After something a bit different for your next rural retreat?Take a break from the norm with our range of quirky holiday accommodation. We’ve got the lot: rustic shepherd huts, cute caravans, glorious converted chapels, unique cottages and more.
Whether you want to lose yourself deep in the countryside in a cosy log cabin, bed down in a peaceful poolside windmill or take in the sea views from one of our off-beat coastal lets, we can help make your escape to the country truly extraordinary.
For UK stays, try the grandeur of a castle in the Scottish Highlands or vertical living in a West Country treehouse. Or, to keep your feet firmly on the ground, consider a luxury yurt in the Peak District. Your search for unusual holidays in the countryside could also take you further afield: try troglodyte life in a warren-like Spanish cave house or check in to a charming stone trullo in Italy.
Recently restored Trullo set in its own grounds with large Solar Heated swimming pool. Covered and open areas for al fresco dining. With 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms it is deal for families with children and groups. Large Games Room with home cinema and over 2000 videos, Satellite TV, bar football, table tennis, play fram …see more
A Unique Suffolk Coastal Listed holiday home offering modern standards of comfort with the charm of period living. Extremely close to the popular town of Southwold , the Old Reading Rooms , Wrentham is perfectly positioned as a base to explore Suffolk's Heritage Coast Cliff & Sarah, N.Year2013 - "A lovely place, Thank-you. A real old cottage feel - would certainly come back" …see more
As part of a Jacobean manor house, the self-catering Royalist Suite offers peace & quiet in a period property full of atmosphere and charm. Perfect for get-away-from-it-all breaks, special occasions and exploring the beauty of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales …see more
Depot Road, Cwmavon, West Glamorgan
5* graded and newly converted Methodist chapel. Unique, strikingly modern and contemporary group accommodation. Perfect for groups families and friends (pet friendly). Comfortable spacious and light.
At present we are the only independent group accomodation in South Wales to have received a 5 star rating
Self-catering log cabin at the edge of Argyll Forest Park set beside the enchanting Puck's Glen and within walking distance of Benmore Botanical Gardens and Loch Eck.
The lodge is a perfect base for exploring the surrounding glens and riverside walks. …see more
Our guests are those who flee from loneliness of the big city, you may want to write, paint or just relax, together with those who love, in the absence of an enchanted atmosphere. A way of life so ancient and so new. We were not aware of the existence of the Americas,and Urbani Palace already existed, with its austere elega …see more
Diss train station is 1 mile away with a direct line to london. The small market town of diss is a short drive and has supermarkets, banks, restaurants and many food outlets. Perfect base for visiting..Norwich,Ipswich, Bury st eds and its only 35 min drive to the coast. Surrounded by countryside on the border of suffolk and norfolk. A great escape from city life. …see more
Village locn, 4 star converted chapel. 10 mins from Stamford/Burghley Hse & ideal for Rutland Water & historic stone towns of Oakham, Oundle, Cambridge. Local area is popular for walking, cycling, fishing, sailing & stately homes. Discount for 2 weeks plus, please ask. Prices inc gas,electricity,linen & towels. Discount for 2 or 3 guests 3+ days. 2 well behaved dogs welcome …see more
19th Centuary Listed Cornmill newly renovated to include 4 Star Accomodation. Situated close to two National Trust Properiies - Crom Castle and Florencecourt House. In the heart of Fermanagh Lakeland close to Upper Lough Erne. Activities include walking, fishing etc Situated on its oun 4 Acre grounds, animals include donkeys, pony, hens & goat - Ideal for family holiday …see more
Top end barn conversion, 4 star. Quality furniture and fixtures, Free, WIFI, wood burning stove, Stunning open countryside views, central location for seven stane venues, walkers,Birdwatchers,golfers welcome, located up a private road very safe for children. Burnbrae Mill is set within its own grounds, parking for three cars is provided within the garden. …see more
Rogheta ancient Agostinian hermitage is now a charming country house with swimming pool and Jacuzzi (dipped into a natural reserve area) in the very heart of the etrurian Tuscany, between Volterra and the sea.
