Curlew Shepherd's Hut
2.2 miles E of Rock
From £33 per person per night
Sleeps 2 people
Shepherd's hut in Cornwall: This postcard-pretty hut has everything you need for a glorious getaway - a luxury interior, awesome views and even a hot tub.
Spoil yourself with a break from the hustle and bustle and enjoy rural bliss in this top notch shepherd's hut with incredible views. A stay at Curlew, which is hidden at the end of a wooded track within the 40-acre Dinham Estate, means getting busy doing nothing - start with breakfast al fresco on the deck, then spend the day reading, napping, spotting wildlife in the meadows, listening to birdsong, playing board games and taking in the fabulous views of rolling fields, ancient woodlands and the utterly beautiful Camel Estuary. Suitably relaxed, you might toast some marshmallows on the fire-pit BBQ, wander down to the water's edge to watch the sun set with a glass of bucks fizz, and finish the day with a dip in the hot tub while watching the stars come out one by one in the night sky above. Curlew's sibling Woodpecker is also located on the estate, but each is set in their own area and private from one another.
The sublime views from this fabulous retreat are framed by the French doors that lead from the hut out to the decked area - an ideal spot from which to watch the curlews that appear in the field in autumn. Inside, high-quality craftsmanship is obvious throughout the space, with functionality, style and attention to detail complementing each other perfectly. The bespoke kitchen, for example, features oak worktops, 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 cosy wood-burner (logs are provided) and a back-up electric radiator, and the dining area is both comfortable and spacious. The bed, however, is the pièce to resistance - fold down the table and it pulls down from the wall, already made up with pretty linens, and voila! a cosy double bed with a spectacular glazed roof above, allowing you to count the stars while you drift off to sleep.
Out and About
A walker's paradise, this area offers glorious countryside to explore, from the footpath just outside your front door that leads to the 40 acres of the Dinham Estate to the glories of the South West Coast Path with its huge varieties of dramatic scenery. For a more gentle stroll, how about the National Trust houses and gardens at Lanhydrock and Pencarrow, both just a short drive away, or a visit to Port Isaac, where the TV series Doc Martin was filmed? Nearby, there are award-winning restaurants to try, farm shops to discover and even a vineyard to visit, plus the trendy towns of Polzeath, Port Isaac and Rock. From the latter you can take a foot ferry to Padstow, whose picturesque streets are home to some great shops and - of course - places to eat, including Rick Stein's famous restaurant. And when you want to get active there are beaches for rock-pooling, sunbathing and surfing, and watersports galore, including sailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, paddleboarding and kayaking.
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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