Villa / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 10

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

Located on the northern bank of the Helford River, Tregarthen is a stunning property with the capacity to sleep ten people in unparalleled comfort and class.

The large house sits in a garden apt for its size and is spoilt with a picture postcard view of the river, Helford Village on the southern bank and small sailing and fishing boats going about their daily business.

As you would expect from a house of this quality it has all of the mod cons and luxuries; from the five bedrooms, five bathrooms, its own private swimming pool (available May - September), to the 2 spacious sitting rooms and a beach just minutes from the front door. An added bonus for the parents is that at the top of the beach is the well reviewed Ferryboat Inn, a pub packed with over 300 years of history which today offers all of the local produce, ales and fine wines you will need on your perfect Cornish getaway.

The living room is upstairs, designed specifically for you to always have the river in sight as you sip sparkling wine and eat fresh seafood. The large corner sofa is a wonderful place to relax, this leads into the dining area with seating for 10 and onto the kitchen. Granite worktops, an American style fridge freezer and range oven mean everyone can be catered for with ease.

Also situated on the first floor are the two double bedrooms and one twin room all with en-suites. One of these, the master bedroom, has a six foot Egyptian style bed and its bathroom has a huge walk-in shower and twin marble basins for washing and pampering. All three bedrooms, like the kitchen, have sliding doors onto the patio and balcony that looks first over the swimming pool, garden and then the river. The other two bedrooms are stylishly furnished and are brimming with comfort.

On the ground floor there are two further bedrooms, one double and the other with twin single beds. The main bathroom is located downstairs and is fully tiled with an over bath shower. The second sitting room has large patio doors which lead to the swimming pool, a flat screen TV and a good book and DVD collection to entertain the children. The ground floor also has a second bathroom and a utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer

From the beach in front of the house you can catch the small passenger ferry across to Helford Village on the southern bank of the river. From here you can walk to Frenchman’s creek, the inspiration for Daphne Du Maurier’s classic novel. On the northern bank you are a stone’s throw from the subtropical paradise of Trebah, a garden constructed in a steep valley that has a unique micro-climate allowing plants not usually found in the British Isles to flourish. Next to Trebah is the National Trusts Glendurgan Garden, a favourite with all the family as you make your way through its hedged maze.

Tregarthen is a truly stunning property located on the banks of one of the most exclusive rivers in the UK. You will feel a million miles from the hustle and bustle of life at home and you will be able to recharge the batteries on Cornish sunshine, pre-breakfast swims, fresh fish and trips to all of west Cornwall’s best kept secret and attractions.

One small or medium sized well-behaved dog is welcome at Tregarthen.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 5 family bathrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Newquay 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Super King Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Dining seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users

The England region

Take the coastal path from Tregarthen to the sub-tropical gardens of Trebah, one of the most glorious gardens in Cornwall, or Glendurgan (NT) which is also within walking distance. The Helford river is popular for sailing and water sports, or head towards Gweek with its seal sanctuary, a most enchanting experience. Just a few minutes' drive leads to Maenporth beach with its white sands and delightful beach café. Other attractions nearby include Falmouth with its marina, National Maritime Museum and Pendennis Castle, and the cathedral city of Truro which offers a theatre, cinema, shops, bars and restaurants. The area is ideal for touring the Lizard Peninsula - the sheltered coves and beaches of South Cornwall or the rugged north coast which is popular with surfers. Shop 100 yards, pub 50 yards.