Bay Cottage is a traditional fisherman's cottage, nestled just above the harbour in Portloe. There is a fabulous open plan living kitchen and dining area with wood burning stove to make those winter evenings toasty and warm, 3 ample bedrooms and a spacious garden with direct access onto the SW coast path. There are some amazing views and dog walks nearby - you only have to walk 100m up the footpath from the garden for far reaching views both west towards Gull Rock and Nare Head or East towards the Dodman, please be careful with dogs as the cliffs are substantial.
Portloe, a picturesque fishing village in Cornwall, offers
a tranquil escape on the Roseland Peninsula. Nestled within steep cliffs, this charming village boasts a postcard-worthy harbor where colorful fishing boats bob on the tide. Stroll along the narrow, winding streets lined with quaint cottages, and discover its unspoiled beauty. Explore the South West Coast Path for breathtaking coastal views, or relax on the pebble beach. Visit the Lugger Hotel for a fine dining experience, or savor fresh seafood at The Ship Inn. Portloe exudes a timeless charm, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a peaceful, coastal retreat in Cornwall. Sir John Betjeman said of Portloe "One of the least spoiled and most impressive of Cornish fishing villages."
Ground floor: Enter into hallway with doors to: Open plan living, kitchen and dining room, comfortable seating, TV, dining table and chairs, fitted kitchen, door to rear courtyard and garden. WC with hand basin and utility storage. Stairs to first floor.
First floor: Landing area with doors to: Master bedroom with 4'6" double bed and storage. Second bedroom with 4'6" double bed (restricted access as one side is against the wall / window) and storage. Twin bedroom with two 3' single beds and storage. Family shower room with rainfall and hand held showers, WC and hand basin.
Outside: Small, private patio with stairs leading to the main garden, area laid to lawn, direct access onto the SW coast path, second raised gravel area with rattan table and chairs and views towards the harbour. Communal parking to the front of the property. There is also a public car park at the top of the village.
Friday changeover during July and August - flexible during the winter months.
Electricity, heating, bed linen, and towels are all included. You will need to bring your own beach towels.
A security deposit of £250 will be pre-authorised on your credit/debit card.
One, well-behaved dog is welcome at the small additional charge of £40 per week. Your dog must not be left unattended in the property.
No smoking inside the property.
Oil central heating system with radiators throughout, and the wood burning stove.
Electric oven and hob, separate fridge and freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, and toaster.
Flatscreen TV in the living room.
Cot and high chair available on request.
There are parking spaces within 5m of the front door, however these are not guaranteed for the property, there is an additional public car park in Portloe 0.2 miles away which is a 10 minute walk up the hill. There are a few steps up to the front door. Once inside the property has a regular staircase to the first floor. From the rear of the property there is a single flight of steps up to the garden which is mainly on one level but there are a few more steps to the raised patio with table and chairs
Portloe, a picturesque fishing village in Cornwall, offers a tranquil escape on the Roseland Peninsula. Nestled within steep cliffs, this charming village boasts a postcard-worthy harbor where colorful fishing boats bob on the tide. Stroll along the narrow, winding streets lined with quaint cottages, and discover its unspoiled beauty. Explore the South West Coast Path for breathtaking coastal views, or relax on the pebble beach. Visit the Lugger Hotel for a fine dining experience, or savor fresh seafood at The Ship Inn. Portloe exudes a timeless charm, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a peaceful, coastal retreat in
Cornwall. Sir John Betjeman said of Portloe "One of the least spoiled and most impressive of Cornish fishing villages."
Veryan is a charming village located on the Roseland Peninsula. This picturesque village is a popular tourist destination thanks to its idyllic location, stunning natural scenery, and rich history. One of the most notable landmarks in Veryan is the collection of five thatched roundhouses, situated at each entrance to the village, these unique houses were built in the early 19th century and are a rare example of traditional Cornish architecture, It was thought that the round shape would guard the village from evil as there were no corners in which the devil could hide! Visitors to Veryan can also enjoy exploring the nearby beaches and coastal areas. Carne Beach and Pendower Beach are two popular options for swimming, sunbathing, and relaxing. The South West Coast Path is within a mile of Veryan, offering hikers and walkers the opportunity to enjoy stunning views of the coastline. For those interested in history, Veryan is home to several ancient sites, including the Carne Beacon and the Round Table, which are believed to date back to the Bronze Age. There are also several shops and restaurants in Veryan where visitors can indulge in local Cornish cuisine, including fresh seafood and traditional pasties. Additionally, the village has a pub, The New Inn, which is a great place to enjoy a drink and soak up the local atmosphere in this charming and tranquil village that offers visitors the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or simply relaxing by the beach, Veryan has something to offer everyone.
Portscatho is a renowned artists' paradise with a plethora of local galleries and painters making the most of the incredible light and dramatic scenery. the village has 2 pubs, both serving excellent food and local ales, there is a well-stocked local shop and a number of cafes and restaurants. The picturesque harbour is full of little fishing boats during the season and local children are often seen leaping off the end of the quay. (on purpose!) One of the most popular beaches is Porthcurnick Beach, a beautiful sandy beach with crystal-clear waters and stunning views of the coast. The beach is popular with families and is a great place for swimming, sunbathing, and picnicking, and the Hidden Hut offers a fantastic opportunity for first-class catering and awesome "feast nights" all while overlooking the beach. Be sure to book the feast nights on the Hidden Huts' social media pages.
St Mawes is a charming village located on the east bank of the Fal River and is one of the most popular destinations on the Roseland Peninsula. The village is known for its narrow streets, beautiful harbour, and stunning views of the river and the surrounding countryside. The village is home to several art galleries, shops, and restaurants, as well as a range of water-based activities, such as sailing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. One of the most iconic local landmarks is St Mawes Castle, a 16th-century fortress built by Henry VIII to defend the coast against French invasion. The castle is now open to the public and offers breathtaking views of the river and the sea. There are 2 beaches in the village, both are family-friendly, Summers Beach is just passed The Idle Rocks Hotel and Tavern Beach which is nestled under the world-renowned, Tresanton Hotel. St Mawes is a haven for watersports, it is a vibrant yachting anchorage and the sheltered waters are just perfect for paddle boarding, kayaking and dinghy sailing.
It is well worth taking a trip on the St Mawes Ferry, these iconic little blue craft shuttle between St Mawes and the town of Falmouth on the west bank of the Fal River. The ferry is a great way to see the river and the surrounding countryside and offers stunning views of the coastline and the sea, especially out of season, there are regular sightings of dolphins.
The Roseland Peninsula is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is known for its stunning coastline, hidden coves, sandy beaches, and rugged cliffs. The area is home to many charming villages, each with its own unique character and history.