The Boat House
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The Boat House location is superbly set on the beach at Portholland, surrounded by the Caerhays Estate and its name, "The Boat House", originates from its history and position. Guests of this retreat have free access to the Castle gardens, being one of Britain's Great Gardens, a spring time paradise and horticultural treasure trove.
The Boat House comprises two levels with reversed accommodation taking full advantage of the magnificent views.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Portholland 100 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 32 km, Nearest railway: St Austell 16 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, 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, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Further details indoors|
Ivory double bed with dreamy fabrics and the window overlooking a sandy beach. The en-suite shower room has a quality finish with mosaic tiles and corner shower.
A delightful bedroom with twin beds featuring custom made headboards. The views again overlook the picturesque Cornish coastline.
The beach room, white, blue, just perfect. Bath with all those little extras. Fluffy towels are provided.
Large open plan room featuring huge whitewashed trussed ceiling and arched window to side elevation, allowing light to flood in. Nautical fabrics by Laura Ashley help portray its beach side location.
Open plan, with every modern appliance catering for all your needs. Including dishwasher, microwave, fridge and separate freezer, and washer/dryer.
|Further details outdoors|
Parking for one car directly in front of the Boat House. Alternatively, you can park on the quay leaving the area free for BBQ's and watching the tide come in.
The West Country region
Cornwall is a paradise for people who love the coastline and beautiful walks. The climate is mild and our Cornish gardens our in bloom early season due to this. Cornish light is an artists dream with longer days and crisp clean unpolluted light.
A must visit when you are in Cornwall is the famous Eden Project, or a trip to Lands End where the atlantic ocean meets the rugged cliffs of Cornwall.
Caerhays Castle is owned by the Williams family and is located in a sheltered valley overlooking Porthluney Cove on the South Cornish Coast.
The surrounding parkland and woodland gardens were created originally from the discoveries of the plant hunters in China shortly after the turn of the 20th century. Since then a great deal of hybridisation work has taken place at Caerhays to create the extensive woodland gardens which visitors can admire and enjoy today. It’s best to visit during March, April and May.
The Cornish coast offers ample opportunity for some beach time, the secluded beaches of Portholland and Porthluney are ideal for some old fashioned family day on the beach fun. This large expansive of sand offers plenty of space to run and play. Powered craft are prohibited, adding to the peace and tranquillity of the area. These are popular locations for surfing during the winter months.
There is plenty of opportunity to enjoy the Cornish countryside, visit one of the many gardens, Heligan or Tregothnan or enjoy long walks along the extensive coastline or The South West Coast Path which is Britain's longest National Trail, running from Minehead in Somerset to South Haven Point near Poole Dorset.
The Eden Project is a must, showcasing more than 1,000,000 plants representing 5,000 species from many of the climatic zones of the world. Many of these can grow in the mild conditions of Cornwall, others need greenhouses and that is where Eden's two gigantic Biomes - the biggest conservatories in the world - come in.
In addition to the plants, art is central to Eden's messaging, and the site is liberally peppered with fascinating, thought-provoking works and installations.
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