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Short breaks (16)

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16 Holiday homes

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48

La Grancia Country Resort Apt4 - Montisi fort sleeps 3

Province of Siena / Montisi

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
La Grancia Country Resort is a romantic and charming 14th century fortress used as a "Grancia", a granary for the storage of the produce grown on the property. Perched next to the delightful hilltop village of Montisi, it overlooks the surrounding Tuscany coun  …see more

from £107 / night

£739 - £821 / week

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from £107 / night

(5) Very Good 

49

La Grancia Country Resort Apt1 - Montisi fort sleeps 3

Province of Siena / Montisi

1 3 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
La Grancia Country Resort is a romantic and charming 14th century fortress used as a "Grancia", a granary for the storage of the produce grown on the property. Perched next to the delightful hilltop village of Montisi, it overlooks the surrounding Tuscany coun  …see more

from £107 / night

£739 - £821 / week

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from £107 / night

5

Lewis's Tower - St. Ouen fort sleeps 10

Jersey / St. Ouen

1 10 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.01 km
  • Suitable for children age 5+
Lewis's Tower is set in the rugged landscape of the dunes in Jersey's only national park, close to the nature reserve and wetland area withe direct beach access. It makes the perfect base for an active beach trip and is lose to many beachfront cafes and restaurants. Sur  …see more

from £93 / night

£651 - £728 / week

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from £93 / night

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(6) Excellent 

40

Villafranca in Lunigiana / Irola

2 10 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

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from £156 / night

£1035 / week

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from £156 / night

(7) Very Good 

10

La Crête Fort - St. John fort sleeps 5

Jersey / St. John

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Pet friendly
Nestling on a headland, this tranquil property is built on Jersey's rugged north coast and is surrounded on three sides by the sea.Regarded as 'an icon of the Island's strong sense of individuality and self-determination', La Crête Fort has held mil  …see more

from £233 / night

£1067 - £1675 / week

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from £233 / night

(2) Excellent 

17

Kempt Tower - St Ouen's Bay fort sleeps 12

St. Ouen / St Ouen's Bay

1 12 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car not necessary
Kempt Tower is our most recently converted property and is already popular for extended family holidays in Jersey. This historic Martello Tower has been restored with all modern conveniences and fully equipped as a self-catering property.Kempt Tower in St Ouen's Ba  …see more

from £326 / night

£1210 - £2405 / week

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from £326 / night

(5) Very Good 

13

Fort Leicester - Trinity fort sleeps 8

Jersey / Trinity

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Spread over three levels, this magnificent 19th century fort sits above the picturesque harbour of Bouley Bay and has a private garden and terrace.Named after the Earl of Leicester, a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Fort Leicester has military history dating back to the  …see more

from £270 / night

£1247 - £1995 / week

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from £270 / night

8

Los Morenos - Los Puertos fort sleeps 6

Cartagena / Los Puertos

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
Situated in the unspoilt, picturesque village of Perin near Cartagena, the finca has recently been restored to a very high standard, and can accommodate up to six guests in comfort. As well as affording stunning views of the mountainous surrounding landscape, the proper  …see more

from £70 / night

£310 - £340 / week

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from £70 / night

9

Hydra / Kamini

1 2 7 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden

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from £104 / night

£432 - £604 / week

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from £104 / night

47

La Grancia Country Resort Apt3 - Montisi fort sleeps 5

Province of Siena / Montisi

2 5 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
La Grancia Country Resort is a romantic and charming 14th century fortress used as a "Grancia", a granary for the storage of the produce grown on the property. Perched next to the delightful hilltop village of Montisi, it overlooks the surrounding Tuscany coun  …see more

from £157 / night

£1068 - £1166 / week

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from £157 / night

8

L'Etacquerel Fort - Trinity fort sleeps 30

Jersey / Trinity

1 30 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 30
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
Traverse the winding coastal path, lower the drawbridge and enter your own fort on the stunning, rugged north coast of Jersey. Built in the mid-19th Century on a cliff side overlooking Bouley Bay, L'Etacquerel Fort is a great base for exploring Jersey's rugged north co  …see more

from £150 / night

£1053 - £1256 / week

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from £150 / night

19

Todi / Collevalenza

11 30 1 night min

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

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from £78 / night

£466 / week

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from £78 / night

(1) Excellent 

4

Hilltop Castle Retreat - Youlgreave fort sleeps 3

Bakewell / Youlgreave

29 3 1 night min

  • 29 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Pet friendly
*Test account - do not try and book!*Nestled beautifully in the rolling Derbyshire hills, close to local amenities and an array of idyllic country pubs, stands one of the most beautiful holiday lets you find on the market. Originally built during the period of Norman oc  …see more

from £1967 / night

£13500 / week

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from £1967 / night

4

Daisy HomeStay - Da Lat fort sleeps 24

Lam Dong Province / Da Lat

10 24 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min
  • Private garden
Our family lives in 10- bed room house Ward 8, DaLat city with 2 sons and 4 dogs.Our homes í a 5 minute walk to Minh Hoa Seminary,8 minute walk to Forest Flowers, Dream Hill. Some minutes walk to Tam Dac restaurant.Around my house, there are lots of picturesque greenho  …see more

from £14 / night

£16 / week

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from £14 / night

6

Haryana / Panchkula

30 50 1 night min

  • 30 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £43 / night

£270 / week

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from £43 / night

(1) Excellent 

13

Province of Como / Porlezza

1 4 5 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 5 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Ask owner if suitable for children

 …see more

from £416 / night

£2308 / week

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from £416 / night

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