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Norwood.Luxury Victorian House.Parking.Wi-Fi.Private Garden.Dogs.Close to Sea.

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Norwood. Luxury House in Boscastle, Cornwall, England - The House Is In A Quiet Area Of Boscastle Village, The Harbour, 5 Mins Walk With All The Amenities

Visit Cornwall Recognised Inspection Scheme approved. We are in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and just a short walk to the Sea and it's stunning Coast Line. Originally built for a Ship's Captain this spacious charming house has everything to make your Special holiday in Cornwall complete. Norwood is Quality Self Catering. It has a Stylish Comfortable Sitting Room with Feature Fireplace. A separate Dining Room with Feature Fireplace. A quality modern Oak Kitchen, including Granite worktops, Aga and Butlers Sink. Fridge and Separate Freezer. The spacious downstairs Cloakroom can also be used as storage for walking gear, boots, etc. The Kitchen and Cloakroom still have their original slate flooring. Off the Hallway there is a lovely Staircase leading to the 2 double Bedrooms each with their own Modern Private Facilities. Outside there is a small private Garden, paved with original slate. The House is set nicely above a quiet road, so your privacy is not invaded. We have Wi-fi at Norwood for our Guests use and Private Parking. (Please no Smoking in the House) The Harbour is a much busier place, the Bus Stop is here, an Information Centre, Papers, Bakers, Grocery, and places to eat, including a Farm Shop just a few hundred yards from the Harbour. Boscastle is a excellent base for touring North Cornwall. From small coves where few venture, to the best surfing beaches in the Country.

Special Winter Breaks: Sat to Mon 3 night stay £295. Tues to Fri 4 night stay £295. All Prices you see for Norwood are the Prices you pay. NO EXTRAS.

(Any Payments you make for your Holiday are Secured) If you have any concerns at all on the transferring of Payments please call us Tony or Nancy on 01440783979/07718579503

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Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

About The Owner

We are Husband and Wife, and have lived in Suffolk all our married lives. Cornwall it so different, we think that is why time after time we get drawn back.

"If Cornwall grabs you it wont let go."

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose North Cornwall

We had been going to Cornwall a long time on holiday. The walking is very special if you are willing to venture out. The area around North Cornwall has some of the best Walking in the West Country. Boscastle is one of our favourite place, so when the opportuity came up to purchase Norwood we went for it. We spent lots of time and money restoring it back to it's lovely Victorian beauty. It's very comfortable, but with all the modern conveniences one would expect. Norwood is in the old original Boscastle village (very special) away from the busy Harbour but close enough to just wander down to get the morning paper or a loaf of bread from the Bakers. Pubs are walking distance so no need to use the car. The street is very quiet, the house is set nicely above the road so your privacy will not invaded. Boscastle is an excellent base for touring the area, including Bodmin moor close by.

What makes this house unique

Norwood is in a quiet area of the village. The house with it's Victorian charm will look after you. Forget what day it is, it really doesn't matter. Charge you batteries, find new ways of just doing what you want and when you want. Go for a walk on the Coast Path, (mind you might find you get hooked). Take the bus to somewhere (how long is it since any of us have been on a bus) Visit Minster Church, magical (you can walk from Norwood up to the fields you see in front of you, back down the valley to the Harbour) Car 2 mins. Don't fancy any of that, then just mess about at Norwood for the day, have a good read (we have some very good books for your use) perhaps go for a pub lunch. "It's your hoilday, your time. Enjoy." At Norwood you have the whole house (no sharing) Bedrooms have their own private facilities. Enclosed safe garden.

