Self Catering in Cornwall - Polzeath
Stonechat Beach Cottage
Sleeps a maximum of: 4
Pricing From: £550.00 - 1495.00
Stonechat a semi-detached beach cottage is situated in a quiet valley, 25 yards from the beach at Polzeath a sandy bay on Cornwalls North Coast , ideally situated for surfing and other beach activity. Golf walking, sailing, fishing, all sorts, and a wealth of good quality attractions and historic houses and gardens. The Cottage is set in a lane just off Polzeath beach, leading to the medieval Shilla Mill.
Beyond the mill there are footpaths to Trebetherick, Trevanger and Roserrow Golf and Country Club which also has swimming pool, sauna and beauty salon. The gardens of the beach cottage are suitable for sunbathing as the cottage is south facing and there are outdoor chairs and table for dining in the garden as well as lounger. Gardens are full of flowers, hanging baskets, shrubs and trees, and the owners take an interest in promoting local wildlife therein.
On the opposite side of the valley are Shilla Mill Woods, ancient woodlands which are designated as being of outstanding local significance and which are referred to in several of Sir John Betjeman's poems. Eden Project half hours drive. During the winter months there is an iceskating rink at Eden for public use.
The area is known for an abundance of excellent public houses and eateries including Rick Steins famous Restaurant and Bistro inPadstow just half hours drive or one hours walk and water taxi. Jamie Olivers 15 restaurant is 15 miles away at Watergate Bay, and Port Isaac home of the TV SERI ES Doc Martin starrring Martin Clunes is just 6 miles away. Famous Camel Cycle Trail 7 miles.
Recent comment from a happy customer 'Fantastic time, immaculately clean, very comfortable & homely. Tess & Pete Smith were very kind & helpful.' We love this cottage by the sea and we will come back as long as we are able.
You have everything we need and there is lots of tourist information. The storage heating is by meter reading and deducted from damage deposit. The owners are nearby and do their own cleaning so the cottage is of a very clean nature.
Organic produce can be provided weekly from an organic farm just over the border in Devon, and wines, beers, ciders, fruitjuices, clotted cream, meat, vegetables, and dairy produce, bread, cereals and pasta can be ordered and delivered to the door on Tuesdays. Just order in advance. There is parking for 1 car in front of the cottage offstreet and safe for children and toddlers.
Couples are welcome also. We have recently added an arbour for your amenity facing down to the beach suitable for watching the sunset and winter storms. We are open for Christmas and New Year.
WIFI and SKY FREESAT have recently been added. 2 BEDROOMS in STONECHAT 1 double/1 twin both with Sleepeezee backcare beds for your comfort. Quality in Tourism inspected 3 star.
(July 2010) 1 double/1 twin, bathroom with shower cabinet (no bath) lounge/dining/kitchen. Wifi and bedlinen free of charge. Christmas and New Year bookings have a £100 damage deposit
Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Towels for Hire
Fuel and Power Payable
Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Shower
TV - Satellite or Cable
Terrace / patio
Off road parking
Activities within 20min drive of the property
Pub/Bar within 1 mile
Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)
Swimming (outdoor pool)
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Polzeath area.
Nearest AttractionsHeritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
St Enodoc Church - 1.1 miles (Historic Church)
Padstow, St Petroc's Church - 2.5 miles (Historic Church)
Prideaux Place - 2.5 miles (Historic House)
St Endellion, St Endelienta's Church - 3.7 miles (Historic Church)
Egloshayle Church - 5.9 miles (Historic Church)
St Breock Downs Monolith - 6.8 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Nine Maidens Stone Row - 7 miles (Prehistoric Site)
Pencarrow House - 7.8 miles (Historic House)
Bedruthan Steps - 8.1 miles (Countryside)
Japanese Garden - 8.9 miles (Garden)
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