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Approached through a meadow of buttercups, bluebells and pink campion, Little Otterling is hunkered down on the banks of the River Tamar in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the Devon/Cornwall border. This luxury self-catering cottage in the Tamar Valley nestles alongside miles of stunning river frontage, offering the ultimate romantic waterside retreat.

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Once part of the Duke of Bedford estate, Little Otterling hides deep within Clitters Wood close to Gunnislake in Cornwall and boasts beautiful views of the weir with the river gently meandering alongside. Stylish interiors fuse a rough luxe country vibe with an urban chicness to bring a boutique flavour to this traditional Cornish cottage, ensuring couples can enjoy this luxury self-catering countryside retreat in all seasons.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

After a fun-filled day exploring the coast and country near Little Otterling, climb the unique 'pig's tail' staircase to the bright and airy king-size bedroom, where cloudburst pillows and the softest duckdown duvet promises an uninterrupted night's sleep with only the distant hoot of the woodland owls to disturb. The modern bathroom flaunts a heated towel rail, waterfall taps and a deep tub with shower over, providing the perfect place to pamper!


Within easy reach of Cornwall's coast and moors, the Tamar Valley is a very special corner of Cornwall where the friendly villages and stunning natural surroundings create a blissful olde worlde charm all of its own. Sit awhile and listen to the birds twittering in the trees and watch the fish making their way upriver at this haven surrounded by wildlife. This luxury self-catering cottage is surrounded by wild meadows and sheltered by the valley; days are best spent sunken into the cosy sun loungers on the sophisticated slate patio area outside with a glass of Cornish cyder, before the sun bids adieu and sinks behind the woods. 

For Relaxation

There's no better way of exploring the Tamar Valley than packing up a picnic, hiring a canoe and setting off down on your very own river adventure. Take a journey from the historic quay at Cotehele into the wilds of the upper tidal limits before returning to your riverside hideaway for a romantic candlelit supper. In winter months, explore the rugged tors and valleys of the Cornish moors and end up talking into the wee hours with a glass of red by the fire. There's no better place to relax than surrounded by the Cornish countryside.


There is parking for two cars at Little Otterling. There is a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, electric oven and hob, a microwave, and washer/dryer. Please note that the lane approaching the property is long and narrow.


  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
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  • BedroomsDoubles: One king-size bedroom
  • BathroomsOne luxury bathroom suite with bath and shower over, heated towel rails
  • FamilyChildren: Babes-in-arms only
  • BBQYes, a BBQ is provided
  • HousekeepingExtra housekeeping at additional charge
  • FeaturesFire pit
  • PetsOne large or two small dogs are welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60.00 per week or part thereof
  • Mod Cons32" voice-controlled TV with Freesat and Netflix, iPod docking station with speakersInternet & Communications:Wi-Fi internetMobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Monday or FridayArrival Time: Arrival is at 4pmDeparture Time: Departure is 10am
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Style: The traditional stone façade masquerades the chic interiors within; the clean palate of oatmeal and grey hues, coupled with urban touches, fuse to create a cool Scandinavian vibe at this unique riverside abode.

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Our Take

Property Owner Consultant Lucy says

I loved the chic urban style juxtaposed with the wild rugged surroundings; this cottage offers peace and quiet in abundance and will delight lovebirds looking for a luxurious, stylish break from the norm...

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Unique Extras

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The well-equipped open-plan living and kitchen area creates a social space for cooking a romantic supper for your loved one using the freshest of local produce. The small table and chairs provide a sweet place to sit and reflect on the day's adventures over a hearty meal with a glass of something delicious.

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your self-catering break indulging in the little luxuries, let an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for you and your party (on prior request and subject to an additional cost). 

Eating Out

The Tamar Valley has a wealth of friendly pubs serving traditional dishes, good cask ales, and welcoming locals. The Rising Sun pub is not far away and comes highly recommended! For a fine dining experience there are several renowned restaurants for a genteel afternoon tea or a decadent supper nearby.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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