SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL
If you’re after something more intimate, these converted houses and apartments offer homely furnishings and facilities.
Bartholomew Townhouse at South Gray Street Located in Edinburgh’s Newington district, this three-bedroom 19th-century townhouse is ideal for families or groups travelling to the Scottish capital. Set across three floors, the property is light and airy, with interconnected living, cooking and dining areas on the first floor. The minimum stay is two nights, although this rises during peak periods. theedinburghaddress.com
20 the Barons, Twickenham A 30-minute drive from Heathrow, 20 the Barons comprises five apartments ranging from one to four bedrooms. Set in a converted Victorian mansion, residences have retained their period features but come with smart TVs, Siemens appliances and Apple docks. Guests also have access to a communal garden and office. The minimum stay is one week. 20thebarons.co.uk
Cuckooz Shoreditch Open since June, this East London property offers four one-bedroom apartments housed above a converted warehouse. Interiors are by design firm Studionatalie, and feature floor-to-ceiling windows, Apple TVs, tablets, free drinks and Bamford bathroom amenities. Bike hire and gym passes are also available. Three-night minimum stay. cuckooz.co.uk
From top: Bartholomew Townhouse; 20 the Barons; Cuckooz Shoreditch