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Avalon

(Ref. 1010532)

St Agnes, Cornwall Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 5 Guests

  • 3 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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31 Customer Reviews

  • "Great location in St Agnes with lots of cafes/pubs in walking distance and a lovely beach just 15 mins walk away."

    Make sure to check tide times before heading down as no beach at high tide. Also a good base for visiting the many other local beaches a short drive away. Cottage was perfect for a family of 4 plus 2 dogs. It would be a squeeze for 6. Nice to have 2 bathrooms and a hosing area for dogs. Beds were extremely comfy and we all slept well. Really strong wifi and smart tv so we could log into Netflix to watch films on an eve. TV only 32 inch and would definitely benefit from a larger screen size as room could easily take it. Well stocked kitchen. Property mostly clean but table was sticky (possibly from spray) and bathroom cabinets not cleaned. Otherwise, all to acceptable standard. Note that the garden is up steep steps and is tiered. Not the best if you have a puppy who shouldn’t go up/down steps yet or an elderly dog suffering mobility issues. Otherwise it is a nice suntrap with table and chairs.

    Reviewed by Joanne4.7Apr 2024

  • "Overall what a lovely cottage, fantastic location in a beautiful village."

    Throughly recommended. My only slight issues was the wall heaters, they were did not seem to always work and on a couple of nights we did find it a bit cold. This is a very minor point as the rest of the accommodation was perfect. I definitely recommend St Agnes it a wonderful village and the Avalon is a fantastic place to stay.

    Hi , the electric radiators are powerful enough to heat the property . I communicate with all guests and encourage them to contact me , I can switch radiators on remotely if they get accidentally switched off . Thanks Angie Property Owner

    Reviewed by David4.4Mar 2024

  • "This was a nice property in a good location, we enjoyed being able to walk to the pub/village/beach/ bakery."

    It was clean and well equipped, the beds were very comfortable. The garden was secure for the dogs which was great and a bonus having the hose pipe to wash off muddy dogs/footwear. Having a washing machine was helpful and having two bathrooms ideal, plenty if hot water. My only comment would be the electric heaters did not always come on exactly when we wanted them to and at times it was chilly. My elderly parents were at the property more whilst we were out walking and they were cold at times.

    Reviewed by Steve4.7Dec 2023

  • "A comfortable, warm, well equipped house."

    In an ideal position for dog walks straight from the house. The only negative is that there is no storage in the kitchen for storing food

    Reviewed by Geraldine4.4Oct 2023

  • "Property cleanliness was highlighted with the owner, for witch they were apologetic and said they would take action to mitigate."

    The property we think should have a freezer especially if a family is on a tight holiday budget. The kitchen is small and would struggle to cater for 6 people. Location is great and plenty of shops, pubs and restaurants all within walking distance.

    Reviewed by Robert2.2Aug 2023

  • "We really enjoyed our 2week stay at Avalon cottage st Agnes."

    The cottage is in a fantastic location with plenty of picturesque walks for the dogs and the walk down to the beach was also good and not to far. Couldn’t fault the equipment in the cottage more utensils than I have at home, bed was comfy and showers were very powerful. I would say the bushes in the garden do need cutting back but I know this is difficult when you have guests, and perhaps two doormats inside by the front door and back door, these comments are not a negative but meant to be helpful.We would absolutely love to return to this cottage and the lovely area. Thankyou Col and Anne

    Reviewed by Colin4.7Jun 2023

  • "House is in a great position for the beach, shops and pubs in St Agnes."

    Easily accommodated 5 of us, and beds very comfy.

    Reviewed by David5.0May 2023

  • "The house was lovely and made us feel at home."

    There were a few things that could improve the stay. Blinds on windows as the front window is very big and open and people kept looking in when walking past. Little touches such as a washing up bowl, a couple of dishwasher tablets and maybe a welcome pack would be nice. I did have to wash the extractor fan vents as oil was dripping off them and made a bit of a smell but this wasn’t a problem. Overall we did really love the house! Perfect location and owners were friendly as they let us check in slightly earlier which was very good. We would stay again!!

    Reviewed by Samantha4.1May 2023

  • "We stayed for a week at Avalon in May and had a lovely time."

    The property is in a great location with the added benefit of parking, it has a lovely sunny tiered back garden and had everything we wanted for our stay. It is an ideal place to stay in St Agnes.

    Reviewed by John4.4May 2023

  • "Great property, good facilities and fabulous location"

    Reviewed by Laura4.7Apr 2023

  • "Lovely property and fantastic location"

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Apr 2023

  • "Fabulous stay at Avalon."

