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Gwel Golf

Holiday Cottage in South Cornwall

Sleeps 4 - Bedrooms 2 - From £413

Sea views
Beach within walking distance
Pub within walking distance
Parking available
Cot available
Highchair available
Golf Course nearby
Saturday change over
Your lasting memory of a holiday at Gwel Golf will be of the absolutely stunning, breath-taking view across St Austell Bay towards Fowey and beyond. Couple that with golf on your doorstep, the delights of The Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and the picturesque Roseland Peninsula and you will be booking a return visit before you know it!

Property Details

Gwel Golf is a well-maintained and equipped barn conversion, tastefully decorated and with magnificent views looking across St Austell Bay towards Fowey. The open plan living, dining room and kitchen open out onto the south-east facing terrace and the main bedroom is directly above, all of which make the most of the stunning views. The property has a parking space included as well as a courtyard area to the rear and an open grassed area alongside the seventeenth fairway to the front of the property.

Porthpean Beach is a few hundred metres down the hill and is sandy, safe and sheltered with rock pools at the southwestern end where children can be found searching for shrimp, crabs and starfish while at the opposite end the cliffs are mainly populated by nesting birds. The eighteen-hole Porthpean Golf Course is built around the cottage and the clubhouse is a short walk away where the golf is exceedingly reasonably priced and you can also enjoy a meal, coffee or drink! The Eden Project is just to the east of St Austell, the Lost Gardens of Heligan a short drive to the south-west, the picturesque Roseland Peninsula with its quaint fishing villages is within half an hour's drive and Newquay's vibrant surfing lifestyle and golden beaches are a similar distance to the north.

Ground Floor: Entrance has doorways leading to downstairs bathroom with an over bath shower & shower screen, WC and wash basin, open plan kitchen, living room and dining area with French doors leading onto a small terraced area with view over St Austell Bay, staircase to the first floor.
First Floor: Master double bedroom with spectacular views (6' double bed may be split into 2 x 3' singles), second twin bedroom (also zip and link and can be made as a double), and small shower room with WC and hand basin.
Exterior: Picnic table on the small front terrace which is open onto the large communal grassed area above the seventeenth fairway of Porthpean Golf Course.

Facilities & Services
Heating is via oil central heating. The kitchen has fully fitted units, electric oven & hob, dishwasher, microwave, separate fridge & freezer & washing machine/dryer. The lounge has a flat-screen TV & DVD player with Freeview and the ability to play CDs. WiFi is available at the property. A cot and booster (high) chairs are available for guest use.

Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are all included, please bring your own beach towels. Parking is in a dedicated parking slot (labelled 2) in the communal area at the end of the row of cottages. Regrettably, dogs are not permitted. We regret no smoking is permitted. There is a cot and highchair available.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£200 security deposit is required to be pre-authorised on your card.

Property Location

Porthpean has a marvellous central location, a mere 5 minutes from the centre of St Austell yet sitting on a south-east facing hill with a splendid view of St Austell Bay. The eighteen-hole golf course has a mix with the front nine in a parkland setting bordering Penrice Woods with distant rural views of Cornwall, the back nine has an unsurpassed view across the bay towards Fowey. Porthpean Beach is sandy and sheltered and is a safe place to swim, paddle, explore rock pools or watch the nesting birds on the cliff.

Less than a five-minute drive away is the pretty harbour of Charlestown which offers plenty of places to get food and drink, a sweet shop, a couple of galleries and a Ship Wreck museum. It can also be reached by means of the coastal footpath from Porthpean. It is an excellent village to visit for a relaxed pub meal whilst enjoying views over the harbour and out to sea. There is also a small beach.

Pentewan (just north of Mevagissey) has an industrial past that is still evident in the village today. It was once a busy harbour built by a local mine owner for shipping china clay. Inland is the Pentewan Valley Trail which is 4km of woodland and riverside walking following an old gauge railway to the village of London Apprentice. The village also has a small, friendly pub with tables on the old harbourside. There is a wonderful sandy, beach which is ideal for families.

The town of Mevagissey is just a 15-minute drive away. Mevagissey is a wonderful little Cornish fishing village in South East Cornwall. The tiny seaside village is packed with old Cornish cottages complete with narrow alleyways leading to converted fish cellars offering gift shops, galleries, pubs and cafes. Once a major Pilchard port, now the harbour boasts a smaller fleet, many of which provide sea tours, or boat trips to Fowey situated further up the South coast. The harbour provides an ideal backdrop for a fish and chips supper, followed by a stroll through the town at dusk.

he Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project are within an easy drive and so this is an excellent location for the keen gardener. Nearby Gorran Haven offers an alternative day out. You can continue south along the coast down to Caerhays Castle and Porthluney Cove. Cliff walks in all directions along the coast offer spectacular views out across the St Austell Bay with the coastal path only a few minutes walk from the cottage.

St Austell was once the major producer of the world's China Clay. Now with cheaper foreign imports, the industry is in decline but The Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum set in two former working pits depicts the countryside in years gone by. Wet weather activities could include the visitor centre at St Austell Brewery, sampling beers and ales made on the premises. The brewery has recently started exporting its products across the Tamar River to England, so you may just find where your favourite brew is made.

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