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Unique properties for sale

Are you on the market for a one-of-a-kind investment to provide a lucrative return? Or a hidden gem to call home? These unique properties for sale are some of the most exciting houses on the UK property market right now.

If you have your sights set on a luxury country pile or quintessential cottage by the sea, here’s your chance. These are our picks of the most unique properties for sale across the UK and Ireland right now. Some have had a dedicated spot on our portfolio (with a proven income), others are ones we've spotted on the open market that are too good not to share. While they're all very different, they do have one thing in common; they're extraordinary homes in exquisite locations. Think of this as a simpler holiday home-finding experience, with access to our architectural expertise, interior know-how, and full estate agency licence.

Whether you’re looking for a bolthole for two on the open hills of Devon’s famous Dartmoor or a large homestay with room for the extended family within easy reach of London, browse our listings of homestays for sale to find your perfect match. From Scotland to Cornwall, Norfolk to Snowdonia, our refined portfolio of private homes offers the very best in luxury accommodation, with meticulous interior design and grand gardens worthy of any RHS show gold medal. Should your new property require a little updating, our in-house interior design team can handcraft a unique personality for your home.

Chapel House

Chapel House

Wiltshire, Wiltshire

Idyllically located near Castle Combe, and within half an hour of both Bath, and Bristol, Chapel House is an eco-conscious luxury conversion, with outdoor heated natural pool, for sale in the Cotswolds AONB.

Accommodation: Two double bedrooms, and one bunk room
Guide price: £1,600,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £125,000 pa

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The Lodge and the Boathouse

The Lodge and the Boathouse

Downderry, Cornwall

Positioned on a clifftop with views for miles, this luxury coastal property for sale near Looe and Portwrinkle in Cornwall offers a unique opportunity to acquire a piece of history in the thriving community village of Downderry.

Accommodation: Five bedroom house and two bedroom cottage
Guide price: £2,500,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £200,000 pa

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In Clover

In Clover

Witney, Oxfordshire

On the edge of a private woodland, fragrant with snowdrops and bluebells, this luxury Cotswolds property for sale near the market town of Witney in Oxfordshire offers a unique opportunity to acquire a characterful home.

Accommodation: Five double bedrooms
Guide price: £1,750,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £115,000

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Kohtalo

Kohtalo

Combe Martin, Devon

UNDER OFFER

Close to the sheltered sand beaches of Combe Martin, this modern, luxury family home for sale near Exmoor and Ilfracombe in North Devon is close to the Victorian promenade.

Accommodation: Four double bedrooms
Guide price: Offers in excess of £1,200,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £140,000 pa

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Under The Yew Tree

Under The Yew Tree

Syde, Gloucestershire

UNDER OFFER

Positioned in a humble cloistered courtyard, yet close to the artsy hub of Cheltenham, this luxury Cotswolds cottage for sale offers a unique opportunity to acquire a medieval property in the green plains of Gloucestershire.

Accommodation: Two double bedrooms
Guide price: £1,500,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £70,000 - £75,0000 pa

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The Artist´s Retreat

The Artist´s Retreat

Michaelstow, Cornwall

UNDER OFFER

Set in eight acres of vibrant gardens, this luxury country house for sale in Cornwall brings a rare opportunity to acquire a characterful home with modern appeal, walks from the door, and considered coastal living.

Accommodation: Four double bedrooms
Guide price: £1,800,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £100,000 pa

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Pearl´s On Sea

Pearl´s On Sea

Winchelsea, East Sussex

UNDER OFFER

Set on an acre of mature gardens just minutes from Sussex's pebbled coastline, the sale of this bohemian beach house brings a unique opportunity to acquire a historic build with community roots that reach back to the 1940s.

Accommodation: Five double bedrooms (three in the main house and two in the cabin)
Guide price: £1,725,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £130,000 - £150,000 pa

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Four Hundred Summers

Four Hundred Summers

Bibury, Gloucestershire

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Located in the beating heart of Ablington, just a mile from world-famous Bibury and one of the prettiest streets in all of England, Four Hundred Summers is a luxury cottage for sale in the Cotswolds, bringing a rare opportunity to acquire an utterly quintessential residence in Gloucestershire.

Accommodation: One ensuite double bedroom
Guide price: £900,000 (furniture available by separate negotiation)
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £85,000 pa

Novella

Novella

Braunton, Devon

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Tucked within the Devonshire countryside yet only a 10 minute drive from the beaches of Woolacombe and Saunton Sands, this three bedroom cob cottage has proved to be a successful self-catering retreat in the Unique Homestays portfolio. Accommodating six guests, it is the perfect base for walkers, families and explorers alike. The private sale of this house represents an exciting opportunity to purchase a going concern.

