West End Cottage
St Germans near Whitsand Bay, Cornwall
This charming, detached stone cottage is located in a quiet lane in the centre of the Cornish village of St Germans, just half an hour's drive west of Plymouth. With exposed beams, crooked corners and two woodburners, this is a typical Cornish cottage with a cosy feel and an ideal place to get away from it all. This St Germans cottage has three bedrooms and two reception rooms making it ideal for groups or families. The pretty garden at this St Germans cottage is private and is ideal for sitting with a drink, relaxing to the sound of the stream at the bottom of the garden. The village has a Norman church, a stately home and garden open to the public and fabulous walks down to the quay where you could moor a boat. The Cornish coast is just four miles from this St Germans cottage with pretty villages, beaches and the waterside city of Plymouth all within easy reach. A cosy hideaway cottage from which to explore south east Cornwall.
Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor twin, 1 x double, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Ground floor bathroom with freestanding bath, basin and WC. Fitted kitchen. Dining room with woodburner. Sitting room with woodburner.
LPG central heating with woodburners in dining room and in sitting room. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, TV with Freeview, DVD, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburners inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Roadside parking 10 yards from cottage. Enclosed lawned garden with furniture. Sorry, no pets and no smoking. Shop and pub 2 mins walk. Note: There is a stream outside the cottage running along the side of the garden, care should be taken at all times.
At a glance
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Ground floor bedroom
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
About the location
Saltash 8 miles; Torpoint 9 miles; Looe 9 miles.
The village of St Germans is on the River Tiddy, part of the beautiful Lynher estuary which flows into the sea near Plymouth. The Cornish village has a magnificent Norman church, one of the largest in the county, with a superb Burne-Jones stained glass window. Port Eliot, one of the most enchanting and hidden Grade I listed stately homes with fabulous garden, is open to the public regularly and also holds an annual summer literary festival. There is a wonderful view of the Lynher estuary over which arches the huge Brunel viaduct, a masterpiece of engineering. St Germans has a village shop, excellent pub with a high quality restaurant, and only half an hour‘s drive from the pretty coastal villages of Looe and Polperro, each having a harbour surrounded by whitewashed fishermen’s cottages and narrow streets with interesting shops. Plymouth, the vibrant waterfront city, is half an hour’s drive away across the Tamar Bridge and offers the National Marine Aquarium, historic Barbican quay area, theatres, Drake Circus shopping centre and walks along the Hoe. St Germans is an ideal Cornish village destination with easy access to coastal attractions.