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.
Large, open kitchen with aga, roll top copper bath, romantic mezzanine bedroom, real fires and log burners, large vaulted ceiling Master bedroom with adjoining roof terrace for early morning breakfast or a bit of night time star gazing, 3 acres of land and gardens. Voted one of the best places to stay in Cheshire 2013!
*Cosy winter breaks around the woodburner * Wonderful mountain views * 100 acre farm * Away from any roads * Big private gardens * Large bathroom * Free Wifi * Wooden Playhouse * Childrens toys & books * Tyre Swing * Lots of Wildlife * Great winter walking* * 5 mins drive from a village with shop, butchers, fish & chips, pubs serving food * 25 mins from the M50 * …see more
Detached house, private swimming pool and gardens, breathtaking views. Sleeps up to 8, summer kitchen. Very peaceful. 5 minutes to Quillan, 45 minutes to Carcassonne. Lots to do, or just relax.
5 star 'Trip Advisor' reviews.
Games room, darts and full size pinball. Fantastic private setting on the in the idyllic village of St Ferriol. 5 minutes to local amenities. …see more
Beach Villa with private pool & Jacuzzi!Enjoy your day and pamper your self with the jacuzzi or choose a nice walk to the fish tavernas and cafes which are 500 metres away from the villa!It is ideally located, not far from beautiful city of Rethymno, 15 min driving! Panormos is a small traditional Cretan fishing village with narrow cobbled streets, shops and nice beaches! …see more
Stay at this stunning home in Denia (Las Marinas) with direct access to the beach. Just by jumping form the property 200 sqm.terrace you are stepping on the fine and sandy beach. This great residence leaves nothing to be desired.
Beautiful and direct SEA VIEWS …see more
Beautiful farm house set in rural countryside, fully modernised yet retaining old features. Close to golf course and great local pub. Ideal for family get-togethers. on the same site is a cottage that sleeps 6 and a one bedroomed cottage that is wheel chair friendly. …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. …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
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
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
A large, luxury detached house with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, private pool, satellite TV, underfloor heating and air conditioning. In a wonderfully quiet location with stunning views yet close to Riberac with all its amenities and its famous Friday market.
Many of our guests return year after year and rave about the views and tranquil location. …see more
Three bedroom Villa with en-suite to master bedroom, private swimming pool, private garden, mountain views, village location with shops and markets, 20mins from beachs including a naturist beach. Quiet location. …see more
Delightful 18th century cottage (formerly The Sun Inn) with accommodation on three floors. Wealth of exposed beams and traditional features with all modren facilities incl. wi-fi access. Located in conservation area of village, very close to Bosworth Battlefield. …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
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. …see more
3 Modern, 4 BR/BR, 8 person beachhouses with (great!) private cooks.
Quiet location in a Bali sea bay, private pool per villa.
Direct beach acces from the garden, coral reef in front of the villas.
Surrounded by Balinese paddyfields. Authentic area!
The cook prepares all meals. She asks your menuwishes.You only pay her local shopping costs. …see more
Self-catering luxury Thailand villa with 4 double bedrooms with mountain view, just minutes from the beach. Private pool and beautiful garden with large terrace for al fresco dining. Ideal for families or groups of friends seeking relaxation in the sun. …see more
Spacious, airy 4 bedroom house each with bath or shower room. 500m to Southbroom clubhouse, 500m to main beach (7 min walk, 2 min drive if it seems too far!) alongside the Indian ocean. Pool, games area with pool table & dartboard, bbq, tranquil sub-tropical gardens. …see more
A recently-renovated large holiday house sleeping 8-10 in the Scottish Borders. Historic tower house – perfect for family and group holidays and exploring the Borders and North Northumberland …see more
Unique quiet eco-villa for a relaxing holiday, private infinity pool, large lush tropical garden, ocean views and close to the beach.
Kilifi has perfect weather all year round, water sports and Golf nearby. Grand house for perfect relaxation! Total home size is 580 square metres. …see more
Accommodating up to 8 people, just 10 minutes from the beach and full of character our renovated village house in the heart of the ancient quarter of medieval Sigean provides for an authentic French experience. With far reaching views of vineyards and countryside. …see more
Enjoy the stunning views and tranquil environment for your special event.
We will provide you with a quote for your total stay, depending upon number of rooms required and length of stay.
Enjoy the Rossahilly House experience to the full with many catering options. Why not enjoy a murder mystery or similar entertainment during your visit to this special place? …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
Chateaux Trieux is THE perfect location when planning your special event or holiday.
