House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Teapot Cottage is a stone-built end of terrace property, built in 1895 and tastefully renovated and extended by its current owners. Original features retained within the property include exposed beams, Victorian open fireplace, Cornish Range (decorative only) and polished wood floors upstairs, while modern additions include gas central heating, fitted kitchen and bathroom.
The property is situated less than 10 minutes level walk away from Portreath beach, and comprises a small entrance hall leading to the main living room, a separate dining room, kitchen, 1 double bedroom (with double bed) 1 double bedroom (with twin beds) and 1 single bedroom (with single bed), and bathroom with toilet, washbasin and bath with shower over.
Outside to the rear is an enclosed garden with small lawn, flowerbeds and 2 patio areas that in summer catch the sun from early morning until the sunsets. A patio table and 4 chairs are provided on each patio during the summer months that enable guests to enjoy any meal from breakfast to supper, or simply to enjoy a few drinks and nibbles while reflecting on the day’s adventures.
Maximum occupancy is 5 persons plus we have a travel cot for a small guest. There is public parking on the road to the front of the property and also in the cul-de-sac to the rear. Shops and pubs are within 800 metres level walk.
Although a car is recommended, it is not essential, as a regular bus service to Truro, Redruth (nearest main line railway connection) and Penzance stops within 20 metres of the cottage.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portreath 500 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 45 km, Nearest railway: Redruth 7 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, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
Welcome pack is provided before arrival.
Guests staying for 2 weeks can have a change of linens and towels at no extra charge.
The West Country region
Said to be one of the UK's most beautiful counties, Cornwall boasts long stunning beaches as well as sheltered and secluded coves, moors, woods, rivers, streams and a strong mining heritage.
It is also the home of the world renowned Eden Project, the Tate Modern at St Ives and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.
Portreath is a small resort of historical interest with an easily accessible beach and a narrow harbour, located about 5 miles north of the old mining centre of Redruth. It was once a busy port, importing coal and exporting copper but now only sheltering the occasional fishing boat.
Set within a picturesque valley of woods, streams and rural meadow-land, the pretty, sandy beach is a popular family beach with lifeguards on duty throughout the summer months. Like many beaches on the north Cornish coast, it is popular with surfers and in particular body-boarders. Wetsuits and boards can be hired locally within the village.
There are several shops (including One-Stop, Post Office, Newsagents and Bakery), cafés and three public houses in Portreath, as well as a very fine Cantonese take-away restaurant. The village has a very friendly atmosphere and caters for most needs of tourists, whilst not being over-commercialised.
This is good walking country, with the South West Coastal Path passing through the village. Enjoy beautiful views from the spectacular cliffs, or meander along the leafy paths of Tehidy Country Park about 1 mile away, one of the many woodland walks that extend inland.
For cyclists, the mineral tramway, which transported copper and tin from the inland mines to Portreath's tiny harbour, is now a footpath and cycleway connecting Portreath to Devoran near the south coast.
There are various sports and leisure facilities within a short drive of the village. These include indoor swimming pools, squash, badminton and outdoor bowls. There are six local golf courses, one within a mile, and several centres for horse riding, two with indoor facilities.
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13 Sep 2013
""Ticks all the boxes""
This teapot themed character cottage is spotlessly clean and well equipped with great attention to detail to make a stay comfortable and homely. Its in a good location just a few minutes walk from the… More
Thank you for staying with us, I will pass on your kind comments to my caretaker. Hope to hear from you again.
2 Sep 2013
"Beautiful cosy cottage"
We had a lovely stay in Teapot Cottage. It was clean, comfortable and very well equipped. The garden was lovely and we enjoyed sitting out making the most of the lovely weather. We had everything we… More
Thank you so much for your comments we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay
1 Sep 2013
Had a great time, accommodation to a high standard and the beach only a 5 minute walk. Excellent pub with great food plus other local amenities. I will definitely use in the future.… More
Thank you so much, look forward to hearing from you again.
25 Aug 2013
"Lovely cottage in peacful village"
Teapot cottage is pretty, comfortable and efficient - we had a very relaxing holiday. Everything in the cottage works well, plenty of room in the kitchen and living room, all clean and in good conditi… More
Thank you for your kind remarks, we are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday.
15 Jul 2013
"Excellent accommodation, lovely location - great holiday.`"
We have just returned from a fantastic week's holiday in Teapot Cottage, Portreath. The house is very comfortable with plenty of room for a family of five. We were very lucky to stay during an … More
Thank you for staying in Teapot cottage, it is very important to us that out guests enjoy their holiday.
16 Jun 2013
"Simply the best cottage ive rented"
Having just returned from our weeks holiday in Portreath, Tea Pot cottage really did put the "icing on the cake". Having rented many times before and found kitchen's generally lacking i… More
Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed our home in Cornwall and hope to see you again in the near future.
28 Aug 2012
"Beautiful and charming cottage"
We stayed in Teapot Cottage for 2 weeks during the short-lived summer of 2012. The super weather meant we could enjoy the stunning garden every day. - The dog loved it as well! It was most certainly … More
22 Aug 2012
"A home away from home in a great location"
Dealings with the owner were at all times direct and efficent. The property is well located, well kept, with an old world charm. It is very comfortable inside with a lovely garden space to the rear. All amenities of Portreath are within easy walking distance for adults and small children. These include shops, bars, restaurants, beach and access to coastal paths.
19 Aug 2012
"Three R's. Restful, relaxing and refreshing"
A very welcoming cottage ,well appointed, well equipped and with a charming cottage garden. The property is in an ideal position for the village ,beach and pubs.
Thank you so much for the great review, we really appreciate it.
12 Aug 2011
"Wonderful and relaxing"
Tea pot cottage was wonderful we took all 4 kids who loved going to the beach which was only a 5 min walk. It was comfortable and well kept. will be recommending it to all my friends.
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