In the centre of Blisland, a 17th cent. cottage adjoining the original village school (1842), now the little used village institute, and next to the church (acclaimed in Betjeman's poetry). It looks over the pretty village green (benches), and is within sight of the good pub on the far side of the green and a short stroll from the shop/internet café. Inside, cosy and comfortable. Open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, freezer, fridge, electric cooker) with beams, slate floor (rugs), big fireplace (electric 'flame-effect' fire), TV/DVD and view of the green. Upstairs, two bedrooms - a double looking over the green, and a single looking over the church and churchyard; bathroom (suite, shower over bath). No children under 7, except pre-crawling babies. A welcoming little cottage in a pretty village with excellent walking from the door.
Blisland: attractive village (old cottages, good pub, PO/shop/internet café, medieval church) around a green in wooded farmland below the western edge of Bodmin Moor. Nearby, the River Camel (trout/salmon fishing and Camel Trail cycleway). The sea at Port Isaac, 9 miles, or Polzeath (sand/surf beach) and Rock (watersports), 12. Bodmin (town), 5.
Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x single. Bathroom with bath, shower over, WC, basin. Open plan living space with seating area with electric fire, dining area and kitchen.
BLISLAND 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!
This property offers the following short breaks: