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Sunray Cottage

Holiday Cottage in Portreath

Sleeps 4 - Bedrooms 2 - From £630

Beach within walking distance
Shops within walking distance
Pub within walking distance
WiFi
Open fire / woodburner
Parking available
Garden
Fishing available
Golf Course nearby
Saturday change over
Sunray Cottage is an impeccably presented, character cottage that oozes charm, with a granite, inglenook fireplace surrounding a wood burning stove and a sun trap of a terrace. It is a short walk down to the village of Portreath, the traditional harbour and a popular, lifeguard patrolled, beach.

Property Details

Sunray Cottage is just a few minutes walk to the golden sands and fantastic surf of the beach at Portreath and a short drive to Porthtowan. A stroll along country lanes will take you to the coast path across beautiful countryside. The Coast to Coast cycle trail follows the route of an old mining tramway and takes you south to the beautiful creek at Devoran - bicycle hire is available just a few minutes away at The Bike Barn. A perfect base for touring the whole of Cornwall and being so accessible to the A30, the main arterial route through the county, means that many attractions such as St Michael's Mount and the Eden Project are just a short drive away. In the evenings visit the many pubs and restaurants close by.

The cottage itself is beautiful, and the owners have taken every care to produce an immaculate property with tasteful decor and plenty of charm. A wood burning stove will warm up the winter evenings and the sun trap of a patio with sea glimpses is a perfect location to have a glass of wine while soaking up the afternoon and evening sun. Upstairs there is an exquisite master bedroom and a decadent bathroom with claw footed tub. Sunray Cottage is certain to be the perfect location for a romantic weekend in the winter or a vibrant family holiday in the summer.

Accommodation
Ground Floor: Enter into entrance vestibule with utility room to the side and a downstairs WC. Door leads into kitchen diner with fully fitted units and appliances. Stairs to first floor and further door to living room with two comfortable sofas, flat screen TV and wood burning stove in a granite inglenook fireplace.
First Floor: Stairs open onto landing with doors to: Master bedroom with exposed beams, 4'6" double bed, storage and window to the front. Twin bedroom with 2'6" single beds and storage. Family bathroom with stunning claw footed bath, hand held shower head, WC and hand basin.
Exterior: There is a patio to the side of the property with Rattan furniture seating with coffee table, a gravelled area in front of the cottage and to the rear is a secure yard which is ideal for storing bikes or boards.

Facilities & Services
Heating is via electric radiators and the wood burning stove. The kitchen has a range of equipment. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, under counter fridge and freezer. In the utility room there is a washing machine and tumble dryer. The sitting room area has a flatscreen digital Smart TV with Chromecast. There is unlimited WiFi available at the property. There is an iron & ironing board & a hairdryer.

Miscellaneous
Electricity, heating, bed linen & towels are all included but you will need to provide your own beach towels. Dogs are not accepted at Sunray Cottage. Babes in arms are welcome but smaller children (under 6) may not stay due to the steep rear garden which is impossible to secure. Parking is available on the road. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is a thoughtful welcome pack supplied which includes a bag of logs during the colder times of the year.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£250 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

Property Location


Portreath, situated on the North Cornwall coast, about 5 miles north of Redruth, was originally a small fishing village and an important part of the Cornish mining industry. Today it's a beautiful retreat with a narrow harbour, secluded sandy beaches and a stream running to the sea on one side. It is ideal for swimming and surfing, watched by the local Surf and Life Saving Club. Portreath offers the pleasures of sea and countryside with beautiful views, spectacular cliffs and walking trails. Illogan Woods are adjacent to Portreath with lovely streams and a circular walk leading to the 14th century church tower of Illogan. There is also Tehidy Country Park just outside of Portreath with its adjoining golf-course. It is a beautiful country park comprised of 250 acres of woodland, lakes, bridleways, cycling and nature trails. There is a picturesque lake with swans and various kinds of waterfowl. Occupying a dramatic valley location with one of the most spectacular and beautiful beaches of the Atlantic Coast, Portreath has been drawing visitors for years to take advantage of its natural sun trap. A superb location for a holiday to Cornwall with a fine beach and close to good main roads means that you can easily explore the surrounding area on days that are not conducive to sitting on the beach.

Porthtowan has one of Cornwall's finest surfing waves. Producing good waves at all states of the tide. It is not for the faint hearted and beginners should be careful. An excellent surf school operates from the beach. At low tide the beach stretches down to St Agnes Head and Chapel Porth Beach where you will find a lovely National Trust Cafe full of warming hot chocolate and fabulous views.

Gwithian and Hayle, dominated by the spectacular 3 miles of golden sands that stretch south from Gwithian Towans and Godrevy Lighthouse. A quite stunning beach that offers opportunities for sunbathing and surfing. When the wind is blowing, watch out for the windsurfers, particularly in the waves at the northern end of the beach. This is one of the best windsurfing spots in the country. In the town of Hayle, Paradise Park is always popular with both adults and kids with their fantastic collection of rare birds and animals. There is also a good indoor play area for the kids if the weather gets bad!

St Ives, once a busy fishing village, now relies on tourism as its main industry. Turner came and painted a landscape in 1811 and art has played a part in St Ives history ever since. More recently Barbara Hepworth and Bernard Leach. The Penwith Gallery and the Tate St Ives have put St Ives on the modern map. The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is an amazing place to visit, and well worth it even if you're not a budding artist. Trewyn Studios where she lived and worked from 1939 until her tragic death in 1975 has been turned into a fantastic museum, depicting many of her favourite sculptures in the sub tropical garden, is now managed by the Tate. The Tate Gallery St Ives was built in 1993 on the former gas works site displaying various paintings, sculptures and ceramics.

