Need a bit of a break? Looking to book a short stay somewhere? Forget hotels - take a short break in a holiday home that suits your needs.
Many of the private properties listed on holidaylettings.co.uk are available out of season - or throughout the year for short breaks. Whether you are looking for a long weekend in a vibrant European city, or a couple of days peace and quiet in the countryside there are thousands of cottages, apartments and homes to choose from.
Select a country from the list below then browse through the properties on offer. Set up your own shortlist to can track of the properties you like the look of, then simply contact the owners to make a booking. It couldn't be simpler!
Chateau Jautrudon has all that is needed for a relaxing family holiday in the rural Limousin region of France. Set in a 40 hectare estate, the chateau offers a peaceful and secluded vacation with several kilometers of walkways through our forest, private fenced pool, te …see more
In the heart of France, the château stands within its own moated courtyard garden and is ideally situated within walking distance from Les Dryades 4 star golf & spa resort.
The chateau comfortably accommodates 14 guests, with 7 well appointed bedrooms (all en-suite), …see more
CASA ARTUICO (80 sqm - 1 floor - sleeps from 2 to 3 people)A lovely medieval stone home with private garden belonging to the castle of Strassoldo di Sopra.it is distributed on one-floor and was completely restored in 2012 using ancient and natural tecniques and material …see more
Chartreuse des Moulins is a charming former post house from 1870 with two towers (pigeonniers = pigeon houses), now a romantic holiday accommodation with a private pool, situated in the village Montazeau in the Dordogne - near Saint Emilion and Bergerac, surrounded by v …see more
From the moment we found this gorgeous house online, we knew it was the place we wanted to get married. We had the most amazing time and the owners Iris and Michiel were brilliant and so helpful befor… More
“Exceeded expectations, favourite part of our trip”
Reviewed 4 Sep 2011
This place was amazing. The owners were very friendly and extremely helpful. We stayed here with a large group (12 adults and 4 small children). There was so much room and the provisions and set up wa… More
The chateau is surrounded by vineyards and is a 10 minute walk to the centre of the charming village of BESSAN. It is a haven of peace and tranquility, ideal for up to 10 people. All the rooms look onto the gardens. The elegant and bright drawing room, featuring comfor …see more
We enjoyed a very happy time at Château d'Hortes, which is a beautiful, elegant and characterful property, perfect for families. There is an elegant, lovely garden, fantastic & large swimming pool, a… More
Reviewed 12 Sep 2013
We spent 2 weeks at Chateau d'Hortes - 4 adults and 3 teenagers. We all enjoyed it tremendously! The Chateau is gorgeous and very comfortable. The grounds are superb and the owner is very service-o… More
Reviewed 27 Jun 2015
My husband wished to have a special family holiday with his children and parents. Our group consisted of couples in their 20's, 50's and 70's. We wanted the wow factor which is why we chose Castle Hor… More
Château de Redon is located in the hart of the 'Périgord Noir' near many places of interest and touristic attractions, like Lascaux, Sarlat, Valley of the Vézère, Hautefort, while it offers complete quiet for a relaxing holiday for 16 people. Château de R …see more
Set in the heart of a beautiful market town yet entirely contained within private and quiet walled gardens with a large 14 metre pool, this petit chateau offers something for all ages. The main house and neighbouring cottage are rented together for groups of up to 16.As …see more
The Rez de Jardin, chateau de Bézyl, is situated in the mids of a 96 ha of countryside, its fields, heaths and woodlands are managed as a nature reserve, its native flora and fauna can be enjoyed by walking its many paths and tracks. There is a small lake. We have roe …see more
A delightful palazzo situated in the heart of a beautiful UNESCO walled town, with all the facilities of a small town but only minutes walk from unspoilt countryside. Yearning for a safe escape? There is a direct flight from London Luton to Poprad (25mins drive from L …see more
Where do we start? After having our previous accommodation cancelled three weeks before Christmas we were desperately looking for a replacement where we came across this amazing local heritage site th… More
Thanks Stephen and as you know we were a little apprehensive letting our home out for the first time. You and your extended family were top rate guests and you are more than welcome again, indeed I look forward to your repeat custom. Please pass on your review to your extended social circle and I hope I can accommodate them too.
Located on the banks of the River Bocq, three kilometres from the town of Ciney, this recently renovated and extremely well appointed Chateau Alois was once the home of the Bishops of Luik. It dates back to the 12th century and remained in ecclesiastical hands until the …see more
The historical Chateau de la Flacelliere is located in the Western Loire and is available for booking by the day, the week, the month or longer. It is the magnificent Pavilion building next to the main chateau that is available for hire. The extensive grounds of the est …see more
Chapelgarth is an Edwardian house built in 1909. It is large but very welcoming. It has big windows which ensure it is light and airy. The house has plenty of areas where adults and children can congregate - it includes a formal drawing room, a family room and a snug ro …see more
“Fantastic house with lots of character - a weekend to remember”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2016
We had a brilliant weekend with the family and everyone loved every minute of it. The house had bags of character and lots of lovely features and we all had fun exploring it all and the kids and adul… More
Reviewed 31 Mar 2016
My family group of 15 people and two dogs had an absolutely fantastic time at Chapelgarth over Easter. It was everything we thought it might be, and a whole lot more. The house is stunning. The rooms … More
Thank you, Robert, we are so pleased you all enjoyed your time at Chapelgarth!
