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The Bothy

Location: Portscatho

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
The Bothy at Place Barton is located high on a ridge on St Anthony Headland and is part of the Place Estate, this is the perfect place to escape from reality there are few better places to enjoy the true beauty of the idyllic Roseland Peninsula. Surrounded by rolling rural landscapes, stunning walks with the best views of St Mawes, Place House, Pendennis Castle, Falmouth and the Carrick Roads. Explore St Anthony Head and the Lighthouse, famously used as the base for the TV series Fraggle Rock and also Molunan Beaches which are right by the lighthouse. As a bonus you can take the car down a private lane to within a couple of hundred yards of the beach, closer if you bring a 4x4, and are confident of its off-roading capability. Towan Beach is also close by and is also dog friendly and family safe.

The Bothy is a semi-detached, listed cottage, nestled alongside the main farmhouse, with two bedrooms it is an ideal size for a small family yet not too big for a couple, the terrace is private and protected, you are bound to have pheasants wandering in front of the living room windows while you are kept cosy by the wood burning stove. At the same time, you can sit in the deep window seats watching yachts and ships pass by on the horizon. Everything about this wonderful house is accentuated by the mantra "location, location, location." There is so much glorious countryside to explore, including beaches, creeks, lighthouses and castles, your family will love their stay, and your family pets will have the best holiday ever!

Ground Floor: Front door leads into a porch with window to the courtyard and into the kitchen with fully fitted units and appliances, dining table and chairs, a further door leads into the living room with sea views, log burner, comfortable seating and stairs to the first floor.
First Floor: Master double bedroom, sea views, with 5' bed and storage. Twin bedroom with 3' beds and storage. Family bathroom with shower over the bath, hand basin and WC.
Exterior: Patio with table, chairs, charcoal kettle BBQ (charcoal not provided). Lawn area to the side of the cottage. Patio and lawn are enclosed with the gate shut but not totally dog-proof. Parking for 1 car, more available on request with the owners.

Facilities & Services
Heating is via LPG gas central heating and wood burning stove in the lounge. The kitchen has fully fitted units, electric oven & hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine & dishwasher. The lounge has a flat-screen TV. Superfast unlimited WiFi is available at the cottage.

Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are all included, but you will need to bring your own beach towels. Parking on the drive for 1 car, more by arrangement. Up to 3 well-behaved dogs are welcome at a small additional cost of £30 per dog / per week although please remember that you cannot leave dogs unattended in the house. More small dogs on request. No smoking. A cot and high chair can be provided.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is a Friday.
Short breaks are available during quieter periods.
£250 security deposit is required to be pre-authorised on your card.
Dog Friendly
Dog Friendly
Open fire / woodburner
Open fire / woodburner
Parking available
Parking available
Sea views
Sea views
Beach within walking distance
Beach within walking distance

Sue Wilkinson

Lovely cottage with a very well equipped kitchen. You can walk through the owners fields to get to the coastal path which is brilliant. Owners on site and very friendly and helpful. We had a great holiday

Denise Curtis Wrigglesworth

A well equipped, comfortable, warm cottage ( plenty of logs ) with a far reaching view to the sea. Idyllic walking from the doorstep to coast path, beaches, estuary and ferry to St. Mawes. The host, Nicky, was very hospitable. The Place estate is an unspoilt gem - a real discovery .

Jane Hurst

Comfortable cottage with far-reaching views to the sea. Recently- refurbished spacious and well-equipped kitchen. Although the shower was efficient and the bath large, the bathroom is looking rather tired and would benefit from some updating. A lovely spot as a base for walking in the area. Place ferry an excellent way of getting to St Mawes.

Gill Smith

Lovely remote place to stay in an area we already knew well. The private track to the coast path was such a bonus with outstanding views. Nicky was super helpful , would definitely return.

Brenda Gannaway

We had a lovely week at The Bothy. The location is great with easy access to the coastal path and nearby beaches. The accommodation was both clean and comfortable.


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Please note that prices include our booking fee, but excludes booking protection and any chargeable extras such as dogs.

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