BRIGHT & COSY CHARACTER COTTAGE 300M FROM HARBOUR AND BEACH

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Phil & Nikki

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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BRIGHT & COSY CHARACTER COTTAGE 300M FROM HARBOUR AND BEACH

Porthleven Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom, cosy cottage, close to restaurants and amenities

Blue Door Cottage is located in the charming village of Porthleven with its harbour, beach and a selection of good restaurants within just a couple of hundred metres. The cottage has a double and a twin bedroom, comfortably sleeping up to four guests. Outside there is a small seating area next to our palm tree for outside dining.

Heading west on the coastal path you can explore South West Cornwall with its rugged coastline dotted with fine beaches and on to Mounts Bay and St Michael's Mount. Head East and just a short walk to Loe Bar and the National Trust owned Penrose Estate then on to the Lizard Peninsula, the most Southerly Point in Britain, with its stunning views, coves and amazing wildlife - a must for all keen birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Within a short drive the historic and popular town of St Ives (20 minutes), Lands End (35 minutes) and the golden sand surfing beaches of Praa Sands (10 minutes), Sennen (35 minutes), Gwithian (20 minutes) with our favourite, the breath taking Kynance Cove (20 minutes).

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Phil & Nikki

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My wife Nikki was born in West Cornwall however spent most of her childhood in Sussex. I grew up in Surrey and after meeting Nikki spent regular trips to Cornwall visiting Nikki's family where we married in 2006. Our dream was to set up our home in Cornwall with our two boys and we finally made the jump in 2010 and haven't looked back - it truly is a fantastic place to bring up kids. We live just 4 miles from Porthleven and I have recently set up an office here - travelling back to London from time to time. We love relaxing around the harbour with its numerous restaurants and pubs to meet all tastes - we are sure you'll love it too!

Phil & Nikki purchased this cottage in 2013
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Property Reviews

Bright & Cosy Character Cottage 300m from Harbour and Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Bright & Cosy Character Cottage 300m from Harbour and Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1130360
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Porthleven Lizard Peninsula
5

A lovely little cottage close the sea.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
The Blue Door is a perfect place for a romantic break and we loved everything about it.

The Welcome Pack of scones and fresh cream with jam - and of course the obligatory bottle of milk was much appreciated. Everything was really clean and the log-burner was really relaxing.

Porthleven is a beautiful village with lots of craft shops and restaurants. In particular we would recommend the Harbour Inn for a Sunday carvery and Rolands Plaice for a chippy, where the cuckoo clocks and sleeping cat are a must-see.

The walk along by the pier can be breath-taking.

Highly recommended!!

Thanks Phil and Nikki.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Bright & Cosy Character Cottage 300m from Harbour and Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1130360
+44 (0)1736888372
Porthleven Lizard Peninsula
5

Delightful cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
The Blue Door is a delightful, very clean and well equipped holiday home. We especially enjoyed the log burner. The location is superb for coastal walks and plenty of places to eat out. We had a very relaxing and enjoyable half term break.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Bright & Cosy Character Cottage 300m from Harbour and Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1130360
+44 (0)1736888372
Porthleven Lizard Peninsula
Berkshire
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
I can only echo the other reviewers: a lovely cottage with everything you need provided. The owners have clearly made every effort to make their guests feel comfortable and welcome and have succeeded brilliantly.
A great base for exploring or walking around the Lizard and west Cornwall.
In short - GO! You won't be disappointed.
business
Bright & Cosy Character Cottage 300m from Harbour and Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1130360
+44 (0)1736888372
Porthleven Lizard Peninsula
5

Perfect holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
We enjoyed a thoroughly restful break at this beautiful cottage in Porthleven.
On arrival we received a warm welcome and a generous starter pack. The cream tea was much appreciated after our journey.
The cottage is cosy, fresh and clean whilst providing everything you need to make your stay a comfortable one. It is a restful place to stay but also in easy walking distance of the harbour, beach and local shops.
The eateries, bakery and pub were all excellent and we found the local people to be helpful and friendly.
We can recommend the walk around Loe Bar, well worth the visit, with plenty to see along the way and spectacular views of the coast.
The cottage is a good base to visit other areas of Cornwall but if it is a restful time you are looking for, you can just park your car, all you need can be found locally.
We will be recommending the Blue Door cottage to our family and friends and hope to return soon.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Bright & Cosy Character Cottage 300m from Harbour and Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1130360
+44 (0)1736888372
Porthleven Lizard Peninsula
5

Simply perfect

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
The Blue Door Cottage is the perfect self catering option if you're looking to stay in a beautiful and laid back part of Cornwall, but with all the amenities you could ask for. We were greeted on arrival not only by Phil and Nikki but also with a cream tea and bottle of wine in the fridge - a great way to start a holiday!
The cottage is cosy and has everything you need. We didn't use the kitchen very much as there are so many fabulous places to eat in Porthleven, but if we needed to it was fully equipped.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Blue Door Cottage and really hope to be able to stay again soon!
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Map

Nearest Airport
32 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Penzance
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Porthleven
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Praa Sands
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Sea Drift Kitchen Cafe
Car: not necessary
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Availability & Rates

Porthleven Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Easter Holidays
Apr 4 2014 - Apr 24 2014
£425
7 nights
 
 
April/May
Apr 25 2014 - May 1 2014
£80
£85
Fri,Sat,Sun
£375
3 nights
 
 
May Bank Holiday
May 2 2014 - May 8 2014
£465
7 nights
 
 
May
May 9 2014 - May 22 2014
£90
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£420
3 nights
 
 
Spring Bank Holiday
May 23 2014 - May 29 2014
£495
7 nights
 
 
June
May 30 2014 - Jun 12 2014
£475
7 nights
 
 
June/July
Jun 13 2014 - Jun 26 2014
£495
7 nights
 
 
July
Jun 27 2014 - Jul 10 2014
£525
7 nights
 
 
Mid July
Jul 11 2014 - Jul 17 2014
£675
7 nights
 
 
Summer Holidays
Jul 18 2014 - Aug 21 2014
£745
7 nights
 
 
August Bank Holiday
Aug 22 2014 - Aug 28 2014
£785
7 nights
 
 
End of August
Aug 29 2014 - Sep 4 2014
£595
7 nights
 
 
5 - 12 September
Sep 5 2014 - Sep 11 2014
£465
7 nights
 
 
12 - 19 September
Sep 12 2014 - Sep 18 2014
£435
7 nights
 
 
19 - 26 September
Sep 19 2014 - Sep 25 2014
£399
7 nights
 
 
26 September to 24 October
Sep 26 2014 - Oct 23 2014
£90
£95
Fri,Sat,Sun
£345
3 nights
 
 
October Half Term
Oct 24 2014 - Oct 30 2014
£399
7 nights
 
 
November
Oct 31 2014 - Nov 27 2014
£75
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£335
3 nights
 
 
28 November to 19 December
Nov 28 2014 - Dec 18 2014
£75
£80
Fri,Sat,Sun
£325
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
£65
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £100.00
Notes We operate a FRIDAY change over day. Blue Door Cottage will be available from 4 pm. on the day of arrival and we ask that guests vacate by 10 am. on the day of departure. To secure a booking we require 50% within 5 days of agreement and the balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival date. Credit/Debit Card & On-line Payments incur a £20.00 admin fee to cover bank charges. On-street parking is free.
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Amenities

Porthleven Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 231 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double bedroom - 1 double , Built in wardrobe, dressing table with hairdryer
    Twin Room - 2 twin/ single , Large built in wardrobe
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • sound/bay fishing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
On-street Parking is available close by, however not directly outside the property itself.
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