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St Cyrs House-Furthest West Cornish Holidays-Attractive 3 Bed House-Rural Views

Overview

Property

Updated: 13-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the property

House in Treen, St Levan, Porthcurno, Penzance, Cornwall, England TR19 6LQ - St Cyrs House. Village edge location, close to coastal path, stunning beaches and coves.

St Cyrs House is situated in landscaped gardens on the side of the Penberth valley and just outside the village of Treen. It has recently been refurbished to a very high standard. The idyllic location, wood burning stove, ample parking and external seating areas make this a very popular choice for our guests.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Robert and Katherine George
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
13 June, 2017

About Robert and Katherine George

.We bought Cormorant in 2005 from a very old and dear friend. Being a real eccentric he loved it in its very rough untouched state. When we bought it we had to do a major renovation as there was no bathroom or loo and not even running water. We were thrilled to own it as many years previously it had been owned by Robert's relatives who were fishermen working in the Cove. For us it meant a lot. We were therefore very keen to keep as many of the traditional features as possible whilst modernising the kitchen and making space for a bathroom. We think it is a wonderful property and we hope you will too.

Robert and Katherine George purchased this house in 2014

Why Robert and Katherine George chose South West Cornwall

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What makes this house unique

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9 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

5

Stunning gardens, location, house, owners! Everything was perfect and just amazing

  • 5 of 5

We have loved every minute staying here, the house is fantastic and gives you everything you need and more but for us the gardens are the best part, they are beautiful. The location for us was perfect, coast path one way, woodland the other! Robert & Kay are lovely and really helped make our week even more special. Our 13 & 10 year old loved it here too as did our dogs! We will be back again 😀? Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Très belle semaine en Cornouailles dans une maison très agréable !

  • 5 of 5

Cette maison est très agréable et nous a permis de passer en famille (4 adultes et 3 enfants) dans un confort très appréciable cette première semaine d'avril. L'équipement est très complet et de qualité, le salon cosy. Le jardin est magnifique avec tous ces massifs en fleurs.

Nous avons apprécié le bow-window donnant sur le jardin.

Enfin la localisation de cette maison est très intéressante à moins de 5 mn à pied du chemin côtier et d'une vue incroyable !

This house is very nice and allowed us(4 adults and 3 children) to spend this first week of April in a very appreciable comfort . Good quality for the equipment very complete. The lounge is cosy. The garden was beautiful with all these massive flowers.

We enjoyed the bow window overlooking the garden.

Otherwise the location of that house is a real asset : a few minutes are enough to reach the coastal path and enjoy the view !

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr Morin, Thank you very much for the review of St Cyrs. It's always rewarding to us when our guests have enjoyed their holiday. It was a pleasure having you and your family to stay. Kind regards Robert George
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5

A wonderful rural retreat.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in this property many times now and it has become our annual escape; somewhere to recharge our batteries. We stayed for three weeks in September and as usual were not disappointed (except when we had to leave!!)

We are always greeted so very warmly by Robert and Kay who go out of their way to make our stay as perfect as possible and it is like seeing old friends. Robert's gifts of home grown vegetables though out our stay is always such a treat and very much appreciated. Nothing seems too much trouble.

The house was beautifully clean with fresh flowers and and a tea tray laid out for our arrival. The valley location is stunning with views of the spectacular garden and across to rolling countryside from every window.

We see lots of birds and wild life here and love watching the bird formations overhead and the array of stars visible due to such little light pollution.

Despite the detached, rural setting it is only minutes by car to Sennen, Mousehole, Lands End, St Just, Penzance and the Minnack Theatre.

This year we walked along the coastal path in glorious sun shine to an afternoon show at the Minnack. A wonderful performance of Frankenstein just yards from the waves! A day to remember.

The local pub for decent pub meals, is just a couple of minutes walk away and full of character, Treen village is like stepping in to a 'Constable' painting and the nearest beach is probably the most beautiful we have found anywhere. We have also done lovely walks through woods and fields directly from the back of the house and love the stream-side walk to Penberth Cove ten minutes away from the house.

Some family joined us for a few days this year also and they totally fell in love with the place and now understand why we keep returning. We had a lovely celebration meal at The Gurnards Head near Zennor and it was worth the slow winding drive back to St Cyrs in fog!!

Thanks again Robert and Kay for sharing this lovely tranquil home- from- home with us and see you next year!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Another perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second long weekend break at St Cyrs and once again was perfect. Lovely to be welcomed with fresh flowers and little essentials such as milk, tea and coffee all set out for us - as well as good wi-fi!

Also great to return to a plentiful supply of firewood every night for a blazing log fire after a long day's walking.

Next time we will take up Robert's kind offer of a lift to the coast path so that we can do the Zennor-St Ives walk - that's just all part of the service, apparently.

A really relaxing time in a great house with owners on-hand but discreet - we definitely hope to be back later in the year. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect property and setting to explore the area

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cottage with everything you would need for a self-catering stay. Wonderful views of the hills and a short drive to the sea. Short walk to the local pub and spectacular coastal path to Logan Rock. Handy for Penzance, St Ives and the beautiful local villages such as Lomorna and Mousehole.

