16 Unique Rental Homes Perfect For Group Getaways
Country Barn in Lompoc, CA, Sleeps 12
Though there's only one separate bedroom, you're welcome to use air mattresses on the floor of this red rustic barn. Located inside Hidden Canyon Ranch, you can take hikes with stops to visit the ranch's llama, horses, goats, sheep, rabbits, and chickens, or alternatively, it’s a quick ride to the wineries in Santa Ynez Valley.
Rooftop Pool Loft in Washington, DC, Sleeps 16
The indoor space is massive (5,700 square feet with a projector screen, ping pong, and pool table), but outside is where it's at: a heated pool with an underwater window to the living room, outdoor shower, two koi ponds with fish and turtles, and a view of the top of the Washington Monument.
Indoor Pool in Big Bear Lake, CA, Sleeps 16
This is the ultimate après-ski destination. You can jump into the 10x40-foot indoor pool, relax your muscles in the outdoor hot tub, or hit the game room for foosball, pool, or ping pong.
Gourmet Kitchen in Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Sleeps 19
This 200-acre preserve has a chef-grade kitchen with Viking and Miele appliances, plus eight bedrooms and a tennis court. If you get tired of cooking and want a night out in New York City, you’ll be right by the train and less than an hour-long ride from Grand Central station.
Private Beach Access in Dana Point, CA, Sleeps 12
The three-bedroom house (one bedroom has six bunk beds for that summer camp vibe) is right on the beach—its backyard is just sand and the Pacific.
Mountain Views, Breckenridge, CO, Sleeps 15
Six miles from the ski slopes of Breckenridge, this home is great for warming up after the slopes, either in the hot tub or by the fireplace. The living room feels like a luxe log cabin, with a full wall of windows that look out at the 14,000-foot Quandary Peak.
Sprawling Farm in Fort Worth, TX, Sleeps 16
Located on 117 acres with picturesque bridges, pastures, and fishing-friendly lakes this rental includes a 1908 farmhouse, pool, separate one-bedroom pool house, and also a full outdoor kitchen.
Snowy Retreat in Big Sky, MT, Sleeps 16
High ceilings and details like a stone fireplace make this house feel like a mountain chalet; it’s an easy drive to skiing and Yellowstone National Park. Two kitchens and an additional apartment above the garage (if you have more than 16 people) means there's room for everyone.
Elevator Loft in Denver, Sleeps 12
Located in downtown Denver, this house has a rooftop deck on the fourth floor. To get between floors of the 4,200-square-foot home, you can take the private elevator.
Blueberry Farm Retreat in Chattahoochee Hills, GA, Sleeps 12
In the summer, guests can eat fresh-picked blueberries from the grounds' 15-acre farm and help feed the horses. Or, don't do anything useful at all on the 52-acre property and just lounge by the outdoor saltwater pool.
Massive Modern Loft in Nashville, Sleeps 12
While getting ready to hit the honky tonks, you won't need to fight about mirror time or shower access—this house has an unheard-of five full bathrooms, and is walking distance to Nashville restaurants and nightlife.
Hamptons Villa in Watermill, NY, Sleeps 12
Right near the beach, this massive house includes three fireplaces, a pool, and a private tennis court.
Waterslide House in Waynesville, NC, Sleeps 15
What looks like a traditional (albeit 5,000-square-foot) house from the front has a secret around the back: a 20x40-foot pool with retractable roof panels, so you can use it rain or shine, and a waterslide for the young at heart.
Beachside Bedrooms Galore in Atlantic City, NJ, Sleeps 16
Beach houses bring to mind cramped quarters and shared rooms, but this modern home has eight bedrooms. It's also 100 yards from the beach and has a massive deck with lots of seating.
Indoor Spa in South Lake Tahoe, CA, Sleeps 16
You could take a dip in chilly-but-beautiful Lake Tahoe, or stay warm in the house's indoor pool. Take full advantage of the home’s spa feature: soothe muscles in the hot tub, open your pores in the steam room, or dry off in the wooden sauna. Finally, watch a movie in the screening room, which has nine leather recliners and a 106-inch screen.
Mayor's House in Seattle, Sleeps 14
This charming, remodeled, 1906 Capitol Hill house was once home to a Seattle mayor. The master suite has its own private deck, and the house can accommodate people with the most varied of interests, with four TVs, a treadmill, a hot tub, and a basketball hoop.