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Summercourt

(Ref. 1025465)

Tremaine,, Cornwall Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "Accommodation fine."

    Dog loved the garden.weather was fine. Parking facilities were excellent. The only disappointment was that there was no Wi-Fi and no DvD player plus couldn't access tv stations properly.

    Reviewed by Carol4.4Jun 2024

  • "Second Visit to this delightful retreat - sitting out in the garden just to chill and enjoy the gorgeous views bliss."

    ..... Accommodation is very clean & comfortable with everything provided to hand. Plenty of space for the dogs in the secure garden - just to be mindful of the adjacent fields with livestock - but lovely watching the lambs frolicking around at this time of year. Only downside is the Internet is abit intermittent.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0May 2024

  • "There was no internet for our stay, no fault of the owner as was let down by BT numerous times."

    The cottage was in peaceful surroundings with picturesque views. The owners were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

    Reviewed by Alison4.1May 2024

  • "A very comfortable home from home in the tranquil countryside."

    Lovely views across the fields and hills with Dartmoor in the distance. A great location to explore North-Eastern Cornwall. We loved our week at Summercourt.

    Reviewed by Alicia4.7Apr 2024

  • "We had a fantastic week at Summercourt!"

    It was a much needed break from our busy lives. The cottage was very clean and everything you need was there. The view was very nice and we especially enjoyed the sheep at the field next to the house. It was very peacefully and quiet at and arround the cottage, we really enjoyed that. The weather didn't allow us to sit outside, but otherwise we certainly would have!

    Many thanks for your positive feedback, so glad you enjoyed the cottage and sorry you didn’t get such good weather. Please do stay again! Many thanks Dylan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nicolette5.0Sep 2023

  • "A relaxing chilled break within this delightful cottage in the small hamlet with gorgeous views over the countryside."

    Everything is catered for your stay, down to the lovely homegrown vase of flowers awaiting on your arrival. Our dogs enjoyed the large secure garden with plenty of walks nearby. Would certainly recommend if you want a peaceful chilled time away.

    Thanks for the great feedback, it’s great you and your dogs enjoyed the stay, it’s lovely to have a big garden for them! I’m glad you managed to get some down time. All the best Dylan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jackie4.7Sep 2023

  • "This was our second booking of Summercourt this year, both times for elderly relatives."

    They had a wonderful stay. The cottage was clean, calm, comfortable, light and well equipped. The views are amazing and they made full use of the lovely outside space and spent hours watching the sheep and lambs in the next field. Their dog was safe and happy in the garden. The only downside of their fortnight was having to leave on the last day, and they are already talking about booking early in 2024. Thank you again!

    Thanks for the excellent feedback Wendy, so glad your family enjoyed the stay once again. We hope they do come again and enjoy the view for a few more weeks! All the best Dylan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Sep 2023

  • "We booked Summercourt for elderly relatives and they had a wonderful stay."

    The cottage was light, warm, welcoming, clean and comfortable and the views captivating. They were reluctant to leave on the last morning and have already asked us to rebook for them.

    Thanks for the lovely feedback Wendy! Your family are welcome back anytime. All the best. Dylan Property Owner

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0May 2023

  • "Great place great views every t6hing you want just one little thing would be good if towels were provided."

    .Will come back again hopefully have been coming to Cornwall for 30 years property def.. in top 5..

    Many thanks for your lovely comments, and understood about the towels. Top 5 in 30 years is high praise indeed. We hope you come again next year! Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2022

  • "Cottage is comfortable with views to die for."

    There should be some separate notices printed near appliances such as the electric hob and heating controls to keep it simple and cost effective. Searching through a book full of instructions just to find out how to turn things on was frustrating. Not everyone is all electric at home. Some previous customers had not cleaned the oven. Could not find instruction on recycling. Refuse collector came on Tuesday he said put all the rubbish in the brown bin and they sort it, this is rather different from where we come from. I should be pointed out the cottage is remote and a round trip of 40 mins to the nearest shop if you want anything. It is nice to be able to take your dog, the fencing around the property is adequate for a small dog but a larger dog would jump it easily. Their were sheep right up to the boundary fence. Dog owners must be responsible..... A very nice property in a beautiful location just plan your days out and don’t forget anything. Your sat nav will take you a different way to what is described in the instructions. Both ways come down to narrow country lanes, there are two ways to arrive at Summer court.

