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.
Batchcote Hall 10 miles south of Shrewsbury in the heart of the Shropshire countryside with stunning views from all rooms. Ideal for relaxing family holidays or activity holidays such as walking, cycling, golf, private all weather tennis court and large lawned gardens. …see more
Situated in Atalaia, a small village framed by the magnificent Atlantic coast and within walking distance of a number of beautiful wide sandy beaches and rugged coast lines. Nearby, is the beautiful historical towns of Obidos and Caldas da Rainha and Peniche, a fishing …see more
Modern four room bungalow equipped to a high standard, set in half an acre of shared organic gardens.In a quiet village close to Barnham Broom golf and leisure complex and 7 miles from Norwich City centre. …see more
Spacious, modern villa finished to an high standard and offering beautiful seaviews. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, extra WC, wide indoor and outdoor areas with barbeque and private heated pool (free of charge during the winter months). Incredible value for money. …see more
Pretty holiday cottage in the Dordogne, connected to the main house, nestled in the beautiful rural countryside of south-west France close to Brantome. Ideally situated within, a 50 acre estate of parkland and woods. It is the home of the Brantome Police Horses. A cottage with lots of beams, well appointed accommodation and with animals on site, then look no further. …see more
Close to Dinard Airport & St Malo ferry port. Detached, converted barn situated on the beautiful coastline of Brittany overlooking the Bay of Beausais and stunning countryside. Ideally placed for many beautiful beaches, golf courses, fishing, cycling and water sports. 20 mins. to the historic towns of St. Malo and Dinan on the River Rance with excellent seafood restaurants. …see more
Exceptionally spacious self catering four bedroom, two bathroom traditional detached stone built cottage in Portknockie. Tigh na Cala enjoys a coastal setting in the old part of the village and only a short walk away from the picturesque harbour and nearby beaches. …see more
Beautifully renovated in 2012, an impressive, 4 bedroom, air-conditioned, private house in a peaceful and private location. With a large, fenced, private pool, you can fully relax and enjoy the delights of Provence!
A unique and romantic thatched cottage with balcony, garden & parking, C16th listed, wooded outlook but near all village facilities. On Devon's Exmoor National Park coast, spectacular walks on coastpath, moors, wooded river valleys.Abundant wildlife. Dark Sky reserve. …see more
An attractive 2 bedroom Seaside Villa located near Balchik, situated on a complex of 9 nine villas with a communal swimming pool. Air conditioning and WiFi. Walking distance to the beach and bar/restaurant.
Lagoon Bay Villa is a detached villa on a gated complex with nine villas in total with a communal pool. …see more
TRULLI BIANCHI is a nice property made up of three trulli and a new stone house surrounded by a garden with a swimming pool. The property rises not far from Alberobello on the top of a hill near a wood of oaks. In this place you can enjoy the Apulian landscape.
The house stands in a fantastic landscape with a stunning panorama.
Luxurious 5* villa with 5 bedrooms and 5 en-suites. Unique architectural design including private heated infinity pool huge games room with pool table and tennis table etc. Peaceful location, fabulous sea views for all. If you are looking for the WOW factor - it's here! The terraces and balconies all have lighting designed to maximise ambience - it's simply magical here!
2 bedroom cottage with bathroom and shower room, separate toilet, lounge with TV, DVD, kitchen diner has private terrace (patio) and garden located in pretty village behind the main street and is centrally located for visiting Loire Valley chateau (castles) and wineries Pretty hillside village cottage for 4 central for historic Loire chateaux, restaurants and Touraine wines. …see more
400 yards from the wide, fine pebbly beach of Hallsands, a totally transformed Victorian cottage tucked between two neighbours in the tiny hamlet of Bickerton - wonderfully tranquil and sheltered by flower-filled hedgerows, where migratory toads have their own road sign! This traditional cottage has just been renovated to provide smart, modern comfort, combined with a little bit of quirky 19th cent …see more
This 2 bedroom large first floor apartment with large south facing balcony overlooking fields, is located in the French seaside town of WIMEREUX and is only 500M from the Beach,Sea Front and Town There is no WiFi at the apartment but there are plenty of hot spots nearby.
