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.
Affordable gracious living: Self-catering traditional manor house, sleeps 14 - 16, WiFi, Sat TV, BBQ, private garden, tranquil rural setting; swimming, golf, fishing, riding, biking, safaris and watersports, museums etc all local. All-year-round skiing, 45 mins away. Get away from the rush and crowds - experience the tranquility and beauty of Sweden's lake-filled landscape. …see more
Confolens is the nearest town with about 3000 inhabitants. There you will find various large supermarkets, bakers, butchers, various other shops as well as a local hospital, dentists, and chemists
Pays du Cognac, châteaux de la Loire, côte Atlantique, Porcelaine de Limoges, local products …see more
10 bedroom chateau - sleeps 20. Tranquil location close to pretty, historic villages with all amenities just a short drive away. Swimming pool and extensive gardens offer space for rest, relaxation and play. Great for large family groups. Wheelchair accessible rooms. We are happy to host small to medium-sized weddings. …see more
As part of a Jacobean manor house, the self-catering Royalist Suite offers peace & quiet in a period property full of atmosphere and charm. Perfect for get-away-from-it-all breaks, special occasions and exploring the beauty of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales …see more
Charming Manoir close to Le Mans. In 7 acres, with fantastic grounds. Full of character with open fire & high beamed ceilings. Located at the edge of a bustling village , close to beautiful areas for walking, fishing & riding. A rural retreat. …see more
Tudor style baronial hall set in 7acres behind impressive wrought gates along a private drive with heated pool and all bedrooms en suite.Can sleep up to 12. secure parking
(Extra charge for heated pool) Heated outside dog kennel, £3 per night. No charge if not heated. 2double rooms en suite to sleep 4 adults and 2 children on sofa bed. Four more double rooms en suite avail. …see more
Whether it is a family holiday or a romantic getaway this is the place for you, Easter House of Ross Self Catering Accommodation is situated just 10 minute walk from the heart of Comrie so you are never short of local amenities or things to do, from individual shops to …see more
Distinctive self-catering family holiday home, with stunning coastal views. Nearby access to local beaches for watersports, fishing, coastal walks, and mountain biking. Large private gardens, with stream. Log fires, BBQ, farmhouse kitchen, Egyptian cotton bed linen. We operate Sunday change-over on weekly bookings from Easter to 31 October. 3-night short breaks are flexibl …see more
An old mansion and cottage of amazing character and style, in a wonderful village location, transformed into comfortable, spacious luxury holiday accommodation. Suitable for a small/ large family or group of friends seeking a relaxing holiday in a true Greek village. A large pool terrace with 34 sq metre pool and steps for easy entry, suitable for young and elderly alike. …see more
A 17th century mansion, recently renovated with luxurious furnishings, with intimate garden and spa in a small exclusive baroque village overlooking lake Orta. Indoor pool with hydro jets, Turkish bath, privacy, stunning views. Brand new renovation.
Close to Milan Malpensa International Airport …see more
Catered relaxing holidays in this beautiful French Mas ideal for large groups wishing to spend time together away from it all in the countryside .Private pool with heavenly views over the Cevennes National park . …see more
4km from the town of Ruffec with4 major supermarkets & many bars/ restaurants & a fresh fish & fruit & veg market on Wednesdays & Saturdays. Cycling, walking, kayaking & horseriding are just some of the activities available in the beautiful Charente countryside. The restaurant and river where kayaks can be hired & a child's play area is just a 5 min walk away …see more
La Belle Echappee ("The Beautiful Escape") A magnificent maison bourgeoise house set in walled and gated grounds of 1 hectare with FULLY HEATED SALT WATER SWIMMING POOL. Perfect holiday home for FAMILIES and FRIENDS with ENGLISH SKY TV and WI-FI, 600 METRES TO SHOPS …see more
This 245m2 four-storey house near Sarlat has been recently refurnished to ensure that the living areas are comfortable and modern. A spacious home with a fully equipped kitchen, grand dining room, spacious living area, 4 bedrooms and bathrooms, large balcony and a patio …see more
Grand maison with presence and charm in the heart of Bize, uniquely and tastefully decorated throughout. Comfortable relaxing rooms with duck-down pillows and cotton sheets. Just 50 meters from a crystal clear river beach, convenient location to villages and cities.
You will appreciate the authenticity and comfort of the house, which were our primary concerns during its restoration.
Whether it be for one or several weeks, one weekend or a special occasion, come and be our privileged guests!
La Demeure du Bost has been recently renovated and furnished very refined.In a green and relaxing area, La D …see more
Fabulous 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom manor house with large swimming pool and games room situated in a peaceful location. Unique location, amazing views and loads of space. Ideal for groups of all ages. …see more
A unique site with its 7 acres property, a 500 m2 Manor, a private river bank and island, with multiple activities : swimming, Kayaking, fishing, biking, and nearby, a medieval village, golfing and last but not least the burgundy region and its famous wines . …see more
A magnificent "Maison de Maitre" within a large closed courtyard, with a studio , barns, stables, beautiful gardens and heated swimming pool. There is an abundance of bedrooms and bathrooms,an ideal location to enjoy life in the heart of the Dordogne …see more
Property Type - Second French Empire - Napoléon III - Manoir House
Interior Style - Pre-Raphaelite, William Morris inspired, Farrow and Ball
Working Village location - Great amenities
Large Gardens - with Apple, Pear, Bay, Hazel, Walnut and other mature specimens.
No Ordinary self catering property. Pedestrian local amenities. Wonderful base to discover the Brittany …see more
Lamarque is a secluded and romantic 18th century property accessed by a 500 metre allée and set in ten acres of beautiful park with century old trees and wonderful hidden corners. Please email me for the link to our site with floorplans and many more photographs. …see more
This country house in one of the best preserved villages of the ancient sheep trail of Castille has been tastefully restored and decorated. It is situated in the Soria Highlands, a real ecological treasure for trekking excursions.
