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.
Large farmhouse (cortijo) with amazing views and large solar heated pool. Situated on the edge of the Sierra Nevada National Park at 1700 metres. A fabulous rural location above the white village of Capileira in Las Alpujarras, Southern Spain. Perfect for walking, cycling, horse riding and relaxing. …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 returnable security deposit will be asked for by the owner. …see more
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Character Farmhouse, beautifully set within peaceful countryside.Only 5 minutes from the beach and coastal paths. Furnished to a high specification. Sleeping people10 in 5 Bedrooms. Cot available. Dogs welcome. Charm in Abundance. Surrounded by Wildlife. Peaceful and Accessible. The Best of Countryside and Sea! …see more
A Hidden Gem.
Nestling under the local beauty spot of Helman Torr.
Walk for miles without the car. - Saints Way, Lanhydrock estate, Helman Torr Nature Reserve.
Easy Access to Cornwall beaches and attractions
5 Bedroom Luxury Accommodation
Enclosed Gardens NEW FOR AUTUMN 2013 - Home Cinema for those cosy nights in.. …see more
Marvelous new restored luxury apartment with private garden. The farmhouse is in a breathtaking position and also near to the most important Tuscan and Umbrian art cities. Perfect for relaxing in the panoramic swimming pool and nearby to sports activities A quiet and comfortable place for an unforgettable holiday. …see more
The house is decorated much in the style of the region, set in about 4 acres of semi-wild garden, made up of cork trees, olive trees, pines and fruit trees. It has a pool by the house and an area shaded by olive trees where people inevitably eat in the Summer months. …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 Gualdo, is a small medieval hill top village surrounded with rolling countryside and spectacular views. …see more
Quietly located stone cottage in rural south west France sleeps 8 with private garden and shared courtyard swimming pool. Medieval chateau and choice of restaurants within walking distance. Historic market town just 5 minutes drive Toddler friendly accommodation - all baby / toddler equipment at no extra cost. Well-behaved pets welcome. …see more
Spacious Tuscan farmhouse with 4 large bedrooms in a cozy hamlet immersed in Orcia valley countryside with shared pool. Al-fresco private garden dining and stunning views. Perfect for families with children! Wine tasting and cooking classes. Golf, horseback riding near The Pheasant farmhouse is the original house of this historical hamlet immersed in the rolling Tuscan hills. …see more
Traditional stone farmhouse that blends old with new to provide a cosy stylish home from home for all the family. If you want somewhere to just relax by the pool ,snooze in the hammock or a more active holiday La Bastoulie has it all and Cordes is 10 minutes away . …see more
Beautiful gold award wining 5 star Manor House plus Barn conversion on the North Yorkshire Coast which together sleep 40. 18 bedrooms in total with 14 having ensuite facilities. 2 x Hot tubs and games room. In 4 acres grassland with private courtyard for ample parking. Amazing houses next door to each other. **Book Friday & Saturday night and stay free on the Sunday** …see more
Large , Private garden
Near to Polzeath and Rock.
7 bedrooms, 3 large reception rooms.
Table tennis shed.
Children safe, private and secure.
Farrow and Ball decoration almost throughout.
Box hedge parterre. …see more
Farmhouse between Aberporth & Mwnt, 5 miles from Cardigan. 200 year old farmhouse, with lots of character, that sleeps 12 in 5 bedrooms. Large lounge and kitchen, private garden, set in 7 acres, climbing frame & swings, sea views. More cottages available on site. …see more
- Gascony / Basque style Grande Maison & Farm set in the foothills of the Pyrenees
- Private adult-size splash pool (in summer season)
- Badminton/Volleyball grass court & Boules
- Walled garden, "all you can pick & eat" fruit orchards & vines
- Satellite TV/Wi-Fi Special discounts for long-term rentals of 4 weeks or more. Please contact owner for more detail …see more
Stunning farmhouse close to Anghiari, a spectacular medieval Tuscan town. Amazing swimming pool. 3 double bedrooms & 3 bathrooms. Incredibly beautiful views.
For larger groups, there is the option of renting the properties guest house which sleeps a further 6 people. …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
Picturesque 18th century stone farmhouse in Najac ( one of the most beautiful villages of France). Renovated to a very high standard, this home comes with a spacious garden & large swimming pool; ideal for families and couples.
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 by the beautiful hills and valleys of this upspoilt part of Dorset. …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
Ideal holiday accommodation for bird watching, fishing, walking or sightseeing.
