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Unique Home Stays


December 2011 

Unique Festive and New Year Getaways

It’s not too late to add a little sparkle
to your Christmas and New Year!

Choose to spend this festive season at a Unique Home Stays property where you’ll be guaranteed a truly magical holiday season… Our beautiful boltholes, cosy cottages and plush party pads are booking up fast, but we’ve still got a few properties available for you to celebrate in style. Each property is beautifully adorned with a Christmas tree, decorations, and a delicious festive hamper on arrival (and don’t worry,  Father Christmas will still be able to find you!).

…Plus, we’re offering you the chance to win a luxury festive hamper and other delicious treats courtesy of our sister company Unique Boutique. Full competition details can be found at the bottom of this newsletter.


Silvanus, Mevagissey Cornwall

Celebrate: This fabulous coastal property is the perfect place for several generations to enjoy a merry Christmas or see in the New Year in style. With views over the magical village of Mevagissey, you’ll be able to admire the twinkling Christmas lights and celebratory fireworks from your hilltop vantage point.
Dates available: A four-night weekend stay for up to 16 guests commencing on 23rd or 30th December costs £5680 (or £3500 for up to 10 guests).
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Clapper Bridge Cottage, Nr. Helford, Cornwall

Celebrate: Escape the hustle and bustle and spend a relaxing Christmas at this enchanting woodland hideaway. Perfect for families and couples alike; enjoy a bracing rural walk before curling up in front of the woodburner with a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie (or two!).
Dates available:  A four-night stay for up to four guests commencing on 23rd December costs £660, while a five-night stay commencing on 22nd December costs £820.
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The Parsonage, Ombersley, Cotswolds

Celebrate: Spend an unforgettable festive break in this opulent Grade II listed country house. The grand entrance hall, impressive reception rooms and sweeping staircase will be sure to get even the most discerning of guests in the party spirit, while the lavish dining room provides the perfect backdrop to a celebratory dinner party.
Dates available: A five-night stay for up to 12 guests commencing on 22nd or 29th December costs £5105 (a three-night weekend stay for up to six guests commencing on 23rd or 30th December costs £3370).
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Plush Manor, nr. Rye, East Sussex

Celebrate: For the ultimate New Year’s Eve celebration, take exclusive use of this luxurious country pad, complete with a tennis court, fitness pavilion and 600 acres of parkland. Host an elegant party in the grand dining room, or throw a glittering cocktail and champagne celebration in the main reception room.
Dates available: A three-night weekend stay for up to eight guests commencing on 30th December costs £3485.
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Waters Reach, Lerryn, Cornwall

Celebrate: Take time out and enjoy a truly memorable Christmas at this idyllic waterside retreat.  The whole family will love waking up to the spectacular views, before walking off your lunch on the various nearby woodland trails. Come the evening, toast the day’s celebrations in front of the woodburner with glass of bubbly and a cold turkey sandwich.
Dates available: A four-night weekend stay commencing 23rd December costs £2000 for up to nine guests (or £1400 for up to four guests).
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River Cottage, Stedham, Sussex


Celebrate: A luxurious cottage nestled in rural Sussex, just perfect for families. Unwrap Santa’s offerings in the cosy living room before tucking into a delicious Christmas dinner. And if you over-indulge, there’s miles of beautiful trails through the South Downs on your doorstep to explore.
Dates available: A four-night weekend stay for up to six guests commencing on 23nd December costs £1370, while a five-night stay commencing on 22nd December costs £1620.
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Rose Cottage, St Mawgan Village, Cornwall


Celebrate: Indulge in the perfect family Christmas at this cosy country cottage, complete with roaring open fire and characterful original features. Cook up a storm in the open plan kitchen, before sinking into the sumptuous sofa for a well-deserved snooze…
Dates available: A five-night stay for up to six guests commencing on 23rd December costs £1420
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Grogley Farmhouse, Wadebridge, North Cornwall


Celebrate: Spend Christmas in the relaxing comfort of this 18th century picture-postcard farmhouse, nestled in the Cornish countryside. Feast on a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings around the rustic dining table, before enjoying festive games in the oh-so-cosy living room.
Dates available: A four-night stay for up to seven guests commencing on 22nd December costs £1285, while a night stay from the same date costs £1585.
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Worthyvale Mill, Nr. Tintagel, North Cornwall


Celebrate: With cosy-chic décor, unique original features and fabulous views, this former mill house is the perfect place to spend a relaxing festive break. Explore the nearby villages of Tintagel and Port Isaac, or simply crack open your favourite tipple and gaze out of the picture windows at the countryside beyond.
Dates available: A five-night stay for up to five guests commencing on 22nd or 29th December costs £1170, while a week’s stay for up to five guests commencing on 20th or 27th December costs £1650.
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**Win a Festive Feast from Unique Boutique!**


The countdown to Christmas is in full swing, so what better way to embrace the holiday season than to indulge in some deliciously decadent treats?

Our sister company, Unique Boutique, is giving one lucky person the chance to win a festive hamper chock full of seasonal delights for all the family. Open the beautifully gift-wrapped 18 inch wicker hamper and you’ll find a mouth-watering selection of traditional Yuletide fare and more quirky indulgences waiting to be enjoyed. Two lucky runners up will receive a homemade Christmas pudding, festive Cornish fudge and some deliciously different mince pie-flavoured gourmet popcorn.

To be in with a chance of winning, all you need do tell us via the Unique Boutique Facebook page what your favourite Unique Boutique product is and why. And while you’re browsing the website, make sure you subscribe to the newsletter too!


Remember you need to remain as a fan of the Facebook page and remain subscribed to the newsletter through the competition deadline to still be in with a chance of winning.

For full terms and conditions, visit the Unique Boutique website.

Take a look at our website for all UHS homes
For more details on our exclusive houses, or if you have a unique home you would consider letting, please contact us on 

+44 (0) 1637 881183 or send us an email

For more information contact Claire Ray or Rhianna Morton
Tel: +44(0)1637 881183
Email: rhianna@uniquehomestays.com or claire@uniquehomestays.com
Web: www.uniquehomestays.com


Unique Home Stays have visited all of the houses featured in this newsletter to ensure the quality and high standards that the owners offer



* This is a small selection of our Unique Home Stays Country/Coastal retreats. Please see our website for more ideas and accommodation to suit you. We have properties in the UK, USA, Spain, South Africa, Morocco, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, India, Greece, and France.
* Please contact Unique Home Stays in the event of featuring any of our properties.
* A selection of high-resolution images is available.
* We can organize press trips for select journalists and we work alongside a handful of professional journalists who can provide bespoke write-ups if required.
* Launched in 2001, Unique Home Stays offers the creme de la creme of privately hosted accommodation that offers a unique alternative to run-of-the mill hotels. Having travelled the world, MD Sarah Stanley knew what she expected from top quality accommodation: Intimate and luxury hospitality, pristine homes oozing with character, excellent regional cuisine and comfortable bedrooms with all the trimmings. Today Unique Home Stays offers superior accommodation in over 100 homes scattered over 14 different countries. The properties include castles, priories, rectories, windmills, water mills, townhouses, coastal homes and even a house in the sea.
* Unique Home Stays cannot accept any liability for any misrepresentation by the Owner or any change made by the Owner since our inspection.

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