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Open plan living room

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

This cottage includes a sunny open-plan living/dining/kitchen area on the top floor including the main entrance to the cottage; complete with beamed ceilings and a wood burning stove. Rated 4* GOLD by Visit England.

Smooth wooden floors can be found in the living room area as well as an oak table & chairs and a polished church pew, adding local character and individuality.

The views onto the courtyard garden and country lane give the upstairs area a sunny and fresh feel. Carpeted stairs lead down to the bedrooms and bathroom and access via French doors into the courtyard is gained through the twin bedroom. The two bedrooms, one double and one twin, come with built in wardrobes and chest-of-drawers. Both are naturally light from the large south facing windows and doors, giving views out onto the courtyard garden. Parking is conveniently available in a private car park nearby.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. It is very safe and suitable for young children. External lighting in the courtyard is lit automatically during hours of darkness.

Torca 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.

Torca 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 500 m
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
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
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, 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 Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The West Country region

Beautiful and unspoilt North Cornwall - 60 miles of dramatic Atlantic Heritage Coast - beaches, cliffs, unspoilt 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 Isaac

By car, we are approximately an hour and a half from Exeter on the A30 (full directions on our web site).

Nearest Rail link is 18 miles away (Bodmin Parkway). Buses run from Bodmin Parkway to Port Gaverne -

Regular bus services to within 50metres of the Green Door Cottages.

Nearest airport - Newquay (approx 40 minutes drive away).

Please note: Access to the property is via a narrow and steep driveway.

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Review 1-5 of 5

8 Jul 2014


"A little disappointing"

Whilst Torca is a spacious and very clean property it is surprising that it is rated 4 star.We have rented many cottages in Cornwall, dorset and other areas over the years and given its rating Torca i… More

Thank you for taking the time to review Torca and all feedback is taken seriously by us. One disadvantage of our beautiful location is that during the summer months, Port Gaverne is popular! We are aware of the parking issue and are in the process of installing keyed parking posts in our private car park, so we can ensure all our guests have access to parking. I would like to apologise for the building debris – we had to replace a couple of windows in the adjacent property which coincided with the time you were staying, and the debris should have been cleared away quicker.

1 Jul 2014


"A Cornwall Oasis"

A spacious, well decorated cottage with everything you would need for an enjoyable,relaxing holiday break. The sea and hotel/restaurant and bar are a stones throw away from your front door and Port Isaac is just a short walk or drive away.

We have stayed in most of the Green Door cottages and each one has been lovely.

That reminds me I must book for 2015!

Many thanks for your review, which was much appreciated. Glad to hear you enjoyed your break and we look forward to welcoming you back next year!

10 Apr 2014


"Brilliant, clean, great location!"

Amazing accommodation in such a beautiful location. Very clean and tidy also has a great shower, ideal after a day at the beach. Highly recommended.

Thank you for your lovely comments. Hope to see you back again soon!

25 Mar 2014


"A great place for a get together with friends"

We stayed in Torca and friends stayed in other cottages to celebrate one couples wedding anniversary. The cottage was beautifully furnished and well equipped. The bed was fantastic - something that you don't often find in holiday rentals.
It was a cold weekend but we had a warm and cosy home from home to stay in. The Greendoor cottage complex was ideal for a group such as ours as we had the benefit of the privacy of our own house but were close to all our friends.
The location is superb with its own beach, walking distance to Port Issac and within easy driving distance of many local attractions.

Many thanks for the review - glad the anniversary weekend was a success! We hope to see you again soon.

25 Mar 2014


"Lovely cosy cottage in close proximity to Port Gaverne"

Lovely inviting cottage with beams that add character. Each room was done nicely and was very welcoming to come from travelling miles, to relax in a heated cottage. The shower was great and even with three women sharing there was enough hot water for us all each morning. I would highly recommend to anybody who wants to see Port Isaac/Port Gaverne as this is a lovely location and the people were brilliant.

Thank you for your review of Torca - you were the first visitors following a full refurb! We hope to see you back again soon.

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