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Blue Monkey Cornwall

135 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Last Minute Discount: We've reduced all Available Dates in June 2019 by 30% - Don't Miss Out! Blue Monkey has been awarded by The AA their most prestigious 2018 5* Gold Award for Self-Catering Accommodation. The Sunday Times featured Blue Monkey as one of the UK’s Best Coastal Holiday Cottages. Trip Advisor rated Blue Monkey ‘Excellent’ with over 130 5* reviews Tatler Magazine included Blue Monkey in their June 2016 edition: ‘Tatler on Sea… Get the Most from the Coast!’ Seconds from the sea, this spacious 18th century Grade II listed property with sun trap garden is a spacious, baby friendly, luxurious home away from home, located in the heart of two villages, within meters of the beach, delicatessen, village shop & other amenities and 4 minutes from Polhawn Fort, the most popular UK we...Last Minute Discount: We've reduced all Available Dates in June 2019 by 30% - Don't Miss Out! Blue Monkey has been awarded by The AA their most prestigious 2018 5* Gold Award for Self-Catering Accommodation. The Sunday Times featured Blue Monkey as one of the UK’s Best Coastal Holiday Cottages. Trip Advisor rated Blue Monkey ‘Excellent’ with over 130 5* reviews Tatler Magazine included Blue Monkey in their June 2016 edition: ‘Tatler on Sea… Get the Most from the Coast!’ Seconds from the sea, this spacious 18th century Grade II listed property with sun trap garden is a spacious, baby friendly, luxurious home away from home, located in the heart of two villages, within meters of the beach, delicatessen, village shop & other amenities and 4 minutes from Polhawn Fort, the most popular UK wedding destination. Recently refurbished, it comfortably sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms: 3 spacious double bedrooms, a twin bedroom and additional bunk room. The kitchen is exceptionally well equipped, with bubbles and scones on arrival, store cupboard essentials provided & other basics such as bread & milk. There is a spacious living room with log wood burner fire, a dining room & sun trap patio garden with BBQ ideal for evening drinks and dining.More
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About the Owner
Annabel H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
Interaction with guests
Guests have the cottage to themselves with the key kept in a safe beside the door and the code given a week before arrival. Annabel will call the evening of your arrival to ensure that you have everything you need and recommend places to eat.
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Blue Monkey deserves every one of it’s five stars! Comfortable, incredibly clean, beautifully decorated and fantastically well equipped - you’ve thought of everything thank you! The Rame Peninsula is peaceful and unspoilt and the car friendly village makes it safe for dogs and children alike....More

Date of stay: August 2017
2  Thank _duncanellis194
Management response:Responded 8 October 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review -- hope to see you at Blue Monkey again soon!

Reviewed 22 September 2017

This is a wonderful property in an excellent location. Logistically the whole process of booking was very smooth and the comprehensive welcome pack was the best we have ever had for a holiday rental. The house has bags of character, lots of really nice touches...More

Date of stay: September 2017
2  Thank Geoff217
Management response:Responded 26 September 2017

Thanks so much for your lovely review and local recommendations - hope to see you at Blue Monkey again soon!

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Accommodation is very well equipped, comfortable and all the luxury items you would expect (bedding/bathroom/kitchen/garden). Although the accommodation doesn't come with private parking, a public car park is a very short stroll away. Location itself is wonderful, small (which keeps its charm) but enough restaurants/pubs...More

Date of stay: May 2017
3  Thank Sadiething
Management response:Responded 18 May 2017

Thanks so much - a lovely review! Hope we can tempt you back again soon.

Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have had an amazing time here. Thank you. You have thought of everything we could ever need. Loved the area so much that we barely left. Both local pubs great. Locals all very friendly and made us feel very very welcome. Great blues music...More

Date of stay: September 2016
4  Thank horsehair
Management response:Responded 14 September 2016

Thank you so much Lee - a lovely review much appreciated! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Blue Monkey is a wonderful place to stay in this hidden gem of a spot in the UK. There is a spiritual magic here to embrace, giving the whole family a sense of peace and relaxation. You have thought of everything. Many Thanks

Date of stay: August 2016
4  Thank davidY4198RH
Management response:Responded 5 September 2016

Many thanks for your review and glad to hear you had such a peaceful and relaxing holiday - it is a magical place!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Good Nightlife
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The picturesque villages of Kingsand & Cawsand boast family friendly beaches in a sheltered bay, the more adventurous may prefer the more rugged Whitsand Bay, a short drive away. The Coastal Path starts at the Cremyll Ferry winding its way through the 800 acre Mount Edgcumbe Park. This can be continued through Cawsand and up to Penlee point and Whitsand bay. The view restaurant is an ideal spot for relaxed lunch or supper with fish sourced from local suppliers with one of the finest views in the country. If you are feeling adventurous continue to Whitsand Bay hotel for cream tea. Inland, the villages of Millbrook, St John, Sheviock and St Germans are all well worth a visit, as is Antony House.
Getting around
You can take the Cremyll ferry across the bay to Plymouth.
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