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.
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
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
Beautiful apartment in an old renovated silk farm with sitting room, American style kitchen two bedrooms one shower and separate toilet. Suitable for families with teenage children as the second bedroom has a separate entrance from the courtyard. …see more
Situated at the Danube Bike Trail / EuroVelo 6 and 10 km away from the city of Tata, the Bike Stop Dunaszentmiklós is next to a forest. It has a 600 m² big private garden with barbecue facilities, a closed bicycle storage and car parking. Pets are also welcome. …see more
A lovely house on the side of a hill looking over the beach at Morsalines and the picturesque fishing and pleasure port of St Vaast la Hougue beyond. The Vauban fortifications of la Hougue and Tatihou are laid out surrounded by oyster beds. The D-day Landing Beaches start a few minutes away from Morsalines. …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
Our guests are those who flee from loneliness of the big city, you may want to write, paint or just relax, together with those who love, in the absence of an enchanted atmosphere. A way of life so ancient and so new. We were not aware of the existence of the Americas,and Urbani Palace already existed, with its austere elega …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
*** Hurry. Enjoy the long Indian summer weather. Temperatures of 25-27deg this week. Crowds have gone. Visit beautiful Brittany beaches, historic towns and castles, walk coastal routes, savour Breton foods and ciders - and of course, relax. Charming 2 bedroom gîte in Pleudihen-sur-Rance, sleeps 4. An eco-friendly cottage complete with all mod-cons. Large garden. …see more
An absolutely stunning restored farmhouse with private pool, set on the outside of a charming hamlet of Mont De Marrast.
Enjoy the food, wine and atmosphere of the Gers in a property that has an extraordinary position with a truly panoramic view of the Pyrenees. The owners parents stay in gite to look after the property …see more
Minehead has a variety of shops and restaurants and is known as the Gateway to Exmoor. Places to visit include Dunster, Porlock, Lynton & Lynmouth and the Doone Valley, The Exmoor National Park has also been designated Europes first international Dark Sky Reserve. With local bus services covering much of the area, guests without their own transport are well catered for. …see more
Cosy country style ground floor self-contained apartment in two acres by the Brown Flesk river. Situated halfway between Killarney and Tralee, 1mile from Farranfore village off the Tralee road down a lane. It is suitable for both families and groups of fishermen. We produce naturally grown fruit vegetables and eggs, available in season. Electricity, gas included. …see more
3 bed gîte, sleeps 6 (2 dble & 1 twin), private patio & shared plunge pool. Peaceful countryside location, walking distance to village & a short drive from the picturesque village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne with its monolithic church, restaurants, cafés and shops. Centrally placed for Bergerac, Cognac & Bordeaux. …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
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
If you like walking and horseback riding in a calm and paisible area, only 2h30' driving from Paris, you are more than welcome to spend your holidays or simply a week-end in l'Oisellerie.
A place to relax in a protected environment to forget the stress of your daily life just 2h30 from Paris! …see more
A delightful 200 year old three storey, cosy ex-fisherman's cottage in the heart of Staithes. Beautifully restored, the cottage retains many original features including beams and open fire. We strive to offer top quality and comfort to ensure your holiday goes well. Our cottage is the perfect place to unwind, pubs, cafes and beach are a stones throw from the front door. …see more
Gower Cottage is situated in the middle of nowhere but at the same time in the heart of Gower. There is no corner shop, no bus stop, no neighbours, and no busy roads. You are going to LOVE it! …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
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.
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
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
GALLOPS FARM FINDON. Pet friendly** annexe perfect for walking. Beautiful views of the South Downs. Ideal for walking/cycling as farm leads straight on to footpaths across the South Downs. Also conveniently situated in walking distance of village & pet friendly pubs. …see more
GALLOPS FARM FINDON. Beautiful views. Ideal for walking/cycling as farm leads straight on to footpaths across the South Downs. Also conveniently situated just a 15 minute walk from Findon Village which has a number of pubs/restaurants and ideal for exploring the coast. …see more
Cortijo Opazo is a beautifully renovated Alpujarran farmhouse offering two well furnished and private self catering holiday rentals along with a large and exceptional garden. Ideal destination for walking - maps and guides supplied free of charge. 2 cottages available. …see more
Villa to rent
Medieval villa to rent in picturesque mountain village in Liguria Italy close to the French Riviera. Experience staying in the friendly historic Italian village of Pigna as well as enjoying days out to the French coast towns of Monaco, Menton, San Remo. The villa sleeps 7/8 comfortably and is very charming and unique with lots of sunny outside space. …see more
The house has a unique advantage .
