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Detached 2 Bedroom Cottage Above Port Isaac Harbour As Featured In Doc Martin.



Updated: 27-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

This stunning cottage is the surgery in the famous Doc Martin tv series with breathtaking views over the historic harbour of Port Isaac .

Ground Floor: entrance hall, cloak/wc, sitting room with stone fireplace , beamed ceiling and slate flagged floor, separate dining room with log burner , and a modern fitted galley kitchen.

First floor: attractive landing with wonderful harbour and sea views, two spacious double bedrooms - each with fabulous harbour and sea views and fitted wardrobes, large modern bathroom.

Outside: car parking, slate sun terrace and raised lawned garden on two levels to the rear with magnificent sea views.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Shirley Ungemuth
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

6 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)


Trip of a Lifetime!

  • 5 of 5

Shirley was amazingly patient while dealing with USA banks to book. The cottage is gorgeous! The inside is very modern. We were fortunate enough to be there while they filmed an episode of "Doc Martin", so we were able to hang with the cast most of the day.

The beds are so comfy, the bathrooms very modern. Shirley has a nice setup of SkyTV and Doc Martin DVD's to entertain yourself at night. You walk in and feel at home. It feels like walking into a very modern boutique home. I miss it already!

Even Martin Clunes himself commented on how nice the place was. Loved talking to the people who stopped by to snap a photo of the famous exterior. We will be back! Aiming for this summer! Don't hesitate to book this gorgeous home!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A very appreciative and accommodating guest who will be most welcome to return to Fern Cottage ....
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Orlando, Florida

Wonderful holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5

We were very fortunate to find this lovely holiday cottage. It has been completely renovated and is clearly the work of an interior decorator who sought to preserve the charm of the original cottage. The home was very warm and inviting and had a fully equipped kitchen. The place was immaculate and everything was in proper working order. The views from the property were amazing. The back garden has a lot of privacy and outdoor chairs to enjoy the view. The owner, Shirley, was very easy to work with in booking the cottage. I highly recommend this cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tulsa, OK

Wonderful Cornish experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Fern Cottage for 4 nights. It was outstanding. The outside is the iconic Doc Martin surgery, while inside is a beautifully updated 2 bedroom home with 1 1/2 bathrooms, a living room, dining room and kitchen. Cottage is clean, and well equipped. We loved watching the Doc Martin dvd's that were thoughtfully provided. Shirley was very easy to work with and provided all necessary info.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay so much that we extended our stay from 9 nights to 11 nights. The cottage is very well equipped with every thing you would need, we even cooked our Christmas dinner there. The cottage is lovely and clean, as we had never rented before we were a little concerned! but every thing was perfect for us, and Shirley the owner was very helpful and obliging. Thankyou. Oh and Port issaac is a wonderful place to visit ,and many surrounding places to visit, we struggled to fit every thing in.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Cutest Cottage in Cornwall

  • 5 of 5

Fern Cottage has to be the cutest cottage in Cornwall. Beautifully furnished in seaside shabby chic style, it offers sublime views from every window across the fishing boats bobbing about in the tiny Port Isaac harbour and out to sea. Every mod con and gadget is provided, along with lovely comfy beds, fluffy towels, a Victorian bath and a fab power shower. We could have happily stayed forever...

Only slight down side for us (& some people might enjoy this..) is the 100+ Doc Martin fans a day who come to take selfies on the front steps!

Would love to come back when Doc Martin has retired 😉

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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So cosy!

  • 5 of 5

The minute we walked through the door, we felt right at home. This house is adorable, the views are absolutely stunning, the decor is superb and of a very high quality and everywhere is spotless. The bottle of wine that was waiting for us was very much appreciated! Port Isaac itself is idyllic. The walk along the coastal path is a must with views across headlands and the Atlantic Ocean that are simply mind blowing. We will definately return to Fern cottage one day

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:



A few minutes walk to the picturesque village of Port Isaac, the harbour and beach.

Further Details:

A short distance to restaurants including the Nathan Outlaw's Fish Kitchen , The Mote ,Edge Restaurant and the Slipway Hotel.

Please see our web-site www.docmartinhouse.co.uk

for more information about the house and its use in the TV programme.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
24 Apr 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Rate 3
8 Jul 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 4
24 Sep 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Bookings are generally for 7 nights however short stays and late bookings are available .
To book we ask for a 25% deposit and the balance settled 8 weeks before arrival.
Payments can be by bank transfer or debit / credit card [except American Express /Diners Club]

There is a security deposit of £250 which will be returned after guests have departed and the cottage has been checked.
No pets allowed.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is our preferred changeover day but at certain times it can be flexible.

Guests should ensure they vacate the property by 10 am .
Guests can arrive from 4 pm onwards.

Notes on prices:
A security deposit of £250 is payable and will be returned after guests departure and the cottage has been checked.
No pets allowed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 27-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Romantic


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


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


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

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village


  • bay
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Family bathroom with bath , basin , toilet and separate shower . There is a washing machine/dryer in the cupboard off the bathroom. There is a separate downstairs cloakroom with toilet and hand basin .


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Two bedrooms Sleeps 4 Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, wardrobe, sea views and tv . Bedroom 2 with twin beds, wardrobe and sea views.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Check with owner if pets allowed. Please note in the low season there is the minimum charge but in the high season the minimum stay is 5 nights. The changeover day is generally Saturday. It may be possible to vary this in low season. Long weekend break available [ minimum 3 nights ] Rentals commence at 4pm and we ask that the property is vacated by 10am . LATE BOOKINGS AVAILABLE Outside: In the garden there are garden chairs and table with elevated views over Port Isaac harbour. Utility Room: Washer/dryer is in a cupboard off the bathroom. Ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels for guests use in the cottage are included. They are changed weekly for stays over 7 nights . Other: Separate dining room with table, chairs, sideboard, and views over the sea and harbour from the front of the cottage .

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