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Newfield Green Farm Cottage - Draycott in the Clay cottage sleeps 4

Derbyshire / Draycott in the Clay

2 4 7 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+; No pets allowed;
Newfield Green Farm Cottage is a semi-detached cottage in the rural village of Marchington, with the added benefit of shared use of a heated indoor swimming pool with games room. There is a double and a twin room along with a bathroom upstairs, while downstairs is a clo  …see more

from £57 / night

£399 - £790 / week

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from £57 / night

(81) Excellent 

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The Retreat - private heated indoor pool & sauna

Worcester / Upper Sapey

1 4 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The Retreat received the prestigious TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence and has over 75 excellent reviews. It is a single apartment in a cottage above the totally private heated indoor swimming pool room giving it wonderful views across the fields. You don't share th  …see more

from £115 / night

£700 - £950 / week

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from £115 / night

(1) Very Good 

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North Rhine-Westphalia / Much

3 12 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
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from £117 / night

£246 - £1061 / week

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from £117 / night

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Fullmoon Villa Lux Antalya - Sile house sleeps 6

Istanbul Province / Sile

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Ski;
It is a villa overlooking the Bay of Kalkan. There is a swimming pool of 45 square meters. There are two en-suite bedroomsand can sleep up to five people in total provide. The distance from the center of Kalkan is only 3 minutes by car.BedroomsBedroom 1 : With king size  …see more

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(17) Excellent 

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Ramscombe - West Bagborough house sleeps 14

Somerset / West Bagborough

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Nestled in Somerset's most dramatic valley at the foot of the Quantock Hills, Ramscombe is a luxury six bedroom timber-clad holiday villa. Beautifully finished, it comes with its own 22ft x 10ft indoor heated swimming pool that's an even 4ft deep, which makes  …see more

from £288 / night

£1700 - £4550 / week

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from £288 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Combourg / Longaulnay

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
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from £132 / night

£453 - £595 / week

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from £132 / night

(10) Excellent 

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MAYBREE RETREAT - Tallebudgera lodge sleeps 4

Gold Coast / Tallebudgera

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 8 km; Swimming pool;
A Stunning Open Plan Studio Residence - with Exclusive Pool and Gym Equipment Set within our 2 Acres of Beautiful Gardens Self Catered Property Off-Road Parking Free Wi-Fi. Use of Games Consoles, Toys, Board games and BBQ Note: Suitable for 4 persons max. MAYBREE R  …see more

from £73 / night

£495 - £803 / week

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from £73 / night

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Isola d'Ischia / Casamicciola Terme

29 50 Min stay varies

  • 29 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 50
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Suitable for children age 5+;
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from £52 / night

£363 - £725 / week

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from £52 / night

(20) Excellent 

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Holling Grange, Bleu Gris - Ewyas Harold cottage sleeps 2

Herefordshire / Ewyas Harold

1 2 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Holling Grange is A grade II listed period property with self-catering cottages. Bleu Gris is one of the three individually styled cottages (also Holling Grange Cerise 1295735 and Holling Grange Chocolat 1190282) are formed within a restored tithe barn nestling in the  …see more

from £100 / night

£500 - £700 / week

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from £100 / night

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Holiday - Titisee-Neustadt apartment sleeps 4

Baden-Württemberg / Titisee-Neustadt

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
Wonderful resting place. Visit the beautiful spa town of Haeusern and explore the scenic woods of Germany's Black Forest......come enjoy a relaxing drive through the picturesque Black Forest. The Black Forest of Germany's superb state of Baden-Württemberg i  …see more

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State of Sao Paulo / Catanduva

2 10 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £76 / night

£455 / week

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from £76 / night

(3) Excellent 

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No. 41 Waterside - Corton bungalow sleeps 4

Lowestoft / Corton

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
We are Jo and John Ramsey (J and J Lettings). We have 2 privately owned 2 bedroom bungalows newly fitted out to a superior finish. The bungalow has a fully equiped kitchen with microwave, fridge with small freezer compartment. The bathroom has shower over the bath.  …see more

from £50 / night

£275 - £600 / week

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from £50 / night

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Province of Pavia / Tromello

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 110 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
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from £78 / night

£544 / week

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from £78 / night

(14) Excellent 

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The Freeth with Indoor Swimming Pool - Bromyard house sleeps 18

Herefordshire / Bromyard

9 18 Min stay varies

  • 9 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Beautiful house with private indoor swimming pool.Set in the most idyllic rural location with views across glorious, unspoilt Herefordshire countryside, The Freeth is a wonderful place to relax, unwind and enjoy the company of friends and family. The house is beautiful  …see more

from £1000 / night

£4500 - £6500 / week

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from £1000 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Eversleigh Lodges - Ashford lodge sleeps 4

