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.
Typically French; Uzès is an unspoilt charming little French town. Stroll under the old trees along the main street and enjoy the little bistros, cafes, bars, restaurants and shops. There is loads to see: The Pont-du-Gard, Saint-Quentin-la-Poterie, Nîmes, .... check out …see more
Private outdoor pool with BBQ. Dramatic mountain scenery.Newly renovated bathrooms and kitchen. One hour drive from Carcasonne. 60km form Mediterranean beaches.Near to Cathar castles at Montsegur, Fanjeaux. Puilaurens, Puivert and Rennes le Chateau. …see more
Traditional farmhouse villa for 2-8 people with refreshing plunge pool. Exclusive use, ideal for relaxing and sightseeing. Excellent restaurants, bars,mediaeval hilltop towns and places of interest nearby. Also great for walking and wildlife. Helpful resident owners. The owners, whilst respecting guests' privacy, are available for any help or advice that may be required. …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
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
Casa Mimosa with vanishing edge pool is set in the beautiful hills of Granda Province on the outskirts (5 mins walk) of the small friendly town of Algarinejo. Relax & enjoy the serenity of the Andalucian hillsides for a truly authentic Spanish holiday.
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
A charming traditional stone house with a private swimming-pool located on the outskirts of the village of Kritou Terra, near the holiday beach resort of Polis. The restored farmhouse enjoys complete quietness and privacy, with the nearest house over 250m away. Rates include a free car with comprehensive insurance and free airport transfers to/from Pafos Airport. …see more
Welcome to our relaxing self-catering cottage, with private pool and guest garden, in Arronches, Portugal. With Luigi the donkey + 2 tame sheep all set in 2 hectares of land bordered by the River Caia with numerous fruit and olive trees with an abundance of wildlife. There is a good telescope for guest use for stargazing also numerous books, various games and playing cards. …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.
One bedroom small villa with private swimming pool and private garden right in the heart of Corfu Island near Aqualand waterpark and the sought after sandy beaches of the west of the island. Also fairly close to Corfu city as well as the airport and the port . …see more
Delightful French Farmhouse B&B, with private swimming pool, table tennis, free wifi, parking and table d'hote dinner in the beautiful Poitou Charente countryside. Set within two acres of enclosed gardens with views across a lake. …see more
Experience the Old Spain. Beautifully restored traditional Casa de Campo. Comfortable 2 bedroomed country house on the hill among the olive groves, overlooks the peaceful hamlet of Las Cuevas. Sun all day. Shady terrace. Splash pool. Walk to bar. Beach 30mins. Rural, Great Value & Experiencing the Real Spain all words that sum up a holiday at La Loma. …see more
Countryside house for up to 6 persons located in a small village in the hinterland of the island of Solta. Great set of amenities including private pool, large terrace and garden with barbecue, private parking, WI-FI Internet, A/C, SAT TV, fireplace ... …see more
Quiet and secluded, yet a 10 min. drive from 3 villages with major amenities, 20 min. from the historical town of Antequera. Private swimming pool and large garden, boules piste, .BQ., outdoor kitchen. Log fire and Wi fi available, private parking. Beach at Isnajar.
Bird watching, walking, painting,golf, horse riding, sightseeing, in house fans and electric,oil fired rads …see more
Independent self-catering apartment in ancient farmhouse: swimming pool, stunning view, private garden, idylic country retreat. Halfway between Florence (40 min) and Arezzo (30 min), Valdarno & Chianti, perfect starting point for visiting Tuscany, wine and food routes. We are #1 in our area on Trip Advisor! Search Podere Casarotta on TripAdvisor and the web to check out why! …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
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
Between Le Marche and Umbria, near two Natural Parks, it's ideal for relax, trekking, hiking, mountain biking, horse biking. Near Gubbio, Assisi and Urbino you can also have enogastronomic and culture itinerary: DOC wine and pasta + arts and culture go hand in hand. …see more
A fantastic homely farmhouse-edge of Los Romanes-overlooking olive groves. Peaceful location. Max 4 adults 2 kids UNDER 10. Walk to village bars/shops/restaurant. Perfect for ramblers/country lovers, birdwatchers, or a beach/totally relaxed chilled holiday. We have a sunbathing area by the pool for quiet peaceful relaxing times. With Pagoda for shade - Bliss!! …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
Provencal markets, crafts, restaurants, the cttage "Le Clos des Lucques" is situated in the heart of the charming Provencal village of Le Pin, quiet and picturesque, ideally close to Uzes, Avignon, Pont du Gard and Nimes. The gorges of Ardeche, the Mediterranean coast, …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
The house setting is paradise where you can relax and unwind or use as a base to explore this amazing region. In the Minho region you will find a bit of everything along the way so there is something for everyone. …see more
If you are looking for a stylish place where you immediately get a sense of wellbeing, where you can relax and recharge your batteries come to Villa Merindah.
