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Cottage (8 plus dog) 10 min walk to beach, views, garden, parking, hot-tub, WiFi

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Tardis, supreme comfort, views, quick walk to sea, privacy, garden WiFi, Hot-tub

Hillside Cottage is set in the hamlet of Trethias, deep in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, secluded and with lovely views from every window, looking down to Treyarnon Bay. Described as a tardis inside it is light, quiet and spacious, high comfort set up for up to eight guests and their dog.

Lovely home, tastefully furnished and equipped to high standard with Wi-Fi broadband; telephone land line, Sonos and 4 flat-screen televisions with free-view.

The kitchen diner is happy and accommodating (table seats up to 12) - as is the lounge; the beds are large and deeply comfortable.

All four bedrooms are again big with stunning views, three have king or super king-size beds; two have en suites bath/shower rooms and downstairs is a family bathroom; - the fourth bedroom has two single beds.

A pretty, enclosed garden allows great BBQ's and outdoor eating on the decking.

Or simply watching the sun-set on the beach from the privacy of the Hot-tub.

10 minutes easy walk to the beach either across fields or using the road (village road only into Treyarnon)

The Youth Hostal on Treyarnon Bay does simple food and opens its friendly bar for local beers, ciders and music, everyone welcome including your dog.

Wonderful surfing at Treyaron beach, a large sandy cove with rock pools, surfing and the natural sea swimming pool.

Easy to join the South West Coastal Path and walk to Constantine Bay, Porthcothan and further round to Padstow.

Golf on the lynx course at Trevose Golf Club at Constantine is very close by; and St Merryn with its shops and pubs are a short walk 20-25 minutes across the tops of the hills, again with lovely views to Padstow and the sea.

Ideal for families of all ages or enthusiasts of walking, bird-watching or golf, surfers, friendship groups and cyclists.

We do three day short stays for guests from October to March - on enquiry. Please check out my website www.hillsidecottagepadstow.co.uk

More Details

Property Manager
Katie Goodall
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2017

About Katie Goodall

My husband and I live in the New Forest where we both work in the Medical profession. We started camping in Cornwall when our children were all small and decided that a cottage was the best way to visit this beautiful coastline in the winter. We bring our dog, walking boots, wet-suits and bikes but spend the first two days relaxing with a glass of wine and the binoculars, - we don't care about the weather, the more wild the better! To come in to the serenity of Hillside is something we never tire of. Our children love it too as the surfing culture has universal appeal, they tell us a Hot Tub is essential and they sign up to whatever we do!

Katie Goodall purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Katie Goodall chose St Merryn

We were so lucky to find this lovely up market conversion of a simple Cornish Cottage enabling us to winter escape and admire real stormy seas as well as offering surfing appeal and beach for the children. It is relaxing. It has the feeling of space and privacy with lovely views back, front and over fields to the sea. We have made it comfortable and charming. People have said that when they are staying there they don't want to leave to go out, they prefer to enjoy the place with its peace, eat out on the decking overlooking the garden and fields and watching the sun setting over the Bay. We love it and so do the guests.

As it is lovely having the dog with us.

What makes this cottage unique

Peaceful, easy, spacious, comfortable, interesting. Wonderful for family and friends, easy walking to the sea, fabulous views. New addition of a secluded Hot tub means a real treat for celebrations.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This property is a credit to the owners everything has been well thought out. We lo ed everything about it. The bedding and towels where what you would get in a five star hotel, It"s perfect for two families and you dont feel on top of each other because of the size of the rooms. There was tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a fresh butter cream sandwich in the lovely kitchen diner.
Jun 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Merryn in North Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite bathroom with separate shower to Bedroom 1; ensuite shower room to Bedroom 2; family bathroom and toilet with shower downstairs
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 in 4 rooms/ Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with king size bed, second and third bedrooms with super-king sized beds, child’s bedroom with single beds and cot. Top quality designer cotton bedding, deep pile luxurious bath-sheet and hand towels. TV/DVD, views to sea. Either duck down or hypoallergeic pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Cream carpet throughout. Tasteful decoration, superbly comfortable. WI-FI and broadband, land line (no mobile phone reception). One dog allowed - not upstairs. Peaceful, private, not over-looked - big windows with views to bay. 10 minutes walk to beach. Outside: Weber charcoal BBQ; wooden table with sun umbrella, benches, chairs and sun loungers (2) stored in outside room under lounge. Outside tap and electricity. Decking from lounge commands fits the outdoor table. Huge views over field to sea, best place to watch the owls swoop against the back-drop sunset. Utility Room: Washing machine; tumble dryer; iron and board; airer; pegs; hoover; bucket and mop; baskets for shoe storage. Boiler. Dog sleeps here, floor is warm from pipes. Door to kitchen. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Property is cleaned at change over; fresh linen supplied and beds changed at end of week if required. Any extra can easily be arranged. Other: All bedrooms have a TV and DVD player; double bedrooms have a hair-dryer. Master bedroom has a king sized bed, other two double bedrooms have super king sized beds. There are singl beds in the children’s room and a cot if needed.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

