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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.

Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer Aberelwyn Granary

Whitland - Pembrokeshire & West Wales

A beautifully restored, character cottage for two, cleverly combining traditional Welsh features such as slate, stone and wool, with contemporary facilities and modern comforts.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£325 - £474 per week *

WAV434 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 3.6 mile to a pub
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

New Property Lounge / Kitchen / Diner Red Rails

Newquay - North Cornwall

In the heart of Newquay with panoramic views across Fistral Beach, Red Rails is an amazing quirky property which was featured on George Clarke's amazing spaces and is perfect for a luxury family holiday.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1674 - £3985 per week *

P00894 View property

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 3 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer SX886 - Exterior - View 2 Allen's Farm Oast

Mayfield - Sussex Countryside

Snuggled in the splendid countryside of Sussex, this piece of architectural wonder is dazzlingly beautiful. The vast interior has been exquisitely decorated and offers the perfect base from which to explore the rural tow...

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£1290 - £1555 per week *

SX886 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 1 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Beautiful Hales Hall Hales Hall

Hales - Norfolk Countryside

This award winning Tudor Hall set on the outskirts of Norfolk. Exquisite interiors are met with period elegance. The perfect choice for a memorable holiday in the Norfolk countryside.

  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£3650 - £10500 per week *

1750 View property

  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Barbecue
  • 1.9 mile to a pub
  • 0.7 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Great floor to ceiling windows with two comfortable sofas to relex in Washenden Oast

Biddenden - Kent Countryside

An impressive conversion of an oast house with a lovely light spacious living and kitchen area. Perfect base for exploring this rural region of Kent with the village of Biddenden closeby.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£740 - £1100 per week *

CB618 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • 1.5 mile to a pub
  • 1.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Coastal View Llain Iago

Aberdaron - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Enjoy Llyn Peninsula at its very best at this stunning barn conversion. Countryside and sea views, a hidden sandy beach within a mile, the picturesque seaside village of Aberdaron, Bardsey Island and so much more awaits.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£500 - £1069 per week *

BOW86 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • 3.5 mile to a pub
  • 3.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer Attractive exterior of Canalside Canal Side

White Horse Common - Norfolk Countryside

Enjoy a relaxing break on the watersedge and take in the tranquil surroundings, a great base for exploring the sandy beaches of the east and north coast together with the stunning Norfolk Broads

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£782 - £1328 per week *

1730 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • 2 mile to a pub
  • 2 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Bedroom 1 is full of character and charm. The Temple Folly

Leyburn - Yorkshire Dales

A unique, quirky Folly in the Yorkshire Dales national park.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
£422 - £813 per week *

DS055 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • 2.8 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Special Offer The Palms

Hythe - Kent Coast

The Palms is stylish, contemporary and the perfect place to enjoy a self-catering holiday in beautiful Hythe. Patio doors open onto wonderful sun terraces which invite you to relax and enjoy this little piece of luxury.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£840 - £1200 per week *

FK103 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

King-size bed in Curlew Yurt Curlew Yurt

Askrigg - Yorkshire Dales

Offering open plan living in the village of Askrigg in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Curlew Yurt is a great base out in the countryside close to walks and cycle routes.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£550 - £900 per week *

DS922 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • 2.6 mile to a pub
  • 2.6 miles to a shop
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Star Platinum with Original Cottages

New Property The Great Barn

Ullswater - Lake District

The Great Barn is an outstanding 17th Century conversion retaining character but offering 21st Century luxury interior in superb setting of 26 acres of private grounds ,lake shore line and jetty on Ullswater Lake .

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
£3995 - £6300 per week *

GL085 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5.6 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 4.1 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer The Triumphal Arch

Holkham - Norfolk Coast

A distinctive couples retreat where you’ll be the envy of the visitors to Holkham Estate.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
£765 - £1289 per week *

1941 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 3 mile to a pub
  • 3 miles to a shop
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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