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Hedgehogs Home Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Description from owner

Description

Hedgehogs Home is located in a small tranquil wood lined complex of 12 cottages just over 1 mile form Polperro and 2 miles from Looe. It's swimming pool (heated from May to September) will keep the children entertained & the well kept grounds offer the chance to enjoy BBQ's and a spot of sunbathing. With onsite parking it provides easy access to your car so you can explore the nearby villages, towns & attractions that Cornwall has to offer. The kids will love the nearby Monkey Sanctuary and Porfel Animal Park and for families the Eden Project and National Trust Houses of Lanhydrock are a must see. There are plenty of beaches and coastal walks to enjoy in the area and for eating out there is a large selection of restaurants, pubs and eateries in Looe, Polperro and Pelynt. Heating is by electric storage and convector heaters. Please bring your own towels. Parking onsite approx. 50 yards from cottage. SORRY NO PETS ALLOWED.Key Features:Shared Swimming PoolOnsite ParkingBroadbandShower

Hedgehogs Home is located in a small tranquil wood lined complex of 12 cottages just over 1 mile form Polperro and 2 miles from Looe. It's swimming pool (heated from May to September) will keep the children entertained & the well kept grounds offer the chance to enjoy BBQ's and a spot of sunbathing. With onsite parking it provides easy access to your car so you can explore the nearby villages, towns & attractions that Cornwall has to offer. The kids will love the nearby Monkey Sanctuary and Porfel Animal Park and for families the Eden Project and National Trust Houses of Lanhydrock are a must see. There are plenty of beaches and coastal walks to enjoy in the area and for eating out there is a large selection of restaurants, pubs and eateries in Looe, Polperro and Pelynt. Heating is by electric storage and convector heaters. Please bring your own towels. Parking onsite approx. 50 yards from cottage. SORRY NO PETS ALLOWED.Key Features:Shared Swimming PoolOnsite ParkingBroadbandShower room with power shower1.5 miles from Polperro Harbour2.5 miles from Looe HarbourSorry no infants under 2 years of ageCD/RadioWall mounted TV (with USB port) & DVDOUR PRICES AND AVAILABILITY ARE ALL LIVE SO YOU CAN BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

Location description from owner

The England region

Things to do in CornwallWith it's warm, temperate climate, sandy beaches, sheltered coves, picturesque fishing villages and historic harbours, it is no wonder that Cornwall is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the UK.Cornwall is a fantastic place to holiday because there are SO many things to do, come rain or shine. With Cornwall being less than 80 miles from end to end, all attractions are reachable for a day out.Cornwall is an exciting and vibrant region with lots of activities and things always happening and if you are staying at any one of our cottages, you have the perfect base from which to take advantage of a wide variety of wonderful attractions.

Polperro

Polperro harbour has always been and remains a working fishing port and at high tide you can watch the local boats unload their daily catch and take it to the fish quay on the inner harbour. If you talk nicely to the fishermen, you may even be able to acquire the freshest fish you have ever tasted – caught that day and probably still flapping! When the fishermen are not out at sea, they can usually be found mending their nets and pots down on the harbour quay – or enjoying a pint in one of the many superb pubs. Quite a number of fishermen are involved in providing the many fishing and boat trips that you can take from the quay at Polperro including pleasure cruises to Fowey and Looe.Sheltered in its cliff inlet, Polperro is an exciting maze of narrow streets, small lanes, alley ways and tightly packed historic houses leading down to an unspoilt, picturesque harbour and coastline – an absolute delight to explore. Most of Polperro is largely inaccessible to motor vehicles and so it is very safe to walk around. The main car park is situated at the top of the village and it is a nice gentle half mile walk past the shops, pubs, restaurants and cafes down to the harbour. There are also trams available to and from the car park all year round.Polperro is host to the annual Polperro Festival in June, a week of arts, crafts, live music and Morris Dancing, this long running event is a popular choice with our guests, many of whom return each year. Another popular event is the New Year Fancy Dress Party, this sees the whole village, and many visitors, engage in a night of revelry and merry making, against a back drop of the village and harbour decorated with Festive lights.If you are interested in architecture and history, then there are countless historic houses and buildings of interest in the village. For example The Shell House, this is one of the most photographed properties in the village and was owned by Mr Samuel Puckey a retired naval man, he decorated the property using his lifetime's collection of shells from around the world. He started work in 1937 and it apparently took him five years to complete. You can now holiday at The Shell House which has been restored to a splendid family home.Another example is Couch's House which dates from 1595 and in the 19th century was lived in by Dr. Jonathan Couch, physician, naturalist and collector of fossils. Dr Couch's History of Polperro, first published in 1871, provides a fascinating insight into the life of Polperro people, and their work and customs in the 18th and 19th centuries.Fishing wasn't the only thriving industry in the 19th Century. Knitting was a necessary occupation for women and girls in Polperro, much of it done out of doors along the paths overlooking the harbour while waiting for the return of the boats, or watching the landing and weighing on the quay. In Polperro these garments were known as Knit-Frocks and the village was the source of contract knitters for more than a century. The tradition is still alive today, on a much smaller scale of course and as a source of pleasure rather than profit, and it was the subject of a BBC2 'Coast' programme in 2013.Polperro literally oozes with history and if you are interested in finding out more, including smuggling and fishing, we recommend you visit the Polperro Heritage Museum, open every day from March to October and packed with interesting artefacts and displays of the life and customs of Polperro through the centuries.But if you seek total relaxation and wish to escape the hectic pace of modern life, come to Polperro and simply sit and watch time slip away as the boats gently bob up and down in the picturesque harbour. Polperro is an ideal destination whatever the time of year - all you need do is soak up the peace and tranquillity.

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Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • No pets allowed

Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Shared garden
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Holiday Cottages (Cornwall) Ltd (Property Manager Holiday Cottages (Cornwall) Ltd)
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
23 Jul 2016
Years listed:
3
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Jun 2013. Located in Cornwall, the average weekly rate varies from £294 to £693.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 Jul 2016.

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