Sure, you could enter to win a sleepover in an exclusive Airbnb atop the Great Wall of China, but why would you hold your breath when you can take fate into your own hands and book a vacation that lets you live la vida Gordon Ramsay? Not only would you be holidaying like the celebrity chef and restauranteur, but you'd actually be renting his home. Yes, you heard right. Gordon's stunning waterfront retreat in Fowey, Cornwall, England can be rented from approximately $4,562 (£3,525) per week.
The home, known as the can be rented via , offering breathtaking views of the River Fowey and "an eclectic mix of artisanal and independent shops, top-notch restaurants, and a host of activities, such as kayaking, hiring a boat, or exploring the South West Coastal path." Oh, did I mention it's dog friendly?
While you may think it's like any other celebrity vacation home, the Trevail House is incredibly unique in that it used to be an iconic bank. You know, since most people buy and flip banks. But can you blame him? The location is enviable, really, located in the heart of the town's bustle, according to Boutique Retreats. Here's just a taste of what you'd get during your stay:
Do people sit on those gorgeous couches? From the velvet sofa and leather chairs to the marble coffee table and original fireplace, the finishes are unreal.
Not surprisingly, Ramsay made sure to add a five-ring gas range cooker with plenty of room for entertaining. The dining table comfortably seats 12.
With the number of beds and baths, this house is perfect for a family, multiple families, or even multiple couples!
The master en suite includes a giant soaking tub with relaxing views of the water.
This second, dusty pink room features a super-king bed, walk-in shower, and a giant wardrobe. Plus, look at that cozy velvet blanket.
The third bedroom has two twin beds and a walk-in shower.
On the lower level, there's a fourth bedroom with bunkbeds.
Would you ever go inside with an area to kick back like this?
Plus, all of this room to eat, party, and swim. There's even a fire pit ("which doubles as an ice bucket on hot days," says), so the fun can last through the night.
The River Fowey becomes the sea, so you get the best of both worlds in this waterfront escape.