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Within Easy Reach Of The North Cornish Coast

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in St Tudy, Nr Wadebridge, North Cornwall - In A Conservation Area

Quince Cottage is a charming and well equipped Cornish cottage. The cottage is detached with its own garden and lies in the heart of the beautiful village of St Tudy. There is parking for one car beside the kitchen door and additional parking on the lane beside the cottage. The cottage has gas fired central heating as well as an open fire. This beautiful & friendly village benefits from a delightful pub (with excellent food) and a very well equipped shop.

Susan C Connolly
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
4 November, 2017

About Susan C Connolly

My husband and I escape to St Tudy whenever we can. With the help our caretaker and housekeeper we all take pride in making Quince Cottage a lovely place to stay.

Susan C Connolly purchased this cottage in 1970

Why Susan C Connolly chose Saint Tudy

Quince Cottage has been in our family for over 40years. We love the timeless and unspoilt beauty of the village, the exceptional friendliness of the villagers and the spectacular beaches nearby.

Quince Cottage lies in the heart of the village, between the lovely church and the excellent pub.

What makes this cottage unique

Quince Cottage is ideally placed for access to one of the most beautiful stretches of coast in England with wonderful sandy beaches, rock pools and wild rocky headlands.

The area offers so much to do and see for both adults & children:

* days on beach

* watersports, (swimming, paddling, surfing, wind surfing, sailing, kayaking and canoeing)

* quaint fishing villages (Port Isaac & Padstow)

* wide range of delightful pubs & restaurants

* spectacular walks along the headland and on Bodmin moor;

* golf, fishing, tennis, birdwatching and horseriding and a host of entertainment for children


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Tudy in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom - bath + excellent separate stand alone shower. WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Three attractively furnished bedrooms, 1 double, two twin bedrooms. All beds are extremely comfortable.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 10 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The cottage has oil-fired central heating TV, DVD & CD players WiFi - high speed broadband Comfortable beds (i double bed, 4 single beds) A well-behaved pet is welcome by arrangement at £30 per week. Non smoking property Shop and pub in walking distance (less than 5 mins walk) Outside: Garden (lawn & large patio area) with teak garden table, parasol & chairs, garden loungers and a barbecue. Utility Room: Tumble drier in utility room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets, pillows and bed linen are supplied, but not bath or beach towels (unless by special arrangement).


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Within Easy Reach Of The North Cornish Coast
average rating of 4.75 based on 12 reviews

Great property. Lovely village. Very convenient family friendly pub

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at St Tudy. Lovely house perfectly situated within easy reach of beaches at Rocke and Polzeath. Not far from The Eden Project which was well worth a visit especially for the Zip Wire! The house had a great outside space and room to park. The owner had left wood and coal so we could have a fire in the evenings. The internet strength was good and kept our ten year old son happy. The pub over the road was really friendly and serves great food. The village is so pretty and very quiet. We would highly recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay *(13 nights) in Quince Cottage St. Tudy very much, because the cottage is well-maintained, the village of Saint Tudy is very pretty, complete with Community Shop, and there are innumerable places to visit in this part of Cornwall. The online listing description of the cottage is accurate. Family from The Netherlands, (5 people)

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really nice cottage in a great location.

  • 4 of 5

Quince cottage was very homely, nicely equipped and very comfortable. The garden is a sun trap with BBQ. The St Tudy Inn is just over the road and even when busy, you couldn't hear any noise in the house.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
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Fab location, beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the Easter weekend at this lovely cottage with our three children. 10, 13,15. Plenty of room and a very well equipped cottage. Perfect location for exploring or simply relaxing. Would definately stay again. Many thanks

  • Review Submitted: 17-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
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A very enjoyable stay in this charming and comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

A long weekend visit to Cornwall to visit a friend in the village of St.Tudy was enhanced by our stay in this well equipped, comfortable and charming cottage, whilst the weather may not have beeen kind to us, all else was, we hope to visit again soon!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. We are glad you liked the cottage and enjoyed your stay.
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Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage in a great location - highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
St Tudy Inn
Nearest Golf
2 Kilometres
St Kew
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
St Tudy Inn

Special interest holidays:

Ideal for many types of holiday:

- Beach holidays

- Walking Holidays in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (Coastal path, etc)

- Painting & Birdwatching

- Watersports esp surfing, sailing, windsurfing and canoeing etc

- Cooking courses (at Rick Stein's in Padstow)

- Bicycling (especially along the Camel estuary (Camel Trail)

- Horseriding

- Fishing (sea fishing & on inland lakes on Bodmin Moor)

- Gardens & Stately homes (Lanhydrock (6miles), Pencarrow (3 miles) ,Eden Project (16 miles), Lost Gardens of Heligan (23 miles), and Trelissick (nr Truro)

- Wine tasting (Camel Valley Vineyard)

- Wildlife centres (several)

- Local History (Lostwithiel - former capital of Cornwall; old tin mining; slate mining; King Arthur & Tintagel Castle, ancient May Day celebrations at Padstow, Bodmin Gaol, etc)

- Tennis ((St Kew - i.e. next village & Bodmin)


Easy access to sandy beaches.

