Rural retreats – countryside holiday cottages

Rural retreats (45015)

Escape to the country – book a beautiful rural retreat! Choose from cosy country cottages, exquisitely converted farmhouses and Mediterranean-style fincas bursting with character.



Rural retreats provide the perfect setting for total relaxation. See our holiday cottages in Cornwall, the Cotswolds and the Lake District, or find a cottage with a mesmerising backdrop in Snowdonia or the Scottish Highlands. Further afield, explore the tranquillity and native wildlife in France, Italy or Spain from your own gite or trullo.



Some of our rural retreats come complete with private pools, BBQs, Jacuzzis and real log fires. They make perfect bases for hiking, cycling, fishing, or simply enjoying the peace and fresh air of the great outdoors.

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45,015 Holiday homes

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Pilar De La Horadada

Pilar De La Horadada / Mil Palmeras

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £80 / night

£500 - £1350 / week

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from £80 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Val d'Orcia holiday villa rental

Montalcino / Val d'Orcia

4 9 7 nights min stay

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 7 nights min stay

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from £183 / night

£1280 - £4187 / week

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from £183 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Ceret holiday farmhouse accommodation

Pyrenees-Orientales / Ceret

3 6 7 nights min stay

Farmhouse / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £58 / night

£400 - £1500 / week

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from £58 / night

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Home rental in Eze Bord de Mer

Èze / Eze Bord de Mer

3 6 7 nights min stay

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £72 / night

£500 - £1800 / week

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from £72 / night

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Masseube holiday gite rental

Gers / Masseube

9 20 Min stay varies

Gite / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / Min stay varies

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from £194 / night

£1357 - £1791 / week

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from £194 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday gite in Tours

Loire Valley / Tours

3 6 Min stay varies

Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £125 / night

£838 - £973 / week

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from £125 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday barn with golf nearby in Bridgwater

Somerset / Bridgwater

3 6 2 nights min stay

Barn / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 2 nights min stay

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from £185 / night

£1200 - £1400 / week

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from £185 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Ubud

Bali / Ubud

4 8 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £152 / night

£1063 / week

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from £152 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Lagos

Lagos / Porto de Mos

20 48 4 nights min stay

Villa / 20 bedrooms / sleeps 48 / 4 nights min stay

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from £2000 / night

£12500 - £20000 / week

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from £2000 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Eastham

Cape Cod / Eastham

4 8 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £174 / night

£1667 / week

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from £174 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Huntsville

Muskoka District / Huntsville

4 12 Min stay varies

Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £393 / night

£2239 - £5123 / week

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from £393 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Vila Nova de Cerveira

Viana do Castelo District / Vila Nova de Cerveira

5 17 7 nights min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 17 / 7 nights min stay

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from £229 / night

£1357 - £2012 / week

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from £229 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Amalfi holiday home rental

Amalfi Coast / Amalfi

5 13 3 nights min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 13 / 3 nights min stay

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from £246 / night

£1473 - £2636 / week

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from £246 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Home rental in Sainte-Alvere with swimming pool

Dordogne / Sainte-Alvere

5 10 7 nights min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £122 / night

£853 - £1783 / week

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from £122 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Manor house letting in Resende with swimming pool

Viseu District / Resende

4 8 Min stay varies

Manor House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £179 / night

£1047 - £1411 / week

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from £179 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Apartment accommodation in Centoia with shared pool

Cortona / Centoia

2 5 Min stay varies

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / Min stay varies

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from £78 / night

£524 - £892 / week

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from £78 / night

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Villa rental in Kralendijk with swimming pool

Kralendijk / Saba Deco

4 8 7 nights min stay

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 7 nights min stay

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from £233 / night

£1628 - £2117 / week

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from £233 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool, golf nearby in Tucson

Arizona / Tucson

3 6 Min stay varies

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £139 / night

£1007 - £1733 / week

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from £139 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Spanish Town

Virgin Gorda / Spanish Town

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £189 / night

£1325 - £2900 / week

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from £189 / night

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Seminyak holiday villa rental

Bali / Seminyak

3 9 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / Min stay varies

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from £207 / night

£1449 - £2173 / week

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from £207 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Wellfleet

Cape Cod / Wellfleet

2 4 Min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £174 / night

£938 - £2080 / week

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from £174 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Home rental in San Juan del Sur

Rivas Department / San Juan del Sur

3 8 Min stay varies

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £344 / night

£2063 / week

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from £344 / night

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San Carlos de Bariloche holiday villa rental

Province of Rio Negro / San Carlos de Bariloche

5 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £556 / night

£3889 - £5903 / week

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from £556 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Ceret

