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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
As seen in Monty Halls' 'series 'The Fisherman's Apprentice' on BBC2.
Pebbles is a traditional fisherman's semi-detached cottage situated in the heart of the Cadgwith Cove. Sunny and south-facing, the whitewashed cottage provides very comfortable accommodation and is full of character. Pebbles has its own patio and sheltered garden with sea glimpes, which makes a lovely private suntrap and provides ample seating to enjoy alfresco meals. It is only a few yards away from the beach where you can bathe or watch the daily activities of the local fishermen, and central to all the amenities of the cove.
You can enjoy freshly caught fish and crab in the Old Cellars Restaurant or in the Cadgwith Cove Inn, the local pub and social hub of the village. The Inn is the venue for a thriving Folk Club on Tuesday nights and traditional Cornish singing every Friday. In high season, seafood barbecues, fishing competitions, gig racing, a regatta and a folk music day are social highlights.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cadgwith 70 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||20 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay or Plymouth, Nearest railway: Redruth or Truro|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Living room with large inglenook with woodburning stove, open beams and satellite TV. Additional sitting room with sofa, chairs and bookcase with a selection of books for guests, french doors lead into the garden. Dining room with open beams and feature fireplace. Kitchen with electric cooker, fridge/freezer. Bathroom with bath, WC, shower, wash basin, washing machine and unusual porthole feature. Separate WC and wash basin.
Two double bedded rooms and one twin bedded room, all with views over the village. Shower room marble-tiled with shower, wash basin and WC.
The cottage is warmed by night storage heaters and a wood burning stove in the sitting room.
|Further details outdoors|
South facing private garden and patio area with table and chairs. Washing drying facilities. Views across the village and sea glimpses. Private parking space next to the cottage.
Linen and towels are provided.
Highchair and travel cot included free of charge (we request that guests bring their own cot linen).
Pets are allowed at the extra charge of £20.00 per pet per week.
Mobile phone reception is poor in the cove, the cottage has a telephone with incoming calls only (telephone number 01326 290 176). There are public call boxes and most pubs have a payphone. The cottage has WiFi.
There are few street lights, a torch may be useful.
Special note: The cottage is quite close to the village pub and some visitors notice occasional noise, particularly in hot weather.
About this location
The Cornwall region
Cornwall enjoys an excellent climate with very mild winters and summers that are almost Mediterranean in nature. This climate has in turn helped with the growth and development of a wealth of botanical gardens in Cornwall that have become renown worldwide.
Located at the southernmost end of the British Isle, in the county of Cornwall, the Lizard Peninsula is bordered on three sides by the sea, and the Helford River to the north. The name the Lizard is believed by some to come from the Cornish word “lezou” meaning headland. The National Trust owns a major proportion of the peninsula, and this helps in keeping it unspoilt and unchanged. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Lizard Peninsula has some of the most spectacular scenery in Cornwall.
There are many small coves, once used by smugglers to land their kegs of French Brandywine, and beaches to be found at the Lizard, and the South-West coastal path is very popular with walkers. When people come to the Lizard they are inspired by the scenery to write, take photographs and paint. Many people go there just to escape the hustle and bustle of their daily lives.
The Peninsula has a maritime past and many shipwrecks can be seen all along the coastline. From old barquentines and schooners, to steamships from the late twentieth century, even fishing vessels that capsized near the coastline, and old submarines rusting in the waves, are all just a part of the scenery.
Cadgwith is a picturesque fishing village with whitewashed thatched cottages lining the sides of the valley and a small fleet of colourful fishing boats winched up on the shingle beach. The fact that the boats are still in use and the local pub (The Cadgwith Cove Inn) is renown for it's singing of Cornish songs of a Friday evening is testament to the traditional character of this village still being alive and well. The village also has a thriving gig club. Cadgwith featured in the film 'Ladies in Lavender' and is the base for Monty Halls' series: 'The Fisherman's Apprentice'.
The cove has two beaches - the fishing beach where you can watch the daily activities of the fishermen. A small rocky outcrop called the Todden separates this from the adjacent (swimming) beach
Places to visit and see on the Lizard Peninsula
Sandy beaches: Kynance Cove, Kennack Sands, Poldhu, Coverack, Polurrian, Gunwalloe.
Villages and places of interest: Cadgwith, Porthleven, Mullion, Coverack, Porthallow, St Keverne, Porthoustock, Helford River, Frenchman's Creek, Port Navas, Durgan, Manaccan, Goonhilly Downs.
Interesting towns: Helston, Falmouth, St Ives, Newlyn, Penzance, Truro.
Gardens nearby: Trebah, Glendurgan, Trengwainton, Trelissick, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Eden Project.
Things to do: Golf (at Mullion), short golf (at Helston), horse riding (from Ruan Minor), cycling (from Mullion), fishing (boat trips from Cadgwith), diving (at Porthkerris or Cadgwith) and surfing (best at Porthleven and Kennack Sands).
