A welcoming cottage, full of character features, perfect for both couples and small families and as a base to explore this wonderful part of Cornwall. Dog friendly with an enclosed garden and access to private woodland to potter through the Allen Valley and hopefully glimpse otters, salmon or trout.
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Rose Cottage is part of the Lamellen Estate which has been in the family for generations. It is a semi detached cottage, next door to Honeysuckle Cottage and both were originally used for workers of Kelly Green farm which was once just below the cottages, recently, new buildings have replaced the old and the farm has been moved away from the river for environmental reasons. The cottage has a lovely welcoming feel, there is a small garden with patio area, outside furniture and sun loungers, the garden is fenced and secure for dogs. This cottage is suitable for a small family or 3 adults and has plenty of character features with exposed beams, thick walls and a wood burner to warm up those winter evenings.
With excellent access to the A39 all of the delights of the north Cornwall coast are within easy reach, the golden sandy beaches are plentiful from Trebarwith Strand to Newquay and you are thoroughly spoilt for choice. The quaint fishing village of Port Isaac is 10 minutes away and is famed for being an artist's retreat and a film location for the likes of Doc Martin and Poldark. Padstow, and Rock, on the opposite bank of the Camel Estuary, are both well worth a visit and there are a plethora of restaurants to suit all tastes from Michelin starred fine dining to cosy Cornish pubs with great home cooked food.
Ground Floor: The front door opens into a small hallway at the foot of the stairs with a door leading into the living room. Double aspect with wood burning stove, comfortable sofas, TV, DVD player and dining table and chairs, door to hall and kitchen with understair storage cupboard. The kitchen has fully fitted units, table and chairs, a range of appliances and external door to garden.
First Floor: Stairs lead up to landing with doors to; bedroom with 5' double bed, TV and storage. Shower room containing shower, WC and hand basin. Second bedroom with single bed and truckle under and storage.
Exterior: There is parking on the drive for at least 2 cars outside of the property. There is an enclosed private garden with grass area and patio with table and chairs, barbecue and sun loungers.
Facilities & Services
The kitchen has a range of units & work tops. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, American style fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, iron and ironing board. The sitting room has a wood-burning stove and a flat screen digital TV with Freesat & DVD player. WiFi is available at the property. There is a further TV in the bedroom.
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Wood is supplied for the wood-burning stove. There is parking available for 2 cars on the drive. Regrettably there is no smoking. A maximum of 2 well behaved dogs may stay in the cottage at a small additional price of £30.00 per dog per week. Please note dogs may not be left unattended in the property and are not permitted upstairs. There is a cot and high chair available on request.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one bedroom only. Until October 2018.
Rose Cottage is situated about a mile from St Tudy a quaint Cornish village, the church around which the village was built was first constructed in the 6th century and then rebuilt in the 11th, 15th and latterly 19th centuries, the village has been built around the original Celtic circular raised graveyard - known locally as "God's Acre!" St Tudy is believed to be the birthplace of Captain Bligh of the "Mutiny on the Bounty" fame! The St Tudy Inn (formerly the Cornish Arms) will welcome you in for a refreshing drink, a hearty meal or both!
Wadebridge was originally a market town. It has an amazing 15th century bridge with 17 arches over the River Camel, which is definitely worth a visit. It is said the bridge was built on wool as this was how the wealthy landowners in the area made their money. From the day the bridge was built the town became known as Wadebridge. The Royal Cornwall Show ground at Wadebridge hosts the county show every June, come rain or shine, opened each year by a member of the Royal Family. Cornish Farmers have had to diversify in recent years and so has the show, but they have kept their traditional roots with steam engines being shown next to the shiny new high-tech tractors. It's not every day you get to see formation JCB digger dancing in the main ring.
Both Wadebridge and nearby Camelford are centrally located in order to explore the nearby hills and moors. Wadebridge is the perfect base, being the half way point, from which to discover the Camel Trail, a walk and cycle track following the old railway route from Bodmin to Padstow. There is wonderful scenery and plenty of wildlife, including fantastic sightings of wading birds to see on this serene trail and bikes can be hired from Bodmin, Wadebridge or Padstow. From Padstow you could take a boat trip across the Camel Estuary to Rock, and lounge on the beautiful beach that stretches all the way around to Daymer Bay. The National Lobster Hatchery neighbours Rick Steins empire in Padstow.
