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Traditional Fishermans Cottage In Padstow Close To All Restaurants The Harbour A

Overview

Property

Updated: 31-Oct-2016
Cottage in Padstow, Cornwall, England - A Short Walk (2mins) Finds You In The Heart Of Padstow And Beaches Are Not Much Further Along

A small comfortable cottage situated a really short walk from the harbour and town centre. A slightly longer walk will see you on the long expanse of golden sand in the camel estuary or via the ferry to Rock on the opposite side of the river. It is superbly located for all of north Cornwalls attractions out side of Padstow, amusement parks, lots of beaches and cliff side walks. The cottage has two bedrooms and both an ensuite and bathroom, high ceilings with exposed beams. A spiral staircase leads downstairs to the fully equipped modern kitchen with Stoves appliances and a washing machine and dishwasher. There is a bar with high stools which separates the kitchen from and dining and lounge areas. Full central heating and a gas fire keep the cottage cosy and warm and in the summer there is nothing better than leaving the stable door open and listening to the world outside.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Great location, comfortable cottage loved the breakfast bar - Jess (new year stay)

John - summer 2014 - superb location, short walk to the harbour and we were very comfortable cheers
Jan 2015
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8 Reviews

4.3
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

5

great cottage short walk to harbour

  • 5 of 5

We came for the May Day experience. The cottage location was superb with the town centre so close.

The cottage was easy to find, with a quick unload outside, we were in. It was clean and had all the things you would expect for a comfortable stay on first inspection.

The cottage is open plan downstairs but we (4 adults) were perfectly comfortable - loved the slate walls and floor very original. With four adults two bathrooms was really handy ! and all slept well on the beds.

Andy advised us on some of his favourite places and we tried Prawn on the lawn and the London Inn ( amongst other establishments).

All in all a great stay at this cottage and would recommend it if your basing yourselves in Padstow - May day was fab too !!

  • Review Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you enjoyed the May day :) it is truly an experience Happy that you loved the cottage - i love the original features too. Hope to welcome you back one day Cheers
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Quirky fisherman's cottage

  • 3 of 5

Situated 5 minute down hill walk from the very picturesque Padstow harbour. The cottage is on the main road into Padstow. This can make loading/unloading a bit tricky and overnight parking is at the nearby pay and display car park. So add £9 per night to the cost of your holiday.

The accommodation itself is quaint. It is a fisherman's cottage and therefore not spacious. Not much natural light and access upstairs is via a steep spiral staircase which could be tricky for some. Don't bring bulky luggage. The downstairs floor is natural flagstone, a little uneven and black which adds to the impression of darkness. Upstairs, the two bathrooms are great but the sink in the ensuite is unnecessarily tiny. Also if you of a smaller stature then bring your own mirror because the mirrors in the property are placed for people over 5' 5". The property is reasonably clean and well appointed but feels a little "tired". Kitchen has everything you need although instructions for the cooker would be handy as the markings to operate the oven have almost disappeared.

If you like a quirky house then this is the place for you.

Finally I would echo other reviewers comments that Andy can be slow to respond to enquiries. So be patient.

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your feedback. It is appreciated. As pointed out this fishermans cottage is original and yes well placed for Padstow and the local beaches. As mentioned on the cottage details parking can be at the car park or as directed, on the road opposite the cottage, free and a short walk back and a small price to pay for its proximity to the Harbour etc. The cottage is a two bedroom original fishermans cottage with exposed slate floor and walls which with its location can make it feel dark sometimes, but it is welcoming, fortunately when the sun shines it does so into the cottage or we have plenty of lights too. The mirror in the twin room and the mirror in the main bathroom are at a suitable height and size for shorter people. The en-suite has a small designer Italian sink. Nice but if you need a full sized one that can be found in the family bathroom. We shall put instructions for the oven in the cottage, thanks for that feedback ! The cottage had an internal repaint earlier this year, with the addition of new soft furnishings to freshen and modernise giving it a subtle sea side theme. Guilty as charged regarding my response time - i try to respond quickly but like most i have a hectic work life so it can take me a day or two ! as they say in Cornwall - i'll get to you dreckly !
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5

Awesome Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We found the property with ease. The cottage has lots of character and charm. I was visiting from California and wanted to stay in a property with personality. My mother choose this cottage and it was perfect. Had everything we needed. Location is great, a few minutes walk to Padstow harbor and you can actually see the ocean from the front bedroom and living room. Andy was fast to response when we contacted him. I would recommend this cottage for your Cornwall get away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Another perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to the cottage this year! Since our previous stay in the spring the owner had updated soft furnishings and decorated some of the rooms. Not that it needed improving! but we really did love the extra touches. We had a super stay and even though it was summer season parking was not an issue. Will we return, yes!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Bedfordshire
5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a lovely stay here and found it ideal as close to all amenities, a short walk from the beach, some beautiful walks. The cottage was well equipped, comfortable and cosy, we will be visiting again soon. An enjoyable stay, thank you!

  • Review Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Buckinghamshire
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Had a short stay here with my two boys and found the cottage comfortable and well equipped. It was easy to find from the owners directions and had everything we needed for our stay. The location is perfect as it is just a short walk from the town and harbour which is perfect for young families. The cottage is on a road but this doesn't detract from the cozy feel you get from within. A very pleasant stay. The boys loved it and we will definitely book there again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

The beaches of north Cornwall are some of the most stunning in the UK, the beaches on the estuary are in walking distance others a short drive away. more information about Padstow and the surrounding area and my favourite places comes with booking details

Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
half term feb
11 Feb 2017 - 18 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
easter
25 Mar 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
may
29 Apr 2017 - 2 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£465
for 4 nights
From
£110
£600
 
 
whitsun
27 May 2017 - 3 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£700
for 7 nights
£700
 
 
summer
8 Jul 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,125
for 7 nights
£1,125
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£310
for 3 nights
From
£95
£575
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25
dogs allowed small charg £25

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Saturday. Weekly rentals run Sat to Sat.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The en suite shower room is contemporary in design with modern fittings a double shower and Italian designer basin. The family bathroom has the usual fixtures with a sea side theme.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, The room has a velux window in the ceiling, no views
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, pine furniture, front window with seating area
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom has old pine furniture with a double bed, large mirror, bed side and high ceilings with exposed beams, the room has a window seat. The twin room has two comfortable beds, bedside cabinets and a chest of draws. The twin room has a large velux window in the ceiling, bright and airy but no views ! well only of the sky !!

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The cottage is made of natural slate, exposed walls and floor. Although the cottage gets cleaned between visits the nature of the slate floor means your best white socks may go a bit black. Outside: The cottage, due to its location, central to Padstow has no parking but you can park safely on the road opposite the cottage and have a short 1 / 2 min walk back. There is a car park a short distance along New St. The cottage is on the road into Padstow and can be busy because its Padstow and its beautiful. Please don't stay in Padstow if you are after peace and tranquility :) There is a gate to the entrance of the cottage which can be shut if you need to let your dog out or wish to open the front door completely. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The cottage is cleaned before and after a guests visit. Linen / towels and tea towels can be supplied by our cleaner if you prefer not to bring your own.

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