Accommodation: Three double bedrooms
Guide price: Offers in excess of £850,000 (furniture and accessories available by separate negotiation)
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £95,000 - £100,000 pa

Inkwell Cottage

Inkwell Cottage

Burford, Oxfordshire

SOLD - Now available for bookings

This luxury Cotswolds cottage for sale in Burford provides a unique purchasing opportunity for those in search of a character home or successful holiday let in rural Oxfordshire. 

Accommodation: One double bedroom
Guide price: Offers in excess of £550,000 (furnishings & accessories included)
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £60,000 pa

Seaglass

Seaglass

Tregonhawke, Cornwall

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Seaglass enjoys one of the largest footprints on Tregonhawke cliff, overlooking the golden sands of Whitsand Bay below. With tiered gardens spilling down towards the beach, Seaglass boasts one of the most enviable clifftop locations in Cornwall. 

Accommodation: One double bedroom with king-size bed, one shower room with walk-in shower
Guide price: £875,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: in the region of £130,000 pa.

The Viewing Gallery

The Viewing Gallery

Portreath, Cornwall

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Positioned between St Ives and St Agnes on the rugged North Cornwall coast, the sale of this contemporary beach house presents a unique opportunity to acquire a home overlooking Portreath Beach.

Accommodation: Two double bedrooms, one bunk room
Guide price: £1,500,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £180,000 - £220,000 pa

Nevada

Nevada

Drift, Cornwall

SOLD - Now available for bookings

For sale within an AONB in South West Cornwall, with good connections to London and Newquay Airport not far away, this waterside home along the Drift Reservoir accommodates six and offers waterside living at its finest.

Accommodation: Three double bedrooms
Guide price: £1,000,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £80,000 - £100,000 pa

Filly Island

Filly Island

Cirencester, Gloucestershire

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Sat upon a tiny island betwixt a millstream and the River Churn in the pretty Cotswolds village of South Cerney, Filly Island has been a successful couple's retreat with Unique Homestays since joining the portfolio in 2015. The private sale of this former cart house represents an exciting opportunity to purchase a going concern.

Accommodation: One double bedroom
Guide price: £550,000 to inc.furniture and accessories
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In excess of £55,000 pa

The Riddle

The Riddle

North Bovey, Devon

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Clinging to the south-east of wuthering Dartmoor National Park and backing on to a patchwork of sheep-freckled pastures, the sale of this charming Grade II listed cottage offers a magnificent opportunity for those seeking an idyllic Devon retreat.

Accommodation: Three double bedrooms
Guide price: Offers over £1,000,000. Furnishings available by separate negotiation..
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £85,000 - £90,000 pa

The Flower Press

The Flower Press

Bibury, Gloucestershire

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Nestled in the pretty village of Bibury, this former Cotswold manse has been a successful holiday home within the Unique Homestays collection since joining the portfolio in 2018. Beautifully restored with calming interiors and accommodating four guests in two double bedrooms, the private sale of The Flower Press represents an exciting opportunity to purchase the cottage as an on-going concern.

Accommodation: Two double bedrooms and one single bedroom
Guide price: £980,000 (some furnishings and accessories available by separate negotiation)
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In the region of £75,000 - £85,000 pa

Atelier Rose

Atelier Rose

Leominster, Herefordshire

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Located in a quaint riverside village near Leominster in Herefordshire, this sympathetically renovated period property accommodates up to 12 guests. Combining Georgian architecture with contemporary furnishings, a cinema room, indoor William Holland spa bath and magical gardens, Atelier Rose has a proven track record within the Unique Homestays portfolio.

Appealing to groups celebrating a special occasion as well as multi-generational family gatherings, this is an exciting opportunity to purchase an established business with further potential should buyers wish to finalise a partially-renovated barn.

 

Accommodation: Five double bedrooms
Guide price: £1,150,000 (furnishings available by separate negotiation)
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £115,000 - £125,000 pa

Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks

Herefordshire

SOLD - Now available for bookings

Steeped in history and dating back as early as the 15th century, Hollyhocks imaginatively combines its beautiful Tudor timber-frame with contemporary interiors.  Located in the charming Herefordshire village of Eardisland, the property accommodates six guests across three bedrooms and boasts a beautiful William Holland spa bath and stunning formal riverside gardens.  

Hollyhocks has been a successful property within the Unique Homestays portfolio since joining in 2017, appealing to couples and families seeking a luxury self catering break on the Welsh border. The sale represents an exiting opportunity to purchase a holiday home with a proven track record.

Accommodation: Three double bedrooms
Guide price: £825,000 (furniture available by separate negotiation)
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £85,000 - £95,000 pa (£95,000 - £105,000 pa with barn renovation)

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