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.
This fantastic villa has been completed in 2013. The Balinese style, combined with the space and luxury, make you feel very relaxed. The friendly staff will be available for delicious meals, to organize activities and to make your holiday unforgettable. The luxury of a 5 star hotel and privacy of a villa. Experience on www.vakantieopbali.nu. …see more
Beach Villa with private pool & Jacuzzi!Enjoy your day and pamper your self with the jacuzzi or choose a nice walk to the fish tavernas and cafes which are 500 metres away from the villa!It is ideally located, not far from beautiful city of Rethymno, 15 min driving! Panormos is a small traditional Cretan fishing village with narrow cobbled streets, shops and nice beaches! …see more
New Chalet with HOT TUB, SAUNA & STEAM ROOM , 4 ensuite Bedrooms and MASTER suite occupying an entire floor. 3D TV and Latest Technology throughout, Amazing Views from all windows and Stunning Location in Villars/Gryon
Private Chef, Maid and concierge Services available …see more
Large, open kitchen with aga, roll top copper bath, romantic mezzanine bedroom, real fires and log burners, large vaulted ceiling Master bedroom with adjoining roof terrace for early morning breakfast or a bit of night time star gazing, 3 acres of land and gardens. Voted one of the best places to stay in Cheshire 2013!
Only one hour from the beach, Cassis, Marseilles, La Ciotat. Close to Aix-en-Provence, Avignon, Lourmarin, Les Baux, St Remy. Cycling is excellent, both on and off road. Property is quiet and peaceful. Eco friendly yet luxurious. Newly listed on this site.
Housekeeping optional extra.
5 Star option available.
With scenic views over the Alentejo, Monte Curral Da Serra is set in 40 acres of open country. Recently built to an open plan design and newly furnished, this attractive spacious cottage with large pool is close to beautiful Santa Clara Lake. Close to village amenities Enjoy Portugal's tranquil beauty. Cheap flights and Sun!
PRICES MARCH TO JULY REDUCED BY 15%
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Warm and welcoming, ten kilometres away from Siena, this apt is set in an ancient, XVth century villa, recently restored by a sensitive and art historically conscious architect & designer. The very best of the Tuscan tradition can be enjoyed here.
Ideal for every configuration, romantic getaway, to read and draw, perfect for family or a group of friends …see more
Luxury family villa with magnificent panoramic views. 3 Large Bedrooms each with en-suite facilities. Fully equipped large kitchen and relaxing lounge with Private Heated Swimming Pool.Rest, Relax and Enjoy the Peace and Tranquillity of your "Home from Home in the Sun!" View the stunning scenery from the covered veranda whilst watching the kids play in the 9 x 4m heated pool. …see more
Detached house, private swimming pool and gardens, breathtaking views. Sleeps up to 8, summer kitchen. Very peaceful. 5 minutes to Quillan, 45 minutes to Carcassonne. Lots to do, or just relax.
5 star 'Trip Advisor' reviews.
Games room, darts and full size pinball. Fantastic private setting on the in the idyllic village of St Ferriol. 5 minutes to local amenities. …see more
We have 2, 3 & 5 Bedroom Penthouse Apartments available, here you will see details of our 3 bed penthouse.
These properties offer unrivalled luxury and facilities in Bansko, If you're looking for something special for your stay in Bansko this is it. …see more
7 bedroom 7 bathroom villa, set in unspoilt countryside in Uzumlu, just 6kms from Kalkan. Perfect for larger groups and for those wanting peace and quiet, & to experience traditional Turkish culture. Glorious views & large infinity pool 10x5. Private catering available. We also organise cooking holidays and couples retreats, information on request. …see more
A Perigordian farmhouse in the north Dordogne, with sole use of heated 10m x 5m x 1.5m swimming pool. In a beautiful rural setting. Sleeps up to 9 people in comfort. Haut Combiers is a small farm with lots of different animals, having 33 acres of pasture and woodland. Located within the Perigord region, the farm is also within the Parc Naturel Regional Perigord Limousin. …see more
Beautiful Summer Villa with a large private swimming pool and spacious garden area ideal for a family or a group of friends, just 15m away from the most mesmerizing white sandy beaches in Europe/Portugal. Discover Comporta.
