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Old Anchor Cottage, Harbour Views, Beautiful Cliffside Terrace



Updated: 23-Sep-2016
Cottage in Boscastle, Cornwall, England

Fall asleep to the sound of the sea and wake to watch the boats bobbing on the turning tide below. Spend time sitting out on the glorious terrace, with uninterrupted views of the harbour, cliffs & out to sea. Take a short walk to the National Trust Cafe, renowned local pubs and wonderful restaurants. Old Anchor Cottage is situated adjacent to the South West Coast path and provides an excellent base for visiting the many and varied attractions and beaches of North Cornwall and beyond. Cosy and well equipped, Anchor's Reach has 4 en-suite bedrooms, all with views of the Harbour. Step out of the door and you are on the coastal path, 2 mins away you are on the cliff and looking out to sea. Anchor's Reach is simply idyllic.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are the nomadic Harris family and Boscastle is our cherished constant! We met in France, currently live in Belgium, our little ones were born in Budapest and who knows where next...

One thing is for sure - we love Cornwall, and our little piece of it, and we plan to enjoy it as a family for years to come - we hope you do too!

In our absence please have a drink on the terrace for us and we hope the seals make you welcome!

Speaks English, French

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Wonderful house and beautiful location!

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I took our parents-in-law to stay in Cornwall for 3 days and chose to stay at Old Anchor Cottage. We could not have been happier with our choice! The house is absolutely fantastic - very well equipped, and very luxurious with each bedroom having its own ensuite (one with a deep bathtub which was a big hit).

You can get onto the coastal path right from the doorstep, and the views from the windows in the house are really spectacular. We enjoyed beautiful weather during our stay, and did a number of long walks on the coastal path, which were incredibly beautiful. The village of Boscastle itself is really wonderful - with very dramatic scenery all around and a friendly atmosphere. Fantastic stay, I'm sure we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely Cottage with lots of space and tasteful decor. The terrace over the harbour is sheer bliss

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here in Boscastle at Gull Cottage. Lots of space, lovely taste, incredible views from the terrace overlooking the harbour, whilst enjoying a gin and tonic

A very good place to enjoy cliff walks from outside your door, or travel to Port Isaac, Polzeath, Rock and Padstow. (Avoid Rick Stein Cafe at all cost)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We are currently renovating Old Anchor Cottage - so more photos will follow shortly! Imagine, Farrow & Ball & open fires, original flagstone floors and stripped floor boards!


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 20016
2 Sep 2016 - 3 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Pet Fee £25

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Arrival after 4pm on a Friday, departure before 10am.

A deposit of 25% of the full rental is required with booking (non refundable upon cancellation unless the property can be re-let). A booking is confirmed only when a deposit or payment in full cheque is received within 4 days. If the booking is made eight weeks or less before arrival then the full rental is payable.

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Updated: 23-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


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


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Television


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

Location Type

  • village
  • waterfront


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • 4 En-suite bathrooms. 3 with showers and 1 with a bath. Downstairs WC


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed, TV, Ensuite bathroom, sea views
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, TV, Ensuite bathroom, sea views
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, Ensuite bathroom, cliff & harbour views
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, Bunkroom - double on bottom, single on top. Ensuite bathtub


  • Terrace ...
  • Garden


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Dogs are accepted at an additional cost of £25 per week. We ask that they are kept downstairs and off the furniture. Old Anchor Cottage is non-smoking Outside: Wonderful patio on the South West Coastal Path a the end of the cliff. Absolutely idyllic - sea & harbour views! Utility Room: washing machine, drying racks etc Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels & Linens are included Other: Dining room, with Harbour views. Seating for 8

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