This 400 year old cosy Cornish Stone Cottage sleeping four people and up to two dogs, is situated at the end of a terrace of four similar whitewashed properties close to the beautiful church in the friendly and thriving village of Cubert. Approximately 1.5 miles from Holywell Bay. The Cubert village has several shops including a small supermarket with Post Office, a Fish & Chip shop and several pubs.
The nearest beach is the iconic Holywell Bay, a stunning long stretch of soft sand backed by sand dunes, approx 1.5 miles away and often used as a film location for both Poldark and the Rosemary Pilcher films. Children will enjoy exploring the various rock-pools and caves at low tide, making dams in the stream and climbing and sliding down the huge sand dunes. There is a fabulous surf school where whole family can enjoy learning to surf on one of the most splendid beaches in the U.K. and is dog friendly throughout the year.
There are many other incredible beaches nearby, you will be spoilt for choice. Towards Newquay you will find Crantock, Porth Joke, Fistral, Lusty Glaze, Watergate Bay among others. West of Holywell sits popular Perranporth with it's famous bar on the beach, all are ideal for surfing/body boarding, rock-pooling and sunbathing, most have lifeguards from May to September.
The cottage location is ideal for exploring the sights of Cornwall. Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Ives, St Agnes and Padstow are all easy to reach by car.
For walkers there are endless pathways all around the village, Cubert Common is a sandy grassland and home to abundant flora and fauna and the SW coast path is around a 20 minute walk away. The rugged cliff tops along this part of the coast are stunning all year round but particularly in Spring when the flowers are at their best.
The cottage entrance itself is surrounded in honeysuckle and leads you through a tiled porch area, with storage for coats and into a small beamed living/dining room with some low doorways and an inglenook fireplace with wood-burning stove. There is a sofa, armchair & coffee table and a small foldaway dining table with four chairs for guests to set up as required. There is a well equipped galley kitchen to the back of the property, with fridge-freezer, oven and gas hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, the cupboards are well stocked with crockery, plenty of glasses and cooking pots and pans. The doorway from the kitchen leads to a utility area with washing machine, tumble dryer and downstairs cloakroom.
Steep open tread wooden stairs lead from the living space upstairs where there is a large main bedroom at the front of the property with exposed wooden floors, thick pile rugs and comfy King Size bed with colourful bedding and plenty of storage. There is a smaller pretty twin bedroom to the back of the property, along with a newly tiled family bathroom with bath and shower over.
The cottage is warmed by gas central heating and a pretty wood-burning stove. There is no electric meter, electricity and gas is included within the rental price. Super fast fibre optic wi-fi is available and free to use.
The garden to the side of the cottage has a small lawn with BBQ area at one end, Weber BBQ, solid wooden garden furniture and rotary dryer. There is a paved area immediately to the front of the cottage with wooden bench.
The shared driveway is within 10 yards of the front door. The parking is shared with the holiday cottage next door and you park one behind the other.