Short on time? Book a mini break in the country! Take your pick from these short breaks at cottages, farmhouses and villas in the countryside. Perfect for long weekends away, short rural breaks let you escape to the great outdoors and recharge your batteries.
Marvel at the breath-taking beauty of the UK’s finest rural areas on your short rural break. Discover the tranquillity of the Lake District, go mountain biking in the Brecon Beacons or climb Snowdon, Wales’s highest peak.
If you have a long weekend to spare, hop over the water to an Irish country cottage or try Scotland for jaw-dropping panoramic views of the mountains and Highlands. Alternatively, you could follow the Spanish sunshine and hide away in a stylish Galician converted barn, or head to sun-baked Cyprus and choose a poolside apartment in Paphos.
Newly built luxury villa private pool and jacuzzi, overlooking natural lake. Beautiful sandy beach within walking distance. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 6 terraces 2 kitchens. Ideal for 2 families, perfect for golfers. Traditional Creole cooking available. Alarmed property. Private,secure,tranquil,ideal location overlooking a Lake.Cook,Babysitter,Airport Transfer,all Optional …see more
Ultimate luxury skiing destination. The largest and newest private chalet in Sainte Foy. Balcony Jacuzzi's, bar, restaurant, library and spacious lounge area. Family-friendly and close to the chair lift, bars and shops. Private spa and swimming pool facility included free of charge. …see more
La Réparade estate is situated in the commune of Châteauvert amidst greeney and hills. This former forest and wine estate exist since 1848. Its old farm buildings completely renovated will be opened all year round. La Réparade estate can accomodate from 2 to 49 people at the same time, please contact us for information. …see more
Arbre de Cerise is a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into three separate well-equipped gites; Tournesol, Coquelicot and Marguerite, sleeping a total of 18 people. In the garden is a 10m x 5m fenced, HEATED swimming pool. …see more
Fully equipped home from home Villa Seniwati provides all that one may need to have the comforts they so desire to make their holiday perfect. Daily pool maintenance and cleaning provided.. All needs fulfilled and special requests taken into consideration. Choice between two kingsize beds or one kingsize bedroom and two single beds. …see more
In a very quiet hamlet nestled in an idyllic setting overlooking the vines, this apartment is in a building constructed in 1767. Special charm with oak beams and rubble walls perfectly preserved.
Free Wi-fi, sauna, fitness, tennis court, bikes, BBQ. Amenities at 5 km This apartment is at Le Relais de Saint Preuil, ranked in France Top 25 "2013 Travellers Choice TripAdvisor" …see more
Five beautiful country stone cottages in an idyllic setting, with heated swimming pool, 30 acres of lawns, woodland, a meadow and a stream. Brittany Cycle Tours based on site. Great for large family get-togethers. Just 30 mins from the stunning Southern Brittany coast. Nearby fishing, golf, horse-riding, medieval towns and beaches Couetilliec offers a wide range of activities …see more
Sea Front Villa, Brand New, Close to the Limassol City Centre. It is located in a quiet place, with near-by restaurants. The project comprises of 4 new villas, excellent location, superb landscaping, close to the motorway. These are detached houses, with high specs. Sea Front Villas is a new Project with 3 identical Villas available for rent (only one villa has No Pool)
This family owned villa laid out in three apartments with pool and sunny terraces is the perfect setting for an unforgettable Catalan holiday in one of the Costa Brava's most authentic and desirable destinations. …see more
Beautiful old stone farmhouse fully renovated in 2012. Three independent gites can be rented separately or together for group. 20 acres of land surrounded by vines, olive trees, oaks. Great natural pool. Loads of hiking/biking trails. Easy access from main airports. …see more
7 bedroom 7 bathroom villa, set in unspoilt countryside in Uzumlu, just 6kms from Kalkan. Perfect for larger groups and for those wanting peace and quiet, & to experience traditional Turkish culture. Glorious views & large infinity pool 10x5. Private catering available. We also organise cooking holidays and couples retreats, information on request. …see more
Golf: There are many superb golf courses nearby, namely The Four Seasons in Fayence, Chateau Taulane (closed between October and mid Apri), St. Endreol in Le Muy; Roquebrune Golf, Vallescure in St. Raphael and Cannes/
Mougins Golf. These are just a few of many. Walking: There are many fantastic walks in the area for the walking enthusiasts. …see more
Situated a few metres to the main street Corso Umberto and Taormina Cathedral. The room is quite, modern and confortable, it is furnished with small kitchen, bathroom and garden in commun. A great House in the heart of Taormina, share the modern apartment or enjoy a whole Villa only for yourself. …see more
South or France, stunning 5 bedroom, 12 person, Self catering Farmhouse, swimming pool, spacious gardens near Mirepoix, Carcassonne, Toulouse, Pyrenees, retreat, epic views ,Great location. We can organise catering events, corporate functions and wine tasting tours if required! …see more
Sharples Guest House, owned and fully renovated in 2000 by Paul & Monica Sharples family, run by their younger son Matthew and his girlfriend Maja.
