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A Beautiful Manor House in the Centre of the Old Fishing Village With Parking - Manor House Sail Loft Cottage

Overview

Property

Updated: 19-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Bookable online

Description

Manor House Sail Loft Cottage

A beautiful Grade 2 listed manor House cottage for 2 people in the centre of the old Port Isaac fishing village ( there is a Manor House for up to 8 people that can be hired separately).Short term stays maybe possible, on request. Parking in the spacious grounds. Beautiful and secluded private spot, less than one minute walk from the beach. On the North Cornwall coast, Port Isaac is a traditional unspoilt working fishing village consisting of an array of old cottages and houses huddled across picturesque harbour made famous in recent years by the filming of Doc Martin (Port Wenn) and by the Fishermen's Friends.See www.portisaacmanorhouse.co.uk for full overview and extensive pictures.


About the property

E16035

A beautiful Grade 2 listed Manor House for up to 10 with parking in the grounds (unusual for Port Isaac) in a fantastic location! Flexible accommodation to fit one group of up to 10 with attached cottage or two separate groups/families of 2,4,6 or 8. Short stays maybe possible, on request.Port Isaac has a beautiful beach, cafes, fishmongers, restaurants, art galleries surrounded by dramatic coastline and easy access to other great North Cornwall beaches, surfing, water sports, horse riding, coastal walking, golf, sea and river fishing, world famous restaurants and much more!

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

richard phelps
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About richard phelps

Our family have been coming to Port Isaac since the 1960's.

The first time I came was in 1968 and I remember it well as Manchester United beat Benefica in the European Cup final and we listened to the match on the radio!

I have been to many many places in the world and Port Isaac is one of the best!

richard phelps purchased this cottage in 2014

Why richard phelps chose North Cornwall

Our family have been coming here for 45 years. We like it.

What makes this cottage unique

Parking in the old village in Port Isaac is a major benefit and very rare! The location is superb - spacious and private. Garden large bordered by River Leat. Manor House and cottage recently tastefully refurbished with luxury, rustic finish.

Available Rentals

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Notes

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required to book the property and the balance paid up to 8 weeks before arrival. Up to 2 well behaved pets are welcome at a charge of £35 per pet. A deposit of £500 (£200 for The Manor House Cottage) is required and will be repaid no later than 72 hours after departure (provided no breakages/damage). Please note the property is strictly no smoking. Notes on price:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Short breaks sometimes available - 3 nights at 75% of weekly rate due to high 'set up' costs.

Changeover day is normally a Saturday, thigh can be flexible. Departure is at 10am and arrival at 4pm

7 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

5

The property is compact, but has everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

The only complaint I have is that it was cold in the downstairs. It was February, but if rented in the winter months it could use another radiator.

The building is otherwise perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lori, thanks for your helpful and constructive comment on the need for another radiator during the Winter. I have that 'in hand' and hope you decide to return one day. Best wishes, Richard
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5

Magical stay

  • 5 of 5

Booked the sail loft to celebrate our 38th wedding anniversary. Really great accomodation, booking was so easy and Richard the owner was very helpful. We would love to stay here again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming

  • 5 of 5

A charming loft in the heart of Port Isaac. Comfortable and quiet with a beautiful garden, the Sail Loft had everything that we needed. I highly recommend it for any couples wishing to stay in Port Isaac.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

An idyllic Cornsh fishing village,just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The Loft- style apartment has been tastefully created in a building steeped in Cornish character in the perfect location of the fishing village.We felt immediately relaxed with views of the beautiful white-washed cottages and a colourful autumnal garden. The owner recommended walks , the highlights of which included seal spotting on the coastal paths and following the valley stream inland through the Cornish countryside. We can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Aurora, IL USA
5

Excellent Location for Exploring Port Isaac

  • 5 of 5

When we travel we always stay in self catering apartments. We shop and cook as if we were at home. Therefore a fully equipped kitchen is of prime importance. The only item that my husband would have liked would be a four cup drip coffee maker.

To be fair we found this amenity in only one of the seven accommodations we rented during our 25 day vacation in the UK. The kitchen is very well equipped.

The apartment was very clean and well furnished. The wall of windows provided light as well as good ventilation. There were flowers, wine and treats to greet us. Much appreciated!

We suggest leaving your luggage on the main level as the spiral stairs are difficult to negotiate with even a carryon size luggage.

Parking on location was a real find in Port Isaac where free parking is non existent. Driving through the narrow streets can be a challenge. Compact cars are preferable.

We are fans of the program "Doc Martin". Luckily they were filming one of the days during our visit.

We enjoyed our visit to Port Isaac and our stay in Sail Cottage.

The one drawback to this accommodation is that you must drive 20 minutes on very narrow roads to another town to pick and then drop off the keys on arrive and departure. We found this to be a real nuisance. Other accommodations we used in the UK had key safes on site which were much more convenient.

Because of the this key situation we would probably not return to Sail Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Midlands
5

An Enjoyable Stay.

  • 5 of 5

We had a pleasant and comfortable stay at the Sail Loft for six days in May. It was good to have space to park at the property and one afternoon we just relaxed in the garden, also a bonus. Two days were spent looking round the village and we had meals at the Slipway Hotel and the Krab Pot, both of which we enjoyed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

Our family have been coming here for 45 years. We like it.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Cookery classes are available in Padstow at Rick Stein's cookery school and a chef can be arranged for meals at The Manor House.

Coast/Beach:

There are 2 walkable and fantastic beaches - Port Isaac less than 1 minute and Port Gaverne is a 10 minute walk. Other excellent beaches locally include Daymer Bay and Polzeath for surfing. Surfing, ocean kayaking and coasteering lessons are all available locally

Travel:

Newquay or Exeter Airports are the the nearest to Port Isaac where car hire is available. The nearest London airport is Heathrow and a car drive from there is around 4 hours. Trains run from London to Bodmin Parkway and it is possible to hire a car through Cornwall Cars 01637850971 who will meet you at Bodmin Parkway with the car.

Facilities

From the Owner

Parking in the old village in Port Isaac is a major benefit and very rare! The location is superb - spacious and private. Garden large bordered by River Leat. Manor House and cottage recently tastefully refurbished with luxury, rustic finish.

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Internet

Dining

  • Dining Area

Location Type

  • beach
  • resort

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The elegant and stylish accommodation is arranged over 4 floors and has many original features. The total accommodation can be let altogether by one Group or in separately by two independent Groups (up to 8 people in the Manor House and 2 persons in The Manor House sail Loft Cottage). Parking is provided in The Manor House. There is a small and pretty river bordering the property and great care must be taken supervising young children. The Manor House comprises the main Manor House and the Manor House Sail Loft cottage with generous gardens bordered by the River Leat which runs down to the harbour. Outside: The Manor House has spacious gardens.Parking is provided in the grounds. There are generous gardens with bbq, outside seating and relaxation areas bordered by the River leat which runs down to the harbour.

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