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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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Huahine Location - Huahine bungalow sleeps 2

Society Islands / Huahine

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
South facing, it features a terrace with views over the lagoon. It is about 10 meters above the sea level and 30 for linear access to the private beach meters. Graciously lent two kayaks await you. Inside the bungalow includes a main room with a trundle bed, closet, T  …see more

from £58 / night

£115 / week

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from £58 / night

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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

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Homely Apartment with Log Fire - Edinburgh apartment sleeps 4

Scotland / Edinburgh

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
*** LOGS FOR FIRE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE *** Homely apartment located in the heart of Edinburgh with lovely marble fireplace and log fire. With only a 5 minute walk from City Centre (and the train, bus station and tram terminals) and with spectacular views of the st  …see more

from £65 / night

£460 - £1240 / week

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from £65 / 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

(97) Excellent 

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The Fountain Apartment (With Parking for 2 Cars) - Central Bath apartment sleeps 5

Bath / Central Bath

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Courtyard Apartment - 2 Bedrooms - and with 2 On-Street Parking Permits. Self catering apartment in a Grade 1 listed townhouse, located in central Bath (location: BA2 4BA). Full Sky Package (Movies, Sports etc) + its own private Wi-Fi connection. The apartment is l  …see more

from £160 / night

£900 / week

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from £160 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Lower Bavaria / Passau

2 5 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
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from £48 / night

£300 / week

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from £48 / night

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Kieler FeWo No.2 - Kiel apartment sleeps 2

Schleswig-Holstein / Kiel

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
The 2012 renovated and furnished apartment in the maritime district of Kiel Wellsee is 32 square meters and has a bedroom with double bed. Through the floor-length window overlooking the garden area ingrown is possible, so that one has the feeling of being connected dir  …see more

from £42 / night

£294 - £473 / week

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from £42 / 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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Pyrenees-Orientales / Torreilles

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £95 / night

£419 / week

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from £95 / 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

(21) Excellent 

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Worcester Park Apartment - Worcester Park apartment sleeps 6

Greater London / Worcester Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 77 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
THIS APARTMENT can be rented as a 1, 2 or 3 BEDROOM Apartment to suit your party sizeIt has:• Large Entrance door and hallway• Wood Floors and Neutral Décor throughout• Large Open Plan Kitchen Dining Family Living Room with: • 5 Burner Gas Hob, Double Electri  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 - £1470 / week

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from £90 / night

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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

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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

(20) Excellent 

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Eastfield House Lodge - Longparish cottage sleeps 4

Hampshire / Longparish

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Eastfield House Lodge is a charming two bedroomed cottage (sleeps 4) set in secure private gardens, offering a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for those seeking a break from this mad world! The building has been recently converted and completed in January 2014 to a ver  …see more

from £98 / night

£650 - £854 / week

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from £98 / 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

(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

(33) Excellent 

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Beachcomber Cottage - Overstrand cottage sleeps 6

Norfolk / Overstrand

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Child friendly ;
Beachcomber Cottage is located just four minutes' walk from the beach, Quiet and peaceful, this is a detached cottage with most rooms on the ground floor. Easy access to all amenities, including local shops, pub and cafe all within 5 minutes walk. The cottage has  …see more

from £125 / night

£700 - £1200 / week

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from £125 / night

(3) Poor 

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Montreux / Clarens

2 6 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ski; Child friendly ;
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from £141 / night

£985 / week

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from £141 / 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

(8) Excellent 

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Gironde / Ruch

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £77 / night

£533 / week

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from £77 / 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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Thuringia / Oberhof

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Ski; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £39 / night

£39 / week

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from £39 / night

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Upper Franconia / Stegaurach

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £103 / night

£556 / week

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from £103 / night

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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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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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Tamerton Stud Farmstay - Whanganui cottage sleeps 4

Manawatu-Wanganui Region / Whanganui

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Air conditioning;
Luxury in the country, situated 9 minutes from the centre of Wanganui, this relaxing environment has been created to pamper and indulge our guests. From the fully equipped farmhouse kitchen to the indulgent bathroom. Comfortably furnished with covered decks for great in  …see more

from £75 / night

£525 / week

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from £75 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Grove Lodge - Corsham lodge sleeps 4

Wiltshire / Corsham

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 30 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Situated right at the top of Box Hill, Grove Lodge is a handsome cedar barn with stunning views across the valley to Bath. Newly built and set in the grounds of a beautiful 40-acre farm in the Cotswolds, the lodge is a single storey two bedroom home big enough to accomm  …see more

from £130 / night

£590 - £878 / week

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from £130 / night

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Hesse / Alsfeld

4 9 2 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
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from £86 / night

£599 / week

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from £86 / night

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Appartamento Aurora - Locarno apartment sleeps 3

Lake Maggiore / Locarno

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Swimming pool;
- 65m², ideal für 2-3 Personen- Piazza Grande: 5 Gehminuten- Seepromenade: 5 Gehminuten- Einkaufen: Migros im Haus- Küche mit Glaskeramik Herd, Granitabdeckung, Geschirrspülmaschine und Mikrowelle- Badezimmer mit extragrosser Dusche und Closomat, separates Gäste WC  …see more

from £85 / night

£590 / week

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from £85 / night

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Rhineland-Palatinate / Rieden

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
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from £95 / night

£659 / week

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from £95 / night

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Lot-et-Garonne / Bourlens

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £65 / night

£812 / week

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from £65 / night

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Swabia / Dietringen

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £56 / night

£389 - £599 / week

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from £56 / night

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