Woodpecker Shepherd's Hut
2.2 miles E of Rock
From £33 per person per night
Sleeps 2 people
Shepherd's hut in Cornwall: This enchanting getaway ticks all the right boxes. Not only is it welcoming, comfortable and stylish, it has views to die for and an idyllic hot tub to boot.
Staying in never felt so good! A romantic getaway at Woodpecker Shepherd's Hut offers everything you could ever need. Eat breakfast al fresco on the deck, then spend the day relaxing: reading, napping, breathing in the gloriously fresh air, listening to birdsong and taking in the unbelievable views. Later, it's time to grill some supper on the fire-pit BBQ and finish it all off with a soak in the hot tub, perhaps with a glass of something bubbly, while watching the stars twinkle in the vast night sky above. Heaven? It sure sounds like it.
Tucked among trees in the peaceful grounds of the Dinham Estate, this charming hut overlooks rolling countryside, beautiful woodland and the ever-changing tidal Camel Estuary. Its sibling Curlew is also located on the estate, but each is set in their own area and private from one another. The views are framed by branches like works of art, and not only can they be seen from the outside deck and the hot tub, but also from the kitchen sink, the bathroom and the dining-area, while a spectacular glazed roof means you can even stargaze while lying in bed. But it's not only about the landscape outside; inside is a feast of quality craftsmanship, with every detail carefully thought through to ensure stylish and luxurious functionality. The bespoke kitchen features oak work-tops, a two-ring hob, electric cooker and a small Belfast sink, while the en suite shower-room has a sleek shower, proper flushing toilet, slimline ceramic sink and even a heated towel rail. There's a lovely wood-burner (logs are provided) and a back-up electric radiator, and the dining-area is super-comfortable and spacious. The bed, however, is the icing on the cake - fold down the table and it pulls down from the wall, already made up with pretty linens, and voila! a cosy double bed that's bound to ensure a good night's rest.
Out and About
There are 40 acres to explore on the Dinham Estate: take your pick from a wander through the fields, a walk in the woods or a trip down to the water. And though this feels like peaceful rural isolation, you're actually well-placed to get out and about in the fashionable towns of Polzeath, Port Isaac and Rock, while from the latter you can take a foot ferry to the gastronomic delights of Padstow. Surfing? Check. Sailing? Check. Water skiing and cycling? Check and check. Sporty activities abound around here, but for a gentler holiday there are award-winning restaurants to try, farm shops to discover and even a vineyard to visit. Stroll the coastal footpath, head to Port Isaac and try to find the spots where the TV series Doc Martin was filmed, and prepare to be delighted by the historic houses and gardens at Lanhydrock and Pencarrow, both just a short drive away.
Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Wood-burner, 2 ring induction hob, electric oven, fridge, toaster, kettle and double bed (4'6''). Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.
Availability, reservations and pricing : £463 to £825 per week Powered by Classic Cottages
All prices are £ per week per cottage. Where applicable the prices are inclusive of VAT. The prices are specified for Saturday changeover dates.
For weekly holidays or short breaks beginning on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday the price for the following Saturday applies. For those beginning on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday the price for the previous week applies.
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. In addition, many cottages also include electricity and central heating within the price and this should be taken into consideration when comparing prices. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the Web site.
A non-refundable booking fee of £34 is payable per booking.
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