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High on a hill overlooking the sea sits Curly Cottage. Seemingly there for centuries, this stylishly furnished detached cottage is set within a large private enclosed garden with fabulous views of the sea and Lundy Island. It is light and spacious inside, the ground floor tiled throughout and the kitchen featuring hand-made beech furniture, colourful china and a range-style cooker. Games, books and videos abound in the snug, whilst sofas fill the cosy sitting-room and invite relaxation. Curly Cottage is a wonderful find, offering a stunning location and plenty of room for everyone. Bracing cliff walks beckon, with rewards to be had in Boscastle and Tintagel nearby. Further afield are Widemouth Bay and the restaurants of Port Isaac and Padstow.