October half term 2016 | Villas and cottages for half term holidays

UK October half term (162)

Make the most of the October half term holidays and get away with the family on a half term break. Most UK schools are off for October half term from Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November 2015.



If you’re looking for a holiday in the UK, explore the great outdoors in Wales or choose a Cornish cottage to snuggle up in. If Scotland takes your fancy, grab an Edinburgh apartment for a spot of spooky history. Or take a short hop over the water to Ireland, the Isle of Wight or the Isle of Man.



Gites in France are easily accessible by Eurostar, plus villas and apartments in Spain, Portugal and the Canaries are perfect for autumn sun. If you don't mind a longer plane journey then Florida villas and a week at Disneyland always go down a treat.

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Xaghra

Island of Gozo / Xaghra

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
“Beautiful location, beautiful house, amazing stay!” From booking to arrival our stay at Ta Nenu was amazing! The house was big enough for 6 adults to stay comfortably and enjoy what Gozo had to offer. The piazza in Xaghra was a 10min stroll (uphill) f  …see more

from £80 / night

£550 - £1000 / week

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from £80 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Lake Como / Castiglione d'Intelvi

2 6 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Ski

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from £30 / night

£170 - £348 / week

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from £30 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Ghajnsielem holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Ghajnsielem

5 14 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“What a beautiful farmhouse. Perfect for a quiet relaxing holiday” I have organised many holidays for a family group of 10 people over the last 12 years or so. I can honestly say this was one of the best Villas/ Farmhouses we have rented. The photos do  …see more

from £102 / night

£712 / week

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from £102 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Disse-sous-le-Lude

Sarthe / Disse-sous-le-Lude

8 10 Min stay varies

  • 8 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Two 4 bedroom farmhouses ideal for family or friends wanting to holiday together with lovely views over a valley and a private covered pool. The houses are only let together during the peak weeks, so the price shown is the total. Out of peak, the houses can be split.So  …see more

from £120 / night

£1100 - £2900 / week

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from £120 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in San Lawrenz

Island of Gozo / San Lawrenz

3 6 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Serenity is a recently - restored farm cottage incorporating many traditional features. A 3 bedroom farmhouse with well equipped kitchen and secluded private pool. BBQ and alfresco dining for a complete relaxing holiday. 3 min by car from the world famous Dwejra Bay.S  …see more

from £89 / night

£623 - £1128 / week

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from £89 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Khopoli holiday farmhouse rental

Maharashtra / Khopoli

3 9 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
Charming fully furnished rustic house with a terrace, functional kitchen, large living room, three bedrooms and an internal open to sky courtyard A property is a 3 bed Estate spread over a 2 acre having splendid views of the hills The Villa is fully furnished residen  …see more

from £90 / night

£630 / week

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from £90 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse letting

Monforte de Lemos / San Vicente de Castillon

3 7 5 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 5 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Golf, fishing, walking, touring, city sightseeing & exploring the region by car or bike, mountain & motor.  …see more

from £73 / night

£467 / week

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from £73 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Friesland Province / Bolsward

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £56 / night

£318 - £450 / week

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from £56 / night

(6) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Victoria

Island of Gozo / Victoria

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Beautiful farmhouse, very clean, spacious pool very clean. Everything you need for a relaxing break.” Stayed for a long weekend with family who had travelled from the UK, the farmhouse is lovely and in a nice quiet location with shops close by. The ro  …see more

from £128 / night

£594 - £1460 / week

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from £128 / night

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Province of Florence / Borgo San Lorenzo

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Child friendly

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from £31 / night

£212 - £416 / week

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from £31 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Tata

Komarom-Esztergom County / Tata

3 8 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Situated at the Danube Bike Trail / EuroVelo 6 and 10 km away from the city of Tata, the Bike Stop Dunaszentmiklós is next to a forest. It has a 600 m² big private garden with barbecue facilities, a closed bicycle storage and car parking. There is a rustic décor suit  …see more

from £17 / night

£119 - £653 / week

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from £17 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Province of Rome / Bracciano

2 8 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly

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from £56 / night

£314 - £382 / week

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from £56 / night

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Holiday farmhouse in Trebbo

Castel Maggiore / Trebbo

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This truly delightful converted farmhouse invites you to relax and enjoy the immaculately presented sunny accommodation.  …see more

from £162 / night

£1128 / week

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from £162 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Wevelgem

