Rylands Cottage - Self catering holiday cottage in Altarnun, Nr Launceston, North Cornwall, England - Sleeps 2
Rylands Cottage dates back to 1750 and is positioned in a rural location half a mile from the picturesque award-winning village of Altarnun. It offers the perfect retreat for those who are seeking peace and tranquility.
Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty with the stunning North Cornwall coast to one side and the Moors to the other itís the perfect location to explore the many delights that Cornwall and Devon have to offer.
The village of Altarnun has a Post Office with general store, an excellent butchers shop and a famous church known as the Cathedral on the Moor. Within less than a mile walk in either direction you have two traditional local pubs serving excellent meals, real ale, and cider - you can leave your car at the cottage and sample the local delights!
Rylands is the ideal base for walking where you can explore the mystical Bodmin Moor including spectacular Roughtor and Cornwallís highest peak Brown Willy. Visit Du Maurierís infamous Jamaica Inn, see Dozmary Pool where King Arthurís sword excalibur rose. Just ten miles from the cottage is the spectacular Cornwall Coastal Path so don't forget to bring your walking boots!
The ancient capital of Cornwall, Launceston is the nearest town. It is dubbed the gateway to Cornwall and is a lovely town with its old narrow streets, Norman Castle and a Steam Railway. It has usual facilities plus a leisure centre and excellent 18-hole golf course.
North Cornwallís dramatic rugged coastline equals any in the world. Stunning beaches, excellent surfing, cliff top walks, sunbathing and some of the most beautiful fishing villages in the Southwest. The delights of Padstow, Port Isaac, Tintagel, Boscastle, and Rock are all a short drive away. Why not come out of season and walk on virtually deserted sandy beaches and then come home and relax in front of a lovely log fire?
For those who enjoy fishing, don't forget your rod as there is trout fishing just 200 meters away. There is also horse riding nearby and you can cycle the famous Camel Trail. The Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are just a 30 minute drive and there is Golf and a childrenís leisure park at Trethorne nearby.
- Horse Riding Nearby
- Log Burner
- Near Pub/Restaurant
- Garden/Outside Area
- Bike Storage
- Internet Access
- Fishing Onsite
- Golf Facilities Nearby
- Off-Road Parking
- Satellite/cable TV
- Washing Machine
- Tumble Dryer
- CD Player
- Kingsize Bed
This delightful stone and slate holiday cottage is the perfect hideaway for two. Its romantic feel is perfect for that special break or occasion. Its delightful and spacious interior has beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace with a wood-burner and there is full oil fired central heating.
- Kitchen complete with microwave, cooker, hob, and a full inventory of utensils and appliances.
- Small utility area which houses a dishwasher, washing machine and fridge.
- Lounge which is spacious and comfortable with leather chesterfields, deep pile carpets, TV, DVD with Free-view, dining table and chairs.
- Downstairs bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and basin.
- Upstairs - The bedroom is very spacious and has open A frame beams. Off this room there is an en-suite with WC and basin. This bedroom is equipped with a TV and leather king size bed.
Outside there is a private area of garden with patio equipped with B.B.Q. and garden furniture. There is also private parking.
Additional information: In winter months oil and logs are provided.
Low Season from £340
Mid Season from £350
High Season from £495
Peak Season £550
Star Rating: 4 Star
Changeover Day: Saturday
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Sleeps 2 people in 1 bedroom (1 Double)
Owner: Karen Cox click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.
Rylands Cottage joined Independent Cottages in May 2008
Last Minute / Late Availability OffersSat, 25 May 2013 for 7 nights - £495
stunning cottage, amazing locationSat, 1 Jun 2013 for 7 nights - £425
stunning cottage, amazing locationSat, 8 Jun 2013 for 7 nights - £425
stunning cottage, amazing locationSat, 15 Jun 2013 for 7 nights - £450
stunning cottage, amazing location
Owner's Other Cottages
Approximate Location of Rylands Cottage
Reviews and Testimonials for Rylands Cottage
beautiful cottage, ideal location for exploring both Cornwall and Devon, will recommend to our friends (Joanna- Wimbledon)
So much better than the photos, so spacious, thanks for the welcome Karen and the bottle of wine! We will be back ( Mark- London)