In Cawsand, a stone’s throw from the beach, a 17th cent., Grade II listed cottage, its interesting past hinted at by the smugglers’ tunnel disguised in an under-stair cupboard. Once also the village sweetshop, it nestles alongside sister cottages on a narrow lane behind the square with only occasional vehicles passing. Behind, sheltered by a high wall and with a peek of the sea between rooftops, an enclosed suntrap paved terrace with decked area (table/chairs). Inside, good-sized rooms and original beams (some low lintels). From the lane, 3 steps up to tiled lobby and bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Stable doors and step up to living/dining room (smart TV/DVD, woodburner) and smart cottage-style kitchen (slimline dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, freezer, larder fridge, electric cooker) with slate floor and granite worktops. Rear hall (space for beach gear/boots, children’s board games) and shower-room (suite, overhead shower plus hand-shower). Steep narrow stairs (5'2" beam, rope rail) wind up to the first floor landing (smuggler’s tunnel cupboard; door to garden) and two bedrooms - a double (5' bed), and a twin. Not suitable for guests with limited mobility. Loading/unloading outside; car park, 175 yards (permit provided). Pub, shop, 50 yards. A welcoming cottage in a friendly seaside village.
Kingsand and Cawsand: exquisite adjoining fishing villages in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty sheltered by a wooded headland; pebble-and-sand beaches, family pubs, cafés, essential shops. Watersports hire in Cawsand. Whitsand Bay, 1 mile; Mount Edgcumbe (800 acres for walking), and seasonal pedestrian ferry to Plymouth (city amenities, theatre, cinema), 2½ miles. Plymouth by car ferry, 8½ miles.
Two bedrooms: 1 x King-size double, 1 x Twin. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area.
KINGSAND AND CAWSAND The twin villages of Kingsand and Cawsand, with narrow streets winding between pastel-coloured cottages, lie on the Rame Peninsula just 5 miles from Plymouth.
This property offers the following short breaks: