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Stone built barn conversion with rural views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cosy cottage that sleeps four near surfing and family beaches and Newquay

Just half a mile from the large golden sandy beach at Porth and even less to Whipsiderry beach on the coast road just north of Newquay, this is one of a small group of single and two storey cottages with country views. The cottage is also just a couple of miles from the rest of Newquay's surfing beaches including Fistral and Watergate Bay. Watergate Bay is also known for it's kite surfing and is the home of Jamie Oliver’s new Fifteen2 restaurant. It was also the setting for the ITV series Echo Beach. There's a footpath near the cottage to the bay. For those who enjoy a walk it's around a mile.

Cosy Cottage: Chy Byghan is one of a number of cottages converted from stone built barns around a central courtyard. Snuck into one corner, the double glazed front door opens into a small entrance hall with a shower room W.C. with hand basin on one side, and a double bedroom facing the inner courtyard on the opposite side. At the rear of the cottage, a door leads through to a bright living room with a natural decor and colour scheme and two windows looking across the road to fields and the countryside.

There is a seating area with a new sofa bed (with a special martress designed to be good for your back)and a kitchen/diner with a pine table and bench seats and a galley style kitchen area with light coloured fitted units. The cottage floors in the kitchen area and hall are laminated with recently laid carpet elsewhere except the bathroom which has floor tiles. We also installed a new washing machine a couple of years ago.

There's a shared car park at the rear of the group of cottages.

What's nearby: If you want to give the car a rest then jump on a bus. There is a service that runs along the road next to the cottages during the summer months.

Porth beach offers safe bathing and is just a ten minute walk by road, as are a pub, cafes and the coastal footpath. Whipsiderry beach is at the end of the road and takes us about 7 minutes to walk to with a 5 year-old and a nine year-old so we think that's not bad! It's in a cove and has got caves and rock pools to explore and a vast sandy beach when the tide is out and it a good surfing beach which not that many know about! There's a convenience shop in the camp site just a few minutes walk down the road which you can also use. Local hotels in the area welcome non-residents to their restaurants. Golf, horse riding and ten pin bowling are all available nearby.

More about the cottage: The cottage has many features including a microwave, and a travel cot and we've popped in a funky kettle and toaster. Electricity and heating is inclusive. Ideal for a couple but for a value holiday it can sleep up to 4 (2+2 a double bed and a new double sofa bed). The whole cottage has recently been decorated inside and out.

Want to bring your pet? We're happy to accept well behaved dogs and have even been known to let some other types of pet stay. We once had a parrot enjoy a week at the cottage! Like most properties there is a pet fee which is £15 per pet with a maximum of two dogs.

More Details

Owner
Ian & Jill Sainsbury
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

Why Ian & Jill Sainsbury chose St Ives area

We've owned our cottage for a good few years now. Jill and I studied in Cornwall and fell in love with the place then. A few years later when finances permitted we made the plunge to buy a property in Cornwall that a) Looked good and we could afford and b) that we could rent out at an affordable rate so that others could enjoy the beauty and fun that is Cornwall too. Oh and of course it had to be near the sea!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have just arrived back home, and I wanted to say thanks so much for our

stay in your house. It was perfect, and we had a really nice time there.
Oct 2014
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Amenities

Newquay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Plus double sofa bed in lounge area
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bed linen can be provided at an extra cost if pre booked at £12 for one set and £20 for two. Please note we do not provide towels.

Reviews

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Stone built barn conversion with rural views
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 25 reviews
Portsmouth
5

A Charming Cottage

  • 5 of 5

I stayed for a week with my son and we had a wonderful time. The cottage is cute and ideally situated for travel into Newquay or Watergate Bay. 10 minute walk to Port Beach and 5 minute walk to the nearest surf school. The cottage had everything we needed with a wonderful view to look at while we ate breakfast. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you and your son had an enjoyable time Tracey. You are welcome back anytime. Jill and Ian
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5

Brilliant Small Cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we stayed in this cottage. Its very conveniently located with a beach 5 minute walk up the road (the beach has loads of steep steps to get down to).

We had 2 medium sized dogs with us and having the shower next to the front door was great to rinse them off after a visit to the beach. which meant less sand in the cottage.

The shower is probably the only down side of the property as there is not a lot of pressure but it does the trick, just takes a little longer. Otherwise I cannot fault the property and I am sure we will be back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Ideal base for travelling around Cornwall. Lots of dog friendly beaches nearby

  • 4 of 5

Property was small but had everything needed. Would have liked wifi but we were able to use mobile data when out and about

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Small but cosy!

  • 4 of 5

It had everything we needed for a nice short break, stunning views of the valley too. Nice and compact, would definitely stay again

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a nice stay Kelly. You are welcome back anytime.
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4

Bijou Cottage but with all the facilities

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely short stay at the cottage and it was perfect for us, quiet with pleasant views out across neighbouring farm land. Less than 10 minutes walk to the coast.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Akrotiri
5

Fantastic little cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is great!! It was perfect for my husband and I, and our dog. It's in a great area; very quiet but within easy walking distance of anything you need. There are beautiful beaches just 10 minutes stroll away, and the coast path can take you to Newquay town centre or Watergate bay in less than half an hour. The cottage itself is super cosy and well equipped, and the owners are very helpful and accommodating. Can't wait to go back!!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Mermaid
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Several hotels, pubs and a bistro
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Whipsiderry

There are a wide selection of indoor and outdoor attractions within easy reach including a zoo and sealife centre in the resort of Newquay about two miles away, and the beaches of Watergate Bay and Mawgan Porth are two and four miles respectively.

The Eden project is just half an hours drive away. Watergate Bay is known for surfing, bodyboarding, kite surfing, kayaking and even grass boarding! Plus it's home to Jamie Oliver's Fifteen2 restaurant and where the ITV soap series Echo Beach was filmed.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Mandatory Cleaning fee $47.54
Pet Fee $19.81

Change over on Saturdays but other dates will be considered out of the main season, please enquire. We provide bedding i.e pilows and duvets but not bed linen such as sheets etc. Please bring your own or we can however provide bed linen for an extra charge of £12 for one set or £20 for two. Please let us know when booking if you need this service. Please note we do not provide towels - you will need to bring your own. Full terms and conditions can be found here: http://www.cornishcottage.soton.biz/terms.html

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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