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Welcome to Unique Homestays

Holidays matter.
They are our lifeline to sanity, a chance to step away from everyday life and reconnect with the people we love; a time to relax, to be the real us, or indeed to be whoever we want to be. Once the sand has been washed from toes, the suitcase of memories safely stowed away, you'll soon discover the magic of a Unique Homestays experience lasts long after the holiday ends.

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Homestays Weddings

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The Maker´s House, High Wood, Saffron Walden, Essex, UK

The Maker´s House

High Wood, Saffron Walden, Essex, UK

Mediterranean vibes and an unabashed celebration of life’s greatest pleasures meet here in the Saffron Walden countryside, creating a luxury homestay which will transport you far from the rhythms of everyday life.

Oska, Week St Mary, Widemouth Bay, Cornwall, UK

Oska

Week St Mary, Widemouth Bay, Cornwall, UK

Contemporary yet soft, new but still humble, this luxury self-catering barn is a joyous, modern retreat just five miles from the North Cornwall coast.

Forestkeepers, Fordingbridge, New Forest, Hampshire, UK

Forestkeepers

Fordingbridge, New Forest, Hampshire, UK

A bespoke treehouse, zip wire and outdoor swimming pool await discovery within the grounds, while a garden gate leads straight into the New Forest, tempting picnics in woodland glades, wild swimming and Gruffalo hunting.

The Darton, Rye, East Sussex, UK

The Darton

Rye, East Sussex, UK

Tucked away within the realms of a private 600-acre estate, The Darton conjures all the fond imaginings of what a modern English farmhouse cottage house should be.

The Sorting Office, Fordingbridge, New Forest, Hampshire, UK

The Sorting Office

Fordingbridge, New Forest, Hampshire, UK

A gingerbread house with thatched roof set on the fringes of the New Forest which, from the outside, could very easily have been plucked from the pages of Hansel and Gretel.

Elderwood Manor, Umberleigh, Barnstaple, Devon, UK

Elderwood Manor

Umberleigh, Barnstaple, Devon, UK

A pristine white wedding cake sat amid the rolling patchwork fields of North Devon, Elderwood Manor is idyllically situated to make the most of both coast and country.

Britain in Wonderland


Discover the collections

Collections

Our curated collections of luxury retreats span from architect-designed masterpieces to pared-back beach houses and flamboyant country homes in acres of secret gardens. All hand-picked and visited by our team.

New and Coming Soon - Collections

New and Coming Soon

Be the first to see what´s soon to be joining the portfolio as well as the newest additions to our unique, hand-picked collection. 

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Last Minute Luxury Breaks - Collections

Last Minute Luxury Breaks

Inspiration for impromptu getaways, our luxury cottages and retreats offer indulgent impulse escapes without the planning.

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Coastal Retreats - Collections

Coastal Retreats

From modern beach houses to bohemian self-catering cottages by the sea, spend days watching the waves in one of our luxury coastal cottages.

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Couples´ Retreats - Collections

Couples´ Retreats

From Valentine´s breaks to honeymooner´s hideaways, these luxury cottages were designed for couples with romance in mind.

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Luxury Homes with Hot Tubs - Collections

Luxury Homes with Hot Tubs

Plot your escape to one of these exclusive, hand-picked luxury self-catering cottages with hot tubs for a truly relaxing and rejuvenating break.  

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Large Self-Catering Groups - Collections

Large Self-Catering Groups

Our larger luxury self-catering homes and big country houses are just the ticket for a celebratory luxury group gathering.

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Unique Living

Britain in Wonderland

Britain in Wonderland

13th September 2021 by Lauren

Today we introduce Britain in Wonderland; a story of our homes, their owners and the guests who reside in them. We invite all who step through our doors to let go of their usual guise, to dig into imagination and to shrug the veil of the status quo from their shoulders.

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Home finding

If you’ve been inspired by our collection and would love to create your own Unique Homestay, let us assist with finding the perfect property for you. Across the British Isles and beyond, we market out-of-the-ordinary holiday homes in the most amazing locations and understand exactly what guests look for when it comes to a unique luxury escape.

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