Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
On the edge of St Issey, a romantic little cottage, semi-detached, end-on to a lane, 'own homeish', cleverly organised, thoughtful, with a small enclosed garden/patio (table/chairs, barbecue). Glazed porch leads to open-plan, full-length-of-cottage living/dining room (open fire, TV/DVD/video), well furnished. Well-equipped fitted kitchen (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, freezer) with quarry tile floor and table/chairs. Bathroom (suite plus bath-shower); separate loo. Steep, open tread stairs (5'8" beam) from the living room to two cosy bedrooms – a double (5'6" lintel), and a twin (2'6" beds, 5'11" lintel), both gently decorated with mostly Liberty prints, mainly pine furniture, pictures, ornaments. Low ceilings upstairs (6'2"). A good cottage in a peaceful situation. Best for 2 adults and 2 children.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1)|
|Further details indoors|
Please bring your own beach towels.
The agent has its own star rating system to quantify interior quality, comfort and ambience. This property has been rated 3.5 star.
The West Country region
Cornwall's north coast: from the river Camel north to Bude and on to Morwenstow and the highest cliffs in the West Country, it is a mixture of great cliffs and beaches. Walking (coast path) and bird-friendly cliffs (usually no road near): peregrines possible. Great sand/surf beaches at Polzeath, Trebarwith, Widemouth Bay, Bude and Sandy Mouth; sandy coves at Port Gaverne, Bossiney, Crackington Haven, Duckpool, and others less accessible; Rock, also sandy, is the place for watersports, including sailing on the Camel estuary; very fine golf course (St Enodoc); mini-fjords at Port Quin and Boscastle. Port Isaac is very pretty round its cliff-enclosed harbour.
The well-worth-riding Camel Trail cycleway (bicycles for hire) follows the river Camel from Bodmin Moor to Padstow. Pencarrow is a beautiful house with wonderful garden. Tintagel has a ruined castle (King Arthur's?) on a wild headland. St Juliot church was restored by Thomas Hardy and 'a pair of blue eyes' nearly fell down a Crackington cliff. Bodmin Moor, its highest hills quite mountainous, is only a little way inland and Blisland, on its northern edge, is one of Cornwall's prettiest villages - makes a change from sea: so does lovely Lanhydrock (see Cornwall's 'Med'). Not far to Eden (see South Cornwall).
St Issey: village with pub 3 miles from Padstow and about 5 from the great sand/surf beaches around Trevose Head and cliff walking (Bedruthan Steps). Sailing and excellent golf (St Enodoc) at Rock, 10 miles. Petherick Creek, ½ mile (creek-side Camel Trail footpath to Padstow), and 2½ miles to the start of the Camel Trail at Padstow.