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7 Nights See prices

  • £310  to  £975

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Penrose

Penrose offers inviting self-catering accommodation for four adults and is equally as appealing to families as it is to couples. Well placed, Penrose sits in Boscastle's upper village and enjoys the excellent village amenities within walking distance, along with easy access onto the South West Coast Path. With a pretty private garden/patio area affording a sunny aspect and lovely cliff top walks to the golden surfing beach of Bossiney Cove, this is an ideal seaside retreat for a summer holiday, as well as a winter break.

Inside, Penrose is comfortable and inviting with two bedrooms (one which is on the ground floor with a shower room), offering ground floor living for those with limited mobility. The kitchen is equipped with all the necessary facilities for self-catering and the lounge with dining area is ideal for relaxing at the end of the day and planning your next days activities over supper.

Boscastle has been used as a filmset on many occasions which is hardly surprising given its dramatic rugged coastline which is designated an Area of Outstanding natural Beauty with much of it managed by the National Trust. A popular holiday destination with immense traditional Cornish charm, the village has pubs and restaurants to enjoy a meal (or cream tea!), antique shops, a craft centre, gift shops to browse and an intriguing Witch's Museum.

Conveniently located, Boscastle is just an hour by car from Exeter (M5) and sits on the South West Coastal Path, allowing easy access to explore the pretty surrounding villages (including mystic Tintagel and its castle ruins and legends). There are superb beaches close by where you can enjoy lazy days on the golden sands or take tuition to learn to kayak or surf. Alternatively, head to Bodmin Moor for a days hiking (and see the famous moorland ponies), explore the Camel Trail by bike (or foot) or enjoy the other many outdoor activities available including golf, pony trekking, sailing and climbing.

Whether you simply want a relaxing holiday by the sea or are looking for a base for exploring the many attractions of Cornwall, Dartmoor and also North Devon, Penrose is a welcoming retreat. Attractions are plentiful including the world famous Eden Project; Lanhydrock House and gardens; Padstow with its fine restaurants, St Ives, the hub of art with the Tate St Ives gallery and many attractive gardens to visit.

Whatever the time of year, Boscastle is an ideal place for a holiday. During the spring (which comes early to Cornwall), enjoy the snowdrops, spring lambs, primroses, wild garlic (a wonderful smell!) and bluebells in the woodlands; and in the summer, enjoy picnics and relaxing days on the beach. The winter also has much to offer with wonderful invigorating walks whilst watching the Atlantic rollers come crashing in, followed by supper in one of the local pubs next to the fire.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jennifer Congdon joined Independent Cottages in January 2010


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Amenities / Facilities

  • Beach Nearby
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (Cornwall)

Accommodation comprises:

First floor

  • Spacious bedroom with a five foot king-size bed.
  • Bathroom with bath, power shower over the bath, WC and wash basin.

Ground floor

  • Bedroom with zip and link bed that can be arranged as a super-king or two single three foot beds providing flexible sleeping.
  • Shower room with WC and wash basin.
  • Well equipped kitchen with dishwasher, electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, toaster and all the required utensils, crockery and glassware.
  • Lounge/dining room with comfortable sofa and armchair, flat Screen television with 'Freeview' channels, video and DVD/CD player. Patio doors lead to...
  • Secluded patio and garden with garden chairs.

Additional information: Short Breaks may be available from October to the end of May from £130 for two/three nights - please enquire with the cottage owner. The National Trust owns the Medieval Field Strips near to Penrose where the public footpath runs through with lovely views of the coast. Off road parking for two cars. Unfortunately no pets. Smoking is not permitted in Penrose Cottage.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Penrose Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Sun, 9th Jan 2022 - Thu, 10th Feb 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £200 | 4 nights: £250 | 5 nights: £280 | 6 nights: £310

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 11th Feb 2022 - Thu, 24th Feb 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 25th Feb 2022 - Thu, 3rd Mar 2022
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 3
Short break prices:
3 nights: £200 | 4 nights: £250 | 5 nights: £280 | 6 nights: £310

7 Nights

3 Nights

Fri, 4th Mar 2022 - Thu, 24th Mar 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 25th Mar 2022 - Thu, 31st Mar 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 1st Apr 2022 - Thu, 14th Apr 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Fri, 15th Apr 2022 - Thu, 21st Apr 2022
Changeover: Friday, Min Nights: 7

7 Nights

Short breaks
not available

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 King/twin with zip & link beds)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Cheque, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
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Owner Area

Jennifer Congdon
Member Since January 2010

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Penrose 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 24th January 2022
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