Nestled in the heart of an English style park of 20 hectares, kept cool by 2 ponds, the elegant Chateau du Marquis de Tracy will comfortably accommodate up to 14 adults and 6 children in 8 bedrooms. It is fully equipped with all modern facilities but maintains the charm …see more
Take a step back into French history as you enter the 17th century Chateau Le Brun, originally a hunting lodge owned by Chancellor Seguier, Minister of Finances under Louis XIII and Louis XIV.This private family property has a 52 acre park which offers their guests 4 sp …see more
Situated on the outskirts and in view of the ancient village of Bourg-sur-Gironde 33710, twenty minutes from Bordeaux and just an hour from the Atlantic coast, this 80m2 fully equipped loft looks out over organic orchards and parkland entirely accessible on foot. Our i …see more
The 19th Century Chateau de la Marquise Thesut sits in an exceptional position in the heart of Southern Burgundy, just a few minutes from Chalon-sur-Saône. The property is set in beautiful wooded parkland boasting ancient trees, an orchard and a heated swimming pool. T …see more
After a period of intense renovation the beautiful Chateau de Giats is now available for holiday rentals. The property has 8 bedrooms to comfortably sleep up to 15 adults.The chateau belonged, until recently, to the 'De-Noblat' family. It's last noble occ …see more
Lovely 3 room apartment. Situated at 6th floor. Elevator.Two bedrooms with double bed.Living room with a sofa bed for two.TV, DVD. Air conditioning. Internet access in the apartment.Fresh kitchenette equipped with dishwasher, stove, oven, etc.Bathroom with shower and WC …see more
Apartment was great value for money. It was close to the centre and the old town. Very clean on arrival, provided with air con units. There were 6 of us, 2peoe in each double room and 2 on the sofa be… More
Located near a small town with all amenities, it is a perfect starting point for visiting the Loire Valley castles and the rich local architecture, go wine tasting, enjoy the local gourmet restaurants, go shopping for paintings and antiques, and generally enjoy life an …see more
“Charming location in the heart of Chinon wine country”
Reviewed 1 Jan 2014
We have stayed at La Plaine with family and friends twice already, The castle is setup in a romantic and private location. It is close to the Loire royal castes with lots of fun vineyards for wine t… More
“Beautiful chateau with lots of character. Great group holiday”
Reviewed 18 Sep 2013
An extended family stay of 3 generations enjoyed this beautiful chateau in July/August 2013. The house certainly has the WOW factor yet is not stuffy and is bright and airy and perfectly cool in a ho… More
“Fabuluos experience in a stunning setting to be remembered for a very long time. Only to be recommended!”
Reviewed 28 Jan 2013
Chateau "La Plaine" is a beautiful, authentic castle offering an excellent blend of the original look & feel of a mid-nineteenth century castle and a tasteful modernisation (bathrooms, kitchen, librar… More
As of May 2013, High speed internet access is now available in the chateau
Chateau de Cource benefits from a harmonious and romantic atmosphere. The warmth of the chateau is created by its numerous wood panels, mouldings and light that streams through the large windows on each side of the property. All the reception rooms have windows at the f …see more
The historic luxurious Chateau Guygaudie is situated in three acres of land, walled and gated. Its a perfect 5 star venue, price includes chef and maid. 5 Mins from a market town, 15 mins from a beach. No hidden extras!The Château has a dreamy quality that resonates …see more
Chateau de Jonquier is a 17th Century Empire Chateau, a family friendly property of 5 acres with heated pool, pond and formal gardens. There is a formal dining room and salon, a french country kitchen and a library. A large informal living area for children comes with P …see more
Large, charming little castle, full of character, for 14 people : the castle and the outbuilding : 7 rooms, 6 bathrooms, 2 sitting rooms, private swimming pool, tennis, lake.
situation : At the heart of the prestigious Loire valley, on the border of the Sologne and th …see more
Le Chateau is a large medieval house set on the edge of a small rural village in the Pays de la Loire countryside. It is situated at the end of a 'no through' road within it's own secure garden an ideal place for relaxing and enjoying summer bbq's.
The property has 4 d …see more
When we found Le Chateau on the Holiday Lettings website we thought we might have found a gem, when we got there we knew we had. We were welcomed by the owners Jill and Ivan who showed us round and l… More
We were so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at 'Le Chateau'and we appreciate you taking the time to send a review. We thank you for your
comments and hope to welcome you and your family again sometime.
An ancestral residence of which the origins date back to the early years of the 18th century, with the construction of the “hunting lodge”, followed by the construction of the chateau in the 10th century under the rule of Napoleon 3rd. It was the property of the Cha …see more
200sq metre appartement in south wing of chateau, center of pretty medieval village "Lot" 30 kms Sarlat,Cahors,Rocamadour,fully equipped,pool shared with smaller gite in chateau,gym & sauna facilities,b&b possible out of season ,airports ,Brive,Rodez,B …see more
This recently renovated property, dating back to the 17th century, is sited on the edge of a medieval village only two minutes walk away from the boulangerie, boucherie and alimentation in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Chateau de Bellecare faces south and has breathtak …see more
Chateau Montstruce is set amid the beautiful countryside and rolling vineyards of the Entre-deux-Mers region of France. It is a tranquil and peaceful haven only 40 minutes from the centre of Bordeaux and the international airport. The historic town of St. Emilion - a wo …see more
Chateau de Montare sits in 36 hectares of private grounds and is hidden away, surrounded by forests and country side. This family, friendly environment is perfect for children as they will love the outdoor areas and at the same time it is completely safe so the parents …see more
This Holiday Château is available for hire for groups and parties. Close to all the grand Chateaux and Loire valley vine yards. This castle for hire is traditional in many ways, take your choice how you would like to relax. A charming château that offers evenings by t …see more