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From 330, 3nts - 480 1wk - Detached Secluded, Half an Acre Gardens, Dog Friendly

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Thornleigh, detached, secluded, stylish coastal cottage & half acre of beautiful gardens

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Last updated: 11/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

St. Ives cottage description

Thornleigh is a stylish, secluded & detached Cornish coastal cottage between superb Praa Sands and foodie heaven Porthleven, it is set in it's own half acre of beautiful gardens, detached with no neighbouring owners property or other units, you have full independence and privacy, it is a short drive to St Ives. Falmouth and the Helford. Only 2 miles from the coast & set deep in hedgerow lanes, next to 2 large country estates and central to all the attractions West Cornwall has to offer.

Thornleigh has full central heating.

www.beachshacks.co.uk for further info

This hidden gem of a cottage has been recently renovated to provide spacious, light and stylish accommodation. The newly fitted kitchen with slate floor and iroko wood surfaces has all the equipment you require to cook up a feast. Full central heating will keep you toasty through the colder months.
The dining room and living room seat 9 comfortably. There are 2 bathrooms & 4 bedrooms all have new quality pocket sprung mattresses for a blissful sleep. Thornleigh is located close to the beautiful Praa Sands, Porthleven harbour and the historic town of Helston. Please see our website for further details; www.beachshacks.co.uk


LOCAL AMENITIES
Thornleigh is situated between Porthleven and beautiful Praa Sands. Porthleven is a popular harbour, and has many award winning restaurants, cafes and pubs. Below are a few we recommend;

www.kotakai.co.uk
www.kotarestaurant.co.uk
www.ameliesporthleven.co.uk
www.theshipinncornwall.co.uk
www.seadriftporthleven.co.uk
www.quaysidefish.co.uk

The harbour also has many gift shops, and a well stocked fishing tackle shop which also organises boat and fishing trips.

Praa sands is a beautiful large sandy beach, ideal for families as it has lifeguards and amenities. There is a beach shop, surf hire and surf lessons are available. Also various cafes with fantastic views over the beach. One of these is the Sandbar which is a licensed beach bar/restaurant serving food and drink all day until late evening. There is plenty of seating with fantastic views over the beach through the many large windows. Also has a large balcony seating area overlooking the beach for dining al fresco. It is welcoming to all, couples, families, dog friendly and there is a retro games area with pinball and air hockey, and plenty of parking available.
www.sandbarpraasands.co.uk/

Local pubs to Thornleigh
The Crown Inn at Crowntown is the closest pub to Thornleigh at just under a mile cross country walk or just over a mile drive. The Queens Arms is the local village pub at Breage, both of these are CAMRA recognised. Together with The Lion and Lamb at Ashton, these are 3 local pubs all serving pub grub and a selection of local ales.

The Victoria Inn at Perranuthnoe. Has received several Gold awards from Taste West and Cornwall Tourism. Good food in a warm and comfortable atmosphere. Advisable to book during busy times, great for Sunday lunch. Again welcoming to all.

Helston provides a range of takeaways, cafes, pubs and the stylish restaurant Nansloe Manor.

Attractions
Thornleigh is surrounded by beautiful countryside and coastal walks, within 3 miles are Godolphin, an enchanging estate owned by the National Trust, Rinsey Cove, where you will find 2 old tin mines next to the cliff edge and steps down to the cove below and Loe bar/ Penrose Estate, great for long walks round Loe pool to the sea.

Also close by:

Seal Sanctuary
Poldark Mine
National Maritime Museum
Trebah Garden

Provisions
Great place for local food is Trevaskis Farm Shop and Gardens, a modern take on a farm and shop with activities for children and pick your own.

If you need to do any more shopping you can continue to the main Hayle A30 roundabout which has an M&S, large Boots and Next.

There is a large 24hr Tesco in Helston, a Lidl, Sainsburys, Somerfield and a small Spar. In the town is Olivers, a deli, butchers and wine merchant.

