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.
Our (no-smoking) tranquil wheel-chair and child-friendly gite sleeps 4. Ground floor bedroom, wetroom, wi-fi and satellite tv.
Welcome pack. Large play area, table-tennis, a pool, orchard, goats hens. Near medieval towns of Fougeres, Domfront
NEW FOR 2014!! Secure play area, covered table tennis, Boules Pitch.
Edge of village with bar and shop.
The Byre is a beautifully presented, superbly furnished and decorated property in a fantastic rural location within a 14 acre property. River, fields and woodland make up Swarland Mill providing a perfect rural location within easy reach of coast and country. …see more
Traditional Village House. Fully restored, well-equipped with wifi. Space for adults and children (house 151m2, garden >1000 m2). Beautiful garden, private and secure. Outdoor dining area with BBQ. Close to Bajmok, Backa Topola, Subotica and Sombor. …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
Georgian Villa in Aberaeron ideal for large groups of family and friends. Close to the coastal path network and a delightful walk to the colourful harbour town of Aberaeron with its many events and festivals, and New Quay with its Dolphins and safe sandy beaches. With castles, mountains, moorlands, and many historic houses and gardens all within reach. …see more
This house is suitable for young and old alike. If you've young children that would like to explore the countryside and see what it's like to live in rural Ireland, this is ideal! They can search for eggs and feed the donkey and pony. Stunning views from front door! And some beautiful walks, ideal for exploring the countryside. …see more
selfcatering apartment, bb, b&b, waterfront, river beach, swimming pool, kayaks, pedalo's, ATB, canoe, fishing, hiking, outdoor, relax, sight seeing, private, nature, culture, sports, birdwatching, fun, water, lake, river Prices and availability are for apartment Balsamina. For other accommodation please contact us by mail. …see more
The Nook, a bijou holiday retreat for up to 2 people situated in a quiet backwater within the Peak District village of Baslow. From the doorstep there are numerous walks with stunning views across the Peak District and an easy walk into the grounds of Chatsworth Estate. The village of Baslow has 3 public houses, numerous restaurants, village store, post office, art gallery. …see more
A detached Cotswold-stone cottage offering high-end accommodation for two in the beautiful hamlet of Upper Slaughter. Surrounded by stunning countryside it's perfect for couples looking for a romantic break away. SHORT BREAKS available please contact us for a quote. We're proud to have been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award 2014. …see more
Original oak beam lounge, Large Front and Back Gardens, Outdoor Dining in summer, Shed to accommodate Bicycles. Rural setting with easy traveling distance of Norwich City Center, and North Norfolk Coast approx 45 Min drive. One well behaved dog welcome. If more than one please contact owner prior to booking. …see more
Ideally situated to explore all of south Cornwall with it's beautiful beach's and rugged cliffs. There is something here for everyone to do from walkers to beach lovers, surfers to bird watchers. Couples and families will all love idyllic Cornwall. …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
Special offer for September. Romantic get-away. Special. Stylish. Peaceful. Rural. Retreat for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers, writers, star-gazers. Extremely comfortable. Fabulous countryside to explore. Just for two.Idyllic. Small dogs accepted.
2 excellent leisure centres a 25 minute drive away. Village swimming pool nearby. …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
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 rural character half timber cottage with contemporary styling, quality furnishings and linen. Spacious yet cosy, separate well equipped kitchen, private rear courtyard and gorgeous garden .Converted from former cider barns where Symonds Cider originated in 1727 The twin beds can be zip linked to make a super king size bed on request, cot & high chair also available …see more
Self contained cottage, in lovely rural setting. Includes Linen, Towels and Electric. Nearest Village of St Germain de Tellevende 2km, with super market, boulanger, pharmacy & restaurant/bar. Vire 5 mins by car (market Friday), with its many restaurants and bars. Quiet location.
Cycle/ foot path close by.
Trout fishing 5 mins,
Golf Course 10 mins at Lake Dathee.
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 made with our own eggs. Restaurant & swimming pool nearby at Lakeview Country Club. …see more
Nestled in the rural village of Shepherdswell, Buttercup House is located 20 mins from the Eurotunnel port, Dover Docks Whitstable, Sandwich, Deal & Canterbury. With a pub, shop, train station & North Downs Way on it's doorstep it's the perfect location to explore Kent. Split over two floors & attached to a Grade listed Queen Anne House the cottage has it's own pretty garden. …see more
Mill Cottage is a lovely holiday cottage hidden away on the Greetham Valley estate amidst beautiful Rutland countryside. This detached 17th century barn conversion sleeps 5 + a baby and up to 2 well-behaved dogs are very welcome. …see more
Romantic, traditional Normandy farmhouse (1706), area of outstanding natural beauty, 20 mins from the sea. D-Day landing beaches, Bayeaux Tapestry, and fast access Mont St. Michel. Seafood, restaurants, safe sandy beaches and outdoor activities. …see more
Bothan Darach is a very comfortable self catering cottage situated, on the shores of Loch Linnhe with lovely sea loch & mountain views – the sunsets are superb!