For this dream holiday you only have to pack your bags, we take care of the rest!
As new owners we have just put the villa on the rental market. No doubt some references coming soon. …see more
Peaceful, quiet location in the Cruese - Limousin.
Woodland & countryside tracks for walking.
Bird and Wildlife watching.
Winter ski day trips arranged.
Especially for those seeking peace , space and privacy , this farm with pool is the ideal place. The house is typically Spanish. With a big fireplace, In this surrounding you can taste and feel the spanish live. …see more
Spacious farmhouse with lots of original features. Lovely garden, especially during June and July. Big private pool great for diving and lengths, with a shallow section for toddlers. Lusignac village and restaurant an easy walk. Brantome and Aubeterre nearby. …see more
This pretty modern villa is situated in the private gated domain of Val d'Azur near the quaint and charming Provençal village of Valbonne. The domaine has tennis courts and a large communal pool and the villa has its own private pool.
Sleeps 8/10. 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom fully air conditioned villa with 32 square metre private pool in private garden on an exquisite hillside location above the village of Sarigerme, a short walk from the Mediterranean Sea.
Completed in 2012, Villa Garnishi is located on a hillside above Sarigerme with views of the countryside …see more
Charming cortijo, pool & sea view !!!
An authentic Andalusian, entirely private Cortijo in the countryside.
1.5 km outside Almayate with its unspoiled beaches, only half an hour from Málaga. Terrace, BBQ, WLAN, various lounge areas, 360°view overmountains and sea. …see more
Spacious accomodation right in the heart of the most celebrated part of the Dordogne. Walk to the boulangerie, cafes, restaurants and canoe hire. Under 5 miles to Sarlat; less to Beynac, Castelnaud and Domme. A peaceful base close to all the main attractions. …see more
The Lot in the South-West of France permits very divers holiday activities : fariente at the swimming pool, visits of medieval cities and castles, sports (hiking, horse riding, tree walking, kayak, ballooning and is ideally fit for families or special events. We organize family, friends & team building events: hiking on the chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostelle
Easy access to Rocamadour, Le Gouffre de Padirac, and beautiful Bastide towns such as Gourdon, Domme, Castlenau and Sarlat. The Dordogne river is 10 minutes away, offering canoeing, lazy picnics along its banks, and "escalade" (rock-climbing) on the cliffs. The nearest shops are 3 km away, so a car is essential. An open barn provides shaded parking. …see more
CASA ENCANTADA OF PEDREGUER is a luxury two bedrooms apartment with private swimming pool and gardens in the beautiful country side of Pedreguer. 10 minutes by car away from the first beach. Sleeps 4/5 persons. …see more
This eco-villa in Crete is located north of the village of Amnatos in Rethymnon. The villa can accommodate from one to ten people (1-10) and it can be offered all together or independently with capacity of up to three families. …see more
Excellent Value!! Self-catering apartment backing onto Sierra de Tejeda National Park with wonderful views down to the sea. Ideal for those wanting peace and tranquillity. Outside space with table and chairs for al-fresco dining and use of owner's private pool. …see more
Wonderful Tuscan Villa - 300 sq.metres- with stunning sea views, just 15 minutes from the ocean and few minutes from the historical towns of Lucca, Pisa and Firenze. Private pool, air-conditioning, wireless Villa Gialla is a charming villa with panoramic view of Versilia and the Tyrrhenian Sea. …see more
This luxury villa was originally designed for 5 bedrooms but have undergone conversion in order to make one large master suite on top floor. Each villa has their own private pool as well as upgraded bathrooms and marble throughout. …see more
Located in one of the nicest locations in the area. Uniquely positioned above olive groves and the sea in the distance, it is situated in a superbly elevated position The villa is just a short drive to the, blue flag beaches, amenities and tavernas of Akmyrida. Linen and bath / hand towels are changed weekly and the pool is checked and cleaned twice per week.
The house is within 45 minutes of the mountains just over an hour from Toulouse and Pau and close to Lourdes, Tarbes, St Gauden and Auch. There is a good golf course in neighbouring town, Lombez and the village of Boulogne has its own lake with water sports and flumes. There is a good sized private swimming pool in the garden. Access for disabled or elderly guest is a feature …see more
Self catering French villa near a traditional French village. Ideal for families or large groups with private pool. Stunning views and easily accessible to beach, ski stations and golf courses. …see more
A comfortable spacious 17th century farm house with private pool , very large garden in peaceful countryside. Situated in the Brenne National Park ,"Land of a 1000 Lakes" and close to the Loire Valley. Sole use of this extensive property - an ideal family holiday. Sleeps 6-8 in 3 bedrooms. Fantastic English management team close by. …see more