Penrose Cottage, Crackington Haven, North Cornwall

A delightful traditional family home, offering accommodation for up to 10 guests, located close to the beach at Crackington Haven

Penrose Cottage is a recently renovated and stylishly furnished 5 bedroom property set in beautiful, private gardens, about a mile from Crackington Haven beach. Offering comfortable family accommodation including an open plan kitchen/dining area with feature AGA, separate kitchen, formal sitting room, sun room and private parking for up to 3 cars.

  • Sleeps Max: 10

  • 5 Bedrooms

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Parking Spaces: 3

  • Saturday Changeover

  • 2 Dogs Welcome

At A Glance

  • Recently renovated and stylishly furnished throughout

  • Sleeps up to 10 in 5 bedrooms

  • Two bedrooms with en-suites and stylish family bathroom

  • Well equipped kitchen and separate utility room

  • Beautiful dining area with farmhouse style dining table and chairs and feature AGA

  • Large private garden with raised patio and timber garden room

  • Surrounded by rolling fields and less than a mile from the beach at Crackington Haven

  • Short breaks are available at this property during off peak times

  • This is a No Smoking property

Property Details

Situated on a quiet country lane, Penrose Cottage is a recently refurbished and stylishly furnished 5 bedroom cottage. The property stands in large and private gardens and enjoys wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. The gardens are fenced at the front but please be aware the back of the garden is not secure. The garden has an elevated patio area with table and chairs and a timber garden room with a coffee table and seating for 4 guests. This space is also extremely popular with children looking to make a den or find somewhere to play if the weather is not good enough for outside adventures. There is a garage which holds a table tennis table accessible though the outside door.

Penrose Cottage has well proportioned living accommodation with a comfortable sitting room with a log burning stove, complimented by a large dining room, with feature AGA and huge farmhouse style table and chairs – ideal for family breakfasts before heading to the beach as well as family dinners. The kitchen is off of the dining room and is attractive and carefully laid out with high quality appliances, and separate utility room with washing machine, dryer and an under counter fridge. There is a comfortable sun room with access to the large, enclosed garden with patio area to the front and side of the summerhouse with outside dining table and rattan chairs and garden bench. There is also a charcoal barbecue for guests to use.

Upstairs, there are 5 well-proportioned bedrooms, currently laid out as 3 doubles, one twin and one bunk bed room. The master bedroom and the 2nd bedroom have en-suite shower rooms with walk-in electric showers, toilets and sinks, and there is a stylish family bathroom with bath tub, corner shower, basin and toilet.

The house has been decorated with style using high quality furnishings that have been tastefully chosen by the owners to create a relaxed home with comfort at its heart.

Two dogs are welcome with an additional charge of 25.00 per week per dog.

What we like about this property...

Penrose Cottage is just the perfect holiday home, with spacious accommodation, lovely reception space and perfect garden for all the family. There really is something for everyone, from the table tennis table to the timber garden room and the most amazing views towards the sea and inland across rolling countryside. We love the quiet country setting, but also the amazing beach at Crackington Haven which is less than a mile away.

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“Ten of us across three generations, aged from 10 to 75, all active with two energetic dogs to keep happy – that was the challenge!!
And Penrose Cottage just outside the beautiful Crackington Haven beach in North Cornwall more than met that challenge. A large comfortable house with a plenty of living, eating and sleeping space and some really useful extras – such as separate utility room with washing machine, dryer and an under counter fridge. a table-tennis table in the garage, a big summer house in the garden, a long sunroom.

And the garden was big with beautiful views which made for incomparable sunsets, and loads of different games, or chance for some quiet if you wanted.

August 2022

The Area

What we love about the area...

Crackington Haven is a beautiful unspoilt coastal village, brimming with characterful properties. At the bottom of the village is the stunning beach, a lovely pub (try the Sunday lunch carvery!) and 2 deli / cafes for delicious pasties and ice creams, depending on the weather! Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Crackington Haven is a fine example of the rugged north Cornwall coast. Imposing rock formations, cliffs and flourishing woodland form the most spectacular landscape. Walkers can take the woodland route to Pencarrow Point, or the circular route. Look out for some of Cornwall’s resident wildlife. More experienced walkers will enjoy the 10-mile route from Crackington Haven to Bude. If you’re keen to get in the water, Crackington Haven can offer a great spot for surfers in the right conditions. If the waves are messy, hop in with a body board. The beach is lifeguarded throughout the summer, making it perfect for families. Its pebbly shore offers prime spots for rock pooling, too. The nearby parish of St Gennys is worth exploring. Set just half a mile outside the village, St Gennys is a beautiful historical area, offering a beautiful church and tales of shipwrecks. From here, the incredibly secluded Strangles Beach can be found. The walk down to the beach is challenging, though offers a unique view of the rugged north Cornwall coastline. There are a lot of lovely dog walks in the area which include coastal walks. However, the beach is closed to dogs between Easter Sunday and the 30th September. You can go to Widemouth Bay any time of the year. To the west, the bustling seaside resort of Bude has two golden sandy beaches, perfect for both novice and experienced surfers. If you’re keen to catch a few waves, there are plenty of places to hire a wetsuit and board. Swimmers can also enjoy the 1930’s sea pool. Bude is full of eateries, pubs and cafes as well as independent shops. Other outstanding beaches include Widemouth, Bossiney and Sandymouth.