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Beautiful luxury cottage short walk to beautiful Gwenver beach and cliffs

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

Luxurious and spacious cottage sleeps 5

This exciting spacious and relaxing modern self catering cottage offers with every convenience and a wonderful location. You'll have great views from the huge bed upstairs, and you'll love coming home to your private garden to barbecue in the evening.

Perfectly located in the hamlet of Tregiffian above the popular surf beach of Gwenver (Gwynver), New Forge is private, away from it all, yet close to everything you could need for a romantic escape, or a wonderful family holiday at any time of year. Built in 2010, the architect's brief for New Forge was to create a quietly luxurious family home where everyone can be together, yet have their own private space.

The modern cottage is beautifully furnished and with an impressive library of books, reflecting its owners' love of design and comfort. The secret third bedroom has proven an instant hit with children and has been christened "The Cabin".


The wonderful living space at New Forge offers cooking, dining and living in a simply divided 45' long room that's so well proportioned you'll feel a sense of calm as soon as you step through the door. Sumptuous sofas and a fantastic wood burning stove will make the decision to go out in the evening a difficult one.


The bed in the master bedroom is so special that several guests have gone out and bought themselves a similar one after their stay. The big bedroom is really big, with great country views to help you linger in the morning. It has an en-suite w/c.

The twin bedroom downstairs is filled with light and has a TV. The third secret "Cabin" room is available on request for a fifth guest.


A large double ended bath cries out for romantics to pour a glass of something fine, light the candles, and indulge in a luxurious soak. For the mornings the walk in shower is a whole lot more invigorating.


Bring all your friends and dine around the huge table, perhaps while the fire lover cooks up on the barbecue, or the chef gets to work in the well equipped kitchen. Everyone can be together, yet with their own space.


We love pets! Dogs are welcome at New Forge, but we ask that they are not allowed on furniture or beds. The beach is dog friendly too, and the cliff top walks start pretty much from your door. Just £25 per pet.

Essential Details

HEATING: New Forge has underfloor heating throughout, and of course the more exciting draw is the large woodburner that will have you wishing for a chilly evening. It makes winter stays a joy.

LINEN AND TOWELS: You'll have towels and linens provided, just remember your beach towels in summer (or for the Christmas swim!).

GARDEN: New Forge's simple garden is enclosed and mostly private with many seating options and a fine barbecue.

PARKING: There is a large communal parking area at Tregiffian.

FACILITIES: At New Forge there's a cool kitchen with induction hob and wok and a combination microwave and oven, there's even a dishwasher. WiFi is free. The utility has a washing machine with dryer and outside there's a large barbecue.

More Details

About Us

Seb Blakemore
the cornish way
39 fore street
TR19 7LJ st just
VAT Reg No

Seb Blakemore
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Seb Blakemore

Seb has been lucky enough to have lived in West Cornwall for the past 7 years. After coming down for an extended break he fell in love with this beautiful area and never left!

Based in St Just, Seb took on an old wreck and worked to create a comfortable home. This is now also the headquarters for The Cornish Way who look after luxury cottages for a select group of owners and their lucky guests.

The aim of The Cornish Way is to provide holidays that fill you with joy - and the bespoke selection of cottages Seb offers are sure to deliver.

Why Seb Blakemore chose Sennen

We are right at the edge of Britain and it can be utterly calm, yet at other times wild in the extreme. The very contrasts in the weather, no matter what it throws at you, are truly good for the soul and leave you feeling more alive.

What makes this cottage unique

When you stay at New Forge you'll have wonderfully comfortable accommodation, far reaching views, good gardens and you could spend a relaxing holiday here without ever leaving the property. But when you venture out you have the best of Cornwall with its cliffs and beaches right on your doorstep.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to say how perfect this break has been!

Exactly what we wished for.

Definitely an experience which we will want to repeat.
Aug 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sennen in Cornwall

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • If you cancel 6 weeks before your stay and we can rebook your dates, we will refund your deposit less an admin fee of £50. See our T's and C's.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Great double ended bath!
  • Simple and comfortable with a walk in shower and a fab double ended bath - no one needs to have the taps in their back!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Light and space
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Views and generous space from your super king bed.
  • Both bedrooms are big and offer hanging and shelf space. Both double as quiet reading space away from the group when you need room to dream, plan, or just be alone. Let us know if you'd like to sleep 5, my office space is cabin-like and has become popular with children, it's off the master bedroom.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Let us know if you need something that's not listed, we'll consider ideas.


