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.
Warm and spacious, friendly-family alpine chalet with stunning views of the mountains. Situated in a quiet, sunny location, walking distance from town centre and 5 mins drive from ski lifts, Chalet Fleur des Roches comfortably sleeps up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms.
Five beautiful 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
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
Floating jetty which is easily accessible.
Four bedrooms all en-suite.
Pool and Jacuzzi.
North facing entertainment area, not overlooked.
Canoes with Oars
Full DSTV bouquet. Each room with own TV.
South Africa's Garden Route is world renowned for its natural beauty and exotic holiday destinations.
Quiet,peaceful and exclusive 10 acre property yet ideally located for all amenities,shopping,local food markets,restaurants,bars and all tour attractions including the famous caves,mountain biking,hiking,kayaking,bamboo rafting,zip lining,elephant parks and lots more We can help and advise on the best *and safest* tour attractions to visit. …see more
Fabulous B and B with swimming pool and in the lovely village of Bize-Minervois .
Fly into Carcassonne or Beziers or take the train to Narbonne. We are in the heart of the Minervois amongst the vineyards but in a lively village with all amenities. Short stays welcome. For large groups we can offer the whole house as a Catered Gite. Please contact us for prices and details. …see more
Luxurious villa with large garden an private pool. El Olivo is a spetial place. Tradition and modern confort in the middle of Natural Park. Coto San José, peaceful and high standing area in Chiclana Coast, mainly first residences. All amenities within a short walk. Walking distance of the beaches of La Barrosa and Sancti Petri. Ideal for scuba diving, fishing and sailing …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
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
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
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
Perfect for a 'get away from it all' break for a group of friends or family for special occasions. Lovely area for walks, golf, water-sports, adventure activities, traditional music, a superb pint of the local black stuff, or a cosy gathering around the fire! Just a few steps apart, the cottages allow both togetherness and privacy for a family or group of friends. …see more
Quietly located stone cottage in rural south west France sleeps 8 with private garden and shared courtyard swimming pool. Medieval chateau and choice of restaurants within walking distance. Historic market town just 5 minutes drive Toddler friendly accommodation - all baby / toddler equipment at no extra cost. Well-behaved pets welcome. …see more
Enjoy the stunning views and tranquil environment for your special event.
We will provide you with a quote for your total 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
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!
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)
Taliesin is a beautifully designed house in a perfect location. FRONT LINE TO THE SEA. It is situated on a private island in Knysna Lagoon. At high tide the water comes up to the pool deck. Views are stunning. A daily housekeeper makes it a real holiday. …see more
Large airy villa where you will have a 5 STAR village experience rather than a tourist experience. A 12 x 4 metre stunning pool was added in 2014. Local food is fantastic, inexpensive and tastes like food from your childhood. A local cook can add to your experience. Close enough to the fabulous Cinque Terre for a day's excursion and the fabulous walled city of Lucca. …see more
Tegolaio is a beautifully converted tobacco barn, with landscaped gardens and a large swimming pool with roman steps. It has been fully renovated to a very high standard, but retains original features and decorated with a homely feel. Tegolaio, offers 4 upstairs bedroom There are four outside seating areas around the villa, with non slip tiling on all the terraces and pool are …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
A newly rennovated ski chalet in the quiet village of Villette, Le Chable. Chalet Luda is a 5 minutes walk from the bubble (ski lift) which connects with the world famous ski resort of Verbier. A great place for a family holiday or a group of friends. Near Verbier.
Kellywyk is one of 3 superb high standard cottages at Rowse Farm. Rowse sits in its own private 70 acre estate near the beautiful, protected Tamar Valley. All 3 cottages offer guests great privacy and comfort. …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.
