Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Arabia Cottage is located approximately 200 yds from the harbour and beach in the traditional fishing village of Port Isaac. Port Isaac consists of a fascinating jumble of old cottages and houses clustered around a beautiful sheltered harbour, sitting between steep hills to all sides. There are many small lanes and alleyways to explore in the old part of the village, which has kept its original charm and character and is unspoilt by commercialism. The village is regularly used as a location for film and television, and was the location for the television series 'Doc Martin'. It is also home to Port Isaac 'Fishermas Friends' who occasionally perform on the harbour during the summer.
You will be spoilt for choice for places to eat in Port Isaac, with its excellent pubs, restaurants - including Nathan Outlaws Fish Kitchen - and take aways. Self-caterers are also well provided for with bakeries, fish cellars by the quay, and a small co-op at the top of the hill.
Arabia Cottage is a traditional Cornish cottage which has been extensively renovated and furnished to a very high standard. No expense has been spared and no corners cut in making this an ideal base for your holiday. The downstairs features an open plan kitchen, living and dining area and the upstairs has three bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is also a 'studio' which is accessed via the garden containing a large sofa, tv and playstation to keep teenagers happy. The typically Cornish terraced garden has a variety of well-stocked borders and provides wonderful views over the village and harbour and out to sea.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Port Isaac 200 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Bodmin 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|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 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
|Further details indoors|
The bespoke solid wooden kitchen features local Delabole slate worktops and high quality appliances including an induction hob and integrated dishwasher. The kitchen has a wide range of crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment, including a plastic set for use in the garden.
The living area has an LCD TV with Sky digital TV and a DVD player. There is a selections of DVD's and books provided for both adults and children.
The bathroom is fitted with high quality fittings and is fully tiled, with underfloor heating and a heated towel rail.
The beds all have good quality, comfortable mattresses and there is ample storage space provided in each room.
The studio room is where the washer-dryer, ironing board and clothes airer are kept (all hidden away in cupboards), in additional to the extra seating space. This room boasts a wonderful out to sea.
There is a selection of games for children in a cupboard in the studio, along with a selection of playstation games.
The garden is on several levels with steps linking the different areas. The borders are well established and look especially stunning in the summer months. There is a table and benches at the top of the garden where you can enjoy one of the best views out to sea in the village. There is also a small slate terrace at the front of the property, with a lovely view over the village.
The cottage has a designated parking space in a small private car park about 100 yds up the road.
The West Country region
North Cornwall is home to some of the most beautiful coastline in England, with a wide range of sandy beaches and miles of walking along the coast paths. One of Cornwalls most famous attractions, the Eden Project, is approximately 45 mins drive.
The popular town of Padstow is about 1/2 hour by car, or it can be reached via the ferry at Rock. The surfing beach of Polzeath is a couple of miles along the coast in one direction with the beautiful beach at Trebarwith Strand in the other. Port Isaac itself is a beautiful village to walk around, with a jumble of narrow lanes and alleys. It is home to several galleries displaying work by local artists and has plenty of places to eat, ranging from excellent restaurants to an equally excellent fish & chip takeaway.