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CATS CRADLE, charming cornish cottage in an area of outstanding natural beauty

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
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“A little piece of heaven . . .” That's how the local postman has described Vellandreath Valley, a lovely and hidden corner of West Penwith in Far West Cornwall overlooking the wide sweep of Whitesands Bay, Sennen. Well appointed in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – a haven for botanists, wildlife enthusiasts, beachcombers, climbers, ramblers and watermen – this delightful Holiday Cottage in Cornwall by the Sea is set in the privately owned, unspoilt 8-acre Vellandreath Valley in Sennen, next to the beach, bordered by a stream and sand dunes offering spectacular panoramic sea views all year round. Converted with flair and imagination this quiet and magical setting is only accessible on foot down the sandy beach path from Sunny Corner Lane, Sennen, Cornwall. Approached down windi...“A little piece of heaven . . .” That's how the local postman has described Vellandreath Valley, a lovely and hidden corner of West Penwith in Far West Cornwall overlooking the wide sweep of Whitesands Bay, Sennen. Well appointed in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – a haven for botanists, wildlife enthusiasts, beachcombers, climbers, ramblers and watermen – this delightful Holiday Cottage in Cornwall by the Sea is set in the privately owned, unspoilt 8-acre Vellandreath Valley in Sennen, next to the beach, bordered by a stream and sand dunes offering spectacular panoramic sea views all year round. Converted with flair and imagination this quiet and magical setting is only accessible on foot down the sandy beach path from Sunny Corner Lane, Sennen, Cornwall. Approached down winding granite steps to a small slate patio garden and just 200 metres from the beach, this cosy, romantic cottage enjoys a sea view from its double-glazed conservatory living room Double-glazed conservatory living room with Sofa and sea views. • Open-plan kitchen/dining area with exposed beams and granite walls, 'Victorian' wood-burning stove and rugs on slate floor. • Ornate narrow, steep spiral staircase to first floor: • Pretty double bedroom with Victorian brass bed, sea view and en-suite bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. • An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Vellandreath has No Vehicular Access = No cars = No Traffic = Peace & Quiet. Cat's Cradle is only accessible by foot down the sandy beach path from our private car park off Sunny Corner Lane, a distance of 250 metres. We advise that this property is not suitable for the infirm or those with restricted mobility. Due to the uneven ground of the sand dunes it is advisable to wear sensible shoes. If you are arriving after dark please take a torch. A luggage service is available at check-in and departure times. Sleeps up to 2 people Bed linen and towels included Wood-burning stove – initial fuel included (additional fuel supplied and delivered at cost) Electric Night Storage Heaters (cost included) Wi-Fi internet access Freesat TV DVD Microwave Washer/dryer Garden with patio and furniture BBQ Private car park 200 metres Luggage can be transported up and down the valley by tractor – small charge payable to driver Wet suit and surf board for hire locally Pets are welcome but notice must be given in advance (a small charge / deposit may be required for more than one pet) Unsuitable for the infirm and those with restricted mobility No children except babes in arms Friday to Friday Changeover Dogs are permitted on the sand dunes, neighbouring Gwenver beach, and Whitesand's Bay (restricted access during the day in summer at Whitesands Bay).More
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Adam Barnes Cornish Cottages (Property Manager Vellandreath Cornish Cottages)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2012
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Reviewed July 9, 2017

Wonderful place to stay for a few days, enjoyed walking and fishing expedition with The Mermaid in Penzance. Small, but perfectly formed cottage and well stocked kitchen. Walking distance to Sennen along the beach and lovely walks across coast path to Lands End. Loved sitting...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Clare L
Reviewed November 5, 2015

We had a great time in this lovely little cottage. It's dinky but there's plenty of space for two. We found it warm and comfy in early November. It's a bit of a trot up the hill to get back to the car but that...More

Date of stay: November 2015
1  Thank idontwant2
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

Nice cottage, cramped but OK for two for a few nights, could not imaging staying for a week. Difficult to see the sea from the conservatory unless you sat on cushions and steep hill for access, not suitable for buggies or those with limited mobility....More

Date of stay: November 2013
2  Thank HyddaMedras
Management response:Responded January 3, 2014

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry but surprised you found Cat's cradle to be cramped - We feel it is a very good sized space for two people and much larger than average being set over two floors with a generous, well proportioned...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Corporate Bookings
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Dryer
Dishwasher
Cable/satellite TV
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
The Post Office is opposite the Costcutter Villages store and is situate on the A30 Lands End Road, Sennen just 1 mile away. Sennen Cove Stores are located in Sennen Cove opposite the Lifeboat House. Fish and chips are available both in Sennen and Sennen Cove (1 mile) Sennen's Farmers market is held every Tuesday morning at Sennen school, just half a mile away. Sample the delights of (very) local farm produce and a spectacular array of arts and crafts. Tesco, Sainsburys and Morrisons are situated on the A30 in Penzance 8 miles away. Further Shopping is also available here. If you dont feel like cooking then why not let someone else do it for you? Sample the delights of the Atlantic Ocean and Westcountry Farms prepared by some of the great restaurants, bistro's and pubs in the area. The Be...
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