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.
Spacious Detached House With with pool. Secure Gardens Within A Beautiful 4* Fleuri Village + Pool
Within Easy Walking Distance of Local Shops. Good Locale For Exploring both Normandy and Loire regions
Free bikes to explore. WiFi available Sleeps 6 + cots
3 bedroom very comfortable, spacious detached house, large garden with childrens play area …see more
A fantastic homely farmhouse-edge of Los Romanes-overlooking olive groves. Peaceful location. Max 4 adults 2 kids UNDER 10. Walk to village bars/shops/restaurant. Perfect for ramblers/country lovers, birdwatchers, or a beach/totally relaxed chilled holiday. We have a sunbathing area by the pool for quiet peaceful relaxing times. With Pagoda for shade - Bliss!! …see more
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
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
Casa Mimosa with vanishing edge pool is set in the beautiful hills of Granda Province on the outskirts (5 mins walk) of the small friendly town of Algarinejo. Relax & enjoy the serenity of the Andalucian hillsides for a truly authentic Spanish holiday.
Casa Pequeña: romantic 1 bedroom cottage set in exotic lush sub-tropical gardens. Relaxing tranquil base from which to explore Andalucía, the rugged Granada coast or simply idle days away in the flower filled gardens, read by the swimming pool.
All mod cons + Wi-Fi zone This unique cottage furnished & equipped for long lets, not simply 'spartan' holidays - many guests return! …see more
Independent self-catering apartment in ancient farmhouse: swimming pool, stunning view, private garden, idylic country retreat. Halfway between Florence (40 min) and Arezzo (30 min), Valdarno & Chianti, perfect starting point for visiting Tuscany, wine and food routes. We are #1 in our area on Trip Advisor! Search Podere Casarotta on TripAdvisor and the web to check out why! …see more
Peaceful, quiet location in the Cruese - Limousin.
Woodland & countryside tracks for walking.
Bird and Wildlife watching.
Winter ski day trips arranged.
A unique restored Finca on a private ten Acre estate just 10 minutes from the historical town of Ronda with Luxury Bathrooms fully equipped kitchen swimming pool wi fi Car port gated and private with Breathtaking Views olive orchard fruit trees and Tranquility.. The grounds of the house have a fantastic sun terrace where you can take breakfast or just idle away the day …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
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
Self catering gite for up to 9 people in the glorious French countryside near to Carcassonne, Castelnaudary and the Canal Du Midi. A lovely rustic, former watermill located just outside the small village of Issel but only minutes from the towns of Castelnaudary & Revel. You can benefit from the tranquility of the French countryside whilst retaining easy access to local towns …see more
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
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
Stunning hilltop villa set amongst very large private grounds. Under 45 minutes from the Silver Coast, under 2 hrs drive from Porto or Lisbon airports.Private pool & badminton court, Spa treatments, wi-fi, BBQ & al fresco dining areas, relaxation for all ages! Discover Real Portugal, with walks, historical attractions, restaurants, bars & river beaches nearby. …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
Excellent Value!! Self-catering apartment backing onto Sierra de Tejeda National Park with wonderful views down to the sea. Ideal for those wanting peace and tranquillity. Outside space with table and chairs for al-fresco dining and use of owner's private pool. …see more
The house is ideal for young families as it is all on one level. The garden is enclosed. The house is within 5minutes drive of Lake Trasimeno which has shops, markets, festivals, bars and restaurants with ample outside seating areas. Beautiful cities close by. Pool. The house has broadband internet, TV, Freesat box, DVD box. There are DVDS and lots of books. Welcome pack. …see more
Chateau du Bois is in a quiet rural location, perfect for a relaxing break with a large indoor heated pool for your sole use during your stay. The region offers something for everyone and is an ideal base from which you can explore the area. …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
Panoramic view over Great Oyster Bay & the Freycinet Peninsula
Private beach access
Complete priavacy on five acres of land with 200m ocean frontage
Garden with fruit, vegetable & herbs
Indoor heated spa pool
All Miele state-of-the-art kitchen
High quality furnishings Complimentary local wine (3 night stay)
On-arrival breakfast provisions
Non-perishable foods provided …see more
Close to the sites of Rocamadour, Pech Merle prehistoric caves, St Cirq Lapopie hill top village, Gouffe de Padirac river caves and other famous tourist sites. Superb walking and cycling. Excellent evening meals available with international cuisine or traditional Quercynoise cooking. …see more
La Bastidonne is set in the Luberon National Park at the heart of the golden triangle of the towns of Apt, Forcalquier and Manosque. Wonderful location, stunning views, local town with all amenities 2 miles, live the fantastic Provencal lifestyle of Peter Mayle …see more
Villa Tamerza is a large, chalet-style house in the heart of the French Pyrenees. It can accommodate up to 12 guests in its five bedrooms and offers all the facilities expected of a high-quality holiday rental, including a swimming pool and tennis court. …see more
The Lot in the South-West of France permits very divers holiday activities : fariente at the swimming pool, visits of medieval cities and castles, sports (hiking, horse riding, tree walking, kayak, ballooning and is ideally fit for families or special events. We organize family, friends & team building events: hiking on the chemin de Saint Jacques de Compostelle
SEPTEMBER PERFECT CALM for summer's last days. BARGAIN PRICE (weekly) : 2 pers 750 € / 4 pers 800 €
31 August - 30 September 2014.
Ideal escape for INDIAN SUMMER: Reading, walking, swimming, relaxing, and doing absolutely nothing--sun up to sun down.
