Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The most prominent advantage of Venus cottage is its marvelous sea views via a balcony and full-length French doors, from the open plan living/kitchen/dining area. Rated 4* GOLD by Visit England.
The balcony overlooks the pub garden - great on a summers evening for watching the world go by and the sun setting over the sea. The original beams add a touch of heritage to the cottage whilst providing all the additions to make a relaxing stay. The stairs lead to the bedrooms and bathroom. Through the double bedroom a patio door leads to the sheltered courtyard garden. Both bedrooms have patio doors leading out to part of the pub's beer garden. Parking is conveniently available in a private car park nearby.
The sunny courtyard garden is shared and is made up of a level grassed area with flower borders and a childrens sandpit. It is south facing and very sheltered and private. Wooden garden furniture and sun loungers are provided. It is very safe and suitable for young children. External lighting in the courtyard is lit automatically during hours of darkness.
Venus is located a stone's throw from the picturesque and unspoilt National Trust cove at Port Gaverne which is perfect for swimming and rock pooling. OS maps of the local area are available - enjoy amazing walks along the coastal path just meters from your door towards either Port Isaac or Tintagel, or venture further afield to Daymer Bay, the popular surfing beach at Polzeath, cycle or walk the Camel Trail or visit Padstow.
Newspapers/milk can be delivered. Body boards, fishing nets & croquet set available for guests use. Surf boards and kayaks also available to borrow (the owner cannot accept any responsibility for any injuries sustained).
Our local pub & restaurant is located directly opposite, and bar meals can be delivered direct to your door.
Venus is ideal for a family holiday or short break and can also be booked together with one or more of our properties here at the Green Door Cottages, making it perfect for groups of family and friends holidaying together for either a special occasion, or simply to spend time together.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Port Gaverne 50 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 33 km, Nearest railway: Bodmin Parkway 28 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, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Further details indoors|
Venus sleeps 4 – 1 double and 1 twin bedroom & 1 bathroom with separate shower. Venus is two storeys and is set out 'upside-down'. Pick up/drop off directly outside the front entrance. Access to the front door is via slate steps into an open-plan living/dining/kitchen room and a wood burning stove (not enclosed by safety cage). Stairs take you down to the bathroom and the bedrooms. Stairgates are fitted at the top of each staircase. The cottage has a patio door from the twin bedroom downstairs leading directly into the courtyard garden. Venus has a private balcony enclosed with wrought iron railings upstairs (access - a step down from the living room area), and the bedroom patio doors lead out onto part of the pubs' beer garden (level access). There is parking in the private car park nearby.
|Further details outdoors|
The courtyard garden is shared and is made up of a level grassed area with flower borders and a childrens sandpit. It is south facing and very sheltered and private. Wooden garden furniture and sun loungers are provided. Pathways are made mostly of random slate paving. There is a small step down to the grassed area. There is external lighting in the courtyard which is lit automatically during hours of darkness.
The West Country region
Beautiful and unspoilt North Cornwall - 60 miles of dramatic Atlantic Heritage Coast - cliffs, coves, market towns, farmsteads and enchanting Bodmin Moor. Country Houses and Historic castles including King Arthur's Tintagel - From Bude to Bedruthan there's golf, walking, cycling, surfing and events for all the family all year round.
Port Gaverne Cove with its sheltered sand and pebble beach - ideal for swimming and exploring rock pools. National Trust owned and run. Perfect for families. Bring your wellies. We provide the fishing nets!
Within less than a minute, you are on the North Cornish Coastal Path - miles of spectacular National Trust owned coastline, famous for its wildlife and scenic beauty.
Directly opposite Venus Cottage and just down the hill from Tregudda, is our local, The Port Gaverne Hotel, an early 17th Century Inn. The restaurant specialises in local produce, particularly sea-food. The comprehensive bar menu is available to guests - delivered to your door
Half a mile up the road is picturesque Port Isaac - a charming fishing village, where Doc Martin is filmed, and home to the folk singers "The Fishermen's Friends". Explore the pottery, art galleries and restaurants or visit the inshore RNLI lifeboat station. The maroons are frequently sent up during the year, and you can watch the lifeboat being launched. Port Isaac is still very much a working fishing village with catches landed and sold each day. You can buy Cornish pasties baked fresh each day in the local bakery and discover Squeezy Belly Alley and many other delightful back streets. During the summer, there is entertainment on The Platt, including the Port Isaac Singers and the St. Breward Brass Band.
Other events include the Floral Dance, the Port Isaac Regatta, Lifeboat Larks, and the annual Raft Race.