Kilminorth Cottage - Wharley
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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Kilminorth Cottages in South East Cornwall, between Looe and Polperro. A select cluster of cottages in beautifully landscaped gardens, surrounded by woodland, in a valley on the Cornish coast.
Situated close to the picturesque harbourside villages of Looe and Polperro, with easy access to the Coastal Path and a choice of beautiful uncrowded beaches.The cottages have been lovingly refurbished, preserving the old, but offering a fresh and modern design, open plan living with a contemporary style.
Each cottage has it's own unique character and has contemporary furnishings giving the rooms a very modern and
yet comfortable ambience.
With a change of ownership at the beginning of 2011 Kilminorth Cottages has undergone an amazing transformation, each room has been lovingly styled to a very high standard with a fresh and contemporary decor.
The cottage comes with new double glazing and full central heating, the cottage has a light and airy open-plan ground floor, with a well equipped kitchen, elegant dining and spacious living area with modern flat screen wall mounted TVs, ipod docking and HD DVDs.
The warm and cosy bedrooms are tastefully designed with high quality beds to ensure a great nights sleep. The bathrooms have a boutique hotel feel, fully tiled and with contemporary white sanitary-ware and walk-in showers.
The cottage has a rear door access into relaxing gardens with ample seating and BBQ areas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Looe Town Beach 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 50 km, Nearest railway: Looe 1.5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
- Wharley used to be an old grain store that has been lovingly refurbished, maintaining the old Cornish stone but
adding a contemporary look and feel
- High quality furnishings and 5 star beds to ensure the best nights sleep in this peaceful surrounding
- Modern lighting
- New double glazing
- Fully centrally heated with underfloor heating on the ground floor
- Modern flat screen wall mounted TVs, ipod docking and HD DVDs.
- Wifi available on site
- Pets Welcome
- Electricity, Towels and Linen all included
- Cot and highchair available on request
|Further details outdoors|
- Patio to front of cottage with furniture
- BBQ available
- Heated Outdoor Swimming Pool next to property available May to October
- Set in 32 acres of Cornish Woodland and Meadowland
- Gorgeous walks along the river into Looe (c35 mins)
- Owners available to answer any questions, tell you the best pubs and restaurants and to give you ideas on days out.
The West Country region
Cornwall is the most South Western part of the UK, benefitting from some of Britain's mildest climates, with the warming effects of the Gulf Stream, early springs and long lingering summers.
This unspoilt County enjoys a dramatic landscape from rugged moorland to stunning beautiful golden beaches.
Cornwall has historically been intrinsically linked with outdoor activities.
With some of the cleanest seas in Europe surrounding the County, it has always been popular for water-based activities especially surfing. North Cornwall, predominantly in and around Newquay has historically been home to many UK Surfing Championships.
Walkers are able to find extensive countryside to discover and can delight in the longest stretch of continuous coastline in Britain on the South West Coast Path.
This ancient and mystic Celtic County has a feeling of being a land of legend and romance. Hence artists come to Cornwall for inspiration drawn by its rugged beauty and the quality of light.
A 30 minute walk from Kilminorth are the busy twin towns of East and West Looe lie either side of the harbour and are joined by the famous arched bridge. Looe offers quaint old buildings, twisting streets, smugglers taverns and some of Cornwall's finest restaurants.
The activities of the fishing fleet are a constant fascination, to visitors and locals alike, who can enjoy watching the latest catch being landed at the Fish Quay. The Quay also provides a base for the many boatmen offering everything from short sea trips to longer fishing trips to catch mackerel, conger and shark.
Looe also has its own railway, the Looe Valley Line, a single track branch line running alongside the estuary and river through the rolling countryside between Looe and Liskeard. Safe bathing from Looe's two beaches and the many leisure activities; tennis, riding, bowls, putting, water sports, golf, fishing, scenic walks, National Trust properties, will help make your visit as varied, interesting, active or relaxing as you want!
There are many excellent beaches close by including Talland, Looe and Seaton. Fowey, the ancient seafaring town once home to Daphne du Maurier, is just a short drive and ferry crossing. Stroll around the quaint lanes and browse the many shops, pubs, cafes and delis. The South West Coastal Path is easily accessed and a walk along it shows the dramatic effect the sea has on this peninsula. Horse riding, surfing, sailing and fishing trips are all available at nearby coastal resorts. Shop 2 miles, pub and restaurants 2 miles.
Perfectly situated to discover the delights of the 13th Century fishing village of Polperro which is famous for smugglers' coves, shark fishing and the little villages also offer an array of shops. Both Looe and Polperro have many excellent restaurants and cosy pubs with locally caught seafood a speciality.
