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.
Special offer for September. Romantic get-away. Special. Stylish. Peaceful. Rural. Retreat for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers, writers, star-gazers. Extremely comfortable. Fabulous countryside to explore. Just for two.Idyllic. Small dogs accepted.
2 excellent leisure centres a 25 minute drive away. Village swimming pool nearby. …see more
Close to Normandy landing beaches, Mont St Michel, Bayeux Tapestry. Forests and chateaux close by. Cycle and walking tracks, canoeing. Peace and tranquility in the Normandy countryside. Minimum booking is 1 week. Changeover days can be flexible if required. …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
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.
We have a flexible payment system where you pay for the number of guests staying based on a minimum of four. We provide linen and do not make a charge for final cleaning. The house is ideal for children of all ages. There is safe storage for bicycles and boats …see more
Nepoleonic House suitable for 2 people,with private garden and parking and overlooking our stunning 12/6 metre pool.this accommodation is suitable for a cot and
WIFI internet access.Beautiful location and setting
This nepoleonic House is set in a fabulous setting sharing a 12/6 metre s pool solar heated.
La Bergerie is in a small hamlet on the slopes of the Caroux mountains in the Haut Languedoc Park, surrounded by secluded garden with stunning views across the valley. Walks through magnificent scenery, and spectacular gorges with cascades and rock pools for swimming. Spend your time actively walking, cycling, swimming, or just chill out with glass of wine and a good book! …see more
Charming character house in picturesque,medieval Turenne.Beautiful region for canoeing,cycling,walking,golf,horse-riding,walking,fishing,caving,swimming,bathing and wine tours.Nearby attractions:the river Dordogne,Rocamadour and subterranean Gouffre de Padirac. …see more
Set in unspoilt open countryside, this newly-renovated gite has on the Normandy/Loire border has a new bathroom, HD tv, UK freesat, DVD player, free wireless internet, new kitchen (washing machine/dishwasher) sun loungers, electricity and water included. Woodburner. Ideally located for exploring the Loire and Lower Normandy, just over an hour from Caen. NEW THIS YEAR. …see more
Les Rosiers is perfectly situated for exploring and discovering the secrets of the Loire Valley. You will be centrally located in the triangle formed by the lovely Chateau town of Saumur, the shopping mecca of Tours and the world famous town and racetrack of Le Mans. …see more
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
At the Cafe de la Poste in the village you can enjoy a hearty Catalan repast accompanied by the superb local wine or simply enjoy a drink outside in the sunshine. There is plenty to do here: horse riding in the forest, golf, an array of walking trails and so much more. WRITERS, an ideal retreat - we give special terms for extended stays and can include airport transfers. …see more
A rustic barn, situated in a small hamlet, recently converted into a one bedroomed cottage with original exposed beams and stonework. Garden and pool. Perfect for exploring the beautiful countryside of this unspoilt region with its abundant wildlife. …see more
Romantic, traditional Normandy farmhouse (1706), area of outstanding natural beauty, 20 mins from the sea. D-Day landing beaches, Bayeaux Tapestry, and fast access Mont St. Michel. Seafood, restaurants, safe sandy beaches and outdoor activities. …see more
Our (no-smoking) tranquil wheel-chair and child-friendly gite sleeps 4. Ground floor bedroom, wetroom, wi-fi and satellite tv.
Welcome pack. Large play area, table-tennis, a pool, orchard, goats hens. Near medieval towns of Fougeres, Domfront
NEW FOR 2014!! Secure play area, covered table tennis, Boules Pitch.
Edge of village with bar and shop.
Peaceful, rural, idyll, surrounded by wheat, sunflower, corn fields, not overlooked, beautiful all day sunshine swimming pool within easy reach of many chateau's, stunning beaches, family activities, historic towns a perfect get away from it all location. …see more
One of two beautifully converted Charentaise stone barns. Sleeps up to 4 people and baby, with private terrace, shared heated pool and large beautiful garden. We have everything needed for families with young children and babies, so you can pack less and relax more. Rent alone, or with family and friends in our neighboring gite, La Dominique …see more
Set in a picturesque valley with wonderful views, this former farmhouse retains many of its original features. A wonderful base for walking, cycling, swimming, sight-seeing, markets, enjoying the River Dordogne, or relaxing by your own pool! Sleeps 8 - 4 showers. The house in under trees which means that it is always cool in the height of what can be very hot weather! …see more
Located in the village of Juille, near Mansle/Ruffec/Angouleme La Petite Chaumiers is a quaint cottage with original stonework, all on one level, detached from the main house. Ideal for couples who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Off the main road and set in 2 acres of grounds, surrounded by peaceful countryside. …see more
This charming gite has three bedrooms, bathroom, separate shower and wc downstairs, lounge and kitchen. It has a courtyard garden, and a sun terrace where you can look over the rolling hillside. There is wifi and satellite TV - with all the English and French channels. The gite is in the centre of the village within easy walking distance of supermarket, bars and small shops. …see more
Riverside rustic luxury sleeping 4+. Outdoor dining area in the private garden overlooks the peaceful river Aulne, with fishing, cycling, swimming, etc. Welcome pack of wine and groceries, WiFi & wood fire for cosy winter evenings. "A fisherman's dream". Idyllic Breton cottage right next to the river Aulne. Excellent base for exploring Brittany all year round. …see more
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!
