Sat 22nd Dec 2018 to 5th Jan 2019
The end one of a row of traditional, south-facing cottages in Penrose beside a no-through track. To the front, a slate/granite wall topped with roses encircles a tiny sunny garden (picnic table/benches) with countryside view. Conservatory (cane furniture, valley view) into homely length-of-cottage living room with beams, large fireplace (woodburner) and TV/DVD. Small dining room with slate floor (rugs) and chunky pine table/pew/chairs. Kitchen; utility room/pantry (washing machine, tumble drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker). Steep stairs (top stairgate, by arrangement) up to three bedrooms with pine floors (rugs) and valley views - a pretty double, a room with two singles, and a single (no clothes-hanging space). Bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Some low beams and lintels (5'7"). A quiet, peaceful cottage.
Penrose: little, old, thoroughly Cornish hamlet about a mile from the sea (sandy beach) at Porthcothan or very spectacular Bedruthan Steps. Treyarnon Bay (sandy beach, rock pools) and Trevose Golf Course and Country Club, 2 miles. Padstow, about 4 miles. Seven beaches within 3 miles.
Three bedrooms: a double, a twin and a single plus a family bathroom with bath, shower over bath, basin and WC. Conservatory. Sitting room with wood burning stove. Kitchen with utility room and pantry.
PENROSE St Merryn is a typical Cornish village, located within two miles of the coast and close to the picturesque harbour and fishing port of Padstow. Surrounded by some of Cornwall's best surfing beaches and golf courses, St Merryn is a holidaymakers dream, offering two pubs, three restaurants, a chinese takeaway, a chip shop, mini markets and a Post Office, yet St Merryn remains within easy reach of the area's visitor attractions. The vibrant town of Newquay is eleven miles down the road, boasting three major beaches, the National Surf Centre and an endless supply of rolling surf, making it a paradise for water sports enthusiasts. Newquay also offers good shopping, a zoo, a Sea Life centre and a variety of nightspots, clubs, pubs and restaurants. Set back from the main holiday crowds, St Merryn is an ideal base from which to explore the surrounding area at your leisure.