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Luxurious Georgian house with great sea views. Minutes' walk to beach & pub

Mrs Susie Warwick

Member since: 2004
Speaks English
People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Calendar last updated:
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Luxurious Georgian house with great sea views. Minutes' walk to beach & pub

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday cottage in Cawsand - SEACROFT Garrett St, Cawsand

Lowest prices now until 26 March. 4 Double/twin Bedrooms. Fully equipped kitchen

In a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this lovely old house has been renovated to a high standard very comfortably accommodating 8 people and just a pebble's throw from the water. Seacroft has fabulous ocean views from almost every room. The moment you arrive you can smell the ozone and see the waves. Tastefully decorated and well furnished throughout with high end bathroom and kitchen fittings, returning guests insist Seacroft is the best holiday home they have stayed in.

Sitting in the centre of this romantic Cornish fishing village with two beaches just a 3 minute walk away - everything is here for a self-catering, family holiday.

Seacroft provides everything for the perfect family holiday inclusive of quality linen, towels and hairdriers in every bedroom and full central heating (not night storage) at the touch of a button.

The well-equipped kitchen has all you may need - American fridge, full oven, microwave and dishwasher. The separate Laundry room has washing machine, separate tumble drier and plenty of room to dry out coats and walking boots.

The kitchen opens into the southwest facing garden. A sunny patio with barbecue provides alfresco dining in comfort - there is also plenty of room to play or laze in the safely enclosed private garden.

Inside, the plasma TV, DVD, board games and books will give you plenty of choices on the occasional rainy day. With cosy cream sofas to relax in. And at the end of the day have a restful sleep wrapped in 100% luxury cotton in super-comfortable beds with a choice of pillows.

The four bedrooms are: on the ground floor, two bedrooms and on the second floor a further two. The living room and kitchen sits on the first floor with two great sea-watching window seats.

The bedrooms - all with sea views - are divided as to one 5' double, one twin and two bedrooms which can be either 6' doubles or two 3' twin beds.

Each of the ground and second floors has a bathroom with underfloor heating and both bath and shower.

The Rame Peninsula: Cawsand/Kingsand are situated on a peninsula, also known as Cornwall's forgotten corner - and long may it be so! With many ancient and true stories of smugglers and shipwrecks, the pretty colour-washed cottages and narrow streets of these delightful villages have a magical feeling.

Once the dividing county line between Devon and Cornwall, one almost feels in a time warp. Here are the holidays of childhood - picnics on the beach, fishing and paddling in rock pools, barbecues in the garden going to sleep to the sound of the ocean.

Spectacular scenery, walking, birdwatching, painting, fishing or just lazing - it is the perfect place for the traditional family holiday.

An historically rich area too: King Charles and Lord Nelson both came to the village. You will notice Palmerston's Follies (military forts) built in the 18th century to keep the French at bay and the 14th-century chapel at Rame Head where a beacon blazed at the time of the Armada.

Things to Do: There are 6 different places to eat within 3-10 minutes walk and a passenger ferry to Plymouth (2.5 miles) theatre, cinema, shops and National Marine Aquarium - no real need for a car.

The twin villages of Cawsand and Kingsand are also a convenient base for visiting many of Cornwall's tourist attractions. 'Google' the following for more information:

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Eden Project, the amazing open-air Minack Theatre and many National Trust properties: Cothele, Lanhydrock and Antony House are just a few.

630-miles of the South West Coast Path is a dream for walkers, taking in the whole of the coast of Cornwall and beyond so don't forget your walking boots.

Visit the beautiful, Grade 1 Listed gardens of the 800-acre Mount Edgcumbe Estate, just 10 minutes walk from the house. Beautiful all year but especially lovely in Spring. Here there is a good restaurant/cafe to refresh yourselves for the home run.

Birdwatching- look out for Spoonbills, Black-tailed Godwits, Avocets and Oystercatchers which have all been seen.

Sea fishing is popular too as is Golf at Whitsand Bay Country Club (wonderful views), Looe and 2 courses at St Mellion (one of which is a Niklaus course).

Anyone from the US might be especially interested in Plymouth. The ferry from the village takes you straight into the old Barbican area from where the Pilgrims left, here also the Theatre Royal, shops and National Marine Aquarium.

Tucked away Coves: For a change you might try nearby Whitsand Bay beach - an enormous stretch of sand nearly 7 kilometres long, which separates up into little secluded coves at the top of the tide, including Tregantle, Sharrow, Freathy and Tregonhawke beaches. Great for finding your own bit of privacy if you are a couple or family.

Check out www.cawsandcottages.co.uk

More Details
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Mrs Susie Warwick (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2015

About Mrs Susie Warwick

We live in Hertfordshire where we were born and where we have run a a small family property company for over 40 years.

In the later 1990's we moved to Devon where we lived for 10 years until returning to Hertfordshire in 2003 for family reasons.

We wanted to keep a base in the south west so bought a little cottage (Howton Cottage) in Cawsand which we still own and let out.

Mrs Susie Warwick purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Mrs Susie Warwick chose Cawsand

Susie says : I noticed Seacroft for sale after the elderly owner had died. It was in a sorry state but I could see how it could be and such a wonderful view from the living room on the first floor. We replaced all the plastic window with timber sashes and added all sorts of little touches that, then, I did not have at home, like the boiling tap in the kitchen and underfloor heating for all the stone floors. It took us just under a year to carry out the complete renovation from the roof down and then furnish it.

We just love that we have been able to buy a gem of a Georgian house and have made it so cosy. It has been let from the moment it was ready in June 2009.

What makes this cottage unique

One of Seacroft's unique benefits has to be that spectacular view. It has always had a friendly atmosphere and we imagine all the people who have lived in it going back several hundred years.

The garden with barbecue and dining area is perfect for sunny, some of which are in the winter!

Of course being in the centre of a pretty, Cornish fishing village with both the beaches and the local hostelries within easy walking distance really makes it a dream house.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have had a wonderful time at Seacroft; its a

superb house and it is furnished beautifully. There was everything that we

needed , and more , in the house. This is the 3rd house we have rented in the

village over the last 6 years and it beats the others in all aspects.



The view from the property is wonderful. The village is peaceful, no need to use the car. Plenty of great walks from the cottage.
Nov 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 17 holidaymaker reviews

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Luxurious Georgian house with great sea views. Minutes' walk to beach & pub
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 20 reviews
Ironbridge, Shropshire, England
5

Excellent accommodation you won't be disappointed

  • 5 of 5

We booked a week here in early September 2009 for 6 adults and a 2 year old - the owners couldn't have been more helpful during the booking process. When we arrived the caretaker had made sure the place was spotless, and we are fussy! Every mod-con is provided, from a tap with instant boiling water for tea & coffee, through to a huge fridge with ice & chilled water 'on-tap'. Clean white fluffy towels for everyone; lovely bed linen; plenty of comfy seating; a big LCD TV, games, broadband connection ...... the list goes on! Then there is waking up every morning to see the ocean from your bedroom window, and spending a lazy afternoon reading a book in the lounge with that same ocean view, watching the fishing boats and Navy vessels. Only word of caution is for the steep stairs, particularly from middle to third floor - risky for kids, unsuitable for elderly or infirm - but then there are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor they can use, so even then its not a show-stopper! As for the location, most of the pubs (rather than the empty hotel!) in Cawsand & Kingsand are great - nice beers & wines, good or great food and friendly people. Even the art & gift shops are a cut-above those that most sea-side resorts offer. We will certainly return for a short break or a week sometime soon. I defy anyone to find any real faults here - an honest and genuine first rate 5-star property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is such a thrill for us, in our first season at Seacroft, that all the headaches of the complete refurbishment were really worth it. You have no idea how hard I had to argue to get that hot tap! Really delighted that this family enjoyed their stay so much - they also left the place spotless which makes our caretaker's job so much easier. The weather was pretty kind too, which it often is in this little forgotten corner of Cornwall.
5

Seacroft, Cawsand

  • 5 of 5

A very well equipped cottage in a lovely location with excellent sea views from the first floor lounge and second floor bedrooms. The bedrooms and bathrooms were all very comfortable. The kitchen was large and the round dining table in the kitchen comfortably sat 7 adults. Although we visited in January, the outside terraced areas were lovely for summer BBQ's and sitting out.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Even in the winter our little corner of Cornwall can catch the sun's rays! Seacroft has full central heating too for cosy evenings in. We look forward to seeing you soon.
5

A wonderful break away

  • 5 of 5

The setting for this beautiful house couldn't be better, right next to the beach and close to a handful of excellent pubs and cafes. The layout takes advantage of the exceptional sea views and the interior décor feels incredibly sumptuous and homely. There's a large living room with plenty of space for everyone, an exceptionally well appointed kitchen as well as spacious and comfy bedrooms.

We, a large party of friends, stayed over new years (2014), the atmosphere in the village was great and the firework display was such an added bonus.

This house has the whole package; spacious, homely and stylish accommodation, set in the most perfect village. I couldn't recommend it more, we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well, we do keep saying it's one of the best houses in the area! Always glad to hear that we are getting it right and delighted to give guests a true village experience. I believe some of this party even swam on New Year's Day - brave souls!
5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous house in great location, really well equipped and maintained. Everyone enjoyed themselves

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

Beautiful Holiday home in superb location

  • 5 of 5

A beautifully presented, comfortable and well equipped holiday home, we had a fantastic time, stunning sea views from the first and second floor rooms, you won't be disappointed choosing Seacroft for your holiday. Kingsand and Cawsand truly are a hidden gem, and nearby Rame head is breathtaking , great local pubs and food. Great for a relaxing short break and we were blessed with gorgeous weather which helps to have made it a memorable stay

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always lovely t hear guests really do appreciate this perfect spot in magical Cornwall. If you don't want to be bothered with the car,everything is here. If you'd like to see more of Cornwall, none of the major places to enjoy is very far away. Bookings being taken for 2015 now! We look forward to welcoming you.
5

An amazing old house with modern amenities

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this accommodation. Fantastic house with all mod cons, great location etc

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Newquay
Nearest Barpub
75 Metres
The Halfway House
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Whitsand Bay
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Plymouth
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
A38 Expressway
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
The Devonport Inn
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Kingsand
Car: not necessary

The Rame Peninsula: Cawsand/Kingsand are situated on a peninsula, also known as Cornwall's forgotten corner - and long may it be so! With many ancient and true stories of smugglers and shipwrecks, the pretty colour-washed cottages and narrow streets of these ancient villages have a magical feeling.

Once the dividing county line between Devon and Cornwall, one almost feels in a time warp. Here are the holidays of your childhood - picnics on the beach, fishing and paddling in rock pools, barbecues in the garden going to sleep to the sound of the ocean.

The beach here has the Marine Conservation Society's highest water quality standard. Bathing is safe and there are rock pools for the children to dabble in.

Spectacular scenery, walking, birdwatching, painting, fishing or just lazing - it is the perfect place for the traditional family holiday.

An historically rich area too: King Charles and Lord Nelson both came to the village. You will notice Palmerston's Follies (military forts) built in the 18th century to keep the French at bay and the 14th-century chapel at Rame Head where a beacon blazed at the time of the Armada.

Things to Do: There are 6 different places to eat within 3-10 minutes walk and a passenger ferry to Plymouth (2.5 miles) theatre, cinema, shops and National Marine Aquarium - no need for a car.

The twin villages of Cawsand and Kingsand are also a convenient base for visiting many of Cornwall's tourist attractions.

'Google' the following for more information:

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, Eden Project, Pentillie Castle, the amazing open-air Minack Theatre and many National Trust properties: Cothele, Lanhydrock and Antony House are just a few.

630-miles of the South West Coast Path is a dream for walkers, taking in the whole of the coast of Cornwall and beyond so don't forget your walking boots.

Visit the beautiful, Grade 1 Listed gardens of the 800-acre Mount Edgcumbe Estate, just 10 minutes walk from the house and particularly lovely in Spring. Here there is a good restaurant/cafe to refresh yourselves for the home run.

Birdwatching- look out for Spoonbills, Black-tailed Godwits, Avocets and Oystercatchers which have all been seen.

Sea fishing is popular too as is Golf at Whitsand Bay Hotel(wonderful views), Looe and 2 courses at St Mellion (one of which is a Niklaus course).

Anyone from the US might be especially interested in Plymouth. The ferry from the village takes you straight into the old Barbican area from where the Pilgrims left, here also the Theatre Royal, shops and National Marine Aquarium.

