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About Cartole Cottages
Simply bowl up, relax and unwind ...
Cartole Cottages in South Cornwall, is a one of those places you feel lucky to have discovered. Tucked away, down a quiet, leafy country lane a group of six 4 star holiday cottages, sleeps families of two to six. Although set in glorious Cornish countryside, yet just a short drive from Looe, Polperro and Fowey there is plenty to discover on your doorstep. Lots of on site facilities and oodles of outdoor space, children's grassy play area, field walk and pond, makes Cartole Cottages an excellent base for a relaxed family holiday!
The complex of 6 child friendly cottages, in large open grounds and surrounded by a patchwork of fields, is a haven for guests of all ages. Even the family dog can join you on holiday and is welcome in the majority of the cottages by arrangement. Free Wi-Fi is available so you can keep Facebook updated with your shared moments here. Superb attention to detail and comfort will keep parents happy, while the adventure playground, netted trampoline and secure large grounds will keep the small people entertained. Cartole Cottages are a group of six, 4-star, self catering holiday cottages which were converted from the original barns and stables of Cartole Farm and has been part of the Cornish countryside for more than 300 years.
The Holiday Cottages
The well equipped, quality cottages are full of character, some with beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls. They are all well furnished with comfy sofas and beds, quality bed linen, fully fitted kitchens, flat screen TVs, DAB radios with ipod docks and WiFi.
All cottages have fully equipped kitchens. The bathrooms have full size suites with an electric shower over the bath, except Old Stable, which has an en-suite shower room with power shower. Caro's also has an en-suite shower room in addition to the main bathroom.
All beds are made with duvets ready for your arrival and boast comfortable pocket sprung mattresses. Cottages are heated by either central heating or electric heating and is included from mid September to mid May, available at other times for a small charge.
Child friendly Facilities
The safe grounds are conducive to a relaxed environment and the children have lots of oportunities to play and make new friends. The giant outdoor trampoline complete with safety netting provides for happy bouncing outdoors, the climbing frame and the big safe grassed area allows for adventurous pursuits of your own making. Youngsters can swing, score a goal, bounce on the trampoline or shoot some basketball. Discover Big Red - a large wooden tractor provides imaginative play for toddlers. There is a Climbing Frame with Swings and a selection of garden toys and games including Numerous ride on toys and scooters, bikes, large Jenga and Connect Four as well as crab lines and buckets and spades which our guests are welcome to use.
Although no longer a working farm Cartole Cottages are bordered by beautiful Cornish farm land and there are usually sheep and cattle grazing just over the garden fence. There is a field walk, ideal for exercising your dog or that romantic evening stroll. The walk takes in the recently added pond and seating area, which attracts an abundance of local wildlife.
Being set in spacious grounds there is plenty of room if you would like to bring your bicycles, car trailer or even your boat.
Location in Cornwall and Days Out
Cartole Cottages are situated just 10 minutes from the bustling port of Looe and the picture postcard fishing village of Polperro, close to the beautiful Fowey estuary and with easy access to the coast and coastal path. The village of Pelynt is one mile away with village stores, social club and public house with restaurant. Centrally located for easy exploration of Cornwall, Devon and attractions such as the Lost Gardens of Heligan, the Eden Project and many National Trust properties.