    Clean and comfortable and also in a great location. St Agnes is a lovely village to stay. Only fault there were no cleaning products ie cleaning spray, bin liners, j clothes and dish washers tablets which we had to purchase as we like to keep the properties we stay clean. Also it would have been nice for tea bag, milk in the property after a long drive. But overall we love Avalon. Thanks again for a great holiday stay.

    Reviewed by Chris4.4Sep 2022

  • "Owner was very easy to get hold of and everything was perfect"

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Apr 2022

  • "We had a wonderful stay in Avalon, blessed with fine March weather."

    The cottage is extremely well organised and equipped. Wifi and TV work perfectly. The situation in St. Agnes, tucked away just off the main drag in a quiet back lane but within easy reach of all the village has to offer, is perfect. Five stars all round.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Mar 2022

  • "The cottage was perfectly situated in St Agnes, a lovely village."

    It was clean and well equipped with very comfortable beds. Great for the dogs too. We are not surfers but this would have been fab if we were!

    Reviewed by Pauline5.0Jan 2022

  • "A lovely house tucked away in the heart of St Agnes."

    We have enjoyed our stay and hope to return next year. B

    Reviewed by Barbara5.0Dec 2021

  • "I would strongly recommend this property."

    Spotlessly clean, everything there to make it home from home. Garden was perfect for our dog very secure. Location could not be better, bang in the centre of one of the most beautiful villages in Cornwall. Would love to return again.

    Reviewed by Tracy5.0Nov 2021

  • "All in all a good property, just a couple of snags."

    There was black mould in the en-suite shower. The light in the en-suite shower started to flicker towards the end of our stay. The electric radiator system was incomprehensible, the settings couldn’t be changed easily. Having a blue light indicator on the radiator constantly on in bedrooms is not great for sleep hygiene. (turned the thing off in the end over night) Perhaps a tip for all dog owners would be that it is completely open plan downstairs so as it was stipulated (quite rightly) no dogs on the furniture, providing another stair gate for the kitchen or mentioning that dog owners bring a crate would be useful. We had brought one so we were ok.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Oct 2021

  • "Avalon is a very comfortable and clean cottage."

    Good sized and well equipped accommodation in an excellent location. The en suite to the master bedroom is particularly useful for a family and having private parking in the centre of St Agnes is a bonus too. Pubs just round the corner and a short walk to the beach makes this a great base.

    Reviewed by David5.0Oct 2021

  • "Avalon is spotlessly clean a credit to the owner's."

    Great location, especially for the local beaches, pubs and restaurants. St Agnes has it all. Dog friendly too. Thanks for another lovely stay.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Sep 2021

  • "Great house."

    Fantastic size and lots of room and fantastic location.

    Reviewed by Glyn5.0Jun 2021

  • "It was a lovely size house so clean and tidy had everything we needed."

    It was close to the shops, bars and Restaurants and a nice walk to the beach. Lovely location.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Jun 2021

  • "House was beautifully clean and was a real bonus to have off road parking in the village."

    Thank you Angie for contacting us before our visit to provide additional instructions on how to find Avalon and the other handy hints. Much appreciated. Weather restricted visiting many places and we found a number of places we aimed to visit were closed. However would certainly recommend Avalon and St Agnes Would also recommend:- > if you have a car with low profile wheels that as you face the property you park to the left, and be aware that navigating the car off the property can be a little difficulte especially if the holiday cottage opposite has car/s parked.But as mentioned above the off road parking is a real bonus > Highly recommend a visit to the Petersville Inn for a meal. Excellent food & friendly service and not to be missed the Wheal Coates Mine, views were stunning. > Avoid Tingatel it was heaving, with little regard for social distancing and if you want to visit the Castle be sure to prebook well in advance. > Padstow worth a visit, but again recommend you aim to get there for about 9.30 to try and snag a parking space near the quay, again can get very busy and with the narrow streets, social distancing is difficult.

    Reviewed by Carol4.4May 2021

  • "Absolutely brilliant property to stay on your holidays, just perfect for us and Freddie our fur baby!"

    Couldn't fault it in any way.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Oct 2020

  • "Lovely house in a very pretty Cornish village."

    Well located, very clean and plenty of room. Garden would not be suitable for young children, and the reception room would benefit from a blind like those upstairs. We would book again. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Sep 2020

  • "Avalon is a comfortable cottage."

    Everything we needed was there. It is a perfect location for visiting Cornwall, plenty of places within easy reach.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Sep 2020

  • "Re 'Travelling to the Property' - It would be extremely helpful if your directions also referred to the one-way system in the centre of St Agnes and explained what to do if initially approaching St Agnes on the B3277."