    Many thanks for your feedback, we are going to look at raising the fence for larger dogs. Good idea on the instructions for the appliances. We have now replaced the instructions for the bins as they seemed to have got lost. We hope you come again. All the best, Dylan and Jane. Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.4Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic stay, excellent location and facilities."

    Peace and tranquility.

    Thanks for the positive feedback Tim, I’m glad you had another lovely stay at Summercourt. All the best, Dylan. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tim5.0Aug 2022

  • "Beautifully decorated, well appointed, spacious accommodation in a peaceful location."

    Around 20 minutes to the beach (Widemouth Bay is our favourite) and same to Launceston, the nearest town. We thoroughly enjoyed our time at Summercourt and were sad to leave.

    Many thanks for your kind words and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay - we agree, its always hard to leave! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2022

  • "We had asked before booking if the garden was secure as we were bringing our 2 dogs."

    The reply from Sykes Cottages was "The owner has come back to us and said yes the garden is enclosed. We have dogs and ensure the property is dog friendly" On arrival, I was concerned about some areas of the fencing as there were some large gaps between the wires (especailly as there were sheep in the next field) but the front corner of the wall/fencing wasn't secure at all, due to the gradiant of the ground, it was just a step over for the dogs to get out. It took our older Golden Retriever just under 30 mins to find teh gap! Shame, as it put a dampner on being able to just let them out, especially first thing on a morning, the last thing you want to do on holiday is have to get dressed to let the dogs out. It meant anytime the dogs were in the garden they had to be on a lead, with one of us stood with them. I would not consider the garden to be enclosed/secure. Teh bungelow it's self has great facilities dishwasher, washing machine / dryer but no washing line? I'd really encourage the owners to provide a washing line. Main bedroom. There was a comfortable double bed, but it would have been a nicer stay if the bed had been a king, Properly sounds petty to some, but the sheets should have been ironed and towels should be provided. Rubbish and recycling - suggestion to the owners to add to the guest informaton re what bin is used for what, as it's so different depending on where you live. Overall, we would recormmend the property to other guests, the view is it's best asset, truly amazing.

    Many thanks for your feedback, we have checked the fence for gaps and could not find any. We stayed ourselves for four weeks over the summer with a golden retriever and Bernese mountain dog who were interested in the sheep but not able to reach them and were never on a lead at the cottage. However, we will endeavour to add some additional height fencing the front corner to ensure large dogs don’t jump over the wall, many thanks for mentioning this. We have given information on the recycling in the information booklet, we’ll check this is up to date at the cottage. We also mention in the booking information that towels are not provided as many people like to bring their own. We’ll take up the issue of the sheets being ironed with the cleaner as you are correct, they should be ironed. Also thanks for the mention of a washing line, thats something to add - we do however also provide a wooden clothes rack that can be used inside and outside, I’m not sure if you found this? Many thanks for your kind words and final recommendation and we am sorry you had issues with your stay. All the best, Dylan and Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Sally3.4Jul 2022

  • "A very pleasant bungalow and the beds were comfortable."

    Great view of rolling fields and sheep from the garden. The surrounding roads are very narrow but there is hardly any traffic - so need to hold your nerve driving around some of the bends. A good location for visiting north coast towns and villages such as Tintagel, Boscastle, Bude, Port Isaac and Padstow.

    Thanks for your comments, the roads do take some getting used to, however as they are so quite you often see some buzzards looking for a snack! Glad you enjoyed your stay. All the best, Dylan and Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2022

  • "The property was fantastic everything about it was great."

    We had everything we needed and comfort wise the double bed was fantastic the pillows we have been researching as they were so comfy

    Thanks for your feedback, unfortunately and unbelievably someone has actually stolen and replaced the pillows with cheap ones so we are having to replace them. Thanks again for your comments though :) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katy5.0Apr 2022

  • "Very nice lovely views very comfortable nicely decorated shame it wasn't summer so we could have sat outside would book again."

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    Thanks for your feedback, its great you enjoyed your stay, lets hope you have more sunshine next time you visit. All the best, Dylan and Jane Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2021

  • "Beautifully presented, well appointed, clean cottage."

    With an ideal garden for your furry friends. Its situated in a perfect location for all the attractions around Devon and Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Sharron5.0Oct 2021

  • "Nice location, very quiet, we had a very relaxing holiday."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2021

  • "Summercourt has been refurbished to a lovely standard and is in a idyllic location."

