Rock is located in North Cornwall on the north side of the Camel Estuary across from the fishing port of Padstow. The name comes from the local quarry where the rocks were used as ballast by sailing ships which had unloaded their cargo across the river.
The village of Rock has many shops, including a bakery, newsagent and post office, a gorgeous delicatessen and a small but excellent supermarket. Many very good restaurants and pubs are in Rock or Padstow. A popular holiday choice.
The cottage is situated in the upper region of Rock, near to the shops. Originally a small Victorian cottage it has been imperceptibly extended in the same style to accommodate 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a large living room, kitchen and dining area for 10. There is also a downstairs shower room and parking space for two cars.
The decoration and furnishings are vintage and simple. A sheltered terrace outside the living and kitchen areas has a large dining table and seating for eight to ten. The house has something for everyone and Cornwall is lovely all year round, Half-term, Christmas, New Year and summer lets available.
A dog is welcome, please bring your own dog bed and keep the dog off the furniture, and clear any dog poo from the garden.The decoration is vintage. A sheltered terrace outside the living and kitchen areas has a large dining table and seating for eight-ten. There is a very efficient hot water system and electric heating.
The four bedrooms consist of the master bedroom with 5’6” double bed, TV, telephone and small ensuite bathroom. The other double room is smaller but still with a 5’6” double bed, a two twin bedrooms with two 3’ single beds, these three rooms share a bathroom, there is a shower room downstairs for salty or sandy people.
The Living Room is furnished with 3 sofas and a chair, it is equipped with a TV. There is a wood burning stove at one end and logs can be supplied by arrangement or purchased at the Rock garage. The telephone in this has a B.T. broadband connection, the password is noted there.
The Kitchen has an Aga and a dining table that comfortably seats 8. A small adjacent utility room contains a washing machine and tumble dryer.
The downstairs bathroom has a lovely, big power shower and heated towel rail.
Duvets, pillows and linen are provided, the bed will be made up for your arrival.
The small lawned garden has a fushia, a palm, and two hydrangeas, the lawns are mowed every week in the summer.
The caretaker is local and leaves a welcome pack with tea, coffee, milk, sugar and biscuits, the SPAR shop over the road provides all provisions.
Rosemayne is one of the older properties in Rock, it is in traditional Cornish style with slate detail and slate roof. Outside there is a small terraced garden and parking for two cars, a suntrap terrace with outside dinning and a parasol, and a built in barbecue at the back of the cottage. Rosemayne is 100 yards from the best FishnChip shop and the butcher, baker, supermarket and fish shop. Rock beach is a 20 minute walk or 4 minute car drive. Polzeath is a ten minute car ride. There are 2 local golf courses and several outstanding restaurants. The ferry leaves from Rock beach to Padstow all day long, there is also a night service. Rock Pontoon offers sailing, water sports and fishing trips. There are wonderful coastal walks in every direction. Our cottage has 2 double bedrooms with double beds, and 2 twin bedrooms with single beds, all duvets and pillows are feather and the bed linen is cotton. One ensuite bathroom and one family bathroom, and a shower/loo downstairs. The living area has lots of seating and a television, there is a good cinema in Wadebridge if it is raining! The kitchen has an electric cooker and an Aga and dishwasher, there is a large dining table and seating for 8-10, and an adjacent utility room; the hot water is supplied by two emersion heaters. There is a rail and plastic hangers and a hose outside for rinsing off and drip drying wetsuits.The cottage is simple and vintagely furnished, most people say it is charming.
- Traditional Style Renovated Character Cottage close to the shops in Rock
- Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms
- Lovely enclosed Garden with built in BBQ & Courtyard eating area
- Close to Beach, River Camel Watersports, Golf Clubs, Ferry to Padstow and surfing in Polzeath
- AGA, Kitchen/Diner and separate Utility Room, off road Parking
- 1 well behaved dog is welcomed (no charge), if you would like to bring a 2nd dog there is a fee of £50
- Car Required
- Child Friendly
- Dogs Welcome
- Long Term Rentals
- Non Smoking
- Not Suitable for Wheelchairs
- Suitable for Elderly / Infirm
Child / Baby Facilities
- Cot Available
- High Chair
- Internet Access
- Mobile Phone Service
- Cooking Utensils
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linen Provided
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Horse Riding
- Outdoor Sports
- Water Sports
- Beach (short drive)
- Beach (walking)
- Bike Hire
- Farm Shop
- Internet Cafe
- Medical Centre
- Balcony / Terrace
- Outdoor Lighting
- Parking for several vehicles
- Parking Off Street
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"“The cottage is absolutely lovely. It’s charming. Thank you!” "