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The Old Chapel and Cottage

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

The Cottage is a rural retreat in an area of outstanding beauty, nestled away in 'hidden Cornwall'. Located on the fringes of the Natural Trust's Godolphin Estate.

Only 7 miles from Penzance and 4 from Marazion (St Micheals Mount), you are hidden away amongst the wild flowers and songbirds. Dramatic cliff walks or a gentle stroll through the meadows are all available as you walk out of the door.

- The Cottage sleeps 4 people plus cot

- One well behaved dog is welcome

- Gas Central Heating

- Private parking for 2 cars

- Towels and bedlinen provided with beds made up for your arrival

- Close to glorious sandy beaches ideal for surfing, wind surfing, swimming or just chilling

- Cream tea or bottle of wine on arrival

- Wifi

- Cot available

- French doors leading out into private garden

- Fishing 1/2 mile

Although the hamlet of Trescowe is a world away from the hustle and bustle, facilities such as garage, shop and pub are just down the road only 1 1/2 miles away.

Enjoy breakfast 'al fresco' in the private garden overlooking rolling countrside and at the end of the day relax and enjoy the spectacular sunsets with a glass of wine, and look out for the foxes, badgers and pheasants .

Aladdin our pony may pop his head over to say 'hello' too!

The Cottage is adjoining our house, with own private access, parking and garden. Sleeping four with two bedrooms - one double and one twin -plus cot.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Praa Sands
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 66 km, Nearest railway: Hayle 11 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The interior of the property is thoroughly well done with good modern fabrics and decor.

Porch for boots/coats with washing machine (powder provided), attractive light and airy living room with 2 settees and digital TV (a good selection of books, games and DVD's provided) with french doors opening onto the private garden. The fitted kitchen in particularly well equipped for those wishing to cook 'proper' meals supplied with all the usual pots and pans, (tea towels, dish cloth, sponge, washing up liquid provided), dining area with table seating 4. Stairs up to 2 bedrooms - one double and one twin. Bathroom- full size bath with shower over glass screen.

Towels and bedlinen are provided but we do ask guests to provide their own beach towels. Iron, ironing board and airers provided. Views over the fields as far as the eye can see from all windows.

Further details outdoors

Private parking stepping down to front door with paving around. From the french doors you step out onto a very sheltered lawned area, and then a couple of steps upto a larger lawn. Table, chairs, parasol and BBQ provided.

Stunning views over countryside in a peaceful setting.

Further details

Only one well behaved dog. Please note that for allergy and hygiene reasons the dogs are not allowed upstairs or on the furniture. As some dogs become stressed or bored in unfamiliar surroundings, we ask that they are not left unattended at the property. A doggie towel and bowl can be provided if required.

Strictly no Smoking inside the property please.

Short breaks available in low season.

The West Country region

The area is well known for its outstanding beauty from the dramatic coastline to the glorious sandy beaches and secluded coves, to the moorland, or wooded valleys and enchanting creeks of the Helford River.

The warm climate is partly due to the warm waters of the Gulf Stream consequently there are palm trees and exotic looking plants and glorious sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters. There are an abundance of beaches some stretching for miles others tucked away all with a beauty and character of their own.

Falmouth, Penzance, St Ives and the Cathedral city of Truo are all within easy reach. As are the many National Trust properties and beautiful gardens such as Lost Gardens of Heligan, Trebah and Trelissick to name just a few.

The Isles of Scilly are only a 20 minute helicopter ride away so a day trip is easily manageable, or you could travel by plane or ferry.

Marazion

Trescowe is a tranquil hamlet tucked away from it all, yet close to all amenities. Just down the road, 5 minutes away is the glorious mile long sandy beach of Praa Sands with cafes and a pub overlooking the beach. Also in Praa Sands is the haunted Pengersick Castle which hold organised ghost hunting tours!

Godolphin House is an ancient and atmospheric house and gardens set within an historic estate. There are many walks across the estate including one that leads you to the top of Godolphin Hill where you are able to see both coasts (this is one of my favourites as I just put on my boots and go.) You feel 'ontop of the world'.

