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.
Sea views, open fires, fully equipped country kitchen, children's playroom, 3 large public rooms, Victorian dining room and bar with a wood burning stove. An ideal location for golf, whisky, hunting, walking, surfing, wildlife/bird watching, riding, visiting the islands Grand country house with open fires, oak panelling,Victorian dining room and cosy gunroom bar, piano. …see more
This country house in one of the best preserved villages of the ancient sheep trail of Castille has been tastefully restored and decorated. It is situated in the Soria Highlands, a real ecological treasure for trekking excursions.
Wood-burning stoves – initial fuel included, thereafter available at cost; Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included; Travel cot; High chair; Three Freesat TVs; DVDs; Microwave; Washing machine; Tumble dryer; Dishwasher; Freezer; Fridge/freeze Showers in every bathroom. …see more
If you're looking for a family holiday home with endless views and serenity all round, this property will provide you with perfect holidays!
Onsite maintenance by handyman Zeca
Under floor heating/cooling
Laundry cellar with machines etc.
Imported Mosaic finishes fr Dear Will and Chris,
Spending a week here in this truly delightful place is therapy for the body and mind. …see more
A unique site with its 7 acres property, a 500 m2 Manor, a private river bank and island, with multiple activities : swimming, Kayaking, fishing, biking, and nearby, a medieval village, golfing and last but not least the burgundy region and its famous wines . …see more
Manoir Le Cosquer can be rented exclusively with 6 ensuite bedrooms (sleeps 12/16). Private, peaceful and beautifully rustic setting in 7 acres, a lake and surrounded by open corn fields yet in the village of Pommerit Le Vicomte - sandy beaches nearby. Free wifi in the manoir
Security deposit £200 cheque or cash required on arrival. …see more
Part of 14th Century Breton Manor House with tower. Welcome hamper provided. Complimentary breakfast in original kitchen with ancient fireplaces. Evening meals available. Perfect for cycling - close to Nantes-Brest canal and green cycle routes. Glass courses available. The East Wing is situated in the quiet hamlet of Leucadeuc 3 miles from the village of Guilliers. …see more
A magnificent "Maison de Maitre" within a large closed courtyard, with a studio , barns, stables, beautiful gardens and heated swimming pool. There is an abundance of bedrooms and bathrooms,an ideal location to enjoy life in the heart of the Dordogne …see more
A rural paradise is the perfect choice for a relaxing holiday in Lanzarote and escape the daily routine. Our house late nineteenth century fully restored, has everything you need for a few days of rest with maximum comfort and a unique location. It offers spacious room …see more
Blaenpant Mansion is the perfect large house for self catering accommodation in Wales, sleeping up to 18 people, great for family gatherings, birthday parties, activity holidays, stag parties and hen parties. …see more
18th century historical Villa with pool, 8 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, frescoed walls and ceilings, billiards room, private chapel, private swimming pool, Italian style gardens, covered terrace, spectacular sea views, private entrance and fenced, free WIFI, AC. 5 km from the sandy beaches, 4km from the local town and 8 km from the fashionable resort of Forte dei Marmi …see more
Rarely do you get the perfect combination of the ease and advantages of village life and the privacy and calm of a grand country house with gardens, fabulous views and private pool. This exceptional house has it all! …see more
XVII and XVIII th century Manor house, renovated in 2006 and 2009, with numerous outbuildings, large swimming pool, overlooking the Charente- with a 24-acre landscaped park, extremely quiet, perfect for relaxing holidays, long week ends and sunny summers.
This 245m2 four-storey house near Sarlat has been recently refurnished to ensure that the living areas are comfortable and modern. A spacious home with a fully equipped kitchen, grand dining room, spacious living area, 4 bedrooms and bathrooms, large balcony and a patio …see more
A large character converted stable overlooking the village green in the historic village of Argoules. An easy drive from the Channel Tunnel and the Port of Calais. Sleeps ten (8 adults & 2 infants). Near the beaches of Le Touquet, Fort Mohon Plage, Merlimont and Berck. It is only 12 minutes drive from Nampont Golf course.
Wifi available, can be intermittent due to location
Property Type - Second French Empire - Napoléon III - Manoir House
Interior Style - Pre-Raphaelite, William Morris inspired, Farrow and Ball
Working Village location - Great amenities
Large Gardens - with Apple, Pear, Bay, Hazel, Walnut and other mature specimens.
No Ordinary self catering property. Pedestrian local amenities. Wonderful base to discover the Brittany …see more
Exceptional location and panorama for this granite manor house and its landscaped grounds facing the Ocean. Protected coastal area, direct access to the sea (15 m), fine sand beach (100 m from the house), exclusive and peaceful district. …see more
Stunning luxurious Manoir with beautiful views overlooking river. Superbly equipped to ensure great holiday with games room, lovely garden, terraces and swimming pool. It can also be let with 3 other properties to make it a brilliant venue for family gatherings.