West Flanders Province / Wevelgem

3 10 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 65 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
ZIE ONZE WEBSITE www.grotegoesting.be .prises are ALL INCLUDED .children are welcome !!!  …see more

from £170 / night

£975 - £1102 / week

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from £170 / night

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North Rhine-Westphalia / Grevenbroich

5 21 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 21
  • 1 night min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £34 / night

£204 - £4950 / week

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from £34 / night

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Province of Rome / Bracciano

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning

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from £26 / night

£153 - £194 / week

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from £26 / night

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Farmhouse rental in Stara Moravica

Vojvodina / Stara Moravica

3 8 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Village House with Orchard Stara Moravica, Vojvodina, SerbiaThis lovely house in a fascinating location is available for rent. A fully renovated traditional village house with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen/dining room, comfortable reception, spacious hallway and cell  …see more

from £39 / night

£221 - £577 / week

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from £39 / night

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Xewkija holiday farmhouse rental

Island of Gozo / Xewkija

4 9 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Il-Marhab farmhouse is an authentic early 17th century farmhouse in Xewkija, the oldest village in Gozo. It is within walking distance to the picturesque pebbly beach of Mgarr ix-Xini, the first natural port of Gozo.You enter through the main stone arched hallway with p  …see more

from £140 / night

£975 - £1694 / week

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from £140 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Gharb

Island of Gozo / Gharb

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Swimming pool
This spacious converted farmhouse is located in the quiet and peaceful village of Gharb. Access is through a private alley. The property has 3 bedrooms (all having A/C), a private pool and sleeps up to 7 persons.Layout comprises a reception room on entrance, twin bedroo  …see more

from £77 / night

£831 / week

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from £77 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Victoria

Island of Gozo / Victoria

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Child friendly
“Utterly charming and superbly located” This beautifully converted house of character offers all the comfort and amenities one could want. For the price of a B&B you get your own kitchen, two bedrooms, a lovely sitting room and charming courtyard. Tu  …see more

from £56 / night

£386 / week

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from £56 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Farmhouse rental in Qrendi with swimming pool

Island of Malta / Qrendi

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Margerita Farmhouse is a 600year old newly converted farmhouse situated in the quiet outskirts of Qrendi, 5minutes away from the historical temples of Hagar Qim, The Blue Grotto and Wied iz-Zurrieq beach. The farmhouse has a fully equipped kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathroo  …see more

from £170 / night

£1102 - £1356 / week

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from £170 / night

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Gjerdinga ski farmhouse to rent.

Nord-Trøndelag / Gjerdinga

5 6 1 night min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Ski
WELCOME TO STAY ON THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND GJERDINGA IN A BIG OR A SMALLER HOUSE- AND FIND YOURSELF COMFORTABLE IN PURE NATURE, SILENCE AND CLEAN AIR- ALWAYS CLOSE TO THE SEA WHERE YOU CAN GO HIKING, ROWING, FISHING, DIVING AND SWIMMING IN THE PUREST WATERS OF NORWAY.I  …see more

from £50 / night

£300 / week

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from £50 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Ceret holiday farmhouse accommodation

Pyrenees-Orientales / Ceret

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
A light and spacious three bedroomed period property situated a stone's throw from the pretty and vibrant Medieval market town of Céret, benefiting from over two acres of private gardens and fruit orchard as well as a 10 metre pool. Town and country all in one pac  …see more

from £36 / night

£250 - £1500 / week

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from £36 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Zabbar

Island of Malta / Zabbar

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
“Modern, Tranquil and a delight to stay here.” We booked to stay at The Loft for our honeymoon in Malta as we had never been to Malta and were looking for an apartment that was for two people. The Loft is a greats size. The entrance to the apartment wa  …see more

from £64 / night

£445 / week

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from £64 / night

(36) Excellent 

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Province of Arezzo / Poppi

6 14 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • Min stay varies
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

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from £43 / night

£297 / week

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from £43 / night

(19) Excellent 

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Stonham Aspal holiday farmhouse rental

Suffolk / Stonham Aspal

4 7 2 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly
Farmhouse, dog-friendly, suffolk, rural, holiday, cottage, countryside, luxury, family holidays, hen parties, celebrations  …see more

from £240 / night

£1680 / week

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from £240 / night

(41) Excellent 

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Farmhouse rental in Norfolk with golf nearby

Norfolk / Downham Market

5 11 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 11
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Fantastic Getaway” I planned a surprise birthday getaway for my girlfriend with her friends. The place was everything we could have hoped it to be. It was a perfect escape from our regular surroundings. The owners are friendly and very helpful.  …see more

from £199 / night

£1397 - £3800 / week

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from £199 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Cala d'Or

