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Top 15 Big Houses to Rent in Europe with August Availability from One Off Places
Created: 22/06/2018
Are you holidaying as part of a large group this summer and worried you might have missed the opportunity of an August week?  Do not despair!  This blog post highlights our top 15 One Off Places in Europe with 5 or more bedrooms and availability in August.  Some even have a discount too. ..
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..
Our Favourite Beachfront Holiday Houses
Created: 13/02/2018
Holiday houses right on the beach are a rare and special breed - nothing can match being so close to the sea that you can listen to the waves as you fall asleep and walk out to feel the sand between your toes first thing in the morning. Can you imagine anything more uplifting and restorative than that? We can’t either, which is why One Off Places boasts a gorgeous and diverse collection of beach..
Finca al-manzil: A special place to stay in Extremadura, the secret province of Spain
Created: 18/10/2017
`Caminante, no hay camino, se hace camino al andar....`.  This famous quote by Antonio Machado translates as: `traveller there is no path, you make the path by walking`. To me, this sums up our journey - when we found our wonderful finca it was wild and beautiful, it still is but now you can experience it, live within the atmosphere.  ..
Created: 13/03/2017
From gothic to fairytale and traditional to contemporary, castles and chateaux might just be the ultimate in self-catering for groups of friends, family gatherings, or big celebrations. Think grandeur, luxury, space and character – what’s not to like? ..
Created: 17/01/2017
The One Off Places family was lucky enough to have a weekend at the glorious Seacombe recently.  One thing’s for sure - whatever you see on the website; it’s better.  And for those of you who have seen the website, it looks pretty good on there already……It is positioned on the south Devon coast near Salcombe, between the villages of East Prawle and East Portlemouth, and just a few minute..
Walking Holidays In The Dordogne, France
Created: 25/07/2016
Many guests who stay with us here at Dordogne Holiday Barns enjoy walking in the Dordogne, discovering the many routes perfectly suited for all abilities. Late September and October are, in our opinions, perfect for walks as the colours remain vibrant and autumnal. ..
Wooden Shack to Award Winning Designer Renovation - The Story of Seacombe in Devon
Created: 05/06/2016
One day in 1987, when we were camping with friends at East Prawle, we saw discarded auction details for a wooden shack and 1 ½ acres of land nearby. The location was exceptional. It has panoramic coastal views dominated by Deckler’s Cliff and Bolthead. The coastal path is close by, just above the lovely beach Seacombe Sands. ..
Today's top 5 quirky & charming holiday cottages in the UK
Created: 18/04/2016
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. ..
Unique places to stay in Scotland
Created: 23/12/2015
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..
Super stylish places to stay in Brittany - an absolute must for a family holiday
Created: 08/12/2015
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. ..
Cosy Autumn Boltholes
Created: 28/09/2015
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! ..
Converted windmill in Portugal’s Alentejo with private pool
Created: 14/09/2015
One Off Places is thrilled to announce the launch of Windmill Hill, a beautiful converted windmill in Portugal with private pool and 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside, which opened for its first guests in July 2015.  ..
50% off in June in luxurious Andalucian villa with two swimming pools
Created: 14/05/2015
This spectacular luxury villa near Ronda in rural Andalucia is offering over 50% off it's remaining June weeks.  13th - 20th June / 27th Jun - 4th July are now €2000 for either week (usually €4250 for one week at this time of year).  It sleeps up to 14 people in comfort and has two swimming pools, a games room with pool and table tennis and a home cinema; everything you need for a superb ..
Brand new Art Deco conversion of a former Waterworks in Cornwall
Created: 21/04/2015
One Off Places is thrilled to announce the launch of Filter House, a stunning art deco conversion of a former water treatment building, just a short drive from both the north and south coasts of Cornwall.  Opened for its first guests in 2015, it is one of just a handful of holiday properties to be furnished with art deco originals. ..
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