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“Country house with style” A country house with style. We were thrilled as we drove up to the house and discovered one salon with fireplace, then another, and an office, all with a good feeling.
Upstairs are four big rooms and three bathrooms. All we
This place seemed better than many high-end hotels: equivalentbeautiful authentic house with old stone walls, very well organized, 5 large bedrooms plus a smaller kid's room (actually the sweetest acc… More
“Picture perfect weekend away” We had a wonderful stay at Yew Tree Farmhouse, made even better by a good spell of weather, although it's the kind of house which you would happily lock yourself away in and stay by the fire.
We were all lost for words
A very comfortable house to stay in. It is well furnished without being fussy, and there is plenty of room for a large group of friends and their dogs. Once the fires are lit, it feels very homely and… More
“Wonderful house, plenty of space, perfect location for long walks”
Reviewed 5 Dec 2012
We booked this weekend for a birthday celebration on the first weekend in December, and the house was perfect for our four families (14 in total plus a labrador). The 6 teenagers had the top floor, wi… More
“Perfect location, atmosphere & farmhouse!”
Reviewed 1 Nov 2012
I booked Yew Tree farmhouse for my sister's hen weekend and there were 16 of us altogether. We spent a lot of time at the house with the log fires going in each room, and there was always enough room … More
“Wonderful Villa” We just returned from a stay with friends at this villa. The place is beautiful and very well appointed; the kitchen is very large and we enjoyed some great meals around the large table. There was plenty of space for our group of eigh
“Great early 20the century Art Nouveau villa with big garden, pool and a very nice help who took really good care of us!”
Reviewed 5 May 2012
We travelled with eight adults and one child of six years old from Holland to Frossos 60km away from Porto. The villa was extraordinary. The atmosphere was really authentic with decorated ceilings 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!<br />La Demeure du Bost has been re …see more
Bayeux and Caen are just an hours drive away. Paris is also in easy reach by car or by train from our local station at Valognes.There are several museums - and cemeteries - in the region devoted to the DDay landings and the battles which raged here.<br />We find g …see more
Part of 14th Century Breton Manor House with tower. Welcome hamper provided. Complimentary breakfast in original kitchen with ancient fireplaces on first morning. Perfect for cycling - close to Nantes-Brest canal and green cycle routes. Glass courses available.<br / …see more
House of Cybele is a 6 bedroom luxury villa with private pool. Located on a hill, with view to the pulsing Bodrum marina, this house makes a perfect sitting for family events, friends who wants to make holiday together or a romantic holiday.A perfect spot in Bodrum<b …see more
“Everything you could wish for, for a family holiday” We have just returned from our annual extended family holiday of eight adults and 5 children . The house was the best we have stayed in to date and the location is breathtaking - so peaceful and qu
What a wonderful, secluded location to spend a few days/week away. As a holiday home Llanlliana has it all. Where to start - Dan & Nikki are fabulous hosts, so welcoming & nothing is too much trouble … More
Reviewed 29 Sep 2011
We have just spent a long weekend at Llanllliana, with friends and family, celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary.
There are not enough superlatives to describe this beautiful house and its groun… More
“Hard to Beat”
Reviewed 19 Jul 2011
From turning into the drive you realize this is going to be a home from home with added relaxation. We spent a glorious week at Dan & Nikki's amazing restoration project. What they have achieved is ve… More
“A magnificent place to stay with your family and friends.” We had the time of our lives at Llandrinio Hall. It was a truly magnificent place with fantastic facilities and highly comfortable accommodation. The massive kitchen was conducive to many a fa
This was our second stay at Llandrinio Hall and we were not disappointed. The house keeper is very helpful and friendly and met us upon our arrival. We celebrated a special birthday with our family.… More
“Warm, wonderful with loads of character” We booked Inshriach house for the Easter weekend as we were a group of 13 travelling for the long holiday to visit a few distilleries in the highlands. The experience was out of a storybook. Inshriach is tucked
I have stayed at Inshriach House several times with groups of friends and anticipate continuing to come back for many years. This is truly one of the most magical and quirky places I have ever stayed… More
Why thank you very much. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
“A much needed retreat.” I have stayed twice at Manoir Laurette with a group of friends, once at the height of summer and once during the Christmas period, On both occasions the Manoir proved the perfect locale for a relaxing and inspirational getaway.
“Artistic house and beautiful surroundings that truly inspired me”
Reviewed 4 Mar 2013
I rented the house with my partner and my mother in November for a long weekend. We took the train down from London to Marmande station- lovely trip- and settled in straight away.
