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Nohens Padstow North Cornwall | 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | Web Ref: 3039 | Sleeps 6
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Nohens 3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom | WiFi | Town House | | Sleeps 6
Tucked away on a quiet street, about 500 yards above Padstow harbour, a neat, terraced Victorian townhouse. Enclosed suntrap garden behind with sitting-out area and paved terraces up to pretty summer house. Steps up to small paved area and door into tiled porch (for coats/boots); comfy living room with TV/DVD/video, feature ‘pebble’ fire; hallway opening to large L-shaped kitchen/dining room with dining area with lovely original floorboards, double doors to terrace/garden (table/chairs) and arch to tiled kitchen area (dishwasher, washer-drier, microwave, fridge-freezer, electric cooker); loo and door to garden. Steep stairs (stairgate) from hallway up to three bedrooms – a double (5’ bed, TV/DVD, washbasin), a smart twin (zip-linkable to 6' double, TV/DVD), and a small single (plus 2'6" pull-out truckle bed, limited clothes-hanging space). Bathroom (suite, shower over bath). Thoroughly stylish and comfortable in relaxing seaside colours and only a short distance from the fascinating life of Padstow.
Cornwall’s north coast: from the river Camel north to Bude and on to Morwenstow and the highest cliffs in the West Country, it is a mixture of great cliffs and beaches. Walking (coast path) and bird-friendly cliffs (usually no road near): peregrines possible. Great sand/surf beaches at Polzeath, Trebarwith, Widemouth Bay, Bude and Sandy Mouth; sandy coves at Port Gaverne, Bossiney, Crackington Haven, Duckpool, and others less accessible; Rock, also sandy, is the place for watersports, including sailing on the Camel estuary; very fine golf course (St Enodoc); mini-fjords at Port Quin and Boscastle. Port Isaac is very pretty round its cliff-enclosed harbour.
The well-worth-riding Camel Trail cycleway (bicycles for hire) follows the river Camel from Bodmin Moor to Padstow. Pencarrow is a beautiful house with wonderful garden. Tintagel has a ruined castle (King Arthur’s?) on a wild headland. St Juliot church was restored by Thomas Hardy and ‘a pair of blue eyes’ nearly fell down a Crackington cliff. Bodmin Moor, its highest hills quite mountainous, is only a little way inland and Blisland, on its northern edge, is one of Cornwall’s prettiest villages.
Padstow: very attractive old small harbour town (excellent restaurants, Rick Stein’s base) on the River Camel’s sandy estuary. Many fine beaches very close and headlands for walking; sea birds. Pedestrian ferry to Rock (watersports, sailing school) and very good golf course (St Enodoc).