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The Dell

Whitsand Bay, Cornwall

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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
grade 5 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Romantic
Quirky
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stunning detached beach lodge in a secluded setting which boasts expansive sea views
  • Fabulous outside area offering a luxurious hot tub and somewhere to relax in style all year round
  • Surprisingly spacious accommodation with an array of creature comforts alongside contemporary styling
Property code: 78653

This superb property nestles in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on Tregonhawke Cliff, overlooking the sea, and has been lovingly furnished in a light and contemporary style, offering a luxury coastal escape.

With uninterrupted sea views spanning from Rame Head to Falmouth, this 'forgotten corner' of Cornwall offers 4 miles of golden sands accessed via a the cliff path and appeals to those looking to relax as well as surfers, power gliders and beach casting fishermen alike. With direct access onto the South West Coast Path, guests can enjoy walks to Port Wrinkle, Kingsand and Cawsand, Downderry, Looe and Polperro. Milbrook is the closest village and boasts a range of amenities, including shops and pubs. Other local attractions accessible from here include the historic naval city of Plymouth, including Royal William Yard and the Barbican, which can both be accessed via foot ferry, Mount Edgcumbe Park and numerous National Trust properties and gardens.

Step inside this truly stunning studio-style property and you will immediately find yourself in the beautifully light yet cosy lounge/kitchen/dining/sleeping area. The lounge area has a large window to the front which offers fabulous sea views. A comfortable sofa sits in front of a warming wood burner and Smart TV - a perfect place to relax. Included in this space is an intimate dining area  which is ideal for enjoying a leisurely breakfast before heading out for the day. Beside this is the compact yet perfectly appointed kitchen which boasts all the essentials including an electric oven and hob, microwave and a fridge with ice compartment. Due to the lovely studio-style layout, a pretty bedroom area with a king-size bed is tucked away to the rear, and leading off this, there is a contemporary en-suite shower and WC.

Heading outside, further highlights await in the form of a generously proportioned glass-fronted decked terrace with gorgeous expansive sea views and a luxurious hot tub. Here you can relax in style throughout the year whilst soaking up the 180-degree vista. Completing the offering and making this a great option for outdoor enthusiasts, there is also an outside shower, garden furniture and charcoal BBQ, and even a useful shed providing storage for bikes and surfboards. Roadside parking is located a short stroll up the steps that lead to the property.

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  • 1 king-size bed
  • 1 en-suite shower room with shower and WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge with ice compartment
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
  • Roadside parking, subject to availability
  • Pub and shop 1 mile and beach, restaurant and cafe within walking distance
  • Smart TV in the lounge area
  • Charcoal BBQ
  • Regret no children or infants
  • Outside shower
  • Storage for bikes and surfboards in the shed
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed

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Joanne Barraclough

This property is personally managed by Joanne.

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 39 guest ratings

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Reviewed by David 3rd June 2022

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We had an excellent holiday. The Lodge and views were spectacular and very private. Very clean and well equipped. Nearby restaurant appeared to be closed for most of season. Large vehicles may not be able to park directly outside the property.

Reviewed by Angela 20th May 2022

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The Dell is every bit as beautiful as it looks in the photos. It is a peaceful and private place with amazing views and a great place to get away from it all. Lovely coastal path walks on the doorstep. The hot tub was beautifully clean and well maintained. We had a great week there.

Reviewed by Gail 13th May 2022

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Ideal for two people. The space has been carefully thought out to meet all potential needs. Wonderful, quiet setting with lovely views and privacy. Contact with owners was good and prior notice before visiting to check the hot tub was appreciated.

Reviewed by Sabrina 15th April 2022

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We had a great week at the dell. There is everything you need, it is clean and the view with the hot tub is amazing. On Easter weekend it was hard to get a parking space.

Reviewed by Loraine 8th April 2022

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After a long hour journey was met with the WOW factor! Not only were we met by an incredible blue sea but it just got better with every step down the path! Absolutely spotless with everything you could wish for on a week's holiday. Scones, jam with clotted cream and the milk were an absolute delight to see on entering this beautiful hidden gem. TheRead more hot tub is incredible at night, carefully checked daily by Rich who was lovely . We will definitely be returning and would definitely recommend:) Hide

Reviewed by Cath 25th March 2022

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Reviewed by Roy 18th March 2022

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Amazing week at a beautiful location with stunning views. The hot tub is the icing on the cake!!

Reviewed by Carl 16th February 2022

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Was a lovely place to stay with beautiful sea views.

Reviewed by Carol 31st January 2022

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A lovely place to relax with amazing sea views.. the cream tea and bottle of Fizz were a nice touch

Reviewed by Ian 28th January 2022

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We had a lovely stay and was a perfect secluded location. The scones and prosecco were a lovely touch and we enjoyed these as an afternoon treat. It really had everything we would have wanted. Amazing views!!

Reviewed by Teresa 21st January 2022

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Lovely cabin on the clifftop at Whitsand Bay with great views. The cabin is small, but perfect for a couple with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The hot tub was brilliant in January for a boost of warmth and fun. Recommend to anyone for a getaway from it all stay.

Reviewed by Peter 14th January 2022

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Reviewed by Ruth 29th December 2021

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A fantastic and beautiful property in a stunning location. We were delighted with how private, clean and well thought-out the place was. It's situated along a stunning coastline - close to amenities and yet this must be one of the most private cabins we saw in this area. The hot tub was just wonderful - we sat out under the stars and listened to thRead moree sea. The communication from the owners was excellent too. Can't recommend highly enough. We will definitely be back. Hide

Reviewed by Kevin 3rd December 2021

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The Dell is in a perfect location at the top of Whitsand Bay just off the road allowing for easy access for unloading allowing you to settle in quickly and just enjoy being there. The views are stunning even during stormy weather when you can hunker down with the log burner on and just appreciate the peace and quiet. Perfect for two. The shower rooRead morem is quite small and compact but has everything you need with large fluffy towels. An ideal small but comfortable cosy superb property ideal for 2. Hide

Reviewed by Simon 12th November 2021

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The Dell is absolutely everything that could have wished for. The location with its view, the lodge was well set out and totally private. There is plenty of kitchen equipment. The bed was super comfortable, the shower was good, strong and warm. And to top it all was the fantastic hot tub over looking Whitsand Bay.

Reviewed by Kate 15th October 2021

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We had such a memorable stay here. The cottage was so beautiful and the views were exceptional! Relaxing in the hot tub as the sun set over the sea was magical. The owners were also extremely friendly and we would love to return in the future.

Reviewed by Gary 8th October 2021

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What a beautiful location will definitely be going again

Reviewed by Nigel 3rd September 2021

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A great cottage in a great location! We were lucky to have sunny weather and spent a lot of time on the deck overlooking the sea. There is a good restaurant and cafes within walking distance. There is plenty of walking along the cliffs or beach, or drive to Cawsand or Kingsand (worth a visit anyway) and walk from there. Parking can be tricky when tRead morehe weather is good and the day trippers are there. The Satnav takes you on the very narrow road from Millbrook - check the map beforehand to avoid. Hide

Reviewed by Marie 9th July 2021

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Perfect location to wind down. Very secluded. Lovely coastal walks. Accommodation was beautiful. Everything you would need for a perfect relaxing holiday. Will definitely return

Reviewed by Steven 25th June 2021

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The Dell was perfect for a weeks holiday

Reviewed by Christopher 18th June 2021

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A superbly well maintained chalet with stunning views of a less well known corner of Cornwall. Perfect spot be to get away from it all but still be close to plenty of interesting places and unspoilt sandy beaches. Owners friendly and helpful, with cream tea and Prosecco laid on for arrival! Highly recommended.

