How do I book a cottage ?
After you’ve checked availability using the search facility, please reserve your choice and complete the online booking form.
How do I pay my deposit ?
Having completed your online booking form, an email confirmation will be automatically sent to you. I will then send you an acknowledgement and details of how to pay your 25% deposit soon after.
What happens next ?
Upon receipt of your deposit, I will send you an official confirmation and balance statement.
When is the balance due ?
The balance to include the appropriate fully refundable security bond, falls due for payment 5 weeks before arrival
How much is the security bond ?
The security bond is £100 for #4 Coachyard Mews and Thyme Cottage. All other cottages are £50
When will my bond be returned ?
Your security bond, less any deductions for damage, will be returned normally within 21 days after your departure.
How is the security bond returned ?
Security bonds are returned by internet bank transfer to your designated bank account.
What are the bedding arrangements ?
All cottages have a double bed room and a twin bedroom. The 3-bed cottages have in addition an adult size bunk bedroom.
Is linen provided ?
Bed linen is provided and the beds will be made up for your arrival. We do not currently provide towels, etc., although this can be arranged for a small extra charge
How many bathrooms are there ?
Each cottage has one bathroom, with wc, pedestal sink and bath with a power shower over
What is the difference between the cottages ?
#5 and #6 either side of the archway are 3-bedroom, comprising one double, one twin and an adult size bunk bedroom
#5 has large garden gates, enabling the parking of a second vehicle
Of the 2-bedroom cottages, #1 and #4 are link detached and only share one wall with neighbouring Mews cottages. #2 and #3 are mid-terrace and have neighbours on both sides. In addition the parking space for #4 is separate from the Mews, in a layby in St Edmunds lane. #4 has the largest garden and the benefit of a garden hot tub, which can be optionally hired.
Equipment, decor, and ground level living space are all very similar.
Is it possible to arrange an early check in / late checkout ?
We really appreciate our guests adhering to the designated arrival / departure times which are staggered to avoid congestion in The Mews.
Are the gardens secure ?
All the gardens are fenced with 6ft fence panels (3ft picket fence at Thyme Cottage) and to the best of my knowledge, we’ve not had a successful escape attempt to date
How far is it to the centre of Padstow?
Coachyard Mews is in New Street, in the town centre. Thyme Cottage is about a level mile’s easy walk away along the Camel Estuary
Is it possible to arrange grocery deliveries ?
Yes it is, but please ensure the time slot selected is after your check in time.
Are there any beaches nearby ?
Town beach is within walking distance, about half a mile away. There are several other sandy beaches less than 5 miles away.
Are the cottages suitable for mobility challenged people ?
Thyme Cottage is a single story bungalow, with 3 steps up to the back door,and 5 steps to the front. Coachyard Mews cottages are two storey, with a standard modern staircase and a handrail on both sides.
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