St Agnes

Sea Thatch

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Bedroom details

2 Bedrooms (Sleeps 4 + cot)

Bedroom 1

1 x king

Bedroom 2

1 x twin

Step through the gate at Sea Thatch and you'd be forgiven for thinking you've been transported back hundreds of years. This divine luxury cottage in Cornwall, with bags of traditional features, dates back to the 16th Century and is nestled moments from the surf in St Agnes. With hidden coves, engine houses and lovely coastal walks literally on your doorstep, it's no wonder this was a place that inspired Poldark creator Winston Graham. We can just imagine Ross galloping on the cliff tops!


The front door opens immediately into the living area where you'll find a cosy space with a traditional wood burning stove, flagged floors and comfy chairs including a lovely leather sofa and a cute window seat. A stunning French oak dining table and chairs lies near enough to enjoy the warmth of the fire whilst the original fireplace at the other end of the room has been transformed in to a little snug, perfect for curling up after a surf or a day on the beach, reading a magazine or two and sipping on something delicious. With full Wi-Fi and with high-speed internet throughout the property, a large TV (with Apple TV option), Blu Ray player and a selection of films, there's plenty of modern entertainment in this luxury cottage.

Please note that due to the character of Sea Thatch, this retreat may not be suitable to those with limited mobility.


The kitchen, separate from the living area, is everything you'd expect a traditional cottage kitchen to be but with some fantastic quirky features such as the fab Everhot oven, which can only be described as a bit like an Aga in that it stays on all the time (and looks a bit like one too) but is electric and easy to use. Alongside other top-notch appliances such as a royal blue Smeg fridge and a Nespresso coffee machine, there are lovely marble tops, handcrafted kitchen cabinets to fit the asymmetrical kitchen and a lovely wooden breakfast table to sit four. If cooking's not your thing, and you fancy an extra special treat, why not think about booking Benedict Quinn, our private chef who can rustle you up a fantastic meal in advance, cater for a larger dinner party or even taking you on a foraging foray ending with a beach BBQ. Contact us for more details.


There are two cracking bedrooms in Sea Thatch - a lovely master bedroom with a king sized French style bed and an additional twin bedroom with wrought-iron beds and lovely beamed ceiling. There's a great dressing room too which is also perfect for a small child or a baby with a travel cot.


The cottage may be 16th Century but the bathroom most definitely isn't! With heated stone flooring and two sets of warm towel railings, a full sized bath and a power shower, this is a luxuriously modern bathroom.


Sea Thatch is a unique cottage wrapped in glorious gardens - with hidden spaces and secret walls, walking around this property transports you to another time and place. With the garden taken care of weekly it's beautifully maintained and there are a large set of table and chairs, perfect for some al fresco dining.


There is private parking at Sea Thatch which is suitable for one large car, plus an electric car charging point for electric cars.


Sea Thatch has WiFi so if you need to keep in touch with the outside world you can.


Two dogs are very welcome. Please note, there is an additional fee per dog, per week or short break.

In the Area

Situated only a short stroll from the centre of St Agnes, you'll find a plethora of places to eat, including Genki, Schooners and Taste. Enjoy take-away pizza from The Cornish Pizza Co. and for fresh coffee, The Sorting Office is well worth a visit, promising a selection of delicious cakes too. For meals at your retreat, you'll find two butchers, a fishmonger, greengrocer and delis within the village, plus the fantastic St Agnes Bakery is a must-visit. There's an excellent choice of pubs too, from the Driftwood Spars to The Tap House - both of which offer great live music. For days at the beach, Trevaunance Cove is within walking distance of Sea Thatch, whilst Chapel Porth and Perranporth are only a short drive away. Being handily located on the North Cornish coast, you're also within easy reach of lots of Cornish delights, such as Godrevy with its vast beach and dunes, St Ives and the far West of Cornwall, Holywell Bay and across to the south coast and Falmouth, the Roseland Peninsula and Truro.

Our dog friendly thatched cottage in St Agnes offers a luxurious coastal retreat for four, just moments from the beach and some great pubs and restaurants.

At a glance

From £853 for a long weekend or mid week break.

Sleeps 4 + cot | 2 Bedrooms | Dogs welcome

Key features

Al Fresco eating

Art Escapes

Autumnal escapes

Family friendly

In-house catering available


Thatched cottage

Travel cot and highchair

Private Catering

Stone's throw from the sea


Dog friendly

Walking distance to a pub

Walking distance to the beach

Bathtub for two

Wood Burner

Perfect For Couples


Surf Retreats

check in / check out days

Short breaks:

  • Mid Week Breaks (Mon to Fri) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Long Weekends (Fri to Mon) cost 75% of the weekly rate.
  • Short breaks are not available at Christmas and New Year.


  • A 13 deposit & £40 booking fee secures your dates.
  • Payment of balance is due 8 weeks before your holiday starts.
  • There is a charge of £38 per pet per week or short break
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We know how gorgeous our retreats are, but don’t just take our word for it – here’s what previous guests say about Sea Thatch:

A great relaxing week

Great location, with so many ameneties on your doorstep. Having a parking space is a major benefit.

Fantastic cottage in a perfect location

Amazing place would stay again in a heartbeat.

Comfy, cosy and perfectly placed for a chilled week by the sea. A short walk to the beach and pub in one direction and fantastic shops, coffee and bakery in the other.

Great location with private garden.

The garden and outdoor area was as outstanding as the interior. Well maintained and stylish. The extras (which weren’t expected), were so welcome and thoughtful.

Lovely cottage in a great location- in terms of both in St Agnes and St Agnes as a Cornwall base. Excellent welcome pack and cake! We would be very happy to visit Sea Thatch again :).

Beautiful property, excellent location and amenities close by.

Perfect cottage. Warm, cosy and very welcoming. Tucked away but within walking distance of everything that St Agnes has to offer. Absolutely lovely and look forward to coming back next year for a third time!

Beautiful house in a fantastic location couldn’t get better. Parking a great bonus. Lovely welcome treats.

Gorgeous cottage with everything we needed. Location was amazing so close to the beach and so many amazing eateries!

The retreat was in a great location, so close to the beach.

Beautiful cottage - great location on the sea road - good facilities for a perfect stay

A beautiful quaint cottage, perfectly comfortable for out family of 4 and in a great location for getting to the beach, even for little legs. We loved all the little extra touches and the welcome hamper was full of delicious treats. The beds we found particularly comfortable - not something we often say about holiday cottages! Thanks so much - we had a really lovely stay.

Quaint Cottage - Lovely welcome hamper and flowers, comfy bed and good bed linen aided a good nights sleep. Very close to the beach with restaurants on your doorstep.

Quirky cottage on an enviably close location to the beach and harbour. We liked that it was set back from the road and very quiet. Charmingly compact and perfect for a couple's break.

We had a fantastic week at Sea Thatch. The cottage is very picturesque and cosy, perfect for our family of 4. The best bit is the amazing location - it’s a few minutes walk to the beautiful beach, there are cafes and a pub even closer and a short (but sometimes steep!) walk the other way into St Agnes for some lovely places to shop and eat. Gail was very helpful too. We will be back as soon as we can!

Sea Thatch Cottage is in a fantastic location, just a short walk from Trevaunance Cove. The cottage and garden are beautifully cared for and furnished to a high standard. There are good facilities in St Agnes with lovely shops, a great bakers and excellent places to eat out. Highly recommend staying here.

Perfect cottage for walking the coastal path. Clean, comfy and great decor. Very generous welcome pack and Gail was friendly and helpful. Our cocker spaniel had a great time and we appreciated the outside hose and the enclosed garden.

Sea Thatch was perfect. Ideally situated within walking distance of two pubs, restaurants and village shops plus a stroll down to the bay. Walks from the cottage were fantastic. We didn’t need to drive anywhere. Cottage was so incredibly clean, amazing underfloor heating, log burner, fabulous Everhot and the most thoughtful of welcome hampers and flowers from the garden. We were so lucky to have chosen Sea Thatch, will definitely book again.

Beautiful thatched cottage perfect for a relaxing retreat. Everything is within walking distance, from pubs and restaurants to shops and the beach.

Great base for exploring Cornwall. Dogs loved the local beaches and we loved the local pubs.

St Agnes is a great location, with delicious food options (The Cornish Pizza Company is outstanding!). The cottage itself is amazingly cozy and welcoming - we loved every minute here!

Perfect half term break. Gorgeous cottage, everything you need in the pretty village, great coastal walks and pub dinners. Lovely beach a few minutes walk away.

Fabulously located beautiful cottage within walking distance of beach and good restaurants. Would go back without hesitation

wonderful location in our favourite place of St Agnes, excellent location and very comfortable. Doggies loved the cottage with the beach of Trevanauce a couple of minutes away, and a lovely heated floor keeping us cosy and warm ! Certainly will be back again

Sea Thatch is just beautiful and in a great location with everything you need on your doorstep. The furniture and kitchen are top notch and scrupulously clean....very important for us. This is the first time we have booked with Boutique Retreats and we are very impressed with the standard.

Fantastic location. Cosy comfortable cottage.

The most perfect retreat for a reboot/reset. The beach is stunning, cliff walks bracing and local amenities include seafood deli and local bakery. Pub a 3 minute walk. A perfect break, probably better out of season. Will be back.

Amazing cottage, just perfect in every way. Stunning location. Cant wait to return.

A wonderful cosy and comfortable cottage. We loved being so close to the beach. The local produce and homemade cake were very much appreciated, a real treat.

'The most perfect retreat for a reboot/reset. The beach is stunning, cliff walks bracing and local amenities include seafood deli and local bakery. Pub a 3 minute walk. A perfect break, probably better out of season. Will be back' - October 2020

'Fantastic property - we felt well at home' - September 2020

'Lovely cottage in a fantastic location. Ideal for a family holiday next to the beach' - August 2020

'A wonderful cosy and comfortable cottage. We loved being so close to the beach. The local produce and homemade cake were very much appreciated, a real treat.' - January 2020

'Lovely welcome and the fresh lemon cake and marmalade were delicious.' - August 2019

'We loved the cottage. It was tastefully decorated and full of quality. Having an enclosed garden was brilliant for the dogs. We would definitely recommend it. Although we’ve been to Cornwall many times, St Agnes was new to us and it was brilliant having the beach, pub and a great restaurant right on the doorstep. St Agnes head was really beautiful too. Sea Thatch is a little gem. My husband and I, the children and our two dogs were so happy here and the location was amazing. Thank you so much.' - August 2019

'This is a lovely holiday cottage... everything is top notch... we look forward to revisiting!' - May 2019

'Love this cottage. This is our fourth maybe fifth stay there. Feels like home. Great location. Beautifully decorated and very clean. The lemon drizzle cake is amazing.' - April 2019

'Wonderful cosy cottage, brilliant location.' - November 2018

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