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Ocean Side. Pretty traditional cottage with lovely view, parking + large garden.

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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About the property

Cottage in Trevillet, Nr Tintagel, Cornwall, England - Tranquil location on private road in the hamlet of Trevillet, short drive to many beautiful beaches.

Ocean Side is a lovely, recently renovated, semi-detached cottage tucked away in the tranquil hamlet of Trevillet, surrounded by fields and with stunning sea views. Outside there is ample parking for 3 cars and a large, enclosed garden with patio that provides plenty of room for al-fresco eating; garden furniture, parasols, outdoor games and bbq are all provided. The sea and countryside views are outstanding.

Inside, the cottage is full of character, its original features combining well with a modern kitchen, bathroom and en-suite. It sleeps 6-8 people in 3 bedrooms with the option of a sofabed in the lounge; a cot and high chair are also available.

A new heating system means the cottage is always cosy, with the option of variable temperatures in different rooms. There is also a warming woodburner in the kitchen-dining room; this room is very well-equipped for gatherings large and small. The lounge has french doors opening onto the patio area with it's stunning views, a beamed ceiling, TV/dvd and CD/radio.

There is a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room and toilet on the ground floor, which is ideal for anyone who finds stairs to be a difficulty. The other two bedrooms, a double and a twin, are on the first floor along with the family bathroom; both bedrooms have far-reaching sea and countryside views.

Mobile phone signal is good and internet access is provided.

The lovely little hamlet of Trevillet is situated between Tintagel and Boscastle, both of which have a host of attractions, restaurants, pubs and shops. It is a short drive from the magical beaches of Bossiney Bay and Trebarwith Strand, as well as the wildness of Bodmin Moor. Crackington Haven, Port Isaac, Polzeath and Rock are all quickly accessible by car from Ocean Side.

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David Ackroyd
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2017

About David Ackroyd

Hello, we are Libby and Dave Ackroyd and we, along with Libby's children, Ayla and Jay, and Dave's wife, Doro are the owners of Ocean Side.

I am Libby, and will be your main contact regarding the cottage, my children and I have lived in the lovely county of Cornwall for 11 years now and absolutely love it! For practical purposes we live in Camelford where I work at the local Primary School, but we are at Ocean Side at every opportunity.

Dave, who runs his own media/consulting company, and Doro live partly in Berkshire and partly in Poland, but come down to Ocean Side whenever they can. It is definitely a family home!

We are all sociable, fun-loving people who enjoy exploring, beach-walking, relaxing with friends old & new, and generally making the most out of life in this idyllic area.

David Ackroyd purchased this cottage in 2014

Why David Ackroyd chose Tintagel

Having been brought up on boats since we were babies, Dave and I are naturally drawn to the sea and have always wanted to own a house with a sea-view. When we came to invest an inheritance from our ocean-going parents, we saw Ocean Side and fell in love!

We all love beach-life (my children virtually grew up on Trebarwith Strand!) and Cornwall has a truly stunning coastline with many glorious beaches; we all agree that Bossiney Bay, the nearest beach, is out of this world! The moorland walks are absolutely stunning too.

There is always something to do or see here whatever the season, watching the waves pound the beaches and crash on the rocks on a stormy day is enthralling and you can always retire to a warm pub or head back to the cosy cottage with its woodburner after your bracing walk!

What makes this cottage unique

Ocean Side is in a quiet location, yet within a short distance of many places of interest, beaches, pretty little towns and moorland walks. You can walk from the cottage (check out Rocky Valley and the coast path!) or bring your bike and cycle to Bodmin Moor or head to Wadebridge and cycle along the Camel Trail to Padstow. Choose from any number of gorgeous beaches along the coast, which in the low season will be almost deserted. There are many nearby village pubs serving excellent food and local beers.

We think that the cottage itself should have everything you need for your holiday; after all, it is our home from home! You can use it either as a base to explore the surrounding area, or use the large patio and garden to just sit back, relax and soak up the beautiful panoramic view.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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A delicious house with beautiful view on the splendid Cornish coast

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week for February half term holidays in Libby's cottage and had a great time. The house is beautifully decorated and very cosy, fully equipped. The place is very calm and the sealine beyond the hills really beautiful.

We love the region, very windy but the landscapes on the cliffs are breath-taking. Tintagel area is wild, much more than Bude's for example.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sophie, Thank you for your kind words, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Side. Best wishes, Libby
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You will not be disappointed!!

  • 4 of 5

We had been looking at the pictures for this cottage and prayed that they would be accurate. Our prayers were answered. On our arrival the weather was grotty but that didn't detract from the location and views available from Oceanside. We were greeted by Libby who obviously takes great pride in this cottage. The welcome treat of scones, jam, cream and juice was a most appreciated surprise.

The cottage is just perfect for a week away. Whilst our week wasn't a quiet one with all the places visited, the location of Oceanside helped you feel relaxed and able to unwind. This is literally a home from home. Everything you probably forgot is available for use at the cottage and despite its remoteness, Tintagel is just a 10 minute drive away with suitable shops to replenish.

The availability of garden games kept the kids entertained...that and the 2 local cats that were adopted and renamed several times over the week.

All in all I would definitely recommend this location to anyone wanting a home from home to be able to explore the local area from, whilst being able to relax and unwind.

