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.
Located in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, Aviemore is the ideal place to enjoy a family holiday or a full on outdoor adventure. Our Highland Home is the perfect luxury Aviemore self-catering accommodation and just 10 min's walk from the bustling village …see more
Lovely comfortable house and very well equipped. From luxuries such as the hot tub down to the basics like loads of crockery and cutlery. We all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thanks very much.… More
“very comfortable dreamhouse for families”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2011
A new and very comfortable house with all the amenities we wanted and many more.
Very luxurious bedrooms, very clean bathrooms, a new hot tub and a Wii. The last one our children, who are not allowed… More
Thank you for your lovely comments about our Highland-Home Twosibe, we always hope others will enjoy it as much as we do.
I'm glad the children enjoyed the games and you have such fond memories of Twosibe. We look forward to welcoming you and the family back soon.
“Excellent 5* Holiday Accommodation In Quiet Location”
Reviewed 14 Jun 2011
This holiday home is set in a quiet location overlooking the woods, but near all the local attractions amenities etc.
A folder was left to peruse for ideas as 'what to do'?
Extremely well equipped w… More
Thank you for your lovely comments about our Highland-Home Twosibe, we always hope others will enjoy it as much as we do.
We look forward to welcoming you back soon.
Creag Mhor accommodates 4 people and consists of a comfortable lounge/dining area, fully fitted and equipped kitchen, large bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower and two twin-bedded bedrooms.Creag Mhor has a dishwasher, washer-dryer, fridge freezer, microwave, …see more
We stayed for a weekend with friends and the location and facilities were excellent , the cottage was clean and fully equipped with all items required.
The owners were very approachable and accommoda… More
“Excellent. This house has everything, very comfortable and close to activities.”
Reviewed 13 Aug 2013
House is very comfortable, quiet location but easy access to activities. It is close to dalfaber resort and there is a shopping centre minutes walking distance. We have stayed here several times and… More
CONWY LODGE is a unique cottage, previously a gatehouse for Gloddaeth Hall (now St. Davids College). Situated in a secluded location on the periphery of Llandudno, less that two miles from the town centre, theatre, shops, restaurants, pier and seaside.In a tranquill, t …see more
We have just returned from the most wonderful stay at Conwy Lodge, Llandudno. The picturesque surroundings complemented this high quality cottage, which has all the amenities you require for a relaxin… More
Thank you very much for your lovely review of the lodge and are pleased you enjoyed your stay.
We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
“Gingerbread House outside, warm as toast inside”
Reviewed 22 Feb 2013
As a veteran of many Welsh holidays, I was concerned that staying in an older property in February, might be a little chilly and damp to say the least. In the event Conwy Lodge was really cosy and the… More
We are really pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay at the lodge and thank you for taking the time to place a review.
Look forward to seeing you again.
“Brilliant house- highly recommended”
Reviewed 16 Aug 2016
Our second visit to Conwy Lodge was as great as the first. Lovely and clean on arrival with tea, coffee, biscuits and milk. Good quality towels and bedding provided. Lovely enclosed garden- safe for t… More
A stylish and conveniently located ground floor apartment which consists of a large lounge with log fire, fully modern fitted kichen, three bedrooms, (two double, one twin) double bedrooms have access via double doors to a wrap-around terrace. Two modern bathrooms, one …see more
This is a lovely apartment, conveniently located opposite the station. Les Diablerets is very friendly, clean, and has all the amenities you want for a perfect holiday. Our weather was not as good as … More
“A real gem!”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2014
Centrally located just seconds from the station platform and a minutes walk into the centre of les diabralets may I add at this stage the station isn't Euston more toy town with a most efficient clean… More
“No faults at all”
Reviewed 14 May 2013
We had a fantastic holiday in Les Diablerets staying at Hameau de la Gare over the Easter weekend 2013. Cannot fault the apartment - great location, furnished and styled to a high level, lovely and c… More
Chalet Tatras is a deluxe wooden house set amidst beautiful woodland close to the confluence of two rivers. It is perfectly located between the High and Low Tatras National Parks in Northern Slovakia offering access to excellent ski slopes in the winter as well as stun …see more
“Great teambuilding place in amazing surroundings”
Reviewed 16 Feb 2015
Chalet Tatras was a great place to stay. Equipment of the whole house is well above standard, with huge kitchen and plenty of space for 10 people to work or have fun inside the chalet. Surroundings ar… More
“Birthday week in Slovakia”
Reviewed 28 Aug 2014
The Tatras Chalet is a gorgeous and modern chalet perfectly situated close to many great outdoor activities. After walking to a nearby restaurant for amazing Slovakian Piwo we spent the next couple of… More
We're glad you had such a good time in Chalet Tatras and found the woodland surroundings so peaceful! Looking forward to seeing you again!
