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Below are a selection of features in which The Stack has appeared. If you require any additional information on the property with a view to featuring in an editorial capacity, please contact Francesca Reed on +44 (0)1637 882049 or complete an image bank request

Pure Love

Pure Love

A unique wedding venue in Cornwall, The Stack is quite unlike anything that has come before it. This former 19th century engine house exudes a pared-back, rustic feel, providing lovebirds with a striking backdrop for the wedding of their dreams. If you´re looking for a stylishly intimate place to celebrate your nuptials then this Cornish wedding venue will be the perfect choice.

The Best Holiday Companies - Chosen By Our Experts

The Best Holiday Companies - Chosen By Our Experts

Whether it’s the desire for privacy, peace, or a pool of your own, there are plenty of reasons to choose a villa holiday. With nearly 160 luxurious houses and cottages in the UK, Unique Home Stays are picked for great location, striking design or quirky features.

Converting An Historic Property

Converting An Historic Property

When I saw The Stack, a 19th Century engine house with a Grade II-listed Cornish stone exterior, I knew there was something magical about it. The young family living there at the time had really embraced the history of the building, keeping the interior quite raw and industrial to enhance the original features.

Rough-Luxe

Rough-Luxe

This 19th century engine house is sure to inspire those with a love for unique architecture and rough-luxe interiors, having been stripped back to its brick bones to reveal a glimpse into its ancient mining heritage and offer a truly extraordinary escape.

High Life

High Life

The Stack, a former engine house in Cornwall has been cleverly refurbished to reveal its industrial soul. This unique home binds a classically Cornish Grade-II listed exterior together with vogueish interiors in a blissful marriage of contraries.

23 Quirky Places to Stay in the UK for the Perfect Staycation

23 Quirky Places to Stay in the UK for the Perfect Staycation

So-called ´Staycations´ have risen in popularity in the last year or so. And while there are plenty of beautiful locations to see, it´s often the accommodation that can make or break your trip.

A Unique Cornwall Vacation Sanctuary

A Unique Cornwall Vacation Sanctuary

What initially intrigued me about this 19th century Cornwall repurposed engine house was the stand-alone claw-foot tub, the beautifully juxtaposed large ornate mirror both nestled next to a grand window offering an abundance of natural light.

Intimate Weddings At The Stack Cornwall

Intimate Weddings At The Stack Cornwall

If you’re looking for somewhere a little unusual to hold your wedding ceremony, then let me introduce you to The Stack. A converted 19th Century Cornish Engine house set in the idyllic hamlet of Trelion, Cornwall, it really is a magical place to have an intimate, house party style wedding for up to 40 guests. Getting ready in the Princess bathroom is a dream come true and you’ll feel so well rested after sleeping in one of the ridiculously comfortable beds.

A Very Stylish Cornwall Stay

A Very Stylish Cornwall Stay

A couple of weeks ago, Matt, Elle and I hopped ten miles down the road to stay at The Stack, a higgledy piggledy rustic luxe Cornish Engine House, which is available for holiday lets, weddings and events. As soon as I stepped through the door, I knew I had to share it with the Rock My Style readers – so today I’m talking interiors.

Top 10 Wedding Venues in Cornwall

Top 10 Wedding Venues in Cornwall

Dreamy castles, wooded wonderlands and outdoor beach domes; Cornwall has a venue to suit every couple’s dream. A former 19th-century engine house turned exclusive wedding venue, The Stack can sleep up to six guests and features huge opulent gold mirrors, a cosy snug cinema room, hot tub and enough parking for 20 guests. Overlooking the Fal Valley, the venue is yours to dress up with fairy lights, organise garden games, host an al-fresco feast or hire a live band to play under the stars.

Meet the Designer: Jess Clark of Unique Home Stays

Meet the Designer: Jess Clark of Unique Home Stays

The Layer Team are passionate about unique designs. So when we came across Unique Home Stays, we lost a few hours browsing their stunning properties. Here, we chat to their interior designer Jess, who shares her love for mid-century design and the vision behind her latest project The Stack (just look at these images – seriously swoon-worthy!)

2017 Bucket List

2017 Bucket List

With 2017 being predicted to be “the year of self-love”, there’s no better way to embrace the top trend than with the self-gift of travel. We’ve compiled a list of the UK’s top five destinations for 2017 so whether you’re a solo traveller, luxury-loving couple or adrenaline-fuelled family, we’ve got your bucket list covered.

Living Large In Small Spaces - The Stack

Living Large In Small Spaces - The Stack

The Stack, a 19th century historically preserved engine house in mid-Cornwall is this week´s featured small space.

Unique Wedding Venues for 2017

Unique Wedding Venues for 2017

Did you get a sparkly diamond ring this Valentine´s Day? Picking your special venue is the first step to creating a truly unique occasion. Here is our pick of the most romantic wedding venues the UK has on offer - imagine the photographs!

The Unique Gift Guide

The Unique Gift Guide

Whoever you are treating this Christmas, give the gift of time together and the promise of new memories with loved ones. The Unique Home Stays gift voucher allows the lucky recipient to pick the escape of their dreams.