A specially "neat place" since it has been constructed with bio-compatible material. …see more
This Scottish log cabin is perfect for relaxing with loved ones in a beautiful country setting, or enjoying the many country pursuits available nearby - sight-seeing, fishing, golf, swimming, horseriding. Enjoy a cosy, comfortable and peaceful retreat away. …see more
Charming stone house with private pool in a town yet located in a delightful private walled garden. The in-ground tiled pool 5 x 10 metres, has a safety alarm and has a constant depth of 1.4 metres. The land runs down to the private bank of the Charente and fishing. A separate stone apartment in the grounds is also available …see more
Haven surrounded by nature - riverside location, in shadow of Cadair Idris and within walking distance of Tal Y Lynn Lake
Beautifully converted using local nature wood and slate
Honesty freezer with organic meats and welcome hamper
The large stylish, elegant rooms are adorned with antique furniture, tapestries and art, giving you an insight into the history of the Manoir. Beausejour is a unique place to stay.
Ideally situated in the Dordogne between Riberac and Tocane Saint Apres, the Dronne river lies to the east. …see more
Tudor style baronial hall set in 7acres behind impressive wrought gates along a private drive with heated pool and all bedrooms en suite.Can sleep up to 12. secure parking
(Extra charge for heated pool) Heated outside dog kennel, £3 per night. No charge if not heated. 2double rooms en suite to sleep 4 adults and 2 children on sofa bed. Four more double rooms en suite avail. …see more
Set in six beautiful hectares of parkland and gardens, and surrounded by unspoiled rolling countryside, this luxury chambres d’hôtes in the heart of the Dordogne offers a spacious home away from home experience, at very affordable prices.
Historical documents and a fresco above a fireplace in one of the rooms of the villa both attest the antiquity of this beautiful residence. It is surrounded by a park with stately trees and there is a pleasant swimming pool. Very well furnished. …see more
"Rez de Jardin, chateau de Bézyl, situated in 96 ha private estate of woodland and fields, plenty wildlife to discover, swimming pool, garden, ideal for families, groups, friends, dog walkers, for the "getting away from it all" relaxing holiday. …see more
In a lovely hill, rustic villa with swimming pool, private garden, near a river with clean water where you can swim. Ideal for a holiday in nature, culture and good food 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 bathroom with jacuzzi …see more
13 Century Castle in Gubbio, Umbria. Furnished with antiques. 12 acre private grounds with jacuzzi and sun terrace. Can sleep 8 guests with 2 double beds, a twin room, double and single sofa bed, 2 Lounge/TV rooms, dining room. Stunning views from top of hill. Sole use of property and all facilities. Secure underground car park, video phone entry, hot tub, barbeque …see more
This is a beautiful 18th century Cortijo set in 5 acres of orange groves and mature gardens , around which guests can enjoy a stroll. The huge area of land means that there is no noise, giving you the perfect chance to escape and unwind with the family....
Enjoy the charms of this 3 bedroom Charentaise millhouse with private secluded solar heated pool, bordered by a millstream and set within two acres of garden, offering both space and tranquillity. Situated on its own, just 20 mins from the beautiful Atlantic beaches.
It is the perfect base for exploring the coast and the historic towns of Saintes, Cognac and La Rochelle. …see more
Luxury individual Log Cabin, private outdoor Hot Tub and Log Burning Stove in Sherwood Forest.
Two bedrooms, sleeps 4.
TV/DVD freeview in living space and both bedrooms.
Quality bedding and towels
Private secure adjacent parking …see more
Plaisance is a 6 bedroomed, luxury Maison de Maitre with a private pool, set in 2 acres of lawned gardens. Situated in the heart of Cognac country and close to the wine-growing regions of Medoc, st-Emilion and Sauternes. The house has 6 beautifully restored bedrooms. Plaisance Is set in the heart of the charente, the ideal holiday home to enjoy rural France …see more
A 17th century mansion with small garden and spa in a small exclusive baroque village overlooking lake Orta.
