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18 British Road

St Agnes, Cornwall (Ref. 1037102)

4.3

Good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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Features

  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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10 Customer Reviews

  • "We loved our stay at 18 British Road."

    The cottage is beautifully renovated and characterful. It is within easy walking distance to all of St Agnes' amenities including the local beach, Trevaunance Cove. St. Agnes is a favourite of ours and is a great base to explore the wonderful Cornish coastline.

    Reviewed by JoanneJul 2022

  • "As the tiny front garden was the only place to sit outside it was disappointing that it was untidy and only had seating for 4 although accommodation for 6."

    Also the hot water flow was extremely slow.

    Thank you for your feedback. We have taken the comments on board and will be getting additional seating for the front garden. The water flow has been an intermittent issue that we have been in touch with the water company who is fixing this problem. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NormaAug 2021

  • "Lovely cottage in a beautiful area of Cornwall, beach a 15 min walk away (toilets, bars and places to eat at the beach)."

    I went alone with my 2 children and would say St Agnus may be better suited to couples due to the bars and restaurants in the village seeming busy and a bit lively on a night but the cottage had good facilities so we could cook and invited others round and there were plenty of crockery and glasses to entertain. Parking was a bit difficult but I usually got a space on the road 5- 10 mins away and there is is free car park at the top of the road in the village which I needed to use once. I could not find the instructions for the hob and after a quick google discovered it required the pan to be in situ to come on. No iron- thought there was supposed to be one but I may be wrong. Who wants to iron on holiday anyway! Overall a lovely holiday cottage and would be happy to go again.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. A new iron and ironing board have been purchased for the property so thank you for mentioning this. We are so please you enjoyed your holiday, and would love to welcome you back. Property Owner

    Reviewed by SamanthaJul 2021

  • "The shower is very poor which is very disappointing, the water barely trickles out and is not sufficient for a family of four."

    Given the price of the cottage this is really not acceptable. Having seen the vast increase in the price you have made for next year I feel sorry for those people who have booked unless this is resolved. The toilet cistern has a fault which means that it intermittently runs after the flush which is irritating during the night, when the house is quiet. The downstairs WC has significant damp which causes water to run out of the back wall. For the price, and considering the fact that there are no drying facilities, I believe the property should have an Iron. The kitchen lacks storage and, given the wall space, an extra couple of units should be added.

    Reviewed by IJul 2021

  • "Only problem with this property was parking."

    It is on a busy one way fairly steep street. There are spaces on the street, but there are some yellow lines reducing the number. Spaces fill up quickly and although there is a free (donations to local council suggested) car park just to the left of the steep hill, some people including us find the walk up the to reach the car a bit difficult. Not sure if the information mentioned an iron or ironing board being available we didn’t see one and would have found it useful.

    Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. The information on the listing says: Loading/unloading available outside cottage. Roadside parking nearby on first come, first served basis and public car park close by. Our Reservations team are always happy to assist with any mobility/ access queries prior to making your reservation. There was not an iron or ironing board previously described on the property description for 18 British Road but there are plans to get these in place later in August. Property Owner

    Reviewed by J RJun 2021

  • "British Road is a great house, lovely spacious rooms for the family, very comfortable with good quality home furnishings and items throughout."

    Great location for the town and cove, St. Agnes is a great place to explore the local area or further afield

    Reviewed by JamesMay 2021

  • "The listing mentioned both an outdoor BBQ and logs for the woodburner, neither of which were provided."

    I enquired about this during our stay but never received a response or an apology. If these items are not to be provided, information related to them should have been updated in both the online listing and folder in the property. In addition, we were instructed to leave bins out for collection on the Friday but they were not collected then. The day of bin collection should also be updated.

    Thank you for taking the time to bring these issues to our attention, we take feedback very seriously. Please accept our apologies for the missing barbeque and logs, this has now been addressed with our housekeeping team. We do not have a record of you contacting us during your stay, as we would have endeavoured to rectify any problems straight away. Notwithstanding, we hope you enjoyed your stay at 18 British Road. Property Owner

    Reviewed by RebeccaApr 2021

  • "We enjoyed a lovely holiday at 18 British Road in April - our second stay in the past year."

    The house itself has been beautifully renovated and is both very comfortable and stylish and had everything we needed as a family of four. St Agnes is a lovely village with good pubs and cafes and a great beach which is perfect for exploring with kids. It's also really well positioned for visiting other beaches and towns nearby - Porthowan is just a short drive - or a longer cliff top walk - away. We had another lovely stay and hope to be back again soon!

    Reviewed by ThomasApr 2021

  • "Beautiful cottage in superb location, close to two restaurants/pubs and not far from the shops and beach."

    More spacious than it looks from outside. Really appreciated the welcoming scones, jam and clotted cream. Lovely treat. Spotlessly clean with plenty of hand sanitiser around. Beautiful, spacious bathroom - loved the tiles! A beautiful stylish cottage in an excellent location.

    Reviewed by DebbieSep 2020

  • "There was no tin opener in the kitchen, so we had to buy one."

    Luckily they had one in the shop. There was no signal on the TV in the dining area.

    Reviewed by JAug 2020

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size double 1 x double, 1 x bunk
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Ground floor WC.
  • Electric heating with wood burning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for fire inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc in rent
  • Loading/unloading available outside cottage
  • Roadside parking nearby on first come, first served basis and public car park close by
  • Small patio area with furniture and BBQ at front of property
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 2 mins walk
  • Beach 1 mile

The property

Located in the heart of St. Agnes this handsome stone built cottage dates from the 18th century.

Newly refurbished it is ideal for families or friends visiting this popular part of Cornwall.

Carefully preserved original features, such as exposed beams, original wooden floors and a large stone fireplace blend seamlessly with modern stylish furnishings to provide a beautiful home from home.

In the sitting room comfortable seating and a wood burning stove make for cosy evenings in after a bracing day walking along the coast.

The smart kitchen is well equipped with everything you'll need during your holiday and has a bistro table where you can enjoy your morning coffee before heading out for the day.

On the first floor are three relaxing bedrooms, two double rooms and a room with full size bunk beds.

They share a cool crisp family bathroom with natural slate floors.

To the front of the cottage is a small sitting out area with table and chairs and a BBQ - a good spot to sit and enjoy a glass of something cool after a relaxing day on the beach.

Tucked away in a truly stunning and unspoilt designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as well as being a World Heritage Site, St Agnes has everything you need close by.

Just a short stroll from the cottage you'll find a good choice of excellent restaurants, a host of shops selling local produce, tasty treats, gifts and unique art, with events and gigs held in the town all-year-round.

St Agnes has a rich mining heritage, which is evident at the St Agnes Museum, while walkers can enjoy pretty footpaths and bridleways, or jump on the South West Coast Path in either direction to enjoy superb coastal views.Choose from four glorious, sandy beaches, offering superb Atlantic surfing conditions, as well as swimming and other activities like body boarding, including the lovely, family-friendly Trevaunance Cove and unspoilt Chapel Porth Beach.

The popular coastal town of Newquay, considered to be the surfing capital of the UK, as well as a host of other fantastic beaches along the north Cornwall coast, including Perranporth, Crantock and Fistral are within easy reach.

Cornwall's only city, Truro, is a short drive away, with its Victorian Gothic cathedral that overlooks the river, while renowned attractions of Eden Project and Lost Gardens of Heligan are an easy car journey away.

18 British Road is a fantastic retreat for exploring the north Cornwall coast.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

ST AGNES

Perranporth 5 miles; Truro 9.5 miles.

St Agnes is a thriving picturesque village on the Cornish coast, with four beaches on the doorstep and surrounded by wonderful countryside. Swim or surf in the clear waters, walk the footpaths and bridleways or hop onto the South West Coast Path. Coasteering, kayaking and horse riding are all available locally, and St Agnes has a regular programme of events and gigs for all the family to enjoy. The local shops offer an interesting selection of produce, from tasty treats to one-off pieces of art as a unique souvenir of your Cornish holiday, and there is a superb range of dining choices with two Great Cornish Food Awards in 2015. St Agnes also has a rich mining heritage which can be explored with a visit to the St Agnes Museum. Head out of St Agnes and you will find plenty of Cornwall’s attractions within easy reach, from the beaches at Newquay to the Tate at St Ives or the cathedral at Truro and of course, the world-famous Eden Project. St Agnes is also in the heart of Poldark Country, the landscapes made famous by the novels and TV series’, the most recent of which was broadcast in Spring 2018. So explore this beautiful region or stay close to home in a friendly bustling village; either way you are assured of a memorable Cornish vacation.

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Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas