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.
Comfortable, well-equipped two-bedroom apartment with patio terrace. 3 minutes walk from local shops, restaurants and the harbour of the pretty fishing port of Audierne. Beach- 15 minute walk.
Audierne is well placed for cultural, sporting and leisure activities.
PROVENCAL COTTAGE WITH EXTENSIVE PATIO WITH PLANTS & FLOWERS IN EVERY DIRECTION, OVERLOOKING VINEYARD - GORGES DU VERDON NEARBY - SECLUDED PEACEFUL LOCATION - NEAR TO VILLAGE SHOPS - SUPERB LIGHT - SPACIOUS ACCOMODATION - PROVENCE - ALPES - COTE D'AZUR - VAR - FRANCE. SEEKING SUPREME PEACE - LAKES, RIVERS, LOCALLY PRODUCED VEGETABLES, OLIVES, WINE, PEACHES, APPLES ETC
Warm welcome. B&B/Gites in beautiful countryside with owner on site, 5mins village. Family friendly.Lge garden with children's activities/bbq. Sep flower garden. Bikes,swimming pool july/august. . Horse riding, fishing, golf nearby. WIFI. …see more
Romantic get-away. Any time of year. Special. Stylish. Peaceful. Rural. Retreat for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers, writers, star-gazers. Extremely comfortable. Fabulous countryside to explore. Just for two.Idyllic.
2 excellent leisure centres a 25 minute drive away. Village swimming pool nearby. …see more
A charming traditional stone house with a private swimming-pool located on the outskirts of the village of Kritou Terra, near the holiday beach resort of Polis. The restored farmhouse enjoys complete quietness and privacy, with the nearest house over 250m away. Rates include a free car with comprehensive insurance and free airport transfers to/from Pafos Airport. …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
Traditional fisherman's cottage beside Blackwater river, recently renovated, quiet rural location with magnificent views over river and Knockmealdown mountains, south coast 20 min, historical towns nearby. This area has lots to offer and is just waiting to be explored!! …see more
Hideaway at Foxhollow is a beautifully restored farmhouse which has been tastefully decorated retaining that cosy charm .This is self catering with a difference as making sure our guests enjoy the comfort and luxury of Hideaway is our priority ! …see more
Beautifully renovated cottage, with private pool and spectacular views.With its own private terrace, outdoor dining area and newly installed plunge pool, L'Hermite enjoys spectacular views over the valley and the surrounding countryside.WiFi. Extra services include airport pickup, shopping service and meals prepared for you, please ask for details. …see more
A traditional stone built house in a quiet village location offering fabulous views and sunsets of both the Troodos mountains and the sea. Pentakomo is an exceptionally well located village for those people who want to have a base from which to explore the island. …see more
Short breaks, full central heating and constant hot water, all linens and towels provided, 100%cotton bed linen, choice of duvets or blankets, free WiFi, plenty of parking, bicycle store, kingsized (5ft) bed, Ashdown Forest, walking, rural, countryside, birds, gardens 2 - 4 night short breaks, the heating available all year round, welcome tray, …see more
Give yourself a well deserved holiday break and spend a relax at Seastar. Come to Xlendi and enjoy the sea, the sun and all the history, culture and sights which the island of Gozo can offer. Malta is beautiful but Gozo is even more!
Beautiful large spacious apartment nestled among the rooftops of medieval Sarlat, this self catering studio features exposed oak beams and honey coloured stone walls but has all the comforts of home. …see more
Experience the Old Spain. Beautifully restored traditional Casa de Campo. Comfortable 2 bedroomed country house on the hill among the olive groves, overlooks the peaceful hamlet of Las Cuevas. Sun all day. Shady terrace. Splash pool. Walk to bar. Beach 30mins. Rural, Great Value & Experiencing the Real Spain all words that sum up a holiday at La Loma. …see more
Nepoleonic House suitable for 2 people,with private garden and parking and overlooking our stunning 12/6 metre pool.this accommodation is suitable for a cot and
WIFI internet access.Beautiful location and setting
This nepoleonic House is set in a fabulous setting sharing a 12/6 metre s pool solar heated.
