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.
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
A rustic barn, situated in a small hamlet, recently converted into a one bedroomed cottage with original exposed beams and stonework. Garden and pool. Perfect for exploring the beautiful countryside of this unspoilt region with its abundant wildlife. …see more
Maison Les Bardons is a large, charming and characteristic family home / holiday home with heated pool, renovated and restyled. There is room enough for eight people. It is available for holidays in spring, summer, autumn and winter, each season off …see more
In unspoiled French countryside a secluded, spacious farmhouse, private 12 m pool, all mod. cons., open fire. Vendee has an excellent climate and is a direct 3hour, due South, drive from St. Malo. …see more
3 bedroom, family friendly, luxury gite in fabulous rural location. Close to Cognac, Angouleme and Jarnac. 3 minutes from all amenities. 10 x 5 shared heated pool and children's play area. Check out our reviews. FOR LAST MINUTE PRICES/COUPLES PRICES OUT OF HIGH SEASON MESSAGE ME FOR MY BEST PRICE …see more
The Dali 2 bed apartment - Villa la Pinede-offers relaxed, peaceful holidays in Provence, south of France. There is a private covered dining area overlooking the lmargeheated pool & sun decks. Easy short walk to centre of Maussane. Beaches & Camargue nearby Except in family weeks, no children under 16 accepted unless whole villa booked.
Exclusively for families with young children, toddlers and babies. With other young children for yours to play with, safely enclosed pool & garden filled with toys & onsite activities too, you will actually be able to really relax and enjoy a real family holiday. We can provide all the toddler and baby equipment you need all free of charge. We can cater for twins+ …see more
Arbre de Cerise is a beautiful 400 year old farmhouse that has been lovingly restored and converted into three well equipped gites: Tournesol, Coquelicot and Marguerite. With an acre of land and a HEATED swimming pool, it is perfect for realxing family holidays. …see more
Merlot, a single bedroomed gite with air conditioning and over 70 Sq Metres of space, the 12 x 6 metre pool is near by along with 5 person hot tub. Enjoy stunning views out over the countryside with vine and sunflowers.
Soak up the sunshine in the South West of France, and enjoy the local Pineau or Cognac. Our gites are a little haven away from the hustle and bustle of modern life but close enough for those little comforts.
Spectacular villa with private swimming pool, heated by solar gain cover. Breathtaking views. Set in its own 3 acres of land in a Peaceful romantic location. wireless broadband internet throughout villa and garden. Top spec kitchen. Quality bedding. Sleeps 6 adults. Alozaina has a 24 hour medical centre. …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
The Lot in the South-West of France permits very divers holiday activities : fariente at the swimming pool, visits of medieval cities and castles, sports (hiking, horse riding, tree walking, kayak, ballooning and is ideally fit for families or special events. We organize family, friends & team building events: hiking on the chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostelle
Nepoleonic House suitable for 2 people,with private garden and parking and overlooking our stunning 12/6 metre pool.this accommodation is suitable for a cot and
WIFI internet access.Beautiful location and setting
This nepoleonic House is set in a fabulous setting sharing a 12/6 metre s pool solar heated.
La Grange... Sleeps 9 + Babies... Traditional Loire lime-stone walls with rustic oak beams & fireplace... Freshly decorated with neutral colours throughout the property, large heated pool, plus childrens pool, all in 5 acres of landscaped gardens. …see more
Peaceful Gîte in the beautiful Limousin countryside in the heart of France. With a sun-dappled terrace and garden, a 10x5 metre in-ground heated swimming pool and lovely views over fields and woods. In a tranquil setting at the edge of a hamlet, surrounded by unspoilt rural views. …see more
Luxury penthouse apartment with fantastic lakeside views.
Spacious well equipped decking area perfect for relaxing. Please be aware that from July 2014 there will be some ongoing building works around Howells Mere. …see more
Detached 3 bedroomed family home with heated swimming pool [in season] ideal for family or extended family close to the Chateau town of Josselin and the larger town of Ploermel. Swimming pool is non-chlorine and tiled; fenced and covered for safety.
