It`s not too late for a July holiday…..fabulous offers from One Off Places

10% off restored olive millhouse in southern Spain

Beautiful 13th century restored olive Millhouse in Andalucia, situated in a peaceful secluded setting nestling among olive groves, with spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and unspoilt countryside. Lovingly restored to retain its unique character and rustic charm, the mill sleeps six in three bedrooms and has all the mod cons and a fantastic pool to relax by.

Deal: Was £990, now £891 for 7 nights self catering.  Available 1st – 12th July.

Andalucian views....

Andalucian views….

10% off luxurious French chateau in Limousin

With spacious contemporary interiors, a private three acre walled park, a heated swimming pool and the rolling hills of the Limousin stretching out around you, Chateau du Chiron is the ultimate fusion of nature and sophisticated country living.  Sleeps 14 in seven bedrooms.

Deal: Was £4620, now £4158 for one week.  Available 12th – 19th July.

Beautiful French chateau

Beautiful French chateau

£1400 off luxury Greek villa with sea and mountain views

Nestled within the olive groves under Mount Pantokrator, with panoramic views of the sea and mountains from the infinity pool and terraces, Villa Petalutha offers seclusion, peace and privacy in a truly memorable setting. Sleeps eight in four bedrooms.

Deal: Was £2400, now £1000 for six nights.  Available 4th – 10th July.

Luxury villa in Corfu

Luxury villa in Corfu

10% off safari tent in Portugal overlooking the Ria Formosa National Park

Set amongst orange groves with sea and mountain views, and just 3 miles from the stunning beaches of the Ria Formosa Natural Park, Tara`s Tents is a beautiful, tranquil and simple place to relax and de-stress.  Set in a two acre plot it sleeps up to four people and has a swimming pool in the grounds.

Deal: Was £425 per week, now £382.50 per week.  Welcome pack included.  Available 1st – 31st July.

Glamping in Portugal

Glamping in Portugal

20% off contemporary conversion of a 16th century Andalucian grain mill

A fabulous old grain mill that dates back to before the 16th century that has been lovingly restored into a wonderful family home with character and charm. The mill is in a truly inspirational setting on a private organic cattle and cork estate (1000 acres) within the Parque Natural de los Alcornocales.  Sleeps up to 10 in six bedrooms.

Deal: Was £2240, now £1820 for one week.  Available 28th Jun – 26th July.

Old grain mill in Andalucia

Old grain mill in Andalucia

Top 10 Beachfront One Off Places

Here at One Off Places we’ve got a collection of fabulously quirky seafront properties.  We’ve chosen our top ten, to get your brains whirring with ‘must haves’ for your next holiday.

Converted Train Carriages in Sussex

A pair of converted 19th century first class railway carriages positioned right on the seafront in the town of Selsey, Sussex.  Direct access to the beach.  Four bedrooms / sleeps eight.  From £375 per week.

Converted train carriages in Sussex

Converted train carriages in Sussex

Glamping in Brittany

A collection of safari tents by the beach in Brittany’s ‘Baie de la Foret’.  Fusing deep unspoiled countryside with a crystal clear water secluded beach just metres away.  Each tent sleeps up to five in two bedrooms.   From €75 – €135 per night.

Glamping in Brittany

Glamping in Brittany

Moroccan Kasbah

Stunning seven room kasbah in the Moroccan Sahara.  Infinity pool overlooking the Atlantic ocean and private access to a deserted beach.  From €140 – €250 per room per night.

Moroccan Kasbah

Moroccan Kasbah

Deserted beach in Mexico

Six casitas set on a deserted beach in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez.  Surrounded by 12 acres of gardens, desert and beach.  Seclusion and serenity personified.  Each house sleeps up to 2 people.  Hotel facilities on site.  From US$140 – US$385 per night.

Beachfront in Mexico

Beachfront in Mexico

Beachside Glamping in the Canary islands

One of a collection of luxury eco yurts overlooking Arrieta Beach in Lanzarote.   Sea views, gated pool, lounge area, gardens and BBQ.  Eco chic holiday.  Each yurt sleeps up to four people (larger yurts also available on site).  From €595 – €770 per week.

Canary Island glamping

Canary Island glamping

Beachfront Luxury in Tobago

One of the most striking places to stay in the Caribbean, this four bedroom villa (sleeps eight) sits at the end of a small sandy cove and has exquisite sweeping ocean views.  Stunning architecture and design; luxury personified.  From US$5775 per week.