    Also a great base for easy access to the best north Cornwall has to offer. Some great local walks across beautiful countryside. Perfect getaway spot.

    Reviewed by Wayne4.7Sep 2021

  • "Lovely serene location and view, clean and modern accommodation"

    Reviewed by Jamie5.0Aug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage everything you needed apart from a hairdryer, which was not a real problem never had to take one on holiday before."

    The cottage was in a lovely remote rural setting with rolling countryside. Got used to the narrow country lanes to get to the cottage. A very peaceful cottage just what you need from the hustle and bustle. Took the dogs to Widemouth Bay and Bude beaches which were about 12 miles away.

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.4Jun 2021

  • "The bungalow was beautifully renovated in its own grounds."

    ....it was like home from home. Loved the views all round and our sheep neighbours. Easy access to the nearest town and to popular places of interest. A joy to come back to at the end of the day.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Oct 2020

  • "A very nice cottage in a peaceful remote location."

    Be prepared to drive if you need a shop or a pub. Beautiful beaches at Widemouth Bay and lovely walks on the coastal footpath which are both about 20-25 minutes drive away

    Reviewed by Martin4.1Sep 2020

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Summary

  • All ground floor, two bedrooms; 1 x double bed, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/Dining room with woodburning stove
  • Sitting room
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer
  • Smart TV and WiFi
  • Bed linen inc. in rent
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Large lawn garden with table and chairs
  • Highchair available
  • Two well behaved pets welcome, sorry no smoking
  • Shop and pub within 5 miles
  • Beach 9 miles
  • Note: This property has a £100 Good Housekeeping Bond

The property

Surrounded by rolling countryside and with outstanding views to Dartmoor, Summercourt is a newly refurbished, attractive single storey cottage.

In a peaceful and tranquil location on the picturesque border of Devon and Cornwall, this stylish retreat is ideal for friends or families seeking to explore the North of Cornwall with its beautiful coastline, as well as the moors of Bodmin and Dartmoor National Park.

The real heart of this home away from home is the spacious kitchen/dining room where you will find everything you could possibly need during a week-long break.

Glazed French doors ensure that the space is filled with natural light and offer superb, long views.

With all the appliances you could want, why not prepare a home-cooked meal before catching up with the day’s events or playing cards in front of the woodburning stove at the dining table.

There's a separate sitting room where you can relax on the sofa and watch your favourite TV shows.

You will find two smart bedrooms; a double and a twin room, both offering tranquil spaces to retire to each evening.

On summer evenings, there is no greater way to pass the time than simply sitting on the spacious patio or garden and enjoying the splendid views with a glass of something cool.

Relax and spend a moment whilst your canine companions stretch their legs or rest at your feet.

Within easy reach are Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor National park.

Here you will find miles of walking routes amid breath-taking scenery, as well as the coastal towns of Bude, Port Isaac, Padstow, Crackington Haven, Tintagel, Boscastle and Trebarwith Strand.

At Crackington Haven there is a lovely cove dominated by majestic cliffs which is suitable for swimming and surfing.

There are many additional beaches nearby, some which are dog friendly all year round.

If you can tear yourself away from this delightful base, venture to the town of Launceston, where you will find a selection of pubs and restaurants to enjoy, as well as a selection of shops to explore one afternoon.

Within the town, you will also find the ruins of the 13th-century keep, a number of golf courses and the Steam Railway which offers 5-mile round trips on the North Cornwall line.

Quiet and peaceful, Summercourt is perfect for exploring this part of Cornwall and Devon.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

TREMAINE,

The pretty village of Tremaine sits 7 miles west of Launceston, quietly resting amongst the beautiful green meadows of the upper Tamar Valley. An ideal place for those seeking the solitude of the countryside, this whole area offers an abundance of winding country lanes, wooded valleys and great wildlife spotting opportunities. The nearby reservoir at Roadford offers fishing, sailing and water sports, providing a great day out for all, whilst the Tamar Otter Park and the nearby golf course are not to be missed. With the town of Launceston, with its many shops, pubs, restaurants, ruined Norman castle and steam railway just a short drive away, as well as the beaches of North Cornwall and the wilds of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor within easy reach, this great location has plenty to offer.