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Lower Rissick Cottage

Sennen, Cornwall (Ref. 960012)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

  • View on map

Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi
  • Mrs Takkos

    “Your website states that there were 3 cottages which could accommodate up to 12 people.”

    We booked this cottage assuming it was next door to The Old Barn where my niece and her husband and my two great nieces were staying. This meant we would be next door to each other. On arrival we discovered this was not the case. The only way to get to The Old Barn was by car from our cottage for a distance of half a mile. I do not drive and had to rely on my friend to take me to see my niece by car. There was no way I could have walked to see them. This meant we couldn’t communicate other ...

    We booked this cottage assuming it was next door to The Old Barn where my niece and her husband and my two great nieces were staying. This meant we would be next door to each other. On arrival we discovered this was not the case. The only way to get to The Old Barn was by car from our cottage for a distance of half a mile. I do not drive and had to rely on my friend to take me to see my niece by car. There was no way I could have walked to see them. This meant we couldn’t communicate other than by phone to make plans for the next day. My niece arranged a joint Tesco order for our holiday and we had to go by car to collect this. I really look forward to this holiday every year so I can spend quality time with my niece and family. Matters were made worse when my friend was unwell and therefore unable to drive me round to see my niece. We felt very isolated. There was access between the two properties through the side of the owners garden but this was not allowed. Life would have been so much simpler. The owner was away and had left house sitters in charge. We did complain to Helen but she said we had no alternative but to drive to see my niece. This really spoilt our holiday. I have been coming to Cornwall in self catering for over 30 years and have never had cause to complain in the past. The cottage was lovely but not being near to my niece spoilt it all. My niece felt so sorry for me she even thought was there a way we could move in with them.

The property

A gorgeous, detached barn conversion with character for ramblers, romantics, beachcombers and those who simply wish to escape from it all.

Situated less than a 10 minute drive from surfy Sennen Cove and iconic Land's End, Lower Rissick Cottage is wonderfully placed for coastal escapades and exploring the rugged character of Cornwall's magical Far West.

Perfect for couples in search of peace, scenery and the fresh Cornish air, it sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty and within the grounds of the owners 17th century grade II listed farmhouse. For walkers, the Penwith Peninsula offers spectacular open moorlands dotted with old mines and ancient monuments and a beautiful, wild and windswept coast path, well known for its access to remote beaches, tall granite cliffs and quintessential fishing villages.

With its mile of fine white sand and azure sea, not only is Sennen Cove a popular surfing venue.

It is one of Cornwall's premier visitor destinations with a first class beach-side restaurant, a charming harbour with a small fleet of fishing boats, art galleries selling work by local artists, a traditional pub, cafe, fish and chip shop and a recognised surf school offering tuition and equipment hire.

The world class beaches at St Ives and Porthcurno, the exotic paradise of Trewidden Gardens, the island topped castle of St Michael's Mount and The Minack, Cornwall's famous open-air cliff-top theatre, are all less than a 30 minute drive and highly recommended places to visit during your stay. Return from fun days out to relax in the private garden or spacious and light filled open plan living room set beneath tall vaulted ceilings with Velux windows.

Cook up a delicious supper in the well equipped kitchen with fresh Cornish produce from the local farm shop and then curl up on the plump sofa beside the ambient glow of the electric stove with a board game or book from the shelf.

Retire to the spacious bedroom on the ground floor with a comfortable bed dressed in contemporary floral linens.

A sparkling shower room completes the ground floor accommodation at this hidden gem.

Summary

  • Over two floors
  • One bedroom: 1 x ground floor double
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Utility room
  • First floor open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with electric stove
  • Electric central heating with electric stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, TV, WiFi
  • Selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power included in rent
  • Bed linen and towels included in rent
  • Travel cot, highchair, child step, baby bath available on request.  Children's books and toys available.  Off road parking for 2 cars located 5 metres from the cottage
  • Note: This property has a £100 Good Housekeeping Bond.

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

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About the location

PENZANCE

St Ives 8 miles.

One of Cornwall’s most popular holiday areas. The spectacular sweep of Mount’s Bay, from the cliffside fishing village of Mousehole through Penzance and around to beautiful Marazion, hides a wealth of sandy beaches, rocky coves, winding village streets and other places to visit and explore. Connected by causeway to the shore at Marazion is the National Trust’s stunningly beautiful St Michael’s Mount with its hilltop castle and Mediterranean gardens. Walk across at low water and take one of the ferry boats back when the tide is up. Penzance with its winding streets, shops, clubs, restaurants and harbour is a must as is the jumping-off point for day trips to the Scilly Isles. The South West Coast Path passing through Penzance winds its way along the clifftops towards Land’s End. On the way, stop off for a coffee and a rest at beautiful Lamorna Cove, explore the open air Minack Theatre and marvel at the cliffs as you approach Gwennap Head. A stunning walk for those seeking solitude, exercise and some of the UK’s best coastal scenery. Penzance is the perfect holiday base. Ideally placed for exploring this land of Celtic myth and legend and with enough to do and see in the immediate area to keep all the family occupied.

Note: Babies welcome, regretfully no children over the age of two years. Note: Sorry, no pets

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