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.
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
Large villa with infinity pool. Amazing valley for beautiful sundowners. Located 2 min. from Indian Ocean. Nearby wild parks, Drakensbergen, wetlands and golf courses. Staff available for daily cleaning of bedrooms and kitchen. Unwinding and relaxing re-invented. The Villa has 24/7 staff available for daily cleaning of bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen, etc. …see more
Boutique beautiful villa - Attention to detail - High profile guest list - Foodie destination - Beautiful walking country - Close to historic Umbrian and Tuscan sites - Private Swimming Pool with beautiful views - Fast Wifi - Fully equipped 5* kitchen There are plenty of local activities, from walking & cycling, horse riding & golf, or just relax by the pool …see more
Unique Luxury Self-catering Beach Retreat - Seaside living at its natural best - Exquisite position and design - A pure holiday experience - 4 Star Graded - Private Estate in a Nature Reserve - 24 Hour Security - 50m to Waters Edge - Incredible views - Swimming Pool …see more
La Réparade estate is situated in the commune of Châteauvert amidst greeney and hills. This former forest and wine estate exist since 1848. Its old farm buildings completely renovated will be opened all year round. La Réparade estate can accomodate from 2 to 49 people at the same time, please contact us for information. …see more
Sea Front Villa, Brand New, Close to the Limassol City Centre. It is located in a quiet place, with near-by restaurants. The project comprises of 4 new villas, excellent location, superb landscaping, close to the motorway. These are detached houses, with high specs. Sea Front Villas is a new Project with 3 identical Villas available for rent (only one villa has No Pool)
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
The interior size of the villa is around 300 square meters separated in two floors with an inside ladder. In the garden of the villa there is a comfortable pool around 50 sq meters, with sun beds, palm trees and a few sitting areas for your relaxation. …see more
Amazing views, country side location, yet only 7 km from the coast, lots of out door areas to enjoy. Villa has own security staff and is behind closed gate community We know offer full Chef service as required , with tailored made menus for events or Lunchs and Dinners. …see more
Can Cruanyes is a restored stone Catalonian farmhouse with spacious pool & grounds set on 20 acres with mountain views. The tranquil & lush setting makes it perfect for families who wish for either a relaxing or activity driven holiday. …see more
Why choose Le Moulin de la Quentiniere? It is the perfect place for a wonderful holiday :) It has everything you need for (1) a relaxing family holiday (2) a large family gathering (3) a great 'girlie/lads' breakaway and/or (4) a base for exploring France …see more
La Bergerie, for 4: unique fully equipped self-catered gîte, renovated to a high standard, part of an old fruit-farm in the Mediterranean Pyrenees in its own valley with no neighbours. With log stove, private terrace, and Wifi access. Adjacent to river, and fields. In 11 acres of forest with gardens, pool & river. We are child friendly with swings, toys, high chairs etc. …see more
Breathtaking sea and mountain view, unspoiled rural beauty, infinity pool overlooking a gulf, relaxation combined with history and interesting places to visit, plenty of beaches with crystal clear turquaze waters for swimming, picturesques villages and nice local food. …see more
Enough room for 2 families to share with baby/toddler equipment & 20 minutes from one of the best beaches in the Algarve. Private infinity pool overlooking the river. Swings, trampoline & table tennis. Mapped walking routes.
Cook or master cookery classes can be booked Well lit entertainment areas. Peaceful rural location; 5 minutes from shops & restaurants. Air-conditioned. …see more
Luxury 1882 thatched cottage in a calm residential area in Franschhoek. 225 sqm on 750 sqm lanscaped property. Pool in garden. Mountain views. Master suite with huge terrasse and outdoor tub. Closed garage.
Fully equipped to highest standart. Free WIFI & Platinum DSTV Eat at world famous Le Quartier Français. 50 min to Cape Town and the beaches. The wine estates are here... …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
Ideal for big families or 2-3 families/couples to stay together in a luxurious private villa with a garden and a swimming pool. Located in the beautiful village of Kirkpinar Our fully furnished Villa has central heating and a fireplace. Table games, a fully equipped kitchen, large barbecue, heatings, boiler are provided in the villa.
