Unusual rural retreats – quirky countryside homes

Unusual rural retreats (322)

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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322 Holiday homes

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Holiday castle in Chinon

Loire Valley / Chinon

7 8 4 nights min stay

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

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from £187 / night

£1303 - £2605 / week

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from £187 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Manor house letting in Resende with swimming pool

Viseu District / Resende

4 8 Min stay varies

Manor House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £179 / night

£1047 - £1411 / week

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from £179 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Locorotondo

Province of Bari / Locorotondo

2 4 4 nights min stay

Trullo / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 / 4 nights min stay

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from £128 / night

£725 - £938 / week

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from £128 / night

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Magliano Sabina holiday manor house rental

Province of Rieti / Magliano Sabina

7 12 1 night min stay

Manor House / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 1 night min stay

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from £218 / night

£1520 / week

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from £218 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Ski chateau to rent in Plaigne

Aude / Plaigne

10 22 Min stay varies

Chateau / 10 bedrooms / sleeps 22 / Min stay varies

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from £1241 / night

£4342 - £5117 / week

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from £1241 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Holiday manor house with swimming pool in Mauvezin

Gers / Mauvezin

10 20 Min stay varies

Manor House / 10 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / Min stay varies

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from £466 / night

£3101 - £4845 / week

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from £466 / night

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Holiday manor house rental

Gers / Montreal-du-Gers

9 12 7 nights min stay

Manor House / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / 7 nights min stay

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from £621 / night

£4342 / week

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from £621 / night

(2) Very Good 

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Cambounet-Sur-le-Sor holiday chateau rental

Tarn / Cambounet-Sur-le-Sor

21 43 Min stay varies

Chateau / 21 bedrooms / sleeps 43 / Min stay varies

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from £31 / night

£82 - £2388 / week

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from £31 / night

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Verbania ski chalet rental

Lake Maggiore / Verbania

3 6 2 nights min stay

Ski Chalet / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / 2 nights min stay

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from £39 / night

£272 - £3256 / week

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from £39 / night

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Holiday chateau in Argentat

Correze / Argentat

8 23 2 nights min stay

Chateau / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 23 / 2 nights min stay

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from £407 / night

£2597 - £5373 / week

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from £407 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Manor house to rent in Navarrenx

Bearn / Araujuzon

7 14 7 nights min stay

Manor House / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 14 / 7 nights min stay

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from £500 / night

£3500 - £4500 / week

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from £500 / night

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Ski chalet in La Molina

Girona Province / La Molina

3 8 Min stay varies

Ski Chalet / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £187 / night

£1318 - £1524 / week

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from £187 / night

(13) Excellent 

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Watermill rental in Confolens with swimming pool

Charente / Confolens

4 9 Min stay varies

Watermill / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / Min stay varies

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from £120 / night

£700 - £1200 / week

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from £120 / night

(9) Excellent 

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Holiday chateau with tennis court in Malicorne-sur-Sarthe

Sarthe / Malicorne-sur-Sarthe

9 15 Min stay varies

Chateau / 9 bedrooms / sleeps 15 / Min stay varies

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from £295 / night

£2000 - £9905 / week

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from £295 / night

(3) Very Good 

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L'Hermenault holiday watermill rental

Vendee / L'Hermenault

4 12 Min stay varies

Watermill / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 12 / Min stay varies

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from £175 / night

£800 - £1895 / week

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from £175 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill rental

Vendee / L'Hermenault

7 20 Min stay varies

Watermill / 7 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / Min stay varies

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from £200 / night

£1000 - £2600 / week

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from £200 / night

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo in Alberobello

Province of Bari / Alberobello

3 6 Min stay varies

Trullo / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £164 / night

£1150 - £2250 / week

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from £164 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday trullo with swimming pool in Martina Franca

Province of Taranto / Martina Franca

4 9 7 nights min stay

Trullo / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 7 nights min stay

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from £202 / night

£1411 - £2256 / week

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from £202 / night

(7) Excellent 

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Holiday manor house in Gorron

Mayenne / Gorron

5 20 3 nights min stay

Manor House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 20 / 3 nights min stay

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from £300 / night

£2125 / week

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from £300 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Saint Andre Les Alpes holiday chateau rental

Alpes-de-Haute-Provence / Saint Andre Les Alpes

6 18 7 nights min stay

Chateau / 6 bedrooms / sleeps 18 / 7 nights min stay

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from £554 / night

£3876 / week

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from £554 / night

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Holiday chateau in Condom

Gers / Condom

1 15 1 night min stay

Chateau / 1 bedroom / sleeps 15 / 1 night min stay

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from £1156 / night

£2946 / week

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from £1156 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Cave house accommodation in Alicante with swimming pool

Alicante province / Alicante

4 9 Min stay varies

Cave house / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / Min stay varies

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from £60 / night

£310 - £1000 / week

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from £60 / night

(4) Poor 

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Holiday manor house with golf nearby in Argentan

Orne / Argentan

4 10 1 night min stay

Manor House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 1 night min stay

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from £210 / night

£1466 / week

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from £210 / night

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Beach hut rental in Jardim do Mar with swimming pool

Calheta / Jardim do Mar

2 6 Min stay varies

Beach hut / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £59 / night

£760 - £901 / week

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from £59 / night

(15) Excellent 

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Gemozac holiday watermill rental

Gemozac / Langlade

3 7 Min stay varies

Watermill / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7 / Min stay varies

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from £85 / night

£595 - £1595 / week

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from £85 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Ski chateau to rent in Gere-Belesten

Bearn / Gere-Belesten

4 10 3 nights min stay

Chateau / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 / 3 nights min stay

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from £300 / night

£2000 / week

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from £300 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday manor house in Plazac

Plazac / Perigord Noir

4 8 Min stay varies

Manor House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / Min stay varies

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from £117 / night

£388 - £1551 / week

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from £117 / night

(2) Good 

1 / 20

Holiday manor house with swimming pool in Castiglione di Sicilia

Province of Catania / Castiglione di Sicilia

6 14 Min stay varies

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

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from £258 / night

£1543 - £4266 / week

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from £258 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Holiday manor house rental

Cephalonia / Fiscardo

5 9 7 nights min stay

Manor House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 9 / 7 nights min stay

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from £200 / night

£1400 - £2360 / week

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from £200 / 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

(1) Excellent 

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Caravan/mobile home rental in Beynac-et-Cazenac with shared pool

Dordogne / Beynac-et-Cazenac

3 4 3 nights min stay

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

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from £70 / night

£466 - £1086 / week

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from £70 / 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

(4) Excellent 

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Ostuni holiday trullo rental

Ostuni / Contrada Cinera

2 6 Min stay varies

Trullo / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 / Min stay varies

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from £194 / night

£853 - £1667 / week

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from £194 / 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 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

(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

(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

(4) Excellent 

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Holiday caravan/mobile home with shared pool in Saint-Jean-de-Monts

Vendee / Saint-Jean-de-Monts

3 8 7 nights min stay

Caravan/Mobile Home / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 8 / 7 nights min stay

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from £39 / night

£272 - £640 / week

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from £39 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Holiday watermill in Lauzerte

Tarn-et-Garonne / Lauzerte

1 2 1 night min stay

Watermill / 1 bedroom / sleeps 2 / 1 night min stay

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from £82 / night

£538 - £625 / week

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from £82 / 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

(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

(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

(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

(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

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