Waterfront Homes - Drift
Guest house | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This self catering property is located near to the small hamlet if Philleigh, on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall. The situation is quiet and secluded yet still only a few minutes drive away from the villages, attractions and beaches of the Roseland Peninsula. St Mawes, the main village on the Roseland, is a ten minute drive away and the large safe beaches that populate the southern coast of the Roseland are even closer.
Please feel free to call Karen and Rob for discounts on partial occupancy, long stay and short breaks.
Contact Numbers: +44 (0)1872-580751, +44 (0)7836-212503.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Mawes Harbour 8.2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2.3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay Airport 36.5 km, Nearest railway: Peranwall 9.9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
* High chair & cot available on request.
* Private car parking for two cars.
* Deep water mooring for up to 50-foot yacht available on request.
|Further details outdoors|
In addition there are patios at the front and rear of the property suitable for barbques and outdoor dining, allowing for three separate eating areas, dependent on your needs. Garden furniture is supplied.
Even if you have emailed a Reservation Enquiry, we must receive your booking in writing on our booking form together with a deposit of 30% of the total rent; the balance of your rent being due 4 weeks before your holiday starts. Non-payment of the balance of the rent by the due date shall be construed as a cancellation of the contract.
In the event of a cancellation we will make every effort to re-let the apartment, in which case all monies will be returned to you less a small administration fee, if appropriate. However, if we are unable to re-let you will be liable for the full cost of the holiday. We therefore strongly recommend that you take out cancellation insurance.
Arrival & departure times/days
Lettings commence at 3.30pm on the first day of your holiday & end at 10am on the day of departure. Change over day is Friday for Harbourside & Sail Loft and Saturday for Harvest & Drift.
Number in party
This must not exceed the maximum number stipulated in the property description
Loss, damage and care of property
The hirer is responsible for any loss or damage to the property, for taking good care of the property and leaving it in a clean and tidy condition. Cornwall Waterfront Homes reserves the right to levy a charge for any breakages or damages to the property or its contents.
Linen and towels
Linen, towels, pillowcases, sheets, duvet covers, tea towels and bathmats are provided. If there are young children in the party please bring waterproof sheets. You are requested to bring your own beach towels.
Non-availability of property
If for any reason beyond our control the property is not available on the date booked, for example as a result of flooding, all rent will be refunded in full but the hirer shall have no further claim against the owners.
Right of entry
The hirer must allow owners reasonable access to the property.
Cornwall Waterfront Homes takes every good care to ensure the accuracy of their property descriptions. All information is given in good faith & believed correct at the time of printing. We cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions.
Please notify us promptly of any problems you may have so that we can hopefully deal with them while you are here.
The West Country region
Cornwall's coastal views comprising of splashing waves and rugged cliffs will capture your mind at first sight. The coastal path which enables one to gain the most from wandering anywhere from the Northern part of Cornwall, Bude, to the Southern tip Falmouth. These paths will also guide you though the Cornish history, which includes the fascinating ruins surrounding St Agnes and St Just, King Arthur and Tintagel, the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the other picturesque fishing villages around Cornwall, which are rich in heritage and tradition. So, it should not surprise anyone that Cornwall has been nominated to represent United Kingdom by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Early springs and lingering autumns in Cornwall create the perfect atmosphere for most outdoor explorers and water activities. The coastal areas around Cornwall are home to some of the most stunning beaches in the world. The fine golden sands and glistering waters appear irresistible throughout the day and well into the evenings.
The traditional delicacies, sceneries and history have enabled Cornwall to embrace tourism. Surfing, sailing, kayaking and swimming are just some of the water based activities and sports which one can enjoy during a trip to Cornwall. This county has wooed thousands of beach lovers throughout the year and it is undeniably one of the most popular premium holiday destinations.
Cornwall’s numerous galleries and museums adorned with magnificent artworks and relics can be a haven for those who relish the arts and artifacts. Stores displaying unique souvenirs and merchandise will tempt most visitors to splurge.