Thornleigh is centrally situated to enjoy the many attractions of this beautiful part of Cornwall,
Further details on Thornleigh at www.beachshacks.co.uk

Slightly further afield yet only a 25 minute drive is the relative tranquility of the Helford a beautiful stretch of estuary much favoured by sailing folk. This area also boasts 2 superb gardens adjacent to each other; Trebah and Glendurgan. They each have incorporated activities for children and cafes to re fuel. The Helford has many attractive pubs and restaurants.

St Ives and Falmouth: Also a 25 minute drive is the bustling town of St Ives, famous for its Arts Colony & beautiful beaches, it contains more than 30 galleries, one of which is the Tate, St ives, situated on the beautiful surfing beach of Porthmeor. The Tate also looks after the Barbara Hepworth sculpture garden in the centre of town. A recent opening has been the Bernard Leach pottery Studio. The small cobbled streets of St Ives with little boutique shops provide hours of diversion. There is a good range of eating establishments from gourmet restaurants to take aways. Live music is often found in the town, culminating for 2 weeks in the September Festival when musicians from throughout the UK & the rest of the World come together in this small old fishing town.
A half hour drive from Thornleigh will also take you to Falmouth, here you can find the new and popular Maritime Museum, also lesser known the area of Penryn fast becoming a new artistic and creative part of Falmouth.
www.beachshacks.co.uk

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Thornleigh is ideal for children, with a half acre of beautiful mature gardens, mainly to lawn. Location is secluded. We offer travel cots, high chairs, spare child bed, stair gates, games....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Great for pets as in fantastic walking area, lovely half acre of garden including small paddock....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Sunny south facing room overlooks garden, Kingsize bed ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Double aspect overlooks rural views and tin mine...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 child bed

            Sunny south facing over garden 3ft beds & additional single...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 child bed

            Zip link bed either 1 King or 2 x 2ft 6 singles...moreless

          • In each of the 4 bedrooms you will find a top quality pocket sprung mattress, bedlinen and towels. Bedroom 4 has flexible Zip link bed which can either be used as 1 King or 2 small singles. A spare child bed, travel cot and highchair is available further information at; www.beachshacks.co.uk...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

            Family bathroom contains spa bath and seperate shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Newly fitted with Large shower enclosure...moreless

          • 2 bathrooms, recently appointed, one a family bathroom with spa bath and seperate shower cubicle/Mira electric shower. The second has a large modern shower enclosure and theromostatic shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • The cottage has been recently refurbished to provide every modern comfort inside. The generously proportioned sitting room is fulll of light from the south-facing garden. The decor is calming and natural, with sisal flooring, prints and artwork by local painters. There is a large seperate dining room with table seating 10 comfortably. 2 LCD TV's and dvd players. A CD library and a collection of books and games are provided. The kitchen provides all you need to host a feast, it contains cream units with iroko wood surfaces, belfast sink, a large Rangemaster cooker and ceramic hob, large larder fridge, seperate freezer and Smeg dishwasher. There is a utility porch containing a large washing machine and seperate tumble dryer,and a bench seat containing toys. also useful for removing walking boots. Thornleigh is detached and surrounded by a beautiful, large and mature garden,of half an acre, containing a gazebo and Lutyens bench. Smoking only outside or porch with door open....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Selection of approx 80 books ...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Radio
              • Television:

                2 Toshiba LCD TV's one large in living room and a small one in the dining room. Both have Hdmi connections....moreless

              • Toys:

                Some mainly outdoor toys, boogie boards, beach and garden toys in utility porch and garden box....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Botanical Garden
              • Caves
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Pond
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean
              • Rural

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Spelunking
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Lovely dining room off kitchen and living room, large windows over garden, dual aspect. Contains very large dining table, seating 10 comfortably, great for family gatherings/special occasions....moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Basic Soaps
              • Clothes Dryer:

                Bosch tumble dryer in utility porch...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                2 fireplaces, one decorative, other has an electric flame effect fire....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Full central heating throughout & towel rails in bathrooms...moreless

              • Internet:

                Free...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Laundry Soap
              • Linens Provided:

                beds made up ready...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Has 2 large and 1 small sofa seating 9...moreless

