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Sorrel Cottage

(Ref. 982841)

Padstow, Cornwall Show on map

4.6

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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49 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely stay at Sorrel cottage."

    It was very comfortable and welcoming. Everything was very clean and worked efficiently. I would say that it would benefit from more, different glasses ie champagne flutes and smaller spirit glasses. We would love to return and enjoy the outdoor facilities when the weather has improved.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Dec 2023

  • "Our second great stay here."

    Very clean and well equipped. Homely and a peaceful location. Lots of places to visit nearby.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Oct 2023

  • "A very well appointed cottage in a nice quiet area with only a 20 minute walk into Padstow harbour area."

    The cottage was clean and comfortable with enclosed gardens for the dog. The location made it very accessible to many lovely beaches and coastal walks. A perfect base for exploring this beautiful area of Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Shane5.0Oct 2023

  • "Overall the cottage was very good."

    However I had thought the property was at Padstow but it was about half a mile outside Padstow along a very dark country late with no lighting. This was a real issue for me as I had 2 friends staying 2 nights, but after that I was alone at the cottage and had to walk back from Padstow in the dark. As a result I had to change my plans considerably. In addition, the main bedroom en suite shower did not seem to have hot water so I had to use the other shower as well as my 2 friends staying.

    Apologies that the location of our cottage did not suit your needs, and i am sorry that the shower in the main bedroom failed during your visit, we had not been made aware previously, but the showervalve has been replaced this week. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Julie3.4Sep 2023

  • "A lovely place overall we had a lovely time."

    It is quiet and well equipped, the showers were great and we loved the garden areas as dis the dog. We appreciated the games, books etc and the wi fi was great. However aspects of the property are very dated and falling apart like the blinds, window locks and door locks, some of the bathroom taps were loose, the toilet flush in the main bedroom doesn't always work. The sofa and chair were quite shabby and the dining chairs very creaky. The oven smelled every time we tried to use it so we gave up, and the hob made odd loud clicking noises all day so might need looking at? We thought that the property was further from the town and a much harder walk than had been advertised, especially as much of it has no path so you have to walk in the road which we felt could/should have been mentioned. But again, we did enjoy our stay and the added touches such as prosecco and biscuits were very lovely. Thank you!

    I am sorry that the location of our cottage was not to your liking, and that you had a few issues during your stay at Sorrel Cottage. We try to keep on top of all maintenance, and when we stay there carry out any repairs that are needed, and if there is anything major required outside of our visits we contract the relevant trade to put this correct. Our cleaners made us aware of the loose tap, and this has now been corrected by a plumber, also the cistern in the main bedroom has been attended to. The blind which we were not aware of has been repaired, and will be replaced in future. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Rob2.5Aug 2023

  • "We love staying at Sorrell Cottage."

    It’s a perfect location for a holiday in Padstow. We will certainly be booking again.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Aug 2023

  • "Very nice cottage will be back next year"

    Reviewed by Ceri5.0Jul 2023

  • "Lovely place and well situated for our holiday."

    Reviewed by Graham4.1Jun 2023

  • "We love sorrel cottage."

    .. our fourth visit ! Always clean, well maintained.. in a great spot for the beaches... a nice quiet location... safe for children and dogs!! Every thing in the cortage that you need .. thankyou Mr. Lewis for sharing you cottage.. we will be back in october . Oh!! And biscuits and prosecco.. lovely!..

    Reviewed by Alexis5.0Jun 2023

  • "Had a super week and the well equipped cottage had everything we needed ."

    It was very well placed for exploring the area and was good to be able to walk in to Padstow and not have to consider parking the car - although a bit of a pull back up the hill at times ! Would love to stay there again .

    Reviewed by June5.0May 2023

  • "Beautiful cottage, spotlessly clean and very well equipped."

    Home from home ! Comfortable beds and lovely showers. Not as close to Padstow town as we thought but only a short walk away and does them save you the hassle to find a parking space in busy times. Great location for exploring the seven bays and Eden project etc. A* - highly recommend

    Reviewed by Clare4.7Apr 2023

  • "We were disappointed at how far it was from Padstow."

    I had the impression it was in the village itself. It might be a short walk for younger people but not so for older people. However the property was very well equipped and very comfortable and we would recommend it on those criteria.

    Reviewed by Elaine4.4Mar 2023

  • "Lovely cottage very well equipped, within easy reach of nice dog friendly beaches couldn’t fault it at all!"

