Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Dating back to late Regency / Early Victorian times, this traditional terraced cottage has been characteristically renovated recently with the addition of a bespoke fitted kitchen and a utility room providing all the necessities for self catering. We are also offering 'short breaks' in the off season. The accomodation also includes two reception rooms, with original beamed ceilings, and three bedrooms with sleeping for up to five people plus a travel cot. There is an upstairs bathroom/shower and outside loo with wash-hand basin next to the utility room.
Our welcome pack includes two bottles of wine and £10 worth of vouchers to spend at the local pub plus a pint of milk and a courtesy supply of tea, coffee and sugar.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sennen Cove (Pendeen Beach and Lighthouse) 11.75 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4.8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay, Nearest railway: Penzance 12.4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, 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, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The house is heated by storage heaters in every room and there is a woodburner in the sitting room. The second reception room is a very useful and attractive study or 'quiet room'; it includes a small but growing 'library' about the area. The woodburning stove in this room is presently for decoration only. The cottage is also a showcase for paintings and prints by artists famously of the area...some of which are for sale. The dining room, running on from the kitchen, features the original antique Cornish range which is beautiful but purely decorative.
The beds in the twin room can link together to make a large double bed if desired but we would need to know in advance. The travel cot stored beneath the double bed in bedroom two. Full instructions for the immersion are in the airing cupboard.
This is an old cottage and the beams in the single room slope down to the windows; the kitchen/dining room also has a low beamed ceiling. (5'11").
There are sea views from every window.
We are in the process of obtaining Wi Fi.
|Further details outdoors|
There is 'understood' parking for one vehicle in front of the cottage on Levant Road and private off-road parking for one small car at the rear of the property, with access from Trewellard Lane. The utility room is housed in the granite building in the back yard/garden, with separate washing machine and dryer and a stainless steel sink for handwashing. Guests will also find the BBQ and a fireguard, for the woodburner in the sitting room, for the protection of small children. There is also a loo next door with wash basin.
There is a picnic table to the rear of the property which catches the morning sun and there are two benches in the front garden which enjoy the rest of day's sunshine including a view of the Scilly Isles on a clear day.
A £50 deposit will be requested with every booking with the balance to be paid three weeks before the start of the holiday.
The West Country region
The cottage is situated in Penwith on the beautiful north coast of far west Cornwall in an old tin mining area. It is within easy reach of St Just, Penzance, St Ives and the many beautiful beaches and coves that describe the Peninsula coast. The climate in this area is 2 to 3 degrees higher than average. There are so many places of interest, just a few of which include outstanding National Trust properties, the famous outdoor Minack Theatre on the cliffs above Porthcurno beach, the fishing port of Newlyn, Lands End and numerous unspoilt little towns, villages and hamlets. The countryside is varied and beautiful and very redolent of the area - there is a notable difference between the gentle, more sheltered South coast and the dramatic North coast.
The area is rich in prehistoric and Iron Age settlements and picturesqe cross country and stunning cliff top walks.
Penwith is famous for its artists and its many notable galleries, including the Tate in St Ives.
Trewellard and Pendeen are old tin mining villages and very well appointed, with a shop that sells most things, two very contrasting restaurants and three pubs - the Trewellard Arms is a very brief walk from the cottage and boasts a wonderful menu and excellent local beers. The welcome is always very warm. It is only three miles from the most westerly town in Cornwall, St Just. Grenfells is just a walk from Levant Mine overlooking the sea. The National Trust is responsible for firing the huge Beam Engine several times a week. Less than a mile down the main North Coast road is the famous Geevor Mine, now a heritage museum. Pendeen Lighthouse is just a little further on.
The area is famous for its Festivals. The culteral calendar of Cornwall is punctuated by numerous historic and community festivals and celebrations. In particular there are strong links between parishes and their patronal feast days, especially in this part of Cornwall. There is also a tradition of holding celebrations associated with tin mining and fishing...and music, dance music and poetry as Penzance's Mazey Day, preceded by Golowan week. August Bank Holiday sees the Newlyn Fish Festival. These are just a couple of examples; the area is rich in Saints' days. Finally, it is important to mention the St. Ives Festival; a major event of art, literature and music that takes place every September