Luxury villa in Tobago

Luxury villa in Tobago

Beach on the outside, sun on the inside in Kent

Private four bedroom beachfront house in Kent with Real Sunlight room.  Spend days on the beach when it’s sunny, and enjoy the indoor sunshine when it’s not.   Boutique style interiors and luxury furnishings.  From £1200 – £2500 per week.

Real sunlight room in beachfront house in Kent

Real Sunlight room in beachfront house in Kent

Former dive centre in Cap Verde

An art deco style former dive centre which has been converted into a luxurious three bedroom villa right on the beach on the island of Sal in Cape Verde.  Sleeps six, beautiful terrace, pool close by, and panoramic sea views.  From €890 – €1090 per week.

Converted dive centre in Cape Verde

Converted dive centre in Cape Verde

Beachfront romance personified in Devon

Romantic bolthole for two in an isolated private cove on the stunning south Devon coast.  Completely unique setting – your own mini beach.  Curl up with a loved one and listen to the waves crashing onto the rocks outside.  Sleeps two.  From £263 per night.

Devon beachfront hideaway

Devon beachfront hideaway

Beachfront villa luxury in Greece

Luxurious seven bedroom villa on a small sandy bay on the Pelion Peninsula in Greece.  Set on a private estate, infinity pool with panoramic sea and mountain views.  A little piece of paradise.  From £3500 per week.

Greek luxury by the sea

Greek luxury by the sea

If you want to see what else we’ve got on offer, then just go to our search page, view our destinations, or see the range of quirky property types we have on offer.

Be the first to rent this architect designed waterfront hideaway in the Highlands of Scotland

We are completely thrilled to announce the launch of Knoydart Hide, a gorgeous brand new contemporary bolthole set in its own private woodland on the edge of Loch Nevis on the Knoydart Peninsula.

Knoydart Hide setting

Knoydart Hide setting

It opened in April as a holiday rental and is a fabulous grown up hideaway which is a blend of luxurious self catering and boutique hotel styling.  It has floor to ceiling glass windows, an infra red sauna and an outdoor hot tub, and is the very epitome of a romantic escape.  The architect designed house has been built with nature in mind; the windows invite the outside in, framing the surrounding woodland wonderland, and it makes the most of light, natural resources and the beautiful loch views.

Knoydart hide at night

Knoydart Hide at night

Knoydart is described as Britain`s last wilderness and it’s not hard to see why. A stay at Knoydart Hide is truly life affirming; here you can relax in the outdoor hot tub under the milky way, and be enchanted by the flora and fauna which surrounds you.

Hot tub with water views

Hot tub with water views

Nearby you can explore private hidden beaches and beautiful woodland walks.  Hire a water taxi to take you to a remote beach for the day, complete with a picnic hamper, go whale spotting, mackerel fishing, or try a guided walk to learn about your surroundings.  And when all that gets a bit much, there’s a superb wraparound deck where you can settle back with a glass of wine and watch this wonderful world go by.

Knoydart hide luxurious bathroom

Knoydart hide luxurious bathroom

Unsurprisingly, Knoydart Hide is proving to be immensely popular, so get in quickly to make your booking.  There’s a minimum stay of 2 nights, costing from £150 per night.

Knoydart hide bedroom

Knoydart hide bedroom

To view all our properties, click here.

If it’s the hot tub that appeals, see all our hot tub properties here.

And if you want to look at some of our quirkier offerings, have a look at our property types page.

 

Half Term Offers from One Off Places

Half term is looming and we’ve still got some availability on some of our fabulous properties, so if you want to get away, and haven’t booked anywhere yet, then see if any of these little gems tempt you!  To see our full range of special offers, just go to the special offers page on our website.

25% off country house in Greece

This country house on  the Ionian island of Lefkas sleeps up to eight people (three bedrooms) and is a short distance away from the island’s world famous beaches.  Wonderful countryside views and four bikes at the house so you can explore the stunning local landscapes.

Greek island house

Greek island house

Deal: Was £1140, now £855 for 7 nights self catering.  Available 25th May – 1st June.

20% discount on 19th century Scottish cottage in the Galloway hills

Standing in 1.5 acres of private grounds and occupying an elevated position with sensational views towards the Galloway Hills, Carsebuie is a secluded 19th century cottage sleeping up to eight people (four bedrooms) where you can get away from it all and enjoy unspoilt countryside, abundant wildlife and complete peace and privacy.

19th century cottage in Scotland

19th century cottage in Scotland

Deal: Was £1274, now £999 for 7 nights self catering.  Available 23rd – 31st May.