The National Trust have three properties nearby, Lanhydrock House, Trerice and Carnewas and the dramatic cliffs and beach at Bedruthan Steps. Or if you fancy something different try a tour around the Camel Valley Vineyard, Cornish Wine has been growing in stature around the world and their sparkling wines are truly stunning, having picked up lots of international awards, go for a tasting you will not be disappointed!
Bodmin Moor is a couple of miles away to the East and is dominated by large granite tors which tower over sweeping expanses of moorland. Bodmin Moor has engendered fear and awe throughout history and hence provided inspiration for writers, poets and sculptors. Standing stones, burial chambers, clapper bridges cottages and farms across the moor give a hint of the 4000 years of human development ever since Bronze Age farmers first arrived.
Port Isaac is about 4 miles to the North West and this has recently been the base of filming for "Doc Martin" with Martin Clunes, there are a good selection of cafes shops and pubs. Further up the coast there are all of the golden beaches and coves between Polzeath and Tintagel with some of the best surf in Europe.
Bodmin lies a few miles to South West and has a large selection of supermarkets, shops and restaurants.
Guest from Reading stayed for 7 nights.
Another wonderful stay in Rose Cottage. It provides everything we and our dog need for a relaxing break. Perfect enclosed garden and a brilliant location, rich in coastal and moorland walks.
Guest from Worksop stayed for 7 nights.
We have had a lovely week with out two beagles, this cottage was perfect for us tha garden was dog friendly so it was a great comfort to know we could let them out to enjoy the garden without worrying about them escaping. The location of the cottage was great and we got a lot of walks of the internet which were not far away from us. We visited Padstow for some award winning pastys, and Port Issac which was great. I would definitely recommend this to friends and family, also the bottle of wine, milk and flowers was a lovely touch ,
Guest from Congleton stayed for 7 nights.
The flowers and the milk and a bottle of wine on our arrival was an unexpected surprise but a very nice and welcomed touch, A nice quite location ideal to use as a base for touring around Cornwall. We had an excellent stay and hope to use this cottage again in the future
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Rose and we're so pleased you had a good stay and hope to see you again sometime.
Guest from Crowborough stayed for 10 nights.
This cosy little cottage was a joy!! It oozes character and charm, was very clean and well equipped to make it a home from home experience.We didnt take our dog but the garden is totally enclosed and safe if you do take a dog and there are some beautiful beaches close by that allow dogs on them in peak season.I must say thankyou for the thoughtful little touches a bottle of wine and a pint of milk left in the fridge and a vase of fresh flowers all things to make you feel welcome and very much appreciated! Rose cottage is in a good location for exploring beautiful Cornwall.We specifically wanted to be close to Padstow,Tintagel,Bude,Port Isaac of Doc Martin fame and Boscastle so was ideal for us but also not far from the south coast and the delights of Mevagissey and Fowey. We had a wonderful stay and cant recommend it highly enough. We will be back.
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Rose Cottage and we're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and had an enjoyable time visiting all the sights in Cornwall. We will hope to see you again.
Guest from Portsmouth stayed for 7 nights.
Really enjoyed staying here, good central location and a very comfortable base. Would recommend this cottage and the area.
Thank you for your review - glad you enjoyed your stay and hope we might see you again.
Guest from Stroud stayed for 3 nights.
Wonderful stay at Rose Cottage. Supremely clean, lovely location and has everything you need for the perfect stay. We left something at the cottage and went back to collect, the ladies cleaning the cottage could not have been more helpful. The booking process was easy, the welcome pack was very nice and not expected addition. Even an invite to explore the grounds of the estate is a lovely bonus. I am sure we will look to be staying again.
Thank you for your review and I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Rose. Thank you for your kind comments about our cleaning team - they work hard to make sure the cottages are sparkling for every guest! I hope you visited the garden, it should have been spectacular at this time of year.
Guest from Walsall stayed for 7 nights.
Comfy and clean accommodation with easy access to many main attractions in North Cornwall. Helpful caretaker who was on hand to answer any questions. Does need to state that the road running along side the cottage does get busy on weekday mornings and is very noisy.
Thank you for your review and I hope you enjoyed your stay. I'm glad you found our housekeeper helpful. Unfortunately the lane does get busy during "rush hour" times but hopefully you don't hear this too much inside the house.
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