Perfectly positioned overlooking the sea and the historic harbour, in the heart of a quintessential Cornish village, this former fisherman’s cottage has been sympathetically renovated. Open the bright pink stable door and you’ll be hard pushed to wipe the smile off your face. The 18th century, Grade ll listed thatched cottage oozes charm and character. This truly is the perfect seaside retreat.
Drive into Coverack and step back in time. You will be captivated by this wonderfully unpretentious hidden gem on the wild Lizard Peninsula.
Sleeps 4 from £600 per week
One double bedroom with king-size bed and one twin room, with room for a folding bed in the twin room or a cot.
One bathroom with bath and walk-in shower
Freeview TV and DVD player
Saturday to Saturday
Arrive 3.00pm depart 10.am
Includes bed linen and towels & very nice welcome pack
Terrace & Front Garden
Soak up the joys of village life as you breakfast on the terrace. Pop across to the village store for the morning papers and ease yourself gently into the day, as you watch the fishermen bringing in the morning’s catch. After a day adventuring on the coast, resume your position watching the sun set over the sea before making your way to the village pub.
Open plan living on the ground floor incorporates the kitchen and dining area. Whether it’s flip flops or wellies you’re kicking off, you can be sure the underfloor heating keeps the chill off of the cornish slate floor, ensuring your feet are kept warm. Curl up in the armchair by the Inglenook fireplace in the glow of the log burner.
The dark blue bespoke kitchen with butler sink and wooden worktops is well equipped and comprises an electric Aga, fridge and dishwasher. The antique dresser, chunky rustic dining table and nautical style lighting add to the charm.
Fall into sublime slumber in the sumptuous king-size bed with down topper, duvet and pillows. Wake up refreshed. Open the shutters, slide back into bed and watch the sun sparkling on the sea below. The vaulted ceiling gives this room a wonderful sense of space. There is an electric radiator for the colder months.
The spacious dual aspect room features twin wrought iron beds, handcrafted in Cornwall using traditional Victorian casting techniques. The ultra-comfy mattresses are made using natural and organic materials. Snuggle down for the night beneath the down duvets.
The wooden-clad bathroom has a powerful walk in shower, for an invigorating wake up call and after a long day on the costal path, you’ll be longing for a soak in the antique roll top bath. There’ll be plenty of bath salts on hand. There is a heated towel rail and tiled floor, heated of course.
Push back the Bi-fold doors that lead to the garden and enjoy this fabulous sun trap. Relax on the velvet chaise. Discover more about the local history through reading tales of the Cornish smugglers who once frequented the coves nearby. Settle down with one of the many Daphne du Maurier novels dotted around the cottage and let your imagination run wild.
The Cottage Garden
The slate steps lead up to the elevated cottage garden. With its dry stone wall, the garden was designed and planted to reflect the Cornish hedgerows. The perfect spot for sipping afternoon tea and scoffing scones with jam and clotted cream. In the garden you’ll also find the utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Corner Cottage is situated just above the splendid-crescent shaped beach. A hop, skip and jump away, you’ll find Archies loft for home cooked food and Roskilly’s Ice cream and the village store/cafe, selling essentials and local produce. If that’s not convenient enough, pop next door to Smugglers Cottage and devour one of Elizabeth’s world famous, home made pasties.
Set in a stunning location, a friendly welcome awaits you at the village pub the Paris Hotel, named after the liner SS Paris which ran aground on the headland in 1899.
Stroll down to the harbour, grab a bag of fish and chips from the Old Life Boat House and spend a couple of hours basking on the harbour wall in the last of the day’s sun. Life doesn't get much better.