About the property
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Beach Hill Cottage - a holiday cottage that sleeps 4 guests in 2 bedrooms
The adorable Beach Hill Cottage is located in the heart of the picturesque & unspoilt village of Portloe only yards from the harbour beach and is perfect for a couple or a small family all year round. From just outside your front door you can watch the comings & goings of the local crab & lobster fishermen as they launch their boats and land their catches daily. This is Cornwall as we all imagine, but rarely find these days.
Beach Hill Cottage is a beautifully converted former fisherman's cottage. It is a small cottage, but full of character and wonderfully presented by the Owners. It is an ideal all year round basis as it has a woodburning stove for cosy winter evenings. It is perfectly positioned for exploring the miles of coastal walks and only a short drive to the spectacular Carne beach. The cottage itself has a small but well fitted kitchen with a dining table & slate floor. The lounge is a really cosy room & full of character with a wood burning stove and beamed ceiling. There is a comfortable sofa and window seat. There are steep stairs leading up to the first floor bedrooms & bathroom.
Ground Floor: Open plan kitchen, dining area and lounge.
First Floor: Double bedroom, single room with truckle bed (extending to a double bed) and separate bathroom with handheld shower & WC.
Exterior: There is no garden, but there is a small slate area to the front where there is a table and two chairs to sit and watch the harbour.
Facilities & Services
Heating is via the wood burning stove and combination convection/night storage heaters downstairs and in both bedrooms. The kitchen is fully fitted and has a dishwasher, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment and washing machine. The lounge has a TV / DVD player, CD & radio.
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included, but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is a parking space right in front of the cottage which you can normally park in however please note that it is not for the sole use of the cottage so you may at times have to park in the main village car park which is a 5 minute walk away. Please note that the stairs at the cottage are quite steep. There is WiFi available at the property. Up to 2 well behaved dogs are welcome at a small additional cost of £25 per dog / per week. We regret no smoking is permitted. There is an iron and ironing board and clothes horse. There is a cot & high chair available on request.
General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£100 security deposit is required to be pre-authorised on your card.
Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one bedroom only.
CornwallsCottages Booking Team
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
Had a fab time with the family and our new puppy. love the location and love the beach.
Only complaint was the wood burner was very hard to keep going. We have one at home so know how to operate but found that the cottage one was very difficult.
We booked this cottage very last minute.
A very efficient lady called Nicola who I think had only just started her new job was GREAT.
The cottage was perfect for the two of us and a small dog - perfectly formed.
It was set in a fantastic location with the sea within spitting distance.
I would have no hestitation in recommending this company and the cottage and hope to return!
Thank you very much
Autumn break without the crowds
We loved the location of this cottage, and the fact that it was 'dog- friendly' , in the heart of the harbour area and right on the coastal footpath ,. Portloe has a friendly pub and its very easy to walk to Veryan for supplies and another pub which offered the best crab sandwiches.
We were lucky with the weather - mostly sunny -and although the cottage does not enjoy a sunny aspect, there is a lovely bench opposite the front door where you can bask and watch the comings and goings (mostly from the Lugger Hotel.).
Everything in the cottage worked well, but the lighting in the sitting room was not adequate for reading - uplighters in a dark cottage , though atmospheric, probably aren't the best choice for this.and I would have loved a radio in the kitchen.
Apart from these two concerns it was a all that we hoped for..
Beautiful small village.
Beach Hill Cottage is in a very scenic and in a very friendly village, the road down to the village is a little narrow but has the odd passing place, if driving down/up slowly not a problem. The cottage was equipped with all we needed and was very comfortable. The owners left us a welcome cake which we enjoyed with a nice cup of tea on arriving. We loved the stable door so we could have it open so our 2 dogs couldn't run off...(apart from one day when we forgot to close the door and our little dog went across to The Lugger Hotel!! Staff also very friendly :) ) Couldn't get TV to work, could of been reception or us! But didn't miss it, as we took our kindle HD with iplayer etc, and connected to the cottages WiFi speaker to listen to tv/music. Got car parked 4 out 7 days outside cottage, the car park is very close and is donation only. Small beach when tide out (dog friendly), Portholland beach 2miles walking up the coastal path...not so easy as we thought, but really pretty walk (dog friendly). Carne beach is lovely, a short car journey about 2.5miles (Dog friendly). To eat out in portloe, there is The ship inn, it has some lovely meals or at The Lugger Hotel. Melinsey Mill at Veryan (walkable) does a lovely sandwich (All allow dogs). Went to Truro on bus No51, leaves village every 2 hours and was £7.80 adult return ticket, picked up10:45am. Polperro worth a visit also port Isaac and padstow, all about 1hour drive. Tintagel castle lovely and of course Lands End. Cornwall has lots to offer if you want to be busy or just to take life at a steadier pace, don't forget to try the pasties! Beach Hill Cottage was a good base for us.
A perfect little "getaway from it all".
A wonderful cottage which was perfect for just the two of us in a stunning location. We arrived to find a beautiful home made cake which was very welcome after our long journey and absolutely delicious.
The only slight negative location wise is that any walk you partake in is a challenging one. Most of the time this wasn't a problem but I did miss a leisurely evening stroll.
The hotel opposite, The Lugger looked lovely and was very busy, And though being a little out of our price range, they very kindly made me an ice cream sundae when the local pub had let us down!
Such a beautiful home with breathtaking views in every direction.
Total relaxation - again!
This is our 3rd stay at Beech Hill Cottage and it never disappoints. We still sigh with relief when we walk through the door as the stress just floats away....! First time in Spring and Cornwall was in bloom.The refurb looks great as it still captures the charm of this beautiful little cottage. Even though it's our third stay there is still plenty to explore - our dog Tilly had her legs walked off again but she loved it as much as us. If you want to go back to 'old Cornwall' go here. The people & village is so friendly. The cottage next door has had a makeover too and the harbour now looks really pretty. You can tell I'm in love with this place & we will return. The only thing we missed this time was the cake ;) - however my waistline benefited from it! Lovely lovely place :). Jane - Hertfordshire
Thanks Jane, Paul - and Tilly. We are glad you like the new look, which also includes a new layout in the bathroom including a powerful shower. Becky does a brilliant line in cakes - Lemon and Blueberry is my favourite - but as she has young children and other commitments it is not always possible for her to supply these so we do not advertise them or guarantee supply (I wish..). That said, let me know when you are coming back and I will put in a special request! We really appreciate your comments.
Portloe is considered by many to be the jewel in the crown of the Roseland peninsula and one of the prettiest villages in Cornwall. Its steep sided valleys has meant that it has managed to escape development over the years and many buildings differ little from when they were built. Sir John Betjeman said of Portloe "One of the least spoiled and most impressive of Cornish fishing villages". Portloe is an ideal place to stay on the Roseland Peninsula.
It is wonderfully quiet and peaceful, yet it has a really good local pub & hotel. The village itself is only a short drive from the other villages such as St Mawes. The city of Truro is also within a 25 minute drive. The Lugger Hotel with its excellent restaurant is only a few steps away and the Ship Inn is a short walk. The New Inn at Veryan serves food. There is also the Portloe Tea Room nearby. There is no general store in Portloe, however there are shops at Veryan (1.4 miles) and a Londis store at Bessy Beneath (3 miles). Further pubs, shops & restaurants are also available in Tregony, Ruan Lanihorne, Portscatho & St Mawes.
Additional pricing information
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are provided, but you need to bring your own beach towels. Discounts available for couples staying for 7 nights outside the peak season, using one room only.
Contractual booking deposit: 30.00% rent