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This Grade II listed property, was built in early the 1800’s as part of the original Old School in Padstow (the other part being Sunday Cottage). Centrally located in Old Padstow, just 5 mins stroll to harbour, shops & restaurants, and a further 5 mins takes you to the beach, coastal path and the Camel Trail.

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sleeps 6

Accommodation Key Features

  • Sleeps up to 6 in 3 bedrooms
  • Luxury bathroom (bath & shower room)
  • Generous cloakroom
  • Farmhouse style kitchen
  • Charming sitting room
  • Flat screen TV, Bose audio/visual system
  • Books & games
  • Clearview woodburner
  • IPod docking station
  • Superfast Broadband
  • Large walled garden
  • Off-street parking

This beautiful and charming holiday home has a lovely walled garden, with summer house & 2 alfresco eating areas, a rare pleasure in old Padstow. The Clearview wood burning stove, brings a cosy touch to those chilly winter evenings. School Cottage, simply oozes peace & relaxation!

Sitting Room

This delightful room offers a sunny window seat overlooking the garden, two comfy sofas, books, games, a flat screen TV, Bose audio/visual system and docking station. The Clearview wood burning stove completes the picture for those chilly winter evenings (logs supplied).


The lovely farmhouse style kitchen is fully equipped to a high standard, with dishwasher, gas hob, double oven & microwave. The lovely big old pine dresser with the table and chairs makes it the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed meal after a long day on the beach or trekking the coastal path.

Generous Cloakroom

Next to the sitting room, a generous sized cloakroom with full sized washbasin & toilet, ideal facilities for the twin bedroom.

Double Bedroom A

With king-size pine bed, ample sized wardrobe, and original old-school style window overlooking the garden.

Double Bedroom B

A spacious room with a traditional style iron bedstead, original old fireplace, and walk in wardrobe.

Twin Bedroom

A pretty and generous sized room on the ground floor, with ample wardrobe space.


This family sized bathroom is fully tiled with a lovely relaxing bath and luxury shower room and heated towel rail.

Outside - Well Room

With washing machine, tumble dryer, freezer, and offering ample storage space for bikes, surfboards, walking shoes etc.


The beautiful walled garden has two alfresco eating areas, a pretty summerhouse, a barbecue, and a lovely old Cornish stone log store. It has been described as a 'complete oasis' by some of our visitors.


Off road parking for one car.

Additional Information

Both cottages are no-smoking houses
We do not except pets, or children under 8yrs of age.
All linen is inclusive (1 bath & 1 hand towel pr. person)
All bedrooms have extra blankets
Both cottages benefit from full gas central heating.

School Cottage, Padstow

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Stayed in Sunday Cott last year, wanted to explore 'the other side', so booked School Cott with garden this year & brought our friends. It's a beautiful cottage with lovely features – we’ve had a fantastic time, weather good, chilly evenings but we’ve been warm & cosy here! Hope to come again next year!
Potter & Tingle families - Kent

Another fantastic visit – beautiful house - so comfortable – like coming home - weather brill!!
Currie family - Warwickshire

School Cottage goes International. From the Netherlands we booked this lovely cottage. We've had a super week, visited all aspects of Cornwall. Weather has been good. Compliments to Diane, the cottage feels like home!

Best property we've stayed in, in Padstow & we've stayed in a lot!! Perfect cottage would not change a thing! Even the weather was beautiful! Many thanks!
Perkins family

What a beautiful house and tranquil garden! A fantastic place to come & recharge the batteries! We will defiantly be back!
Melanie & Andrew - Sussex

Thank you for the lovely welcome – we're amazed by the wonderful cottage! Loved Padstow – ate too much! Exhilarating walks around Boscastle and loved Port Isaac, but Padstow felt like home! Great weather too! Hope to come again very soon
Hilary & Martin - Kent

What a wonderful few days – the cottage was perfect for us – welcoming, cosy & full of beautiful things, so well equipped & great location & close to town & lovely walks – such a beautiful garden even in November!

A wonderful welcome after a horrendous journey down through storms & floods. Thank you so much for the warm welcome & good wishes for our stay. Our first Christmas in padstow despite several previous visits – it was lovely! The log fire was just what we needed – a most enjoyable & relaxing time!
Pat & Family - Gloucestershire

A belated thank you for our Easter Break at School Cottage. We all had a relaxing week - taking advantage of the fabulous location and the excellent facilities in the house! WiFi obviously a big hit with the children - all revising - but also games and beautiful garden 'stunning'. We are all looking forward to returning next year! With best wishes
Jack Osman Ali

We hope you have a relaxing stay .. Ron and Di