Praa Sands holiday cottage accommodation with beach/lake nearby, internet access, golf and walking

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  • Cottage
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.25 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

From the owner

A few doors down from the famous Pengersick Castle, Star Cottage is a 4 bedroom property that boasts a rural and coastal location with all the local amenities you require for a great summer holiday.

Just a 5 minute walk from the beautiful lifeguard staffed sandy beach boasting stunning views across Praa Sands to the Lizard peninsula beyond, Star Cottage is a great holiday home for your summer holiday.

Surfing lessons can be arranged from the beach as well as hiring surf board and kayak's which is a great way to be see the local coastline.

A coastal walk from Praa Sands to neighbouring village Porth Leven through National Trust coastline, is well worth a visit due to its stunning scenery and old mines. It's fast becoming a 'foodie' destination.

Local attractions include: Pengersick Castle, St Michael's Mount (National Trust), Minack open air theatre and Tate gallery at St Ives, which are all a short drive away.

Star cottage itself is an attractive terraced cottage built in 1750 with Cornish granite walls and slate roof. It sleeps a maximum of 6 adults. The rooms are as follows;

- ** please note we ask you to bring your own bedding and towels **

~ 4 bedrooms (1x double bed 2x twin beds and 1x single)

~ 2 bathrooms (1 of which is ensuite)

~ 1 downstairs toilet

~ Kitchen diner

~ Utility with washing machine and drier

~ 2 reception rooms

~ Patio front garden (with 8 seater furniture). This is a fenced off secure area for children to play

~ Courtyard area to rear of house

~ Parking for two to three cars is available on the opposite side of the road from the house

~ We have two flat screen TVs and Free Wireless Internet

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • Bedroom 4: Single Bed
  • Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone

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Interaction with guest

Happy for you to call any time if you have any questions
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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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50% refund50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.
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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £100.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

House rules

This cottage is 100s of years old and full of charm. It's our home from home. We only own one holiday cottage and we feel it's a real Cornish gem. If you want a house with stone walls and traditional construction methods in a proper Cornish village, then this is for you.

If you are looking for a modern property built to modern standards, then please look at the many other wonderful cottages available on this site.

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About the owner

Alan W.
Average reply time:
32 minutes

Calendar updated:
03 May 2022

Years listed:
11

Languages spoken: English
This Cottage has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 24 Jan 2011. Located in Cornwall, it has 39 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £916 to £1832.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 03 May 2022.
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Another lovely stay
Apr 2022

Our second visit to Star Cottage as a family of 4 with a dog. As before a lovely old and spacious cottage just a 10 minute walk from the beautiful Praa Sands beach. The cottage is well kept and a very… More 

Reviewed 24 Apr 2022

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Perfect except for poor internet
Dec 2021

The minute I arrived I knew I wouldn’t want to leave after only 5 days. It’s perfect. Except for the internet. The smart TV works fine, but watching anything on a laptop is painful with th… More 

Reviewed 25 Dec 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your kind review - glad you had a lovely stay over Christmas Sorry to hear that you had issues with the internet, this is not something previous guests have mentioned. We were not informed during your stay so couldn't help you at the time. We will investigate and rectify any issues. A
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Lovely family and dog friendly cottage
Aug 2021

We had a great time. A very beach stay friendly cottage. Rooms are really comfy and plenty of space. Great to have an enclosed terrace at the front for bbqs and chilling out. Really a home from home. … More 

Reviewed 28 Aug 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you so much for staying at Star Cottage - we look forward to welcoming you again
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Quant cottage close to the beach
Jun 2021

Lovely stone Cornish cottage with loads of room. Cottage was well equipped with everything you need, there were even flowers on the table and milk in the fridge. Lovely comfortable beds and plenty of … More 

Reviewed 18 Jun 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your kind review. It really is a wonderful beach!
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Star Cottage Praa Sands
Aug 2020

Lovely old Cornish stone cottage with bags of character and secure garden. Great location, 5 mins from the beach and well equipped we've had a great week there.

Reviewed 7 Sep 2020

Owner's reply:
Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back
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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Alan (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

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Send Alan (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Alan (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Alan the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Alan (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Alan (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
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You can also request a quote from Alan (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

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How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Alan (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Alan (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Alan (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Alan (the owner) a message.

If Alan (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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39 reviews
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39 reviews
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