Wedding, honeymoon, or luxurious holiday,
the list of ideas is endless, but our enthusiam to make your stay memorable is not.
Our staff will turn your dream into a reality! Luxe luxe luxe!! Trieux is the luxe destination, so come and sample the good life...
4 bedroom house with pool in typical wine growing village in the Corbières. Ideal for family holidays, walking and cycling groups and long term rentals. Private courtyard with pool.
Beutifully renovated, offering a peaceful setting, only a 25mn drive to the sea. Perfectly situated to enjoy village life with stunning countryside. A true walker's and cyclist's paradise. …see more
Excellent skiing, hiking and thermal spa holiday destination. There are 3 identical chalets (6-8) set in the mountains with an outside bbq - for use all year round and private wellness centre. Fantastic thermal spas with hot waters with an outdoor and indoor pool open all year round within 32 km.
The villas are built on the north west side of the lake and have a panoramic view over the unique scenery and the sea. The calm atmosphere, the enchanting colours, the unique sunset and the wonderful starlit sky make you feel free and help you escape from everyday life. …see more
Enjoy a unique 180 degree panoramic of Tors Cove Pond and explore the nearby islands on a canoe provided by us. Just minutes away from our property is the scenic East Coast Trail. Or simply relax on the deck swing or next to the fire.
Casa Vista Mar is a luxury villa with a large swimming pool, located in the hills overlooking the lemon growing valley of Orba with extensive view to the Montgo mountain Nature Park and the coast from the port of Denia to Los Molinos. FREE BABYSITTING ON OFFER …see more
Seacove Bungalows is a collection of four properties just 100 metres from Fishcombe Cove Beach,10 minute walk through battery Gardens to Brixham Harbour, Town Centre, Dogs Welcome, Children Welcome, Seacove is just off the coastal path..
Brixham is part of Torbay
Seacove Holiday Bungalows are ideal for large family gatherings as we can accommodate up to 18 persons …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
Large rural villa in superb location high above the valley and bay of Javea. Large enclosed gardens, private pool and sun deck with panoramic views. 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms well furnished, modern well equipped kitchen. Sleeps 12 but more by arrangement. …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
This stunning 18th century luxury holiday resort, comprising of 1 x 4 bedroom / one bathroom cottages & 1 x 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom Grand Penthouse barn conversion.Recently completed state of the art indoor swimming pool complex and brand new top of the range jacuzzi. The property is surrounded by stunning rural French countryside ideal for bike riding, walking, hiking etc. …see more
5 bedrooms well designed Villa. Spacious furnished living and dinning areas with a large TV secreen. Private pool with a stunning panoramic sea view.
Three floors fabulous villa with a large sun terrace.
3 en-suite bedrooms have corner jaccuzi bath.
Superb 3 bedroom 'Custom House' at the heart of Kalkan's Old Town. Unique location on the beachfront, this is arguably Kalkan's most desirable property. Boasting panoramic sea views including a courtyard & roof terrace, this property is tastefully furnished throughout. …see more
Villa Trulli Lamia Apulia is a unique property located in one of the most beautiful spots of Italy, in the famous Valle d'Itria, Cisternino, land of the Trulli Puglia italy. Adriatic ocean and Salento and 2 airports nearby.
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.
Exclusive Andalusian Villa with private pool and beautiful gardens with 9 "en-suite bedrooms" Unique views. Close to Marbella, Ronda & Malaga. Nuevespigas was the Villa in which celebratory chef Rick Stein stayed and filmed for the BBC TV series Rick Stein´Spain. The Villa where RICK STEIN stayed,his secret valley & Cooking Courses offered following his recipes.
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
Rogheta ancient Agostinian hermitage is now a charming country house with swimming pool and Jacuzzi (dipped into a natural reserve area) in the very heart of the etrurian Tuscany, between Volterra and the sea.
A specially "neat place" since it has been constructed with bio-compatible material. …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
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
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
Breathtaking sea and mountain view, unspoiled rural beauty, infinity pool overlooking a gulf, relaxation combined with history and interesting places to visit, plenty of beaches with crystal clear turquaze waters for swimming, picturesques villages and nice local food. …see more
Villa Acqua is a luxury, eco friendly, private, villa; It is located in Marantochori village 8km away from Vassiliki and 35 km from the center of Lefkada island. Our wish is to offer value for money holidays without sacrificing luxury. So, start your dream vacations!
Stunning views. Sunny southly aspect. Peaceful location. Nice garden area. Large ground floor terrace. Covered parking. Skiing. Family holidays. On the walking trails. Very close walking distance Aiglon College. Beau Soleil. Log fire. …see more