About the property
- Chalet538 sq. ft.
- Separate WC's0
- Minimum Stay7 nights
Sleeps 4/6 2 bedrooms, kitchen, dining, bathroom, 2 sitting-rooms, large garden
The cabin lies up a track above the woodlands beside Froe Creek near Portscatho. It has its own large garden with lawn, trees, shrubs and glorious views from the china clay mountains to the sea, or across the river to St Mawes. 300 or so metres from a wonderful sandy beach and the South West coastal footpath, it offers a perfect base for relaxing in peace or exploring one of Cornwall's most beautiful areas, the Roseland. If you are lucky, you may spot the seals which also visit the beach, egrets sometimes fish in the creek and a pair of resident buzzards often circle above.
The nearest village, Portscatho, has a good general store open 7 days a week, a butcher, pubs with wifi and is only a mile and a half by road, or on foot by the bridle way or the coastal path.
Cornwall's capital, the cathedral city of Truro, and the busy historic port of Falmouth with its Maritime Museum can both be reached by the picturesque King Harry Ferry (which reduces a 20 mile journey to 8 miles). These are lovely old fashioned but contrasting towns and a joy to shop or eat in.
There are many other beautiful walks around the headland to other beaches and the lighthouse at St Anthony Head, with beautiful views of the whole bay. Known as the Carrick Roads, this is one of the deepest natural harbours in the world.
River and sea ferries take you to the Tudor castles at Falmouth and St Mawes, and several sub-tropical gardens including Trelissick (just across from the King Harry Ferry) or even to Truro. Water sports of every sort, sailing, kayaking, wind surfing etc. abound. The lost gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project are about a 45 minute drive away near St Austell.
The rest of Cornwall is easily accessible including the Tate Gallery at St Ives, the Lizard, the Atlantic Coast and Bodmin Moor.
Jenny or Peter Zinovieff
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- English, French, Italian
- Calendar last updated:
- May 13, 2018
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perfect location and very homely
Overall the cabin was better than the description suggested. It clearly is a home for the owners and made us feel at home almost immediately.Very well-equipped and adequate space for 4/5, though we were mostly just sleeping 2. The owners gave useful advice and dealt with us in a friendly and efficient manner. "Plume of Feathers" pub was well worth a visit as suggested. Beach was all we could have wanted. Recommend purchasing the 6-day ferry ticket. St. Anthony's point also a good day out close at hand. Only a hand-held shower was a small drawback, but plenty of hot water.
Definitely want to return.
Potentially excellent property & location but totally uncared for.
The property is in in an excellent location, however the standard to which it is kept is totally unacceptable. On arrival the place was absolutely run down & not habitable. The toilet seat
was broken and the toilet did not flush away properly. The beds were worn out, and the kitchen was a disgrace. All the utensils were unclean and the cooker was actually rusty. The kitchen had the appearance of not having been used in months. The oven did not look as if it had ever been cleaned. All the furniture in the place was tired and worn out. We only stayed one night because it was late on Saturday when we arrived. On Sunday morning we found alternative accommodation and abandoned the cabin. The only saving grace was that when I spoke to the owners they gave us a full refund,but it still cost us a day of our holiday having to relocate.
This review is appalling. I cannot say how much we regret it. Unfortunately, events became out of our control when a previous tenant more or less trashed the cabin. At the same time the cleaner had let us down. We of course returned the money as soon as we heard of this but not until new tenants has arrived. Of course, we have remedied these matters and would just like to point out that the cabin had been let for the whole of July and August with several tenants requesting repeat bookings for next year and saying how much they had enjoyed staying.
The Roseland peninsular, with St Anthony Lighthouse, protects the entrance to Falmouth Bay in South Cornwall. Ferries go to St Mawes, Falmouth and Truro, centres for sailing, historic monuments, sub-tropical gardens, museums and shops. There are several wonderful beaches, circular coastal walks with beautiful views of both rivers and the sea. The cabin is about 300 meters from the nearest large sandy secluded beach. It lies up a rough, driveable track from the road at Froe Creek.
Additional pricing information
WEEKLY RATES arrive Saturday after 14.00, leave by Saturday 12.00