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.
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
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
Fabulous Luxury house rural France. Peace, Space and Comfort. Huge pool. Fantastic facilities. En suite baths/showers
WIFI,TV, stereo,T- tennis trampoline. Libaray of books and DVDs
Baby equipment Golf nearby, historic sites, wine tasting, winter walks, mountainbiking. Exploring the local area is a must from the market at Uzes to the Cevennes Camargue with pink flamingos. …see more
This spacious villa sleeps 8, with solar heated pool and maid service 3 days a week. Centianes beach is a 10 min walk. Within easy reach of 5 golf courses and 35 mins from the Formula 1 race track other attractions include Slide & Splash +Deep Sea Fishing & Pirate Boat …see more
A collection of 5 self-catering cottages sitting in 4 acres just outside the beautiful villages of Cawsand and Kingsand. The cottages have from 1 bedroom to 5 bedrooms, and between them offer a total of 17 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. There is plenty of parking on-site, A washing machine, tumble drier, iron & board are available for guests use in a separate shared laundry room …see more
A 150 year old Farmhouse. C'an Molinet has been restored and extended by the current owners in a sympathetically traditional way, it sits in 4.5 acres of peaceful tranquillity with views to the south across valleys to the Tramatola mountains and to the east to the sea. …see more
This stunning 18th century luxury holiday resort, comprising of 1 x 4 bedroom / one bathroom cottages & 1 x 2 bedroom / 1 bathroom Grand Penthouse barn conversion.Recently completed state of the art indoor swimming pool complex and brand new top of the range jacuzzi. The property is surrounded by stunning rural French countryside ideal for bike riding, walking, hiking etc. …see more
Occupying an entire building will certainly classify this Penthouse as a Villa, in all of 500 square meters living space. The Penthouse plays host to three well-appointed bedrooms and 4 en suite bathrooms. …see more
Award winning villa on Trip Adviser (May 2014): Certificate of Excellence. On arrival: Wow! Breathtaking, panoramic views of the Taurus mountains and the Uzumu valley. Surrounded by pine forests. A large and spacious villa with private pool. All you need.
Guests have offered excellent reviews describing the villa as an amazing and 'special' place. …see more
With panoramic views, Nearby facilities such as tennis, golf, fishing, cycling (bike hire available by prior arrangement) canoeing, tree climbing (organised) Or if this sounds too busy just relax by the pool and wonder up into Aubeterre to savour it's unique charm. Adjacent houses are also available for rent, enabling larger families or parties to holiday together. …see more
Manor Farmhouse comprises of three buildings. The main farmhouse is a traditional 15th Century thatched timber framed property sleeping 7 guests along with 2 other characterful properties: Stable Cottage sleeping 6 guests and The Barn sleeping 5 guests. The perfect end destination to meet with family and friends in very tranquil and relaxed surroundings. …see more
Villa Trulli Lamia Apulia is a unique property located in one of the most beautiful spots of Italy, in the famous Valle d'Itria, Cisternino, land of the Trulli Puglia italy. Adriatic ocean and Salento and 2 airports nearby.
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
Fully equipped home from home Villa Seniwati provides all that one may need to have the comforts they so desire to make their holiday perfect. Daily pool maintenance and cleaning provided.. All needs fulfilled and special requests taken into consideration. Choice between two kingsize beds or one kingsize bedroom and two single beds. …see more
Enjoy your holiday with your family or with good friends! Experience the real French countryside – France au profonde – with beautiful, quiet old villages, or the nearby French city life (Lyon, St. Etienne, Vichy, Roanne). …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
Superb family / group accommodation combining rustic setting with contemporary style and comfort. Fantastic mountain views, excellent facilities including wifi, swimming pool, BBQ, gym, boule court, gardens and mountain bikes. Walking distance to boulangerie and bistro. La Capsole may be booked with other accommodation at La Chataigneraie to suit groups of any size from 2- 28. …see more
Beautiful old stone farmhouse fully renovated in 2012. Three independent gites can be rented separately or together for group. 20 acres of land surrounded by vines, olive trees, oaks. Great natural pool. Loads of hiking/biking trails. Easy access from main airports. …see more
Authentic patio house in the heart of Medina Sidonia. The pool & terraces are perfect for relaxing on sunny days, as is the roof terrace with panoramic views over a patchwork of undulating tiled roofs to the rural splendour of rolling hills fringed by the Atlantic Ocean Casa de Medina offers a true home from home for even the most jaded of travellers …see more
This family owned villa laid out in three apartments with pool and sunny terraces is the perfect setting for an unforgettable Catalan holiday in one of the Costa Brava's most authentic and desirable destinations. …see more
Sharples Guest House, owned and fully renovated in 2000 by Paul & Monica Sharples family, run by their younger son Matthew and his girlfriend Maja.
