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.
A popular, most attractive, and well appointed detached cottage, Valley View sits in peaceful surroundings rich in wildlife, but is also close to shopping, sporting and social amenities making it an ideal base for anyone, young or old. The Coast Path is 1 minute away. Great base for Skomer, Ramsey, St Davids, Milford Haven, St Brides Bay, Preseli Hills, Pembs Coast Path …see more
Bohosuite retreat! Just three exclusive luxury couples self catering suites in Tijola, deep in Driving Over Lemons country. Child-free, 45 mins to Granada, 35 mins to beach. Breathtaking views over mountains. Original art on the walls. Air Con in bedroom. 10m x 5m pool. Smokers welcome in your own private Moroccan courtyard and in open air public areas, but not in the suites. …see more
Dunmore House is the ideal holiday escape to relax and enjoy the best that the Highlands has to offer all within easy reach, from local delights to the capital city Inverness, unravel the mysteries of Loch Ness, or simply enjoy exploring our beautiful countryside.
Our legendary free range eggs are a big hit with our guests! …see more
La Grange is a 200 year old barn tastefully converted in to a comfortable 3 bedroom house in large private grounds. The house has an open fireplace and a large games room. There is a sauna and an outdoor hot tub with magnificant views towards the surrounding mountains. …see more
Bijou secluded apartment in a thermal spa town at 650m in the French Catalan Pyrenees, 40 mins from the Med and 40 mins from ski resorts at the foot of the Catalan holy mountain the Canigou with great views across the valley. …see more
It is a quiet place, ideal for hiking, paragliding, bike rental (mountain bike), horse riding. But above all, relax and unwind from the daily stress.
A few meters from the house and we can find an extensive network of trails. …see more
Peaceful, quiet location in the Cruese - Limousin.
Woodland & countryside tracks for walking.
Bird and Wildlife watching.
Winter ski day trips arranged.
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
Jasmine Cottage is a carefully restored traditional cottage offering all the modern conveniences for a relaxing holiday. There is a large selection of cycles from child to adults (inc child seats & trailers) to use free of charge …see more
Stunning hilltop villa set amongst very large private grounds. Under 45 minutes from the Silver Coast, under 2 hrs drive from Porto or Lisbon airports.Private pool & badminton court, Spa treatments, wi-fi, BBQ & al fresco dining areas, relaxation for all ages! Discover Real Portugal, with walks, historical attractions, restaurants, bars & river beaches nearby. …see more
This self catering 18C holiday cottage in the Limousin, France, is a perfect retreat for a couple. Ideal for fishing, walking, canoeing, water sports, horse-riding, and swimming. Your pet is welcome. FREE Wi-Fi Internet. The area is known as the French Lake District. The cosy budget-priced cottage is comfortable, a perfect getaway, and well-equipped for all your daily needs …see more
Stunning sea and country views from the privacy of your own Italian townhouse in a picture postcard medieval hilltop town, just 20 minutes from coast and mountains. Ideal location for families with all amenities, or couples seeking romantic retreat.
The private balcony for al fresco dining offers breathtaking views across the Marche hills to the sea …see more
Large kitchen with a range cooker and an island and a pantry next to the kitchen for the ultimate farmhouse experience. Underfloor heating for those chiller days and a quiet, back terrace for a drink in the sun when the weather is that bit kinder. Wifi available. …see more
Quayside Cottage and The Boathouse are suitable for couples and single travellers (sorry, but we do not cater for children and pets).
Set on the banks of the magnificent River Deben. A paradise for birdwatchers - fishermen - sailors - golfers - cyclists - walkers. Also see The Boathouse at Quayside on the River Deben …see more
Character Vintage Devon Noss Mayo cottage. in idylic waterside village .
2 bedroom and 2 bathroom. Sleeps 4 ( 1 double bed and 2 singles).
Sofa bed also available sleeps 2 extra.
Coastal walks, Dogs welcome!, Log fire. Parking for 1 car. Private patio. Garden. Fully equipped kitchen, washing machine, microwave. bedding and towels provided.
Vintage style. …see more
With 3 ensuite bedrooms, this well equipped holiday cottage is in a beautiful setting, is close to Stonehenge, Salisbury and Marlborough and is ideal for a relaxing holiday break. The local pub, which does good food, is 2 minutes walk away. Wifi and Table Tennis The cottage is surrounded by a lovely thatched walled garden and is situated next to the village church. …see more
Tripadvisor 2014 Award Winning private one-bedroom cottage set in its own meadow.** Camping available if you have additional guests**. Central Cornwall just 20 minutes drive from either coast, including Newquay & near to the famous Eden Project & Heligan Gardens. Homemade cake on arrival. Restaurant & swimming pool nearby at Lakeview Country Club. …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
A mix of modern and traditional two-bedroom cottage in semi-rural location in Reydon, Suffolk within walking distance of Southwold. Ideal for families or couples, some pets allowed, lovely private quiet spot to unwind. …see more
The Granary is a self contained apartment attached to an old farmhouse which is the perfect place to escape to. Situated on a lovely organic farm you have peace and quiet and fresh produce, local walks and space to relax in. …see more
Casa Pequeña: romantic 1 bedroom cottage set in exotic lush sub-tropical gardens. Relaxing tranquil base from which to explore Andalucía, the rugged Granada coast or simply idle days away in the flower filled gardens, read by the swimming pool.
