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.
Traditional Italian stone country house and outhouses set on 1 ha. of land amid olive groves and oak woods, 1h. north of Rome. Sleeps 11, 5 bathrooms. 6x12m private pool and roofed lounge terrace. Immaculately tended, fenced garden. Absolute privacy, children welcome. " …see more
Jacaranda offers the best of both worlds, great accommodation in a beautiful setting with a stunning pool area. A lovely village to explore, 10 bars to try tapas and local beer in, reiki, massage and reflexology on site, airport and coast only 30 mins away If you have …see more
Domaine Le Sabatou, an old lavender plantation and vineyard converted into a protected 30 acre nature reserve. Private and undisturbed, no through road and not shared. 15 minutes from Cahors and 3 stunning medieval hilltop villages. Easy motorway and airport access. Win …see more
Escape from it all. Find peace and tranquility. Laze by the pool and watch kites and eagles soar across the mountainous landscape. Enjoy a long lazy lunch listening to the sound of cowbells. Feeling more energetic? Go rock climbing, mountain biking and abseiling. …see more
This is the ground floor apartment, one of two in a 150-year old farmhouse. Our beautiful holiday home is set in its own fields on which we grow sunflowers and wheat, together with vines and olive trees. South-facing, it enjoys a sunny disposition and lovely views. Ne …see more
The main house is spacious, comfortable and well furnished with large kitchen diner, 3 double bedrooms, 2 kids bedrooms and the cottage comprises one spacious double and one single bedroom , shower room, living room and kitchen, perfect for grandparents or teenagers Gua …see more
A stylish self catering house in the Sicilian countryside,with large swimming pool, perfect for large groups. Tenutta Don Rugerro is beautiful old olive oil farm with large pool sleeping 28 in 11 bedrooms, in the Sicilian countryside of the Palermo region
A 1000 euro …see more
A farmhouse in Umbria with many traditional features of a rural home. It has been furnished with every modern convenience too – the cotto tiles and beamed ceilings sit comfortably with the modern, well equipped kitchen and the living room with its wide screen TV. …see more
St Clements Farm is a charming and spacious 5 bedroom property with a large, safe enclosed garden mainly laid to lawn - just perfect for a relaxing family holiday. The property has been extensively modernised yet still retains all of the character of a traditional house …see more
Stay in a real home thats large and cozy where you are surrounded by nature among the ancient oaks and vineyards. Privacy is yours! No neighbors for miles! Visit nearby medieval villages and farmers markets, do wine tours, dine at great restaurants, enjoy Gascony! …see more
Sunny, beautifully restored farmhouse with pool and all amenities in the Lot River Valley, best-kept secret in France. Indoor/outdoor living, al fresco dining, great kitchen, private bedroom suites. Perfect for families and friends. Hiking, biking, prehistoric sites …see more
Shizen lodge is quiet and secluded, sheltered from any distant neighbours, yet only 10mins drive from the whimsical yet handy village of Ashburton, the gateway to Dartmoor, and also close to the beautiful Devon coast. Original and comfortably furnishings, huge gardens . …see more
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Main house Sleeps 11 plus option of renting the barn apartment which sleeps a further 6. There is also a workout zone with equipment plus outdoor bowling and a beautiful nature area with a pond. …see more
Situated down a quiet Devon lane on the way to Bigbury Lower Cumery is a real hidden gem. With 3 acres of gardens, woods and orchardsand fabulous beaches and golf courses a short drive away, Lower Cumery is a holiday 'must!' Upstairs there are 5 bedrooms,downstairs ther …see more
A Very large totally refurbished rural andalucian farmhouse & cottage with private pool & hot tub jacuzzi near white washed village of riogordo and just 20 mins to beach .Sleeps up to 17 people..Amazing vaulted lounge, farmhouse kitchen. IDEAL FOR FAMILIES and GROUPS …see more
This lovely farmhouse featured in interior design magazine is situated on a grade one listed river for salmon and trout fishing in a very rural, quiet and friendly hamlet. Equidistant from the Atlantic and the Mountains it is an all year round holiday destination. This …see more
Well equipped accommodations, ideal for exploring Dorset and relaxing in an area designated as having outstanding beauty. The vibrant market town of Bridport is 3 miles away and the beach and cliffs of West Bay 5 miles (of Broadchurch fame!). Set in 9 acres surrounded b …see more
Beautifully situated old stone farmhouse with large pool and flower filled garden.Surrounded by orchards and vineyards -and with far reaching views over rolling countryside. Close to restaurants and vineyards amid the
medieval towns and villages of this unspoilt area. N …see more
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It is also a town of people because of this municipality are Biniali and villages Ruberts, Jornets, Judi, Cascanar Laia. These are some very small villages almost deserted constitute one of the main attractions of Sencelles. the cultivation of the vine, the predominant …see more
,This lovely holiday home is situated inland, but only 20 minutes from Royan on the coast with its wonderful beaches, or 18 minutes from the smaller resort of St-Georges-de-Didonne. BOAT HIRE AND WATER SKIING CAN BE ARRANGED FROM THERE.. WE HAVE HOSTED SEVERAL SUCCESSFU …see more
Idyllic retreat for those seeking both comfort and a sense of history, this former monastery (with pool), set amidst peach orchards with views of Mount Canigou, is a great base for exploring the Tet valley, or for simply relaxing and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. …see more
