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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Situated in a small terrace of former victorian coastguard cottages,Horizons is a beautifully presented, south facing delightful period cottage, enjoying lovely sea, headland and harbour views. Right on the coastal path and only 3 minutes away from beaches, the village centre and harbour. The cottage boasts a south facing front terrace and a lovely terrace and garden to the rear to enjoy the sun all day. Wake up to the most amazing sunrise if you are an early riser!

The accommodation is laid out over two floors with gardens to the front and rear. With three bedrooms, Horizons sleeps up to 5 adults plus room for a travel cot so is the ideal holiday cottage for families or couples.

With a cosy beamed sitting room opening on to the front terrace, woodburner, library of books and games, LCD TV, CD/DVD home stereo system, you can enjoy all home comforts. Wifi keeps you in touch and the beach is only yards away.

The kitchen with dining area is fully equipped with quality kitchen utensils and has a small utility area with a washing machine and tumble drier.

Horizons has a south facing sea view terrace with a bench and table and chairs, and the rear garden faces south west so enjoys sun all day and is laid to lawn with pretty flower beds and there is a patio with a comfortable seating area and table with lots of space for the whole party.

A stone storage shed is available for bikes, body boards etc.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Gorran Haven 300 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay, Nearest railway: St Austell
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Horizons has been recently completey renovated and newly furnished without spoiling the character of the cottage. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twins and one single.Shower room with basin and WC. Fitted kitchen/ Dining room with seating for six. sitting room with woodburner and exposed stone walls.

Electric Central heating with additional heating from woodburner in sitting room. Phone and Wifi, Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV, DVD. Library of DVDs, books and games. Power and starter pack of fuel for the woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Off road parking to rear of property Two well-behaved pets accepted. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 3 mins walk.

Further details outdoors

Enjoy the south facing front terrace for morning coffee and breakfast and take the steps up to the rear garden and patio for afternoon tea and the last of the evening rays.

Parking is available in the road subject to availablility to the rear of the property with access through the rear garden or in the nearby car park.

Further details

High Chair and travel cot available.

Short winter breaks available, please contact for terms.

Changeover day flexible during winter months

Please bring your own beach towels

The Cornwall region

This south west county enjoys a milder climate than much of England, and consequently Cornwall has long been a popular all year round self catering holiday getaway.

South Cornwall and the Roseland Peninsular are known for an area of outstanding natural beauty and much is National Trust Owned.

Gorran Haven

Gorran Haven’s major attraction is its golden yellow sand and small harbour. Fishermen can fish from the quay or cliffs and seasonal boat trips operate from the village or Mevagissey. Boat moorings can be rented from the local Fishermen’s Society who own the harbour.

Gorran Haven has a convenience shop with Post Office, newsagent and bakery where fresh bread and pasties are still baked on the premises. The newly opened Llawnroc Bar, Bistro and hotel is only minutes way and serves real ales, bar food and has a family restaurant. A mix of seasonal tearooms, cafes, gift shops and a fish and chip shop compete for the summer visitors’ patronage.

The South West Coastal Path passes by the cottage and the village is surrounded by some of the more spectacular cliffs on the Cornish South coast. The Coastal Path can be followed in one direction to Mevagissey and to the majestic National Trust owned Dodman head in the other direction and on to the beautiful sandy beach at Caerhays. It is possible to walk to or from Mevagissey and use the bus in the other direction.

The internationally renowned Lost Gardens of Heligan are about 4 miles away and the Eden Project is about 15 miles away.

On the other side of The Dodman headland, Caerhays Castle holds a national collection of Magnolias and extensive collections of Camellias and Rhododendrons including some of the original introductions into the UK. The whole garden covers some sixty acres and even in March and April at the height of the Cornish spring flowering season it has a peaceful, tranquil atmosphere.

Mevagissey with its famous double harbour has many fish restaurants and gift shops in its narrow streets. A seasonal ferry service operates to Fowey.

The valley from Pentewan to St. Austell has a footpath and cycle trail along the route of the old narrow gauge railway. Cycles can be hired at Pentewan.

