' in Millbrook, 100 yards uphill from the village centre, a south-facing, three-storey, end-of-row cottage, stylishly presented with light rooms and relaxing neutral decor. At the front (across shared path), a small, flower-filled, enclosed garden with suntrap patio area (tables/chairs, barbecue). From the road, 7 steepish steps up to front door and porch (for coats/boots); living room (woodburner) with TV/DVD, iPod dock and double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping). Stairs (stairgate) down to attractive open-plan kitchen/dining room (washing machine, microwave, gas hob/electric oven), modern and bright with white tiles and light wood and woodburner; 2 steps up to street-level back door (5'6' lintel, loading/unloading outside). From the living room, stairs (stairgate) up to two neat bedrooms ' a double and a twin, both with views over the village with lake glimpses and countryside beyond; bathroom (suite with '-sized bath plus bath-power-shower). A comfortable, well thought-out cottage, handily located for coast, countryside or city.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1)|
|Other||Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 3.5 star.
South Cornwall: between the river Tamar and river Fowey and south of Bodmin Moor is inland Cornwall at its most gentle and lovely: deep, wooded valleys (including on Bodmin Moor�s southern edge) between sheep and cattle-grazed fields; tidal creeks (exceptionally pretty Lerryn is on one of them). Most of it is delightfully by-passed by main roads.
On the coast are long sandy beaches (Whitsand Bay), high headlands and sandy coves at the foot of cliffs (Lantic Bay) to walk to, two of Cornwall�s loveliest cove villages (Kingsand, Cawsand) and a classic fishing village (Polperro). From Looe - river-mouth fishing village/resort with sandy beach - you can fish and sail. Round here Daphne du Maurier lived and wrote. A branch line railway chugs pleasantly from Liskeard to Looe. Don�t miss the Musical Instrument Museum near St Keyne. Just to the west is Cornwall�s star modern attraction, The Eden Project, worth a once-a-year visit into the future indefinite, and Lanhydrock, a very lovely National Trust house and garden. Beyond them begins the extraordinary and spectacular china clay country, good for a visit (excellent museum). You should go to Cotehele beside the Tamar, too, and Calstock for the �messing about in boats� activity.
Millbrook: old village (pub, shops, children's park, lake) at the head of a creek off the river Tamar (boating/birdwatching), a mile from the sea at Whitsand Bay (sandy beach) and Kingsand. Cremyll (good pub) and fine houses at Mount Edgcumbe (impressive gardens) and Antony (Nat. Trust), 3 miles. From Cremyll, pedestrian ferry to Plymouth (theatre, shops, entertainments), or 7 miles by car ferry.