Tucked away Coves: For a change you might try nearby Whitsand Bay beach - an enormous stretch of sand nearly 7 kilometres long, which separates up into little secluded coves at the top of the tide, including Tregantle, Sharrow, Freathy and Tregonhawke beaches. Great for finding your own bit of privacy if you are a couple or family. You can surf here too.

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Prices & Availability

From £97 Nightly

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cawsand, South East Cornwall

Rental Basis:
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Prices quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Easter
27 Mar 2015 - 16 Apr 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
Spring
17 Apr 2015 - 21 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
From
£261
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
 
 
Early Summer
22 May 2015 - 18 Jun 2015
3 night minimum stay
£514
for 3 nights
From
£285
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,200
 
 
Summer
19 Jun 2015 - 16 Jul 2015
3 night minimum stay
£549
for 3 nights
From
£304
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,280
 
 
High Summer
17 Jul 2015 - 10 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,890
for 7 nights
£1,890
 
 
Indian Summer
11 Sep 2015 - 22 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
£471
for 3 nights
From
£261
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,100
£2,500
 
 
Autumn
23 Oct 2015 - 1 Nov 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,280
for 7 nights
£1,280
£1,800
 
 
Late Autumn/Winter
2 Nov 2015 - 23 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
£291
for 3 nights
From
£160
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£680
£1,800
 
 
Christmas/New Year
24 Dec 2015 - 3 Jan 2016
2 night minimum stay
£500
for 2 nights
From
£416
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,750
£2,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Notes CHANGEOVER day is normally FRIDAY. At certain times of the year we may be able to be more flexible.

EVERYTHING is included - linen (and beds are made up for you), towels, bills, full central heating (not night storage) and wireless internet connection are all included in the rental rate.
A cautionary deposit is retained in addition and returned usually within 48 hours.
Guests pay 25% of total payment on booking. The final payment is due a minimum one month before the holiday start date.
Cancellation policy :
The whole deposit is returnable up to 3 months ahead of holiday start date.
Cancellation 12 weeks or less before start date the whole deposit is returned providing we are able to re-book the cancelled dates.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cawsand in South East Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , On the second floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , on the ground floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , on the first floor
  • There is a Bathroom on each bedroom level. Bathroom 1 on the ground floor has freestanding rolltop bath, separate walk-in shower, wc, wash basin, heated towelrail and underfloor heating. Bathroom 2 on the second floor has a bath with shower over, wc, wash basin, heated towelrail and underfloor heating. There is a separate WC on the first floor the kitchen and living room level. We provide big, white bath sheets and hand towels for each person. Fresh bed linen and towels are provided for each rental week and are included in the rental charge. Soap, shampoo and hairdriers are all provided for use with our compliments. N.B There is a Laundry Room on the ground floor with separate tumble drier and space to hang wet walking or surfing gear.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , can be 2 singles or Queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Travel cot may be in any double bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , can be 2 singles or 6' double
  • All the bedrooms are sea-facing and with window seats. Two bedrooms are on the ground floor and two on the second floor each floor with a bath and shower. Really comfortable beds made up with beautiful 100% cotton linen, a choice of feather or hypoallergenic pillows and a hairdryer for each room. Every bed has duvet, 2 pillows and a blanket per person. Two bedrooms have 2, 3' divan beds, allowing them to be one 6' or two single beds - you choose. The other bedrooms are one twin bedded room on the ground floor and a Queen-sized (5') double (second floor). A travel cot is also available. Out of Season you may rent Seacroft with as many bedrooms as you need - 1, 2, 3 or 4. Each room for a maximum of two people. If there are just two of you, you use whichever bedroom you choose and have the whole of the rest of the house and garden to yourselves ! We also have HOWTON COTTAGE in the same street which with SEACROFT would then sleep up to 13 GUESTS and a 10% overall discount.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
From the well-equipped kitchen/diner, on the first floor, french doors lead onto decking directly into the garden. The first floor living room has wonderful views out to sea and window seats. There is enough comfortable seating for 10 people, a television with DVD and Free view tv. A few DVDs, CDs and books are available with the village shop having more selection. Wireless internet connection is provided free of charge - remember your laptop. NOTE: to the infirm/elderly: The property has numerous steep, narrow stairs and steps not all with handrails. Our caretaker is near to hand and available 24/7. We are also contactable at any time, by email or telephone giving you confidence that any problem which may arise will be dealt with immediately. We are sorry but we cannot accept pets at our property.

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