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Spacious Cottage With Sea Views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House near Tintagel, Cornwall - peaceful location overlooking St Nectan's Glen, with parking

Wain Cottage is a spacious two bedroom house located in a tiny hamlet overlooking the rugged coastline between Tintagel and Boscastle. The cottage enjoys lovely views of sea and rolling countryside. Accessed by a private road, it feels ‘off the beaten track’ yet Tintagel is only 2 miles away. The cottage has full central heating by propane gas (included in the price). There is a wood burning stove with a basket of logs supplied. There are beams throughout the cottage and full double glazed doors and windows. All in all, a comfortable and cosy place to spend a peaceful and relaxed holiday. The cottage garden is fully enclosed and in fine weather is ideal to sit out in and enjoy. The hamlet of Trevillett is safe for children to roam around. If you like self-catering you will not be disappointed with the facilities; if you prefer to eat out there are many recommended local restaurants, pubs and tea rooms.


Owner
Mrs S E Mumford
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, italian
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Mrs S E Mumford

As a family we are based in Bristol. For many years we have enjoyed spending self-catering holidays with our 2 children, often in Cornwall. We love the coast of North Cornwall with its stunning scenery and secluded beaches. The weather can be unpredictable (sometimes April, May and June are best), but if it is cloudy near us it will often be sunny elsewhere. We try to maintain Wain Cottage as a home from home, so that you really can self-cater if you want to and are comfortable during your stay. It is our second home and we look forward to returning to spend our holidays there.

Mrs S E Mumford purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Mrs S E Mumford chose North Cornwall

Wain Cottage is set in a fine position on a hillside with views of the Cornish coast between Tintagel and Boscastle. The cottage was converted from a nineteenth century slate-built barn in the 1980s. For the last ten years it has been available to let as a holiday home and maintained to a high standard. We bought Wain Cottage in 2012 to use for our own family holidays, and also to be available for those who love the wild and rugged coast of North Cornwall. Several fine beaches are only a few minutes' drive away. Wain Cottage is set in its own private location in a small hamlet yet it is close to all amenities. Access via the A30 or A39 means you are never too far from bigger towns and popular visitor attractions.

What makes this cottage unique

The coast of North Cornwall is wonderful for walking and we have footpaths starting right from the door of Wain Cottage. We are a mile by road from Rocky Valley and the sea at Bossiney Haven. You are then on the South West Coast Path with fine cliff-top walks to Tintagel or to Boscastle.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'A very enjoyable stay in a comfortable and welcoming cottage. Plenty of space and excellent central heating. Plus brilliant and sunny days in mid-March!' (March 2013)



'Lovely spacious cottage with a wonderful view. Weather was great except for 1 1/2 days, which gave us the opportunity to enjoy the wood fire. Cottage and kitchen well equipped - Had a lovely week!' (July 2013)



'A lovely traditional cottage' (Aug 2013)



'Beautiful cottage, luxury for us! Amazing furniture - warm, cosy and homely' (Sept 2013)



'A fabulous cottage with every home comfort imaginable' (Oct 13)



'What a wonderful cottage. The whole week has been magical. Can't wait to come back' (Oct 13)
Jan 2013
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Amenities

Boscastle Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Large bathroom with separate fully tiled shower cubicle, large bath with handles, wash basin and toilet. Electric razor point over wash basin. Beamed ceiling which offers traditional decor combined with modern facilities.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , King sized bed is separable into 2 singles
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Window with sea view
  • Bedroom 1 has hanging space in built-in wardrobe, dressing table and chest of drawers. Travel cot available, but cot linen not supplied. Bedroom 2 has a dressing table with drawers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There is a safety gate at the top of the stairs. There is a heating unit in the kitchen which becomes an air-conditioning fan in the summer. As the cottage is stone built it tends to stay cool in the summer and retain its heat in the winter. It is very suitable for all ages, but care should be taken with very young toddlers at the bottom of the stairs as there is no way of fitting a safety gate and the first few steps are slate. We regret that we are unable to accommodate pets. No smoking in the cottage. Outside: The main garden is to the south of the cottage and fully enclosed with garden furniture; it is lawn with a raised flower bed, and in the summer this can be a sun trap. To the side of the property is a separate paved garden which is not fully enclosed. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen is included in the price but towels are not included: they can be hired if required. Cleaning is carried out at the end of your stay. A second set of linen is supplied for 2 week lets. Tea towels and cleaning material are provided.