Often a base for the Great Britain Olympic Freeski Team whilst training in the Alpes. …see more
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
Spacious, single-level apartment with outdoor dining terraces. Sunny upper terrace with garden and shady lower terrace accessed directly from a large, well-equipped country-style kitchen. A real home, a few minutes walk from the village square with all amenities. …see more
Situated a few metres to the main street Corso Umberto and Taormina Cathedral. The room is quite, modern and confortable, it is furnished with small kitchen, bathroom and garden in commun. A great House in the heart of Taormina, share the modern apartment or enjoy a whole Villa only for yourself. …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
Luxurious living in a private paradise within easy reach of a good selection of activities A welcoming village with shops and restaurant in walking distance.
Offering all year round accommodation, modern technology, highly insulated with underfloor heating throughout.
Blue Boor Barns offer guests the perfect rural getaway, nestled at the foot of the beautiful South Downs but minutes from the lovely town of Lewes . Our barns have been lovingly appointed, combining luxury modern with the vintage treasures we have found on our travels. We also have new treatment called The Snug and offer our guests a range of pampering, holistic treatments. …see more
The two Villas are well appointed. There is a private pool with each Villa and both pools have an in-built Jacuzzi. There are BBQ's available for al fresco dining and a pool table in the larger of the two Villas. Each Villa has Cable TV to keep everyone entertained. …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
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
Sunset Villa is a spacious 4 bed/2 bath open-plan living design with amazing sunset vistas, perfect for friends & families getaways. The huge entertaining deck & pool add to this perfect getaway. There is also a separate self-contained cottage on the 5 acre property. The tariff is based on 8 adults but Sunset Villa can sleep 10-12 guests for an additional $50 pppn. …see more
Feel your cares roll away as you take your first glimpse....New and south facing Lakeview Holidays is a courtyard complex with superb views over a pretty mature lake. Beautifully finished appartments offering a perfect place to relax …see more
Situated in it's own private grounds, La Musardiere is a 4* luxury villa with stunning views of the local mountains. Do as much or as little as you want - BBQs by the pool,a picnic along the River Buech or a hike in the mountains. Then relax in the heated private pool. Centrally located between the airports of Lyon, Grenoble and Marseille and takes just under 2 hours …see more
Exclusive Andalusian Villa with private pool and beautiful gardens with 9 "en-suite bedrooms" Unique views. Close to Marbella, Ronda & Malaga. Nuevespigas was the Villa in which celebratory chef Rick Stein stayed and filmed for the BBC TV series Rick Stein´Spain. The Villa where RICK STEIN stayed,his secret valley & Cooking Courses offered following his recipes.
Beautiful Villa spacious and bright with garage for vehicle, are in complex with pools and gardens.
The garden surrounding the house has two swimming pools, one for children with limited depth. The door of the complex is 50 meters from the seashore. With a beach bar …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
Activity or relaxed break? Large farmhouse - own secluded pool & terrace near the Gironde estuary beaches & relaxed restaurants of Meschers & St George. (self contained Gite also available - see listings) . Royan, Saintes, La Rochelle & Cognac are nearby. water sports are available at Royan plus Fishing,Golf,Tennis,Tree climbing, cycling & horse riding nearby …see more
A beautiful selection of self-catering properties nestled in a valley in the heart of Le Marche. One stone cottage and two independent studio apartments ideal for a larger family or group of friends who want to holiday together but have the option of privacy. …see more
Set in six beautiful hectares of parkland and gardens, and surrounded by unspoiled rolling countryside, this luxury chambres d’hôtes in the heart of the Dordogne offers a spacious home away from home experience, at very affordable prices.
Modern, spacious, comprehensively equipped, luxury apartment close to cable car and village centre. 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. Log fire, cable TV, PS3, wireless internet. First floor apartment with lift, balcony and 2 underground secure parking place …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 little village , close to beautiful areas for walking, fishing & riding. A rural retreat. …see more
Luxurious villa with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and private heated pool. Aircons & fans. Sandy beach El Arenal & Playa Granadella at 5 minutes. Cristal clear water. Free wifi. Satellite tv. Restaurants at walking distance. Wheelchair-friendly Next to a forest. What do we need to say more... See the reviews of our guests on our website www.villasundance.nl …see more
PERFECT SPRING GETAWAY.
PRIVATE, freestanding home, garden, swimming pool for you only!
IDEAL CORPORATE RETREAT. Meeting facility available.
Shops, restaurants, caves nearby. Private & personal : blissful swimming, reading, BBQ-ing
Perfect for couples or small families.
Restored large barn (sleeps 11) in charming winegowers' village with private 12 x 5m private pool & walled south-facing garden with awning. Between Lagrasse and Narbonne, 30 mins from Med. beaches, 40 mins from Carcassonne with Cathar castles and mountains nearby. Suits 2 families: huge rooms, big private pool, tranquil village not far from sea, walks in nearby hills. …see more
Villa Han - A 4 bed/4 bath, quality Stone Villa, Very Quiet Rural Location, Private Pool, Large Covered Terrace, Mountain, Sea and Village Views, Alternate Daily Light Clean, 25 Minutes from Marmaris, BBQ, Welcome Hamper, Luxury Villa Holiday in Turkey, Turkish Villa If Villa Han is full for your preferred dates, please check our other property - Villa Gelincik (154043) …see more