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Clean and cosy 2 bedroom cottage near to the beach and in the heart of St Agnes

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Dec-2016
Walking distance to SW Coast Path & beach, local shops, pubs and restaurants

With the beach, local independent shops and award winning pubs and restaurants all within 10 minutes walk, The Old Cornstore is a perfectly located 2 bedroom cottage situated in the beautiful village of St Agnes. Steeped in history, the cottage has recently been renovated and newly furnished to provide a clean, modern and comfortable home. It comprises of a well equipped kitchen with underfloor heating, a cosy lounge, 1 double bedroom & 1 twin bedroom, 2 modern bathrooms and a large garage ideal for storing bikes, surfboards and muddy walking boots. Also available is free WIFI, Bluetooth speaker with ipod connectivity, 32" flat screen TV, Smart Blu-ray & DVD player & internet radio. Parking is available opposite the cottage or very close by.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We live in Surrey with our two children and have been visiting our parents holiday home in Cornwall for the past ten years. When they sold their property we decided that we loved Cornwall so much that we would take the plunge and buy our own place. Having spent time in St Agnes previously and because of the great beach and vibrant village community, we knew that this was where we wanted our second home to be.

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11 Reviews

5
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic cottage in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our week at The Cornstore. The cottage is in a fantastic location in St Agnes and is a real home away from home. The kingsize bed was very comfy and we slept really well after lots of cliff top walks. It was an added bonus having a washing machine and dryer. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in a lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have just had the most memorable weeks holiday in St Agnes, staying in this lovely cottage. This was ideally situated in a central location for discovering Cornwall. The cottage had every facility needed and was extremely comfortable. Had lovely meals at the Driftwood spa, St Agnes Hotel and great Pizzas from the local takeaway. We visited Lands end, The Minnack theatre, St Micheals Mount, Eden Project, The Camel trail at Padstow and St Ives all great places with lots to do. Would recommend Cornwall and this cottage to anyone. PS. Wifi, a big plus with teenagers 😂

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cottage in a lovely place.

  • 5 of 5

We were going to a wedding in St Agnes and booked the cottage for 2 couples. The cottage exceeded our expectations -it was exceptionally well fitted out and there was plenty of space for 4 adults. It felt very homely and welcoming. Booking via the owner was effortless and from start to finish I had no reservations. Thank you -we may be back and have already recommended the cottage to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect accommodation and location

  • 5 of 5

Our 2nd time to St Agnes but 1st time in this beautiful cottage! Everything in the cottage is finished to a very high standard and beautifully decorated throughout. Fully equipped with all the essentials but also spoils you with a little bit of luxury, especially those comfy beds! We stayed with our 2 children who had the most amazing holiday and spent the week at the beach since its only a little walk away. We will definitely be back!! Thank you so much to the owners of the cottage for a fantastic home for a week.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful cottage, generously furnished and equity. A perfect place for a family with lots of space. High quality and very clean. Close to the beach, village and local eateries. Lots of lovely walks and places to visit nearby, so a good base. They really have thought of everything, washing powder, cling film, beach BBQ, DVDs, local info and more. We were over the moon with our choice. Loved the bakery croissants and the driftwood pub. The bay is gorgeous and quiet. A short drive 1.5 miles is another beautiful beach at chapel porth. All of my emails got answered by the owner. Thanks so much, highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

excellent cottage

  • 5 of 5

Delightful cottage and provision for all needs

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - much appreciated. Really glad that you enjoyed the cottage and hope to have you stay again sometime.
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Location

From the Owner

It's so easy to get to St Agnes - just a ten minute drive from the A30 and no tiny lanes or tractors or car sickness to contend with! Once we are here, the convenience of being able to walk to the beach and local amenities, give us the option of parking the car when we arrive and not using it again until it's time to head home. When we do venture further afield, we love to walk along the miles of coastal paths or visit the beaches at Chapel Porth and Perranporth. We are also fond of the South Coast of Cornwall and are fortunate to be less than an hours drive away from lovely coastal villages such as St Mawes and Portscatho.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Newquay at 12 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Taphouse at 100 Metres Nearest Golf : Perranporth at 4 Miles Nearest Train : Truro at 9 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Number 4 at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : Trevaunance Cove at 0.5 Miles Car: recommended

Trevaunance Cove is a 10 minute walk from the cottage (15 minutes on the way back as the road slopes gently upwards!) and is home to a bistro, pub, fish and chip shop & craft gallery. The Cove is renowned for its sandy beach, rock pools and surfing and provides access to the SW Coast Path. St Agnes is in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, has a rich mining history and is a thriving and bustling community. The village itself boasts several pubs & restaurants (3 of which are an easy 2 min walk from our cottage), the award winning Cornish Pizza Company and 2 fish & chip shops. There are many independently owned shops including a bakery, butcher, grocer, coffee shop and newsagent, as well as a post office and 2 convenience stores.

