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.
The property's elegant luxury together with the breathtaking views of the sunset is definitely the new favorite destination and is calling you to discover it all year round
550m2 Villa With 7 Bedrooms Waterfront With Full-sea View and outdoor pool. …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
Chateau Bellenau provides the perfect holiday retreat for couples, family and friends. Wether you are looking for a quiet romantic weekend for two or a group venue capable of accommodating up to 60 people, we aim to provide a unique atmosphere tailored to your needs. …see more
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
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
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
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
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
Peaceful 3 double bedroom(all ensuite) guesthouse with large private pool, located in El Cuarton, 10 km from Tarifa. The guest house is located on a 11.000 m2 large property with beautiful mature gardens adjacent to the stunning Alcornocales natural park. Bedrooms are all ensuite two with baths & power showers & one with a shower only all with instant hot water. …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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
THE VILLA IS SUITABLE FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF HOLIDAY MAKER, IT IS A 15 MINUTE WALK TO THE LOCAL BEACH & 3 BEACHSIDE TAVERNAS,ON THE BEACH YOU WILL FIND MANY WATERSPORTS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING , WINDSURFING, SAILING, KAYAKING, DIVING.
TRANQUIL LOCATION. …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
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
A wonderful studio where you will have a village experience rather than a tourist experience. A beautiful 12 x 4 meter 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 magnificent walled city of Lucca. …see more
Beautiful chalet with panoramic views of the Bernese Oberland. Luxuriously furnished with all the mod cons. Suitable for families or friends looking for a relaxing break or Alpine activities including skiing, mountain biking, hiking and even lake swimming. If you would like more information on this property, please see our website:
www.chaletcalvert.com …see more
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
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
Includes central heating, air-con, fire place, double glazing, roller blinds, mosquito screens, a super covered terrace, pool 8x4 and several sun terraces, a garage and ample parking.Recent construction …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
Half an hour from Alicante this gorgeous 3 BR condo is located in the Altea Hills, a mile from the charming town Altea la Vella. Roomy and lush, with garden and pools, enjoy the spectacular views of the Mediterranaen Sea from your own private jacuzzi. Note: bed- and bath linen is not included in the price, but available for 14,50 per person (required) …see more
Manor Farmhouse comprises of three buildings. The main farmhouse is a traditional 15th Century thatched timber framed property sleeping 7 guests along with 2 other characterful properties: Stable Cottage sleeping 6 guests and The Barn sleeping 5 guests. The perfect end destination to meet with family and friends in very tranquil and relaxed surroundings. …see more
NEW LUXURY 3 bed apartment, Great location next to Ski Bus stop just a few stops from Medran lifts & a gentle 6min walk to the Village Centre also opposite the commercial centre for the shops & supermarkets & 3 mins from the Sports centre. Great location, breathtaking views, super Log Fire, comfy leather sofas, well equipped, everything you need. …see more
Private grounds, approximately 1.6 acres. Stunning views. Private secluded pool 10 x 6 metres.
Outside dining. BBQ area. Plenty of parking. Hot and cold aircon. Log burner. The house has covered terrace on three sides. A music facility at the pool, covered dining area by the pool. …see more
Beautiful French 2 bedroomed holiday cottage in the heart of Gascogny South West France. Ideal for couples of families seeking relaxation and a taste of unspoilt beautiful French countryside and villages. …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.
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
Luxury Campania Villa with private sea view swimming pool and parking. Cilento Villa for family meetings in Italy, near Amalfi Coast. Near the beach. Barbecue, solarium, fireplace, internet wifi, garden and panoramic terraces for al fresco dining. Breathtaking views Italy Campania Luxury Family Villa near the beach with sea view private pool, parking, wifi and fireplace. …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
Our modern and spacious lodge is nestled in the Lyngen Alps in this beautiful & tranquil part of Northern Norway. Just outside of Lyngseidet on the shore of the Lyngen Fjord this location is perfect for privately viewing the spectacular Northern Lights & midnight sun.
We can provide extensive information & knowledge about the area, so please contact us for more information. …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
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.
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
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)
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
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
With stunning views across the Dronne valley La Maison Grange is an ideal base to enjoy an active or relaxing holiday. The gites are equidistant between Bordeaux and Cognac so is perfectly placed to enjoy and explore the world famous wines and cognac close by.
All three gites can be booked for families wishing to spend a lovely, relaxed holiday in a stunning location …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
Luxury house in village centre 100 yards from the local pub The Ship.
Conveniently located for country walks, mountain biking, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, fishing and golf.
Its attractive cottage style exterior belies its massive interior accommodation.
Street House is a real home from home often used by its owners for weekends and holidays. Treat yourselves! …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