4 bedrooms, 2 kitchens, 3 bathrooms, great and spacious outside areas, private pool, pizza oven, 10 min walking to restaurants, cafes and shops, 15 min driving from sandy beach, ideal for three to four couples or adults with children. Spacious villa in ideal position to discover Crete secrets! …see more
4 bedroom house with pool in typical wine growing village in the Corbières. Ideal for family holidays, walking and cycling groups and long term rentals. Private courtyard with pool.
Beutifully renovated, offering a peaceful setting, only a 25mn drive to the sea. Perfectly situated to enjoy village life with stunning countryside. A true walker's and cyclist's paradise. …see more
The villa is airy and spacious, lounge and dining room facing the sea just next to the kitchen, totally equipped with dishwasher, fridge, microwave, utility room with washing machine and dryer, iron. Master bedroom with double bed, bathroom (shower, w.c). First floor 3 bedrooms, two with a single bed, one with a double bed. Bathroom with bath and shower and w.c. …see more
Luxury vacation appartment with a private pool and open hills view
The Bennatan family offers you a part of its beautiful villa in Zichron Yakov Israel, separate with a private entrance. Overlooking east to the Carmel mountains and west on the Mediterranean, and only 15 minutes walk from the Zichron popular galleries and …see more
Stunning Provencal Village House - elegantly restored in 2010, rooftop terrace, 3 spacious bedrooms, cave. Situated in beautiful Luberon Valley in the heart of Provence. Soak up the sun, enjoy local markets, explore nearby hilltop villages, hike Colorado Provencal 1 km away! …see more
HEATED PRIVATE POOL
Totally private garden and grounds,
Views, dining terrace
Lots of room for children
Close in to restaurants, cafes, markets, chateaux, historical sites, canoing, kayaking, ballooning, wine tasting …see more
Charming seafront cottage with uninterrupted sea views and private access to beach. Rockvale Cottage sleeps 6 and is suitable for families, golfers, walkers and groups of friends wanting to enjoy a beautiful setting in a picturesque seaside village.
Integral garage with electronic doors will fit a Ford Focus type car. A welcome pack with wine is provided. …see more
*Cosy winter breaks around the woodburner * Wonderful mountain views * 100 acre farm * Away from any roads * Big private gardens * Large bathroom * Free Wifi * Wooden Playhouse * Childrens toys & books * Tyre Swing * Lots of Wildlife * Great winter walking* * 5 mins drive from a village with shop, butchers, fish & chips, pubs serving food * 25 mins from the M50 * …see more
Beautiful rural villa with amazing veiwsof the surrounding countryside, with large private pool and 4 terraces for relaxtion, this is a great destination for families or for a romantic getaway. Great location for exploring pretty white villages and historic cities, or just to relax and unwind.
Beautiful romantic farm cottage set in spectacular scenery with private pool. 11th -25th July 2014 free-special offer price 495 pounds one week or 950 pounds two weeks. Sublime retreat for nature lovers yet near Casares and the coast for bars, shops ,restaurants, sightseeing
Apartment in Povlja, Island of Brac, Dalmatia Coast, Croatia
Apartments With Sea Views;
Spring discount, relaxing,
Village Location, 50m From The Sea;
2 Bedroom Apartment;
Terrace, Wi-Fi internet, air conditioning;
Diving Croatia Full equipped, modern, romantic apartment in the heart of the small fishermans village. Off season discount …see more
Les Noes Blanches is a stunning white classic country chateau in the Loire Valley region of France. Only 20 minutes from the centre of le Mans, and under 5 hours from London by Eurostar, the house sleeps 14 people comfortably inside an estate of 450 acres of woodland. …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
Rural. Secluded yet near to main road . Not overlooked. Car not essential. parking on site. Private Infinity pool. Private sun terrace. Unique position. British owned. Wooden floors. Naturists welcome. Free Wi-Fi, great quad area. Internet. Guests staying at the Samara Villa will be delighted with its unique placing and amazing views and reviews
Warm and spacious, friendly-family alpine chalet with stunning views of the mountains. Situated in a quiet, sunny location, walking distance from town centre and 5 mins drive from ski lifts, Chalet Fleur des Roches comfortably sleeps up to 10 people in 5 bedrooms.