We warmly welcome you, and your well behaved pets. (Please bring your own doggie towels )

Guestbook comments from the owner

Firstly can we say a huge "thank-you" for what has been a wonderful holiday. We have returned from Cornwall happy and relaxed. We can't express how fantastic we found Norwood. Your thoughtful touches and consideration for your Guest's are obvious. Norwood is absolutely spotless!!
Aug 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Boscastle in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite to Bedroom1: Bath, separate shower unit, basin, toilet, shaver point, mirror. Airing cupboard. Shower room adjoining Bedroom 2: With shower, basin, toilet, shaver point, mirror.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) 1 King 1 Double. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1. Double bedroom with king size bed. En-suite: Bath, separate shower unit, basin and toilet, shaver point, mirror. Bedroom 2. Double bedroom with double bed. Adjoining room with shower, basin, toilet, shaver point, mirror.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: All the rooms at Norwood have been furnished to create the comfort and atmosphere for your Holiday in Cornwall. "Please respect our House, and it will treat you well" Holidays are precious times, let us help you live them with a special place to stay in this very special place called Cornwall. We welcome you and your Pets. (There is a small charge @ £20 per week) Free Wi-fi. Private Parking. Please No Smoking in the House. Sorry no very young Children. 5yrs old + Welcome. Outside: Table and chairs for you to relax, (perhaps even for Breakfast) Most of the garden is paved with original slate.The house is set nicely above the road, so your privacy is not invaded. We regret we cannot take very young children under 5yrs old. The garden is secure for your pets. Pets are not to be left at any time on their own at Norwood. Utility Room: Downstairs cloakroom/ boot-room, with toilet, sink. Washer/Dryer, Shelving and hooks for boots, walking bags, etc. Small pair of steps, vacuum cleaner, worktop, airer, pegs. There are two small back packs and a flask for you to use. Original slate floor. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen is Egyptian cotton, with towels, tea towels, table cloths, napkins all provided. Bathrobe with each room. Changed weekly. We supply hair-dryers, toothbrush charger, hand soap, shower caps. The property is thoroughly cleaned on departure. Other: As you enter the house through the front door you walk into an attractive hallway with doors leading to the sitting room and dining room. Cloakroom is at the end of the hall. Off the hallway a lovely staircase leads to the first floor landing. Tel: 01440783979/07718579503.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Baton Rouge, La

Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two wonderful weeks at Norwood celebrating retirement. The experience could not have been better!! Norwood checks off the list of what a perfect holiday rental should be, and more. It is very well kept, very comfortable, very clean and very welcoming. Arriving to a fresh cake and tea ready to brew set the tone for our fabulous stay.

Boscastle and Cornwall were a new discovery for us and far exceeded our expectations. The beauty of the coast has to be seen to truly believe it. The harbor in Boscastle is a true gem and the surrounding towns are delightful to explore. We loved walking on the Coastal path, which is within a short walking distance of Norwood.

Our absolute favorite dining/shopping was at the Boscastle Farm store...amazing!!!

Their cafe is excellent and shopping there for local produce, meats and cheeses and going home to cook on the Norwood AGA was a dream come true for a US cook.

Our entire Norwood, Boscastle and Cornwall experience was perfection...we absolutely loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney Australia

Wonderful home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was everything we hoped for and much more. It is beautifully appointed and so well situated in the charming village of Boscastle.

Coming from Australia we were delighted at the level of attention and thought provided by our host Nancy. Every instruction, directions and pieces of advice were spot on. It is clear Nancy is proud of Norwood, Boscastle and North Cornwall. She is a wonderful amdassodor.

We had some friends from the UK stay with us for a few days and they were blown away with the quality of the accommodation and the charm of the village.

The private parking spot was a valued extra. The free internet was realiable and speedy. As you can appreciate having a good WiFi internet connection is essential when you are travelling.

