Think of fairytale or magical houses and the castles of Germany’s Rhine Valley or the chateaux of France’s Loire Valley may spring to mind. England though is also home to some spectacular buildings with an ‘other worldly’ or magical feel and amazingly some of these magnificent buildings are holiday homes! Enjoy our pick of some of the best.
Feel Over the Moon with a Stay at Hunter’s Moon
With its magical woodland theme, fans of fantasy movies such as the Hobbit should be over the moon with a stay at Hunter’s Moon. Live the dream and the fantasy with a stay at this 4 bedroom holiday house situated close to mystical Glastonbury. At this holiday home with its fairytale feel you can marvel at the wooden tree-like doors, and some amazing interior touches like the tree-like headboard in the master bedroom and the central tree-like structure which can be seen in the kitchen and master bedroom. The fantasy continues with the entertainment pod with 55″ TV and surround sound, where you can watch your favourite movies or fairytales in the fantastic home cinema room.
Bathe in a Tower-Top Hot Tub at the Fairytale-Like Tower House of Rower Fort
For those who love a sense of romance and history, Rower Fort in Devon with its fairytale style is a truly magical holiday home. The magic continues with an amazing roof-top hot tub, up on top of the tower where the views are superb and inside there is a Morrocan-themed indoor swimming pool. This 8 bedroom holiday house truly is the stuff of dreams.
Hideaway by the Trees at The Treehouse
Nestled by the trees close to Taunton in Somerset is ‘The Treehouse‘. With a luxurious beautifully furnished interior this is no ordinary treehouse! Quirky features such as the unusual shaped windows in the bedroom as well as the warm bubbly outdoor hot tub add to this property’s already ample appeal. Feed your imagination with a holiday at the Treehouse where you can hide out amongst the trees yet enjoy being within reach of Exmoor National Park, the Brendon Hills, the Blackdown Hills, the Quantock Hills and Taunton for days out.
Relax by the Riverside in a Magical Setting at Waterfall Country House
With a sublime riverside setting and picture-perfect appearance, Waterfall Country House in Gloucestershire is a truly magical holiday home. With river views from a number of the rooms plus a tranquil setting with the Golden Valley, this is a great place where you may be lucky enough to see otters and kingfishers happily play (the TV series the “Halcyon River Diaries” filmed the otters here). With a river flowing by, this 8 bedroom house is a great place for large groups to relax and holiday in a magical setting.