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.
Beautiful top floor apartment 50 metres from the ski piste and the extensive network of summer walks. Vaulted ceilings. Panoramic views from large south facing balcony. Fabulous base for summer walkers and winter sports enthusiasts. Private garage. Study area. …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
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
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
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
LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS 20% OFF 2014 SCHOOL HOLIDAYS!! Recently renovated (June 2014) self catering holiday bungalow in quiet holiday village setting. Please look at pictures! Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher. 2 bathrooms, 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6. Pets welcome. Child and family friendly. Feel free to ask questions …see more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Tamar Barn is a beautifully appointed studio for up to 2 people, ideal for business or pleasure in and around the Tamar Valley. Set in a uniquely tranquil garden, the Barn is a private haven perfect for romance or retreat with south facing terrace, garden and BBQ. Perfect retreat to just chill out after exploring Cornwall and Devon's world beating heritage and landscape …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
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
Villa for large families with free wifi, barbecue, two pools and garden area. The property is located in Cala Egos at 1o minutes walk from the Marina. The house is new from 2013 and it is located in area where there are restaurants, supermarkets and shops. We suggest you visiting the Marina, Porto Petro and the Mondrago Natural Park which are all very near …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
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
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
Amazing scenery (Kvarner bay), Luxury private infinity pool, mini Spa, sea view vila, tennis court, professional audio system in 5 zones, summer bar, charcoal grill, selection of best croatian wines), ideal for weddings & events (extra) …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
"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
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
Superbly comfortable and well equipped apartment with twin balconies, sleeps 6. Stay in Ste Foy village and ski 4 resorts within 15 minutes - Ste Foy, Les Arcs, Tignes and La Rosiere. FLEXIBLE CHANGEOVERS, WEEKENDS & SHORT BREAKS WELCOME …see more
Our child friendly gites are ideal for families, offers guests comfort, privacy and tranquility. The pool is situated to the rear of the buildings in a secluded private sun trap, with loungers and parasols for your comfort. Situated in the Parc Naturel Regional. …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
A little piece of Paradise suitable for singles, couples & famlies in an enchanting setting with private solar heated pool. Perfectly located, approx 1 km from Alberobello, centrally positioned for exploring the Puglian region. Wifi available Superb outdoor space with natural stone tables & chairs suitable for relaxing and al fresco dining …see more
"Rez de Jardin, chateau de Bézyl, situated in 96 ha private estate of woodland and fields, plenty wildlife to discover, swimming pool, garden, ideal for families, groups, friends, dog walkers, for the "getting away from it all" relaxing holiday. …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
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
Set on the edge of a peaceful hamlet this 3 star rated former cognac distillery is consistantly recommended by it's guests. Offering luxury accommodation and everything for a perfect holiday in this beautiful area of France …see more
A charming 13th century ex-monastery, spacious with many historcal features, furnished with interesting artifacts, ceramics and art.
Secluded and shared outdoor spaces both sunny and shady, pool and hamocks.
Ideal for large groups of family, friends and children.
Two Bedroom apartment, Private Pool, large lounge and separate kitchen. A conservatory runs the length of the ground floor apartment (approx 18 metres with dining area.. Private patio and swimming pool. Excellent views, large enclosed garden.Barbecue. Owners on site. The accommodation is one double and one twin room, with convertible double/twins in the lounge. Private pool …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
Set on the edge of a peaceful hamlet this 3 star rated former cognac distillery is consistantly recommended by it's guests. The property offers luxury accomodation and everything required for a perfect holiday in this beautiful area of France. …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
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
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
The Inspiration boutique resort is located at the southern tip of Phuket island, called Promthep Cape. It is surrounded by tropical forest and only a few small buildings. Here you can experience tropical nature, peace and quiet. NaiHarn beach is 7 min driving away. Cleaning and replacement of bed linen and towels is provided once per week free of charge. …see more
3 Bedroomed all en suite. gite lounge area with air conditioning and stunning views over the countryside, Ground floor bedroom and en suite facilities with extra wide doors for wheel chair users. Private terrace with bbq.
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