Local eateries and restaurants bring the best of Cornish culinary delights onto your platter and most of the mouthwatering dishes are worth tasting more than once. Jamie Oliver and Rick Stein are just two of the nations celebrated Chefs' that have settled within the county and offer exceptional foods from within the county.
Another reason to travel to Cornwall would be to experience the spectacular Eden project. Visited by 1.7 million people within the first 9 months of its existence, this mammoth botany conservation project is operated by Tim Smit, who shot to fame for the Lost gardens of Heligan. Every plant species ever to be found on this planet is conserved under a roof, making it one of the most amazing Millennium ventures in Britain’s history.
The ethereal local gardens with its breathtaking flora and fauna are more than sufficient to lure any curious visitor to the attractive, quaint fishing village of St Mawes. Situated at the farthest end of the Roseland peninsula in Cornwall, St Mawes’ unique mild climatic conditions and sub Mediterranean summers are a result of it geographically kissing the Gulf Stream. Numerous activities and facilities are accessible in this exclusive waterside village, which promise to entertain guests, as according to their budget and requirements.
St Mawes rests on the east bank of Carrick Roads which is a huge waterway. As a result of an ancient valley which melted after the Ice Age, the sea level increased dramatically, paving the way for a natural harbour. It is said to be the third largest harbour in the world.
A haven for those who thrive in boating and yachting, this part of Cornwall welcomes enthusiasts from all over the Roseland Peninsula with its anchorages and sprawling boatyards. St Mawes is also known for its popular sailing club which hosts racing events and entertainment for all. The menus of the local eateries and restaurants offer mouthwatering delicacies laden with fresh seafood and traditional meals. Those who love to indulge in a gastronomical journey will find this area to be a perfect spot.
St Mawes Fish Festival Sloping to the sea, this pretty village is lined with attractive villas, gardens and thatched cottages. Overlooking the breathtaking River Fal and Falmouth, St Mawes is also a bustling yachting harbour. The village attracts thousands of visitors annually and accommodation facilities are aplenty in this part of Cornwall. Self-catering cottages, hotels and inns offer a variety of accommodative facilities. The small but active St Mawes fishing fleet contributes greatly to the local menus much to the delight of the locals and visitors. Those who enjoy fishing are sure to find the numerous shoreline angling, river and offshore fishing activities thrilling at St Mawes.
St Mawes is a great location for exploring minds and a well-deserved respite from a hectic lifestyle. St Mawes’ coastline can do wonders to your body, mind and soul as its modern facilities blend elegantly with its traditional backdrop.
Weddings and special occasions can be made exquisite and extremely memorable, if conducted at the St Mawes Castle. It offers a spectacular view of the picturesque surroundings and even a casual exploration of the premises will prove to be fulfilling, as all the floors in the castle are open for viewing purposes.
Travelling by foot around St Mawes will also be worthwhile as the inland paths expose the rugged but untouched beauty of the wild flora and fauna. Most of the species found here do not exist elsewhere, thus makSt Mawes Castleing it a definitely unique experience. An afternoon stroll down to the seafront which leads to the coastal walk will surely be refreshing and rejuvenating, amidst the pleasing cries of the sea gulls and splashing waves. Swimming and sunbathing is a common favorite of visitors and locals alike in St Mawes.
The historical magnificence of the clover shaped St Mawes Castle can be relished from one of the beaches. Depending on your fancy you may either opt for a cruise or a ferry, to get a much better view of this part of Cornwall.
The best preserved and most elaborately decorated of Henry VIII's
coastal fortresses, St Mawes was built to counter invasion threats from
France and Spain. Its counterpart is Pendennis, on the other side of
the Fal estuary.The clover-leaf shaped fort fell easily to
landward attack by Parliamentarian forces in 1646, and was not properly
refortified until the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Other coastal
forts built by Henry VIII include Portland, Deal and Walmer Castles.
St Mawes is undoubtedly a marvelous holiday destination for those who love to combine, leisure, adventure and sporting activities in their agenda.
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