Plaisance is a 6 bedroomed, luxury Maison de Maitre with a private pool, set in 2 acres of lawned gardens. Situated in the heart of Cognac country and close to the wine-growing regions of Medoc, st-Emilion and Sauternes. The house has 6 beautifully restored bedrooms. Plaisance Is set in the heart of the charente, the ideal holiday home to enjoy rural France …see more
Alcaidesa has two golf courses. The Links Golf Course has iconic views to Gibraltar and Africa, and mixes sun and sand with salt breezes. With its covering of gorse and heather, it's the closest Andalucia has to a Scottish links course - with an added subtropical touch. Alcaidesa is an exclusive area with a real Mediterranean feel, close to San Roque, Sotogrande and Valderrama …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
Marvelous new restored luxury apartment with private garden. The farmhouse is in a breathtaking position and also near to the most important Tuscan and Umbrian art cities. Perfect for relaxing in the panoramic swimming pool and nearby to sports activities A quiet and comfortable place for an unforgettable holiday. …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
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
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
Sea Front Apartment with 2 acre garden leading directly to wide sandy beach.3 swimming pools (1 for children). 4kms to Denia town with regular bus. Many Restaurants in walking distance and Supermarket outside property. Car Parking, Security gates with Caretaker onsite. …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
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
Domaine du Chatenet offers a choice of either a large Maison de Maitre sleeping 10 or a Keepers Cottage for 6. Ideal for family holdays in the heart of the Dordogne. Offering a Pool, Painting and Ceramic sculpture in a country setting. …see more
LUXURY Villa Private Pool gardens, 40 mins North of ROME direction FLORENCE. Ideal for visiting ROME LAZIO TUSCANY and UMBRIA.Not isolated 2km to Sutri a beautiful medieval walled town.Lakes nearby.Real Italy experience.WiFi. 3 beds 3 baths …see more
"The Harvest Moon" holiday house, is a Tuscan country mansion with a spectacular pool overlooking the boundless valley. The whole property is available for more comfort and privacy. The whole property is available for more confort and privacy. …see more
Five beautiful stone cottages in an idyllic setting, with heated swimming pool, 30 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
Quiet,peaceful and exclusive 10 acre property yet ideally located for all amenities,shopping,local food markets,restaurants,bars and all tour attractions including the famous caves,mountain biking,hiking,kayaking,bamboo rafting,zip lining,elephant parks and lots more We can help and advise on the best *and safest* tour attractions to visit. …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
Stunning apartment located in the 5* Villa Gadea Complex. Altea Spain 3 bedroom apartment with terrace, private jacuzzi and shared pool. Near beach and golf.
A Holiday Altea CB property–Perfectly presented. Great for summer or winter sun and Golf.
Le Pommier, for 2: unique fully equipped self-catered gîte, renovated to a high standard, part of an old fruit-farm in the Mediterranean Pyrenees in its own valley with no neighbours. With private terrace, and Wifi. Adjacent to river, and fields. In 11 acres of forest with gardens, pool & river. We are child friendly with swings, toys, high chairs etc. …see more
Floating jetty which is easily accessible.
Four bedrooms all en-suite.
Pool and Jacuzzi.
North facing entertainment area, not overlooked.
Canoes with Oars
Full DSTV bouquet. Each room with own TV.
South Africa's Garden Route is world renowned for its natural beauty and exotic holiday destinations.
Private apartment on serene country estate at the edge of Spoleto, ideal for a romantic get-away, or family vacation. Fabulous views across the Umbra valley, terrace, and beautiful pool nestled in a grove of olive trees. Quiet, yet close to everything. Check-in after 2pm, check out before 10 am. …see more
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
Luxury villa with separate 2 bed self-contained apartment, sleeps 8+4. Large private, secluded pool and garden, air con, free wifi. Villa: 4 bedrooms - 2 masters with en-suites, 2 doubles with shared bathroom. 5 min walk to bar/restaurant and shop. 8 min drive to beach. Luxury villa +separate apartment, sleeps 8+4, large private pool, garden, aircon, wifi, 100m bar/shop, views …see more
Fabulous B and B with swimming pool and in the lovely village of Bize-Minervois .
Fly into Carcassonne or Beziers or take the train to Narbonne. We are in the heart of the Minervois amongst the vineyards but in a lively village with all amenities. Short stays welcome. For large groups we can offer the whole house as a Catered Gite. Please contact us for prices and details. …see more
Nesrin Villa is in the ideal location to enjoy all that Kalkan has to offer and a wonderful setting for your holiday to Turkey.This Villa has wonderful mountain and sea views that will remain with you for many years. …see more
4 gites with en-suite facilities and air conditioning. Private terrace with BBQ, 5 person spa/hot tub and 12m pool. All with stunning views of the countryside with plenty of space set in 12 acres with a few trees for that all important shade. …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
Quietly located stone cottage in rural south west France sleeps 8 with private garden and shared courtyard swimming pool. Medieval chateau and choice of restaurants within walking distance. Historic market town just 5 minutes drive Toddler friendly accommodation - all baby / toddler equipment at no extra cost. Well-behaved pets welcome. …see more
The house setting is paradise where you can relax and unwind or use as a base to explore this amazing region. In the Minho region you will find a bit of everything along the way so there is something for everyone. …see more