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Rural retreats (1290)

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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(11) Excellent 

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Ballintra holiday townhouse rental

County Donegal / Ballintra

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

Certificate of Excellence

from £50 / night

£325 - £425 / week

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avg. 1 hour 58 minutes

from £50 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse in Otranto

Province of Lecce / Otranto

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning

from £44 / night

£1294 / week

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avg. 2 hours 15 minutes

from £44 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse in Colombiers

Herault / Colombiers

2 5 4 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 4 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly

from £50 / night

£350 - £455 / week

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from £50 / night

(13) Very Good 

Certificate of Excellence

18

Llangrannog holiday townhouse rental

Ceredigion / Llangrannog

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
“Superb!” Booked Llais y Mor for a long weekend to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. What a gorgeous home! We arrived childless on the Friday and just sat on the balcony listening to the waves with beer in hand. When the children did arrive on Sa
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from £85 / night

£380 - £945 / week

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avg. 2 hours 57 minutes

from £85 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse in Greencastle

County Donegal / Greencastle

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
“Splendid home in idyllic location with lots for kids.” My family including four young children spent the Halloween break at this well furnished and equipped holiday home in Greencastle Co. Donegal. The house was a pleasant walk to the village which ha
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from £80 / night

£495 / week

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avg. 2 hours 19 minutes

from £80 / night

(1) Excellent 

13

Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in Sheringham

Norfolk / Sheringham

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

from £85 / night

£450 - £550 / week

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from £85 / night

14

Townhouse rental in Oakville

Ontario / Oakville

2 6 30 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 30 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly

from £57 / night

£398 / week

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from £57 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in Peebles

Borders / Peebles

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0.8 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Nice flat in perfect location” We needed a flat in Peebles for a few days, travelling with our young child and dog. This flat was perfect for our needs, right next to park and river and a short walk from town. The lounge is spacious and comfy, kitchen
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from £47 / night

£299 - £589 / week

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from £47 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse in Marseillan

Herault / Marseillan

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+

from £35 / night

£245 - £645 / week

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from £35 / night

(8) Excellent 

20

Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Playa de las Americas

Tenerife / Playa de las Americas

1 4 6 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 6 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
“Miss” The apartment was beautiful and I would definitely stay there again. The only thing missing is a pool bar but there is a shop where you can buy your own drinks and take to the pool side. Plenty of sun beds even at peak time. Apartment is right n
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from £52 / night

£363 - £513 / week

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from £52 / night

(9) Excellent 

18

Holiday townhouse in Realmont

Tarn / Realmont

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Ask about pets
“Very comfortable accommodation in real France” The Townhouse is the perfect location to give you the experience staying in a 'living' French town. All you need is within less than 5 minutes - butchers, bakers, cheeseshop, greengrocer, wine merchant
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from £65 / night

£419 - £503 / week

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from £65 / night

(2) Excellent 

31

Holiday townhouse

Province of Chieti / Casalbordino

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly

from £30 / night

£175 - £900 / week

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from £30 / night

(3) Excellent 

13

Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Sotogrande Alto

Sotogrande / Sotogrande Alto

3 8 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Ideal and spacious family property in tranquil surroundings” We have stayed at this property several times with our 2 children and have found it to be a home from home. It has wonderful views over the golf course, is spacious, beautifully furnished an
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from £100 / night

£700 - £1500 / week

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from £100 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with swimming pool, golf nearby in Laguna

Phuket / Laguna

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £156 / night

£1069 / week

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avg. 2 hours 57 minutes

from £156 / night

(2) Excellent 

10

Townhouse rental in Saludecio with shared pool

Province of Rimini / Saludecio

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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from £87 / night

(11) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

32

Holiday townhouse in Canal San Bovo

Province of Trento / Canal San Bovo

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

Certificate of Excellence

from £74 / night

£604 - £966 / week

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avg. 3 hours 39 minutes

from £74 / night

(1) Excellent 

21

Holiday townhouse with shared pool in Salema

Faro District / Salema

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Calm and Relaxing, with Remarkable Views.” The place was just amazing... I wanted a nice long weekend with my girlfriend and I was not dissapointed! The place was amazing, the views were stunning and the location was just perfect! Salema also inclu
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from £72 / night

£499 - £979 / week

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from £72 / night

(2) Excellent 

33

Holiday townhouse rental

Mijas / Mijas Pueblo

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

from £80 / night

£647 / week

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from £80 / night

(2) Excellent 

19

Portstewart holiday townhouse rental

County Londonderry / Portstewart

5 9 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

from £70 / night

£485 - £800 / week

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from £70 / night

(2) Very Good 

32

Cortina d'Ampezzo ski townhouse to rent.