Shops nearby. BARGAIN PRICE
Stunning views. Walk to village, bistro, cave
The property is located between the famous gorge of el Chorro, the Malaga Lakes and the Beautiful quaint Village of Valle De Abdalajís. It is perched on the top of a hill giving you the most magnificent views around., it is just 1 km from the protected Natural Park, …see more
A Auterive (5 km) you will find all the amenities needed for your stay: shops and supermarkets but also market regional products.
Not far from the house you can also practice Canoeing, sailing at Lake Ganguise, tree climbing, adventure, riding or bowling...
No smoking in the rooms area.
Pets are allowed except in the rooms.
The pool is open from 9 am to 8 pm : …see more
Spectacular villa with private swimming pool, heated by solar gain cover. Breathtaking views. Set in its own 3 acres of land in a Peaceful romantic location. wireless broadband internet throughout villa and garden. Top spec kitchen. Quality bedding. Sleeps 6 adults. Alozaina has a 24 hour medical centre. …see more
Spacious village gîte with fantastic views of the Pyrénées. Our swimming pool is private, secluded & for the exclusive use of our guests. Pool towels & Wi-Fi are included in our price. Sleeps six & price is dependent on number of guests, please read further. We can arrange cycle-hire delivered to Pyrénées View at reasonable rates. Please ask for details …see more
Villa in Bagni di Lucca, Lucca Province, Tuscany, Italy
Hillside Villa with Breathtaking Panoramic Views and Private Infinity Pool with Roman Steps
Rural Location Short Walk from a Beautiful Hamlet and Stunning Views all Around the Property
Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) The villa is centrally heated and also there is a wood burning (glass fronted) fire for winter …see more
In unspoiled French countryside a secluded, spacious farmhouse, private 12 m pool, all mod. cons., open fire. Vendee has an excellent climate and is a direct 3hour, due South, drive from St. Malo. …see more
Modern, luxurious self catering apartment with stunning country views. Set in a peaceful location the place is ideal for winter sun breaks, cyclists, walkers and couples wishing to explore the beautiful countryside. Traditional bars and restaurants are located nearby. The apartment provides all-year--round comfort so is ideal for winter breaks.
Luxury Spanish villa Casa Hermosa is available all year round at affordable prices set in tranquil famous Spa town of Los Baños de Fortuna, 30 minutes away from Murcia in Spain. Secluded plot 3 metre walled, 5 mins walk to spa baths Leana, Fuente gardens, hotels, shops Private Secluded Villa in the Famous Spa Village of Los Banos De Fortuna, Surrounded by stunning views
Traditionally built to be a comfortable, easy to run holiday home. Equipped to a high standard including UK satellite TV and French TNT via satellite. Set in a private walled garden with a swimming pool, sun terrace and covered terrace. 5 minutes to centre of Gaillac.
At the heart of the Gaillac wine region the villa is ideal for exploring this beautiful historic region. …see more
Self-contained apartment in a traditional farmhouse in a beautiful rural location with river beaches nearby. Walking distance to amenities. Swimming pool. Paddling Pool. Beautiful walks. Peaceful. …see more
Welcome to our relaxing self-catering cottage, with private pool and guest garden, in Arronches, Portugal. With Luigi the donkey + 2 tame sheep all set in 2 hectares of land bordered by the River Caia with numerous fruit and olive trees with an abundance of wildlife. There is a good telescope for guest use for stargazing also numerous books, various games and playing cards. …see more
Cortijo Romero is a lovely old character farmhouse, built in traditional style, comfortable, homely with a small private pool The setting is beautiful, within walking distance of a small farming village, and with uninterrupted views of the surrounding mountain scenery A holiday of peace and relaxation with days by the pool, stargazing nights and an experience of real Spain …see more
Especially for those seeking peace , space and privacy , this farm with pool is the ideal place. The house is typically Spanish. With a big fireplace, In this surrounding you can taste and feel the spanish live. …see more
The village is at the base of mount Maroma - highest peak in Malaga province
Bars, restaurants and small shops are nearby and locals are very welcoming
The English caretakers will meet you,explain everything and are always keen to ensure that you have a great stay The house is 0.5 km down a good track from the Sedella-Salares road.
Airport 1 hour 15 mins. …see more
Large farmhouse sleeps 9 with swimming pool in a rural location on the outskirts of Elvas in the Alentejo and 5 kms from the Spanish border. Good bird watching nearby. Local historic sites. Countryside walks. We used to run the Quinta as a bed and breakfast recommended in Alastair Sawday and on trip advisor. …see more
£100 PER WEEK DISCOUNT FOR EVERY BOOKING! Large, spacious, comfortable and modern 4 bed villa in the heart of the Old Town in Kalkan. Stunning sea and harbour views, parking right outside and everything within a minutes walking distance due to enviable central location. …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
Detached 3 bedroomed family home with heated swimming pool [in season] ideal for family or extended family close to the Chateau town of Josselin and the larger town of Ploermel. Swimming pool is non-chlorine and tiled; fenced and covered for safety.
Private garden and large grounds. …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. …see more
Wonderful rustic house (200m2) in the northern Tuscany. The house is located on a sunny hillside in the small medieval village Lanciole behind Pescia and Montecatini, in between Florence and Pisa. From the 2 large terraces you will have a wonderful panoramic view. The house have WI-FI …see more