The Mill is 18th century converted water mill set in six acres of private garden and woodland in the Vendee region of France. Large heated pool, wi-fi internet, games room, log fire, BBQ, decking area. All mod cons. …see more
Absolute Beach Front Villa in highly acclaimed, multi award winning development including winner of 'Best Property Portugal'. This villa boasts exceptional specification directly overlooking the beach & the ocean set in one of the most sought after areas in the Algarve …see more
A beautifull luxuries villa in a spot that is one of the most unspoiled parts on cyprus, but still close to restaurants and shops. Enjoy the vieuws on the sea and along the coast, while relaxing with a nice cool drink at your own private pool. This Villa is very nice for friends or a couple with children! …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
Skyber is a stone built, traditional single story cottage. It is one of three skillfully converted, high quality holiday cottages at Rowse Farm, which sits in a beautiful, quiet location in its private 40 acre estate near the protected Tamar Valley. Guests in Skyber & Tikkidew receive FREE golf & leisure passes at the nearby luxury China Fleet Club. …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
Three kms from Montresor, Village classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Near the famous Beauval zoo and the beautiful chateaux. Old farmhouse with a big shared pool coated with marble powder. Australian designer (14 metres) Possible to rent the who Wine tasting, cooking lessons, bike rides and the Leonardo da Vinci's chateau. La Bouquetiere is situated am …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
Large, beautifully restored farmhouse villa in stunning location. Quiet, not overlooked. Large private pool, peace and quiet, amazing views. The house sleeps max. 11 people, but is affordable for just 2. …see more
Le Pigeonnier is a converted Pigeon Loft which sleeps 2-5 people, located within walking distance of the bastide village of St Clar. This beautiful stone structure is situated in the peaceful rolling Gascony countryside, halfway between Agen(47) and Auch in the Gers. …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
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
5 Bedroom Luxury Villa providing bed and breakfast accommodation in Javea, Private large swimming Pool, Free WIFI, Close to the golf course and many walking and cycling trails. 5 mins drive from the beautiful beaches of Javea. Outside kitchen and barbeque area The owners live in a self contained studio but don't share any of the advertised private areas when rented. …see more
The beautiful two storey Coach House sleeps 8 people and is situated in the picturesque grounds of the Bragborough Hall estate and is perfect for families or a group of friends to enjoy a special break together, with lots to do on the farm and in the surrounds.
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
Villa Limonero is a luxury 5 bedroom villa with private pool, south facing rear gardens overlooking fairway 9 and 10 of the golf course. Only 5 minutes walk to local shops,restaurants and 15 minutes walk to the beach.
Main house available to smaller parties of upto 6. Villa Limonero is our luxury home in the sun and all our guests agree, ideal year round golf and beach. …see more
Enough room for 2 families to share with baby/toddler equipment & 20 minutes from one of the best beaches in the Algarve. Private infinity pool overlooking the river. Swings, trampoline & table tennis. Mapped walking routes.
Cook or master cookery classes can be booked Well lit entertainment areas. Peaceful rural location; 5 minutes from shops & restaurants. Air-conditioned. …see more
• Stunning views of Mt Etna & the sea
• 8m x 4m private "infinity edge" swimming pool
• All bedrooms with air con & sea view
• Perfect for families with young children & groups of friends
• Ideal "get away" for relaxing holidays & visiting the east coast of Sicily! …see more
CAPE HAZE/PLACIDA-ON GOLF COURSE.Spacious 5 bed,4 bath villa. Idyllic, peaceful location. Private pool overlooks golf course & lake. Front views of waterway. Free telephone, broadband & wireless internet. Close to beautiful beaches. Regular sightings of natural wildlife 2 dining rooms, 2 living rooms, which open out to the pool. Gas BBQ, air con,central heating, ample parking. …see more
A perfect combination for larger parties and families. Just a few steps away from each other, but two completely separate properties. They have different personalities and charms, Antonia has the pool, but Casa Velha has the hot tub! Between the, they can sleep 12. Both propertues are set in private, established gardens in this quiet, peaceful haven of the Algarve. …see more
"Le Tilleul" gites provide the perfect family holiday to enjoy all that Dordogne has to offer.
Situated within 6 acre gardens our 6 x 12 metre pool is surrounded by magnificent forests and countryside.
Ideal for walking, cycling, canoeing or just relaxing !!
Detached house in the south east of Mallorca with private barbecue and two pools. The house is for up to 9/10 pax and has a private garden, two terraces and free wifi. The house is located in a quiet area of Cala d'Or very close to the Marina next to shops and beaches. There are 5 bedrooms: two doubles, two twins and one single. There are two bathrooms with bath and shower. …see more