Thursday, 27 October 2011

Luxury Cornish Cottages for Christmas 2011

Christmas is about being with family and friends and what better way to spend time together than in a luxury holiday home?

Cornwalls Cottages has a great selection of properties, whether oozing character and charm or boasting top of the range mod cons:

The Boathouse is a very special converted sail loft fronting directly on to the Percuil River.  With exposed beams and a ship’s bunk style bed, the property has stunning views over the water both from the full width patio doors and railed balcony.  Five people can be accommodated in one bedroom, on a sofa bed and fold out bed.

£599 from Thursday 22 December to Thursday 29 December 2011 (was £699)

The Nook is a sensitively restored old fisherman’s cottage.  Sleeping 6, it is great for windswept walks and has a cosy log burner to warm up by.  It has thick walls and low beams as well as modern bathrooms and a fully fitted kitchen.  Allows dogs.

£1349 from Thursday 22 December to Thursday 29 December 2011 (was £1449)

Downholm, sleeping 12, is a luxurious detached house right on the seafront in St Mawes on the Roseland Peninsula.  It has exceptional uninterrupted panoramic views across the harbour, 6 bedrooms, a games room and spacious living areas.

£2999 from Tuesday 20 December to Tuesday 27 December 2011 (just under £250 per person)

Please visit our website for a full list of Luxury Holiday Homes in Cornwall

Friday, 14 October 2011

Post Box Cottage, Perranwell Station

Welcoming another new property to our Mid Cornwall section... Post Box Cottage in Perranwell Station. 

Set just outside Perranwell Village between Falmouth and Truro, Post Box Cottage sleeps up to five people in traditional comfort. The village has a wonderful old pub serving excellent food and a well stocked Post Office selling a range of provisions.

Post Box Cottage is a dog friendly property with a good sized garden and patio area also offering flatscreen digital Freeview TV and WiFi. Free parking is available outside the property. 

The family bathroom features a sunken bath! The kitchen is modern and fully fitted with a range of equipment. A 10% discount is available to a couple only sharing one room booking outside the peak season. 

For a full list of all our properties please visit our website 

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

October Half Term Availability

Temperatures are still fairly mild in Cornwall at the moment, so why not take advantage of a nice break before the Christmas rush kicks in? 

Please see below a selection of properties we're sure you'd enjoy staying at: 

Sea Owl Wonderfully modern barn conversion 2 miles from the beach. Offering accommodation for up to 6 people with full central heating. 

Anjarden Farmhouse 1700's granite farmhouse, this luxury house feels more like a stately home than a holiday cottage. With all the mod-cons and a wood burning stove sleeping up to 6 people. 

Wiggy's Cottage A gorgeous traditional cottage right in the centre of St Mawes, a few minutes walk from the harbour, shops and numerous restaurants. Sleeps up to 5 people in cosy comfort. 

The Threshing Barn Original stone building carefully restored last winter, set amongst rolling country farmland. Ideal location for exploring Mid to West Cornwall and the North and South Coasts. Shared games room with storage for bikes or watersports equipment. 

Shellseekers Stunning luxury apartment in the centre of St Mawes with sea views and modern decor, Including a TV in the bath! Sleeps up to four in a double and twin room.

Morwenna Lovely single storey apartment in central Cornwall. Open planned living area with a private patio and garden. 

For a full list of available properties please visit our website 

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Things to do in Cornwall in October

October Newsletter

October is the month of half term activities, Halloween and everything in between!

Autumn may be upon us and the leaves are falling but the sun is still shining and there is still plenty to see and do in Cornwall.

Falmouth is a busy place in October with its Oyster Festival from the 13th to 16th and Beer Festival from 21st to 22nd.  The Fal River Autumn Walking Festival takes place for two weeks from the 21st October, encompassing the very best of the Fal River. The nearby Roseland Festival kicks off on the 15th October with a series of music, drama, film and literacy events.

Elsewhere, there is a packed schedule at the Eden Project including the return of the ice rink for half term and spooky activities for “Halloween”.  Nearby, Fowey has their Cornish Craft Fair on the 15th and there is still plenty of surf action with the Extreme Academy BSUPA Championships on the 15th and 16th October at Watergate Bay near Newquay.

Featured New Properties

Beachcombers, Newquay

Beachcombers is situated just 200 yards from the fantastic sandy beach at Watergate bay. These superb apartments are located just a few moments walk from Jamie Oliver's restaurant Fifteen, the Extreme Academy and the beach which stretches to 2 miles at low tide.

Budock Cottage, Falmouth
Budock Cottage sleeps up to 6 people on a small developement of converted barns, with a shared outdoor heated pool. Situated on the South Cornish Coast, a short drive from beautiful beaches and the seafaring town of Falmouth. The complex also benefits from a large garden!

Upcoming Events in Cornwall in October

Falmouth Oyster Festival
Embarking on its fifteenth year, Falmouth Oyster Festival celebrates the start of the oyster dredging season, the diversity and quality of Cornish Seafood and in particular, one of the last remaining traditional oyster fisheries, dredging by sail and hand punt. 13th-16th October, Events Square, Falmouth.

Falmouth Beer Festival
Come along and experience a broad range of 150 local and national ales. Plus: Real Lagers, Real Ciders & Perries. With hot & cold food, live entertainment, pub games and free soft drinks for drivers. 21st - 22nd October, Princess Pavilion, Falmouth.

Fal River Autumn Walking Festival
The Fal River Autumn Walking Festival encompasses the very best of the Fal River.  The walks will encounter historical points of interest, meander along coast paths, pass through areas of outstanding natural beauty and world heritage sites. 

The following properties still have weeks available for October!

Ardevora An Gylen
Set amidst the rolling countryside close to the upper reaches of the River Fal, this immaculately presented single storey converted barn is perfect for those looking for peace & tranquility, yet only 10 mins from the nearest beach and within easy reach of both St Mawes & Portscatho.

Lowenna Cottage
Located in the heart of the famous Cornish harbour village of Mevagissey, this charming three storey cottage is just a few minutes walk to the picturesque harbour with its selection of pubs and restaurants.

The End Barn
A lovingly converted 18th Century barn in a very convenient location close to the middle of Bodmin. Within easy reach of many attractions across Cornwall this excellent property offers a perfect base for exploring Cornwall.

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