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The Gothic Mansion - Bristol manor house sleeps 50

England / Bristol

13 50 1 night min stay

  • 13 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Pet friendly;
The Gothic Mansion is a fine grade 2 listed former convent. Situated close to the the heart of Bristol. It benefits from magnificent views across the city. The Mansion is a unique and special place which provides much needed accommodation for large families who wish to  …see more

from £495 / night

£3465 / week

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from £495 / night

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Villa Balbi - Locate Varesino manor house sleeps 4

Province of Como / Locate Varesino

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 180 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Recently renovated tween apartments, set in the stables quarters of a16th Century italian villa. Located in Lombardy, at the centre of the triangle formed by Milan, Como and Varese, in the village of Locate Varesino, province of Como.Each unit consisting of 700 sqft (ar  …see more

from £87 / night

£518 / week

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from £87 / night

(53) Excellent 

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Coach House and Dairy Cottage - Stanwick St John manor house sleeps 12

Richmond / Stanwick St John

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 70 km; Child friendly ; Car essential;
The rental price quoted is for the Coach House, which sleeps 10 guests. For larger parties, the Dairy Cottage, which is accessed through the garden of the main house, can also be rented and this increases capacity to up to 13 guests.This very special Grade II listed l  …see more

from £150 / night

£980 - £2200 / week

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from £150 / night

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Your Own Sanctuary 30 Min Away fr Central Santiago

Santiago Metropolitan Region / Chicureo

5 10 5 nights min stay

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 80 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
This luxurious villa is located in the private, gated community of Las Brisas de Chicureo. It features 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and a half bath in over 4,500 sq.ft. space. The home also offers a beautiful swimming pool overlooking the Andes Mountain. It has a professi  …see more

from £290 / night

£2026 / week

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Gutshaus Buberow / Apartment 3 - Buberow manor house sleeps 5

Gransee / Buberow

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
Apartment 3 (70m ²): The apartment offers accommodation for 5 people. It has a bedroom with double bed and a single bed and is accessed through a walk in closet room with large wardrobe. In this room one sleeps with the stars in the night sky peeping through the skylig  …see more

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(3) Excellent 

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Plas Hen - Brithdir manor house sleeps 10

Dolgellau / Brithdir

6 10 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 15 km; Child friendly ;
Boasting heaps of period features, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were on the set of Sense and Sensibility! Plas Hen, an historic, 15th Century Welsh manor house, is ideal for large family and group celebrations. With large and spacious rooms, and its own priva  …see more

from £195 / night

£890 - £1600 / week

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from £195 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Gaddens Manor House - Ringwood manor house sleeps 9

New Forest / Ringwood

4 9 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Gaddens is delightfully situated in over 17 acres of private grounds within the New Forest National Park. Explore the numerous trails and paths within the gardens, whilst also keeping an eye open for our local wildlife. This charming manor house offers completely self-c  …see more

from £185 / night

£1170 - £1460 / week

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from £185 / night

(30) Very Good 

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Oakerthorpe Manor - Oakerthorpe manor house sleeps 17

South Wingfield / Oakerthorpe

8 17 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Oakerthorpe Manor is an 19th Century Manor House situated in private grounds, ideal for that getaway from it all with family and friends. With 8 bedrooms, there is plenty of spacious accommodation to cater for a large group. The Manor is approached through electric gate  …see more

from £250 / night

£2300 - £2600 / week

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from £250 / night

(19) Very Good 

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Gaer Hall - Guilsfield manor house sleeps 13

Welshpool / Guilsfield

7 13 1 night min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 75 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The stunning interior of this unique barn-conversion is matched only by the uninterrupted views of the Severn Valley it affords. Wonderful old beams on both the ground and first floor, as well as cosy log burners make this spacious property warm and welcoming. Not ove  …see more

from £200 / night

£1400 / week

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from £200 / night

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country guest farm chez les BR - Tahanaout manor house sleeps 20

Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region / Tahanaout

8 20 1 night min stay

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Ask owner if suitable for children; Ask about pets;
Our farm of six hectars is located 20 mins drive from jamaa lfna square and 15mins drive from most marakech famous greens.It's planted of various fruit trees (olives, citrus, apricots, grenadines, grapes,...) with local growth crops and poultry and various domestic  …see more

from £388 / night

£2156 / week

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from £388 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Brook cottage - Martley manor house sleeps 4

Worcester / Martley

2 4 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; Pet friendly;
This very well appointed cottage offers total detail to home comforts; READY NOW "After complete renovations. Newly refurbished east wing of Elizabethan Court House, home of the Lord of the Manor. Wonderful country walks with fantastic views. Easy reach to all ame  …see more

from £120 / night

£750 / week

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from £120 / night

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La Balanderie manor Normandy D.Day beach Caen

Calvados / Colleville-Montgomery

3 6 4 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Prieuré de La Balanderie is a magnificent 18th century priory, situated countryside in Colleville-Montgomery (Normandy), the famous British Sword landing beach on D-Day. A part of the priory is proposed as a very comfortable self catering cottage (gite), sleeping 4 pe  …see more

from £104 / night

£621 - £1130 / week

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from £104 / night

(3) Excellent 

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The Old Rectory - Oldbury on Severn manor house sleeps 10

Thornbury / Oldbury on Severn

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 20 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
The Old Rectory is a handsome manse that has been decorated and restored to a very high standard,incorporating all modern comforts, while retaining period features such as open fires in all rooms,working shutters and servants bells.Ideal for those seeking peace,as well  …see more

from £40 / night

£3000 - £6150 / week

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from £40 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Dépendance Viburni - Alghero manor house sleeps 5

Province of Sassari / Alghero

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Child friendly ;
LAST MINUTE: 500 EUROS 20-27 AUGUST (2ADULTS) The Dépendance Viburni is an independent part of an old charming MANOR HOUSE from 19th century, which was used as "Holiday house" from a priest. The bedrooms, ideal for a couple of adults and maximum three children (or  …see more

from £87 / night

£432 - £651 / week

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from £87 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Comfortable Spacious Wing of Historic Manor House

Cheshire / Nantwich

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 65 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
• Spacious comfortable accommodation for up to 4 people in historic manor house. • Well equipped kitchen diner, large comfortable sitting room and two spacious bedrooms each with a Super King Bed and en suite bath/shower room. Lobby at ground level, kitchen and  …see more

from £110 / night

£698 - £850 / week

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from £110 / night

(60) Excellent 

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The Manor House - Ludlow manor house sleeps 12

Shropshire / Ludlow

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
The Manor House, Richards Castle, Ludlow is an outstandingly situated country house surrounded by superb gardens and grounds with far reaching views and it's own private golf course. The Manor House is situated above the village of Richards Castle and only three mi  …see more

from £130 / night

£1519 - £2200 / week

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from £130 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Glenmore - Craigavon manor house sleeps 15

County Armagh / Craigavon

6 15 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Glenmore Manor is a stunning 18th century family home set in the Criagavon countryside.The house which was lovingly renovated throughout by owners Pat and Eileen still retains its beautiful period features but offers many modern conveniences and a warm welcome to guests  …see more

from £850 / night

£5950 / week

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from £850 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Mansion Evilion - Makrinitsa manor house sleeps 16

Magnesia Region / Makrinitsa

7 16 1 night min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
¨Archontiko EVILION¨ is now entirely available to rent to families or groups, weekly or longer at very good prices.Our ardent wish, good taste - soon developed into a unique token of artistry - and mainly our great respect for our cultural heritage and the local tradi  …see more

from £44 / night

£276 / week

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from £44 / night

(1) Very Good 

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The Prince-Bishop's Palace at Piotrowice Nyskie

Opole Province / Otmuchow

10 30 1 night min stay

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Child friendly ;
first mentioned in 1300, the palace has been rebuilt once every 100 years since. Owners have included barons, and a Prince-Bishop of Wroclaw. It's now owned by British-Polish couple, Jim and Anna Parton, who have rescued the house from near-dereliction. There'  …see more

from £26 / night

£182 / week

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from £26 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Station House seasonal pricing - Athenry manor house sleeps 10

County Galway / Athenry

4 10 1 night min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 9 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
STATION MASTERS HOUSE ATHENRY, ITS AT THE RAILWAY STATION.12 MINUTES FROM GALWAY MAIN STREETJust renovated to the highest standard. …You don't need a car to get here or when you are here!!* ,… You don't need a car to get to Galway Main Street, just a few minutes awa  …see more

from £19 / night

£120 / week

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from £19 / night

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Penpont Courtyard Wing - Penpont manor house sleeps 15

Brecon / Penpont

6 15 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 70 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Penpont is one of the finest Grade 1 listed houses in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The house was built in 1666, the descendants still live there today, and it is the centre of a working rural estate.Penpont lies about 4 miles west of Brecon on the A40. The drivew  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 / week

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from £50 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Trimnells House.13people. - Colerne manor house sleeps 13

Wiltshire / Colerne

4 13 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Trimnells offers guests the chance to enjoy village life in a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. They can walk to country pubs in a friendly unspoiled village just off the tourist track where visitors of all kinds are welcomed including many overseas visitor  …see more

from £349 / night

£2250 - £2499 / week

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Villa Laanzicht - Doorn manor house sleeps 5

Utrecht Province / Doorn

2 5 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
A spacious apartment in countryside village yet only 45 min. away from Amsterdam. Monument (1860). Lots of character. Exposed beams. Big living. South facing. Fully equiped kitchen. Privacy. Centrally located beween rolling hills of National Park "Utrechtse Heuvelr  …see more

from £147 / night

£1026 / week

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Chateau De Béon - Aste-Beon manor house sleeps 12