Luxury, Italian lake, lake Maggiore, relax, indoor pool, SPA, hot tub, Turkish bath, privacy, stunning views, historical building, modern design furniture brand new renovation, close to Milano International Airport …see more
Beautiful three bedroom trullo with private solar heated infinity pool in a very peaceful location with lovely views of the Itria valley only 5km from Alberobello. Very high standard of accommodation and comfortably furnished with satellite wireless internet access. All guests are met on arrival in Alberobello by the English housekeepers who are available if needed. …see more
Perfect location on the beach. Virtually encompassed by the sea, on a tiny peninsula at Beadnell, on the North Northumberland Heritage coast. It is a perfect seaside location from which to explore this unspoiled North East region. …see more
Affordable gracious living: Self-catering traditional manor house, sleeps 14 - 16, WiFi, Sat TV, BBQ, private garden, tranquil rural setting; swimming, golf, fishing, riding, biking, safaris and watersports, museums etc all local. All-year-round skiing, 45 mins away. Get away from the rush and crowds - experience the tranquility and beauty of Sweden's lake-filled landscape. …see more
Bansha Castle is one of Ireland's best kept secret get-aways. A former home of the Butlers of Ormonde, this luxurious period property is now yours to experience as a haven of relaxation in the lush county Tipperary countryside, backed by the stunning Galtee mountains.
An extremely special holiday home in a heavenly location - surrounded by amazing views across the fields and ponds, superb walks right from your door - a peaceful oasis in our busy world. Perfect for a lazy summer holiday or romantic weekend away. …see more
Ruscombe Hall is a large Victorian Country house, set within a small complex of eight Halls, cottages, stable and tower conversions. It offers spacious accommodation and is ideal for either an individual group, or as the centrepiece for a larger group booking. …see more
Beautiful 17th century Breton Manoir offering luxury accomodation, large heated pool, 5 acres of gardens, comprehensive on site facilities. Close to Lac de Guerledan with safe, sandy beaches, 5 minutes to nearest town with all amenities, 30 minutes to the Coast. Excellent region for beaches/water sports, historical sites, relaxing, cycling and more.
You will appreciate the authenticity and comfort of the house, which were our primary concerns during its restoration.
Whether it be for one or several weeks, one weekend or a special occasion, come and be our privileged guests!
La Demeure du Bost has been recently renovated and furnished very refined.In a green and relaxing area, La D …see more
Luxury log cabin with hot tub in secluded Vale of Kerry. 4 Cottages, Period features, wood burning stove, gardens, games room, tennis court, pets welcome and children of all ages. 1 mile village pub, Secure lockup, WiFi. Kerry Ridgeway, Offa's Dyke, Montgomery castle Luxury cottages, hot tubs, wifi, log burners, tennis court, games room, peaceful location, 4 other cottages …see more
A Beautiful Manor House set in a stunning landscaped garden and accessed via private drive and electric gates. It is a totally private, secure and tranquil location yet only 3-kilometers from the town of Begard and 15-kilometers from the beautiful northern coast. …see more
Charming Manoir close to Le Mans. In 7 acres, with fantastic grounds. Full of character with open fire & high beamed ceilings. Located at the edge of a bustling village , close to beautiful areas for walking, fishing & riding. A rural retreat. …see more
A large character converted stable overlooking the village green in the historic village of Argoules. An easy drive from the Channel Tunnel and the Port of Calais. Sleeps ten (8 adults & 2 infants). Near the beaches of Le Touquet, Fort Mohon Plage, Merlimont and Berck. It is only 12 minutes drive from Nampont Golf course.
Wifi available, can be intermittent due to location
6 bedroomed wooden chalet located in the pretty Alpine village of Montagny, on the sunny side of the Bozel valley - opposite the ski resort of La Tania - Courchevel. Sleeps up to 16 in 8 double beds. Fully fitted and provides guests with a comfortable home from home. The chalet has 8 double beds in 6 bedrooms, and can sleep up to 16, though 12 is the recommended maximum. …see more
PALACE! Medieval Palace in ancient, mountain citadel, near pools & rivers. Sleeps 2 to 6. Serene & splendid spot, panorama of peaks & valleys, tranquil beauty spot not too far from the sea. 1 of the top-100 Italian beauty spots. Free WIFI, Free British Satellite TV, & FREE access to communal guest PC COMPUTER (HP 4-core WIN 7 : fast!). …see more