If you're looking for a quirky property, have a look at my choice of unusual cottages to rent. They are usually properties that have served a different purpose in the past converted into out-of-the ordinary holiday cottages. These properties are full of charm and character although your comfort and convenience has not been compromised. So, if you are looking at unusual holiday cottages to rent, why not browse my selection?
Unusual Cottages to rent in Wales
Berwyn Stationmaster's House is a train enthusiast's delight! This beautifully renovated, Grade II building is situated right on the platform of the Llangollen Heritage Steam Railway. Visitors to this unusual cottage enjoy unlimited travel on trains!
Capel Pentwyn is an exceptional and sympathetic conversion of a village chapel in a quiet setting with views over the lovely lower Wye Valley, close to Monmouth in the Welsh Borders.
Unusual cottages to rent in Scotland
The Gypsy Palace - the home of the Gypsy kings and queens - claims to be the 'smallest Palace in the world'. Set in the tranquil foothills of the Cheviots, it is one of our most unusual holiday cottages and has a fascinating history. Full of character and charm, it boasts stained glass windows.
The Wheelhouse is a lovingly restored former watermill close to Linlithgow, to the west of Edinburgh. It is the ultimate romantic hideaway, nestled in a secluded setting overlooking the beautiful River Avon and has its own hot tub.
Unusual cottages to rent in Norfolk and Suffolk
Knights Mill Cottage has a riverside setting with access directly onto the Broads and adjoins an old converted mill. An electric day boat is provided - ideal for getting out on to the river.
Railway Carriage One is a converted railway carriage on the site of the old Brockford Station and enjoys panoramic views across rolling Suffolk countryside. Nearby is another of our unusual holiday cottages - The Station with a platform and seating area. They both have the added benefit of use of the owners' nearby swimming pool.
Unusual cottages to rent in the South of England
A picturesque landmark in North Kent since 1820 and fully operational until very recently, Sarre Windmill is a splendid Grade II listed windmill. Millers Cottage is the former adjacent tearoom and is now a comfortable cottage with views of the mill.
The Gate House in Dover is a mini-Gothic castle and is probably the most famous of our unusual holiday homes as it has featured on the BBC programme Homes Under The Hammer.
Unusual cottages to rent in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire
Poppy's Footprint is a real romantic retreat. This entirely circular, newly built cottage offers a completely secret hideaway in a walled suntrap garden right in the heart of Middleham, a beautiful village in the Yorkshire Dales.
St Andrew's Church , close to Lincoln, dates from AD806 according to the Doomsday Book. This unique property was once the resting place of monks and Knights Templar who fought in the Crusades. The present building dates from 1770.
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