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Shopping - St. Just has all the main essentials including general stores, butchers, greengrocers and a chemist (but no fishmonger - the best place for fish is Newlyn). Penzance has a wide range of shops now including three supermarkets on the Eastern edge of the town. Falmouth (45 minutes) and Truro (50 minutes) have a greater selection of shops.
Eating - There is a good range of restaurants from "gourmet" to Fish and Chips. There are also Indian and Chinese takeaways in Penzance.
Pubs - There are pubs in Sennen and St.Just. Some have good pub food.
Medical - There is an A&E department at the West Cornwall Hospital in Penzance. There are G.P. practices, dentists and vets in St. Just and Penzance.
Access Information - I am afraid neither cottage is suitable for wheelchair users. First, drive up the farm track, then right over a cattle grid to our gravel parking areas. Then:-
No 3 Pennywort:
Short gravel path, 15cm step to 70cm front door. Inside, all doors are 70cm or more wide. Straight ahead: to utility room with washer/dryer. On left, cleaning cupboard with meters, on right, short passage 85cm wide.
Turn right into main passage: first on left, door to shower room with airing cupboard to left, shower in front (corner entrance, 45cm), basin to left, toilet ahead. 45cm between basin and shower. Fan heater & heated towel rail. Second on left, door to bunk bedroom. 90cm bed on floor, 75cm bed at right angles above foot of lower bed. Hanging cupboard to right, chest of drawers under upper bed, chair. Electric fan heater. At end of passage on right, door to double bedroom with 1.35m bed. 50cms between foot of bed and night-storage heater, 70 cm between side of bed, chest of drawers, and hanging cupboards. Bedside tables with lamps each side of double bed.
At other end of passage: door to living room. Kitchen area to right with fridge, microwave 1.30m from floor, double oven electric cooker, stainless steel sink on right, cupboards for pans/bowls etc ahead, and for food above - 2.75m from floor. Divider between kitchen area and living room. This has: open-out sofa/bed, one upholstered, armless chair, one leather relaxa chair with footstool, coffee table, TV/Video/DVD player on small table, dining table with 2 bench seats, 2 upright chairs, dresser with crockery, cutlery, glass, storage heater and fireplace.
No 4 Bonython
From parking area, up 4 steps of 28, 18, 18, and 12cm (or a short grassy slope). Then right angles to 75cm front door, small lobby with coat hooks and electric meter. Inside, all doors are 70cm or more wide. Door to sitting room: desk, 3-person sofa, armchair, open-out chair, bookcase, glass topped cupboard, large storage box. Night storage heater and open fireplace. Then door through to main passage.
To right: door to kitchen, with dining table and 2 bench seats. New kitchen units, double-oven electric cooker, fridge, dishwasher, stainless steel sink, microwave and washer/dryer on 3 walls. Electric fan heater.
Opposite: bathroom with 60cm bath with shower over, toilet and basin. Electric fan heater and heated towel rail.
To left: Airing cupboard with shelves above hot tank. End of passage: to right, double bedroom with 1.35m bed, night storage heater, chest of drawers, wardrobe and chair. To left, twin bedroom with two 90cm beds, bedside table, built-in cupboard, chest of drawers, chair and night storage heater.