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Grandpa Dickson's

Little Petherick, Cornwall (Ref. 976316)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • Ms Vallis

    “What a wonderful place Grandpa Dicksons is!”

    From the moment we pulled into the driveway and saw the spacious, beautiful and fully enclosed gardens we knew we were in for a lovely relaxing week with our 2 dogs. The location was perfect, so peaceful and felt away from it all, yet only down the road from Padstows bustling harbour with all its pubs, restaurants and shops! Once inside, Grandpa Dicksons was immediately warm and welcoming, it was spotlessly clean, beautifully presented and during our stay we were exceptionally comfortable and ...

    From the moment we pulled into the driveway and saw the spacious, beautiful and fully enclosed gardens we knew we were in for a lovely relaxing week with our 2 dogs. The location was perfect, so peaceful and felt away from it all, yet only down the road from Padstows bustling harbour with all its pubs, restaurants and shops! Once inside, Grandpa Dicksons was immediately warm and welcoming, it was spotlessly clean, beautifully presented and during our stay we were exceptionally comfortable and cosy, everything was of good quality and a high standard... Andy and Faye have thought of just about everything, right down to supplying bird seed to keep the feeders topped up, so that you can enjoy the many feathered guests who visit the garden...Oh, and the squirrel who taps on the lounge door when they are empty

    - Ms Vallis, November 2021

The property

In Little Petherick, a smart, well insulated, detached timber-clad bungalow, one of a number on a no-through road.

Garden surrounds it to front, side and back, with a large enclosed, private balcony (table/chairs, barbecue) at the back, with tranquil meadow views.

A tiny stream (fenced) runs along the back boundary.

All done in a light, fresh style with oak flooring (rugs) throughout.

Seven steps up to front door; large hall (for coats/boots); sunny open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, small freezer, fridge, electric cooker) with TV/DVD/Blu-ray and patio doors to sheltered balcony (gated steps down to back garden).

Three bedrooms - a double (5' bed with footboard) with door to the balcony, another double (hooks for hanging clothes), and a twin (truckle).

Bathroom (suite plus hand-shower) and shower-room (suite).

A quiet, convenient, cosy all-year-round home.Two well-behaved dogs welcome, not permitted on the furniture.

Little Petherick: pretty hamlet in the wooded valley of Petherick Creek, 2 miles from Padstow, 2½ from the Trevose surf/sand beaches and golf.

Lovely creek-side footpath to Padstow joining, in 1½ miles, the famous Camel Trail.

Floorplans

Ground Floor

Kitchen Dining Area Living Room Bathroom Bathroom Double Bedroom Double Bedroom Twin Bedroom

Summary

  • Three bedrooms: a king size double with footboard, a further double and a twin
  • Family bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC and a shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, sitting area and dining area
  • Large hallway.
  • Night storage heating
  • Microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with Blu-ray, DVD, WiFi, Phone, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Full Fibre Broadband
  • 400 Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome, not permitted on the furniture
  • Sorry no smoking.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

About the location

LITTLE PETHERICK

Padstow 2.5 miles; Wadebridge 4.5 miles.

Set in a wooded valley at the head of a tidal creek running up from the Camel Estuary, this tiny hamlet of Cornish stone houses exudes peace and tranquillity. The beautiful countryside around Little Petherick is criss-crossed with a network of local footpaths, amazing gardens and stately homes to explore, and the Saint’s Way Trail passes through the hamlet offering an off-road walk into Padstow. Padstow is a charming working fishing port with colourful harbour surrounded by glorious sandy beaches is at the head of the Camel River. Watching the everyday ebb and flow of harbour life is a perfect way to spend a day. This foodie destination with popular eateries from Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth is the start and end point for the Camel Cycle Trail and a good base for watersports. Nearby, Wadebridge is a bustling market town perfectly placed alongside the ebb and flow of the River Camel. The town hosts an array of excellent shops, pubs and restaurants and is home to North Cornwall's only family-owned cinema. The excellent surfing beaches of Harlyn and Constantine are ideal for safe family fun, and Constatine Bay is also home to a golf course, just a few miles away, while a passenger ferry across the river from Padstow to Rock takes you to the beach at Daymer Bay. Just around the corner toward Pentire Head is the surfing paradise at Polzeath, and when the beach no longer calls, there’s a golf course nearby, several stately homes and gardens to visit and the Camel Trail to walk or cycle. Also the fabulous Eden Project is just fifteen miles away.

Note: Sorry, no short breaks