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.
If you have ever been to Studland you will be aware of the incredible natural and unspoilt beauty of the area. If you have never visited the area it’s about time you did, as there is no where in England quite so fabulous. This house has recently been fully re-furbished. Telephone 01929 452100 between 9-5pm to discuss house and prices. …see more
Les Hortensias is a beautiful 5 bedroom Maison de Maitre dating from the 1840s; set in 3 acres of gardens and paddocks. Edge of village with bakery & grocery / bar / bistro, about 20 minutes drive from the pretty port of Dieppe and beaches. Hour and a half from Calais. On the Avenue Verte cycle/walking/riding track. …see more
Large Maison de Maitre in beautiful location close to Chalais. This stunning property can sleep 16 people, thus making it the perfect place for a family holiday or group gathering.
SPECIAL OFFER - weeks in June now £2000 per week - massive reduction! This impressive property has stunning panoramic countryside views.
Perfect for family groups! …see more
The fantastic 15th century Manoir de Kervegat is located in Brittany and is close to beaches at Plestin Les Greves. It is an extraordinary property in a fabulous location. The property is ideal for a family holiday or special occasion accommodating up to 15 guests. …see more
Luxurious beach house on the sea front. Large walled garden to rear, ideal for families. All rooms are centrally heated & have breathtaking views of the beach; beautifully furnished in a traditional style with a large Aga kitchen. …see more
30+ guests in 12 big bdrms, 9 baths & 3 wc. This superb 1100m2 mansion on a private 15 ha hillside property has got it all! - a large 12x5m pool set in idyllic spot, indoor & outdoor BBQ dining areas, a huge playroom with all the games & great views! Services upon demand:
- transport to and from airport
- cooks and catering
- extra cleaning
- shopping …see more
A stone built manor house set in acres of garden and forest. Isolated and tranquil, an Ideal place for family reunions, celebrations and parties. Nestling between the slopes of Mont Cerisy and Pierres rock. The river Noireau runs the full length of the property. …see more
This is a beautiful 19th century Cortijo set in 5 acres of orange groves and mature gardens , around which guests can enjoy a stroll. The huge area of land means that there is no noise, giving you the perfect chance to escape and unwind with the family....
A stunningly renovated manor house in a most tranquil setting of 11 acres. 5 double bedrooms all with beautiful en-suites and a 12+ sleeping capacity, 45 minutes from Normandy beaches A stunningly renovated manor set in 11 acres with an exceptional interior, a truly luxurious escape. …see more
Stylish, large Dordogne country house overlooking ancient village, Monpazier, set on 4 peaceful park-like acres with large in ground pool - entirely refurbished in 2011. Minutes from local attractions & major landmarks of the Perigord, ideal for families and groups. All five large double bedrooms have ensuites. Two can be converted to twin rooms, for greater flexibility …see more
Sleeps up to 10, children friendly with flexibles dates outside the high season for this 19th c.manor house located in the heart of a fortified village.Prime location. Enjoy walking up to the shops/restaurants/bars.20 mins drive from Bergerac airport, 10% deposit only. Concierge services available.Virtual tour available now on our own website (mydordogneselfcatering).
