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.
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
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
Lose yourselves in the space this house offers. Set in the lovely village of Saint Mars d'Égrenne, Saintem is a large modern yet characterful old house offering ample accommodation for small or large families and small groups. Take a look inside... Ft. 4 dbl bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, lounge, dining room, kitchen, utility room, garden, Sat TV & parking.
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
A stunning 5 bedroom 17th century timber framed cottage recently restored, furnished and maintained to a high standard and set in a 1/4 acre of private gardens. Private swimming pool open for the months June, July & August ( and May & September by arrangement). Electricity is included in the price for June - July & August & is charged at cost for other periods. …see more
A spacious house with comfortable accommodation in a beautiful village enjoying spectacular views and a stunning location. Suitable for breaks year round & a great base for exploring the geography, history and culture of the area or just relaxing & soaking up the sun. Note: The house is NOT available for long lets. A travel cot is available on request (no additional charge) …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
Holiday in beautiful Bulgaria, close to the historic city of Veliko Turnovo! Our fully-equipped guesthouse offers you all the comforts of home, a lovely private garden & BBQ area, and guaranteed summer sun! Explore the surrounding wine-producing area of Suhindol! …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
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
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.
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
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
Located in the old part of town, it has a beautiful roof terrace with panoramic views over Bosa, the river and the sea. Lovingly restored to maintain original features (stone steps, barrel-vaulted ceilings) with antique furniture and traditional Sardinian decor. …see more
Former railway house, located in secluded, rural setting. This freshly renovated, charming stone property with private garden, is ideal for couples or small families. It provides an idyllic location for relaxing, with good access to the many attractions in the area. …see more
.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
Vista Panoramica ~ Tremezzo ~ Como. Easy access to the village of Tremezzo with ferry and C10 bus to take you to all other villages nearby of Sala Comacina, Lenno, Mennagio, Argegno, Varenna and Bellagio. …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
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, open air swimming pool opposite, swimming lakes and river nearby. …see more
Three bedroom/2 bathroom house situated in a quiet cul-de-sac, within easy walking distance of restaurants, bars, shops and the village pool. Benamocarra is a traditional whitewashed Andalucian village which has escaped the tourist route and retains its Spanish charm. …see more
Fully modernised, self catering house offering safe, flexible accommodation in a beautiful and peaceful island setting, close to beaches and walks. Sleeps up to 8 people, fully modernised, accept pets, travel cot and highchair available on request.. This is lovely, stylish holiday accommodation offering the ideal hebridean holiday experience. …see more
Wonderful rustic house (200m2) in the northern Tuscany. The house is located on a sunny hillside in the small medieval village Lanciole behind Pescia and Montecatini, in between Florence and Pisa. From the 2 large terraces you will have a wonderful panoramic view. The house have WI-FI …see more
Situated near the centre of the beautiful village of Fordyce, (only a short distance from Portsoy) 'Hamewith' provides an ideal base from which to explore stunning countryside and the best beaches in the North East of Scotland! Owned by Richard and Sandra Leith, who run the area's only 5 star bed and breakfast , also in Fordyce. …see more
15 minute walk into the centre of Brantome, the Venice of the Perigord, where you will find plenty of shops, restaurants, bars and several artists workshops and galleries, along with a lively weekly market. The town centre is a must to visit as it is encircled by the river Drone. …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
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
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
This newly refurbished old style Spanish house is located approximately 100m from the sandy beaches of Oliva Nova.
Fabulouse views of the mediterranian from the roof terrace where you can dine Al Fresco and soak up the sun in a quite tranquil setting. …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
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
Highfield Cottage offers comfortable 4-star accommodation in quiet, beautiful countryside with lovely views.
The Cottage can sleep up to six people in three en-suite bedrooms (doubles or twins). A great base for Shakespeare country, the Cotswolds and Alcester.
With spacious lounge, kitchen/dining room, private garden/ patio with (BBQ) and ample off road parking. …see more
Classy & cosy, but with lots of space. Beautiful bed linen, goose & duck down quilts. Hairdryers in each bedroom. Soft fluffy towels!
Dining Room, Den, Living Room, fully equipped all mod -con kitchen, utility room, mud room. Outside deck. Huge private garden. Parking. TV, DVD, CD player, iPod dock, CD & Book library. Chess & other board games. Open fires, oil central heating …see more
Large self-catering house. Luxury accommodation for 8 adults + 2 infants. Sea views. Quiet rural location. Large fenced garden. Barbecue. Outside dining. Central Heating. Free BT Broadband wi-fi. Satellite Sky TV. Walking. Fishing. Bird watching. Short breaks. Princes Point Villa is the flagship property of SKYE HOLIDAY RENTALS, a caring local family business. …see more
Whether you are looking for a romantic retreat to the picturesque Southern coast of Sweden, a child-friendly holiday home with plenty of space or just a hide-away from the rest of the world, Fiskarens Ro (the Fisherman's Peace) is just what you are looking for. Beautiful wooden floors, airy rooms with white-washed walls and minimalistic but warm decor. …see more
Trout fish, cycle, tramp or sight-see in comfort. Lumsden is a very friendly country town surrounded by rivers, farms and snow capped peaks. Suitable for families, couples and sporting groups. The perfect base for a memorable summer or winter holiday in New Zealand. Quiet, cosy holiday house within walking distance to shops, restaurants, café's and town services. …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
A charming, 250+ year-old house occupying a commanding position at the foot of the castle, within the walls of medieval Obidos. A unique property - one of only a few available within the walls. …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
All Miele state-of-the-art kitchen
High quality furnishings Complimentary local wine (3 night stay)
On-arrival breakfast provisions
Non-perishable foods provided …see more
Free WiFi, 2 bedrooms and 2 private bathrooms, equipped and functional kitchen, flat screen TV
* 300 m. the sea and a sandy beach, 200 hiking trails
* 400 m. shops,
* From many and varied walks .... …see more
This is a fine area for a family holiday, CHILDREN REALLY ENJOY IT. Many families return for rhe 2nd or 3rd time.
Holidaying couples love the privacy and groups appreciate the extra room space..
BOOK EARLY, we would be disappointed to disappoint you LINEN, TOWELS, HEATING, ELECTRICITY AND WATER are included in the price.
There are no unseen charges. …see more
SEPTEMBER PERFECT CALM for summer's last days. BARGAIN PRICE (weekly) : 2 pers 750 € / 4 pers 800 €
31 August - 30 September 2014.
INDIAN SUMMER SUBLIME! : Reading, walking, swimming, relaxing, and doing absolutely nothing--sun up to sun down.
Shops nearby. BARGAIN PRICE
Stunning views. Walk to village, bistro, cave