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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Peaceful, self-catering, refurbished studio for 2 with optional extra bedroom with private shower room, panoramic views, in the stunning Ardeche. Lovely pool and private balcony for al fresco dining. Perfect for relaxation or an active holiday. …see more
Cottage in beautiful rural location set amongst olive groves with lovely views, shared swimming pool, private terrace's, near Lake at Iznajar with sandy beach. 2 Bedrooms,Sleeps 4/5. Easy access to Granada & Cordoba.
Airports 45 & 60 mins. …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
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
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
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
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
Close to Salzburg and Hallstatt this beautifuly decorated apartment, which has been awareded 3 Edelweiss as a mark of Quality. Based on self-catering, but you can choose to add our well-renowned breakfast should you wish. …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
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
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
Give yourself a well deserved holiday break and spend a relax at Seastar. Come to Xlendi and enjoy the sea, the sun and all the history, culture and sights which the island of Gozo can offer. Malta is beautiful but Gozo is even more!
Le Heron 1 studio provides extremely affordable but comfortable accommodation for 2 people (more is possible) within the Le Cormier holiday facility, set in 10 acres of unspoilt countryside and formerly a working farm dating back to around the 17th century. NO INCREASE ON 2013 RATES FOR OTHER PERIODS DURING 2014. …see more
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
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
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
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
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
Fantastic 4 Suns rated apartments at excellent prices in the delightful village of Weissbriach, ideal for winter and summer holidays, 3mins to slopes. Spacious,well equipped apartment with balcony and spectacular mountain views. Sleeps up to 6. Owned by British Couple. English owners are happy to help with planning activities, arranging ski hire etc. See our reviews. …see more
3 bed gîte, sleeps 6 (2 dble & 1 twin), private patio & shared plunge pool. Peaceful countryside location, walking distance to village & a short drive from the picturesque village of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne with its monolithic church, restaurants, cafés and shops. Centrally placed for Bergerac, Cognac & Bordeaux. …see more
A quiet apartment adjoining our Cortijo that has direct access from the car park up a short flight of steps to your private patio furnished with table and chairs, sun loungers and a gas barbecue leading onto your front door that opens into your en-suite bedroom …see more
Riverside rustic luxury sleeping 4+. Outdoor dining area in the private garden overlooks the peaceful river Aulne, with fishing, cycling, swimming, etc. Welcome pack of wine and groceries, WiFi & wood fire for cosy winter evenings. "A fisherman's dream". Idyllic Breton cottage right next to the river Aulne. Excellent base for exploring Brittany all year round. …see more
Penthouse apartment, spacious roof terrace for all day sunbathing and fantastic views.Very large swimming pool with pool bar and plenty of sunbeds. Ideally suited to families and couples. Discounts for stays of over 3 weeks, ask for quote. Arrival and departure time is flexible depending on other bookings at that time. …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
The Castaway 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, Check out time 10:00. Want to bring family or friend? The Castaway can be booked together with The Sandcastle - discount given! …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
A new house with garden, suitable for 3 guests in Tuscany. We are near the seaside (20 kms) and we offer free wi fi connection, TV and air conditioning. Not far from Cinque Terre oven, washing machine, satellite TV, internet wi - fi,kitchen towels and diches, electric iron …see more
Town: Germany, Rhineland-Palatinate, Eifel-Mosel-Region, Oberscheidweiler
Centrally located, but also in a quiet neighbourhood, the „Holiday House Fuhrmann“ is situated in the outskirts of Oberscheidweiler on two spaciously designed properties. Near the river Mosel Trier, Cochem, Bernkastel, Luxemburg, Daun, Koblenz, vulcan-lakes, river rhine …see more
Near Holy Island close to Northumberland Coast and Cheviot hills. Cosy comfortable cottage with period features, log burning stove, private garden, modern appliances. Linen included. Dogs welcome. Peaceful location yet convenient for sightseeing. Offers available. Guest comments: "cosy,warm,welcoming", "easy to get to everything yet quiet", "well equipped", "very clean" …see more
Located in the old part of town, it has a beautiful roof terrace with panoramic views over Bosa, the river and the sea. Lovingly restored to maintain original features (stone steps, barrel-vaulted ceilings) with antique furniture and traditional Sardinian decor. …see more
Villa Palm offers a delightful quiet setting on the hillside overlooking Kalkan bay. Private pool and superb, uninterrupted sea views from all levels and all within walking distance of the town. Free wi-fi. Excellent guest reviews. Discount for 2 person occupancy. …see more
Villa Kori is the perfect place for families and friends who want to spend a relaxed holiday in a comfortable environment. Ideal for endless days on the beatch as well as exploring trips throughout the island or just hanging out together. The smooth sandy beach is suitable for children sunbathing and watersports. …see more