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School Cottage-Beautiful, comfortable, traditional Cornish Cottage, Near Padstow

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School Cottage used to be the village chapel and school before being made into two cottages
Constantine Bay from dunes
1 of 33School Cottage used to be the village chapel and school before being made into two cottages
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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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Beautiful holiday cottage for 4 at Little Petherick, near Padstow North Cornwall School Cottage was built around 1850 of Cornish stone and slate and was used as a school until 1905. Nearest beach in Trevone only 3 miles away with Harlyn Bay being the next beach on. The School/ Chaple has been converted into two very attractive cottages.Inside there is a light and airy feel, with a wood burning stove, chapel-style roof beams and lovely soft furnishings which add to the overall charm. Comfortable sitting room and a further study, a really well equipped kitchen, beautiful bathroom and a further wet room, two TV's, Wireless Wi Fi and much more.The accommodation and furnishings are for a maximum of 4 people.Little Petherick is a delightful Cornish village with slate hung, pastel coloured houses...Beautiful holiday cottage for 4 at Little Petherick, near Padstow North Cornwall School Cottage was built around 1850 of Cornish stone and slate and was used as a school until 1905. Nearest beach in Trevone only 3 miles away with Harlyn Bay being the next beach on. The School/ Chaple has been converted into two very attractive cottages.Inside there is a light and airy feel, with a wood burning stove, chapel-style roof beams and lovely soft furnishings which add to the overall charm. Comfortable sitting room and a further study, a really well equipped kitchen, beautiful bathroom and a further wet room, two TV's, Wireless Wi Fi and much more.The accommodation and furnishings are for a maximum of 4 people.Little Petherick is a delightful Cornish village with slate hung, pastel coloured houses sheltering at the head of the Petherick Creek and is very close to Padstow. There is a Bistro at bottom of hill within walking distance on a foot path from the cottage. Trevisker Garden center with Margos resturant 1/4 of a mile away. More photos on owners own web site google School Cottage Little Petherick.The village has a beautiful Church, Hotel Inn and Molesworth Manor (which is excellent for cream teas) all within easy walking distance.Round and about. 2 miles from School Cottage lies the picturesque medieval fishing port of Padstow. The unspoilt town has many pubs and restaurants nestled in it warren of narrow streets and alleys, including Rick Stein's famous seafood restaurant. There are many attractions including sailing, tennis, horse riding, deep sea fishing, speed boat rides, bicycle hire and wind surfing.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
There is no smoking allowed at the cottage. Recycling and rubbish collection is an important part of caring for Cornwall, please recycle carefully and put rubbish out for collection in the correct containers supplied. Collection rota's are emailed to you before your holiday with other important information.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
George D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
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Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

Great location just outside Padstow. Very nicely Decorated and furnished. Kitchen could perhaps do with updating but otherwise perfect . Thank you.

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Rachael J
Inspiration526923, VR Owner at School Cottage-Beautiful, comfortable, traditional Cornish Cottage, Near Padstow, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

Thank you for your kind words, there will be some changes made to the kitchen in September this year, really hope you will come again

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We have just returned from a weeks stay in school Cottage. On arrival the cottage was immaculate, we found the accommodation very comfortable and cosy and couldn't wait to return at night for family nights in, cooking together and playing cards. The location was fantastic...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Bkirk12
Management response:Responded 11 June 2017

Thank you for your kind words, so happy you had a good holiday, and look forward to welcoming again.

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Thank you for a good stay at a very comfortable cottage, we were impressed with how well the booking was handled and the efficiency of the owner in this respect. The cottage was well looked after and one of the best equipped we have ever...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank mikewest35
Management response:Responded 23 March 2017

Thank you for your feed back, it was lovely to have you to stay, I hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 21 June 2016

We loved School Cottage, it was our second visit and find the location so great for the walking, our passion! The beaches nearby and the walking from the cottage is wonderful, to Padstow or venturing inland. The accommodation is probable the best we have every...More

Date of stay: March 2016
1  Thank amy30758
Management response:Responded 22 June 2016

Thank you for your lovely comments, we love the walk that starts just over the road from the cottage, down behind the church and then along the creek to Padstow. We look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 18 June 2016

This cottage is what I would call rustic, it could benefit from a bit of a face lift. The furnishings were a bit tired, the crockery was mostly chipped and needed a wash before we could use it. In the garden the furniture was not...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank Jacqueline1163
Management response:Responded 19 June 2016

Thank you for the great feed back, all chipped crockery, has been replaced, sorry there must have been and enthusiastic washer upper in the cottage the week before you! Also thank you for your kind comment about the wet room (grout now sparkling again) and...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2015

We walked in and went whow! School Cottage is really cosy, it's warm and friendly, great little room off the main area for the children to snug up and watch dvd's and TV. the beds are comfortable and the wet room shower was very popular....More

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank Nikki R
Management response:Responded 22 September 2015

Thank you, we look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 17 September 2014

Very enjoyable stay in a comfortable, well equipped, characterful cottage - not a uPVC window in sight! Off street parking great. Table and chairs outside in little sun trap. Handy having two bathrooms. Thumbs up! Thanks George.

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 30 June 2014

If you are a couple or a small family looking for a perfect cottage in the Padstow area. Then School Cottage is First Class in a perfect location.All the facilities and the cottage in general is excellent,great communication from the owner from booking to arrival,very...More

Date of stay: June 2014
1  Thank julie r
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Tesco, 5 minutes drive away in Padstow. Cinemas in Wadebridge, Truo and Newquay. Restaurants Trevisker Garden Centre ¼ mile away called Margos, The Old Mill, walking distance on footpath. Padstow includes Rick Steins Seafood Restaurant, Cornish Arms in St Merryn along with other great restruants in this village. Jamie Olivers Fifteen Restaurant at Watergate Bay near Newquay. Tennis:3 all-weather courts at the nearby Trevose Golf & Country Club. Surfing: on many of the local beaches. Eden Project and the Lost Gardens of Heligan are both near by. St Austell 40 mins by car. The Camel Trail, is close and you can cycle the Camel estuary trail from Wadebridge to Padstow bikes can be hired at either end at reasonable prices. Local sea fishing
Getting around
Bus stops are just outside the Cottage, routes to Wadebridge, Bodmin Parkway station and padstow/Newquay can be accessed with ease.
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