              • Local Activities Guide
              • Local Maps
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Paper Towels

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                cafetiere...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher:

                Smeg integrated...moreless

              • Oven:

                2 large side by side fan ovens...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                A welcome hamper on arrival. Plenty of cupboard cooking ingredients, spices and herbs. A pint of milk and flowers....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                large tall larder style...moreless

              • Stove:

                Large Rangemaster range cooker with double oven and large 5 ring ceramic hob...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Barbecue
              • Deck / Patio:

                South facing terrace with lovely views over half acre of gardens. Large outdoor table and chairs seat 9...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Half an acre of beautiful mature gardens...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda:

                Gazebo area with solid metal frame and side blinds. Also a porch utility area with washing machine and seperate dryer, a large upholstered seat containing toys, useful to take off your boots & coats....moreless

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Nov/Dec
                  Oct 31 - Dec 23, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  £100 £110
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  £480

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add £5 per night, per additional guest

                  Easter
                  Mar 28 - Apr 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,200
                  April & May
                  Apr 11 - May 15, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £800
                  16 May
                  May 16 - May 22, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £900
                  Spring bank holiday
                  May 23 - May 29, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,500
                  May/June
                  May 30 - Jun 5, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £960
                  Glorious June
                  Jun 6 - Jun 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,200
                  End of June
                  Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,400
                  4th July
                  Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,600
                  11th July
                  Jul 11 - Jul 17, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,800
                  18 July
                  Jul 18 - Jul 24, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,900
                  Peak summer
                  Jul 25 - Aug 28, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £2,100
                  End August
                  Aug 29 - Sep 4, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  £1,800

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • No additional mandatory fees
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  Bookings can be made by bank transfer, cheque or card

                  For holidays more than 2 months ahead a deposit of one third is taken.

                  For those made within 2 months of the start date the full rental rate is taken

                  Rental rates include all utilities, bedlinen, towels and free wifi. A welcome gift is provided for all Holiday Rental bookings. Thornleigh is decorated for the festive season with real 6ft tree


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                  Last updated: 11/20/2014
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                  Location

                  40 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Newquay Airport
                  800 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Crown Inn, Crowntown, distance via footpath
                  75 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Plymouth
                  4.5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Praa Sands golf club
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  St Erth
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  A30 link to M5
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Grove, Sithney TR13 0RN
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Porthleven , Rinsey Cove NT and Praa Sands

                  Car: Necessary

                  Thornleigh is central to the various tourist attractions found in Southern Cornwall. Within a 10 minute drive you find the spectacular surfing beach, bars & cafes of Praa Sands, the bustling harbour of Porthleven, the country estates of Godolphin NT & Penrose NT, mysterious & spectacular coastline around the old tin mines at Rinsey Cove NT, the beautiful Church Cove at Gunwalloe & the Seal Sanctuary and Helford estuary at Gweek. The majority of these attractions are in areas of outstanding natural beauty and a large proportion are under the protection of the national trust, a large majority are free to the general public.

                  Within a 25 minute drive you can find the artistic and creative town of St Ives, the famous port of Falmouth with its Maritime Museum & the rest of the Helford estuary and Lizard Peninsula. Thornleigh is situated within a World Heritage Site of old mining activity, with many opportunities to explore this fascinating local history. www.beachshacks.co.uk

                   

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                  • Thornleigh, detached, secluded, stylish coastal cottage & half acre of beautiful gardens

                    Thornleigh, detached, secluded, stylish coastal cottage & half acre of beautiful gardens

                  • South facing living room overlooks the terrace, 3 comfortable sofas, plenty of room for all

                    South facing living room overlooks the terrace, 3 comfortable sofas, plenty of room for all

                  • Kitchen, All facilities required to cook up a feast - great for special occasion

                    Kitchen, All facilities required to cook up a feast - great for special occasion

                  • Praa Sands, one of our favourite haunts, Sandbar cafe on beach with great views.  Popular surfing beach with shop. surf hire and lessons.  Lifeguards.

