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The Blue House

(Ref. 923128)

Tintagel, Cornwall Show on map

4.5

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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22 Customer Reviews

  • "Lovely cosy and clean cottage and in such a brilliant location."

    Had a bit of trouble with locking the front door sometimes, but otherwise perfect. Would gladly book again. Barrie & Anne

    Reviewed by Barrie5.0Oct 2023

  • "This is such a beautiful cottage!"

    Thank you for the lovely welcome - it set us up for a fantastic stay. We had everything that we needed for our holiday and it felt as though thought had gone into ensuring this. The location is so handy as it’s right in Tintagel, the views are beautiful and the rooms are charming. The new dehumidifier does a great job of keeping the cottage fresh. We’d definitely love to return!

    Thank you so so much for such wonderful feedback - we’re so grateful. It’d be a pleasure to welcome you back Property Owner

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Aug 2023

  • "Had a lovely holiday meeting up with family I hadn’t seen in a long time and the blue house only added to that special time there."

    It’s a great location,views from balcony are fantastic and all you needed in the way of amenities are there. Would recommend a stay there to anyone. Thanks to the owner for making our holiday complete J Jordan

    We are SO happy that you’ve loved The Blue House - thank you so much for your kind review. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a lovely relaxing break in The Blue House."

    The cottage was very clean bright and comfortable with lovely views over the fields towards the sea The walks on the coast path are beautiful and there are plenty of places for a coffee or a meal just minutes away. We hope to return soon.

    Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback - we’re so grateful. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steve5.0Jul 2023

  • "Excellent location and stunning views from the balcony."

    Facilities in the cottage were great and the kitchen is well stocked. We did have a problem of no hot water for 24 hours but this was resolved for us and did not have any impact on how enjoyable our stay was at the Blue House. Lots of shops, pubs and restaurants in walking distance, really cannot fault the location. Just a couple of points for the owners to look at: The toilet seat in the main bathroom was very loose. The flush on the upstairs toilet is not working very well. The balcony rail is a little wobbly, might need to look at that. Nothing that didn’t stop us having a lovely stay at the Blue House.

    Thank you so much for your feedback and point to note. These have been picked up and actioned. Thank you Property Owner

    Reviewed by Dawn4.1Jun 2023

  • "LOVELY COTTAGE AND GREAT LOCATION,BUT WE DID HAVE A FEW ISSUES WITH CLEANLINESS FOR EXAMPLE KITCHEN - UTENSILS DRAW NEEDED CLEANING BEFORE WE COULD US IT!"

    OVEN DISHES ARE IN SUCH A STATE WE COULD NOT USE THEM AND NEED REPLACING ! BATHROOMS - BOTH TOILET BRUSHES WERE IN A DISGIUSTING STATE ,SHOULD OF BEEN CHECKED BY CLEANER AND NO TOILET ROOL HOLDER IN MAIN BATHROOM. ON STRIPPING THE BED IN BEDROOM( NEXT TO BATHROOM) ON DAY OF LEAVING WAS SHOCKED TO FIND VERY LARGE STAIN/STAINS ON THE DUVET , WE FOUND THIS UNACCEPTABLE.

    Thank you so much for this feedback. We have taken this up with the cleaning and maintenance team. We really appreciate your feedback! The bedding and toilet brushes have been replaced and new items have been purchased for the kitchen. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Malcolm3.4Jun 2022

  • "Thanx for a comfortable stay in your house,just a small thing that we found the shower door very small to get in."

    And the smell of the damp was quite strong,we had the dehumidifier on all the time and it collected a great amount of water.you could do wit getting a new frying pan

    Thank you so much for your feedback! We’ll get the new frying pan and look into the other areas now too. We appreciate you taking the time to message. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mary5.0Jun 2022

  • "The boiler very noisey all the time even when turned off, did not get a good night sleep all week, shower vibrats, water comes out of kitchen taps when showering, pipes vibrat when toilet is flushed."

    when i got to the property parking was a probelm, a neighbour was very rude to me,, I WILL NOT BE GOING BACK

    Thank you for your comments. We’re sorry that you’ve had this experience - we would have really appreciated any feedback using the contact details in your welcome email as, we could have resolved this as it was happening. Now that we’re aware of this today, we have a plumber booked for this afternoon to check the concerns you raised with the plumbing. **EDIT** The plumber has been and the tap/water/boiler issue has been resolved. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Martin3.1May 2022

  • "The Blue House was fine overall but lacked some of the home comforts we’ve been used to in other holidays cottages we’ve visited over the years."

