A French getaway
"It is quiet and peaceful, surrounded by woods, with a river and small waterfall near the house," says Julie. "My parents live close by and, apart from that, there are a few chickens roaming freely and no other neighbours in sight." There's canoeing, abseiling and mountain-biking on offer close by and Montpellier, with its airport, shopping and Mediterranean beaches is just an hour's drive away.
Price: (360 (pound;237) per week.