3 Riverside

Little Petherick, North Coast

  • 5 Star Gold
  • 3 Riverside is a contemporary 5* gold cottage overlooking the beautiful tidal creek in the quiet location of Little Petherick, about 2 miles from Padstow.

You can book this property from:

  • £395 per week
  • £56 per night
  • 4 Star Gold
  • 4 Guests
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Pet
  • WiFi
  • Private Parking


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 1 double bed
  • 2 single beds


  • Oven
  • Cooking hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Dishwasher


  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 WC
  • Towels provided
  • Shower


  • Family friendly


  • Garden, courtyard or patio
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

How far to ...?

  • Beach 3 miles

Special Features

  • River views
  • Sea or coastal views

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Fishing


  • Ground floor WC
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement

Access Statement For 3 Riverside

A small self-catering cottage

Our building is a two storey cottage. The building has under-house storage which means the ground floor of the property is some 2 metres above the roadway level.


- We use an agency for bookings (Cornish Horizons -see below). Enquiries can be made via email, fax or phone
- We can provide information in large print on request

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities
- There is a car park at the front of the property specifically allocated to the property. The car parking space is sufficient for at least 2 cars and allows reasonable space to exit/enter the vehicle.
- Car park is levelled gravel and is no more than 10 metres from the entrance to the property
- Car park has railings on either side that can be used for support

- Given the under-floor storage the entrance at the front has approximately 12 steps with a hand rail throughout. The door is hinged on the left.
- The door is 85cm wide opening inwards to a hall corridor leading to two bedrooms, bathroom and stairs to the living area.
- The staircase is 1 flight to the first floor with a hand rail on the left side.
- The living area on the first floor is open plan.

General (Internal)
- Contrasting colours for skirting, carpet and doors
- Smoke alarm fitted in hall and open plan living areas

Living Area
- Open plan with the lounge, kitchen and dining areas
- Square Table with legs on each corner, 65cm underspace
- Free space between table and walls is at least 85cm all around.
- Chairs 2 sofa chairs with padded seat and padded arms.
- Flooring is wooden oak panel and most furniture is moveable
- Teletext TV provided with remote control (also available are Sky Box, DVD, video and CD player – all with remote controls) 
- Open plan with the lounge, kitchen and dining areas

Kitchen Area
- Worktop height 1.1m.
- Oven door is drop down, height of lowest shelf 0.3m
- Sink is 1.1m
- Hob is 1.1 high
- At least 1.0m free space between all furniture and worktops
- Evenly lit kitchen with spotlights above work surfaces where required
- Good contrast between floor, cupboards and other surfaces
- Fridge and freezer available, highest shelf in fridge 1.6m

Bedroom 1
- Door width 85cm
- Double bed provided – 4ft 6in.
- Bed height 48cm floor to top of mattress.
- Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 0.7 metres
- Floor is carpeted with medium pile carpet

- Door width 85cm
- 2 single beds provided 3ft.
- Bed height 48cm floor to top of mattress.
- Largest transfer space available to left or right of bed is 0.7 metres
- Floor is carpeted with medium pile carpet

Bathroom & WC
- Door width 85cm
- Bath with flexible shower over
- Bath height is 47 cm.
- Free space in bathroom is 1.6 by 1.0 metres
- Toilet seat height 45cm
- Flooring is ceramic tile and there is a good colour contrast between floor, walls and furniture

Grounds and Gardens
- Small decked area set aside for property. Although railings are in place at the edge of the creek care should be taken. A padlocked gate (key available to guests) provides access down steep stone steps to the water's edge.

Additional Information
- Information folder is produced and can be produced in larger font if required
- Phone provided in property for emergency contact
- Cottage is no smoking
- Pets and service dogs are welcome – please inform us on booking

Contact Information
- Agency Contact details: Cornish Horizons, The Cottage, 19 New Street, Padstow Cornwall PL28 8EA 
- Telephone: 01841 533331 
- Fax: 01841 533933 
- Email: cottages@cornishhorizons.co.uk
- Website: www.cornishhorizons.co.uk

We welcome your feedback to help us continuously improve if you have any comments please phone 01841 533331 or email

Created on: 1 March 2008

Important - please note

House Rules

  • No more than 1 pet
  • Check in: 3pm
  • Check out: 10am


3 Riverside is a spacious, contemporary, mid-terraced Cornish cottage overlooking the tidal creek of the Saints' Way as it opens into the Camel estuary at Padstow.  The owners have specifically designed, equipped and furnished the property to a very high standard to give guests that increased feeling of quality, space, relaxation and comfort. Its location provides a peaceful haven for country walks and a romantic break, and the Cornish palm edged deck overlooking the creek at the front provides a delightful vantage for watching wildlife, breakfasting in morning sunshine, or raising a glass of something cool.  Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the cottage combines the tranquillity of riverside living with the glorious sandy beaches and surf of the "Seven Bays"area (5 miles) and the gourmet delights of Padstow (just over 2 miles); the walk into Padstow follows the Camel Trail.  There are two pubs just over a mile away. The Old Mill House Bistro is just a 2 minute walk and The Journeyman Restaurant is a 15 to 20 minute walk.

Bedroom 1: Double bed (4'6"),chest of drawers,  built in wardrobe, hair dryer.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (3'), chest of drawers,  built in wardrobe, hair dryer.
Bathroom:: bath (thermostatic shower over), basin, w.c.

Lounge/Kitchen/Diner: TV, Sky freesat reception, Blu-ray DVD player, video, D player/iPod docking station, french doors with Juliette balcony, lovely view over the creek, electric oven, ceramic hob, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, washer/dryer , microwave.

GARDEN & PARKING: Across the very quiet lane (a cul de sac) which leads to other properties are 2 parking spaces and decked area right next to and overlooking the creek. Teak table, 4 chairs (cushions provided), barbecue.  A lockable gate leads down a few stone steps to the creek.

Changeover Day: Friday - arrival 3:00pm - departure 10:00am.
Pet Welcome: Except during July and August; maximum 1 well-behaved medium dog; £25 per week Information about bringing your pet.
Power and Heat: Electricity included in rent; underfloor heating except bathroom (heated towel rail); hot water electric immersion.
Bedding and Linen: Bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels).
Baby Equipment: None but may be hired - see hire page.
Shop: 3 mls Pub: 1 ml

NOTES: No smoking, no pets during July and August. WiFi provided. Important information about internet usage. Telephone with incoming calls, otherwise call box 100 yds, mobile reception varies. Information about mobile phone coverage.


Excellent service, would highly recommend!

Mr Mark Watson,

Excellent location.

Mr Stephen Benson,

We stayed at 3 Riverside in Little Petherick, near Padstow. Perfect location for visiting all over Cornwall. The apartment was of very high quality with everything you could possibly need. We were welcomed by the lovely caretaker Kathy who provides us with a warm welcome, a bottle of wine and some lovely biscuits. We've stayed all over England in some pretty decent accommodation, but this was far and away the best. Oh yes! If you're an angler try for the mullet with bread flake when the tide comes in.

Mr David George Stokes,

Cornish Horizons was very efficient, from the ease of use of its website to the amazing support and help we received from our property’s housekeeper, Kathy. The property was well situated for getting out and about. Would recommend Lanhydroc Country House & Gardens, National Trust. A real education and a pleasure. Camelford Vineyard is also a must visit place. The wines are excellent and you can sip them from a beautiful sun terrace overlooking the hills - they let us eat our picnic there, as they don’t serve food... yet! Watergate Bay is a beauty. Great surf for the surfer dudes, rugged little cove served by The Beach Hut - a perfect place to eat, drink and watch all the action on the beach below. It does a delicious breakfast and serves food all day. There is a fabulous outside terrace there too. Rick Stein - his eateries have spoiled me now for dining out. Food - the best I have ever tasted and, given the quality, great value we thought. St Petroc’s Bistro in Padstow does a fabulous fixed price menu which is exceptional value. We had the best time in Padstow in our pretty and comfortable Cornish Horizons holiday home. reat location. Fabulous place. Classy decor and furnishings. All of a high quality spec - and the sofas, beds, duvet, pillows, mattresses - really very snuggly and comfy. Very light and bright with lots of extras such as jigsaw puzzles , games, magazines, lovely outside space comprising decking with furniture and a barbecue overlooking the Creek - we even had binoculars to watch the bird life there, of which there was plenty. We would all return to this property for another holiday.

Mrs Helen Foster,

A wonderful property in a great location for exploring. 5 star luxury

Mrs Belinda Taylor,

An excellent property that is small but fabulously equipped & spotlessly clean, with very tasteful decoration & furnishings. The location of the property is superb. It is located on the ‘All Saints Way’, which is a public footpath leading all the way into Padstow. As we have a dog, the walk into Padstow is perfect as it’s about 2.5 miles ...all ‘off lead’. The restaurants in the area are first class, & there are just so many beaches to chose from! We love it!

Mrs Angie Hopson,

Probably one of the best equipped and furnished property we’ve had the pleasure to stay at.

Mr David Cooke,

It was a lovely property in a superb location, only a few minutes from Padstow and overlooking the tidal creek ... just perfect.

Henrieka Hughes,

A lovely clean, comfortable and very well equipped cottage, this is the 3rd time that we have stayed in this particular cottage and it won’t be our last. A big thankyou to Kathy for keeping the place immaculate.

Helen Sanger,


Padstow is arguably now one of the best-known of Cornwall's holiday destinations - a working harbour still retaining the character of the fishing industry while also managing to reinvent itself as a modern holiday destination. Padstow has so much to offer the discerning holiday maker, with several beaches along the Camel Estuary, where you can also have a go at a range of water sports such as sailing and windsurfing, as well as a variety of boat trips such as fishing excursions, speedboat rides, sea-life safaris and the ever popular Jubilee Queen. You can indulge your passion for food at an excellent selection of restaurants in the town, which is now the base for a number of celebrity chefs including Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth.  If you're looking for more active pursuits, you can cycle the Camel Trail, the route of the old railway line running between Padstow and Bodmin.  If walking is more your thing, there are many walking trails and routes waiting to be discovered, and if you're bringing a dog, there are plenty of dog-friendly places to explore. Gaining popularity in recent years is the Padstow Christmas Festival, now spread over four days, with cookery demonstrations, food and craft market, and entertainment.