A short drive to Fowey with its picturesque harbour and sailing centre. Further inland is the Eden Project, whose futuristic “biomes” contain plants from around the worldFor those in search of a faster pace, a visit to Adrenalin Quarry, home of the longest zip wire in the UK, is a must, and nearby Kartworld caters to budding racing drivers of all ages.
Visit many of the stunning golf courses including Looe, Lostwithiel, St. Mellion and the dramatic cliff-top courses of Carlyon Bay and Whitsand Bay.
Further afield, you can sample the delights of Rick Stein's Padstow or Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Restaurant and the Extreme surf academy at Watergate Bay. Newquay is home to the Blue Reef Aquarium, Newquay Zoo and the vibrant surf scene at Fistral Beach.
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27 Jul 2014
"A fabulous haven of tranquility."
Thank you Jayne, Mark Marley, Ash and the rest of the team at the wonderful Kilminorth cottages. We stayed in Apple Cottage for 7 nights on a family holiday for my wife's 60th Birthday. Our t… More
Thanks for your review - we are pleased you had a good stay and it was lovely having you and your family here. Hopefully you will come back and stay with us again in-between cruises. Thanks again Jayne and everyone at Kilminorth
28 Jun 2014
"Queens Park Cottage - fab!"
Could not find a review on Queens Park Cottage but this is in the same row. As soon as we arrived and were welcomed by Jayne, we knew we were going to enjoy our stay. She was chatty and chilled. We we… More
Hi - thank you for writing a review on us, your feedback is important. We are very pleased you had a good stay and it was lovely to meet you all, its like loosing good neighbours when people leave the cottages… Marley and Ash have been in a sulk since you left!! Thanks again and look forward to meeting you again in the future..
Jayne and all at Kilminorth
17 Jun 2014
"Amazing swimming pool."
Just returned from a fantastic holiday at kilminorth cottages, queens park. We couldn't of asked for a better holiday, every room was immaculate and beds very comfortable. The cottage is done to … More
Thanks for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to review us. Glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come and visit again. Thanks Jayne, Mark, Marley and Ash
26 May 2014
Me, my husband and two children (5 & 3) stayed here last month in the Queen Park cottage. When we first got there one of the owners Mark came and greeted us and made us feel really welcome. He showe… More
Thank you for taking the time to review us - we really appreciate your comments and pleased you had a good stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to visit now the pool is warmer!
25 May 2014
"A cut above the rest- excellent"
This place is absolutely amazing all round. Jayne the owner is lovely friendly and goes out of her way to make sure you have a good stay. We stayed in Wharley it is gorgeous, clean has a luxurious fee… More
Thanks for your review, we are pleased you had a good stay and hope you will come back and visit.
19 May 2014
We have just returned from an amazing short break in the Wharley cottage.Wharley cottage is modern, clean and extremely comfy (especially the beds).Even Marley and Ash make an appreance to great you e… More
Thanks Victoria for taking the time to review us. We are pleased you had a good holiday and hope your come back and visit us all again soon.
Jayne, Ash and Marley and Mark
5 May 2014
Just returned from a fantastic stay in Wharley. The cottage is stunning, and our two girls loved playing outside with the owners dogs. Beautiful setting, with a swimming pool, tennis court, and trampo… More
Thanks for your review - we appreciate you taking the time. Hopefully you will come back and visit. Thanks Jayne, Mark, Marley and Ash
5 Aug 2013
"5 star holiday,perfect for families"
We stayed in the 2 bedroom cottage, Saddle. Very high quality fittings in house. Excellent kitchen and really good living area with 2 big sofas. Beds very comfortable.Outstanding pool and surrounding… More
Thanks for your review - I just wish I knew how to fold maps back together!!
3 Aug 2013
"Brilliant stay - booked again for next year"
Just returned today from a wonderful week away. We stayed in Wharley cottage which was immaculate & really modern whilst still maintaining the traditional feel with the exposed brickwork. Great … More
Thanks for your review - its great news you are coming back to visit us next year - hopefully you should see some more developments here.. Thanks again and look forward to seeing you all again in 2014. Thanks Jayne , Mark and Marley x
30 Jul 2013
"Perfection in a stone cottage complex"
Relaxing, clean, quiet, friendly, well located... these are all things that are important to us when we take our nearly 10 year old on holiday in the UK, and Kilminorth Cottages didn't disapoint.… More
Thanks for your review. We are pleased you had an enjoyable stay and made the most of your time here 'dipping in the pool' and getting out to see this beautiful part of Cornwall.. I was talking to Bridle and they are missing your hot chocolates around the pool!! Thanks again and look forward to meeting you again one day.
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