Sunny Corner Crumplehorn
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Sunny Corner Crumplehorn is located on the edge of the village and therefore provides easy access, it comes with very close parking making it a popular base for a touring holiday and for enjoying the delights of Polperro itself. This 2 bedroom cottage comprising of a double & a twin bedroom, is located just a short stroll from a pub/restaurant and all of the village amenities and picturesque harbour are about a 6 minute walk away.
A very well presented cottage with a traditional layout the ground floor consists of a large open plan living area with lounge on one side of the open staircase and the dining area and fully equipped kitchen on the other. On the first floor a spacious double bedroom and twin bedroom and a family bathroom with bath with shower over. Parking is included for one car just 80 yards away.
Bathroom with bath with shower over
One double and one twin bedrooms
30 seconds walk to pub
Walk to harbour in 6 minutes
Outside seating area
Easy Access to Coastal Path walks
Laundry Facilities/Towels Provided
OUR PRICES AND AVAILABILITY ARE ALL LIVE SO YOU CAN BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Polperro 700 m|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: East Looe 6 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, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The West Country region
Things to do in Cornwall
With it's warm, temperate climate, sandy beaches, sheltered coves, picturesque fishing villages and historic harbours, it is no wonder that Cornwall is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK.
Cornwall is a fantastic place to holiday because there are SO many things to do, come rain or shine. With Cornwall being less than 80 miles from end to end, all attractions are reachable for a day out.
Cornwall is an exciting and vibrant region with lots of activities and things always happening and if you are staying at any one of our cottages, you have the perfect base from which to take advantage of a wide variety of wonderful attractions.
Polperro harbour has always been and remains a working fishing port and at high tide you can watch the local boats unload their daily catch and take it to the fish quay on the inner harbour. If you talk nicely to the fishermen, you may even be able to acquire the freshest fish you have ever tasted – caught that day and probably still flapping! When the fishermen are not out at sea, they can usually be found mending their nets and pots down on the harbour quay – or enjoying a pint in one of the many superb pubs. Quite a number of fishermen are involved in providing the many fishing and boat trips that you can take from the quay at Polperro including pleasure cruises to Fowey and Looe.
Sheltered in its cliff inlet, Polperro is an exciting maze of narrow streets, small lanes, alley ways and tightly packed historic houses leading down to an unspoilt, picturesque harbour and coastline – an absolute delight to explore. Most of Polperro is largely inaccessible to motor vehicles and so it is very safe to walk around. The main car park is situated at the top of the village and it is a nice gentle half mile walk past the shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes down to the harbour. There are also trams available to and from the car park all year round.
Polperro is host to the annual Polperro Festival in June, a week of arts, crafts, live music and Morris Dancing, this long running event is a popular choice with our guests, many of whom return each year. Another popular event is the New Year Fancy Dress Party, this sees the whole village, and many visitors, engage in a night of revelry and merry making, against a back drop of the village and harbour decorated with Festive lights.
If you are interested in architecture and history, then there are countless historic houses and buildings of interest in the village. For example The Shell House, this is one of the most photographed properties in the village and was owned by Mr Samuel Puckey a retired naval man, he decorated the property using his lifetime's collection of shells from around the world. He started work in 1937 and it apparently took him five years to complete. You can now holiday at The Shell House which has been restored to a splendid family home.
Another example is Couch's House which dates from 1595 and in the 19th century was lived in by Dr. Jonathan Couch, physician, naturalist and collector of fossils. Dr Couch's History of Polperro, first published in 1871, provides a fascinating insight into the life of Polperro people, and their work and customs in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Fishing wasn't the only thriving industry in the 19th Century. Knitting was a necessary occupation for women and girls in Polperro, much of it done out of doors along the paths overlooking the harbour while waiting for the return of the boats, or watching the landing and weighing on the quay. In Polperro these garments were known as Knit-Frocks and the village was the source of contract knitters for more than a century. The tradition is still alive today, on a much smaller scale of course and as a source of pleasure rather than profit, and it was the subject of a BBC2 'Coast' programme in 2013.
Polperro literally oozes with history and if you are interested in finding out more, including smuggling and fishing, we recommend you visit the Polperro Heritage Museum, open every day from March to October and packed with interesting artefacts and displays of the life and customs of Polperro through the centuries.
But if you seek total relaxation and wish to escape the hectic pace of modern life, come to Polperro and simply sit and watch time slip away as the boats gently bob up and down in the picturesque harbour. Polperro is an ideal destination whatever the time of year - all you need do is soak up the peace and tranquillity.
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24 Sep 2013
"Nice cottage, but not for us..."
This is not our first holiday to Polperro, we love the place.
We thought we would stay in the Sunny Corner Cottage as it looked in a good position and at the time of booking ticked all the boxes.
The cottage is spacious and very nice until you want to sleep.
The double bed has a deep sided mattress and the fitted sheet is not deep sided and therefore kept coming off.. most annoying, we woke quite often to find we were sleeping on the mattress !
I suggest you take your own bedding. We forgot our pillows and had to buy some as the pillows are terrible. I do not like plastic on my pillow !!!!!
We were woken every morning at 4:30am ish by the delivery van to the Crumplehorn. We never had a good nights sleep and went home feeling exhausted.
The light fitting in the main bedroom was not working and the shower was not working, however, on reporting this it was seen to straight away,
but should not have been necessary in the first place. It is obvious that the cleaner is not doing her/his job correctly otherwise they would have reported these faults before we go there.
I found the window ledges dirty and had to wash handles myself. And, no, I do not OCD, just like the cleaner to do a proper job.
It was not worth the £507 per week we paid and we would not visit again.
1 Sep 2013
"Another fantastic stay in Polperro"
Sunny Corner Cottage lives up to its name in every way. I have now stayed in the cottage twice and in my opinion it is one of the best located properties in Polperro. Waking up in the morning right opposite the Crumplehorn Inn is a special treat and the view outside the cottage at night is worth the trip alone. Fantastic value and I wouldn't hesitate recommending this to anyone.
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