Often a base for the Great Britain Olympic Freeski Team whilst training in the Alpes. …see more
Fabulous Luxury house rural France. Peace, Space and Comfort. Huge pool. Fantastic facilities. En suite baths/showers
WIFI,TV, stereo,T- tennis trampoline. Libaray of books and DVDs
Baby equipment Golf nearby, historic sites, wine tasting, winter walks, mountainbiking. Exploring the local area is a must from the market at Uzes to the Cevennes Camargue with pink flamingos. …see more
"The Harvest Moon" holiday house, is a Tuscan country mansion with a spectacular pool overlooking the boundless valley. The whole property is available for more comfort and privacy. The whole property is available for more confort and privacy. …see more
Situated in it's own private grounds, La Musardiere is a 4* luxury villa with stunning views of the local mountains. Do as much or as little as you want - BBQs by the pool,a picnic along the River Buech or a hike in the mountains. Then relax in the heated private pool. Centrally located between the airports of Lyon, Grenoble and Marseille and takes just under 2 hours …see more
The interior size of the villa is around 300 square meters separated in two floors with an inside ladder. In the garden of the villa there is a comfortable pool around 50 sq meters, with sun beds, palm trees and a few sitting areas for your relaxation. …see more
This spacious villa sleeps 8, with solar heated pool and maid service 3 days a week. Centianes beach is a 10 min walk. Within easy reach of 5 golf courses and 35 mins from the Formula 1 race track other attractions include Slide & Splash +Deep Sea Fishing & Pirate Boat …see more
Domaine du Chatenet offers a choice of either a large Maison de Maitre sleeping 10 or a Keepers Cottage for 6. Ideal for family holdays in the heart of the Dordogne. Offering a Pool, Painting and Ceramic sculpture in a country setting. …see more
rmonia villa is surrounded by a large garden, with spectacular views of landscape and sea. It's built (2009) over a hill with view of the Mediterranean Sea, with a small gorge crossing above, becoming a resort for various birds …see more
HEATED PRIVATE POOL
Totally private garden and grounds,
Views, dining terrace
Lots of room for children
Close in to restaurants, cafes, markets, chateaux, historical sites, canoing, kayaking, ballooning, wine tasting …see more
Restored large barn (sleeps 11) in charming winegowers' village with private 12 x 5m private pool & walled south-facing garden with awning. Between Lagrasse and Narbonne, 30 mins from Med. beaches, 40 mins from Carcassonne with Cathar castles and mountains nearby. Suits 2 families: huge rooms, big private pool, tranquil village not far from sea, walks in nearby hills. …see more
Occupying an entire building will certainly classify this Penthouse as a Villa, in all of 500 square meters living space. The Penthouse plays host to three well-appointed bedrooms and 4 en suite bathrooms. …see more
Les Noes Blanches is a stunning white classic country chateau in the Loire Valley region of France. Only 20 minutes from the centre of le Mans, and under 5 hours from London by Eurostar, the house sleeps 14 people comfortably inside an estate of 450 acres of woodland. …see more
A 150 year old Farmhouse. C'an Molinet has been restored and extended by the current owners in a sympathetically traditional way, it sits in 4.5 acres of peaceful tranquillity with views to the south across valleys to the Tramatola mountains and to the east to the sea. …see more
Activity or relaxed break? Large farmhouse - own secluded pool & terrace near the Gironde estuary beaches & relaxed restaurants of Meschers & St George. (self contained Gite also available - see listings) . Royan, Saintes, La Rochelle & Cognac are nearby. water sports are available at Royan plus Fishing,Golf,Tennis,Tree climbing, cycling & horse riding nearby …see more
Set in six beautiful hectares of parkland and gardens, and surrounded by unspoiled rolling countryside, this luxury chambres d’hôtes in the heart of the Dordogne offers a spacious home away from home experience, at very affordable prices.
Black Rock Ski Lodge is based in the beautiful village of Les Houches, Chamonix Mont Blanc
Ski to door and only a 100m walk to the ski slope.
Shops and restaurants are a 10 minute walk.
