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.
Tarifa beach apartment with perfect sea views in the first line of the beach Los Lances in Tarifa. Best qualities... wifi internet... dish washer... swimming pool ... and the salon opens completely to the terrace. Expect a fully functional and modern apartment, above the standards of the average holiday accommodation! …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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
4 gites with en-suite facilities and air conditioning. Private terrace with BBQ, 5 person spa/hot tub and 12m pool. All with stunning views of the countryside with plenty of space set in 12 acres with a few trees for that all important shade. …see more
Beach front : are you looking for that special place to escape to relax and unwind; share with a love one; a quiet place to recover; then this is your piece of paradise. Exclusively for couples / persons who want the perfect destination to stay a little longer A place that most people only dream off....and a little bit more.
2 Kayaks & beach cycle are for your use. …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
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
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
What's our USP? This is not just a holiday home - everything we do in the houses is the best quality - we've used travertine tiles for the new shower rooms, oak flooring for the bedrooms, Farrow & Ball paints, Jim Lawrence light fittings - which all adds up to style The best recommendation? Guests returning year after year..... Drop us a line today! …see more
Beautifully renovated gite in an old stone farmhouse located on 20 acres of land amidst an unspoilt landscape of olive trees, vines and oaks in the south of France. Fully equipped self-catering gite. Large natural pool (no chlorine or salt) with summer kitchen with BBQ. …see more
A solid stone-house, possibly the original stable. White beams, rosy tomettes, stunning fire-place, furnished with antique French furniture, elegant antique mirrors, an amazing romantically draped four-poster bed, whitewashed floors and baths incorporated into bedrooms. Between Saumur and Angers in a national park., vineyards, chateaux and Loire river are within easy access. …see more
A beautiful selection of self-catering properties nestled in a valley in the heart of Le Marche. One stone cottage and two independent studio apartments ideal for a larger family or group of friends who want to holiday together but have the option of privacy. …see more
Country retreat Farmhouse newly refurbished with swimming pool. Beautiful panoramic views in a peaceful location. Private location but only 10 minutes walk to the vibrant, well equipped village. Ideal for families or large groups. Ideal location to experience the best of the French countryside in the Dordogne & Poitou-Charente. …see more
Ruscombe Hall is a large Victorian Country house, set within a small complex of eight Halls, cottages, stable and tower conversions. It offers spacious accommodation and is ideal for either an individual group, or as the centrepiece for a larger group booking. …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
Superb family / group accommodation combining rustic setting with contemporary style and comfort. Fantastic mountain views, excellent facilities including wifi, swimming pool, BBQ, gym, boule court, gardens and mountain bikes. Walking distance to boulangerie and bistro. La Capsole may be booked with other accommodation at La Chataigneraie to suit groups of any size from 2- 28. …see more
With the Chateau des Milandes forming a spectacular backdrop and its breathtaking views over the Dordogne, Les Milandes offers four charming properties with pools, which have been sympathetically restored to a high standard. Under an hour from Bergerac airport. …see more
Feel your cares roll away as you take your first glimpse....New and south facing Lakeview Holidays is a courtyard complex with superb views over a pretty mature lake. Beautifully finished appartments offering a perfect place to relax …see more
Set in a fantastic rural location with great views and no other properties in sight. Our facilities include an all Weather Tennis Court, heated indoor pool, sauna, spa bath children's play area and 8 acres of lawns and fields. 25 mins to the best beaches in the country You can book 1 cottage, several or all 9 cottages so you have exclusive use of the site. …see more
The apartments have incredible nice see view from the terrace.They are close to the nice beaches with clean see.You can do wonderfull walks in the nature, you can eat good food, you are near the most important attractions of the Amalfi Coast and the Campania Region. …see more
Tuksumduin is a beautiful house set in a rural hamlet in the Dordogne countryside. The property retains original features such as wood beams, and has a patio on which to enjoy the warm summer weather, looking out over the garden. Close to all the attractions of the area Free WIFI
We can pre-book cycles and equipment from family models to professional bikes ready to enjoy …see more
Unique Tuscan manor house with pool, nestling in the lush Tuscan countryside within walking distance of the birthplace of Michelangelo. Casa Gentili with annexe, sleeps 8 to 14 and provides an ideal holiday base for families or groups. …see more
Stylish and hospitable
Free wifi, log fire, hot tub, childfriendly, kids dinner, DVD/TV room, huge garden.
