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Carolyn's Cottage

Bungalow -
3 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 6
Penzance, Cornwall, England
Praa Sands is a small coastal village nestling in a sheltered valley overlooking the magnificent Mounts Bay. A perfect base for a family holiday situated close to the port of Penzance, Helston, Falmouth and the Lizard Peninsula. Perhaps that is why many people return year after year.

Carolyn's Cottage is a unique detached 3 bedroom well equipped property overlooking Praa Sands beach and described as 'quirky' due to its unusual interior layout and original features. The double and twin bedrooms are adjacent to the dining/lounge area at the front of the property with direct view to the beach. There is an enclosed patio/garden area at the front with dining table and large BBQ with parking for two vehicles at the rear. You have direct access to the mile long beach popular with swimmers and surfers. Children love to explore...
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Listing #HL4928204
About the Owner
Norma F
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2013
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Location brilliant, almost right on the beach, very dog friendly, next to the beach cafe and with a short walk to the local beach pub and restaurant. Private parking. Would recommend especially for families and surfers/swimmers.

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Jools928
Management response:Responded September 22, 2017

Thank you for your kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed the experience of the unique cottage and surrounding area. Imagine Tammy had a super time having the freedom, smells and delights of the beach to explore.

Reviewed May 28, 2017

Stayed in Carolyn's cottage from may 20th for a week. Was greeted by a fantastic view of praa sands beach, lovely clean cottage and a bottle of milk in the fridge. Location is a great base to explore Cornwall. Our dogs loved the place. We...More

Date of stay: May 2017
1  Thank Angie G
Management response:Responded May 28, 2017

Thank you Angie it was lovely to see you all again and pleased you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Date of stay: October 2016
Management response:Responded October 27, 2016


  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
One well behaved pet accepted on the proviso that he/she is not left unattended in the property at any time unless a pet cage is provided. Dogs are banned on Praa Sands Beach...
    1 Full bath
    2 Twins
    1 Full
    1 Bunk
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How to get there
Airport: Newquay: 24.9 mi
Railway: Penzance: 6.8 mi
Ferry: Plymouth: 55.9 mi
Arriving at the Penzance roundabout from the A30 take a left-hand exit onto the A394 towards Helston. Continue along this road crossing over one roundabout (5 miles) . Continue along this road and turn right at the signpost Praa Sands and follow the road through into Castle Drive at the bottom of the hill continue along Castle Drive, past the car park on the left and adjacent to the terrace of bungalows is a private driveway which leads to Carolyn's Cottage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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