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Virginia Cottage

Portwrinkle, Cornwall (Ref. 1009823)

4.6

Very good

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "All very good."

    Well equipped cottage with plenty of extras. Great location for coastal walking. Host contacted us before arrival offering any information needed.

    Mr MantonNov 2021

  • "This cottage is a hidden gem."

    It is spotlessly clean with everything you need. The views out of the windows are stunning and the location peaceful and tranquil - just what we needed! We have already booked a return visit.

    Mrs PaddockOct 2021

  • "We liked being close to the sea, enjoying excellent weather, and the friendly chats with visitors making their way to the adjacent beach for swimming and kyaking."

    The only things to watch for in the cottage are the step down from the stairs, the low threshold of the front door, and the floor in the main bedroom - as is typical in old cottages, it undulates somewhat, creating a tendency to feel a little tipsy even when completely sober!

    Mr JohnsonOct 2021

  • "We have just returned from a wonderful time at Virginia Cottage, cottage was in a stunning location, clean and the treats left were a very thoughtful gesture Thank you."

    Cottage was so clean and comfortable we were sad to leave. We will be returning to this truly magical place.

    Mrs BowersOct 2021

  • "A lovely location & nice holiday property to stay at for the week."

    Clean & tidy on arrival. Parking at times was an issue & it would have been more convenient if a parking permit was included in the cost of the booking as parking cost an extra £35 for the week & as it was public parking trying to get a space at times was challenging as it was busy during the week we stayed there. The facility has good added extras inc washing machine, iron/ironing board, hairdryer etc. Some items weren’t listed on the booking specification so it would have been helpful to know about these items as I wouldn’t have brought certain things from home otherwise. We were welcomed with scones, clotted cream, jam & milk which was a nice treat. The property had a shared garden which was a bonus. Fortunately the adjoining cottage wasn’t being utilised during our stay so we had extra space & noise wasn’t an issue. It would have been nice if the grass had been mowed before we arrived as when it was (half way through our stay) the garden was far more accessible, allowing us to utilise the bbq. On the whole it was a very pleasant stay & I would recommend to others!

    Mrs AtkinsJul 2021

  • "We had a lovely time."

    The place is idyllic and cosy. If you are paying the £35 for the weekly carpark, it needs to be in £2 coins.

    Mr WorrallJul 2021

  • "We have recently returned from a lovely week in Virginia Cottage."

    The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable and quiet. We were 4 adults and the space was adequate. Convenient location for discovering this lovely area. Hopefully we will return.

    Mrs MooreJul 2021

  • "The cottage itself was great and the cream tea and milk was very welcome on arrival."

    The property has a washing machine but oddly no iron or ironing board. Portwrinkle is a popular beach location but the beach is fine shale and not sand and therefore possibly not so good for young children, although hundreds of. rock pools will appeal to older ones! Also, while the photos might suggest the sea is just at the other side of the road there is a steep drop beyond the wall. The South West Coastal Path passes within 2-3 mins which makes it an ideal location for walkers.

    Mr WilliamsJun 2021

  • "Virginia Cottage West is situated perfectly for a couple's retreat or walking holiday,."

    It is right on the sea front and the views are beautiful. The cottage was clean and well equipped. In keeping with the age it has no central heating so there are heaters which were fine for us 2, the hot water took a bit of working out but when we fed this back to the owners they responded. The gentleman who takes care of the property made contact with me on the morning of the booking and left us a cream tea and milk which was very kind and welcoming, he was friendly and helpful and available for the weekend if we needed anything. If you were taking children there and it wasn't summer weather it may be a bit chilly inside and we could hear the conversation of the couple next door in Virginia Cottage East as the partition wall is thin. That could be an issue if one side had early rising little ones and the other didn't! But as we went away without our children for a weekend this was not a problem and we thoroughly enjoyed the peace of the village, walking and losing track of the time! It was a wonderful last minute treat.

    Miss CatoApr 2021

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The property

With spectacular panoramic sea views along the coast of Cornwall Virginia Cottage is the perfect destination for a small group or family.

Just a hop, skip and a jump from the sea, inside this sweet former fisherman's cottage you'll find comfortable furnishings and heaps of traditional character.

The living room/diner, boasts stunning views and a classic woodburning stove, perfect for warming your toes after a day walking the cliff path.

Take in the ocean vista whilst enjoying a home-cooked meal prepared in the galley style kitchen.

On the first floor are two restful bedrooms; at the front, a spacious king-size room where you can wake to the sights and sounds of the sea.

At the rear, a twin room overlooks the garden and has books and games for children.

Two bathrooms (one on the ground floor) mean that everyone has their own facilities.

Dine alfresco in the enclosed lawned garden and enjoy a BBQ whilst the sun sets.

This peaceful cottage lies in the charming village of Portwrinkle, at the western end of Whitsand Bay.

Home to two sandy beaches and a small sheltered harbour it is a true hidden Cornish gem.

Spend a day on the beach, exploring the many rock pools or try your luck at riding the waves.

Nearby the pretty twin villages of Kingsand and Cawsand offer plenty of quaint shops and opportunities for eating out beside the sea.

Plymouth is a short trip by ferry, here you'll find shops, bars, restaurants, museums, and lots of attractions.

With so much to see and do nearby, Virginia Cottage is a perfect Cornish getaway in a truly exceptional location.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with sea view, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with bath, hand held shower, basin and WC
  • Ground floor wet room
  • Kitchen
  • Living room/diner with a woodburning stove
  • Electric heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric cooker and hob, fridge, small freezer, microwave, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Enclosed garden with lawn, furniture and BBQ
  • Sorry, no pets and smoking
  • Shop and pub within 0.1 miles
  • Roadside parking is available (though not guaranteed) using the Parking Permit found in the property.Please ensure you display the permit as failure to do so could result in your vehicle being clamped
  • Note: Access to the cottage and garden are shared with the neighboring property
  • Note: This property has no conventional TV reception
  • A smart device is available for streaming only

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

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About the location

PORTWRINKLE

Portwrinkle is a small coastal village in Cornwall, England. It was traditionally a fishing village, and the old 17th century walls of the pilchard cellars are still standing.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas
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