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3 Bedroom Coastguard Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 8 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Porthoustock, St Keverne, Lizard, Cornwall, England - Tranquil Location, 2 Minutes Walk To Beach

Coastguard Cottage near the village of St Keverne combines all the rustic charm of a 19th century character property with simple stylish and contemporary furnishing, and comes equipped with all the modern conveniences (and luxuries) you could need and expect from a topnotch holiday home. The stunning sea and valley views, beautiful surrounding countryside, quiet beaches and quaint villages must also be mentioned. All in all, Coastguard Cottage is a well loved and treasured holiday home and is the perfect Cornish self-catered holiday choice for families, couples or friends who wish to get away from it all, at any time of the year. Enjoy the beaches and sunsets in summer, or cosy up in front of a roaring fire in winter. As an end-of-terrace former Coastguard Cottage, the accommodation comprises three storeys, three double bedrooms, large lounge, fully equipped kitchen, dining room, family bathroom and two en suites. Outside includes parking for 3/4 cars, a large wild garden, elevated decking and BBQ. From the welcoming local St Keverne pubs and organic farms and restaurants, to the fantastic Lizard Peninsula coastal walks, beaches and harbour villages, there is plenty to do and see. Rural but not inconvenient, you have St Keverne 1 mile away (with local pubs, stores, deli, butcher and post office), Helston Tesco 20 minutes drive away, or a large Asda near Falmouth, 40 minutes away. We are pet friendly, and about 2.5 hrs down from Exeter. It is certainly worth the drive!

Property Manager
Catherine King
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Catherine King

I live in Feock, Cornwall and own and rent out two delightful three bedroom cottages, in St Keverne on the Lizard Penninsula and in the equally popular north coast village of St Agnes. Having a young family, we ensure that the cottages are practical and easy for families to come to as we understand the pressures of travelling with children! They both have high chairs / travel cots for your use as well as separate rooms for teenagers so that everyone can have a bit of personal space. Lovely gardens with decking also.

Why Catherine King chose Saint Keverne

Homely practical comfortable and characterful.

What makes this cottage unique

Privacy, peace and quiet, surprisingly good foodie location, huge range of walking, great for dogs.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for renting us your beautiful cottage for our family week away, it was really special. Such a lovely place with everything thought of. The kids loved playing in the garden and sleeping in the attic. What an adventure! We will hopefully be back to explore more of the area next year. Thanks again.
Sep 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Keverne in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom on ground floor with double ended bath, power shower and heated towel rail. w/c and electric shower ensuite in first floor twin. w/c ensuite in 3rd floor attic double.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Double with sea and valley views. 1st floor twin with w/c and shower ensuite. 3rd floor attic twin with w/c ensuite, and sea and valley views.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: Large parking, enclosed large wild garden and decking, private, with sea and valley views. Ample outdoor seating and parasol. Utility Room: Washer/dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Saturday changeovers in peak season, flexible dates in winter available. Hand and bath towels, tea towels and bath mats supplied. All linen supplied.


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3 Bedroom Coastguard Cottage
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 8 reviews

Cosy, secluded, spotlessly clean. The beds were very comfortable with excellent quality linens.

  • 5 of 5

This holiday was important to us as a family. We had dreadful weather but a great time. The cottage is well placed for walks and great to return to after exploring in all directions of the peninsula. The first time the bogs aloft were used in the night we all ended up in hysterics of laughter as we had never experienced bog pumps before. The garden is beautifully maintained and it was a shame the weather prevented us from using it more. Nice selection of books, my husband is doing guitar grades and was delighted to find helpful music books.

All together.....not sure what we expected...but...we had a lovely week in great surroundings which were above all, peaceful. A truly characterful cottage, thank you.

Also food was good in both St Keverne Pubs. Very good steaks.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Loved this cottage

  • 5 of 5

We spent the last week of June in this cottage, 5 adults and 2 dogs. Plenty of room for us all. Lovely walks on your doorstep. We had 3 wet days so the open fire was a real bonus. Lovely garden for the dogs. The stony beach is a 2 minute walk down hill, a bit longer coming back up! We visited both pubs in St.Keverne for food and took part in their quiz's. Great pub food and we enjoyed the quiz's. Both pubs are dog friendly. We also enjoyed fish and chips from the van that visits St. Keverne on Fridays.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent stay at Coastguards

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable, warm, fully equipped. Pleasant garden for the dogs.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Quiet cosy warm cottage in good location for exploring.

  • 4 of 5

Compared to other holiday cottages we have stayed in recently we found this cottage needed a little TLC.

we found good walks from the cottage visiting many places.St.Keverne was beautifully decorated for Christmas and found the local pub's food very good.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fab relaxing week away,eith everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is so well equipt.everything you might need is there. Clean and cosy. Beautiful garden and decked area.Tucked away in a excellent peacful spot. Lots of (hilly) walks close by.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Quiet refuge

  • 5 of 5

Lovely and very well tended cottage with everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. Quiet and peaceful surroundings, Great walks and a nice little beach to go swimming.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
St Keverne Square
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Mullion Golf Course
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
St Keverne Square
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Diving, gig rowing, fishing, all popular locally. Summer brings events such as the St Keverne Hog Roast, RNLI Lifeboat Day in Coverack... among many others.


2 mins walk from Porthoustock Shingle Beach. 10 mins walk from Godrevey Point, a 'secret' beach, accessible over fields and stiles. 5 mins drive from Porthallow or Coverack beaches and harbour. The Lizard Peninsula within easy reach, as are Falmouth and Penzance.


Newquay Airport 1.5 hrs drive. Exeter Airport 2.5 hrs drive. Plymouth Ferry Port 1.5 hrs drive.


1 mile to St Keverne, 11 miles to Helston. 20 miles to Truro or Falmouth.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25

Booking Notes:
We ask for a 25% deposit to secure any dates with full payment 6 weeks prior to arrival, upon receipt of which full details of the property will be sent to you. DOG OWNERS PLEASE NOTE: Please contact me regarding any pet requests, if approved (usually 1 dog only) we ask for a 25 GBP additional payment to cover the increased housekeeping / deep cleaning that is provided for the property. Many thanks.

Changeover Day:
Saturdays, although flexible out of peak season.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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