Top 15 Big Houses to Rent in Europe with August Availability from One Off Places
Are you holidaying as part of a large group this summer and worried you might have missed the opportunity of an August week? Do not despair! This blog post highlights our top 15 One Off Places in Europe with 5 or more bedrooms and availability in August. Some even have a discount too.
Starting with Spain (because one of these in particular has an amazing discount!):
A spectacular luxury villa, with wonderful views towards Ronda, it sleeps 14 in comfort and together with two swimming pools,(one solar heated) a games room with pool and table tennis,Wii, WiFi broadband, SKY TV and a home cinema it provides everything for a relaxing family holiday or a stunning venue for a special celebration. 7 bedrooms / sleeps 14.
Available Saturday 25th August - Saturday 1st September. Was €6325, now €3500 for the week.
Finca Maridadi is one of three delightful villas for rent on the same private estate in the tranquility of the Spanish countryside just five minutes from the beautiful town of Ronda in Andalucia, Spain. Each villa is set in its own wonderful private garden with its own swimming pool. 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10.
Available Monday 30th July - Sunday 12th August. Was €4400, now €3400.
Set in a National Park, this stunning villa in Andalucia is modelled on an old Spanish cortijo. Being only a kilometre from Aracena, it is within easy walking distance of the town, yet wonderfully secluded, tucked in around the side of a hill, giving breathtaking views over the Aracena reservoir and away to the far off peaks of the Badajoz province. 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10.
Available Saturday 18th August - Saturday 1st September. £3000 for one week / £5500 for two weeks.
This beautiful private residence, listed on Spain`s register of historic monuments, is over 1000 years old and offers luxurious accommodation and panoramic views in a delightful countryside setting, and the hosts have one goal: to make your stay as unforgettable, relaxing and delicious as possible. 7 bedrooms / sleeps 14.
Available Saturday 25th August - Saturday 1st September. €6000 for the week.
Villa Akuna is a high end luxury villa sitting on the Adriatic Sea on the Croatian island of Brac. With spectacular sea views, designer interiors, sauna, infinity pool and large spacious terraces, it’s a glorious place to escape for a holiday with family or friends. 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10.
Available Saturday 25th August - Saturday 1st September. €2200 per night, fully staffed.
Built in 1426 and classified by the Greek archaeological authorities as a historical monument, this luxuriously restored five bedroom Venetian villa in Crete is in the beautiful hillside village of Maroulas. It has wonderful sea views, a private heated pool and jacuzzi, giant cinema screen, is super family friendly, and is just 3km from a 17km sandy beach. 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10.
Available Friday 24th August - Saturday 1st September (8 nights). Was €6400, now €5760.
A beautiful and classic villa in Italy’s Emilia Romagna, with spectacular views of the Bologna Apennine Hills. Sleeping up to 10 and with a large swimming pool, Casa Ruspiano is situated between Florence and Bologna and is surrounded by 93 acres of unspoilt peaceful woodland and farmland. 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10.
Available 3-28 August (min 5 nights). €470 per night plus end of stay cleaning €95. Stay for 10 or more nights and get 10% off.
And then eight beautiful places available in France to choose from:
La Guiraude is a superbly renovated Lauragaise Farmhouse situated between the historic cities of Toulouse and Carcassonne in the sunny south of France. Set in a quiet hillside location with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, near to local amenities and with 9 en suite bedrooms, it’s the perfect place for a get together of family or friends. 9 bedrooms / sleeps 20.
Available Saturday 11th - Saturday18th August. 33% off. Was €5950, now €3950 for the week.
In the green hills surrounding Nice, with spectacular views over the Mediterranean, La Citronneraie is a stunning panoramic villa with pool, hot tub and mountain views where you can access all the attractions of the beach and the city centre while also enjoying peace, space and privacy. 7 bedrooms / sleeps 16.
Available Saturday 18th - Saturday 25th August. €5900 for the week for up to six people. Surcharge of €20 per person per night for each guest over that number. €475 for cleaning and utilities extra.
If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy good company, warm summer evenings and peaceful natural surroundings then La Tauliere will fit the bill perfectly. Once a working olive mill it has been beautifully and sensitively renovated with a perfect blend of the old and the contemporary and it now provides a gorgeous rural retreat in sunny Provence. Private pool, 20 acres of gardens, olive groves and lake. 5 bedrooms.
Available Saturday 18th August - Saturday 1st September. €450 per night.
Dating back to 1640, the Manor House at Fleuret has been lovingly restored, retaining many original features, and offers an extremely spacious home with six bedrooms, and the option of renting a cottage on site if you need additional space (2 more bedrooms). Originally a small hamlet, home to 12 families, the magnificent red sandstone buildings are set in acres of meadow and woodlands. Private pool and less than 15 minutes to villages, chateaux, caves and the Dordogne River. 6 bedrooms / sleeps 12.
Available Saturday 25th August - Saturday 1st September. €1950 for the week.
Set within private wooded grounds just a few minutes’ walk from the pretty bastide village of Castelsagrat is Chateau Plombis, a beautiful turreted old property that is as stylish and spacious as it is authentic. Complete with a private swimming pool and tennis court, this would be a wonderfully memorable setting for a holiday or a celebration. 8 bedrooms / sleeps 19.
Available Saturday 4th - Saturday 11th August & Saturday 25th August - Saturday 1st September. € 8500 per week.
Nestled on the Pleney mountain in an unbeatable ski-in/ski-out location, Chalet Madeleine is a popular and beautifully maintained holiday chalet where family and friends can relax in cosy, chic surroundings. The interiors are lovely, with high vaulted ceilings, feature windows and all the mod cons you could possibly need. Masses of activities available including walking, biking, climbing and horse riding to golf, paragliding, kayaking and white water rafting.
Available Friday 24th August - Saturday 1st September (8 nights) – minimum of 3 nights. £2,045 per week. 10% discount available for families of 6 or less ‘under occupying’ the chalet.
Charming, traditional and delightfully alpine, this authentic village chalet in the Rhone Alps, just 2 miles from the Switzerland border, offers spacious interiors, a cosy atmosphere and a beautiful setting all year round. In summer you can enjoy mountain bike trails, a spa and swimming pool complex, a small golf course, mini golf, petanque, tennis, fishing, rock climbing, horse riding and (of course) hiking. Adrenalin junkies can go para gliding or white water rafting on the River Dranse and the heart of the village with its restaurants and shops is just a short walk away.
Available Saturday 18th - Saturday 25th August & Saturday 25th August - Saturday 1st September. The price is 1225€ per week.
The perfect Alpine destination with lakes and mountains scenery, luxury chalets, delicious food and outstanding facilities. Whether your greatest needs are a ski to the door location, summer activities, childcare, excellent food or well designed en-suite bedrooms everything is covered. Masses of sports available for all the family including white water rafting, tennis, golf, tree top adventures, Flying Foxes (from one mountain to another), trekking, mountain biking, ice skating, canoeing on the lake, horse riding and canyoning. 17 bedrooms / sleeps 50.
Available throughout August. From €1268 for a family of four per week. Fully catered and B&B options available.