£100 off restored olive millhouse in southern Spain

Beautiful 13th century restored olive Millhouse in Andalucia, situated in a peaceful secluded setting nestling among olive groves, with spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and unspoilt countryside. Lovingly restored to retain its unique character and rustic charm, the mill sleeps six in three bedrooms and has all the mod cons and a fantastic pool to relax by.

Restored olive mill in Andalucia

Restored olive mill in Andalucia

Deal: Was £900, now £800 for 7 nights self catering.  Available 24th – 31st May.

10% discount on hillside lodges in Cornwall with valley views

On the fringes of Bodmin Moor lies Ta Mill, a cluster of luxurious lodges in a quiet & secluded rural hideaway. With views over the wildlife ponds and the idyllic Cornish valley, Ta Mill Lodge is the perfect base for exploring the dramatic and beautiful scenery of Devon and Cornwall.  Each lodge sleeps up to four people in two bedrooms.

Luxurious lodge in Cornwall

Luxurious lodge in Cornwall

Deal: Was £559, now £503 for 7 nights self catering.  Available 23rd – 31st May.

Eco conversion in Brittany featured on Grand Designs is now open for holiday rentals

We are thrilled to announce that we’ve just taken on a fabulous new eco conversion in France, which has opened for its first guests in the last week.  Back in 2009 it featured on the Channel 4 programme, Grand Designs and the owners have just decided to let holiday makers have a share of their slice of paradise by opening the house up for holiday rentals.

Brittany eco house exterior

Brittany eco house exterior

It’s a house that has to be seen to be believed!  It is made using old tyres, salvaged timber, rammed earth and recycled bottles and is set in the heart of rural Brittany.  It is sustainable and stunning and equal measure; a modern eco home with an open plan kitchen and lounge, from which the bathroom, bedrooms and amazing ’round room’, can be accessed.

Brittany eco house bedroom

Brittany eco house bedroom

The surrounding provide an amazingly relaxing holiday spot for families, children, nature lovers and couples, and in the summer, the glazed front rooms become one with the surrounding gardens.

Brittany eco house living room

Brittany eco house living room

This exquisite eco house reflects the very essence of One Off Places  and will be a fabulous addition to our growing portfolio of over 1000 properties.

Brittany eco house kitchen

Brittany eco house kitchen

Brittany Groundhouse is a secluded retreat in serene surroundings.  Inside there are three double bedrooms and the luxurious bathroom has a huge stone bath, shower and toilet.  The lounge and kitchen are open plan, and the whole house is furnished with a stylish mix of bespoke one off pieces and vintage French furniture.  Outside you’ve got an acre of private (and organic) garden, surrounded by mature chestnut and oak trees.

Want to stay?  Brittany Groundhouse costs from £750 – £1200 per week and is a 1.5 hour drive from the ferry port of St Malo.

To view our other eco houses on One Off Places, click here.

To view all our properties on One Off Places, click here.

May Discounts & Offers from One Off Places

30% off 19th century country house in Italy

Magnificent 19th century Italian country house divided into 4 luxurious air-conditioned apartments set in wonderful countryside but within walking distance of ancient Mogliano town. Situated in the strolling hills with views of the stunning surrounding countryside and the awesome Sibillini mountains.

Deal: Was £660, now £460 for 7 nights self catering.  Available throughout May.  Price is for a one bed apartment.  Two bed apartments also available at a discounted rate.

Italian country house

Italian country house

20% off stylish escape on the Ile de Re in France

This luxuriously decorated and lovingly restored traditional town house enjoys a privileged and central location in St. Martin (the island capital), just a short stroll from the restaurants and bistros of the harbour front. The house sleeps six in three bedrooms and is equipped to the highest standards (WiFi, DVD, CD, Nespresso coffee machine) for a relaxing holiday. Ideally situated for exploring the island by bike.

Deal: Was £1480, now £1180 for 7 nights self catering.  Available throughout May.

Stylish Ile de Re bolthole

Stylish Ile de Re bolthole

20% off country house in Greece

This country house on  the Ionian island of Lefkas sleeps up to eight people (three bedrooms) and is a short distance away from the island’s world famous beaches.  Wonderful countryside views and four bikes at the house so you can explore the stunning local landscapes.

Deal: Was £865, now £690 for 7 nights self catering.  Available until 24th May.

Traditional Ionian island house

Traditional Ionian island house

20% off 19thcentury cottage in Portugal

A traditional one bedroom cottage in Portugal with original features dating back to the 19th century in total peace & tranquility with modern day living amenities, heated pool, hot tub spa, breathtaking sea views, magnificent gardens.

