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MaxHouse Internatioal Services - Wuhan apartment sleeps 3

Hubei / Wuhan

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 5 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
MaxHouse is Wuhan finest apartment community offering studios, 1 and 2 bedroom homes. Directly located on the Subway line and steps from CBD shipping and dining. An ideal location near Park, Museum and easy access to the Yangtze River. Apartments features: gas cooking a  …see more

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1.Longhorn Ranch Cottage No.1 - Orbost cottage sleeps 2

Gippsland / Orbost

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
Converted service station, ex motel function rooms. 500 yards from Famous Snowy River. 10 minutes to beaches. Quiet area. Plenty of off road parking. Huge carport and lawn area. Pet friendly. 3 spacious "houses" Walking distance to main shops of Orbost. Lots of walking  …see more

from £64 / night

£403 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Excellent 

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La Dolce Vita suites - Belle époque - Veli Lošinj apartment sleeps 2

Lošinj Island / Veli Lošinj

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
La Dolce Vita – Among our offers, “La Dolce Vita” apartments stand out: Belle Epoque, Casablanca and The Postman excel among private accommodations for their top quality level. The names of the apartments recall the titles of famous movies that are focused on frie  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Lemkendorf

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
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from £103 / night

£718 / week

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from £103 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Hesse / Eschwege

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 3 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

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Lovely Cabin in countryside - Oskarshamn guest house sleeps 2

Kalmar County / Oskarshamn

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Child friendly ;
Our little guest house is the perfect place to stay in the countryside including a nice walk in the woods, open fire / BBQ place. We are just a 5min walk away to the next swimming and fishing lake. We are surrounded by a vast forest which is especially great for blueber  …see more

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Var / Tamaris-sur-Mer

2 2 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £43 / night

£214 / week

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from £43 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Jobs Mill Cottage - Warminster house sleeps 6

Wiltshire / Warminster

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Jobs Mill cottage is situated next to an !8th century converted listed water Mill. The views from the windows are of the Mill, it's NGS garden and the river Wylye which flows through the garden. The cottage has been refurbished. Downstairs there is large kitchen, s  …see more

from £170 / night

£800 - £1200 / week

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from £170 / night

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Hautes-Alpes / Les Orres

5 5 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car essential;
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from £27 / night

£189 / week

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from £27 / night

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Mintridge - The Oast House - Bromyard cottage sleeps 6

Herefordshire / Bromyard

3 6 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Pet friendly;
FOR BOOKINGS, PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A QUOTE. Unfortunately, we do not accept groups of under-25s/stag and hen dos. Sorry for the inconvenience. Situated in the heart of the Herefordshire countryside, The Oast House is a three-bedroom seventeenth century listed cottage.  …see more

from £140 / night

£500 / week

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from £140 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Luxurious Mykonian Windmill - Mykonos Town windmill sleeps 3

Mykonos / Mykonos Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Unique Living ExperienceInside the energy charged spaces of Castle Panigirakis, with the most spectacular view of Mykonos, two luxurious residences of unique beauty are built, that are there to offer you a special life experience, you will never forget.The tradition of  …see more

from £291 / night

£2035 - £2394 / week

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from £291 / night

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Lower Bavaria / Freyung

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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Saxony / Bad Duben

2 3 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £43 / night

£300 / week

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from £43 / night

(44) Excellent 

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The Bubble - West Beach house sleeps 7

Whitstable / West Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
'The Bubble' (as in Whitstabubble in case you're wondering), is the perfect holiday home. There isn't a comparable holiday house on the Whitstable market. This is simply the best! No other property has such a great combination of location and amenit  …see more

from £114 / night

£800 - £1700 / week

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from £114 / night

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South Moravian Region / Breclav

3 6 7 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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from £74 / night

£513 / week

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from £74 / night

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Nefeli Studios eratini tolofona - Erateini studio sleeps 4

