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19 Cormorant Drive (The Annexe)

(Ref. 927546)

St. Austell, Cornwall Show on map

4.9

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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This property is highly rated by our customers!

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62 Customer Reviews

  • "Very clean spacious accommodation, well equipped, ideally situated for touring Cornwall."

    Helpful owners.

    Reviewed by Lorraine5.0Jun 2024

  • "We had a wonderful welcome and they explained everything to us."

    The place was everything as advertised and a wonderful base to explore this part of Cornwall

    Reviewed by Colin5.0Apr 2024

  • "Lovely accommodation to come back to each night of our holiday, would definitely book again in the future."

    Reviewed by Jacqueline4.7Apr 2024

  • "We really loved staying at the Annex, so peaceful and there was everything we could possibly need."

    A good range of kitchen equipment and so warm and cosy. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Heather5.0Mar 2024

  • "Had a lovely stay at Brenda and Steve's cottage its got everything you need for ..."

    Had a lovely stay at Brenda and Steve's cottage its got everything you need for a perfect holiday will definitely book again next year

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Nov 2023

  • "Great value accommodation, especially for the quality of the bungalow."

    Warm, bright, well decorated and maintained, self-contained, in a quiet residential neighbourhood with off street parking at the property itself. Absolutely ideal for a couple looking for rest or adventure. Welcoming and helpful owners on site. Great place for visiting the whole of Cornwall. Only 20 minutes walk from the railway station or the fascinating Charlestown harbour, and three miles from the Eden Project. Could not recommend it more highly.

    Reviewed by Graham5.0Nov 2023

  • "The Annexe is just about perfect."

    Location was perfect for our walking holiday and for visiting the many local attractions. The annexe layout and equipment were well thought out, clean and well maintained. We were warm and comfortable and able to relax. A brilliant holiday. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Oct 2023

  • "Had a great stay at 19 Cormorant Drive, the Annex was very comfortable and well equipped, met all of our needs - including good wifi."

    Good location, for visiting anywhere in Cornwall, but especially wonderful to be so close to Charlestown. The hosts were very welcoming. Will certainly look to return in future.

    Reviewed by John5.0Oct 2023

  • "Great location for all our travel needs used the rail line most days cheap all day parking and train tickets."

    The property was everything we needed for a comfortable stay, bed was comfy and lay out of rooms was good. Our hosts were very helpful and enjoyed the wine once again many thanks to Steve and Brenda a lovely couple. Will certainly use the annexe next time we visit Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Sep 2023

  • "What a delightful stay in a very clean and comfortable accommodation."

    Perfect in every way. The milk and bottle of wine upon arrival was a very special treat. We would definitely stay again.

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Sep 2023

  • "We enjoyed our stay in the annexe."

    Home from home. Everything that you could possibly need was provided. Thank you Mr and Mrs Absolom.

    Reviewed by Vivien4.7Sep 2023

  • "Lovely clean and well equipped property Great location Friendly welcoming ..."

    Lovely clean and well equipped property Great location Friendly welcoming hosts Would recommend to anyone Great week we had exploring Cornwall

    Reviewed by Jennifer5.0Aug 2023

  • "The annex was clean, well fitted out with everything one needs on holiday, even down to torch by the bedside in case of power failures!"

    The bed was very comfortable. Our hosts were an amazing couple with good local knowledge, friendly and genuinely interested in that you had a great holiday. We would use this annex again in a heartbeat, it was ideal for couples. Magic.

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Jun 2023

  • "Ideal accommodation for two."

    Reviewed by Jeanette5.0May 2023

  • "Friendly welcome."

    Excellent accommodation . Nice and quiet location with lots of birds visiting the feeders. Very satisfied thank you

    Reviewed by Robert5.0May 2023

  • "Lovely and clean, everything you needed, peaceful, and we had a very pleasant stay."

    Reviewed by Pam4.1May 2023

  • "Friendly owners - milk and wine left in fridge, as well as tea bags, condiments etc which was a nice touch even though I only had breakfasts at The Annex as I was visiting family locally."

    Also, fresh flowers in lounge. Premises very clean and comfy and extremely quiet. Would definitely stay again, thank you.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Oct 2022

  • "Have stayed here on previous trips to Cornwall."

