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Stable Cottage at Tregaminion near Porthallow is an individual luxury barn conversion with beautiful sea views across a wooded valley to Falmouth Bay. It is situated within a courtyard surrounded by extensive gardens and open countryside. A dedicated, parking space is provided alongside the cottage.
The entrance opens into a light, airy and spacious ceramic floor-tiled open-plan kitchen, dining and sitting room with open beamed ceiling. The kitchen area is superbly equipped with 1½ bowl ceramic sink, electric fan oven and grill, 4-ring ceramic hob, microwave oven, washer/dryer, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher.
The dining and sitting areas are furnished with glass-topped dining table with 4 chairs, a pair of large sofas, and flame-effect electric fire. There is a 32'' flat screen HD TV with Sky+ HD (including Sky Sports, Sky Movies, Catch-up TV, & Sky Movies on Demand), DVD player, telephone, an iPod dock, and free WiFi internet. A pair of French doors with sea view opens out onto a patio seating area and lawned garden.
The bedroom is fully carpeted and has a 5' king-size pocket-sprung mattress bed with choice of summer or winter weight duvets (single duvets can also be provided if preferred). A spare blanket, pillows, and bathrobes are provided. Built-in wardrobe, Freeview flat screen television, cordless phone, and hair dryer. French doors lead to the side patio.
The half tiled bathroom has a bath, separate shower cubicle with powerful mixer shower, WC, and hand basin with shaver point and heated mirror.
The patio area has a hardwood table with 4 chairs and patio umbrella. The raised lawn garden area has a bench seat and 2 reclining chairs giving beautiful views down the wooded valley to the sea across to Falmouth and St Mawes. Guests are also welcome to use a half-acre garden with its large pond and seating at various vantage points.
Stable Cottage is one of four converted farm buildings within a courtyard setting. Two of these properties are also available as holiday cottages (see Pond Cottage property no. 273169, and Nanteague property no. 273170, both for couples). The owners live in the other barn so are available to give advice and help at most times (including ferrying guests to the start of a one-way walk).
Rental includes bedlinen, towels, electricity, WiFi, free anytime telephone calls to normal landlines in the UK and 25 countries worldwide, and full underfloor central heating for out-of-season lets.
Regret no children or dogs. Property is STRICTLY non-smoking.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Porthallow 900 m|
|Nearest Amenities||1.7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay (NQY) 77 km, Nearest railway: Redruth 37 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Stable Cottage at Tregaminion is located between St Keverne and Porthallow Cove amongst farmland and woods. A rich variety of wildlife may be seen including barn owls, buzzards, woodpeckers and countless other birds, badgers and foxes and the resident Muscovy duck and occasional visiting Mallards and Moorhens! We provide binoculars in the property. On clear nights the lack of street lighting allows breathtaking views of the night-sky. The footpath to Porthallow beach runs along the perimeter of the property through the woods and fields and takes about 10 minutes. In the other direction the path will leads to St Keverne - taking about 25 mins.
Cornwall's unique characteristics have evolved from its remote location as the most southwesterly county in Great Britain and being almost surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Famous for its areas of outstanding natural beauty: stunning coastline,wildlife, coastal footpaths, beaches, quaint fishing harbours,wooded valleys and creeks. Its very mild climate seldom getting too hot or cold has allowed a wealth of spectacular gardens to thrive.
Attractions include the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Michael's Mount, Isles of Scilly, Tate Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Minack Theatre, a wealth of National Trust properties, including numerous country houses and sub-tropical gardens many with national collections of specimen trees and plants.
Activities in Cornwall include surfing, sailing, diving, walking the spectactular South West Coastal Footpath, fishing, and bird watching,
Porthallow and nearby St Keverne are quiet, tranquil villages situated on the East of the Lizard Peninsula.
Porthallow is an unspoilt and uncrowded former pilchard fishing village with a pebble beach and crystal clear bathing water, and is location of the mid-way marker for the South West Coastal Footpath. Uninterrupted sea view across Falmouth Bay to Pendennis Castle and St Mawes and further along the souh Cornish coast. Next to the beach is the renowned Five Pilchards Inn - free house serving a good variety of guest ales, lunches and evening meals. Drop in at the Fat Apples Cafe just up the hill for teas, coffees, hot snacks, sandwiches, and ice creams. Nearby is the Porthkerris Dive Centre providing excellent diving on numerous wrecks and the Manacle reef, and basking shark spotting boat trips (in season) .
St Keverne is a traditional Cornish village with a central square, church, two pubs, Greenhouse restaurant, Post Office, convenience store, newsagent, butcher, and Health Centre. Frequent evening concerts by the award winning St Keverne Band. Famous Ox Roast every August.
Roskillys ice-cream made at nearby Tregellast Barton organic farm - see the Jersey cows being milked and watch the ice cream production, sample its delightful produce - fudges, jams, chutneys and homemade meals at the Croust House then walk through their wooded pond and fields.
Coastal villages of Coverack, Cadgwith, Lizard, Mullion Cove, Porthleven nearby. Sandy beaches at Rosenithon (1 mile SE of Stable Cottage), Coverack, Kennack, Kynance, and Mullion.
Many traditional pubs in the area serving local ales and home made meals.
Some excellent restaurants on The Lizard and in Porthleven including a 2-rosette restaurant at Trelowarren. Many serving fresh seafood.
Diving at Porthkerris, sailing at Helford and St Anthony, sea angling, surfing, horse riding, bike hire. 18-hole links golf course at Mullion.
Other local attractions - National Seal Sanctury at Gweek, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose with viewing enclosure (Air Day on 31st July 2014), National Maritime Museum in Falmouth. Trebah, Glendurgan, Trelissick, Trengwainton Gardens. Lighthouse at The Lizard Point and visit the most southerley cafe for fresh crab sandwiches, fresh caught fish meals, home made doughnuts with clotted cream! Slightly further a field, St Michael's Mount, St Ives with the Tate Gallery, Mousehole, Minack open-air theatre at Porthcurno, and Land's End.