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The Cabin Retreat

Bodmin, Cornwall
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 1
4
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Hot tub
Internet access
Beach within easy reach
Romantic
Parking on site / nearby
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Boutique-style lodge for two with stunning gardens and outdoor space
  • Enjoy romantic evenings stargazing, whilst bubbling away in the private hot tub
  • Perfect for dog lovers, walkers and cyclists with many scenic trails nearby to enjoy
Property code: 88049

Boutique-style lodge with hot tub and fire pit, close to the Eden Project and the pretty villages of Fowey and Charlestown. Enjoy easy access to the beaches and attractions of South Cornwall.

The lodge is centrally located between the Eden Project and Lanhydrock House in the heart of Cornwall, with fantastic beaches nearby. Just across the road is access to Helman Tor, a nature reserve spanning 500 acres, perfect for dog walks. To the south are the coastal towns of Fowey, Looe and Charlestown, all within 10 miles. To the north lies the ever-popular destinations of Port Isaac, famed in the TV show Doc Martin, Padstow, Rock, and Polzeath which is one of the country’s surfing hot spots, all within 20 miles. From the cottage, you can visit the local village pubs at Lanivet, Luxulyan and Lanlivery. Attractions include cycling at Cardinham, the National Lobster Hatchery, Newquay Zoo, Karting at St Eval, many National Trust properties and an 18-hole golf course in Bodmin (20 miles).

If you're looking for a special setting for a romantic retreat, then this property certainly delivers. Enter the bespoke lounge/kitchen/diner, a wonderfully light and spacious room that has been thoughtfully styled. The kitchen area has all you require for your holiday home cooking requirements, with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. After a day of exploring, take time to relax in the lounge with your favourite movie on the Smart TV. Doors from the central lounge/kitchen/dining area lead you to the bedroom and shower room. The bedroom, a good-size double, features plenty of storage and is the perfect spot for a lazy morning or breakfast in bed. This room also houses a utility cupboard for the washing machine and tumble dryer. Completing the lodge is the shower room with a large double shower, underfloor heating and a WC.

Heading outside, there is ample off-road parking and a secure, private enclosed garden, set on differing levels with various areas to sit and relax. This fantastic garden boasts a hot tub, fire pit, BBQ and garden furniture, the perfect place to soak up the sun or stargaze of an evening.

  • 1 bedroom – double
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility area in bedroom with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Smart TV in lounge
  • Travel cot and highchair available
  • Selection of games and jigsaws available
  • Private, enclosed garden with seating, fire pit, private hot tub and BBQ
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Beach 5 miles, shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 4 miles
  • Arrival: 16:30 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00, unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Samantha Collins

This property joined our collection in 2022 and is managed by Samantha.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 47 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sian, 1st June 2024

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Wow - a great cottage that is in a good location for exploring Cornwall. Grateful to the owner who greeted us and showed us where everything was and also for providing everything that could be thought of including the welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk and wine. Comfy bed, enclosed garden - good for watching the birds & squirrels, hot tub that was cRead moreertainly needed on an evening after a day out! Would stay here again and recommend to others. Hide

Reviewed by Geoff, 27th May 2024

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Great location, very quiet and off the beaten track. Accomodation is clean and every eventually thought of.

Reviewed by Michelle, 4th May 2024

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What a beautiful peaceful place to stay, Ralph the owner had thought of everything, from complimentary coffee, wine, milk to make our stay special. Will definitely be going back again!

Reviewed by Lisa, 27th April 2024

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The cabin was lovely and situated in a good location. We enjoyed our time at the cabin and the beaches are beautiful and a lot of them dog friendly. The garden is pretty and private and very dog friendly. We will definitely be recommending this cabin to our friends and family. Also Ralph very nice and helpful.

Reviewed by Michael, 20th April 2024

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Quiet, peaceful location, ideally placed for touring the area, lovely comfortable cottage with a great enclosed garden for dog. On arrival was given a warm welcome by the owner who was there if you needed him but otherwise unobtrusive.

