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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 25 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

A very special luxury creekside two bedroomed cottage with a terrace and stunning views overlooking the Rivers Truro/Tresillian within 2 miles of the city of Truro. Very centrally located for visiting the whole of Cornwall and experiencing the wonderful walking, cycling, birdwatching, eating and drinking and the beaches that Cornwall has to offer.

Beautifully painted with Farrow and Ball paints. The kitchen is fitted out with an Underwood kitchen with Neff appliances and numerous gadgets. The Egyptian cotton sheets and towels are white. There is a travertined wet room which has a range of Molton Brown bath/shower products to be pampered with. The ceiling is vaulted with two velux windows.There is a kingsize bed in a large bedroom with the stunning view and two adult size bunk beds in the second bedroom which has a vaulted ceiling and two velux windows.There is a small downstairs utility area with a washerdryer and small freezer and a downstairs cloakroom with toilet and basin.

The living room has a wonderful comfy Tetrad sofa with feather cushions and a cosy wood burning stove. The carpets and curtains have been recently replaced and are very much in keeping with the cottage.There is a steep back garden which is grassed and fenced and has a new decking area with stunning views and a rotary drier for wet clothes to be hung out and an area for dogs to be watered! The steps to the garden are steep and these lead to a steep tiered garden. Access to the garden is at first floor level.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Chapelporth 25 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 30 km, Nearest railway: Truro 3 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, 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 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Further details outdoors

Car/s are parked on the road in front of the cottage and the cottage is approached by steps from the road. The back garden is accessed by steep steps. There are two decked areas.

Further details

Rentals are normally with a Saturday changeover but there can be flexibility at less busy times of year. Long weekends are also possible out of season.

The West Country region

Cornwall has a wonderful climate but it can be wet at times! It offers seasonal differences and wonderful walking opportunities on the coastal path and inland footpaths, cycling both on road bikes and mountain bikes, beaches for all types of activity, gardens including the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the now famous Eden Project are "must sees" and flourishing gastropubs, as well as Jamie Oliver's 15 in Watergate Bay and Rick Stein's various alternatives in Padstow are all worth a visit. The newish Maritime museum in Falmouth is useful for a wet day!


Truro is a city with a beautiful cathedral (which has just been cleaned on the exterior so is even more beautiful) and an array of very good shops which are of interest to all age groups. It has a very good popular farmers market with excellent local produce.

The Hall for Cornwall is centrally located and is where a lot of musical/theatrical productions/concerts are performed throughout the year. The annual Oyster festival in Falmouth is a fascinating experience as is watching the Tall ships enter Falmouth harbour.

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21 Oct 2014


"Immaculate cottage in stunning location"

Overlooking the stunning views of the Fal Estuary, yet also just a stone's throw from Truro, this cottage is perfectly placed. Very well equipped, with modern high standard fittings, all the basi… More

We are so glad that you had a lovely stay at St Claire. Do come back another time !

20 Sep 2014



Another fab week at the cottage, we were there in 2010 and we love the new wet room, all the little touches like Molton Brown soaps are lovely. We loved sitting on the patio out the front watching the… More

So glad that you came back to see the improvements. We love them too! Do come back in the future. So glad that Cornwall still has pulling power.

7 Sep 2014



Absolut perfekter Familienurlaub mit Hund! Couldn't have been any better - a real home from home! Sehr gemütliches und sauberes Ambiente - auch an Kleinigkeiten, wie Streichhölzer fürs Feuer o… More

It was lovely to host your family and we hope that you come back to Cornwall again soon. I am so glad that you loved the cottage.

9 Jul 2014



Everything about the experience from my first contact with Judy White (owner) and from arrival to departure was a pure pleasure, the many special touches at St Claire make you feel like more than just… More

We are delighted that you had such a good time and we look forward to having you back again next year.We are already looking at some different touches that you will hopefully enjoy.

13 Mar 2014


"Sheer bliss."

Second time in this beautiful cottage. So relaxing. The view from the bedroom is a joy to wake up to. The location is just perfect. Amazing facilities pure luxury. Can't wait to go again.… More

Thank you for a lovely review and so glad that you will be back!We will continue to add afew different extras.

27 Dec 2013


"St Claire at Malpas never fails to please us!"

We have stayed at St Claire Cottage several times and we always find it inviting and relaxing. It is so very well equipped and it's quiet location is ideal with wonderful views over the river Tru… More

So glad that your stay was a wonderful experience again.We look forward to welcoming you all again in the future.

22 Nov 2013


"Cosy retreat with fantastic views"

My wife and I spent the last week of October with one of our sons (aged 31) at this cottage. Since we last visited the already luxurious accommodation has been significantly upgraded. We particularly… More

Thank you so much for your review of St Claire and we look forward to welcoming you back another time.We continue to strive to make it a special place to stay and so glad you liked the improvements we made this year.

15 Oct 2013


"A wonderfully cosy cottage with beautiful views"

If you want somewhere to totally relax then this is for you! The cottage is beautifully equipped with great attention to detail. There is a wide range of fantastic restaurants in the area, and National Trust properties such as Trellisick or Lanhydrock are easily accessible. Locally there are some lovely walks through the woods or along the river. I would like to say this a 'home from home' but it is SO much more!

Thank you for your lovely feedback. We will try and continue to improve it even more so that you can return and relax again.

15 Oct 2013


"Absolutely wonderful cottage - not our first stay and won't be our last!"

St Claire's is a wonderful cottage and Judy has done a superb job in making it a perfect little retreat. We first stayed there in April 2009 and fell in love with it then, but it is now even better with its fabulous rear terrace and wet room. The cottage itself is beautifully done out and has everything you need for a peaceful holiday. It's cosy and inviting but has lovely modern treats including a super coffee machine (the consumables for which are generously proffered to guests - as is everything else, so you feel really welcome and not like you are staying at someone else's house, which is often the case with holiday lets!), wifi and surround sound. The bedroom has the most super view over the estuary, as do the front and rear terraces. Truro itself is great as is the surrounding area, lots to see and do...and eat and drink! I would recommend St Claire's to anyone, and we are already planning a stay with friends there in spring.

Thank you for your lovely feedback. St Claire is a very special place to us and so it is just so wonderful to share it with others.We have made a difference this year with the changes and will continue to strive to keep it perfect!Please come back another time.

22 Nov 2012


"Absolutely perfect"

Very comfortable cottage with lots of lovely little "add on's" that make the stay a little more luxurious (e.g. wine and flowers on arrival, lots of fresh coffee via tessimo machine, free broadband and incoming telephone line). Very comfortable cottage and lovely log fire.

Perfect location within Cornwall to explore to the north or south and the wonderful Heron Inn next door for food. All in all, a brilliant place to stay and I highly recommend it.

So glad you loved the cottage and the little extras!

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Calendar last updated:28 Oct 2014

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