A travel cot is available …see more
Stunning large modern villa perfect for families or golfers with 3 bedrooms plus cots and en suite bathrooms and private swimming pool. 45 mins from Lisbon. The perfect place to relax. Golf course at Praia del Rey a 10 minute drive. New 5 star Golf course opening April 2012 designed by world famous Donald Steel only 5 minutes drive.
Sheltered swimming, surfing, sailing and sandy beaches all close by. …see more
Our 2 two bedroom house sleeps 4, has two WCs, a modern kitchen, sitting and dining areas, 2 patio areas, parking, secure shared swimming pool and tennis and as guests note is very well equipped - an excellent base for a relaxing family holiday in beautiful Collioure. Like us, we are sure you will fall in love with Collioure the moment the bay, and mountains come into view. …see more
Blanches House is a coastal classic. Peaceful and secluded, set in 2.5 acres of sheltered, south-facing gardens with panoramic sea and country views. Spectacular NT coast 10 mins walk. Child and dog friendly. Log fires and a cream tea welcome. Low rates out of season. …see more
Beautiful 800 year-old hilltop villa with stunning views , 4 bedrooms (sleeps 10) and private 12m x 6m pool. On border of Tuscany and Umbria, perfect for exploring local area. Fully restored, the house exudes character. ideal for large groups and families. …see more
BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED FARMHOUSE WITH GREAT COASTAL VIEWS SLEEPS 8 IN 4 DOUBLE BEDROOMS WITH EN SUITE BATHROOMS, BEAMED CEILINGS WITH TRADITIONAL BAMBOO. car is recommended but not suitable for young children under 5 as pool is not gated …see more
Casa Adelfa is the name of a very beautiful country house located in Pago Cantalobo, at about 5 km from Almu?ecar. This area overlooks the valley called 'Valle Tropical', in the heart of the region with the mildest climate in Europe. …see more
Large two double bedroom, classic traditional French seaside house with garden ideal for alfresco dining and barbecuing. Located within a 5 min walk to the beach and town centre. Open plan kitchen with all utensils and appliances for all your cooking needs. The house has been completely renovated in April 2012 with Breton features - new interior and appliances. …see more
The property is located on the “Golf Panoramica” Golf and Country Club, just 15 km. inland of the typically Spanish resort of Vinaros.
It is a 2-bedroom duplex house that sleeps up to six persons. It is south-facing, overlooking the 16th tee of the golf course. There are distant views to the mountains inland, and out toward the sea at nearby Vinaros and Benicarlo. …see more
A 3* self-catering luxury apartment . Situated in the heart of Strangford ‘s pretty village.The apartment offers visitors both comfort and convenience. Perfect location for couples on a relaxing break or families on an activity break. Close to Castleward National Trust. Situated in the heart of Strangford ‘s pretty village and The Cuan, Award Winning Restaurant next door. …see more
Self-catering Ski Chalet in Wagrain. within walking distance of the 'Flying Mozart' gondola. Wagrain is situated inf the 'Ski Amade' region with access to 860km of superbly groomed slopes and 270 modern lifts - 30 Black Runs, 181 Red Runs, 145 Blue Runs Chalet is situated next to 'Wasserwelt' which has indoor and outdoor pools, sauna and steam rooms.
The Captain's House garden flat is located within 1 Guildford Street in Millport. It occupies an outstanding position on the seafront in the centre of Millport, close to shops, restaurants, pubs, rock pools and the sandy beach.
