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Spacious,modern detached, six bedroom house in attractive Cornish countryside



Updated: 21-Nov-2016
Beautifully appointed modern detached, six bedroom house close to Helford River

Luxurious modern family property with plenty of space and superb facilities in an area of outstanding natural beauty, close to the sea with fine walks, boating, fishing and exploring. Easy access to beaches, and unspoilt villages where time seems to stand still. This property provides superb easily managed family accommodation with generous living space for 12 -14 people. All house towels and bed linen is provided. Three bedrooms enjoy en suite bathrooms with a further family bathroom for the remaining three bedrooms. The spacious living room with open fire place and solid oak floor leads into an attractive conservatory at the back of the house overlooking the small, well stocked garden. There is a cloakroom and study, with double sofa bed, leading from the hall, the latter overlooking the front garden with glazed double doors leading into the large living room. This room has a large Smart TV and DVD. Upstairs two of the bedrooms have TVs and there are good wi fi facilities throughout the property. The superbly resourced kitchen-dining room is equipped with plenty of crockery and cutlery and has a double oven, American style fridge freezer, micro wave and dishwasher. A separate utility room houses the washing machine and tumble drier and leads to the double garage where there is table tennis table and plenty of storage. To the front of the garage there is ample parking space for several vehicles.

More Details
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Peter and Vivienne have three adult children and we have all enjoyed frequent family holidays together. The house has space to accommodate our extended, multi-generational family in comfort and style. We have celebrated Christmas and New Year together as well as many special birthdays and occasions. Peter and Vivienne met in Exeter at university and have a strong love for grew the West Country, open country side and sea. Although we now live in Kent, we spend every available moment and holiday in Manaccan. The house is our main family home and the place where we go back to whenever we can. Peter enjoys painting and the special Cornish air and light is a strong attraction.

Speaks English

16 Reviews

based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

United Kingdom

beautiful house in a quite village location

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful large house in a lovely location, with all the modern amenities, kids both big and small loved the games room in the garage we had a wonderful weekend, highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nice and good

  • 5 of 5

That was vary nice and God house for holyday

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Met all our needs and more

  • 5 of 5

The property was used by three generations. We all had a super bedroom, and our 12 year old granddaughter was ecstatic at having an en suite to herself. The kitchen was very well equipped, with a huge fridge freezer that was a great help. Table tennis kept everyone amused while waiting for dinner. The only downside was a small garden, but as we were lucky with the weather, the garden was not required very much.

The property is well situated for beaches, National Trust properties, supermarkets, small towns nearby, and a great local pub.

Thank you to the owners for allowing us to stay in their super home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

Nice house large enough for our family of thirteen plus to labs lots to do around and in the house love Cornwall and the lizard is stunning

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent property, that's home from home and brilliant value for money in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We were a large family of 12, celebrating two birthdays and reliving my childhood holidays from time gone by! The details of the property were brilliant, as were the owners pre holiday information. The beds are so comfortable and needed after a long day sightseeing. We all loved the fish and chips from the van that visits the village on a Tuesday and the local pub is a must! The teenagers loved the table tennis and my grandson loved the safe and secluded garden. The home is in a great position for reaching local areas, we would definitely recommend the lizard, st michaels mount and of course lands end. I don't have anything at all negative to say about the property, only thanks to the owners for letting us stay 😀 I'm sorry we didn't get chance to mop before we left 😕 thank you, and hopefully we can do another holiday with you again soon. Jacqui and gang x

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really pleased that you had such a good time and enjoyed your holiday. Do come again!
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Great location, comfortable & well equipped

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay.

The house itself is fantastic. It's a comfortable place for a large number of people stay. It has good facilities - plenty of bathrooms, and the kitchen space was well equipped, homely and had everything we needed. We particularly enjoyed the large conservatory that captured the sun for large portions of the day. We loved the attention to detail (there’s even a tide clock so you can time your beach trips!)

The house is in a great location. There’s a lot to do in easy reach. And it’s in a beautiful part of the country. We found there was plenty for kids to do as well, so they were happy and entertained.

Thanks for a fabulous holiday with loads of great memories!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

Following numerous family holidays in Cornwall, we decided to purchase our own home in Manaccan in 2006. We love the small village and close proximity to the Helford River where we can walk, sail and enjoy the beautiful views. We have spent many a day walking the local coastal paths and on the beach with our dog, Millie. Manaccan is within easy driving distance of the The Lizard and Kynance Cove, Praa sands, Lands End and Sennen as well as the surfing beaches of the north coast of Cornwall. The variety of the coastline is immense and stunning. No holiday is ever the same!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Newquay at 30 Miles Nearest Barpub : New Inn, Manaccan Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 60 Miles Nearest Golf : Mullion at 6 Miles Nearest Train : Truro at 25 Miles Nearest Motorway : A30 at 25 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Shipwrights Arms, Helford at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Coverack at 4 Miles Car: necessary

The region boasts a host of different activities and wonderful places of interest for the whole family - stately homes, great gardens, museums and art galleries, theme parks and theatres. Some of these are listed below:

Helford River boating, St Michael's Mount - Marazion, Trelissick Gardens, Pendennis Castle - Falmouth, Cornish Seal Sanctuary - Gweek, Flambards Experience - Helston, The Tate Gallery - St Ives, Land's End and Sennen Beach, National Maritime Museum - Falmouth, Penlee House Gallery and Museum - Penzance, Glendurgan Gardens - Helford River, Poldark Mine - Helston, St Winwaloe's Church - Church Cove, Gunwalloe, The Minack Theatre and visitor centre, Surfing at Praa Sands


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Christmas & New Year
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Jan 2017 - 23 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
25 Mar 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
May half-term
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer
2 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 21-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

Minster Fields is modern and easy to manage. The three en suite bathrooms make it suitable for use by extended or multiple families and afford privacy and comfort. The large kitchen and excellent cooking facilities mean that cooking and catering are as straightforward and easy as they can be for large numbers. Numerous beautiful rural and coastal walks can be taken directly from the house and it is wonderful to be able to leave the car in the driveway at times.

Property Type

  • house


  • Family


  • Baby Gate
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2763 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, On middle floor
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Downstairs cloakroom
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite to bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite to bedroom 2
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite to bedroom 6
  • Family bathroom on middle floor with over bath shower. Cloakroom on ground floor.


  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed, Bedroom is on the second floor
  • Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Has ensuite shower room. Futon mattress available
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, Has en suite shower room
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Has en suite shower room
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed, Room is small with bed accessible on one side only
  • Travel cot also available for use in any bedroom.


  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

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