Bearn / Aste-Beon

7 12 2 nights min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Pet friendly;
The house is a restored XIV century building located in a Pyrenean Valley just South of Pau and close to Lourdes. The house has a large private garden and overlooks a river (Gave d''ossau). It is perfectly loacted for mountain walks and trekking as well as  …see more

from £130 / night

£776 - £1319 / week

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(16) Excellent 

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Lusby Manor - Spilsby manor house sleeps 16

Lincolnshire / Spilsby

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Fully refurbished two storey Victorian Manor House nestled in the beauty of the Lincolnshire Wolds. Leading through the oak front door from the 'carriage' drive way is access to the hallway, three reception rooms, large kitchen, utility room, shower room and conservator  …see more

from £400 / night

£2800 - £3800 / week

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from £400 / night

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Gutshaus Buberow / Appartment1 - Buberow manor house sleeps 6

Gransee / Buberow

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
Apartment 1 (110 sqm): The apartment sleeps 6 and has 4 rooms: one upstairs double bedroom room via spiral stairs, one bedroom with double bed and children's bed, a cozy living room with a woodstove and single bed, a large, light living-dining room with satellite-T  …see more

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Pettistree House - Woodbridge manor house sleeps 30

Suffolk / Woodbridge

15 30 Min stay varies

  • 15 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Pettistree House is a majestic Georgian Country Manor set in 13 acres of parkland that has just been the subject of a total refurbishment. Highlights include a huge Fired Earth kitchen with Aga and Falcon appliances, 15 luxurious bedrooms with 11 new bathrooms by CP Har  …see more

from £1425 / night

£7450 - £7950 / week

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from £1425 / night

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Cotes-d'Armor / Caulnes

4 8 2 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 38 km; Child friendly ; Car essential;
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from £87 / night

£647 - £828 / week

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from £87 / night

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Loire Valley / Monts

7 15 5 nights min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £363 / night

£2242 / week

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from £363 / night

(2) Excellent 

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At the Manor - Norton St Philip manor house sleeps 14

Bath / Norton St Philip

6 14 2 nights min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Manor Farm House is available for exclusive use for wedding parties, family celebrations and Hen weekends. We are located in this gorgeous Manor House in the tranquil setting of the conservation village of Norton St Philip. Fabulous pubs within minutes' walk. If yo  …see more

from £525 / night

£2700 - £3680 / week

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from £525 / night

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Vila Real District / Chaves

8 16 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £604 / night

£2587 / week

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from £604 / night

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18th Century Manor House - Carmagnola manor house sleeps 6

Province of Turin / Carmagnola

2 6 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Beautifully restored 18th century Italian manor house apartment with swimming pool. Wooden beamed ceiling throughout. Two double bedrooms, kitchen-diner and large living room. Fully furnished to high standards with washing machine, gas hob, oven etc. Located in Nort  …see more

from £69 / night

£432 / week

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from £69 / night

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Ardeche / Saint-Jeure-d'Ay

6 12 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £337 / night

£2587 / week

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from £337 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Erbree

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 114 km; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £95 / night

£561 / week

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from £95 / night

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Braga District / Vieira do Minho

4 10 1 night min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £177 / night

£1160 / week

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from £177 / night

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Le Vieux Presbytère - Mezangers manor house sleeps 10

Mayenne / Mezangers

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 16 km; Not suitable for children;
Built in 1720, Le Vieux Presbytère commands pride of place near the village centre. A fantastic venue for a reunion, multi-generation holiday, sabbatical, family holiday or retreat.Entering the grounds through large gates from the quiet street, there is parking at the  …see more

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Le Mas - Orival manor house sleeps 12

Charente / Orival

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
This stunning property can sleep 12+ people, thus making it the perfect place for a family holiday or small gathering. The ground floor consists of spacious well-equipped kitchen, dining room, sitting room and billiards room plus a utilities room and an additional game  …see more

from £275 / night

£1500 - £2500 / week

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Namur Province / Vresse-sur-Semois

10 18 2 nights min stay

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
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from £302 / night

£1792 / week

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from £302 / night

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Braga District / Povoa de Lanhoso

5 12 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 50 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
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Craggantoul House - Lawers manor house sleeps 12

Perth and Kinross / Lawers

6 12 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.5 km; Child friendly ;
Commanding a dramatic position overlooking Loch Tay in Highland Perthshire, Craggantoul House is a luxury holiday property located within a private 40 acre Highland estate with secluded forest walks, orchards, duck pond, loch frontage and fishing rights.Sleeping twelve  …see more

from £475 / night

£1600 - £1800 / week

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from £475 / night

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