    Namely, no space or useful places in the bedrooms or bathroom to put toiletries and belongings. Also, the house had an odd smell when we went in which we deduced was a smell of damp. In addition, there was no prior warning that builders and diggers would be digging immediately outside the property every day of our holiday - even Good Friday and Easter Saturday. This made enjoying a rest or lie-in rather difficult. Tintagel is lovely but we won’t return to this particular property.

    Thank you so much for your feedback, we’ve taken note of your points re the creature comforts. We’re sorry that you had this with the builders - they’d assured us that they wouldn’t be working over this period - now we know this, we’ll take it up with them. We appreciate your comments and would ask that if you ever had any concerns to get in touch with us at the time so that we could rectify it. Thanks again for staying with us. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Tamsin2.8Apr 2022

  • "Property was well located for us as we love walking."

    Scenery was beautiful and weather was great for March, lucky us! Inside of property could do with some updating and was fairly clean. Shame about the building work which was noisy and dusty when we chose to sit on the balcony. Would recommend permanently relocating the settee to be in front of the table and chairs as we banged our heads on the beams a couple of times. Downstairs smelt musty and damp despite the bathroom fan and us opening the windows. Had issue with hot water in shower a couple of mornings, not sure why as we understood the boiler being similar to one we have at home? All in all, we enjoyed our stay and thank you for sharing it with us.

    Thank you so much for your feedback! We’re hoping that the builder will have the retaining wall up very soon. - we’ll chase this. We’ve taken on board your other comments and will certainly look into them - thank you! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Claire3.8Mar 2022

  • "This was our second visit and we cannot fault the blue house."

    It's a little gem. Will definitely stay again.

    Thanks so much Kim! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Kim5.0Oct 2021

  • "Having postponed this holiday from last year which Sykes were extremely helpful with we had a really enjoyable week away."

    The Blue House was comfortable well equiped and in the light of Covid we all felt that all precautions taken were good and made us feel safe during our stay.

    Reviewed by Samantha5.0Jul 2021

  • "Great quiet location in a private road."

    Very clean and comfortable. Good quality fittings, great shower and very handy for Tintagel village centre. Good communication with owner/manager, very friendly and helpful. Would definitely recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by Tom5.0Jun 2021

  • "A lovely place to stay, very homely and comfortable."

    We had awful weather while we were there but it was a lovely base to explore the surrounding area x

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0May 2021

  • "The water pressure is very poor."

    If a toilet is flushed there is no water flow out of the taps for over 60 seconds. Plus the shower is therefore very weak. Otherwise everything else was great and we would recommend the property and location to others.

    Reviewed by Giles4.7Apr 2021

  • "The cottage was comfortable and convenient being right on the doorstep of Tintagel."

    The cottage is well equipped and the balcony was great as you could see the sea in the distance. The cottage has two comfortable double beds and some twin beds were did not need. The feel was homely and it had some good touches which made you feel comfortable and looked after. I would consider a return visit as it is located in a beautiful part of England

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Sep 2019

  • "We love the blue house This year was our 2nd visit and we will go again next year x Its my dream home wish i could live there x Tintagel is a beautiful village Very welcoming lovely people and nice places to eat Magical place's to explore amazing place for a holiday ."

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Jun 2019

  • "The weather this year (2018) in Cornwall certainly made a huge difference."

    However, the Blue House was clean, with good facilities and very comfortable. We enjoyed eating out on the veranda looking out to the coast. The local property manager was very helpful and organised cleaning and bedding changes with us. Everything you want from a holiday cottage. Tintagel was a good base with small supermarkets, restaurants and takeaway food at hand and there are plenty of walks you can do from the cottage, we visited the tidal beach at Trebarwith which is lovely.

    Reviewed by Marjolein5.0Jul 2018

  • "Great location having stayed here twice speaks for itself."

