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Riverside Cot - Cockwells, Nr Penzance & St Ives, Cornwall, England - Sleeps 2

Riverside Cot

This delightful holiday cottage is situated in the tiny hamlet of Cockwells, just off the main A30.

Riverside Cot is a traditional, cosy Cornish cottage built in 1880 of granite and stone which provides a high standard of accommodation for two people to relax and enjoy a memorable holiday. With its open beams and granite fireplace this cottage is a Cornish gem.

It is located conveniently close to all transport links and is within walking distance of a convenience store/post office and pub.

If you enjoy walking, there are plenty of public footpaths to explore locally as well as the South West coastal footpath. The National Cycle path route, “the first and last trail” is close by.

The cottage is ideally situated for discovering the many delights that West Cornwall has to offer. Picturesque St Ives with its narrow cobbled streets, Blue Flag awarded beaches and the renowned Tate Modern is only five miles away. Hayle with its golden sands and surf is only four miles. Go west and within a ten minute drive you arrive at Mounts Bay, recently voted one of the most beautiful bays in the world, home to the magical fairytale castle of St Michael's Mount which can be reached by foot via a causeway or if the tide is in by ferry boat.

Continue on and you arrive at the gateway to west Cornwall, Penzance - with its many shops, cafés and restaurants catering for all tastes.

If you wish to explore further afield, Newlyn, Mousehole and the Minack Theatre are a short drive. Lands End is just fourteen miles and to the east is the Eden project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

Riverside Cot is ideal as an all year round holiday rental whether you choose to tour, relax or simply want to escape for some peace and quiet!

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  • Internet Access
  • Pub/Restaurant Nearby
  • Garden/Outside Area
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • DVD
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Kingsize Bed
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Accessible via Public Transport

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Accommodation comprises:

  • One bedroom sleeping two guests in a king-size bed.
  • Open plan lounge/dining room with living flame Gas fire, television (with freeview) and DVD player.
  • Fully fitted kitchen with Butlers sink, granite worktops, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine and separate tumble dryer.
  • Downstairs bathroom offering bath with shower over, basin and WC (please note that the bath is a studio size bath and 1500mm in length).

Outside: Granite steps lead you up to the fully enclosed private garden with garden furniture.

Additional information: Guest controlled gas central heating throughout. All fuel and power is included in rent. Bed linen and towels included in rent. Off road parking for one car. Sorry non smokers only. A Cornish complementary welcome pack is provided upon arrival.

Prices for 7 nights:
Low Season from £243
Mid Season from £330
High Season from £485
Peak Season £515

Key details:
Star Rating: 4 Star

Pets: Enquire with owner
Smoking: No
Children: No
Changeover Day: Saturday
Payment options:
Paypal, Cheque

Bedroom configuration:
Sleeps 2 people in 1 bedroom (1 Double)

Owner's details:
Owner: Jan & Dave Mott click Contact Details for owner´s phone number and email address.

Riverside Cot joined Independent Cottages in May 2009

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Last Minute / Late Availability Offers

Sat, 27 Sep 2014 for 7 nights - £260
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Reviews and Testimonials for Riverside Cot

12/4/14 An outstanding holiday cottage where we immediately felt at home, fully equipped with many useful & thoughtful extras, including weekly weather report, radio times & Cornish food treats welcome pack on arrival! We have had a great week, ideal location.
18/4/14 Thank you so much for a wonderful & relaxing stay in this lovely cottage! We truly felt Riverside Cot was a home from home & Hugo loved it too. The location is perfect & we have a happy dog who has been on some beautiful walks. Thank you for making us feel welcome & your attention to detail. I`m sure we will return & stay again.
3/4/14 Thank you Jan & Dave once again for making us feel so welcome! The cottage yet again has been perfect & we have had a wonderful holiday. It is so cosy & relaxing, we don`t want to leave! We have loved relaxing here in the evenings, it is so lovely to come back to after having wonderful days out. Can`t wait to be back.
14/5/14 Thank you so much for your warm welcome to me & kym, for all your help in various ways.
31/5/14 Once again what on earth can I say to eclipse what I have said before. Everything is exceptional & Jan & Dave cannot be beaten for their kindness, thoughtfulness & attention to detail. We count them as our very good friends. The weather has been very kind to us, very little rain. We will be back in October-that says a lot! Brodie says thanks for her treats.
21/6/14 Very well equipped cottage, ideally situated for visiting many beautiful places. The local walks highly recommended. Oscar walked his legs off & is going home for a rest. The weather was perfect all week, pity England's performance in the world cup wasn`t the same. many thanks Jan & Dave for the welcome & continued support.
28/6/14 Very well situated cottage within easy reach of St Ives, Penzance & Marazion. A very warm welcome from Jan & Dave, lovely secluded garden. Weather really hot for the first few days then a few showers. Did lots of walking especially the walk from Sennen cove to Lands end, a great favourite & of course the doggy beaches at St Ives. Tasted all the ciders at the Healey`s cider farm. Always glad to return to Riverside Cottage in the evenings to relax & enjoy this lovely cottage.
5/7/14 We have had a wonderful holiday & have loved staying in your lovely cottage. It is just perfect for all of us. We have been so comfortable- a home from home. Jan & David you are such lovely kind people we can see why people keep coming back. We will be booking up for next year! Thank you so much for making our holiday that little bit special- not just for us, but for Boycie & Trigger too.!
12/7/14 Just perfect, a lovely, warm welcome. Thank you so much for all those little extras. See you again in September, the countdown begins!
15/7/14 We have loved every minute of our holiday. The cottage is so lovely, feels like being at home. Jan & David are the perfect hosts, friendly & there if you should need them. Would definitely recommend Riverside Cottage & Cornwall. It is totally unique, just love it.
26/7/14 What can we say that hasn't already been said. Cottage perfect, spotless, ideal location, cosy, comfortable, weather perfect everyday sunshine. Cornwall- tried to visit everywhere! Try the open top bus to places, it`s great. Had some lovely meals. Welcome-so wonderful-the cottage, the scones, the little touches.
2/8/14 Had a fab holiday, visited lots of places. St Ives, Hayle & St Michael`s Mount. The Mexico towans beach at Hayle is perfect for dogs & is a lovely golden beach. Thanks to Jan & Dave for the warm welcome, the cottage is lovely, clean & tidy. We enjoyed the scones on arrival. Thanks for a lovely holiday.
9/8/14 Lovely cottage which was spotlessly clean & fresh, every detail thought of. We have had a lovely time & the dogs have too. Thank you Jan & Dave, we hope to see you again.
22/8/14 Fab stay in a lovely cottage, good location for North & South coast. Thanks Jan & Dave.
29/8/14 Lovely cosy cottage, comfy sofa, good amenities, soft towels but most of all thanks for your wonderful welcome & friendly chats, you made us feel at home. Thanks again.
1/9/14 We have spent many holidays in Cornwall over the years, but this has been one of the very best. Such a beautiful cottage, everything you could wish for, Jan & Dave have both been so kind & helpful, providing a wonderful welcome of cream tea & lovely treats for Scooby. We have felt it a real pleasure to have found such a lovely, restful retreat & know for sure we will be returning next year, with many thanks from us both.
6/9/14 Lovely cottage, lovely people, really enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you for all the welcome presents after our traffic jams, hold ups, the cream tea was just the ticket. we have lovely memories of all our old haunts again refreshed, Penzance, Marazion, Mousehole Newlyn, thank you so much.

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