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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.
“Lovely Place, ideal setting and near to beach, restaurants etc” Really enjoyed our stay in this apartment, ideal location, practically on the beach! Was great having all of the facilities...home from home. 5 min walk to go over to Cap Breton on little
We've stayed here a couple of times over the last year, it's a gorgeous little apartment right by the beach and a short walk to shops and restaurants. Perfect for a relaxing week by the sea especially… More
“Perfectly situated for a relaxing week”
Reviewed 12 Jun 2012
We booked this apartment through the site Alternative Aquitaine as we liked the look of it from the pictures provided and it appeared near to attractions we were interested in. The apartment itself w… More
“Perfect apartment for two!” From the moment we were greeted at the ferry to the moment we left, we were so well looked after by the owner. The apartment is located in the centre of town, close to the ferry, in a quiet area. Very well equipped apartmen
“Inexpensive and clean - adequate if you are travelling/touring most of the time.”
Reviewed 4 Oct 2012
The apartment provided us with a satisfactory base from which to explore the Salzkammergut region of Austria. It was no problem to get onto the main roads to the various lakes and towns surrounding th… More
I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in the Salzkammergut, and found our property a clean and inexpensive base. I'm sorry that you did not find the general store, bakery and butcher's which are on the main road near the bank and restaurant, a few hundred metres away.
We offer two properties. The Apartment is the larger of the two with a separate bedroom and large living room. The Studio, which you rented, does not have a fixed bed because by its very nature it is a one-room apartment with double and single sofabeds.
We will review the contents of the kitchen, although it is possible that the previous guests, who left just before you arrived and rented both properties, moved some of the items into the other apartment. I have asked the housekeeper to check more thoroughly in the future.
Many thanks for your stay and comments.
Jon Bouillot - owner.
“Great Apartment in Belcoo” Excellent apartment in the centre of Belcoo. Very clean and very well finished off. Could easily spend a week in this aparment and use it as a base for exploring the North West.
“This is a beautiful apartment in a lovely location. The jacuzzi bath is particularly lovely!!”
Reviewed 29 Apr 2014
I would recommend this apartment to anyone who is staying away from home. The apartment is modern and spotlessly clean. The bed is comfortable and there are plenty of blankets and pillows etc. The … More
“Comfortable, well-appointed apartment in good situation for exploring West Fermanagh and around.”
Reviewed 18 Aug 2012
We were very happy with this spacious and well-apponted apartment in Belcoo. It is in a very nice situation with views down to Lough MacNean and is a good base for exploring West Fermanagh. Enniskille… More
“Gorgeous apartment in Belcoo”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2012
We stayed in this apartment in Belcoo for a weekend in July. The apartment was beautiful and very clean. It was just what we wanted. Very quiet little village and all the attractions and sites with… More
“Exceptional Accommodation in Tel-Aviv Yaffo” We loved this accommodation. We are a family of four and my sister rented the adjacent one bedroom apartment for our family get together, The mosiac floors, high ceilings, comfortable furniture and updated
My husband and I stayed in the newly renovated 2 bedroom spacious, apartment which shares a communal entrance. The apartment is on the first floor which overlooks a park, with views of the ocean and … More
Reviewed 6 Dec 2016
Wir haben 2 1/2 Wochen in Noa's wunderschönen Wohnung verbracht. Noa's Beschreibung der Wohnung und die Fotos entsprechen der Realität. Uns gefielen die geschmackvoll renovierten hohen und geräumig… More
“Enjoyable stay at Pebbles” Pebbles is a clean, well-equipped apartment. It is situated in a residential area and only a 10 minute slow walk to Saundersfoot harbour and shops. The damage deposit was refunded almost immediately. We would definitely stay
Pebbles was better than described, brilliant facilities, really comfortable and welcoming.Felt
instantly relaxed and at home, helped by the thoughtfulness of the owners,with whom communication has be… More
Fantastic apartment, everything you could possibly need and some. What a place to come back to after a day's walking, and having the opportunity to sit out on the balcony with a glass of wine watching… More
So pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at Angel Loft, always a bonus when the weather is nice. We would love to welcome you back, should you wish to re-visit.
