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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 3 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer ExteriorSitting AreaKitchen The Piece Of Cheese

Hastings and St Leonards - Sussex Coast

Shaped like a piece of cheese and painted to look like a slice of cheddar, this three sided cottage gives you perfectly placed accommodation to all the shops, restaurants and amenities of the old town.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Bed linen provided
£395 - £715 per week *

RH1088 View property

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.1 mile to a pub
  • 0.1 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Star Gold with Original Cottages

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
  • 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 3 Stars with Original Cottages

New Property Traditional smokery wooden entrance doors The Smokery

Swanage - Dorset Coast

The Smokery is a two bedroom, newly renovated, fish smoking shed, with lots of character, right in the heart of Swanage.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£399 - £916 per week *

WY409 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 3 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
Awarded 4 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View 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
£910 - £2205 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
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Special Offer SX938 - Exterior Hobbit House

Bodiam - Sussex Countryside

Adjacent to the owner's triple oast house, yet entirely separate, sits this luxury hobbit house. Nestled in the heart of the Rother Valley, close to Bodiam Castle, this property is ideal for couples.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£980 - £1470 per week *

SX938 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Hot tub
  • Tennis court
  • On one level
  • 2.3 mile to a pub
  • 3.5 miles to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

Special Offer 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
£1197 - £2075 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
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
£611 - £902 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 Star Gold with Original Cottages

Coastal View Conservatory The Beach House

Trevone Bay - North Cornwall

Immerse yourself in the Cornish way of life from this unique, stand-out property. Great for larger groups, enjoy popping to the farm shop in the morning before heading out to the glorious beach in Trevone Bay.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
£964 - £2341 per week *

P00406 View property

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Pets welcome
  • WiFi available
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Private parking
  • Bed linen provided
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5.5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair
  • Stairgate
  • No smoking
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 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
£485 - £775 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
  • Hot tub
  • 0.5 mile to a pub
  • 0.5 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided
Awarded 5 Stars with Original Cottages

Coastal View Garden Area - View 2 The Perch

Southwold - Suffolk Coast

Modern and quirky, this property offers award winning accommodation and a balcony with sea views. The interior is kept to exceptional standards and the location is very convenient as it is close to the seafront and ameni...

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
£765 - £1865 per week *

SL175 View property

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pet free property
  • WiFi available
  • Bed linen provided
  • Balcony
  • Garden/courtyard
  • 5 Stars
  • Towels provided
  • 0.3 mile to a pub
  • 0.4 mile to a shop
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • 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
  • Hot tub
  • 2.8 mile to a pub
  • 1 mile to a shop
  • No smoking
  • Welcome pack provided

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