Private garden and large grounds. …see more
The ideal location for a relaxing rural getaway. Set in the idyllic Normandy countryside, the farmhouse can easily accommodate up to 9 guests at a time, staying in the four modernly furnished bedrooms, with private swimming pool, garden and tennis courts. …see more
The property is located in the most beautiful part of the Dordogne near Brantome.Very popular with cyclists and walkers. as we have cycle / walking tracks leading straight from our property. We provide bike for our guests if required. Relax by the pool, or wonder around the many pretty villages and markets we have in the area. …see more
Beach-side luxury. Large sunny SW facing terrace looking out to sea. Walk the beach in the morning, enjoy a glass of local wine while you watch the spectacular sunsets in the evenings. Spectacular golf courses, watersports, surfing. …see more
Luxury, rural retreat, beautiful property furnished to a high standard in idyllic rural location. Sleeps up to 4, family suite with en suite shower room, separate childrens play area, secure in ground 10 x 5 heated pool. Only 3 gites plus owners on site. SPECIAL PRICES FOR COUPLES OUT OF HIGH SEASON ARE AVAILABLE MESSAGE ME AND I WILL YOU MY BEST PRICE …see more
Bright and airy apartment within the Bordeaux vineyards. Heated swimming pool and relaxed atmosphere. With it own entrance from the garden is perfect place for couples to relax and explore the area. The loft apartment is rented on a nightly basis. …see more
Charentaise cottage within the very private grounds of Chateau Ardilleux. Enjoy the parkland surrounding the cottage ...or take a bike for a ride in the rolling countryside.
Lots of nearby places to visit ...Cognac,Futurescope ,Marais Poitovin (green venice)etc Charantaise stone cottage in private grounds of chateau , gazebo for a fresco dinning …see more
Romantic cottage with beautiful private patio and rose garden surrounded by vineyards & sunflowers. Ideally placed for wine tasting & châteaux visits. Heated pool. 4 mins from Doue la Fontaine and 15 mins from historic Saumur. Beautifully renovated cottage in the heart of the Loire Valley, Free Wifi. Evening meals …see more
ROMANTIC RURAL RETREAT. Special cottage for couples seeking a HONEYMOON HAVEN with very private large HEATED POOL, air-con, Wi-Fi and panoramic mountain views, even from the bed! Just relax by the pool or explore a beautiful and historic area, away from tourist hordes. Ideal for TOTAL RELAXATION, or as a tranquil activities base for WALKING, MOUNTAIN BIKING, BEACHES OR GOLF
Architect house with pool 10 x 4 m in Burgundy ! "Le Vingt" is an ideal modern and calm place to spend your holidays. Our light full superb 200 m2 house with 2500 m2 ground is in Bligny les Beaune, only a few minutes from Beaune, Pommard, Volnay and Meursault. Welcome ! …see more
A bungalow annexe to our period property home. Situated in a rural location in the middle of Suffolk, it is an ideal base for touring and exploring all that the region has to offer. Relax at the end of the day in peaceful surroundings or spend time reading in the garden or the summer house. we are 4 star rated by the AA. …see more
Cal Pesolet is the perfect base camp for discover the Pyrenees hiking, running, horse riding, biking or skiing. Here you will hear the silence and feel the Pyrenees!
Our valley is also close to Barcelona (1h45') and Girona (2h) by car. The train to Barcelona takes 2h45' we invite you to visit our website www.calpesolet.cat for more details! …see more
Néflier Cottage is a spacious 1 bedroom cottage, full of charm and character, but with modern conveniences. The front opens onto the main courtyard and to the rear is a private garden and terrace with barbecue and garden furniture, perfect for dining & drinks. free Wifi PRIVATE HOT TUB, HEATED SWIMMING POOL, FREE WI-FI ( Hot tub and pool available May-Sept) …see more
Explore the Peak District in Luxury. Heated private outdoor swimming pool, large gardens. Log burning stove, Antique four poster bed with duck down duvet and pure cotton linen in both bedrooms. FreeBroadband/Wifi. Great walks from your back door. Cycling and Fishing. Property not suitable for children under 8. All linen included excl swimming towels (can hire). …see more
Beautiful, tranquil location, scenic views, peaceful ,with private beach access, ideally suited to both families or for quiet get aways and romantic retreats. Ideal for surfers, golfers, anglers and those who enjoy more adventurous pursuits. The holiday site has a heated swimming pool, country pub, childrens playground amongst it's many amenities. …see more
Typical Andalucian village house with patio,rooftopterrace and solarheated cavejacuzzi,in quiet situation. 20mins from Costa Tropical, 40 mins from the Alpujarra or 1hr to Granada. Moorish style, very cozy self catering. Come, relax and enjoy!!