There are numerous good restaurants in the area and excellent shopping facilities in Argentat, Tulle, St. Privat, Brive & Aurillac.
Local bakers deliver to the village daily except Sunday. …see more
Beautiful four bed detached farmhouse near Hebden Bridge. Very private location with fabulous views. Sleeps 10, plus a cot. Ideal for family get-togethers, currently available for Christmas. Located right on the Pennine Bridleway, perfect for hikers and mountain bikers. Two wood burning stoves, three bathrooms, and set in 10 acres of gardens and land. …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. New high quality conversion of old farm house-but retaining antique charm. Warm welcome guaranteed. …see more
Self catering ,Luxury restored Gascon style Farmhouse.Sits in peacefull rual countryside. PRIVATE POOL and patio, set in mature gardens.. excellent area for Artist's ,Golfers,and Boating activities.
SPECIAL 2014 TOUR de FRANCE only 6mins from this property July 25th …see more
Farmhouse renovated to a high standard with fantastic views and no near neighbours. Surrounded by rolling coutryside and superb views yet only a 5 minute walk to the nearest village and 6 miles from the well known and beautiful market town of Mirepoix. Ideal as a peaceful haven yet a perfect base for more active holidays. …see more
Restored farmhouse well equipped for a quiet, relaxing holiday.Games room, pool, garden. Ideal base for touring Dordogne and Correze, Sarlat, Lascaux, Vezere valley. Walking/cycling, canoeing,watersports, golf or just laze by the pool.
**Please ask for latest price.* …see more
POOL - HOT TUB - GAMES ROOM - GREAT CHOICE FOR FAMILIES AND LARGE GROUPS.
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
Laval, perfect for families, is a charming golden stone farmhouse, perfectly suited to outdoor living with its large partially covered courtyard and swimming pool. In a rural setting, it is surrounded by the vineyards of the southern Beaujolais, 30 minutes from Lyon. …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
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
A very quiet and tranquil rural setting with good views of the rolling countryside. The accommodation has 3 first floor bedrooms and sleeps a max of 6, there is a private pool, outdoor seating area with BBQ and grassed play area. …see more
Farmhouse (cortijo) with amazing views and large solar heated pool. Situated on the edge of the Sierra Nevada National Park at 1700metres. A rural location above the white village of Capileira in Las Alpujarras, Southern Spain. Perfect for walking, cycling, horse riding and simply relaxing. …see more
6 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms 3 ensuite
2 sitting rooms
Large dining room
5 TVs and DVD
Wii, ipod dock, CD
Hot tub, croquet
Stable for horses
2 Village pubs …see more
Maison Augros is part of our beautifully restored Charentaise character farmhouse at the edge of a sleepy village surrounded by sunflower fields and an oak wood. With a larged heated swimming pool allowing swimming in 30-degree comfort from April to the end of October. It has two double bedrooms (one en-suite), a twin and one with bunks and a further large family bathroom. …see more
Great 4 bedroomed Farmhouse sleeping max 8 adults. The Farmhouse is the main property in a group of 4. Set in 3 acres of private secluded rural grounds 3 miles from Solva it has large a private garden with terrace. 4 Star WTB graded. Book all 4 units for 21 beds. Wifi An excellent base set in the heart of the St David's peninsular for a family or extended group holiday …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. The local area has some beautiful vistas to enjoy. Take a short drive to a couple of scenic lookout areas or …see more
Spacious and charming property, with traditional fireplaces, beams, stone walls 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
The Masseria is a hidden gem a perfect place to enjoy a private holiday not too far away from touristic adventures With Alex Julia and Tony discretely living in their villa close to the masseria, on hand for any advice if needed …see more
Spacious Farmhouse and two other letting houses, shared 15 x 7m Swimming Pool, 1 acre Grounds, Country Setting by Market Town, Easy reach Perigueux, Golf, Lascaux caves, Châteaux, River Dordogne and Swimming lake with beach and boats. All mod cons, walk-in shower, DVD. …see more
Beautifully restored traditional farmhouse with private pool and covered terraces. Conveniently located for many historic towns and also several airports. Suitable for all ages. Spacious, traditional farmhouse immersed in wine and olive country with much to explore. …see more
Le Mesnil Gonfroy is a stunning farmhouse set in unspoilt Normandy with beautiful gardens which lead to a magnificent private 10m heated pool. Close to quiet sandy beaches, it is superbly equipped and is the ideal retreat for a family holiday or a special celebration. Full central heating and open log fire. WiFi internet access. Outdoor dining and games room. …see more