Hillside Cottage

Gorran Churchtown, Cornwall

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Hillside Cottage is a picturesque whitewashed cottage in the village of Gorran Churchtown, one mile from the beach at Gorran Haven and three miles South West of the popular tourist port of Mevagissey. 

Originally laid out as two separate cottages dating back to the late 1800s, it has been combined and extensively extended and modernised, retaining much of the character of the original properties with low beamed ceilings, period style sash windows, ledged and braced doors downstairs and fireplace with new wood burning stove, whilst benefiting from a modern, newly fitted kitchen, en-suite bathroom, family shower room, gas central heating and broadband, wireless internet.

The local pub, The Barley Sheaf Inn, which has been extensively refurbished, is only 100 yards away and well worth a visit, offering great food and live entertainment.


The cottage has a modern, fitted Cooke & Lewis kitchen with soft close doors and drawers and beamed ceiling, it has:

  • Microwave

  • Integrated fridge

  • Integrated washing machine

  • Integrated dishwasher

  • Integral double oven with ceramic hob and extractor hood over

The adjoining breakfast area overlooks the green at the front and fields to the rear. Here there is a table with 4 chairs and an additional wicker sofa that you can sit and enjoy watching someone else do the cooking for a change!

(There is also a separate freezer and an additional fridge in the utility area under the stairs.)

The 30 foot lounge has a beamed ceiling and newly installed wood burning stove at one end. There is also:
  • A large flatscreen TV with built in Freeview,
  • Talk Talk Youview box
  • Playstation 3 console (with a selection of games and films)
  • Google Chromecast for streaming movies etc
  • Wireless high-speed fibre optic broadband internet is now included and a payphone in the hall set to 20p minimum and 20p per minute.

The other end of the lounge has a large feature fireplace with cloam oven. Here you will find a 6 feet by 3 feet mexican pine dining table and 8 chairs with ample room for all the family.

All the windows have padded window seats, so you can sit and read a book and watch the world go by.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms laid out as one single bedroom, one double bedroom, one king-size bedroom and one superking-size bedroom. All the bedrooms have central heating via radiators

The main bedroom has dual aspect views over the green at the front and fields to the rear. It has a 5' x 6' 6" king sized bed and also:
  • Varnished wooden floor
  • Built in wardrobes
  • Two bedside 3 drawer chests each with their own table lamps
  • A dressing table with drawers, chair and a 3 fold mirror
  • A hairdryer
From this area there is a modern, fitted en-suite bathroom with
  • A full-sized bath
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Heated towel rails
  • Illuminated mirror with built in shaver point 

The second double room has a front aspect overlooking the village. It has a 6' x 6' 6" 'Superking' sized bed and also:
  • Built in double wardrobes.
  • Two bedside tables each with their own table lamps
  • A dressing table with drawers and a large wall mounted mirror
  • A freestanding Ducal full length mirror
  • A DAB clock radio with Bluetooth interface
This 'Superking' is also a 'zip and link' bed and has the possibility of being split into two twin extra long 3' single beds - the default option is linked so please state when booking if you want the room made up with twin beds

The third bedroom has a front aspect and a 4' 6" double bed and also:
  • A freestanding double wardrobe
  • A bedside table with table lamp
  • A small mirror
The single bedroom has a 3' single bed and front aspect, it also has:
  • Built-in triple wardrobe.
  • A bedside table with table lamp
  • Wall mounted mirror


There is a modern, fitted family shower room with:
  • Large 900mm quadrant shower,
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Heated towel rails
  • Illuminated mirror with built in shaver point 
A pair of French doors lead out from the top landing, by the second bedroom, to the sunroom from where you can look out over the fields at the rear where there's often a pedigree herd of South Devon  cattle grazing. In winter months this field is a good place to spot Redwings and other birds.
  • An ipod dock
  • A Bluetooth speaker with QI charging facility
  • Satellite system with 190 channels (some in HD)
French doors from the sunroom take you into the secluded rear garden area and the patio which is an absolute suntrap and the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee.
* New Floor plans now added - click here to see them *
For Booking conditions please see the bottom of the Tariff page
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