Reviews

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Spacious Cottage With Sea Views
average rating of 4.625 based on 17 reviews
5

Great place, very cosy

  • 5 of 5

The view was fantastic. We enjoyed our stay very much. A lot of nice places to visit nearby.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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4

Basic but nice

  • 4 of 5

A lovely Cornish stone cottage, relatively basic and some of the kitchen trays/grill pan, could have been cleaner/newer. Neighbours are really friendly. Beautiful setting

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Fabulous cottage and location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful 5 days at Wain cottage which was beautifully appointed and extremely comfortable, a real home from home. We would not hesitate to highly recommend this as the perfect holiday cottage and look forward to returning as soon as we can.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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4

Lovely Cornish cottage with charm comfort and lots of space near to Tintagel and the coastal path

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was well situated for visiting all the places in North Cornwall.it was fully equipped, spacious yet cosy, the bed was extremely comfortable, a great kitchen and lovely lounge

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Warm, Cozey and very spacious...Fully equipped, couldn't ask for more a real home from home...

  • 5 of 5

One of the best holidays ever!!!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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4

Lovely cottage in a beautiful spot. Everything you might need for a self-catering break. Nice & warm

  • 4 of 5

Well equipped and nice and warm with plenty of hot water. We cooked two evening meals, the cooker and oven excellent. Nice garden for children. Tintagel not far with good pubs etc.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Train
22 Miles
Bodmin Parkway Station
Nearest Motorway
60 Miles
M5 at Exeter
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Bossiney House Hotel
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Bossiney Haven
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The sandy North Cornwall beaches are numerous and often secluded, the nearest being 5 minutes' drive away: many are accessible only at low tide. The cliff-tops and headlands are great for walking and bird watching. Inland there are the moors, valleys and rivers which make this an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Travel:

A car is essential; nearest rail station Bodmin, with the nearest airport at Newquay.

Distances:

Tintagel is 2 miles away with shops and post office, pubs and restaurants. Boscastle with its delightful harbour and good restaurants and pubs is 3 miles. Eden Project and Heligan are about 40 mins away. The Camel Trail ideal for cycling and walking starts about 15 mins away. Many fine large country homes of interest close by. A large selection of literature at the cottage. Excellent Tourist Information Centre in Tintagel.

Further Details:

The cottage is quietly located but very central for sightseeing. The towns of Wadebridge, Launceston, Bodmin and Bude all less than 30 mins away with the larger supermarkets. All these towns have banks and restaurants; at Bude there is a bowling alley. Camelford just 15 mins away has an indoor heated public pool with a private golf course just outside the town. There is a Co-Op in Camelford, Tesco's at Launceston and Wadebridge, and Morrisons and Asda at Bodmin. On the road to Bodmin at Hengar Manor there is an indoor pool and 9 hole golf course open to the public.

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Rates & Availability

Boscastle Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Summer
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 8 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$579
 
 
Early Autumn
Sep 9 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$71
$451
 
 
Mid Autumn
Sep 30 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$58
$354
 
 
November-December
Oct 28 2017 - Dec 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
$58
$354
 
 
Christmas-New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
$77
$483
 
 
January-March
Jan 6 2018 - Mar 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
$58
$354
 
 
Easter holiday
Mar 24 2018 - Apr 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$77
$483
 
 
Late Spring
Apr 14 2018 - May 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$64
$418
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$869
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $96.55
Damage Deposit $128.73

Booking Notes:
All booking enquiries by email please. On application a booking form will be emailed back to you. This needs to be completed and returned together with a £100 deposit, either by email and electronic transfer or by post with a cheque. The balance is due no less than 8 weeks before your arrival date. Your booking is guaranteed once your deposit is received. It is your responsibility to take out holiday insurance; refunds can only be made if we rebook.

Changeover Day:
Saturday with departure by 10am and arrival no earlier than 3pm.

Notes on prices:
Prices include electricity, central heating and a basket of logs for the wood burner; also bed linen but not towels.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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