In Padstow, 350 yards up from the pretty harbourfront, a handsome, early Victorian, semi-detached house on three floors, with typical lofty ceilings, huge windows and generous-sized rooms. In front is a paved parking area (rare in this narrow-streeted village), and, at the back, a neat enclosed garden (table/chairs, barbecue) on two levels (2 steps). Hall. Big kitchen/dining room (dishwasher, microwave, larder fridge, electric range-style cooker with gas hob) with table/chairs in middle, TV and utility area with washing machine, tumble drier and fridge-freezer. South-facing living room looking to gravelled patio area, with big bay windows letting in lots of light, TV/DVD. Loo. Stable doors and 5 steps down to the garden. Stairs up to the first floor and two double bedrooms, one with glimpse of the Camel estuary across rooftops; big bathroom (suite with separate shower). More stairs up to top floor with two more bedrooms - a twin (footboards) with long, pretty views, and one with two singles; shower-room (suite). Arrival after 4pm. A lovely family house, hugely convenient for shops, cafés, restaurants and away from the bustle.
Padstow: very attractive old small harbour town (excellent restaurants, Rick Stein’s base) on the River Camel’s sandy estuary. Many fine beaches very close and headlands for walking; sea birds. Pedestrian ferry to Rock (watersports, sailing school) and very good golf course (St Enodoc).
Over three floors. Four bedrooms: 2 x double bedrooms and big family bathroom with bath, basin, WC and separate shower on the first floor and two twins plus a shower room with shower, basin and WC on the second floor. Ground floor WC and basin. Kitchen with utility and dining areas and a sitting room.
PADSTOW Harlyn 2.9 miles; Constantine Bay 4.2 miles; Polzeath 15.6 miles. Padstow is situated at the head of the Camel Cycle Trail and is a fantastic base for exploring the South West Coastal Path which opens up routes to beautiful Cornish countryside. This delightful fishing port is surrounded by sandy beaches and offers many opportunities to taste the locally sourced produce in celebrity owned establishments. Padstow has something for everyone with watersports, walking, cycling and fishing, you can even take a trip on a local fisherman’s boat! The excellent surfing beaches of Harlyn and Constantine are ideal for safe family fun, and Constantine 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. The fabulous Eden Project is just over twenty miles away.