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Fentonluna - charming slate and stone house

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Beautiful slate and stone period property (1890) with three bedrooms and three bathrooms in heart of Padstow, with stunning interior and picturesque courtyard garden. Complete refurbishment and decoration by interior designer. Stunning spiral ash wood & glass staircase across the three floors of the property. Two newly decorated spacious double bedrooms, brand new en-suite shower room and bathrooms. Very large, light, living room/ dining room with gas burning fire, two sofas and dining table seating six. TV, DVD player and I-doc available for use. High spec sofa bed suitable for couple/ two children sharing. Brand new kitchen/ diner with slate floor and seating for six people, opening out onto a charming walled courtyard garden. Secure outhouse for storage of surfboards, bikes etc. Fentonluna is a very spacious and light property. Downlights and sash windows, in addition to occasionla lighting throughout the property. Welcome pack of wine, flowers and goodies on arrival. All bed linen and towels provided for you on your arrival.

Fentonluna has been designed to make use of local materials wherever possible (slate, wood). It has a luxurious, relaxed feeling, to make you feel on holiday on arrival. It is very well decked out with books and DVDs for entertainment. The kitchen is also well equipped with an American style fridge/ freezer with its own ice maker, microwave, washing maching and dishwasher. It even has lolly pop moulds in the freezer!!

Fentonluna is positioned in the heart of the old part of Padstow. There is unrestricted parking on the road outside the property (first come first served basis). It is 150m from the waterside and 200m from the South West Coastal path. The house is adjacent to the old deer park and a short walk away from Prideaux Place, national trust house.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Hawkers Cove 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 10 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway 24 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, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
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 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Further details indoors

Interior recently renovated to a very high specification and interior designed to combine the beauty of Cornish beach house with city chic. to make you feel completely at home, while also being away from it all. Using natural and local materials throughout e.g. slate, stone. Complete renovation internally; a new kitchen with American style fridge/ freezer, two new bathrooms, two double bedrooms, living room, new spiral staircase, new plumbing and rewiring. The property has the original sash windows throughout, including four large windows in the living dining room. There are downlights throughout the property, as well as beautiful occasional lighting.

Further details outdoors

Charming courtyard garden with table and chairs. Gate to garden from the side of the property. Fentonluna garden is sheltered and south facing, standing against an ancient stone wall. The property has a brand new garden room with double bedroom and en-suite bathroom - June 2014.

Further details

Dogs permitted on request - please do ask.

Property is available from 3pm on day of arrival and we ask that you leave by 10am on day of departure.

The West Country region

Padstow is an all year round destination. Cornwall benefits from the Gulf Stream and a micro-climate that is warmer than the rest of the UK. Padstow is located on the South West Coastal Path and is about 40 minutes drive from the artistic centre of St Ives. The ecological wonder of the Eden Project is 30 minutes drive (www.edenproject.com). The Hanging Gardens of Heligan are 30 minutes drive. Cornwall South Coast and the beautiful town of Fowey is about 40 minutes drive. Land's End is about a hour's drive from Padstow.

Prideaux Place on Fentonluna Lane; a beautiful house is open to the public daily.

Bodmin Moor is 30 minutes drive from Padstow. Daphne Du Maurier, author of Jamaica Inn, lived near Padstow. The novel was set on Bodmin Moor and Daphne lived in Cornwall for most of her life. Sir John Betjeman was was frequent visitor to Padstow and is buried near to his home in Trebertherick at St Enodoc Church. His poetry captures a period in Britains recent history more vividly than almost any other. The Betjeman Centre in Wadebridge (4 miles away) is his lasting memorial.

Padstow

Padstow is an ideal vacation for couples, families and groups of friends, of all ages, benefiting from being a truly year round location. World class restaurants include Rick Stein's seafood restaurant in Padstow and Jamie Oliver's Fifteen in Watergate Bay (15 minutes). Rick Stein's Seafood Cookery School runs 1-5 day seafood cookery classes all year round. The National Lobster Hatchery (next to Rick Stein's Cookery School) is a fascinating place to see lobsters being reared.

Surfing, kite surfing and lessons can be enjoyed in Rock and Watergate Bay (Harlyn Surf School 01841533076), as well as Newquay. Sailing can be enjoyed from Rock (Rock Sailing School 01208 862709). Stunning walks year-round along the South West coastal path which runs through Padstow, taking in spectacular scenery; dramatic headland and beautiful sandy beaches. Walking and cycling along the Camel Estuary is a great way to take in the local scenery (Cycle hire 01841 533533).

Deep sea fishing trips leave from Padstow harbour, shore fishing can be enjoyed in Constantine Bay. Riding along the spectacular local scenery (Tresallyn Riding Stables 01841 520454). For pampering and luxury, the St Moritz Art Deco hotel and Cowshed Spa is located at Rock (5 minute ferry ride from Padstow). Several golf courses are to be found in the area e.g. Constantine Bay. Cornwall is brimming full of creativity; there are many art galleries within Padstow and the surrounding area, as well as being close to St Ives which has its own Tate Modern.