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Review 1-10 of 12

1 Nov 2014


"Perfect home by the sea"

Wonderful home, best holiday cottage I have rented. Had everything you could want and was incredibly homely, a great place to relax after a day on the beach a couple of minutes away.Would recommend t… More

Thank you for your great review and that the cottage and Gorran Haven met your expectations and you all had an enjoyable holiday.

10 Jun 2014



This beautiful cottage is like a home away from home. My boyfriend and I went for a week with our young dog and had such a good time. The cottage was clean, warm and cosy with fabulous views. The loca… More

13 Jan 2014


"Superb cottage"

Superb former coast guard cottage, sat on the garden bench having coffeee looking out over wonderful views of the sea and over Gorran Haven hard to beet that especially as it was January!!
Cottage has everything you may need and is furnished and decorated to a high standard especially enjoyed the log burner in the evening very nice.
We went for my birthday on arrival found a card and a lovely bottle of wine little things like this make this a lovely place to stay and we will be going back soon.

Thank you for your kind review and I am delighted you enjoyed your birthday and beat the rain. I look forward to hearing from you again.

6 Oct 2013


"Fantastic Fortnight!"

This is a lovely, cosy cottage within a couple of mins walk of the beach & right on top of the coastal path. Thoughtfully appointed & contained everything we needed for a two week stay. The cottage wa… More

Thank you for your kind review. Your comments are appreciated as we try to make the cottage as cosy and comfortable as possible.

18 Sep 2013


"Wonderful Week"

Spent a wonderful week at this beautiful cottage (Horizons), with my brother and sister-in-law. The cottage was superb and tastefully furnished with all requirements available.The views were idyllic a… More

Thank you for your review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your week at the cottage and it met all of your requirements. We treat it as our main home so hopefully include everything that you need and look forward to hearing from you again.

10 Sep 2013


"Superb cottage very well equipped And spotlessly clean"

Lovely views in a superb setting. Great village and beaches and close to Eden, Heligan and Mevigissy. Wonderful relaxing sunny garden and only two minutes to the beach.… More

Thank you for your review and that you enjoyed your holiday. You had the best of the weather to appreciate the garden and I delighted that everything met your expectations.

10 Jun 2013


"Beautifully presented cottage with stunning views"

This cottage is a really well equipped, cosy and inviting. It has fabulous views over the sea, harbour and headland with coastal walks from the village. Gorran Haven is a delightful Cornish village with all the amenities that were need for a very relaxing break. We thoroughly enjoyed relaxing in the delightful gardens especially sitting in the front garden drinking in the views.

7 Apr 2013


"Great views from the cosy living room , well equipped and user friendly cottage."

We stayed in Horizons in March and found no problem using the small layby as Carolyn suggests for parking. The local shop was well equipped and we used it every day, also the Asda in St Austell is massive! Good walks on the doorstep, close to all the best places to see in Cornwall and the Northern coast is not far either. Local pubs: try The Barleysheaf - good local ales and cider - food was good too. Also The Crown in nearby St Ewe was a lovely old pub .

12 Nov 2012


"An excellent holiday home in a delightful Cornish village; highly recommended"

A recently renovated coastguard cottage, completed with evident love and thoughtfulness. The nearby cliffs and beaches make for first-rate walking and relaxing. Its proximity to, in particular, the Lost Gardens of Heligan is a definite bonus. If it is this good in November, what must it be like in the Spring and Summer?

Thank you for your review and acknowledging our effort in making a warm, comfortable home. This was much appreciated.

26 Sep 2012


"Really lovely cottage in a great setting"

The pretty cottage had everything we needed and was very clean and well presented. It is ideally located for the beach, the lovely little shops and the surrounding countryside which is great for walking. We didn't take the car out for the first four days! The people in the village were all really helpful and the shops sold everything we needed including mugs of tea and coffee that we could take onto the beach!. We were so lucky with the weather!

Thank you for your review. Our aim was to make the cottage home from home and am delighted that it met your expectations. Thank you

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