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Heart of Cawsand, Cornwall's Forgotten Corner, ideal for Family Holidays.

Overview

Property

Updated: 31-May-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

- Peaceful location, close to Pub and village beaches

18th Century Terraced Farm workers cottage, situated minutes away from the village square and beaches. Draystone is a 2 storey house, situated in the heart of Cawsand. The accommodation comprises 2 large bedrooms and a children's bunk room, large family bathroom on the first floor with sumptuous underfloor heating. The ground floor comprises of living room, dining area, separate WC , and kitchen leading to the enclosed patio area. The kitchen is fully equipped. A brief stroll of 2 minutes takes you down into the villages of Kingsand/Cawsand with their excellent selection of pubs and cafes, beaches and rock-pools. The property provides the ideal location from which to explore the beautiful Rame Peninsula via the meandering coastal paths to the secluded beaches of Whitsand Bay and Mount Edgcumbe House Estate.

About the Owner

John
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
31 May, 2017

About John

We live in Western Australia with our dogs Lenny and Lucky. Having gone to college close by, as well as having friends in the villages, we bought Draystone and were fortunate enough to get married and live in Cawsand for a couple of years before work took us further afield.

We hope that you get to enjoy Draystone and the surrounding areas.

John purchased this cottage in 2004

Why John chose South East Cornwall

It's just a lovely place to live beside the sea, with lots of variety, whether walking along the coast path, paddling a kayak out in the Sound or relaxing outside one of the pubs or cafes.

What makes this cottage unique

Close to the village beaches, virtually a traffic free village. Never to far from a cafe…. or a beer.

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Location

From the Owner

It's just a lovely place to live beside the sea, with lots of variety, whether walking along the coast path, paddling a kayak out in the Sound or relaxing outside one of the pubs or cafes.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Plymouth at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Crossed Keys at 0.1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : To Plymouth (Summer) at 0.2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : St Mellion at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : St Germans at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : M5 at 60 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : The View at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Marsh Mills (synthetic slope) at 18 Kilometres Nearest Beach : village at 0.2 Kilometres

Special interest holidays:

Excellent Mountain Biking to be had on Dartmoor.

Coast/Beach:

3 small pebble/sand beaches within 10 minutes walking distance of the property. Whitsand bay is 20 min by car, lovely long sandy beach, surfing and rock pools.

Lovely coastal path walks in either direction, Rame Head (Westwards), Edgcumbe Estate and Maker (Eastwards).

Travel:

Plymouth is the closest town, approximately 50min by road across the Tamar Bridge, or Torpoint Ferry. The closest railway station is St Germans or Liskeard approximately 25 mins by car. In summer it is possible to arrive by foot ferry from the Barbican, Plymouth. Plymouth/Newquay/Exeter are the best airports to arrive from. Plymouth - Roscoff Ferry terminal 50 mins by car.

Distances:

Eden Project at St Austell is 50 min away by car. Dartmoor and Exmoor are approximately an hour away. The historical city of Plymouth is a foot ferry ride from the beach in the summer, or 50 min by the Torpoint Ferry/Tamar Bridge.

Several excellent National Trust properties are close by, St Anthony, Lostwithiel, Lanhydrock, Cotele, and Saltram House. Plymouth has the historical Barbican, Aquarium, and Mayflower steps, as well as the Hoe, (Catch the foot ferry over from the beach in the summer).

Further Details:

Kingsand/Cawsand has a lovely vibrant community. The coastal scenery is spectacular. The local pubs all provide good food and local ale! The villages have a number of small shops to buy essential provisions. Fresh fish can ordered locally. The local pubs and cafes, I'd recommend them all for different reasons, but the Devonport, and Crossed Keys are recommended, and a walk or cycle ride to the Cliff Top Cafe at Freathy is not to be missed. The View at Freathy for fresh fish is excellent, (summer only).

Parking is close by the property in a public carpark, 5min walk away. Weekly tickets can be purchased (£35 Cornwall.gov website). Pick up and drop off outside the property is no problem.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Draystone 2017
4 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£411
for 6 nights
£480
 
 
Draystone 2017
2 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£480
for 6 nights
£560
 
 
Draystone 2017
16 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£669
for 6 nights
£780
 
 
Draystone 2017
23 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£771
for 6 nights
£900
 
 
Draystone 2017
30 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£900
for 6 nights
£1,050
 
 
Draystone 2017
27 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£943
for 6 nights
£1,100
 
 
Draystone 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£471
for 6 nights
£550
 
 
Draystone 2017
17 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
£369
for 6 nights
£430
 
 
Draystone 2017
24 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£360
for 6 nights
£420
 
 
Draystone 2017
2 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£300
for 6 nights
£350
 
 
Draystone 2017
29 Oct 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£279
for 6 nights
£325
 
 
Draystone Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
8 night minimum stay
£800
 
 
Draystone New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
9 night minimum stay
£750
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
£394
for 6 nights
£460
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
Pet Fee £15

Booking Notes:
Full payment must be received 8 weeks before booking date. Bookings will confirmed on receipt of funds to account. A damage deposit will be required. Cancellation within 1 month will only return 50%, unless the property is re-booked. Dogs will be charged. Excessive cleaning beyond normal will be charged.

Changeover Day:
Changeover is Saturday, the property should be vacated by 10:00 am, returned in a clean tidy manner. Incoming guests should be aim to arrive at 3:30 pm.

Guests should aim to minimise rubbish, and recycle.

Notes on prices:
Pricing includes linen, and towels for use inside the property. It does not include a refundable damage deposit, held against damage and excessive cleaning. No short stays of less than 1 week are considered. Discounts available for 2 weeks available.

Parking: There is no parking at the property, there is a public car park less than 3 mins walk away. It is possible to drop luggage off directly outside the property. See Cornwall Council car park website, weekly ticket ~ £36. Instructions for how to obtain weekly ticket will be sent to confirmed guests.

Payment to account given on booking instructions, which will be emailed to guests. 1 week given to confirm and pay deposit to secure booking, (50% of Total cost, Rental + Damage deposit). Remainder balance to be paid 4 weeks before booking commences. Refunds as per booking form, but will try to refund full amount when appropriate, or offer an alternative date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 31-May-2017
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Facilities

From the Owner

Close to the village beaches, virtually a traffic free village. Never to far from a cafe…. or a beer.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family

General

  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, under-floor heating
  • 1 large bathroom with twin sinks, bath, shower, and toilet. 1 separate downstairs toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 'Blue Room' large four poster bed - 2nd floor
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 'Green Room' - 2nd floor - plenty of space
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Child Bed, 1 set of Children's bunk beds, 2nd floor.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6, 1 x King (2), 1 x Double (2), 2 x Bunk Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1, large King-size bed (iron four poster) Bedroom 2, large double size bed Bedroom 3, Children's' bunk room (suitable for <12 yrs)

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • Outside Area: Enclosed patio area which catches the sun, outside table and chairs available. Dogs are not to be left unattended. Utility Room: Fridge freezer, drier, washing machine, beach equipment. Discount for 2nd week booking First Batch of Logs Provided (Winter Only) Please remove and recycle as much rubbish as possible.