Under the Thatch provides amazing holiday homes across Europe– simply gorgeous places to stay that stand out from crowd. We rent out fabulous quirky places to stay, and put profits into historic building rescue projects across the continent. We’re currently working in Poland but our next project could be anywhere in the world that we find an amazing building in a wonderful location
We aim to provide exceptional self-catering holiday experiences in every sector of the holiday market – from top-end luxury to tiny rustic cottages and cabins. We're particularly well known for providing historic and unique properties and enjoy some of the highest occupancy rates in the industry.
If you have a property that you may be interested in letting with us, contact us.
Under the Thatch is owned and directed by architectural historian Dr Greg Stevenson, who has written about and worked in building conservation for the past 20 years. Greg is best known in Wales as the architectural historian on the TV series ‘Y Ty Cymreig’ and ‘Y Dref Gymreig’, and in England he was series consultant for BBC Restoration. He is a Trustee of the Welsh Historic Buildings Preservation Trust and Honorary Research Fellow for the University of Wales. He lives and works in Europe managing building restoration projects.
Under the Thatch was established in 2001 to find a viable end-use for an old thatched cottage that we rescued from collapse in West Wales. The success of this first project soon led to the next and before long we’d snowballed into a company specialising in authentic conservation and restoration work in Wales, the Republic of Ireland, Spain, Poland etc. In 2005 we took on our first ‘agency’ cottage and since then this side of the business has grown whenever we’ve found owners that share our ethos, and have properties that stand out from the crowd. Our portfolio now includes a mixture of our own restoration projects and similarly gorgeous properties that are owned by others and advertised under our brand.