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.
“Feel at home” Perfect vacation villa,everything is how it should be,a really feel home villa.If you rent a car it's a plus.Confortable,quiet,full sunexposed,quality.Afther many villas this was the best till now!!I rate this property 5 stars but there
“Very comfortable and spacious 2 bedroom villa in quite area but close to amenities.”
Reviewed 4 Nov 2013
Joanne and Kevin provided us with an excellent villa, which was very much "home for home".
It was very spacious and it had a lovely outdoor sitting area, where we spent most of our time.
The locatio… More
“What more could you ask for??”
Reviewed 7 Aug 2013
Having rented a few villas in our time, you are always curious whether the pictures will fairly represent what you see on arrival. In this case, they exceeded it. The villa is very spacious for a 2 be… More
Reviewed 10 Nov 2012
An absolutely beautifully maintained villa with many extra little touches that were really appreciated. From the first contact, when the availability calender was up to date, Joanne was a pleasure to … More
Ampio trilocale situato a Finalpia (Finale Ligure) vicinissimo alla spiaggia (50 metri!), composto da 2 camere da letto, cucina, bagno e uno spazioso corridoio per un totale di circa 80 metri quadrati. Ogni camera da letto ha un letto matrimoniale e uno singolo. Cucina …see more
“A perfect mixture of French and Spanish culture based in middle of Pyrennes” The owners, Paul and Jayne, had recently rennovated the property so it was clean and fresh, with modern fittings and plenty of power, water and comms availability. Access was
“Give me a home amongst the mountains ...and near a fountain, sung in Oz tune”
Reviewed 10 Nov 2011
Well this is what you will get, no kangaroo or gum trees, but an a place that has everything you need and then some!
Great location for walks, markets, historic ruins and walled cities. The locals… More
“Fantastic location, amazing views!”
Reviewed 17 Oct 2011
House was great! Views from the living area/ and quaint balcony were perfect!
Lots of space, great having bathrooms on all levels.
Vernet is actually a really pretty village, with a daily market. It… More
“Great village house”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2016
4 of us stayed for a wedding. The house was just what we wanted - comfortable and lovely views. The extra relaxation space, compared to an hotel room, was very welcome and the house had all the fac… More
“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
“Wonderful Finikounda!” We were staying at the villa Olivia for about two weeks. It was pretty convenient studio nicely located with very warm hearted owners. Bruno found us out on the road when we helplessly tried to search for the villa in the dark f
“Lovely setting for a Greek holiday in a wheelchair.”
Reviewed 24 Apr 2013
I found this apartment on the Internet when looking for accommodation with wheelchair accessibility in Greece. The website was appealing and the apartment lived up to all expectations. The bonus was t… More
The villa is in the middle of the forest, fronting a beautiful beach and a stone throw away from the world famous Palawan Subterranean River. A place for families, friends, lovers, adventurous people and those who prefer the quietness of nature. The villa can house 12 p …see more
If you're looking for the perfect place to stay in the Greek Islands, then look no further than Skiathos Island Villas! Located on the tiny island of Skiathos in the Aegean, just an hour's flight away from Athens,villa kavourakia is a spacious villa and its a …see more
Private, quiet location. Private pool and beach just a few minutes away. Close proximity Nafplion, Tolo and archaeological sites of the Argolida & Peloponnese. High quality, traditionally built, well equipped.<br />Our villa has two bedrooms,one double and one …see more
Villa Monsummano is a luxury eighteenth century Tuscan villa with exclusive pool, the ideal accommodation for family and group vacation (for 15/19 people). "Love of Tuscany and its traditions, care of details, a refined but family atmosphere, fidelity to the authen …see more
“Fabulous house, with stoning views over the sea. Absolute top” We had a two weeks family holiday with our adult children and their partners. Arriving at the Villa Fantasia is a breathtaking experience. The house is even more beautiful than pictures on
Just back from brilliant two weeks at Villa Fantasia. A bit hard to find in the dark as Google directions were dreadful. Were met with an extremely warm welcome at a spotlessly clean villa. Awoke to s… More
“An awesome villa in the Tuscan hills” A wonderfully restored church with plenty of character. Privacy with trees and hedges. Fab and accessible pool. Well equipped kitchen. An amazing welcome pack. We cycled from here to San Gimignano and to Monterigg
“Villa with everything you need” First of all the owners of the villa, Ian & Teresa was so very helpful to us and give us a lot of good info on the area (restaurants, bike rentals etc, The villa is in a small village called Baan Nong Yai with lots of l
Villa "Iliothea". Is ideal for big families, or many frends, have total privacy. Accommodates up to 15 (even 2 more if necessary) people. Lower cost serving fewer than 8 people staying privacy on the property . So, will not share with anyone else even if you …see more
“Lovely place in picturesque surroundings” This place has real charm! The hut has a high standard inside and out, with lots of attention to detail and very welcoming owners. A great place to relax in peace and quiet and very cosy for winter time. Woode
“An enchanting house in a fairy tale village” Tonight is our last evening staying in this charming house which saddens us greatly.
