Incredible boutique retreats within our luxury collection

Accommodation, Luxury

Posted by Kate A on 3rd January 2022

Bonchurch Waterfront Bliss

Bonchurch Waterfront Bliss, Isle of Wight

There comes a point when we can all do with a little indulgence; a break from the norm that gives us the opportunity for a bit of breathing space, putting routine aside for the delight of small extravagances.

It’s amazing how a degree of luxury can make such a significant difference to daily life, whether you're giving yourself the gift of time or space, or simply spoiling yourself by spending a weekend, or longer (lucky you) within the fine surroundings of a boutique retreat.

Read on to discover highlights from our Luxury Collection or click the button below to browse our full portfolio of luxury retreats in the UK.

Luxury cottages

Ocean Charm - Westward Ho!

Ocean Charm - Westward Ho! | Devon

Sleeps 10

Looming above the golden, sandy beach at Westward Ho! and with spectacular views across to Lundy and Bideford Bay, Ocean Charm - Westward Ho! is quite simply, heaven in Devon. A sprawling retreat with enough space to sleep up to ten guests in the finest of luxury, this stunning property has been stylishly decorated and artfully designed to offer beautiful social spaces for large groups to enjoy – the private hot tub and cinema room are particular highlights.

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Our Showcase Collection: For all the Family highlights some more fun-filled properties, handpicked for their abundant facilities.

Ros Creek Cottage

Ros Creek Cottage | Cornwall

Sleeps 6 + 2 dogs

One of our favourite boutique escapes in Cornwall, Ros Creek Cottage is a perfect choice for those who appreciate a sparkling sea view. Overlooking Falmouth Bay, this five-star abode offers a plethora of cosy spots to curl up and watch the sailing boats drift by, from the decadent lounge with its roaring open fire to the balcony of the king-size bedroom, and the gorgeous garden where you can light the BBQ and unwind beneath a parasol.

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Bonchurch Waterfront Bliss

Bonchurch Waterfront Bliss | Isle of Wight

Sleeps 6 + 2 dogs

Spectacularly located on the edge of Bonchurch Beach on the Isle of Wight, this contemporary holiday let, sleeping up to six guests, has been whimsically decorated in a luxurious seaside style that wouldn’t look out of place in the Hamptons. Bonchurch Waterfront Bliss emanates a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere due to the charming interiors and the panoramic vistas of the rolling waves below. These can be best enjoyed from the private walled garden that looks out over the beachfront.

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Discover some more of our top seaside sanctuaries in our Showcase Collection: Beside the Sea.

The Lodge - Whithurst Park

The Lodge - Whithurst Park | Sussex

Sleeps 10 + 3 dogs

Milk your time off for all it’s worth in The Lodge - Whithurst Park. One of the best boutique getaways in Sussex, this architectural award-winning retreat for up to ten guests lies on the edge of a private estate in the heart of the countryside, offering the ultimate in seclusion. On warm, sunny days, pull open the floor-to-ceiling bifold doors and drink in the glorious views or sit back with a glass of wine in the evening and enjoy a spot of stargazing beside the glowing fire pit.

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Strawberry Wood Barn

Strawberry Wood Barn | Brecon Beacons

Sleeps 11

Wrapped in the rolling peaks of the Black Mountains, Strawberry Wood Barn is chic, luxurious and blissfully remote. Shelves brim with books and one-off finds, an open fire provides cosy warmth and roll-top baths encourage long, soothing soaks beneath a mountain of bubbles. Whether reclining with a paperback in the light-filled conservatory or making the most of the private grounds with a trampoline, swing ball, and even sledges in winter months, both the barn’s interior and exterior are a treat to spend time in during a sumptuous break in the Brecon Beacons.

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Perfect for special occasions, our Showcase Collection: Dining In features some more one-of-a-kind homes with exceptional dining and entertaining spaces.

