Most people will first book a place to stay in when planning a vacation. Once they have done that, they’ll create an itinerary of activities, ensuring every minute of the vacation is well spent. Sound familiar? These days, however, you can kill two birds with one stone. Check out these transformed properties that you can rent.
Retrofitted Airplane in Costa Rica
Typically, one would ride an airplane to get to a destination. But stay in one during the entire vacation? That is exactly what you get in this unusual choice. Situated by the sea and rainforest, you get breathtaking views regardless of where you decide to look. This remarkable converted airplane comes with wingtip decks, a comfortable and dreamy Cockpit Cottage, not to mention sloths and monkeys just outside the windows. It is a place you will likely have trouble leaving, thanks to its unique charm.
Renovated Theater in Lee, MA
Once upon a time, this theater saw the likes of some rather special personalities as its patrons: Nikola Tesla, President McKinley, and Lord Kelvin were all former visitors of this historic structure. These days, anyone can rent the large 7,700 square foot playhouse. It has since been renovated to contain fine art within its confines, a couple of well-equipped kitchens, seven sleep ready rooms, a yoga studio, and tennis courts for the sports inclined. Need we also mention stupendous lakefront access? Yes!
Transformed Windmill in Greece
Presenting perhaps the most lavish windmill in existence. Located in Imerovigli, Greece, one can rent this converted windmill that offers unmatched 360-degree views of the neighboring vineyards, a pool with magnificent ocean sightlines, and delightful interiors with a homey touch that will immediately put you in state of unparalleled comfort and luxury.
Converted Winery in Sicily, Italy
For the wine-inclined, this place is as close to paradise as you will get. Located in romantic and famous Sicily, this converted winery farmhouse features modern touches, while still providing hints and accents of its history. For instance, the original wine press remains present in the living area. For those wanting to explore, a casual stroll will easily lead you to restaurants and shops that are replete with Italian charm.
Renovated barn in Maple, WI
Situated beside Lake Superior in Wisconsin, this renovated barn can comfortably accommodate up to 20 people. It also has access to an isolated beach, in addition to 320 acres of forest, complete with hiking trails. You can even pick wild strawberries and raspberries as you walk along. One can also indulge in games right by the home’s cozy and warm stone fireplace.
Transformed Firehouse in New Orleans, LA
A converted firehouse is not likely a place that you would want to stay in. Not when you see this one in New Orleans. Formerly housing Engine 24 of the local Fire Department, the famous French Quarter is just a stone’s throw away, which is perfect. This rental has two private living areas, a courtyard featuring a fountain, and ample space for up to 14 people to bunk.
Converted Caboose in Clyde, NC
This is one train with a destination called pure fun. Based on a1960s-era train caboose, this unique vacation space situated in North Carolina provides all you will need for a great commune with nature. Rise in the morning to splendid sunrise views over the Smoky Mountains, take hikes in majestic surroundings, or roast what you fancy in the fire pit. There even is a herd of buffalo right outside the doorstep. Dog lovers will also like the fact that canines are welcome in this rustic retreat.