Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9
The history of Tanglewood Cottage dates back to the mid 19th century. It has a prominent position on the A394 Falmouth to Helston road at Edgcumbe although adjacent to Retanna Holiday Park, is totally separate & private and being south facing looks across beautiful countryside towards the Lizard.
Detached and originally two cottages it has been transformed into a warm comfortable four bedroom home suitable for up to 8 people plus one or two cots, high chair, toddler friendly with fireguard, stair gate, baby bath available & some child proof safety plugs.
Feature kitchen diner with AGA & granite worktops, island unit, Belfast sink, microwave, washing machine, tumble drier & dishwasher. & high chair for younger guests. Door to garden & views over sandpit & summer house with BBQ, to the south & Lizard beyond.
Double glazed throughout with full oil central heating system. Downstairs shower room & wc for less active visitors, next to second lounge with bed settee if ground floor sleeping arrangements required (please discuss at time of booking). With four spacious bedrooms upstairs, two doubles, one twin & one bunk bedroom, recently refurbished first floor bathroom with shower over bath.
Tanglewood Cottage benefits from the facilities at Retanna Holiday Park during the season, however Tanglewood is completely private from the Holiday Park & although the owners are resident on the Park we only see guests if they call into Reception for local advice & tourist information.
FREE Wifi hot spot available outside Tanglewood, due to the granite construction limited availability indoors.
Tanglewood Cottage appeals to families of two or three generations offering space to spread out!
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newquay, Nearest railway: Truro|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Kitchen includes AGA for cooking, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble drier, fridge freezer, microwave & a really family friendly large dining table to seat 8 plus high chair(s).
Wood burner in main lounge & oil central heating throughout.
All electric & oil together with first large basket of logs are included in hire charge.
Lounge seating is shared across two lounges.
Unfortunately Tanglewood is not suitable for wheelchair users.
We do not charge a security payment as we expect our guests to respect our lovely Cottage.
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|Further details outdoors|
Ample parking for additional cars & boat available.
During the season Retanna Holiday Park play area is available for guests to use, together with indoor games room with free WiFi access.
Tanglewood is a No Smoking/No pets property.
In support of sustainable tourism we encourage recycling and provide facilities for recycling of plastic, glass, cans, paper & cardboard.
The West Country region
OUT & ABOUT
Falmouth the premier resort of West. Cornwall has four main beaches and is brimming with boats, watersports, high street shops. Together the futuristic Ships and Castles swimming pool and Pendennis Castle command breathtaking views over this large and busy commercial port.
Famous for its springtime Flora Dance, Helston nestles in a wooded valley north of the Lizard Peninsula. Shops, pubs, cobbled alley-ways and the beautiful Coronation Boating Lake help you relax into your holiday.
On the outskirts of Helston is the famous theme park of FLAMBARDS boasting 'Best day of the week' with spectacular award winning indoor Victorian village and 'Britain in the Blitz' exhibitions. There is also the POLDARK MINE at Wendron an all weather attraction tin mine with guided tours, museum, craft shop, restaurant etc.
At Helston GOLF & LEISURE spend an afternoon sharpening your handicap. Within 3-4 miles is the NATIONAL SEAL SANCTUARY at Gweek which is situated on the famous Helford River which was immortalised by Daphne du Maurier's FRENCHMAN'S CREEK.
Porthkerris Divers are a Professional PADI 5* Dive Centre located on the beautiful Lizard Peninsula. They offer the whole range of PADI Scuba Diving Courses, from beginner to Instructor. You can also have a go at diving with a "Try Dive" under the expert guidance of an Instructor. Porthkerris has one of the best shore dives in the country & also offer RIB & hard boat charters to all the local reefs & wrecks.
A few minutes drive from Helston is the well known fishing village of Porthleven with quayside pubs and cafes, shops and restaurants. First week in May is the Flora Day celebration in Helston with the well known 'Floral Dances' where the whole town is dressed up for processions of dancers through the town alleyways and even shops!
Enthusiasts for water skiing, wind sailing can 'wet' their appetite at Stithians Lake very close to Tanglewood Cottage. Another lake that offers lovely walks is Loe Bar which is just to the south of Helston and the largest freshwater lake in Cornwall separated from the sea only by a long sand bar.
The Lizard Peninsula is just through Helston and designated as an area of outstanding beauty. There is also Goonhilly Earth Station (B.T. communications complex), National Trust walks, Mullion and Coverack harbours plus many secret sandy coves for swimming. PRAA SANDS also offers superb swimming, surfing and beach with plenty of facilities.
Other attractions such as Lands End, St Michael's Mount, Eden Project, Cornish Market World, Falmouth Maritime Museum and Minack Theatre are all within 60 minutes by car.