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3 reasons to include a wine tour as part of your holiday in France
Created: 17/06/2019
Imagine the scene…you’re on holiday in rural France, it’s early evening, you’re sitting under the shade of a sun-baked parasol, cool glass of wine in hand, nothing to interrupt your thoughts but the gentle hum of the crickets and the occasional flurry of birdsong. You take a sip of the fresh, crisp rosé which you discovered during your tour of the local vineyards, only a short drive from ..
12 of the finest holiday properties for 2019 from One Off Places
Created: 27/03/2019
This week's blog post features some of our finest One Off Places!  The images alone say it all - there's not much need for words, but aside from showing what these stunning properties look like, there are some great offers which need highlighting!  A beautiful Moorish casa in Andalucia, a former paper mill on a private island in France and a waterside coastguard cottage in Devon are just some of..
8 unique accommodation ideas for your 2019 holiday
Created: 21/02/2019
We've been sourcing unique and characterful holiday accommodation for 12 years now, so whatever your 2019 holiday inclinations, we'd like to think we might have something to suit you.  Whether you want to soothe your soul in a quiet retreat, go off the beaten track in search of unspoilt beaches, or take a group of friends to a country pad for a house party, we've got it all on offer at One Off Pl..
Hot Tub and Steam Train Heaven at Railway Cottage in Somerset
Created: 28/11/2018
This weekend the One Off Places family headed down to Somerset to sample the delights of Railway Cottage, a 3 bedroom cottage right by the West Somerset Steam Railway line near the village of Woolston Moor in north Somerset.  The cottage was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a world famous engineer, at the same time as he was building the railway. ..
Cosy winter staycations & balmy Portuguese escapes from One Off Places
Created: 05/11/2018
From luxury woodland suites in Yorkshire, to a remote shorefront Scottish cottage, One Off Places has got your cosy winter staycation sorted.  Or if you fancy taking advantage of low season flights and venturing somewhere a little less chilly, then why not head for a Portuguese break in Lisbon or the Algarve. ..
Celebrate New Year in style with One Off Places
Created: 02/10/2018
Quirky accommodation specialist One off Places – www.oneoffplaces.co.uk - has unveiled select availability at a series of stylish British houses for those looking to book a late break to welcome in the New Year.  Traditionally a time for getting together with friends and escaping the rat race, celebrate with a stylish house party or hunker down in rather special accommodation located in the stu..
12 Cottages near the Coast in Southern England with August Offers and Availability
Created: 19/07/2018
A dozen beautiful properties in southern England, all near the sea, which have discounted availability during the school summer holidays.  We have teamed up with one of our partners to bring you this exquisite selection in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset & the Isle of Wight.  We are pretty sure that they won't stay available for long! ..
Luxury villas for large groups
Created: 12/06/2018
Unique holiday properties come in all shapes and sizes and today we’re focusing on those at the loftier more lavish end of the scale - the top luxury villas for large groups. Of course it’s always lovely to have a romantic getaway for two or an intimate little retreat with a chosen few, but there’s also nothing quite as exciting as planning an escape with a big team. These sorts of holiday a..
Summer holiday in Mallorca - head to these glorious One Off Places farmhouses with family and friends
Created: 25/04/2018
One of the shining stars of the Mediterranean, Mallorca never fails to seduce. Glorious beaches, azure seas, remote hilltops, historic towns and a simply stunning coastline; even in peak season you can find pockets of silence if you want them. It's with good reason that Mallorca tops the holiday charts. In the south east of the island, two beautiful farmhouses, each set in large grounds with priva..
Easter Holidays Late  Availability in UK One Off Places - Beach Houses, Millhouses, Medieval Halls and Rural Glamping
Created: 28/03/2018
With the Easter holidays looming, One Off Places has a few suggestions for both short breaks and week long stays in some wonderful properties in England. *£400 off* 5 Bedroom Beachfront House in Sussex Stylish 5 bedroom house nestling at the foot of the dunes in Camber, Sussex.  ..
Cabins, Cottages & Chateaux in France from One Off Places - Spring and Summer Availability
Created: 20/03/2018
`The French air cleans up the brain and does good – a world of good` Vincent van Gogh It may have been said in the 1800s but remains true to this day, so this week's newsletter is in celebration of France!  A dozen of our favourite French One Off Places are featured in today's newsletter, with almost 200 more to choose from on our website. ************************************************..
Ideas for Unique Places to Stay in France
Created: 02/03/2018
There are so many reasons why France is the ultimate holiday destination that it’s hard to know where to start. Its proximity to and easy access from the UK is certainly a plus, especially if you’re travelling with a large family in tow or if you don’t have a lot of time to spare. And there’s no question that the countryside is picture-postcard stunning - think vibrant sunflower fields and..
A decade of unique holiday accommodation - One Off Places celebrates 10 years in business
Created: 21/02/2018
One Off Places, the holiday accommodation website for unique and distinctive holiday rentals, is celebrating its 10 year anniversary.  The site is home to over 1000 accommodation options around the world ranging from simple woodland cabins to huge chateaux and house party mansions, to accommodate all budgets and group sizes. ..
Top 5 French Ski Chalets on One Off Places
Created: 10/01/2018
Everyone loves a holiday, but when it comes to skiing, people really seem to become carefree over-excited addicts. And it isn’t hard to see why - there is an almost endless list of reasons why people love it so much. Is it the crisp pure air and stunning mountain scenery that keeps everyone coming back year after year? Is it the thrill of zipping gracefully (sometimes less so) down a sheet of pu..
How to find a Chateau in France
Created: 07/11/2017
Lee and I have owned a holiday cottage in Lower Normandy for 10 years now, so we are quite familiar with all things “French”, including the stunning architecture.  One thing newcomers to France may notice is a proliferation of Chateaux.  Castles in the UK are few and far between and most are tourist destinations; many are looked after by The National Trust and other similar organisations.  ..
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