The Houseboat wins 20th Stephen Lawrence Prize October 2017
Quay Holidays is fortunate in managing some wonderful holiday letting properties, and none more so than The Houseboat, which has just won the RIBA’s 2017 Stephen Lawrence Prize for the best new UK build project! In the words of the judges, this nautical-themed holiday home’s “split-level geometry and use of disparate materials and ad-hoc elements have been seamlessly assembled into a surprisingly harmonious and entertaining whole”. The property’s superb setting offers stunning views over Poole Harbour and its spacious design can accommodate 10 guests in cutting edge comfort.
The inspiration for the house comes from the upturned hull of a ship. Wallpaper magazine says, “The Houseboat is the epitome of a calm retreat, with an interior and outlook that transports you away from the suburbs and direct your attention to the sea and sky”.
Rachelle Crews, Quay’s Holiday Lettings Manager said “Having recently visited the house I couldn’t agree more. Quay are super excited to welcome this property into our portfolio for Summer 2018.”