“Great place to unwind and explore.” What a welcome. Great hosts. Ulrike went out of her way to ensure we had a wonderful time. Raghley Cottage is in a superb position with stunning views. Great pubs and eating places nearby. Fifteen minutes to Sligo
The cottage, attached to the helpful owners' house, was clean and comfortable with stunning sea views from the kitchen/dining room and perfectly situated for touring round the area which so inspired W… More
“A Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2012
The apartment is beautifully situated and well equipped. Lovely walks and isolated beaches nearby. The owner provides a warm welcome and appropriate support when required. Raghly Cottage is an ideal b… More
“Fantastic appartment” My Mum and i had a weekend away in this appartment in November and the location was fantastic for us, a short walk to the marina restaurants and retail park and a bus ride into the town centre.
The appartment itself was clea
“Great apartment, great view” A well equipped and comfortable apartment. The complex has a great number of amenities on site and is in a resort that is convenient for getting anywhere on the island within 45mins, give or take....it is well worthwhile g
“Superb apartment, great value, great location” Font apartments were great. We had an apartment on the very top floor over looking the mountains. The view was tremendous and the balcony was great for chilling with a beer after a long day on the slopes
“Superior accommodation provided by accommodating hosts.” Great location near the sea and train station and bus routes. Our hosts went out of their way literally and figuratively to make our four-week stay into a memorable winter getaway.
Very lovely place, exceed our expentations, very tidy and clean, great for families with children. We'll come back again… More
Reviewed 8 Mar 2015
We had a lovely stay. The flat is very comfy and tidy. The location is great and we enjoyed the sea view from the living room , The kitchen is well equipped and the landlord is very friendly and made … More
“Lovely big, clean apartment right near the sea front.”
Reviewed 23 Feb 2015
I visited St Leonards for a two day visit and found this apartment in West Hill Road excellent value.
The accommodation is spacious, spotlessly clean and very comfortable with the heating working wel… More
“Fantastic stay” The apartment and the complex in general were first class and made for a very relaxing holiday. We were met and shown round the apartment by Francisca who was very helpful and friendly. The apartment was very spacious, nicely decorated
Excellant Appartment in pristine condition and very well equipped for a perfect holiday. Pool and poolside food area are both spotless.. Would not hesitate to use this appartment again.… More
“Fabulous place to stay that just gets better and better”
Reviewed 2 Jul 2012
This was my second trip to the same apartment at Vila Marachique in Alvor. The apartment is just a clean and tidy as when I originally visited 3 years ago. It has all the facilities of home and is l… More
Reviewed 20 Jun 2012
The apartment is extremely spacious, immaculate and is equipped/furnished to a very high standard. Nothing has been overlooked - definitely a home from home. The complex is very secure and well main… More
“Quality apartment” Stayed in this lovely apartment for one week. So comfortable and spacious, spotlessly clean with everything you could want provided. The bathrooms were huge with lashings of hot water , the kitchen was well equipped and also spotl
“Everything you need and more for a perfect holiday”
Reviewed 5 May 2012
I have just returned from the most wonderful holiday at El Mirador,The coast road from Malaga airport is a great road to travel upon the views are superb,it is a very straight forward journey to the a… More
It is feedback like this that makes letting out our apartment really worthwhile. We love it there and are happy to share the sun, views and tranquility with others. We are pleased our guests also love it.
“The best holiday apartment i've ever stayed in - can't wait to return!”
Reviewed 29 Feb 2012
We stayed at El Mirador in the summer and were initially
attracted to book by the photos of the interior and the views. When we got
there we were not disappointed and if anything it was better than … More
We are really pleased our guests enjoyed our apartment. We spent a lot of time furnishing it to a luxurious standard and we chose the location for the views and the fact it was only a few minutes from the sandy beach. We look forward to to welcoming our guests back again.
“Excellent holiday apartments”
Reviewed 1 Feb 2012
Rented apartments for 9 days with friends. Were completely satisfied! The apartment has everything you need for quality rest. Everything as in the photographs.
Two things that are not liked:
1) th… More
Wifi is available at the apartment and at the time this meant logging on to the local provider and setting up a temporary account. Feedback from guests has resulted in us installing a permanent free connection that guests can now use.
“Delightful” Beautifully fitted apartment in a perfect location right on the quay within staggering distance of some great restaurants. We had an excellent off season week in warm Mediterranean sunshine getting to know this lovely part of France. Will
“Good, but could be better” Our first big disappointment was that we could not park our car in the designated space. It is one of the narrowest spaces in the car park and was in a corner which made manouvering very, very difficult. Fortunately, Gary
“Fabulous apartment in the heart of Tenby - with parking!”
