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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.
Large 4 bedroom holiday apartment in Victorian coastal town of Silloth- on- solway .Located on criffel Street overlooking the beautiful green. There is an amusement arcade and children's splash park only mins away. Silloth has a championship golf course only a few mins …see more
I can't rate this apartment high enough! If you love silloth it is perfect, right in the middle of town the accommodation is lovely, clean and has everything you could need and to top it all is excell… More
Hi,I'm pleased you all enjoyed your stay with us hope to see you all again soon all the best.paul
This stunning central Southwold property , nestled within its own half acre of secluded garden yet in a very central location right next to the shops and close to the beach. The very high quality conversion was completed in 2012 incorporating lots of real oak throu …see more
We have just come back from a week in Burchley House, and all ages all agreed this was the best house we have stayed in. The house is very spacious - everyone was always able to find a quiet corner wh… More
Reviewed 28 Mar 2013
We stayed here to celebrate an 80th birthday, the party consisted of eleven people aged from 4 months to 80 and one dog. The house was perfectly suited to everyone with well equipped kitchen. It was a… More
Reviewed 12 Mar 2013
Burchley house is fabulous and after spending a weekend with family and friends we can't wait to go back. Each and every room is extremely comfortable with everything you could want-nothing has been s… More
Number 6 Church Street, dates back to 1600 and can be found a short distance from the middle of town near the Tourist Information Office and Theatre. The property is only a few steps from the sea and middle of town. Lyme has a variety of pubs and restauran …see more
Alegria is a rustic townhouse in the whitewashed village of Casarabonela. It will sleep 4 people (in two double rooms). We also have a twin room which can be used on request. (Sleeps 2 extra). There is a sunny terrace with some views over the orange groves right down …see more
I stayed at Casa Alegria for 7 days in early September. It's a traditional house in a village, situated at the top of the village with an incredibly easy and straightforward drive up to the house (of… More
Thankyou very much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive, honest review of our casa ! I think this will give future guests a great idea of the accommodation as well as Casarabonela itself. For future guests info the double room used was the purple room on the pictures, there is a separate double bed in the terrace room which is more spacious. Thanks again !
“Great place to stay...”
Reviewed 24 Oct 2012
Had a fantastic time staying in Casarabonela! The house was perfect and gave us the opportunity to either stay in or quickly walk down into the village. Also, being in such close proximity to the mu… More
Thank-you very much for your honest and informative review !
“worth every penny - an excellent villa”
Reviewed 15 Aug 2016
Just spent two weeks with my wife and two daughters aged 9 and 15. The villa is very comfortable, well equipped kitchen, comfortable beds and pillows, everything you need including bbq and beach thin… More
I'm glad you all had such a good time at the house. We love the village and try to get out there as often as we can. Thanks for such a good review. Did you manage to go horse riding in the end?
Challan Hall Mews is a country house situated in the rural area of Silverdale. The location is well known for its nature, wildlife and its breath-taking views. This can all be captured from the home's large peaceful balcony which overlooks Hawes Water and plenty o …see more
Lying 200 yards from the sandy beach, promenade and pier, this pretty coloured town house, one of a row, is within easy walking distance of the town centre with its wealth of shops, cafes and restaurants. With a small enclosed seating courtyard, it is well equipped and …see more
Stayed at the Lobster Pot Cottage for a week at the end of August. You could not ask better in terms of location! We have not needed the car much at all, other than visiting places such as Great Yarmo… More
The Townhouse is a perfect location for a holiday in the Highlands. Spread over three floors with all modern facilities including WiFi, underfloor heating, three bedrooms, two with en-suites, fully equipped kitchen and a games room.
