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Unusual Holiday Cottages

From the peculiar to the sublime, some of our cottages are nothing if not unusual. It may be their interesting history or inspired renovation, but predominantly it is their unusual and intriguing exterior which draws the eye and grabs our attention.

From a converted corn bin in rural Sussex to a remodelled toilet block in Norfolk, we certainly aren’t short of inspiring properties. If you are after something a little different for your holiday then have a read about some our most favourite quirky structures and start planning your unusual holiday with us now.

We don’t just offer conventional stays in renovated fisherman’s cottages, barn conversions, seaside apartments or grand family townhouses. There is a side to us which is altogether different and we like to offer a slice of the alternative to our customers; from triangle houses in Kent and Suffolk, where one comes with a seaside flair and the other more of dog friendly lilt to houses shaped like a slice of cheese. Some of our more unusual properties would give Grand Designs a run for their money.

The unusual doesn’t just stop with the aesthetics. Increasingly our cottages have a more eco friendly awareness and we have properties from Sussex to Yorkshire offering a truly eco neutral stay, with all amenities supplied without any damage to the environment.

So if you fancy staying in a converted Victorian loo block on the beach in North Norfolk, or sample your own impression of sleeping aboard a steam train (though permanently stationed) in Yorkshire or perhaps giving the Sailor lifestyle a shot, with a stay on a motor cruiser in Plymouth, where Devon meets Cornwall, we say test your rowing skills and hop aboard and have a look through some of our most unusual properties for a truly memorable holiday. If you are struggling to seek out the quirky then call our friendly team on 0333 2020899 who will point you in the right direction.

Special Offer Cefn Coch Isaf

Porthmadog - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Escape to Cefn Coch Isaf for a romantic holiday in this beautiful self-catering bolthole on the owners smallholding. Great rural location yet close to the seaside resorts of Criccieth and Porthmadog. Quirky with a fabul...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£350 - £625 per week *

CEFNCO View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • 3.8 mile to a pub
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

'Oscar' is situated on the platform of the former Cloughton Station. 'Oscar' Railway Carriage

Cloughton - Yorkshire Coast

If you are looking for something different then this is your ideal choice if you are a train enthusiast. This delightful railway carriage has been converted to sleep 6 and is located in a peaceful setting near the disuse...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£439 - £758 per week *

SA857 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.2 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • No smoking
Awarded 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Red Mill

Haddiscoe Island - Norfolk Broads

Red Mill is in a stunning setting surrounded by marshland that teams with wildlife. if you want to get away from the world this is the ideal place for you

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
£486 - £1032 per week *

1709 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 4 mile to a pub
  • 6 miles to a shop
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer The stunning master bedroom which has ensuite and dressing room Oceanscape

Westward Ho! - North Devon Coast

A high quality detached contemporary house offering panoramic sea views and a hot tub. Just a short downhill walk to beach and village facilities

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£800 - £2120 per week *

OCEANW View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Barbecue
  • 0.7 mile to a pub
  • 0.7 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

The Engine House, Caerhays

St Austell - South East Cornwall

The Engine House is set within the grounds of Caerhays Castle Gardens, close to the secluded Porthluney beach and the unspoilt Portholland beach. Guests also have free access to the Castle gardens when open.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£643 - £1478 per week *

ENGINE View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 3 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Bodrydd Farmhouse - 5 star self catering with swimming pool facilities Bodrydd

Aberdaron - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Spacious, 5 star self catering with swimming pool facilities in an amazing location on the Llyn Peninsula. This is the place for unforgettable reunions and family get-togethers.

  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£1557 - £3439 per week *

415223 View property

  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Swimming pool
  • Games room
  • Barbecue
  • 3 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Coastal View The Boat House, Caerhays

St Austell - South East Cornwall

The Boat House is set on the beach at Portholland and comprises two levels with reversed accommodation and magnificent views. Located within the Caerhays Estate, with free access to the Castle gardens.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£648 - £1489 per week *

BOATHO View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 2.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

A unique round home in an elevated poition with views over the town. The Round House, Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe - North Devon Coast

One of Ilfracombe's finest properties for larger parties, The Round House will certainly give you a royal welcome. The ornate interior features throughout, from elaborate wallpaper to beautifully made antique furniture....

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£655 - £2120 per week *

ROUND View property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.75 mile to a pub
  • 0.75 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking

Old Village Hall, Caerhays

St Austell - South East Cornwall

With it’s beautiful decor and great attention to detail, this property is truly stunning. There is something for everyone, at any time of year; with a cosy woodburner for the winter and a BBQ for the summer.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1093 - £2096 per week *

OLDVIL View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 3 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • Dishwasher
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Coastal View N8WARR - Terrace View 1 N8, The Warren

Abersoch - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Ultimate luxury beach front chalet with hot tub on exlcusive Warren Holiday Park, fabulous patio area with premier outdoor furniture and direct path on to the beach. Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms. Many extras inc Sky and hi-spe...

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£1680 - £3615 per week *

N8WARR View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Hot tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Games room
  • Tennis court
  • Barbecue
  • On one level
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.3 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Lounge Old Zanzig Mill

Padstow Area - North Cornwall

Gorgeous converted mill, found in the stunning Cornish countryside not far from the Saints Way. The ideal destination for family or friends, not forgetting your four-legged companion, only a short drive from Padstow and...

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£527 - £1254 per week *

P00503 View property

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

New Property The Castle

Holt - Norfolk Coast

A fantastic property that is ideal for a family or friends holiday!

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1077 - £1995 per week *

1904 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Tennis court
  • 0.8 mile to a pub
  • 0.6 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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