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

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

www.beachshacks.co.uk for further info

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.

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

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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 100 m²

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

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 2 child bed

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

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

    Sunny south facing garden 2 x 3ft singles & a 2ft 6 single...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 baby crib

    Sunny south facing room overlooks garden, Kingsize bed ...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 full 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 separate 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, separate freezer and Smeg dishwasher. There is a utility porch containing a large washing machine and separate 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....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

  • Video Library:

    DvDs...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • 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
  • 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
  • Parking:

    Plenty of room for 3 or 4 cars, ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Oven:

    2 large side by side fan ovens...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    A welcome hamper on arrival. A pint of milk wine biscuits 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

  • Bicycles:

    Can be hired from Penrose cycle hire Porthleven 2 miles away. Lots of safe cycle routes around the Penrose estate. ...moreless

  • Boat:

    Boats can be hired from Porthleven less than 3 miles from Thornleigh. Also pedalo's in Helston boating lake 2 miles. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Golf:

    10 minute drive Praa Sands golf...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Hired from Praa Sands a 10 min drive...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Half an acre of beautiful mature gardens...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Large wooden gazebo to seat 9. 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

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Surf board and wet suit hire at Praa Sands 10 min drive. ...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Nov/Dec
Nov 26 - Dec 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$127 $152
Fri, Sat, Sun
$635
Christmas & New Year
Dec 20 - Jan 7, 2017
5 night min stay
$305
$1,779
Easter
Apr 1 - Apr 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,779
April/May
Apr 22 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,017
Joyous June
Jun 3 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,620
Jubilant July
Jul 1 - Jul 21, 2017
7 night min stay

$2,287
Peak summer
Jul 22 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,050

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25.41

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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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Family bathroom - Spa bath & separate shower cubicle

    Family bathroom - Spa bath & separate shower cubicle

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 - 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

  • One of 2 bathrooms, this has a large walk in shower.

    One of 2 bathrooms, this has a large walk in shower.

  • 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.

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

    Beautiful Praa Sands - Sandbar to left with outstanding views.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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

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