New for 2017 - Sky TV (Sky Sports av …see more
The Beach Hut which is a 3 bedroomed townhouse sits in a very attractive little sun-trapped courtyard in Central Anstruther and has it's own private parking.Set on 3 levels, on the ground floor there are two double bedrooms (one with a single top bunk) and bathroom whic …see more
Stunning mountain views, superb walks and adventures on your doorstep, explore the quiet Spanish villages and the acient citadel of Gudalest. Full information for walking, cycling , rock climbing and other activities is supplied. Free bike hire and free internet access. …see more
We were in late september at Abdet with 2 children (6, 7 yr). Weather was excellent. The house is fully furnished, comfortable and quiet and has a fantastic terrace with stunning mountain view. If any… More
“excellent location to enjoy rural spain..”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2012
the location was perfect for us and our passion for cycling.. the roads were so quiet and with no potholes! the village location made for relaxing after a hard day of cycling whether it be on the roof… More
“A fantastic base for wonderful road cycling”
Reviewed 3 Apr 2012
Slightly off the main beaten track, but easily accessible, with fantastic views down the valley, the house was a great place from which to cycle. The surrounding terrain made for wonderful road trips … More
If you are looking for a 3 bedroom house with a great beach, sea and landscape view, this is the one for you. Fantastic view of the beach and harbour is what most people comment on. We have free Wi-Fi and Sky TV with a selection of shows and films recorded. 2 bedro …see more
Open-plan kitchen/living/dining area;
Shower room with corner electric shower, basin/unit and toilet;
Utility room with washing machine, fridge and oil-fired central heating boiler;
Stylish marble tiling throughout ground floor;
3 double bedrooms (Inc single bunk), mast …see more
The Beaches an Executive self catering holiday home with beautiful non restricted seaside views situated on the outskirts of Banff on the seaside award winning Inverboyndie Beach. It is also a short walk into Whitehills which boasts an award winning Marina in the old h …see more
A beautiful town house with everything you could ask for. Very well presented and spotlessly clean. Set in a great location where you can sit at the dining table and look out onto the rolling waves cr… More
“Excellent house and excellent location”
Reviewed 11 Apr 2015
Couldn't have asked for more, house was perfect, very new and clean and had everything you could ask for. The views to the beach and walks were amazing. The town centre had everything you needed and l… More
“Excellent town house,location and decorated to a very high standard”
Reviewed 7 Apr 2013
It was a WOW!! when we walked in the house. Decorated to a very high standard. Clean and everything you would require in a house. Sit at the table for breakfast and have beautiful views of the beach.
The property is a traditional Catalan village house, recently renovated and updated, but retaining its original charm. Its position is superb, offering the best of village life (shops within 2 minutes' walk) but also close to the vineyards, Mediterranean forest and …see more
This is a beautiful house in a glorious part of France. The house is very well equipped and the owner, Penny, is a pleasure to deal with.
This was one of the nicest holidays we have had and we will s… More
Thank you for your lovely review. Do come again! Penny
“Perfect house in perfect setting - superb for all ages (6-seventy plus for us!)”
Reviewed 29 Sep 2013
Rue De l'Eglise, set in picture postcard perfect village of Maureillas las Illas was, quite simply, perfect.
We drove from Devon - via Dover - to get there. An arduous 3 day journey which involve… More
Thanks so much for your glowing review. Looking forward to seeing you all in 2014! Penny
“Cool Catalan Village Apartment”
Reviewed 5 Nov 2012
Stunning view of Pyrenees in this cool village pad. Great base for exploring beaches of the Vermilion Coast and Costa Brava.
3 bedroom, though one a kids attic retreat (with separate Tv) in great … More
Thanks for your great comments, glad you all had a good time. Penny
This front line Townhouse with sea views benefits from a beautiful large swimming pool. Master double bedroom with direct access to a spectacular roof terrace with panomaric sea views . Second and third bedrooms with twin single beds in each. Ground and 1st floor bathro …see more
Mu husband, 3 children and I spent 2 fantastic weeks in Mojacar last July. The house was beautiful, it had every thing we needed. The kitchen was very well equipped and the house was beautifully furni… More
Thank you Mario. Glad you enjoyed the stay.