Located in the rolling hills of Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland, Glenmore is a large 18th century family rental home. Recently renovated, with all the modern conveniences yet still retaining the period features. Glenmore can be rented from as little as £80 pp sharing Take advantage of the fantastic indoor pool, equipped with both sauna and jacuzzi for a decadent getaway. …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
A six bedroom manor house set in five acres of formal gardens with a private golf course and grass tennis court. The house is situated near Ludlow famous for its fine dining, Norman castle and historic buildings as well as the annual Arts, Food and Drink Festivals. A fantastic house for family and friends to get together with plenty of space for everyone. …see more
Set in 120 acres with beautifully landscaped grounds the property provides views across the lakes & forests beyond. The Manor has plenty of indoor & outdoor space, the dining room seats 50, there are 2 games rooms and a spacious well equipped kitchen. Along with a walled terrace there are areas for football and badminton and an enclosed child friendly lawn. …see more
Self-catering country house with stunning views, located within a 40 acre Scottish Highland Estate with loch frontage and fishing rights. Luxury country house set in the heart of Highland Perthshire, perfect for familes and large groups. …see more
Quintessential Elizabethan country house with magical gardens and heated swimming pool set in 17 acres. Spacious and luxurious with a relaxed family feel - perfect for family parties, celebrations and get-togethers - Michelin rated formal or informal catering available. Featured in The Independent as one of the 50 Best British breaks (October 13) …see more
A quintessential coastal Estate, perched high on a hill one mile from the "little white town" of Bideford, close to North Devon's sandy beaches. Deep within the Devon dream, you'll breach the beaches, ride the waves and wear out the kids. …see more
A unique and stunning Cotswold stone property, peacefully located in the quiet village of Toddington, opposite the beautiful church. The property exudes character and the centrepiece is the amazing grand hall, which is perfect for entertaining families or friends. SPECIAL OFFERS: LATE BOOKING DISCOUNTS & EARLY BIRD DEALS! …see more
Something special! Imposing 7 bedroom cortijo style villa, nestling in a secluded valley just above Marbella, Beautiful private pool with mountain and sea views. Luxuriously furnished with antiques and fabulous works of art. Suit discerning clients seeking relaxation. …see more
18th century Manoir with beautiful gardens and tennis court, 3 minutes from the ancient town and market of Montreuil-sur-Mer, and close to the golf clubs and beaches of Le Touquet. 6 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, SkyTV, wifi, log fires and a traditional large kitchen. Pefect for family groups. The house is old and beautiful but also warm and comfortable with plenty of space. …see more
An inspiring country house of character occupying a magnificent setting with southerly outlook over gardens, swimming pool & paddocks. Rural retreat 60 mins from London, sumptuously fitted, ideal for family gatherings, weekend breaks & summer events. Individual requirements welcome eg dinner parties, tailored welcome pack, equestrian facilities., helipad. …see more
Tennis Court, Hot Tub, Games Room, Snooker, Table Tennis, Darts, Fishing, Bike Riding, Walks, Historic Manor House, Open Fires, Agas, Wood burners, Egyptian Sheets and Bath robes, Library, Dogs, children, Trails, wildlife, Wordsworth stayed at Brinsop Court and Madeleine Carroll lived here and Rev Francis Kilvert often visited. …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 luxurious 10 bedroom Manor is perfect for large family, or group, gathering and unique on the Island. The Manor is located in rural Isle of Wight, with stunning panoramic sea views. For up to 19 people this Manor also offers fantastic value with weekends from £1295 Tapnell Manor has Sky Plus, DVD, Hi-Fi, games room, wonderful gardens, open log fires, large living rooms... …see more
Set in a magnificent 1000 acre estate, resting sedately above the glorious Wye Valley, Bishopswood House provides the perfect Exclusive Use venue for Self Catering Holidays, Special Family Occasions, Functions and Weddings. …see more
Imposing Hill House is country house escape with a rock'n'roll appeal thanks to the street art punctuated walls, elegant drawing room come glitter ball-hung cocktail lounge, arcade console-filled games room and stunning music system.
Our pricing is super-simple.
