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George's Arabica - Wayanad District farmhouse sleeps 2

Kerala / Wayanad District

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 75 km; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Dear Guest to be, Wynad District is a bio-diverse region spread across 2,132 square km on the lofty Western Ghats, Wynad is one of the few districts in Kerala that has been able to retain its pristine nature. Hidden away in the hills of this land are some of the oldest  …see more

from £27 / night

£153 / week

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from £27 / night

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ChangSla Rustic Homestay - Denchai farmhouse sleeps 2

Phrae / Denchai

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary; Pet friendly;
Our house is a rustic homestay located near Den Chai train station, 4 hours from Chiang Mai. We have 1 bedroom with queen size bed, 1 bathroom, 1 kitchen and living space that can be used as working space or another bedroom.There are rice fields in front of our house. I  …see more

from £14 / night

£66 / week

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from £14 / 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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Quinta da Boavista - Viseu farmhouse sleeps 16

Viseu District / Viseu

8 16 2 nights min stay

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
On Thursday Boavista situated in the County of Penalva do Castelo , Beira Alta , about 25 minutes of Viseu and 30 of Serra da Estrela , where wines are produced Terras de Tavares , maintain an ethical commitment with nature , respecting to the possible. The house of Qui  …see more

from £82 / night

£569 / week

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from £82 / night

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Zeeland Province / Veere

2 6 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
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from £77 / night

£548 / week

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from £77 / night

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Delightful Cottage Dunallican - Pech-Luna farmhouse sleeps 3

Aude / Pech-Luna

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 100 km; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
Dunallican is a tastefully converted barn dating from the early 19th century. Set in beautiful countryside with is own private terrace is ideal for a romantic holiday for two. The property boasts a large range cooker, dishwasher and washing machine and woodburning stove  …see more

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(14) Excellent 

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Elms Farmhouse - Wangford farmhouse sleeps 18

Suffolk / Wangford

8 18 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool;
Elms Farmhouse is a wonderful luxury Suffolk Country farmhouse of 8 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, suitable for exclusive hire by groups of up to 18 people. It is located on the edge of the quaint village of Wangford, which boasts 2 lovely traditional country pubs within ea  …see more

from £374 / night

£1871 - £4497 / week

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from £374 / night

(33) Very Good 

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La Cascina Langa - Denice farmhouse sleeps 42

Province of Alessandria / Denice

9 42 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 42
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 40 km; Swimming pool;
A dream location for holidays in the countryside, La Cascina Langa is a large beautiful farmhouse surrounded by the green Piedmontese hills, with 5 hectares of woods and fields. Amazing views on the green, peace and silence all around: La Cascina - only few km away fr  …see more

from £400 / night

£2000 - £5000 / week

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from £400 / night

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Dordogne / Azerat

10 24 Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
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from £364 / night

£3334 / week

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from £364 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Seelbach

2 5 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
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from £60 / night

£419 - £599 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Casarural Errota-Barri - Mungia farmhouse sleeps 2

Province of Vizcaya / Mungia

7 2 7 nights min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 9 km; Child friendly ;
Offering rooms with views of the Basque countryside, Casa Rural Errota-Barri is located between the villages of Markaida and Larrauri. Set in a charming 19th-century house, it is a 15-minute drive from the beaches at Bakio.Each beautifully decorated room at Casa Rural E  …see more

from £63 / night

£437 / week

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from £63 / night

(6) Very Good 

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The Old Farmhouse Meru - Meru Town farmhouse sleeps 6

Eastern Province / Meru Town

4 6 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The Old Farmhouse Meru is a charming four bedroom Bed and Breakfast located in the town of Meru at the eastern slopes of Mount Kenya, offering a peaceful, serene and private oasis. This traditional stone built home is very modern but maintains an authentic character, in  …see more

from £65 / night

£320 / week

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from £65 / night

(57) Excellent 

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Ings - Threlkeld farmhouse sleeps 9

Keswick / Threlkeld

5 9 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
This traditional Lakeland farmhouse sits nestled on the southern slopes of Blencathra in a quiet rural setting just outside the village of Threlkeld. The location in the heart of the Lake District National Park is ideal for keen walkers and cyclists, though the property  …see more

from £101 / night

£505 - £1420 / week

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from £101 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Large country house near Glasgow, Renfrewshire - Houston farmhouse sleeps 12

Renfrewshire / Houston

4 12 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 35 km; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
****BOOK NOW FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR (Hogmanay)**** **** 5 NIGHT STAY OVER CHRISTMAS *  …see more

from £200 / night

£800 - £2500 / week

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from £200 / night

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Pucci Country House - Ferentillo farmhouse sleeps 3

Province of Terni / Ferentillo

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 112 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Pucci Country House is made of 10 bedrooms. Carefully furnished, they keep the charm and warmth of the typical houses of this place, with a marvellous view on the hills of Umbria. There is a TV set, a fridge, heating and air conditioning. Some have a cooking corner (  …see more

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La Monnerie - Ambert farmhouse sleeps 2

Puy-de-Dome / Ambert

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
La Monnerie offers de-luxe bed and breakfast in a 19th century traditional farmhouse high in the Auvergne (|1000 metres). Situated in the small hamlet of Chambon sur Dolore in the unspoilt Livradois Forez National Park, the farmhouse has 2 letting rooms newly re  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

(9) Excellent 

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The Loft - Zabbar farmhouse sleeps 2

Island of Malta / Zabbar

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 1 km; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
The Loft is a contemporary designed countryside dwelling located in a hamlet of Zabbar, Malta. It has an outside recreational area, living/kitchen area, sanitary facilities, 1 bedroom with ensuite and a bath just at the bedside. Beautiful Maltese countryside views and e  …see more

from £65 / night

£449 - £479 / week

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Chez Foucaud Cottage - Brizambourg farmhouse sleeps 5

Charente-Maritime / Brizambourg

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
There are two double bedrooms(includiing one twin) and a further dressing room containing an extra put-you-up. There is a large toilet/shower room. Everything is one level. The Barkers came 4yrs running; his wife was in a wheelchair with MS.The lounge is beamed with til  …see more

from £58 / night

£400 / week

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from £58 / night

(5) Excellent 

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La Barabie - Parisot farmhouse sleeps 8

Tarn-et-Garonne / Parisot

4 8 7 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
A very comfortable home from home, this house is more than a gite. The house, set in a mature garden with wonderful views has it's own private swimming pool.The location allows you to feel away from it all and yet have easy access to the wealth of activities, histo  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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from £200 / night

(53) Excellent 

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Horspool Farm - Gibsmere farmhouse sleeps 25

Southwell / Gibsmere

7 25 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 25
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 100 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
5 Star Gold Awarded by Quality in Tourism and 5 Star AA, we specialise in group bookings, celebrations and are child and pet friendly. Situated in 20 acres of private and gated land,the idyllic setting is the perfect venue for anyone wishing to indulge in a bespoke an  …see more

from £65 / night

£455 / week

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from £65 / night

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La Monnerie - Ambert farmhouse sleeps 2

Puy-de-Dome / Ambert

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
La Monnerie offers de-luxe bed and breakfast in a 19th century traditional farmhouse high in the Auvergne (|1000 metres). Situated in the small hamlet of Chambon sur Dolore in the unspoilt Livradois Forez National Park, the farmhouse has 2 letting rooms newly re  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

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Salento country house Double bedroom standard - Pisignano farmhouse sleeps 2

Vernole / Pisignano

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
Villa Conca Marco is a family-run tourist farm in Salento situated a few steps away from the sea in Apulia. It's on the Lecce-Otranto coast road, 3 km away from a wild and boundless beach with private bathing lido, encircled by an olive grove between an 18 hole Gol  …see more

from £51 / night

£353 / week

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from £51 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Porto District / Paredes

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
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from £99 / night

£689 - £838 / week

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from £99 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Agriturismo San Giorgio - Casal Velino farmhouse sleeps 30

Province of Salerno / Casal Velino

10 30 1 night min stay

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Agriturismo San Giorgio in Acquavella di Casal Velino (Cilento) is a old farmhouse renovated in 1995.Next to the house there used to be a mill where nowadays is the living room; there you will find a typical fireplace built with the old millstones also used to make the  …see more

from £77 / night

£727 / week

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Province of Cosenza / Fuscaldo

4 8 3 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
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from £43 / night

£300 - £898 / week

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from £43 / night

(2) Excellent 

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De La Sablière Bed and Breakfast - Gasselte farmhouse sleeps 2

Drenthe Province / Gasselte

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised; No pets allowed;
B & B in renovated farmhouse with large guestroom , spacious private bathroom . Free private parking and locked storage for bicycles and motor . Large garden , several terraces and a lot of privecy. The B & B is located just outside Gasselte in a very nice area  …see more

from £56 / night

£308 / week

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Deupur Home Stay - Nagarkot farmhouse sleeps 20

Bagmati Zone / Nagarkot

10 20 1 night min stay

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ask owner if suitable for children; Ask about pets;
Deupur Homestay is a project for all those who would like to experience Nepali culture and the typical village life as a guest while also helping as a volunteer in a diverse range of projects. The village of Deupur is located only 8km east of Kathmandu and can be reache  …see more

from £8 / night

£55 / week

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(16) Excellent 

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The Chai at Le Clos du Verger, Bergerac, - Maurens farmhouse sleeps 4

Dordogne / Maurens

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Just 5 minutes from the lovely and lively old town of Bergerac on the banks of the Dordogne in the Périgord, Le Clos du Verger is a former farmstead set in a good hectare of land in a gentle, green valley leading up to extensive forests and the village of Maurens.Our c  …see more

from £86 / night

£321 - £428 / week

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Province of Modena / Maranello

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £56 / night

£389 / week

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from £56 / night

(16) Excellent 

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The Annexe, Woodlands Farm - Bodle Street Green farmhouse sleeps 5

East Sussex / Bodle Street Green

3 5 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 22 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Dating back to the 17th century Woodlands Farm is set within 65 acres of farmland and woodland has been within the family for 150 years.The Annexe forms part of this detached house with which the owners live and work.Woodlands Farm is a fantastic choice for those famili  …see more

from £110 / night

£600 - £795 / week

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Farmhouse La Collina delle Str - Castelbellino farmhouse sleeps 2

Province of Ancona / Castelbellino

12 2 1 night min stay

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 20 km; Swimming pool; Ski;
La Collina delle Streghe offers you peaceful apartment accommodation on acountryside farm complex with great sports facilities, located just 30minutes' drive from great beaches at Ancona. Collina delle Streghe is a working farm growing organic produce which can be  …see more

from £65 / night

£342 / week

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L'Antico Casale - Polizzi Generosa farmhouse sleeps 4

Province of Palermo / Polizzi Generosa

3 4 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
L'Antico Casale is an ancient farmhouse of the 18th century, deep in the amazing landscape of the Madonie Regional Park. You can enjoy the view of the mountains from the tree-lined entry path.There are 12 rooms in the farmhouse and the restaurant was built after th  …see more

from £120 / night

£838 / week

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POGGIO DEL SOLE - San Gemini farmhouse sleeps 4

Province of Terni / San Gemini

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
The old farmhouse, now completely restored, offers customers a homely atmosphere, and is always ready to welcome those who need to relax.Five wide double rooms, all ensuite finely furnished and with a fine view are available. One or two extra beds may be added, if neces  …see more

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Church House - Boot farmhouse sleeps 7

Lake District / Boot

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
Church House is a superbly renovated, self catering farmhouse with many period features. This house is in a truly peaceful, but not at all isolated, location in the hamlet of Boot, in the Eskdale valley in the Lake District National Park. Church House sleeps 7 people in  …see more

from £114 / night

£795 - £1995 / week

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from £114 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Le Cazal - Manses farmhouse sleeps 7

Ariege / Manses

3 7 7 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Fabulous rural farmhouse near Mirepoix in the beautiful Ariege. Finished and furnished to a high standard, this 4 bedroomed property has a heated pool and large deck. The farmhouse, deck and pool have fantastic views over rolling countryside to the Pyrenees. There are  …see more

from £57 / night

£395 - £1395 / week

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from £57 / night

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Holiday Farmhouse - San Giovanni Valdarno farmhouse sleeps 6

Province of Arezzo / San Giovanni Valdarno

6 6 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 150 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
The farmhouse is located on the oriental Chianti's hills, it lies in the peaceful, calm and typical Tuscany landscape. The strategic position of property, in the middle of triangle Siena (40 km) Arezzo (35 km) Firenze (40 km), gives the opportunity to discover many  …see more

from £94 / night

£503 - £683 / week

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Affittacamere con Piscina " DEBY ANGELS" - Ogliastro Cilento farmhouse sleeps 6

3 6 1 night min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 3 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Deby Angels con piscina.. Una struttura circondata dal verde degli ulivi nel cuore del Cilento..Si trova a 50 Km da Salerno e a 5 km da Paestum area archeologica per eccellenza.A 110 km dall'aereoporto di Capodichino.La casa è costituita da tre stanze con letti matrimo  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 / week

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Agriturismo Pulicaro - Torre Alfina farmhouse sleeps 2

Acquapendente / Torre Alfina

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
An ancient farmhouse with a story to tell. A symbiotic farm in harmony with the environment. An enchanting countryside nestled between Lake Bolsena and San Casciano thermal springs. A venue of memories and untouched nature where the Tuscan hills spill into Umbria's  …see more

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South Jutland / Esbjerg

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 24 km; Not suitable for children;
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from £60 / night

£368 / week

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from £60 / night

(1) Excellent 

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La Riolanderie - Poulaines farmhouse sleeps 8

Indre / Poulaines

3 8 4 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 10 km; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Modern kitchen with breakfast bar Large dining table seats 10 Flat screen LCD TV with UK Free to Air satellite television Spacious bathroom with shower. Spiral staircase leading to three cosy bedrooms and upstairs WC. Bedroom 1 - double bed, two single beds Bedroom  …see more

from £60 / night

£395 - £425 / week

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