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Pond Cottage - luxury cottage with sea views over a wooded valley

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 484 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 2. 1 Bedroom. 1 Bathroom.

NEW IN 2015 - SUNROOM ADDED

10% DISCOUNT ON SECOND WEEK OF FORTNIGHT BOOKINGS

Pond Cottage at Tregaminion near Porthallow is a compact, light and airy modern barn conversion with beautiful sea views across the extensive gardens and wooded valley. It is situated within a courtyard surrounded by extensive gardens and open countryside. Adjacent dedicated parking area.

The level access front door leads into an open-plan, high ceiling, living/dining/kitchen area that is floor-tiled throughout.

The kitchen area is well equipped with quality ceramic sink, fridge with small freezer compartment, washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, electric fan oven/grill with 4-ring hob and extractor. There is a lowered breakfast bar with 2 dining chairs.

The living area also gives access to the brand new sunroom and patio with uninterrupted sea views down the valley and out across the bay. The lounge area has a two-seater sofa, wicker armchair, wall-mounted flame effect electric fire, 32” flat screen HD TV with Sky+ HD (including Sky Sports, Sky Movies, Catch-up TV, & Sky Movies on Demand), DVD player, cordless telephone, iPod dock, and free WiFi internet.

The bedroom is fully carpeted and has a 5ft kingsize bed with a pocket sprung mattress and a choice of a summer or winter weight duvets, or single duvets if preferred, extra pillows and blanket, towelling robes and hair dryer. Small double half-shelved wardrobe, wicker armchair, full-length mirror, cordless telephone, and 20” Freeview flat screen TV.

The fully tiled bathroom has low-sided bath with powerful mixer shower and sliding glass shower screen, WC, heated towel rail, washbasin with shaver point and heated mirror.

Outside on the patio is a hardwood table and chairs with patio umbrella. Guests are also welcome to make use of a further half-acre garden and large pond area where there is further seating at various vantage points.

Pond Cottage is one of four converted farm buildings within a courtyard setting. Two of these properties are also available as holiday cottages (Stable Cottage property no. 1841315, and Nanteague property no. 1835058, both for couples only). The owners live in the other barn so are available to give advice and help at most times (including ferrying guests to the start of a one-way walk).

Rental includes bedlinen, towels, electricity, WiFi, free telephone calls to normal landlines in UK and 25 countries worldwide, and underfloor central heating for out of season lets,

Regret no children or dogs. Property is STRICTLY non-smoking.

More Details

Owner
Sarah S
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Porthallow in Helston

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 484 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bath with shower over, loo, basin, heated towel rail.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • 5-foot kingsize bed with pocket sprung mattress. Choice of 4½ tog lightweight or 10½ tog medium weight duvet, or 2 single duvets. 19-inch Freeview TV. Bathrobes.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • churches
  • pond
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

Reviews

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Pond Cottage - luxury cottage with sea views over a wooded valley
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Beautiful view, immaculate cottage in pristine garden

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was well-equipped and spacious for 2 people thanks to the recently-added sunroom. It also had outdoor seating and dining areas, and we were free to wander the beautifully-kept gardens. The hosts were friendly and helpful, and glad to recommed local walks and places to visit.

If there are any drawbacks at all, the only pub within walking distance (Five Pilchards, Porthallow, using a woodland path which could be muddy in wet weather) is adequate but no more for food, so eating out requires a car and nearby St Keverne only has limited choices. This worked for us as we were happy to eat out at lunch and dine at home in the evening; we would recommend others to do this.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Definitely worth the five stars

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location, fantastic converted stable. Plenty of space for two. The conservatory makes it special, even a rainy day is not a spoiled day.

The owners were very helpful and their proposals where to go and what to do made it easy for us to have a great time on the Lizard.

No need to hesitate. Perfect for a relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Newquay Cornwall NQY
Nearest Barpub
900 Metres
Five Pilchards, Porthallow
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Mullion
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Redruth
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Greenhouse, St Keverne
Nearest Beach
900 Metres
Porthallow
Car: recommended

Within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Pond Cottage at Tregaminion is located between St Keverne and Porthallow Cove amongst farmland and woods. A rich variety of wildlife may be seen including barn owls, buzzards, woodpeckers and countless other birds, badgers and foxes and the resident Muscovy duck and occasional visiting Mallards and Moorhens! We provide binoculars in the property. On clear nights the lack of street lighting allows breathtaking views of the night-sky.

The footpath to Porthallow beach runs along the perimeter of the property through the woods and fields and takes about 10 minutes. In the other direction the path will leads to St Keverne - taking about 25 mins.

Porthallow and nearby St Keverne are quiet, tranquil villages situated on the East of the Lizard Peninsula.