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A true rural retreat

  • 4 of 5

Stayed as a large family with grandchildren, this house is fantastic, and so well planned. It caters for every need. Excellent accommodation and comfy beds, lovely hot water and heat and plenty of space for a large family - the area is spectacular. Can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Well equipped and comfortable cottage

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was just what we needed for our family pre-Christmas get together. Much bigger inside than it seems from the outside with everything we needed and easy walking distance to the sea - a must for us when in Cornwall.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this feedback - at Hillside we really do want to get it right for your holiday and you are most welcome another time.
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5

Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived there was milk in the fridge and a lovely orange drizzle cake waiting for us, after a long drive this was a welcome sight! The house was lovely, clean and well maintained. The hot tub was a real treat! One morning we were treated to a display of wildlife with a Barn Owl hunting, deer running through the field and pheasants running around!

We had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You have been so lucky! Pheasants and owls I have seen but not deer. Thank you for being such great guests!
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5

Lovely cottage, fantastic location and friendly service

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at Hillside, four adults, four children and two dogs. Room for all in a well kept and stylish house. The hot tub was brilliant. A short walk to the lovely beach good for surfing and playing. followed by a pint or two at the YHA overlooking the beach. Close to St Merryn and Padstow loads to see and do. We hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this lovely review, we are so glad you have had such a good time and used Hillside as is meant; for having fun, as a family - in that most beautiful part of Cornwall. Really hope you come again! With best wishes Katie
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5

Definitely Five Star Accommodation!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property which is very spacious and well equipped with lovely views across the fields. A real sense that the owner, Katie, and the manager, Ruth, were ready to help us in any way we needed. There was no long list of do's and don'ts on arrival, just a very warm welcome with cake! They let us go in as soon as the cleaning was finished (spotlessly clean) which was a real bonus having driven down early in the morning. We were surprised when we arrived to see that there is a big property next door but found, in the end, we didn't get any noise from it. Hillside is incredibly peaceful (just a little bit of traffic passing by occasionally for the beach, which didn't seem at all invasive, and I'm fussy about traffic noise!). This was our fourth visit to Treyarnon Bay (stayed in a static caravan before - bit of a contrast with Hillside!). Treyarnon is my first choice of beach in Cornwall, and if you want more variety or sand dunes - Constantine is only a short walk away. I would definitely recommend Hillside, it is absolutely beautiful. The only thing to bear in mind the 10 minute walk to the beach along the road. Can't recommend any restaurants or activities in the area because other than a cream tea at Bedruthan Steps (yummy), all we wanted to do was be on Treyarnon beach or relaxing at Hillside. We were a party which stretched in age from 14 to 87. The teenagers appreciated the consistent, working WiFi. Also it was good to have a landline available for any emergencies as there is sparse mobile signal in that area. It's the best house we have ever stayed in.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a great - and very accurate review and thank you for everything you say. We want people to enjoy our house - we love it and Treyarnon Bay too.
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5

This lovely cottage has the wow factor!

  • 5 of 5

This property is a credit to the owners everything has been well thought out. We lo ed everything about it. The bedding and towels where what you would get in a five star hotel, It"s perfect for two families and you dont feel on top of each other because of the size of the rooms. There was tea, coffee, sugar, milk and a fresh butter cream sandwich in the lovely kitchen diner. My two tibetan terriers loved the garden, I had to put two towels down in the hall and lounge near patio doors to keep the cream carpet clean, but it was worth it. This lovely house felt home from home. Already planning to come back.Thankyou so much for a perfect base for our holiday in Padstow.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this lovely review, I know you have loved Hillside as much as we do. I appreciate your care, we too take our dog in the winter and are always surprised that Hillside takes as much hard living as it does. It looks smart but is not precious. I do look forward to welcoming you back another time..
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Mellow September
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,260
for 7 nights
£1,260
 
 
Early Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,175
for 7 nights
£1,175
 
 
Mid October
14 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£740
for 3 nights
From
£180
£1,120
 
 
November
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£700
for 4 nights
From
£125
£850
 
 
Pre Christmas break
16 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£800
for 4 nights
From
£150
£950
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,450
for 7 nights
£1,450
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £100
Hot-tub clean & tests £100
Pet Fee £35
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Cleaning Fees:
These are for the house, provision of all linen; and weekly cleaning and water balancing by the hot-tub maintenance company.

Booking Notes:
Short breaks of 4 days min accepted in low season weeks from during October to May - prices on enquiry. Payment consists of the deposit of 40% of price of stay plus Security Deposit (refundable in full after holiday end against good order, breakages/loss, cleanliness) of £250. Balance due 6 weeks before start of holiday; cancellation after 4 weeks before holiday start non-refundable.
Dog x 1 cost £35 per week.

Changeover Day:
Saturdays, arriving after 4pm, and leaving by 10 am. Please contact Helen (Property Manager) mob: 07899283265, who will deal with any questions or concerns that may arise during your stay. Katie, the owner is always contactable to help too


Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the weeks still available in 2017

Short and weekend breaks of 3 nights (4 days) from Friday to Monday - from October to end of March during low season weeks. Please enquire directly on 07775578729.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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