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.
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
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
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
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
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
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....
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
4km from the town of Ruffec with4 major supermarkets & many bars/ restaurants & a fresh fish & fruit & veg market on Wednesdays & Saturdays. Cycling, walking, kayaking & horseriding are just some of the activities available in the beautiful Charente countryside. The restaurant and river where kayaks can be hired & a child's play area is just a 5 min walk away …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
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
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
The Keep is a 2 bedroomed, sun filled, fully self contained apartment situated on the top floor of the manor house. Brand new kitchen and bathroom with spectacular views across the rooftops of the village, surrounding vineyards and Luberon mountains beyond. A grand communal library is available on the ground floor, leading via spiral stair to a walled courtyard.
Lovely restored wine quinta on 10 acres of land. Private swimming pool, suited for nudism. Sleeps 5-7 persons, You can take one dog with you.
And 5 minutes away is a simple holiday home for rent for up to 12 people, also one dog allowed. See: Casa do Ermal.
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
Le Clos Du Forez, Guest house, Lyon, Loire, mountains, bed and breakfast, b & b, hotel, restaurant, local food, nature, countryside, week-ends, rest, Rhône Alpes Lestroisgros, gastronomy, Mont du Forez, Clermont-Ferrand, France, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna sleeps 14 A Slice of Paradise
Possibility of renting the entire complex at any time of year. …see more
The property is located on the outskirts of the market towns Pinoso & Monovar.
For wine connoisseurs there are many local wine producing bodegas nearby!!
For the more adventurous there are some beautiful walking & cycling routes …see more
This country house in one of the best preserved villages of the ancient sheep trail of Castille has been tastefully restored and decorated. It is situated in the Soria Highlands, a real ecological treasure for trekking excursions.
La Roseraie is a stunning 19th century Manoir in the picturesque Manche dept of Normandy, near to the Loire and Brittany. It sits on the edge of a small village in rolling countryside, on an acre of secluded lovely garden with an orchard, lawns and 150 year old trees. It offers a wonderful peaceful holiday location for up to two families. …see more
Catered relaxing holidays in this beautiful French Mas ideal for large groups wishing to spend time together away from it all in the countryside .Private pool with heavenly views over the Cevennes National park . …see more
The 18th century manor house and cottage of Kerael offers the perfect holiday for families and friends holidaying together, wanting a little privacy and space. Set in the pretty coastal village of Locquirec, only 5 minutes walk from the beach 'Les Sables Blancs'. …see more
In Provence, secluded in a park, 12 X 6 m swimming pool, jacuzzi for 5-6, private tennis court.
Outdoors life with BBQ on the terraces, picnic areas, lawn solarium,
The dining room can host 30 + guests, fully integrated kitchen.
Air cooling by heat exchanger Mont Ventoux, Ardèche, Avignon, Orange, Vaison festivals
Close to amenities, shoping areas and markets …see more
Fabulous 6 bedroom, 4 bathroom manor house with large swimming pool and games room situated in a peaceful location. Unique location, amazing views and loads of space. Ideal for groups of all ages. …see more
Distinctive self-catering family holiday home, with stunning coastal views. Nearby access to local beaches for watersports, fishing, coastal walks, and mountain biking. Large private gardens, with stream. Log fires, BBQ, farmhouse kitchen, Egyptian cotton bed linen. We operate Sunday change-over on weekly bookings from Easter to 31 October. 3-night short breaks are flexibl …see more
Grand maison with presence and charm in the heart of Bize, uniquely and tastefully decorated throughout. Comfortable relaxing rooms with duck-down pillows and cotton sheets. Just 50 meters from a crystal clear river beach, convenient location to villages and cities.
18C Manoir Les Gaillardoux in rural SW France is equally suitable for an intimate party of 2 or larger get-together of up to 12 discriminating guests seeking style, privacy, comfort and luxury. 6 double bedrooms each with en-suite bathrooms. Heated swimming pool. 1.25 ha park, Australian BBQ for outdoor dining, Internet access, linen/towels/hairdryers provided. …see more
A unique site with its 7 acres property, a 500 m2 Manor, a private river bank and island, with multiple activities : swimming, Kayaking, fishing, biking, and nearby, a medieval village, golfing and last but not least the burgundy region and its famous wines . …see more
Stunning rooms in a unique Manor House which has been meticulously restored, retaining its original features and character whilst also providing a new level of wonderfully luxurious accommodation and service. ( WI-FI, UK Sky TV & Secure Parking.)
Domaine de Pine is a magnificent catered manor house with stunning heated pool, offering deluxe bedrooms. …see more
Enormous 19th Century house, ideal for a large family (or several families !) looking for a resting vacation amidst the woods. Kids will enjoy the huge garden, and the seaside is just half an hour away. Perfect for hikers or bicycle lovers. All within reach: D-day beaches, Bayeux Tapestry, Monet's house in Giverny... …see more
La Belle Echappee ("The Beautiful Escape") A magnificent maison bourgeoise house set in walled and gated grounds of 1 hectare with FULLY HEATED SALT WATER SWIMMING POOL. Perfect holiday home for FAMILIES and FRIENDS with ENGLISH SKY TV and WI-FI, 600 METRES TO SHOPS …see more
This charming small XVIth century manor is located next to the château. It enjoys the same exceptional setting: gardens, park, meadows, river, woods and pond. Superbly finished with separate entrances available for weekly rentals or long weekends. …see more
Sleeps 16, 6 bedrooms, The Four Seasons is a magnificent Quinta located in the exclusive 50 hectare Quinta dos Vales Wine and Art estate. Private heated pool, sauna, beautiful gardens. Spacious lounge and dinning room. Fully air conditioned, sat TV, DVD, Wi-Fi, BBQ Others amenities: shared pool, Tennis court, Mountain bikes, Kids pay area, Animal park and wine tasting …see more
Gutshaus Buberow is the manor house and land at the centre of the tiny historic village of Buberow. In easy reach of both Berlin and the beautiful lake filled Brandenburg countryside it is the ideal place for a restful, or sporty holiday in our 3 stylish apartments. Suitable for all, from small families to large groups, seminar, workshop or school groups. Rent 1, 2 or 3.
Gutshaus Buberow is the manor house and land at the centre of the tiny historic village of Buberow. In easy reach of both Berlin and the beautiful lake filled Brandenburg countryside it is the ideal place for a restful, or sporty holiday in our 3 stylish apartments. Suitable for all, from small families to large groups, seminar, workshop or school groups. Rent 1, 2 or 3. …see more
Stunning luxurious Manoir with beautiful views overlooking river. Superbly equipped to ensure great holiday with games room, lovely garden, terraces and swimming pool. It can also be let with 3 other properties to make it a brilliant venue for family gatherings.
A magnificent 5 Bed "Maison de Maitre" set in 2 Hectares with stunning views across the Valley de L’Isle.
It has a pool, a secure children playground, and a large indoor / outdoor entertaining area complete with its own bar. …see more
Spacious country house, standing in 3 acres of lawned grounds, tennis court and heated swimming pool. The perfect location for families or groups who wish to enjoy both the countryside and beaches of Normandy. …see more
Large Maison de Maitre in beautiful location close to Chalais. This stunning property can sleep 16 people, thus making it the perfect place for a family holiday or group gathering.
SPECIAL OFFER - weeks in June now £2000 per week - massive reduction! This impressive property has stunning panoramic countryside views.
Perfect for family groups! …see more
This charming 7-bedroom, 14-person private holiday residence, is the perfect haven for all sorts of groups - from gourmet enthusiasts, through outdoor adventurers, to those seeking just peace, quiet and a chance to reflect and absorb local culture, cuisine and history
Large historic stone house overlooking the naval base and the yacht club, over False Bay towards Hottentots Hollands Mountains. Breathtaking bedroom, bathroom sea and mountain views. Perfect for family share. Our full time housekeeper is waiting to look after you! Luxurious accommodation for b&b prices. …see more