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.
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
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
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
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
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
Looking up the Dourbie valley, our gites are perched on an outcrop of rock that is home to the medieval fortified village of Cantobre. It's a perfect place to explore the countryside and Templar villages, take part in adventurous outdoor sports or just relax.
In the Cévennes National Park near the world famous Millau viaduct and home of Roquefort cheese!
Luxurious, spacious, comfortable converted stone barn.
Large garden. Peaceful surroundings, quiet but easy accessible location.
The perfect base to explore the region which has so much to offer. Just 25 minutes away from the spectacular Le Mont St Michel. 6 minutes drive from the lovely town of Ducey. …see more
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.
Renovated Breton cottage, Situated in a valley, with stunning views. Large garden, ideal for families.
An Idyllic Hideaway yet with all the options close at hand to make your holiday complete. …see more
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
Villa to rent
Medieval villa to rent in picturesque mountain village in Liguria Italy close to the French Riviera. Experience staying in the friendly historic Italian village of Pigna as well as enjoying days out to the French coast towns of Monaco, Menton, San Remo. The villa sleeps 7/8 comfortably and is very charming and unique with lots of sunny outside space. …see more
This charming gite has three bedrooms, bathroom, separate shower and wc downstairs, lounge and kitchen. It has a courtyard garden, and a sun terrace where you can look over the rolling hillside. There is wifi and satellite TV - with all the English and French channels. The gite is in the centre of the village within easy walking distance of supermarket, bars and small shops. …see more
Katric, a rustic Slovenian farmhouse lovingly restored retaining old features but incorporating modern facilities. Located at the heart of the charming village of Kamno between Tolmin & Kobarid it's ideally located for visitors who wish to enjoy the Soca valley. Fly-fishing equipment and permits available.
Personally met at the house by the owners (Hannah and Shaun). …see more
Les Rosiers is perfectly situated for exploring and discovering the secrets of the Loire Valley. You will be centrally located in the triangle formed by the lovely Chateau town of Saumur, the shopping mecca of Tours and the world famous town and racetrack of Le Mans. …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
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
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.
Luxury townhouse on a small complex with spectacular views in the hills above Pedreguer close to Denia and the stunning beaches of the Costa Blanca. Two large swimming pools and gardens. Ideal property to also explore inland Spain towards the famous Jalon valley. Ideal location to explore both the Costa Blanca and Inland Spain …see more
Blue cottage lies in the heart of Cyprus' nature. It's a restored 2-bedroom house located in 'Pano Apsiou' on the foothill of Kakomallis' forest. Its location makes it the ideal starting point for island-wide excursions and swimming in the large coastline of Limassol. …see more
A warm welcome form Mike and Carol. Four Star Quality grading this cottage is perfect for couples and overlooks fabulous gardens, lovely relaxing atmosphere. The cottage has attractive open plan feel and is conveniently all on one level, with one double bedroom, Need something bigger, try Beal Croft cottage, our two cottages are located together in Warkworth. …see 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
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
If you want to escape the rat race and settle into a quieter pace of life, Dan Y Coed and Llanidloes offer you a warm welcome in friendly, green and pleasant land.
Nearby are hills, mountains, rivers and the coast. Something for everyone. Eco brownie points:
We have insulation, fair trade tea and coffee, eco friendly washing up and recycling. …see more
The Sandcastle is an attractive, traditionally-styled cottage located just a few minutes walk from Camber Sands beach. Seven miles stretch of golden sands and dunes, golf, water sports, history - a real seaside holiday!! Check in time 15:00 (3 pm) Check out time 10:00 ( Want to bring family or friend? The Sandcastle can be booked together with The Castaway - discount given! …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
Spacious open plan modern self catering apartment, Kalkan, Turkey. Sleeps 6, air conditioned. Poolside, gardens, spacious sun terrace.
harbour, rooftop restaurants, shops, beach. Transport, boat hire. historical sites, sandy beaches nearby. Quiet and unspoilt.
. No 1 is stone clad , this keeps the heat out in the day time & in at night if required . sunny aspects 100% …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
TIN MINE - 2 unusual romantic riverside retreats. Log fires, river views, wildlife, ruins. Each sleeps 2. The Smithy was the workshop of the mine & The Count House the mine captain's office. Both are Grade II Listed within 16 acres of woodland on the banks of The Tamar. …see more
Cortijo Opazo is a beautifully renovated Alpujarran farmhouse offering two well furnished and private self catering holiday rentals along with a large and exceptional garden. Ideal destination for walking - maps and guides supplied free of charge. 2 cottages available. …see more
2 Bedroom Cottage in Calvados with swimming pool located 10 minutes from the market town of Vire and easy access to Mont St Michel, Bayeux, Caen and the landing beaches of Normandy. Local lake with fishing, kayaks, sail boats. Bungy jumping close by. small dogs welcome Ideal for familys of 2 adults and 2/3 children. We can provide toys and bikes for children to play with …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
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
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
Garden, secure parking place, broadband wireless internet, BBQ, Terrace, suitable for children, Motovun We can provide tickets: for day trip to Venice by boat, local touristic train at Parenzana trail, rent bikes …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.
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
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
Brand new modern apartment. Large balcony with sea view. Inside and outside dining area. Spacious lounge
Enjoy breakfast looking at the sea or dinner alfresco
Separate fully equipped kitchen
5 minutes walk from the amazing Praia da Rocha
Wifi intenet. …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
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
Luxury romantic cottage, set in Castleoliver Farm which was voted top ten Farmhouse by Holiday Lettings 2011. beautifully restored to exceptional standard. Ideal touring base for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford. A tranquil rural retreat in spectacular surroundings. …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
Comfortable holiday accommodation for up to 4 people set in beautiful gardens with terrace and BBQ, this is the ideal location for either a relaxing time on nearby beaches or to easily visit the sites of Galicia and sample the excellent seafood freshly caught daily. Well placed for Galicia's coastal regions, many of its cities, plus natural beauty areas like Ribeira Sacra …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