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Villa Xanadu - Runaway Bay villa sleeps 6

Saint Ann Parish / Runaway Bay

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
Villa Xanadu has all the amenities of home. The Villa offers three (3) master bedrooms; each is complete with air conditioner, ceiling fan and vanity area and bath. The spacious living and dining rooms are complete with a wrap-around veranda, private pool and gazebo, id  …see more

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Excellent location - Great Views - Baden apartment sleeps 10

Canton of Aargau / Baden

4 10 1 night min stay

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
We rent various single rooms in a fully furnished shared apartment. The kitchen and the bathrooms are common. All rooms have access to the balcony with a nice view. All ancillary costs like electricity, heating and Wireless LAN is included in the rent. Wir vermieten nac  …see more

from £157 / night

£782 / week

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from £157 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Anchorage - Ballygally bungalow sleeps 6

County Antrim / Ballygally

3 6 2 nights min stay

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.1 km; Child friendly ;
A recently re-loved light and airy house situated in the picturesque village of Ballygally at the foot of the Glens of Antrim. Ideal for families looking to enjoy a peaceful and scenic retreat with the beach 100m away and an enclosed private garden to the rear. With ro  …see more

from £85 / night

£490 - £525 / week

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from £85 / night

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holiday apartment - Bine el Ouidane apartment sleeps 2

Tadla-Azilal Region / Bine el Ouidane

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Air conditioning;
holiday Apartment is a self-catering accommodation located in Beni Mellal. Free Wi-Fi access is available.The apartment will provide you with a flat-screen TV, air conditioning and a seating area.There is a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave and a refrigerator. Sha  …see more

from £43 / night

£257 / week

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from £43 / night

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MaxHouse Internatioal Services - Wuhan apartment sleeps 3

Hubei / Wuhan

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 5 km; Swimming pool; Child friendly ;
MaxHouse is Wuhan finest apartment community offering studios, 1 and 2 bedroom homes. Directly located on the Subway line and steps from CBD shipping and dining. An ideal location near Park, Museum and easy access to the Yangtze River. Apartments features: gas cooking a  …see more

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Huahine Location - Huahine bungalow sleeps 2

Society Islands / Huahine

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Ask about pets;
South facing, it features a terrace with views over the lagoon. It is about 10 meters above the sea level and 30 for linear access to the private beach meters. Graciously lent two kayaks await you. Inside the bungalow includes a main room with a trundle bed, closet, T  …see more

from £58 / night

£115 / week

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from £58 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Marine House - Ko Yao Noi house sleeps 4

Phang Nga Province / Ko Yao Noi

2 4 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Air conditioning;
Live in your private home built on stilts in the ocean facing the sun set. Built in the local Thai style with all the western amenities. Ideal for families, couples or singles. For up to people. On the island Koh Yao Noi in the fisher village Laimsaide right on the occe  …see more

from £93 / night

£554 / week

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from £93 / night

(3) Excellent 

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La Dolce Vita suites - Belle époque - Veli Lošinj apartment sleeps 2

Lošinj Island / Veli Lošinj

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;
La Dolce Vita – Among our offers, “La Dolce Vita” apartments stand out: Belle Epoque, Casablanca and The Postman excel among private accommodations for their top quality level. The names of the apartments recall the titles of famous movies that are focused on frie  …see more

from £100 / night

£700 / week

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from £100 / night

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APPARTEMEN - Cabries apartment sleeps 1

Bouches-du-Rhone / Cabries

1 1 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; Ask about pets;
This new apartment, contemporary offers exceptional comfort for your stay. It is located in a quiet very good standing (closed and secured) with green spaces and parking for your vehicle and just minutes from downtownCet appartement neuf, contemporain vous offre un conf  …see more

from £82 / night

£556 / week

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from £82 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Heidelberg

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £116 / night

£727 / week

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from £116 / night

(104) Excellent 

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Homely Apartment with Log Fire - Edinburgh apartment sleeps 4

Scotland / Edinburgh

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
*** LOGS FOR FIRE PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE *** Homely apartment located in the heart of Edinburgh with lovely marble fireplace and log fire. With only a 5 minute walk from City Centre (and the train, bus station and tram terminals) and with spectacular views of the st  …see more

from £65 / night

£460 - £1240 / week

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from £65 / night

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Rhineland-Palatinate / Mainz

1 3 3 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
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from £77 / night

£471 / week

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from £77 / night

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Esprit du Monde - Rhein 2 - Schaffhausen apartment sleeps 3