The house is a short walk to Dundrum House Hotel Golf and Leisure centre. It is tucked away in picture a perfect gardens overlooking the golf course from the back garden. House has surround CCTV, Alarm and ample safe parking. Close to Rock of Cashel and Dundrum Village. Free wireless WI-FI and once inside the house very wheelchair friendly. Ideal for Wedding/ Golf groups. …see more
Unique quiet eco-villa for a relaxing holiday, private infinity pool, large lush tropical garden, ocean views and close to the beach.
Kilifi has perfect weather all year round, water sports and Golf nearby. Grand house for perfect relaxation! Total home size is 580 square metres. …see more
Luxurious Villa, spacious, tastefully decorated, Panoramic Views over Gibraltar, Africa, peaceful surroundings with Heated Indoor Pool,Table Tennis, TV,Games, WI-FI. Perfect location for relaxing holidays with family or friends. Ideal for bird watchers and trekkers.
Close to restaurants, and amenities. …see more
Everything you need for a nice relaxing holiday yet only 10 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Puerto Banus and Marbella!
Luxury 3 bed spacious apartment in 5* urbanisation Capanes del Golf complete with outdoor pools, indoor spa pool and gym.
Don't just imagine your dream holiday ...... now you can make it happen at Chateau Colombier. Here you'll find the character of an old country house but with all the modern comforts you expect nowadays, including our very own swimming pool. Sensitively restored 200-year-old stone house in Provence. …see more
The villas are built on the north west side of the lake and have a panoramic view over the unique scenery and the sea. The calm atmosphere, the enchanting colours, the unique sunset and the wonderful starlit sky make you feel free and help you escape from everyday life. …see more
Private Villa only 6 years old with sea & mountain views. ATTRACTIONS: within 5 to 20 mins there are several local theme parks. Private swimming pool and hot tub. Private parking. Local bars and shops just 3 minute drive. Benidorm 15 minutes drive. A cot can be provided if required. Smokers will be allowed but only in the outside areas of the property. …see more
Wonderful restored farmhouse set on surrounded by stunning mountain views, set amongst olive groves and 12 acres of privately owned land for ultimate peace and relaxation. 5 minutes from traditional restaurants, bars shops, with a wealth of activities on your doorstep. Alfresco dining, lazing in the pool, cycling enthusiasts paradise, artists dream, families perfect location. …see more
Luxury Campania Villa with private sea view swimming pool and parking. Cilento Villa for family meetings in Italy, near Amalfi Coast. Near the beach. Barbecue, solarium, fireplace, internet wifi, garden and panoramic terraces for al fresco dining. Breathtaking views Italy Campania Luxury Family Villa near the beach with sea view private pool, parking, wifi and fireplace. …see more
5 bedrooms well designed Villa. Spacious furnished living and dinning areas with a large TV secreen. Private pool with a stunning panoramic sea view.
Three floors fabulous villa with a large sun terrace.
3 en-suite bedrooms have corner jaccuzi bath.
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
The villa is built on a beautiful hill of Kalamaki's seaside with the best view over the village and the sea. There is sun from sunrise till sunset and you are just 100m away from the very quite and beautiful beach.The villa has a very stylish design interiors and is eq The villa is built in an unspoilt dune landscape, situated on a large 1500m2 plot, surrounded by a low stone …see more
rmonia villa is surrounded by a large garden, with spectacular views of landscape and sea. It's built (2009) over a hill with view of the Mediterranean Sea, with a small gorge crossing above, becoming a resort for various birds …see more
Casa Luc This beautiful farm cottage is very special set in a peaceful location in surroundings of breathtaking natural beauty with a private swimming pool.
4th-18th July 2014 free. Special offer 495 pounds one week or 950 pounds 2 weeks …see more
South or France, stunning 5 bedroom, 12 person, Self catering Farmhouse, swimming pool, spacious gardens near Mirepoix, Carcassonne, Toulouse, Pyrenees, retreat, epic views ,Great location. We can organise catering events, corporate functions and wine tasting tours if required! …see more
"What makes Le Maine so special is you Catherine and Maxence!" (Debbie & Hazel, VA, USA). - Indeed, we are delighted to welcome you to Le Maine, our family home for four generations, and to share with you an authentic "Art de vivre à la Française" Catherine & Maxence …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
Four beautiful country stone cottages in an idyllic setting, with heated swimming pool, 22 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