Chywartha - sleeps 7 guests in 3 bedrooms
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Minimum age of primary renter:18
Max guests:7 (sleeps up to 7 adults)
A great base in Portscatho
A great base for the week, close to all the amenities in Portscatho. Everything we needed was in Chywartha. It was great to let our dog out and know he was in a safe enclosed garden.
Super holiday home with tremendous views!
This is a really lovely holiday home with superb views over the sea. Just lovely having my morning coffee in my jamas watching the changing sea, losing the little island in the mist and next minute see it appear again, the sunshine through the clouds dappling the surface and watching the white horses form on windy days...perfect!
The accommodation is roomy and extremely comfortable and very well equipped. The only downside is that the roads are very steep in Portscatho and would be difficult for people less mobile, but then most of Cornwall seems to be quite hilly!!!
overall very good
one fallback hot tap in kitchen barley ran
view and comfort excelant
plume of feathers wonderful food and friendly
Family stay at Chywartha
We really enjoyed our stay at Chywartha, the location was great with a lovely sea view, and only a short walk to the beach, shop and the local pub. We had plenty of room and the and were very comfortable. We would certainly stay at Chywartha and the only slight issue we had was the dog didn't like the wooden stairs between the kitchen area and living roo.
Fantastic holiday. Fantastic views. The best holiday we've had.
This was perfect. It is close enough to beach to carry your kayak. We had a magical time definitely coming back. We love visiting Cornwall and do so every year. But I think we found some where which suits are family perfect. Went to beach every day for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, rock pooling and just chilling. Lovely sheltered bay. The cottage is fabulous. It has every thing you need and more. The views are amazing.
A week in late May
A comfortable, warm house with everything you could need. The views from the sitting room and bedrooms were fantastic. I would definitely stay there again.
Portscatho and its neighbouring village of Gerrans are located on the eastern coast of the Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall, overlooking the dramatic Gerrans Bay. A truly peaceful waterside village, Portscatho is a lovely place for a holiday. There are miles of coastal and countryside footpaths to explore, particularly along St Anthony's Head. Portscatho was once a busy fishing harbour, but now it has become a haven for artists due to the striking light which is particularly good in the morning sun. More than anything, Portscatho is a relaxing place. The beaches such as Porthcurnick, Towan and Porthbeor are simply idyllic and these are only minutes from the village. With a superb local butchers shop, 2 great little pubs and a well stocked local store, Portscatho and Gerrans are a lovely place to spend a holiday.
Just to the west of Portscatho is St Mawes which is one of the finest waterside villages in Cornwall. Situated overlooking an idyllic bay on the eastern side of the famous Falmouth Estuary, St Mawes has one of the mildest climates in Britain due to its proximity to the Gulf Stream. The sea is at the heart of the village and has helped to shape St Mawes from the little fishing village to the fashionable holiday destination that is so popular with visitors. A mecca for boating enthusiasts, St Mawes is a particularly popular sailing centre. Weekly club racing, village regattas and larger events are commonplace on the superb waters of the bay all through the summer. St Mawes has so much to offer the visitor. St Mawes Castle was built by Henry VIII and is a splendid place to take in the views of the Carrick Roads.
There are miles of coastal and countryside walks to take in and some idyllic beaches on which to relax and watch the world go by. The little Place ferry takes visitors to explore St Anthony's Head or there are regular ferries to Falmouth. Being situated on the seafront, the village is also known for the restaurants and pubs that serve superb fish and shellfish dishes all year round. There is a selection of pubs & hotels with restaurants (including the renowned Tresanton Hotel) all within easy walking distance. There is a range of shops all within a few minutes' walk including a Cooperative store, Post Office, chemist, butcher, baker and art & clothes shops. The village also has a doctor's surgery and a dentist's surgery.
There are some stunning locations to eat on the Roseland including the Michelin starred Driftwood restaurant on the way down to Rosevine beach where the chef, Chris Eden, and his team deliver a truly special experience, you will obviously need to book this one early. There is also the Hidden Hut located above the field at Rosevine with its eclectic menus, convivial atmosphere, bring your own booze and social media driven events list! (Best find them on Facebook to see what is on!) The Hidden Hut has received rave reviews from the local and national press. Slightly further afield are the Nare Hotel and Quarterdeck with fine dining and dramatic views across Gerrans Bay, the world renowned Tresanton Hotel in St Mawes or the newly refurbished Idle Rocks Hotel. On top of this list there are some excellent country pubs in all of the local villages supporting Cornish produce and local beers.