Chalet can be booked by the room
Self Catered or Catered basis
6 bedrooms sleeps 18 Our instructors, guides and coaches are all known to us personally and will be there for you if you require …see more
Luxury villa with separate 2 bed self-contained apartment, sleeps 8+4. Large private, secluded pool and garden, air con, free wifi. Villa: 4 bedrooms - 2 masters with en-suites, 2 doubles with shared bathroom. 5 min walk to bar/restaurant and shop. 8 min drive to beach. Luxury villa +separate apartment, sleeps 8+4, large private pool, garden, aircon, wifi, 100m bar/shop, views …see more
Excellent location for large family holiday. Own private driveway well away from road so safe for children to play and private for guests. Well behaved pets welcome - we have several large paddocks, a wooded area and a stream all available for the use of guests. Change over day is normally Saturday but if requested we can be flexible if bookings allow. …see more
Blue Boor Barns offer guests the perfect rural getaway, nestled at the foot of the beautiful South Downs but minutes from the lovely town of Lewes . Our barns have been lovingly appointed, combining luxury modern with the vintage treasures we have found on our travels. We also have new treatment called The Snug and offer our guests a range of pampering, holistic treatments. …see more
Private enclave of just two holiday homes, sleeping 10+ & 4/6. Set in 6.5 acres of beautiful landscaped and tree lined gardens
Open living spaces, 7 large double/twin bedrooms (4 en-suite), outside terrraces, shady pergolas, 12 x 6 m heated pool. Child friendly
Once you have experienced a week or two at Gigan it will be come your 'secret escape' - return again & again …see more
The two Villas are well appointed. There is a private pool with each Villa and both pools have an in-built Jacuzzi. There are BBQ's available for al fresco dining and a pool table in the larger of the two Villas. Each Villa has Cable TV to keep everyone entertained. …see more
Sunset Villa is a spacious 4 bed/2 bath open-plan living design with amazing sunset vistas, perfect for friends & families getaways. The huge entertaining deck & pool add to this perfect getaway. There is also a separate self-contained cottage on the 5 acre property. The tariff is based on 8 adults but Sunset Villa can sleep 10-12 guests for an additional $50 pppn. …see more
This luxurious rental property can accommodate large families or groups. Spacious accommodation with modern conveniences including Private Swimming Pool with Jacuzzi. Indoor Pool Table Satellite / Cable TV DVD Player Dishwasher Air Con Garden BBQ and Sunbeds.
Within walking distance:Shop Bar Restaurant Bus Stop Beach
South African Cape Town fully equipped self catering beach holiday accommodation Simonstown Glencairn historic luxury convenient to world class hikes penguins Cape Point in the beautiful South Peninntsula near vineyards golf family fun for weddings romantic holih days An historic and beautiful Cape Town villa surrounded by mountains, oceans, beaches, wetlands and vineyards. …see more
Very relaxing villa with all the facilities you could wish for, plenty of room to sit quietly and read or gather round the pool for a party the choice is yours. With a great BBQ area,
I am happy to prepare salads or shop for you should you require this service . We are a less than 5 minute drive from the beaches and very easy reach of the bars and resturants , …see more
Luxurious living in a private paradise within easy reach of a good selection of activities A welcoming village with shops and restaurant in walking distance.
Offering all year round accommodation, modern technology, highly insulated with underfloor heating throughout.
Magnificent luxury residence on world famous golf estate sleeping 10 people. This is a top end designer property full of peace and opulence, yet an entertainers dream. Current exchange rates makes this luxury holiday even more affordable. The services of a Chef, or live in cook and cleaner is an option, please ask for details. …see more
Swiss style 'Chalet Mavambo', sleeps 6 to 10- 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, excellent location - minutes walk to Verbier lifts, rail station, shops, well fitted out - stone walls, oak floors, free wi fi, 39" flat screen, week or weekend (off peak) rental Ideally located 4 bedroom cosey Swiss Chalet, just minutes walk from Verbier ski lifts!
Luxury 400sq metre villa with private secluded pool in a quiet rural location. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms. Games room with pool table, casino table and cinema. Large private garden. 5 minutes from lake. Wonderful views. …see more
Fantastic sunshine and more fresh snow is on the way this weekend, grab a deal in our luxury cosy & quirky chalet situated in total peace and quiet yet only moments from fantastic skiing. The panoramic sundeck and reviving hot tub under the stars are waiting for you. All mod cons are provided including snuggly dressing gowns and welcome bottle of wine. Fully stocked larder …see more
Amazing views, country side location, yet only 7 km from the coast, lots of out door areas to enjoy. Villa has own security staff and is behind closed gate community We know offer full Chef service as required , with tailored made menus for events or Lunchs and Dinners. …see more
HOT TUB, LUXURY RETREAT. IDEAL FOR FAMILY GATHERINGS. FIBRE OPTIC WIFi. 50" HDTV, FULL PACKAGE. EXCELLENT DISABLED ACCESS INSIDE/OUT.Beach,walking,forest,sailing,24 great pubs, restaurants and cafe just 2 minutes away
London. 75 min. Great location and family accommodation.Tennis club 1.5 miles. …see more