Quiet and secluded, yet a 10 min. drive from 3 villages with major amenities, 20 min. from the historical town of Antequera. Private swimming pool and large garden, boules piste, .BQ., outdoor kitchen. Log fire and Wi fi available, private parking. Beach at Isnajar.
Bird watching, walking, painting,golf, horse riding, sightseeing, in house fans and electric,oil fired rads …see more
Bernex has its own ski area of 50km between 1000 and 2000 metres, with a variety of runs to suit all standards.
Bernex offers plenty of activities – tennis, petanque, horse riding, walking and mountain biking. white-water rafting or para-gliding Lake Geneva and Evian are 15 minutes away, with water sports, spa & thermal baths, beaches and bars. …see more
Self Contained Single Storey Annexe/Studio
Off Road Parking
Quiet Village Location
Local Facilities include Post Office, Garage/Mini Supermarket, Pub (within walking distance)
Walking & Cycling Routes nearby
Public Golf Course within a mile
A rustic barn, situated in a small hamlet, recently converted into a one bedroomed cottage with original exposed beams and stonework. Garden and pool. Perfect for exploring the beautiful countryside of this unspoilt region with its abundant wildlife. …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
A superb modern 2 Bedroom, 2 En-Suites apartment, with large private South facing balcony terrace offering panoramic views of the Mediterranean Sea. Furnished to a very high standard, the apartment is perfect for all types of holidays, in this beautiful white village. There is a superb communal Swimming Pool and the apartment is just steps away from the heart of the village. …see more
Dating from the 12th century and reputedly owned by Eleanor of Brittany, granddaughter of Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Le Calipel offers you the opportunity to relax in the beautiful Normandy countryside yet is within easy reach of all the well known attractions. There is also the opportunity to explore less well known attractions such as ancient abbeys and slate mines. …see more
Traditional French 18th C farmhouse Modern facilities Tranquil but Superbly located for many activities all year round. Walking Kayaking White water rafting Bird watching Art Health & Well-being Yoga Meditation & Art
1 spacious bedroom en-suite shower room & double bed Our Farmhouse has 2 bedrooms only one is available to guests your privacy is totally respected at all times …see more
Cottage with wonderful sea views, St Helens, Rosslare Harbour, Rosslare, Wexford, Co Wexford. Private sth facing garden Beach /Golf 100 yards
Golf, tennis, basketball, football, playground & adventure centre on site. Great for families, walkers, cyclists, fishing.
St Helens is a great place to stay for the famous Wexford Opera Festival 22nd October - 2nd November …see more
Polop is an Ideal base for those looking for a true Spanish feel to their vacation. Set In a beautiful location with great walks, climbing opportunities & fabulous restaurants. With the hustle and bustle of the resorts on the Costa Blanca only 10 minutes away
There is ample on street parking nearby. Free WIFI isalso available in a few of the local bars …see more
A new house with garden, suitable for 3 guests in Tuscany. We are near the seaside (20 kms) and we offer free wi fi connection, TV and air conditioning. Not far from Cinque Terre oven, washing machine, satellite TV, internet wi - fi,kitchen towels and diches, electric iron …see more
The cottage is easily found, but quietly tucked away above the hamlet of Henshaw in the South Tyne Valley. The views of the beautiful valley spread out before it are as good as any in the North Pennines and Northumberland National Park on the other. Hadrian's Wall World Heritage Site and Vindolanda Fort and Settlement. only a Roman stone's throw away. …see more
Apartment is great value for money in a wonderful location within a very short walk of ski lift, ski hire, bars, restaurants and shops and with the advantage of being able to ski right back to the door. It has most beautiful views of Lake Geneva from its two balconies. The apartment is superbly situated very close to the ski lift, ski school and ski hire. …see more
Nestled in between three different golf courses, and only a couple of minutes drive to the beach where there is a beach bar and restaurant, Casares del Sol is the perfect location for a short term holiday any time of the year. …see more
Peaceful, self-catering, refurbished studio for 2 with optional extra bedroom with private shower room, panoramic views, in the stunning Ardeche. Lovely pool and private balcony for al fresco dining. Perfect for relaxation or an active holiday. …see more
3 bed gîte, sleeps 6 (2 dble & 1 twin), private patio & shared plunge pool. Peaceful countryside location, walking distance to village & a short drive from the picturesque village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne with its monolithic church, restaurants, cafés and shops. Centrally placed for Bergerac, Cognac & Bordeaux. …see more
* air conditioning and heating included in price
* washer located in bathroom
* fully equipped kitchen
* wireless internet
* outdoor dining on private terrace
* private parking space in front of condo
* within walking distance to train station and bus stop provided:
* towels & linens
* bath, dish & laundry soap
* paper towels & toilet tissue
* hair dryer …see more
Luxury Self Catering 5* One bed penthouse apartment sleeps 2/4, stunning sea views, private balcony, roof terrace with jacuzzi, bbq, air conditioning.