    It might also be helpful to point out that Water Lane itself is fairly narrow and that the stream runs in quite a deep gully to the left hand side of the lane as you turn into the lane.

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2020

  • "If you are looking for a clean modern holiday home then this is the one for you!"

    Great location, close to the beach and central to Cornwall. Would definitely book this home from home again!!

    Reviewed by Lindsey5.0Aug 2020

  • "Excellent accommodation in a beautiful location, walking distance to many local attractions and the beach, only very minor blip was the lack of a hair dryer."

    Would definitely book again.

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Aug 2020

  • "Avalon is a fabulous place to stay, really nice comfortable accommodation with plenty of room inside, and very well equipped."

    Outside there is a great terraced garden with a lovely sun trap if you don’t want to go to the beach. The house is in a great location with pubs and restaurants close by and a short walk to the beach.

    Reviewed by Shaun5.0Jul 2020

  • "Just spent a very relaxing week at Avalon."

    Everything we needed was there. At the end of each long day outdoors it was the perfect base to return to, to recharge our batteries, and get a good night’s sleep on the comfy mattresses. The store was a bonus with plenty of secure space for 4 bicycles and wetsuits. Lovely cottage and a great location. At the top of the hill down to Trevaunance Cove and close to the centre of the village, it’s convenient for both local activities and day trips further afield.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Jul 2020

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x double, 1 x bunk room
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room
  • Electric central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate at bottom of stairs
  • Off-road parking for two cars
  • Two pets welcome
  • Terraced patio garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles and pub 0.1 miles
  • Beach 0.5 miles

The property

Nestled in the seaside village of St Agnes, is this charming detached house, Avalon.

The property is located in the heart of St Agnes and is the answer to your Cornish holiday dream situated on quiet Water Lane, offering a central spot near to beaches and amenities.

The house is a 15-minute walk to Trevaunance Cove which is the local beach and dog friendly all year round.

The house is short walk to a variety of delicious pubs; The Tap House and The Bear Inn only a 2-minute walk away in addition to Schooners restaurant and The Driftwood Spars which are by the beach.

If you are looking for a delicious breakfast, there is the award-winning St Agnes bakery or the Green room café a short walk from the house.

This property is newly refurbished suited to a family of six looking for a Cornish holiday near the beach.

The property includes two double bedrooms with Simba mattresses and a single bedroom with bunkbeds suitable for adults with luxury John Lewis pocket sprung mattresses.

There is a main bathroom which includes a bath, shower and toilet.

In addition to this in the master bedroom there is an en-suite offering an extra bit of luxury.

The open plan lounge and dining area will be a favourite space to relax in for all, whether it's sitting at the table tucking into breakfast excited for the day to come, relaxing on the sofa watching TV or reading a book while dinner is in the oven.

The newly equipped kitchen space includes an electric oven and hob, fridge, and microwave meaning you have all you need to rustle up some delicious dishes.

Enjoy drinks outside on the patio in the evening sunshine or wake up to breakfast alfresco.

At the front of the property there is two car parking spaces which is a real bonus in St Agnes.

There is also a secure storage room on the side of the house which has facilities to hose down the dogs and rinse and then dry the sandy wetsuits, the space is also suitable for storing equipment e.g.

surfboards or bikes.

For a beach day you have several places to choose from; Trevaunance Cove is closest and is St Agnes' main beach, great for paddling and exploring the rock-pools teaming with life.

Chapel Porth just a short drive south, it's worth the trip, as it's one of Cornwall's most beautiful coves.

Enjoy an adventure on the water with Koru Kayaking, setting off from Trevaunance Cove, you can be guided along a two-hour kayaking journey for some unforgettable holiday memories, and stunning scenery.

No trip to Cornwall would be right without a bit of surfing, so get out on a board and whilst St Agnes is one of the areas known for experienced surfers, there are many surf schools in the area for complete beginners.

The South West Coast Path is a short walk away from the house and provides a fabulous way to explore the beautiful countryside.

It has well-marked paths and passes villages with pubs and shops along the way for any necessary pit-stops.

St Agnes Heritage Coast offers some beautiful landscapes to ramble through, with the St Agnes Beacon offering a great viewing point.

St Agnes is a well-known and popular village for those holidaying to the coast of Cornwall; it has a World Heritage Status and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, making it an extremely scenic spot for an outing with your loved ones.

Avalon promises to be a memorable retreat near the coast of Cornwall.

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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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