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The Welsh Gatehouse - Mathern tower sleeps 2

Chepstow / Mathern

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
A luxury award winning period property, built in the time of Edward I, (we think it was built approx 1270). This Grade II* medieval hideaway boasts seven hundred years of history - and with its towers it feels like you are living in a fairy tale castle. Stay from 1  …see more

from £135 / night

£490 / week

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from £135 / night

(24) Very Good 

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La Tour - Montreuil tower sleeps 2

Montreuil-sur-Mer / Montreuil

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 13 km; Not suitable for children; Car not necessary;
Arranged over three floors built against the massive stonework of a 13th century watch tower, La Tour provides a small sitting room with kitchen facilities and breakfast bar, a double bedroom and a fabulous bathroom with large shower and double sunken bath set at the fo  …see more

from £95 / night

£599 / week

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from £95 / night

(18) Excellent 

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Le Roc - Ille-sur-Tet tower sleeps 2

Pyrenees-Orientales / Ille-sur-Tet

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 30 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Possibly the smallest B&B in France?An old water tower converted to offer accommodation for two persons.Our property is situated in a protected area of outstanding natural beauty less than 1 km from the medieval village of Montalba le Chateau and is set in 3.2 Hectares  …see more

from £60 / night

£420 / week

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from £60 / night

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Self Catering Holiday Cottage - Teignmouth tower sleeps 10

Devon / Teignmouth

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Child friendly ;
Lovely grade 2 listed Gothic Castle folly with outstanding sea and estuary views. A short walk from Teignmouth town centre and sea front and easy driving access to Dawlish, Shaldon, Torquay, Dartmoor and Exeter plus many other south Devon attractions. The property has p  …see more

from £190 / night

£900 - £1955 / week

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from £190 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Bearn / Pau

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
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from £103 / night

£513 / week

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from £103 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Gensac Tower Gites - Gensac tower sleeps 2

Gironde / Gensac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
The Tower is a converted windmill on the edge of a pretty medieval village in SW France. The property is on on 3 floors. The bedroom is on the top floor with its king size bed and ladder leading to the roof terrace. The second floor is the bathroom with shower cubicle,  …see more

from £65 / night

£248 - £385 / week

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from £65 / night

(34) Excellent 

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Shortflatt Tower - Belsay tower sleeps 16

Northumberland / Belsay

7 16 3 nights min stay

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car essential; No pets allowed;
Shortflatt Tower is one of Northumberland's most beautiful country houses set in idyllic surroundings with well tended walled gardens and ancient woodland. Part of a private estate, we offer comfortable elegance and bespoke services including quality pampering in F  …see more

from £600 / night

£4200 / week

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from £600 / night

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Province of Rome / Subiaco

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Ski; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
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from £52 / night

£300 / week

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from £52 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Florence / Calenzano

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 80 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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(1) Excellent 

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Marina : Beach front suite - Herzliya Pituach Beach tower sleeps 5

Tel Aviv District / Herzliya Pituach Beach

1 5 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
2 room luxury holyday suite facing the Mediterranean Sea Marina towers :Marina herzlia Pituhach 12 floor the highest building in the marina. luxury holyday brand new beach suite, facing the Mediterranean Sea,located on the sea shore ,on the beach nearby the entertainme  …see more

from £91 / night

£947 / week

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from £91 / night

(16) Excellent 

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The White Tower - Kenmore tower sleeps 4

Perth and Kinross / Kenmore

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.6 km; Not suitable for children;
The Tower lies on a secluded knoll, above the valley of the river Tay; a spectacular location.A stay at the White Tower offers something that no other self catering accommodation can. The White Tower Of Taymouth Castle is a luxury 5 star self catering holiday home offer  …see more

from £330 / night

£2310 / week

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from £330 / night

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Province of Messina / Taormina

3 5 3 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Air conditioning;
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from £129 / night

£812 / week

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from £129 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Florida / Citrus Ridge

3 10 6 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 6 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
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from £76 / night

£455 / week

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from £76 / night

(4) Excellent 

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The Tower House - Brossac tower sleeps 2

Charente / Brossac

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
A delightful character property consisting of a living room with fitted kitchen on the ground floor and upstairs a good-sized double bedroom and shower room. Why choose Brossac? Why indeed? Why choose a village, instead of staying in remote countryside? Well, for a sta  …see more

from £60 / night

£291 - £428 / week

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from £60 / night

(5) Excellent 

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East Lodge, Dunalastair - Pitlochry tower sleeps 8