Stand-alone, 2-floored cottage in a quiet, small “village that time forgot”, nestled in the picturesque Seven Valleys, overlooking a stream and pasture-land... cows, ducks, geese, pheasants, doves, wood-peckers...
*** Hurry. Late cancellation. Price reduced to low season. 1 week available, 31 Aug - 7 Sept. 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
La Fanchon is a well furnished, comfortable & fully equipped gite on a beautiful 73 acre, family friendly, Charantais country estate with plenty to do on-site and nearby - ideal for a relaxing or activity-filled holiday. Many of our guests return year after year. …see more
Provence. close to Mont Ventoux. Vaison la Romaine 10km. Avignon 30 minutes drive. Free wifi. All linen and towels provided. Ideal for cycling holidays, walking and wine tours in the Côte du Rhone valley. There is so much to do and see here in Vaucluse, superb countryside for walkers and cyclists. Come and enjoy …see more
'Da nonna' is located in a romantic park on a historical site. A romantic getaway and a perfect place for people seeking peace and quiet, such as nature lovers, writers, composers, readers, musicians etc.
Ideal for walks, enjoyable meals, city treasures.
The silence of the spot is striking, you only hear the sounds of wild life. Here you can clear your head. …see more
To make your camping experience in black Périgord unforgettable, these 3 pristine stationary 1950's Vintage caravans , have been lovingly restored, to be comfortable, cozy and fully equipped. They are anchored in to a nice private property, with a large swimming pool. Close to every points of interest. Sarlat, Beynac, Castelnaud, Dome, rivers.... …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 of course 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
The cottage is comfortable and well equipped with all you should need for your holiday, you will just need to add food and towels!!
The kitchen has a cooker, microwave, coffee maker etc and we provide tea towels.The lounge area has a sofas and tv and english satelitte. You are welcome to use all the facilities and, as we live on-site, we are there for any help or information. …see more
This lovely stone Gite is in a very quiet and tranquil area, yet the village of Lanquais with shop, restaurant, bar and swimming lake is only 1 mile away. Please note there are no reviews yet as the property is newly renovated and therefore only just available. Well behaved pets may be accepted by separate negotiation.
The Tour de France is in nearby Bergerac end July …see more
Exclusively for families with young children, toddlers and babies. With other young children for yours to play with, safely enclosed pool & garden filled with toys & onsite activities too, you will actually be able to really relax and enjoy a real family holiday. We can provide all the toddler and baby equipment you need all free of charge. We can cater for twins+ …see more
Les Tonneaux: a luxurious stylish gite, part of a converted 200 year old farm in its own grounds. On the edge of the historic town of Lessay and ten minutes to the unspoilt sandy beaches on Normandy's western coast, it's the perfect holiday location!
The Cotentin peninsula is steeped in history with its fantastic abbeys, castles and museums all nearby!.
A Swiss style chalet, with mountain veiws, set in 6000 m3 of open fields in the Campan valley. The property has four bedrooms, all ensuite, a large lounge, with open fire, a well equipped kitchen and full laundry facilities. There is more than ample parking. …see more
EXCLUSIVELY for adults .Absolutely ideal for two . Tariff includes linen, towels and a welcome pack .Bikers welcome . Pets by arrangement . . Private parking , gas included . 5 kilometeres from Oloron Ste Marie , with markets restaurants shops etc . Close to Pau , Lourdes and the mountain passes to spain or Biarrtiiz on the coast is just one and a half hours away by car; …see more
3 bedroom, family friendly, luxury gite in fabulous rural location. Close to Cognac, Angouleme and Jarnac. 3 minutes from all amenities. 10 x 5 shared heated pool and children's play area. Check out our reviews. FOR LAST MINUTE PRICES/COUPLES PRICES OUT OF HIGH SEASON MESSAGE ME FOR MY BEST PRICE …see more
Castel Grand Rue is a traditional, three-storey holiday home in the heart of Olonzac, a thriving market village. The self-catering property has three bedrooms, sleeping up to six guests, and makes the perfect base for exploring the regions many wonderful sights. …see more
If you are looking for a totally get-away-from-it-all holiday, then l'Ecurie is for you. Ideally situated for walking, cycling, fishing or just relaxing. Why not sample some of the excellent local wines produced by our neighbour - tastings by appointment. …see more
L'Ecurie' was once a milking shed and stable, it was renovated in 2012 and is now a delightful two bedroom cottage. Situated in beautiful countryside in the heart of Suisse Normande. Sleeps 4. …see more
La Petite Maison is a spacious selfcatering Cottage .Sleeps 2 Adults .Bed Linen , towels & heating are Included in the Price 5 minutes from the Town of Huelgoat Brittany with it's renowned forest. and tranquil lake In a quiet hamlet with few cars.Country walks from the Gite.Coast 45mins, Supermarket 3.5mins by car. …see more
LE GRAND BOIS is an attractive well equipped accommodation on one level. Large garden with 5m dia x 1m deep private pool. Tranquil yet well located for Loire Chateaux; La Rochelle, Many Abbeys and Historic Towns; Furturoscope; Puy du fou; Animal Parks. …see more
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
Dans le parc des Marais du Cotentin ,à 5mn de Ste Mère Eglise et des plages du Débarquement dans une grande longère traditionnelle en pierre.
Gite pouvant accueillir jusqu'à 5 personnes, disposant a l'arrière d'un terrain clos privé avec terrasse Pour plus d'information, Visitez notre site : http://gitelacruttealahogue.monsite-orange.fr/ …see more