresh bread from local cafe and drink with the locals of an evening. In the heart of Vinho Verde Country we have two local vineyards within walking distance. The fortified City of Valence is a must. Great for artists and those who would like to experience Portuguese life. Car Hire essential. …see more
our property is clean and comfortable over looking the swimming pool and the black sea. If your looking for a quiet place to stay within easy access to all amenities including world class golf courses, horse riding, quad biking but most important local foods, culture …see more
Old house in the heart of the village of Saint Didier renovated with taste. Inside the old village, you will enjoy the village life in Provence. You will be charmed by its two terraces overlooking the countryside and its shaded garden with swimming-pool where you can re …see more
Casa Violeta sits in a peaceful hamlet up a good mountain road near the region's main town, Sao Bras de Alportel. An authentic old rustic farm cottage it offers total privacy with tropical gardens, swimming pool and hot tub with great views and al fresco dining. Wonderful mountain views, sunrises, sunsets - al fresco dining under starry skies. Private hot tub in 2014 …see more
Lovely rural base to explore the Scottish Borders, set in stunning surrounding scenery. The Scottish borders has something for everyone and a warm welcome is always assured. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any queries - we will always be delighted to help. …see more
The Seashell - an amazing contemporary self -catering cottage by the sea, with magnificient coastal views and fantastic sunsets.
Come and stay at The Seashell to truly experience the magic of Skye! The Seashell - a peaceful, rural, seashore retreat for those wishing to escape the busy world.
Self catering holiday cottage in idyllic forest location, this 18th century cottage is perfect for couples/families. Great for walks, cycling, near golf, fishing, river, sandy beaches, lakes, medieval towns, chateaux, water parks, zoos
Charming 3 bed, 2 bath cottage set in a unique location bordering forest. Perfect location for cycling. …see more
Let us spoil you in this 3 bed 2 bath villa with amazing views over the entire coral bay coast line. Great location close to Coral Bay and the village centre. Large covered sun terrace, 10m x 5m swimming pool. A real home from home! FREE WiFi No expense has been spared in this luxury property - crisp hotel quality bed linen and beach towels …see more
Red House Cottage has stunning views from the garden and rear and is an ideal retreat for those who love birdwatching, walking, cycling, canoeing and sailing . Close to Southwold, Dunwich and Walberswick and walking distance from pub, restaurant and village shop. The owners have ducks who occasionally come to stay at the cottage and roam around the garden. …see more
Enjoy the real Portuguese lifestyle and the sunshine in this comfortable home from home apartment in beautiful countryside. Walking and cycling are extremely popular locally. Keen artists, photographers and nature lovers are spoilt for choice of inspiration. Within easy reach of Lisbon airport by car or the excellent local train service from the airport.
Unique building - used to be the deer larder for the estate
Private access to Loch Ness
Romantic - we have had engagements, weddings and honeymoons
Proximity to Castles, fun trips and whisky distilleries the Great Glen Way and Munros …see more
A fully restored 18th century Farmhouse in the Bocage area of Calvados, Normandy, France.
Set in beautiful countryside the house is within easy reach of beaches, history, golf and adventure activities.
The grounds offer secure parking and play area. …see more
Large, beautifully restored farmhouse villa in stunning location. Quiet, not overlooked. Large private pool, peace and quiet, amazing views. The house sleeps max. 11 people, but is affordable for just 2. …see more
This clean and comfortable cottage is an ideal base to explore the attractions unspoilt Mid Wales has to offer then to relax in front of the stove or in the gardens before enjoying a soundless nights sleep leaving you refreshed to do it all again the next day. There are 5 cottages at Glyngynwydd and Ty Canol Mawr can be rented along with other cottages for groups. …see more
2 bdrms private bath, Quite, Incredible mountain views 360, very comfortable orthopedic beds, movie theater, use of kitchen. Bus at driveway. 25 min to Boquete town, 35 min to David. Bus from David to property. Hot springs near by. Wonderful water falls close by. …see more
Old vineyard estate near Aix en Provence, meticoulously restored as private summer residence of art collector, made available for families and reunions to support a residence program for international artists, amis wines and beautiful nature close to village
Easy access from Aix (20 min) Marseille airport (45 min) and Nice airport (90 min). Large pool, tennis court …see more
Arbre de Cerise is a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into three well equipped gites: Tournesol, Coquelicot and Marguerite. With an acre of land and a HEATED swimming pool, it is perfect for realxing family holidays. …see more
Traditional crofters cottage in a stunning location with Loch and sea views. Stone byre converted into a Spa room featuring hot tub/Jacuzzi ,sauna and cold shower. Two woodburners -perfect for those cosy evenings. …see more
Sleeps 3/4. 2 bedroom mid-terraced thatched cottage set in the pretty conservation village of Martham on the edge of the Norfolk Broads and three miles from the sandy beach at Winterton. 300 year old Grade 2 listed building with traditional Norfolk inglenook fireplace. …see more
Large 5 bedroom luxurious Villa with its own heated pool in a quiet Mijas Costa location and only 5 minutes' walk to the beach, local shops and restaurants.
