A new report by holiday rental website, Airbnb, has revealed it generates an estimated £146 million for local residents in the North West.
So, we decided to take a look at some of the hidden gems available for rent on Airbnb in our area.
Titanic’s coachman’s lodge, set in serene gardens: from £124 per night.
“Luxurious, cosy, two bedroom cottage in the heart of Thurstaston. Set in 1/3 acre, this property benefits from a stunning garden, decking/BBQ area and sumptuous modern interior with jacuzzi bath.
“With off road parking, a short walk to the beach and direct access to the country park
“The house was renovated to the highest standard in 2010 for a luxury home. The house has vaulted ceilings, well appointed bedrooms and an outdoor space that will capture your imagination.”
Heswall Today says: Despite the Titanic connection the price doesn’t give us that sinking feeling.
Fishermans cottage on Parkgate Parade: from £95 per night
“A newly refurbished 17th century fisherman’s cottage on the front at Parkgate.
“Quiet location beautiful views but within walking distance of Parkgate’s fabulous amenities.
“It’s a cosy cottage with exposed beams. Views over the Dee towards Wales. Two king sized beds (one will convert by prior request to twin beds). Upstairs bathroom with freestanding bath plus separate shower cubicle. Kitchen with usual oven and hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, washing machine and eating area.”
Heswall Today says: Perfect for a break when you want to be private on Parade.
Bank House, Willaston: from £121 per night
A 16th century, Grade 2 listed house located in Willaston.
“Near the Wirral way for walkers and cyclists. Near Chester, Chester Zoo, Liverpool. Hooton railway station close by. Villages. Beaches of the Wirral close by. Close to two pubs, coffee shop, chemist, convenience store, post office and butchers.
“Cottage is cosy, has charm and character. Interior designed very high standard, modern facilities, old world qualities. Steep top staircase – no children under 14 allowed.”
Heswall Today says: Mmmm, nice.
The Hayloft, thatched cottage, Thurstaston: from £90 per night
“This delightful little thatched property for two lies in the owners’ grounds in a rural part of the Wirral Peninsula. The Dee Estuary’s beach is just a mile away and there are plenty of walks available locally, including the beautiful Wirral Way, which runs from Hooton to West Kirby along the course of an old railway line.
An ideal couples retreat.”
Heswall Today says: Sounds a bit racy…
Neston – the Stables at Ness: from £80 per night
“Victorian stable block, converted into a comfortable contemporary apartment.
“A special place for a peaceful getaway and to explore the Wirral peninsula, Chester, Liverpool and beyond.
“The Stables is a comfortable contemporary apartment all on the ground floor – the right-hand part of the building. There’s an open-plan living space with a wood-burning stove and well-equipped kitchen.
“For you to enjoy, there is a TV with satellite freeview channels, a DVD player with a selection of DVDs and a Bose Soundlink for you to Bluetooth your music.
Heswall Today says: Looks very well built, so therefore strong and stables.