A Unique Celebration

A Unique Celebration

This autumn, Unique Home Stays celebrated 15 years of providing exclusive, luxury accommodation to discerning travellers from the UK and beyond.

10 Cosy Cottages For a Winter Break

10 Cosy Cottages For a Winter Break

Unique Home Stays round up some of the cosiest homestays tucked away in absurdly beautiful locations across the country. Think crackling fires, squishy sofas and cupboards chock-full of goodies including well-thumbed reads and old fashioned board games.

Staycation or Vacation these are Quirky Spots for a Restful Break

Staycation or Vacation these are Quirky Spots for a Restful Break

From staycation to vacation, if you fancy a weekend getaway in Cornwall, these quirky properties could be exactly what you’ve been looking for. It’s time to say goodbye to holidaying in a hotel or staying away in a B&B. Whether you are a local looking for a weekend escape or you are visiting for a Cornish holiday, these stand-out places offer accommodation to admire. From futuristic pods in the middle of a

Trending Now: All Things Yellow

Trending Now: All Things Yellow

So, what’s on the hot list this week? Everything yellow! Maybe Houzzers are missing summertime, or maybe we’re all enjoying those autumnal tones. From daffodil bright to warm ochre, this colour is certainly demanding the most attention this week. Try this trend for yourself with soft furnishings, or be bold and opt for yellow seating.

Five Amazingly Quirky Places to Stay in Cornwall

Five Amazingly Quirky Places to Stay in Cornwall

From staycation to vacation, if you fancy a weekend getaway here in Cornwall then these amazingly quirky properties could be exactly what you´ve been looking for.

19th Century Engine House becomes Rough-luxe Retreat in Cornwall

19th Century Engine House becomes Rough-luxe Retreat in Cornwall

Spotted on Unique Home Stays, this heavenly retreat will offer you the opportunity to vacation in an historically preserved 19th century engine house, located in Trelion, Cornwall, United Kingdom. Named “The Stack”, this self-catering retreat offers its guests phenomenal sweeping vistas of Fal Valley.

15 Years of Providing Private, Homestays to Discerning Travellers

15 Years of Providing Private, Homestays to Discerning Travellers

Luxury Accommodation Specialists Unique Home Stays Celebrate 15 Years of providing private, homestays to discerning travellers from the UK and beyond. To share this momentous occasion, staff and property owners gathered at the company’s newest property arrival The Stack, a 19th century former Cornish engine house, for an evening of merriment.

14 Houses to book for New Year

14 Houses to book for New Year

Still not sorted plans for New Year´s Eve? Don´t stay at home! Gather the family, call up friends and book one of these beautiful escapes to welcome 2017 in style. From seaside hideaways to grand castles, snap these places up quickly before they go!

Property Review 2016

Property Review 2016

This has been the most unpredictable year in Heather and Lay´s 30 years, but a great one with letting and sales 25% up on last year. One of Philip Martin´s most successful sales this year was The Stack House.

10 Beautiful Rooms

10 Beautiful Rooms

Last week someone contacted me to say they had seen a copy of my book in the pictures advertising a cottage on Unique Home Stays. Now even I’m not suggesting you would choose your holiday based on the reading matter in the cottage but I was thrilled to see it used as a styling prop and went off for a closer look.

Unique Home Stays Celebrate 15 Years of Providing Private Homestays

Unique Home Stays Celebrate 15 Years of Providing Private Homestays

To share this momentous occasion, staff and property owners gathered at the company’s newest property arrival The Stack, a 19th century former Cornish engine house, for an evening of merriment. The “Goldrush” theme coordinated with the prestigious gold crown logo.

Want to Live Like Poldark? Converted Engine House Lets You Get Back to the 19th Century

Want to Live Like Poldark? Converted Engine House Lets You Get Back to the 19th Century

Poldark fans can now get a taste of life in the Cornwall mining community that inspired the hit BBC series - with a few added modern luxuries. The Grade II listed property near the hamlet of Trelion has been converted into a stunning luxury holiday home. The converted engine house, which offers spectacular views and sits in half an acre of gardens, is situated just a few miles from where scenes from the drama were filmed - and can be rented in peak season.

Turning an Engine House into a Home

Turning an Engine House into a Home

Deep in Poldark country, this five-storey Cornish country home has been turned into the ultimate, high-tech rural retreat for less than the price of a suburban studio flat.

Beyond Unique

Beyond Unique

The Found was originally built to defend Napoleonic forces in the 1800s and, after a stylish renovation, offers luxury self-catering accommodation with a difference. The Stack epitomises the true spirit of Cornwall. This engine house binds a classically Cornish Grade-II listed exterior together with vogueish interiors in a blissful marriage of contraries.

6 Artful Ways to Create Inspirational Spaces

6 Artful Ways to Create Inspirational Spaces

So, you’ve found and renovated the perfect retreat, in the most beautiful place. It’s time to think about adding that extra little ‘bit of magic’ to share with those lucky enough to step inside. Here’s a few artful pointers to help give your prize home that final flourish of style…

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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