We have been told by guests that the cottage is perfect and is very well equipped with many extras. * Bothan Darach has a four star quality rating from the Scottish Tourist board
wonderful surroundings, inmidst nature, pool, calm, great garden/lawn,
perfect place to spend your holidays with a mixture of relax and cultural trip
ideal for families or group of friends
hiking, mountainbiking, relax, silence, nature, sightseeing, cultural events …see more
Riverside Bed and breakfast, 2 bedrooms, fishing, walking, cycling, explore the Normandy countryside.
Bike hire upon request. Pets welcome. 5 min Neufchatel en bray, 10 mins Forges-les-Eaux, 35 mins Rouen & Dieppe,2 hrs from Paris, 1hr 45 D Day Landing beaches Continental breakfast is included in the price indicated.
Talroch maison is a granite house built in 1622 surrounded by woodland and 50 metres away from the river Sarre It nestles in the beautiful and peaceful hamlet of Talroch within walking distance of the village of Melrand. Ideal for nature lovers. …see more
3 bed with en suite to master bedroom. contemporary style new build. central heating. close to all amenities. great location for families, walkers, couples and elderly. . A small bedroom is on second floor with possibility of a single bed by request. Double glazed. close to Big Sheep attraction and Abbotsham. Westward Ho beach and Instow and Appledore. …see more
Sleeps 4+,Garden with views, TV, DVD & CD player + selection music, FREE WIFI.,Baby & child friendly, Kitchen / Diner, Shower room, board games, beach items. ADULTS & CHILDRENS BIKES , Walks, fishing, cycling,painting & photography, markets. Restaurant in village. The cottage is in a great position to use as a base for your days trips whatever your holiday entails. …see more
Luxury romantic cottage, set in Castleoliver Farm which was voted top ten Farmhouse by Holiday Lettings 2011. beautifully restored to exceptional standard. Ideal touring base for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford. A tranquil rural retreat in spectacular surroundings. …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.
Two x 2 bedroom apartments (sleeps 4+1 each) with stunning sea views and large balconies. 7 min walk to beautiful beaches. Short ferry ride to Split. Perfect base for swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic. Sunny 300 days a year. …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
**New Property** Craigdarroch Cottage
Newly refurbished coachman's cottage. Excellent base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Enjoy the loch and mountain view while relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. Ideally located for the Ryder Cup 2014. …see more
Located in the Metropolitan area of Oporto, this apartment in the citie of Espinho, just at 100 meters from the beach, and at 20 km of the historical center of the romantic city of Oporto (20 minutes by direct train), this apartment will provide you a pleasants holidays It has private parking.
A 3 minutes walk takes you to the beach. …see more
Situated only a kilometre from Bantry town centre, Ard Na Gleanna (“Top of the Glen”) is a stunning contemporary home hiding behind a traditional exterior. It is the perfect base for your stay in this beautiful part of the West Cork region. …see more
A delightful, spacious groundfloor 1-level and one bedroom apartment with private gated terrace, courtyard and parking. It is situated in a recently built house on the promenad along Etang du Thau only 200m from the old port and 3 kms away from Mediterranean beaches.
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
The Old Stable is a fully renovated building in the grounds of The Orchard Guesthouse, decorated in a folk style reminiscent of the Greek islands. The bright patio with a view to the orchard and the country style furniture give it a fantastically relaxing atmosphere. …see more
This house has been renovated keeping many of the original features and has full wifi and UK satellite TV. It has plenty of outside space with a large courtyard as well as two balconies on the top floor. The house is in the centre of the old part of the medieval town of Tarascon in the very heart of Provence. …see more
Grade 2-listed, riverside mill apartment; 2 bedrooms, bathroom & shower room; fishing rights; secluded location in mature gardens; views over river Aire & Pennine Way; good pub food & shops nearby; conveniently located for many attractions and activities; parking Renovated & refurbished for 2014, the apartment offers a luxurious and relaxing venue for a holiday …see more
Enclosed safe private garden. Outdoor pursuits. Hiking. Fishing. Shooting. Walking. Dog friendly. Sight seeing. Historical.
Visitor attractions. Shopping. Markets. Beautiful views. Relaxing. Cycling. Countryside. Local pubs. Real Ale. Wildlife. Bird watching. This property is ideal for a relaxing, carefree holiday and to re charge your batteries! …see more
Ideal for walking holidays; Charming country cottage; 16th century cottage; Period features; Exposed beams; Inglenook fireplace; Log burners; Rangemaster oven; Off-road parking; Close to coast; Full central heating; View of Quantock Hills; Village location; Pub & Shop Complimentary bottle of wine
Books and board games
single beds convert to king size bed
Decking on 3 sides with rattan table and chairs and hammock plus BBQ area with seating. Ideally situated for Pembrokeshire's stunning beaches, towns and coastal paths. Play a free round of golf on the course at Herons Brook. Horse riding, fishing and lots more nearby. After a day's exploring, restore and revive yourself in this wonderfully quiet and relaxing environment. …see more