Porthallow is an unspoilt and uncrowded former pilchard fishing village with a pebble beach and crystal clear bathing water, and is location of the mid-way marker for the South West Coastal Footpath. Uninterrupted sea view across Falmouth Bay to Pendennis Castle and St Mawes and further along the souh Cornish coast. Next to the beach is the renowned Five Pilchards Inn - free house serving a good variety of guest ales, lunches and evening meals. Drop in at the Fat Apples Cafe just up the hill for teas, coffees, hot snacks, sandwiches, and ice creams. Nearby is the Porthkerris Dive Centre providing excellent diving on numerous wrecks and the Manacle reef, and basking shark spotting boat trips (in season) .

St Keverne is a traditional Cornish village with a central square, church, two pubs, Greenhouse restaurant, Post Office, convenience store, newsagent, butcher, and Health Centre. Frequent evening concerts by the award winning St Keverne Band. Famous Ox Roast every August.

Roskillys ice-cream made at nearby Tregellast Barton organic farm - see the Jersey cows being milked and watch the ice cream production, sample its delightful produce - fudges, jams, chutneys and homemade meals at the Croust House then walk through their wooded pond and fields.

Coastal villages of Coverack, Cadgwith, Lizard, Mullion Cove, Porthleven nearby. Sandy beaches at Rosenithon (1 mile SE of Stable Cottage), Coverack, Kennack, Kynance, and Mullion.

Many traditional pubs in the area serving local ales and home made meals.

Some excellent restaurants on The Lizard and in Porthleven including a 2-rosette restaurant at Trelowarren. Many serving fresh seafood.

Diving at Porthkerris, sailing at Helford and St Anthony, sea angling, surfing, horse riding, bike hire. 18-hole links golf course at Mullion.

Other local attractions - National Seal Sanctury at Gweek, Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose with viewing enclosure (Air Day on 30th July 2015), National Maritime Museum in Falmouth. Trebah, Glendurgan, Trelissick, Trengwainton Gardens. Lighthouse at The Lizard Point and visit the most southerley cafe for fresh crab sandwiches, fresh caught fish meals, home made doughnuts with clotted cream! Slightly further a field, St Michael's Mount, St Ives with the Tate Gallery, Mousehole, Minack open-air theatre at Porthcurno, and Land's End.

Cornwall's unique characteristics have evolved from its remote location as the most southwesterly county in Great Britain and being almost surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Famous for its areas of outstanding natural beauty: stunning coastline,wildlife, coastal footpaths, beaches, quaint fishing harbours, wooded valleys and creeks. Its very mild climate seldom getting too hot or cold has allowed a wealth of spectacular gardens to thrive.

Attractions include the Eden Project, Lost Gardens of Heligan, St Michael's Mount, Isles of Scilly, Tate Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Minack Theatre, a wealth of National Trust properties, including numerous country houses and sub-tropical gardens many with national collections of specimen trees and plants.

Activities in Cornwall include surfing, sailing, diving, walking the spectactular South West Coastal Footpath, fishing, and bird watching,

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Porthallow, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
3rd week September
15 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£347
for 7 nights
£347
 
 
Late Sept/Early Oct
22 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£355
for 7 nights
£355
 
 
Winter
13 Oct 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£415
for 7 nights
£415
 
 
Christmas/New Year
15 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£624
for 7 nights
£624
 
 
Winter
5 Jan 2018 - 29 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£432
for 7 nights
£432
 
 
Early Spring
30 Mar 2018 - 26 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£432
for 7 nights
£432
 
 
Spring
27 Apr 2018 - 17 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£379
for 7 nights
£379
 
 
Mid May
18 May 2018 - 24 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£471
for 7 nights
£471
 
 
Spring BH
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£547
for 7 nights
£547
 
 
Early June
1 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£465
for 7 nights
£465
 
 
Late June
15 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£501
for 7 nights
£501
 
 
Late June/early July
29 Jun 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£529
for 7 nights
£529
 
 
Mid July
13 Jul 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£624
for 7 nights
£624
 
 
Peak
20 Jul 2018 - 23 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
August BH
24 Aug 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£557
for 7 nights
£557
 
 
Late Aug/early Sep
31 Aug 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£509
for 7 nights
£509
 
 
2nd week September
7 Sep 2018 - 13 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£463
for 7 nights
£463
 
 
3rd week September
14 Sep 2018 - 20 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£360
for 7 nights
£360
 
 
Late Sept/early Oct
21 Sep 2018 - 11 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£368
for 7 nights
£368
 
 
Winter
12 Oct 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
£432
for 7 nights
£432
 
 
Christmas/New Year
14 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£649
for 7 nights
£649
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

10% DISCOUNT ON SECOND WEEK OF FORTNIGHT BOOKINGS

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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