Dozmary View is a rambler's paradise, a neat, well equipped little property situated on a working farm with great views across Bodmin Moor and a short walk from Dozmary Pool and Colliford Lake.
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Dozmary View is an annex of a modern farm house, positioned up a long drive from the main road and with far reaching views across Bodmin Moor. Dozmary Pool and Colliford Lake are very close and the world famous smugglers haunt of Jamaica Inn, immortalised by Daphne du Maurier, is a mere 2 km away. Colliford Lake has a wonderful 14 km walk around its perimeter which also link onto many moorland trails. It is also regarded as Cornwall's premier brown trout fishery and permits are available from the Jamaica Inn.
The property itself is at the end of a long agricultural drive and apart from the owners next door you will find yourself in wonderful isolation. There is a spacious open plan lounge, diner and kitchen and a conservatory with fabulous views over the top of the Fowey River valley.
Ground Floor Only: Front door leads to entrance hall with doors to; Open plan sitting room / dining room and kitchen with comfortable sofa, chairs and a flat screen TV. There is a dining table and chairs and fully fitted kitchen. Sliding door leading to the conservatory. Also from the entrance hall is a further door leading to the double bedroom with 4'6" bed and en suite shower room with WC and hand basin.
Exterior: Area to rear of property with two parking spaces.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via electric radiators. The kitchen has a range of modern units with an electric cooker & hob, microwave, slimline dishwasher, fridge / freezer, kettle and toaster. There is no WiFi, however the 3G mobile reception is excellent. The sitting room has a flat screen TV with freeview TV. There is an iron and ironing board. There is a CD and radio. There is an electric effect wood burning stove.
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are all included but you must bring your own beach towels. There is parking for 2 cars. We regret no smoking is permitted within the property. One infant may stay at Dozmary View however you will need to bring your own travel cot. One well behaved dog is welcomed at Dozmary View at an additional cost of £25 per week, please remember that you cannot leave your dog unattended in the cottage alone and that this is a working farm and there are working dogs in the vicinity.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is a Sunday.
£100 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Dozmary Pool is one of the sites that lay claim to be the home of the Lady of the Lake, where King Arthur rowed out to meet her and receive Excalibur, it is also thought to be where Sir Bedeveer returned Excalibur when King Arthur lay dying after the battle of Camlaan. Whatever the truth it is a stunning spot! King Arthurs influence stretches all the way to Tintagel where the castle could have been the legendary Camelot and the finding of 'Arthurs Stone' in 1998 has only fuelled these myths. - Merlin is thought to be still found walking under Tintagel Island.
North Cornwall is as famous for its rugged coastline as it is for its surfing. You can hire surf boards and equipment from Polzeath, up as far as Bude and Widemouth Bay. Boscastle is the only natural harbour for 20 miles and at low tides and certain weather conditions you can find a blowhole at the mouth of the harbour. Port Isaac is the location of the televisions series Poldark and more recently Doc Martin, as well as being a gorgeous working fishing village.
The National Lobster Hatchery at Padstow neighbours Rick Steins empire on the North Coast. The Bodmin and Wenford Railway, the first steam operated railway in Cornwall, takes in 13 miles of countryside. Also just outside Bodmin is the Camel Valley Vineyard who have been winning awards for their home grown wine for the past 20 years. The National Trust have three properties nearby Lanhydrock House, Trerice and Carnewas. Slightly further afield is the Eden Project in St Austell.
Bodmin Jail built in 1778, notorious for its public executions by hanging, was the first jail to be built housing inmates in individual cells. The Jail closed in 1927 and is now a museum open to the public, which during the First World War housed the Crown Jewels and the Doomsday Book. The famous Camel Trail follows the route of the old railway along traffic free paths for 18 miles, providing the whole family with a fairly flat cycle through Bodmin and Wadebridge, and out to Padstow where you can sample Rick Steins famous Fish and Chips. The market town of Launceston is the capital of Cornwall and well worth a visit to see the church of St Mary Magdelene, with granite carvings, unusual among Cornish churches.
Guest from Paignton stayed for 5 nights.
We had a lovely break at Dozmary view, the accommodation was excellent with great views over the moor. The location is good for walkers or for travel to all the popular coastal towns. There are many options for visitors to Dozmary view fishing, walking, cycling and sight seeing. I would recommend this holiday destination to anyone wishing to visit Cornwall.
Guest from Theilheim stayed for 7 nights.
The appartement is well fitted for zwo, livingroom is together with kitchen and dining and the kitchen is really well equipped. The location is a bit apart from the cornish sights, very quiet in the Bodmin Moor. The owners are around and addressable anytime, fine people! It's on the Redmoor Farm, but we had no noise nuisance at all in our one week stay.
Guest from Truro stayed for 12 nights.
We needed a place to stay while we waited to exchange contracts on a bungalow we Bought, this was ideal for the 12 days we needed. The only fault we could find was the water pressure was low & the last day there was not hot water, we should have informed them but was busy, we found Fran & her husband very friendly.
Guest from Warrington stayed for 7 nights.
The location of the accommodation is great. Being fairly close to the A30 means that the rest of Cornwall is easy to access. The place was clean and we soon felt very settled. Almost everything is provided. We couldn't want for any more. The owners are really lovely people and made sure or stay was pleasant. I'd be more than happy to recommend this place to anyone visiting Cornwall. I'm sure we'll be looking to stay here again in the future.
Guest from Freshwater stayed for 14 nights.
Cornwall Cottages photo graph the holiday home as a cottage but do not state it is attached to the owners accommodation . The entrance is via two fields on a concrete field you have to open two gates and your car and yours shoes get covered in mud the worst is that they have dogs one in particular sat outside the holiday home and barked most of the day The cottages was nice and clean
Guest from Coalville stayed for 7 nights.
A clean spacious new build situated on a small farm, well placed for access to both the north and south coast. Avoid the roadwork's around Bodmin!
Guest from Worksop stayed for 7 nights.
I wanted a location that was central in Cornwall so we could fire off in different directions every day. Dozmary view was perfect for that. There was everything there we needed and the whole place was very quiet and cozy. The effort that has gone into it was amazing. The views were breathe taking.
Guest from Tunbridge Wells stayed for 3 nights.
We really enjoyed our stay here. It was so peaceful and quiet and right in the middle of nowhere which suited us. Fran and Brian (the owners) we're welcoming, kind and hospitable. The little bungalow was cosy and sweet and we wished we had stayed longer. Hopefully we will come back at some point.
Guest from Lincoln stayed for 6 nights.
Dozmary View is an excellent property. It is very clean and comfortable. Views across Bodmin Moor are stunning, with nearby Dozmary Pool to visit. Jamaica Inn is a short drive away, or 3 mile walk. It is very peaceful. The rest of Cornwall is easily accessible via the a30. The only recommendation I would make is be aware there are dogs next door, which is a working farm. They are working dogs and are there to protect the farm, so do bark when you walk past them. However, they are not a nuisance in any other way.
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