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Coastal cottages and self catering in Cornwall, South West England

Holiday near the beach at one of our 32 self catering cottages in Cornwall, South West England. Whether you want to explore the great British coastline or relax on the beach, stay close by in cottage and self catering accommodation. Search for hot tubs, pools and other features near the coast in Cornwall by using menu below.

 
 
 
 
 

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Kosel in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, South West England

Kosel, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £435 to £ 1

Self catering accommodation in Mawgan Porth sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: Kosel forms one of three terraced cottages which provide cosy, warm and comfortable accommodation within The Eco Village. This mid terrace property is decorated to a good standard and is perfect for both small family gatherings and couples alike. This property is also perfectly suitable for the more elderly as its arranged on one level both inside and out.

On entering the property through the large French windows, access is straight into a cosy but well furnished and equipped lounge/kitchen/ diner with electric living flame fire and flat screen TV. The lounge is on one side which provides comfortable seating and a fully fitted kitchen/ diner on the opposite side.

Off the main lounge area, a rear hallway leads to the bedrooms which consist of one double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, shower over the bath and WC and one twin bedroom with en-suite shower room and WC.

Back in the main lounge/ kitchen/ diner, the large French windows provide access onto an open paved patio outside with picnic table for visitors sole use. Kosel provides one parking space at the end of the terrace with additional parking on site.



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The Old Mill in Millook, Cornwall, South West England

The Old Mill, Millook, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £336 to £ 695

Self catering accommodation in Millook sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: A wonderful 17th Century character cottage, formerly a water millhouse, just yards from Millook beach, where sheer cliffs tower above the pebbled beach and small rock pools are revealed at low tide.

Set in a large grassy paddock with a stream running parallel to it, the front door opens into an entrance lobby with an adjacent simple kitchen and pantry area, and in one corner a 4 step ladder leads up to a cabin style children's bedroom with a little window overlooking the 38 ft mill wheel. Two steps up from the kitchen lead to a traditionally furnished cosy beamed living room with a large fireplace and remains of a cloam oven, simple white washed stone walls and a dining area with peaceful views over the garden.

To one side, a heavy carved door salvaged from a shipwreck in the 1800s leads to an additional smaller sitting room with comfortable seating and views of the sea. A bathroom W.C. with vanity basin and shower over bath can be reached via a few steps down from the living room, and an open tread irregularly shaped staircase leads directly up to the master attic bedroom with a 4ft 6inch double bed, a cross beamed ceiling, calming sea views and an extra single chair bed for alternative sleeping arrangements.

The renovated 3 ton mill wheel operates twice daily as an essential part of its preservation. The elderly or infirm may find the low curving beams, uneven floors and stairs a little difficult, and due to the proximity of the running water, toddlers will require supervision in the garden.

The nearest pub is 1.5 miles, and the spectacular sands of Widemouth Bay with a small grocery store are 2 miles away. Crackington Haven is about 5 miles and Bude 6 miles.

Please note:
No TV reception. Not suitable for children under 8 or children/adults requiring supervision.


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Dorvil in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, South West England

Dorvil, Mawgan Porth, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £425 to £ 1

Self catering accommodation in Mawgan Porth sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: Dorvil forms one of three terraced cottages which have been decorated and furnished to a good standard and is perfect for small family gatherings or couples.

The property is arranged on one floor and is accessed via an incline from the parking area. A private gate opens into a paved patio and garden with lawn with a pathway that leads to the property.

Through the large French windows, the entrance is straight into a cosy but well furnished and equipped lounge/kitchen/ diner. On the lounge side, the property offers comfortable seating with electric living flame fire and flat screen TV and a fully fitted kitchen/ diner on the other side.

Off the main lounge area, an inner hallway leads to the bedrooms which consist of one double bedroom and one twin bedroom. A doorway from the hallway leads to a separate bathroom with shower over the bath and WC.

Back in the main living room, the French windows provide access onto a paved patio with picnic table. Dorvil provides parking for one car with additional parking on site.



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Seagull Cottage in Charlestown, Cornwall, South West England

Seagull Cottage, Charlestown, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £459 to £ 1

Self catering accommodation in Charlestown sleeps 6.

