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Below are a selection of features in which Wishbone 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

500 Year-Old House Looks Abandoned

500 Year-Old House Looks Abandoned

There are a lot of reasons to fall in love with this quaint 500-year-old ‘barn’ house, which seems to be hidden among trees. You are very likely to mistake this home for an abandoned barn due to its peculiar location. You just have to step inside to see the beauty that lies within...

The Only Two People In The World

The Only Two People In The World

Turning off the country road and onto Wishbone’s long drive the two of us began to feel the magic happening. Rows of autumn trees offered their amber salutes as we pressed on, going through the gate, and pulling up outside the stables where a friendly nose poked inquisitively out of the window.

Wishbone

Wishbone

Hidden within the remains of a forgotten fruit farm, Wishbone´s deserted appearance conceals the rustic beauty which lies beneath. Dating back to the 16th Century and Grade-II listed, this luxury self-catering barn conversion has been lovingly restored to retain original timbers, stone walls and vaulted truss ceilings.

Travel: Nature Trails

Travel: Nature Trails

From architectural treehouses in Phuket to eco-pods in Patagonia, these bohemian boltholes will take you back to nature in the best possible way.

The Bare Bones

The Bare Bones

Reveal the raw beauty of your home by ´undecorating´ to create a stylish space that oozes character and warmth. If you´re not sure where to start, take inspiration from the Japenese philosophy of ´wabi sabi´ - a deep appreciation for the beauty that can be found in imperfection.

Could this be the Most Idyllic Fairy-Tale Cottage to Rent Ever?

Could this be the Most Idyllic Fairy-Tale Cottage to Rent Ever?

Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretal and Goldilocks eat your heart out. This enchanting woodland cottage could be the most magical holiday hideaway yet. If fairy tales, pixes and enchanted forests are your thing, then you’ll want to take a look inside this adorable yet super stylish converted barn. Nestled deep in the beautifully refreshing Malvern Hills, it’s like no property you’ve ever seen

Is this Britain´s Quaintest Holiday Home?

Is this Britain´s Quaintest Holiday Home?

Hidden within the remains of a forgotten fruit farm, Wishbone´s deserted appearance conceals the rustic beauty which lies beneath. Blue barn doors open onto a cobbled patio set with a dining table and festoon bulbs. The terracotta pots of mint, chives and lavender smell especially divine after a dose of summer rain, or beside the glowing embers of the Kadai fire bowl. Lunch should always be an al fresco affair at Wishbone.

This 500-Year-Old Cottage is a Magical Holiday Let

This 500-Year-Old Cottage is a Magical Holiday Let

Nestled away in the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, Wishbone is a self-catering barn conversion that exudes tranquillity and pastoral charm. Surrounded by 16 acres of green fields in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the hideaway is wonderful for couples looking for a romantic escape.

A Stay at this 500-year-old ´Rough-Luxe´ Barn Hidden in the Undergrowth is like Stepping Back in Time

A Stay at this 500-year-old ´Rough-Luxe´ Barn Hidden in the Undergrowth is like Stepping Back in Time

Wishbone conceals a luxurious rustic beauty, with furniture that wouldn´t be out of place in a five-star boutique hotel. The self-catering barn available to rent through uniquehomestays.com is hidden in the remains of a forgotten fruit farm and while it looks deserted, it actually conceals a luxurious home. The self-catering barn has been lovingly restored to retain original timbers, stone walls and vaulted truss ceilings. The owners said they were inspired to make this humble countryside building an interesting and beautiful place to stay .

This Dilapidated Country Barn is the Perfect Romantic Hideaway - Take a Look

This Dilapidated Country Barn is the Perfect Romantic Hideaway - Take a Look

Dating back to the 16th Century and Grade-II listed, this luxury self-catering barn has been lovingly restored to retain original timbers, stone walls and vaulted truss ceilings. So whether sampling the area´s medicinal spring waters, watching the sunrise from a soaring volcanic peak or simply romancing within the rough stone walls of your secret hideaway, this is the perfect couples´ retreat.

Abandoned Barn or Stunning Retreat?

Abandoned Barn or Stunning Retreat?

The one-bedroom property – which comes with its own romantic ‘hayloft hideout’ – is available for two people to stay from £745 for a four-day weekend. Among the features of the romantic getaway, which is listed by Unique Home Stays, is an ancient apple orchard and a private fishing lake dating back to the 1400s.

500-year-old ´Wishbone´ Could be Britain´s Most Magical Holiday Let

500-year-old ´Wishbone´ Could be Britain´s Most Magical Holiday Let

The perfectly named holiday rental, Wishbone, offers a chance for those who love the countryside to fulfil their dream holiday wishes. Nestled away in the Malvern Hills in Worcestershire, Wishbone exudes tranquility and pastoral charm. Surrounded by 16 acres of green fields in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the hideaway is wonderful for couples looking for a romantic escape.

Living Large In Small Spaces

Living Large In Small Spaces

Wishbone´s owners sum up the wonder of this place so well: "We were inspired to make this humble countryside building an interesting and beautiful place to stay and with the barn doors open and the amazing view of the Malvern Hills unfolded before you – it feels magical and a place unspoilt and changed by time and time to rediscover yourself". I couldn´t agree more. Seeing Wishbone inspires me to bring more magic into my own cottage.

There´s More to this than Meets the Eye

There´s More to this than Meets the Eye

At first glance, this just looks like an abandoned barn in the heart of the British countryside - but there´s actually a lot more to Wishbone. In fact, it´s the ultimate couple´s retreat thanks to its secluded location and cosy interiors - not to mention all of the luxurious amenities on offer.

Is this Britain´s Quaintest Holiday Rental?

Is this Britain´s Quaintest Holiday Rental?

Quaint and cosy, it would seem, have been taken to another level. A 500-year-old Grade II listed ‘rough-luxe’ barn conversion in the heart of the Malvern Hills – called Wishbone - is now available to rent. It hides between an ancient apple orchard and private fishing lake in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is the epitome of rustic charm. To stay here is to be transported to a land akin to the Shire in Middle-earth.

The Epitome of Rustic Charm

The Epitome of Rustic Charm

This week we welcomed the most handsome rustic hideaway to our exclusive collection of homes. Hidden within the remains of an ancient fruit farm near the Malvern Hills, Wishbone is the epitome of pastoral perfection.

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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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