Gulls Roost (406)

1.9 miles W of Kingsand | Sleeps 4 (no children under 7) | Price Band L (£468 - £1218)

A secluded gem tucked into the edge of the cliffs, known as Freathy, and invisible until you get to its parking space, Gulls Roost boasts panoramic views of the spectacular coastline it overlooks – as far as Rame Head and out to sea to the Eddystone Rocks in the distance – at night the sweep of the lighthouse is visible on the horizon. Steep steps lead past a little patio and on down to the bungalow itself. The spacious living-room with its comfortable sofas and huge windows showcases the stunning sea views. As well as the kitchen and a cloakroom at the back of the property, there are two en suite bedrooms both of which enjoy marvellous views out to sea.

Sliding doors from the living-room and one of the bedrooms lead outside to a small patio-area in front of the house, just beyond which the cliff slopes away. A footpath nearby descends to the fabulous sandy beach below – worth every step of the steep climb back up! South east Cornwall is a bit of a secret where narrow lanes lead down to sandy beaches and tiny villages hidden away in small rocky coves. A mile or so on from the quaintly-named village of Crafthole you come to Freathy Cliff, which follows the coastline almost down to the promontory of Rame Head – and there is Gulls Roost. The coastal path walks on the Rame Peninsula or in nearby Mount Edgcumbe estate are wonderful – the dog will be in doggie heaven. Regrettably, due to the sloping cliff beyond the patio, this property is unsuitable for younger children.

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Ground Floor

Kitchen with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine/drier and dishwasher.
Step to Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin.
Sitting/Dining-room with TV and DVD player.
Bedroom 1 with double bed, TV and en suite Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, WC and wash-basin.
Bedroom 2 with double bed, TV and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.

Take care on the steep steps leading from the road and parking-area down to the property.

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  • The sunny patio has wonderful views.The sunny patio has wonderful views.
  • The views are amazing.The views are amazing.
  • The bungalow is below the level of the road.The bungalow is below the level of the road.
  • You can watch the water all day long.You can watch the water all day long.
  • The views from Bedroom 2.The views from Bedroom 2.
  • Bedroom 2.Bedroom 2.
  • Bedroom 1.Bedroom 1.
  • This bathroom is en suite to Bedroom 1.This bathroom is en suite to Bedroom 1.
  • Cuddle up on the sofa at night and watch the sweep of Eddystone Lighthouse light in the distance.Cuddle up on the sofa at night and watch the sweep of Eddystone Lighthouse light in the distance.
  • Gorgeous views.Gorgeous views.
  • Looking across the living-room to Bedroom 2.Looking across the living-room to Bedroom 2.
  • The sparkling white kitchen.The sparkling white kitchen.
  • Steps lead down from the parking-area to the bungalow.Steps lead down from the parking-area to the bungalow.
  • Looking down to the property from the parking-area above.Looking down to the property from the parking-area above.
  • The road leading to Gulls Roost, the parking-area is on the left.The road leading to Gulls Roost, the parking-area is on the left.
  • The car parking-area above the bungalow.The car parking-area above the bungalow.
  • The bottom of the steps down to the property - the front door is around to the right.The bottom of the steps down to the property - the front door is around to the right.
  • The pub in nearby CraftholeThe pub in nearby Crafthole
  • The beach at nearby Kingsand.The beach at nearby Kingsand.
  • Low water on a summer afternoon on Kingsand baach.Low water on a summer afternoon on Kingsand baach.
  • Nearby Portwrinkle beach.Nearby Portwrinkle beach.
  • Looking towards Kingsand from Cawsand.Looking towards Kingsand from Cawsand.
  • The view from the patio doors in the Bedroom 2.The view from the patio doors in the Bedroom 2.
  • Gorgeous coastal view as you go down the steps to Gulls Roost,Gorgeous coastal view as you go down the steps to Gulls Roost,
  • The view from outside the property is simply spectacular.The view from outside the property is simply spectacular.
  • Looking west from Rame Head.Looking west from Rame Head.