From Penzance you can take the Scillonian for a day trip to the picturesque Isles of Scilly, well worth a visit if you have never been. 10 minutes down the road lies Marazion famous for St Michaels Mount, home to a medieval castle and a working local community. St Michaels Mount is accessible by a causeway at low tides, or by boat. The castle is leased from the National Trust by the St Aubyn family who reside at the property maintaining and working the grounds.

Property Reviews

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

A HIDDEN GEM
Reviewed on 22/10/2021

The cottage was really easy to book and easy to find. The price was very reasonable given the area and the climate. Parking was on the road, but each day we were able to park outside. The cottage was spotlessly clean and well equipped throughout. A decent sized kitchen perfect for self catering. The lounge has lots of leaflets, books dvds and a lovely log burner that was very effective. The Beds were comfy with decent mattresses . It was a quiet area so we had a good nights sleep all 7 nights! The location is perfect, 5 mins to an outstanding pub, cafe, beach, shop and situated by many walking trails.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Lovely cottage in a great location.
Reviewed on 21/10/2021

The cottage was ideally situated for us on the outskirts of Portreath but just a 10 minute walk to the beach area and local shops. Parking was on the lane directly outside the cottage. There are two long, circular walks which start from Portreath and go past the cottage. We did both of these during our holiday and it was nice to spend the evenings after the walks in the very comfortable and cozy lounge. We liked the large kitchen as we prefer to cook and eat in most nights. The bedroom was spacious and the bed very comfortable. The bathroom was well laid out with a deep bath and hand held shower. There was good contact from the owners prior to our arrival and instructions for use of the facilities were clearly laid out at the property. Overall, the cottage was very clean and looked like it had just been redecorated. We always like to stay in authentic homes for holidays and Sunray cottage was perfect for us.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Ideal location
Reviewed on 16/09/2021

Excellent choice and location, Ideal for beautiful beach and local shops and pubs all within 10 mins walk

4.5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 4
Value For Money: 3

Lovely seaside cottage.
Reviewed on 19/08/2021

A lovely seaside cottage that provided a perfect base for our holiday. It's beautifully decorated and furnished with everything you'd want, including washing machine and dryer which proved very useful! The only down side for us was the absence of a shower. The roll top bath is lovely but a little impractical with two adults and two children under 12, all of whom would've welcomed a shower after a day at the beach! The handheld attachment was ok but not easy for the kids and a little inconvenient.

4.3 out of 5

Cleanliness: 4
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 4
Location: 4
Value For Money: 4

Lovely cottage holiday
Reviewed on 29/07/2021

Just returned from a weeks holiday in Sunday Cottage and have found it to be clean and tidy. 5 minutes walk from the beach where there are a couple of bars and cafes. Beach is clean and has lifeguards on site between certain hours.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

A great week in this lovely cottage
Reviewed on 08/07/2021

Very comfortable cottage. Well situated for access to cycle trails, the beach and local amenities. Easy to travel to without a car as rail and bus routes were available and reliable.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Sunray Cottage Portreath, a little gem
Reviewed on 01/07/2021

Sunray Cottage is a beautiful well equipped cottage in a great location. Situated on a quiet lane and only a few minutes walk to all that Portreath has to offer. We loved every minute of our stay. We highly recommend this lovely spacious cottage.

4.7 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 4
Value For Money: 4

A lovely week in a happy place :)
Reviewed on 16/06/2021

We were very happy to be able to come and visit Cornwall and stay at Sunday Cottage. The cottage was remarkably clean, well provisioned and in a great location. The level of contact and information we received was good, and we knew exactly what we needed to prepare to come. Portreath has a lovely and clean beach and the walking from the property was great.

5 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 5
Comfort: 5
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Beautiful Cottage in a stunning location
Reviewed on 05/11/2020

Sunray Cottage is gorgeous! We felt right at home as soon as we arrived and loved the welcome gift from the kind and helpful owners, thank you :-) Everything is so well thought out and you have everything you could need (a small thing but having a laundry basket to use made a difference to the feel of the bedroom). The utility area was quite cold and we found the floor was almost always damp but you only really use it on your way in or out so not much of an issue. Portreath is a lovely village and a great base to explore Cornwall. Its a 10 minute walk from the cottage to the beach. Everyone we encountered were really friendly. There are a few places to eat out, although we only went to The Waterfront Inn (food was tasty and it was quiet so we went twice). The cafe by the local shop makes a really nice lunch too. We'd definitely come back to Sunray Cottage and have already recommended it to family.

4.7 out of 5

Cleanliness: 5
Service and Staff: 4
Comfort: 4
Condition: 5
Location: 5
Value For Money: 5

Sunray Cottage, Portreath
Reviewed on 23/07/2020

Fantastic cosy and very clean Cottage. Lovely welcome pack and excellent facilities. Portreath itself is delightful, large well kept beach and some super little eateries close to the cottage. Well positioned with easy access to main roads that take you to all the main tourist hotspots but tucked away from the hustle and bustle of these. Some excellent walking and cycle trails right from the doorstep. My only feedback to improve would be to include a dishwasher as the cottage is self catering and sleeps 4. Would rather be out enjoying this lovely area of Cornwall than washing up!!

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