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Light And Spacious Cornish Cottage With A Large Terraced Garden, Patio And Spect

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Dec-2016
Tresillian, Cottage in Sennen, Cornwall, England - Set In A Privately Owned 8 Acre Valley, An Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, 200 Meters From Beach

A little piece of heaven. . . That’s how the local postman has described Vellandreath valley, a lovely and hidden corner of Cornwall overlooking the wide sweep of Whitesand bay. In an area of outstanding natural beauty this delightful holiday cottage is set in this privately owned, unspoilt 8-acre valley next to the beach, bordered by a stream and sand dunes offering spectacular panoramic sea views with distant glimpses of the isles of Sicilly. Tresillian is an exceptionally light, spacious and comfortable property with underfloor heating throughout the open plan ground floor. Completed to a very high specification, this unusual and quirky character cottage has vaulted & beamed ceilings, slate & wooden floors, a large kitchen, living and dining area, wood-burner, wet room and patio. The fully equipped kitchen complete with breakfast bar opens up to a further patio via glazed trifold doors which is perfect for airy breakfasts, al fresco lunches and sundowners.This attractive granite property, more of a home than a holiday cottage is only 200 meters from the beach and is surrounded by its own beautiful, large sheltered terraced garden which nestles in the cliff face and has wonderful sea views.

Vellandreath (also known as Vellan Dreath) is a beautiful, privately owned unspoilt valley designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty by the National trust. Located in by the beach known as Whitesands bay but also known as Sennen beach and Gwenver Beach in Sennen within West Penwith (the Land’s End peninsula) which is the southernmost area of England, and the most picturesque part of Cornwall. It is rich in dramatic beaches, wooded valleys, moorland, rolling farm land, and hidden coves; much of it is designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The far South West is warmed by south westerly breezes from the Azores, and is one of the most unpolluted areas in Britain. It has a special, indefinable quality recognized by locals and visitors alike. Its 144 square miles still supports an active small scale farming and fishing community, with a unique beauty that draws visitors back year after year.

The coastline is full of beaches, ranging from safe bathing beaches to secluded coves to wild and rocky places. Some are easily accessible and some less so. Although there are several traditional seaside resorts for family visitors, the area also attracts walkers, naturalists, artists, and anyone seeking a quiet haven, with amenities close by. The sea is crystal clear, jade green, and a comfortable swimming temperature into late autumn..

The Land’s End peninsula is in the path of the warm Gulf Stream, and cold weather is rare. Frost and snow are rare, and the climate is ideal for semi-tropical plants, many of which can be seen in Vellandreath’s valley gardens

West Penwith also has more ancient sites than any other area of Britain, ranging from stone age to iron age monuments and settlements. These include four stone circles, 90 standing stones, and numerous hill forts, village settlements, quoits, and burial barrows.

There are dozens of beaches on the Land’s End peninsula and they are amongst the most unpolluted in Europe. They range from safe, sandy family beaches with life guards to wild and rocky coves. There are many coves where the access is difficult, with wonderfully crowd-free bathing, and others with car parks adjacent to popular resorts. The water is clear and jade-coloured; superb for swimming and surfing, and the beaches are ideal for sun bathing.

Beaches vary from sandy to rocky and pebbly, and some have safe and shallow bathing for children, many have nearby shops and cafes catering for family visitors, but it is also easy to find remote and private places.

The local inn and the attractive little fishing harbour of Sennen Cove are only 10 minutes’ walk across the vast expanse of the sandy Blue Flag beach, which is perfect for swimming, water sports and famous for surfing.

If you are lucky, you may see dolphins, spot the odd seal or basking shark.

Rock climbing is popular on the cliffs and headlands. This is superb walking country and great for cycling or mountain biking.

Dogs are permitted on the sand dunes and neighbouring Gwenver beach, with restricted access during summer at Whitesands Bay beach.

Land’s End is only about a mile further along the glorious coastal footpath, while in the opposite direction the path leads to the dramatic scenery of Cape Cornwall.

All around this coast are countless pretty and secluded coves to explore.

