Unusual self-catering cottages and accommodation for holidays and weekend breaks

Unusual self-catering cottages and accommodation for holidays and weekend breaks : do something different for your well-deserved holiday.  Many are drawn to the idea of staying somewhere truly different or somewhere a bit unique.  If you like the idea of a break in an unusual cottage, windmill, houseboat or even lighthouse then read on!  Please note some properties accept weekend bookings whereas others only accept weekly bookings.

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The Lovejoy Studio, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

2 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, East Anglia.

Famous for where scenes were filmed for the popular TV series ‘Lovejoy’, this stunning luxury holiday cottage with it’s large airy spaces and contemporary furnishings has been beautifully converted from a stable block dating back to the 18th century and has a woodburning stove, large pond and walled garden as well as access to a tennis court that guests are free to use.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court.

Price range from £495 to £791 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Railway Carriage, Bicknoller, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, West Country.

The Railway Carriage is a great place to enjoy a luxurious self-catering holiday for four people, with a difference, in Somerset, in unique and memorable accommodation.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £595 to £1095 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 03 July 2015 to 20 July 2015; from 31 July 2015 to 14 August 2015; from 31 August 2015 to 04 September 2015;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Unique Willow Garth Holiday House, Great Smeaton, Yorkshire, England

6 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering, Yorkshire Dales - Swaledale.

Unique 6 bedroom holiday house with beautiful luxurious interior and stunning countryside views, along with easy access to the North York Moors National Park nearby as well as a games room with table tennis and table football on site and the capacity to sleep up to 12, this is a great place for groups of friends or family.

Special features: free internet access, games room.

Price range from £1085 to £2133 per week
Sleeps from 4 to 12 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Gothic Church, East Horrington, Somerset, England

6 bedroom Large Country House, West Country.

Fabulous unique holiday home with stunning original features combined with modern stylish interiors as well as a relaxing hot tub, this is a truly special place to stay.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £2160 to £4000 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 18 people in 6 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 06 July 2015 to 10 July 2015; from 13 July 2015 to 17 July 2015; from 20 July 2015 to 24 July 2015;

phone 07525833737 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Corn Mill, Solva, Pembrokeshire, Wales

4 bedroom Converted Watermill, South Wales.

Unique holiday home, originally a watermill, sleeps 8, with pretty gardens and quiet location close to the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast and seaside town of Solva.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £920 to £1460 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01458 274 767 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Lakeside Yurt Dogs-welcome Cottage, Cotswolds , Beckford, Worcestershire, England

1 bedroom Yurt, Heart of England.

Ever stayed in a Yurt? Here is the opportunity to experience a stay in a unique self-catering yurt for two people beside a fishing lake in Beckford in a good location for sightseeing in the Cotswolds and Worcestershire; one pet dog is also welcome.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £230 to £410 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (1 dog welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Treehouse, Taunton, Somerset, England

2 bedroom Unusual Self Catering, South West.

The Treehouse is a dream holiday home, nestled by the trees, this unique property is guaranteed to provide a memorable holiday and with a luxurious interior and an outdoor hot tub a stay here could be just magical.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Shared use of an indoor swimming pool), outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £690 to £1395 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 5 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 07 September 2015 to 09 October 2015; from 23 October 2015 to 26 October 2015; from 30 October 2015 to 21 December 2015;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Sunridge TreeHouse, Yealmpton, Devon, England

3 bedroom Holiday Treehouse, West Country.

Luxurious Devon holiday treehouse with superb woodland and lake views and a superb modern interior, complete with luxury hot tub, elevated deck and private fishing lake, new and available from April 2015.

Special features: free internet access, games room, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £995 to £2295 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (6 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Special Offer: from 05 September 2015 to 12 September 2015; from 03 October 2015 to 10 October 2015; from 10 October 2015 to 17 October 2015;

phone 01752 216645 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Watermill, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England

5 bedroom Watermill by the River, East Anglia.

Five bedroom holiday watermill located on a private island in a secluded and tranquil setting with wonderful views of the pond, river and garden.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1300 to £3500 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 10 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 17 July 2015 to 24 July 2015; from 17 August 2015 to 21 August 2015; from 14 September 2015 to 18 September 2015;

phone emailClick here to email owner more info >

Wheelbarrow Castle, Leominster, Herefordshire, England

7 bedroom Large Country House, Heart of England.

Impressive large self-catering house offering spacious and comfortable accommodation along with stunning country views of the Radnor Hills and Black Mountains.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £1250 to £2250 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 17 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 5
Pet Friendly: Yes
Rating: Not assessed

phone 07763 534422 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Old Post Office, Higham, Colchester, Suffolk, England

3 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering Cottage, Constable Country.

Unique 3 bedroom holiday cottage, originally a Post Office, both pet and family-friendly with a private enclosed garden.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £700 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 5 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 03 July 2015 to 31 July 2015;

phone 01206337459 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Affordable Luxury: Pew Corner , Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England

2 bedroom Unique Chapel Apartment, Cotswolds.

Luxurious and impressive sleeps 4 holiday apartment located within a stunning chapel conversion, close to the Forest of Dean.

Special features: free internet access, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £599 to £962 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 03 July 2015 to 23 July 2015; from 30 July 2015 to 31 July 2015;

phone 01594 827 311 emailClick here to email owner more info >

The Orangery, Frampton on Severn, Gloucestershire, England

4 bedroom Unique Self-Catering, Shires.

Originally a garden house at Frampton Court, this unique holiday home dates back to the 1700s and enjoys views over the ornamental canal and estate's parklands, features at this impressive holiday house include a spiral stone staircase, a double ended rolltop bath and two octagonal shaped bedrooms.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £900 to £1400 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 06 July 2015 to 10 July 2015; from 27 July 2015 to 31 July 2015; from 07 August 2015 to 10 August 2015;

phone 01452 740698 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Old Wye Valley Chapel, Penallt, Monmouthshire, Wales

2 bedroom Chapel Conversion, Pembrokeshire and South Wales.

Love unique holiday homes? If so a stay at this holiday chapel in the Wye Valley could suit you perfectly, this Grade II listed chapel conversion sleeps up to 4 and is dog-friendly.

Price range from £360 to £632 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mount Joy Chapel Family Self-catering, South West England, Chapel, Newquay, Cornwall, England

4 bedroom Unusual Cottage, South West.

Excitingly unique, family friendly chapel conversion with original features set against a contemporary open plan living space, in a tranquil location near Newquay and positioned for easy access to the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the fascinating Eden project and Trewithen Garden's inspirational collection.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £515 to £1245 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 7 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Railway Cottage, Bicknoller, Somerset, England

3 bedroom Unusual Cottage, South West.

A wonderful holiday for would-be trainspotters, Railway Cottage stands by the railway line where guests can watch steam trains chugg past the cottage on its way through lovely Somerset landscapes and enjoy a break in one of the prettiest and most comfortable holiday cottages in Bicknoller.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £570 to £1095 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 6 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Rating: Not assessed


Next availability: from 18 September 2015 to 02 October 2015; from 05 October 2015 to 16 October 2015; from 23 October 2015 to 06 November 2015;

phone 01823 431622 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lovejoys Mill, Belchamp Walter, Essex, England

1 bedroom Unique Holiday House, East Anglia.

Escape for a romantic break to Lovejoys Mill, a luxurious converted Watermill set within the wonderful rural scenery of the Belchamp Estate by the stunning countryside of the Essex/Suffolk border.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £525 to £882 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01787 211 115 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Lakeside Yurt, Beckford, Gloucestershire, England

1 bedroom Holiday Yurt for Glamping Holidays, Heart of England.

Stylish and generously sized holiday yurt featuring a romantic bed, a high quality kitchen area, private hot tub and an excellent location right by a lake and sleeping 2, this unique holiday home was made for romantic glamping getaways.

Special features: outdoor hot tub.

Price range from £344 to £551 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Mill Barn, Brampton, Cumbria, England

4 bedroom Unusual Self-Catering Accommodation, Eden Valley.

Unique and charming 4 bedroom holiday cottage which was originally part of a Mill, features a fantastic balcony, full restored water wheel, decked area, enclosed private garden and hot tub with fantastic views of the Lake District Hills, a very special holiday home which is both family and dog-friendly.

Special features: free internet access, outdoor hot tub, Gold Award Winning Cottage.

Price range from £1095 to £1770 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 4 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: Yes (2 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (4)


Next availability: from 04 July 2015 to 10 July 2015; from 21 August 2015 to 22 August 2015; from 27 August 2015 to 28 August 2015;

phone 01228 670615 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Shepherd's Hut Rural Retreat, Leighton, Heart of England, Leighton, Shropshire, England

1 bedroom Shepherd's Hut, Shropshire Hills.

This Shepherd's Hut is a fantastic rural retreat for 2 and is located close to Ironbridge and some of the best of Shropshire, go on, do something different this year .

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £245 to £372 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No (1 dog welcome)
Rating: Not assessed

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

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