    Lovely compact accommodation, comfortable, warm and well equipped. Private outdoor space with bbq if needed. Quiet street with easy access to road and rail links. Nothing not to like.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay, quiet, pleasant, close to many attractions, Charlestown is ..."

    Lovely place to stay, quiet, pleasant, close to many attractions, Charlestown is a 20 minute walk, Eden project is about 5 miles, Lost gardens of Heligan are only a short drive away, a couple of national trust houses quite close, Lanhydrock house and Trerice house, Bodmin jail , Newquay, we got the train to St Ives, lovely place to visit, lots of great beaches

    Reviewed by Peter5.0Sep 2022

  • "The property is in a lovely quiet area close to beautiful beaches and lots of great attractions."

    The owners were very helpful and made sure we had everything we needed. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Gabrielle5.0Aug 2022

  • "Tea Coffee Milk + extras welcome on arriving."

    Quiet & accessible to all areas. Thanks to our hosts

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Jul 2022

  • "This property was in pristine condition."

    All the comforts of home. Very close to shops and places of interest. Great value . Would highly recommend it.

    Reviewed by Ganes5.0Jul 2022

  • "A very clean and comfortable Annexe which had everything we needed."

    Little touches like providing milk and soap were much appreciated after a long drive. Thank you!

    Reviewed by Lucy5.0Jun 2022

  • "Very comfortable accommodation and an ideal base to walk the Coast Path or tour the area."

    Reviewed by Dave5.0May 2022

  • "The property is like a home from home."

    Everything you need is there. lovely hosts, we are looking forward to booking again

    Reviewed by Donna5.0Apr 2022

  • "I had a great stay, the hosts were friendly and the cottage is very cosy, quiet and has all the amenities you need for a nice stay!"

    Reviewed by Edward5.0Mar 2022

  • "The owners were very welcoming and helpful."

    They had left a bottle of sparkling wine, which was a lovely touch, especially as it was Xmas. The property was spotlessly clean and well equipped. It is in walking distance to Tesco, Lidls, chìp shop and a short drive to Asda.

    Reviewed by Maria5.0Dec 2021

  • "I was really impressed with this booking as a really reasonable price."

    The owners were lovely and left me some milk and wine in the fridge. It had everything I needed. A great location. Very modern and clean.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Oct 2021

  • "The bungalow is in a residential area with dedicated parking."

    It is close to shops and is very good for touring the area all of Cornwall's attractions are within a 45 minute drive.

    Reviewed by Gordon4.7Oct 2021

  • "Had trouble with oxygen delivery and pick Steve very understanding felt sorry they let me down"

    Reviewed by Jennifer4.4Jul 2021

  • "Good location."

    Everything we needed. Bed was very comfortable and lovely shower. Steve and Brenda very friendly and Steve was very helpful when our car broke down. Peaceful location

    Reviewed by Linda3.8Jul 2021

  • "Excellent accommodation, clean, comfortable and well equipped, very comfy bed and good shower."

    Steve and Brenda are a lovely couple, very friendly and helpful. Good location for exploring Cornwall, shops and bus stop within walking distance, and Charlestown is approx. 20 minutes walk away. We would definitely stay there again.

    Reviewed by Rita5.0Jun 2021

  • "Lovely, cosy holiday cottage situated in ST Austell, 10 mins from the sea!"

    Very clean and ideal break for couples.

    Reviewed by Jake5.0Oct 2020

  • "An ideal base of operations for a couple,welcoming,clean and friendly, coved measures in place giving a safe environment"

    Reviewed by Clayton5.0Sep 2020

  • "Lovely welcome everything you need nothing to much trouble defo be back"

    Reviewed by James5.0Sep 2020

  • "The Annexe is well situated and it is easy to get to all local amenities and beaches by car."

    When we arrived we were greeted by a bottle of wine. The property was immaculate, very clean and is home from home. A brilliant shower and a comfy bed. It is so peaceful and quiet too. There is nothing you would need as it is all to here make your stay and holiday the best experience ever !

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Aug 2020

  • "Very clean and comfy had everything you needed it was very peaceful and relaxing ..."

    Very clean and comfy had everything you needed it was very peaceful and relaxing the owners was lovely and on hand if you needed anything loved the holiday from start to finish shops and amenities close by weather was lovely would definitely go again

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Aug 2020

  • "Hosts very friendly and welcoming."

    Ideal location to explore all of Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2020

  • "On arrival at the property we were welcomed by the owners who went through the facilities with us."

    They had left us a delicious cream team which was appreciated after our long journey. The annex had everything we needed and more. It is in a lovely quiet location with plenty of amenities a short walk/ drive away. The property was spotless and very welcoming. Good central base for exploring Cornwall. Would recommend to anyone and would definitely stay again

    Reviewed by Karen5.0Mar 2020

  • "The ad was not what it said not a thing with in walking distance I drive for a ..."

    The ad was not what it said not a thing with in walking distance I drive for a living & the last thing I want to do when I go away is drive we had to drive everywhere it was that bad we left a day before we had to when I phoned you to tell you all I got back was there’s a Tesco there we need a mouth away to get over this it was bad & I mean bad

    Reviewed by David3.1Jan 2020

  • "Suberb, excellent value"

    Reviewed by Jane5.0Nov 2019

  • "We were given a really warm welcome and and information about the cottage and facilities on our arrival."

    We loved the beautiful cream tea that was left for us. The cottage is comfortable and well equipped. We felt the bathroom could do with being updated. Lovely stay. We’d book again as it’s such a great location for visiting places.

    Reviewed by Sheryl4.1Oct 2019

  • "The Annexe was a lovely place to stay, Brenda and Steve couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming."

    We loved the annexe so much, that we would have loved to have taken the bed and shower back home with us. We'll definitely be returning next year.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Jul 2019

  • "Stayed here last year & rebooked for 2019."

    A lovely compact cottage with friendly hosts, containing good quality furnishings & plenty of facilities. In a quiet location but with supermarkets, petrol station & range of local shops all within easy walking distance. Also near local bus stops & about 20 min walk to train/bus station. Recommend.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0May 2019

  • "Lovely and comfortable accommodation and very handy for exploring the area around St Austell."

    Lots of nice touches including a cream tea on arrival. There is also lots of information on things to do in the area. Would thoroughly recommended and the hosts provided a warm welcome and got the accommodation ready for us despite our very last minute booking.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0May 2019

  • "Friendly and welcoming reception from the hosts and a comfortable and cosy holiday home."

    Faultless.

    Reviewed by Anthony5.0Apr 2019

  • "Lovely place to stay, feels like our second home, looking forward to returning in September."

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Feb 2019

  • "Great holiday."

    Lovely weather. Cottage like home from home. Good location for visiting the many sites of cornwall. Would definitely stay here again and book through sykes cottages.

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Sep 2018

  • "Clean, quiet, comfortable accommodation with well equipped kitchen and extremely comfortable bed."

    Choice of supermarkets within 5 minutes walk, and train & bus stations about 20-25 minutes walk away. Owners were very welcoming Would definitely stay here again.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2018

  • "Wonderful accommodation, we are going to book this property again for next year"

    Reviewed by Angela4.7Sep 2018

  • "Lovely clean and well equipped annex."

    Was made affordable during the summer holidays due to discounting - ideal for a couple of teachers who can only take holidays then. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0Aug 2018

  • "Probably the best holiday let I have stayed in, incredibly clean and comfortable, all the facilities you could possibly need, nice quiet area with great parking, really close to shops and attractions, it was like coming home everyday!"

    We will definitely recommend to friends and family and hope to stay again very soon!

    Reviewed by Rosemary5.0Jul 2018

  • "Not really."

    When something turns out to be all you'd hoped, there's nothing really to add. If we said the only thing we could find fault with regarding the apartment was that the plate rack on the draining board wasn't very good, - well, that says it all!

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2018

  • "The Annexe at Cormorant drive was exactly as advertised."

    In fact it exceeded our expectations because it provided many extras that you wouldn't expect from a self catering holiday. It was close to the lovely historic harbour at Charlestown and many beautiful local beaches. The friendly owners were at hand if there we any problems, but we would have found it difficult to find fault in this property. I would highly recommend this to everyone.

    Reviewed by Susan5.0Jun 2018

  • "Yes! The kind reception by Steve and Brenda, the house was comfortable and clean, wifi was the best we have gotten in the UK!"

