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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
Renovated 1800's cottage, minutes from restaurants, bars and shops, quiet & tucked away

A newly renovated secluded cottage in the heart of the bustling market town of Wadebridge that spans the River Camel.

New to the letting market in 2015, we are delighted with the response from guests as they arrive, and the reviews received so far. Please read our reviews - and book with confidence that you will have a fantastic holiday!

With local restaurants, bars, independent shops, and the famous Camel Trail cycle route to Padstow and Bodmin literally on the doorstep, make Wadebridge, (the only Cornish town to feature in The Sunday Times top 50 places to live list 2015), your base for exploring Padstow, North Cornwall, Doc Martin and Poldark country and beyond!

Within a short drive to the surfing beaches of Polzeath, Constantine, Trevone and Harlyn, each with miles of Cornish golden sand and rock pools, 15 minutes to the famous fishing port of Padstow with its fabulous restaurants and harbour and 20 minutes to Port Isaac (Doc Martin country).

For those in search of a lively scene, Newquay - with its bars, clubs, surfing beaches and many attractions such as the Zoo, Aquarium and Surf Schools is 20 minutes drive or a bus ride away.

For those who need High St shops and a bustling rural city - fabulous Truro is about 30 minutes away - with it's historic Cathedral, a huge range of shops and river cruises to Falmouth.

Wadebridge is well served by local buses - with regular services to Padstow, Truro, Bodmin Parkway railway station, Plymouth and Newquay - also for the airport with Flybe links to Manchester and Gatwick. Ryanair also return for the summer of 2016!


The world famous Rick Stein Restaurants, and Jamie Oliver's Fifteen on the Beach are within easy reach, as are the Eden project, Tintagel Castle, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, the South West Coastal path, Saint's Way and Bodmin Moor are all near by.

For golf lovers, golf clubs such as Trevose and Lanhydrock are just 20 minutes away by car, There are tennis courts and a leisure centre with swimming pool, squash courts and gym within walking distance.

Wadebridge is also well served by supermarkets - with a large Tesco, Lidl and Co-op, the latter being within 2 minutes walk!

Hill House Cottage was built in the 1800’s, and has had an amazing history – a barn once owned by the powerful Cornish Molesworth family, a stables, and latterly the home of a beloved local resident.

Now fully renovated, the Cottage aims to offer modern living within an historic building that retains lovely original features.

Entering Hill House Cottage – you will find the original slate flagstone floored dining hall with seating for 6. Double glazed doors to the rear provide access to a large private, elevated and completely secluded south facing patio, perfect for evening barbeques, or relaxing with the family.

From the dining hall, doors lead to the two ground floor bedrooms to the right and kitchen to the left.

Bedroom 1, has a newly laid light oak laminate floor, twin beds, and plenty of hanging and storage space. Bedroom 2, again with a newly laid floor, offers a super king size bed, a high pitched ceiling, original features, plenty of storage, a TV and direct access to the patio.

The kitchen, to the right of the dining hall is fitted with a brand new double oven and hob, washing machine and microwave, and everything you may need for eating in, a picnic or BBQ. Leading off the kitchen is a fully re-fitted shower room, with corner shower, hand basin and WC.

Stairs rise from the kitchen to an enormous lounge with original slate feature wall. With windows on three sides, the room is flooded by light, enhanced by new laminate flooring. A three seater sofa, a Corner sofa and chair provide the perfect place to relax after a busy day. There are views over the garden and across the town to St Breock Downs. Large TV/DVD book shelf and games are all available catering for all ages.

From the lounge is the 3rd en-suite King size bedroom, with the same new flooring and plenty of hanging and storage as well as a TV. The ensuite, boasts a double power shower, WC and hand basin.

Outside there is storage for surfboards and bikes.

Parking is available free of charge on the road after 6.00pm or a car park is 3 minutes away and £3.50 a day. Parking for unloading and loading is possible on the drive. During the week (Mon - Fri) you are able to use the drive whilst we are at work between 08.00 - 16.00.

We have full central heating and double glazing, BBQ, and garden furniture. Bed linen and towels are provided (no beach towels) and changed on a weekly basis for bookings of 1 week plus. We have a brand new travel cot - not used yet!

