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Boscastle, Cornwall, England

Penrose in Boscastle, Cornwall, England
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PENROSE offers ideal accommodation for 4 people.Not suitable for young children because twin beds are 72cms high.Inclusive bed linen, electricity and heating.
On the ground floor, a well equipped fitted kitchen with built in electric oven, hob,microwave oven,fridge-freezer,dishwasher, washing machine, iron, toaster, kettle,and all necessary utensils.Twin bedroom with 2x3ft beds whch can convert to super kingsize bed.TV on wall. Shower room with WC and washbasin.
The Lounge / Dining Room includes a comfortable 3 seater sofa and armchair, Flat Screen TV with 'Freeview' Channels, and dvd/cd player. Patio doors lead to a lovely enclosed secluded sunny south facing patio and garden, with garden table and chairs.
Stairs lead to the1st floor, with a large bedroom, with 5 foot king size bed, and a bathroom with bath with instant electric shower over, and wash basin and WC.
There is off road parking for 2 cars.
it is situated in the upper village of Boscastle, near Forrabury Church within walking distance of all village amenities, including the quaint Napoleon Inn, and the South West coastal path. A walk along the cliffs takes you to Bossiney cove with its sandy surfing beach.Close to Penrose Cottage, The National Trust owns the Medieval Field Strips with a public footpath overlooking the fields and coastline.
Often used as a television or film location, Boscastle provides some of the most dramatic rugged coastline in Europe. Take a boat trip out around Puffin Island, or even try your hand at catching mackerel for your supper! In the village itself you can browse the antique and gift shops, the Craft Centre, the Witch's Museum, or eat out in one of the restaurants or three Pubs. Much of the harbour, the coastline and the Valency Valley are managed by the National Trust, and are designated an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’.
It is only an hour's drive from the M5 at Exeter, and is perfectly positioned for walking along the South West Coast Path and visiting the picturesque villages of the area including Tintagel and its castle ruins. There are plenty of sandy surfing beaches nearby where you can get surfing and kayaking tuition if you are feeling energetic! Alternatively, try hiking across Bodmin Moor, cycling the Camel Trail, horse riding, golf, rock climbing or sailing.
This is an ideal base from which to explore the whole of Cornwall, Dartmoor, and North Devon. Attractions to visit include: The Eden Project; Lanhydrock House; St Ives with the Tate Gallery (Tate St Ives) and numerous Cornish gardens to name just a few.
At any time of the year this is an ideal place for a holiday. In springtime you can enjoy the snowdrops, primroses, and bluebells in the woodlands and hedgerows; in the summer, laze on the beach and during the winter marvel at the magnificent sight of the Atlantic waves breaking whilst enjoying an invigorating walk before a drink or meal in front of the log fire, in one of the friendly local inns.


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