Pyrenees-Orientales / Ceret

3 6 7 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £79 / night

£550 - £1450 / week

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from £79 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Gran Alacant holiday villa rental

Alicante province / Gran Alacant

3 6 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £60 / night

£420 - £945 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Saint Colomb de Lauzun

Lot-et-Garonne / Saint Colomb de Lauzun

5 10 7 nights min stay

Farmhouse / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £261 / night

£1822 - £2287 / week

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from £261 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Citta di Castello

Citta di Castello / San Leo Bastia

5 10 7 nights min stay

Farmhouse / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £140 / night

£975 - £1995 / week

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from £140 / night

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Whistler ski home to rent.

British Columbia / Whistler

4 22 1 night min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 22 / 1 night min stay

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from £5 / night

£1891 - £4848 / week

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from £5 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Franschhoek holiday cottage rental

Franschhoek / Winelands

4 8 Min stay varies

Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £194 / night

£1280 - £1380 / week

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from £194 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Sanur

Denpasar / Sanur

3 6 1 night min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 1 night min stay

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from £180 / night

£1080 / week

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from £180 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Holiday home in La Palme

Aude / La Palme

4 9 7 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 7 nights min stay

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from £150 / night

£1047 - £1628 / week

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from £150 / night

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Holiday castle rental

Province of Perugia / Perugia

2 4 Min stay varies

Castle / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £65 / night

£455 - £520 / week

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from £65 / night

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Montepulciano holiday villa rental

Province of Siena / Montepulciano

6 12 Min stay varies

Villa / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £171 / night

£1900 - £3256 / week

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from £171 / night

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Lumio holiday home rental

Haute-Corse / Lumio

2 5 7 nights min stay

House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / 7 nights min stay

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from £150 / night

£1047 - £2055 / week

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from £150 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday home with swimming pool in Kailua-Kona

Island of Hawaii / Kailua-Kona

3 8 Min stay varies

House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £195 / night

£1306 - £1945 / week

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from £195 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday home with golf nearby in Pacific Grove

Monterey Peninsula / Pacific Grove

6 14 Min stay varies

House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / Min stay varies

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from £764 / night

£4375 - £7292 / week

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from £764 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Stromstad

Vastra Gotaland County / Stromstad

4 8 Min stay varies

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £179 / night

£931 - £2404 / week

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from £179 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa with shared pool in Citta di Castello

Province of Perugia / Citta di Castello

4 8 1 night min stay

Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 1 night min stay

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from £250 / night

£1750 / week

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from £250 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Cottage rental in Coychurch with golf nearby

Vale of Glamorgan / Coychurch

4 8 Min stay varies

Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £150 / night

£800 - £1200 / week

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from £150 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Villa rental in Pedona with swimming pool

Camaiore / Pedona

2 4 Min stay varies

Villa / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £117 / night

£659 - £1396 / week

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from £117 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday villa in Milos

Cyclades / Milos

3 9 5 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 5 nights min stay

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from £132 / night

£923 / week

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from £132 / night

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Sintra holiday villa rental

Sintra Municipality / Sintra

5 10 7 nights min stay

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £161 / night

£1121 - £2114 / week

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from £161 / night

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Holiday villa in Punta Cana

La Altagracia Province / Punta Cana

3 8 6 nights min stay

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 6 nights min stay

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from £348 / night

£2084 / week

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from £348 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Cubjac holiday home rental

Perigueux / Cubjac

5 10 7 nights min stay

House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £511 / night

£3574 / week

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from £511 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday villa with swimming pool in Casciana Terme

Province of Pisa / Casciana Terme

5 10 Min stay varies

Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £163 / night

£1077 - £3334 / week

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from £163 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday home rental in Cordes-sur-Ciel

Tarn / Cordes sur Ciel

4 8 7 nights min stay

House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 7 nights min stay

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from £136 / night

£950 - £1450 / week

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from £136 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday villa in Costa Rei

Muravera / Costa Rei

3 8 Min stay varies

Villa / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£722 - £1551 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Plenee-Jugon

Cotes-d'Armor / Plenee-Jugon

6 12 Min stay varies

Farmhouse / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £400 / night

£1500 - £2800 / week

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from £400 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in Mouilleron-en-Pareds

Vendee / Mouilleron-en-Pareds

4 9 7 nights min stay

Farmhouse / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 7 nights min stay

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from £50 / night

£300 - £3950 / week

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from £50 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday barn in Dorking

Surrey / Dorking

3 6 Min stay varies

Barn / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £185 / night

£1195 - £1795 / week

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from £185 / night

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