Newly Added

New to Host Unusual: A 70s retreat, a designer windmill, a family treehouse and a beachside beauty

17 August 2017

We hope that your summer is by now in full swing, and what better time to proudly announce some incredible new holiday pads to keep that summerexcitement alive and kicking. From a bespoke-designed hip 1970s-themed seaside retreat, to a quite remarkable restoration of a Suffolk windmillinto an elegant masterpiece, a family-friendly Somerset treehouse with hot-tub, and finally a contemporary beachside and dog-friendly coastal bolthole with a gorgeous sun room in North Yorkshire – we are pretty confident you’ll find some new getaways for your holiday wish list!


Time to step back into the groovy 70s now at this effortlessly cool time capsule retreat– a must for any vintage and retro lovers! ‘Dimmet’ is a Devon word meaning the half-light at the end of a day just as the sun sets, and we’re sure she’s probably seen a few! The interior of this two-bedroomedbungalow has been bespoke designed by film set designer Marina Morris, and it oozes style and disco-inspired sophistication. Geometric wallpaper, 70s bedsteads and furnishings and even 70s box set collections and dressing-up clothes in the wardrobes all await you here,for a fully immersive trip back to the times of spacehoppers and polyester!

The Windmill Suffolk

There are windmills, and then there is The Windmill Suffolk!  A unique restorationthat has seen the property win numerous accolades, this is an architectural marvel both inside and out and offers truly extraordinary contemporary accommodation, standing tall and proud in the Suffolk countryside. From the opulent marble and mosaic bathroom to the distinctive award-winning metallic roof, this is a chic retreat for a romantic break for two or a small group of four looking for something with sheer wow factor. Located just two miles from historic Lavenham, ifyou manage to leave the mill (we have our doubts!) historic towns and coastal gems await.

The Apple Treehouse


Perfect for a larger family looking for a fairytale treehouse experience,this enchanting home from home is designed with every comfort in mind. The quirky character of Apple Treehouse starts from the moment youset eyes on the triangular windows, spiral staircase and octagonal rooms. The sunken wood-fired hot tub is an instant hit and the outdoor deck is the perfect place to relax and enjoy some late summer sunshine. Sleeping up to 6 people in its three spacious bedrooms, you can even bring your pooch along, and with the gorgeous Somerset scenery on your doorstep you’ll be aching to get out and explore.

Burnsyde Beach House

We all love a good sea view, but Burnsyde Beach House takes this to a higher level, with an expertly renovated beachside propertyin Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire. Imagine watching the distant waves roll in from the comfort of the sun room, glass of wine or fresh coffee in hand. This is a sophisticated and spacious place for a large group or family looking for stylish accommodation just steps from the beach. The decor is crisp and contemporary, with wood floors and hand-selected industrial furnishings, plus you can bring two dogs along here for your seaside jaunt – ideal for lazy beach walks along the beautiful North East coast.


Swipe left
to find out more

Huge Congratulations to Our Award-Winning Retreats of 2023!

Winning an award is no mean feat, especially in the fiercely competitive world of hospitality. So you can be sure...

Down On The Farm: Beautiful Rural Stays With Animal Meet & Greets

The travelling companions you choose are important. They have the power to take a holiday from good to great, so...

Season’s Greetings: Retreats with Festive Availability (and Christmas Cheer!)

For many of us, the run-up to Christmas and New Year is a predictable time. It’s a time filled with...

Time Travel in Style: WIN a Vintage-Inspired Devon Stay at Dimmet PLUS a Retro Goodie Bag from 70s House Manchester!

Fancy taking a trip to the 1970s? We’ve just teamed up with Dimmet and 70s House Manchester for our grooviest...

New to Host Unusual: Church Glamping, Woodland Surprises, and a Scenic World War Two Bunker

If you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a stay-surprise! Noticeable among our newly-added retreats is the...