Our traditional French farmhouse is a special place set in 56 acres of woodland and fields where you can really relax, get away from it all and let the world pass you by. We were drawn to this idillic area of France over ten years ago to enjoy a quieter pace of life. T …see more
Activity or relaxed break? Large farmhouse - own secluded pool & terrace near the Gironde estuary beaches & relaxed restaurants of Meschers & St George. (self contained Gite also available - see listings) . Royan, Saintes, La Rochelle & Cognac are nearby. water sports a …see more
Private pool 6 X 12 metres + 3,5 hectares of land
Mediterranean & Mountains between Carcassonne, Narbonne, Perpignan
clear pure light & air makes exploring - restaurants & villages with Cathar/Templar Castles in each
& relaxing in this natural beauty - a joy Private p …see more
Air-conditioned, centrally heated Traditional Tuscan Farmhouse. Swimming pool. 3 double bedrooms, 3 beautiful bathrooms, sleeps 6 plus the option of renting the neighbouring barn (sleeps 2) if needed. …see more
Family holidays, 5 bedrooms rambling farmhouse with unique private swimming pool surrounded by large sunbathing area and shaded terraces, bbq, pool table, table tennis, wifi. Inland rural location with views to Lake Vinuela and the Med. …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 Airpor …see more
Glencoe Cottage is a self contained home located close to the cities of South East Queensland. It is an ideal place to base yourself to visit the cities but have the peaceful country feel at the end of the day. As well, spend time exploring this rich agricultural area. …see more
"The Harvest Moon" holiday house, is a Tuscan country mansion with a spectacular pool overlooking the boundless valley. The whole property is available for more comfort and privacy. The whole property is available for more confort and privacy. …see more
The Stone house is in the beautiful region of the Gard, near Anduze, Uzès Avignon and Nîmes, it is set in a 2 acre garden with an olive grove and swimming pool. Easy acces to airports, beaches amenities and the Cevennes. Free welcome pack on arrival. …see more
Due to the central geographical position of Villa Pietra del Diavolo you can spend a day touring famous cities rich in history, culture, architecture and artistic works such as Siena (km 45), Arezzo (km 50), Firenze (km 110), Perugia (km 70), Roma (km 150). Croce di Feb …see more
Perfect for families and groups of adults who want to get away from it all, yet within easy access of excellent local facilities, the sparkling Adriatic Sea and the majestic Sibillini mountains. A covered patio provides a cool, shady place for outdoor dining, with plent …see more
Three kms from Montresor, Village classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Near the famous Beauval zoo and the beautiful chateaux. Old farmhouse with a big shared pool coated with marble powder. Australian designer (14 metres) Possible to rent the who …see more
Stunning farmhouse set in 15 acres of beautiful wild flower meadows. Furnished to the highest standards with a private pool and garden. Two areas for alfresco dining, BBQ and covered pergola. Satellite TV and wifi.The epitome of peace and tranquility, R & R guaranteed! …see more
This is a traditional 5 bedroom villa situated between the towns of Gaiole in Chianti and Radda in Chianti. Accommodating up to 18 guests in total as additional apartments are available within the grounds, it's an ideal base for a stay with family or friends. The wonder …see more
f you are looking for an 'away from it all' yet close to lots of amenities property, then Dove Farmhouse is the perfect place for you to come and relax.
Located on the Suffolk/Norfolk border, you are close to many of the great places to visit all within an hours drive. …see more
Set in vineyards/views of Cevennes. Near Uzes.11x5M private pool.Terrace, bbqs. UK tv. Golf, walking, cycling, kayaks, riding, karting etc nearby. Beach/Camargue 50 mins. Arles, Pont du Gard, Nimes, Avignon, Montpellier under 1 hour.' We can accept bookings which start …see more
Beautiful Spacious18th Century Farmhouse, barn, outbuildings and large pool set in the village of Saulieres on the Dordogne River, 5mins. drive from the market town of Argentat in the department of the Correze.
Sleeps 12 + Cot Picturesque village setting, en-suite accom …see more
Located 1 mile from the charming small town of Alora with its magnificant castle perched high above . Enjoy the feel of real Spain amongst the lemon and olive groves where farmers still work the land . The house is tastefully furnished with good quality furniture and …see more
This first floor apartment in a fully restored farmhouse sleeps up to 5 and is set in by farmland with our own olives and vineyard. Beautiful views over rolling countryside, not overlooked. Large pool for shared use. Quiet and relaxing. Close to Loro Piceno. …see more
A stylish holiday retreat for family or group of friends. A stunning spacious period farmhouse with full size pool 10x5 or exclusive use. Surrounded by vineyards in typical rolling French countryside of the Entre deux Mers,your perfect holiday home.
Sleeps up to 8. …see more
An architect designed home set in the heart of the Alpujarras with glorious views, a small pool and chic decor. The house is cooled in summer by an internal waterfall in the rear cortile and kept warm in winter by open fires and central heating. …see more
Climatized villa with swimming pool, wi-fi,and TV with Sky channels, offers relax and fun at only 7 miles from Siena. The Count Filippo Fiorentini, English speaking will welcome you with a good glass of wine, in his villa. …see more
Secluded stone farmhouse with pool in 2 acres of grounds with beautiful views. Large kitchen and beautifully furnished rooms. Large bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms.Terrace for alfresco meals. Ideal for 2 families. Close to the best attractions of the Dordogne and Lot. …see more