Property above: The Bunker, Sennen, Cornwall (sleeps 6 people)
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Blue Seas, Cornwall
Sleeps 2. If you're looking for a truly unusual holiday experience then how about staying in this Victorian fort?! Commissioned by Lord Palmerston in 1864, this converted holiday apartment boasts a spectacular balcony overlooking Plymouth Sound.
Hathaway Hamlet, Warwickshire
Sleeps 2 - 3. Situated in the quiet village of Shottery. this very pretty listed cottage boats a large feature inglenook fireplace and 17th-century oak four-poster bed. Just 1 mile from Stratford, it lies 200 yards from Anne Hathaway’s famous cottage.
Wadadli Lodge, Devon
Sleeps 6. Built of local stone and oak, this contemporary, detached, Swedish-style house with high vaulted ceilings, offers beautiful interior design. In addition, the property is set in its own garden, with its own outdoor heated swimming pool.
Owl's End, Suffolk
Sleeps 8 - 10. Surrounded by a moat and the rolling Suffolk countryside, Owl's End is one of three renovated old farm buildings, exuding charm with exposed beams, oak floors and private hot tubs.
Inglenook Boathouse, Staffordshire
Sleeps 2. Standing on the banks of Rudyard Lake, this architect-designed boathouse boasts stunning views across the lake to the lush woodland beyond. A haven for wildlife, Rudyard Lake offers a variety of activities including fishing, sailing and canoeing
Sleeps 3. Set on the edge of Blaenau Ffestiniog, home of the Welsh slate industry, this comfortably furnished former quarryman’s cottage ouzes charm and character. Behind the local stone exterior, a timber summer house hides a private sauna and hot tub.
Haven Cottage, Northumberland
Sleeps 3. Just a short stroll from the harbour and long sandy beaches, this former fisherman’s cottage combines contemporary comfort and original character. Enjoy complete tranquillity as the incoming tide cuts the island off from mainland twice a day.
The Folly, Hampshire
Sleeps 2. With shared use of an indoor heated swimming-pool, (open Apr - Oct), this 19th-century listed folly is perhaps for those couples who fancy something out of the ordinary. Enjoy the wonderful views over the pretty village of Hambledon.
Riverbank Cottage, Cumbria
Sleeps 2. Set alongside an old pack horse bridge straddling the River Eden, this unique holiday cottage is just a short stroll from the heart of the small market town of Kirkby Stephen. The pretty Eden Valley sits between the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales.
Stable Cottage, East Sussex
Sleeps 2. This listed, 17th-century beamed barn is located just 4 miles from the historic cinque port of Rye, with its cobbled streets and antique shops. Converted to a high standard, it stands detached with oak floors and an enclosed decked terrace.