Surfing - Polzeath & Trebarwith (boards & wet suits for hire at both beaches).

Sailing & windsurfing - Rock & Daymer Bay

Kakaking/canoeing - Port Quin

Swimming - all beaches


Road: Quince Cottage is a one hour drive from Exeter (M5). & hence good connection to most UK cities.

Rail: Bodmin Parkway - main railway station - 20 mins drive from cottage, with fast & direct trains from London etc. Trains also met by taxis (but need to book in advance) and local bus service to Wadebridge etc & villages en route.

Air: Newquay Airport - 30 mins drive. The airport also has car hire.


The beaches of Polzeath, Rock, Daymer Bay & Trebarwith are all in easy reach (10-15 mins).

Many interesting places to visit in close vicinity (less than 20 mins); eg Tintagel Castle – on a promontory above the sea; Padstow – Pretty fishing harbour. (inc Rick Stein, shops,) travel there by ferry from Rock or by bicycle from Wadebridge; Port Isaac & Boscastle (25mins) - charming fishing villages; Lostwithiel – beautiful little town with fascinating history.

Further Details:

St Tudy is a beautiful Cornish village nestling between Bodmin Moor and the north Cornwall coast. This picturesque, unspoilt village has conservation area status. St Tudy is a very friendly village, with a delightful pub, a good shop and post office and a lovely church.

The village lies in spectacular rolling Cornish countryside, the North Cornwall coast is close by with magnificent sandy beaches, such as Trebarwith Strand, Polzeath, Rock and Daymer Bay and pretty fishing villages such as Port Isaac, Padstow, Port Quin and Boscastle. Enjoy wonderful walks along the coast, the Camel estuary, Bodmin moor (all Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty) and a host of attractions and things to do in the area.

Tennis, (St Kew & Bodmin), horseriding.

Bicycles for hire in Padstow, Wadebridge & Bodmin for cycling along the Camel Trail (along the Camel estuary).

Eden Project (16 miles), Lost Gardens of Heligan (23 miles), Trelissick (nr Truro) and gardens at Lanhydrock, Pencarrow etc.

Unusual outings eg Ferry to Padstow; Bodmin & Wenford Railway Steam Train; Camel Vineyard with wine tasting.

Huge range of walks - most spectacular are along the Coastal footpath, but also on Bodmin moor and in the lovely rolling countryside around the village.

Attractions further a field include: St Ives (& Tate Gallery); Minack Open Air Theatre at Lands End (dramatic & wonderful on a summer evening); St Michael’s Mount – south of St Ives; Fowey & the south coast (about 50 mins).

Local towns of Wadebridge & Bodmin have charm & offer good shopping & amenities.

Extensive range of activities and visits for children; including several wildlife centres.

Excellent food in many delightful local pubs & restaurants, including Rick Stein’s restaurants in Padstow and Jamie Oliver’s “Fifteen” near Newquay.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Tudy, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Xmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Spring Half Term - Mid B
10 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
24 Mar 2018 - 13 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
May 1 Bank Holiday
4 May 2018 - 8 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
May - June Mid B
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Mid to High
30 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
High Season 2018
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season 2
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn Half term
20 Oct 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Xmas & New Year 2018
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Booking is secured by email confirmation with full contact details + 25% deposit; the balance is due 6 weeks before the rental. If booking last minute, the full rental must be paid and cleared before arrival. In the event of a cancellation, please be aware the booking deposit is not refundable, so we advise you to arrange your own holiday insurance. However we will endeavour to re-let your booking and if successful return your full deposit less a £25 handling fee.

Changeover Day:
Rentals usually begin on a Saturday in the high season (or Friday by arrangement in the low season) with arrival from 3pm. On the agreed day of departure we ask you to leave by 10am.

Notes on prices:
From £350 short breaks and from £400 to £840 per week in peak season.

In addition to the rental, a refundable security deposit (25% of the full rental fee) is also required, which is refunded to you in full, provided the cottage is left in good order.

Quince cottage is offered at a reasonable rent on the condition that it is left clean and tidy and in good order when you leave.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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