One the fab things about Suffolk (I’m an outsider) is that the pace of life seems to be very relaxed, so our guests seem to adopt that approach when they're out and about too. And what better place to do this than, in my opinion, along the most beautiful river in Suffolk? I’ve been up and down most of them and the Deben is my favourite. There are other wonderful rivers in our county, all with ..
Where do I start? At the beginning would be a good place I suppose so here goes…….
Six years ago we upped sticks and moved lock, stock and barrel from London to Pembrokeshire, West Wales where we run, as a family, three, self-catering cottages. We moved here after falling in love with the area whilst on a family holiday and within a year had sold up and moved to Newhouse Farm.
The Chestnuts, Oxfordshire
Super chic 4 bedroom cottage in the heart of one of England`’s areas of outstanding natural beauty. It sits in the village of Shilton, 3 miles from Burford and in a central location to explore the Cotswolds. All the rooms are interior designed with original art works and artefacts, and the kitchen is equipped for a gourmet chef.
Scotland is a country of magnificent beauty, from the isolation of the islands and the wildness of the rugged coastline to the splendour of the mountains and the vibrancy of the towns. With that in mind, it is no surprise that it is such a popular holiday destination, and there are lots of hotels and cottages that will provide a fairly standard base for your trip. But if you’d rather find unique..
Some time ago, the One Off Places family headed for Brittany for a holiday, and we were introduced not just to a beautiful part of the world, but to a collection of holiday properties which have been beautifully styled by their owner. That person, Claire, happens to be one of our most loyal One Off Places customers, as well as being the proud owner of these beautiful properties.
Spend Christmas week in a luxurious longhouse by the beach on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. Indulge yourself in quiet beaches, crisp days and winter colour. Sleeps up to four in a house with serious style and space credentials. Festive decadence.
Fancy a long weekend away during Autumn? Somewhere you can cosy up with a loved one, or bring the family for some fun in the great British outdoors? Today we're featuring our top three cosy Autumn boltholes. We challenge you not to want to go right now!
There are lots of ways to make a holiday house feel truly special. Under floor heating, fluffy Egyptian cotton towels and super king size beds to name but a few. But nothing is quite as luxurious as a holiday cottage with a hot tub! What could feel more indulgent than slipping into what is essentially a big, bubbly hot bath and whiling away the hours without a care in the world, as your worries ju..
The Birdhouse, Somerset
This beautifully designed stilted Treehouse for two is set in its own woodland clearing in Somerset. Uniquely designed interiors, a wide staircase winding between the trees to your own private deck, and an award winning gastro pub just down the road.
Many parents of young children wonder whether there's any point in going on holiday - same stress, different place, is the general feeling. At a time of life when a holiday is frankly an absolute necessity, rather than a nice-to-have, this seems like a cruel blow. But, step forward Chateau de Gurat, a One Off Place in sunny rural France which will answer all your prayers.