Cottage in St Just in Roseland
Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Point House is a single storey fisherman's cottage and has been our family's holiday home for 40 years. It has comfortable accommodation for 4 people with the option to accommodate children in a dormitory in the roof. It is set in a beautiful garden with direct private access to the beach. It is ideal for families with children, and groups of friends.
The cottage has all modern amenities that could be expected in your own home along with an open fire.
The idyllic peaceful surroundings are a perfect place for relaxing, either exploring the area via the National Trust footpaths or boating in the Carrick Roads
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Just 10 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Exeter 120 km, Nearest railway: Truro 12 km|
|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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|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||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The double bedroom has a standard size double bed and basin, the twin room has two, three foot single beds.
The main bathroom has basin, walk in shower and toilet, there is also a separate toilet.
The kitchen is well equipped for catering for groups of extra visitors and the dining table extends to seat 8.
There is wi fi internet access included in the price.
|Further details outdoors|
The lovely secluded garden has private access to the beach, a large decked area outside the sunroom overlooks the creek and Falmouth estuary beyond. There are table and chairs for having lunch or supper whilst watching a sunset.
There is a shed where a BBQ and garden furniture is stored, together with buckets, spades and children's fishing nets, the local beach is extremely quiet and secure ideal for kids to go crabbing in the rock pools...!
Stepping out of the French windows from the dining area there is a small sunny courtyard with bistro style table and chairs ideal for breakfast.
Along with the large car parking area there is also space to park a small boat behind a secure gate at the end of the garden.
The cottage has oil fired central heating and electric cooking as there is no local gas supply. Careful and thoughtful use of waste water is needed as there is no mains drainage connection, the septic tank has a finite capacity which is emptied on a regular basis.
Bed linen and towels are available if required, there is an additional £30.00 weekly charge for the service.
For longer periods of use, a cleaning service can be provided, price on application.
Whilst some pets are welcome, please keep the garden and house as you would like to find it.
The West Country region
The Roseland Peninsular on the south coast of Cornwall is a beautiful secluded rural area with deep wooded valleys,rolling farm land, secret coves and beaches.
The 12th century St Just Church is a famous beauty spot attracting many visitors which is set in fantastic sub tropical gardens overlooking a tidal pool, located next to the local boatyard on a gravel bar.
There are many National trust attractions close to the cottage with green lanes and footpaths cris-crossing the penninsular connecting the local communities, which are ideal for walking,cycling and exploring.
From the front door of the cottage you can join the south coast path, which winds it way to St Mawes. From the path you can enjoy the fabulous extensive views across the water towards Falmouth and St Anthony's head.
St Mawes is the closest village, it has all ammenities,shops, restaurants and Pubs. High on the hill tops of St Mawes and Pendennis, castle fortifications were built during the Henry Vlll period,overlooking the habour entrance, protecting Falmouth from invaders, these are open to visitors throughout the summer.
With such a rich maritime history, there are many local ports and museums close to the cottage, such as Mevagissy, Malpas, Charsletown and Port Loe which are all worth a visit.
Over looking St Austell The Eden Project is one of the largest and most popular attractions in the country, set in an old slate quarry, the Bio spheres, if weather is wet lend themselves to entertaining children, with the many activites provided under cover.
Close by there is a china clay museum, explaining the extraction process and uses of the clay produced over hundreds of years. When the clay had been extracted, it was exported through the port of Charlestown, to be delivered all over the globe, here you can still see the square riggers moored in the harbour.
When visiting the Lizard the most Southerly point in the UK, most people make a bee line for St Keverne to enjoy Roskilly's locally made ice cream a children's paradise and heaven for adults too!
The Maritime museum in Falmouth has interactive exhibtions throughout the year. There is a pedestrian ferry that operates from St Mawes to Falmouth, this service gives excellent views of the harbour from the water . There is also a ferry service from Falmouth to the National Trust gardens at Trelissick, which winds up the ever narrowing river Fal, look out for the Smugglers Inn, the cream teas are great!
The West Country which has a temperate climate, is blessed with many gardens which are open to the public including the Lost Gardens of Heligan
A short drive from the cottage is the amazing King Harry chain Ferry, it is a short cut to the old market, cathedral city of Truro, and an adventure in itself.
One of the many notebale old fishing villages is Portscatho. Due to the "special" light it has a thriving local artist community, where their work can be seen in many specialist galleries.
With so many small outlying communites, all of whom had a pub! finding these bastions can be fun, taking in an atmosphere, sampling the local food and ale is very British. The kings head at Ruan Lannihorn, The Roseland Inn at Philleigh, the Ship Inn at Portloe and the Royal Standard at Gerrans are but a few to be found on the peninsular, most welcome families.
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3 Jan 2014
"A CORNISH DREAM!"
We stumbled upon Point House by accident after a cottage we had hoped to stay in was flooded. This ended up being a VERY good thing because the cottage has the most idyllic setting, proving to be our best stay in the Roseland to date. It's right on the creek - you couldn't ask for a better view if you tried. There's parking, a pretty garden that wraps right around the property and your own steps down to the water. Inside, the bedroom is bright and large, with a huge kitchen (everything you need) and snug lounge and dining room. There is a fire too, but the weather was so brilliant during our stay, we didn't light it. We used the barbecue almost every evening, dining outside on the large wooden table. If you need space, a garden (something you don't get when staying in the centre of St Mawes), Point House is your place. We've already booked for this summer...
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