    !

    Reviewed by Annette5.0Oct 2022

  • "A great place."

    Quiet and peaceful. Very well equiped and super clean. Comfortable furniture and beds. A very enjoyable week. Not a stones throw from the harbour as stated on the website, but that didn’t affect our holiday.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Oct 2022

  • "Good area to stay but feel the house does need some updating , furnishings etc."

    Reviewed by Lisa3.1Sep 2022

  • "This was our first stay in a Sykes Cottage and Sorrel Cottage certainly did not disappoint."

    Our two dogs loved it. We will certainly re-book for future stays in Padstow.

    Reviewed by Christopher5.0Jul 2022

  • "Single beds could be wider, ok for children but not adults."

    Garden back patio definitely needed tidying up, foot high weeds .

    Reviewed by Paul3.8Jul 2022

  • "Great location for our holiday and booked for 2023"

    Reviewed by Graham4.7Jun 2022

  • "Furniture uncomfortable"

    Reviewed by A4.7May 2022

  • "A full length mirror would be very useful A mirror near a plug socket to do hair A second key for front door, only one key for the back and front door is a fire hazard."

    If the key was left in the back door and there was a fire in the lounge you would not be able to escape The accuracy with ref to the picture is misleading, the property is dark inside, picture shows windows which is property next door Overall a very nice property in a good location, would recommend

    Reviewed by Chris4.1May 2022

  • "Our second stay at Sorrel Cottage."

    . again blessed with lovely weather! Cottage is clean and well equipped... and warm for the` chilly` nights.. is situated in the right spot. easy access to Trevone, Padstow, Treyarnon. etc just what you need for a bit of R&R... OOh ! and the biscuits and prosecco were again very welcome and a lovely thought. Thank -You

    Reviewed by Alexis5.0Mar 2022

  • "We found Sorrel Cottage to be tastefully decorated, comfortably furnished and well equipped."

    Allocated parking spaces, enclosed areas front and back and the open plan downstairs layout was perfect for us as a couple with a small dog. Lots of lovely walks and dog friendly beaches within a short drive. The out of town location suited us perfectly and would definitely recommend for those looking for a base for exploring the area. We would happily book again. The walk into town includes a no-pavement section of the busy A389 (unless we missed the ‘rural country road’ referred to in the listing), so it’s worth taking a look at google street view to assess the suitability of the route if you anticipate doing that during your stay.

    Reviewed by Judith4.7Mar 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage with everything we could have needed."

    Only slight downside was that when the wind was blowing, (well it is February), it seems to blow straight through the front door. Very enjoyable in every way though. Beautifully furnished, the leather suite was super comfortable. The bottle of Prosecco and Cornish biscuits was a lovely touch. We will definitely return.

    Reviewed by David5.0Feb 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Sorrel and will definitely recommend this cottage."

    The configuration of the living area is a great family and entertaining place. Wonderful to have two on suite bedrooms and an enclosed backyard for the dog. Em padstow

    Reviewed by Emma4.7Jan 2022

  • "We stayed at Sorrel Cottage over Christmas and had a great stay, the cottage was well equipped and the biscuits and prosecco on arrival was a lovely thought, being Christmas we had a lot of groceries so had to juggle with space for storage but i don't think this would be a problem at any other time of the year."

    the secure gardens back and front were a god send for the dogs, nothing to do with the cottage but the walk into Padstow was a little far for my elderly mother. if we had one niggle is that the heating seemed a little out of synch on the timer, but small issue as the cottage stayed warm once the heating was on. The owners were in touch before and after our stay which was nice. Overall i would highly recommend, my comments are for info only.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Dec 2021

  • "Myself and my husband have just returned from a lovely week staying at Sorrell Cottage just outside Padstow."

    Everything we needed was there, very comfortable for us. The wine and biscuits were lovely. The walk into Padstow probably 25minutes, where you will find a good selection of restaurants and shops. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday.

    Reviewed by Jackie4.7Nov 2021

  • "We arrived at sorrel cottage late on Saturday afternoon, immediately we felt at home."

    The cottage was very clean, bright and had everything we needed. Hope to come back again soon and enjoy our favourite part of Cornwall. The enclosed garden and courtyard were great for our dogs, safe and secure. Would definitely recommend this cottage. Thank you to the owners Keron and Janet and the cleaning ladies who do a great job.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2021

  • "Great cottage, just the right size and layout for two couples and a dog or two."

