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Charming Period House with Panoramic Village Views, Close to Beaches

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Elegant four-bedroom family home between Truro and Falmouth, Cornwall, England. Village views from secluded garden.

Sleeping seven comfortably (eight at a push), this four-bedroom Victorian family home in a quaint Cornish village (shop with daily pasties, pub with renowned food, post office, mini-spa) reveals a sun trap terrace for alfresco dining (BBQ) commanding a panorama over quilted fields. An acre of private gardens on all four sides of the house adds to a deep sense of rural peace, yet you're just minutes away from Southwest Cornwall’s sea of activities and access to beaches on both coasts. Packed with original features (window seats, fireplaces, stripped original floorboards), you will enter through the back door to a large well equipped country kitchen-diner with space for entertaining eight (plus iPod dock, radio etc). There’s a large drawing room with a more formal dining space and an additional cosy living room (TV/DVD, WiFi, fire); a curved Victorian staircase with central chandelier leads to four upstairs bedrooms (two doubles, one twin and a single/small double), one bathroom with roll-top bath/claw feet (and stellar view) and a walk-in shower room with waterfall shower and a separate loo.

There's an established guide of things to do in the area, a sea of books and guides, a library of DVDs and a cupboard full of games.

If little ones are in tow, there's a travel cot, high chair, dressing up box, plastic cutlery, games and even two buggies so you don't have to travel with them. Not travelling with kids? None of these items are visible.

Parking for circa 5 cars.

10 minutes from the Cathedral City of Truro with its many restaurants, theatre and cinema and 10 minutes from Falmouth with its many beaches, castle, and habour.

With the Seal Sancturary, Eden, St Ives Tate, numerous National Trusts such as Trellisick less than 10 minutes away, theme parks and farms, you will be spoilt for things to do and places to visit.

Bissoe Bike hire is less than 5 minutes away with the stunning bike trail. Riding, windsurfing, coasteering and surfing are also moments from the house.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 May, 2018

About Tamsin

This property has been in my family for nearly 100 years and is a much loved, very special home with many memories to a large family. Recently, the house has been lovingly refurbished and I very much hope guests enjoy their time there as much as we have growing up, with picnics on the beach and hide-and-seek in the garden.

Tamsin purchased this house in 1889


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Perranwell Station in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1: Large romantic free-standing roll top bath with claw feet and stellar view across the village, with loo, wash basin and heated towel rail Bathroom 2: Large walk-in waterfall shower, with basin. Separate loo.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 and 2: Both doubles. With large bay windows bathed with light, Victorian fireplaces & panoramic views Bedroom 3: Twin, pretty floral overlooking garden Bedroom 4: Small antique double (4 foot) to sleep 1, or 2 very friendly or smaller people.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: An elevated, peaceful position overlooking the village and quilted fields. Ten minutes' walk from the local pub; minutes away from a sea of attractions and beaches. Outside: Tucked down a lane, set back from the road. Surrounded by about an acre of secluded garden / paddock on all four sides with a suntrap terrace. Furniture for al fresco dining for 8, BBQ and outdoor games. There is off-road parking for five cars, and plenty of places to retreat and read as well as a haven for hide-and-seek. Regular wildlife visitors include the heavenly sound of our nightly owl. Utility Room: Laundry room (iron, ironing board, washing machine) with space for coats, boots, buckets and spades. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are provided. Duvets and pillows are hypo-allergenic. Please bring your own beach towels. For stays of more than a week, a weekly changeover of linen & towels can be arranged. Other: Curved central Victorian staircase with antique stair rods and blissful chandelier with cascading light.


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Charming Period House with Panoramic Village Views, Close to Beaches
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

peacefull and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

arrived at the property went in and everything was as good as expected nothing was hidden the house the gardens views and surrounding areas it was all true. Lovely old period property well maintained and comfortable the lady who rents this house should never expect any complaints from anyone

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful & very charming

  • 4 of 5

So quiet, views are outstanding. Great base to explore north/south Cornwall.

Loved the two living rooms, as we were a group of grandparents, parents & older children was great to space out in evenings.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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wonderful holiday.

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely house in a lovely location. There were 3 generations. Plenty of space for the children to let off steam and the adults to have a peaceful moment. Beautiful views from the first floor. A good base to visit local beaches and activities and then return to a peaceful location so that little ones can go to bed early without fear of being disturbed. We loved it.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Royal Oak
Nearest Ferry
5.8 Kilometres
King Harrys
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Killiow Golf Club
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Perranwell Station
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Royal Oak
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Loe Beach
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

From walking, surfing, coasteering, sailing, fishing, and riding to exploring gardens and houses, learning upholstery or painting there is something for everyone close to Perranwell.


The choice of beaches is endless. Nearest at just 3 miles is Loe with its watersports centre and beachside café. Whether you wish to hire a kayak, learn to sail or simply enjoy the vista, this ‘locals’ secret’ beach is a gorgeous spot.

Falmouth’s three beaches are perfect for white sand and rock pooling (5 miles). Cockling fans will prefer Helford Passage (9 miles), whereas surfers may choose to head to rugged North Coast treasures such as St Agnes (9 miles) & Perranporth (20 miles).


Perranwell has it’s own train station, and connects to the mainline services at Truro, which has a direct link to London (approx 4 hours’ journey time). Nearest airport is Newquay (24 miles).

A car is recommended and Perranwell is a short turn-off from the A39.


Truro (5 miles). Falmouth (5 miles). Newquay (24 miles).

Further Details:

Perranwell is a quaint Cornish village located halfway between Truro and Falmouth (5 miles to each). Find a well equipped Post Office/store, with fresh pasties delivered each morning; a delightful pub with some of the best pub grub around; and a lovely village spa for beauty treatments. Country walks aplenty begin minutes away. For cycling enthusiasts, the coast-to-coast cycle path goes through the village (there is a cycle hire shop at Bissoe very close by) and many nearby attractions are within easy reach (Eden Project, St Ives, Lands End). Classic car enthusiasts can even hire a Morgan from Perranwell garage and explore Cornwall in vintage style.

Cornwall’s capital, Truro, is only 10 minutes’ drive (5 miles) with its imposing Cathedral, shops, bars, restaurants and cinema. There is also a branch line train which stops in the village should you wish to leave the car at home.

The port of Falmouth (5 miles), again with train connections, is home to the Maritime museum, Pendennis Castle, fishing trips, three beautiful beaches and Rick Stein’s Fish restaurant.

Mylor Harbour for sailing is less than 10 mins’ drive away (4 miles). The renowned Pandora Inn with its Gold Olympic post box in honour of local boy Ben Ainslie and thatched roof is an excellent spot for a glass of Pinot and a pint of prawns. With crabbing off the pontoon and stunning riverside views this heavenly spot is around an eight-minute drive.

Introduce little ones to furry friends at the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek, take a boat trip across to the Roseland Peninsular on the King Harry Ferry, soak up some artistic charm in St Ives with a trip to the Tate and Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden, or watch a play at the open-air Minack Theatre carved into the granite cliff overlooking the spectacular panorama of Porthcurno Bay.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Perranwell Station, West Country

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer Low
26 May 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
8 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn Half Term
20 Oct 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
25% booking deposit to secure booking, unless booked within 12 weeks of arrival when we ask for full balance.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. You are very welcome to arrive after 4pm on Saturday and depart by 10am the following Saturday.

Notes on prices:
Prices above are for a seven-day week. For shorter breaks wishing to be taken outside the school holidays, please enquire with your needs.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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