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Turnpike Cottage is a spacious, beautifully presented cottage with a wonderful, large, double aspect kitchen / dining area, three bedrooms, two reception rooms, and three bath / shower rooms. Outside is a sun terrace and on the other side of the quiet country road is a games room with table football and a small table tennis table, off street parking and a small private garden with seating area. The cottage is set in the delightful location of Gerrans Square, opposite the Royal Standard pub and Gerrans Church.

Turnpike Cottage is only a short, five minute walk down the hill to the pretty little harbour of Portscatho, where many artists have taken inspiration from the stunning location and superb light in the area. There are a number of delightful little galleries showcasing the work of various Cornish artists. The Plume of Feathers public house is nestled in The Square and serves local ales and good pub grub all year round. Rosevine beach (dog friendly throughout the year), is just to the east of the village. It has beautiful golden sands (at low tide) and is over looked by the increasingly famous Hidden Hut. Before you visit, try and get on their social media page and acquire tickets to their special outdoor dining events.

Accommodation
Ground floor: Enter into the large, double aspect fitted kitchen with farmhouse dining table, comfortable sofas and all modern conveniences, One door leads to a small Shower room with WC and hand basin. A further door leads to two reception rooms; a small snug (kids TV room with DVD player) and a larger lounge with flat screen TV, DVD player and Youview box, and a stunning wood burning stove. A further door leads to the stairs, a rear back door to the street and a further door to rear yard.
First Floor: The stairs open on to a small landing with doors leading to: a large master bedroom with 5' double bed and views of Gerrans Church, sea glimpses to the south and Gerrans Bay; bathroom with WC and hand basin; shower room with WC and hand basin; twin bedroom (both 3' beds) with storage and a second double bedroom with 5' bed and storage.
Exterior: Small sun terrace outside front door with bench. Rear yard leads to utility room with washing machine, tumble drier and separate fridge freezer. The other side of the road, opposite the front door, is off street parking for one car, a private garden with table and chairs and a garage has been converted into a games room with table tennis and football tables, plenty of storage for bikes etc. There is a barbecue.

Facilities & Services
There is an oil central heating system throughout. The kitchen has a range of cupboards & worktops. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, fridge and AGA (not functioning). There is a separate fridge freezer in the utility room. The snug has a digital TV & DVD player. The main living room has a digital TV, DVD player and Youview box. There is an iron & ironing board. There is a travel cot and high chair available. There is a washing machine and separate tumble drier. There is unlimited broadband WiFi.

Miscellaneous
Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. There is parking available for 1 car off street opposite the property, the public car park is 100 m away (FOC). Regrettably there is no smoking. A maximum of 2 dogs may stay in the property at a small additional price of £25.00 per dog per week, dogs are restricted to the kitchen / dining area and may not be left unattended in the property.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£150 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.
Low occupancy discounts of 10% for a couple are available out of season when using one bedroom.

Gerrans and its neighbouring village of Portscatho are located on the eastern coast of the Roseland Peninsula, Cornwall, overlooking the dramatic Gerrans Bay. A truly peaceful waterside village, Gerrans is a lovely place for a holiday. 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.

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