Catered relaxing holidays in this beautiful French Mas ideal for large groups wishing to spend time together away from it all in the countryside .Private pool with heavenly views over the Cevennes National park . …see more
Entrance hall, spacious living room and dining area, guest cloakroom, kitchen, 1 twin bedroom with shower en-suite; 2 double bedrooms each with shower en suite. Exterior games area. First Floor: Large masterbedroom ,1 en suite bathroom. Two loft bedrooms with twin beds, …see more
Swimming Pool - Great for children of all ages - Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner - Large private garden + grounds - Fishing - Mountains - Cycling holidays - Car advisable but not essential. Public transport close by. Taxi service available. Tennis, Horse riding, Fishing, Shopping, 65 restaurants, Museums, Churches, Art Galleries, Antiquities. …see more
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Magnificent edge of Cotwolds Victorian Rectory immaculately restored, in two acres of stunning landscaped gardens with croquet lawn, astroturf tennis court and outdoor heated swimming pool; within easy reach of Bath,Wales and Stratford- on- Avon. Views stretch to Wales across the River Severn and to the Cotwolds escarpment across wildflower meadows. …see more
This impressive 200-year-old stone manor house has six bedrooms
& can sleep thirteen visitors in spacious comfort and up to 3 babies in cots.
The South facing terrace is a really relaxing place to sit, have a drink, & listen to the birds as the sun goes down. …see more
Sleeps 16, 6 bedrooms, The Four Seasons is a magnificent Quinta located in the exclusive 50 hectare Quinta dos Vales Wine and Art estate. Private heated pool, sauna, beautiful gardens. Spacious lounge and dinning room. Fully air conditioned, sat TV, DVD, Wi-Fi, BBQ Others amenities: shared pool, Tennis court, Mountain bikes, Kids pay area, Animal park and wine tasting …see more
Enormous 19th Century house, ideal for a large family (or several families !) looking for a resting vacation amidst the woods. Kids will enjoy the huge garden, and the seaside is just half an hour away. Perfect for hikers or bicycle lovers. All within reach: D-day beaches, Bayeux Tapestry, Monet's house in Giverny... …see more
Exceptional location and panorama for this granite manor house and its landscaped grounds facing the Ocean. Protected coastal area, direct access to the sea (15 m), fine sand beach (100 m from the house), exclusive and peaceful district. Next to Quimper (25 km), airport …see more
Quinta Stº Estevão is the perfect location for total relaxation for any time of year. Furnished with immense style and flair, with spacious and comfortable rooms, appealing textures and colours, excellent facilities and complete with a sensational private pool. …see more
The property is located on the outskirts of the market towns Pinoso & Monovar.
For wine connoisseurs there are many local wine producing bodegas nearby!!
For the more adventurous there are some beautiful walking & cycling routes …see more
this unique house is one of the few historical villas available for visitorsto enjoy. It has been sensitively modernised - giving modern comforts and conveniences together with a sense of being part of history. …see more
READY NOW "After complete renovations. Newly refurbished east wing of Elizabethan Court House, home of the Lord of the Manor. Wonderful country walks with fantastic views. Easy reach to all amenities. Wonderful original features. A short drive for the Cheltenham gold Peacocks are resident …see more
Surrounded by the stunning Luberon countryside, Les Grand Chênes enjoys a calm and peaceful location set in over 3 acres of private grounds with large pool, tennis court and boules. Spacious and homely, a luxurious environment for family and friends to get together. Luxury Villa in the Best Part of the Luberon Region with a Large heated Pool and Tennis Court …see more
Historical documents and a fresco above a fireplace in one of the rooms of the villa both attest the antiquity of this beautiful residence. It is surrounded by a park with stately trees and there is a pleasant swimming pool. Very well furnished. …see more
Private, lovingly restored and renovated to very high standards, family friendly hideaway with a heated enclosed swimming pool, 25 min from beautiful Atlantic beaches of Royan area, set on a 2,5 hectars of mature gardens with fields and forest. Sunny, peaceful, 100 % child friendly hideaway with its own heated pool, 25 min. from beautiful beaches. …see more
Lamarque is a secluded and romantic 18th century property accessed by a 500 metre allée and set in ten acres of beautiful park with century old trees and wonderful hidden corners. Please email me for the link to our site with floorplans and many more photographs. …see more
The house sits at the foot of the mountains, overlooking a river with easy access to various mountain activities (walking, climbing, rafting, canyoning). It has easy access to airport and train station
The area is rich in history and great food as well as excellent wine beautiful setting overlooking a river with excellent food and wine and easy access the mountains …see more