    ! Cornwall is great, there are plenty of things to do, it is very close to Eden Project (oh and make sure you go on a warm/hot day, it is less crowded then!). There are museums, coastal little quaint towns and excellent cream teas to be had. St Austell is just a good location to be since it is centrally located, Truro, Bodmin Moors, Penzance are relatively close by. Enjoy while you can, we hope to be back!

    Reviewed by Andre5.0May 2018

  • "We found the annex was ideally situated in st Austell for touring Cornwall."

    It was spotless when we arrived and there was a nice touch from the owners of flowers and a Cornish cream tea. Although the property was attached to the owners house there was no problem at all with our privacy. All in all a great base for a couple to discover Cornwall and we would certainly use this property again in the future.

    Reviewed by Brian5.0Feb 2018

  • "After reading feedback about the difficulty in finding the property we were pleased that it was, in fact, very easy."

    A very comfortable and warm annex with ample facilities. The owners were most welcoming and even the neighbours were friendly. We would like to return.

    Reviewed by Leonard5.0Nov 2017

  • "Great place to stay."

    Home from home, clean and very welcoming. Would highly recommend this holiday let.

    Reviewed by P5.0Jun 2017

  • "Ideal base for touring the area - public transport, local shops & pubs."

    Reviewed by Christopher4.4May 2017

  • "The cottage was very nice and clean, our hosts were very helpful, the only issue was the strength of the wi fi,"

    Reviewed by John4.4Apr 2017

  • "Firstly, it would have been useful if the address had been complete i."

    E. 19 Cormorant Drive. I spent half an hour looking for a property that matched the Annexe photo until the proprietor saw me crawling along the whole street and came to my rescue. Had he not, I would have failed to find the property. Most unsatisfactory. The property itself was value for money, clean, comfortable, with all necessary mod. cons. and a complimentary cream tea on arrival. The proprietor could not have been more friendly and helpful. I have no hesitation in recommending this cottage.

    Reviewed by Murdo4.8Oct 2016

  • "The location of the annex and the accommodation was excellent"

    Reviewed by Wendy5.0Aug 2016

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Summary

  • All ground floor
  • One double bedroom
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Patio with furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 10 mins walk
  • Note: Check-in 4pm
  • Note: No children or infants

The property

Ideally located for touring the south coast of Cornwall, this cosy one bedroom holiday home is set on the outskirts of St. Austell in a quiet location, adjoining the owner’s home, yet close to the town centre and only a short drive from the Eden Project and Mevagissey.

Situated all on the ground floor, this delightful cottage has a contemporary sitting room with dining area, a well-equipped kitchen, a beautifully furnished bedroom and a shower room.

Outside there is a lovely patio area complete with barbecue, the perfect place to relax and dine alfresco after a day touring this wonderful area.

With the town of St. Austell on your doorstep, a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants are readily available.

The south coast of Cornwall features many enchanting fishing villages, secluded coves and golden beaches, all of which are within easy reach.

Combine this with the major attractions of the Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan both very close by and you will realise what an ideal location this is.

With so much to see and do you will find this is to be the perfect holiday base.

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About the location

ST. AUSTELL

Charlestown 2 miles; Carlyon Bay 3 miles; Mevagissey 6 miles; Fowey 8 miles.

The old market town of St Austell, just a mile or two from the south coast, is famous as the historic centre of the china clay mining industry. Today, its many beaches and its sub-tropical gardens provide plenty to see and do. The wonderful Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project are perfect for a family day out, and a little further afield Caerhays Castle provides a stunning backdrop to Porthluny Cove. On the edge of town, St Austell Brewery offers tours of the Victorian brewing equipment and a chance to sample the local beer, and for those looking for surf and sand, St Austell Bay has several beaches to choose from - Porthpean, Carlyon Bay, Pentewan, Polkerris - the last offering a variety of water-sports. As well as a small shingle beach, Charlestown, a pretty, historic port, often has wooden sailing ships in the harbour, and is popular as a film location. A little further afield are Fowey and its beautiful estuary to the east and the fishing port of Mevagissey to the west. With lots to do and something to keep the whole family entertained, St Austell is a great year-round destination.

Note: No children or infants.