We love the Cottage and hope you will!

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

The cottage is next door to our family home, meaning you have assistance on hand at all times should you need it, but is private and not attached to our home. It has its own completely private patio for you to enjoy.

So, its not like renting someone else's house - it is designed with holidays in mind!

Should we be away you will have a list of contacts for assistance.

We sincerely hope you will enjoy your stay with us and will do all to make your holiday relaxed and restful.

If you need groceries ordered, restaurants booked, or any special requests such as birthday cakes, flowers or champagne - just let us know.

We are really proud of the feedback from 2015 and will enhance on what we offer in 2016 to make an even better experience

Neil & Leisha

Call Owner
Speaks English, French, German

15 Reviews

based on 15 holidaymaker reviews


'Jewel' of a cottage in Wadebridge

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous property exactly as described and much more! The lovely owners Neil and Leisha had thought of everything that we would need and had left generous goodies to welcome us which were very much appreciated. Hill house cottage was warm and friendly with great ambience. Wadebridge town centre is amazing and less than 5 mins walk from the cottage -would love to live their permanently. Central for touring around Cornwall and provided a real 'home' to come back to each evening. Beds were so comfy and house warm and welcoming. Will certainly return to this jewel of a cottage. Thank you Neil and Leisha

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Unexpected find

  • 4 of 5

This property was in an excellent location, really liked Wadebridge. The house was very comfortable and clean, loved the quirky features. The owners who were next door were very friendly and welcoming and filled us in with some local knowledge and places to go. Neil the owner kept supplying us with clean towels which was very nice, and the gifts they left for us on arrival was a nice touch. Would definitely stay here again and would have given 4.5 stars if possible.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house with a homely feel

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weeks stay at the end of August. Very warm and friendly welcome.It was lovely to be able to settle in straight away and get on with the business of "holidaying". The property is ideally situated, close walk to some lovely shops and good restaurants and short driving distance to some great beaches with good surf. Neil and Lee were very accommodating and will hopefully be able to visit again. Thanks again for a lovely stay!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great property and location. Look forward to returning.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property with loads of charm, every facility required and plenty of space. Location in the centre of Wadebridge is fantastic, convenient and quiet. Excellent hosts, we felt really welcome.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to have you stay and look forward to seeing you in the future and thank you for your great review
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Delightful, spacious, well-appointed, modern property with easy access to great beaches

  • 5 of 5

This is a very tasteful conversion. The upstairs lounge is spacious and comfortable with lovely comfy furniture. Perfect for rest and relaxation. The kitchen is new, modern and well-equipped. The bedrooms are spacious and comfortable and having 2 shower rooms is great when everyone wants a shower at the end of a day at the beach. The downstairs, tiled dining area is perfect for eating, but also holds all the tosh associated with a family beach holiday (body boards, wet shoes etc). The outside patio is delightful for eating, or relaxing and the hose is very useful for washing down wetsuits at the end of the day. The location is great, just minutes away from the town centre, the start of the Camel Trail and close to lovely beaches both to the North and South. The hosts were very friendly and welcoming and the welcome pack was a real treat! We had a wonderful holiday and we'll definitely be booking again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review - it was lovely to meet you and share your good news whilst here! We look forward to welcoming you again in the future
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Long journey,fabulous welcome

  • 5 of 5

After a long journey from Lancashire we were welcomed to our spotless cottage by Neil and Lee who we were going to find were the perfect hosts.A bottle of wine plus Pimms,strawberries,cream,shortbread and Cornish fudge just a few of the luxuries that awaited us.Everything to make our stay comfortable had been taken care of. I had booked the cottage for my Husband myself,my Grandson and Partner and my two Greatgrandsons aged four years and four months we had three fabulous spacious bedrooms one en suite and one family bathroom. The kitchen had everything you could wish for and the lounge was enormous I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Hill House Cottage to anyone when we arrived Neil and Lee were strangers but now are friends.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, what can we say but thank you for such a wonderful review. We loved having you all to stay - and thank you for leaving the cottage so clean - and watering the pots - thank you and we look forward to seeing you all again Neil & Leisha
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From the Owner