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Beautiful luxury cottage short walk to beautiful Gwenver beach and cliffs
average rating of 5.0 based on 58 reviews

Fabulous house

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time back to the New Forge and our fourth time to a Cornish Way property which says it all. There is incredible detail in the design and comfort of this place and it means that our family of four have a brilliantly holiday whatever the weather. I'm already looking forward to when we can return.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nicola Thank you for your kind words. We love having you to the cottages and meeting you for a catch up too. Let's all look forward to the next visit! Best wishes. Kelvin.
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Fantastic property for a very relaxing break near beautiful coastline and exhilarating walks

  • 5 of 5

Exceptionally well appointed holiday cottage. Everything thought of and provided. The bottle of wine that was left for us made us very welcome. A fantastic array of books were wonderful to peruse. This is a cottage that is clearly loved by its owners, it is modern in its facilities but homely and personal in its feel and design. It's position above the nearby beach at Gwynver is perfect to start your coastal walks to the north towards Cape Cornwall or south to Lands End via Sennan cove. Even though we had the challenging February weather the walks along the coastline were breathtaking. This is the perfect base for exploring the magical and historical coastline and sites in this part of Cornwall. I would highly recommend a stay at this cottage and will return ourselves in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great property and location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at this fantastic cottage which has everything you might need for a relaxing break in Cornwall. The property is modern and well maintained. We really felt at home while on holiday. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and really hope you can come back and visit us soon. All the best Seb
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New Forge - perfect in every way

  • 5 of 5

Our 5th stay in New Forge and it never ceases to impress. Super Comfortable, clean, light, modern, lovely open plan living space, well equipt - perfect for a fantastic stay in beautiful Cornwall.

Be prepared to drive or walk everywhere when exploring Cornwall as the position of New Forge is fairly remote. However to be able to walk to stunning Gwenver and Sennen is an absolute bonus. Access to Gwenver beach (which is dog friendly in the summer) Calls for a level of fitness, but it's a jewel of a beach. Excellent surf and spectacular views, It is also a life guarded beach which is a bonus and reassuring but remember they are not there to babysit your children. If you are taking children teach them the rules of the flags.

Sainsbury's will deliver a food shop to New Forge and we tended to eat in as cooking facilities (and BBQ) a joy! Although amazing fish and chips from Sennen - does get busy height if season.

Highly recommend Kernow Coasteering and a must is a surfing lessons with Sennen Surfing Centre (Book early to avoid disappointment).

I would definitely recommend New Forge to family and friends, it is a super special place.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks Holly. I love having you all to stay. Your enthusiasm for West Cornwall matches mine, and the way the boys love everything they do is infectious. Thank you for staying with us and for booking for the next two years! I'll send a link to the van blog once its live. There won't be anything on it for a while - but once I hit the road.... Best wishes. Kelvin.
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Fantastic Service

  • 5 of 5

Kelvin really cares about your experience is always on hand and quit to respond with great suggestions. The location is beautiful, peaceful and the house has all you may need.

  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's much appreciated. Thank you. I hope we get the chance to welcome you back soon. Best wishes. Kelvin.
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Fabulous holiday Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Really wonderful, homely, stylish holiday home. Clean and comfortable with all mod cons and a special relaxed and peaceful atmosphere. I rarely find a place I would return to but this is one of them. Excellent friendly host who gave us some good tips and information about local places to visit and eat. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. It was great meeting you all and I'm delighted you loved New Forge as much as we do. I really do feel lucky to be there, even if it's for work. I look forward to welcoming you back. Best wishes. Kelvin.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Old Success
Nearest Ferry
80 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Cape Cornwall
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
115 Miles
Exeter (no motorways in Cornwall)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Beach
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Car: recommended

These gorgeous cottages are just a short walk from the beautiful surfing beach of Gwenver, which is a quieter beach around the corner from popular Sennen Cove. The busy towns of St Ives and Penzance are both a short drive, and some of the best beaches in the country are nearby.

If you're into walking, cycling, surfing, you're a twitcher, art lovers or just looking for a great self catering holiday should consider The Cornish Way for your next break in West Cornwall.

It's designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and makes an amazing location for family holidays or romantic breaks all year round.

The mining areas of Cornwall are UNESCO World Heritage sites and offer an insight into the life of our ancestors.

This countryside inspired such authors as Daphne Dumorier, Rosemund Pilcher and more recently Patrick Gale. The art colonies nearby are famouse from such great as Barbara Helpworth, Stanhope Forbes and even Mark Rothcoe.

The modern cottage was completed to a high standard in 2011 and offers every comfort, whereas The Old Dairy has all the charm of a traditional Cornish cottage.

We have properties sleeping two to eight, or up to 17 if you take three! Each offers everyone enough space to have their own quiet time.

If you plan your shopping well - or have it delivered, you might not even use your car for the duration of your stay.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sennen, Cornwall

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
May HT
25 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
June 18
1 Jun 2018 - 28 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer 2018
29 Jun 2018 - 5 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early summer 2
6 Jul 2018 - 12 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
13 Jul 2018 - 19 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2018
20 Jul 2018 - 30 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
End Aug
31 Aug 2018 - 6 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Sep 2018 - 4 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oct 1
5 Oct 2018 - 18 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Oct HT
19 Oct 2018 - 25 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Oct 2
26 Oct 2018 - 1 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2018
2 Nov 2018 - 13 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Dec
14 Dec 2018 - 20 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas New Year
21 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Winter 2019
4 Jan 2019 - 14 Feb 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Pet Fee £25

You can pay by Paypal (from our website) or direct bank transfer, get in touch and let me know what suits you best.

If you'd like to take two weeks I can arrange for the cleaner to refresh the cottage during your stay - let me know.

If you're after something that doesn't quite fit with the table give me a call, I can be flexible outside of the holiday season, and may be able to work something out on other dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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