Unique Home Stays – Suffolk

Now and again it’s a little bit fun to think outside the box and stay somewhere that is completely different. This is John’s thinking out side the box. I won’t try and take the credit but I will share it with you just incase you are looking for a unique home for a get away.

If you’d seen my face when I arrived you’d have laughed your head off, I was not sure what the heck was going on and could not understand why I had arrived at a funny looking tower. FYI this was a surprise trip. However I changed my mind and came back with my tail between my legs when I saw the inside and the views.

This crazy looking tower is the most amazing architectural masterpiece you’ve ever seen. The space has been carefully planned with in an inch of its life and the result is a beautiful 3 bed home. It sleeps up to 6 people, sadly no young children due to the stairs. Trust me it wasn’t safe for me never mind a child, I ended up with a bruise bigger than an avocado on my bum when I slipped down the stairs rushing with excitement. Sorry a bit too much info and completely my fault.

The location Suffolk along the beach and if you want a little history originally the Martello tower was built along with some others (dotted along the beach) to protect the land. The cannon stands are still incorporated into the build. The renovations are sympathetic to the original tower whilst being functional as a home.

For now I will let the pictures do the talking because as usual I’ve done more than enough.











Squirrel not included but may be seen snoozing and taking shelter from the wind in one of the windows






Hiring a home from Unique Home Stays is super easy. You can book online and receive a set of instructions for arrival. Obviously each location has a different set up. We arrived to a lovely hamper of wine and snacks, the bathrooms were stocked with miniature shower gels and shampoo and the house was clean and well presented. I can not fault it. Well except for the stairs, we didn’t get on and I certainly didn’t agree to sign up to a work out every time I walked up and down them.

All I have to say is thank you who ever redesigned this place it truly is awesome I can not recommend it enough.

Rach xx


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