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Sleeps 6
Property type Villa
Tariff band £469.00 - £1429.00 p/wk
Changeover day Friday
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 1
Min # of nights 3
Size 1 sqm
Pets allowed 2
Pet friendly
Arrival time 16:00
Departure time 10:00

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This impressive period house has beautiful views of the Valency valley and the river leading through the centre of Boscastle. Set back from the coast path this property gives a lovely feeling of privacy while still being in the centre of this famous picturesque village, and the raised garden has majestic views of the harbour.

Bossy Castle is a stunning end of terrace period property, split over three floors which has been recently renovated but retains lots of character features. There is a warming multi fuel stove in the lounge and a well equipped kitchen / dining area with large range cooker and farmhouse table. The bedrooms are all beautifully finished with a rustic style. Outside the private garden offers a stunning, private, vantage point to look down the Valency Valley and watch the river, harbour and the sea, when the tide comes in.

The Elizabethan harbour of Boscastle is famous for the floods of 2004 which devastated the village now it is once again picture perfect with a delightful selection of gift shops, public houses, cafes, restaurants and hotels. Boscastle has one of the most outstanding sections of the coast path with majestic promontories, crashing surf, secluded coves and long beaches with soft, golden sand. The stunning towns of Port Isaac, Rock and Padstow are a short drive to the west and are well worth a trip.

There is one beautiful shower room at the property, but there is no bathroom.

Ground floor: Enter into a small hall with stairs leading up and doors leading to: Large, double aspect, L shaped lounge with comfortable sofas, wood burning stove, sash windows and flat screen Smart TV; Kitchen / dining area with farmhouse table and chairs, fitted units, a large range cooker and further doors leading back to the garden or to the rear yard;
First floor: Stairs open up onto landing with stairs leading up and doors leading to: Family shower room with WC and hand basin; Bedroom to front with 4'6" bed, storage and two sash windows with views of the river; Second bedroom with 4'6" double bed to the rear also with storage.
Second floor: Stairs open onto small landing with master bedroom to the front with fitted units and a 4'6" bed and great views down the river towards the harbour; Further bedroom to the rear with single bed and truckle bed underneath and storage.
Exterior: Parking for 3 cars alongside and in front of the property. There is a large patio area and a private raised garden with stunning views of the harbour, there is various seating and a picnic table.

Facilities & Services
Heating is via the electric on demand radiators. The kitchen is fully fitted with a range of units. There is an electric range oven and hob, microwave, toaster, fridge and separate freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a washing line. The living room has a flatscreen digital Smart TV complete with Netflix. There is free superfast WiFi at the property. There is an iron & ironing board.

Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are all included. You will need to bring your own beach towels. We regret that no smoking is allowed. Up to 2 well behaved dogs may stay at the property for the small additional cost of £25 per dog per week. Dogs must not be left unattended in the property. There is off road parking for 3 cars. There is a cot and high chair available upon request.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during the quieter months of the year.
£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Low occupancy discounts are available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season and using one bedroom only.

Boscastle is a tiny port set in a narrow ravine, the town came into prominence recently as a result of terrible floods in the summer of 2004. In the village there is a pottery, a museum of witchcraft and several gift shops. A footpath to the left of the quayside will take you to the 'Lookout' which is a wonderful vantage point from which to view the rugged coastline. Boscastle was once a favourite meeting place of the author Thomas Hardy, and is the location for one of his novels 'A Pair of Blue Eyes'. Boat trips can be taken from the harbour as far as Long Island, where during the breeding season you may see razorbills, puffins & guillemots. There is a demanding 7 mile coastal path walk between Boscastle and Crackington Haven. There are several attractions along this stretch of coast including Strangles beach at the bottom of a large landslip with a rock arch the Northern Door. Just south of here is High Cliff which is the highest point on the Cornish coast path. Don't forget to visit Pentargon inlet which has an imposing waterfall that cascades down to the sea below.

Trethevy is a delightful hamlet, equidistant from Boscastle and Tintagel and has a history which may well go back to 250 AD when a granite post was inscribed with C DOMI N GALLO ET VOLUS – ‘For the Emperor Caesars our lords Gallus and Volusian’ this can now be found outside St Piran a former monastery and now private residence, Trethevy is also home to St Nectans Glen a beautiful valley where the River Trevillet has carved its way through the slate and formed a beautiful 60' waterfall.

On Bodmin Moor, Dozmary pond is thought to contain Arthur's Excalibur, and Merlin is thought to be still found walking under Tintagel Island. Camelford is a great centre for touring, walking, fishing, swimming or surfing holidays. The town is steeped in history and has excellent shopping and sporting facilities. Port Isaac is the location of the televisions series Poldark and more recently Doc Martin, as well as being a gorgeous working fishing village. Bodmin Jail built in 1778, notorious for its public executions by hanging, was the first jail to be built housing inmates in individual cells. The Jail closed in 1927 and is now a museum open to the public, which during the First World War housed the Crown Jewels and the Doomsday Book. The famous Camel Trail follows the route of the old railway along traffic free paths for 18 miles, providing the whole family with a fairly flat cycle through Bodmin and Wadebridge, and out to Padstow where you can sample Rick Steins famous Fish and Chips. The market town of Launceston is the capital of Cornwall and well worth a visit to see the church of St Mary Magdelene, with granite carvings, unusual among Cornish churches.


  • Pet friendly
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Feature fireplace
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Highchair
  • Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Microwave
  • Open fire
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • TV

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Seasonal weekly tariff overview

# Min stay Start date End date Price
3 nights 01 Nov 2019 19 Dec 2019 £469
3 nights 20 Dec 2019 02 Jan 2020 £969
3 nights 03 Jan 2020 13 Feb 2020 £469
3 nights 14 Feb 2020 20 Feb 2020 £569
3 nights 21 Feb 2020 19 Mar 2020 £489
3 nights 20 Mar 2020 02 Apr 2020 £549
3 nights 03 Apr 2020 16 Apr 2020 £809
3 nights 17 Apr 2020 23 Apr 2020 £669
3 nights 24 Apr 2020 30 Apr 2020 £639
3 nights 01 May 2020 21 May 2020 £669
3 nights 22 May 2020 28 May 2020 £1069
3 nights 29 May 2020 25 Jun 2020 £809
3 nights 26 Jun 2020 02 Jul 2020 £959
3 nights 03 Jul 2020 23 Jul 2020 £1019
3 nights 24 Jul 2020 27 Aug 2020 £1429
3 nights 28 Aug 2020 03 Sep 2020 £959
3 nights 04 Sep 2020 17 Sep 2020 £809
3 nights 18 Sep 2020 24 Sep 2020 £769
3 nights 25 Sep 2020 01 Oct 2020 £639
3 nights 02 Oct 2020 22 Oct 2020 £549
3 nights 23 Oct 2020 29 Oct 2020 £809
3 nights 30 Oct 2020 19 Dec 2020 £469
3 nights 20 Dec 2020 02 Jan 2021 £969

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