Chalet Beinn is a charming barn conversion retaining many original features. It is a five bedroom all ensuite chalet situated in the small Alpine village of St Jean D'Aulps, 6km from the resort of Morzine in the Rhones-Alps region of France. The main living area (o …see more
This was our first summer holiday in the Alps having only previously enjoyed skiing holidays in the mountains. And what a great holiday it turned out to be.
Saint Jean D'Aulps is a lively, pretty and… More
Tiranui Lochside Cottage is a beautiful cottage in its own grounds looking out over Loch Leven with stunning views over to Glencoe. Situated in a very quiet location it is 6 miles form Glencoe village and 5 miles form Kinlochleven, with a superb restaurant within walk …see more
“One of the most beautiful places in Scotland - once visited - destined to return”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2012
Our second year with Sharon & Ian (2nd decade on Loch Leven) For those who love the great outdoors, peace and quiet and spectacular scenery - look no further. There is plenty to do on your doorstep o… More
“Very comfortable and spacious accommodation near Loch Leven”
Reviewed 25 Oct 2011
The Cottage is located near the shore of Loch Leven and a 20 to 30 minute drive from Fort William. The spacious accommodation with a well equipped kitchen is to a high standard and the children had a… More
Reviewed 23 Oct 2011
You wil never never stay anywhere better than this! I get up about 4 am & the morning is fabulous. The ottage is perfect & we loved our stay - but then again we have been before!!!… More
Chalet de l'Ours is a traditional farmhouse in the charming ski resort of Sainte Foy-Tarentaise. At 115sqm it is considerably larger than most 3 bedroom apartments and offers a very large open plan living/dining/kitchen area with some stunning mountain views.
Please se …see more
We are a family of 4 and stayed for a week at the chalet de l'ours. It is very cosy and confortable, with beautiful and quality furnishings. The beds are very comfy too and the kitchen is very well fu… More
This 3 bedroom, apartment is situated in the beautiful village of Hinterthal, in the Austrian Alps. The apartment is set up perfectly for a family or friends wanting to go on vacation.The main apartment includes a Master suite with en suite bathroom, which includes a sh …see more
Chalet Feiler is a luxurious boutique chalet, sleeping up to 10-12 guests. It offers a genuine home from home experience, decorated with an eclectic mix of art and antiques and completely wired for sound and vision.While you're not out enjoying the local area, be …see more
A Secret Highland Romantic Hideaway Pipers Cottage is set in a private position with beautiful country views of the Cairngorm Mountains.This is quite simply a unique property. The charming exterior belies the sumptuously appointed Boutique interior that awaits you. Desi …see more
We stayed in Pipers Cottage for the second leg of our Scottish Honeymoon. A perfect secluded getaway with all you need to kick back and relax. With all the added extras of hot tub, sky movies, the loc… More
Reviewed 30 Sep 2013
Clean, tidy with very good hot tub!
Lots of garden space & great for walks!
Has everything you need and is great for the price.
Would return again anytime!… More
“excellent little hideaway”
Reviewed 27 Sep 2013
all you would ever need for a relaxing carefree break. Idyllic setting and gorgeous views. After arriving at cottage we didn't leave the place until it was time to go home - total relaxation!!!… More
Carn Mhor Lodge is a newly built, detached property located at the High Burnside development in Aviemore. Set back in a secluded location with forest walks to the rear of the house, the property boasts fantastic views of the Cairngorm mountains from the upstairs and dow …see more
I arranged a birthday surprise for my partners birthday for us and his close friends to attend the Carn Mhor Lodge in Aviemore. Organising with Sarah was straightforward and I found her extremely help… More
“Absolutely Fantastic, All Home Comforts And More Could Not Fault It”
Reviewed 20 May 2015
We had a fantastic weekend at the Carn Mhor Lodge. The house is just amazing. Even better in real life than in the photos. An excellent base for visiting the Cairngorms national Park and further beyon… More
Our spacious holiday cottage has everything and more for a fantastic holiday. From the extra touches such as underfloor heating in the kitchen and bathroom to the complimentary bikes, golf clubs and sledges available our house will provide a comfortable holiday home. Fr …see more
This is an excellent house, very close to Aviemore village. The house is lovely, a real home-from-home, and has everything you will ever need. Including enough bikes for us all to enjoy. The standard … More
Thanks very much for your review. We really appreciate your positive comments and would be delighted to welcome you back.
“Lovely house in a fantastic location”
Reviewed 7 Sep 2016
We stayed at the house for a weekend break and had a fantastic time. There's plenty of room in the house for a family or a group of friends with a lovely seating area in the back garden too. The locat… More
Thanks for your kind review and delighted you enjoyed our house. We hope to welcome you back.
Chamonix is a top alpine resort. Our accommodation has its own private garden. Natural shade is provided by large birch and fir trees. Ideal for BBQ'ing (Weber BBQ provided!) with views of famous alpine peaks. Forest walks begin practically right outside your doo …see more
A group of 4 of us stayed here for our annual ski long weekend away. The welcome we received from the owners was fantastic with a few fresh bits and bobs (and a iced brioche that could clog arteries … More
Thanks you were great guests and left the apartment in immaculate condition.
With views to the surrounding hills lies Ardachy Cottage. A lovely spacious and bright cottage for 4. The entrance hall with lots of storage leads onto the living room with recliner leather sofas, widescreen television with FreeSat, music centre with I-pod dock, DVD pla …see more
We really enojoyed our stay here. Very relaxing holiday in a beautiful and well equipped cottage. Great location in the village, and lots to do in the area ( even when it rains!). Attention to detail … More
“Excellent cottage with everything you need”
Reviewed 6 Oct 2012
The cottage is in a nice a quiet location which is just what we wanted, but still with easy access to local amenities. There's supermarket at the bottom of the road just a couple of minutes away and a… More
An authentic 3 bedroom chalet over 3 levels which makes this property unique as it is as affordable as an apartment but you get your own stand-alone traditional chalet - ideal for a small group of friends, a romantic getaway for any couple or the perfect retreat for a f …see more
This was the second time I've stayed at Le Mazot, and I highly recommend it. The chalet is charming, cozy and incredibly well-equipped for its size. Better still - you can just about see the nearest s… More
“A few lines to recount our holiday this summer at the Mazot.”
Reviewed 30 Aug 2011
We were expecting a small quaint typical chalet of the region from the pictures on the website but had not anticipated such charm. This can't be captured on the photos. We were four adults and two c… More
Les Pins is a truly spacious and comfortable apartment. Three double bedrooms - two of which can convert to twins - and a huge living room with two balconies offering panoramic views across the village. Excellent views and outside seating in summer. Underfloor heating k …see more
“Excellent accommodation, would recommend a holiday in this Apt”
Reviewed 10 Jan 2014
We stayed in this Apt over New Year 2013/14. from the moment we arrived the accommodation far exceeded our expectations. The accommodation was clean and had all the comforts of home. The Apt was in wa… More
Thank you so much for the nice comments, I do everything I can to provide a simple, good service, and its great when it works, really pleased you had such a good stay in Chatel
“Excellent accommodation in a wonderful setting”
Reviewed 21 May 2013
We stayed in this apartment for 2 weeks last summer and loved it so much that we are going back again this year for our holiday! It was perfect for us as a family of five. Clean, well equipped and co… More
Thank you for staying in our apartment, really glad you liked it ans look forward to seeing you again
“Fantastic place for an active and beautiful summer holiday”
Reviewed 19 Feb 2012
This is a lovely property in a beautiful Alpine town, in a breathtaking valley. The apartment is great place to stay, being really well appointed, having gorgeous open views, and with a superb balcony… More
Really pleased you had such a great stay in Chatel and liked our apartment, there is indeed masses to do in summer or winter and you seem to have made the most of it!
Home from home. This is our family ski apartment we have refurbished in 2014 and are now letting out for the first time. The apartment comprises of 3 double bedrooms with an open plan kitchen, living and dining space and a modern bathroom. The apartment is 65 M sq. …see more
“Wonderful property in close proximity to everything”
Reviewed 9 Mar 2016
I stayed at the property with a group of friends for 4 nights at the end of February, we had an excellent stay. The property is very comfortable, clean and well maintained. It is excellently located c… More
Thanks Andy glad you had a great time, hope your friends enjoyed it to
Thanks for the review
Rachel and James
Reviewed 21 Jan 2015
we had a good stay. the apartment was clean, well appointed and easy check in / out.
will consider staying there again.… More
Thanks for your feedback. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and made use of all the resources. We hope to see you again soon.
Four modern cottages in the best location of the resort Himos
Each cottage has a sauna, full kitchen,TV and free internet.
All the fun within walking distance : restaurants, equipment rental, golf, skiing, fishing, etc.
Wonderful views of the lake and mountain slopes.
N …see more
Light and spacious beautifully presented three double bedroom duplex apartment in the centre of picturesque St Wolfgang with views of the wonderful Wolfgangsee lake from the living area and two balconies.
Large, modern kitchen with brand new appliances, including dishw …see more
This duplex apartment on St. Wolfgang is simply fantastic. Three bedrooms on the lower floor and the kitchen and living room on the upper floor. It is completely renovated, charmingly decorated, an… More
“If they have availability -- don't think twice.”
Reviewed 2 Oct 2011
The Tubbys' apartment in St Wolfgang is gorgeous, spacious, airy, beautifully lighted during the day and night and has all the luxuries you could possibly think of. The view is amazing. Angela Tubby h… More
Reviewed 8 Sep 2011
It doesn't get better than Mark and Angela's apartment in St Wolfgang. It is spacious, clean, fitted with every applicance needed, beautiful views and the most convenient location in the middle of the… More
An Cala, "the haven" in Scottish Gaelic, is an ideal place to spend the holidays. Situated in the quiet village of Nethy Bridge, the house overlooks the River Nethy and Abernethy Forest. The garden goes all the way down to the river, where herons and otters …see more
We had a great time in lovely surrounds the cottage was clean, kid friendly and right by the river - dear and grouse in the garden incredible
Reviewed 5 Sep 2015
Beautiful house, beautiful location. Private quiet soothing just what we needed. The beds were superb. Safe for the dogs and so many walks on the doorstep. So close to the many attractions in the Cair… More
Chalet Leon is a beautifully positioned and well-appointed traditional wood built chalet located in the quiet picturesque old part of Morzine known as L'Ele. The Chalet was refurbished in 2011 and is on three floors. The mezzanine floor has a double and two single …see more
had an amazing ski holiday in February and your chalet was absolutely perfect! On arrival we were so pleasantly surprised at the fantastic use of space as the photos show it looks very small from … More
“Best Chalet We Have Stayed In”
Reviewed 13 Jan 2015
A group of 6 stayed very comfortably in this picturesque Chalet, we were all able to comfortably have breakfast and dinner in the kitchen/dining room and in the evenings we relaxed in the comfortable … More
“Lovely chalet, great location, beautiful views”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2012
We went for a late summer break at the Chalet with friends. Flying into Geneva, we then drove across to Morzine using a hire car which was no problems (even driving a left-hand car for the 1st time!)… More
Recently modernised, Balvattan Farmhouse is set in a secure 1/2 acre garden and enjoys panoramic views across the Spey Valley to the Cairngorm Mountains. This charming 5 bedroom (downstairs bedroom ensuite), 3 bathrooms & WC home, which sleeps 10 provides an ideal holid …see more
“The perfect place for a fantastic family ski trip in the Highlands.”
