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.
Appartamento confortevole a soli 3 minuti dal mare. Situato al secondo piano di una villa indipendente dotata di un ampio giardino ben curato con prato verde e barbecue, parcheggio interno e veranda attrezzata per mangiare all'aperto. Per raggiungere ogni destinazione della zona nonché i punti di maggior interesse turistico si consiglia di t …see more
SAUNTON WHITEGATES | Newly renovated rural home | Located behind Braunton Burrows | Log fire & underfloor heating | Large garden with trampoline! WiFi internet access included | Wii games console & games …see more
Town Centre Luxury for walking, climbing, cycling, horse-riding, gliding, caving, canoeing, fishing, caving, star gazing, it can all be done from Mortimer House. Hay on Wye Festival, Brecon Jazz, Green Man and Abergavenny Food Festival all in reach. Private parking. Linen, towels, toiletries, hairdryers, free Wi-Fi, welcome pack, iron, ironing board, high chair, cot etc. …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
'Da nonna' is located in a romantic park on a historical site. A romantic getaway and a perfect place for people seeking peace and quiet, such as nature lovers, writers, composers, readers, musicians etc.
Ideal for walks, enjoyable meals, city treasures.
The silence of the spot is striking, you only hear the sounds of wild life. Here you can clear your head. …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
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
A traditional stone built house in a quiet village location offering fabulous views and sunsets of both the Troodos mountains and the sea. Pentakomo is an exceptionally well located village for those people who want to have a base from which to explore the island. …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
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
La Ginesta prides its self in catering for all types of holidays to suite every ones needs,Including short breaks,long stay,special occasions and business trips for 1 person up to groups of 14 people.
All the rooms are en,suite most with a jacuzzi bath, and,or a shower This unique accommodation is ideal for a small family or group of friends seeking a relaxing country holiday …see more
Comfortable, well equipped holiday cottage for up to 6 people. Located on the coast in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Only 250 metres from Freshwater beach and the Coastal Path. Very reasonable rates. A great base for families, outdoor activities and relaxation. …see more
Charming, historic holiday cottage situated in a quiet and secluded setting on the outskirts of the delightful conservation village of Coldingham, with the sandy beach only one mile away and a pleasant stroll down a lane beside a stream. The Cottage has a number of original oil paintings reflecting a marine theme. Lovely conservatory!
An absolutely stunning 4 bedroom farmhouse with private heated pool. Perfect location for all to come and enjoy the food, wine, sun and peaceful atmosphere of the Gers. The property & pool area have an extraordinary position with a truly panoramic view of the Pyrenees. …see more
The Bukit Artha Guest House & Restaurant is set in 25 are of unfertile stone hills accessed by easy steps, surrounded by mountain schenery and rice terrace.
The Bukit Artha Guest House & Restaurant has a healing atmosphere and romantic ambiance. Fill the local life in the traditional village …see more
Gli appartamenti sono poco distanti dal mare. Zona molto tranquilla con un bellissimo panorama, dove è possibile osservare tutto il paese, con un ampio cortile dove far giocare i bambini. Il posto perfetto per le vostre vacanze. Visitate anche il nostro sito www.casasolesardegna.it
Aria condizionata a pagamento (Euro 0.50 kw) …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
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.
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
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
Looking up the Dourbie valley, our gites are perched on an outcrop of rock that is home to the medieval fortified village of Cantobre. It's a perfect place to explore the countryside and Templar villages, take part in adventurous outdoor sports or just relax.
In the Cévennes National Park near the world famous Millau viaduct and home of Roquefort cheese!
The Crinan Canal is a wonderful and scenic waterway and is sometimes called 'The most beautiful shortcut in Britain'Arrive any day. Stay a week or come for a short break - and relax. Wonderful scenery for walking and bike trails. Great for children to enjoy the country Perfect for a relaxing holiday. Ideal for walking, cycling, sailing, hill climbing, bird watching, fishing. …see more
Traditional fisherman's cottage beside Blackwater river, recently renovated, quiet rural location with magnificent views over river and Knockmealdown mountains, south coast 20 min, historical towns nearby. This area has lots to offer and is just waiting to be explored!! …see more
Dating from the 12th century and reputedly owned by Eleanor of Brittany, granddaughter of Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Le Calipel offers you the opportunity to relax in the beautiful Normandy countryside yet is within easy reach of all the well known attractions. There is also the opportunity to explore less well known attractions such as ancient abbeys and slate mines. …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.
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.
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
Sleeps 4+,WIFI, ALL BED LINEN, TOWELS, GAS AND ELEC incl, Garden,,TV, DVD & CD players,.,Child friendly, Kitchen / Diner, Shower room, board games,. ADULTS & CHILDRENS BIKES , Walks, fishing, cycling,painting & photography, markets. chateau's etc Restaurant in village. The cottage is in a great position to use as a base for your days trips whatever your holiday entails. …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
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
Looking for a relaxing, peaceful holiday in the unspoilt beautiful Le Marche area in Italy? Well look no further. At The Hideaway, between Amandola & Comunanza, we provide everything for your self-catering holiday to Le Marche. …see more
Traditional French 18th C farmhouse Modern facilities Tranquil but Superbly located for many activities all year round. Walking Kayaking White water rafting Bird watching Art Health & Well-being Yoga Meditation & Art
1 spacious bedroom en-suite shower room & double bed Our Farmhouse has 2 bedrooms only one is available to guests your privacy is totally respected at all times …see more
Set in 2 acres of a beautiful,tranquil valley,this cozy gite sleeps 4/5.Large secure suntrap Pool,decking area and well equipped games field.Private terraces and lovely views. Good location for Days Out. Plenty of safe space to run,play or just relax. Great deals for house-hunters out of season.NO increase in prices for 2014 .Short breaks also available. …see more
Van Gogh gite, with stunning views across the Dronne valley - an ideal base to enjoy an active or relaxing holiday. La Maison Grange is equidistant between Bordeaux and Cognac so is perfectly placed to enjoy and explore the world famous wines and cognac close by.
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
Notre location est un tout compris ,nous vous fournissons les draps (les lits sont faits à votre arrivée),les serviettes ,wi-fi,la taxe de séjour est incluse dans le montant . L'accueil est fait par les propriétaires,nous parlons français ,anglais,espagnol et néerlandais .
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
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
Casa Diez is a spacious 3 bedroom (2 double,1 single) house with large roof terrace and sea view, 2 minutes walk from the beaches, shops and bars of Castell de Ferro. The village is truly Spanish, quiet in winter and bustling in summer, …see more
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
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
France countryside - self-catering vacation - near northwest beaches / Paris / Disney / Asterix / Nature / calm/ tranquility/ rural / small French village / Amiens / Jules Verne / Picardie / Picardy / Somme / WW1 / WWII/ route to Calais, Paris, Normandy, southern France …see more
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
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
In a rural location offering peace, quiet, relaxation & value for money this beautiful area is a haven for anyone who enjoys walking, hiking, cycling and wildlife, all within easy reach of the 3 Lakes (beaches & swimming) as well as many markets, restaurants and shops. Walk routes and guided walks available. Please ask for details when booking. …see more
**New Property** Craigdarroch Cottage
Newly refurbished coachman's cottage. Excellent base for exploring the Scottish countryside. Enjoy the loch and mountain view while relaxing in front of the wood burning stove. Ideally located for the Ryder Cup 2014. …see more