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Excellent 5/5 Score from 2 reviews

Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed

A lovely old character cottage in tiny Drift village, 3 miles from Penzance, West Cornwall. 3 miles to the beaches at Penzance and 4 miles to the large sandy beaches and St Michael's Mount at Marazion. Mousehole fishing village (a favourite with authors) & Newlyn are a few miles and well known St Ives is 9 miles. 'Govail', once the village's blacksmiths, Govail studio is a self contained one bedroom loft conversion annex. Appealingly furnished in a clean modern style with an attractive garden terrace outside of the bedroom. Attractive rural walks and footpaths lead from the cottage.


Large en suite bedroom with TV on the ground floor and the French door lead to the outside garden area. The lounge/diner is on the first floor has a T.V. with L shape sofa and a dining table seating 2. An open plan kitchen with the electric cooker oven belfast wash basin and a slim dish wash. A corner bathroom with the toilet and wash basin and there is a washing machine . There are lovely countryside view through the sky lights.


Plenty of parking space is free at car park opposite the cottage.


Linen and electric inclusive. Electric heating provided.

Please note that if you are looking for a short break and just need an accommodation as bed and breakfast or simply just need a bedroom that we are happy to discuss with you.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking

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8 Sep 2014


"Fantastic getaway for two!"

This gorgeous little cottage is a great getaway for two! We were met by the owner Li when we first arrived, who was easily contactable throughout the week. The location is super for getting out and ab… More

1 Jun 2014


"Perfect Cornish Cottage"

My partner and I stayed at Govail for four nights at a very reasonable price. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and shown around. The cottage is perfect for couples and had everything we needed for… More

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Calendar last updated:23 Oct 2014

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Languages spoken
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