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DOLPHIN HOUSE

36 reviews
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5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Dolphin House is a stunning, traditional Cornish Cottage sitting in a lovely position in the heart of Port Isaac, a beautiful medieval fishing village on the North Cornwall coast, with both Nathan Outlaws michellin starred restaurants a few minutes walk, and Padstows restaurants 30 mins drive. Comfortably accommodating up to 10 people with 2 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, Dolphin House makes the perfect get-away for the whole family. If the weather suits - the front and rear gardens provide an ideal space for al fresco dining on sunny evenings or an afternoon cream tea! The cosy lounge is perfect for a relaxing night in by the fire after exploring Port Isaac and the surrounding coastal villages. With a large private garden to the rear (walled and gated), sun-drenched front ...Dolphin House is a stunning, traditional Cornish Cottage sitting in a lovely position in the heart of Port Isaac, a beautiful medieval fishing village on the North Cornwall coast, with both Nathan Outlaws michellin starred restaurants a few minutes walk, and Padstows restaurants 30 mins drive. Comfortably accommodating up to 10 people with 2 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, Dolphin House makes the perfect get-away for the whole family. If the weather suits - the front and rear gardens provide an ideal space for al fresco dining on sunny evenings or an afternoon cream tea! The cosy lounge is perfect for a relaxing night in by the fire after exploring Port Isaac and the surrounding coastal villages. With a large private garden to the rear (walled and gated), sun-drenched front terrace and single garage – Dolphin House is a gem tucked away in the winding streets of the village. Dolphin House provides free wifi for all guests. Pets are welcome by arrangement on booking. Accommodation layout: Ground floor: Kitchen, WC, dining room, lounge including wood/coal burning stove, TV with BT Vision, DVD player and wrap around sound and portable bluetooth speaker First floor: twin bedroom, x2 king sized bedrooms, family bathroom Second floor: x2 twin bedrooms, x2 bathrooms External: Walled and gated garden with garden furniture and BBQ, parking for x1 car. Pay public parking available in the village.More
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david b
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed 2 September 2019

Great location in Port Isaac, one car parking space but able to drive close to unpack. House very well equipped, could do with a mid week clean and a tumble dryer. Good local restaurants and surrounding beaches, would definitely return.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank AMC1963x4
754daveb754, VR Owner at DOLPHIN HOUSE, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review. I’m delighted you enjoyed dolphin house and that you’ll return. Thanks your other suggestions which always help. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 30 June 2019

We had a lovely Easter holiday at Dolphin House. The cottage was well equipped, rooms were clean & spacious & plenty of room for our family of 8. We were also very lucky with the weather! It was great being able to wander down to...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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754daveb754, VR Owner at DOLPHIN HOUSE, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2019

Thank you for your review. I’m very happy you had a lovely holiday and enjoyed Port Isaac and the ease of walking a minute or two from Dolphin House to the beach, bars, restaurants etc. The A list celebs aren’t always a guarantee! I’m delighted...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2019

Dolphin house was the perfect home for a family holiday to explore Cornwall! We couldn’t recommend this house and the surrounding area any more highly, set in a beautiful Cornish village with every amenity on the doorstep. The local pub, restaurants and more dangerously the...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Subosimon
754daveb754, VR Owner at DOLPHIN HOUSE, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

Thank you. I am delighted you found Dolphin House “well set up” which we endeavour to do, having owned the house for 20+ years and holidayed in the village for 30+. We take credit for the house but not the lovely village nor the fabulous...More

Reviewed 24 June 2019

This house ticks all the boxes for a family holiday. Great facilities and plenty of room for 10 plus dog. Our group included grandparents to grandchildren and a great time was had by all. The position of the house can’t be beaten with pubs, restaurants,...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Keith K
754daveb754, VR Owner at DOLPHIN HOUSE, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

That’s great. I’m so glad you enjoyed your holiday. We try to make a comfy holiday in a beautiful house for our guests. Thank you for your review

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We were intending booking for Xmas 2018 but due to unforseen circumstances we have had to delay staying at this beautiful house. I would like to say tho that Dave , the host , has been amazingly helpful ! I sent him a barrage of...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank charlottepadfield
Dave B, VR Owner at DOLPHIN HOUSE, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks so much, that’s most kind. Booking a holiday is so important, especially something like a family Xmas get together, that it’s a pleasure to try to assist, it wasn’t a barrage,, honestly! I hope we speak again soon and you book Dolphin House.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Port Isaac is centred around the picturesque fishing harbour with scenery now familiar as the setting of ITV’s Doc Martin. Home to 2 restaurants of Chef Nathan Outlaw: Fish Kitchen and the 2 Michelin star ‘Restaurant Nathan Outlaw’. Fresh fish can be purchased from the fish cellar, you can eat out in the many restaurants, bakeries, tea rooms and pubs and browse through the pleasant mix of shops. Short coastal walks are on your doorstep, with plenty of near by areas perfect for days out including Padstow and Polzeath beach.
How to get there
Just over an hours drive from EXETER off the M5. RAIL : 20 mins taxi Bodmin Parkway, 1 hour approx EXETER. FLY : approx 30 mins NEWQUAY airport.
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