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 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 Roger the ideal central base for exploring beautiful Transylvania. Please have a look at my reviews from satisfied customers.Free Meet & Greet from Sebes. Autumn is the loveliest time to go rambling with my many designated walks to choose from so do come on over. Casa Roger has all you need to make your stay comfortable with lovely gardens and tremendous views. …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
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
Escondite is a cosy Traditional rural cottage to relax in after a day of adventure in Spain with plenty to do in the surrounding area or somewhere to simply relax, enjoy the peace and quite on a romantic break away in the Spanish hills. We offer a catered option where all your cleaning and cooking will be done. Email to inquire :) …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
Thorncliffe House sleeps 8 people in 4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. Ideally located to visit many attractions in the Peak District & Derbyshire Dales or for walking and cycling. The house is very spacious with a log burner & secure parking for your car or bikes. Free wifi Bookings start at 3pm on a Friday or a Monday and finish at 10am on a Friday or a Monday. 3/4/7 night breaks …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
La Clergerie is a traditional 'mas et pierre' farmhouse, situated in the Marais National Park on the Cotentin Peninsular just 20 mins from the sea. The property is in a pretty butterfly filled vally adjoining open countryside, yet close to modern amenities. …see more
Situated at the Danube Bike Trail / EuroVelo 6 and 10 km away from the city of Tata, the Bike Stop Dunaszentmiklós is next to a forest. It has a 600 m² big private garden with barbecue facilities, a closed bicycle storage and car parking. Pets are also welcome. …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
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
Bed & Breakfast plus much more available in the fully (and tastefully!) renovated farmhouse in the beautiful Normandy countryside. Perfect to unwind or as a centre to explore by car, bike or on foot. There's so much to see and do or, equally, so much tranquility! …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
PROVENCAL COTTAGE WITH EXTENSIVE PATIO WITH PLANTS & FLOWERS IN EVERY DIRECTION, OVERLOOKING VINEYARD - GORGES DU VERDON NEARBY - SECLUDED PEACEFUL LOCATION - NEAR TO VILLAGE SHOPS - SUPERB LIGHT - SPACIOUS ACCOMODATION - PROVENCE - ALPES - COTE D'AZUR - VAR - FRANCE. SEEKING SUPREME PEACE - LAKES, RIVERS, LOCALLY PRODUCED VEGETABLES, OLIVES, WINE, PEACHES, APPLES ETC
Private villa with salt water private swimming pool. Suitable for children, family or elderly. Fantastic poolside BBQ area. Fully equipped kitchen inc. dishwasher & washing machine. Close to several beautiful beaches. Short walk to bars, restaurants & mini-market. …see more
Katric, a rustic Slovenian farmhouse lovingly restored retaining old features but incorporating modern facilities. Located at the heart of the charming village of Kamno between Tolmin & Kobarid it's ideally located for visitors who wish to enjoy the Soca valley. Fly-fishing equipment and permits available.
Personally met at the house by the owners (Hannah and Shaun). …see more
Warm and inviting detached cottage in conservation area of a lovely village. It is close to beautiful beaches and the stunning old fishing villages of the East Neuk of Fife. Only 10 miles from St Andrews & Edinburgh only an hour away. Lots of things to see and do. Ideally situated for activities such as golf, walking, cycling & water sports. Or just curl up with a book! …see more
Peaceful, rural, idyll, surrounded by wheat, sunflower, corn fields, not overlooked, beautiful all day sunshine swimming pool within easy reach of many chateau's, stunning beaches, family activities, historic towns a perfect get away from it all location. …see more
Holiday in beautiful Bulgaria, close to the historic city of Veliko Turnovo! Our fully-equipped guesthouse offers you all the comforts of home, a lovely private garden & BBQ area, and guaranteed summer sun! Explore the surrounding wine-producing area of Suhindol! …see more
Peaceful, quiet location in the Cruese - Limousin.
Woodland & countryside tracks for walking.
Bird and Wildlife watching.
Winter ski day trips arranged.
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
Beautiful large spacious apartment nestled among the rooftops of medieval Sarlat, this self catering studio features exposed oak beams and honey coloured stone walls but has all the comforts of home. …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
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!
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
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
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
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
Villa to rent
Medieval villa to rent in picturesque mountain village in Liguria Italy close to the French Riviera. Experience staying in the friendly historic Italian village of Pigna as well as enjoying days out to the French coast towns of Monaco, Menton, San Remo. The villa sleeps 7/8 comfortably and is very charming and unique with lots of sunny outside space. …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
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
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
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
Romantic get-away. Any time of year. Special. Stylish. Peaceful. Rural. Retreat for walkers, cyclists, artists, photographers, writers, star-gazers. Extremely comfortable. Fabulous countryside to explore. Just for two.Idyllic.
2 excellent leisure centres a 25 minute drive away. Village swimming pool nearby. …see more
The Look Out is a delighful cottage for 2 adults offering a high standard of modern day comforts including a fully fitted kitchen, king size bedroom with spacious ensuite, Wi Fi connection, private garden and a fantastic view of the Ironbridge and surrounding Gorge. The location is perfect for a romantic getaway or just an opportunity to relax and chill. …see more
Besides the destinations of Venice, Padua, Bassano, Treviso and Verona, many find that a drive down the nearby “road of the wine” an enological itinerary both interesting and educational. May we suggest an afternoon glass of Torcolato? …see more
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
Set in an idyllic & tranquil location, a self contained ground floor lodge with lounge & dining area & patio doors leading onto terrace overlooking River Wye. Stunning views. Kitchen & shower room. Underfloor heating. Short breaks available. Minimum stay two nights. Internet and Wi Fi access now available …see more
Bijou secluded apartment in a thermal spa town at 650m in the French Catalan Pyrenees, 40 mins from the Med and 40 mins from ski resorts at the foot of the Catalan holy mountain the Canigou with great views across the valley. …see more
Located in the village of Juille, near Mansle/Ruffec/Angouleme La Petite Chaumiers is a quaint cottage with original stonework, all on one level, detached from the main house. Ideal for couples who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Off the main road and set in 2 acres of grounds, surrounded by peaceful countryside. …see more
Sleeps 4+,Garden with views, TV, DVD & CD player + selection music, FREE WIFI.,Baby & child friendly, Kitchen / Diner, Shower room, board games, beach items. ADULTS & CHILDRENS BIKES , Walks, fishing, cycling,painting & photography, markets. 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 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
Visit Britain grading ***
No internal steps
Quiet and secluded detached Property
Wonderful walking country
Sky free view Television
One Pet by arrangement Welcome pack of home made Welsh cakes, free range eggs, seasonal local produce, milk and tea or coffee .
Birch Cottage is a traditional 4 bedroomed cottage located in the village of Helmsdale, Sutherland. The village, which has all the local facilities that you could want (local shops, café, hotel, butchers), is ideally situated for exploring the North of Scotland. The south facing walled garden provides safe and private outdoor space for all the family.
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
Cozy brand-new apartment with air conditioning, free parking, large private sunny terrace with barbecue area. Very close to city center and to best beaches and archeological sites. In a safe, familiar and welcoming context. Pet friendly. …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