The Old Borough House

Tintagel (1ml NE), North Cornwall

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View of the property - The Old Borough House
View of the property
Lounge with exposed beams  - The Old Borough House
Lounge with exposed beams
Lounge with open fire  - The Old Borough House
Lounge with open fire
Dining area - The Old Borough House
Dining area
Spacious kichen  - The Old Borough House
Spacious kichen
Conservatory with views of the patio - The Old Borough House
Conservatory with views of the patio
Double bedroom  - The Old Borough House
Double bedroom
Double bedroom  - The Old Borough House
Double bedroom
Double bedroom  - The Old Borough House
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom  - The Old Borough House
Twin bedroom
Shower room  - The Old Borough House
Shower room
Unique features throughout  - The Old Borough House
Unique features throughout
Patio and garden area with distant seaviews - The Old Borough House
Patio and garden area with distant seaviews
Seating area in the garden  - The Old Borough House
Seating area in the garden
Short stroll to the South West coastal path - The Old Borough House
Short stroll to the South West coastal path

At a glance

  • Property code: TOLBO
  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Dogs allowed: 2
  • Changeover day: Saturday
  • Towels included
  • Travel cot available
  • Highchair available


  • Waterside views
  • Enclosed garden / patio
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Internet access
  • Pub nearby
  • Shop nearby
  • Beach within easy reach
  • Family friendly
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About the property


This 500 year old historic house was formerly the official residence of the former Mayors of Bossiney, including Sir Francis Drake and was also the home of the famous playwright and broadcaster J. B. Priestley.

With some lovely views over the coastline, you will be a 10 minute stroll to the beach, as well as the local shop and pub serving good food. An ideal base for a relaxing holiday, enjoy some wonderful cliff-top walks and sheltered coves. Perfectly placed for touring Cornwall, there are some popular attractions within a short drive and these include Newquay Sealife Centre, Launceston Steam Railway, The Eden Project and the ruined castle at Tintagel which is steeped in Arthurian legends.

The accommodation retains much of its original charm and character, with exposed beams and slate floors and many rooms enjoy sea glimpses and offers FOUR bedrooms: 2 doubles and 2 twin zip-and-links which can be made up as a double on request (2 steps down to both twins and 1 double). Bathroom: with bath and WC. Shower room: with WC. Lounge: reached via a step down, with TV, DVD and open fire. Dining area. Reception room: with woodburner. Kitchen: reached via a step down, with range cooker, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave, leading to conservatory with seating and views. Reception room. Utility room: downstairs, with washing machine and tumble dryer and separate WC. Outside: enclosed garden area with patio, seating and small BBQ. Amenities: ample parking. Bed linen, electric, Wi-Fi, towels and central heating included. 2 dogs welcome. Location: beach 10 minute walk, shop and pub walking distance. Arrival: 4.30pm.

Dogs are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

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