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Aphrodite | Luxury Holiday Home | Boscastle, North Cornwall

An enchantingly romantic couples’ luxury holiday home located just minutes from both Boscastle and Tintagel, Aphrodite is a truly unique self-catering holiday home overlooking the sea and wild north coast of Cornwall. Perfectly placed for ombre sunsets melting from heavens to horizon, this secluded home will inspire writers, artists and dreamers alike.

Dining room with flagstone floors


Bright, spacious and set over five beautifully appointed floors, Aphrodite enjoys spectacular views up and down the undulating cliffs of rugged North Cornwall. A tranquil haven where relaxation reigns, this luxury holiday home is delightfully eclectic in every way; upcycled furniture complements the quirky design, while Nordic-style white-washed floors run throughout its Cornish soul.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

With hands wrapped around a morning cup of tea, watch the sea from the comfort of the king-size master bed while the smell of croissants baking makes its way up the stairs. Down the spiral staircase to the lower ground floor, the deep bath tub hidden under a stone archway encourages lengthy nights soaking together in heady essential oils, while the monsoon shower wet room is the perfect place to rinse off from a day tramping the South West Coast Path.


With the coast path minutes from Aphrodite’s doorstep, throw on walking boots and explore North Cornwall’s spectacular surroundings. Trek through the ancient woodlands of St Nectan’s Glen just a few miles down the lane where ivy-clad trees hide Cornish piskies, or continue along the cliffs to descend the steep track through the Vale of Avalon to King Arthur’s castle and Merlin’s cave. Once home from a day’s adventuring, retreat to the gardens and summer house, located across the lane from the cottage, to enjoy sundowners and magnificent views of the Atlantic.

For Relaxation

Settle yourself around the crackling fireplace under the watchful eye of original Saul Cathcart artwork, glass of red in hand, and let Mother Nature's magic show take centre stage in the floor-length arched sitting room window. Prepare for majestic sunsets and dramatic storms until drifting off to sleep under the soft light of the feathered wings in this angelic abode.


There is private parking for one car. Aphrodite is well equipped with an electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher, tall fridge freezer and combined washing machine dryer. The cottage has central heating and a log burner. There is a summer house and decked area across the lane with views of the Cornish coast.


  • SleepsUp to 2 guests
    From £1,295 per week, £995 per short break
    Day hire options are available
  • Your Home Stay IncludesLinen, towels and logs for the fireDigital Property GuideDiscover what else you can look forward to...
  • BedroomsDoubles: King-size bedroom
  • BathroomsOne ground floor bathroom with separate wet room plus one separate WC on the ground floor
  • FamilyChildren: Babes-in-armsCots: Large travel cot availableHighchairs: One highchair available
  • BBQA charcoal BBQ is provided
  • HousekeepingAdditional housekeeping is available on prior request
  • PetsTwo well-behaved dogs are welcome
    Each pet is charged at £60 per week or part thereof
  • Mod ConsSmart TV with Netflix, Sonos multi-room speakers, Roberts radio with iPod docksInternet & Communications: Wi-Fi internetMobile Signal: Check reception maps
  • Arrivals & DeparturesArrival Day: Friday or MondayArrival Time: 4pmDeparture Time: 10am
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Style: A palette of blush, calm greens and cool greys offset natural stone and aged wood floors. There is a nod to the gothic and ecclesiastical majesty reigns through metallic accents and angelic accessories

Aphrodite is a luxury holiday home near BoscastleLight filled king-size master bedroom with sea viewsSunsets from Aphrodite on the North Cornish coastPrepare to watch majestic sunsets and dramatic storms

Our Take

Head of Brand Francesca says

I visited Aphrodite on a beautiful summer’s evening and was immediately taken by its unassuming grandeur. The golden sun poured in through the arched windows, filling the space with a celestial light which greets you with the warmest of welcomes, to this magical part of Cornwall.

North Cornish coastal pathSecluded coastal home to inspire writers and artists

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Out & About

Discover places to see and things to do whilst in and around Trevalga, Cornwall to truly enhance your stay come rain or shine!

Boscastle Ramble two miles down the coastpath to Boscastle harbour. This charming village is sure to cast a spell over you; from the Witchcraft Museum to the quaint bookshop opposite, there is magic to be found in every corner. Beautiful Boscastle has also been used as a filming location for Doc Martin and Saving Grace, and has even starred in its very own BBC television series A Seaside Parish. In October, don't miss the Boscastle Food festival. Pick up a copy of the Parish paper The Boscastle Blowhole to get abreast of all the local goings-on!

Catch a Wave Whatever the weather and whatever your ability, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to hitting the surf. There are many secret surf spots nearby such as those at Millook and Trebarwith, or if you're more of a novice, head to Polzeath or Bude (both half an hour away) to find life-guarded beaches and friendly surf schools.

St Nectan's Glen This sacred site of AONB and SSSI is just around the corner and not to be missed. See how the River Trevillet has carved its way through slate and punched through the original basin to form a spectacular 60ft waterfall and natural pool. The locals even claim to have been pixies and fairies here - we'll leave that to your imagination!

Sea Fishing What better way to get a taste of Cornwall than catching your own supper!? A fishing day trip will provide you with the perfect opportunity to do just that. With all equipment provided, just bring yourselves; expect to catch anything from mackerel to cod, bream and pollock.

King Arthur’s Castle Descend the steep path from the village of Tintagel and explore the ruins of Tintagel Castle. Said to be the place where King Arthur was born, these clifftop ruins have Arthurian legend weaving through its foundations. Climb the 148 steps into the Great Hall, explore Merlin’s Cave when the tide is out or simply sit back and enjoy a cream tea with the sea sparkling ahead.

Nearest Beach 2 miles to Bossiney Haven, 4 miles to Trebarwith Strand, 14 miles to Polzeath.

Other Local Information

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Create an indulgent feast in the cosy kitchen using the very best of local fodder. Boscastle farm shop (as well as serving great local food) is the perfect place to pick up some locally-grown produce. Candelabras and ancient pews chock-full with well-thumbed reads set the scene for romantic after-dark dining by candlelight.

In-House Cuisine

If you'd rather spend your holiday in Cornwall 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

For a coastal inn with character in abundance, don your walking boots and head down the road to the Riverside in Boscastle which serves fresh local lobster. Nearby Port Isaac, a small traditional fishing village, is home to Nathan Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen, an absolute must for out-of-this-world seafood. For simple, rustic cuisine, real ales and fine wines head to the local inns at St Tudy or St Kew.

Boscastle farm shop for locally-grown produceLet an in-house chef prepare a mouth-watering meal for twoNearby Port Isaac is home to Nathan Outlaw’s Fish Kitchen


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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline so should not be relied upon as a statement of fact. The photographs show aspects of the property at the time they were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed. If there are points of particular importance that need clarifying before you book, please ask our team.

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