Province of Belluno / Cortina d'Ampezzo

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

from £84 / night

£586 / week

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from £84 / night

(9) Excellent 

24

Holiday townhouse with shared pool, golf nearby in Nuevo Portil

Huelva / Nuevo Portil

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Swimming pool
“Fantastic holiday home that we will be visiting again!” I stayed at Casa de la Luz for a fortnight in july with my husband, two children (7&1) and my mum. We flew into Faro airport and it was only an hour to El Portil. This area is a true taste of Spa
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from £50 / night

£450 - £750 / week

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avg. 2 hours 57 minutes

from £50 / night

(10) Very Good 

13

Holiday townhouse rental

Province of Palermo / Caccamo

2 4 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 11 km
  • Child friendly
“A taste of local Sicilian life!” The Bolthole is a great spot in a lovely small town in Sicily. We stayed slightly out of season so got a real flavour for local life in Caccamo. It was a great place to come back to after day trips to Cefalu, Castelbuo
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from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

(3) Very Good 

24

Holiday townhouse in Saint Genies de Fontedit

Beziers / Saint Genies de Fontedit

4 7 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Child friendly

from £65 / night

£450 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

13

Holiday townhouse in Sant'Antioco

Isola di Sant Antioco / Sant'Antioco

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.5 km
  • Ask about pets

from £35 / night

£259 - £345 / week

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avg. 3 hours 11 minutes

from £35 / night

(14) Excellent 

45

Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in St. Andrews

Fife / St Andrews

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly

from £250 / night

£1650 - £3000 / week

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from £250 / night

(14) Excellent 

Certificate of Excellence

14

Holiday townhouse in Sovereign Harbour South

Eastbourne / Sovereign Harbour South

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.4 km
  • Child friendly
“Spacious, pleasant house in good location” The Piazza Townhouse is spread over four floors with good views of Sovereign Harbour. Access to the waterside, restaurants, shops (about 10 minutes walk) and the shingle beach (about 15 mins) is easy. The
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Certificate of Excellence

from £150 / night

£695 - £895 / week

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from £150 / night

(7) Very Good 

24

Holiday townhouse in Clifden

County Galway / Clifden

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly

from £78 / night

£475 - £582 / week

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from £78 / night

(2) Excellent 

24

Townhouse rental in Aguilas with shared pool

Aguilas / Los Collados

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool

from £65 / night

£302 - £561 / week

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from £65 / night

(4) Excellent 

11

Selfoss holiday townhouse rental

South Region / Selfoss

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Excellent house for holiday rental” The house was very well equipped and clean with a lovely style - it easily accommodated our party of 7 with plenty of room around the table to seat all. Excellent wifi and tv, The house is on a very quiet street but
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from £174 / night

£1212 / week

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from £174 / night

30

Cortina d'Ampezzo holiday townhouse rental

Province of Belluno / Cortina d'Ampezzo

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £130 / night

£906 / week

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from £130 / night

(3) Very Good 

12

Townhouse rental in Playa de Mogan with shared pool

Mogan / Playa de Mogan

2 4 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £87 / night

£604 / week

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avg. 2 hours 52 minutes

from £87 / night

(4) Excellent 

25

Holiday townhouse in Stow-on-the-Wold

Cotswolds / Stow-on-the-Wold

3 6 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Park Street, Stow-on-the-Wold” We booked the town house for a celebration. It did not disappoint. Beautifully furnished, in an eclectic style. All 3 couples had their own bathroom which was great. Kitchen had all the utensils you could need. Central l
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from £148 / night

£666 - £1423 / week

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avg. 1 hour 24 minutes

from £148 / night

66

Holiday townhouse with swimming pool in Praiano

Amalfi Coast / Praiano

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

from £185 / night

£1294 - £2932 / week

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avg. 2 hours 28 minutes

from £185 / night

13

Holiday townhouse in Rivabella

Rimini / Rivabella

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £61 / night

£302 - £776 / week

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from £61 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday townhouse with golf nearby in Newent

Forest of Dean / Newent

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Mr” Lovely big house, which has everything you need. We spent lots of cosy nights in front of the log fire. Newent is a bit quiet, one pub left, two are closed. Micro brewery pub but no kids allowed. Good Indian restaurant but not much else. Usual tak
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from £125 / night

£450 - £650 / week

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13

Townhouse rental in Force

Province of Ascoli Piceno / Force

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly

from £31 / night

£173 / week

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from £31 / night

(11) Excellent 

16

Crail holiday townhouse rental

Fife / Crail

7 14 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £350 / night

£1300 - £2100 / week

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from £350 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday townhouse in Innamorata

Elba Island / Innamorata

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly

from £44 / night

£302 - £992 / week

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from £44 / night

(3) Excellent 

25

Holiday townhouse rental

Paphos District / Polis

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Swimming pool

from £45 / night

£225 - £350 / week

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avg. 2 hours 1 minutes

from £45 / night

(2) Excellent 

23

Saint Pierre, Aosta holiday townhouse rental

Valle d'Aosta / Saint Pierre, Aosta

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly

from £61 / night

£345 - £449 / week

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from £61 / night

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