After a month of being here it feels like home & we have grown accustomed to it's coziness & proximity to the village wh
Just returned from our second visit to this property. Returning to the same place twice is always a gamble but we were not disappointed. The house itself is very comfortable with new sofas and a new t… More
Reviewed 8 Aug 2016
Great property in a great location. Owners are good to deal with. The kids loved the pool and we loved the short walk into the village to some lovely restaurants. Really good facilities.… More
If you are looking for a beautiful holiday home in the heart of French culture then look no further......This gite is situated in a very pleasant rural setting in Dordogne.This is a quietly located property, with a park and a large swimming-pool. …see more
“The Primal Cave Adventure” We travelled with our two friends Dave & Caroline on Wednesday 18th March to our first adventure to The Primal Cave, not knowing what to expect, other than reading the reviews and looking at the photo's. We were greeted by
Just had an amazing 3 weeks staying at Cueva Peralta. We were very sorry to leave and are already planning our return. What a gem the Cave House is! Spacious, relaxing and well furnished it will gi… More
Thank you for your wonderful and informative review, which will assist people to choose to experience the beautiful Andalucia countryside and lovely welcoming Pueblos. Thank you both again and see you in the near future. Bob
“An amazing experience”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2015
We were greeted at Cueva Peralta by Bob the owner who made us most welcome,we were very impressed with the layout of the rooms they were well furnished and the kitchen well equipped, beds very comfort… More
Thank you for your review of Cueva Peralta I am so pleased that you enjoyed stay. I look forward to receiving you back in the near future. Best Regards
“Unique accommodation in a superb location”
Reviewed 15 Mar 2015
visited Cueva Peralta in March 2015 with my husband, 7 year old daughter and our dog. We stayed for 3 days and had a fantastic time. Bob was amazingly welcoming and his mini guide to the local villag… More
Thank you for your wonderful review, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Cueva Peralta, and that your daughter enjoyed it so much. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future
This is an amazing, brand new, modern villa with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms a wc, built on a hillside of a picturesque village very close to Rethymno city. Amazing view and just 10 minutes walking distance to the beach. Villa is a very comfortable 225 sq.m three -storey bu …see more
“This is a superb oasis” This apartment is almost perfect in every way. The view from the front balcony stretches along the coast road past Wignacourt Tower along Bugibba promenade to Qwara Point. To the left is St. Paul's Island and a friendly cafe/b
Apartment excellent owner Michael very helpfull overall a lovely holiday apartment was very clean good location everything you need in the apartment … More
“everything was just perfect cant say a bad thing about this place it is fantastic”
Reviewed 31 Oct 2011
mike the owner is so helpful and pleasant the flat is bigger than the photos show its well laid out and spacious with quality fittings and fixturers. plenty of towels,sheets.the beds were very comfort… More
“Beautiful apartment with everything close by” We stayed at the penthouse apartment in Denia July/ August 2013- my husband and I with our two small children. The swimming pool is huge with children's pool next to it. Beach is a 5 minute stroll away. Su
It was our first venture into self catering, but won't be our last! We really had a good time thanks to a fabulous apartment. It was clean, modern and very well equipped. It was within walking distanc… More
Thank you for your kind review which is much appreciated - really pleased the penthouse ticked all the boxes for you, regards, Neil
Nice apartment is situated in the small village of Dolac in the natural environment and peaceful neighborhood. The apartment is located in a family house on a small hill overlooking the sea. Place Dolac is located two miles north of Primosten. Hundred meters from the ho …see more
Immerse yourself in nature and find the time to enjoy a few days without the bustle of city life
Located in the beautiful “Borgo Valle” one of the 12 rural hamlets belonging to the beautiful village of Filignano, downstream of the ancient Mainarde Mountains …see more
Set in 2 ha of private grounds and Quiet Valley set in the Park Perigord Limousin
Close to all amenities
Porcelain City of Limoges (airport)
1 of 3 Houses, with 3 bedrooms ensuite
Fishing Permitted on Lake
Walking, Cycling (Bike Hire )
Relax by the pool with Family or …see more
Chalet Myrtis is located in the heart of the fir forests of Mount Menalon, in a unique natural environment and in the very centre of the Peloponnese, which was just voted as the No.1 European destination by Lonely Planet for summer 2016.
It is ideally located for sport …see more
Set in in the heart of Hardy country, in the picturesque village of Piddletrenthide, South House Retreat is a unique B and B offering accommodation to writers, artists, creative people, literary lovers and those who want to rest or just visit our beautiful County.
Run b …see more
“The Best” The most amazing place I have ever stayed.
The accommodation is perferct - the location is more than perfect - the view is stunning. You can not find anything wrong with this villa. This was our first time to Crete and we have already
Marvellous vievs, superb localization in the countryside neighbourhood . Villa equipped comfortably. We enyoyed pool arranged in very interesting way - the surface of the pool's water seems to merge … More
Reviewed 6 Sep 2011
This villa is hard to fault, from the stunning views to full facilities and fabulous pool. The hardest decision to make was which sun terrace to sit on to enjoy the view. Our teenagers appreciated the… More
The unspoilt spectacular scenery provides all the facilities for an relaxing or exciting holiday. Relax or swim on our 2km beach with olive clad hillsides that plunge down into the sapphire blue sea. Walk and explore the countryside and the sleepy nearby Greek villages. …see more
The apartment is located in a safe and quiet area. From the terrace you have a real amazing view of the sea in front of Saint Jean Cap-Ferrat.The flat is about a 15 minutes walk to the beach and downtown area where all the cafes, restaurants and shops are.Yo …see more