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Below are a selection of features in which Butterfly House 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

Silk farm that produced fabric for Princess Diana´s fairy-tale wedding gown is converted into a breathtaking country manor

Silk farm that produced fabric for Princess Diana´s fairy-tale wedding gown is converted into a breathtaking country manor

A former silk farm that produced the material for Princess Diana´s wedding dress has been converted. Lullingstone Silk Farm was once Britain´s only silk farm and forged a strong connection with the Royal family. It produced the silk for King George and Queen Elizabeth´s coronation in 1937 and Queen Elizabeth II´s wedding dress in 1947, as well as producing parachutes during the Second World War.

Autumnal Escapes

Autumnal Escapes

Here at Unique Home Stays, we love nothing more than revelling in the beauty of Britain´s ever-changing seasons. As we fall into Autumn and ponder how summer seemed to slip by so quickly, we showcase the best in British staycations this season.

Truly Unique Destinations

Truly Unique Destinations

Feel at home in one of Unique Home Stays´ luxury holiday houses. The very best of Dorset...

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

Celia Fletcher oversaw the metamorphosis of this run-down country house in Dorset into the beautiful and elegant home it is today

Festive Fun

Festive Fun

The Christmas lights are on, that magical morning is just around the corner, and there´s only a matter of days before 2012 is a distant memory..we´ve found three wintery breaks so you can see in the festive season in style...

Grand Designs

Grand Designs

Inspirational interiors

Wish You Were Here...

Wish You Were Here...

Fireside relaxation, country exploration and, what we love best, creative ideation! It can only mean one thing: the ribots are on holiday.

Private homes for house parties: four of the best

Private homes for house parties: four of the best

There has been a home on the site of Butterfly House, situated on the edge of the pretty hamlet of Over Compton, near Sherborne, since the Domesday Book

The Butterfly Effect - Stylish Country House in Dorset

The Butterfly Effect - Stylish Country House in Dorset

Celia Fletcher oversaw the metamorphosis of this run-down country house in Dorset into the beautiful and elegant home it is today

Hire a Beautiful 16th Century Country House in Dorset

Hire a Beautiful 16th Century Country House in Dorset

Glory in the good times with luxe house parties, high-spirited escapes and unforgettable holidays, as picked by Jane Hayward

To The Manor Born...

To The Manor Born...

Staycation Inspiration

Staycation Inspiration

A country home in Dorset whose mid-sixteenth-century style has been given a contemporary lift

Family Friendly Holidays

Family Friendly Holidays

From follies to farmhouses, we´ve coastal and country pads made for sharing. When it comes to the finer things in life it’s good to share. From treating your other half, to getting away with your immediate family or planning that long overdue reunion, our family-friendly pads combine great settings with stunning interior décor.

IN WITH THE NEW

IN WITH THE NEW

Kick start your New Year´s resolutions at a Unique Home Stay... As the Christmas decorations are boxed and stowed for another year and the snow begins to thaw, we can at last get to work on those New Year resolutions. Be it to shape up and get trim for the summer ahead or to spend more time with your nearest and dearest, enjoy a change of scene and tick the boxes with a Unique Home Stay. From a cosy winter hideaway to catch up on your reading, a country cottage or a Cornish riverside holiday from which to beat the bounds set the targets for 2010 and indulge in a homestay to compliment.

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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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