Perhaps you’re not quite ready to give up the hustle and bustle of city life for the serenity of the countryside, or perhaps you’ve moved to the country and forgotten why the lifestyle charmed you in the first place.

Get your taste of the country life and book a weekend retreat at one of these places, or get inspired by what you could do with your own county home.

1. Stone Barn Coach House

Where history and country charm meet. What a gorgeous property! The old stone barn has been beautifully restored and transformed into a stunning Airbnb rental.  Get everything you need out of country living on this one.

$249 / night
Old Stone Barn
Guelph, Ontario

 

2. Foxglove Farm

If you are looking for a taste of the country life, this is a great place to start. A chance to live in – even for a few nights – a beautifully rustic vintage log farmhouse. Nestled among rolling hills and sprawling fields, here you’ll be able to experience the freedom of country living.

$495 / night
Foxglove Farm
Adjala-Tosorontio, Ontario

 

3. The Treehouse Retreat

If you were enticed by the look of the exterior of the home, wait until you sift through the photos and check out the inside. A truly serene vacation rental for a romantic getaway, friend’s weekend or an ideal sanctuary to start writing that book or blog you’ve been thinking about.

$785 / night
Treehouse Retreat
Durham, Ontario

 

4. Barn Sweet Barn

An old barn converted into a luxury Airbnb rental – how quintessentially country! With Confiturerie Tigidou, the jam factory located on the ground floor of this transformed barn, the rental has been aptly named. If you’re into country charm (and who isn’t?) you’ll adore this country treat!

$355 / night
Sweet Barn
Saint-Jean-de- Île-d’Orléans, Quebec

 

5. Hastings House

A country house hotel on a spectacular country estate. Inspired with the allure of the old English countryside, this now country style resort has breathtaking landscapes and water views. All rooms and suites have been designed and styled with true country charm in mind.

$405 – $900 / room (depending on room and time of year)
Hastings House
Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

 

6. Country Church Turned Country Home

I did tell you this list was unique! Take advantage of the calm surroundings and peacefully valleys by staying in this eclectically styled country church turned country home. With mature trees and winding roads, you’ll have an exclusive county experience renting this home

$295 / night
Country Church House
West Bolton, Quebec

 

7. Vintage Ranch

In Alberta, ranches are really just glorified country homes with mountain-views, horses and space. Lots and lots of wide-open space.  This lovely guesthouse offers a blend of country-chic and classic cowboy living. If you’re vacationing in Alberta, be sure to check this one out.

$150 / night
Vintage Ranch
Rocky View County, Alberta

 

8. Grand FarmHouse

This ideal and true farmhouse seems like the quintessential country retreat. There’s space enough for you, your friends and your family to relax, unwind and spend some quality time together. It is easy to imagine one’s self hear, breathing in the fresh morning air and taking in the serenity of Nova Scotia’s countryside.

$920 / night
Farmhouse
Newport, Nova Scotia

9. Rustic Cottage

Ok, yes, more cottage than country home, but we wanted to spread our country love to Manitoba and look at how stunning this home is! Wood barn beams, waterfront views, rustic-chic furnishings and privacy – sounds pretty country-esque to us. This Airbnb rental ticks all the boxes for a relaxing, fresh air filled vacation retreat.

$299 / night
Rustic Cottage
Whiteshell, Manitoba

 

10. Deer Lake Farm

Ahhhh… (That’s a peaceful sigh just in case it wasn’t clear. 🙂 Here’s your chance to experience country extravagance. This gorgeous farm estate has it’s own lake and private equestrian facility. The ideal way to wake up, breath in the fresh air and experience the wonderful lifestyle of country living

$259 / night
Deer Lake Farm
Singhampton, Ontario

That’s it for now folks! We hope we’ve inspired you in some way. If you’ve seen a country retreat or vacation rental that should have made our list let us know and we’ll update this list just for you. 🙂

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