You’ll find this unique retreat within an elegant Edwardian building originally known as the Headland Hotel, commanding the high headland of Chynalls Point just outside the village. It has private parking and its own balcony as well as free use of a tennis court. This is an exceptional area; it’s not only an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) but also has an official Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) status because of its exceptional and unique geology, flora and fauna. It is certainly dramatic, stunningly beautiful, and invites countless coastal adventures. Leaving behind the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life could not be easier at Epic View.
Inside Epic View
A spacious hallway will welcome you into a fresh and bright interior. With soft coastal palettes combined with crisp white walls, the décor in this newly styled apartment creates an oasis of calm. Epic View offers an open-plan living, dining and kitchen space that centres around large bay windows that invite panoramic and far-reaching views up and down the coast. You have comfortable seating and a smart TV. The contemporary kitchen is furnished with ample work surfaces and modern appliances.
French doors open out on to your own private balcony that extends all along the eastern side of the apartment. Café-style seating provides the perfect opportunity for a morning coffee watching the rising sun, and here you also have an electric Weber barbeque to rustle up al fresco seaside feasts later in the day.
The bedroom has its own doors out onto the balcony so your wake up call will be the picture-perfect views — and it boasts a deep-sprung king-sized bed. With relaxing and calm décor surrounding you, enjoy a slow and relaxing cup of Cornish tea as the morning lights up the room. Whether you are relaxing with a book or indulging in delicious fresh cuisine, this retreat creates a peaceful getaway for couples.
Out and about
The old Headland Hotel is set in its own extensive private grounds which comprise lawned gardens the front and side of the main building as well as a woodland behind with walks, and the sheltered private tennis court. This is bookable during your stay via a simple diary in the lobby. The gardens are managed sensitively, giving the sense of the formality of the old hotel blending into the natural drama of the headland and wild coastal habitat.
Chynalls Point, the headland, projects out into the Atlantic and is lovely to explore via the footpath. There is evidence of an ancient iron age cliff castle on the neck of the promontory. Seal watching is a popular pastime here and you may be lucky enough to spot dolphins, basking sharks or even the rare Cornish Chough here — the whole area is rich in wildlife and sea birds. Nestling by the headland and just below the old hotel is Porthbeer Cove. At low tide, it’s a delightful small sandy beach with clear waters — great for wild swimming.
Coverack itself, a few minutes stroll away via the coastal path or quiet lane, is a picturesque fishing village, barely touched by the modern world. Although small, it’s actually one of the larger communities on the Lizard peninsula, which is the most southerly point in mainland Britain.