Deal: Was £450, now £360 for 7 nights self catering.  Available throughout May & June.

Casa do Forno from the air

Casa do Forno from the air

15% off 19th century cottage in Galloway, Scotland

Standing in 1.5 acres of private grounds and occupying an elevated position with sensational views towards the Galloway Hills, Carsebuie is a secluded 19th century four bedroom cottage where you can get away from it all and enjoy unspoilt countryside, abundant wildlife and complete peace and privacy.

Deal: Was £979, now £832 for 7 nights self catering.

Rural idyll in Galloway

Rural idyll in Galloway

13% off beachfront house in Kent with Real Sunlight room

The Beach Sun Retreat is an exclusive and private beachfront house located in Kent – the beautiful garden of England. Featuring a Real Sunlight multi sensory room, large stylish communal spaces and 5* boutique individually designed bedrooms, the house sleeps six and is the perfect venue for small parties, family holidays and romantic getaways.

Deal: Was £780, now £680 for four night midweek break 12-16 May / 19-23 May.

Sunshine all year round in Kent

Sunshine all year round in Kent

Welsh Discounts – 25% off in a House overlooking one of the World’s Top Ten Beaches

Beachfront house in Rhossili Bay – under £10pppn

With 6 acres of private land surrounding it, Stormy Castle sits on arguably the most coveted spot in Britain’s first designated area of outstanding natural beauty. Behind you undulating green countryside and in front of you panoramic views of Rhossili Bay. It’s an unbeatable location.  Inside there are six bedrooms (four in the main part of the house and two in a separate annexe) – the house can accommodate up to 14 people.  Exit the house directly onto Rhossili Down and it’s just 10 minutes along the footpath to the wide, three mile long sandy beach.

Deal: Usually £1050 for a 3 night weekend, now £800 between these dates.  25-28 April / 16-19 May / 30 May – 2 Jun.

house from the beach

House from the beach

Also in Wales and discounted during April:

Cottage on organic farm in Pembrokeshire

A 19th century former piggery, now a delightful two bedroom cottage on a secluded organic dairy farm overlooking the beautiful Teifi Valley in West Wales.

Available 15 – 19 April.  Now £195.

former piggery in pembrokeshire

Former piggery in Pembrokeshire

Edwardian villa in Portmeirion

Four bedroom Edwardian villa with breathtaking views over the Dwyryd Estuary to the mountains beyond.  High above the famous Portmeirion village and on the edge of Snowdonia National Park.

Available 28 April – 2 May at a 10% discount.  Was £795, now £715 for four nights.

Edwardian villa in Portmeirion

Edwardian villa in Portmeirion

Country House in Snowdonia

A historic 16th century country house in a secluded spot in Snowdonia.  Sumptuously and stylishly restore to include a luxurious sauna complex and views over the Mawddach Estuary and Cader Idris.  Sleeps 16 in seven bedrooms.

Available 21st April for one week.  Was £1850, now £1650.

Country House in Snowdonia

Country House in Snowdonia

Barn Conversion in Rural Monmouthshire

A light, spacious and contemporary barn conversion with panoramic windows that give stunning views of the beautiful surrounding countryside. Sleeps 6 in 3 bedrooms.

Available 25 Apr – 2 May.  Was £551, now £441.

Yew Tree Barn

Yew Tree Barn

For more information on these and the other unique properties in the collection, including a truck conversion in the Scottish Highlands; a treehouse in Somerset; a roundhouse in France;  a houseboat in Amsterdam; a yurt in Portugal; a safari tent in Italy; a colonial villa in Sri Lanka; a holiday in a yurt, glamping, a big house to rent, a holiday in a tipi, quirky places to stay, a Scottish holiday, a stay in a shepherds hut, treehouse holidays, a villa in Galicia, villas in France, villas in Spain, windmills, castles, eco houses, tents, tipis and yurts; visit www.oneoffplaces.co.uk.

 

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Notes for editors: One Off Places  was launched in 2008. Named A Top 10 Hot Travel Website (Times Online). The site specialises in individual and characterful holiday rentals worldwide and has a wide selection of properties catering for all different tastes, group sizes and location specifications.  Its website offers users the chance to enquire about their chosen property directly with the owner. For further information about One Off Places, please visit www.oneoffplaces.co.uk or contact Tabitha Symonds on tabitha@oneoffplaces.co.uk or 01285 750713.  Further images available on request. Press trips may be available for selected properties.