Self contained flat, perfect spot for a couple to escape to. Seaviews from sitting room, bedroom and patio. Walks from the door to coast and hills. Bring your dog, welcome pack provided. Out of season short break deals, watch the birds on the Nevern estuary 01348811223 Extras include; 250ydscoastal bus route, BBQ, Wifi, drying cupboard, grounds to walk dog, sunsets from patio …see more
This detached 18th century self catering gite is ideal for families seeking a relaxing break. Enjoy the pool and garden or there are plenty of woodland walks and cycling routes full of wildlife and birds, an excellent opportunity for nature lovers and birdwatchers. If you are interested in an introduction to bee keeping there is an opportunity to meet the bees. …see more
Fantastic Sea Views from 2 first floor balconies, this luxury Ilfracombe apartment is just 5 minutes from The Tunnels Beaches, and further short walk to the shops, restaurants and harbour at Ilfracombe. Close by the SW Coastal Footpath - perfect for walkers & families. A perfect choice for a family/couple holiday or if you are getting married at Tunnels Beaches. …see more
Larchwood Lodge modern glass-fronted property in a stunning location with spectacular views of loch and mountains in the beautiful Highlands of Scotland. Easy walking distance from Dornie village with its pub, hotel bar and village shop and 10 minutes drive from the Is …see more
Anchor Haven is a stunning waterfront house in the beautiful village of Crookhaven in West Cork.This bright and spacious property is situated on an elevated site on the shores of the bay,surrounded by spectacular views of the mountains,the bay and the adjacent village. It has an elevated decked patio and barbecue area overlooking the bay and its own private pier and slipway. …see more
Self-catering, romantic, peaceful studio with incredible sea views set in the luxurious gardens of an exclusive Capri property, is the ideal setting for your island vacation. Enjoy its incredible swimming pool and stunning terraces. …see more
A Very Private Holiday Estate. 25 metre Swimming Pool, Gymnasium, Tennis Court, Basket ball and football pitch. Extensive gardens, garages. Main house, 4 bathrooms and two self contained guest houses. Ideal for large or extended families or with own service staff. Our 3 staff live in separate quarters looking after the estate to help you have a memorable relaxing holiday …see more
Luxurious, sunny, 3 1/2 room modern apartment with all amenities, wonderful views of the Matterhorn from the dining and living room areas, master bedroom and terrace. The apartment is located in a quiet residential area within 5 minutes walking distance to town. Luxurious, modern, 2 bedroom, 2 bath apartment with all amenities, wonderful views of Matterhorn and town. …see more
La Vieille Maison is a tastefully renovated cottage, located in the peaceful village of St Juire Champgillon. There are 2 en suite bedrooms & a fully equipped kitchen. There is a heated swimming pool in the large gardens & plenty of room for the children to run around. …see more
This ground floor (2 bedroom) apartment is in a standalone Villa Lavanda. Located 10 km to the Volterra with magnificent views. The apartment is comfortably furnished with attention to all the details. There is a fantastic outdoor pool, full size tennis court. …see more
Spacious Victorian Farmhouse - high celings,fantastic views over fields and forests. Large private enclosed garden ideal for children and pets or enjoying the peace and quiet. 130 acres of private nature trails and only a short drive from beaches of N Cornwall coast. Sandy and surf beaches nearby, wonderful farm nature trails from the garden gate, log fire/central heating …see more
Beautiful conversion of an 12 th-century prior and chapel into luxury family home in Burgundy. Enjoy the owners home and antiques. Music, home cinema rooms, chimney rooms, library, authentic French kitchen, gardens and terraces overlooking vineyards, ancient tower. Peaceful environment, trekking/walking trails, safe cycling, Michelin restaurants, wine tasting, old cellars …see more
Keen Cottage is a delightful, spacious cottage for four people. Located within easy reach of Burford, Stow on the Wold and Chipping Norton and with two excellent pubs in the village, this is a premium cottage in a premium location! …see more
Immaculate Stylish 3 bedroom cottage. 4 Star Cornish Tourist Board rating. Accessible for disabled users. All Mod Cons. 100 yards from Harlyn Bay - Child friendly award winning beach, fantastic surf, great for cliff walks.
Harlyn Bay was recently voted second in the Sunday Times 50 best beaches list. …see more