Kent / Ashford

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 20 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Stay in our 3 star gold awarded timber lodges in a delightful woodland setting in the Heart of Kent, and use it as a great touring base for exploring Kent coast and countryside and further afield,London is within easy reach by train. Alternatively, make use of the onsi  …see more

from £75 / night

£395 - £700 / week

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from £75 / night

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Marari Beach Resorts - Mararikulam beach hut sleeps 20

Kerala / Mararikulam

10 20 1 night min stay

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Welcome...Marari beach offers you the best place to relax and enjoy with your dear ones. The stay is arranged in cottages and beach from villas will make you feel out of the world experience. The rooms are equipped with most modern facilities and amenities. The resort i  …see more

from £114 / night

£796 / week

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from £114 / night

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Milan Apartment Alanya - Mahmutlar apartment sleeps 5

Antalya Province / Mahmutlar

2 5 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
A beautifully modern seaside rental apartment offering many comforts and facilities. Perched high above the tip of the Island, this holiday apartment is truly unique. Relax on the terrace while watching the sunset over the lovely Maltese Islands. In the morning, enjoy t  …see more

from £90 / night

£650 / week

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from £90 / night

(16) Excellent 

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The Cottage Beyond - Sampford Arundel house sleeps 16

Wellington / Sampford Arundel

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
The Cottage Beyond is a unique luxury holiday home with a stunning pool hall rated 5*Gold Award by Visit England. Ideal for family holidays and celebrations of every kind. This one off large family home has been transformed from a modest farmworker's cottage into a fab  …see more

from £265 / night

£2000 - £4800 / week

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from £265 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Le Clos des Maçonnières - Avon-les-Roches farmhouse sleeps 25

Indre-et-Loire / Avon-les-Roches

7 25 Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 25
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
This fully-restored eighteenth century farmhouse, typical of the Chinon area, can accommodate up to 24 people over 400 m². A library, large living room with a genuine bread oven, games room, attic rooms, fireplaces, you will find all the components of an exceptional re  …see more

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Aime / Macot-la-Plagne

6 17 2 nights min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 17
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Ski; Child friendly ;
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from £647 / night

£2759 / week

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from £647 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Haut-Rhin / Soultzmatt

2 4 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / 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

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Luxury house - Bistrita villa sleeps 12

Bistrita-Nasaud County / Bistrita

5 12 1 night min stay

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; No pets allowed;
Luxury house with luxurious bathroom, bedrooms, kitchen and sitting room.This house also includes electric gates, electric garage door, jacuzzi, trampoline, space scooters, quad, outdoor swimming pool (for summer only) , table tennis, swing, two balcony's, a terrace, be  …see more

from £65 / night

£430 - £500 / week

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from £65 / night

(51) Very Good 

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Kingfisher Holiday Park - Lichfield caravan/mobile home sleeps 4

Staffordshire / Lichfield

2 4 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Please note rates vary according to time of season, please contact us for a quote or latest availability.Luxury Caravan Holiday Home on a relaxing type of Holiday Park in a canal bank setting, lots of boating activity, pub, cafes & gifts shop, Nature Reserve all to  …see more

from £73 / night

£545 / week

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from £73 / night

(51) Excellent 

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Walnut House, Lowestoft - Oulton Broad house sleeps 10

Suffolk / Oulton Broad

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 3 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Situated in the glorious Suffolk countryside, Walnut House can sleep up to 10 people for a luxurious self catering holiday all year round.It offers a private indoor heated swimming pool, with separate ladies and gents changing facilities and has a sheltered outside hot  …see more

from £350 / night

£1600 - £2500 / week

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from £350 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Little Gaerfields - Llangarron barn sleeps 20

Herefordshire / Llangarron

6 20 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 20
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car essential;
Little Gaerfields is a barn converted to a high standard on a working family farm. Having 6 bedrooms in total plus a landing bed it makes a lovely home to celebrate special events. There is an indoor swimming pool with swim jet. A shepherds hut with comfortable 4'  …see more

from £315 / night

£2200 - £3800 / week

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from £315 / night

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Loire-Atlantique / Nort-sur-Erdre

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Pet friendly;
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from £44 / night

£130 / week

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from £44 / night

(81) Excellent 

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Hagg Hill Hall - New Tupton house sleeps 18

Chesterfield / New Tupton

8 18 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 18
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
Hagg Hill House is filled with a wealth of antiques and luxurious furniture, 2 living areas with large sofas & flat screen TV's, large dining room and garden room that both easily seat 18 . The kitchen has a large table that easily seats 10, plus a large 4 oven AGA &  …see more

from £685 / night

£2750 - £4695 / week

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from £685 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Nutmeg Cottage - Okeford Fitzpaine cottage sleeps 2