“A little piece of paradise”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2016
Can't put into words how beautiful this place is. Family of 6 with kids from age 2-9 all of us have enjoyed the holiday. Perfectly located for all your needs. Friendly residents and locals. Basically … More
Thank you Rebecca. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay and i would love to welcome you back any time.
“Great location but 2 bedrooms quite small”
Reviewed 12 Sep 2016
Situated on the front. Great sea views. Nice pool. Booked for 6 adults but apartment made up only for 4 people. Extra beds were very tight fit so no room on either side to walk round. Maybe that's why… More
Thank you for the review. My apologies for the beds not been made up. My property manager should have all beds dressed and ready for you. I will follow up on that. i will also look into the utensils issue but i stayed for 2 weeks myself at the beginning of August and we bought extra cutlery, delph and a cafetiere. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and i would like to thank you for your comments. I am continually trying to ensure guests have a nice stay and any improvements suggested can only assist me with that. Hope to have you back again.
Villa Nirvana is located at Sanctuary Villas with one of the best panoramic view of Buccoo Reef and the Caribbean Sea. Our three bedrooms are airconditioned with ceiling fans and ensuite bathrooms.
The villa and the kitchen are fully equipped and easily sleeps 6 in the …see more
Bell Tree House is a lovely huge Pembrokeshire townhouse 5 minutes walk from the beach and centre of Tenby. A Grade II listed building, it is one of Tenby's most significant houses, located approximately 200 metres from Tenby's Historic Town Wall, Beach and Harbour. Bu …see more
“Beautiful house, great location and very friendly owner. Perfect hen party!”
Reviewed 11 Feb 2014
We booked the Bell Tree House, along with the adjoining property for my hen weekend in Tenby. Although hen parties are usually not allowed, the owner was very accommodating as we are a well behaved g… More
Thank you for your kind comments. We are so glad that you had a good time and thank you for leaving the house in such immaculate condition! We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Wishing you all the best for the Big Day! - Katy
“Fabulous house perfect for group of family or friends”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2014
Visited Tenby for a sailing event with 2 other families. Bell Tree house was perfect, great location close to sea front and very spacious accommodation for our party of 6 adults and 6 children. Lovely… More
Many thanks for your kind comments. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again. Best wishes - Katy
“Space and Style”
Reviewed 24 Feb 2014
Bell Tree House is spacious and light and very convenient for Tenby beaches. We had a great week ... loved the piano, the kitchen is superb, plenty of space for everyone to relax. Handy to have parkin… More
Great to have you to stay again, you are fabulous guests. Thank you for your constructive feedback. We hope to see you all again next year. Best wishes, Katy
Stylish corner townhouse on the 1st fairway at Arcos Gardens comprise of 2 spacious en suite-bedrooms with plenty of natural day light and wonderful views of the surrounding countryside with all of the comforts of home plus benefit of a very exclusive estate & secur …see more
Step House is a delightful Georgian Town House situated in the heart of Stokesley overlooking College Square. The entrance is accessed by a set of stone steps to the lounge and dining room. The bedrooms are on two levels above and the bright kitchen/breakfast room and …see more
Recently refurbished and situated in the heart of the popular Berwickshire seaside town of Eyemouth, Kittiwake is less than a 5 minute walk to the Beach and less than a minute to the Harbour, Shops and restaurants. Dogs are very welcome at Kittiwake.
This split level g …see more
Kittiwake cottage is ideally located next to the harbour in this picturesque Borders fishing town.
This house itself was easy to find with on-road parking always available directly opposite and the a… More
Thank you so much for your kind words. I'm so pleased that you had discovered some of the spectacular walks along the coast and that you ventured further afield to Melrose, Kelso and Northumberland. Please do get in touch again if you decide to come back to Eyemouth, regards Kate
Our home on the corner of Breadalbane St. is an old fisherman's terraced house. It has been recently refurbished and is a cosy and comfy base for a Tobermory holiday. It an open fire and private garden for barbecues.The home on Breadalbane Street has been totally redesi …see more
This property is situated in the heart of the popular Berwickshire seaside town of Eyemouth, within a short walk to the Beach, Harbour, Shops and restaurants. This most deceptive Victorian Merchants town house offers comfortable well set out accommodation over two floor …see more
“Lovely flat, great little fishing town. What more could you want.”
