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Coastal Cottage With Sea And Countryside Views



Updated: 06-Aug-2016
Cottage in Talland Bay, Cornwall, England - Relaxing Location, Just 50 Yards From The Coastal Path And 2 Minutes Walk From The Beach

Little Phoenix is in a unique south facing position overlooking Talland Bay and just 50 yards from the Looe/Polperro coastal path. It was built in 2004 and has inverted accommodation in order to appreciate the sea and countryside views from the living area. There is a downstairs patio area and a balcony from the kitchen with table and chairs. There is a parking space outside the property. Oil fired central heating.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

We took early retirement in 2002 and moved from Somerset to live by the sea in south-east Cornwall. The views from our home are special - overlooking a small bay, with cliffs and a beach. Many a happy hour is spent watching the tide go in and out! We built Little Phoenix on the site of a 1950's chalet and have enjoyed meeting guests for the last 10 years, many of whom have returned time after time and have become friends. As we live next door to the property, we are always on hand to help out, offer advice or answer any queries.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

October 2014 - Our 4th time, but first in Autumn and we both love this season as much as everything here - big thanks to Jacky & Clive. Robert & Tina from Frankfurt

August 2014 - Another marvellous stay at Little Phoenix. Everything as we expected - "perfect". Alf & Sandra from Lancashire

December 2014 - A lovely couple of days - 14th visit. Tina & Paul from Lewes
Mar 2015
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From the Owner

We love Talland Bay. It is a unique and special place and even after a busy summers day, the evenings are peaceful and it's lovely to sit outside with a glass of wine and just enjoy the views and peace.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Exeter at 70 Miles Nearest Train : Liskeard at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : M5 at 60 Miles Nearest Beach : Talland at 100 Metres Car: necessary


Talland beach is just two minutes walk from the cottage. The bay is made up of two beaches, both pebbled with some sand. There are two beach cafes which are open from Easter until October, one with kayak hire and the other having BBQs in the summer season.


The nearest airport for international flights is either Exeter or Bristol.


Looe is a five minute drive or a 90 minute walk along the coastal path.

Polperro is also a 5 minute drive but just 45 minutes along coastal path.

Plymouth is approximately 22 miles away.

All of Cornwall's attractions are within a day out from the cottage.

Further Details:

The nearest shop is in the village of Pelynt, a five minute drive away. There are two seasonal cafes in Talland Bay, plus a hotel just 100 yards further up the lane from the cottage. Both Looe and Polperro have a good selection of restaurants, cafes, pubs and shops.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    A 20% deposit will be requested on booking, with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to the holiday. Bookings are from 3.00pm Saturday to 10.00am on the Saturday of departure. Short breaks are available out of season and can be made up to three weeks prior to start of break.

    Changeover Day:
    Changeover day is Saturday.
    Arrival from 3.00pm
    Departure by 10.00am
    This can be flexible depending on bookings

    Notes on prices:
    Short breaks are priced from £70 per night
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Updated: 06-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

This is truly relaxing location. Many of our guests tell us that they come to unwind and return home feeling "refreshed". There is plenty to do if you feel inclined, or, if not, it's the perfect place to sit back and do nothing. We have plenty of books and DVDs for our guests to enjoy and like to think we cater for everyone (except maybe, those 18-30's who are looking for an exciting nightlife!!)

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural


  • bay
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite shower room, also accommodating washing machine


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: One bedroom, with king sized bed. Double wardrobe and chest of drawers.


  • Outside: Outside the bedroom is a private decked area with a washing line and double seat. There are sun-loungers for guests' use. Upstairs, on the balcony, is a small table and chairs, suitable for al fresco eating. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen and towels are provided. A change of linen and towels are supplied for a fortnight's booking. No beach towels are provided. The property is cleaned before arrival and again on vacating

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