Perth and Kinross / Pitlochry

4 8 7 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
East Lodge is very special and romantic tower house attached to a grand stone gateway with battlements. Originally the gatelodge of a large mansion, the drive is no longer in use and makes a pleasant and peaceful riverside walk. Ideal for families or groups of friends  …see more

from £99 / night

£690 - £1035 / week

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from £99 / night

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EXPO SPECIAL STAY: ROMANTIC TOWER - Somma Lombardo tower sleeps 4

Province of Varese / Somma Lombardo

1 4 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
It's an old romanic tower built about 1000 years ago now renovated to a high standard, set in a garden, in the middle of a small village, next to a river and forest.It is located in Ticino Park, 25 minutes from EXPO, 20 minutes from Maggiore Lake, 30 minutes from V  …see more

from £80 / night

£539 - £838 / week

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from £80 / night

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The Tower. Tower with pool - San Giustino Valdarno tower sleeps 6

Province of Arezzo / San Giustino Valdarno

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 110 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Distinctive stone tower ,equipped with every comfort, in an extraordinarily scenic location. Located in Valdarno, in front of the Chianti hills, between Florence and Arezzo is only half an hour from Siena. Due to its location, is an excellent starting point to visit the  …see more

from £107 / night

£727 - £1402 / week

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from £107 / night

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Province of Grosseto / Grosseto

1 5 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
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from £48 / night

£317 / week

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from £48 / night

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A paradise for families and couples!!! - Radda in Chianti tower sleeps 4

Province of Siena / Radda in Chianti

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
A view on a scenic wine and olive oil country. The ancient farmhouse of Augusto and Lele Vitali is an excellent base from which to explore the "heart" of Tuscany. A few meters off the road to the village, the Torre, facing Radda, stands in an olive grove overlooking vin  …see more

from £120 / night

£812 / week

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from £120 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Gironde / Cerons

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £59 / night

£413 - £718 / week

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from £59 / night

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Province of Bari / Triggianello

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Child friendly ;
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from £137 / night

£855 - £1710 / week

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from £137 / night

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Torre Tower Tour Turm башн Πυργος - Artemisia tower sleeps 5

Messenia Region / Artemisia

1 5 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Pet friendly; Private garden;
Tower house in the heart of the mountain Taigeto, located at the top of the village Artemisia, situated at 860 meters above sea level. Artemisia is a mountain village that belongs to the municipality of Kalamata. The tower is surrounded by a very green private garden f  …see more

from £65 / night

£449 / week

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from £65 / night

(9) Excellent 

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The Broch - Isle of Harris tower sleeps 2

Lewis and Harris / Isle of Harris

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Luxurious solitude greets visitors to the Broch, which is modelled on an iron-age fortress, and sits on a remote ridgeline overlooking woodland, lochs, a golden sand beach, and the Atlantic beyond. Within the 3-storey construction made of ancient stone are full comforts  …see more

from £171 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £171 / night

(8) Very Good 

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CASARA 2, Tower with sea view - Zahora tower sleeps 2

Costa de la Luz / Zahora

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car advised;
CASARA is a set of 5 charming small rural cottages in a coastal setting with an exclusive footpath to Zahora Beach. CASARA, is peace and serenity, a place to feel the pleasures and emotions of nature and life. CASARA is located in an idyllic enclave with views of the  …see more

from £31 / night

£228 - £898 / week

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from £31 / night

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Marrakech / Hivernage

10 3 1 night min stay

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
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from £51 / night

£52 / week

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from £51 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Province of Perugia / Assisi

1 4 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
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from £83 / night

£535 - £595 / week

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from £83 / night

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Old Linthill House - Eyemouth tower sleeps 10

Borders / Eyemouth

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Child friendly ;
Old Linthill is a large holiday house in the Scottish Borders that sleeps 8-10 people. Located one mile West of the picturesque fishing port of Eyemouth, the secluded seventeenth century Scottish tower house is perched on a hillside in the centre of a beautiful small es  …see more

from £292 / night

£960 - £1480 / week

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(2) Good 

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Torre Antica - Lovere tower sleeps 2