Events: 8th May, Helston Flora Day. 2nd July, Ruan Minor Vintage Rally. Mid July, St Keverne Ox Roast. All August, Regattas and fishing festivals in the area. Every Tuesday night, Folk singing in Cadgwith Pub. Every Friday, traditional maritime singing in Cadgwith Pub. At Christmas time most Cornish villages are decorated with fairy lights at night and on Christmas Day there is swimming at Cadgwith and Coverack.
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19 Nov 2014
"A perfect home from home"
This is a wonderful cottage in a beautiful village. There is nothing contrived about the cottage. It's so comfortable and well equipped that it feels as if you are borrowing it from a friend, r… More
Thanks very much for your lovely feedback, we're delighted that you found the cottage homely. Best wishes, Fiona and Simon
6 Nov 2014
"Cottage has the best position in the village"
Fantastic holiday location to get away from it all, the cottage has everything you need for a great holiday,is in a great position and gets the sun in the garden all day. I have stayed in this cottage for the last 5 years it always draws me back year after year, I have also booked forJune for next year to show it off to my family. Highly recommended!
Many thanks, many of our guests say how much they enjoyed relaxing in the sunny garden - we hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes, Fiona and Simon
27 Oct 2014
"A lovely traditional Cornish cottage set in beautiful Cadgwith Cove"
Spent a very enjoyable week in Pebbles a lovely fishermans cottage in the heart of Cadgwith Cove. It offers the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind. The cottage is well appointed with a cosy lounge with woodburner and lovely bedrooms with pristine bedding. With wifi and Sky HD and the Cove only one minute away what more could you wish for.
We will definitely be revisiting !
Thanks to Fiona and Simon (the owners) for providing us with some great memories.
I would strongly recommend Pebbles
Thanks for your lovely feedback, we hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes, Fiona and Simon.
3 Oct 2014
Second time this year we have visited with friends. Cottage has been updated with a brand new washroom. This is the best vacation rental we have stayed in in the UK. With an outstanding amount of equi… More
Delighted to welcome you back again, thanks for your lovely comments. Best wishes, Fiona and Simon
15 Aug 2014
An ideal location for our family holiday. The owners Simon and Fiona could not have done more for us to make our stay as relaxing as possible. The cottage was perfect for our family and the six of us … More
Delighted that you enjoyed your stay, look forward to welcoming you back again.
21 May 2014
We had a lovely stay in Pebbles a few weeks ago. It's in a great location in Cadgwith, close to the pub and the sea - you can see it from the front garden! It even comes with its own parking spac… More
Delighted that you had a lovely holiday and enjoyed the features that Pebbles offers, we to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Fiona and Simon
19 Feb 2014
"Perfect little holiday cottage"
we booked a last minute holiday for a week in The Cot. great location, tiny fisherman's village with a , local pub - Cadgwith Inn - 2 mins walk from cottage. parking was difficult due to style of… More
Thanks for your lovely words, The Cot is very cosy for a winter break and we're very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and the warm welcome in the Cadgwith Cove Inn. Both of our cottages are fortunate to have a private parking space in the cove which our guests find a great benefit.
20 Jan 2014
"Great place to chill and relax."
A unique and cosy cottage 15 feet from pub (the only one in village). Have been coming here for a long time and still keep finding new things to do and walks through the country side. Beware of the f… More
Thanks Mark, lovely to catch up - see you all again in June!
5 Jan 2014
"Excellent, what a fantastic place to spend New Year."
Pebbles is a fantastic place to stay. Upon arrival I was welcomed by Simon the owner, who gave up his own parking place so that i could park my car, as we were a party of friends there is normally onl… More
Thanks very much Roy and Sue, it was lovely to meet you both, delighted you had a good time - New Year's Eve is always a great night in the cove!
31 Dec 2013
"A cornish idyll"
We have just returned from spending Christmas at Peebles. From the moment we stepped into the cottage, we all felt right at home. It was clean, well equipped, and a real cosy retreat from the stormy weather. The village is a true gem, and has a really strong community spirit. As it was Christmas, the whole village was awash with Christmas lights, and a huge Christmas tree lit up the harbour. Unfortunately, due to the weather, the Christmas Day swim was cancelled, but everyone still showed up in fancy dress to raise funds for a local charity.
We have stayed in many rentals around Cornwall, at all times of the year, but this holiday stands out head and shoulders above the others. You get the whole package. An excellent dog friendly cottage, with crisp white bedding, soft towels, and top quality electrical`s, all wrapped up in gorgeous surroundings. A real get away from it all holiday. Perfect.
Thank you Fiona and Simon
We're delighted that you had a great Christmas in Pebbles - it is a magical time of year in the cove. We look forward to seeing you all again.
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