Kwai Cottage

Bridge near Portreath, Cornwall (Ref. 23398)

  • Rating 

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Portreath 1.5 miles.

A traditional semi-detached Cornish cottage in the hamlet of Bridge, 1.5 miles from the coast at Portreath.

This charming cottage near Portreath has many attractive features, including exposed beams, a stone fireplace with woodburner, and a delightful stream-side setting.

This Cornwall cottage, which has two bedrooms, consisting of one double and one twin is ideal for families, who will enjoy sitting in the sunny conservatory where the Bridge river trickles past on its way out to sea at Portreath, 1.5 miles away.

The garden is a particular feature of this lovely cottage near Portreath, with its own little bridge over the river and plenty of areas to sit quietly and relax in the Cornish sea air, plus the summerhouse comes complete with a TV/DVD and a small fridge.

Just 100 yards from this Cornwall cottage is an old tramway, from where you can walk straight into Portreath.

The village of Portreath has a large, secluded sandy beach, popular with families and surfers, and there are some wonderful coastal walks near Hell's Mouth.

To the north of Portreath is Tehidy Country Park which marks the start of the Mineral Tramway Walk, a coast-to-coast route for cyclists and walkers.

The area around this Portreath cottage is rich in mining heritage, has a literary connection to the Winston Graham "Poldark" novels, and of course offers some stunning Atlantic beaches.

Portreath provides a typically Cornish holiday destination, and this cottage makes a wonderful year-round break.


Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Ground floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Sitting room with dining area and woodburning stove. Conservatory.


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, 3 x TVs (two with Freeview), DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Riverside lawned garden with small bridge, summerhouse and furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1 mile, pub (sells milk, eggs, sugar etc.) 3 mins walk
  • Note: Unfenced river in garden, children and dogs must be supervised
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead due to free range chickens next door and goats in the meadow opposite the property.

About the location


Truro 14 miles; St Ives 15 miles.

With its sheltered harbour, beautiful Portreath was, in the 1800s, a hive of activity and industry as a major tin-exporting port. Today, the village attracts visitors from around the world with its wild and rugged coastline. High cliffs, secluded coves and sandy, surf-washed beaches typify the area while all around are reminders of the area's rich industrial heritage. Portreath offers a small fishing harbour, shops, a number of pubs, three cafés and a Chinese restaurant, while its safe, sheltered sandy beach is a popular attraction. For a great day out, visit the cathedral city of Truro with its cobbled streets, shopping centre, theatre, museum and great restaurants, just 14 miles away, or travel a few miles along the coast and follow the vast expanse of sandy beach, which leads down to Hayle and on to St Ives. A delightful holiday location.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas