Smuggler’s Cottage is a lovely refurbished cottage overlooking the beach at Porthleven. Sleeping two, but with a cot and highchair for a little one, the cottage is full of character with beamed ceilings, wooden floors and a woodburning stove. It has a balcony with a view of the beach (accessed via a short wooden staircase from the kitchen area) and a double bedroom with an en-suite shower room. Smuggler’s Cottage welcomes one dog and is in the perfect location for long walks on the beach where at low tide it’s possible to walk along it to Loe Bar - a half mile shingle bank which separates the Loe, the largest natural fresh water lake in Cornwall, from the sea.
Lounge: TV with Freeview, DVD player, woodburner.
Kitchen/Diner: Built-in oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer.
Shower Room: Shower, basin, wc.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (4'6"), bedside drawers, chest of drawers, wardrobe. En-Suite: Shower, basin, wc.
GARDEN AND PARKING:
Balcony accessed via short wooden staircase from kitchen area with table and chairs. No private parking but public parking available. See Parking Information for Porthleven.
Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 4:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Pets Welcome: Maximum 1 dog, £25 per week per pet
Power and Heat: Electricity included in the rent. Electric storage heating.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided, please bring your own beach towels.
Baby Equipment: Not provided, please bring your own.
Beach: 0.1 ml. Pub: 0.1 ml.
NOTES: No smoking. WiFi provided. Mobile phone reception varies.
- Friday changeover
- Sleeps 2
- 1 Bedroom
- 1 Bathroom
- WiFi internet
- 1 Pet allowed
- Open fire or woodburner
- 1 Toilet
- 0.1 Mile from a beach
- 0.1 Mile from a pub
- 0.1 Mile from a shop
- Tumble dryer
- Washing machine
- No smoking
It was lovely and just as described in the photos - bonus of an additional shower room Mrs Joanne Kavanagh - 1st March 2020
We absolutely loved our stay at Smugglers and will definitely be booking again at some point in the future.Mr Ian Williams - 12th January 2020
Perfect for us - great charm and character. Ms Caroline Elliston - 15th August 2019
Lovely little cottage, bed was so comfortable, location was great, clean tidy quirky and everything you could want, would definitely consider going again.Mrs Danielle McLean - 4th January 2019
We had a great stay thank you!! Porthleven is one of our favourite places to visit .. wonderful walks and food all close by! Our 6th visit to the area and we will be back!! Mrs A Mahenthiralingam - 7th December 2018
Our first visit to Porthleven & we really loved the area. We will definitely be coming back to Porthleven, as the location was fabulous, lovely walks, nice beaches, good choice of quality restaurants, pubs, shops, and friendly local people.mr M Gentry - 29th July 2018
Quirky and comfortable!Mrs Margaret Haynes - 3rd July 2018
Perfect for my needs. Small but fully equipped with everything I needed. Excellent location. As a lone female traveller the cottage felt safe and secure. Tempted to returnMrs Jill Withey - 23rd April 2018
Smugglers Cottage is a fab comfortable little cottage, ideal for two people, very peaceful location but within easy walking distance of various places to eat out, and seconds from the beach. We would definitely stay there again, we also loved that we could take our dog. The service provided by Above Beach Cottages was excellent; booking the cottage on line was very easy and hassle free and the information provided was spot on, we will certainly use them again. Porthleven has a variety of shops, pubs and restaurants and several are dog friendly which is a bonus. It's also on the coastal path and is ideal for walkers. We had a fab time even though the weather wasn't too kind to us!Mrs Frances Williamson - 2nd April 2018
Smugglers cottage exceeded all our expectations. It was quirky, cosy, well equipped and we had a wonderful week exploring Porthleven. We parked the car and only used it once when we had a rainy day. We appreciated the welcome gifts and would love to return soon. Sara, Simon and Diesel dog Mrs Sara Whatton - 14th March 2018
What a lovely little place. So peaceful. Great location. Love the log burner. Everything needed for cooking in the kitchen. Will be back. Many thanks!The Coombes - London
What a fantastic cottage, and such a clever use of space. had breakfast on the wonderful terrace several days.Karen
Lovely cottage, good use of the small space. Very lucky with the weather-breakfast outside everyday. Lovely village to potter about in, the car stayed put most days. Thank you!!Roger
Had a wonderful long weeekend in the charming cottage. It is ideal for couples (and a dog) to totally unwind Caroline Leese - Winchester
Fantastic cottage, well designed and the decor is great. Spent lots of time on the balcony. Perfect little Cornish HideawaySarah
A great little cottage - comfy, cosy and equipped with everything that we needed - and more ! Found Porthleven a great place, it has everything:- beach, harbour, and some great pubs and restaurants. Also, a good base from which to explore the Lizard and the coast path. It seems to get better each time, this was our second visit - and won't be our last.!Ian
Lovely little cottage, just perfect for a Cornish holiday for two. Wonderful to hear the sea at night and whilst here we had blustery conditions and big waves and also calm seas, so the best of both weather. So nice to be able to sit outside of an evening as well. We loved it here!!Victoria and Mark
Thank you so much. We had a wonderful stay. There has obviously been much thought put into the tidying Sarah Lee, Rochester
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here at 'Smugglers Cottage' its a credit to the owners!! it is what it says on the tin so if you see it advertised on Cornwall cottages you wont be disappointed! It has everything you need Mandi
We had a lovely stay here! Especially enjoyed listening to the sea and the seagulls and walking around this very nice harbour and beach.Silke
This is a lovely cottage, perfectly located Neil, Faversham
A beautiful cottage in a lovely location. A sea view and 2 mins walk from the harbour where there are lots of restuarants, shops and pubs. The cottage itself is well equiped with everything you need. Lots to do and see in and around Porthleven, so much so that we abandoned the car for the week and went around on foot - a freshing and restful change. Some lovely walks straight from the beach and harbour with beautiful landscape and scenery and if too tired to walk back you can catch the bus! Very highly recommended and we will definitely be booking again.!Vanessa and Peter - Northampton
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