Province of Bergamo / Lovere

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
One of the best places to spend Your holiday in complete relaxation , away from the frenetic pace of everyday working life !Torre Antica , a small medieval-style tower has undergone a major refurbishment to offer guests unique moments of rest surrounded by all the moder  …see more

from £52 / night

£342 / week

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The Windketel House - Jordaan tower sleeps 2

Amsterdam / Jordaan

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
This most intimate luxury house is located on the very edge of the historic centre of Amsterdam, walking distance to the Jordaan. The Windketel is a free standing octagonal mini-tower: an unique architectural monument, with a beautiful state-of-art interior, that offers  …see more

from £127 / night

£795 / week

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Deluxe Tower Studio - Limni Keri tower sleeps 3

Zakynthos / Limni Keri

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Harmony hotel is the best choice if you are seeking for relaxing and carefree holidays for you and your family. Our 4 star hotel can accommodate your dreamy holidays to a magnificent scenery with friendly surroundings.Our complex can offer you not only the best panorami  …see more

from £69 / night

£359 - £539 / week

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from £69 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Extraordinary Tower in the Tuscan hills with pool, - Sansepolcro tower sleeps 3

Province of Arezzo / Sansepolcro

1 3 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 110 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Torre the Brancialino nestles beautifully in the Tuscan Hills some 10 kilometres from the Renaissance town of Sansepolcro.Being part of a remarkably restored medieval castle (where the owner lives) the tower offers the perfect romantic hideaway with comfortable accommod  …see more

from £50 / night

£350 - £455 / week

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from £50 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani / Bisceglie

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Child friendly ;
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from £60 / night

£419 / week

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from £60 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Torre del Barbagianni - Castello di Gropparello - Piacenza tower sleeps 4

Province of Piacenza / Piacenza

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
Gropparello's mediaeval castle is surrounded by a parkland extended at the sides of Vezzeno torrent's gorges. The suite situated in the castle is suspended above the drawbridge's building .4 romantic rooms plus a bath carved into the rock as a coffer, endowed with a sh  …see more

from £342 / night

£2394 / week

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from £342 / night

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Acqualagna / Acqualagna

2 8 4 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 50 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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from £129 / night

£761 / week

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from £129 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Le Logge di Silvignano Tower House View Pool WiFi - Spoleto tower sleeps 5

Province of Perugia / Spoleto

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 80 km; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
The Tower House (120 sqm) is the most ancient portion of Historic Hamlet Le Logge di Silvignano, one of the most significant examples of Medieval architecture in the Spoleto County. Le Logge di Silvignano built from the X to the XV Century,is listed by the Italian  …see more

from £95 / night

£599 - £1112 / week

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from £95 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Sorrento / Central Sorrento

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Swimming pool;
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from £214 / night

£1471 - £2915 / week

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from £214 / night

(27) Excellent 

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Lendal Tower - Central York tower sleeps 6

York / Central York

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Lendal Tower is a 3 bedroom, luxury holiday rental found in the very heart of the historic city of York which has been graded as a 5 Star Gold Award winning property by Visit England. Built on the banks of the River Ouse in 1299, Lendal Tower has been used to tax incomi  …see more

from £175 / night

£1200 - £2100 / week

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from £175 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Corbière Radio Tower - La Corbiere tower sleeps 6

St Brelade / La Corbiere

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Suitable for children age 5+; Car advised;
Set on a cliff top overlooking Corbière lighthouse on Jersey's south-west tip, the Radio Tower provides stunning self-catering accommodation over six floors and boasts a 360-degree view.The Radio Tower is one of Jersey's most iconic sites and is one of our mo  …see more

from £283 / night

£1283 - £2139 / week

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from £283 / night

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Monticiano / Tocchi

1 5 5 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 5 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 39 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
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from £77 / night

£513 - £1150 / week

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from £77 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Borgo Colderba The Tower. Free Wifi. Unique - Assisi tower sleeps 2

Province of Perugia / Assisi

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
The Torre is a two storey villa overlooking Assisi. It is a medieval watch tower, used as a lookout for the Assisi Army in it's wars against Perugia. Surrounded by green fields and sunflowers, it is a marvellous place to relax and discover Umbria. The first flo  …see more

from £52 / night

£342 - £479 / week

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from £52 / night

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