- Off road parking
- Open fire
- Garden / Patio
- Cot available
- Highchair available
- Pub/shop < 1 mile
- Washing machine
- Broadband / WiFi
Less than three miles from the superb harbour and beach at Porthleven, Hazel Cottage makes a welcoming homestay for couples, friends and families seeking a bolthole close to the coast. Set back from a main thoroughfare on the outskirts of the ancient market town of Helston, the accommodation is comfortable and well presented with an enclosed garden with lawn, patio, BBQ and garden furniture for dining under the sun.
Hazel Cottage will appeal to ramblers, surfers, garden enthusiasts, golf fans and cuisine lovers, who can enjoy the attractions close by. National Trust's Penrose Estate, and Loe Pool, Cornwall's largest fresh water lake is a go-to location. The charming fishing village of Porthleven has eateries galore for all tastes, galleries for browsing and traditional quayside inns with fresh local fayre on the menu. Sandy Praa Sands beach is reached within a 15 minute drive with surf school and oceanside café for refreshment. The much loved seaside town of Marazion with iconic landmark St Michael's Mount is a great place to spend the day. Sail, body-board, swim, rock-pool – there is plenty to do here! Postcard perfect St Ives has four fabulous beaches, a picturesque dinky harbour, waterside restaurants, cafes and art galleries, just a half hour drive away. Visit Poldark Mine, Flambards and the Seal Sanctuary.
Hazel Cottage retains its traditional features with exposed walls in a natural finish, wood and flagstone floors and two wood burners for extra cosiness. Gather after a day at the beach in the farmhouse-style kitchen with dining area and armchair for extra comfort. The separate sitting room has big comfy leather sofas for relaxation around the wood burner. On the first floor, the three country-pretty bedrooms have a soothing decor with a neutral palette to ensure restful sleep. The bathroom has a claw foot roll top bath for and separate shower cubicle, so bathe in bubbles or take an invigorating shower. The rear garden is a safe haven, enclosed with patio and lawn - ideal for children and pets to play, with garden furniture and BBQ for alfresco feasts and sundowner tipples.
Over two floors. 3 bedrooms: 1 x king size double. 1 x double. 1 x Twin (or super king size double on request). Bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor Cloakroom with WC and basin. Kitchen with dining area and wood burner. Sitting room with wood burner.
Gas central heating and 2 wood burners. Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Smart TV, Bluetooth Speaker, Soundbar, WiFi. Fuel and power inc. in rent. bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Selection of games and toys. Hairdryer. Off road parking on driveway for 3 cars. Enclosed front and rear garden with patio, lawn, table and chairs, garden swing seat, BBQ and summerhouse. Garage for storage. Two well behaved pets welcome. Sorry, no smoking. Shop and pubs 0.5 miles. Coast 3 miles.
About the location
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.
Please note the tumble dryer is in the garage
This property offers the following short breaks:
- Last minute