Mounts Bay sweeps around from The Lizard to Lands End, with many beautiful beaches to chose from. Within 15 minutes drive you may visit Penzance beach, Long Rock beach, Marazion beach, Perranuthnoe beach and Praa Sands you are spoilt for choice!

Cornwall's 'Jewel in the Crown,' St Michaels Mount, sits majestically overlooking Marazion, and can be visited either by foot across the causeway or little boats will ferry you if the tide is in either way it's a magical trip to make and see if you can find the giants heart! Marazion is a thriving little town with an array of galleries, cafes, pubs, restaurants and local shops.

Some of the local events for 2012 are;

21 April Porthleven Food and Music Festival - lots of food to sample and great music

19 May Olympic Torch Relay, this will run along our nearest main road

16-24 June Golowen Festival Penzance week long celebrations culminating with Mazey Day on the Saturday

12 July Culdrose Air Day - fun day for all

26 August Porthleven Lifeboat Day

26 August Party in the Park - Best of local bands set in beautiful grounds of Trereife House

27 August Newlyn Fish Festival- local stalls, crafts entertainment, a good day out

11 Sept Polo on the beach- Watergate Bay Newquay

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2 Sep 2014

5/5

"very comfortable accomodation within easy reach of St.Ives, LandsEnd and Lizard peninsulas."

I travelled with my Husband and 2 teenage daughters. The cottage was surprisingly spacious. The photographs make it look tiny but it has large rooms and high ceilings and there is pleanty of room fo… More

4 Aug 2014

5/5

"Perfectly relaxing"

Superb cottage, superb relaxing location .. I can't find anything bad to say ... The owners are very friendly & welcoming all the little extras made our holiday... Thanks a million… More

1 Jul 2014

5/5

"absolutely lovely"

We stayed here over the Easter week. Both Mandy and her husband were both accommodating and friendly (the fresh homemade scones were AMAZING).The house was spotlessly clean and extra towels were provi… More

21 May 2014

5/5

"Absolutely Awesome"

We loved the cottage, Mandy was ready for our arrival with fresh scones and tea which was fantastic and a nice touch. The cottage was clean and spacious and comfortable for the three of us. The loca… More

29 Jun 2013

3/5

"Nice but far from anything."

On arrival there were cream cakes for us ready with jam, cream and milk for tea in the fridge. A lovely touch after a very long trip. Another good thing about the Cottage is how well equipped, clean a… More

I'm not surprised that you were disappointed with the shower it had developed a fault, which I only discovered on cleaning the bathroom on your departure. It only took 5 mins to fix, if you'd only let us know the problem could have been solved straight away for you. Thank you for your positive comments.

5 Apr 2013

5/5

"Friendley welcome where nothing was too much trouble."

From the moment we walked through the door we were made to feel like we were long lost friends. The cream tea which was waiting for us was wonderful and very welcomed after a long journey. We had a few problems with various parts of the house but credit where credit is due, these were sorted out immediately without question...well done! We particularly loved the kitchen which the owners had recently stripped back to reveal the original stone wall, fabulous! The house was immaculate and decorated very tastefully, a real home from home. It's location is central to this part of Cornwall, and is ideal for exploring a vast area. Without doubt, we shall return to explore so many places we didn't get round to this time.

22 Jul 2012

5/5

"Perfect for the 5th time"

We keep coming back because this cottage is just perfect. There is always a warm welcome and a delicious cream tea. The locaton is ideal - everything from shopping to beaches to the beautiful coasta… More

16 Apr 2012

5/5

"We keep coming back!"

We have been to the cottage 3 times and plan to return in 2013! The cottage is very cosy, comfortable and well equipped, nothing is missing. The location is peaceful and within easy access to both South and North Cornwall. However, what makes the Cottage special for us, are the little touches. This year, Mandy and Keith provided a cream tea for us and Easter eggs for the children and even found some age appropriate toys for our 1 year old son. Much appreciated!

22 Mar 2012

5/5

"A very welcoming, comfortable home from home cottage in lovely location."

A lovely cosy, comfortable cottage with all home comforts. The lounge was very cosy with comfortable furniture , attractive decor, and French windows opening onto your private garden which is ideal a… More

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:22 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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