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Old Robin Hood Grade II listed - Barlow barn sleeps 15

England / Derbyshire / Chesterfield / Barlow

5 bedroomsSleeps 15Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 15
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
This is a beautifully restored coach house. The original stone floor is evident and heated throughout the downstairs via geothermal heating. It is a spacious house and very suitable for large groups. Beautiful views over the Peak District.There is a large wooden beame  …see more

from £200 / night

£1000 - £2350 / week

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from £200 / night

(50) Excellent 

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Milk Wood Lodges; Milk Wood - Brithdir log cabin sleeps 4

Wales / North Wales / Snowdonia National Park / Dolgellau / Brithdir

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
Featured in The Guardian’s “Britain’s Top 10 Cutest Log Cabins”, Milk Wood Lodge is our Pet Friendly Snowdonia retreat with private Hot Tub, Sauna, woodburner and WiFi, hidden in a clearing on the edge of the woods on the slopes of the Wnion Valley, within an  …see more

from £128 / night

£560 - £938 / week

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from £128 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Peace, Vast space, Stunning Views with a Hot Tub

Scotland / The Hebrides / Isle of Skye / Struan / Eabost

2 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Suitable for children age 5+;
Come to the most peaceful corner of Skye to enjoy the beautiful home I have built with my own hands. Your jaw will drop as you ascend the staircase to the vast living space on the top floor. The immaculate kitchen and huge living room filled with light and colour is a w  …see more

from £150 / night

£650 - £995 / week

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from £150 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Ohio / Ashtabula

2 bedroomsSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £133 / night

£796 - £1099 / week

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from £133 / night

(42) Very Good 

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Cherry Orchard Retreat and Spa - Chideock log cabin sleeps 3

England / Dorset / Bridport / Chideock

1 bedroomSleeps 3Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
We offer a friendly welcome into our warm and cosy cabin along with a spa (jacuzzi and sauna). The Cabin is set in a lovely private orchard nestled in a quaint Dorset coastal village on a quiet and historic lane (no caravans etc. nearby.) The orchard belongs to an old c  …see more

from £80 / night

£500 - £570 / week

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from £80 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Old Craig Farm House - Aberdeen farmhouse sleeps 8

Scotland / Aberdeenshire / Aberdeen

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner; Private garden;
A warm Scottish welcome to Old Craig Farm House. We provide high quality self catering accommodation all year round. This is a comfortable, traditional farmhouse situated in the middle of the rolling Aberdeenshire countryside.The House offers a peaceful retreat with bea  …see more

from £180 / night

£1008 / week

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from £180 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Dundream 5*, Luxury, Holistic, Coastal Retreat

Scotland / Dumfries and Galloway / Kirkcolm

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 3 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Dundream is situated in the unspoiled, rugged, North Rhins of Galloway in South West Scotland with spectacular sea views to the Mull of Kintyre, Northern Ireland and Arran. Dundream has four bedrooms all with stunning sea views, three bathrooms and sleeps 8 people. The  …see more

from £180 / night

£700 - £1750 / week

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from £180 / night

(143) Excellent 

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Ohio / Laurelville

1 bedroomSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 26 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
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from £72 / night

£504 - £716 / week

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from £72 / night

(4) Excellent 

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US Virgin Isles / St. Croix / Christiansted

1 bedroomSleeps 23 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Ask owner if suitable for children;
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from £57 / night

£379 - £512 / week

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from £57 / night

(24) Excellent 

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Falcon Lodge - Tattershall Lakes Country Park log cabin sleeps 8

England / Lincolnshire / Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

3 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Falcon Lodge is a luxury lakeside cabin, overlooking Tattershall Lakes. Spacious, fully equipped, 3 bedrooms, al-fresco dining, hot-tub. Set in 360 acres of mature woodland. The perfect blend of peace & tranquility with lots to do if you choose. Falcon Lodge is a luxu  …see more

from £85 / night

£525 - £1050 / week

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from £85 / night

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Lombardy / Province of Pavia / Montecalvo Versiggia

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 150 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £59 / night

£334 - £1150 / week

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from £59 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Catalunia / Province of Girona / Costa Brava / S'Agaro

4 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Swimming pool;
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from £84 / night

£584 - £2221 / week

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from £84 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Luxury cottage, Golden circle, Amazing views

South Region / Thingvellir

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Great for children of all ages ;
A newly build cottage less than an hour drive from exciting Reykjavik. The cottage is located by the lake Úlfljótsvatn which is next to Thingvellir, the national park. Also close to other famous landmarks such as Gullfoss and Geysir. The cottage is 114 m2 and three st  …see more

from £117 / night

£692 - £1000 / week

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from £117 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Elegant Isles - Vista Cay condo sleeps 6