Reviewed by Nicholas, 30th March 2024

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This property is so underrated. We loved this property and would easily be in our top three/20 for the last 15 years. Great Hot tub, all the comfort you could want for a couple. Comfy bed, nice sized bedroom. Ample cooking space. Good size T.V. for a change. Superb outdoor chilling space and BBQ area.....

Reviewed by Y, 17th March 2024

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Reviewed by Sharon, 24th February 2024

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Beautiful place to stay. We couldn't fault anything. The owner was very helpful, and warm. Luna our dog loved the country walks, and the sea . We were located in the middle of the country side, but didn't have to travel far to fantastic pubs to eat. It wasn't far from the sea. We look forward to returning. This is the best stay we have been to. ManRead morey thanks. Hide

Reviewed by Alan, 17th February 2024

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This place is absolutely incredible. Our batteries have been completely recharged! The hot tub was so relaxing, and the firepit was great in the evenings. The owners had thought of everything, down to hot water bottles, robes, and even a bottle of wine to welcome us. We both loved feeding the birds in the garden and watching them from the hot tub aRead morend sofa. The cottage is in a really central part of Cornwall and it was very easy to visit other places. We will definitely come back. Hide

Reviewed by Leyla, 10th January 2024

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Everything and more! Was greeted by Ralph who welcomed us with big smiles. So organised and prepared for anything ! A booklet was handmade with all the information related to the cabin and for essentials (supermarkets,petrol ect).It was very handy.The cabin itself has everything youd need for your stay from extra towels, bedding, hot water bottles,Read more and more! Felt at home and was so peaceful, such a nice getaway from city life. Thank you so much and will definitely be coming back in the future! Hide

Reviewed by Charlene, 18th December 2023

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Reviewed by Lynnette, 19th November 2023

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Beautiful venue, quiet and isolated. Stunning walks and beaches. A recommend must to all who want to escape their busy lives for a little while. Absolutely stunning.

Reviewed by Danielle, 6th November 2023

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Absolutely lovely place to stay. Cabin was beautiful and so well equipped inside and in the enclosed (and very dog proof) garden! Perfect location with everything in good distances! We came for our honeymoon but would love to come back in the summer and make more use of the garden!

Reviewed by Will, 14th October 2023

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Everything that we needed

Reviewed by Joanne, 23rd September 2023

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Ideally situated for visiting the surrounding area, the cabin is close to the A30 allowing access to all of Cornwall's must see attractions.

Reviewed by Alice, 16th September 2023

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Great location! Easy access to Padstow/ Newquay/ Fowey and Looe! The owner was extremely accommodating and had really thought through the basic necessities! IE tea bags/ milk and Tassimo coffee pods for our arrival! Perfect after a long drive! Secure garden- which was perfect for us with our pooch especially when we wanted to go out in the hot tub Read moreat night as we didn't have to worry about the dog! Hide

Reviewed by Katherine, 2nd September 2023

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We had an absolutely wonderful time staying at the Cabin for our minimoon. The cabin itself was clean, comfortable and well-stocked. The garden was a great space for our dog to run around safely, and the hot tub/fire pit made for some lovely summer evenings outside. Host was super friendly and kept us up to date with everything. Lots of things to dRead moreo in the local area and beyond - we did trips to the beach, Eden Project, Gardens of Heligan, Cornish Seal Sanctuary, Tintagel Castle and more. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew, 12th August 2023

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What a lovely hideaway The Cabin retreat is! We had everything that was needed for a very comfortable stay. Set in wonderful scenery and surroundings, with a beautiful tree covered road up to the Cabin . We were warmly greated by Ralph, who made us feel very welcome and advised us on everything we needed to know about the property. We have loved siRead moretting in the enclosed garden using the facilities and watching the birds flying in and out using the bird feeder. Thank you for a fantastic stay. Hide

Reviewed by Clare, 29th July 2023

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Beautiful property in peaceful countryside location. Not far from towns or villages for all amenities. Owner of the property is the perfect host, as is his friendly black cat. We had a lovely relaxing week.

Reviewed by Ian, 15th July 2023

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The cabin was hugely satisfying spotless throughout the place itself is very remote but that's what we wanted to relax an chill out with our dog an it was so secure even in your private car park but accessible to surrounding towns beaches the landscape garden was glorious an the owner ralph would go out his way to help an a great host on arrival weRead more got coffee an wine thank you ralph arranged us to meet Wendy who had lamas in back field she was lovely all in all well be back Ian sandy,Bella hull Hide

Reviewed by Alex, 24th June 2023

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Loved this place! quiet and peaceful but close enough to Bodmin, StAustell (and would highly recommend Charlestown) and the surrounding areas to be just right in terms of location. Would 100% stay again the next time we visit the Cornish south coast.

Reviewed by Irene, 17th June 2023

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Lovely tranquil space.

Reviewed by David, 6th May 2023

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we really enjoyed our stay and would recommend to others.

Reviewed by Patrick, 29th April 2023

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A very nice cottage in a wonderfully peaceful location. I would recommend it.

Reviewed by Taryn, 8th April 2023

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Reviewed by Maria, 1st April 2023

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The Cabin Retreat was a peaceful and tranquil place to stay. Jakey our dog felt very welcome and the garden was safe for him too. The garden was lovely with a variety of places to sit and enjoy. The facilities were of a high standard and it as a wonderful place to stay. We will be back.

Reviewed by Rose, 22nd March 2023

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Beautiful Peaceful Place. Ralph met us and explained where everything was and if we needed him he was there for us. Total privacy and dog secure. The Cabin has everything you need the bed is very comfortable and you have all the equipment for cooking, the hot tub was most welcome after a day exploring. We absolutely loved the walks so close and enjRead moreoyed exploring the Helman Tor with our Black Lab Milo. The heating was a perfect temperature. Sorry to be going home after a wonderful week. Hide

Reviewed by Dave, 10th March 2023

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A truly peaceful property, located perfectly that you are in the countryside but still not far from a lovely town where you can get what ever you need. Very welcoming host, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay

Reviewed by Lee, 5th March 2023

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The Cabin Retreat does exactly what it says - it's a perfect bolthole to get away from it all and forget about any stresses and strains. We had a couple of days of dodgy weather, but still felt relaxed as we watched the rain on the windows. When it's dry, there's plenty to do on your doorstep. Climbing Helman Tor feels like an achievement, while weRead more also hit both the south and north coasts. And the hot tub was a delight once Riley the dog was snoring on the rug of an evening! Hide

Reviewed by Jane, 18th February 2023

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The Cabin Retreat totally justifies its name! Beautifully quiet, everything is provided to a high standard. The hot tub is an added treat, and if you are into bird watching, you can sit in the tub sipping your Prosecco and watch birds at the same time. I saw 15 different species, 3 of which I'd never seen before! The property is completely enclosedRead more and dog friendly, but take your dog's bed. Hide

Reviewed by Wayne, 15th January 2023

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Reviewed by Maddie, 10th January 2023

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Lovely place to stay! Will definitely be returning!

Reviewed by Alex, 27th December 2022

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This truly is a remarkable place to stay and we really did enjoy ourselves! We had the best of both worlds, we could chill in the cozy (it really was a home away from home) cabin and take a dip in the jacuzzi or venture out to the MANY nearby places suitable for us and our 11-month-old puppy. Loved how dog-friendly Cornwall is and most definitely wRead moreill be returning again. Thank you again for ensuring our holiday was a wonderful one :) Hide

Reviewed by Jessica, 6th November 2022

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Absolutely perfect! The cabin is beautiful and the hosts were so lovely. Stunning location with a private garden and hot tub. Very dog friendly and our pup loved it! Highly recommend!!

