About Spindrift Cottage

Spindrift Cottage is one of the beautiful stone cottages in the heart of St Merryn.

Spindrift oozes genuine character, with 2-foot thick stone walls, sash windows, exposed beams, genuine old slate slab floors, and original stone fireplaces. It is equipped with a wood burner stove and 2 bathrooms.

Spindrift has been professionally restored using specialist restoration materials and traditional skills. The name ‘Spindrift’ means the spray blown from the top of waves which spins and drifts during a Force 8 wind (Beaufort Scale).


  • Sleeps up to 6
  • 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin double
  • 2 Bathrooms both with showers and baths
  • 1 Kitchen / Diner
  • 1 woodburner stove and 2 fires
  • Off road parking
  • St Merryn benefits from street parking at no charge, and daytime bus services.
  • Beautiful cottage garden
  • WIFI
  • Flatscreen TV

Local Amenities

All local amenities are an easy level stroll within 100 metres, except Rick Stein’s pub the Cornish Arms, which is 500 metres opposite St Merryn Church. You don’t need to drive to enjoy an evening meal or a drink – just walk!

  • Surf hire and sales
  • 1 Newsagent with stationery and beach supplies
  • A hardware store
  • 2 x general food stores including:- hot deli, DVD hire, off-sales, Post Office
  • 2 x pubs (both serve food, welcome children, and have outside seating areas)
  • 3 x restaurants
  • 3 x takeaways
  • Rick Stein’s pub the Cornish Arms
  • A bakery
  • A petrol garage


Located in the heart of St Merryn old village.
3 miles from the tourist hub of the Padstow Estuary with restuarants, shops, a harbour and golden sandy beaches
Central to the famed ‘Seven Bays’ of Cornwall – Porthcothan, Treyarnon, Constantine, Booby’s, Mother Iveys, Harlyn and Trevone.

Spindrift Cottage, St Merryn

Inside Spindrift Cottage


Entrance hall leading to lounge with slate slab floor, beamed ceilings, feature stone fireplaces, ‘Clearview’ woodburning stove, alternative electric stove, LCD TV, DVD player, broadband router, 3-piece leather suite, traditional easy chairs, and large window seat.
The kitchen-diner has slate slab floor and beamed ceilings, handmade wooden kitchen furniture housing a butler sink, SMEG electric oven, induction hob, extractor, small fridge-freezer, old oak preparation table, restored welsh dresser, a round pedestal table which seats 6-8, and 6 chairs (there are also 2 large window seats) – you can seat up to 8 at table and around 10 or 11 in total in this room. Kitchen-Diner facilities include kettle, toaster, microwave, cooking pans, utensils, can opener, bottle opener with corkscrew, preparation knives, cutlery, crockery, mugs.


3 fully carpeted bedrooms.

The room sizes are typical for a cottage, i.e. small, and cosy.

Master Bedroom
The master bedroom is at the front of the cottage, facing east for the morning sun. The white 4’6″ft double bed is of sustainable rubberwood, with orthopaedic & anti- allergy foam mattress, and sliding drawers under. There is an eco-friendly cloth and wood wardrobe. The original feature stone fireplace has faux-cast-iron-stove (fan heater with realistic flame effect). The white/aquaglass tiled en-suite has a large white corner bath with chrome mixer tap/hairspray, Ideal Standard washbasin & WC.There is a Pure DAB clock-radio.

Bedroom 2
At the front of the cottage, also faces east so benefits from the morning sun. The 4.5ft bed is of white painted metal in traditional style, with anti-allergy foam mattress. The wardrobe is of eco-friendly cloth and wood type.

Bedroom 3
At the back of the cottage, has a low window which faces west. The white 4ft double bed is of sustainable rubberwood, with anti-allergy foam mattress and drawers under. There is a double wardrobe.

Off the landing the main bathroom has a full sized white bath with electric shower-over, Ideal Standard washbasin & WC, and a wall-mounted fan heater.

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