Phocis Region / Erateini

Studio 4 1 night min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Studios to let in front of the sea in Central GreeceBlock with 8 studios 33m2 for 2 to 4 persons 20 metres from the seaEquipment: kitchen furnishing, air condition, heat, TV, telephone, balcon with wonderfull view in the sea, garage, garden, BBQ, verantaActivities: swim  …see more

from £38 / night

£256 / week

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from £38 / night

(5) Excellent 

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The Firs - Perranwell Station house sleeps 7

Cornwall / Perranwell Station

4 7 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The Firs is a well-appointed, comfortable family house in an excellent location to explore Cornwall. Recently renovated to a high standard, the owners have made the most of this handsome granite building. Through sympathetic restoration and complete updating they have c  …see more

from £120 / night

£745 / week

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from £120 / night

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ARTEMIS HOUSE - Asprovalta studio sleeps 3

Thessaloniki Region / Asprovalta

Studio 3 2 nights min stay

  • Studio
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
House of Artemis is a complex of 5 individual apartments located nearby the center of Asprovalta in Greece. Asprovalta is a beautiful place with numerous opportunities for both sea and mountain activities. The apartments have a bedroom, living room, kitchen and individu  …see more

from £26 / night

£163 / week

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from £26 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Travemuende

1 2 5 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
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from £69 / night

£462 / week

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from £69 / night

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GateKeepers Cottage & Pool - Blaymont gite sleeps 3

Lot-et-Garonne / Blaymont

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Delightful, detached 18th Century Stone Cottage where the interior has been carefully designed providing a fully fitted kitchen, luxury shower room, comfortable seating area with flat screen TV (UK Sky available) and leads out to a large furnished terrace which overlook  …see more

from £86 / night

£599 - £1199 / week

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from £86 / night

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BIE TOUR & TRAVEL - Sabang beach hut sleeps 30

Pulau Weh / Sabang

12 30 1 night min stay

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
We are ready to guide your traveled on weh island Sabang and lodging at afordable prices.we offer Nature turism, Marine turism such as snorkling and diving and Historical tour and rental vehicles. We are locaed at jln by pass km 6 cot ba'u kecamatan sukajaya pulau weh S  …see more

from £23 / night

£153 / week

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from £23 / night

(1) Excellent 

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La Pompe - Plouguenast gite sleeps 3

Cotes-d'Armor / Plouguenast

1 3 4 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 45 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
We believe that our gîtes will appeal to all, situated, as they are, in the heart of the peaceful, quiet Breton countryside yet with the coast in easy reach and day-to-day amenities within walking distance. Individuals, couples, families and groups of all ages can be  …see more

from £47 / night

£236 - £290 / week

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from £47 / night

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Mecklenburg-West Pomerania / Marlow

2 6 5 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 25 km; Child friendly ;
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from £65 / night

£371 / week

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from £65 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Tyddyn Plwm Isa - Rhosyr cottage sleeps 4

Newborough / Rhosyr

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Tyddyn Plwm Isa is the former stables at Tyddyn Plwm, a smallholding set in a beautiful location has been lovingly converted into a luxurious two bedroomed retreat for your holidays. With fantastic views from the large windows overlooking Snowdonia, its location is quie  …see more

from £71 / night

£480 - £790 / week

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from £71 / night

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Chiusdino / Ciciano

1 2 5 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £69 / night

£599 / week

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from £69 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Luxury 8 bed beach house - Tofo house sleeps 8

Inhambane Province / Tofo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.02 km; Swimming pool;
A real beach house as it is really close to the beach ie 20 metres. Cassa Bitonga is on a private, secure and unspoilt small estate. To get to Praia da Rocha you have a sandy 6 km road and will require a 4 wheel drive vehicle or a city SUV. It can be done with a high c  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of South Tyrol / Lagundo

2 6 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
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from £95 / night

£659 - £1018 / week

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from £95 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Thatch End Cottage - Baslow cottage sleeps 10