Reviewed by David 4th June 2021

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My wife and I had had a great week at the Dell a great place to wind down ,we had a few problems but we are in our mid 70s and arrived during a manic busy half term week but we managed and it was well worth it .The Prosecco and Cornish scones where a real treat on arrival disappointed they did not arrive each day we loved just sitting out and enjoyRead moreing the view. If you enjoy walking the Dell will take some beating Hide

Reviewed by Susan 28th May 2021

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We loved staying at The Dell. It is very well equipped and as the weather was amazing we were able to spend most of the time outside on the decking. The hot tub was a great addition. The view is hard to beat! A walk to the beach below is a must even though the climb back up is a challenge. We recommend using the number 70 bus to go to Kingsand and Read moreCawsand, Mount Edgcumbe park and to Plymouth via the Cremyll ferry. Its so much easier than negotiating the narrow roads. Hide

Reviewed by Patricia 14th May 2021

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Reviewed by Ayla 10th May 2021

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Even if it rains it is still so enjoyable to stay in. Incredible view, comfy sofa, tv had great picture, close to sandy beach, good wifi, so clean and hosts were lovely. They have thought very carefully about the set up of the place and it feel very welcoming.

Reviewed by Kevin 30th April 2021

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Our stay was perfect. Stunning views across the bay. Great location for beaches and cliff top walks. The property was in excellent condition. Ben and Carrie were really helpful and thoughtful. We'd love to return in the future.

Reviewed by Jenny 23rd April 2021

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Stunning views , unspoilt area ,accommodation was really lovely and a great place to relax recharge and enjoy

Reviewed by Jennifer 16th April 2021

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Reviewed by Nicola 27th December 2020

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Fabulous holiday lodge in a beautiful setting. Very cosy and perfect for a couple. Owners are very friendly and the added touch of a bottle of bubbly and cream tea was really appreciated and thoughtful. Would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Tracey 4th December 2020

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The Dell is lovely, it has everything you need. The hot tub ,the view all perfect . And the extra touches that Carrie and Ben supply, the afternoon tea and prosecco was lovely on arrival

Reviewed by Declan 30th October 2020

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This holiday cottage was above and beyond mine & my wifes expectations.. the pictures portray a beautifully idyllic holiday cottage and this place is exactly that! One of the best, if not THE best place weve stayed in in the UK. Breathtaking views and the cottage itself was built leaving no stone unturned. The hot tub was the icing on the cake! IveRead more already had lots of friends asking about this place and Im sure well come here again! Hide

Reviewed by Chris 23rd October 2020

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Fabulous accommodation and location. I very particular when it comes to cleanliness and this property is spotlessly clean. There is nothing we can suggest to improve this place as the attention to detail is impressive and we would recommend it to anyone who just wants to walk, enjoy the sea views and chill.

Reviewed by Gary 9th October 2020

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Fabulous accommodation in a fantastic location cant fault it. Car parking can be a challenge but that is a small price to pay

Reviewed by Rosemary 2nd October 2020

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Wonderful location with fantastic view. Beautiful newly renovated seaside chalet that is perfect for two. Owners very caring and text to indicate when coming to service the hot tub. Complimentary bottle of Prosecco, scones, clotted cream and jam was a very thoughtful gesture. We were able to park on road by chalet at all times during our stay. WoulRead mored highly recommend a holiday here. Hide

Reviewed by James 25th September 2020

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What a lovely find. The Dell is a fantastic place to spend time away from the rest of the world with excellent views and facilities. Very well maintained and cleaned to a high standard. Great communication with the owners during our stay, I especially appreciated the consideration to message each day before coming to tend to the hot tub. Phone signRead moreal is patchy but the WiFi is excellent. The parking isn't ideal, and there are steep steps which might not be suitable for all. Can't wait to return. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 11th September 2020

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Absolutely wonderful cottage, stunning location, is actually how it appears in the photos. The owners were absolutely lovely too. Not only does the cottage have stunning views it is completely private. Ive yet to find a cottage anywhere on line that compares to this one.

Reviewed by Pauline 21st August 2020

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Cant rate this property highly enough. Superb location, cottage recently refurbished and they have thought of everything. Only suggestion is if you want to eat at The View restaurant (at the busiest times) which is only a 5 minute walk along the cliff road - you book in before your stay.

Reviewed by India 14th August 2020

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Just a beautiful little house in a cliff overlooking the sea. We had a hottub which was amazing the hosts were friendly helpful and the property was just perfect I can't recommend. enough!! We've already booked again for next year

Reviewed by Ross 7th August 2020

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Such a lovely spot for a luxury escape. The views from the deck and hot tub are incredible, and just a short walk to the beach. Can't imagine a better place for a BBQ in the sun!

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