Large historic stone house overlooking the naval base and the yacht club, over False Bay towards Hottentots Hollands Mountains. Breathtaking bedroom, bathroom sea and mountain views. Perfect for family share. Our full time housekeeper is waiting to look after you! Luxurious accommodation for b&b prices. …see more
Large Maison de Maitre in beautiful location close to Chalais. This stunning property can sleep 16 people, thus making it the perfect place for a family holiday or group gathering.
SPECIAL OFFER - weeks in June now £2000 per week - massive reduction! This impressive property has stunning panoramic countryside views.
Perfect for family groups! …see more
A magnificent 5 Bed "Maison de Maitre" set in 2 Hectares with stunning views across the Valley de L’Isle.
It has a pool, a secure children playground, and a large indoor / outdoor entertaining area complete with its own bar. …see more
5 STAR TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS for this unique 500 year, old beamed, holiday retreat. Tranquil riverside setting with stunning views over The Cotswolds . A spacious, 11 roomed, self contained wing of a historic Elizabethan Old Rectory. Central yet quiet location.
This property & location attracts visitors from all over the world
A HIDDEN OASIS IN THE HEART OF ENGLAND …see more
This charming small XVIth century manor is located next to the château. It enjoys the same exceptional setting: gardens, park, meadows, river, woods and pond. Superbly finished with separate entrances available for weekly rentals or long weekends. …see more
Close proximity to Galway City 20 Minute Drive, Panoramic View of Galway Bay, Adjacent to Renville Park, easy access to the Burren.
The house is beautifully decorated with luxurious and stylish interiors. …see more
Your manor house for yourselves alone : 5 rooms & suite bathroom, heated pool on request, air conditioning, exclusivefishing, football table, tennis table, 2 bicycles...
News : V.I.P Welcome services offered : snaks for your first dinner & all for your frist breakfast ! …see more
Exclusive-use country mansion house set in 83 acres of grounds. Heating, logs, electricity, linen, towels, WiFi, Sky Movies & Sports channels included. Snooker room. Ideal small wedding venue. Available for marquee weddings for up to 200 guests. Available fully staffed or self-catering. Caterers and entertainment available. …see more
Quinta Stº Estevão is the perfect location for total relaxation for any time of year. Furnished with immense style and flair, with spacious and comfortable rooms, appealing textures and colours, excellent facilities and complete with a sensational private pool. …see more
Spacious country house, standing in 3 acres of lawned grounds, tennis court and heated swimming pool. The perfect location for families or groups who wish to enjoy both the countryside and beaches of Normandy. …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
Luxury Manor House set in a beautiful location yet close all the main attractions and beaches in West Dorset. Accommodates up to 12 quests in style with its own 12 meter heated pool, fitness room, 6 acres of grounds set in a quiet valley close to a coastal village. …see more
An elegant grade II listed country manor house standing in over 3 acres of private gardens which include a full size tennis court. The river Nar borders the estate. The house has recently been lavishly renovated and offers a luxurious venue for large groups of up to 16. …see more
Enjoy Dovedale tranquiity in this riverside manor where George Eliot penned Adam Bede. Large private self-catering wing available in this 1750 Georgian house - ideal for couples, families, kids, dogs and horses. …see more
Le Clos Du Forez, Guest house, Lyon, Loire, mountains, bed and breakfast, b & b, hotel, restaurant, local food, nature, countryside, week-ends, rest, Rhône Alpes Lestroisgros, gastronomy, Mont du Forez, Clermont-Ferrand, France, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna sleeps 14 A Slice of Paradise
Possibility of renting the entire complex at any time of year. …see more
Early Georgian manor house in magnificent setting overlooking the Kenmare Estuary, on famous 'Ring of Kerry', sleeps 10 with 5 bath/shower rooms. Features games/party room, studio, small gym & sauna. Ideal for family groups, walkers,writers,artists. Catering available …see more
A unique and stunning Cotswold stone property, peacefully located in the quiet village of Toddington, opposite the beautiful church. The property exudes character and the centrepiece is the amazing grand hall, which is perfect for entertaining families or friends. SPECIAL OFFERS: LATE BOOKING DISCOUNTS & EARLY BIRD DEALS! …see more
Large Victorian Rectory with 6 double/twin bedrooms, some en-suite. Spacious accommodation with disabled access. Large landscaped gardens and tennis court. Quiet rural location, within walking distance to pub and easy access to Snowdonia and the Welsh Coast. …see more
Set in a magnificent 1000 acre estate, resting sedately above the glorious Wye Valley, Bishopswood House provides the perfect Exclusive Use venue for Self Catering Holidays, Special Family Occasions, Functions and Weddings. …see more
It took 10 years to restore this 200 year old boutique country house. Set on 9 acres of land overlooking one of Ireland's best surf breaks. Have a relaxing evening by the open fireplace, a glass of wine in our private bar or a game of pool. chiropractic / allergy treatments, yoga classes, ayurvedic massage, gourmet lunch / dinner, fishing, surfing …see more
This is a beautiful 18th century Cortijo set in 5 acres of orange groves and mature gardens , around which guests can enjoy a stroll. The huge area of land means that there is no noise, giving you the perfect chance to escape and unwind with the family....
An inspiring country house of character occupying a magnificent setting with southerly outlook over gardens, swimming pool & paddocks. Rural retreat 60 mins from London, sumptuously fitted, ideal for family gatherings, weekend breaks & summer events. Individual requirements welcome eg dinner parties, tailored welcome pack, equestrian facilities., helipad. …see more