Reviewed 20 Feb 2015
We came to Balvattan Farmhouse because we know how beautiful that part of the Highlands is. Our kids were in a ski race camp and we needed a location that allowed us to be flexible as to whether we sk… More
Thank you for your very kind review. I am delighted to hear that you will come back and enjoy our roaring fire and plentiful supply of logs! Happy skiing!
“A very comfortable "home from home" holiday.”
Reviewed 15 Jan 2015
This farmhouse is well equipped with good quality furnishings and equipment. It is very comfortable, clean and warm. The position is quiet and convenient with amazing views.
We have stayed in several… More
Thank you very much for your kind words about Balvattan Farmhouse. I am sorry you didn't find your pillow comfortable. We provide quality spare pillows in the wardrobes and offer various different thicknesses, firmnesses etc. Since there were only 3 of you staying in the house, we would have been delighted for you to have tried any of the pillows from any of the other bed. I'm sorry you didn't contact me during your stay to confirm you could have pinched a pillow off another bed. We all have our own personal sleeping requirements and personally I hate poor quality pillows. I will check all the pillows which are only a year old, this weekend. If you come again, please let me know your pillow preference and which room you want to sleep in and I will ensure your pillow of choice is available.
“Fantastic, home from home holiday destination”
Reviewed 5 Mar 2016
This farmhouse is tastefully and comfortably furnished with good quality throughout and very well equipped. As far as we are concerned it is a real home from home and therefore a very happy stay. We h… More
Thank you again, Barbara for your very kind review. Glad you and your dogs enjoyed your second stay - hope to see you returning next winter.
Whether summer or winter, KŌHŌ is a wonderful chalet for an alpine getaway, a place to share time with family and friends, or just curl up with a book in front of the crackling wood fireplace. Located on the lower Hirafu bluff at the end of a quiet road, a person can …see more
Fully restored stone built cottage with marble and stone floors with exposed chestnut beams.Ground floor- Living room/dining area with kitchenette (including double sofa bed ). First floor-Double bedroom and bathroom. Modern conveniences (including Sky tv and internet …see more
We spent a few days here in the Tuscan hills and wish we could have spent longer. It is set in a very peaceful location and the interior and gardens are both immaculately presented. If you are looking… More
Welcome to the House of Michalowka. Year of construction 2015
The house is situated in a quiet area in the complex of 4 small wooden houses, in a distance of 5 km from the Krupówki Street, on a plot with a beautiful view. From the windows of the house …see more
Swiss chalet direct from the owner, perfect for summer sun and winter ski.
Stylish modern two bedroom apartment in the spectacular Lauterbrunnen valley, the most impressive troughed valley in the Swiss Alps. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty with 72 waterfall …see more
The apartment is on the fourth floor of a condo (no elevator) and has a living room, a kitchen, two bedrooms, one bathroom, and a small balcony. Private garage space for one car and ski equipment storage is available in the back courtyard. The living room has a dining t …see more
Luxury three double bedroom duplex apartment in the centre of picturesque St Wolfgang, just off the main square, with outside space and a balcony.
Large, modern kitchen with brand new appliances, including dishwasher.
Dining area comfortably seats six.
Separate utili …see more
“Beautiful apartment, great location, friendly and helpful hosts”
Reviewed 20 Jul 2016
This is a beautifully furnished apartment in the centre of St Wolfgang - ideally located. A short walk to the ferry, church, cafes, and a slightly longer one to the mountain railway. You don't need a … More
“Smart apartment in central location.”
Reviewed 17 Aug 2015
This apartment was ideal for me and my wife. It had a central location being only a few steps away from shops, bars, restaurants and private undercover car parking space and only a few 100 yards away … More
Landhaus Lilly Apartment is quietly located in Obertraun - offering peaceful and impressive views of the nearby River Traun, forest and Krippenstein Mountain. It has been awarded the highest category of 4 Edelweiss for hospitality.
Just a 3 minute drive from the Kripp …see more