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8 Cornwall cottages for a coastline getaway

a year ago | Kate Harvey



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  • Tucked away in a beautiful region of the south west of England is the timeless destination of Cornwall. Known for its sleepy towns, water sports and rugged coastlines, there are an endless supply of coastal walks with stunning granite cliffs. Book one of these unique Cornish cottages for a taste of British beach living. You can choose to stay in one of its quaint villages that are full of life and activities, or in a more secluded property for total relaxation – there is such to be a cottage for you among this exclusive selection!

    1. 4 bed Cornwall cottage converted from historic manor house outbuildings

    Converted from outbuildings of a spectacular historic manor house, this barn is one of a kind. It is located just outside of the village of Mullion on the Lizard Peninsula which is amazing to explore. This property is one of just three exclusive properties on the estate. There is a well-planned practical living area with excellent modern kitchen and bathrooms, which still manages to preserve the building’s original features such as the living room’s open beams and plenty of room for a large party. It accommodates up to 8 people and has 4 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and access to a beautiful garden and terrace. This classic Cornwall cottage is great for something authentic and rustic during your stay.

    2. 500-year-old thatched 2 bed Cornwall cottage

    This property is the one for you if you’re looking to live an authentic, Cornish experience next to the local fishing community. As one of the most photographed cottages in Cornwall, it maintains all its charming original features such as an ancient inglenook fireplace with an old cloam stove, timber panelled walls and original beams. This is a house of interesting odds and ends, and is only 50 years from the shingle cove. With two bedrooms, it accommodates up to 4 people and for a bustling town experience, it has great views over Cadgwith. It has access to a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area and towels and linen. For the perfect Cornwall cottage by the sea, look no further.

    3. 1 bed self-catering cottage to rent in Cornwall

    This 1-bedroom barn is a beautiful retreat close to a stream and set in 10 acres of stunning countryside. In a private setting down a long tree winding tarmac drive, this is a great choice for unwinding on your holiday in Cornwall. With full self-catering facilities in idyllic surroundings, you are set for the perfect break. It is close to many dog friendly pubs and is also ideal for star gazers on a clear night. The property has its own parking, BBQ and washing line. It also features an en-suite bathroom, open plan kitchen and enclosed garden and patio. For dog friendly cottages, Cornwall is surely the best destination.


    4. 1 bed rural Cornwall cottage retreat near Falmouth

    For a luscious green getaway, you can’t get any better than Owl House. Close to all that nature has to offer, this is the perfect getaway for two and is close to everything worth seeing in Cornwall. It features a wood burner, comfy sofa, reclining chair and a large bed for the cosiest of cottages. Deep in the countryside, it is still close to Tremough, Falmouth and the Lizard Peninsula. It has an open plan living room, a fully equipped kitchen and there is also a cot and highchair available if you’re bringing a little one along.


    5. 2 bed Cornwall cottage in Saint Martins Green

    Benefitting from its own parking facilities, you can live in the quaint town of Saint Martins Green and not have to worry about a thing. Polwin Cottage has 2 bedrooms and includes a kitchen with an oven and dining area. It has a bathroom with a bath and shower, and is close to all the local amenities. This is a great choice for a cottage to rent in Cornwall.


    6. Cornwall holiday cottage for 6 people

    This Grade II listed farmhouse overlooks picturesque Cornish farmland and has a stunning valley setting. It enjoys four poster beds and fully equipped kitchens, and all the entertainment facilities you could ever want, such as a TV/DVD player with Freeview and a CD player. Full English breakfasts are served in the main farmhouse dining room as well as traditional evening meals if you so wish and fancy a break from cooking! It is 15 minutes away from the nearby town of Bodmin and the A30 can be reached in 10 minutes’ drive. Book now to get the best deal on cheap holiday cottages in Cornwall.


    7. Cornwall holiday let

    For a peaceful and private stay, this traditional Cornish barn conversation has many original features such as exposed brickwork, slate and solid oak floors. There is a large living room and an open plan dining room with double doors leading out to a large private patio area. There is free WIFI and parking and the property benefits from an outside BBQ area – we only find the best cottages for you!


    8. 1 bed studio cottage to rent in Cornwall

    This converted studio is a wonderful holiday home in Cornwall for couples and for £15 per head, delicious breakfasts can be served at your leisure throughout your stay. Apart from this, there are full self-catering facilities. There are many local farm shops for local produce and many friendly inns serving hearty meals and local ales. It is located next to a pretty Norman church and is set in 18 acres of beautiful countryside for you to explore. Key features include a king-size Tempur bed, Egyptian cotton sheets and beddings, a wood burner, private balcony balcony and an outdoor BBQ area.

    These Cornwall holiday cottages are perfect no matter the time of year!

    Kate Harvey

    Hailing from the UK, but collecting ingredients, books and musical genres from here, there and everywhere else.