Florida / Central Florida / Orlando / Vista Cay

3 bedroomsSleeps 63 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 90 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
The Isles at Cay Commons will entice you with its Tuscan themed condominiums conveniently located less than a mile from International Drive and the Orlando Convention Centre, with the I4 less than 5 minutes drive. You are truly in the “Heart of Orlando” when you sta  …see more

from £64 / night

£448 - £504 / week

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from £64 / night

(94) Excellent 

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Shoveler Lodge, 5 The Green Tattershall - Tattershall Lakes Country Park log cabin sleeps 6

England / Lincolnshire / Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 42 km; Swimming pool;
Shoveler Lodge is a comfortable, well equipped cabin, with REAL LOG FIRE and it's own private HOT TUB for the exclusive use of guests at Shoveler. It's all on one level, set in the heart of a 365 acre site that offers something for everyone - from a gentle stroll aroun  …see more

from £80 / night

£380 - £880 / week

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from £80 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Tally Ho 3 ! Luxury let; hot tub, fishing and wifi

England / Lincolnshire / Tattershall / Tattershall Lakes Country Park

3 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
Luxury lodge situated on the ever popular Tattershall Lakes Country Park Tally Ho 3 is available for twelve months of the year.. All electric and gas included! Large sunken tub over looking the lake, with fishing all paid for .. No extra charges! Outside chill out o  …see more

from £110 / night

£400 - £1185 / week

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from £110 / night

(30) Excellent 

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The Acorns - Joyford farmhouse sleeps 6

England / Gloucestershire / Forest of Dean / Joyford

2 bedroomsSleeps 63 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
The Acorns is situated within the statutory Forest of Dean in Joyford, set within its own grounds of 10 acres, surrounded by farmland and woodland with direct access to the Forest. It is a scenic, tranquil location accessed from a single track no through lane but surpr  …see more

from £55 / night

£320 - £774 / week

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from £55 / night

(1) Excellent 

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The Sanctuary - Tewantin house sleeps 10

Queensland / Sunshine Coast / Noosa / Tewantin

4 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 1 km; Swimming pool;
The Sanctuary, the perfect Noosa holiday destination. The Sanctuary is fringed by native bushland, beaches, the Noosa river and everglades and is situated at the gateway of the Cooloola-Great Sandy National Park. Take the opportunity to holiday in 5 star luxury accommod  …see more

from £198 / night

£989 - £1678 / week

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from £198 / night

(15) Very Good 

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Forest Meadow - Stuckton cottage sleeps 12

England / Hampshire / New Forest / Fordingbridge / Stuckton

6 bedroomsSleeps 12Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 20 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Brought to you from the owners of two other properties which together boast over 150 5* reviews plus a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor, Forest Meadow is a luxurious escape tucked down a quiet country lane, with beautiful views over the 365 hectare New F  …see more

from £70 / night

£499 - £1599 / week

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from £70 / night

(12) Very Good 

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Fronlwyd Traditional Welsh Longhouse Group Letting

Wales / Powys / Llanbrynmair / Bont Dolgadfan

7 bedroomsSleeps 14Min stay varies

  • 7 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 30 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Wake up to nothing but bird song at this very tranquil location on the edge of both the Snowdonia National Park and the Cambrian Mountain range. A traditional Welsh Longhouse and converted stables dating back over 400 years packed full of all the traditional features yo  …see more

from £250 / night

£2100 / week

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from £250 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Taigh Nan Con Cabin - Dalavich log cabin sleeps 4

Scotland / Argyll and Bute / Dalavich

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Newly renovated (Spring 2015), Taigh Nan Con Cabin has a wealth of character and charm and provides guests with a true log cabin experience. It is situated in a peaceful woodland setting, positioned in a secluded forest glade with a small stream running along the back.  …see more

from £69 / night

£399 - £749 / week

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from £69 / night

(20) Very Good 

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Wisconsin / Wisconsin Dells

2 bedroomsSleeps 82 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £80 / night

£480 - £1178 / week

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from £80 / night

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Java / Yogyakarta

1 bedroomSleeps 31 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner; Private garden;
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from £49 / night

£328 / week

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from £49 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Massachusetts / Alford

1 bedroomSleeps 22 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
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from £110 / night

£758 / week

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from £110 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Barnyards - Largo house sleeps 8