Its location is such ,that in 15 minutes you are on the beaches of Pagasitikos Gulf (RIVERA BEACH etc) and in about 30 -45 minutes in the most lovely beaches of Greece ,in the Aegean sea. Beaches of Lambinou,Milopotamos,Fakistra, A house overlooking the Pagasitikos gulf in a peaceful and unspoilt location. 15 min from the beaches.
Beautiful two bedroom villa with large sea facing balconies situated in the heart of rural Madeira. Bedrooms are private with ensuite bathrooms. A fully equipped kitchen leads onto patio with BBQ. A well appointed luxury property with full internet, wi-fi and cable TV. Enjoy panoramic sea views in a calm and tranquil setting. Be among the locals and explore the real Madeira. …see more
Linnet Cottage is a gorgeous one bedroom self catering farm cottage with all the benefits of glorious views, high quality John Lewis bedding, Wi-Fi and biomass heating. Only 5 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed this is a perfect get-away for walking, fishing and exploring. Twin beds can be arranged instead of super king bed. Travel cot available for couples with an infant. …see more
Traditional Cornish barn conversion with swimming pool set in a beautiful rural location. Near to the Eden Project and beaches.
Note: pool closed over winter.
Washing machines and driers in laundry on £1 meter . …see more
The Bukit Artha Guest House & Restaurant is set in 25 are of unfertile stone hills accessed by easy steps, surrounded by mountain schenery and rice terrace.
The Bukit Artha Guest House & Restaurant has a healing atmosphere and romantic ambiance. Fill the local life in the traditional village …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
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.
THE ORLANDO SUITE / 5 Star Accomodation / Waitrose Supamarket One mile away / Open All Year / Wifi & Internet Connected TV System / Open Plan / All On Ground Floor Accomodation / Bulverton House has been offering Self Catering Holidays Since 2004. We offer 5 Star accomodation at fantastic prices, on the edge of Sidmouth in East Devon. …see more
Escondite is a cosy Traditional rural cottage to relax in after a day of adventure in Spain with plenty to do in the surrounding area or somewhere to simply relax, enjoy the peace and quite on a romantic break away in the Spanish hills. We offer a catered option where all your cleaning and cooking will be done. Email to inquire :) …see more
Peaceful, quiet location in the Cruese - Limousin.
Woodland & countryside tracks for walking.
Bird and Wildlife watching.
Winter ski day trips arranged.
Fabulous lake views, historic village house with all modern conveniences and lots of period features. Only five minutes' walk from the beach. We have equipped this house with everything you need for a great family holiday or a romantic break for couples. An authentic taste of Italian lakeside life. …see more
A stunning 5 bedroom 17th century timber framed cottage recently restored, furnished and maintained to a high standard and set in a 1/4 acre of private gardens. Private swimming pool open for the months June, July & August ( and May & September by arrangement). Electricity is included in the price for June - July & August & is charged at cost for other periods. …see more
Located in the village of Juille, near Mansle/Ruffec/Angouleme La Petite Chaumiers is a quaint cottage with original stonework, all on one level, detached from the main house. Ideal for couples who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Off the main road and set in 2 acres of grounds, surrounded by peaceful countryside. …see more
The studio is well equipped, with microwave, hot plates, toaster, coffeemaker, kettle, TV, radio, use of washing machine and iron. There is a sun terrace with brick BBQ with fantastic views of the Atlantic, Teide and the sunsets,which are fantastic to watch over an …see more
This charming gite has three bedrooms, bathroom, separate shower and wc downstairs, lounge and kitchen. It has a courtyard garden, and a sun terrace where you can look over the rolling hillside. There is wifi and satellite TV - with all the English and French channels. The gite is in the centre of the village within easy walking distance of supermarket, bars and small shops. …see more
Luxury stone barn offering all of the facilities you can imagine from a luxurious hamper featuring all local produce, wine, cheese and chocolates, fluffy towels beautiful Egyptian cotton bed linen. Coffee maker, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.
private garden. …see more
Have a look at the Villa, think of how much Tuscany has to offer and let us know if you would like to rent Villa Tina for your vacation.
The best place to celebrate your wedding party, your honey-moon. job meetings
We hope to see you soon in this pretty part of Italy!
The most beautiful Tuscan cities and sites are all within easy reach, so you can enjoy more at Villa Tina …see more
Michele & Dave Binks would love to welcome you to Court Farm. We have three lovely self catering cottages situated in the heart of Exmoor National Park. All are dog friendly with their own gardens. You can also bring your horses with riding and walking from the door. …see more
The Old Pigeonnier with its secluded swimming pool is suitable for couples or friends who enjoy the quiet of the countryside with close access to a wide choice of amenities, many excellent restaurants, shops, local culture and amongst the best vinyards in France !
A wide choice of excellent markets, fantastic scenic walks for all and just a Fabulous place to be! …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