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Encompassing Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somerset, the South West is one of the most popular cottage holiday destinations in the UK. Boasting some of the most unspoilt countryside and coastline in the UK, it is easy to see why booking holiday cottages in the South West is so popular. See all of our South West Cottages
The Southern counties of England are varied, each with their own character and charm. Our collection of holiday cottages in Southern England covers the areas of Berkshire, Greater London, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Kent, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire. See all of our Southern England Cottages
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The North West England region is home to the counties of Cheshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, each with their own unique qualities that draw in international visitors. The region is steeped in history as well as popular tourist attractions making it a popular destination to visit all year round. See all of our North West Cottages
Visit historic North East England with its castles and ruins, beautiful coastline and family attractions whilst staying in one of our luxurious holiday cottages. The region is home to countless Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, National Parks and World Heritage Sites. See all of our North East Cottages
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Handpicked Cottages have selected what we believe are some of the finest holiday cottages in Wales. We have some superb properties in the most beautiful areas of the country. Rural valleys meet with the stunning coasts to make Wales a perfect self-catering cottage destination. See all of our Wales Cottages
The UK is blessed with some of the most beautiful and diverse National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty anywhere in the world. For us, these stretch from Isles of Scilly holiday cottages in the south to the very tip of Scotland. The largest of these is the Lake District but there are well over 50 in total. See all of our Cottages in Special Places
Perfect for extended families and larger groups Shalmar Hollow is just a short walk from Porthilly cove in Rock. This is a superb home that has been decorated to a very high standard in a contemporary natural style. Wonderful estuary views and a tranquil atmosphere make Shalmar the perfect choice for your next holiday, break or as the venue to celebrate a special occasion together.
The spacious accommodation is laid out over two floors and sleeps 7 adults and 5 children comfortably across 6-7 bedrooms, with 3 separate reception rooms and a well-appointed large open plan kitchen/dining area.
Outside the sheltered garden has 2 separate terraces with an outside firepit and a heated outdoor pool with gated access. Shalmar Hollow is located just minutes away from the popular town of Rock in North Cornwall.
Shalmar has a large and beautifully tended, private garden, with sloping lawn leading down to a gated swimming pool at the bottom. There is a children's trampoline and swing as well as a small football goal. There are two patios, one outside the kitchen and the other from the conservatory with garden furniture a barbecue and a fire pit. There is also an outdoor shower to clean off sand from the beach. The winding drive leads to ample parking for several cars. A footpath from the property is just a short walk down to Rock's Porthilly Cove
This spacious property has a large open plan kitchen dining area with doors leading to a patio. There is an Aga as well as oven and hob, big central island and long dining table with double height ceiling and stairs leading to a mezzanine living area above. There is a large utility and boot room, with spacious drying room to keep everything from wetsuits to walking gear warm and dry as well as downstairs cloakroom and playroom. Next to the kitchen is cosy sitting room with wood burning stove and TV, leading onto an airy conservatory living area with sofa and desk and double doors onto the garden and patio. To the rear of the kitchen is a king double bedroom with doors leading to a patio and a small room leading off (no door) with twin beds, making a small family suite. There is large shower room and WC just next to the bedroom.
First Floor Description
This boasts a mezzanine sitting room with desk area and terrace, all with Estuary views. There is a master bedroom with estuary views bathroom and dressing room. Across the corridor from the master is a twin bedded room which can also access the master bathroom. At the end of the corridor is a further king double with small terrace and views over the garden. Adjacent to this is children's bunk room and single bedded room as well as a shared family bathroom.
Window Views Description
The first floor of Shalmar has wonderful Estuary views, with the upstairs sitting room and terrace making the perfect location for sundowners. The downstairs kitchen and living areas look out across the fields and the charming garden.
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