Beautifully laid out garden with space to sit out and eat or just relax. Log burner for chilly evenings and a very well-equipped kitchen/dining space. Property very clean throughout with owners next door if you have any queries.

We certainly plan to return for another visit soon.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

Had a great week. Charming cottage, good facilities. Beautiful location near stunning coastal walks and beaches. Nearby pub and cafe, providing bread, milk, eggs and beer. Would recommend cottage as is peaceful, with all you need, especially comfy beds for 6. Helpful and friendly owners . Will hopefully be booking again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

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Activity and Interests

Coast/Beach:

Penberth Cove 0.75 miles. Local unspoilt fishing cove, fish can be bought here.

Porthcurno 1 mile. Beautiful sandy beach spectacular cliff scenery and colours.

Sennen Cove 4 miles. Large sweeping sandy bay, great surfing and pools.

Porthchapel 1.5 miles. Secluded cliff sheltered beach.

Gwenver 5 miles. Adjacent to Sennen Cove and quieter but still lovely.

Porthgwarra 3 miles. Small sandy fishing cove.

Pedny walking only, 15 minutes. (Stunningly beautiful beach for the able bodied)

Travel:

From Penzance take the A30 for approximately 2 miles then take a left turn for St Buryan and Porthcurno on the B3283. Continue through St Buryan on the B3315 for 2 miles. You will then go round a sharp hair pin bend and descend into a valley. As the road climbs up the other side you will pass the Penberth and Treen turnings on your left. The next drive on your right will lead you to St Cyrs.( TR19 6LQ)

Having a car would be recommended but there are local taxis and a bus service.

Distances:

Treen Village 0.25 miles

St Buryan 2 miles

Minack Theatre 1.5 miles

Lands End 3.5 miles

Sennen Cove 4 miles

Penzance 8 miles

St Ives 18 miles

St Michael's Mount 9 miles

The Eden Project 57 miles

Further Details:

Rosamunde Pilcher and many other authors have based several of their books and films in this area, drawing inspiration from the awe inspiringly beautiful local scenery. The colours are so vibrant people often question the colours in our photography. This area provides so much that appeals to all age ranges. Glorious beaches provide opportunities for swimming, surfing, playing, relaxing and angling. The coastal paths give access to spectacular coastal scenery. The bird life and wildlife is plentiful and seals, basking sharks and dolphins are regularly seen.

Local amenities:

World Famous open air Minack Theatre set in a dramatic cliff side setting is 1 mile away.

The Logan Rock Inn which is a real local with a great atmosphere is 0.25 miles away. They are open all year and serve good bar food including locally caught fish.

Treen produce and craft shop (incorporating a small cafe) is open from Easter to the end of October.

Treen Farm sells organic eggs, yoghurt and milk.

Jacksons at St Buryan (2miles away) has an extensive range of groceries and an off-licence. They accept Switch and have a cash back facility on Switch transactions. There is also a cash machine facility within the shop with a transaction charge.

The nearest Post Office is also at St Buryan.

Penzance (8 miles away) has three large supermarkets beyond the town centre on the A30 towards Hayle. These are Tescos, Sainsburys and Morrisons.

In Penzance, Causeway Head is a great place to shop with a number of very interesting smaller shops.

The nearest petrol station is at St Buryan (2 miles away)

Bus services. There is a bus stop at Treen corner, with services to Land's End, Sennen Cove and to Penzance. Buses to Penzance are approximately every hour in the summer but do take the scenic route.

Art Galleries. The Tate at St Ives (18 miles away) a branch of the world famous Tate Gallery. Penlee House, West Cornwall's centre for Art and Heritage.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
After May3
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£715
for 7 nights
£715
 
 
Pretty summer3
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£825
for 7 nights
£825
 
 
Presummer2
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
 
Presummer1
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£950
for 7 nights
£950
 
 
Main summer
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,325
for 7 nights
£1,325
 
 
September1
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,015
for 7 nights
£1,015
 
 
September2
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
September3
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
September4
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£605
for 7 nights
£605
 
 
October
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Oct half term
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£575
for 7 nights
£575
 
 
Autumn rate
28 Oct 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£415
for 7 nights
£415
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2017 - 28 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£675
for 7 nights
£675
 
 
New Year
29 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£715
for 7 nights
£715
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£415
for 7 nights
£415
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Our changeover days are a Saturday. the arrival time for guests is 3pm and the departure time the following Saturday is 10am. We normally let our properties on a weekly basis but are happy to discuss shorter breaks particularly out of season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

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Property Type

  • house

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Location Type

  • beach
  • village

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 1 bathroom with shower bath and w.c. 1 separate w.c.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 2 double bedrooms with double beds 1 bedroom with full size bunk beds

Outside

  • Garden

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Notes:

  • Outside: Ample parking for two cars and external seating areas in decked and attractively landscaped gardens. Utility Room: Though we do not have a utility room we do have an external drying area and log store. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We provide bed linen but ask guests to bring their own towels. We do provide tea towels and a bath mat. Other: Off road parking for 2 cars