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Melrose Cottage

Welcome to Melrose Cottage, Kingsand

Your home away from home, a tranquil and unique place by the sea, that you want to come back to time after time. It is situated in Kingsand, a forgotten part of Cornwall, that once you have visited it, you'll never forget. It is an idyllic place, where the world passes you by. Where you can really feel that you're "away from it all". Tranquil and peaceful by the sea, with walks to bluebell woods and open fields also on your doorstep, but with Plymouth just around the corner for your convenience.Melrose is a large Grade II listed house superbly situated on The Cleave in Kingsand, only yards from the sea and the beach. Accommodation is on three floors and has two stairways. It sleeps up to 10 persons (but can be reduced to accommodate smaller parties, the price will be adjusted accordingly).Ground FloorThere are two living areas leading off of the front hall. The first is a large open room with views to the sea only yards away. This is an ideal quiet room which also has a sofa bed and radio/CD player plus a storage heater. The second room has two sofas, a TV/video and a DVD player. There is also a compact but very efficient log/coal burner. This room leads into the large, modern fitted kitchen/dining room (including washing machine, tumble drier, dish washer, fridge-freezer and mini hi-fi system), and leads to the back lobby with cloakroom and door to the rear courtyard.

Top Floor

There are two rooms which are connected to the toilet/ shower room. The main bedroom has a double bed and wardrobe storage. It has spectacular views across the bay. The second bedroom has twin beds and storage space.

Second Floor

There are two twin bedrooms on this floor, both connected to the toilet/shower room, each with their own storage space.


The courtyard is accessed via the front hall or the back lobby. It is a spacious and very private area, ideal for summer dining. It has a raised flower bed and two garden tables and 8 seats. There is also a rotary washing line when required.