Reviewed 17 Sep 2016
Owners in touch before and after rental to make the booking and stay a good experience. The flat was very clean, and well decorated and furnished. We wanted for nothing. A real home from home. The fla… More
Thank you for your kind review, and am pleased that it was an enjoyable experience for you both.
We hope to see you both in the future again and thank you for leaving the flat in such a clean and tidy condition.
Reviewed 28 Jul 2014
This was our first visit to Eyemouth so we went for accommodation in the centre of Eyemouth we were lucky to find Market View first time. Liz and Chris were friendly and made us very welcome. The ac… More
Reviewed 30 Jun 2014
Flat was very comfortable and well equipped. Welcome pack was much appreciated. Central location and within easy reach of Bewrick. Lovely welcome from Liz and Chris would highly recommend! Hope to ret… More
Thank you your comments are greatly appreciated and I look forward to welcoming you both back in the future. Liz and Chris
Poppyline Cottage is a three storey townhouse situated near the famous North Norfolk railway in the delightful and very individual seaside town of Sheringham in Norfolk. On the ground floor is: an entrance hall; a family room with a three-in-one bed (which can be used a …see more
Perfect views can be enjoyed of the beautiful Western Algarve coastline from this terrific 3 bedroom house which benefits from one of the most privileged positions on the resort. Now with free WiFi.Furnished by an interior decorator to the owner's high spefication …see more
Menerbes Cottage is a very welcoming, spacious rental house in the gorgeous village of Menerbes, with a high, wide view over the vineyards and orchards of the Luberon valley. There are two double bedrooms and a walk-through children's bedroom, so the house can sleep 4 a …see more
A new, superbly appointed townhouse straddling two storeys offering spacious family accommodation in the perfect location with its own private garden terrace.This extremely spacious townhouse has the additional attraction of two ensuite bedrooms, making it not only a gr …see more
La Croix D'Or is a charming four bedroom townhouse in the center of the pretty historic town of Josselin.Situated opposite the famous Josselin Château, this is the perfect base from which to explore this "Petite Cité de Caractère". Literally just aroun …see more
We booked this last minute without doing too much research and were well pleased with our findings. The property has just had a thorough makeover and was finished to a very high standard. It was extre… More
“Wonderful House, beautiful town amazing holiday!”
Reviewed 7 Jun 2013
Our first trip to Brittany was so wonderful. We couldn't have picked a more excellent location and were very happy to find this gorgeous house right in the centre of Josselin.
It felt like a dream ho… More
“Almost perfect place to stay”
Reviewed 26 Aug 2014
The house has a good spec kitchen, utility room and bathrooms. Everything worked well and very clean. The kitchen with range style cooker and Freezer/Fridge with ice dispenser was excellent. There is … More
In the heart of historic Stromness, this traditional merchant's townhouse offers modern comforts and views across the bay. Originally built by local hero Alexander Graham over 250 years ago, for much of the 20th century it was the home of the Provost of Stromness, …see more
Imagine stepping out of your front door, breathing in the fresh, salty air and glancing along the street to a wonderful view of the sea. This prestigious townhouse in Murray Park offers just that, right in the middle of the magical royal burgh of St Andrews - the Home …see more
Le Casalet (petite maison) is a beautifully renovated historic 2 bedroom maison de village set in the charming village of Tourrettes sur Loup, on the most southerly part of the ramparts offering breathtaking unobstructed views of the Mediterranean coast from both the l …see more
Sleeps 6 – 8. A haven in the heart of Ceret! Delightful, spacious townhouse with 3 bedrooms, 3 ensuites, plus an extra sofa bed in the smaller lounge. An old house with a fascinating history, wonderfully modernised and with a well equipped kitchen, good dining area, …see more