Curling up on the sofa with a glass of red, following the winding lanes into town, or finding a moment of calm on the tucked away patio to share a spot of tea – 28 Althea Cottage is just the ticket for your special break away.

Built by the Prideaux Brune Estate in the 1860s, this two-up, two-down traditional cottage is thought to have been the first building on the high street. A home. A school. A library. 28 Althea Cottage has been many things to many people. So what will it be to you? The spot where you proposed next to the ancient well, or your first holiday with the kids? The most delicious meal you’ve ever eaten or the most relaxing night in you’ve ever had? Make your own history at 28 Althea Cottage.

  • Babies Cot / Travel Cot
  • Central heating throughout
  • Dishwasher
  • Dog Friendly
  • DVD player
  • Garden / Patio / Courtyard
  • Gas/electricity included
  • Hairdryer
  • High chair
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen and towels included
  • Microwave oven
  • No Smoking
  • One dog
  • Sea/Estuary views
  • Television
  • Two Bathrooms and/or WC's
  • Two dogs
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Wifi

Holiday home comprises:

Total Number of Bedrooms : 2
Total Number of bathrooms / WC's : 2
Number of Dogs Permitted : Two dogs only (charges may apply)

Ground Floor

A twin bedroom, a family bathroom with a bath, separate shower, washbasin and WC, a large open-plan kitchen diner with a rangestyle gas cooker, a standard size under counter fridge and separate freezer and a sofa in the dining area.  There is also a utility room with a large fridge and separate freezer and a wet room with shower.
Bedroom 1: A twin room (3 ft beds)

First Floor

A double bedroom, a lounge with TV and DVD player and a mezzanine off the lounge overlooking the kitchen.
Bedroom 2: A double bedroom (4ft 6″ bed) – feather duvet.


A patio garden with a bench.
Care to be taken with young children as the steps are quite steep and there is access to the sloping roof of the utility room.


There is no parking at this property.

Linen and Towels

Linen and towels provided (synthetic pillows and duvets).
Please bring your own beach towels.

Arrival and Departure

Access is via a keysafe and details will be sent to you before your arrival.

Babies / Children

There is a cot and a highchair in the property, linen is not provided for the cot.


There is central heating throughout and underfloor heating.


WIFI & Broadband is available.
Harbour Holidays cannot be held responsible for the WIFI connection as we are reliant on external parties for this.  Please do not use the WIFI access to download movies/music etc, as some connections do have ‘download limits’ and if they are used up may not be replenished until the next month.


Please read through your directions as these will change from year to year.
The accessibility statement can be found in the information tab above.
Bed sizes and facilities can change without notice, although we will endeavour to update.
No smoking
Gas and electric are included in your holiday cost.

As proud sponsors of the National Lobster Hatchery Charity, we would recommend a visit to their award winning visitor centre during your stay to learn all about the world of lobsters and how they are helping to conserve the species.
Also, as a special offer to all our guests, when you show proof of a booking with us, you will receive a free ‘lobster adoption’ on paid entry to the National Lobster Hatchery..
You can even track when and where your baby lobster has been released!

Book yourself a massage whilst you are on holiday with Coastal Massage Cornwall, Elle will come to your holiday home – she can help you relax at the start of your stay, so you can the most of your holiday!
Elle offers the Raynor Massage technique which aims to find the source of tension within the body and remove it. It’s so effective because it works on both a physical and energetic level.

Lobster Box Cornwall offers a variety of Seafood boxes which can be delivered direct to your holiday home for your arrival.
Freshly prepped with local ingredients, the cooking can be finished off by you in about 10-20 minutes and you have a choice of a lobster box, scallop box and a BBQ box amongst others.
Save yourself having to shop on your first night and spoil yourself with some local seafood.

The Cornish Italian offers a variety of Italian meal boxes which include breadsticks, delicious homemade pasta dishes and their iconic tiramisu.
Freshly prepared, the dishes can be re-heated in minutes so save yourself having to cook for yourself during your stay and treat yourself to some Cornish Italian dishes.

Booking and Availability

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