This whitewashed lookout enjoys a picturesque perch above New Grimsby, Tresco’s main harbour.
Coastguards has a quintessential cottage vibe, from the whitewashed walls to the low-ceilinged, open-plan kitchen, living and dining space right at the heart of the house. Exposed beams in the two upstairs bedrooms further enhance this, as does the long, sprawling back garden finished off with a stile into the neighbouring field.
A separate annexe in the garden provides sanctuary for guests needing a little more privacy from the group.
Enjoying panoramic views across Tresco sound and neighbouring islands Samson and Bryher, Coastguards is one of a row of three quaint cottages.
Just a few metres from the front gate is a rugged, rocky path to the north end of the island, which is covered in springy purple heather and feels a whole world away. Coastguards just a short sprint from New Grimsby quay should you find yourself running late for the boat!
Our Favourite Thing
We’re torn between the patio space at the front, punctuated by colourful blooms, and the proximity to Tresco’s seasonal Tuesday market selling fine local fare. We’ll let you choose.
One step to front door. Ground floor: Step up into kitchen/diner/lounge with log burner & sea views; 2 steps up to small sitting room; double bedroom with en suite bath/shower & WC; door (step down then 5 steps up) to garden & annexe. First floor: Stairs (9 steps) to: twin bedroom with sea views; bathroom with shower & WC; twin bed room with sea views. Annexe: Step up into double bedroom with television, spacious en suite bath/shower & WC.
From characterful countryside hideaways to our most breathtaking beachfront abodes, our Traditional Cottages all have one thing in common: each is totally unique.
Dotted across the island in some of our most spectacular settings, there's a cottage to suit everyone. Whether tucked away in woodland, overlooking rolling pastures at the island's heart or sitting sandy-toed on the shoreline, each house perfectly reflects its idyllic island backdrop.
Throughout your stay, enjoy access to Tresco Abbey Garden, the Tresco Island Spa and Sea Garden facilities and tennis courts, our outdoor pools and Golf on the neighbouring island of St Mary's.
31 Aug-07 Sept 22£5,275.00
28 Sept-05 Oct 22£2,640.00
05 Oct-12 Oct 22£1,845.00
02 Nov-09 Nov 22£2,030.00