Wadebridge is a truly wonderful town where Neil grew up and returned to after University and many years working for National & International Newspapers in London. With many small independent shops, restaurants and cafes. It appeared in the Sunday Times 2015 Top 50 places to Live in the UK - and is the only town in Cornwall to feature. A visit to Dickson's Home Hardware is a must - if they don't sell it - you really don't need it! There is easy access to local beaches and Padstow and the Camel Trail is just minutes away where bikes can be hired (booking essential in the summer) The town itself stuffed full of independent shops - clothes, lighting, home made gifts and real butchers, bakers and fruit and vegetables. All pride themselves on their "local Produce" - come and seek them out. We love being able to pop to the end of the road for delicious tapas at Little Plates, or a 2 minute walk to Bridge Bistro for something slightly more formal. A drink in a local Cornish pub or Sunday Lunch at the Moleworth Arms or Earl of St Vincent is a must and all within walking distance. For music lovers, local bands play at the Bridge on Wool on a Saturday night. Check out local festivals too - Rock Oyster, Eden Sessions, Tunes in the Dunes! All within 20 minutes. There are two traditional fish and chip shops, two Chinese takeaways (one has a restaurant too) and two Indian restaurants with takeaway option - a short walk away - as none deliver - "Welcome to Cornwall!" Menus can be found in the cottage. The only chain store here apart from the Supermarkets is Boots - open 7 days a week. If you need further information - just let us know.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : newquay at 10 Miles Nearest Barpub : Moleworth Arms/Swan Hotel at 100 Metres Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 30 Miles Nearest Golf : trevose link at 8 Miles Nearest Train : bodmin parkway at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : Exeter at 60 Miles Nearest Restaurant : little plates/bridge bistro at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : polzeath at 5 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Ideal for families, walkers, cyclists, surfers or golfers


10 minutes to the surfing beach of Polzeath, the estuary beach of Rock, or 15 minutes to the surfing beaches of Harlyn, Constantine and Trevone. Newquay with it's many beaches and attractions is 20 minutes drive away.


Newquay Cornwall airport - 20 minutes

Bodmin Parkway railway station - 25 minutes

Plymouth ferry terminal (Roscoff) - 90 minutes

Exeter airport - 90 minutes

Bristol airport - 150 minutes


Padstow 7 miles

Polzeath/Rock 6 miles

Port Isaac (Doc Martin country) 12 miles

St Agnes (Poldark country) 18 miles

Newquay 10 miles

Eden Project 12 miles

Truro 18 miles

Heligan Gardens 16 miles


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 6
1 Oct 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
17 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 14
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 15
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 16
29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 17
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 18
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 19
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 23
15 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Saturday changeover - welcome from 15.30, depart by 10.00.
Short breaks available
Welcome pack on arrival for stays of 7 nights or more
Shopping pre-orders welcome from arrival time

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover welcome from 15.30, 10.00 am departure.

Notes on prices:
Short breaks available - please contact us for pricing. Reductions also available out of school holidays for smaller parties.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 17-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Staying just steps from the heart of this beautiful town it's hard to remember sometimes that you aren't out in the country, the cottage and garden are peaceful and quiet but only moments from supermarkets and unique restaurants and bars.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, on ground floor
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, en-suite to 1st floor bedroom
  • 1 ground floor shower room with power shower, toilet and hand basin, 1 ensuite shower room with double power shower, toilet and hand basin, and built in storage.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, First room on right when entering cottage
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, ground floor super king size bed, direct access to patio
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1st floor king size bed ensuite
  • Description of sleeping capacity: 1 super king, 1 king and 1 twin Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, twin beds, and plenty of hanging and storage space. Bedroom 2, offers a super king size bed, a canopy ceiling, original features, plenty of storage. Bedroom 3 en-suite King size bedroom, plenty of hanging and storage and canopy ceiling. Bedroom 3, King size bed with en suite


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: Private south facing patio garden, surrounded by mature shrubs and trees. A BBQ, and garden furniture are provided Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen & towels included - beach towels not provided. For bookings of over seven nights - an additional clean and change of towels/linen is provided. Other: Dining hall with original slate flag floor and table & seating for six. Double doors open onto the patio garden

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