In Trelights, a semi-detached 400-year-old cottage, once the village forge when it formed part of the vast Lanhydrock estate, now a much loved, well-equipped retreat.
At the back, enclosed, sheltered courtyard (table/chairs, barbecue) with 13 steps up to sun deck (bench) and, across the lane, a lawned, enclosed sunny garden (table/chairs).
Inside, surprisingly spacious with plenty of charm.
From the lane, door into large living room with woodburner, TV/DVD and wood/slate floor at one end, and at the other end a lovely old settle (reputedly made for occupants long ago).
Step up to open-plan kitchen/dining room with brick floor, conservatory one end and utility room the other (dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker) with back door to courtyard.
Ground-floor shower-room (suite, large cubicle).
Open tread stairs (stairgates) from living room up to three bedrooms - a double (5' bed), step up to a twin, and another small twin; big bathroom (suite with separate shower).
Ready meals available.
Well-equipped and homely.
Trelights: sleepy hamlet (good hotel restaurant) about a mile from the magnificent Coast Path.
Port Quin’s fine rocky, sandy cove, about 1¼ miles; the pretty fishing villages of Port Isaac and Port Gaverne, about 2.
More great beaches at Daymer Bay, Polzeath and Rock, 5.
Farm shop/tea room/restaurant/seasonal fruit picking/children's play area (open February to December), 1 mile.