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Driftwood Cottages - Driftwood

Porth, near Newquay, Cornwall
Grade 5 Star rating

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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Pets 0
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Seconds away from the beach, this cottage is set in a peaceful courtyard, and minutes away from Newquay, with Truro easily reached.

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 inc, thereafter avail locally
  • Freeview TV
  • M/wave
  • Freezer in shared external utility
  • Large decking area with sea view and furniture
  • NB: 14 steps to decking

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

  • Elec, full underfloor gas CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • DVD
  • W/machine and t/dryer in shared external utility
  • Wi-fi
  • BBQ
  • Parking (for 1 car)
  • Cycle store
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking

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.

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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

    06/11/2019
    Confirmed guest, 02/11/2019
    This is great property for a couple who want to get away from it all, a bolt hole that has everything you could want with easy access for coastal walks. It is within 30 meters of a fantastic beach and an ideal base to explore the rest of Cornwall.


  • 10

    15/10/2019
    Confirmed guest, 05/10/2019
    We had such an amazing holiday in such a lovely cottage! From the welcome pack to the sea view, everything was absolutely perfect. Thanks so much - already recommended you to my friends and family and we will definitely be booking in the future!


  • 10

    02/10/2019
    Confirmed guest, 28/09/2019
    This was an excellent bolt hole from which to explore Cornwall and in good weather you have the choice of the beach (literally 1 minutes walk away) or your deck from which you had a lovely view of the sea. I felt very welcome from the off with advanced communication from Tracey the host ensuring she would be there to meet me. This followed up with a lovely welcome pack and flowers. She was on hand to answer any queries to back up her informative folder within the actual cottage which itself had all you could want or need to make your stay a real home from home. Driftwood is a cottage for 2 but Tracey also showed me around the stable which is a cottage for 4 also done to the same high standard as Driftwood. You can see by the comments in the visitors book that I am not alone in giving this location a glowing recommendation


  • 10

    16/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 15/06/2019
    Great compact cottage. Lovely owner and fantastic personal welcome touches .


  • 7

    11/06/2019
    Confirmed guest, 08/06/2019
    this property is ideally situated yards from beach, cafes, restaurants etc. the property is ideal for 2 although the bathroom could be bigger and the living area could do with a sky light as this area feels dark if you are in the property for any length of time due to weather.


  • 9

    05/05/2019
    Confirmed guest, 04/05/2019
    Lovely and tasteful little cottage. Everything you need is there. The hosts are very welcoming. Scones jam and clotted cream in a welcome pack. Also they supplied butter, eggs, bread & milk for us too and a lovely fresh vase of flowers. Great location for getting out and about. Highly recommended.


  • 10

    25/04/2019
    Confirmed guest, 20/04/2019
    An amazing week (for my partners birthday) in beautiful 'Driftwood' Perfect location, beautiful accommodation & lovely host, our welcome included fresh flowers & everything for a cream tea! Well worth the 6 hour drive there.


  • 9

    31/03/2019
    Confirmed guest, 30/03/2019
    very nice cottage. very attentive, lots of little things left at cottage to make it special. I liked how there was milk, bread, butter and other things at arrival. special after a long drive didn't want to go straight to the sops. cottage is beautiful and very well located. well done


  • 10

    13/01/2019
    Confirmed guest, 12/01/2019
    Had a lovely week in Driftwood cottage. Beautiful location, with a nice deck overlooking the beach and a 30 second walk to the beach front. Both Newquay and Truro close by for bigger attractions. Tracey was a brilliant host, leaving little goodies for check in and was very understanding and helpful. Highly recommend this place, it is beautiful!


  • 10

    26/11/2018
    Confirmed guest, 24/11/2018
    Absolute fantastic little cottage and super clean and very cosy. Would stay again next week if I could and will definitely recommend * nice landlady too 10star


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9.4 out of 10 – based on 22 reviews collected by Reevoo
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