House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Originaly built in the 1930's, St. Michael's has been totally restored to the very highest standard. It enjoys truly spectacular 180 degree frontline sea views. To the east you see the Rame Peninsula, to the west Looe Island and out to sea the famous Eddystone lighthouse. The wildlife in the area is superb, and we've seen Dolphins swimming in front of the house.
In the fully fitted new kitchen we have a solid English oak table with two benches and two chairs. There's a wall mounted Panasonic LCD TV linked to Sky+ and a Bose ipod speaker. In the sitting room are 3 comfortable sofas and a large armchair. There's a 42 inch wall mounted Panasonic plasma screen with the full SKY+ package including HD. In all the bedrooms we have lovely white New England style beds, side tables, dressing tables and chest of draws.
The sea views from the kitchen, drawing room and the two upstairs suites are breathtaking. With floor to ceiling sliding french doors you feel like you're on a ship.
The large (13m x 7m) terrace has loungers, a dining set and a charcoal BBQ. It's totally private, well protected from the wind and is literally a 2 minute walk to the most stunning beach; the coastal path is also 2 minutes away.
To the rear of the house (along a private lane) is secure off road parking for two vehicles and there's an additional space for a third car at the front of the property. At the far end of the garden is a small quiet country lane that leads down to the beach.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Seaton & Downderry Beach 300 m|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Plymouth / Bristol|
|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, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
We have two large bedrooms upstairs, both with double beds and en-suite bathrooms. One with bath and shower and one with shower. Bedroom 3 has a bunk bed and bedroom 4 a lovely day bed that converts from a single to a double in seconds. They both share a third bathroom with bath and shower. In the drawing room there's a high quality sofa bed which is very comfortable. For the smaller kids we have a travel cot and high chair. There is also plenty of storage for clothes in all rooms.
There's a utility room with washing machine and separate tumble dryer and a door to the back of the house where there's an outside tap to hose down the kids when get back from the beach.
|Further details outdoors|
The garden is completely safe for kids. It's terraced and the drop between the levels is small.
Change over day is SATURDAY. Arrival time is 16.00 and departure by 10.00
Duvets, pillows, bedding and towels are all provided.
Although we don't want smoking in the house, we're happy for you to smoke on the terrace.
The West Country region
Enjoying breathtaking unspoilt coastline & countryside, Seaton is a largely undiscovered gem 20 miles west of Plymouth. The beaches are stunning and for those who enjoy walking, the famous coastal paths provide plenty of opportunities with nearby, Looe, Whitsand Bay, The Rame Peninsula and a little further afield (20 minutes max) to the charming 13th Century harbour at Polperro, arguably Cornwall's prettiest traditional village.
Seaton & Downderry Beach is a MCS (Marine Conservation Society) recommended beach in Cornwall. For children and sun lovers there are lovely beaches, safe swimming, rock pools and quiet little coves. Beach activities include, diving, surfing, sea canoeing, sailing, windsurfing and fishing. There are a number of excellent golf courses near bye, including the 18 hole at Whitsand Bay and Saltash and the Jack Niclaus designed St. Mellion course. The famous Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and several National Trust properties are within easy driving distance. Just a few miles north you'll find the beautiful Bodmin Moor, and the north Cornwall coast is easily visited in a day.
Discover the stunning wooded walk through the valley to Hessenford just a mile away and you're only 2 minutes from the the Coast path. Head west and your arrive at Looe, a historic fishing port with quaint streets, a harbour, sandy beach, shops, restaurants, hidden coves and its own island. Nearby is Polperro, which is a picturesque Cornish fishing village with traditional white painted cottages overlooking the harbour, famed for its history of smuggling & fishing. Head east and you'll discover the unspoilt seaside villages & beaches at Whitsand Bay, Rame Head, Cawsand and Kingsand. Nearby Mount Edgecumbe Country Park provides 800 acres of unspoilt walking & leisure opportunties.
Good local day-to-day facilities are in abundance at Downderry, the adjoining village with a general store, Post Office, traditional inn with lovely sea views and the highly acclaimed Blue Plate Restaurant.
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25 Aug 2013
We had a fantastic week here. The house is lovely, spacious and tastefully decorated. It had every home comfort you could need. The views are truly spectacular and waking up every morning to the sound of the waves and the horizon of the sea made it perfect for our aim of relaxation. The people in the local shop and pub/restaurant and cafe were very friendly and helpful. The owners of the property were also charming and helpful and due to the high standard they present we are going to rent their property in Spain later this year! Worth every penny! Only word of warning which is mentioned in the property description is the house is on a very steep hill and then up or down some very steep steps. I would highly recommend. Also a good position for exploration.
1 Jul 2012
"Home comforts with spectacular views"
The house came with many extras not normally included with holiday lets: especially notable was a good supply of fluffy white towels. The beds were all very comfortable and quality of the kitchen aplliances/gadgets exceeded our expectations: the website photos were very accurate. The views were truly stunning! If you choose St Michaels take a good pair of binoculars with you. We had a thoroughly lovely holiday which even the weather could not spoil.
7 Jul 2011
"Immaculate house with stunning views!"
The word 'immaculate' sprung to mind as I explored our new home for a week in June. St Michaels, a 4 bedroomed holiday home perched on a hill in Seaton Cornwall, was well equipped, comfortab… More
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