Unusual rural retreats – quirky countryside homes

Unusual rural retreats (928)

After something a bit different for your next rural retreat?Take a break from the norm with our range of quirky holiday accommodation. We’ve got the lot: rustic shepherd huts, cute caravans, glorious converted chapels, unique cottages and more.



Whether you want to lose yourself deep in the countryside in a cosy log cabin, bed down in a peaceful poolside windmill or take in the sea views from one of our off-beat coastal lets, we can help make your escape to the country truly extraordinary.



For UK stays, try the grandeur of a castle in the Scottish Highlands or vertical living in a West Country treehouse. Or, to keep your feet firmly on the ground, consider a luxury yurt in the Peak District. Your search for unusual holidays in the countryside could also take you further afield: try troglodyte life in a warren-like Spanish cave house or check in to a charming stone trullo in Italy.

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928 Holiday homes

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Holiday chateau letting

Ardeche / Joyeuse

3 8 Min stay varies

Chateau / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £85 / night

£590 - £1466 / week

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from £85 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Ruffec holiday manor house let

Charente / Ruffec

5 12 1 night min stay

Manor House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 1 night min stay

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from £100 / night

£815 / week

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from £100 / night

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Manor house rental in Sarlat-la-Canéda with swimming pool

Dordogne / Sarlat-la-Canéda

3 6 7 nights min stay

Manor House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £178 / night

£1241 - £2016 / week

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from £178 / night

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Holiday castle in La Chataigneraie

Vendee / La Chataigneraie

9 15 7 nights min stay

Castle / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 15 / 7 nights min stay

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from £167 / night

£1163 / week

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from £167 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Evesham

Evesham / Offenham

3 6 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £80 / night

£500 - £650 / week

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from £80 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Trullo rental in Alberobello

Province of Bari / Alberobello

2 4 Min stay varies

Trullo / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £145 / night

£1000 - £1700 / week

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from £145 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau rental

Lot / Frayssinet

12 24 Min stay varies

Chateau / 12 bedrooms / sleeps 24 / Min stay varies

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from £1500 / night

£2500 - £12740 / week

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from £1500 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Ostuni

Province of Brindisi / Ostuni

4 8 7 nights min stay

Trullo / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 7 nights min stay

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from £243 / night

£1700 - £2625 / week

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from £243 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau rental

Ille-et-Vilaine / Sixt-Sur-Aff

6 12 Min stay varies

Chateau / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £156 / night

£1086 - £1535 / week

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from £156 / night

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Holiday manor house in St Sulpice

Mayenne / St Sulpice

6 16 7 nights min stay

Manor House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 16 / 7 nights min stay

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from £90 / night

£625 - £4550 / week

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from £90 / night

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Holiday manor house with shared pool in Meyssac

Correze / Meyssac

6 14 Min stay varies

Manor House / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / Min stay varies

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from £156 / night

£1000 - £1745 / week

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from £156 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Donegal Town holiday watermill let

County Donegal / Donegal Town

4 8 3 nights min stay

Watermill / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 3 nights min stay

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from £117 / night

£737 / week

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from £117 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo rental

Province of Bari / Alberobello

2 5 7 nights min stay

Trullo / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / 7 nights min stay

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from £89 / night

£621 - £1318 / week

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from £89 / night

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Holiday chateau rental

Berlin / Spandau

9 16 2 nights min stay

Chateau / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 16 / 2 nights min stay

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from £2249 / night

£27210 / week

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from £2249 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Trullo letting in Alberobello with swimming pool

Province of Bari / Alberobello

2 6 Min stay varies

Trullo / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £78 / night

£1202 - £1241 / week

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from £78 / night

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Ostuni holiday trullo rental

Ostuni / Casalini

3 6 Min stay varies

Trullo / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £78 / night

£524 - £1404 / week

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from £78 / night

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Manor house rental in Nontron

Dordogne / Nontron

4 9 1 night min stay

Manor House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 1 night min stay

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from £194 / night

£931 / week

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from £194 / night

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Holiday castle in Oprtalj

Istria / Oprtalj

5 10 Min stay varies

Castle / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / Min stay varies

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from £250 / night

£1600 - £2900 / week

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from £250 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Manor house rental in Orton with shared pool

Cumbria / Orton

1 4 Min stay varies

Manor House / 1 bedroom / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £75 / night

£385 - £595 / week

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from £75 / night

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Holiday chateau in Fallbrook

California / Fallbrook

3 16 Min stay varies

Chateau / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 16 / Min stay varies

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from £198 / night

£1285 - £2378 / week

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from £198 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Santa Lucia, Monopoli

Monopoli / Santa Lucia, Monopoli

2 6 Min stay varies

Trullo / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £78 / night

£310 - £931 / week

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from £78 / night

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Bonnieux holiday manor house rental

Bonnieux / Lacoste, Vaucluse

8 16 Min stay varies

Manor House / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 16 / Min stay varies

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from £1145 / night

£8300 - £9000 / week

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from £1145 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday manor house rental

Manche / Sainte-Mere-Eglise

2 4 3 nights min stay

Manor House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 3 nights min stay

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from £125 / night

£853 / week

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from £125 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau in La Collarderie

Chinon / La Collarderie

3 6 7 nights min stay

Chateau / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 7 nights min stay

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from £67 / night

£469 - £718 / week

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from £67 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday manor house in Easkey

County Sligo / Easkey

5 12 1 night min stay

Manor House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 1 night min stay

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from £63 / night

£435 - £2605 / week

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from £63 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Dubois

Wyoming / Dubois

2 6 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £139 / night

£973 - £1216 / week

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from £139 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home in Lossiemouth

Moray / Lossiemouth

2 6 3 nights min stay

Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 3 nights min stay

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from £52 / night

£561 / week

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from £52 / night

(9) Very Good 

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Holiday cave house in Vitrac

Sarlat-la-Canéda / Vitrac

3 8 Min stay varies

Cave house / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £63 / night

£435 - £822 / week

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from £63 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Caravan/mobile home rental in Gastes with shared pool

Landes / Gastes

2 6 Min stay varies

Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £47 / night

£272 - £814 / week

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from £47 / night

(22) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home rental

East Riding of Yorkshire / Patrington

3 6 2 nights min stay

Caravan/Mobile Home / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 2 nights min stay

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from £75 / night

£525 - £1190 / week

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from £75 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday manor house with shared pool in Orton

Cumbria / Orton

1 3 Min stay varies

Manor House / 1 bedroom / sleeps 3 / Min stay varies

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from £75 / night

£385 - £630 / week

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from £75 / night

(14) Excellent 

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Holiday shepherds hut rental

West Sussex / Pulborough

1 2 2 nights min stay

Shepherds Hut / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / 2 nights min stay

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from £69 / night

£375 - £525 / week

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from £69 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Kilkhampton

Cornwall / Kilkhampton

2 4 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £64 / night

£385 - £826 / week

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from £64 / night

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Pointe-Noire holiday tree house rental

Basse-Terre Island / Pointe-Noire

2 4 4 nights min stay

Tree House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 4 nights min stay

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from £99 / night

£690 - £858 / week

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from £99 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau in Fontenay-le-Comte

Vendee / Fontenay-le-Comte

3 9 Min stay varies

Chateau / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / Min stay varies

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from £210 / night

£998 / week

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from £210 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Huntly

Aberdeenshire / Huntly

2 4 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £80 / night

£375 - £600 / week

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from £80 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with shared pool in Beynac-et-Cazenac

Dordogne / Beynac-et-Cazenac

2 4 3 nights min stay

Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 3 nights min stay

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from £70 / night

£466 - £1086 / week

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from £70 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Holiday manor house with swimming pool in Lora Del Rio

Seville province / Lora Del Rio

11 25 7 nights min stay

Manor House / 11 bedrooms / sleeps 25 / 7 nights min stay

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from £177 / night

£1237 - £3776 / week

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from £177 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Evesham holiday log cabin rental

Evesham / Offenham

2 5 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 / Min stay varies

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from £70 / night

£450 - £600 / week

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from £70 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Oranmore holiday manor house rental

Galway / Oranmore

4 10 7 nights min stay

Manor House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 7 nights min stay

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from £100 / night

£700 - £1150 / week

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from £100 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Ballyconnell

County Cavan / Ballyconnell

3 6 2 nights min stay

Log cabin / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 2 nights min stay

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from £109 / night

£760 - £869 / week

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from £109 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with golf nearby in Lossiemouth

Moray / Lossiemouth

2 4 Min stay varies

Caravan/Mobile Home / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £90 / night

£550 - £600 / week

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from £90 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Fontainemore ski chalet rental

Valle d'Aosta / Fontainemore

1 6 Min stay varies

Ski Chalet / 1 bedroom / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £78 / night

£388 / week

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from £78 / night

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Holiday tower rental

Alnwick / Whittingham

3 6 Min stay varies

Tower / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £195 / night

£950 - £1600 / week

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from £195 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Converted chapel rental in St. Fillans with golf nearby

Perth and Kinross / St. Fillans

2 4 Min stay varies

Converted Chapel / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / Min stay varies

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from £121 / night

£520 - £800 / week

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from £121 / night

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Ski chalet in Leysin

Vaud / Leysin

5 11 Min stay varies

Ski Chalet / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 11 / Min stay varies

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from £202 / night

£931 - £1861 / week

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from £202 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Log cabin rental in Mont Tremblant

Quebec / Mont Tremblant

6 Min stay varies

Log cabin / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £50 / night

£390 - £808 / week

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from £50 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Sevierville

Sevier County / Sevierville

4 12 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £118 / night

£833 - £2778 / week

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from £118 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Holiday log cabin in Llanfor

Bala / Llanfor

1 2 Min stay varies

Log cabin / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / Min stay varies

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from £50 / night

£250 - £480 / week

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from £50 / night

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Trullo rental in Alberobello with swimming pool

Province of Bari / Alberobello

4 8 7 nights min stay

Trullo / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 7 nights min stay

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from £111 / night

£776 - £1512 / week

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from £111 / night

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