Monday, 11 January 2016

Valentine's Day in Cornwall

Escape to Cornwall this Valentine's Day!

Why not make Valentine’s Day extra special this year and escape to the beautiful, serene seclusion of the Cornish countryside?
We can think of nothing more idyllic than leaving the stresses of life behind you and sharing some fresh air in the countryside, or passing a cosy evening by the wood burner. Valentine’s Day is all about spending quality time together - so escape the rush and make the most of the weekend in the county where time slows down and life is to be loved! 
Whether you want to wake up to ocean views, step outside into rolling countryside or feel immersed in rural village life - we’ve got the perfect cottage for your romantic getaway. 
Here is a unique selection of properties, handpicked by us, filled with character and available this Valentine’s Day - for now!

Don’t forget that our website has loads more incredible properties all across Cornwall. Search by proximity to beaches, pubs, shops, luxury properties and lots more, we make it easy for you to find exactly what you’re looking for. 

Hideaway, St Mawes

Do you dream of waking to ocean views and enjoying breakfast on the terrace, just footsteps from your bed? In that case, Hideaway in St Mawes is the perfect place for you! The exquisite vista that floods into the bedroom also fills the glass doors in the living room. Looking straight across the harbour, this beautifully presented apartment could not be better placed - being at once quiet and secluded, yet only minutes from the buzzing village with all it's pubs, shops and restaurants. 


Sunnywell, Bodmin

This charming barn conversion is located on Tregullon Farm, just outside Bodmin, in the heart of Cornwall. The property is filled with attractive features which are characteristic of a traditional barn conversion, including wood beam ceilings and classic barn doors. It's the perfect balance of authentic, rustic charm and modern comfort. 

The house is equidistant from both the North and South coasts, making this a fantastic base for exploring Cornwall. So whether you want to watch the dramatic surf of the Atlantic or amble through the quiet, picturesque villages that line the south coast, you'll be well placed here.  

Lambs Barton Cottage, Crackington Haven

Another fantastic barn conversion ideal for a romantic break, this property occupies a beautiful spot in North Cornwall, just a few minutes' walk from the beach at Crackington Haven. Glass doors make the most of stunning panoramic views across the valley to the sea. This modern, stylish property features an open plan living space with a cosy wood burner and beautiful slate floor throughout. 

The living room and master bedroom both have direct access to the patio, where you'll find a lovely BBQ area. There is even an outdoor shower to rinse off the sand after a trek along the beach!


Lansant-an-Vre, St Breock

Here is another wonderful cottage perfect for couples in search of a quiet, cosy getaway. The living room features a fabulous fireplace to warm up a winter evening and luxurious sink-into sofas. Well-presented and filled with pretty, character features Lansant-an-Vre is a superb countryside escape. 

Although Wadebridge is only 5 minutes' away, with it's range of restaurants, shops and pubs, from here you'll feel a hundred miles from anywhere. It's a place of utter tranquility. Easy access to the A39 makes reaching the North Coast incredibly easy: Padstow and Polzeath (which are pleasantly quiet at this time of year) are both only 20 minutes away.  


Our Cottage, St Mawes

Our Cottage is a picture-perfect traditional village cottage with an enviable position on the seafront. Cross the road and you're standing on the beach, whilst a two minute walk down the road will land you in the centre of St Mawes. 

A fabulous sun deck makes a perfect spot for BBQs, overlooking one of the most beautiful villages in Cornwall. Although this property can sleep up to eight guests, it's perfect location and cosy interior make it a wonderful destination for a couple. The ground floor features a lovely open living area with a real fireplace and a well equipped, modern kitchen. 


Manor Cottage, St Mawes

Watch the world go by from this picture-perfect cottage in the heart of St Mawes. Manor Cottage is filled with charm and traditional character features. It also boasts beautiful views of the harbour (which is only 20 metres in front). A lounge at the front of the property looks out to sea and a clever glass wall means the view isn't lost to the kitchen. Overall, if you're looking for a traditional, picturesque property in the heart a village and next to the sea - Manor Cottage is for you!


Chypons River Cottage, St Ives

This stunning barn conversion lies on the edge of beautiful rugged moorland in south west Cornwall. Just 10 minutes from the famous seaside village of St Ives, Chypons is the best of both worlds: acres of wild countryside and wooded valleys plus easy access to the seaside and village amenities. 

Here you can enjoy privacy and tranquility but without feeling entirely cut off. This romantic property is 200 years old and comes with plenty of character, from the attractive exterior to the exquisite antique furnishings. 


Vineyard Cottage, nr Veryan

If you're looking for peace and quiet (who isn't?) then Vineyard Cottage has something for you! As the name suggests, the property is located on a former working vineyard, in the heart of the stunning Roseland Peninsula. 

You could easily pass your time simply enjoying the serenity of the surroundings. However, should you wish to explore the nearby attractions, the Eden Project and National Maritime Museum Falmouth are both within easy reach. The cottage itself is full of elegance, being beautifully furnished and immaculately presented. Unusually for a one bedroom property, it is also very spacious!