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Grade 2 Listed Granite Fisherman's 2B Cottage w/ Sea Views & Open Fire, Sleeps 4



Updated: 26-Jul-2016
Cottage in Sennen Cove, Cornwall, England - Peaceful Location Off Main Thoroughfare But Only Minutes From The Beach, Cafe And Gallery

Cormorant is a very pretty two bedroomed cottage with sea views and an open fire. Built as a Coastguard House between 1800-1850 it retains all the character of an old Grade 2 listed cottage whilst benefiting from a full and sensitive renovation. It is situated off the main thoroughfare at Sennen Cove on an unmade track. This gives it a quiet secluded setting whilst still only being a stone's throw from the sea front. Sennen Cove at the very furthest tip of the Cornish Peninsular is a fabulous location for a holiday. It has a broad sweeping sandy beach, perfect for sun seekers, surfers and anglers. it has all the ingredients too for the little ones, with white sand, pools and streams for endless play. Dolphins, seals and basking sharks are regularly seen in the bay. The small village stretched along the seafront has a very good pub, restaurant, cafes, gallery and shops. Linked to the coastal path, the cliff walks in both directions allow access to some of the most beautiful coastal scenery anywhere.

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom

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About the Owner

.We bought Cormorant in 2005 from a very old and dear friend. Being a real eccentric he loved it in its very rough untouched state. When we bought it we had to do a major renovation as there was no bathroom or loo and not even running water. We were thrilled to own it as many years previously it had been owned by Robert's relatives who were fishermen working in the Cove. For us it meant a lot. We were therefore very keen to keep as many of the traditional features as possible whilst modernising the kitchen and making space for a bathroom. We think it is a wonderful property and we hope you will too.

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Valentine's weekend at Cormorant Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a lovely weekend at Cormorant Cottage in February 2015. We found the cottage to be spotlessly clean, well organised and very comfortable for a proper mini-holiday with our dog. We loved the open fire and the cosy living room, efficient modern kitchen with dining area, and the views and noise of the waves were so relaxing and beautiful. We would recommend this cottage for a perfect, quiet getaway with plenty of lovely walks and cosy fires. We were made to feel very welcome with little touches like plenty of kindling, some tea/coffee & fresh milk. You can see some pics of our holiday here: http://bit.ly/1Cv9DvS

  • Review Submitted: Mar 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests


The harbour beach is a 2 minute walk away and Whitesands Beach a 5 minute walk away. There are 5 other beaches within a 10 minute drive away


Airports, Lands End airport at St Just (5 miles) Newquay (50 miles) Plymouth (90 miles) Exeter (120 miles)and Bristol (200 miles)

Station, Penzance (8 miles)

Bus Service, From Penzance to Sennen Cove

Most but not all of our visitors drive to our property.


Sennen Village 1 mile,

Minack Theatre, Porthcurno 3 miles

St Just 6 miles

Penzance 8 miles

St Ives 18 miles

Eden Project 50 miles

Further Details:

Surfers- great surfing at Sennen and Gwenver

Swimmers- safe swimming watched over by life guards

Walkers and wildlife watchers - Abundance of interest, beautiful intense colours, flowers and fascinating birds and wildlife including basking sharks, dolphins and seals.

Culture seekers- Wonderful galleries including The Tate at St Ives and Penlee House in Penzance. Theatre goers will love the world famous Minack Theatre at Porthcurno. The ancient crosses, standing stones and settlements are another great attraction.

Anglers- opportunities abound, mackerel, pollock and bass are caught locally.

Sea food lovers - It is possible to buy locally caught fish and shellfish from the harbour in Sennen Cove.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    Our bookings run from Saturday to Saturday. The property will be available to guests from 3pm on the day of their arrival and we ask guests to vacate the property by 10 am on the day of their departure.
    We ask for 25% of the total price to confirm the booking and the remainder 6 weeks prior to your arrival. Payment can be made by Pay pal, Bank transfer or cheque.

    Changeover Day:
    Saturday is changeover day.
    Arrival not before 3pm
    Departure by 10 am
    Short breaks available out of season

    Notes on prices:
    Prices range from £330 to £950
    Special offers also available and short breaks negotiable out of season
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Property Type

  • cottage


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Location Type

  • beach
  • waterfront


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bathroom with shower bath, basin and WC


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1 double bedroom with double bed 1 room with fully sized bunk beds


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  • Notes on accommodation: Please note, because of the age of the property to access the bunk bedroom you have to walk through the double bedroom. The cottage though is a little gem and our previous customers have loved it. The heating in Cormorant cottage is supplied by wall mounted night storage heaters and the open fire. Outside: Although Cormorant does not have a garden as such there are two outside areas to sit. in the front of the cottage there is a slate bench with sea views and to the rear of the cottage a sheltered small area with a table and two chairs. Utility Room: Storage cupboard housing vacuum cleaner, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen is included and the beds are prepared for your arrival. We supply 2 tea towels, a bath mat and an oven cloth but not personal towels.

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