About the home
• Country cottage retaining great character
• Set in large gardens of about three quarters of an acre
• Within a third of mile easy walk of heart of village with shop, pub and church
• Three double bedrooms (two double, one twin)
• Bathroom (with hand held shower over) and shower room
• Two reception rooms
• Large kitchen/breakfast room with dishwasher
• Utility room and Cloakroom
• Oil fired Aga cooker (during colder months), 2 log burners and night storage heaters
• High quality conservatory
• Detached double garage
• Additional off road parking
* Now with Broadband
The village of Blisland is one of the most sought after in the county. Its heart is based around the village green with its Parish Church, Public House, new village store (with cafe) and Doctors surgery. The expansive areas of Bodmin Moor are a short distance above the village and in contrast to the west in the valley below is the beautiful river Camel valley and the Camel Trail which leads to Padstow. Bikes are available to hire in Bodmin, Wadebridge and Camelford. The Forestry Commission have extensive woodland with fantastic walks, play and refreshments at Cardinham within 10 minutes drive.
Despite its quiet rural setting the A30 is less than 10 minutes drive from the property giving excellent access to other parts of the county and country. The National Trust Estate at Lanhydrock is 15 minutes drive, The Eden Project is approx. 30 mins, with St Ives only an hour away. The facilities of the county town of Bodmin are less than fifteen minutes drive away.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Rock, 14km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 10km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General:||TV, Telephone, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Whilst retaining considerable charm, this detached cottage has been the subject of sympathetic extension and renovation over recent years. There is a small storm porch which opens into the dining room with its slate flag floor, beamed ceiling and wood burner (which is set in a large granite fireplace with a clome oven). In the adjoining sitting room there are also beams, a large fireplace with clome oven and wood burner, with the addition of a LCD tv and dvd player. The conservatory has fitted blinds, a slate flag floor and overlooks the enclosed securely fenced and private front gardens with its mature shrubs, flowers and boundaries, it is mainly laid to lawn. The kitchen is very well appointed with an electric cooker and an oil fired Aga. There is a microwave (with grill and convection oven), coffee maker, toaster, dishwasher, ipod docking station for mp3 etc, and again this room is finished with a slate flag floor.
There are two staircases, one from the kitchen and one from the dining room. Leading from the kitchen are the stairs to the master bedroom, this has the benefit of its own adjoining bathroom. The other two bedrooms (a double and a twin) are via a staircase from the dining room and are served by a shower room.
There are summer and winter duvets along with both feather and anti alergy pillows.
In addition to the high chair, a travel cot is avalable.
Further details outdoors:
Externally the front the property is approached on the lower side from the lane where there is a parking bay (for one car) and large stone and slate built garden/log store. A footpath then leads from here into the front gardens where there are a table and chairs. To the side of the cottage and beyond the conservatory there is a further large raised garden area with teak bench and table. To the rear is large modern detached double garage block with its two up and over doors and rear access door. The garage is accessed from an adjacent lane and through its own double gates onto a forecourt parking area ( 4 cars) in front of the garages. Behind the garages and cottage is a further large area of garden laid to lawn which is gently sloping with mature conifer hedging with open country views beyond. This is ideal as a dog run or to play football in as it is fully fenced. There is a barbeque for guest's use in the garage along with additional teak garden furniture. The garden is fully and securely fenced.
The West Country / Cornwall region
The county of Cornwall is a place of contrasts, from the rugged moorlands, to the lush valleys and dramatic coastline, there is something for everyone.
There is so much to do in this beautiful area both indoors and outdoors. There is plenty of history in the area and the historical sites of Lanhydrock House and Pendennis Castle and certainly worth a visit.
Go on a family day out to the Eden Project and see some exotic plants and flowers from all around the world.
Visit Lands End where there is some breathtaking coastline or go to one of the infamous beaches and either relax in the golden sands or hit the waves and join the infamous surfing community of the area.
The Bodmin / Blisland area
The Village of Blisland is a stroll down through the lane from the cottage. Here is one of the largest village greens in the county, with a beautiful church, village shop and well known CAMRA pub (which is very dog friendly and has an excellent and good value menu . The market town of Bodmin is approximately 6 miles to the south. The cottage is less than ten minutes drive from the A30 which gives fast access to the rest of Cornwall and Devon. The villages of Padstow (Rick Stein) and Port Issac (Doc Martin) are only a few miles away, with the Eden Project being a little further. In Bodmin is the Bodmin and Wenford steam railway. The internationally award winning Camel Valley vineyard is in the valley below the village. The Camel Trail gives safe cycling all the way from the bottom of the valley through Wadebridge to Padstow. Bikes can be hired in Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow. There are numerous beaches within and easy drive and great walking along the coast, across the moors and through extensive local woodland.
