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Rose Cottage

Illogan, Cornwall (Ref. 1050840)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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3 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Frost

    “The cottage was in an excellent location for exploring, what we feel is the best part of Cornwall (South West),some excellent walks from the door and only 2 miles from beautiful beaches and coastal paths.”

    The owner (Sarah)contacted us just before our arrival to wish us a happy stay and offer her support in any way,should we require it,which was a lovely touch. I cant recommend a stay in this beautiful cottage enough and shall definitely return.

    - Mrs Frost, October 2020

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The property

Rose Cottage is a charming end-terrace cottage in the ex-mining village of Illogan in west Cornwall.

Offering pretty countryside views and only two miles from the coast at Portreath, this cottage is ideal for a couple or small family wanting to enjoy the coast and countryside of Cornwall.

Parking is available on the roadside a short distance from the property and as you step inside the cottage, you will discover the compact but well-equipped kitchen/diner, with a fabulous display Cornish Range cooker, as well as an electric oven and hob and fridge with ice box, while the breakfast bar provides an ideal space to enjoy a meal.

For a relaxing evening indoors, head to the sitting room and kick back on the cosy sofa or armchair, enjoying your favourite shows on the wall-mounted TV and admiring the lovely exposed brick feature fireplace.

The conservatory offers a quiet space to enjoy reading a book or making plans for your stay, overlooking the enclosed gravelled garden, which has a table and chairs and is ideal for alfresco dining in the Cornish sunshine.

Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms; the double bedroom offers pretty garden views and a dressing table, while the super-king-size double has a zip/link feature and can be turned into a twin on request, as well as dual aspect windows looking out onto the garden, and both rooms are served by the family bathroom, which gives you the choice of shower over bath to prepare for each day.

The centre of Illogan is a short walk away and offers a couple of restaurants and a pub serving food, as well as a mountain bike hire shop, should you wish to venture along the coast on two wheels, and a lovely park.

The town of Redruth is a few miles away, offering plenty of family-friendly attractions, such as a heritage museum, theatre & cinema, trampoline park and a park to stroll through.

The coast and picturesque sandy beach at Portreath is just two miles away, where you can enjoy surfing and a range of watersports, as well as the Feadon Farm Wildlife & Education Centre and Monkey Hut landmark.

From Portreath, you can join the South West Coast Path and enjoy a hike at Carvannel Downs, admire scenic coastal views from Basset's Cove, explore Tehidy Woods and enjoy spectacular cliffs and a fantastic surfing beach at the National Trust's Godrevy.

The towns of St Ives and Penzance, with their idyllic harbours and vibrant arts scene, are also within easy reach.

Rose Cottage is a fantastic base for exploring both of Cornwall's magnificent coastlines.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size double (zip/link, can be made into a twin), 1 x double
  • Bathroom with shower over bath, basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room
  • Conservatory
  • Electric heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Roadside parking
  • Gravelled rear garden with furniture
  • Pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.8 miles
  • Note: The Range cooker is not in use

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

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About the location


Portreath 1.5 miles; Camborne 4 miles; Truro 10 miles; Newquay 10 miles; St Ives 10 miles; Penzance 12 miles.

A small, ex tin-mining community just south of Camborne, Illogan nestles among fields and open countryside, just 2 miles from the sea and fabulous beach at Portreath. The towns of St Ives and Penzance, with their art galleries, restaurants and quaint harbours are 10 miles away, while the beaches of both North and South coast can be reached within minutes by car. Flambards theme park, Gweek seal sanctuary or the Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station are just a few of the other attractions scattered around this picturesque region. A great base for a varied family break.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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