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Piggy Whidden, st agnes


"Fab property, tastefully fitted out and perfect location for beach and town. Communication leading up to booking was great"

Lisa. S - July 2021




AT A GLANCE

FROM £115.00 a night for a 7 night break


*Walking distance to stunning beach

*Sought after village location

*'Just for two' discounts & short breaks out of season

* Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms

*Landscaped private garden

* Dog friendly

* Wi-Fi


"Really enjoyed our stay at Piggy Whidden. Clean, well maintained and good facilities. Location was spot on and we had no issue with parking... Communication was excellent.
We hope to return and use again"

Kevin. T - August 2021

WHERE IT IS

"Piggy Whidden, St Agnes"

This gorgeous two-bedroom cottage is full of character and style and set in the heart of St Agnes, one of Cornwall's most sought-after villages. Beautifully refurbished it’s been a true labour of love to create this wonderful home and it shows! Perfectly positioned on one of the villages most favoured roads it’s a short stroll to the great local surfer’s beach at Trevaunance Cove as well as the area’s fantastic local pubs, restaurants and shops. The landscaped garden is a delight, and unusually large for this type of cottage with plenty of spots to sit out and enjoy a sundowner after a day on the beach. Piggy Whidden is dog friendly too so your pooch is welcome and will love the numerous walks along this stunning heritage coastline.

This really is a pretty cottage and walking through the front garden, stable doors lead you into the wonderful open plan sitting room which flows through to the hand-built kitchen/dining room overlooking the garden. There are flagstone floors, a stunning fireplace and the bespoke furnishings exude quality. It’s a perfect blend of old and new with all the mod cons taken care of within the wonderfully stylish interior. Upstairs the two bedrooms with their pocket sprung mattresses and high-quality bedding are sure to give you a good night’s rest. One has a king size bed and a luxurious en suite shower room. The other faces the garden and has a super king size bed which can be split into twins, you decide. The main bathroom has a free-standing bath and stunning sink set on an original antique, sewing machine stand. What a special space to have a soak after a day’s activities.

Just leave the car behind and with everything from great food to wonderful coastal walks all on your doorstep, Piggy Whidden is sure to give you a Cornish break to remember.


LOCATION

Piggy Whidden is situated on an idyllic terrace of cottages in one of the best positions on Rosemundy, one of the villages favoured roads. It's only a ten-minute walk to Trevaunance Cove which leads onto The St Agnes Heritage Coast, a nationally designated protected area surrounded by stunning countryside and beaches. As well as Trevaunance Cove, immediately to the West is Chapel Porth beach and to the East Perranporth so budding surfers will have their pick of some of the best spots in the county.

The village of St Agnes is becoming one of Cornwall’s most sought-after destinations and spend a little time there and you will soon see why. You can leave the car and pretty much everything you need for a great holiday is on your doorstep. Food wise, whether it’s a laid-back café to an upmarket eatery you’re covered, with local shops from a butcher to a deli all close by. Some of our top tips include The Tap House, Taste and of course The Driftwood Spars, famous for its beer. For fish and chips there's Fission in the village and a short drive to in Perranporth try Pickwick’s and you won’t be disappointed! The St Agnes Bakery, a favourite with the Poldark film crew does great Pasties and Wheal Kitty a fashionable spot has the Canteen and is home to the trendy Finisterre clothes store.


LIVING

Walking in you enter the living room with its wonderful blend of old and new including pieces of stunning campaign furniture. There is a large squishy two-seater sofa, armchair, high back captain’s chair and window seat. These overlook the original fireplace and wood burner. In the hall area is a desk and chair and there is a wall mounted flat screen TV which is internet ready.


COOKING & EATING

The kitchen has been mostly handmade and is well equipped with everything you need to cook up a feast including the obligatory wine cooler! There are marble worktops, a range cooker with gas hob and butlers sink under the window overlooking the garden. There is a beautiful rustic dining table for four and stable doors lead out to the garden.


SLEEPING

The gorgeous bedrooms have been refurbished in an opulent style.. The front bedroom has a king size bed, open hanging, small chest of drawers, flat screen TV and an en suite shower room.

The second bedroom overlooks the garden has a super king which can be made up as twins on request, open hanging, a small chest of drawers and bedside storage table.


BATHING

The en suite shower room off the front bedroom has a rain shower and the main bathroom overlooks the garden. In here there is a free-standing bath with a shower attachment.


outside

The front garden is a great spot to watch the world go by and catch the morning sun with a coffee from the bench seat. The main rear garden catches the sun most of the day and has been wonderfully landscaped. A winding path leads past various sitting areas to a garden table and four chairs positioned at the rear to create a lovely private sun trap.


useful to know... 

PARKING: There's no formal parking but outside the cottage there is usually a space. Its free parking along Rosemundy with plenty along the wall opposite, just be mindful of allowing others unrestricted access along the road. In peak times there is also a free village car park 5 minutes away and other spots around the village if you can’t find a space.

Wi-Fi: There is free Wi-Fi at the cottage.

HEATING: Wall mounted electric radiators and a cosy wood burner in the sitting room.

PETS: Far West Cornwall is doggie heaven! There’s plenty of beaches and coast paths for exploring. Two well-behaved dogs are welcome at £35 each per week/short break. Please make sure they stay out of bedrooms and off the furniture and that you rub down muddy/sandy feet before they come in.

LINEN & TOWELS: You'll have bedding & towels but please bring your own beach towels.

ACCESSIBILITY: You can pull up outside but there are steep internal stairs typical of a cottage, so it may not be suitable for those with limited mobility but always check with us first.

This property is not wheelchair friendly and may not be suitable for those with limited mobility. If this applies, please contact our booking office to discuss the properties potential suitability prior to confirming.

CHANGEOVER & SHORT BREAKS: Changeover is usually Saturday. Short breaks are available for a minimum of three or four nights arriving on a Saturday or Tuesday out of season. Just for two discounts available out of season. Do check with us if your dates don't quite fit as we will always try to help.


WHAT GUESTS ARE SAYING...

“Beautiful cottage Ideally situated in a very peaceful lane Central for all restaurants & bars.”

Ian – May 2022 

“I had a lovely stay! A brilliant location for getting around St Agnes. The beach and main village are within walking distance. A well-equipped kitchen so I could entertain my family that lives local. Another plus was the fast internet speed and the great streaming on the tv. Look forward to my next visit.”

Debi – March 2022 

“Thank you for a lovely break in your cosy cottage. A perfect little holiday to re-charge our batteries and re-visit old haunts. We have enjoyed the coastal walks and then relaxed with everything we needed provided for. Wishing you well. Thanks again.”

Baxter, Jayne & Chris - December 2021

“Thank you for a fantastic stay. The cottage is wonderful – love the old and the new mixed. We recommend all the lovely pubs in the village – all dog friendly...  We love the coffee shop on the beach it is lovely!.. ”

Lauren & Dom – November 2021

“We thoroughly enjoyed our week in St Agnes and were additionally blessed with exceptional weather. Piggy Whidden is a lovely cottage and the owners are to be congratulated on such a tasteful refurbishment of an old traditional building… Thanks again for all your help.”

Russell – October 2021 

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