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.
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
Two minute walk from the Gondola, 3rd floor Self Catering apartment with unspoilt views of the mountains and complex. Ideally suited to small family or couples. Comfortably sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Superior Large Studio 53sqm - All home from home comforts. Mountain views from balcony. …see more
Apartment is great value for money in a wonderful location within a very short walk of ski lift, ski hire, bars, restaurants and shops and with the advantage of being able to ski right back to the door. It has most beautiful views of Lake Geneva from its two balconies. The apartment is superbly situated very close to the ski lift, ski school and ski hire. …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
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
Bernex has its own ski area of 50km between 1000 and 2000 metres, with a variety of runs to suit all standards.
Bernex offers plenty of activities – tennis, petanque, horse riding, walking and mountain biking. white-water rafting or para-gliding Lake Geneva and Evian are 15 minutes away, with water sports, spa & thermal baths, beaches and bars. …see more
Our property is in Very Easy reach of Les Portes du Soleil Ski area (15 minute drive) which host some of the best ski resorts in Europe with more than 650km of skiing on offer;
Morzine, Avoriaz, Les Gets, Chatel, St Jean d'Aulps.
4 Star Activity Hostel based in the Southern Cairngorms which is ideal for groups and family gatherings. With activities available all year round including snowsport activities during the winter months. The lodge is available for exclusive use bookings. …see more
A luxury, two bedroom chalet with wood burning stove and cosy living space. Nestled in a small hamlet in the Taranteise Valley, overlooking the Aguille Rouge ski run and close to 5 fantastic ski resorts (incl. Val D'Isere, Les Arcs, Tignes) Bedrooms can be arranged as singles or doubles. …see more
Top Location - Best Prices - Just 2 minute walking distance to the gondola lift station and chair lifts. Fully furnished studio ( sleeps 4) in the 4* Royal Plaza Complex. Free Wi Fi for all guests !!! Airport transfers and ski packs with Hunters Ski School !!!
Individual gas heater ! Lots of hot water ! …see more
This cottage in Grantown on Spey, in the Cairgorm National Park, great for exploring the Highlands of Scotland and local attractions, fishing, golf, biking, pony trekking, climbing, skiing, ornithology, the whiskey trail. Children and pet friendly. Real fire and wifi
Numerous local activities. ornithology, fishing, golf, cycling, hill walking, pony trekking, whisky trail, …see more
Our property was completed in November 2013 and is located 500 meters from village centre and ski lift. Our highlights are UK Sky TV including Sky Sports, 3G internet available. We can also offer click and collect shopping service. …see more
32" LED TV with USB & HDMI connection + DVD/CD player Playstation + flat screen TV in bedroom Stereo system with sub woofer & MP3/Mobile phone connection Fridge, hob and cooker Free Fast Wi-Fi & LAN Internet connection in the apartment All necessary cutlery and cookware …see more
Our modern and spacious lodge is nestled in the Lyngen Alps in this beautiful & tranquil part of Northern Norway. Just outside of Lyngseidet on the shore of the Lyngen Fjord this location is perfect for privately viewing the spectacular Northern Lights & midnight sun.
We can provide extensive information & knowledge about the area, so please contact us for more information. …see more
The cottage is situated above Newtonmore village in a quiet and peaceful location with superb views over the Monadhliath and Cairngorm mountains. It is in a great location for wildlife or activities including walking, biking, kayaking, golf, fishing or skiing. …see more
Cheap Ski holidays at Cerkno 10km away for families, or groups
Fishing holidays - specialist groups can be organised with everything transport/ guiding and licences
This house is ideal for 1 or 2 families and groups or Individuals and couples for complete relaxation. …see more
One bedroomed refurbished country property with ensuite.
views and raised deck area
Area of outstanding natural Beauty
walking/ horse riding
ideally situated for touring the north and the Scottish Borders
character features …see more
Superb mountain location on the edge of a small village about 5km from Borovets. Unobstructed views from balcony of a pine-clad mountain. Great base for skiing, hiking, horse-riding, fishing and cycling. Mountain bike hire and horse-riding trips can be arranged. …see more
Fantastic lake view living. This hillside residence is in a quiet and tranquil setting and boasts stunning panoramic lake views. The large balcony overlooks the lake and mountains and is perfect for alfresco dining. A penthouse property with fabulous beamed ceilings throughout, creating a gorgeous ski-chalet feel. …see more
Charming old stone house with garden in quiet picturesque village on the banks of the beautiful Cele river in the Cele River valley, Le Lot region, between Cahors and Figeac, in the Parc naturel régional des Causses du Quercy, le Midi Pyrenees. The house has character and charm. The area is ideal for walking, cycling, sightseeing. Rural. …see more
The cottage is situated above Newtonmore village in a quiet and peaceful location with superb views over the Monadhliath and Cairngorm mountains. Great location for wildlife or activities including walking, biking, golf, fishing or skiing. Features:
• Available all year
• Prices from £250 p.w.
• Pets OK
• Wi-fi, TV
• parking and garden
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 4. Owned by British Couple. English owners are happy to help with planning activities, arranging ski hire etc. see our reviews
Lovely house with
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- living room with chimney, Satelite TV, Internet, Wi-Fi,
- fully equiped kitchen with dishwasher, oven, microwave, Ceramic hob, like at home. …see more
Haus Schneeberg is in the centre of the ski resort Mühlbach am Hochkönig, 100m from the bus stop. It is ideal for a ski holiday, with the bus step on the door step, or a Summer break with hiking, biking, climbing, swimming and tennis Apartment Hochkeil self catering apartment with 1 bedroom, sleeps 4, in Hochkönig ski area with 160km pistes …see more
From 18 May to 20 October 2013 the Wildkogel activity Card is included in all apartment rental rates. With free benefits and discounts within the local region of the Wildkogel, as well as free use of the local gondola, buses, and the local train plus much more. Not only a ski and snowboarding heaven, Bramberg has the Worlds longest floodlit sledging run at 14 km long. …see more
We pride ourselves in Providing Quality Self Catering Accommodaion in a Spectacular Location.
The "Perfect" retreat to explore the Highlands of Scotland, participate in the many Out Door Acitivities on your door step or just Chill and Relax in the comfort of your lodge Ideal for Climbing, Walking, Sking, Water Sports, Wild Life Enthusiasts.
Loch Ness & Fort Augustus 12 Miles …see more
We pride ourselves in providing Quality Self Catering Accommodaion in a Spectacular Scenic Location.
The "Perfect" retreat to explore the Highlands of Scotland, enjoy many of the Out Door Acitivities on your door step or just Chill and Relax in the comfort of your lodge Ideal for Climbing, Walking, Sking, Water Sports, Wild Life Enthusiasts.
Loch Ness & Fort Augustus 12 Miles …see more
Modern apartment. 3 double bedrooms (2 en suite), 1 family bathroom, accommodates up to12. Fully-equipped kitchen, balcony with outdoor hot tub and gas BBQ. WiFi, flat screen TV, DVD. Golf and skiing nearby. Fully serviced, all linen provided. Automatic home laundry. Situated at the base of the ski lift within easy walking distance of the pubs/restaurants and golf course. …see more
No. 5 Gordon Hall, Grantown-on-Spey offers elegant, spacious holiday accommodation for 4 in a Victorian mansion situated in peaceful surroundings a few minutes walk from the town centre. Ideal for exploring the Cairngorms National Park and the Scottish Highlands. …see more
A beautifully presented holiday gîte with fantastic views of the Pyrénées. Ideal for a couple, it is an ideal base for walking, cycling, fly fishing, skiing and more! Fly into Pau Pyrenees with Cityjet, or Biarritz with Ryanair. …see more
Chalet Hirondelles has 3 bedrooms (2 double and 1 triple all with ensuite bathrooms ). Sleeps 7 people. Central heating. Modern kitchen, large upright fridge/freezer, cooker, dishwasher, microwave, CD system. Flat screen Smart tv and Unlimited wifi The chalet is beautifully decorated with cosy bedrooms, all ensuite and very efficient heating system …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 apartment is furnished to a high standard and comprises 3 full bedrooms, bathroom, shower room with toilet and a separate toilet. There is a large balcony off the day room and a small balcony shared by bedrooms 1 & 2. It is on the first floor of the building. …see more