Thank you Libby and family for opening up your home. I loved all the nautical touches and I could never get bored of that view.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Cheryl, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. I am delighted that you and your family enjoyed Ocean Side so much, the fact that you have described it as a 'home from home' speaks volumes to me and means that I have achieved my goal ! Wishing you a beautiful ocean view for every birthday to come! Best wishes, Libby.
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Fantastic Cottage In Superb Location!

  • 5 of 5

When we first arrived at Ocean Side, we were blown away with the scenery in the area and the location it was set it in. The view of the sea from the cottage itself was outstanding. Inside the cottage, it instantly felt welcoming and warm. Very homely. Although the cottage is quite an old building, the interior is very modernised and it is clear to see that a lot of hard work has gone into making it an up-to-date and very much loved home.

Fine attention to detail makes this the holiday home you would want to visit as often as possible.

My kids loved their first visit to Cornwall, and have already asked repeatedly to return as soon as possible. The spacious and enclosed garden made it very easy as a parent to feel that the kids were safe playing in the garden with the outdoor toys. When we arrived, a travel cot, stair-gate and highchair were all available to use which was very handy.

A quick 3 minute drive will take you into Tintagel high street with various different little shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. There is also a Londis and Spar for everyday shopping. A 10 minute drive north will take you into the very quiet and subtle Boscastle which is a great place to visit, especially if you have a knack for using a camera! Ideal for a few snapshots. Beautiful place.

Overall, our stay was very pleasing. A homely cottage. A stunning view. Super quiet location to take all the stresses away. Great locations to visit along with very efficient communication with the owners.

Would do this holiday again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your holiday at Ocean Side. We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much and that you found our cottage welcoming. We hope we can welcome you again in the future! Best wishes, Libby.
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  • 5 of 5

We were so happy as we approached the cottage. It was set in a stunning location. When we went inside we absolutely loved it. So comfortable so homely and so welcoming. Our 3 children and their partners had so much to do ...tombstoning surfing rock climbing. ..we walked to so many beautiful villages. We loved it so much and the children asked if we could book again this year....we are awaiting confirmation...fingers crossed! Thoroughly recommend this cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, we are delighted that you love our cottage as much as we do! We look forward to seeing you on your return visit :) Libby Ackroyd
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Tranquility, peace and beautiful views to the sea.

  • 5 of 5

An old Cornish property turned tastefully into a little haven of peace. A lot of love, thought and personal touches gone into the transformation. Views are magnificent and the garden a delight getting all afternoon sun. The cottage has everything you could wish for.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely words, we're so glad you enjoyed your time at Ocean Side :)
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Clean, fully equipped, perfect

  • 5 of 5

Ocean side is situated in the hills overlooking Tintagel North Cornwall with views out to the sea and Lundy Island just visible around the hills opposite the sheltered garden, where we succumbed to a Cornish cream tea on the patio, (we did walk across the fields into Tintagel to buy it.)

The Cottage with its three large bedrooms one with its own en-suite can easily sleep six in either double or twin rooms and a cot is available for those young ones.

The Kitchen/dining room can easily cope with a house full and is equipped with washing machine, dish washer, microwave, hob and oven and the fridge/freezer can cope with a big shop, most supermarkets will deliver.

You can sit and relax, the loudest noise being the bird song; attack the costal path; visit the picturesque fishing villages or strike off to some of the larger attractions such as the lost gardens of Heligan and the Eden project and its zip wire.

We did not want to return the keys after our week there. –Awesome-

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peter & Sue, We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Side. Thank you for your lovely comments, we can't wait to see you back here again! Love from Libby and David.
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7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
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15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
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27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
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3 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
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15 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
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9 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Changeover Day:
Our standard changeover day is Saturday, with four day breaks running from Monday to Friday or Friday to Monday at off-peak times of the year.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tintagel in North Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 has an en-suite with electric shower, toilet, washbasin, and shaver point. The upstairs family bathroom has bath with electric shower over, toilet, washbasin and shaver point.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: sleeps 6-8 (3 bedrooms + sofabed). Cot available. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 is on the ground floor, it has a double bed and en-suite with shower, washbasin and toilet. Bedroom 2 is a double, bedroom 3 has twin beds, both are on the first floor. All bedrooms are individually furnished with drawers and hanging space.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Notes on accommodation: Heating throughout is supplied by newly installed energy-efficient slim-line electric heaters with the addition of a woodburner in the kitchen/diner. An immersion heater supplies plenty of hot water. This is our family's much-loved holiday cottage and you are welcome to use any of the DVD's, toys, books or equipment we leave out. Please be kind enough to treat them with care and leave them in the state you found them. Non-smokers only. Outside: The peaceful garden at Ocean Side has a large, level patio area with plenty of room for al-fresco meals. a rotary dryer and a couple of steps down to a gently sloped lawn. The views are far-reaching and stunning; from here you can watch the sunset over the sea. Patio furniture, parasols, outdoor games and a bbq are provided for warm days and nights, and a chiminea is available in the event of cooler evenings. Utility Room: The washing machine is in the kitchen at Ocean Side; an airer, ironing board and iron are all supplied and there is a rotary dryer in the garden. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen is provided but please supply your own cot bedding. Towels and tea towels are supplied for house use only; please bring your own beach towels. Owner/housekeeper will supply contact details on arrival and will be available in an emergency. Other: The property is accessed via a small, wooden porch that provides a useful space to leave wellies, wet coats, umbrellas and bodyboards, etc.

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