Porthleven, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
Our Inspector's view
Porthcressa is a delightful traditional cottage located in a very quiet side street but just minutes from the harbour with its shops and restaurants. With the benefit of off road parking and a lovely sunny enclosed garden it is a perfect choice for families and couples. The cottage is entered from the parking space into a very well equipped kitchen with a small table and two chairs, a fan oven with ceramic hob, slimline dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, fridge freezer and coffee maker. A tumble dryer is installed in a cupboard between the lounge and dining room. A cosy dining room with oak flooring leads off the kitchen with seating for four people. There is a separate lounge, again with oak flooring, with a very comfortable Multiyork sofa and Ercol chairs, 32” smart TV and DVD player and a lovely original Victorian tiled fireplace. From the lounge a small porch leads into the delightful enclosed garden with a table and chairs and a sun parasol for alfresco dining on sunny days. On the first floor are two lovely bedrooms with pine furniture, one with a double bed and the other with two 3’ beds which overlooks the garden. Also on this floor is a lovely spacious newly fitted bathroom with a corner bath and a large separate shower cubicle. The cottage is heated by oil fired central heating with radiators in every room and a heated towel rail in the bathroom, making it a lovely cosy choice for winter breaks. Bed linen, towels and wifi are all included in the price. Porthcressa is a wonderful choice for summer or winter breaks and the lovely quiet location and the parking space right beside the door is a real bonus.
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Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.
In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.
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