Accommodation overview: The smaller of the two properties, this lovely barn is entered from the parking area where the front door leads directly into a pleasant living room open to the apex of the roof, with a comfortable leather seating area, a fully fitted country style kitchen/diner and natural wood flooring.

A rear hallway gives access to a bathroom W.C. with hand basin and shower cubicle, a twin bedded room with patio door opening to the landscaped lawn and gardens and a master bedroom with a kingsize double bed and an en-suite shower room W.C. with hand basin.

Stairs lead up from the living room to the first floor and an attractive landing/snug area with casual seating ideal for reading or as a children's play room and to one side a door opens to the third bedroom with two 3ft single beds tucked under the eaves with some exposed low beams.

The owners provide free charcoal/firelighters for the barbecue and can arrange for scallops, lobster, crab, fish (all weather and season dependent) to be delivered from local fishermen.


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Seaspray in Penzance, Cornwall, South West England

Seaspray, Penzance, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £331 to £ 756

Self catering accommodation in Penzance sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: With magnificent sea views far across Mounts Bay towards Newlyn harbour and the Lizard Peninsula and the sea only a few yards away across the road, this partially double-glazed, mid terrace cottage is situated on the promenade in the attractive seaside town of Penzance.

Approached through a walled and gated garden with a small lawn and terrace, a couple of shallow steps and a path lead to the front door set beneath a porch roof which opens to an entrance lobby with coat pegs. A doorway to one side leads into a pleasantly light living room with some exposed beams,white painted stone walls, a large bay window overlooking the front terrace and beyond to the sea, and comfortable seating arranged before the granite fireplace housing a gas coal-effect stove. At the rear, adjacent to the small dining suite, a door leads through to a neatly fitted kitchen, a utility room with laundry facilities and a service courtyard.

Carpeted stairs go directly up from the sitting room to a landing with a cloakroom W.C., bathroom with hand basin, heated towel rail and shower over the bath and two charming bedrooms. There is a double at the rear with a king-size bed and built-in furniture, and a delightful twin bedded room with two single beds that can be pushed together and easy chairs set in the huge bay window to take full advantage of the uninterrupted sea views across Mounts Bay.

The enclosed front terrace has patio table and chairs where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the sea across the road. It is usually possible to park on the seafront outside the property, or alternatively there is a pay and display car park 150 yards away.

Penzance
has a wide range of shops, galleries, pubs and restaurants all within a quarter of a mile and the open air Jubilee bathing pools are just a couple of minutes walk. St Michael's Mount and the sandy beaches of Marazion are about 3 miles, and there is also a pebbled beach revealed at low tide just yards from the cottage. Newlyn, Mousehole, Lamorna and Porthcurno are all just a short drive, the latter being home to the cliff top Minack Theatre, and both Trengwainton and Trewidden Gardens are less than 2 miles. There are daily services by ferry to the Isles of Scilly and glorious coastal walks nearby.



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Seamew in Cawsand, Cornwall, South West England

Seamew, Cawsand, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £260 to £ 621

Self catering accommodation in Cawsand sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: A traditional terraced cottage in the colourful village of Cawsand on the Rame Peninsula where the pretty little beach which offers safe bathing and all the village amenities are only a couple of minutes walk away. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty with spectacular walks along the coastline to Rame Head, the cottage is tucked into a narrow winding street that actually forms part of the South West Coast Path.

The front door leads directly into a cosy open plan living room which takes up the whole of the ground floor with a rustic dining table and comfortable seating next to an electric log effect fire and there is a smart fitted kitchen area at the rear with a dark laminate wood floor. In one corner of the kitchen, rather steep stairs lead up to the first floor where there are a bathroom W.C. with hand basin and shower over the bath and two bedrooms, a small room has a 3ft single and a 2ft 4in childs bed and a double bedroom which has a decorative fireplace, both with low doorways.

A further steep staircase with a door at the bottom leads up to a good size loft room with a futon sofa bed as an alternative sleeping arrangement, oblique sea views between the rooftops from a skylight window and plenty of floor space for children to play.

Parking is in the pay and display village car park about 500 yards away and there are a selection of shops, pubs and restaurants both in Cawsand and Kingsand within a five minute stroll. The sheltered cove is popular for swimming and water sports and a summer ferry runs from Plymouth landing on Cawsand beach. Antony House and Mount Edgcumbe Park are within a few minutes drive and fishing, bird watching, golf and horse riding are all available locally.

