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Rural house With Views Across The Valley Set In Large Secluded Gardens



Updated: 02-Aug-2016
House near Launceston, Cornwall, England - Ideally Situated For North And South Coasts And Both Dartmoor And Bodmin Moor

Ash Cottage is set well back from a quiet country lane, in its own secluded garden with an abundance of bird-life. 15 miles from the North Cornwall coast with sweeping sandy beaches, rocky pools, surfing and picturesque coastal walks. Launceston Steam railway ride to Farm Park, Launceston Castle, Trethorne Leisure Park with Golf Range and The Otter Sanctuary are all within a few miles of Ash Cottage. Oil-fired central heating, linen, tea towels and hand towels included. Smoking is not allowed inside the property.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We have absolutely loved our week here in Cornwall. The cottage was the perfect base from which to explore the region - The perfect home from home."

"Had a great week with good weather. Cottage very clean, comfortable and everything to hand."

"Lovely well equipped cottage. Patio a great Sun trap. Very central to sight see. Thank you."

"Lovely cottage in beautiful location. Ideal base to explore the natural beauty of our country. The owners were very kind, going that extra mile for their visitors. Thank you."
Jan 2013
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


A lovely stay in Ash Cottage

  • 4 of 5

'We have really enjoyed our stay at Ash Cottage. Thank you for being so welcoming and making us feel at home. Had lots of packed days and have seen lots of places, Bude being our favourite! Lots of room to walk the dogs in the field and plenty of dog-friendly places and pubs. Healeys Cyder Farm was great and we have some cider to take home with us! Stopped at the Countryman Inn and Restaurant on our final night, it was lovely. The perfect end to a perfect holiday, thank you.'

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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blackburn Lancashire

home from home

  • 4 of 5

A lovely little home to relax in on holiday. Tea bags and milk supplied for a brew on arrival. Just what was needed.

The cottage is quite central for travelling. Really enjoyed bude and lynford gorge. Roughly 40 minute's from the nearest beach.

The cottage was clean, Every thing you needed was to hand. Bedding and towels supplied. Owners lovely. Live next door. Extremely helpful if you need anything but invisible if you wished to be left alone..

Not recommended for pets. Dogs not allowed in garden or to be left in house alone. The Field is fantastic for them but we found if we were outside we had to shut her in the house so she wouldn't go on the lawn. 90% of the time we took our dog out with us but occasionally we went out for a meal or to the supermarket and couldn't take her and felt very on edge knowing she was in the house alone and she shouldn't of been.

I would definitely recommend this cottage for families and would go back but I wouldn't advise to take pets.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very pleased to receive such a positive review. Other dog owners have also appreciated the adjoining two acre field for dog walking and understand that we prefer to keep the garden area dog-free for the sake of families with young children. We do ask our visitors not to leave their dog alone in a house that it is not accustomed to as this can cause the animal distress. There are many beaches and pubs that are dog friendly and of course there is Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor both within easy reach providing miles of beautiful walks. Bude, which is the nearest beach is just 25 minutes away.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 42 Miles Nearest Barpub : Chapman's Well Caravan Park at 0.5 Miles Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 38 Miles Nearest Golf : Launceston at 7 Miles Nearest Train : Plymouth at 38 Miles Nearest Motorway : M5 at 40 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Launceston at 7 Miles Nearest Beach : Bude at 15 Miles Car: necessary


Bude and Widemouth Bay are 15 miles away. Both have long sandy beaches, rock pools and surfing. Bude canal has rowing boats and canoes for hire. The town centre of Bude has many shops for you to browse, restaurants and pubs.


Exeter airport 50 miles. Plymouth cross Channel Ferry Port 35 miles. Use of car is essential


1/2 mile to Caravan Park with shop, clubhouse serving food and drinks. 2 miles to local village with Post Office, shop and pub. 7 miles to both Launceston and Holsworthy. 10 miles to Trethorne Leisure Park. 5 miles The Otter Sanctuary

Further Details:

The town of Launceston has a large 24 hour Tesco, banks, shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes, leisure centre, indoor skate park with soft play area, hospital with minor injuries unit and emergency NHS dental practice and GP surgery. Holsworthy has a Waitrose, banks, shops, pubs, leisure centre including indoor roller skating


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
half term
22 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Arrival after 4pm, departure 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 02-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Family bathroom with shower over bath with glass panel, sink, wc and shaver point.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Full size bunk beds
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, large walk in wardrobe, chest of drawers. Bedroom 2 with full size bunk beds, fitted wardrobe chest of drawers. Bedroom 3 with single bed, fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Ash cottage is attached to the owners property. The stairs are open tread and there are no spindles between newel posts (see photographs). This may be of importance for families with very young children. There are window opening restrictors (with keys provided for removal if necessary) on all bedroom windows, because the windows are less than 1 metre from floor level. Smoking is not allowed inside the property. One well behaved dog is welcome at no extra cost. We ask that you restrict your dog to the downstairs area and do not leave it alone in the house when you are out. Outside: Ash Cottage has a large secluded garden laid mainly to lawn with patio and table and chairs with ample room for playing ball games. There is a 2 acre field to exercise dogs and off-road parking for two or three cars. There is an outside tap with hose attached to wash muddy boots, shoes and dogs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen included. Property is cleaned prior to arrival and if stay is longer than 1 week, fresh linen and cleaning are available. Other: Large porch with laundry basket, pegs, clothes airer, iron, coat hooks, boot and shoe cupboard

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