Lloyd’s Signal Station In Cornwall, United Kingdom

Located on the high cliffs of Cornwall’s Lizard Peninsula, is this one-of-a-kind maritime gem.

Lloyd's Signal Station in Cornwall

Long known as Lloyd’s Signal Station, you can now rent this historic and iconic building that once provided safe navigation to passing ships.

The vacation rental sleeps six guests and even accepts dogs!

Lloyd's Signal Station in Cornwall UK

signal station is similar to a lighthouse; it is a place on shore from which signals are made to communicate with ships at sea.

Lloyds signal station

Lloyd’s Signal Station was built in 1872 and was in operation until 1969.

Lloyds signal station

The vacant building was eventually converted to a residential property, becoming one of the mainland’s most southerly homes with great views over the Atlantic.

Let’s have a look inside!

Lloyds signal station

The décor is muted and neutral, which serves to put the focus on those spectacular ocean views.

Lloyds signal station

Lloyds signal station

Renters of the Station can also partake in beach swimming via the nearby coastal path to the turquoise waters of Kynance Cove.

Lloyds signal station

What an inspiring place to stay!

Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

Lloyds signal station

From the rental listing:

Inside the Signal Station, white-washed walls, blues and greys flawlessly blend with the kaleidoscopic horizon, while industrial fittings and salvaged features nod to this unique home’s seafaring past.

inside Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

House Crazy Sarah adores all the ocean-view window coves and seats. You really could spend your day just rotating around the place, gazing out all the windows over the sea…

inside Lloyds signal station

Morning coffee spot?

inside Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

The fully outfitted kitchen is both modern AND cozy. (Or, as they say across the pond: cosy.)

inside Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

What a great retreat this would be – for family, friends, or even coworkers!

inside Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

Could you picture an intimate wedding here?

inside Lloyds signal station

There are three simple yet stunning double bedrooms on the first floor, all with sweeping views across the sea and comfy window seats from which to savor the vistas.

inside Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

inside Lloyds signal station

On the second floor of the lookout tower is a fun bunk room for the younglings:

inside Lloyds signal station

One of the best parts of Lloyd’s Signal Station is the fabulous finished rooftop patio:

inside Lloyds signal station

Gorgeous!

inside Lloyds signal station

Imagine the sunrise and sunset photos you could capture out here?

Lloyds signal station

Lloyd’s Signal Station is one of the most unique vacation rentals you will find in the UK.

inside Lloyds signal station

Its pristine white façade has for many a decades, greeted visitors from afar!

inside Lloyds signal station

 

Sources:

https://www.uniquehomestays.com/unique-escapes/waterside-living/uk/cornwall/the-lizard/the-signal-station/

https://www.theguardian.com/money/gallery/2017/may/26/former-signal-station-cornwall-in-pictures

https://www.housebeautiful.com/uk/lifestyle/property/news/a1697/iconic-lloyds-signal-station-cornwall/

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