A mile from Rosudgeon is spectacular Acton Castle, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty commanding the peninsula between Stackhouse Cove (200 yard walk, low-tide sand) and Prussia Cove. Romantic 18th cent. seaweed expert John Stackhouse spotted the site from St Michael’s Mountfor his wedding present to his betrothed, Susanna Acton. Built of granite, Grade II listed, the castle has formal shared gardens and lawns, slate terraces, sunken garden with pond (unfenced) and sensational sea views (beautiful sunsets), including of St Michael’s Mount. Farmland surrounds it and rough private drive leads to it. The Coast Path passes by. This is a glorious location for walking or peace and fabulous views. The castle is divided into apartments; we let three Courtyard Apartment (arrow 2), on the ground floor, has lovely along-the-coast-and-out-to-sea views and its own sheltered courtyard (table/chairs). Entrance from the back of the castle into large hall with slate floor and utility cupboard (washing machine, tumble drier, sink). Large open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker) with slate floor in a split-level arrangement with 2 steps dividing the comfy sofa area (TV/DVD) from the dining/kitchen area, lovely mullioned windows (window seats), electric stove and French windows to courtyard. Two bedrooms - a double (5' bed) with narrow door to en suite shower-room (suite), and a twin; bathroom (suite, shower over bath plus hand-shower).
Rosudgeon: hamlet (pub, shop) a mile from the sea (beaches), 6 miles from Penzance and 3 from St Michael’s Mount. Sandy beaches at Perran Sands, Marazion and Praa Sands, 2½ miles. Spectacular cliff walks via Prussia Cove (once a smugglers’ favourite), 1½ miles. North coast surfing beaches and St Ives, 8. Golf nearby.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x king size double with ensuite shower room with shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with sitting area, kitchen and dining area.
ROSUDGEON Porthleven 6 miles; Penzance 6.5 miles. Located inland between Penzance and Praa Sands, Rosudgeon is a small, semirural village set close to the coast of this charming corner of Cornwall. Situated one mile from the popular South West Coast Path, Rosudgeon is an ideal base for walkers, beach lovers, and those wishing to uncover the wealth of Cornwall's historic and artistic heritage. Rosudgeon has a convenient village store and a pub, which is well known for its locally-sourced food, whilst just two miles away is the beautiful St Michael’s Mount, standing proud in the bay. Nearby Penzance is known as the gateway to some of the most spectacular scenery that West Cornwall has to offer, including the famous Minack Theatre, Land's End and sea and air links to the Scilly Isles. The harbour and beaches offer a beautiful place to relax whilst the seafront is sure to impress, with its promenade and open-air, seawater Jubilee Bathing Pool, one of the oldest surviving Art Deco swimming baths in the country. Rosudgeon provides a well-placed holiday location for your next Cornish getaway.
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