All mod cons + Wi-Fi zone This unique cottage furnished & equipped for long lets, not simply 'spartan' holidays - many guests return! …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
Mediterian climate and nice peaceful place with beautiful beaches and wonderful blue sea can make your vacation unforgettable. It is possible to arrange transfer from the airport Rijeka to Punat - approximately 30 km. …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
Set on the Rhuys Peninsula with the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan 1km to the north and sheltered Atlantic beaches 5km to the south. Sailing, watersports, coastal walks, cycling, horse riding, chateau and boat trips on your doorstep plus medieval Vannes just 23km. Cycling, horse riding, coastal, atlantic beach gulf walking detached coutryside …see more
Set in 2 acres of a beautiful,tranquil valley,this cozy gite sleeps 4/5.Large secure suntrap Pool,decking area and well equipped games field.Private terraces and lovely views. Good location for Days Out. Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax. Great deals for house-hunters out of season.NO increase in prices for 2014 .Short breaks also available. …see more
Large, spacious and quiet country house set in 4 hectares of its own grounds on outskirts of village. Lovely views over the valley in the heart of the wine growing region of Piemonte. Covered portico for al fresco dining. Elegant spa town Acqui Terme 5km away. The famous Truffle Festival is held annually in Alba, about 40 minutes drive away …see more
OPAL is located in a picturesque rural village in County Roscommon. It provides an excellent location for a tranquil retreat where you can enjoy peace and harmony in the Irish countryside. Close to the River Suck it is also an ideal location for a fishing holiday. OPAL offers a tranquil setting where you can escape from the distractions of modern day life. No TV etc. …see more
South Norfolk is a superb place to stay at any time of the year. Picturesque villages and historic markets. Set in idyllic countryside just 15 minutes from the historic market town of Wymondham. and only 9.5 miles to the south west of the historic city of Norwich There are a number of attractions for adults and children within easy reach including golf, zoo, rail museum …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
In the beautiful Course Valley, Clubhouse Gites self contained & fully equipped apartment has everything you could possibly need for a truly relaxing holiday - 'a real home from home'! Large garden with many childrens games, terrace, BBQ & great Games room. Clubhouse Gites offers great value for money and is perfectly located for the best possible holiday. …see more
Unique converted Pigsty, Four poster bed. welcome pack, private garden,linen and towels,bath and shower,free Wi-Fi,heating, cot and high chair,fridge,TV,BBQ,Microwave,Coffee maker,washing machine,iron and board, straighteners,hair-dry and toiletries.Can walk to pub,
Many attractions such as seaside, reservoir with watersports , Cadwell racing circuit, Louth . Dogs welcome …see more
Little Egret is a new, well equipped, and bright one bedroom apartment, with private parking. Close to the village green with its variety of shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants. A five minute walk to the beach and seafront cafe. Just a short drive to the New Forest. Luxury double bedroom - sofabed in lounge, Bath/shower, Linen & Towels (inc), Cot /High Chair on request. …see more
ABRUZZO has the largest natural parks in Italy. With over 140,000 well protected acres the parks cover two thirds of the total area of Abruzzo, no other region in Europe can say the same. It is the most delightful region of Central Italy. …see more
Lovely 4 star cottage. Picturesque Wensleydale village with stream, green and village pub ideally situated for walking/ touring the Yorkshire Dales. Furnished to a high standard. En-suite and separate bathroom. Lovely patio for relaxing outdoors. Ample private parking. See the places visited by Ade Edmondson in the TV programme "The Dales". Discover James Herriot country. …see more
The location, inside the Etna Regional Park , is perfect for visiting Mount Etna, the iconic volcano recently nominated by UNESCO as World Heritage Site for its uniqueness and natural importance, Catania and all the Ionian coast of Sicily from Taormina to Syracuse. Not far there are the beautiful white sand beaches of Plaja (Catania) and Coast of the Cyclops (Acireale)! …see more
An ideal rural retreat for exploring the area, any length of stay over two nights considered, lovely walks and cycling from the door, a substantial continental breakfast can be provided if required, lots of interesting places to visit near by. Next door to excellent village shop, opposite a friendly village inn and church - beautiful setting. …see more
Coverack Cottage is a comfortable cottage set in the peaceful countryside near the village of St Keverne on the Lizard Peninsula. Coverack Cottage is a short drive away from the stunning Helford River and charming fishing village of Cadgwith. An idyllic place to stay. Ideal for peace & tranquility
Near the coast
Ideal for walkers
Ideal for bird watchers …see more
1-bedroom 3rd floor apartment, with beautiful views, sleeps 4. Terrace ideal for sun tanning and balconies perfect for al fresco meals. Prime location on bus routes within walking distance of restaurants & central Funchal. Secure parking & elevator. …see more
Mountain Retreat in Las Alpujarras. Private Pool And Views To The Coast And Africa
Peaceful Location, 10 Minute Walk To Canar, 45 Minute Drive To The Coast, An Hour To Granada
Sleeps 8-10 (4 Bedrooms)
Enjoy walking the GR7, horse riding and other country pursuits …see more
Renovated Breton Cottage. Situated in a valley, with stunning views, Large garden , ideal for couples. An Idyllic Hideaway yet with all the options close at hand to make your Holiday complete. New TV and 2 new beds for 2014 . Pictures to follow soon. …see more
Colico casa vacanza sul Lago di Como con un panorama unico, e ampio giardino a disposizione con piscina. La piscina è privata per gli ospiti di Villa Tre Cariole. La piscina è riscaldata solo dal calore del sole. …see more
Charming detached chalet near centre St Gervais village. 2 min drive to skilift / mountain bike lift. Free wifi.
Own garden and secure parking Situated in the picturesque village of St Gervais, near Megeve and Chamonix. Perfect all year round …see more