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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 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Swale View

Richmond - Yorkshire Dales

Close to the town centre of Richmond and benefitting from stunning views of the castle and river, this spacious apartment boasts an open plan living area and three lovely bedrooms.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£443 - £977 per week *

DS903 View property

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View 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
£876 - £1236 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
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

The Old Granary

Woodbridge - Suffolk Coast

What better location to spend your holiday in Suffolk than with a stay at The Old Granary Cottage. Next door to the Tide Mill and with triple aspect views over the river. Breathtaking.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£876 - £1517 per week *

SFTOG View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

King-size hand crafted bed at Oystercatcher Yurt Oystercatcher Yurt

Askrigg - Yorkshire Dales

Offering open plan living in the village of Askrigg in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Oystercatcher 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
£586 - £936 per week *

DS921 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
  • Wet room
  • 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 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Surrounded by natural woodland and fields with far reaching views The Roost is a peaceful, romantic getaway location The Roost

Lee Bay - North Devon Coast

Hidden amongst the foliage in a most peaceful setting, equipped with wood burning stove, private veranda and outdoor hot tub, this desirable stone cottage is just perfect for those seeking a luxury break away coupled wit...

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£521 - £811 per week *

ROOST View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • 4 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • Hot tub
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Exterior image of this amazing property situated on the cliff at Sheringham Wee Retreat

Sheringham - Norfolk Coast

A unique cottage with a rather extraordinary history, Wee Retreat was used for something quite different before its conversion. Now, this ultra modern holiday cottage right on the seafront at Sheringham is the ultimate c...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
£647 - £938 per week *

1540 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.25 mile to a pub
  • 0.25 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Tyddyn Iago

Aberdaron - Snowdonia & The Lleyn Peninsula

Enjoy North Wales at its best at this expertly designed barn conversion on the Llyn Peninsula. Beautiful surroundings including sea views and access to a hidden sandy beach and the Wales Coast Path within a mile.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£511 - £1080 per week *

BOW84 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Wet room
  • Walk-in shower
  • Barbecue
  • On one level, no stairs
  • 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

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
£776 - £1181 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

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
£386 - £661 per week *

CEFNCO View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Towels not provided
  • Walk-in shower
  • 3.8 mile to a pub
  • 4 miles to a shop
  • No smoking

Beautiful interior of Swallow Yurt complete with woodburning stove Swallow Yurt

Askrigg - Yorkshire Dales

Offering open plan living in the village of Askrigg in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Swallow 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
£586 - £936 per week *

DS923 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
  • Wet room
  • 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
£4031 - £6336 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
Awarded 3 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Rear view exterior The Magic House

St Ives - West Cornwall

The Magic House is located on the famous Kitty’s Corner in St Ives and offers cosy, quirky accommodation right on the beach.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • Dishwasher
£536 - £1566 per week *

P00651 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Pet free property
  • Bed linen provided
  • 3.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking

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