Vaujany is part of the huge Alpe d'Huez ski region, snow secure slopes.
In summer: cycling!
Beautiful garden, old fruit trees, safe to play for children
In Vaujany we have an indoor swimming pool, sauna and hammam, and - brand new - an indoor ice rink + bowling …see more
A collection of 5 self-catering cottages sitting in 4 acres just outside the beautiful villages of Cawsand and Kingsand. The cottages have from 1 bedroom to 5 bedrooms, and between them offer a total of 17 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. There is plenty of parking on-site, A washing machine, tumble drier, iron & board are available for guests use in a separate shared laundry room …see more
Superb property retaining original features set in a peaceful location in the Dordogne, perfect for getting away from it all. All the necessary facilities provided for an enjoyable holiday in the tranquil countryside yet within reach of many attractions for all ages Free WIFI
We can pre-book cycles and equipment from family models to professional bikes ready to enjoy …see more
2 bedroomed gite large garden and swimming pool. Kids den with bikes, toys and games. Local town offers shops, restaurants, bars, cinema, bakers, vets and chemists. Two cities within 40 minutes if you wish to explore the many French shops. Vineyards also close by. …see more
Picturesque family accommodation combining rustic location with contemporary style and comfort. Fantastic mountain views, excellent facilities including wifi, swimming pool, BBQ, gym, boule court, gardens and mountain bikes. Walking distance to boulangerie and bistro Marron Gite may be booked with other accommodation at La Chataigneraie to suit groups of any size from 2-28. …see more
Exceptional frontline 3 bed apartment with uninterrupted panoramic sea views. Access to fantastic communal facilities including heated pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, gym, sports facilities and children's play area. Air conditioning, WiFi and TV provided. 50 metres from the beach Safe location on Punta Prima seafront. Suitable for families. Secure parking available on request. …see more
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
Character Farmhouse, beautifully set within peaceful countryside.Only 5 minutes from the beach and coastal paths. Furnished to a high specification. Sleeping people10 in 5 Bedrooms. Cot available. Dogs welcome. Charm in Abundance. Surrounded by Wildlife. Peaceful and Accessible. The Best of Countryside and Sea! …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
Lovely 3 bedrooms duplex apartment within 50m distance to the white sandy beach Playas de Muro, on the northern coast of Majorca. Swimming pool of the small residential community. Very well located in the heart of popular among families with kids resort. EARLY BOOKING DEAL .
LONG STAY FROM 3 WEEKS.
Maison Meunier has 2 bedrooms, sleeps 5. It is set in an idyllic location over looking the valley with a lake and a fruit orchard and totally private with its one patio and BBQ. It also has a 5m swimming pool with decking and sun loungers. The master bedroom has a double bed and the second bedroom has 3 single beds. …see more
Vacation rental andalucia in cave dwellings.
You are looking for an original rental, you have a desire for escape, freedom, travel, dreaming and encounters?
An original outing with family or with friends in a romantic setting? …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
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
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
Two bedroom fully equipped semi detached villa. Sleeps 4/6 . Set in the heart of Pefkos. Maid service six times a week. Internet access. Supermarkets, restaurants, shops and cash dispensers within short walk. Beach 150m. Lindos 3km. …see more
The Masseria is a hidden gem a perfect place to enjoy a private holiday not too far away from touristic adventures With Alex Julia and Tony discretely living in their villa close to the masseria, on hand for any advice if needed …see more