Appledore Cottage

Skinners Bottom near Porthtowan, Cornwall (Ref. 904671)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    6

  • Bedrooms

    3

  • Bathrooms

    2

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

Porthtowan 2 miles. At the end of a small, stone terrace is this pretty cottage set next to the owner’s home, in a quiet hamlet, two miles from Porthtowan and North Cornwall’s dramatic coast. Offering spacious and charming holiday accommodation with two sitting rooms, one with a woodburner, as well as three comfy bedrooms, this Porthtowan cottage in Cornwall is ideal for a family holiday. This Porthtowan cottage also offers a well-designed, fitted kitchen with dining area that opens to an enclosed cottage garden, where children and pets can play safely while the adults relax with a drink on a sunny afternoon and with both a front and rear garden, there is plenty of outdoor space. On the first floor of this Porthtowan cottage is a double bedroom with an en-suite, along with two further bedrooms, all complete with fine views over the countryside towards St Agnes Beacon. Porthtowan has a wonderful Blue Flag beach offering immaculate, pale sands; loved by surfers, it’s also lifeguarded during the summer season, making it safe for family fun. Set amongst dramatic cliffs, the length of coastline around Porthtowan provides breathtaking walks along the South West Coast Path towards St Agnes or Portreath, with much of the land well-kept by the National Trust. The city of Truro has a lot to offer all members of the family including the Hall for Cornwall, the Royal Cornwall Museum, and the starting point for boat cruises to Falmouth via the stunning Fal Estuary, along with plenty of retail therapy opportunities, bars, restaurants and cafes. Land's End, St Ives and Penzance are other superb coastal destinations within easy reach. The cottage is situated just half a mile from the Bissoe Trail, a cycle path connecting the north and south coast along a safe and beautifully scenic route; perfect for an active family day out. A fabulous, well-presented cottage near the sea, perfect for families and lovers of Cornwall’s well-loved beach life.

Accommodation

Three bedrooms: 2 x double (one with en-suite shower, basin and WC), 1 x twin (can be king-size double on request). Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburner. Snug.

Amenities

Gas central heating with woodburner. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 2 x TVs with Freeview, DVD. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot available on request. Off road parking for 3 cars. Enclosed lawned garden front and back with patio, BBQ and furniture. Secure, external bike and watersport equipment storage. Two well-behaved dogs welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop, pubs and beach 2 miles. Note: Surfboard and bike hire can be arranged, both offering delivery if needed, please speak to the owner directly for more information.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

PORTHTOWAN

St Agnes 3 miles; Portreath 4 miles; Truro 9 miles.

Porthtowan is a small village resting on west Cornwall’s beautiful coastline, renowned for its Blue Flag beach, which at low tide exposes almost a mile and a half of fine, golden sands. Fringed by impressive granite cliffs, the beach is a popular surfing venue and is lifeguarded during the summer, making it ideal for families. Porthtowan is part of the St Agnes designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and there are some wonderful walks to be found, offering vivid scenery along the South West Coast Path, whether you choose to head east to St Agnes or west to Portreath. The towns of St Ives and Penzance, with their art galleries, restaurants and quaint harbours, are half an hour’s drive away, whilst Flambards Theme Park, The Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek, and the Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station are just a few of the other diverse attractions scattered around this picturesque region. A great base for a varied family break.

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