Some highlights in… More
“Manoir Laurette is a wonderful country house filled with romance...”
Reviewed 27 Feb 2013
I recently spent an amazing week at Manoir Laurette - owned by Lora Munro - with a few friends..... The whole environment is filled with romance. With extensive mature gardens to roam in and a spaciou… More
“Exquisite bohemian wonderland”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2013
This is a cool place. I've visited a few times over last year, always at different seasons which has reallty interesting to see how the vibe changes. The last time it was December so it was all about … More
“Fantastic place to celebrate your birthday with friends” I went to Blo Norton Hall to celebrate my birthday with some close friends. It was important for us to have space where we could be alone if we wanted to but also good social space which Blo No
AwardsUNESCO's World Heritage, BBC Travel 5 Best Secret Islands of the World, Lonely Planet Best World Destinations, World Travel Guide The most appealing Volcanic Area in the World, Forbes Unique Destination, Natural Wonders of Portugal, National Geographic Travel …see more
Les Grand Chênes stands in over three acres of land and takes its name from the oak trees that are so prevalent on its estate which offer natural shade. From its perched position surrounded by orchards and vineyards it is endowed with far-reaching views over the s …see more
Property Type - Second French Empire - Napoléon III - Manoir House Interior Style - Pre-Raphaelite, William Morris inspired, Farrow and Ball - Working Village location - Great amenities - Large Gardens - with Apple, Pear, Bay, Hazel, Walnut and other mature speci …see more
Step back in time and become Lords and Ladies of the Manor. Today this 800 year old manor is available for holiday vacation rentals to be enjoyed year round. A magnificent historic treasure, steeped in history, and once owned by Henry VIII. Experience the grandeur of li …see more
“Great place for a family get together.” Great service from owners before and after stay.
Stayed at Glynllifon with extended family including a toddler, 13 in total. More than ample space in the house which includes everything you need, beds comfy!
We were six adults and five children and we all enjoyed the facilities of Glynllifon. The pool table was a great success and the garden was magnificent. The house was spacious, comfortable and very we… More
“Everything we needed in one place”
Reviewed 14 Jul 2012
For a group of friends or family this is a great retreat. The Budha Bar is great as too is the addition of the pool table. All rooms are clean and spacious and the outside area is great for those long… More
“Everything we could have asked for and more”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2012
We have just spent a weekend away with the family at this loverly house just outside Abersoch. The facilities in this house are excellent. We were celebrating my Father's 70th Birthday therefore this … More
“Every detail is taken care of, we felt very much at home” In many ways the Borgo Gaia Sabina is what one is looking for when going on holiday. The whole house, including the apartments, is very nicely decorated, every little detail is taken care of. T
“A Beautiful House in Gorgeous Countryside” We loved our stay at La Gilbardiere - one of the nicest French properties we have stayed at. An elegant, comfortable and light-filled house with plenty of books, art, dvds and everything you need. The garde
“Fabulous house and garden and perfect base for exploring the Loire”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2016
We stayed in La Gilbardiere for a week with friends and our respective daughters. The house is well appointed, spacious and stays really cool throughout the hottest of days (it was up to 37 during our… More
Thank you so much Anthony! I'm so glad you had a lovely holiday and were able to relax!
“Fantastic family fun in splendid house and grounds” We had a big family gathering of 11 people (5 children under the age of 9 plus 6 adults, one of whom is disabled) in order to celebrate a 70th birthday. Even before arrival, the house manager had be
“Perfect luxury location for any family gathering or celebration.”
Reviewed 6 Jun 2011
We were a party of eight adults and four children plus one dog for the celebration of our golden wedding. The house was presented in an immaculate condition with every possible comfort catered for. W… More
“beautiful house, stunning grounds- all you need for a break in rural Norfolk”
Reviewed 28 Jun 2011
This house is a real stunner, with modern and antique furnishings that blend together effortlessly. It is in a private and secluded location on the edge of a beautiful South Norfolk village and yet on… More
“Characterful, spacious house ideal for a hen or stag do” If you're looking to book reasonably priced accommodation near Bournemouth Burton Manor is ideal for a hen do. It's a 15 minute bus journey from Bournemouth (the house itself is in Poole) and a
21 of us had an awesome weekend in the West Wing of Burton Manor! It was the ideal set up, complete with games room and outdoor patio for the BBQ!