Reviewed by Leah, 29th October 2022

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The cabin is absolutely lovely and the treats left for arrival are just perfect. It has everything you could possibly think of for a nice getaway. It's on a small lane which is accessed via other small single track lanes but the overall location is ideal for exploring the whole of Cornwall, and not too far from the main A roads. It is so peaceful aRead moret the property and just a brilliant place to stay. Hide

Reviewed by David, 15th October 2022

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Great property, very dog friendly garden completely secure. The hot tub was great as was the fire pit, enjoyed all the privacy. The property has everything you need, good location we toured all over Cornwall and had an amazing holiday. David, Michelle and Star our Husky

Reviewed by Sally, 8th October 2022

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We had a really fantastic week here. The Cabin Retreat is just perfect and it is quite apparent that there has been much love, care and thought put into giving guests the perfect stay. Things like providing dressing gowns for the hot tub and logs and marshmallows for the fire pit were amazing little touches. We didn't want or need for anything and Read morethe Cabin was warm, comfortable and very homely. The host, Ralph, was lovely and welcoming making sure he had everything we needed. Highly recommended Hide

Reviewed by Maryanne, 24th September 2022

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We had a wonderful stay! The cabin is compact but has everything you need to make your stay complete. It exceeded our expectations in that respect with provisions for the dog, the bbq, firepit...and Ralph even greeted us with some extra treats. We took full advantage of the stunning outdoor area (which is what swayed us to stay in the first place).Read more Great location to explore the surrounding area (planning was helped by the local brochures Ralph had on hand). First trip to Cornwall - will be back! Hide

Reviewed by Julie, 17th September 2022

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Reviewed by Denise, 5th September 2022

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We had a lovely few days break. Ralph was wonderful and wanted to greet us on our arrival and he also made sure we had essential supplies of which were greatly appreciated. Lovely cabin and peaceful of which we loved. I also got to meet a lovely neighbour of Ralphs who owed Alpacas and i got to feed them with her. Would definitely return again, anRead mored would highly recommend this lovely cabin. Thank you Ralph for a relaxing lovely few days. Hide

Reviewed by Molly, 1st September 2022

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Reviewed by Laura, 23rd July 2022

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What a fabulous stay in a prime location to explore the local Cornish costal towns and beautiful dog friendly beaches. Everything we could need as humans and as a dog was there for us. It wad such a wonderful stay. It felt like home from home. We cannot wait to come again and certainly will be! Such a beautiful peaceful cabin, I don't have anythingRead more bad to say because it was simply perfect. Thank you Ralph and family! :) Hide

Reviewed by Alyssa, 16th July 2022

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Me and my husband booked The Cabin Retreat for a few nights because we couldn't face going through an airport. So glad we did. Beautiful location, so peaceful, and Ralph had catered for everything we could possibly need. Great BBQ, hot tub and fire pit. And the visiting cat was an added bonus Already talking about going back. Thank you Ralph!

Reviewed by Ian, 9th July 2022

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We had a fabulous week at the Cabin Retreat. It had all the amenities you could wish for in a peaceful secluded location, ideal for staying put or exploring. Maizy our cocker spaniel was thoroughly entertained and exercised by the birds and Sooty the cat, lots of zooms around the enclosed garden. Ralph was a fantastic host and presented us with a wRead moreelcome package of cookies, eggs, milk and a bottle of wine. We would love to come back and would definitely recommend the cabin to our friends. Hide

Reviewed by Sandra, 2nd July 2022

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This property is fabulous and has everything you need and more for a relaxing holiday. Both the property and garden area are immaculate as are all the facilities. The host was very friendly and helpful and I cannot recommend this property enough. Superb!

Reviewed by Jeremy, 13th June 2022

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Your every need has been anticipated by the pleasant owner of this beautiful property, in particular the dog friendly aspects. A lovely cabin property with its delightful enclosed garden. Made use of the BBQ, fire pit and hot tub during our four night stay. Would be happy to return and have already recommended to friends. Sharon & Neil. Worthing, WRead moreest Sussex Hide

Reviewed by Helen, 4th June 2022

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A wonderful Cabin. Peaceful & cosy with a stunning, secure, garden, perfect for the dog to roam free, whilst we sat & relaxed in the hot tub after a day walking, or at the beach. The attention to detail at this property is amazing! Everything has been thought of, even towels and dishes for the dog. On arrival we were greeted by the owner who showedRead more us around & left us local fresh eggs, milk, wine, tea, coffee and even marshmallows for the fire pit. Just perfect, well definitely visit again! Hide

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