Whitewalls Cottage, Mithian
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Weeks Commencing Saturday 5th July and Saturday 12th July reduced by 20% as shown on rates list
This pretty cob and thatch cottage stands at the end of a row and is situated in the very heart of the picturesque conservation village of Mithian. Reputedly one of the oldest villages in Cornwall, it has a cluster of thatched cottages together with a 16th-century inn with Elizabethan courtyard. The cottage is Grade II listed as being of historic interest, built in about 1750.
Whitewalls is a delightful cottage for 2 people, comfortably furnished in modern style with a blue and white theme in the sitting room and bedroom. Entry to the cottage is through a side gate into a small private courtyard with colourful pots of plants and a bench for 2. A stable door leads into the galley kitchen fully equipped for two people. The sitting room with its exposed beams and a slate and stone hearth for an open fire has comfortable seating for watching the TV/DVD, or listening to music with a glass of wine in front of the fire. There are additional storage drawers and a cupboard in the sitting room. Reading books, local information and maps are provided. The shower room/WC is also downstairs. Steep ladder style stairs lead up to the light and airy bedroom with sloping ceilings. It is fitted with a double bed, walk-in wardrobe and bedside drawers. All bed linen is provided. Towels are not provided.
Winter heating is by storage heaters. Reasonable seasonal use of electricity is included in the rental price. Initial coal and kindling for the open fire is supplied.
Parking is on the road outside the cottage.
Please note: Owing to the steep staircase the cottage is unsuitable for the infirm or children . We regret no pets and non-smokers only please.
Rental terms and conditions are emailed when you enquire.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Trevaunance Beach, St Agnes 3 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay 20 km, Nearest railway: Truro 12 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
The West Country region
The West Country has everything! Stunning beaches, adrenaline sports, gorgeous cliff walking, idyllic fishing villages and magnificent gardens. It's also a foodie's heaven with great restaurants in most popular towns and local produce available in the shops and markets.
History abounds with remains of its industrial past, such as tin mines and steam engines, open for visitors and historic houses.
There are art galleries with exhibitions to suit all tastes. St Ives has a gallery on every corner showing glass, jewellery or paintings to the famous Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden and Tate Gallery.
The land and sea around St Agnes were very important in Cornwall's tin mining industry and remains of engine houses are found in valleys and on the cliffs. It is a World Heritage site for this reason. The little museum in St Agnes has much of local interest on display.
The cliff walks are spectacular and can be reached on foot from the cottage via peaceful Jericho Valley. Country walks, full of wild flowers in spring are also nearby. The beaches are spectacular and a favourite with local surfers as well as beach lovers!
St Agnes is also a hub for local artists and craftspeople and there are many outlets where you can see and buy their products.
The Miners Arms pub in the village serves meals every day. Eating places are plentiful with bars, cafes or pubs by the beaches at Trevaunance Cove, Chapel Porth, Perranporth and Porthtowan. There are take-aways in St Agnes. Eating ice cream made on the premises at Callestick Farm should not be missed!
Bicycles can be hires near Porthtowan and you can spend a great day cycling along the old mineral tramway from Portreath to Devoran and back.
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