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Stunning conversion under new ownership

Saint Minver Highlands, Cornwall, UK
  • Cottage912 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

Perfect for families and near to beaches.

Rock Cottage is set in a peaceful location at Treglyn Farm near to the village of St Minver and close to the beaches of Rock, Daymer Bay, Polzeath and Port Isaac.

The North coast of Cornwall is a great place to visit at any time of year. The road between Newquay and Tintagel weaves its way through one of the finest and most spectacular coastlines in the country. Rock Cottage is in the perfect place to explore this part of Cornwall, with its considerable history and attractions.

The property is a stone built barn conversion with local slate roof. The beautifully furnished property is arranged over 2 floors. Ground floor patio doors to the back and front give views of the surrounding countryside and lead to large gardens and a patio with seating. The downstairs open plan living space consists of a farmhouse style dining table, comfortable sofas and chair, TV and DVD with Sky and WiFi. The new kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker and hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge freezer and microwave. There is a downstairs loo and space to hang your coats in the entrance hall. You will find many fine paintings enhancing the walls throughout.

Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, one double, one twin/double and one bunk bedroom suitable for children. There is a newly fitted family bathroom with bath, over shower and loo.

We regret no dogs and no smoking allowed on the premises.

Additional information:

* Visit Rock for your day to day supplies. There is a bakery, a butchers, a dairy which sells specialist cheeses and other fine foods, and a fish and chip shop. A newsagents, a petrol station, a Spar shop, a post office, cafes and restaurants are all on offer just 5 minutes away by car.

*The village of St.Minver has a Saxon Church, a post office and an 18th century pub called The Fourways Inn which offers evening meals. Other establishments worth visiting in the area are the Pityme Inn, St Kew Inn at St Kew and the Maltsters in nearby Chapel Amble.

The town of Wadebridge is 10 minutes drive away. It has all the convenient facilities such as banks, chemists supermarkets, leisure centre, cinema and small independent shops.


*Drive the Atlantic Highway to Newquay and discover the famous surf beaches. Stop at Watergate Bay to enjoy a meal at Jamie Oliver’s well known ‘15’ Restaurant.

*Go North to Tintagel famous for its Arthurian Legends, and climb the spectacular headland to visit the castle.

*The Camel Trail which was given UNESCO Area of Outstanding Beauty status can be accessed nearby. There are several cycle hire shops in Wadebridge if required.

*There are two golf clubs close to St.Minver. The St. Enodoc Golf Club and Rosecarrow Golf and Country Club.

*A pedestrian ferry operates across the Camel Estuary and links Rock to Padstow where you will find a charming fishing port with many pubs and restaurants. Rick Stein the famous TV chef has his roots in the town where he operates both The Seafood Restaurant and Rick Stein’s Café.

* Visit the Eden Project near St Austell for a great day out for the whole family: explore the largest indoor rainforest in the world and enjoy special events.

* Explore the history of modern art at St Ives in its newly extended Tate Gallery.

*This area has been an inspiration to writers, film makers and artists. A current enthusiasm for the TV series 'Poldark' based on Winston Graham's books and Rosamund Pilcher's 'The Shell Seekers' brings in many new visitors.

Property Manager

John Grice

Member Since 2017
Response time:
within a few days
Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018
About John Grice

We have holidayed in Cornwall for many years. Our first visit was in 1976 when we spent our honeymoon in the area. It has been a favourite destination ever since. Our love of the unique atmosphere and vibrant art scene has drawn us back year after year. Our children and grandchildren now visit and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful beaches too. We hope you will love Cornwall as much as we do.

John Grice purchased this Cottage in 2017

Why John Grice chose Saint Minver

Rock Cottage was incredibly well appointed with beautiful surroundings. We were drawn to the rural peaceful setting. The property's proximity to some of Cornwall's best beaches made this the perfect family holiday location.

What makes this Cottage unique

There are great opportunities for the active. You can surf, swim, sail, and cycle. You can hike the coastal paths and explore nearby Bodmin Moor. For the 'foodies' you will not have to travel too far to find Rick Stein, Jamie Oliver and Nathan Outlaw well represented by their very own restaurants.


    • Internet
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, singles can be combined to make a large double on request
      • Bedroom 3
        2 child bed, Bunk beds suitable for children only


        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower, wash basin
        • Small ground floor toilet and wash basin

        Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Rural


              • Away From It All
              • Family


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Fireplace
                        Electric flame effect stove
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room
                        Open plan
                      • Parking
                        2 vehicles
                      • Towels Provided
                        Not beach towels
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                            Full size
                          • Kitchen
                            Newly fitted
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                            Electric with built in grill
                          • Refrigerator
                            Includes small freezer
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Child's Highchair
                              • Dining
                                Open plan living room / diner
                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • Books
                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Television
                                  • Toys
                                    Beach toys
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                        Large grass areas to front and back


                                          • wheelchair inaccessible


                                              • bay/sound
                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • marina
                                              • playground
                                              • recreation center
                                              • restaurants

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • beachcombing
                                                  • bird watching
                                                  • scenic drives
                                                  • sight seeing
                                                  • walking

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • medical services

                                                        Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                          • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                          • cycling
                                                          • fishing
                                                          • golf
                                                          • hiking
                                                          • mountain biking
                                                          • sailing
                                                          • deepsea fishing
                                                          • snorkeling
                                                          • sound/bay fishing
                                                          • surf fishing
                                                          • surfing
                                                          • swimming
                                                          • wind-surfing

                                                            House Rules

                                                            Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                            Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                            Cancellation Policy

                                                            100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                            1 Reviews


                                                            Latest reviews

                                                            Autumn Break

                                                            Kate A.

                                                            We were very impressed with Rock Cottage. The house itself was very stylish, well kitted out, and well maintained. Our double bedroom was generously proportioned with plenty of space for our travel cot.

                                                            Our children adored the open space to play safely outside, and loved seeing the rabbits on the grass every morning. It was beautifully peaceful, yet close to plenty of beaches, and places to visit.

                                                            We plan to book the cottage again for a summer stay, it has a perfect sunny terrace for barbecues.

                                                            We can't wait to go back!


                                                            Saint Minver Highlands, Cornwall, UK


                                                            Additional information about rental rates

                                                            A minimum of three days low season rental is possible on request - subject to availability. Please contact owner directly.

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                                                            For booking assistance, call 888-640-7927

                                                            Property # 8284637