Please note: A weekly car park ticket costs 28. Bed linen & towels only available for overseas guests.


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Cove Cottage in St Mawes, Cornwall, South West England

Cove Cottage, St Mawes, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 4
Weekly prices from £414 to £ 1

Self catering accommodation in St Mawes sleeps 4.

Accommodation overview: A delightful terraced cottage set back from the Idle Rocks Hotel and just 50 yards from the sea in the attractive harbourside village of St Mawes, with inverted accommodation to fully appreciate the glorious views across the Fal Estuary as far as Pendennis Point.

Approached by a shared driveway where there are reserved parking spaces, half a dozen railed steps lead down to a courtyard and the front door, which opens to a spacious ground floor hallway. Leading off the hallway is a light and attractive kingsize bedroom with an en-suite shower room W.C. with hand basin and a glazed door with two steps down to a lovely railed sun terrace where you can absorb all the sounds of the boats entering the harbour and the birdlife circling overhead.

A short flight of stairs leads up to a clean and crisp bedroom with full size 3ft bunk beds and a bathroom W.C. with hand basin and a half size bath tub. From the hall a carpeted staircase winds up to a bright and sunny gallery style living room with an electric flicker flame fire with slate hearth. There are superb panoramic and stunning views of the sea, estuary and harbour from both the full length french door and other windows. Off to one side, a couple of steps lead up to a large, recently refurbished and well equipped fitted kitchen which enjoys the same superb views of the sea.

There is a good collection of pubs and restaurants plus local shops all within a few minutes walk down a short fairly steep hill, as is a selection of small south facing beaches with a sailing club. A regular passenger ferry service operates to Falmouth, and another which crosses the Percuil River to St Anthony runs in the summer months. The 15th Century St Mawes Castle standing in a sub tropical garden is close at hand and there are also lovely waterside paths following the banks of the estuary which eventually reach the picturesque church at St Just in Roseland.



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Tuckers Luck in Fowey, Cornwall, South West England

Tuckers Luck, Fowey, Cornwall, South West England

Sleeps 6
Weekly prices from £351 to £ 756

Self catering accommodation in Fowey sleeps 6.

Accommodation overview: This traditional 400 year old fishermans cottage with views over the Fowey estuary is in the perfect spot, having the Old Customs House and the former Old Post Office adjacent to the property.

The cottage entrance is at the top of some granite steps and the property is accessed via three steps down to a small landing. Through a door and down two further steps takes you into a delightful and comfortably furnished kitchen, dining area and lounge with fine views across the Fowey estuary. The cottage has been updated with all the modern necessities while keeping reminders of its antiquity. For example, the wall behind the hearth is exposed to show the ancient stone construction.

A stairway from the landing leads to the upper floor, where there are two bedrooms, each having an exposed stone wall. One small cosy bedroom is perfect for young children with a bunk bed. The main bedroom has a king size bed and wonderful views of the estuary. The separate family bathroom on this floor has a bath with electric shower overhead, WC and a basin. An additional one bedroom cosy studio annex, situated on the lower ground floor of Tuckers Luck, is accessed via a separate stable door. The annex contains twin beds, a separate bathroom with handheld shower attachment over the bath, WC and hand basin, and an enclosed laundry area with Belfast sink.

Whether you are looking for a place to simply relax, or want a more active break, Foweys waterside location has much to offer. The town is well provided with shops, pubs and restaurants to suit all budgets. Ferries across the harbour to Polruan (passenger only) and to Bodinnick (car and passenger). There are seasonal passenger ferries to Mevagissey and boat tours from the Town Quay. Facilities for various water sports include sailing, canoeing and fishing. There is swimming at Readymoney Cove which can be reached by foot within 15 minutes and provides a sandy beach for children.

Fowey and the surrounding area caters for walkers The Southwest Coastal Path connects Fowey with Polperro and with Polkerris. There are many coastal and inland walks, including the Saints Way heading to the North Coast. For those who enjoy visiting gardens and historic houses. Lanhydrock House (NT), The Eden Project, and the Lost Gardens of Helligan are all a 30 minute drive respectively, as are a number of other historic sites and beautiful gardens.



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