Chy Lowen is a perfect combination of traditional Cornish cottage charm, contemporary comfort and stylish living with a welcoming and relaxing feel throughout – a real home-from-home. Located in the quiet hamlet of Bridge, a short drive from the sandy beach at Portreath and on the doorstep of the Mineral Tramways Coast to Coast trail, this pretty, semi-detached, stone cottage is an ideal base from which to explore this fascinating area of Cornwall.
Bridge has a friendly pub across the road and a few minutes down the road in Portreath you can grab a pasty or two from the bakery to take to the beach, visit one of the local inns or stock up on a few supplies from the local store.
This area of Cornwall has so much to offer the visitor whether you like to take life at a slow or fast pace. The network of trails nearby can take you from north to south enabling you to explore the rich mining history of 'Poldark country'.
Travel by foot, bring your bike or hire one locally, the choice is yours and when you return from a day exploring, this delightful cottage will be waiting for you. Shut the door and relax in front of the wood-burner before retiring to your comfy bed or sinking into a bath of bubbles... tomorrow is another day and a new adventure awaits.
Sitting-room with TV (NOW TV entertainment package), DVD player, iPod dock and wood-burner
Kitchen/Dining-room with electric range cooker, microwave and fridge/freezer
Utility-room with washing machine/drier and bicycle storage
Cloakroom with WC and wash-basin
Bedroom 1 with super-king double bed (6')
Bedroom 2 with king-size double bed (5')
Bathroom with bath, fitted shower, hand shower attachment, WC and double wash-basin
A NOW TV entertainment package is supplied at this property, through which BBC 1,2 3 and ITV can be viewed live. Unfortunately live Channel 4 is not available.
- Dogs welcome (1 only)
- Travel cot, high chair and stair-gate
- Arrive/Depart Saturday
- Short breaks available
- Private parking for 2 cars
- No smoking
- Pub 25 yds
- Patio furniture
- Full gas-fired CH (partial under-floor)
Welcome to Chy Lowen – Cornish for ‘Happy Home’. Parking is to the left of the driveway – neighbours share access for their outbuildings down the lane.
Dual-aspect bedroom 1 is furnished with a 6ft double bed.
The lovely granite fireplace surrounds the wood-burner, cosy on those cooler days, Although there is no TV reception due to the valley location, a NOW TV entertainment package is provided.
This gorgeous kitchen has a range cooker and plenty of work surface for those who like to cook.
Looking back to the cottage from the rear of the garden, there is a gate in the corner taking you to the side of the house with shared driveway access.
Wooden stairs take you up to the bedrooms and the bathroom.
The fabulous bathroom.
Sit and relax listening to music or catch up on those box sets (NOW TV provided) after a busy day out exploring or on the beach.
The dining-area with large American-style fridge/freezer.
Storage for your bikes in the utility-room, there is also a side entrance to the rear of the property so you can come in with muddy boots, wet suits etc.
Calm colours and stylish features can be found throughout the cottage,
Dual-aspect bedroom 1 is at the rear of the cottage.
The bedrooms are opposite each other across the landing.
The second bedroom is furnished with a king-size bed.
The Owners have lovingly restored life into this cute cottage that they still call home.
There is a study upstairs if you need a quiet space.
The kitchen/diner leads through to the utility-room and back garden.
Why not have breakfast at the bar today?
The Owners creative ideas for lighting and furnishings complement the original features of this lovely cottage.
Large squashy cushions to sink into on the stylish sofa chairs.
It may be small in size but there is room to relax with a glass before heading over the road for a drink in the pub.
Two sinks, a large shower rose and a shower attachment makes for a very well-equipped bathroom.
Enjoy a glass of something whilst soaking in the bath after a day out walking.
The cottage is in the hamlet of Bridge, just over a mile from the beach at Portreath and with a handy bus stop close by you could leave the car behind.
The stunning sandy beach at Portreath, great for surfing, building sandcastles or just relaxing.
Portreath beach is dog-friendly from October to Easter, at other times you can head to Mexico Towans at Gwithian or to many other locations.
Nearby Carn Brea can be reached by the network of mining trails close to the cottage, walk or cycle to explore this fascinating area rich in mining history.
Those of you bringing your four-legged friends will enjoy the great walks right on your doorstep, hopefully with a watering hole en route!
Mexico Towans at Gwithian is a 20 minute drive away.