Magpie Cottage

Magpie Cottage | North Wales

Sleeps 4 + 1 dog

A picture-postcard 17th-century thatched cottage overlooking the village mere and bursting with unique features, Magpie Cottage is the perfect place for a peaceful getaway in North Wales for up to four guests. Decorated in a contemporary country style with underfloor heating and a crackling wood burner, and carefully planned to make the best of the pristine gardens, this is an indulgent hideaway that you’ll find very hard to leave!

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The Old House

The Old House | Cotswolds

Sleeps 2

Nestled in the sleepy village of Longborough, this Grade II-listed chocolate-box cottage offers a fine example of quintessential Cotswolds living. Within The Old House’s honey-hued walls lie a treasure trove of cosy nooks to escape with a good book, whether tucked away in a window seat, curled up beside the fire or soaking in the freestanding clawfoot bath. Admire the eclectic collection of art and antiques or pull on your wellies and relish the countryside walking trails that lead from the front door.

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Fall in love with some more of our top romantic breaks in our Showcase Collection: Perfect for Two.

Lower Barn - Carsington Water

Lower Barn - Carsington Water | Peak District

Sleeps 6

Enveloped in a patchwork of fields, lakes and woodland, Lower Barn - Carsington Water is a lavish base for a luxury staycation in the Peak District. Step through the floor-to-ceiling glass sliding doors to reveal an ultra-stylish open-plan living space with a vast vaulted ceiling and sleek furnishings. Those with a sense of adventure can head out on the footpath to Carsington Water or, if you’d prefer to travel in style, there’s a helicopter landing pad in the grounds!

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Wharton Loft

Wharton Loft | Lake District

Sleeps 2

Wharton Loft is a stunning property in the heart of Cartmel village and is an idyllic escape for two with its elegant interiors, gorgeous finishing touches and charming courtyard which is beautifully lit at night. This property is one of the Lake District’s true treasures. It offers guests fantastic open-plan surroundings to retreat to after time spent exploring the spectacular local scenery, which can be reached directly from the doorstep.

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You’ll find more striking interiors within our Showcase Collection: Eye for Design.

Urban Retreat

Urban Retreat | North Yorkshire

Sleeps 10

Immerse yourself in luxury at Urban Retreat, an outstanding duplex apartment for ten in the vibrant spa town of Harrogate in North Yorkshire. After a spot of retail therapy or an indulgent pampering session at the nearby Turkish Baths, your group can socialise in the opulent living spaces or make the most of the four-poster beds, freestanding baths and dreamy rainfall showers.

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Beeswing Lodge

Beeswing Lodge | Northumberland

Sleeps 4 + 2 dogs

Brimming with rustic sophistication, Beeswing Lodge is tucked away within the vast acreage of historic Billsmoor Deer Park and Billsmoorfoot Country Park, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), within the Northumberland National Park. While reclining on the sofa, tucked up in bed or dining alfresco on the patio, you can watch sheep, hares and fallow deer roaming the land.

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If you’d like to see some more boutique escapes in the great outdoors, take a look at our Showcase Collection: Closer to Nature.

The Bridges Cottage

The Bridges Cottage | Scotland

Sleeps 7

Boasting incredible sea views over the Firth of Forth as well as the iconic Forth Railway Bridge, The Bridges Cottage makes for a super-special getaway in Scotland. Large bifold doors extend the plush open-plan living space into the garden where you can either soak up the sunshine with a chilled glass of vino or set off on an adventure along the Fife Coastal Path which runs directly alongside.

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Our Showcase Collection: Indoors Outdoors highlights some more unique places to stay where you can enjoy al fresco living.

Retreat to the lap of luxury

This is just a snapshot of our diverse Luxury Collection. If you’re in the mindset to escape on a break that goes beyond simply finding a place to lay your head, our handpicked selection of boutique retreats in the UK offers an experiential stay. Have a browse by clicking the button below or gain some more inspiration by viewing the exceptional properties within our Showcase Collections.

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