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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Situated on the cliff above Mullion Cove, No. 2 Coastguard Cottages is one of a terrace of seven, originally built around the 1890's for the coastguards as a lookout station. The apex of the pitched roof is actually flat where the officers would take it in turns to climb up on the roof for their watch looking out across Mount's Bay toward Land's End. This is a very characterful, as well as welcoming, cottage. Approximately 150m from the cliffs and coast path and with sea views from all of the bedroom windows and garden, it is in an ideal position for coastal walking, beaching, exploring the Lizard Peninsula and relaxing.
Enter the property from the rear into a small hall. The family bathroom is to the right (additional toilet and hand basin upstairs) with bath and mira thermostatically controlled shower, handbasin, shaver point, toilet, heated towel rail. There are also a separate washing machine and tumble drier enclosed in a cupboard at the entrance to the bathroom.
The spacious kitchen diner is to the left of the hall and is the heart of the cottage, with original inbuilt floor to ceiling dresser, wooden fitted units and slate tile flooring, cooker, fridge, freezer and microwave. There is a large oak table and chairs leaving plenty of room for both cooking and using the games available in the snug.This room leads into the small snug lounge with 3 seater sofa plus single chaise, LCD freeview television, DVD, CD/Radio, lots of books and wood burn/solid fuel stove. Patio doors lead out from this room into the garden with plant border, Moroccan mosaic table and chairs, second smaller table and chairs at far end with sea views.
Upstairs there are two bedrooms and a second bathroom with toilet and sink. Bedroom one has both rural and sea views towards Poldhu and across mounts Bay. It has a standard double brass bed, bedside cabinet and lamps, chest of drawers, dressing table and wardrobe. The second bedroom has sea views of Mullion cliff and the Cove. There is a single bed with a bedside table and a single cabin bed with a bedside drawer, both with bedside lights. Chest of drawers and wardrobe. On the third floor there is a small bathroom with toilet and sink adjacent to it.
The cottage is 150m from the SW coast path and Mullion Cove Hotel with its excellent restaurant/bar which is open to the public. Mullion Cove is a short walk away down the coast path where you will find a small beach approx 500m away. There is a fantastic tea room at Mullion Cove itself selling breakfast, meals, snacks and ice creams throughout the day.
The wonderful secluded locals surf beach of Pollurian Cove is 15 minute stroll from the cottage and the popular Poldhu Cove Surf Beach is a 5 minute drive away. For the adventurous, there is a stunning cliff walk from the cottage to the renowned Kynance Cove along the SW coast path. This is the ideal location to explore the wonderful Lizard peninsula with all its beaches, coves, estuaries, wildlife, sailing, boating, angling and glorious scenery.
The village of Mullion is a 15 minute walk away where you will find two convenience stores, a fish and chip shop, deli, post office (with cash point), general store and various other shops and galleries.
Rental includes electricity, night storage heating, bedlinen and towels, use of washing machine/tumble drier and WiFi.
Well behaved dogs are welcomed, but we ask you to restrict them to the downstairs area and to keep them off the furniture.
There is off-road parking for two cars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mullion Cove 500 m|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
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