Bridge Cottage Cornwall
Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Bridge cottage has been renovated to a high standard and is situated in the quite village of Lanjeth, which lies 2 miles from St. Austell town centre with easy access to the north coast and A30 which is approx 7 miles away.
The original cottage, built with local granite and slate, was originally a miners home. It has been sympathetically extended several times to provide spacious holiday accomodation, whilst retaining the character of the original property. Ground floor comprises 2 large living rooms, kitchen, utility room with access to the back garden and a cloakroom. The first floor contains 4 bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom.
Bedrooms: Bedroom 1, with a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, has a double bed and en-suite with electric shower and wc.
Bedroom 2 has twin single beds plus a pull out bed.
Bedroom 3 has twin single beds.
Bedroom 4 has 1 single bed.
Bathrooms: En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with electric shower, wc, basin & shavers socket.
Main bathroom has bath with shower over, wc & basin.
Downstairs cloakroom has wc & basin.
Kitchen: Kitchen includes twin cooker & hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, ornamental range cooker, large worktop area and table with seating for 4.
Utility Room: Utility room contains washing machine and condenser tumble dryer.
Living Rooms: Lounge, to the front of the house, is the original part of the cottage with a beamed ceiling. It contains 2 sofas, arm chair, a woodburner and digital TV with DVD player and Radio/CD player. A selection of DVD's, Books and board games are avaliable.
Other: Large openplan Family Room, to the rear of the house, contains 2 sofas, 2 arm chairs, rocking chair, dining room table with a Digital TV and DVD player.
2 sets of patio doors, which give the room a light and airy feel, open onto patio in the back garden.
linen/maid service: Property is cleaned on Saturdays. Clean bedlinen, bath towels and hand towels are included and will be provided on arrival. Guests will need to provide beach towels and travel cot bedding as required.
hob/stove oven fridge/freezer microwave dishwasher washing machine tumble dryer iron/ironing board
tv internet access central heating room fans cot high chair
Dogs are welcome but we would kindly ask that they are kept to the ground floor only and off the furniture.A charge of £25 per week per dog will be made.
The rear garden is fully enclosed.
Broadband Wireless internet access is available throughout the house.
The cottage is strictly non smoking
House is accessed via a gravel footpath and a small step up to both the front and back doors. Ground floor has been recently renovated and all internal doorways are suitable for wheelchair users.
Some doorways to the first floor bedrooms are narrower than is normal in a modern house due to the traditional style of the cottage.
Large grassed rear garden with stone walls to 3 sides. 2 sets of double patio doors open, from the rear family room, onto a gravelled patio area and can be lit for evening use. Several sets of garden tables & chairs are located either on the patio or in the shed, which can be used by guests. There is also a windbreak, various buckets and spades, crabbing nets, and boogies boards stored in the shed which guests are welcome to use. Washing line is available on the lawn.
Front garden is mainly grassed and slopes away from the house down to the road. Parking for at least 3 cars is available on the private driveway and turning area.
There is a wooden seat immediately outside the front door which is lovely for watching the horses from the local riding school trot by, catching the sun or just relaxing and reading a book.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay, Nearest railway: St Austell|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||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||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 15|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
The West Country region
There is plenty to do in Cornwall. For plant and wildlife lovers there is the world famous Eden Project which is 15 minutes drive away and well worth a visit or the Lost Gardens of Heligan which are 20 minutes drive away.
Mevagissey is a pictresque traditional cornish fishing village and is 20 minutes drive away. Walk around the narrow streets and browse the shops and restaraunt menus, visit the towns museum at the end of the Quay or take the children crabbing in the local harbour. Costal boat trips also run from the harbour. On the way to Mevagissey you pass Pentewan in which you will find an excellent cycle hire shop which is ideal if you want to explore the scenic cycle paths around South Cornwall.
The harbour village of Charlestown was built between 1790 and 1810 for the export of copper and china clay and is a 10 minute drive away. This has a pabble beach, many rock pools and several excellent restaurants.
If you fancy surfing then you should visit Newquay - the "Surf Capital" of the UK or one of the other beaches on the north coast such as Perranporth or Watergate Bay (with Jamie Olivers Cornish restaurant). In Newquay, you can also visit the Zoo or leisure centre/swimming pool.
The National Trust has many properties in Cornwall including Tintagel Old Post Office, The Lizard, Lanhydrock House & Gardens, Boscastle, Levant Mine & Beam Engine and, of course, St Michael's Mount. English Heritage looks after the 2 castles, Pendennis & St Mewans, either side of the Fal estury.
Falmouth, further down the south coast, is home to the National Maritime Museum, the Ships & Castles leisure centre, several art galleries, lots of shops selling local goods and several gardens and beaches.
If you want to explore the islands of St Marys or Tresco on the Isles of Scilly, day trips by Air or Boat leave Penzance, which is just over 1 hours drive away. Please note that tickets should be booked in advance.
The beaches of Carlyon Bay, Caerheyes, Porthpean, Pentewen Sands, Readymoney cove, Goran Haven, Par Sands, Polkerris, are all within approximately 30 minutes drive. The famous Surf beaches on the North coast are between 30 minutes to an hour away.
Cornwall has many golf courses including ones located at Carlyon Bay, Porthpean, Saltash, Truro, Newquay and Lanhydrock.
Trewoon as approx 1 mile away and contains village store, post office and pub.
St Austell, the nearest town, is 2 miles from the cottage. The town contains a good selection of shops, Cinema, Restaurants, and Railway Station with direct services to London (Paddington).
There is also a large Asda & Tesco just outside the town.
Truro, the county town of Cornwall is 16 miles to the south west with the maritime town of Falmouth a further 11 miles. Penzance & St Ives are both approx 45 miles away
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