How to get there
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Blisland Cottage is a short stroll outside the attractive village of Blisland which is approximately 5 minutes from the A30.
Activities near Bodmin
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
20 Apr 2013
Have just enjoyed our fourth holiday in this lovely cottage. It is very well situated to enable you to access plenty of places of interest by car. The cottage has a pleasant atmosphere and is very... more
29 Oct 2012
I stayed at Lease Cottage in Blisland with my husband, 6 year old daughter and our 3 dogs( 1 Jack Russell and 2 English Setters)
From first enquiring about staying at Lease Cottage, the service from Ben was fantastic.
The cottage itself is beautiful, we felt instantly at home. Set in a very quiet lane, perfect for total relaxation. The quality of everything is of a very high standard, including the bedding and towels. Everything is thought of, even games and books. We could not fault the cleanliness of it either. The gardens are very private and secure, and the dog run is a god send.
The village of Blisland is lovely and we found the locals very friendly and helpful. We went to the local pub The Blisland Inn a few times and we did have a meal , which was great and there was plenty of it! also child and dog friendly. Some lovely country walks around Blisland too.
The beaches which are only a short car drive are stunning, our daughter and our dogs loved it
We absolutely loved our stay at Lease Cottage and were really sad to leave, but most definitely booking up again for next year.
04 Oct 2012
We had the most relaxing week of the year at Blisland Cottage. A peaceful location at the edge of Bodmin Moor, the cottage is surrounded by lovely countryside and is great for both walkers and... more
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|Prices for group size 6|
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|August 12||31 Aug 12||7 Sep 12||£ 720||-||-||1 Week|
|September 12||7 Sep 12||14 Sep 12||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
|Septemner 12||14 Sep 12||21 Sep 12||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|September 12||21 Sep 12||28 Sep 12||£ 495||-||-||1 Week|
|September 12||28 Sep 12||5 Oct 12||£ 480||-||-||1 Week|
|October 12||5 Oct 12||19 Oct 12||£ 460||-||-||1 Week|
|October 12||19 Oct 12||2 Nov 12||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|November 12||2 Nov 12||21 Dec 12||£ 420||-||-||1 Week|
|December 12||21 Dec 12||4 Jan 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|January 13||4 Jan 13||15 Feb 13||£ 450||-||-||1 Week|
|January/February 13||15 Feb 13||22 Feb 13||£ 490||-||-||1 Week|
|February/March 13||22 Feb 13||29 Mar 13||£ 450||-||-||1 Week|
|March/April 13||29 Mar 13||12 Apr 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|April 13||12 Apr 13||19 Apr 13||£ 500||-||-||1 Week|
|April 13||19 Apr 13||26 Apr 13||£ 510||-||-||1 Week|
|April 13||26 Apr 13||3 May 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|May 13||3 May 13||10 May 13||£ 575||-||-||1 Week|
|May 13||10 May 13||24 May 13||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|May 13||24 May 13||31 May 13||£ 650||-||-||1 Week|
|May/June 13||31 May 13||7 Jun 13||£ 625||-||-||1 Week|
|June 13||7 Jun 13||14 Jun 13||£ 650||-||-||1 Week|
|June 13||14 Jun 13||21 Jun 13||£ 675||-||-||1 Week|
|June 13||21 Jun 13||28 Jun 13||£ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|June/July 13||28 Jun 13||5 Jul 13||£ 775||-||-||1 Week|
|July 13||5 Jul 13||12 Jul 13||£ 795||-||-||1 Week|
|July/August 13||12 Jul 13||6 Sep 13||£ 825||-||-||1 Week|
|September 13||6 Sep 13||13 Sep 13||£ 795||-||-||1 Week|
|September 13||13 Sep 13||20 Sep 13||£ 650||-||-||1 Week|
|September 13||20 Sep 13||27 Sep 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|September 13||27 Sep 13||4 Oct 13||£ 495||-||-||1 Week|
|October 13||4 Oct 13||18 Oct 13||£ 480||-||-||1 Week|
|October 13||18 Oct 13||1 Nov 13||£ 550||-||-||1 Week|
|November/December 13||1 Nov 13||20 Dec 13||£ 480||-||-||1 Week|
|December 13||20 Dec 13||27 Dec 13||£ 795||-||-||1 Week|
|December 13||27 Dec 13||3 Jan 14||£ 795||-||-||1 Week|
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