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Rosemerryn Cottage, Beautiful Lamorna Valley, Between Penzance And Land's End.

Overview

Property

Updated: 08-Dec-2016
Cottage in Lamorna, Penzance, Nr Lands End, Cornwall, England - Hidden Away, Yet Close To Both Penzance And St Ives, And To Beautiful Sandy Beaches And Coves.

Rosemerryn Cottage is situated within the 7 acre grounds of Rosemerryn Wood. Sharing the wood is a 2000 year old cave or temple, the Boleigh Fogou, which was once part of an iron-age settlement; just one of numerous such Ancient Celtic Sites to be found in the far west of Cornwall. Although the cottage has its own garden, guests are welcome to wander through all of Rosemerryn’s gardens and woodland, and of course to visit the Fogou. A well-worn path through the wood provides a short cut to the local pub, The Lamorna Wink, and on, to the cove, where there is a small shop and a café. The cottage has an open fire and central heating so is cosy in winter as well as being a perfect base for summer holidays. Having two bedrooms it is perfect for two couples, or for a family of up to six if using the sofa bed, and/or the rollaway bed. We can also provide a high chair and cot.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

"We've had a wonderful few days and enjoyed staying here very much. Thank you for having us, we should like to return."

"Thank you for allowing us to stay in your beautiful cottage."

"I can't tell you how grateful I was to find such a lovely, inspiring, peaceful place to stay."
Jan 2012
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews

5

Cosy & nostalgic in superb setting!

  • 5 of 5

Arriving rather late at night we immediately found this charming cottage cosy and welcoming. Thanks to the excellent directions it was an easy find despite it's somewhat hidden location, and we were immediately taken by the cottage's "look and feel".

A warm welcome was appreciated, signaled by little details such as the cottage being nicely warm on this somewhat chilly September night, the welcome cake & wine, the lights switched on to help finding it in the dark etc.

The interior ha a nice nostalgic touch in every detail, but it always is "just there", nothing appears to have been just decorated on purpose. Unlike in many other cottages of this type nowadays where you feel that some furniture might better suit a museum or national trust property, Rosemerryn always keeps the impression of everything in there has simply been kept as it has always been, and tasteful additions or replacements have only been made when appropriate.

The garden, or rather the grounds around the cottage are marvelous, with woodland, a stream and even a small pre-historic cave. The kids thus had the best adventure playground one could think of, and last not least they found a great new friend in Finigan, the owner's dog.

As much as there is to see and experience in this glorious corner of Cornwall, from the nearby sea in walking distance to high-end attractions like St. michael's Mount - it was always a pleasure to return to Rosemerryn cottage in the evenings!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of Rosemerryn Cottage. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to help make your stay in this special part of Cornwall such a wonderful experience. Finnigan was entertained by the children as much as they were by him.
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5

Our Shamanic Tango retreat at the Rosemerryn was absolutely gorgeous!

  • 5 of 5

Rosemerryn is a true gem of the West Penwith. The house and the gardens are obviously cared for and are kept immaculately. However, nothing is overdone, and everything feels in natural harmony with everything else. Laura and Rob, the owners, are helpful, supportive and caring as well as totally unobtrusive. I warm heartily recommend a stay in this beautiful place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

A twenty minute walk from Lamorna cove where there is a small beach, a cafe, a shopand canoe rentals. The coastal path can be picked up from here too; and hour's walk east will take you to Mousehole; turn west and you will walk beautiful cliff paths towards St Loy, Penberth and Treen. The beaches at Treen (Pedne), Porthcurno, St Levan (Porthchapel) and Sennen are 10-15 mins drive away, while the beaches at St Ives and Hayle are half an hour by car.

Travel:

Newquay, an hour's drive away, is the nearest aeroport.

The port of Plymouth is one and half hours drive away.

Penzance station, with direct services to London (including a nightly sleeper), Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh, is 4 miles away.

A car is useful in Penwith, but the bus from Penzance to Land's End passes the end of the drive, so it is possible to manage without.

Distances:

The closest grocery shop and post office are at St Buryan, two and half miles away. Land's End is 7 miles, St Just 6 miles, Newlyn 3 miles, Penzance 4 miles and St Ives about 12 miles away. Just beyond St Just are the Geevor Visitor Centre and Levant Mine, both giving a fascinating history of Tin mining in Penwith. There are art galleries and gardens in Newlyn and Penzance, and the Tate Gallery and Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden as well as numerous private galleries in St Ives.

Further Details:

There is a dive school in Penzance and the pier is the starting point for both fishing trips and motorboat excursions to look for ocean wildlife An art school at Newlyn offers short art courses. Lamorna cove is a popular place for scuba diving; there are also canoes and pedalloes for hire there. Sennen and Gwithian beach at Hayle offer fine surfing and both have surf schools for those who need instruction.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
29 Oct 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£200
for 4 nights
£350
 
 
High Season
22 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£390
for 3 nights
From
£130
£635
 
 
Low Season
3 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£360
 
 
Mid-Low Season
1 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£470
for 7 nights
£470
 
 
Mid Season
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£505
for 7 nights
£505
 
 
Mid-High Season
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
High Season
8 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Mid-High Season
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£580
for 7 nights
£580
 
 
Mid Season
9 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£505
for 7 nights
£505
 
 
Mid-Low Season
23 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£470
for 7 nights
£470
 
 
Low Season
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£210
for 3 nights
From
£70
£360
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact us by e mail to make further enquiries about the cottage and to book. We ask for a £50 deposit at the time of booking and for the balance to be paid two months prior to your arrival, thank you.
Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. The cottage is ready by 4pm on arrival day and we ask that you leave by 11am on your final day, please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • beach
  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Good sized bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and handbasin.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4/6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with King size bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds, plus rollaway bed. (Twin beds can be zipped together to make a Superking size bed if required.)

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside: The cottage and its garden are hidden behind a beech hedge on one side, and the garden stretches away towards woodland and a stream on the other, making it very private. However it is not fenced in, so dogs would need to be kept on a lead or closely supervised. A barbeque is provided for eating al fresco on those sunnier summer days. Utility Room: Freezer Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bed linen is provided; towels are provided for use in the house, but we kindly request that you bring your own towels for the beach. Tea towels and hand towel are provided for the kitchen.

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