Peak District National Park / Baslow

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets; Private garden;
Thatch End Cottage is a lovingly restored cottage which has been in the same family for over 50 years. Located in the pretty village of Baslow, on the path which leads directly to Chatsworth park, it is ideal for groups of all ages and interests. Whether walking in the  …see more

from £145 / night

£595 - £1350 / week

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from £145 / night

(32) Excellent 

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Liddel Water Lodge, Log Cabin, Cumbria - Penton log cabin sleeps 4

Carlisle / Penton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Enjoy a romantic rural getaway in a newly built log cabin situated in the peaceful English Liddel Valley, Penton, Cumbria. The cabin is constructed from locally felled larch trees and has a cedar shingle roof, it is in a truly fantastic private location on the banks of  …see more

from £220 / night

£1200 - £1650 / week

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from £220 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Oak Tree Cottage Longhorsley - Longhorsley cottage sleeps 2

Morpeth / Longhorsley

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Oak Tree Cottage is a cosy holiday cottage located in the village of Longhorsley in Northumberland. It is an ideal base from which to explore the stunning Northumberland coastline with its beaches and castles. The cottage is ideal for couples, it is a cosy bungalow sty  …see more

from £47 / night

£245 - £395 / week

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from £47 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Bar Tra Cottage - Lahinch cottage sleeps 6

County Clare / Lahinch

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
Cottage Restoration with wonderful views of Liscannor Bay. Secluded and tranquil setting yet only 5 mins drive from Lahinch. Very high specification with all modern amenities. Wood burning stove. Very comfortable house. Ample safe parking. One Acre site. Newly restored  …see more

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Vine Cottage - Great Eccleston cottage sleeps 4

Lancashire / Great Eccleston

2 4 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 13 km; Child friendly ;
Vine Cottage is a charming two bedroom period cottage located in a secluded backwater just a few minutes walk to the centre of the popular village of great eccleston. The charming cottage sleeps up to four people with one double bedroom and one twin bedroom, a cosy lo  …see more

from £83 / night

£350 - £500 / week

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Tirol / St. Jakob in Haus

1 40 4 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 40
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £50 / night

£348 / week

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from £50 / night

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Province of Catania / Maletto

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Pet friendly;
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from £69 / night

£479 / week

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from £69 / night

(38) Excellent 

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Glen Cottage (4 star) - Castle Bytham cottage sleeps 4

Lincolnshire / Castle Bytham

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 90 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Welcome to our romantic, cosy cottage, set in the delightful south Lincolnshire village of Castle Bytham. Our lovingly restored barn conversion offers bags of character, combined with comfort and style. Exposed stone walls and natural oak are set off by luxurious furn  …see more

from £75 / night

£455 - £600 / week

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from £75 / night

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Isere / Miribel-les-Echelles

3 15 1 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £59 / night

£300 / week

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from £59 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Eckernforde

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £60 / night

£419 / week

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from £60 / night

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Small Cottage, Fadmoor - Fadmoor cottage sleeps 2

North Yorkshire / Fadmoor

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
DownstairsThere is an open-plan Kitchen & Living Area. The kitchen is equipped with fridge, electric cooker, microwave. The living area has TV/DVD and a cosy open fire where you can relax after a busy day exploring the North Yorkshire Moors National Park.UpstairsA spaci  …see more

from £55 / night

£385 / week

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from £55 / night

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Saxony / Pirna

1 3 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
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from £36 / night

£252 / week

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from £36 / night

(10) Excellent 

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White Chapel Farm Barn - Broadway barn sleeps 2

Cotswolds / Broadway

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 0 km; Not suitable for children; Car essential;
The Barn at White Chapel Farm is a beautifully converted single storey barn just 2 miles from the historic Cotswold village of Broadway.The Barn is situated in the grounds of White Chapel Farm, the owners home, which is situated on the A44 Evesham Road . White Chapel F  …see more

from £90 / night

£550 / week

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from £90 / night

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