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Bird Song

Camborne, Cornwall (Ref. 1058016)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


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1 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Haynes

    “The property was great and the hosts were very helpful to make our stay a pleasure.”


    Our booking was slightly tarnished as we had great difficulty with Sykes Cottages after paying a significant amount of money for our booking, various technical issues meant that I had to make a couple of calls of significant call hold time (2+ hours total) as we were requested to login to the online system by email on different occasions but we couldn't access the online system after many failed attempts to do so which was a Sykes issue. Neither of the advisors I spoke to were able to rectify the issue and we still could not access our online account to update details for COVID-19 purposes and were unsure whether the details we had provided had been logged so felt a little concerned as a result as we wanted to make sure we were following all the correct protocols and we didn't feel confident that the service we received was worthy of what we paid. Must reiterate no issues with the property and owners as we had a great stay.

    - Mr Haynes, July 2021

The property

On the very fringes of the former mining town of Camborne, in a quiet setting is Bird Song.

The cheerful weather boarded exterior of this gorgeous reverse level cottage, gives way to a beautifully finished, stylish contemporary interior.

A fabulous feature fire place, comfortable sofas and long rural views over the adjoining balcony come together to create a peaceful sitting room, and a sociable space to retreat to at the end of a busy day.

Delicious meals can be enjoyed around the dining table which you can prepare in the well-equipped kitchen.

Here, a second seating area with a wood burning stove will ensure that the designated chef is never without company and provides a quiet space in which to read and enjoy a good book.

On the ground floor are two boutique style bedrooms; a spacious twin (zip/link super king on request) with an en-suite shower room and a tranquil king-size room.

The pristine family shower room is perfect for rinsing the cares of the day away.

For a perfect end to the day on a warm summer's evening, head into the garden where you can light a barbecue and enjoy relaxed alfresco dining.

The bustling town centre of Camborne is just a short distance away, offering a good choice of eateries and all the essential amenities.

You’re deep in Poldark country here and you'll want to explore this interesting part of Cornwall; brush up on local history by visiting the ruins of Carn Brea Castle or the Bassett Monument, both within a short drive.

Pack a picnic and head to the stunningly beautiful Godrevy Heritage Coast where you can walk the coast path or simply enjoy the natural scenery.

Stroll the golden shores at Portreath and watch the surfers take on the waves or bask in the sunshine, you also have the World Heritage Site Heartlands and a plethora of walking and cycling trails to explore.

Further afield are the delights of St. Ives, where you can visit the Tate art museum or embark on an adventure to Land's End, where you can take your picture next to the iconic sign post.

Bird Song is a fabulous getaway to choose for your next Cornish holiday.


  • Reverse level accommodation
  • Two ground floor bedrooms: 1 x twin (zip/link to super king available on request) with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size
  • Ground floor shower room with double shower cubicle, basin and WC
  • First floor sitting room with woodburning stove, first floor kitchen/diner
  • Central heating with woodburning stove and electric fire
  • Electric oven and ceramic hob, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine, smart TV, WiFi, Travel cot and highchair available
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for three cars
  • Enclosed garden with outdoor furniture, balcony with bistro table and chairs
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub 0.4 miles, Shop 0.4 miles, Beach 5.5 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location


Portreath 4.5 miles; Hayle 7 miles.

Camborne lies in the heart of a former mining community and was well known for its “Queen of Cornish Mines" - the Dolcoath copper and tin mine, the deepest in Cornwall. Today, Camborne is home to Heartlands, a community space covering 19 acres and scattered with remnants of the mining industry, providing a free space for visitors to explore the heritage of Cornwall, browse art and craft projects, stroll through the gardens and sit and share a picnic or enjoy lunch at the Red River Café. From Camborne centre you can follow an interesting town trail, or spend the afternoon in the museum before visiting the array of shops and pubs. A ten-minute drive from Camborne brings you to a wealth of sandy Cornish beaches including Portreath, Gwithian and Porthtowan. Camborne is ideal for exploring Land’s End, the Lizard Peninsula, Truro and the Eden Project, which are all less than an hour’s drive away, ideal for a day trip.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Christmas