Big thanks to Keren, the house manager, for helping … More
“Great house, great location, highly recommended”
Reviewed 27 May 2014
A large group of ladies stayed here for a hen weekend - the house was lovely, great facilities, very clean and all that you would need including a lovely terrace to drink your champagne on in the afte… More
“Excellent property and Location”
Reviewed 31 Mar 2014
Clean, well equiped excellent large accomodation, close to town and with easy reach of all amenaties, tesco just round the corner. I would highly recommend using this this for ethier a big family gat… More
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YESTERDAY'S CHARME AND TODAY'S COMFORTJust before Termas de S.Vicente on the road to Entre-os-Rios, Casa da Maragossa is a group of houses, from XVII century, offering a typical landscape …see more
“A wonderful large child friendly home with fantastic outside space” We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at La Belle Echappee. The owners could not have been more friendly and helpful and have created a home that is ideal for big families or even two famili
We had a really Beautiful Escape at La Belle Echappee. Excellent facilities - beautiful pool, table-tennis, badminton, football, bikes, cricket.... and more. Very rural location which was perfect fo… More
Thank you for taking the time to write this excellent review for us, it was lovely meeting you all and hope to see you again.
“Well equipped house and large garden”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2014
We arrived in the middle of the night to a warm welcome from Diane. Our welcome pack meant we could immediately make hot drinks of tea and coffee and when our toddlers woke up early next morning we ha… More
Thank you very much for writing this wonderful, very detailed review for us which gives future guests a great insight. We are so pleased that you had such a relaxing family holiday and enjoyed all that La Belle Echappee has to offer. It was lovely to meet you all and we hope you will visit us again.
“Everything you could want - excellent”
Reviewed 10 Sep 2014
We had a fantastic week at La Belle Echappee - the house is large and spacious, the pool is fabulous and the garden is huge. With several small children in our party, it met all of our needs. Fully eq… More
Thank you so much for writing this excellent review for us. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the house, pool and gardens. It was a pleasure meeting you all and we hope you will visit again. The chickens and quails were certainly spoilt by the extra attention and treats that the children loved giving them.
Set in beautiful North Adelaide across from the Golf Course, and 5 mins to Adelaide Oval. Timara Mansion is perfect for corporate or family groups attending conferences, sporting, and special events.
Make your trip truly memorable by staying in the best part of Adel …see more
“What a credit to Real Cornwall!” Being Cornish we didn't have far to come to stay at "The Old Vic". The occasion was to celebrate our Ruby Anniversary with ALL the family - my son, his wife and their 2 children aged 7 and 4 and my daughter and her hus
“Beautiful relaxing stay right by stunning coastal scenery”
Reviewed 25 Jan 2016
We stayed for two nights and would have liked to stay longer. The location is amazing, we could see and hear the sea from our room. The house is very comfortable and spacious and whilst we stayed as a… More
“I can't wait to go back!”
Reviewed 19 Jan 2016
What a beautiful house and the views are stunning from every single window.
We stayed at the Old Vic in January with a group of friends to celebrate my birthday. I couldn't have wished for a better p… More
“A gorgeous home in a lovely setting”
Reviewed 15 Sep 2012
The Old Vic is an impressive old house with lovely sea views. The house is cleaned between guests and maintained in amazing condition, a great feat considering the scale of the house! It is a lovely h… More
Olive Hill Mansion is a 4-bedroom mansion with private pool that is located on the top of a hill amongst a huge plantation of olive groves. The mansion is located in the village of Romiri and is considered a building of a certain historic importance as it belongs to a f …see more
“Fantastic villa for a week's holiday and wedding.” We rented Casanova for a week for a large group of friends and for our wedding, attended by 100 people. The house and grounds played their part wonderfully. We had the ceremony by the pool and the din
We were a group of 17 who stayed at Masia Sitges for a long weekend in September 2012, and we can't recommend it enough. The setting, within the national park, is simply incredible, not to mention uni… More
“Top-class experience in Sitges”
Reviewed 9 Apr 2012
After spending 2 weeks in this gorgeous environment non of us wanted to go back home! Just the thought of leaving this charming place, so peacefully situated right in the nature. The moment at breakfa… More
“It was the best holiday we have ever had”
Reviewed 4 Apr 2012
It was the best holiday we have ever had and that was mainly down to the exceptional villa and pool. The photos on the website could be better, the villa was much better than we expected. the accomoda… More
“Perfect location, great apartment with welcoming and generous hosts” Beautifully situated apartment amongst organically grown olive groves with fantastic views of Capo Caccia and the bay. There were some beautiful sunsets over the bay and headland ea
Quietness in a mediterranean garden with heated pool just in the historic centre of a small village of Salento. Only a few kilometers from the sea, either sand beaches on the Jonian or rocky platforms on the Adriatic. High level accommodations and services.<br />A …see more