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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Coastguard Cottage near the village of St Keverne combines all the rustic charm of a 19th century character property with simple stylish and contemporary furnishing, and comes equipped with all the modern conveniences (and luxuries) you could need and expect from a topnotch holiday home. The stunning sea and valley views, beautiful surrounding countryside, quiet beaches and quaint villages must also be mentioned.
All in all, Coastguard Cottage is a well loved and treasured holiday home and is the perfect Cornish self-catered holiday choice for families, couples or friends who wish to get away from it all, at any time of the year. Enjoy the beaches and sunsets in summer, or cosy up in front of a roaring fire in winter.
As an end-of-terrace former Coastguard Cottage, the accommodation comprises three storeys, three double bedrooms, large lounge, fully equipped kitchen, dining room, family bathroom and two en suites. Outside includes parking for 3/4 cars, a large wild garden, elevated decking and BBQ.
From the welcoming local St Keverne pubs and organic farms and restaurants, to the fantastic Lizard Penninsula coastal walks, beaches and harbour villages, there is plenty to do and see.
Rural but not inconvenient, you have St Keverne 1 mile away (with local pubs, stores, deli, butcher and post office), Helston Tesco 20 minutes drive away, or a large Asda near Falmouth, 40 minutes away.
We are pet friendly, and about 2.5 hrs down from Exeter. It is certainly worth the drive!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Porthoustock, Roseneithon, Coverack, Porthallow, P|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay or Plymouth, Nearest railway: Truro or Redruth|
|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||Central heating, TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Three double bedrooms including a double bedroom with sea views and original fireplace, and two twin rooms, one with with en suite shower and w/c, one with sea views and w/c en suite. State of the art flat screen television with Sky+ and DVD player. Phoneline and WIFI Internet available. Travel Cot available on request. Pets welcome, by prior arrangement. Housekeeping provided once a week, unless otherwise requested. Weekends or longer breaks considered. Special rates available for small groups, off-peak dates or longer lets.
|Further details outdoors|
Large garden, and parking area for 3/4 vehicles. Decking area complete with table/chairs, with valley and sea views.
The West Country region
Cornwall is a beautiful, vast county, packed with incredible beaches and places of interest. Blessed to have a South and a North Coast, both very different but equally stunning, you can spend a lifetime exploring everything Cornwall has to offer.
From action packed adventure and scuba diving breaks to quiet rural retreats, Cornwall has it all.
Bespoke activity packages available. Ideal for active families and adventure enthusiasts! Activity packages include:
Coasteering (swim, jump and travserse around spectacular areas of coastline)
Coastguard Cottage is ideal accommodation for scuba divers who with to explore the world famous manacles dive sites just off Porthoustock and Porthkerris beaches. 100m from Porthoustock Beach, Coastguard Cottage is a favourite for divers and watersports enthusiasts.
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FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT THE AREA
Right down on the lesser known Lizard Penninsula, The quaint village of St Keverne is a gateway to the historical Fishing Villages of Porthoustock, Porthhallow and Coverack.
Within walking distance from the cottage (approx 20mins) St Keverne Boasts a well stocked village shop (including local breads, pasties, bacon, cheeses and butter). The Three Tuns and White Hart Village pubs offer local ales, great food and a warm welcome.
There is also The Greenhouse, a superb Organic Restaurant using only local produce (www.thegreenhouse-stkeverne.co.uk), Roskillys Organic Farm which has a scrumptious menu, sells local art and crafts and world-famous icecream and hosts organic BBQ's throughout the summer (www.roskillys.co.uk). Rosuick Farm is home to the 'Cornish Camels' (www.cornishcamels.com) and the Farm Shop stocks a delicious array of meat produce (www.cornishcamels.com/farm-shop). Fancy a break from cooking? Helston has superb Chinese and Indian Takeaways.
At Christmas the village is as pretty as a picture, where the festive decorations really go to town.
Other visitor attractions within easy reach include Goonhilly Earth Station (www.goonhilly.bt.com), Flambards Theme park (www.flambards.co.uk), Helston Sports Centre with large pool and children's sessions, the National Seal Sanctuary (www.sealsanctuary.co.uk), and Porthleven Fishing Village including restaurants, pubs and walking routes, to name a few. Further details available in the Cottage information pack on arrival.
Yearly festivals to mention include local fish festivals throughout the summer, HMS Culdrose Air Day and St Keverne Ox Roast, taking place in August.
For golf enthusiasts, Mullion Golf Club (www.mulliongolfclub.net) is one of the most beautiful courses in the West Country, as well as being England's most southerly course.
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24 Jul 2013
"Excellent Family Vacation Value"
My family of four travelled from Canada and rented the Coastguard cottage for one week in July 2013. The Cottage is part of a series of buildings/homes just above the quarry at Porthoustock, although … More
6 Nov 2012
"The best half term our family have had in ages"
Spent a week in Coastguard Cottage in Cornwall, it was a long drive but worth it for the peace and quiet! Really peaceful location, St Keverne and Coverack nearby have great pubs / restaurants, also Roskillys Farm a mile away too.. really well equipped cottage - everything is thought of - from the tea pot to the extra blankets in the bedrooms. Attic for our teenagers meant they were self contained in the evenings which was brilliant. Beaches and coastal paths within easy reach. A world away from our busy family life, will definitely be back! Thanks again, the Atkins familyx
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