A perfect getaway to relax, unwind and enjoy the breathtaking views.
On site Health Farm & Spa, WiFi Access, Parking A perfect retreat for relaxing, breathtaking walks and watersports at Latchi Marina.
Cot availalable. …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
Town Centre Luxury for walking, climbing, cycling, horse-riding, gliding, caving, canoeing, fishing, caving, star gazing, it can all be done from Mortimer House. Hay on Wye Festival, Brecon Jazz, Green Man and Abergavenny Food Festival all in reach. Private parking. Linen, towels, toiletries, hairdryers, free Wi-Fi, welcome pack, iron, ironing board, high chair, cot etc. …see more
The apartment has been completely renovated and the kitchen comes fully equipped. The main living room has a kacholofen (woodburner),
flatscreen TV, DVD, Wii and free WIFI. The parking is off road at the front of the property.
The owners live above the apartment. Large south facing private garden leading down to the river - supervision advised for children.
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.
Riverside rustic luxury sleeping 4+. Outdoor dining area in the private garden overlooks the peaceful river Aulne, with fishing, cycling, swimming, etc. Welcome pack of wine and groceries, WiFi & wood fire for cosy winter evenings. "A fisherman's dream". Idyllic Breton cottage right next to the river Aulne. Excellent base for exploring Brittany all year round. …see more
Luxury stylish and wide Apartment with breathtaking view o the Valley and sunset. High level furniture, comfortable livings, 1 bedroom,1 bathroom with shower, equipped Kitchen. Host 2 persons Pool is shared , full servicing.
Welcome breakfast basket on arrival The perfect home for independent Travellers who like to have a comfortable retreat after a touring day. …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
Little Bay apartment provides you with luxury and comfort, from the luxury linen and towels to wifi, blue ray dvd player and docking station.
Within walking distance of the ferry, train and bus terminals the apartment gives you an ideal base for exploring Argyll. …see more
Are looking for a unique luxury retreat in Bali for you and your loved ones? Discover Bulung Daya, a fully-staffed villa located on a wild black sand beach, away from the crowds. Leave stress behind near the 33 metres long pool. Contact me now for your dream holidays. For the most unique Bali holiday, between a wild beach and flowing rice paddies. Chef, 33 metres long pool …see more
Self catering casa de campo on olive grove of 20.000 m². Stunning views on Ebro valley and Els Ports mountains. 30 min. from unspoilt beaches. 100% privacy with a back to nature feel. Sleeps 4. The Lodge is surrounded by olive trees which makes it impossible to show more detailed pictures.
Beautiful two bedroom villa with large sea facing balconies situated in the heart of rural Madeira. Bedrooms are private with ensuite bathrooms. A fully equipped kitchen leads onto patio with BBQ. A well appointed luxury property with full internet, wi-fi and cable TV. Enjoy panoramic sea views in a calm and tranquil setting. Be among the locals and explore the real Madeira. …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
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
La Clergerie is a traditional 'mas et pierre' farmhouse, situated in the Marais National Park on the Cotentin Peninsular just 20 mins from the sea. The property is in a pretty butterfly filled vally adjoining open countryside, yet close to modern amenities. …see more