Reviewed 11 Sep 2012
The Coburg in Tenby is a wonderful modern spacious apartment which has been finished to a high standard. There is wood flooring throughout and has been decorated in a clean white colour with lovely ph… More
Thanks for the review. Just to let you know - it now has Wi-Fi
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
This apartment is fantastic. Very well equipped, excellent furnishings and plenty of space. The added bonus is the underground car park which is a definite plus in Tenby as parking is a premium! The l… More
“Fantastic location and very clean apartment”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2012
Was extremely impressed with this apartment. It had everything we needed in superb location. The apartment was very modern and immaculatley clean. Would not hesitate in recommending this to friend… More
“Fabulous, spacious and central accommodation” Once again enjoyed our annual stay in St Andrews with friends. This was our first time at the Boot Room and would definitely stay here again. It is a spacious, bright and welcoming accommodation. It had ev
“A great place in a great location for a winter holiday.” Beautifully appointed and very comfortable apartment with fantastic south facing views catching the afternoon sun. Very well located for the Zell am See and Kaprun ski areas both downhill and cr
On arriving we were met by carol, the owner, who was very friendly, the accomendation was EXCELLENT , so clean, it had everything you needed to fulfill your holiday, nothing was left out, the surrou… More
Thank you for choosing to stay at Greenbanks to celebrate your Christmas. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. The chickens are missing you, they still visit the front door every morning waiting to be fed. It was lovely to met you both and hopefully we will see you again.
Best wishes for 2016 Carol
“A wonderful relaxing retreat”
Reviewed 12 Jul 2015
Greenbanks is an ideal holiday retreat for exploring the New forest, The accommodation is equipped and furnished to a very high standard. We enjoyed every minute of our stay. The moment we arrived and… More
Thank you for taking the time to write our review, it was very kind of you. We loved having you here and look forward to welcoming you back one day.
“Perfect country getaway”
Reviewed 8 Jan 2016
I stayed here with my boyfriend over New Year's Eve for 3 nights, and we were so pleased with our choice. The English weather let us down slightly with rain and 45mph for most of our stay, but the hou… More
Thank you for taking the time to write your review for us. I am glad that the weather did not stop you enjoying your break, one of the things we love about the area is there is so much to do what ever the weather.
Hopefully we will see you again one day and you will be able to try out some of the other lovely walks around the area....don't forget your wellies!!
Best wishes to you both
“Warm welcome and excellent view” We had a memorable holiday on the island.The villa, surroundings and host were excellent for spending qualitative holidays. We felt more like visiting loving relatives instead of impersonal tourists.
Especially we app
We had a lovely relaxing holiday at the penthouse apartment. It was just what we ordered!
The apartment was very well maintained and equipped, with a very warm welcome from our hosts, who were very… More
Thank you so much for leaving us your feedback. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Palma and do hope that you will visit us again in the future. With warm wishes from us all here in Sucuraj!
“A real gem with balcony overlooking Adriatic”
Reviewed 5 May 2014
Stayed in the penthouse 4 days at Easter. Highly recommend this place - it is as the pictures show - a beautiful location, stunning views, modern, bright apartment with well supplied kitchen and lovel… More
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Palma despite the bad weather and we look forward to welcoming you in the future! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback and useful information for future potential guests. With warm wishes from us all in Sucuraj.
“So good I booked for next year while staying here (never done that before!)....”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2013
This is an absolutely exceptional holiday rental in a very beautiful place. It's the combination of a stunning apartment and a magical location that makes it so special, and then you have the fantasti… More
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We really appreciate it. Looking forward to seeing you soon… Not long now!
“Great location” This apartment is in a great location. It is within a few minutes walk to the train station and the fabulous Carbis Bay beach. All local amenities are close by. The apartment is very well equipped, lots of great extras.
Excellent accommodation. Clean, comfortable and everything that we could possibly need all provided. Location perfect for us to attend a wedding and reception nearby, and it was good to have a base f… More
Thank you for your positive comments about Princes Apartment and I apologise for the confusion with the parking! I have now amended the directions regarding parking facilities to avoid any future confusion. Sorry I didn't get chance to meet you but glad all your plans went well.
“exellent apartments very trendy and in lovely location”
Reviewed 30 Apr 2014
the apartment was very trendy and smart and all the amenites very good .
enjoyed staying in the apartment the loaction was great and nice and quiet. very enjoyable
Many thanks for your positive comments, we are happy you enjoyed Princes Apartment and we hope to see you again.
“Well set up appartment with all mod cons, close to the promenade”
Reviewed 9 Aug 2013
We stayed at this property at the height of the heat wave. Whilst the upstairs bedroom (probably unusually) was quite hot, the rest of the flat was very pleasant. Whilst the balcony area did not hav… More