Majorca / Cala d'Or

5 9 7 nights min

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Villa with private pool and barbecue that has a volley court. Villa 5 bedroomsthge exterior bedroom has airconditioning and there is a unit in the corridor close to the bedrooms of the main house.  …see more

from £81 / night

£564 - £2700 / week

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(2) Very Good 

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Rustington holiday farmhouse rental

Arun District / Rustington

4 10 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“Beautiful and well kept home” Our family of seven had an exceptional vacation at Walnt Tree House. We enjoyed enough space and comfortable accommodations to enjoy our time in Sussex. I would happily rent this home again.  …see more

from £290 / night

£1550 - £2450 / week

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from £290 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Province of Viterbo / Capranica

12 29 Min stay varies

  • 12 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 29
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly

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from £339 / night

£1865 - £4153 / week

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from £339 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse in West Country

Devon / Holsworthy

1 3 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Dog friendly one bedroom farmhouse annexe to rent. Excellent facilities with own private garden. Village location and 5 miles from north Cornwall coast. On a smallholding guests have access to further 4 acres.Double bedroom and sofa bed with ability to sleep up to 2 chi  …see more

from £70 / night

£350 / week

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from £70 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday farmhouse in Lanivet

Bodmin / Lanivet

5 10 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
“WOW” we arrived early and a quick phone call to the owner gave us an in time so a day out driving around sight seeing , at 4 we arrived at the house and were greeted by the owners, a quick tour and phone numbers exchanged if we needed anything, i foun  …see more

from £220 / night

£1600 - £1950 / week

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from £220 / night

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Santanyi

Majorca / Santanyi

6 12 7 nights min

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 12
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Impressive spacious country house with private swimming pool and barbecue.Bathroom suitable for wheelchairs  …see more

from £204 / night

£1424 - £4717 / week

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from £204 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Farmhouse letting in Gharb with swimming pool

Island of Gozo / Gharb

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
“Lovely spacious property full of character” We thoroughly enjoyed our two week holiday at Il Hoxna. The house is charming with lots of quiet corners to sit and relax. We particularly appreciated the shade of the inner courtyard when needing to cool  …see more

from £70 / night

£490 - £1095 / week

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from £70 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Holiday farmhouse rental

Bodmin / St. Wenn

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Set in a picturesque valley in mid Cornwall, Tregolls is a family run farm of 107 acres. The well-equipped holiday cottages have been tastefully converted from redundant farm buildings, with the charm of mellow oak beams, log burners, slate window sills and fire hearths  …see more

from £81 / night

£405 - £1025 / week

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from £81 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Velez-Malaga holiday farmhouse rental

Velez-Malaga / Algarrobo Pueblo

4 9 6 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 9
  • 6 nights min
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Private farmhouse set within a plot of 10,000 square metres of land. Cortijo del Río offers the perfect family base from which to explore the many historic sites in the area or enjoy the relaxed beach atmosphere of the Costa del Sol.  …see more

from £134 / night

£810 - £1016 / week

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from £134 / night

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Farmhouse rental in Sant'Agnello di Sorrento

Sorrento / Sant'Agnello di Sorrento

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
The Agriturismo Gli Ulivi (the Olive Trees) is a farm holiday property located 7 km from Sorrento and 9 km from Positano (Amalfi Coast). Perched at 320 meters altitude in the pristine hills above Sorrento, it affords breathtaking views of the Sorrentine plains and the G  …see more

from £68 / night

£451 / week

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Holiday farmhouse with swimming pool in Cala d'Or

Majorca / Cala d'Or

4 8 7 nights min

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
Nice villa with sea views, private pool and barbecue  …see more

from £132 / night

£920 - £3382 / week

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from £132 / night

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Purmer holiday farmhouse rental

North Holland Province / Purmer

10 30 1 night min

  • 10 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 30
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Large outdoor terrain. Indoor and outdoor playing area for childeren and adults. Waterfront Terrace. Wide open view. Little historical villages and towns, Edam, Volendam, Marken, Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland, at max.15 min drive. Amsterdam at 20 min drive.  …see more

from £339 / night

£1568 - £3687 / week

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from £339 / night

(28) Very Good 

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Province of Rome / Ponte Galeria

2 7 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Child friendly

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from £110 / night

£766 / week

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from £110 / night