Golfing, Horse racing, Carting and Watersports are all nearby.
Responsible Pet owners are Welcome.
Km 199 on N340 …see more
All on ground floor
Enclosed garden with bbq and games
Suitable for families
Informal,relaxed and sunny house
Good for swimming, walking, birdwatching and cycling.
May take a well-behaved pet, please discuss with owner first.
Bed linen and towels provided. Please bring beach towels.
Parking for 2 cars.
Arrive 2pm, depart 10am. …see more
In the heart of the historical centre of Anghiari, one of Italy's most beautiful towns. This light and spacious apartment is an ideal base from which to explore Tuscany and Umbria, 2 regions overflowing with historical, cultural and artistic importance. The perfect pad for your Tuscan holiday. Come and see why everyone loves Anghiari! …see more
A spacious and charming property, with traditional fireplaces, beams, stonewalls
and attic style bedrooms, Ideal for families seeking relaxation. The terrace looks over garden and farmland. Short drive to the beach.
Lots to do locally . …see more
Easy access to Rocamadour, Le Gouffre de Padirac, and beautiful Bastide towns such as Gourdon, Domme, Castlenau and Sarlat. The Dordogne river is 10 minutes away, offering canoeing, lazy picnics along its banks, and "escalade" (rock-climbing) on the cliffs. The nearest shops are 3 km away, so a car is essential. An open barn provides shaded parking. …see more
Central location for exploring the whole of Pembrokeshire - car essential.
Quiet picturesque village.
Beaches within twenty minute drive.
Stunning drive over the mountain towards Cardigan.
Great sports centres at Fishguard and Haverfordwest with gyms and many classes Bed linen, kitchen linen and towels included.
Logs for fires provided
Electricity and wi-fi included …see more
'Le V' : spacious and comfortable former 18th-century long house ('L' shape) fully renovated in 2010 with traditional & ecological materials, including solar pannels. Detached house. Private garden. Typical architecture of the region. Gîtes de France label : 4 * …see more
We only have one shepherd's hut so this truly is a place to get away from it all and have you're own slice of paradise to yourself. Come and meet our friendly alpacas and use our chickens freshly laid eggs all in a amazing location in North Yorkshire.. This is a truly amazing experience where you have the woodland to yourself. Please note it is off grid. …see more
Visit Britain four star graded C17th cottage,luxury king size bed, woodburning stove, rural views, charming courtyard garden with bbq, modern shower room with large shower, well equipped kitchen with condiments included, welcome tray including local and homemade produce Charming country pub, restaurant and village shop all within a 20 minute walk.
Want a truly mellow holiday where the air is clear, the food is fresh & tasty, the scenery is stunning & your cottage is well equipped & spacious? Then come, relax & enjoy rural Spain. Loads to see and do Spanish style. Evaristo Perez was winner of best finca award. Walking, cycling, birdwatching, painting, fishing, horse riding & family run bars on the doorstep. …see more
We have sympathetically restored this original Withy workers cottage keeping as many original features as possible. Situated at the end of a quiet lane with the garden overlooking the fields to the levels and moors beyond ideal for walking and exploring the area on foot Mary Coombes Health & Beauty Spa nearby - relax and unwind, special rates for couples or group bookings. …see more
The FRONT WING of PEN Y GRAIG. Comfortable & Spacious C19th Welsh Coastal Farmhouse with Wonderful Sea Views. 500m to Sandy Beach, Restaurant, Cafe, Pub and Coastal Footpath in Church Bay.
Private Garden with Picnic Table & BBQ
Open Coal Fire. The LOFT B&B A self contained barn apartment for 2, with sea views from the living room - is also available. …see more
Garden Cottage is a charming two bedroom hideaway set in the stunning Kent countryside near the quaint village of Egerton. This original stone barn conversion with wood burning stove and master bedroom in the eaves is a cosy base for rural adventures. One large basket of logs is provided.
Cot and high chair provided
This detached holiday cottage in Morbihan, Southern Brittany, makes an ideal peaceful base from which to explore or just relax,set within 100 acres of private land including a small fishing lake, river, woodland and water meadows. Private garden with heated pool. Outstanding views of the forest and fields from the garden, and under an hour to the beaches. …see more