Less than 200 yards from the harbourside in Porthleven this delightful, stone-built cottage is hidden away from the crowds but with everything on your doorstep. Furnished in a bright, contemporary style whilst retaining the original character of a fisherman’s cottage, it feels cosy and welcoming. With original wooden flooring, exposed granite stonework, a characterful woodburning stove and soft, velvety sofas, you’ll want to snuggle up here all year round. With striking artwork, coastal colours and features which nod to it’s nautical past, Torleven Cottage is adorable.
You enter into the living/dining room, with its thick whitewashed walls and striking fireplace, which then leads through to a galley kitchen and ground floor shower room with underfloor heating. Upstairs there are two bedrooms – one with zip’n’ link beds offering flexibility for guests and the other with a king size bed and quality mattress. A pretty, little, private garden to the rear with a dining set, barbecue and outdoor sink makes this a pet-friendly space too.
Torleven Cottage is perfect for a romantic retreat for two or a family holiday with lots of great facilities on your doorstep. Couples will enjoy exploring the coastal paths, the fantastic restaurant scene, local pubs with their interesting past and watching the waves pound against the harbour wall. Families will find places to catch crabs off the harbour walls, enjoy rock-pooling on the beach, mess about in the water and make visits to local attractions such as Flambards at Helston, the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek and you can’t miss Roskilly’s Ice Cream Farm on The Lizard.
Lounge/Diner: Woodburner, TV with Freeview and DVD player, Bush Bluetooth speaker, dining table and chairs.
Kitchen: Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice box, Nespresso coffee machine, washing machine.
Bathroom: Cubicle with electric shower, basin, WC, heated towel rail, underfloor heating.
Bedroom 1: Kingsize bed (5') with Feather & Black mattress, bedside units, chest of drawers, hanging hooks.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (2'6" - can be linked into 5' kingsize bed if requested at the time of booking), bedside tables, chest of drawers, hanging hooks, upholstered bench.
GARDEN & PARKING: Private enclosed garden with garden furniture and charcoal barbecue. No private parking but there is a pay and display car park nearby.
Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Pets Welcome: Maximum 2; £25 per pet per week.
Power and Heat: Electricity and heating included in the rent. Electric heaters throughout and underfloor heating in bathroom. Woodburner - no logs supplied but can be purchased locally.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: Travel cot and highchair provided, please bring your own cot linen. Fixed stairgate in place downstairs.
Shop: 0.1 ml. Pub: 0.1 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies. Please note this is an old cottage and the stairs are fairly steep and narrow and may not be suitable for all.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 4
- 2 Bedrooms
- 2 Pets allowed
- WiFi internet
- Open fire or woodburner
- Enclosed garden or courtyard
- 1 Bathroom
- 1 Toilet
- Ground floor toilet
- Ground floor bath/shower room
- 0.3 Mile from a beach
- 0.1 Mile from a pub
- 0.1 Mile from a shop
- Highchair available
- Stairgate available
- Travel cot available
- Washing machine
- No smoking
Set on the west coast of the spectacular Lizard Peninsula, the little harbour town of Porthleven is the quintessential Cornish fishing port. Centred around the harbour, it boasts an array of cafés, restaurants and galleries and exudes a chilled, relaxed atmosphere. Porthleven is the most southerly working port in the UK, with fishing boats operating out of the harbour. This makes the town a great spot to enjoy some delicious seafood, straight from the fishing boats to the restaurants, it couldn’t be fresher!
Porthleven beach can be accessed from the town itself and provides a long expanse of sand which is separated into segments by several rocky outcrops. While away the glorious summer days relaxing on the beach with a locally made ice cream in hand!
Situated part way along a huge sweeping bay, it faces the Atlantic Ocean and is often on the receiving end of some mighty winter storms! A fabulous destination for a winter break; marvel at the awe-inspiring waves pounding the harbour walls from the cosy safety of the local pub!
The surrounding area doesn’t disappoint either; located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the views from every cove or clifftop are picture-perfect. Travel north-west and you’ll reach Marazion, home of St Michael’s Mount – an absolute ‘must’. South takes you to the tip of the Lizard Peninsula, Lizard Point, one of Cornwall’s most iconic spots.
You won’t tire of the walks and stunning scenery, but if you fancy a day out, try the Seal Sanctuary, Flambards or Trebah Gardens. Or, go a little further afield and you can explore Penzance, Land’s End and St Ives.
What a wonderful week in Torleven! A fantastic first holiday for us and our eleven month old little girl, the cottage has everything we could possible need or want and is in such a beautiful location. Will be sad to leave this stylish and lovely cottage. - 20th September 2019
We really have enjoyed staying in your beautiful cottage. It was very clean and well-equipped. We loved exploring Porthleven, The Lizard and especially walking the causeway at St. Michael's Mount. We had an absolutely fantastic meal at The Square in Porthleven so would recommend. Thank you for allowing us to bring Izzy! - 14th June 2019
Thank you for such a gorgeous week! The cottage is so peaceful and we loved sitting in the garden on sunny days. Loved exploring Porthleven and Barry learnt a bit of rock climbing on the beach. Sad to have to leave! - 5th April 2019
A cosy and comfortable little cottage with everything provided. Log-burner wonderful. A peaceful and refreshing way to spend the New Year. Many thanks! - 4th January 2019
Such a lovely cottage, fantastic location, very comfortable, lovely furnishings and bedding. Porthleven is such a wonderful place. Lots of family friendly restaurants and pubs, The Ship is a must! Can't wait to return. - 26th October 2018
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