Why should you be investing in UK eco lodges? After two years of lockdowns, travel restrictions, and anxiety about crowded cities, it’s understandable that many people are feeling a strong pull towards green spaces, quieter locations, and opportunities to return to nature.
For many though, the mental image of a beautiful forest or open meadow is quickly followed by one of a partially collapsed tent, tin barbecues, and leaky air mattresses. Too often the dream of a relaxed rural holiday is accompanied by the compromise of discomfort and inconvenience.
The deluxe way to experience UK nature
The desire for luxury UK stays is holding strong in 2022. Couples, families, and solo travellers are in pursuit of holidays they can take without having to step onto a plane or boat; with the demand for short-term rentals remaining high, now is the perfect time to make a sustainable holiday investment.
Many holidaymakers are searching for something special, combining the outdoors feeling of camping, with the mod-cons of a hotel stay. With glamping feeling a bit 2005, travellers are looking for something unique and sustainable, luxury eco lodges. Through our development of parks across Dumfries and Galloway, GladePark Investments introduces an exclusive approach to luxury UK holidays – Torp lodges. These sustainable lodges combine the beauty of nature, the comfort of home, and an exclusive hotel design, to provide a truly unique retreat.
Smart investments in luxury stays
Developed by Studio Anyo and named after the Swedish word emblematic of summer houses or country crofts, Torp Lodges are a Scandinavian-style solution for UK travellers.
Cosy, compact, and bright, Torp is designed to be family-friendly. Alongside a beautiful open-plan kitchen-diner, the interior boasts plenty of storage, a master suite with a balcony, and additional bedrooms. The outdoor seating is the ideal place to reconnect with your loved ones or enjoy a meal alfresco. With floor-to-ceiling windows and unrivalled build quality, guests will get a real sense of having found a home away from home.
The units are sleek and modern, while still being sympathetic to their surroundings. These are not the static caravans you have seen in campsites and caravan parks.
Created to let in light and sit harmoniously in pastoral settings, the lodges generate a feeling of communing with your surroundings without the inconvenience and discomfort of being stranded in them. These Scandinavian-style lodges demonstrate both sustainable luxury and quality craftsmanship.
For customers who crave a taste of nature without having to deal with sleeping bags and chilly tents, Torp offers security, comfort, and a desirably stylish Scandi design sensibility, which puts it head and shoulders over any yurt or shepherd’s hut. If you’re looking to add to a portfolio of holiday lets or make your first step into buy-to-let holiday home ownership, Torp Lodges are a low-risk, high-reward option.
Stunning and sustainable designs
Not only are they stunning to look at, but Torp Lodges also tick a number of boxes for sustainability, which the conscious consumer is keen to see in their holiday stay. Featuring timber frames, eco-friendly lighting, and energy conservation measures, the lodges can also be provided with solar panels and living roofs.
For travellers with pet companions, there will also be pet-friendly lodges produced, encompassing enclosed secure space, easy-to-clean furniture, and even pet showers to rinse off the evidence of a day well-spent in the wilderness.
Beyond the impressive build quality and thoughtful features, Torp is also an obvious choice for anyone with a keen eye for design. The lodges are the vanguard of design aesthetics, with refined geometric shapes, natural materials, and sunlight defining the space. These truly are the next generation of flexible accommodation and signify an innovation that the travel market sorely needs.
GladePark Investment’s newest resort, Landal Barnsoul, will feature a number of Torp Lodges, offering consumers a slice of Swedish architecture in the beautiful milieu of Dumfries and Galloway.
The park prioritises reducing our environmental impact through our zero landfill policy, ban on single-use plastics, extensive tree planting and wildflower meadows and use of renewable energy sources including PhotoVoltaic (PV) and wind-powered energy.
Investing in eco lodges as a holiday let investment
Our unique holiday lodge investment opportunity is your chance to start or widen your buy-to-let holiday home portfolio, with a 5-year guarantee and 110% buyback in year 5. Our eco lodge plots are set in 160 acres of Scottish countryside and can offer a rewarding return on investment – while contributing to a sustainable approach to UK holidays.
Get in touch today to find out how you can start your investment property journey.