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Dolittles Den | 758

Merrymeet | Nr Bodmin Moor | Sleeps 4

Oak Grove Merrymeet Liskeard Cornwall
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  • Sleeps4 + cot
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bath/Shower rooms1
  • WC1
  • PriceLow £358 / High £884
  • Bed LinenIncluded
  • TowelsIncluded
  • ElectricityIncluded
  • HeatingElectric heating incl.
  • ChangeoverSaturday
  • Check in4:30 PM
  • Check out10:30 AM
  • Pets2 pets welcome
    (£24.00 pppw)Help!
  • SmokingNo smoking
  • Loyalty discountAvailableHelp!
  • ParkingPrivate Parking (2 spaces)
  • Short BreaksYes (out of high season)
  • 0Customer RatingNEWNEWHelp!
Please note: This property accepts two dogs of any size.

A Grade 2 beautifully renovated and tastefully furnished barn set amidst the owner's three acre small holding located less than 5 miles from the edge of Bodmin Moor.  The property is situated in idyllic Cornish countryside and is within easy reach of some of the County's prettiest and most interesting places to visit.

Dolittles Den has been given its name due to the small holding being home to an array of animals including Alpacas, Pip and Michael the family ducks, two golden Labradors Dennis and Helga as well as roosters and chickens laying free range eggs. In addition, because the location is so peaceful and tranquil 'doing little' is precisely what you will be experiencing staying here! The owners even provide a convenient outdoor market stall exclusively for guests staying at Dolittles Den so that on arrival and throughout your stay you can purchase fresh, locally sourced produce.

A shared gated driveway leads up to the property with parking for two cars on a gravelled surface to the front. A slightly sloping Cornish stone pathway leads down to the front stable door.

The property is entered via the light and airy open plan living space with views from the dining area out across the fields. Comfy easy seating, attractive wooden floors, original beams and latched doors all add interest. A focal wood burner provides effective supplementary heating to the electric panel heating throughout the property. The modern, well equipped kitchen provides ample storage and work surface space with all the usual appliances provided.

Two shallow steps ascend to the rear hallway where the two bedrooms and family bathroom WC can be found. The family bathroom WC has a bath, overhead electric shower and wash hand basin. A comfortable double bedroom with views of the garden and a pretty twin bedroom to the rear with views of the neighbouring fields complete the accommodation layout.

Outside, there is ample lawn garden for fun and games with garden furniture and impressive barbecue provided.

If you decide to venture away from the comfort of Dolittles Den then the village of St Cleer with traditional Cornish pub and farmers' market shop is less than 4 miles away.  For a greater selection of amenities including leisure centre with family friendly indoor pool and mainline train station serving London Paddington, the town of Liskeard is just 2 miles. The fabulous Golitha Falls on the Southern edge of Bodmin Moor are within an easy 5 mile drive. Looe and the beaches close by is a 9 mile drive with crab fishing on Looe harbour a must!  

PLEASE NOTE:  This property accepts two dogs of any size.

  

Facilities
  • BBQ
  • CD Player
  • DVD player
  • Dishwasher
  • Duvets
  • Electric hob
  • Electric oven
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Garden furniture
  • Highchair
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • TV (Digital)
  • Travel Cot
  • Washer/dryer

Features
  • Broadband (wireless)
  • Countryside views
  • Countryside walks
  • Large garden

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Dolittles Den - image courtesy of Stags in Launceston
The surrounding location - image courtesy of Stags in Launceston
Living space with original features
Open plan living
Feature wood burner
Open plan kitchen
Dining with a view
Double bedroom
Double bedroom from another angle
Twin bedroom
Family bathroom WC
Bathroom with electric shower
The neighbours!
Outdoor market stall
Liskeard countryside
Golitha Falls
Looe
Dolittles Den - image courtesy of Stags in LauncestonLiving space with original featuresFeature wood burnerDining with a viewDouble bedroom from another angleFamily bathroom WCThe neighbours!Liskeard countrysideLooe
The surrounding location - image courtesy of Stags in LauncestonOpen plan livingOpen plan kitchenDouble bedroomTwin bedroomBathroom with electric showerOutdoor market stallGolitha Falls

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There is an extra charge for pets, most commonly at £24 pppw (per pet per week).

Assistance dogs are of course welcome in all our cottages free of charge, however owners of them should be aware that a considerable number of people are allergic to dogs and in some cases can have a severe reaction. Owners are therefore encouraged, where at all possible, to choose a property which normally allows pets.

Some properties accept pets other than dogs, but in all cases we are required to confirm consent from the cottage owner. Please contact the office on 01208 895 354 if you would like to take a pet other than a dog with you to one of our cottages.
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  2. A summary of your booking will appear. To proceed with the booking select the 'Continue booking' button in the summary box. Deselect the weeks to remove the summary box.
  3. Weeks marked as 'Reserve' (highlighted in blue) cannot be booked at this point in time because availability and prices have not yet been agreed with the owner. You can reserve these weeks in your name until availability and pricing has been agreed. It is important to note that a 'Reserved' period can only be confirmed in your name if the owner wishes to make the Reserved period available for booking.
  4. 'Reserved' weeks (as opposed to 'Reserve' weeks) can only be booked by a customer who has 'Reserved' the highlighted period.

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There are few better places to take a short break than in Cornwall. They can frequently be arranged, mainly out of season though, for periods to suit guest's particular requirements, but there is always a minimum rental, for practical reasons.

Cornwall in the early Spring is usually blessed with fine warm weather. It is this climate which brings out the wild flowers and spectacular gardens which make this time of year such an ideal one for a holiday. During July and August and other busy times of the year short break holidays are normally only available at short notice, but please enquire and we will do our best to accommodate you.

If short breaks are available, the cost of a short break is calculated as follows:
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4 nights: 80% of weekly rental price
5 nights: 90% of weekly rental price
6 nights: 100% of weekly rental price

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It is important to note that a 'Reserved' period can only be booked if the owner wishes to make the 'Reserved' period available for booking. Upon completion of your reservation you will receive confirmation by email or post containing details of the reservation.

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Booked: A customer has committed to a holiday period by paying a deposit or the full amount for a rental period.

Reserved: When a property is not yet available to be booked, a customer can 'Reserve' the property in their name on a first come first served basis. When Cornish Traditional Cottages and the owner have agreed availability and pricing for your selected period we will contact you to let you know if you can then book the property in your name. A Reservation does not guarantee a booking because the owner has first right of refusal on all availability.
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