    Everything you could think of was provided and a bottle of Prosecco and biscuits were a lovely surprise. Fantastic location, away from the busy Padstow centre but definitely walkable in 25 minutes, although the walk back could be difficult for some (it is possible to get a bus up the hill, or park in the car park half way to break up the climb!). Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Allison4.7Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was lovely, very well equipped, beautifully presented and had all we needed."

    A very comfortable bed and sofa, good WiFi and well equipped kitchen. The quiet location just a short walk from the hustle and bustle of Padstow was perfect. The lovely weather was a bonus.

    Reviewed by Michaela5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely cottage ,beautiful surroundings ,close enough to Padstow Harbour but nice to be away from the hustle and bustle."

    Enclosed front and back gardens safe for our 2 little dogs. Would recommend .

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Aug 2021

  • "The cottage was very well equipped and clean."

    Prosecco and biscuits was a nice surprise

    Reviewed by Ceri5.0Jul 2021

  • "Sorrel Cottage was lovely."

    .. sadly due to Sykes increasing the cost of this cottage to exorbitant prices next year.. we will be unable to afford to return.

    Reviewed by Alexis5.0Jun 2021

  • "The cottage is lovely and really convenient to padstow."

    I would definitely return. Personally though i really dont see the need to only allow access at 5 when you have to vacate by 9am.

    Reviewed by Tracey3.8May 2021

  • "Super cottage always good when pets are safe in the garden in this cottage two!"

    lovely walk into Padstow and supermarket a short walk. Lots of great walks within a short drive. Would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0May 2021

  • "What a beautiful"

    Reviewed by Laura5.0May 2021

  • "What a beautiful cottage in a beautiful part of the country."

    We loved our stay at Sorrel Cottage and will definitely be back. Everything is so well organised, from check in, to cottage information, you name it. And the cottage has everything you need, and more. The beds are very comfortable. It is in a great position with easy access to many of the stunning beaches and coastal walks on the west coast. I can highly recommend Sorrel Cottage.

    Reviewed by Carolyn5.0Apr 2021

  • "Really good to have two en suite and an extra toilet but the Pillows are too soft."

    Reviewed by Virginia4.7Oct 2020

  • "Excellent cottage would highly recommend"

    Reviewed by James5.0Aug 2020

  • "Lovely cottage in a quiet location about a mile or so walk into Padstow Harbour."

    Well equipped, very clean and would certainly recommend. Overall a very enjoyable break.

    Reviewed by Matthew5.0Aug 2020

  • "Lovely quiet location, the cottage was lovely and homely with everything you need."

    Very enjoyable stay and highly recommended

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Aug 2020

  • "The cottage was so homely and Cosy, it’s was well equipped and we didn’t want to leave it."

    While we there we had 2 bad storms and we noticed that there was a leak through the bottom of the front door and could benefit from some draft excluder. This was no ones fault as the storm was pretty excessive. The storage bin on the patio had lost its lid so the items in there were blowing around, hopefully nothing got lost. It didn’t stop our enjoyment of the cottage though it was lovely. Thank you

    Reviewed by Sally5.0Feb 2020

  • "Lovely location just a short walk from Padstow centre."

    Easy to access other areas. Lovely stay for New Year

    Reviewed by Matthew4.7Dec 2019

  • "Comfortably the very worst place that I have ever been in."

    There are no cupboards available. All full. Everything must be stored on kitchen side or on floor. There are no surfaces available for Computer. There is no way to dry towels . I hang them over door. The house is for four people how they dry towels within 24 hours is beyond me. My cereals have to sit on the side. The bath with shower over has nowhere for shower gel and shampoo. I use shower in 2nd. Small soap dish for gel. Nowhere for shampoo. Nowhere for towel so hang it over sink. I can just reach from within shower. I am intending to leave on Wednesday 4th ten days before end of rental. I cannot wait to leave and be back to usual place on 2nd Jan for 11weeks. Wardrobe in 2nd bedroom does no shut. Fan in double bedroom is only working one. No others work. I suggest you drop it like a poisiness snake or proverbial hot cakes! Hideous or halve rent!

