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.
L'Antico Palazzo is a large house that sleeps up to 10 so is ideal for families or groups of friends. This beautiful, mountainous area is also very popular with artists, walkers, cyclists and bikers. The shared outdoor pool, river and mountains are all on your doorstep. …see more
Traditional stone built house situated in the village of Plonevez du Faou in the heart of Finistere.The property is situated within 10 km of pretty market town of Chateauneuf du Faou with River Aulne running through centre. Pentrez beach within one hour drive. Prices include bed linen, towels and final cleaning …see more
Stunning sea and country views from the privacy of your own Italian townhouse in a picture postcard medieval hilltop town, just 20 minutes from coast and mountains. Ideal location for families with all amenities, or couples seeking romantic retreat.
The private balcony for al fresco dining offers breathtaking views across the Marche hills to the sea …see more
A lovely house on the side of a hill looking over the beach at Morsalines and the picturesque fishing and pleasure port of St Vaast la Hougue beyond. The Vauban fortifications of la Hougue and Tatihou are laid out surrounded by oyster beds. The D-day Landing Beaches start a few minutes away from Morsalines. …see more
France countryside - self-catering vacation - near northwest beaches / Paris / Disney / Asterix / Nature / calm/ tranquility/ rural / small French village / Amiens / Jules Verne / Picardie / Picardy / Somme / WW1 / WWII/ route to Calais, Paris, Normandy, southern France …see more
Quiet, spacious Edwardian house and garden on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park between Malham, Skipton, Grassington and Settle. Beautiful views in all directions. Excellent for the outdoor enthusiast, close to the Pennine Way. Just 1 mile from the A65.
There is a piano, music, books, wooden puzzles, dominoes, cards, solitaire & some games for rainy days …see more
Thorncliffe House sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Ideally located to visit many attractions in the Peak District & Derbyshire Dales or for walking and cycling. The house is very spacious with a log burner & secure parking for your car or bikes. Free wifi Bookings start at 3pm on a Friday or a Monday and finish at 10am on a Friday or a Monday. 3/4/7 night breaks …see more
Comfortable, well equipped holiday cottage for up to 6 people. Located on the coast in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Only 250 metres from Freshwater beach and the Coastal Path. Very reasonable rates. A great base for families, outdoor activities and relaxation. …see more
Large, spacious and quiet country house set in 4 hectares of its own grounds on outskirts of village. Lovely views over the valley in the heart of the wine growing region of Piemonte. Covered portico for al fresco dining. Elegant spa town Acqui Terme 5km away. The famous Truffle Festival is held annually in Alba, about 40 minutes drive away …see more
The farm is conveniently situated 3 miles from the historic market town of Ruthin and 1 mile from Rhewl village and the Drovers Arms pub.
Snowdonia - 1 hour's drive
Chester – half an hour's drive
Bala – 22 miles
Rhyl -18 miles
Llangollen – 17 miles …see more
The house is ideal for young families as it is all on one level. The garden is enclosed. The house is within 5minutes drive of Lake Trasimeno which has shops, markets, festivals, bars and restaurants with ample outside seating areas. Beautiful cities close by. Pool. The house has broadband internet, TV, Freesat box, DVD box. There are DVDS and lots of books. Welcome pack. …see more
Charming property offering extremely comfortable and spacious accommodation in a peaceful rural setting only minutes from the historic centre of Guemene with its medieval buildings, restaurants, bars, and shops. Vannes and Quimper are easily visited.
This house includes 2 en-suite double bedrooms, 2 further large bedrooms with a shared (3rd) shower-room.
.Arcos de la Almona is a town house in Calle Almona, in the Moorish historical quarter of Frigiliana,
This splendid Frigiliana village house, is situated in a pedestrian area and it has an easy access to a parking (loading bay) just a few meters away from the entrance. Town house in the historic Moorish quarter of Frigiliana, a typical Andalusian village in Axarquia / Malaga …see more
3 Bedroom detached house ideal for walking, cycling, and horse riding on local trails to enjoy the scenery.Comfortable, large family house located in a quiet village which sleeps six to eight. Modern and well equipped living accommodation and large enclosed garden. The property is an 18th century schoolmasters house situated in the quiet village of St Sebastien de Raids. …see more
La Bastidonne is set in the Luberon National Park at the heart of the golden triangle of the towns of Apt, Forcalquier and Manosque. Wonderful location, stunning views, local town with all amenities 2 miles, live the fantastic Provencal lifestyle of Peter Mayle …see more
This holiday home in Quillan is ideal for families, couples or groups seeking a relaxing vacation or planning an activity break in the south of France. In a quiet street near the centre of town. It has 3 bedrooms, a sun terrace & private courtyard garden with brick bbq. Five minutes' walk from the centre of town; a perfect base for exploring the region's Christmas markets. …see more
Spacious Detached House With with pool. Secure Gardens Within A Beautiful 4* Fleuri Village + Pool
Within Easy Walking Distance of Local Shops. Good Locale For Exploring both Normandy and Loire regions
Free bikes to explore. WiFi available Sleeps 6 + cots
3 bedroom very comfortable, spacious detached house, large garden with childrens play area …see more
Gorgeous characterful Victorian Home
Close to sandy beach, coast path, pubs & shops (10mins walk) yet quiet and peacful
Terrace for BBQs in evening sun & views across the river
State-of-the-art LED TV/Blu-Ray/Surround Sound System/FREE WIFI Original Feature Fire Places & Sash Windows
Original Wooden Floors
River Views …see more
A comfortable, recently refurbished house on a quiet street within the medieval town walls of Conwy, a minute's walk from the town centre and river front. Two double bedrooms, separate cosy lounge with log burning stove and dining room provide space to relax in. …see more
Panoramic view over Great Oyster Bay & the Freycinet Peninsula
Private beach access
Complete priavacy on five acres of land with 200m ocean frontage
Garden with fruit, vegetable & herbs
Indoor heated spa pool
All Miele state-of-the-art kitchen
High quality furnishings Complimentary local wine
On-arrival breakfast provisions
Non-perishable foods provided …see more
Beautifully modernised, well maintained detached cottage with relaxed interior set on an extensive plot in a peaceful hamlet.Unwind by your PRIVATE POOL. Ideal for families, couples, day trips, walking, cycling & fishing. Spa closeby. Huge private meadow 5000m2, swings & outdoor games, shaded & sunny eating outdoors & extensive country views.Read the fabulous guest comments.. …see more
Polbain is a small hamlet near the village of Achiltibuie on the coast just 25 miles north of Ullapool with outstanding scenery and sea views from every turn of the road in some of the most spectacular and remote landscapes in the British isles.
Luxury 4 bedroom house sleeps 6/7. Village house at the foot of The Juliana Alps. Nearby Soca river, beaches, river sports, beautiful walks and nature. South facing patio garden with grapes growing. Local bar. Peaceful village. Free parking. Family,romantic,small groups …see more
This property is in a great location as it is just off Cabo Roig Strip with just a 2 minute walk to all the local bars and restaurants . The property has it´s own private pool and also has access to a beautiful communal pool as well . There is a large outside terrace area with sunbeds , table and 6 chairs for al fresco dining . …see more
This character house has a superb large deck, stunning summerhouse for alfresco dining, sunbathing, or just relaxing and enjoying the views. An additional wooden picnic table is situated in a sun trap by the front door. An ideal location for discovering Pembrokeshsire, New 2014 - downstairs cloakroom with toilet and washbasin. NEW STUNNING SUMMER HOUSE!!
Beautifully restored village house in stunning mountain location. Leafy walled garden with Moorish fountain. Excellent base from which to go walking, climbing, cycling and bird-watching. The fascinating cities of Cordoba, Granada and Malaga are only a short drive away. Close to bars, restaurants and village shops. …see more
If you want a quiet and relaxing period just come to this place, where you have the nature of the sea, the beach and the wide country beside of you.
Take the bike and ride east or West. You will find very exciting routes with beautiful views across the Baltic Sea. You will find small cosy villages in the neighborhood in this fruitful area. …see more
This charming house is set in a truly fantastic setting on an elevated position with breathtaking views of Lough Corrib and the surrounding Mount Gable. The property has recently been renovated and is tastefull furnished and well equipped throughout. …see more
Our guests come back time and time again to enjoy a comfortable holiday with exciting day trips and beautiful walks on their doorstep. Car advised.
Maximum occupancy: 4 people in total (inc baby).
Twin beds upstairs, double bed downstairs. …see more
Country house "Nasa Istra" is secluded, old stone holiday house, for sole use of the renters. It offers accomodation for 4-5 persons. House is ideal for families, honeymoon and romantic holidays. House is surrounded by green lawns , an orchard and a forest, located in the heart of Istria. …see more
LAST DATES AVAILABLE @ REDUCED SUMMER RATES 2014 :
August 31 - September 30, 2014.
Perfect escape. Ideal for private swim, exploratory walks, relaxing, and doing absolutely nothing--sun up to sun down.
Wine caves, dining nearby. BARGAIN PRICE
Stunning views. Walk to village, bistro, cave
Private pool & BBQ
Cliff haven is overlooking the shores of Kenmare and Lehid harbour nestled in subtropical vegetation
Ideally located to explore the unique beauty of the ring of beara and ring of Kerry
A minute walk from a beach , 5 minutesdrive to local shop and pub.
Thirty minutes drive from the heritage town of Kenmare ,famous for its gourmet restaurants and Festivals. …see more
We have been fortunate enough to transform one of the original houses in this ancient village into a modern, self-catered and comfortable holiday house for you to enjoy the unforgettable surroundings. The absolute beauty of this house is the view – we have just added to it by fully renovating the entire villa from the kitchen & bathrooms to the bedrooms & balconies. Fully renovated, 3 level Italian villa situated in the ancient village of Pietrapaola, Calabria. …see more
Sea views from all rooms
Wild scenery right outside the window
Unspoiled beauty just outside the gate
Cosy and comfortable base to explore, relax, or just 'stop and stare'
Rugged mountains, wooded valleys, rushing rivers, waterfalls, sandy beaches and more... www.dwellingofdreams sutherland
Agios Emilianos; Porto Cheli, 3 bedroom appartment/house, best micro climate / low humidity although sea is all around, summer holidays, close to Hydra and Spetses, exclusive area with only few houses around, 100-120 from the sea with trees all around. This is a "normal" house, not a "rental"!
By the end of your stay it should be delivered as received. …see more
Located on the Galway/mayo border, sleeps 11 all ensuite rooms, lovely countryside setting and great views, take a walk, go fishing, maybe a game of golf. go for a nice drive to lough mask, lough corrib, Cong, Westport, climb Croagh Patrick,or to Galway City. Knock Airport is only 30 min drive …see more
A quiet, cosy and comfortable one bedroomed cottage in the heart of the beautiful Peak District National Park. Quaint village location with great pubs, shops and cafes, close to the spa town of Buxton. Log burning stove and free WiFi. Wine and treats on arrival Lots of walking and cycling straight from the door. Plenty of maps and guides provided. Beautiful views. …see more
The property is located between the famous gorge of el Chorro, the Malaga Lakes and the Beautiful quaint Village of Valle De Abdalajís. It is perched on the top of a hill giving you the most magnificent views around., it is just 1 km from the protected Natural Park, …see more
Tigh Gorm is a luxury self-catering house overlooking the harbour in Tarbert on the Isle of Harris. Close to ferry, buses, shops, places to eat. Very well-equipped. Superking sized bed. 2 shower-rooms. All linen provided. Decking overlooking harbour.
Short breaks available fro £90 per night. …see more
A Auterive (5 km) you will find all the amenities needed for your stay: shops and supermarkets but also market regional products.
Not far from the house you can also practice Canoeing, sailing at Lake Ganguise, tree climbing, adventure, riding or bowling...
No smoking in the rooms area.
Pets are allowed except in the rooms.
The pool is open from 9 am to 8 pm : …see more
Set in a stunning lakeside position Heron is a new detatched Lakeside Cotswold Stone built house with a wonderful views and private decking running out over the picturesque lake,it is the Premier Property at Lakeview Holidays. Awarded an AA 4 Star rating. …see more