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Beautiful Cottage In A Quiet And Convenient Location



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
Cottage in Egloshayle, Nr. Wadebridge, Cornwall - Ideally Situated For Access To Beaches And All Other Local Attractions

A fully renovated two bedroom end of terrace cottage situated in the peaceful village of Egloshayle, a couple of minutes walk from the Camel River. Sympathetically furnished to a high standard, retaining many original features, has two separate living rooms, each with original slate fireplaces and a fully fitted kitchen with an adijoining glass roofed dining area. Egloshayle is ideally situated for easy access for the Camel Trail, the surfing beach at Polzeath, sailing centre of Rock and the popular port of Padstow on the delightful Camel Estuary. There are tennis courts, playing fields and a children’s playground nearby. An easy level walk crossing the bridge over the River Camel leads to the historic market town of Wadebridge and several golf courses within a short drive. Features: free Wifi, gas central heating, multi fuel stove, open fire, Sky TV, DVD player, hi-fi, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer, patio furniture, duvets, bed linen, gas/electricity inclusive.

Weekend and mid-week breaks are available, even though this site states Friday changeovers only. Please feel free to contact me with any requests, as I try to be as flexible as possible

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I bought this lovely cottage in 2006, based on a decision to buy a holiday cottage once the children had left home after many happy years of camping and caravanning holidays at Mother Ivey's Bay (only 12 miles away). I view it really a second home, used by family and friends; so many guests are regular 'returners', that I view many of them as friends and enjoy talking to them and meeting them as often as possible (without intruding on their holiday, of course). I am very practical and do most of the upkeep and maintenance myself, so take a great deal of pride in what I do and the appearance and feel of the cottage. I hope that everyone who stays fees relaxed and at home and will want to come back to this beautiful part of Cornwall time and time again

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Guestbook comments from the manager

'Thanks for letting us stay in your gorgeous cottage,we have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves - our boys will be very sad to leave the holiday cottage. Your set-up here is perfect' - The Chambers Family

'Once again, had a lovely time, a really nice time of year to come. 1 Retreat Cottage is a lovely winter break, thanks so much for letting us come again' - The Sugg Family

'Amazing! Honestly one of the best cottages we've stayed in over the years. Just wished we could have stayed longer! - The Willcocks Family
Jan 2014
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1 holidaymaker review


Great little cottage

  • 4 of 5

Great location on the outskirts of Wadebridge a lovely market town with a good fishmonger and 2 excellent butchers.

Nice to be able to walk along the Camel into town and also to walk along the Camel trail on the otherside. Near the Daymer Bay / Rock beach, which is fantastic especially if you have a dog as it is pet friendly all year round. You can catch the ferry accross from Rock to Padstow which is a pleasant experience are far better than the drive and jostle for parking. The only downside was the garden was not secure so dogs/children would need to be watched

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

To me, it is the perfect cottage in the perfect location; easily accessible, a lovely quiet village with great neighbours and so many beaches, walks, golf courses, attractions, etc. all within easy reach. My aim is to make you feel as comfortable, 'at home' and relaxed as possible and I will always take any suggestions and recommendations seriously.

Activity and Interests


Many surfing, children and dog friendly beaches easily accessible by car:

Polzeath: 8 miles

Harlyn Bay: 12 miles

Rock: 6 miles

Daymer Bay: 7 miles

Constantine Bay: 13 miles


Bodmin Parkway Station is 8 miles away and car hire is locally available


Wadebridge town centre is less than a mile away. The popular port of Padstow is less than 10 miles away by car or 6 miles along the Camel Trail by bike. The Eden Project is a popular attraction and is only 14 miles away and Tintagel is 13 miles away. The picturesque fishing port of Port Isaac and home of Doc Martin is 9 miles away.

Further Details:

Wadebridge town has most amenities required for any stay, with excellent local shops (butchers, fish monger, fruit & veg, delicatessens) as well as several supermarkets. There are coffee shops, pubs, bars, restaurants and takeaways as well as all the major banks, a doctors surgery and library. Local buses run from the town centre to most nearby towns.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Oct 1/2 term 16
21 Oct 2016 - 27 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Nov 16
28 Oct 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Xmas 16
16 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
New Year 16/17
30 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings are dealt with on a 'first come, first served' basis. A 10% deposit is required to secure the booking and the balance, together with a £100 refundable deposit, is payable 8 weeks prior to the start of the stay.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Friday, although out of peak season, this can be flexible. Three night weekend breaks are available (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) and four night midweek breaks (Monday to Friday inclusive) and also available out of school holidays.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 16-Oct-2016
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From the Owner


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • The bright spacious bathroom has a large claw foot bath and a separate shower cubicle, WC and wash basin.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king size bed; Bedroom 2 with twin beds


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: There is ample parking on the quiet road immediately in front of the cottage. Outside: There are two gardens, the first has a bike store and rotary clothes line. The second garden has a lawn, and a patio with a sunbed, patio furniture and a large parasol as well as a shady pergola. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen is included and hand towels and tea towels for the bathroom and kitchen. The cottage is cleaned weekly, or on a midweek/weekend changeover, when the towels and linen are changed.

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