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Do you dream of a converted Cornish engine house? A remote cottage on the Welsh coast or grand country pile in the Cotswolds? We're here to help you find your ideal second home...

Pixie Nook (For Sale)

Pixie Nook (For Sale)

Warleggan, Cornwall

For those that have swooned over Kate Winslet’s stone cottage in The Holiday, perhaps now is your chance to make those once-seen-in-Hollywood scenes home. This one-bedroom bolthole resides in the peaceful hamlet of Warleggan on the edge of Bodmin Moor and enjoys a pretty cottage garden including a wood-clad hot tub. Perfect for honeymooning couples wanting to escape the city, Newquay Airport is just a 25 minute drive away, Bodmin Parkway station is 20 minutes away, and the coast is easily accessible for those looking for a dose of vitamin sea on their country escape. Ensconced within a romantic and rugged moorland setting, Pixie Nook sits in the heart of Poldark’s Cornwall. Swirling mists circle over giant tors and coconut-scented heather cloaks the barren landscape come summer. In winter, the moor becomes a real life Narnia, when the cottage’s rolltop bath and woodburner provide both warmth and company for guests. Chock-full of quintessential cottage charm, this idyllic couple's hideaway has proven to be a successful holiday let with Unique Homestays for over a decade and now eagerly awaits its next chapter.

Number of rooms: One king-size bedroom
Guide price: £380,000 to include all furnishings and accessories
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £45,000

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Siren (For Sale)

Siren (For Sale)

Coverack, Cornwall

Settled in the quaint fishing village of Coverack on the east side of Cornwall’s Lizard peninsula, Siren is a traditional thatched cottage set within subtropical gardens, benefiting from stunning sea views over the pebble beach below. An idyllic retreat for couples looking to explore the far and quieter reaches of the coast, Siren is just over an hour away from Newquay Airport and nine miles south of Falmouth, where restaurants, arty boutiques and a train station offer all the necessary amenities. Oozing personality and charm, the cottage enjoys a vibrant, contemporary interior which has seen it feature in the pages of magazines including Tatler and Reclaim Magazine. Exhilarating countryside and coast path walks are easily accessible from the doorstep and there are plenty of secret beaches to discover nearby such as Cadgwith Cove. Long summers bring turquoise waters perfect for sea-swimming, while spring sees the cliffsides burst into colour, and during the wilder months, Siren provides the perfect vantage point from which to hunker down fireside and watch the crashing waves below. A long-standing successful coastal property within the Unique Homestays portfolio, Siren offers a lucrative investment opportunity for those looking to escape the city.

Number of rooms: One king-size double bedroom
Guide price: £499,000 with furniture and accessories available by separate negotiation
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: In excess of £50,000

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The Botanist (For Sale)

The Botanist (For Sale)

Fowey, Cornwall

Set within serene and verdant surrounds yet only a 20 minute stroll to the pretty fishing port of Fowey, The Botanist is a stunning Cornish property for all the family to enjoy. This six bedroom home is bordered by leafy trees and sits within pretty gardens, featuring lawns, a walled garden and enjoys far reaching views of rolling countryside. The house is located 20 minutes from Par train station, while Newquay Airport is approximately 40 minutes away and Exeter can be reached within an hour and a half, making it an easily accessible retreat for incoming guestsFeaturing a hot tub, games room and summerhouse, plus plenty of room for croquet on the lawn, thoughtfully designed living and entertainment areas offer plenty of space for multigenerational families. The Botanist nestles on the edge of an ancient woodland, within easy reach of some of Cornwall’s most sought after coastal beauty spots, altogether culminating in a profitable investment opportunity for those wanting a proven income and a slice of the good life to enjoy for holidays themselves.

Number of rooms: Six spacious double rooms sleeping up to 12 guests
Guide price: £1,250,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £120,000

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Haldon Brake

Haldon Brake

Ashcombe Forest, Devon

Oozing potential, Haldon Brake is an ideal property for those looking for a refurbishment project. The three bedroom property is nestled in three acres of private grounds, yet just 10 minutes from the M5, 15 minutes from Exeter and 25 minutes from the south coast of Devon. With an enviable setting; below Ashcombe Forest's crowning white castle, the tranquil views from this Alpine-style retreat are simply breathtaking. Families will love long summers enjoying the boules court, grassy lawn and raised heated outdoor pool, while in the cooler months, the log fire and sun-filled living spaces create a cosy and welcoming retreat; perfect for winter escapes. Also included in the sale of this property is a detached woodland lodge with potential to create a media room, games room or yoga barn.

This property is being sold privately and direct with the property owner. 

Number of rooms: Three bedrooms
Guide price: £750,000
Potential gross income via Unique Homestays: £70,000 - £95,000 pa. depending on facilities

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