Scotland / Fife / Largo

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 1 km; Suitable for children age 5+; Car essential;
We are in a wonderful, peaceful spot to relax and watch the world go by, but if you are feeling energetic then take a walk up Largo Law, or along Largo beach and then relax in the ambient temperature of your own private hot tub. For your entertainment we have installed  …see more

from £180 / night

£780 - £1200 / week

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from £180 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Villa Effigenia - Finikaria villa sleeps 8

Limassol District / Finikaria

4 bedroomsSleeps 82 nights min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning;
Villa Effigenia...Situated in a Traditional Cypriot village with a Taverna. Overlooking the Germasogia Dam and with spectacular views of the surrounding hills, great for walks! 15 minutes in the car to the town of Limassol giving you access to the beach, cafes, bars an  …see more

from £120 / night

£840 / week

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from £120 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Catalunia / Province of Barcelona / Barcelona / Barceloneta

3 bedroomsSleeps 62 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £103 / night

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from £103 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Sea Temple Penthouse #239 - Port Douglas apartment sleeps 4

Queensland / Port Douglas

2 bedroomsSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Swimming pool;
Located on the first floor (lift access). This two bedroom penthouse apartment is perfect for couples or a family, with flexible bedding configurations available. The master bedroom has king bedding, ensuite with spa bath & separate shower. Second bedroom has a queen or  …see more

from £226 / night

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from £226 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Dunes View - Greatstone on Sea house sleeps 8

England / Kent / New Romney / Greatstone on Sea

4 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
A heartwarming, life affirming glorious sea view awaits you and your family at our newly renovated 4 Bed Beach House situated directly on Kent's best kept coastal secret; Greatstone Beach, New Romney. Enjoy private beach access, directly onto the child friendly, s  …see more

from £165 / night

£699 - £1866 / week

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from £165 / night

(40) Excellent 

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Glenvarloch - Strathyre house sleeps 8

Scotland / Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park / Strathyre

3 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 0.2 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Luxury detached house within Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Accommodation is on two floors with open plan kitchen/diner/atrium and 1 x double + 1 x twin bedroom and large power shower room on ground floor. Spiral staircase to first floor - King size bedroom w  …see more

from £180 / night

£650 - £1050 / week

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from £180 / night

(4) Excellent 

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New York / Finger Lakes / Cayuga

4 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £227 / night

£1401 - £3189 / week

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from £227 / night

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Florida / New Smyrna Beach

2 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £76 / night

£0 / week

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from £76 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Rhône-Alpes / Isere / Chamrousse

2 bedroomsSleeps 62 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Swimming pool; Ski; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £50 / night

£334 - £642 / week

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from £50 / night

(66) Excellent 

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Old Dairy Shepherds Hut - Broadway shepherds hut sleeps 2

England / Cotswolds / Broadway

1 bedroomSleeps 22 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; Pets welcome;
Welcome to Old Dairy Cottages and our spectacular Shepherds Hut. Tucked away amidst a range of traditional brick farm buildings the shepherds hut benefits from its own private walled garden, patio, hot tub and BBQ shelter.Within this bespoke craftsman built shepherds hu  …see more

from £70 / night

£350 - £400 / week

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from £70 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Maine / Greenville

3 bedroomsSleeps 6Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 2 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £144 / night

£663 - £1137 / week

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from £144 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Quakerfield lodge log cabin with private hot tub

England / Lancashire / Clitheroe

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 40 km; Ask owner if suitable for children; Car advised;
. LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION.If you are looking for a romantic getaway then look no further. Breath taking views, and fabulous walks. A truly stunning location in the heart of the ribble valley.If you want peace and tranquility whilst being 200yards away from 3 award w  …see more

from £100 / night

£475 - £525 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

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5 bed with woodland, pool & hot tub - Great Ellingham house sleeps 10

England / East Anglia / Norfolk / Attleborough / Great Ellingham

5 bedroomsSleeps 10Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 50 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
A substantial detached five bedroomed house set in a rural location surrounded by farmland. Heated indoor (and detachable roof) private swimming pool, hot tub and own woodland on 1.5 acres. of land. Inglenook fire place for cosy winters. We are surrounded by a farm !  …see more

from £600 / night

£3200 - £3500 / week

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British Columbia / Lake Errock

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ski; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £73 / night

£463 / week

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from £73 / night

(5) Excellent 

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British Columbia / Salmon Arm

3 bedroomsSleeps 8Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 13 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
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from £96 / night

£579 - £1301 / week

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from £96 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Quebec / Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carre

4 bedroomsSleeps 11Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome; Private garden;
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from £203 / night

£868 - £1157 / week

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from £203 / night

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