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Driftwood Cottages - Driftwood

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Porth, near Newquay, Cornwall
Grade 5 Star rating
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Pets0
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Description

Seconds away from the beach, this cottage is set in a peaceful courtyard, and minutes away from Newquay, with Truro easily reached.

These converted holiday cottages have been furnished to a very good standard and sit in a secluded peaceful courtyard, only seconds from Porth beach with its beachfront pub serving local ales and home-cooked food on the terrace. The Stables by the Sea (ref TPT) and Driftwood (ref TNZ) both stand detached and each have parking for 1 car and a large decked roof terrace which enables guests to enjoy an evening barbecue or a peaceful breakfast in the sunshine.

The surfing town of Newquay with its seven stunning beaches is just minutes’ away and is easily accessible on foot along the coastal path. It has many attractions which include a multi-screen cinema, leisure centre, golf course, pitch and putt course, parks and gardens. Newquay has many restaurants, cafés and shops, as well as beaches, sea fishing trips and dramatic cliff-top walks. With its beaches comes surf and surf schools, so you can try your hand at this exhilarating sport. Visit many of the local attractions, such as Watergate Bay which is home to Jamie Oliver’s ‘Fifteen’ restaurant and the fishing village of Padstow, with its many excellent restaurants. Discover the flat walking and cycling trail that links Padstow to Wadebridge and hugs the shoreline of the beautiful Camel estuary all the way along. Bike hire is available at both ends of this stunning trail. Truro the capital of Cornwall is easily reached and is a must to explore the narrow streets and enjoy the restaurants, shopping, museum, cinema and theatre for an alternative day or evening out.

Both properties provide an ideal base to explore further afield. The Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Eden Project and many NT gardens, parks and houses are close by, such as Lanhydrock House and Trerice Manor. St Ives, Falmouth, Fowey and Mevagissey are all easily reached and all provide an alternative day out. Golf, cycling, horse riding, surfing, sailing, and kayaking area all available locally. Beach 50 yards. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 200 yards.

Driftwood (TNZ) and The Stables by the Sea (TPT) can be booked together to accommodate up to 6 guests.

14 open-tread steps to entrance. Double bedroom with 5ft zip and link bed (can be twin beds on request) and en-suite shower room with toilet. First floor: Beamed living room with wood-burning stove/dining room, kitchen area and slate floor.

  • Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally
  • Freeview TV
  • Microwave
  • Freezer in shared external utility
  • Large decking area with sea view and furniture
  • NB: 14 steps to decking

  • Electricity, full underfloor gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • DVD
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer in shared external utility
  • Wi-fi
  • Barbecue
  • Parking (for 1 car)
  • Cycle store
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking

Note: Driftwood (TNZ) and The Stables by the Sea (TPT) can be booked together to sleep up to 6 people

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Features

  • Barbecue
    Barbecue
  • Bike Store
    Bike Store
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Sea View
    Sea View
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • WiFi
    WiFi
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Coastal within 1 mile
    Coastal within 1 mile
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • All En-suite
    All En-suite
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle


Customer Comments

  • 10

    07/07/2018
    Confirmed guest, 30/06/2018
    Lovely setting and cosy cottage for two with good amenities. Owners friendly and gave lots of good advic


  • 10

    06/05/2018
    Confirmed guest, 05/05/2018
    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful cottage. We were impressed with all the thoughtful gestures eg the cream tea awaiting for us on our arrival, along with fresh flowers and a very generous welcome pack. The cottage was clean and beautifully renovated, and the view from the top deck was spectacular. Nothing was too much trouble for our hosts and we will definately recommend Driftwood Cottage to friends and family.


  • 8

    07/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 31/03/2018
    Fantastic location Beautiful cottage Knowledgeable host Relaxing break


  • 10

    03/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/03/2018
    Amazing, can’t wait to go back!


  • 10

    23/03/2018
    Confirmed guest, 17/03/2018
    Driftwood cottage was amazing,.just enough room for 2 and had everything at hand,.we had a welcome pack which we wasn’t expecting at all,.and the owner had thought of everything you could need whilst having your stay,.the holiday surroundings was a brilliant experience,.every day was a different day,.i even braved the cliff walks despite being scared of heights and the views was absolutely amazing,.a holiday to remember


  • 10

    20/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 06/01/2018
    Had an absolutely fantastic holiday in Driftwood! Wouldn’t change a thing it was perfect. Thank you so much to the owners for a beautiful cottage


  • 10

    04/01/2018
    Confirmed guest, 23/12/2017
    Spent the week before Christmas here. A lovely little place. Had everything we needed. Fabulous comfy bed, usually hard to find them. A very cosy warm place to come back to after a walk round the coast. Great views from the decking to Porth Beach. Lovely friendly owner. If I had a niggle, it was the shower enclosure. It’s quite compact & while the shower is very powerful, it was difficult having a shower without nearly drowning. But this didn’t affect our lovely peaceful break. Thank you 😊


  • 9

    07/11/2017
    Confirmed guest, 21/10/2017
    Lovely week, no negatives. we have booked again for next year but have chosen the slightly larger stables because we found the shower room/cubicle too small.


  • 10

    07/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 30/09/2017
    A very relaxing and enjoyable week..


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