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Waterlily Holiday Cottage – Home 1298546 Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Waterlily Holiday Cottage – Home 1298546

  • Cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 6
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 20 reviews

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 12 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Near the county capital of Truro, you will find this quintessential Cornish cottage in a quiet lane, within the Conservation Area of Probus village. Recently refurbished to a high standard, with all its special character this spacious cottage is spotlessly clean, comfortable and welcoming. We aim to provide you with a real 'home from home' so you can relax and enjoy this idyllic part of Cornwall.

Ideally located for both the north and south coast, you will have your choice of numerous sandy beaches. There's also World-Heritage off-road cycle trails, Eden project, Caerhay's Castle, Lost Garden's of Heligan, National Trust estates, and glorious coastal or rural walks within an easy drive. Our guests love the idyllic fishing villages dotted around the Roseland Pennisula (just 6 miles away), particularly magical St Mawes. A boat trip across the bay to the historic port of Falmouth is a must-do; then there's the cathedral city of Truro with farmer's market, theatre, eclectic shopping and so much more.

Back home at the cottage, fresh coastal decor provides you with the perfect place to unwind. Perhaps a leisurely cream tea in the conservatory, or relax in the pretty sun-trap garden whilst the church bells drift over. A gentle stroll across the village square will reward you with Aga-baked cakes in the cafe/gallery, fresh bread & home-made Cornish pasties in the farm shop; there's Cornish ale & scrummy home-made food in the local inn too. Waterlily Holiday Cottage offers you peace and quiet, friendly Cornish village life, and beautifully presented accommodation. We hope to welcome you soon x.

>>>>>>>>>>> Eating out in Probus village: * The Hawkins Arms pub: great food & child-friendly with large garden; * Trudgian Cornish farm shop: oodles of local produce & delicious pasties; * Time Café: bistro/gallery for cream teas & 'picnics to go' for your days out; * Probus fish n chips.

>>>>>>>>>>> Probus village amenities include:* A beautiful 15th Century church with regular services. * Half-hour bus services (inc. evenings) to Truro, & National-Express coach with services to London.* A convenience store, antiques emporium, post-office; fuel garage, & children's playground.

>>>>>>>>>>> Around the area: * Rocky coves and sandy beaches e.g. Porthpean, Pentewan, Pendower, Port Holland & Portloe. * Enchanting old Cornish harbours of Mevagissey or Charlestown.* Easy drive to 8 of the 'Great Gardens of Cornwall' (Trewithen garden is 1.5 miles away).* National Trust estates include Trelissick, Trerice & Glendurgan. * Golf courses around Truro (a choice of two).* Horse riding on Perranporth beach (stables welcome children). * Children can explore underground tin mine tours, a Go-Kart track, or 2 theme parks within easy drive. * The off-road Pentewan coastal cycle trail to Mevagissey (bike hire available). * Walk the South West Coast Path e.g. the Dodman trail to the highest headland in South Cornwall. * Surf and watersports (and equipment hire) can be found in Newquay or Perranporth.

>>>>>>>>>>> For more information on cottage facilities, including a range of baby equipment, also guests with restricted mobility/elderly google 'Waterlily Holiday Cottage, Probus' to find our web site and see our video.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Single Bed
    Bedroom 2: Single Bed
    Bedroom 3: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Claire T.
Average reply time:
3 hours 11 minutes
Response rate:
Calendar updated::
11 Dec 2018
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 17 Jan 2014. Located in Truro District, it has 20 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £389 to £639.

The Owner has a response rate of 75% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 11 Dec 2018.


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Guest reviews

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“We love this cottage!”

Reviewed 26 Jun 2018

We spent a week at Waterlily cottage in the middle of June and couldn’t have wanted for more. The cottage itself is deceptively big. Walking through the front door into a large living area with two comfortable sofas. This extends into the kitchen/dining area fully equipped with everything you’ll need during your stay. There’s even a conservatory and bathroom off of this which leads into a lovely courtyard garden. The main bedroom upstairs has a king size bed and plenty of room. Along with two single rooms and the main bathroom. Overall the cottage has a really cosy feel but with plenty of space. I can imagine how lovely it would be in the winter with the log burner going! The cottage is perfectly placed between the north and south coasts and about half way between St. Austell and Truro - meaning getting anywhere is easy! The village itself has a fish and chip shop, Indian restaurant and Chinese takeaway. There’s also a farm shop and a Spar. The pub (about 2 mins walk) is a really friendly place. Good selection of real ales and a lovely garden. The menu looks good although we didn’t get the chance to sample it! All in all we had a great holiday and would thoroughly recommend a stay at Waterlilly Cottage!

“What a great find – Waterlily cottage is stylish and comfortable in every way”

Reviewed 15 Feb 2014

What a great find – Waterlily cottage is stylish and comfortable in every way. Lots of thoughtful touches to make guests feel at home, including scrummy cupcakes / tea, coffee and milk on arrival, heated towel rails/warm towels and a wood burner set up all ready to light. The cottage itself is spotless, with lovely furniture, a well equipped kitchen, roomy and comfortable bedrooms and beds and decorated and maintained to a high standard. We found the location great for walking along the Roseland’s coastal paths and visiting the Eden Project is a must. Having two boys keen on cycling, we had a great time exploring the off-road cycle routes along the Mineral Tramways. The cottage has loads of tourist info and we used this to plan our week’s activities and eating out venues, and weren’t disappointed. We had a really great holiday - thank you. Waterlily cottage is a little gem waiting to be discovered by the discerning who dare to stay somewhere ‘different’ to those who follow the crowds.

Owner's reply: I am so glad you had such a great holiday and thank you for your lovely comments. Another great multi-use trail you may like to try on your next visit to Cornwall is The Camel Trail, which provides access to the beautiful Cornish countryside along a disused railway line between Bodmin, Wadebridge and Padstow. Enjoy!

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