Planning a staycation and looking to haul up in a beautiful property? Or just want to get inspired and make your own abode feel like a holiday home? Well we’ve rounded up some of the best UK Airbnbs to give you some ideas.

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As you probably know, Airbnb has become one of the easiest ways to travel to some of the most charming locations around the UK. However, what you may not have known is that some propertieson the website certifiably outshine the rest. 

By selecting the ‘Airbnb Plus’ filter, a whole new world of impressiveAirbnb interiors appears. These properties are specially selected and verified for their high standards of comfort, quality, and style - having to pass an in-person inspection in order to qualify. 

These spaces are not to be missed, so we’ve summed up 9 of the most stunning Airbnbs in the UK to inspire your own interiors, or even your next trip.

Contemporary loft in a converted church, Wales

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  • Average price per night: £300

  • Guests: 4

  • Rooms: 2 

This airy loft space, converted from a 110-year-old church in Penarth, utilises natural light and a minimalist design to create the perfect luxury pad. Meanwhile, the furnishings add pops of colourwhich emulate the stain glass windows kept from the original building.

Boutique cottage, Kent

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  • Average price per night: £145

  • Guests: 4

  • Rooms: 2 

Also embracing the contemporary theme is this Victorian boutique cottage in Maidstone. This space mixes rustic and Scandinavian-style décor, with exposed brick walls, modern furniture and a cool colour scheme - making it really feel like a home away from home.

Jane Austen’s House, Bath

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  • Average price per night: £184

  • Guests: 3

  • Rooms: 2 

This unique Airbnb is perfect for a writer’s retreat, or just to enjoy the famous novelist's historic home and all its antiques. 

There is character in every room, with rustic stone floors, period furniture and shelves overflowing with curious objects that the owners collected from their travels. If Austen was living in this artistic home today, there’s no doubt she’d feel more inspired than ever.

The Granary at Manor Farm, Somerset

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  • Average price per night: £108

  • Guests: 2

  • Rooms: 1 

This old stone barn Airbnb exudes charm. With exposed beams, colourful furniture and a country-style kitchen and bathroom, this is a great spot to find your zen. Not to mention the oasis that is the pool area, which is teeming with tropical plants. 

The Plywood Flat, Edinburgh

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  • Average price per night: £110

  • Guests: 4

  • Rooms: 1

Industrial design is everywhere in this modern Airbnb apartment, close to the centre of the Scottish capital.

The interplay of metal and wood furnishings, along with the hexagonal tiles, make this a state-of-the-art home and a great base to explore the eclectic city surrounding it. Also, the clever use of colour prevents this space from feeling cold and unlived in like so many industrial spaces do. 

Chic apartment, Edinburgh

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  • Average price per night: £128

  • Guests: 4

  • Rooms: 2 

Also located in Edinburgh, this designer apartment combines a classic style to create a sophisticated, yet cosy, space. The high-end appliances and furnishings, along with the exposed original stone walls - which continue throughout the home – will make you feel like a Royal for the weekend.

Elegant Victorian apartment, London

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  • Average price per night: £138

  • Guests: 2

  • Rooms: 1

Speaking of Royals, some of the best Airbnbs in the UK can be found in London. There you’ll come across this stylish Victorian apartment with a monochromatic theme, which has been executed perfectly throughout the living room, bedroom and bathroom. 

With the hosts both being professional designers, who designhigh-end hotels around the world, it’s no surprise they’re able to bring such luxuriousness into this abode. 

Modern Milanese apartment, Chelsea

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  • Average price per night: £275

  • Guests: 3

  • Rooms: 1

Another stunning property in the heart of London is this spacious apartment, styled by a designer from Milan. The minimalistic theme is present throughout, broken up by edgy furnishings and interesting art pieces. 

The delicate and dark design of the bedroom is sure to induce the deepest of sleeps, while the light-filled living room will make you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to explore the city.

Quirky Countryside Lodge, Kent

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  • Average price per night: £105

  • Guests: 2

  • Rooms: 1

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Another one-of-a-kind Airbnb is this cosy lodge in Kent. The quirky ski-themed décor and vintage touches, along with the views of the countryside and hot tub, make this perfect for a romantic getaway. 

The sleeping mezzanine area also has a skylight, brightening up the space even more and giving guests the opportunity to sleep under the stars.

 

Which of these UK Airbnbs is your favourite? Tweet us @goodhomesmag or post a comment on our Facebook page.

 

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