                    Praa Sands, one of our favourite haunts, Sandbar cafe on beach with great views. Popular surfing beach with shop. surf hire and lessons. Lifeguards.

                  • King size bedroom with view over the garden, sumptuous quality pocket sprung mattress and fitted wardrobe

                    King size bedroom with view over the garden, sumptuous quality pocket sprung mattress and fitted wardrobe

                  • Sunny twin room with view to garden - 2 x 3ft single quality pocket sprung mattresses, additional bed can be provided for extra child

                    Sunny twin room with view to garden - 2 x 3ft single quality pocket sprung mattresses, additional bed can be provided for extra child

                  • Beautiful Praa Sands - Sandbar to left with outstanding views.

                    Beautiful Praa Sands - Sandbar to left with outstanding views.

                  • Garden Seating - South facing garden, plenty of room for everyone on the sunny terrace

                    Garden Seating - South facing garden, plenty of room for everyone on the sunny terrace

                  • Beautiful Church Cove at Gunwalloe, lovely coastline around Thornleigh makes it the perfect Cornish cottage

                    Beautiful Church Cove at Gunwalloe, lovely coastline around Thornleigh makes it the perfect Cornish cottage

                  • St Ives, a short 20min drive from Thornleigh, perfect for a day out, the cottage provides a peaceful, relaxing haven from the crowds

                    St Ives, a short 20min drive from Thornleigh, perfect for a day out, the cottage provides a peaceful, relaxing haven from the crowds

                  • Thornleigh patio

                    Thornleigh patio

                  • The lanes around Thornleigh are covered with lovely flowers and hedgerows

                    The lanes around Thornleigh are covered with lovely flowers and hedgerows

                  • Porthleven Harbour, foodie heaven full of good quality restaurants and renowned fishmongers, has an annual food festival.

                    Porthleven Harbour, foodie heaven full of good quality restaurants and renowned fishmongers, has an annual food festival.

                  • Sunny and spacious living room, full central heating throughout cottage

                    Sunny and spacious living room, full central heating throughout cottage

                  • Spacious dining room - Double aspect, large windows over garden, perfect special occasion venue. Dining table comfortably seats 10

                    Spacious dining room - Double aspect, large windows over garden, perfect special occasion venue. Dining table comfortably seats 10

                  • Praa Sands - inside the Sandbar cafe on a cold winters day - still a great view Many windows share great view over beach and large terrace.  Relaxed family and dog friendly.

                    Praa Sands - inside the Sandbar cafe on a cold winters day - still a great view Many windows share great view over beach and large terrace. Relaxed family and dog friendly.

                  • Double aspect and bed - views over fields and to Wheal Metal tin mine at Poldown

                    Double aspect and bed - views over fields and to Wheal Metal tin mine at Poldown

                  • Sandbar cafe on Praa Sands - view from the terrace over the beach welcomes families, dogs, seaviews & retro games

                    Sandbar cafe on Praa Sands - view from the terrace over the beach welcomes families, dogs, seaviews & retro games

                  • Praa Sands is a lovely beach for surfing with a hire shop and lessons available

                    Praa Sands is a lovely beach for surfing with a hire shop and lessons available

                  • Gazebo in south facing beautiful half acre garden, perfect for entertaining

                    Gazebo in south facing beautiful half acre garden, perfect for entertaining

                  • Lovely coastal walks and wild flowers close to Thornleigh cottage - The Lizard peninsula has wonderful scenic coastal walks.

                    Lovely coastal walks and wild flowers close to Thornleigh cottage - The Lizard peninsula has wonderful scenic coastal walks.

                  • Gazebo area at Thornleigh with lutyens bench and bbq

                    Gazebo area at Thornleigh with lutyens bench and bbq

                  • Small paddock area beyond garden, south facing great area for games & exercise

                    Small paddock area beyond garden, south facing great area for games & exercise

                  • The Helford is only a 20 min drive, a popular sailing destination, wonderful gardens

                    The Helford is only a 20 min drive, a popular sailing destination, wonderful gardens

                  £100 - £300 per night (GBP)
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                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

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                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                  Speaks: english, french
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/20/2014
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