    My only comment would be it’s a shame that no pets are allowed, would be more than happy to pay a premium for this service and I’m certain others would also.

    Reviewed by David5.0Dec 2017

  • "This is a good cottage in the perfect location within Tintagel - very central but also away from "street noise"."

    As others have said it is a little smaller than expected and the living space would be very cramped if fully occupied, but was good for two! The table has to be moved to sit at and then moved again to see the TV. As others have also said the WiFi is excellent and we were glad that we brought a laptop with us for iPlayer etc. as the TV reception was poor and failed during our stay. The owners arranged for a repair very swiftly when we contacted them though. It was good to have cleaning and washing products (washing-up liquid, dishwasher tablets etc.) provided. And there aren't two bathrooms Sykes - only one plus an upstairs toilet.

    Reviewed by David3.5Oct 2017

  • "Tintagel is very hussle and bussle during the day, but at night very quiet."

    There is only room for 1 car (which was stated in the details) but to help people out with 2 cars (rather than chasing round for change to pay at a NCP carpark which is unsecured), the field next to the cottage charges £10 for the week if you pay the farmer who owns the King Arthur museum up the road. We were told about this from a neighbour next to the blue house

    Reviewed by Sue4.4Aug 2016

  • "Lovely property, altho a little smaller than expected."

    Great contact from the owners. Amazing location, and great kitchen facilities. Awesome wifi, got the thumbs up from our teenager! Even better would be a proper washing line (not under the balcony) as I couldn't get clothes dry, and some seating in the garden downstairs would have been really good too.

    Reviewed by Sam4.2Aug 2016

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Summary

  • Three ground floor bedrooms: 2 x king-size double (one zip/link, can be 2'6" twin on request), 1 x adult bunks
  • Ground floor shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Also 1st floor WC with basin
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, Nintendo Wii and Wii Fit with games, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent. Wood burner with starter pack
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot (no bedding provided) available on request
  • Highchair and stairgate
  • Off road parking for 1 car, plus additional parking in car park 50 yards away
  • Enclosed patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Note: Property accessed via 11 external stairs to first floor
  • Note: Max 4 adults and 2 children.

The property

Set in the heart of Tintagel, a village world famous for its history, myths and stunning scenery, is The Blue House, a delightful, upside down holiday home.

Drive through the electric gated entrance and you are away from the hustle and bustle of this enchanting village.

Park alongside the property and enter via a short staircase into the beautiful living area, with wood burner, where your eyes are immediately drawn to the stunning balcony and the amazing views it offers, ideal for alfresco dining whatever the time of day!

Also on the first floor, within the living area, are the sitting and the dining areas and a well-equipped kitchen.

Then it's downstairs to the three bedrooms, with the main king-size bedroom benefiting from French doors that lead right out onto the patio.

There is also a zip/link bedroom with the option of being a king-size double or a twin, and a further bedroom with bunk beds, offering combinations to suit all.

There is so much to see and do right on the doorstep, plus a host of interesting shops, excellent restaurants, pubs and takeaways a short walk away, this really is the perfect location for a holiday.

Add the fact that you are right on the stunning North Cornwall coastline, with an array of beaches within easy reach, and you have the makings of a holiday that you will never forget!

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About the location

TINTAGEL

Camelford 5.9 miles; Wadebridge 13 miles.

Tintagel, home of the legendary King Arthur’s Castle, whose ruins dominate the cliffside just outside the village, is a popular but not overcrowded tourist destination. The surrounding area is dominated by the sea, rocky coves and stunning scenery. Several beaches, including nearby Trebarwith Strand and Bossiney Cove, are within easy reach and surfing is the main attraction for those who love the water. Tintagel has several pubs and restaurants and the Old Post Office (National Trust) is a must. For the energetic, the South West Coast Path passes through the village and in both directions it winds its way along the cliffs and down to the water’s edge through dramatic countryside. Head north along the path and within a short distance is the beautiful village of Boscastle with its quaint quay and village pubs for refreshment. Further afield are the surfing meccas of Newquay and Bude, with their resort attractions, while the open spaces of Bodmin Moor, the Eden Project, Padstow, Camel Estuary and Port Isaac are all within a short but scenic drive.

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Note: Max 4 adults and 2 children.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas