AIRBNB is continuing to grow in popularity.

Thanks to unique gems like the Berkshire examples we have listed below, it's easy to see why.

From cosy cottages to boathouses, pretty barns and luxury properties, take a look through some of the most unique and popular places we could find in the county.


1. The Old School House, Ascot (from £87 per night)

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This beautiful, self-contained, small character cottage is set within a private garden, one mile from Ascot.

It features an open plan studio room with sitting area, kitchenette and bedroom area; en suite shower room/WC.

Perfect for 1-2 guests looking for a comfortable and relaxing place to stay, whether for business or pleasure.

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2 The Boathouse at Sheepdrove, Hungerford

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Offering something really different for up to two guests, this stunning lakeside property is an idyllic off-grid peaceful location.

According to the owner, the boathouse sits in the estate of Sheeprdove Organic Farm in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the Lambourn downs.

Newly renovated, the space provides simple comfort and a cosy interior complete with organic linens, towels and toiletries.

A small functional kitchenette leads to an open plan living space with hexagonal frontage with bifold doors, maximizing the beautiful views.

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It offers an ideal setting for getting away and is a very easy one to keep socially-distanced from others!

3. Cosy cabin, Hungerford (from £65 per night)

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This quirky cabin in the heart of a secluded location includes a private deck to sit and watch the fish swim by.

Comfortably appointed with en suite shower room and underfloor heating, it is within easy walking distance of the centre of the unique rural market town of Hungerford.

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4. Self contained Norwegian log cabin near Newbury

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A spacious self-contained log cabin in idyllic setting on edge of Newtown Common with lovely walks close-by. According tot he owner, is is within easy access into Newbury, the M4 and close to Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) and Watership Down, restaurants and pubs, Newbury Race course.

The website says: "The cabin is cosy and warm in winter and with patio doors onto it's own terrace.

"You'll be disturbed only by birds or a passing deer!"

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5. Spiral Cottage, Reading

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Spiral cottage is a unique barn.

The website says it is comfy, but quirky; self-contained, but on a working farm and equestrian centre in beautiful surroundings; a converted stable with original features and some new modern additions.

It certainly looks like a fabulous hide-away from the hustle and bustle of the town.

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