Blandford Forum / Okeford Fitzpaine

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 50 km; Swimming pool; Not suitable for children;
Self contained No Smoking accommodation for two people is available in the adjoining annex with separate entrance. The facility comprises of a double bedroom fitted with an en-suite shower room, lounge and kitchenette equipped with cooker, fridge and microwave. Bed line  …see more

from £70 / night

£425 - £475 / week

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from £70 / night

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übersee hotel bremeraven - Bremerhaven hotel apartment sleeps 45

State of Bremen / Bremerhaven

45 45 1 night min stay

  • 45 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 45
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Not suitable for children; Air conditioning;
IN BREMERHAVEN NEW HOTEL RESTAURANT BAR FITNESS TURK HAMAMI HAFTA SONRALARI 80CESIT BUFEMIZLE SIZLERI ARAMIZDA GORMEKTEN MUTLULUK DUYACAGIZ::: AILENIZLE GELIP SAATLERCE VAKIT GECIREBILECEGINIZ COK KEYIFLI BIR MEKAN::BUTUN BUTUN GULER YUZLU ILGILI PERSONELIMIZLE SIZLERI  …see more

from £52 / night

£276 / week

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from £52 / night

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Calendar Cottage - Thornham cottage sleeps 10

Norfolk / Thornham

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 6 km; Swimming pool;
This traditional Norfolk Brick, flint and "chalk lump" built cottage is situated in the centre of the pretty village of Thornham on the North West Norfolk coast and dates from the 19th century. Calendar Cottage is situated overlooking the village green and the  …see more

from £146 / night

£1020 - £3065 / week

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from £146 / night

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Seranon stud farm - Seranon farmhouse sleeps 6

Alpes Maritimes / Seranon

2 6 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Pet friendly;
In the beautiful valley of Séranon,luxury farmhouse for 6 people to rent in a studfarm with access to an indoor swimming pool and a sport room from 8 AM to 7 PMThis holiday rental is 35KMS far from Grasse ,55KMS far from Cannes and 40KMS far from VerdonSéranon stud fa  …see more

from £147 / night

£863 / week

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from £147 / night

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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

£345 / week

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from £65 / night

(31) Excellent 

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Holling Grange, Chocolat - Ewyas Harold cottage sleeps 6

Herefordshire / Ewyas Harold

3 6 3 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Child friendly ; Car advised;
A grade II listed period property with self-catering cottages. Chocolat is one of the three individually styled cottages (Holling Grange Cerise 1295735 and Holling Grange Bleu Gris 1193612) are formed within a restored tithe barn nestling in the superb setting of Here  …see more

from £140 / night

£700 - £990 / week

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from £140 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Bartridge Cottage and Indoor Pool, North Devon

Devon / Umberleigh

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 15 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Probably the only 2 bedroom cottage in the UK with exclusive private heated indoor pool, hot tub and fantastic views! Located exactly half way between Exmoor and Dartmoor and an easy drive to the great North Devon beaches. A 30ft indoor heated swimming pool with underw  …see more

from £65 / night

£495 - £1545 / week

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from £65 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Luxury apartment in Gaucin w/private pool

Costa del Sol / Gaucin

2 3 3 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 30 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Gaucin is a "white village" in the Sierra of Ronda, and overlooks the Mediterranean and the Atlantic. It is a paradise for hikers, birders, and those who want to get way from the hubbub of city life. There are festivals throughout the year, such as the running  …see more

from £151 / night

£690 / week

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from £151 / 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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Les Vergers Les Poissens - Chadurie gite sleeps 4

Charente / Chadurie

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 80 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Welcome to Les Vergers du Faure, a 100-acre paradise. A stunning Manoir set in the southern Charente countryside of rolling hills, vineyards, lakes and woods. Accessible from five airports, with easy access to a myriad of historic towns, markets and cities, we are near  …see more

from £78 / night

£518 - £1117 / week

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from £78 / night

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SPEI Home Rental FeelHome Dieulefit - Dieulefit house sleeps 6

Drome / Dieulefit

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 150 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
Dieulefit Les Flacheres - Villa Feel Home Detached house 3 bedrooms. Accomodation: 4 to 6 persons with 6 sleeping capacity A villa of a 110 m² located in a private park that is completely fenced. The house has 5 main rooms. Living room, dining, family room with extra  …see more

from £130 / night

£906 - £1268 / week

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from £130 / night

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Zell / Zellan der Mosel

1 6 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Swimming pool;
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from £72 / night

£429 - £580 / week

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from £72 / night

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