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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £109 /night

£761 - £845 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Romantic and charming 14th century fortress. Very authentic medieval atmosphere. Strategically located between Val d'Orcia and Crete Senesi, close to Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena. Shops at walking distance. Organic wine and extra virgin olive oil.  …see more

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Fort | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

4 Nights min stay

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from £44 /night

£303 - £374 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
3-bedroom finca in idyllic rural setting, 15 mins to Cartagena, 20 mins to Mazarron.  …see more

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Fort | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

3 Nights min stay

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from £157 /night

£1099 - £1200 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Romantic and charming 14th century fortress. Very authentic medieval atmosphere. Strategically located between Val d'Orcia and Crete Senesi, close to Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena. Shops at walking distance. Organic wine and extra virgin olive oil.  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £109 /night

£761 - £845 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Romantic and charming 14th century fortress. Very authentic medieval atmosphere. Strategically located between Val d'Orcia and Crete Senesi, close to Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena. Shops at walking distance. Organic wine and extra virgin olive oil.  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £109 /night

£761 - £845 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Romantic and charming 14th century fortress. Very authentic medieval atmosphere. Strategically located between Val d'Orcia and Crete Senesi, close to Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza and Siena. Shops at walking distance. Organic wine and extra virgin olive oil.  …see more

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Fort | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £127 /night

£888 - £1331 / week

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Key info:

  • Not suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
unica ed inimitabile torre medievale dell'anno 1000, completamente ristrutturata ed arredata. ottima location per rilassarsi, godendosi la natura e tutta la privacy che la Torre può offrire. 10 posti letto, 3 bagni ed una cucina con tutti i confort. la macchina è indispensabile  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 12

2 Nights min stay

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from £165 /night

£1150 - £2358 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Kempt Tower is a truly unique holiday let for up to 12 guests; located a stones throw from the beach in the grassy dunes of St Ouen, close to National Trust Wetlands and surf schools this is the perfect property for both nature lovers and the adventurous.  …see more

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Fort | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £127 /night

£888 - £1331 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Campolungo "Il Lungo" für 4 Personen, traumhafte Aussicht, absolut ruhig, 5 Minuten von Restaurant entfernt. Grosszügige, grosse Wohnung. Wohnküche mit Kamin und Kochinsel. Schwimmbad, blühender, gepflegter Park. Liegt zwischen Florenz und Siena. Alle Sehenswürdigkeiten sind in Kürze zu erreichen.  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

2 Nights min stay

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from £77 /night

£533 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Campolungo liegt in Mitten eines Rebberges, 5 Minuten von einem kleinen Dorf mit Restaurant, kleinem Shop, Oenothek und Kirche entfernt. Für Ihre grösseren Einkäufe gehen Sie nach Greve. Sie sind im Zentrum zwischen Siena und Florenz.  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 30

2 Nights min stay

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from £137 /night

£959 - £1197 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
L'Etacquerel Fort is a historic building converted into basic accommodation. The Fort is a 'stone tent' building, with an open sleeping area where guests can put their sleeping bags.  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 10

Very Good 4/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £79 /night

£553 - £695 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Archirondel Tower is a perfect short stay property for those wishing to explore Jersey's eastern tip, it is close to St Catherine's woods, St Catherine's breakwater and the impressive Mont Orgueil castle.  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 10

2 Nights min stay

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from £83 /night

£580 - £732 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
Lewis' Tower is perfect for getting back to basics and having a beach adventure with friends and family. Situated on grassland next to the beach, it is the perfect spot to watch the sun go down.  …see more

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Fort | 9 Bedrooms | sleeps 20

1 night min stay

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from £32 /night

£222 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
E' SEMPLICEMENTE LA PERLA DEL SALENTO. A DUE PASSI DAL MARE E DALLE BELLE CITTA' SALENTINE. POSTO IDEALE PER UN SANO FULL IMMENSION DELLA SALUTE E DEL RILASSAMENTO IDEALE PER SCAPPARE DALLA FRENETICA VITA DI CITTA'. RICEVUTO DAL PORTALE L'ECCELLENZA DEL SERVIZIO NEGLI ANNI 2012, 2013 E 2014.  …see more

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Fort | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4.5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £162 /night

£1131 - £1901 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A 19th century fort situated just yards from the picturesque harbour at Bouley Bay, Jersey.  …see more

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Fort | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 8

Very Good 4/5 

5 Nights min stay

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from £153 /night

£1065 - £1331 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Country house in Toscany (Chianti), 10 people, with swimming pool and big private garden.  …see more

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Fort | 10 Bedrooms | sleeps 20

Min stay varies

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
The Maunsell Forts were small fortified towers built in the Thames and Mersey estuaries during the Second World War to help defend the United Kingdom. They were named after their designer, Guy Maunsell. The forts were decommissioned in the late 1950s. The Maunsell sea forts were built to deter and report German air raids following the Thames as a landmark.  …see more

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Fort | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

2 Nights min stay

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from £39 /night

£267 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
Follow the magnificent scent of rosemary, lavender and sage and you will find yourself surrounded by old stone houses that whisper intriguing tales of this small town. Sail the blue roads of old captains and you will discover why we carry dalmatian songs in our hearts.  …see more

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Fort | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 1

Min stay varies

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from £15715 /night

£110000 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Underwater lair located in the luxurous warm waters of the Caribbean Sea in the Atlantic Ocean.  …see more

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Fort | 19 Bedrooms | sleeps 46

Min stay varies

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from £3377 /night

£23637 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Explore the Atlas mountains and the surrounding Berber villages from the luxury of the Kasbah Bab Ourika. Combine your stay with our Riyad Edward in Marrakech and our private house Dar Faracha in the south of Marrakech.  …see more