Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
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Sleeps 6 adults
3 bedrooms, two have superking or twin beds
3 bath/shower rooms, one ensuite, two are adjacent to other bedrooms
1 travel cot for a child under 2
Patio garden with lawned raised area
Parking permit for 1 car at the Village Hall
Shed storage for wetsuits and beach kit
Central location & close to beach
Free wifi access
The Dunes is a three floored, modern terraced cottage ideal for one large extended family or two families sharing a holiday. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor and one on the second floor with the floor in between, being the living area, so plenty of privacy is assured. The Dunes offers fantastic value for money with a great location and is extremely well equipped and comfortable.
Due to its central location, The Dunes will appeal to those who like to be within a close walking distance from Crantock village's facilities, as well as being just a short drive from all of Cornwall's sporting, leisure and other attractions. Crantock beach is also just a five minute walk from the cottage, making it an excellent spot for surfers and beach lovers.
Entrance hall downstairs opposite stairs leading to living area on second floor. Open plan sitting/dining/kitchen area. Sitting room with corner sofa, sideboard for storage, TV and DVD. Dining table and chairs for six. High chair is available.
Fully fitted and well equipped kitchen with dishwasher and washer/dryer. Undercounter fridge and separate freezer, microwave, electric hob and oven.
Bedroom 1: Ground floor. Very flexible with either two single beds or one huge super king sized bed. En-suite shower room with shelf storage and illuminated mirror with shaver point. Bedside tables, chest of drawers, large wardrobe. TV.
Bedroom 2: Ground floor. Two full sized single beds arranged in a 'Jack and Jill' layout. Wardrobe with drawers under. Chest of drawers.
Bedroom 3: Third floor. Superking sized bed, or two single twin beds. Bedside tables,
Dressing Room with large oak wardrobe and chest of drawers. Room for a travel cot:
A travel cot can be provided.
Family bathroom: Ground floor. Bath with shower attachment, sink, WC, illuminated mirror with shaver point, storage. En-suite: Ground floor. Shower cubicle, sink, WC.
2nd Family bathroom: Third floor. Bath with shower attachment, sink, illuminated mirror with shaver point, WC, storage.
Patio garden at the rear, on two levels with steps between levels. Paved on the lower level and lawned on the higher level. Table and six chairs, BBQ. Access via sliding doors from living area. Higher level has a shed and gate to the rear.
There is a parking permit for one car, about a 2 minute walk away. Additional vehicles can be parked on the street nearby.
What type of holiday?
A family seaside holiday within walking distance of the UK's number 1 beach. A shop selling freshly baked bread and pasties (amongst other things), two pubs, a tea room, art gallery and local crafts shop all in the village. Fabulous walking from the door - no need to take the car. Dogs welcome.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Crantock Beach 500 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 8 km, Nearest railway: Newquay 8 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The West Country region
Cornwall is full of places to feed your soul and put colour in your cheeks. Whatever the weather, a bracing walk along the cliffs or watching the waves will make you feel good about life.
It stays daylight longer in Cornwall than the rest of the country and the winter light is spectacular by the coast – it's helped to create the thriving Cornish artist community. The county is oozing with creativity, with a huge choice of art and craft galleries, plenty of live music and an exciting programme at Truro's Hall for Cornwall.
Famous for its gardens, Cornwall has many to choose from: the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the National Trust's Trelissick on the shores of the River Fal and Glendurgan on the picturesque Helford River, to name but a few.
We've also got our fair share of attractions, most of which are open all year round: the world famous eco-attraction Eden, Falmouth's National Maritime Museum, Newquay Zoo, the Blue Reef aquarium and for some industrial heritage, Geevor Tin Mine.
We mustn't forget the food. As well as the timeless classics of the pasty and the cream tea, the seafood must be sampled. It's not just the big name chefs like Jamie Oliver, Rick Stein and Michelin starred Ben Tunniciffe who offer a culinary treat: Kahuna on Newquay's Tolcarne beach or Sam's on the Beach at Polkerris are among the many gems to be found.
What to do in Cornwall
The sporting attractions in the area include (click to go to the web site):
Sailing on the Fal
In addition local days out can include (click to go to the web site):
Bodmin and Wexford Railway
China Clay Museum
Flambards Adventure Park
Holywell Bay Fun Park
Lost Gardens of Heligan
Lappa Valley Steam Railway
Newquay Water Park
Padstow & Rick Stein's
Poldark Tin Mine
St Michael's Mount
Tate St Ives
The National Seal Sanctuary
Pubs and Eating
Cornwall is an excellent place to eat and drink. It has everything from the local Cornish Pasty (available everywhere!) through to award winning restaurants, such as Rick Stein and Jamie Oliver..
Click here for a great web site on eating out in Cornwall.
The National Trust
The National Trust own many beaches, gardens and houses in Cornwall. There are just too many to feature here!
Crantock is a picturesque village of historical note, on the North coast of Cornwall with one of the best beaches in the area. It has an ancient church, two pubs a tea rooms, an art gallery, gift shop and a village store.
It is only five miles from Newquay, but a world apart. It is popular with families in the summer and people who wish to surf, walk and enjoy all Cornwall has to offer all year round.
Crantock is the site of an altogether much older settlement - Langurroc, which means the 'dwelling of the monks'. The village gets it name from the Celtic Saint Caranog, who is also known as Carantoc. It is suggested that Crantock was founded by St.Carantacus in the 5th century, who was the son of a Welsh chieftain, and established his church. The present church is reputed to be built upon the same site.
Crantock and Polly Joke beaches
Crantock Beach has been voted Beach of the Year 2013.
Crantock Beach is a great beach for families and surfers alike. It has a wide sandy beach with sand dunes between the beach protecting the village. At low tide you can walk along the beach to West Pentire.
Polly Joke beach is the next beach around the coast going west. It has been described as one of the best beaches in Cornwall. It has to be walked to, making it less busy than other beaches in Summer.
Pubs and Eating
Crantock has two pubs, the Cornishman and The Old Albion Inn, which are a short walk from the properties in Crantock Village. The Bowgie Inn, in West Pentire, is a short walk from Cormorant, Guillemot and Kittiwake. In Cubert, 2 miles from Crantock, the Smugglers Den, has a reputation for good food and wine.
Dogs and Walks
We are dog friendly and allow well behaved dogs in most of our cottages.
There are many walks for dog owners near Crantock, including the South West Coastal Path, which passes by the Village and can be reached on foot from all our cottages. Use the map above to see area around Crantock and the local walks that are available
Newquay, Shopping and a Big Supermarket
There is a large Morrisons supermarket about 5 minutes drive out of the village towards Newquay. Crantock is about 5 miles south of Newquay, which in the summer is a bustling holiday resort with shops, many clubs and pubs. There is a regular bus service to Newquay and taxis can be booked.
In Crantock there is a village store that provides many of a holiday makers essential needs.
Many of our guests use one of the supermarket online ordering facilities to have their shopping delivered on the day of their arrival.
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