    We have worked very hard and spent a lot of time making the cottage a pleasant place for guests to stay and enjoy, and will continue to do so. We will take on board the comments regarding holders for shower gel etc. and towel rails, and look at adding these. Unfortunately as the property is designed as a holiday cottage, there is limited storage space in the kitchen. We visit the property regularly, and carryout any repairs required when there, or when reported to us and on our last visit in September, all of the extractors were in working order, but each are individually isolated as well as coming on from the light switch, so some of these may have been switched off by previous guests. Also the wardrobe door mentioned was opening and closing correctly in September, as this furniture was professionally re-painted in September and was fine when refitted. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Gerald1.9Nov 2019

  • "It truly is a beautifully clean cottage."

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Oct 2019

  • "Great cottage with everything we wanted in a brilliant location"

    Reviewed by Les4.7Sep 2019

  • "Sorrel Cottage was perfect, beautifully presented with everything you could need."

    Super comfy bed and furniture and all mod cons. We loved the decor and the tasteful seaside feel. It was a real home from home and we can’t wait to visit again. Being able to bring our dogs was a big plus but it was so well kept you would never know another dog had been there. Roll on next summer.

    Reviewed by Michaela5.0Sep 2019

  • "Excellent cottage."

    Only drawback is the distance from the heart of padstow.

    Reviewed by Dilys4.4Jul 2019

  • "It said the harbour was a stone throw away from accommodation, I am disabled so could not make the walk had to drive all the time and my wife does not drive so I was hoping we cold walk down together as I know harbour it along side shops places to eat etc shops etc, we even rang to ask told yes not very far at all to walk, it was down a long lane no footpath and again on main road no foot path, spoilt our holiday really."

    Reviewed by Robert4.1Jun 2019

  • "Fabulous cottage with everything you need for a comfortable break away from home."

    The walk into Padstow takes about 20 minutes downhill and longer on the way back. The walk is also along the side of a busy road with limited footpaths. Would not be suitable for people with mobility or health issues.

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Apr 2019

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC, ground floor cloakroom
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, DVD/ blu-ray, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVD's
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair and travel cot available
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed front lawn and enclosed rear patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 10 mins walk, pub 1 mile

The property

Nestled in a quaint, rural courtyard on the fringes of the chocolate-box town of Padstow, is this beautifully converted barn boasting a modernised, quality finish.

Perfect for families and friends looking to explore a wonderful region of Cornwall, with the South West Coastal Path, Constantine Bay and Wadebridge close by, this well-presented cottage is just what you need in a healthy break away from everyday life.

Stroll in through the private enclosed front garden and into a small hallway, where there is plenty of room for coats, hats and boots.

The ground floor boasts a bright and airy interior, a wonderful setup for a family holiday, with a compact, fully-equipped kitchen area, plush seating for four guests and a dining table with chairs.

From here you can step straight out onto the patio and enjoy alfresco dining amongst friends, with lovely furniture on which to sit and mull over plans for the day ahead.

The two bedrooms on the first floor are thoughtfully designed with en-suite facilities for your comfort, choose from a king-size double with a bathroom or a twin setup with a shower room.

Just a stone's throw away is the beautiful harbour in Padstow, meander gently into the town where you can delight in a lovely assortment of shops, pubs and eateries with local produce to sample in some of Cornwall's finest restaurants.

With beautiful coastline, hidden coves, cycling, walking and first-rate surfing all within easy reach, this fabulous destination and quality base provide a well-earned holiday to remember!

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About the location

PADSTOW

Harlyn 2.9 miles; Constantine Bay 4.2 miles; Polzeath 15.6 miles.

Padstow is situated at the head of the Camel Cycle Trail and is a fantastic base for exploring the South West Coastal Path which opens up routes to beautiful Cornish countryside. This delightful fishing port is surrounded by sandy beaches and offers many opportunities to taste the locally sourced produce in celebrity owned establishments. Padstow has something for everyone with watersports, walking, cycling and fishing, you can even take a trip on a local fisherman’s boat! The excellent surfing beaches of Harlyn and Constantine are ideal for safe family fun, and Constantine Bay is also home to a golf course, just a few miles away, while a passenger ferry across the river from Padstow to Rock takes you to the beach at Daymer Bay. Just around the corner toward Pentire Head is the surfing paradise at Polzeath, and when the beach no longer calls, there’s a golf course nearby, several stately homes and gardens to visit. The fabulous Eden Project is just over twenty miles away.

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This property offers the following short breaks:

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