Inland, this wild and unspoilt corner of Cornwall, is dotted with prehistoric relics.

The little fishing village of Newlyn and picturesque Mousehole harbour, both popular subjects for artists, are 8 miles away.

At Porthcurno (4 miles), is the open-air Minack theatre, in a spectacular setting on the cliff top with the sea and setting sun as its backdrop.

St. Ives is a short drive away and is long popular as an artists’ colony, with its pretty stone cottages and narrow cobbled lanes through which to wander. There are many galleries, including St Ive’s Tate Gallery.

The town of Penzance (8 miles) has a wealth of amenities for visitors, including museums, cinema, golf, tennis and riding, as well as many good shops and restaurants.

In the summer months, day trips by ferry, plane or helicopter are available to the romantic Isles of Scilly.

Local shopping facilities are a handy half mile away…

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Manager

We are not a resort neither are we a hotel.

We offer private, quality, self catering Holiday Cottages which are presented to a very high standard within our privately owned 8 acre valley, Vellandreath in Sennen, Cornwall.

We pride ourselves on the accommodation we provide and we are privileged to be the guardians of the “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” & “Heritage Coastline” that is Vellandreath valley.

For the past 30 years we have dedicated ourselves to the conservation and continued upkeep of Vellandreath with its wonderful cottages.

We extend a heart felt thanks to our caretaker Brian and our team for their constant support.

Generations of people have now taken their holidays with us and many return every year.

We hope to see you in the Valley soon…

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Guestbook comments from the manager

“Wonderful holiday! This was also our fourth time here! Beautiful garden! No one wants to leave but we will take great memories with us…” The Williams family from Holland



” Wonderful House – wonderful views – wonderful holiday… We could stay for ever” The Bennett Family from Sussex



“A wonderful place – Probably the best holiday we’ve all ever had !” Jane, Nigel, Holly and Kotie from Witney



“Bliss! Dolphins in the bay and bunnies in the garden. See you next year!” Jane and Chris from Cheshire
Nov 2012
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Newquay at 50 Miles Nearest Barpub : Ben at Sennen (the Beach) and The Old Success Inn at 500 Metres Nearest Ferry : Plymouth at 70 Miles Nearest Golf : Cape Cornwall at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Penzance at 10 Miles Nearest Motorway : M5 at 100 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Ben at Sennen (the Beach) at 500 Metres Nearest Beach : Sennen Beach at 200 Metres Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

Sennen Beach (Whitesand Bay) 200 meters.

Gwenver Beach 800 meters

Porthcurno (south coast) 4 miles

Travel:

•Car Recommended.

•Newquay airport - 49 miles,

•Ferries to Plymouth - 87 miles

•Penzance train station 8 miles

(regular trains including sleeper from London, Paddington)

•Taxis / bus service available

•Coaches to Penzance.

•Car Hire: Europcar

•M4 / M5 or A303 leading to A30.

Distances:

Nearest village - Sennen Cove: 0.5 miles

Nearest town - Penzance: 8 miles

Nearest bar / pub - Old Success Inn, Senen: 0.5 Miles

Nearest golf - Cape Cornwall: 5 Miles

Nearest restaurant - The Beach, Whitesands Bay, Sennen Cove: 0.5 Miles

Nearest theatre - Minack Theatre, Porthcurno: 4 miles

Nearest gallery - The Roundhouse Gallery, Sennen Cove: 0.5 miles

Nearest shop – Cost cutter, Sennen: 0.5 miles

Lands End: 1.5 miles

Further Details:

No vehicular access to Vellandreath valley = No cars = no traffic = peace & quiet!

A separate private studio apartment is next door to the property and is also available for booking. The local inn, award winning beach restaurant, Roundhouse gallery and the attractive little fishing harbour of Sennen Cove are only 10 minutes’ walk across the vast expanse of the sandy Blue Flag beach, which is perfect for swimming, water sports and famous for surfing (surf lessons and board hire are available here). If you're lucky, you may see dolphins, spot the odd seal or basking shark. Horse Riding, Diving, Boat Trips, Sea fishing, Course & Fly fishing are available locally. Rock climbing is popular on the cliffs and headlands, and this is superb walking & cycling country. Dogs are permitted on the sand dunes and neighbouring Gwenver beach, with restricted access during summer at Whitesands Bay beach. Land’s End is only a mile further along the glorious coastal footpath, while in the opposite direction the path leads to the dramatic scenery of Cape Cornwall. All around this coast are countless pretty and secluded coves to explore. Inland, this wild and unspoilt corner of Cornwall, is dotted with prehistoric relics. The little fishing village of Newlyn and picturesque Mousehole harbour, both popular subjects for artists, are 8 miles away. At Porthcurno (4 miles), is the open-air Minack theatre, in a spectacular setting on the cliff top with the sea as its backdrop. A short drive away is St Ives, long popular as an artists’ colony, with its pretty stone cottages and narrow cobbled lanes through which to wander. There are many galleries, including St Ive’s Tate Gallery. The town of Penzance (8 miles) has a wealth of amenities for visitors, including museums, cinema as well as many good shops and restaurants. In the summer months, day trips by ferry, plane or helicopter are available to the romantic Isles of Scilly. Local shopping facilities are a handy half mile away.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low Season
25 Nov 2016 - 15 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£472
for 3 nights
From
£149
From
£199
Fri,Sat,Sun
£924
 
 
Christmas Holidays
16 Dec 2016 - 19 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£922
for 3 nights
From
£299
From
£299
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,024
 
 
Christmas
20 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£2,024
for 7 nights
£2,024
 
 
New Year
27 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,524
for 7 nights
£2,524
 
 
Post New Year
3 Jan 2017 - 5 Jan 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,222
for 3 nights
From
£399
From
£499
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,524
 
 
Low Season
6 Jan 2017 - 9 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£550
for 3 nights
From
£175
From
£250
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,024
 
 
Spring Half Term 
10 Feb 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£922
for 3 nights
From
£299
From
£399
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,724
 
 
Early Spring
17 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£622
for 3 nights
From
£199
From
£299
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,224
 
 
Easter Holidays
31 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,024
for 7 nights
£3,024
 
 
Spring 
21 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£922
for 3 nights
From
£299
From
£399
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,624
 
 
May Bank Holiday
28 Apr 2017 - 4 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,072
for 3 nights
From
£349
From
£499
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,924
 
 
Spring 
5 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,222
for 3 nights
From
£399
From
£499
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,024
 
 
Summer Half Term
26 May 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,524
for 7 nights
£3,524
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,372
for 3 nights
From
£449
From
£599
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,824
 
 
Summer
16 Jun 2017 - 6 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,024
for 7 nights
£3,024
 
 
Summer Holidays
7 Jul 2017 - 24 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£4,024
for 7 nights
£4,024
 
 
Summer Holidays
25 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,524
for 7 nights
£3,524
 
 
Late Summer Holidays
1 Sep 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,024
for 7 nights
£3,024
 
 
Indian Summer
8 Sep 2017 - 21 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£922
for 3 nights
From
£299
From
£399
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,024
 
 
Autumn 
22 Sep 2017 - 12 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£922
for 3 nights
From
£299
From
£399
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,724
 
 
Autumn Half Term
13 Oct 2017 - 26 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,222
for 3 nights
From
£399
From
£499
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,524
 
 
Autumn 
27 Oct 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£700
for 3 nights
From
£225
From
£299
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,324
 
 
Low Season
24 Nov 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£550
for 3 nights
From
£175
From
£225
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,024
 
 
Christmas Holidays
15 Dec 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
3 night minimum stay
£1,222
for 3 nights
From
£399
From
£499
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,024
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£2,524
for 7 nights
£2,524
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
£3,024
for 7 nights
£3,024
 

Additional pricing information

2nd Dog £25
Pet Fee £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
•Short breaks are based on Friday-Monday changeovers (3 nights) and Monday-Friday changeovers (4 nights)
•2 pets (maximum) welcome @ £25 / pet.
•By prior arrangement an additional child under 2 years old is welcome with no extra charge. A high-chair & travel cot is provided (bring own linen)
•Payments and deposits made securely by debit or credit card
•Suitable for all children
•Property non suitable for the infirm
•25% booking deposit required
•Refundable damage deposit required
•No Smoking

Changeover Day:
• Friday Changeover
• Our Caretaker will be available to greet you during designated arrival times
• A useful, independent luggage carriage service is provided by Peter with his tractor for £5 during arrival times (3pm-5pm) and departure time (10am).

Notes on prices:
Winter Short breaks are available based on Friday - Monday changeovers (3 nights) and Monday - Friday changeovers (4 nights) unless otherwise arranged.
For short-break details & prices please see our website or contact us.

A maximum of 2 well-behaved dogs are allowed strictly by prior arrangement only with a fee of £25 / dog.

With prior arrangement an additional child under 2 years old is welcome with no extra charge. A travel cot is provided but please bring your own cot linen etc.

Please see our full terms and conditions on our own website: http://www.vellandreathcornishcottages.com/tcs

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large free-standing roll-top bath in master bedroom & additional en-suite tiled wet-room with sea view, shower, basin & wc. Family bathroom with corner bath, shower attachment, basin, lavatory, beams & lime-waxed floor. Downstairs cloakroom with toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot, ensuite wet room and additional roll top bath
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, bunk bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large double bedroom with king-size bed, beams, large free-standing roll-top bath, sea views, en-suite wet room & wc, Double bedroom with exposed granite walls & sea views, Spacious twin bedroom with sea views, Attractively furnished bunk bedroom.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: •Complimentary underfloor & night storage heating and a wood-burner makes for a cosy stay whatever the weather. •Large open-plan living area with wood-burning stove in feature inglenook fireplace, beamed ceiling, rugs on slate floor, exposed granite walls & superb bay views •TV & DVD, WI-FI internet access, books & games •Large dining space with pine refectory table •Light, well equipped & spacious kitchen with beech breakfast bar & Trifold, glazed, patio door leading to a sheltered patio with BBQ & superb sea views. •Feature Victorian tiled hallway with glazed stable door to large, sheltered garden •Wooden & iron winding staircase leading to attractively furnished first floor with rugs on lime-waxed wooden floors, complimentary s & stunning sea views •Master bedroom with a large free-standing roll-top bath, beams, wonderful sea views leading to en-suite wet room •Double bedroom with ornate antique iron bed & sea views •Spacious twin bedroom with sea views •Family bathroom Outside: Tresillian is only 200 metres from the beach of Whitesand Bay, Sennen and is well appointed within the privately owned & unspoilt, 8-acre Vellandreath Valley: an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty right next to the beach, bordered by a stream and sand dunes offering spectacular panoramic sea views. A haven for botanists, wildlife enthusiasts, beachcombers, climbers, ramblers and ocean lovers its quiet and magical setting is only accessible on foot down the sandy beach path from Sunny Corner Lane. Surrounded by its own large, level, lawned terraced garden which nestles in the cliff face complemented by 2 large benched tables and further garden furniture - there's even has an outside shower to wash sandy feet, salty skin and wetsuits! Established flora, tropical plants and sea views make this a great space for dining, playing and relaxing. Tresillian has a further patio & BBQ area with superb sea views, lit by the afternoon sun & complete with table and chairs - perfect for sun downers. Utility Room: The ground floor has complimentary underfloor heating throughout. The first floor has complimentary night storage heating in all rooms. Electricity / Power included in cost of rental of property Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Fresh towels are included and fresh linen is included. Please bring your own beach towels, cot linen and bedding for any additional "babe in arms". The property is cleaned upon every changeover. Linen and towels changed weekly upon request. Other: Feature Victorian tiled hallway with glazed stable door to garden and ornamental wooden and iron winding staircase to attractively furnished first floor with rugs on lime-waxed wooden floors, complimentary night storage heating and stunning sea views.

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