Would happily recommend Norwood to anyone wanting a a relaxed week away in the Cornish countryside.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you Henry and Mary so much for your very kind comments about Norwood. We feel it is so important when Guests are looking forward to their Holiday, (especially if travelling a long distance, like you, from Australia) that Norwood welcomes you with open arms and helps you to slow down from the normal routine of life, ready to enjoy this very special County of Cornwall. I hope you enjoy the rest of your time in the UK, and have a safe journey home. With our kindest regards. Tony and Nancy.
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fantastic stay, lovely house

  • 5 of 5

such a comfortable and well equipped house that had everything we needed for a weeks stay and more. All the fittings and décor was great quality and we felt at home from the moment we got there. Very dog friendly. The village shops and pubs are all a short walk away but do be prepared for steep roads. I was initially terrified at the thought of cooking with an Aga but the instructions were foolproof and it was a joy. Lovely deep bath with loads of hot water and lots of room downstairs to lounge about in. Do try this charming house, a real home from home.......

  • Review Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for taking the time to write a review. It really does help to get a response back from our Guest's. I do hope Chicken enjoyed himself on the beautiful beaches and the Coast Path walks. Good luck for the Season ahead in Cumbria.... Kindest regards. Nancy.
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Wonderfully relaxing holiday in a beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Everything we could need was provided at Norwood. The bed was so comfy and the bathroom lovely. The house felt warm and welcoming - we didn't want to leave!

A lovely location in Boscastle - glad there was a parking space for us as the road is narrow!

We would definitely go back, and also recommend to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you both for your very kind comments about Norwood, and thank-you for leaving the House so nice on your leaving. You have very well behaved Doggies.... I hope they enjoyed themselves on the wonderful beaches in our area and the long walks on the Coast Path you were hoping to take. Wishing you the very best for the New Year, and we hope to see you with Cady and Inca in the near future. Kindest Regards. Nancy.
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  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cottage that has been beautifully renovated to a high standard. It is very well equipped and is set in a very quaint and attractive lane. We would highly recommend this accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much John for your Review, and thank-you for looking after Norwood House so well while you were staying there. It makes it so worth while when our Guest's have a good Holiday and enjoyed staying at Norwood. We look forward to welcoming you back some time in the near future. Kindest regards to all your family and Mille. Nancy.
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Just the Job

  • 5 of 5

The house is very well appointed and very comfortable, we had a lovely week. Norwood is very well placed to get on the coastal path, ideal for our dog, and equally well placed to wander down to Boscastle harbour. Three nice pubs, all dog friendly, are in easy walking distance and all serve good pub grub, we particularly liked the Cobweb Inn.

I would certainly recomend Norwood to friends and we would book again if we were having a break in Boscaslte.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you Jess for taking the time to write your kind review. We do like to get feed back from our Guests. (It keeps us on our toes) Your Holiday is important to us. Wishing you and your family the Very Best for the New Year. 2015. Kindest regards.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
20 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 11
23 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 12
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
rate 1
16 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
6 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We accept payment in GBP via internet banking, Pay Pal or Personal Cheque payable to Norwoods Bank account. Your payments are Secure. (The Price you see is the Price you Pay. NO EXTRAS....)
On Confirmation of your Booking enquiry we will need 20% deposit, this is non-refundable in the event of cancellation unless we can rebook the Holiday dates.
1 month prior to your arrival: Full Payment is required.
On Full and Final payment you will receive by Email, Confirmation of Receipt of your Final Payment and all the relevant information you need for your Holiday at Norwood.

Short Winter Breaks are available from November to March:
Saturday-Tuesday (3 days stay @ £295)
Tuesday-Saturday (4 days stay @ £295)

Changeover Day:
Changeover day: Saturday to Saturday.
Arrival time: 3pm.
Depart time: 10am.
Flexible of Peak.

Notes on prices:
£ sterling. Currency Conversion.

We require a 20% Deposit on Booking and Full Payment 1 month prior to your Holiday date.
Payments in GBP via Internet Banking, Pay Pal, or Cheque, will be Secure. You will receive a Confirmation Email of any payment made in to Norwoods account. Norwood is the only property we have as a Holiday Let. Call us if you have any reservations about your payments being safe. Tel: 01440783979/07718579503.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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