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Medlar Tree Cottage

Blisland near Bodmin, Cornwall (Ref. 938028)

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  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Swimming Pool Swimming pool
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Sauna Sauna
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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  • Vici_JH
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    “A place I didn’t want to leave”

    Normally I am always keen to get home after 7 days away but was sad to leave the cottage. Cottage is located in a quiet location but located between a30 and a38 so is a great base to explore Cornwall. ...

    Normally I am always keen to get home after 7 days away but was sad to leave the cottage. Cottage is located in a quiet location but located between a30 and a38 so is a great base to explore Cornwall. Cottage was very spacious and everything is catered to fit 8 people comfortably both inside and out. Hot tub was a constant 39c. As visit was in October with mostly rain the pool was on the cool side but knew that was always a risk as clearly stated in the advert. Even the sauna was good at 38c. The gardens are very mature and established so made for relaxing scenery. Living room had huge tv with a bt tv package which was very pleasant surprise. Huge windows which allowed in lots of natural light. Broadband was good speed and reliable which is always an important thing for my husband. Mobile signal was weak but there is a phone you can use along with an honesty box. Or what we did was put our mobiles on to wi if calling. Kitchen was huge and had plenty of everything. Dining room with the lovely log burner and huge dining room table designed for at least 8 people Upstairs are 3 spacious bedrooms and 2 separate bathrooms with toilet and shower. The set up allows you to choose whether en-suite or not. The room with the super king bed has sky lights so you can watch the stars whilst lying in bed Everything was clean and had been sanitised Lastly the hosts were very friendly but respected your space and left you alone but were there if you needed them. I am already hoping that I can get back there next year! Thank you mr and mrs smart your home and grounds were idyllic.

    - Vici_JH, October 2020
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The property

Blisland 5 miles.

Set in an idyllic quiet location in a peaceful rural valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is this traditional stone detached barn conversion, situated on the edge of Bodmin Moor, five miles from the beautiful moorland village of Blisland.

There is no doubt the highlight of a stay at Medlar Tree Cottage is the private use of the superb leisure facilities.

With a wonderful 39' x 16' swimming pool, a top of the range Catalina hot tub integrated with every conceivable extra including lighting for evening sessions, as well as an infrared sauna in the sun room, holidays spent here are guaranteed to relax and invigorate.

With a selection of chairs and loungers around the swimming pool and so many areas in the stunning garden to find a quiet spot to take yourself off, this wonderful cottage has it all.

Accessed via a long driveway off a quiet country lane, this superb cottage is set at the side of the owners’ stone farmhouse with parking directly outside.

You enter the cottage into the delightful, warm and cosy dining room with the woodburner adding to the character.

To the right an archway leads into the well-equipped kitchen, whilst on the other side a further archway takes you into the sitting room with a vaulted ceiling and panoramic windows looking out over the beautiful gardens.

From the sitting room you go through into the sun room with seating, where many summer evenings will be spent, as well as housing the infrared sauna and giving direct access through the French doors out to the patio, swimming pool and hot tub.

There is also a separate shower if you need warming up when coming out of the pool.

From the patio a gate takes you past wonderful ponds to the shared BBQ area, perfect for alfresco dining.

The bedrooms are all on the first floor with the two doubles benefiting from en-suite facilities, plus there are four single beds in the third bedroom.

With so many superb facilities at the cottage you will be tempted to spend many hours here but right from the door, excellent walks can be enjoyed, and there is an adjoining field where the children can play to their hearts content.

The nearby moorland villages of Cardinham and Blisland are both close by and being so centrally situated in Cornwall makes Medlar Tree Cottage a superb location for holidays with families or friends, at any time of year.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double with en-suite half bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite half bath, basin, WC and Juliet balcony, 1 x family room with 4 single beds
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room with woodburner
  • Sitting room
  • Sun room with infrared sauna.
  • Electric underfloor heating on ground floor with electric radiators on first floor and woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with BT TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 4 cars
  • Lawned garden with shared use of BBQ area, furniture and ponds
  • Private use of outdoor hot tub and outdoor swimming pool (available April to October) heated by solar panels, plus patio with loungers
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Shop and pub 4.5 miles
  • Note: Sloping ceilings in bedrooms and en-suites
  • Note: Unfenced ponds in grounds, children and pets must be supervised at all times
  • Note: The on-site facilities are available for use at your own risk
  • Note: The swimming pool is heated from May to September (May also be heated in April and October depending if the weather is clement) and is unheated in from November to March

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About the location


Bodmin 5.7 miles; Wadebridge 8.4 miles; Polzeath 13.2 miles; Tintagel 13.8 miles; Padstow 16 miles; Fowey 17.2 miles.

Situated under the western edge of granite-bound Bodmin Moor, the village of Blisland retains its age old character and is the only village in Cornwall to have a village green with trees. Around the green, cluster old houses and cottages, as well as the famous, award-winning Blisland Inn. The village is located less than three miles from the A30, and so provides an ideal central location for touring Cornwall. Nearby, Poley’s Bridge marks the beginning of the Camel Trail, a 17-mile long route, which follows a long disused old steam engine railway line to Padstow. The route is completely traffic-free and perfect for walkers and cyclists. You can even explore the trail on horseback and a purpose-built hide has been constructed between Wadebridge and Padstow, so even birdwatchers are catered for! Pull on your walking boots and explore Bodmin Moor, or venture to the coast with your buckets and spades and enjoy a day on one of the many beautiful beaches that stretch along Cornwall’s northern coastline. A fabulous part of the country for all!

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