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.
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
Magnificent luxury residence on world famous golf estate sleeping 10 people. This is a top end designer property full of peace and opulence, yet an entertainers dream. Current exchange rates makes this luxury holiday even more affordable. The services of a Chef, or live in cook and cleaner is an option, please ask for details. …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
Villa Fuoco is a luxury, eco friendly, private, villa; It is located in Marantochori village 8km away from Vassiliki and 35 km from the center of Lefkada island. Our wish is to offer value for money holidays without sacrificing luxury. So, start your dream vacations!! …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
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.
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
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
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
Luxurious villa with large garden an private pool. El Olivo is a spetial place. Tradition and modern confort in the middle of Natural Park. Coto San José, peaceful and high standing area in Chiclana Coast, mainly first residences. All amenities within a short walk. Walking distance of the beaches of La Barrosa and Sancti Petri. Ideal for scuba diving, fishing and sailing …see more
Luxury 400sq metre villa with private secluded pool in a quiet rural location. Four bedrooms, four bathrooms. Games room with pool table, casino table and cinema. Large private garden. 5 minutes from lake. Wonderful views. …see more
Peaceful 3 double bedroom(all ensuite) guesthouse with large private pool, located in El Cuarton, 10 km from Tarifa. The guest house is located on a 11.000 m2 large property with beautiful mature gardens adjacent to the stunning Alcornocales natural park. Bedrooms are all ensuite two with baths & power showers & one with a shower only all with instant hot water. …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
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
Very relaxing villa with all the facilities you could wish for, plenty of room to sit quietly and read or gather round the pool for a party the choice is yours. With a great BBQ area,
I am happy to prepare salads or shop for you should you require this service . We are a less than 5 minute drive from the beaches and very easy reach of the bars and resturants , …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
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)
Taliesin is a beautifully designed house in a perfect location. FRONT LINE TO THE SEA. It is situated on a private island in Knysna Lagoon. At high tide the water comes up to the pool deck. Views are stunning. A daily housekeeper makes it a real holiday. …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.
Private grounds, approximately 1.6 acres. Stunning views. Private secluded pool 10 x 6 metres.
Outside dining. BBQ area. Plenty of parking. Hot and cold aircon. Log burner. The house has covered terrace on three sides. A music facility at the pool, covered dining area by the pool. …see more
Large airy villa where you will have a 5 STAR village experience rather than a tourist experience. A 12 x 4 metre stunning pool was added in 2014. Local food is fantastic, inexpensive and tastes like food from your childhood. A local cook can add to your experience. Close enough to the fabulous Cinque Terre for a day's excursion and the fabulous walled city of Lucca. …see more
Tegolaio is a beautifully converted tobacco barn, with landscaped gardens and a large swimming pool with roman steps. It has been fully renovated to a very high standard, but retains original features and decorated with a homely feel. Tegolaio, offers 4 upstairs bedroom There are four outside seating areas around the villa, with non slip tiling on all the terraces and pool are …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
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
The almost 900 m2 garden is furnished w/ sun loungers around the pool and lawn area, it also has an outside eating area large enough to accommodate 10 people and a sofa w/ coffee table.
Very peaceful villas area, no apartments nearby.
The house is fully equipped. The pool is 14 metres long by 4.5 metres wide, with an avant-gard design, salt water, no chlorine.
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.
The Mill is 18th century converted water mill set in six acres of private garden and woodland in the Vendee region of France. Large heated pool, wi-fi internet, games room, log fire, BBQ, decking area. All mod cons. …see more
Absolute Beach Front Villa in highly acclaimed, multi award winning development including winner of 'Best Property Portugal'. This villa boasts exceptional specification directly overlooking the beach & the ocean set in one of the most sought after areas in the Algarve …see more
A beautifull luxuries villa in a spot that is one of the most unspoiled parts on cyprus, but still close to restaurants and shops. Enjoy the vieuws on the sea and along the coast, while relaxing with a nice cool drink at your own private pool. This Villa is very nice for friends or a couple with children! …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
Three kms from Montresor, Village classified as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Near the famous Beauval zoo and the beautiful chateaux. Old farmhouse with a big shared pool coated with marble powder. Australian designer (14 metres) Possible to rent the who Wine tasting, cooking lessons, bike rides and the Leonardo da Vinci's chateau. La Bouquetiere is situated am …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
Entire Estate: Fairytale Holiday Chateau + Separate Cottage on 29 acres in idyllic Loire Valley, France; Private fishing lake, pool, cinema, gym, rose gardens & orchards. Nearest town 2km. Laval 10min. LeMans 45min. Paris 1.5 hrs. On-site canoe, games, bbqs; Golf nearby …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
Large, beautifully restored farmhouse villa in stunning location. Quiet, not overlooked. Large private pool, peace and quiet, amazing views. The house sleeps max. 11 people, but is affordable for just 2. …see more
Enjoy the luxury swimming pool after exploring the region: the Pyrenees is only an hour away by car, and Spain just beyond, the location offers a variety of road trips to the active holiday maker. Newly renovated designed for comfort and tranquility. An ideal place to use as a base for exploring the region and relaxing by the pool or in the gardens. …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
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
5 Bedroom Luxury Villa providing bed and breakfast accommodation in Javea, Private large swimming Pool, Free WIFI, Close to the golf course and many walking and cycling trails. 5 mins drive from the beautiful beaches of Javea. Outside kitchen and barbeque area The owners live in a self contained studio but don't share any of the advertised private areas when rented. …see more
Spacious, airy 4 bedroom house each with bath or shower room. 500m to Southbroom clubhouse, 500m to main beach (7 min walk, 2 min drive if it seems too far!) alongside the Indian ocean. Pool, games area with pool table & dartboard, bbq, tranquil sub-tropical gardens. …see more
Luxury modern villa with private pool, lawn and Mediterranean garden. Each bedroom has own balcony, en-suite shower room and air conditioning. 5 minutes walk to shops and Dolmus/bus stops and 15 minute walk to Calis beach. Sleeps 8. Fethiye is 2.5 miles away. Property is looked after and Airport transfers handed Orange. Ask for details. …see more
Luxury house in village centre 100 yards from the local pub The Ship.
Conveniently located for country walks, mountain biking, sailing, windsurfing, kite surfing, fishing and golf.
Its attractive cottage style exterior belies its massive interior accommodation.
Street House is a real home from home often used by its owners for weekends and holidays. Treat yourselves! …see more
Romignano is a location for people that are looking for a quite place easy to reach where to spend a relaxing time or to visit tuscany.
During your stay you also be able to visit our winey and to taste our wines or to appreciate our dinner. …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
Villa Limonero is a luxury 5 bedroom villa with private pool, south facing rear gardens overlooking fairway 9 and 10 of the golf course. Only 5 minutes walk to local shops,restaurants and 15 minutes walk to the beach.
Main house available to smaller parties of upto 6. Villa Limonero is our luxury home in the sun and all our guests agree, ideal year round golf and beach. …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
Beach ten minutes by car
Quinta do Gramacho Golf Course (5 minute walk to 1st tee)
Vale da Pinta Golf Course (free shuttle bus from Gramacho to 1st tee Pinta)
How to get there
Faro airport is 45 minutes by car This beautiful well appointed detached villa Golf Relaxing Safe and Quiet surroundings Easy to get to - just …see more