For those looking for adventure the area offers various outdoor activities such as paragliding, white water rafting, kayaking, fly fishing, walking, mountain biking, skiing, golf, waterfalls, forests, museums, beaches, caves, churches, bird watching, horse riding …see more
Beautiful 3-bed-roomed house in attractive little Alpine town,Lovely Mountain views & only 2 mins walk from shops, restaurants etc. Re-furbished to a high standard. Large sitting room 3bedrooms, 2 bathrooms,Well-equipped modern kitchen …see more
Whole house in beautiful Lake Achensee region, close to ski resort Christlum
- 3 floors,
- 112 sqm living area
- 350 sqm property
- private garden
- 2 fireplaces
- floor heating
- garage and parking
- close to ski resort
- wireless Internet & TV ## NEWS ## NEW CHILDRENS LIFT "DINO JET" 2014/2015 IN SKIRESORT. NEW CROSS COUNTRY SKIING TRACK 2014/2015. …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 4. Owned by British Couple. English owners are happy to help with planning activities, organising ski hire etc. See our reviews …see more
Great 1-bedroom apartment in quiet but central part of Chamonix. All amenities nearby - ski bus around the corner, Aiguille du Midi in 150 metres. Ideal location for your mountaine holidays all year round. Sleeps 2-4, balcony, ski locker, underground car park. …see more
Modern apartment in the Aravis area of the Alps, in the heart of St Jean village with excellent access to ski slopes, walking distance to all basic shopping needs and amenities, breathtaking scenery and comfortably furnished throughout. …see more
4 * self catering house sleeps 8, 3 bedrooms one en-suite. Enclosed Patio. There are four golf courses within 6 m, fly fishing 1.5 m, skiing 10 m, horse riding 5 m and on the Cateran trail . Breaks are normally weekly Saturday to Saturday or 3 – 4 night short breaks.
One dog allowed, Pick up/drop off service offered for people walking Cateran Trail. Free WIFI. Set on farm. …see more
Bavaria Bodenmais Apartment - Our self-catering holiday apartment "Kyle" is based in a very quiet location in the spa town of Bodenmais, the premier holiday destination in the heart of the Bavarian Forest. New since Spring 2013 - "Sports Cellar" with indoor table tennis & football table. …see more
Just 25 minutes from Sion, and 1 hour 45 minutes from Geneva, sits the attractive, traditional village of Veysonnaz. Together with Verbier, Nendaz and Thyon, Veysonnaz makes up the 4 Valleys, which is an impressive 412km piste and 80km off-piste ski area. HDV 1 nr 12 is the larger apartment that sleeps 6 There is an interconnecting door so rent both and sleep 10 …see more
Beautiful 2-room apartment with fantastic panoramic views of Mont Blanc near Chamonix in a quiet residential setting. Brilliant location for moutain walks, snowshoeing, skiing with loads to see and do! Flexible changeover days with a warm welcome assured. Car essential. Just half an hour from Chamonix and within an easy drive of St Gervais, Megeve, Flaine and les Contamines. …see more
Cal Pesolet is the perfect base camp for discover the Pyrenees hiking, running, horse riding, biking or skiing. Here you will hear the silence and feel the Pyrenees!
Our valley is also close to Barcelona (1h45') and Girona (2h) by car. The train to Barcelona takes 2h45' we invite you to visit our website www.calpesolet.cat for more details! …see more
Large villa bordered by a mountain stream & natural pond set in the rolling hills overlooking the medieval village. 10 min stroll to town square, local bars, restaurants & shops. Close to airports, skiing, culture & coast. Cinque Terre, Lucca, Pisa, Florence & great beaches all within easy reach. Pisa, Genoa, Parma airports ~1 hr …see more
Comfortable, well-equipped, roomy one-bedroom apartment. Magnificent mountain views across Bad Ischl. Ideally located for activity holidays, exploring the Salzkammergut area, including Hallstatt and Lake Wolfgang, by public transport or with your own car. 5 minutes walk from the station, less than 10 minutes to the centre, in a quiet area. Free private parking. …see more
Heath Self Catering Cottage
In the heart of the Cairngorm National Park, Heath Holiday Cottage is a delightful holiday home. Home from home in the heart of the beautiful village of Boat of Garten, near Aviemore. Relax or get active. …see more