Many happy guests, families, couples, honeymooners come and soak up the Moorish flair of this unique house. …see more
The two bedroomed casita, sleeping 4 /5 is fully self contained and comfortably furnished.
Bedroom 1 has a double bed .
Bedroom 2 has twin beds but can be arranged with a further single bed if required and has a small attached bathroom …see more
Welcome to Le Nid du Moineau (The Sparrow's Nest), a recently renovated comfortable luxury gíte with a private heated pool, available for rent in a village location. Brouzet les Alès is near Uzès, Pont du Gard, Lussan and an hour from the beach.
The Old Vineyard is a beautiful place to discover in the lovely region of Cognac. Surrounded with fields, you will be glad to discover local distilleries and wineries.
Also very suitable for children and adults with amusement park, climbing tree, kayak, bowling ... …see more
Situated in southern Spain on the Costa Del Sol, beside the Selwo Nature Safira Park and a 9 hole golf course to challenge the professional and amateur golfer, this sea and mountain view complex apartment only a few minutes drive from Marbella/Puerto banus an Estepona. Key collection can be made in Malaga from my property management company few mins from the airport. …see more
Cottage for up to 12 (+2in gardenhouse) people at the foot of the dunes on 8000m2 private nature area with heated pool and panoramic views.
In the garden there are severall places and hiden spots to relax
At the foot of the dunes on 8000m2 private nature area with heated pool and panoramic views. …see more
Studio apartment (for 2 people) with wonderful old features and plenty of character. Private terrace & parking. The main garden has wonderful views across the hills, a large sunny terrace and small heated pool. Home cooked evening meals are freshly prepared by our professional chef Chris (orders in advance please). …see more
Four star, well equipped, spacious 1 bedroom apartment, with use of lovely pool, located on a hill overlooking the town of Prayssac. Superb opportunity to enjoy a relaxing holiday in a well equipped, spacious, ground floor apartment.
Paradise Made in Périgord:
• In our Farmhouse Nested in the woods in a very quiet area built along a Path
• Close to lovely Medieval town of Sarlat
• Flexible solutions of Accommodation suitable for 2 to 16 persons
+ an Heated Pool (5x10m 28°C/82°F) from May to Oct • All Inclusive Tariff & adapted to your needs
• Many Services included
• We'll Welcome you as our Friends …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
Superb comfortable gîte set in large tranquil country gardens. Above ground swimming pool and games room, offering complete relaxation and privacy. Ideal for couples and perfectly situated for exploring the local area with an abundance of activities close by. …see more
Two properties for larger groups whilst still enjoying private facilities.
Heated above ground swimming pool in large garden.
Uniquely situated close to the ports and the major Normandy toursist destinations
Owners live on site …see more
10 by 4 heated pool with comfortable sunloungers on the terrace.
Different seating areas throughout the stunning landscaped garden to enjoy the views
Barbeque with dining area
Private and secure parking.
Easy walking distance to the village for his shops, bars and restaurants
Sandy beaches are 15 minute drive …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
Spacious luxury 3 bedroom Villa with a recently remodelled pool and lanai backing onto a tranquil fresh water canal. Tastefully decorated & furnished, it is equipped to a high standard providing a very comfortable and spacious open plan Florida lifestyle. …see more
Our Villa is furnished to a very high standard and is situated on the sunny Cape Haze Peninsula, close to white sandy beaches. It is ideal for two families and sleeps 8 comfortably. We are new to Holiday lettings but have the highest score (2059) of any villa in Rotonda on Villarenters! …see more