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Peek Inside this Unique Holiday Home with a Cocktail Bar and Infinity Pool in Allendale

The Gin and Thresher
July 2023
Reading time 3 Minutes

The Gin and Thresher is a stunning eight-bedroom holiday cottage to rent, with an ultra-glam pink and blue colour scheme as if designed for Barbie herself

Giving the gingang and threshing machine a new, luxury lease of life, this is the perfect property for all the Barbie fans out there, and anyone looking for a stylish base for a get-together. Here we take a sneak peek at the fabulous interiors.

This unique holiday property is a clever blend of two converted farm buildings connected by a glass walkway. The property has underfloor heating and handmade, bespoke furniture throughout.

The former gingang roundhouse is home to the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner. The curved shape of the lounge is mirrored with a specially made curved leather sofas and there is a walnut baby grand piano you can play, and a curved Smart TV for movie nights.

For a little quiet time, head to the unique fairytale-inspired library with a hidden reading snug and a wood burner, or spend time in the heated indoor Victorian botanic garden with more seating, a telescope, and a soothing water feature.

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The kitchen has been specially designed for larger groups and is packed full of features and high-end appliances the family chefs will love. But before dinner, head into the beautiful Art Deco-style cocktail bar area which has comfortable seating, chandeliers, a Smart TV, and a Bluetooth speaker for music. Bi-fold doors open out to the patio where you will find more seating so you can take your favourite cocktails and enjoy the inside/outside living experience.

There are eight beautifully-presented bedrooms, each with a Smart TV. The four-poster king-size bedroom with a hidden bathroom featuring a copper, free-standing roll-top bath has French doors leading to a private balcony with seating. There is a king-size bedroom with an ensuite shower room, and another king-size room with an ensuite wet room and French doors leading to more outdoor seating.

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There are three additional bedrooms with super-king-size zip-and-link beds (which can be made up as twins on request). The two family bedrooms complete the accommodation, each sleeping up to three guests, with a super-king-size zip-and-link bed and a single bed.

Outside, there is an enclosed garden with views across the open countryside. The patio area has plenty of garden furniture and there are timber gazebos with additional seating and an extra-large gas BBQ for al fresco dining.

The real star of the show here, however is the 18ft heated infinity pool which has three aqua rolling massage loungers to relax weary muscles and also a swimming area which has the technology for long distance swimming, exercise and wellbeing.

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