There are lots of activities available locally. The local surf school is located right on the beach at Trevaunance Cove. Perranporth also has a surf school and it's wide sandy beach & excellent waves make it perfect for beginners and experienced surfers alike. The South West Coast Path is right on the doorstep where you will find miles and miles of glorious coast line leading to mining heritage sites and hidden beaches and providing spectacular views out to sea. We are also only a few miles from the coast to coast cycle trail which is suitable for all levels of cyclists. The trail runs for 11 miles from Portreath to Devoran & follows purpose built cycle paths and quiet country lanes. For the keener cyclist, there are many more challenging routes nearby.

There are an abundance of other activities available nearby including horse riding, coasteering and kayaking. There is also a superb indoor skate board park in nearby Mount Hawke.

A car is beneficial to explore wider areas of Cornwall but is not essential as all amenities are within walking distance and there are good bus services to Truro and Perranporth. The huge sandy beach at Perranporth & the gorgeous NT beach at Chapel Porth are less than a 10 minute drive along the coast and further afield are the popular seaside resorts of Newquay and St Ives. By car, St Agnes is 10 minutes from the A30, 40 minutes from Newquay Airport and 20 minutes from Truro train station. Keen walkers & cyclists will find plenty of areas to explore without the use of a car.

Other places to visit: Truro 9 miles, Newquay 12 miles, Falmouth 15 miles, St Mawes 18 miles, St Ives 22 miles, Gardens of Heligan 22 miles, Eden project 25 miles, Lands End 28 miles.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£400
 
 
Xmas Hols
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Low Season
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£400
 
 
Feb Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
£625
for 7 nights
£625
 
 
Low Season
18 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£450
 
 
Easter Hols
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
Mid Season
15 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£525
for 7 nights
£525
 
 
May Half Term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£795
for 7 nights
£795
 
 
Mid Season
3 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
Summer Hols
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
Mid Season
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£625
 
 
Oct Half Term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
£400
 
 
Xmas Hols
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
£300
for 3 nights
From
£100
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

A 30% deposit, along with a signed Booking Form are required to secure reservation. Payment of the balance and a security deposit of £200 is due 6 weeks before arrival or in full if your reservation is made within 6 weeks of the arrival date. Your security deposit will be refunded within 14 days of departure if no loss or damage to the property has occurred. Our prices are for 7 night stays and include all linen, bathroom towels and electricity.

Changeover day is Saturday during peak holiday season. During peak holiday season we can only take bookings for a minimum of 7 nights. Outside of peak season we are flexible with changeover days and short breaks can also be accommodated. Please contact us with your short break requirements.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Of course, we love our house as much as we love the location. It has everything we need for a relaxing time away - a well equipped kitchen, cosy lounge, comfy beds and a big garage for storing bikes, body boards, buckets and spades and walking boots. For us, this means that packing to come here is just a case of throwing a few things in a bag and hitting the road. We love it and we hope that you will enjoy sharing it with us.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, This bathroom is on the ground floor
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), This bathroom is on the 2nd floor
  • Bathroom 1 is on the ground floor & has a large fully tiled walk in rain shower, modern sink, WC, heated towel rail, underfloor heating & mirror. Bathroom 2 is on the 2nd floor and has a bath, sink, WC, heated towel rail and cabinet.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, King size bed with anti allergy bedding
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 2 full size single beds with anti allergy bedding
  • The cottage sleeps 4 people in two bedrooms. The master bedroom is on the 1st floor & sleeps 2 in king size bed. There is a wardrobe, chest of drawers & full length mirror. The 2nd bedroom is on the 2nd floor & sleeps 2 in 2 full size single beds (suitable for adults) & has a chest of drawers and mirror. There is also space to comfortably fit a travel cot in this room. All beds have anti-allergy bedding.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The cottage is located on a lane at the bottom of the village with parking available directly opposite or within a 2 minute walk. Whilst we do not have a garden, we are only a 10 minute walk from the beach - all you need to do is pick up the portable BBQ and some cold drinks and make your way down there. Failing that we are just a 2 minute walk from a great pub/restaurant with lovely outside space, superb food and a great atmosphere. Clean linen & towels are provided. Beach towels are not provided and we would be grateful if you would bring your own.

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