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New to Host Unusual: Beachfront Boltholes, Quirky Cabins and More

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Published 12/08/2020 New to Host Unusual: Beachfront Boltholes, Quirky Cabins and More


The summer heat may have been rising along with the mercury in our thermometers but we certainly have not cooled off our search for the hottest new unusual properties around, in fact quite the opposite! 

With the office fan firmly cranked up, we've been searching high and low to add yet more eclectic holiday gems to your wishlist. 

Here we bring you a selection of our latest additions, that includes horse truck glamping, charming huts and cabins from off-grid to architectural, haunted castle and fairytale tower retreats, luxury beachfront boltholes and more - all with an added dose of Host Unusual uniqueness, of course!

Author: Alex Wilson | Host Unusual

 

The Sandy Feet Retreat

The Sandy Feet Retreat

A jaw-dropping beachfront retreat, crafted by a master architect and secluded amongst nature, on one of the UK's "best undiscovered beaches". Described by the BBC as the "perfect place to get away from the crowds", and a 'best kept secret' by ELLE Decoration, The Sandy Feet Retreat is an instantly magical, truly unforgettable beachfront hideaway for up to 7 incredibly lucky guests. The beach in…

Archirondel Tower

Archirondel Tower

A captivating and historic coastal retreat, rich in heritage and boasting a roof terrace that showcases Jersey's National Park to perfection. Built on a rocky outcrop in St Catherine's Bay, all the way back in 1792, Archirondel Tower casts a romantic, windswept figure amongst the secluded beaches that surround it. Infused with stories from centuries past, the four-storey tower was originally…

Inverlonan

Inverlonan

Two off-grid, architect-designed bothies, rich in fine Scottish style and hidden amongst ancient oaks, in an idyllic setting that overlooks Loch Nell. Taking a well-deserved break at Inverlonan is to immerse yourselves in the very best of Scotland... from the finest craftsmanship, to breathtaking natural scenery. Accommodation comprises two remote, off-grid bothies (named Uisge and Beatha -…

Nettle and Dock

Nettle and Dock

Sumptuous, lovingly-crafted retreats for couples and families, nestled amongst soul-soothing farmland on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. Home to a beautiful barn and a delightful shepherd's hut, Nettle and Dock is a truly idyllic setting for those who want to kick back and immerse themselves in all the beauty of nature. The friendly, family-run farm is nestled right in the heart of Devon,…

The Lazy Mare

The Lazy Mare

A quirky and luxurious Devon escape for two, in the form of a lovingly converted horse truck with magnificent views towards Exmoor. Set in a privately secluded hamlet in North Devon's Sterridge Valley, The Lazy Mare is an idyllic rural escape for two, tucked away by a barn in its very own gated, landscaped garden. The charmingly converted horse truck also makes an ideal base if you're in the…

Mount Sandford Manor House

Mount Sandford Manor House

An opulent, ten-bedroom retreat with a cinema room, a large outdoor hot tub, and a barbecue hut, nestled in rural North Devon. Ever fancied lording it up, in your very own version of Downton Abbey? Well, with a stay at Mount Sandford Manor House, your dreams can come true. Grandly nestled amongst 1.5 green Devon acres on the outskirts of historic Barnstaple, this is the perfect setting for a…

Twr Mynach

Twr Mynach

Choose from two design-led bedrooms with a private terrace, in a lovingly restored tower perfectly set between Snowdonia and Cardigan Bay. Dating all the way back to 1880, Twr Mynach (‘Monk Tower' in English) occupies a perfect location for scenic adventures.  Standing proudly in Barmouth, where the mountains meet the sea between Snowdonia and Cardigan Bay, the tower also overlooks the…

Ash Woods Retreat

Ash Woods Retreat

A sumptuous, family-sized shepherd's lodge in a magical woodland setting, on a historic South Devon farm that's close to the coast. Peacefully and privately nestled amongst five acres of ancient woodland, Ash Woods Retreat feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of life back home. Part of a working dairy farm that's achingly close to the charming town of Dartmouth, and a mere pebble-skim…

Chillingham Castle

Chillingham Castle

Meet the resident ghosts of Britain's ‘most haunted historic castle', surrounded by Northumberland countryside just 20 minutes from the coast. Haunted castles don't come more spine-shiveringly authentic than Chillingham, a 13th century, Grade 1 Star-listed fortress in rural Northumberland. Here you'll discover a captivating juxtaposition of beautiful gardens, sparkling fountains, impossibly…

Lachra Beach Cabin

Lachra Beach Cabin

A dreamlike, distraction-free family escape with a sea-facing sunken hot tub, nestled on the edge of the Lake District National Park. A private beach cabin for four, you and your loved ones (not forgetting the dog) can relax at Lachra on the pure shores of the Irish Sea... with no distracting Wi-Fi or TV in sight. The rough-luxe retreat is beautifully positioned close to the peaceful village of…

Overton Cabin

Overton Cabin

An eco-friendly ‘tiny house', soothingly nestled on a working farm with spectacular views of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Beautifully positioned in the rolling Campsie and Fintry hills, Overton Farm is an ideal base for exploring central Scotland's magnificent natural beauty. Not only is Fintry is part of the iconic Crow Road Loop cycle route, you can also test your wheels on…

Tunnels Beach House

Tunnels Beach House

A light-filled and luxurious retreat for group breaks, elevated above Ilfracombe's historic beach for magnificent coastal views. Featured on the Channel 4 show Homes by the Sea, and the BBC's Coast Series 4 Reversions, Tunnels Beach House is a unique and spacious Devon retreat for up to 12 guests. Complete with two gorgeous balconies, and an al fresco dining patio for celebratory feasts, there's…

The Catacombs

The Catacombs

A heritage-soaked apartment, filled with captivating detail and contemporary mod cons, positioned in the heart of Plymouth's historic Barbican. Characterised by its charming cobbled streets - the largest concentration of cobbled streets in Britain - The Barbican is strewn with ancient listed buildings, a sparkling waterfront, and the fascinating architectural remains of times gone by. It's in…

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