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Crayke Manor, near York & North York Moors

Easingwold / Crayke

10 bedroomsSleeps 16Min stay varies

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 70 km; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
A perfect retreat, Crayke Manor is regarded by many locals as the most beautiful home in the County. Not only the cosiness and solidness of the Manor itself but the way it proudly sits in its peaceful surroundings. Near enough to the nearby village to stroll to the pub  …see more

from £550 / night

£3450 - £7700 / week

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from £550 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Comfortable Spacious Wing of Historic Manor House

Cheshire / Nantwich

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min 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. • Uninterrupted views of the gard  …see more

from £110 / night

£698 - £850 / week

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from £110 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of Malaga / Almayate Alto

4 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
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from £85 / night

£0 / week

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from £85 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Station House seasonal pricing - Galway manor house sleeps 10

County Galway / Galway

4 bedroomsSleeps 101 night min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 10 km; Great for children of all ages ; 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 mi  …see more

from £19 / night

£120 / week

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from £19 / night

(4) Excellent 

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

Wiltshire / Colerne

4 bedroomsSleeps 13Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; 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

£2499 / week

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from £349 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Manor Farm, Nottinghamshire - Worksop manor house sleeps 16

Nottinghamshire / Worksop

7 bedroomsSleeps 16Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed; Private garden;
**NEW for 2017 - 8 seated HUGE HOT TUB with lights & sound system** A perfect house for family reunions, special occasions or a great meeting point for friends. Manor Farm, built in 1855, offers a superb Victorian experience, with its large high ceiling rooms and origi  …see more

from £400 / night

£2500 - £3500 / week

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from £400 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Manoir du Bocage - Lisieux manor house sleeps 10

Calvados / Lisieux

5 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 43 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Authentic 17th century luxury Manor House featuring 4 magnificient fire places. Recently renovated and specially designed for holyday lets. Beautiful bathrooms offering massage showers and massage spa bath with coloured light therapy. Park and orchards to play in. Large  …see more

from £174 / night

£999 - £1269 / week

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from £174 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Orton Hall Royalist Suite - Orton manor house sleeps 4

Cumbria / Orton

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Orton Hall is a 17th Century Manor House carefully converted into self-catering suites sharing a Great Hall and six acres of gardens and woodland. The Royalist Suite on the ground floor is a period gem with a fully wood-panelled living room, impressive fireplace and a  …see more

from £75 / night

£425 - £595 / week

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from £75 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Plas Hen - Brithdir manor house sleeps 10

Dolgellau / Brithdir

6 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 15 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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

(32) Excellent 

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FLETCHERS Hall 6 beds,6 baths&pool, set in 7 acres

Lytham St Anne's / Lytham

6 bedroomsSleeps 12Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
Through large wrought iron entrance gates, along a stoned drive stands FLETCHERS Hall, set in acres of manicured paddocks with its own football-golf coures. A baronial type hall built in traditional Tudor style , it has plenty of exposed beams, a minstrels gallery, lea  …see more

from £350 / night

£2000 - £3700 / week

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from £350 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Ohio / Walnut Creek

5 bedroomsSleeps 203 nights min stay

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £458 / night

£2519 - £3511 / week

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from £458 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Ebbingford Manor - Summerleaze Beach manor house sleeps 2

Bude / Summerleaze Beach

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Ebbingford Manor dates back some 850 years. Said to have the smallest chapel in England and once opened to the public, this manor now offers a delightfully romantic & interesting self-catering holiday let. Oak panelled walls, old beams, and archways add to a wonderful a  …see more

from £73 / night

£312 - £740 / week

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from £73 / night

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Province of Mendoza / Lujan Mendoza

6 bedroomsSleeps 123 nights min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 380 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £275 / night

£1909 / week

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from £275 / night

(52) Excellent 

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

Richmond / Stanwick St John

5 bedroomsSleeps 12Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 70 km; Great for children of all ages ; 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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Chalet A3 - Saint-Fargeau manor house sleeps 4

Yonne / Saint-Fargeau

2 bedroomsSleeps 47 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 0.2 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Beautiful and comfortable holiday home in Saint Fargeau en Puisaye, Burgundy, France with communal pool for 4 persons. This resort accommodation is situated in a resort accommodation wit, in a hilly, rural and wooded area, at 200 m from Lac de Bourdon beach, at 5 km fro  …see more

from £80 / night

£559 - £714 / week

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from £80 / night

(46) Excellent 

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TELFORD MANOR HOUSE, Beattock, MOFFAT - Beattock manor house sleeps 26

Dumfries and Galloway / Beattock

11 bedroomsSleeps 262 nights min stay

  • 11 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 26
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 25 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Holiday in style at this carefully renovated house, giving a mix of modern and traditional for your comfort and in keeping with the Listed Grade A historic mansion house; which was designed and built by the world famous Thomas Telford. The house is superbly suited fo  …see more

from £275 / night

£0 / week

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from £275 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Lusby Manor - Spilsby manor house sleeps 16

Lincolnshire / Spilsby

6 bedroomsSleeps 16Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome; 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

(6) Excellent 

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Orton Hall Clarendon Suite - Orton manor house sleeps 2

Cumbria / Orton

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
This light & bright first floor one-bedroom self-catering Suite within 17th Century Orton Hall has views of the fields and fells from the living/dining room. The bedroom sleeps two in a king size (5ft) bed and the bedroom has wooden shutters to shut out the light to ens  …see more

from £75 / night

£425 - £575 / week

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from £75 / night

(30) Very Good 

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Oakerthorpe Manor - Oakerthorpe manor house sleeps 17

South Wingfield / Oakerthorpe

8 bedroomsSleeps 17Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; 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

(10) Excellent 

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Birdsgrove House - Mayfield - Ashbourne manor house sleeps 43

Ashbourne / Mayfield, Ashbourne

19 bedroomsSleeps 43Min stay varies

  • 19 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 43
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Come here to have a break and get away from it all or let us organise a civil ceremony for you and use the house for a unique wedding experience, which can be made into a full weekend of celebration. From its tranquil rural location, it is hard to believe that it is sti  …see more

from £1450 / night

£5000 - £7000 / week

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from £1450 / night

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Florida / Tampa

8 bedroomsSleeps 20Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 37 km; Swimming pool;
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from £455 / night

£2592 - £4207 / week

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from £455 / night

(19) Excellent 

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The Manoir at Rigal set in 100 acres,heated pool

Dordogne / Bergerac

4 bedroomsSleeps 81 night min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
This is where stylish families can enjoy the good life...& lots of fun. A beautiful eco-friendly organic farm in idyllic surroundings.This is certainly not your regular farm. Le Manoir is a fabulous environmentally and family-friendly restored Manor House where c  …see more

from £193 / night

£1350 - £2310 / week

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from £193 / night

(58) Excellent 

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The Old Hall - Saxlingham Nethergate manor house sleeps 18

Norfolk / Saxlingham Nethergate

8 bedroomsSleeps 18Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
If you are looking for a proper country house with oak panelling, log fires, leaded light windows and fantastic gardens you have found it - you can see more photographs on our website theoldhalldotnet. Featured in The Independent as one of the 50 best British breaks - w  …see more

from £750 / night

£4500 - £7450 / week

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from £750 / night

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LUXURY MANSION SANTA EUGENIA 14 PAX - Santa Eugenia manor house sleeps 14

Majorca / Santa Eugenia

5 bedroomsSleeps 14Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 20 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Building has an elevator, WiFi and music around the whole house. distribution: GROUND FLOOR: Reception, lounge with sofas, air conditioning and Smart TV satellite, living room, fully equipped kitchen with microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, etc, 2 toilets, spa with ham  …see more

from £206 / night

£1303 - £4017 / week

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from £206 / night

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Province of Girona / Pontos

5 bedroomsSleeps 15Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £226 / night

£1818 - £2290 / week

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from £226 / night

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Majorca / Alaró

2 bedroomsSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 20 km; Swimming pool;
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from £85 / night

£0 / week

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from £85 / night

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Historic Country House - Lietor manor house sleeps 12

Province of Albacete / Lietor

7 bedroomsSleeps 123 nights min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
Historic Country House. Unique Opportunity. Formerly the house of a noble family at the times of the Christian Crusades. Like a mini Parador. Rustic charm. Situated in a village on a mountain top, surrounded by mountains and the river Mundo. Beautiful views and walking  …see more

from £85 / night

£505 - £1295 / week

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from £85 / night

(2) Good 

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Villa dei Baroni - Castiglione di Sicilia manor house sleeps 14

Province of Catania / Castiglione di Sicilia

6 bedroomsSleeps 14Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 35 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Located in the historic property “Carranco”, owned by the Baroni del Castello di Randazzo, this Manor house dates back from 1870, when Baron Antonino, who was bored of living a flat town life, decided to find a unique spot to build his personal countryside residence  …see more

from £279 / night

£1673 - £4625 / week

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from £279 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Douro Mansion - Awesome View - Relaxing Holidays

Porto District / Baiao

4 bedroomsSleeps 7Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 8 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Hi, my name is Palmira Mouta and i am renting my beautiful house at the Douro. I only speak Portuguese a little of Espanõl (but I am planing to start English lessons). Meanwhile, my friend João Paulo (John Paul in english) will help me with all translation issues if n  …see more

from £185 / night

£1059 - £1408 / week

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from £185 / night

(17) Excellent 

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BANBA HOUSE LUXURY PERIOD PROP seasonal prices

County Galway / Galway

5 bedroomsSleeps 101 night min stay

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Hello and Welcome, ***** stop the world and get off at Banba House ***** you are now entering a stress free zone******* .....12 MINS TO GALWAY MAIN STREET...........  …see more

from £15 / night

£90 / week

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from £15 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Hikkaduwa / Nalagasdeniya

3 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £24 / night

£136 / week

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from £24 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Porcupine Palace - Lusaka manor house sleeps 10

Lusaka Province / Lusaka

5 bedroomsSleeps 102 nights min stay

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
Safari sensation, family frolic, writers' respite? It's all here! Porcupine Palace is the 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom piece of Paradise guaranteed to satisfy everyone in your clan! The setting is the beautiful Zambian bush- each day will greet you with visions of wandering  …see more

from £119 / night

£581 - £1008 / week

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from £119 / night

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Ardeche / Saint-Jeure-d'Ay

6 bedroomsSleeps 121 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £328 / night

£2522 / week

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from £328 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Domaine Bigoussies pool Heated fishing - Riberac manor house sleeps 13

Dordogne / Riberac

5 bedroomsSleeps 13Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
This former hunting lodge benefits from a dominant position, and has been superbly renovated with very high quality furnishings and facilities. Nestled in its own 150-hectare domain, Domaine des Bigoussies will delight passionate fishermen and big family or friends al  …see more

from £285 / night

£1600 - £2150 / week

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from £285 / night

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Sant Cebria de Vallalta / Castellar d'Indies

3 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Swimming pool;
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from £76 / night

£589 - £841 / week

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from £76 / night

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Creuse / Gueret

9 bedroomsSleeps 15Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £295 / night

£1093 - £2269 / week

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from £295 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Thurston Lodge Entire Wing of Georgian House

Bury St Edmunds / Thurston

1 bedroomSleeps 22 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner; Private garden;
Have a relaxing stay in your own private wing of an elegant Georgian house with its polished original floorboards, corniced ceilings and shuttered windows and two feature floor-to-ceiling bay windows . Enjoy the luxurious 4 poster bed in the Master bedroom, relax in the  …see more

from £80 / night

£520 / week

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from £80 / night

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Province of Grosseto / Arcidosso

4 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
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from £101 / night

£673 / week

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from £101 / night

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PLESSIX MEEN MANOR "La Salette" 128036 - Pluduno manor house sleeps 9

Cotes-d'Armor / Pluduno

4 bedroomsSleeps 9Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 12 km; Great for children of all ages ;
The house is characterized by a large stone fireplace, massive beams, antique furniture and artisanal hand made tiles. The Manor proposes 3 houses nestled in a small valley with a 5000 m² lake welcoming you to 15 hectares of forest. We are proud of our region so pleas  …see more

from £240 / night

£1093 - £1421 / week

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(3) Excellent 

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Ille-et-Vilaine / Erbree

2 bedroomsSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 114 km; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
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from £93 / night

£547 / week

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from £93 / night

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