Tucked away in Charlestown, approached over 100 yards of private hardcore lane, an attractive single-storey detached cottage converted from an old barn. At the back, a meadow adjacent to a playing field (setting for the village regatta from 21 to 27 July; fireworks 26 July). In front, gravelled access to the cottage and to the friendly owners’ house; to one side, a neat paved area (table/chairs). From garden, double doors into open-plan living/dining/kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, fridge, gas hob/electric oven) with TV/DVD and iPod dock. Two bedrooms, both with big floor-to-ceiling windows between original granite pillars - a double (5' bed) with en suite shower-room (suite), and a twin (truckle). Bathroom (suite, shower over bath). External utility room (washing machine). A comfy base within walking distance of three pubs, restaurants and the beach and within easy reach of good golf and beautiful gardens to visit.
Charlestown: tiny, picturesque, 18th cent. harbour (coarse sand beach, three pubs/restaurants, museum, church, tea rooms, cottages) on the Coast Path, from which ships once took copper and china clay around the world, now loved by film-makers (Poldark, Dr Who). St Austell (town, leisure centre, mainline railway), ½ mile. Eden Project, 4 miles; Lost Gardens of Heligan, 6½.
On one level. Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en suite shower-room, 1 twin with stacker beds. Open-plan living area with sitting area, kitchen and dining area. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. External utility room.
CHARLESTOWN St. Austell 1.5 miles; Eden Project 2 miles; Truro 16 miles. A delightful and much sought-after coastal village of stone cottages and Regency houses, on the south coast near St. Austell. Famous for its collection of tall ships riding at anchor in the harbour, the shipwreck museum, excellent pubs and restaurants and easy access to the coastal path, it’s the perfect holiday destination. It has even been used as a filming location, most well known for appearing in Poldark. The area is rich in golf courses with Carlyon Bay and Porthpean close by. The picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey is 20 minutes' drive away by car, while the Lost Gardens of Heligan, several stately homes and gardens and the fabulous Eden Project are all within 5 miles, with Newquay and North Cornwall coast only a 35 minute drive away by car.