Key Dates for Your Diary 2012:

St Ives 2012 Exhibitions - Simon Fujiwara (Jan - May), Alex Katz (May- Sept)

St Endellion Easter Music Festival 31 March - 8 April

Easter Egg Rolling Padstow 8 April

May Day and Padstow Obby Oss Celebrations May 1

Daphne Du Maurier Festival 10-19 May

Minack Theatre - Easter Season 6-4 April, Summer Season May-July

Royal Cornwall Show 7-9 June

Rock Oyster Festival 22-24 June

Padstow Rock Swim 1 July

Padstow Vintage Rally 6-8 July

Port Eliot Festival 19-22 July

Party in the Park at Trereife 26 Aug

Polo on the Beach Watergate Bay 11 Sept

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28 Jul 2014

5/5

"Amazing, can't wait to go back!"

This is such a lovely house to rent, we stayed for 5 nights and loved it so much requested an additional night, the owner was really accommodating! The rooms are lovely and the outside space is small … More

21 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfect pad in the heart of Padstow"

What a lovely place! Having just returned from a fantastic long weekend under the Cornish sun my girlfriend and I are already making plans for our return. The house is the perfect mix of Cornish cha… More

14 Jul 2014

5/5

"Lovely property, ideal location.."

Absolutely ideal for us - only 5 minutes walk to the centre of Padstow, yet quiet and peaceful both during the day (when we were there) and at night. Even managed to walk to Stein's Fish Shop and… More

26 Aug 2013

4/5

"Great location, comfortable and quiet"

A lovely house on three floors with a spiral staircase. It was very well equipped and only five minutes from the harbour (going down, slightly longer on the way back up the hill!)In August, Padstow is… More

8 Dec 2012

5/5

"Great location, images out of date"

Quirky house in great location.Warm and spacious.Modern style. HD TV Stylish accomodation.Images out of date. Image 3 is not part of this house, appaers to have been taken from hotel .Courtyard gard… More

26 Mar 2012

5/5

"A special house in a special place"

I spent three weeks in this special house and loved every minute of it. It was the perfect retreat while I was trying to finish a writing project and in one of the best locations in Padstow; quiet and peaceful but just minutes from the beautiful beaches and many excellent cafes and shops. The house has a lovely atmosphere, light and airy, with lots of trees and birds nearby. It was spring, so a great early morning call from the resident male blackbird! I loved the decor which is a stylish mix of traditional and contemporary, with a really stunning staircase at its heart. It has a private courtyard too which I enjoyed on sunny days and which is a bonus in Padstow. I hardly used my car but managed to park fairly easily outside the house when I needed to. I can't comment on parking in high season but there are plenty of other options in the area and everything is within walking distance.

Overall, I found the house to be warm, clean, well-equipped and very comfortable. I'm planning to book another visit as soon as I can. I can't wait to return.

3 Jan 2012

4/5

"lovely cottage clean and very well presented would stay again"

i realy enjoyed our stay the cottabge is well maintained with good quality kitchen bathroon and on suit parking in the summer would be a problem but not in winter as i have stayed in padstow before its nice to have gas central heating with a warm gas fire effect in the livingroom probobly needs an extra radiator in the kitchen overall would recommend

24 Nov 2011

5/5

"Fantastic holiday getaway!"

We had a wonderful stay here during a cold November week. The house was warm and inviting. The décor very modern but with a 'cottagey' feel. A lot of thought had gone into welcoming guests,we were given a basket of goodies on arrival!
A very very short walk to some fantastic shops and restaurants in the heart of the village. Rick Steins cafe being the nearest restaurant!
This was our 1st holiday as a proper family, with our then 8 week old baby.

31 Oct 2011

5/5

"Lovely Cottage - Perfect location"

This was the second time we stayed at this property and hopefully will not be the last time.The cottage is situated in the heart of Padstow but not where you get lots of tourists, 2 minutes from the h… More

24 Aug 2011

4/5

"Easy living Cottage"

This was our first holiday cottage experience within the UK & we loved both Padstow and the really cute cottage.
We stayed for 5 great nights (late booking) in Fentonluna, which was very clean, tidy & easy to keep that way. It was simply furnished & decorated with a really 'clean' & comfortable feel.
One thing we were surprised by was the 'old' TV! A Flat screen is really required now! This does lets the rest of the 'look' & guest expectation down.
We are only 3 (son age 11) and the dog! Fentonluna was really cute suiting us just right and what we had wanted, being very close to the harbour.
Unfortunately this great little cottage is definately only for a couple, small family like us or 2 couples.
NOT for Families with very young children (open stairs x2) , more than two children or even 'older' children, they would find this cottage way too small and restrictive due to the layout being over 3 floors, with only the living room being reasonably spacious.
The cottage is quite literally only a 5 min walk down to the harbour at Padstow with all of it's really good restaurants/shops/ferry etc so it you want to arrive, park the car & not drive again untill you leave you can!
Overall, Padstow is all we expected and Fentonluna was just what we wanted, very clean, comfortable & close to all the action.

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  • 5 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:21 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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