Canton of Schaffhausen / Schaffhausen

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
2-Zimmer WG mit KücheUnser Haus aus dem 16. Jahrhundert liegt an ruhiger, verkehrsfreier Lage in Stein am Rhein und nächstliegend zur Espi Badi, die ideale Sommerdestination für Kinder und Eltern (2 Min. zu Fuss).In unmittelbarer Umgebung finden Sie wunderschöne Ort  …see more

from £125 / night

£750 / week

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from £125 / night

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Province of South Tyrol / Alpe di Siusi

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; Ask about pets;
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from £48 / night

£274 / week

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from £48 / night

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Schleswig-Holstein / Lemkendorf

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 5 km; Child friendly ;
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from £103 / night

£718 / week

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from £103 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Hesse / Eschwege

1 3 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 3 km; Child friendly ; Car advised;
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from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

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Trendy & Cosy Double Room + Parking - Dagenham b&b sleeps 1

Greater London / Dagenham

1 1 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
Welcome to my listing! :-)----------------ABOUT THE ROOM:This beautiful large double furnished room with parking is located in the very serene part of Becontree/ Dagenham.The room is beautiful, cosy and trendy. It is in a fully furnished house with all modern amenities  …see more

from £35 / night

£240 / week

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from £35 / night

(97) Excellent 

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The Fountain Apartment (With Parking for 2 Cars) - Central Bath apartment sleeps 5

Bath / Central Bath

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
Courtyard Apartment - 2 Bedrooms - and with 2 On-Street Parking Permits. Self catering apartment in a Grade 1 listed townhouse, located in central Bath (location: BA2 4BA). Full Sky Package (Movies, Sports etc) + its own private Wi-Fi connection. The apartment is l  …see more

from £160 / night

£900 / week

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from £160 / night

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Cosmos House - Kuki chalet sleeps 2

Saitama Prefecture / Kuki

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;
Stand alone one bedroom property, 400 meters walk from the local train station. Set in the tranquil town of Washinomiya Kuki City Saitama. Fully furnished with all mod cons . Washinomiya Shrine is approximately 800 meters walk from our chalet lodge and is the main loca  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Lower Bavaria / Passau

2 5 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Pet friendly; Private garden;
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from £48 / night

£300 / week

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from £48 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Beautiful Stone Cottage near Stamford town centre - Stamford cottage sleeps 2

Lincolnshire / Stamford

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Weaver`s Cottage is a beautiful and romantic 200 year old cottage situated in the heart of historic Stamford.The town centre with its renowned selection of independent shops,pubs and restaurants is just a few minutes walk away along the cobbled streets. An ideal base fo  …see more

from £85 / night

£500 - £800 / week

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from £85 / night

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Kieler FeWo No.2 - Kiel apartment sleeps 2

Schleswig-Holstein / Kiel

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
The 2012 renovated and furnished apartment in the maritime district of Kiel Wellsee is 32 square meters and has a bedroom with double bed. Through the floor-length window overlooking the garden area ingrown is possible, so that one has the feeling of being connected dir  …see more

from £42 / night

£294 - £473 / week

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from £42 / night

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The cove - Dagenham apartment sleeps 2

Greater London / Dagenham

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Beautiful 13th floor apartment with lounge and one bedroom with double bed. Ideal for couples on short holiday. Great view from window and a security concierge on site. Property is situated 10 minutes walk from dagenham dock train station and only 20 minutes to central  …see more

from £375 / night

£2625 / week

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from £375 / night

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Peisey-Vallandry / Landry

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Ski; Child friendly ;
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Lovely Cabin in countryside - Oskarshamn guest house sleeps 2

Kalmar County / Oskarshamn

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 10 km; Child friendly ;
Our little guest house is the perfect place to stay in the countryside including a nice walk in the woods, open fire / BBQ place. We are just a 5min walk away to the next swimming and fishing lake. We are surrounded by a vast forest which is especially great for blueber  …see more

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Colorful house in the heart of Sassari - Sassari apartment sleeps 1

Province of Sassari / Sassari

2 1 2 nights min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 1
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 12 km; Ask owner if suitable for children;
The house is located in the city center of Sassari, close to the main street, but at the same time it is very quiete. The apartment is clean and tidy. We have four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 kitchen, a nice livingroom and a wide terrace where it is nice to spend time... T  …see more

from £65 / night

£342 / week

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from £65 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Four Season Camp House on the - Concord house sleeps 2

