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Sparrows Nest
St Agnes

Sparrows Nest, St Agnes, Cornwall

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Pricing From: £495.00 - 605.00

Sparrow's Nest is a 400 year old Cornish cottage that has been extended and renovated to provide most mod cons yet keeps its rustic charm. It's ideal for couples seeking a romantic getaway or for a family with one or two small children, a travel cot and high chair are available on request. Located on the edge of the coastal village of St.

Agnes it benefits from a quiet location but it is easy walking distance to all village amenities which include four pubs, wine bar, greengrocers, butchers, bakers, newsagents, hairdressers, post office and kids play park. 'No4' restaurant is simply delicious! In addition St.Agnes boasts three lovely beaches.

It is possible to walk to the closest beach passing several eating places en route! More beaches are just a five minute drive away including the excellent surfing beaches of Porthtowan and Perranporth. The local coastline is stunning and ideal for walkers. In late September dolphins, seals and occasionally a whale may be spotted if you are lucky! The city of Truro is fifteen minutes away.

There are also numerous National Trust properties to visit plus the amazing Eden Project. The cottage consists of a sizable upstairs open plan double bedroom with mezzanine storage loft, plenty of draw and hanging space and exposed oak beams. A velux window adds brightness to this room and the small cottage bedroom window looks out onto a hedge-full of rather busy sparrows! Downstairs the sitting room benefits from the two foot thick 'cob' walls which keep it cool in the summer, it has low-ish beamed ceilings so those of a higher than average stature may wish to bring a plaster or two! There is plenty comfy seating, a 'Clearview' wood burner and many books and games for both adults and young children.

The downstairs bedroom is suitable for a child/teenager and has 'Z bed' for a second child if required. The bathroom has a bath with over head electric shower, loo and antique style sink, slate floor, wood paneling. The kitchen has most of the items one would expect and has plenty of cupboard space.

It has a large fridge, separate freezer and a modern gas cooker. There's a substantial wooden table with four chairs. It is spacious, bright and airy.

French doors lead out to the garden area. The garden is a suntrap and has two large 'throne' chairs that are most alluring! There is also a picnic table and barbecue. A whirrly type washing line is on a separate section of the garden that can be easily erected when required.

With the outside fairy lights twinkling it is a very enchanting setting for a summer barbecue on a warm summer's evening. The cottage has an 'artistic' and 'rustic' feel, many say it has a relaxing influence and although modernized many original features remain. St.

Agnes itself is a welcoming community. Safe parking is available on the road adjacent to the cottage. A small footpath leads up to the cottage garden.

Many guest are now 'regulars'. Arrivals from 5pm on Fridays.


Location Type
Beach within 1 mile

Housekeeping & Services
Iron and Ironing Board
Bed Linen Included
Towels Included
Fuel and Power Included
High Chair
No Smoking

1 Double Bedroom
1 Single Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
Ground Floor Bedroom
Ground Floor Toilet
Ground Floor Bath
Ground Floor Shower

Washing Machine

CD Player
DVD Player

Leisure Equipment
Patio Furniture

Garden/Terrace/Play area
Private garden

Activities within 20min drive of the property
Wind Surfing
Mountain Biking
Horse Riding
Pub/Bar within 1 mile

Local Water Sports
Swimming (indoor pool)
Swimming (outdoor pool)

Approximate Location

Map is approximate and should only be used to get a rough idea of the cottage location.

Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the St Agnes area.

Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Wheal Coates Tin Mine - 1.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Perranzabuloe, St Piran's Church - 3.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wheal Peevor Mine - 3.6 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Perran Round - 4.4 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

St Piran's Oratory - 4.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Gwennap Pit - 4.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

St Piran's Cross - 5 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

St Piran's Old Church - 5.1 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bosvigo Gardens - 6.1 miles (Garden) Heritage Rating

Carn Brea Neolithic Settlement - 6.1 miles (Prehistoric Site) Heritage Rating

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Details of facilities are believed correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change by the cottage proprietor. Up-to-the-minute facility listings will be always presented during the booking process for your approval.

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