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Greenbury Cottage Praa Sands

 
£874 - £2163
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Nestled in half an acre of beautiful private gardens overlooking stunning countryside, this spacious, detached five bedroom house was originally converted from two mine captain's cottages. Greenbury Cottage is full of character offering plenty of living space for large families with two sitting rooms, a large kitchen and five double bedrooms spread across separate sections of the house.

Well situated the property is in walking distance to Kenneggy Cove and only a five minute drive away from the popular surfing beach at Praa Sands and Marazion's family friendly beach which overlooks the iconic St Michael's Mount. Both Prussia Cove and Perranuthnoe with the fantastic Victoria Inn are also very close by helping make Greenbury Cottage perfect if you are looking for privacy and space in a convenient location for enjoying everything this wonderfull part of Cornwall has to offer.

Entrance

stairs up to bedrooms 4 and 5.

Kitchen/dining room

fridge, electric range cooker, gas hob, dining table and ten chairs, bench seat, door to garden, door to further internal hall with ground floor bathroom off and stairs up to bedrooms 1, 2 and 3.

Sitting room

three seater sofa, two seater sofa, TV.

Sitting room 2

three seater sofa, two armchairs.

Conservatory

L-shaped sofa, rattan armchair and chaise, doors to garden.

Bathroom

ground floor, bath with shower over, WC, basin.

Bedroom 1

king size bed, window to garden.

Bedroom 2

double bed, hanging space, window to garden.

Bedroom 3

twin beds, hanging space, window to garden.

Shower room

ground floor, shower, WC, basin.

Utility room

dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer.

Bedroom 4

double bed, two seater sofa.

Bedroom 5

double bed, two seater sofa, window to garden.

Garden

private gardens, patio area with table and seating for ten.

Additional information

parking for three cars, night storage heaters, high chair and travel cot available, woodburners are not for guests' use, WiFi.

 

We were all very pleased with the house and gardens. Parking is sufficient but a tad awkward; the provision of electric charging was really useful and should be mentioned.

August 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful cottage. It was our first holiday as a family all under one roof and it went great. There was everything we needed and more. Love Cornwall will be returning next year.

August 2017

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Praa Sands Holidays

Praa Sands (pronounced 'pray' sands), is the perfect place to enjoy a holiday. Great surf and surf hire facilities are on your doorstep along with the coast path and spectacular scenery. Read about surfing in Praa Sands on our blog: Ten of the best surf spots in Cornwall.

Praa Sands’ nine-hole golf course is only minutes away, or for those who prefer a bit of history, Pengersick Castle is a short walk away where there are plenty of stories about the wrecking and smuggling that took place in the bay until the 18th century. Right on the beach is Sandbar, a modern and bright restaurant/bar with magnificent views across the ocean. Read more about Sandbar on our blog.

What's nearby:

Just seven miles away from Praa Sands is Penzance, a town with an eclectic mix of art studios, historic buildings, well stocked shops and award-winning restaurants. Visiting Marazion is a must when staying here, as the stunning St Michael's Mount found here is just a short drive away. This mystical tidal island provides the perfect backdrop for a walk along Marazion beach and offers an interesting day out. Helston, six miles away, is an ancient market town and gateway to the Lizard peninsula. Hayle, also six miles away, has a new, easily accessible out of town retail development together with a dramatic golden sandy beach stretching for three miles to Godrevy Lighthouse. 

There's also plenty of places to eat out at when self catering in Praa Sands. With a selection a great pubs and restaurants in the area you won't be short of places to try out.

Beaches:

When staying in Praa Sands, you'll benefit from being a stone's throw from Praa Sands beach. Famed for its white sands stretching almost a mile, this family friendly beach is lifeguarded in summer, and a great place to spend a day in the sun.

Holiday cottages in Praa Sands sit between two other desirable beach locations too; Prussia Cove and Mullion Cove. Like Praa, they are unspoilt and perfect for walking, swimming and sunbathing. Praa Sands is also a very short distance from Porthleven, a picturesque fishing village which has excellent restaurants and is known as a world-class location for experienced surfers. Praa Sands was recently featured in our blog post Sandy beaches in West Cornwall.

 
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Local events

St Ives Lifeboat Day

A fun packed day hosted by the RNLI lifeboat Station. See the lifeboats on display and in action on the water with demonstrations featuring one of the HM Coastguard helicpoters!

23rd August 2018 

St Ives September Festival

Now becoming a sellout event, this festival keeps attracting more and more visitors who come to enjoy a wide range of acts, including music, theatre, poetry and visual arts.

