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 PRESS RELEASE

AUGUST 2011 

Ahead of the games…

With the Olympics less than a year away, those of you lucky enough to have bagged a money-can’t-buy ticket will no doubt be looking for world class accommodation to boot.

Here at Unique Home Stays, we’ve got scores of properties that are little more than a hop, skip and a jump away from the main Olympic venues.

From a stylish property just a stone’s throw from the sailing action at Weymouth and Portland, to a luxurious London pad conveniently located for all of the host city’s events, our unique homes will allow you to be close to the action while still enjoying a luxurious and relaxing break.

Olympic Torch Relay: Land’s End, Cornwall

www.seasalt.uniquehomestays.com

Venue: All eyes will be on Lands’ End in Cornwall for the start of the Olympic torch relay, which kicks off on May 19 2012 on its 70-day tour of the UK.
Stay: A chic and stylish beach cottage overlooking Sennen Cove, Seasalt is less than two miles from Lands’ End. Boasting stunning panoramic ocean views, it’s the perfect base from which to enjoy everything West Cornwall has to offer.
Tell me more: Sleeps up to six people; a week’s stay starts at £2170.

www.seasalt.uniquehomestays.com

Olympic Park: London

www.4firststreet.uniquehomestays.com

Venue: London will host hundreds of events spread across the city between July and September, including athletics in the Olympic stadium, volley ball at Earls Courts, cycling road races at The Mall and tennis at Wimbledon.
Stay: Perfectly located in the heart of Chelsea, 4 First Street offers you easy access to the various Olympic venues in London via public transport. Decked out with bright colours and eclectic furnishings from a range of places and periods, this charming B&B will be a relaxing escape from the buzz of Olympic fever!
Tell me more: Sleeps two people in a double room; prices start at £120 per room per night.

www.4firststreet.uniquehomestays.com

Rowing and Canoeing: Eton Dorney near Windsor

www.therushes.uniquehomestays.com

Venue: Eton Dorney Rowing Centre at Dorney Lake is a world-class venue that will be centre stage for the rowing and canoeing events during the London 2012 Games. Set in a 400-acre park with a nature conservation area, it’s a beautiful spot from which to cheer on the athletes.
Stay: Just 20 miles from Eton Dorney, The Rushes is a stunning Art Deco Bed and Breakfast which is bright and spacious both inside and out. After watching the professionals take to the water at Eton Dorney, why not try a spot of canoeing of your own on the river that meanders past the back garden?
Tell me more: Sleeps two people in a double room; prices start from £60 pppn.

www.therushes.uniquehomestays.com

Football: Coventry

www.cotswoldsmanor.uniquehomestays.com

Venue: The 2012 Olympics are set to start early in Coventry when the Ricoh Arena (which is to be re-named the City of Coventry Stadium for the duration of the games) hosts two preliminary women’s football matches on 25 July. In total, it will host 12 matches during the 2012 games.
Stay: This stunning 17th Century Medieval Manor House is nestled in the timeless Cotswold village, a little more than 30 miles from Coventry. Exquisitely furnished, the property exudes the charm of its period while still boasting modern touches.
Tell me more: Sleeps up to ten people across five bedrooms with prices starting from £3250 for a week’s stay.

www.cotswoldsmanor.uniquehomestays.com

Sailing: Weymouth and Portland

www.thebeachhaus.uniquehomestays.com

Venue: The waters of Weymouth Bay and Portland Harbour will play host to ten exhilarating sailing events during the 2012 games - certain to provide exhilarating viewing!
Stay: Stay just down the road at the only entire 'Grand Designs' featured Huf Haus available for holiday rental worldwide. The Beach Haus offers breathtaking panoramic sea views and is around a 15 minute drive from the sailing venues.
Tell me more: Sleeps up to eight people, with prices starting from £3000 for a week’s stay.

www.thebeachhaus.uniquehomestays.com

Football: Manchester

www.winsmorecottage.uniquehomestays.com

Venue: Old Trafford, otherwise known as the ‘Theatre of Dreams’ will host nine football matches during the Olympic Games, including a semi-final in both the men's and women's competitions. The second largest stadium in the UK is located just a few miles from Manchester City Centre.
Stay: Under an hour’s drive from the city centre is Winsmore Cottage, a beautiful hideaway just perfect for two. Nestled in a picture-postcard village within the Peak National Park, you’ll find it hard to believe that the Olympic action is taking place just 39 miles away!
Tell me more: Sleeps two, with prices starting from £605 for a six night stay.
www.winsmorecottage.uniquehomestays.com

Football: Glasgow

www.theglamourhouse.uniquehomestays.com

Venue: Hampden Park is Scotland’s national football stadium, located just a few miles south of Glasgow city centre. The stadium will host a total of eight Olympic Football matches, with action in both the men's and women's competitions.
Stay: An hour’s drive from Glasgow is the simply stunning Glamour House. Offering first class stylish living amidst the rural beauty of the Perthshire countryside, it’s perfect for a group looking to celebrate the Olympics in luxury.
Tell me more: Sleeps up to 20 guests with prices from £4495 for a week’s stay.

www.theglamourhouse.uniquehomestays.com

*** New Properties ***

 

The Merchant“s House, Frome, Somerset

www.themerchantshouse.uniquehomestays.com

www.themerchantshouse.uniquehomestays.com

What: A grand 17th century quirky town house B&B in the quaint market town of Frome, Somerset.
Best for: The perfect base from which to explore nearby Bath and Wells, or simply indulge in the excellent local pubs and shops.
Tell me more: Bed and Breakfast property sleeping up to 4 people; from £60 per person per night based on two people sharing.

The Duck House, Kraków, Poland

www.theduckhouse.uniquehomestays.com

www.theduckhouse.uniquehomestays.com

What: This contemporary yet rustic summer house perches up on the hill overlooking a large lively duck pond and boasts a neat decked area with hot tub.
Best for: Just 8km from Kraków, The Duck House makes a perfect location for exploring beautiful Poland.
Tell me more: Self-catering property sleeping up to 7 people; from £295 per night

 

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For more details on our exclusive houses, or if you have a unique home yourself please get in touch with Claire Ray on  01637 882014 or email: enquiries@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

 

Notes:

* 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.
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* 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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