Massachusetts / Concord

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Pet friendly;
Sunbeam camp house is located on the banks of the Concord River. Fish from the back deck or just relax and watch the river go by.Rural location, offstreet parking. Canoe and kayak available for use. Large deck over the river with a gas grill great for outdoor entertaini  …see more

from £10 / night

£70 / week

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from £10 / night

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Var / Tamaris-sur-Mer

2 2 1 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
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from £43 / night

£214 / week

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from £43 / night

(25) Excellent 

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Jobs Mill Cottage - Warminster house sleeps 6

Wiltshire / Warminster

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Jobs Mill cottage is situated next to an !8th century converted listed water Mill. The views from the windows are of the Mill, it's NGS garden and the river Wylye which flows through the garden. The cottage has been refurbished. Downstairs there is large kitchen, s  …see more

from £170 / night

£800 - £1200 / week

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from £170 / night

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Hesse / Bensheim

1 2 2 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
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from £103 / night

£513 / week

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from £103 / night

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Pyrenees-Orientales / Torreilles

1 4 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Child friendly ; Ask about pets;
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from £95 / night

£419 / week

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from £95 / night

(1) Terrible 

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Aveiro District / Oliveira do Bairro

6 24 1 night min stay

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 24
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
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from £30 / night

£171 / week

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from £30 / night

(32) Excellent 

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The Burlington St Apartment - Bath apartment sleeps 2

Somerset / Bath

1 2 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car not necessary; No pets allowed;
The Burlington St Apartment is a luxurious, fully fitted, self catering apartment in the heart of the beautiful city of Bath. The apartment is a self-contained first floor flat in an elegant !8th century Georgian property. It has a separate kitchen, living room, one d  …see more

from £105 / night

£600 - £700 / week

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from £105 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Luxurious Mykonian Windmill - Mykonos Town windmill sleeps 3

Mykonos / Mykonos Town

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Child friendly ; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
Unique Living ExperienceInside the energy charged spaces of Castle Panigirakis, with the most spectacular view of Mykonos, two luxurious residences of unique beauty are built, that are there to offer you a special life experience, you will never forget.The tradition of  …see more

from £291 / night

£2035 - £2394 / week

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from £291 / night

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Apartments in Vladivostok - Vladivostok apartment sleeps 2

Primorsky Krai / Vladivostok

1 2 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
The apartment is located in Egersheld area. Egersheld area located in 20 minutes drive to the centre..Developed infrastructure.You are always welcome and cozy, warm and clean sea views apartment. Apartments are designed for short time stay.And from the balcony you can e  …see more

from £39 / night

£268 / week

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from £39 / night

(21) Excellent 

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Worcester Park Apartment - Worcester Park apartment sleeps 6

Greater London / Worcester Park

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 77 km; Child friendly ; Car not necessary;
THIS APARTMENT can be rented as a 1, 2 or 3 BEDROOM Apartment to suit your party sizeIt has:• Large Entrance door and hallway• Wood Floors and Neutral Décor throughout• Large Open Plan Kitchen Dining Family Living Room with: • 5 Burner Gas Hob, Double Electri  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 - £1470 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Spectacular apartment - Olympic Village - Beach apartment sleeps 6

Barcelona / Olympic Village - Beach

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool;
Accommodation Location: Torre Sud, Illa de Llac, 283 Pg. Taulat, Barcelona Floor: 18th. 130 sq metres + 30 sq metre dual aspect terrace. The apartment is all exterior so every room has spectacular and panoramic views of the city, the mountains and the sea. Full air  …see more

from £193 / night

£1283 - £2436 / week

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from £193 / night

(44) Excellent 

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The Bubble - West Beach house sleeps 7

Whitstable / West Beach

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0 km; Child friendly ;
'The Bubble' (as in Whitstabubble in case you're wondering), is the perfect holiday home. There isn't a comparable holiday house on the Whitstable market. This is simply the best! No other property has such a great combination of location and amenit  …see more

from £114 / night

£800 - £1700 / week

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from £114 / night

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Baden-Württemberg / Stuttgart

1 1 1 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Child friendly ; Car not necessary; Ask about pets;
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from £30 / night

£210 / week

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from £30 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Clockmakers Cottage - Chetnole cottage sleeps 4

Sherborne / Chetnole

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 33 km; Not suitable for children;
Newly refurbished Clockmakers Cottage is a luxurious detached and spacious cottage. Adjacent to the owners home Clockmakers Cottage is situated in a lovely Dorset village with an award winning pub. It has its own enclosed rear garden backing onto a woodland and a terr  …see more

from £75 / night

£350 - £900 / week

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from £75 / night

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