Old FarmHouse

Helston, Cornwall (Ref. 959188)

  • Rating

  • Sleeps 8

  • Bedrooms 5

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Tucked idyllically away, with fabulous green views, this substantial farmhouse sits within fields and rests in the Hamlet of Coverack Bridges. Picturesque Porthleven is just a 10 minute drive, with a beach, harbour, bespoke shops and great restaurants, makes this a must visit. The farmhouse provides a tranquil family retreat excellently placed for discovering west Cornwall's hot-spot destinations.

The spacious interior provides comfort that echo the country ambience, with French oak flooring, neutral carpeting and a predominately traditional furnishings. Inherent in the structure, exposed granite walls, and beams and trusses are original features. The kitchen is modern; perfect for leisurely family meals around the big oak table. Bound by stone walling, there is a cottage garden to the front, a sheltered patio and lawn to the rear with an acre of parkland garden which is shared with the two neighbouring barns offering space for children to fly kites and play football, there is also indoor table tennis.

Helston is the nearest town, just over 2 miles away, drive 20 minutes to discover the beaches, hidden coves, picturesque villages and breathtaking coastal footpaths on the Lizard Peninsula. From Lizard village the walk to Kynance Cove is truly wonderful; the view from above, with the contrasting green and blue waters against the dark rocks and white sands has excellent caves to explore at low tide. Praa Sands offers a beautiful mile long stretch of beach, popular with families, bathers and surfers. Explore ancient Marazion and adventure across the narrow causeway at low tide to the fortress topped semi-island of St Michael's Mount, and look back across the waters with its sailing and windsurfing. The maritime town of Falmouth is 13 miles away with many attractions; the historical Pendennis Castle with its Discovery Centre and hands-on activities is excellent for all ages in all weathers.

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x super king double with en-suite shower room, basin and WC, 1 x double with en-suite shower room, basin and WC, 1 x twin, 1 x single, 1 x ground floor single. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area, Sitting room with dining area. Cloakroom with basin and WC.

Amenities

Oil central heating. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV with Sky Sports package, DVD, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot and highchair on request. Off road parking for up to three cars. Two well-behaved dogs welcome at £15 each per week. Sorry, no smoking. Pub 1 mile. Shops 2.5 miles.

About the location

HELSTON

Porthleven 3 miles; Falmouth 12 miles; Penzance 14 miles.

Helston lies at the western gateway to the Lizard Peninsula, a large area of downland fringed by a beautiful and spectacular coastline. Helston is a pleasant busy market town famous for its Flora Day Festival and the many stories and legends about the "Furry Dance" are told in the fascinating Helston Folk Museum. Nearby is the Poldark Mine, one of the best underground experiences in the south west and which tells of the widespread mining heritage of this area. Nestled in a tranquil setting is the National Seal Sanctuary on the Helford River, where there is plenty of entertainment watching seals play and feed. If it is thrill rides that excites you, then Flambards theme park will keep you amused all day and also has excellent living history experiences. Further afield is the harbour town of Falmouth to the east and Land's End to the west. Helston is a wonderful holiday destination offering plenty of attractions for the whole family.