8th - 22nd September 2018

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Mousehole Christmas Lights

Possibly the most well-known and popular Christmas Lights in the county, Moushole combines stunning displays against the backdrop of their gorgeous Cornish fishing harbour to bring real festive magic to all who visit at this special time of year. 

16th December - 6th January 2018

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Tom Bawcock's Eve, Mousehole

The tradition of Tom Bawcock comes from the feast or famine lifestyle of Cornwall.  The story goes that it was just before Christmas; there had been no fish for weeks, the boats couldn’t get out into the raging storm, the village was starving. One man, Tom Bawcock, dared to take his boat out of the harbour’s safety. He returned with enough fish to make fish pie for the whole village. 

Today, a festival takes place each year to celebrate Tom Bawcock's bravery. During the festival, Star Gazey pies are eaten in memory of this famous event.

23rd December 2018

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New Year's Eve in St Ives

Spend New Year's Eve in St Ives for an unforgettable evening at the largest fancy dress party in the county. Ring in the New Year with an unbeatable fireworks display by the sea. 

 Sunday 31st December 2018

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St Ives Feast Day

Held on the anniversary of the consecration of the Parish Church of St Eia in 1434 AD, Feast Day offers visitors to witness - and even join in with - some centuries-old traditions. A morning precesison led by the Mayor to bless the Well of St Eia. Following this, the Mayor will 'Hurls the Silver Ball' into a crowd of children who assemble on the beach below. The one who returns the ball to the Guildhall steps by midday receives a silver coin. In the afternoon the Mayor then throw pennies from the balcony of the Guildhall for children to collect.

4th February 2019

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Porthleven Food & Music Festival

The small Cornish fishing village of Porthleven hosts its annual Food & Music Festival every April and encorporates street performers, a range of local produce, Samba dancing, theatre, beer marquees, hip-hop dancers, fireworks, Cornish singing & much, much mmore...the list is endless!

19th - 21st April 2019

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St Ives Food & Drink Festival

Growing in size and popularity, the St Ives Food Festival features top chefs, quality Cornish goods, sandcastle competitions for children and food demonstrations.

10th - 12th May 2019

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Golowan Festival - Penzance

Golowan Festival is an annual community arts event that celebrates local culture and the social and natural environment. 'Mazey Day' takes place on the Saturday of the festival and guarantees to be a very colourful affair!

23rd - 28th June 2019

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St Ives Bay Helicopter Tours

For two weeks only, Adventure 001, supporters of Cornwall Air Ambulance, will be bringing their helicopter experiences to St Ives! Choose from a 6 minute flight from £35 to a 30 minute flight from £96 and take in the incredible views across St Ives bay and beyond!

Dates TBC August 2019 

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Hayle Fest

Enjoy a weekend of live music, local food and drink, food demonstrations, crafts and local goods stalls and much more! Don't miss out!

Dates TBC August 2019

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Newlyn Fish Festival

Newlyn Fish Festival is the biggest and best of its kind in the UK. Taste some of the finest seafood on offer and enjoy cookery demonstrations, live music and arts and crafts. Local fishmongers take part in the The Cornish fishmonger of the year competition and the popular 'Fishy Trail' is perfect to keep the kids entertained.

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TBC August 2019

Penzance Literary Festival

Popular with visitors and locals alike, this exciting festival celebrates everything literary, including spoken, written, recited and sung word. Take part in the reading and writing discussions and activities and enjoy the many performances.

Dates TBC

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What our guests say...

We love hearing about our guests’ experiences, and we know how important honest reviews are when it comes to booking your holiday. To help you choose the right property for you, we publish all reviews left by guests who have stayed here in the past, with the few exceptions stated in our Review Guidelines.

We were all very pleased with the house and gardens. Parking is sufficient but a tad awkward; the provision of electric charging was really useful and should be mentioned.

August 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful cottage. It was our first holiday as a family all under one roof and it went great. There was everything we needed and more. Love Cornwall will be returning next year.

August 2017

Beautiful house and garden, located so close to really unspoilt coves and coastal path walks. It made for a great holiday.

July 2017

We enjoyed a week in Greenbury cottage with our two daughters and their husbands and our grandchildren, we loved the house and relaxed in the garden room and admired the beautiful garden, also spotted the local wild life, rabbits and a toad, birds and butterflies. We visited local attractions and had a great time.

July 2016

Had a lovely holiday, perfect holiday home for a young family.

August 2015

 
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