Hire Hill House for the weekend for £2610 and £4990 for the week. …see more
A self catering rental property with private hot tub, 9 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms. The Property boasts a huge dining room that seats up to 24. Catering can be arranged if necessary. This Lovely House is situated in its own 17 acre mature garden, with walking access to Castle Menzies. …see more
Llanlliana House is a beautifully renovated, luxury Country House set in 168 acres of private estate in a designated 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' which includes a private beach, coastal cliff top walks, St Patricks Island and the most northern point of Wales. Enjoy the fabulous coastal walks over the Iron Age Hillfort with Choughs & Peregrines nesting on the cliffs. …see more
An elegant grade II listed country manor house standing in over 3 acres of private gardens which include a full size tennis court. The river Nar borders the estate. The house has recently been lavishly renovated and offers a luxurious venue for large groups of 16 or mo. 8 large double bedrooms; 7 ensuite and 1 ground floor with disabled access and ground floor shower room new …see more
The General Stores is a large medieval joined property, comprising an old long hall, & barn, available for holiday or business let, for full week or weekend & mid-week breaks, for team building & training, for weddings, for hen & stag parties & for family re-unions. It sleeps 24-40, over 5 units, with spa, pool room, cocktail bar & mini gym, hot tub & dining room for 36. …see more
This delightful rectory 5* has been fully restored to create very comfortable accommodation (5 stars French administration) TV, DVD,music, safe,wi-fi in all bedrooms. The house is set in secluded grounds opposite the castle and the church of nadaillac and has a private heated pool. The shady terrace, which runs along the back of the house, enjoys countryside views. …see more
A beautiful Cortijo is located next to the renowned Finca Cortesin Golf Course, just 15 minutes from Marbella.
Sea views, set within 50000 sqm of olive groves and 2 mins from the beach. A wonderful setting to enjoy spending quality time with your friends and family. Own stables and horses to ride, picturesque walks down to your own lake, the perfect wedding venue!
Gorgeous Georgian Period Country Home, Great location for Cotswolds. The house sits in the middle of 3 counties - Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. Sleeps 13 guests in 7 bedrooms plus 5 on additional beds. Great access to M4/M5/M40 network and London. …see more
Idyllic spacious Country House (6 bedrooms, sleeps 12) in The Wye Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ideal for walkers, cyclists, wildlife enthusiasts, golfers, artists and all those seeking peace and tranquility. Cottages adjacent for 4 and 8 persons. Solar hot water heating, pv panels for electricity and ground floor wet room suitable for wheelchair users. …see more
Spacious country house, standing in 3 acres of lawned grounds, tennis court and heated swimming pool. The perfect location for families or groups who wish to enjoy both the countryside and beaches of Normandy. …see more
A beautifully restored Georgian Manor with historical connections. Superbly situated on the Cotswold Way, south facing, outdoor pool, cinema room and delightful gardens. A perfect house for celebrations and entertaining. (can accommodate 18 adults +) A stunning Cotswold country Manor with 8 acres of private gardens. 5 star + accommodation. Super location. …see more
Large Luxury self-catering house in Norfolk, just two minutes from the beach. Private HOT TUB. stunning 5 Star luxuries, private walled garden. Ideal for families seeking luxury relaxation. Gourmet welcome pack included with every booking! Large Luxury cottage in Norfolk. Private luxury HOT TUB, Pool & football table, 3D HD TV, Sony PS3 and Wii …see more
Eaton's Manor House dates from the 1600s and has almost an acre of private walled gardens running down to the Eaton Brook. There are two luxurious Queen Anne mahogany four-poster bedrooms, one is ensuite. Two twin/double ensuites and two triple or double & single rooms. …see more
Originating from the 14th century the Manoir de Chalandes is renowned for its astonishing private gardens on the edge of the Loire, Brittany and the River Villaine. The Manoir even has its own spa and is a rare treat for those who enjoy pure relaxation and style. …see more
The Courtyard Wing is part of Penpont - a Grade 1 house in the Brecon Beacons National Park. 40 acres of grounds right next to the River Usk. A unique place to stay with family/ friends: Tennis court, fishing, farmshop, a Maze and plenty of walks.
The house lies right next to the River Usk and is surrounded by 40 acres of grounds and gardens …see more
Luxurious 5 star Georgian Manor House, with stunning seaviews and a sandy beach in walking distance, several famous golf courses are within easy reach, Massages and Horseriding available on the property. …see more
The Manoir de Teuran, dating back to the 15th century. The enchanting property offers an inspiring stay at terrific value for money. The property offers a large private swimming pool and plenty of other activities on site. …see more