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Coverack near Helston, Cornwall (Ref. 931631)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Mr Hider

    “Just a couple of minor niggles 1: Directions to property,when in Coverack,are a little vague as Chymbloth Way as listed for dropping off is not marked near the property,we asked in the shops for directions.”

    It is in fact on the right as one goes up the footpath marked with a sign. ...

    It is in fact on the right as one goes up the footpath marked with a sign. 2: The sink in the toilet would not hold water. 3: The shower riser is loose. 4: The garden was not pet( dog) friendly,as we had local dogs getting in through the hedge.I understand that next year dogs will not be allowed so this would not be a problem then. The property would also benefit, I would say, from having a hand rail for the stairs, and maybe a reminder above the kitchen door to mind ones head. On the plus side the property was very comfortable,well appointed and with amazing views of the bay. We were greeted with lovely cream tea supplies when we entered,very kind and also delicious! All in all we had a great time. Great walking from the front door!


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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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The property

This dream detached cottage, with amazing far-reaching sea views is set in the small, picturesque, unspoilt fishing village of Coverack on the Lizard Peninsula.

The cottage is ideal for families or groups of friends looking to enjoy a coastal holiday with the village being built on two sides of a spur of rock that juts out into the sea.

With a large, sheltered crescent shaped arc of sand ideal for swimming and watersports only a few minutes’ walk away, this is a very special cottage in a wonderful location.

Tucked away off the main road through the village and approached up a narrow lane, the moment you arrive you know you are at a most relaxing cottage full of character.

Entering with a small snug room on the right with a welcoming woodburner for the cooler evenings, you also have the dining room, kitchen and utility room on the ground floor.

Taking the stairs leads to the most spectacular room in the house, the large sitting room with the most amazing views.

Many a day, whatever the weather, will be spent in this attractive room marvelling at the views and relaxing with a drink in hand.

There are three beautifully-furnished bedrooms here, two king-size double rooms and a twin.

Outside is a most unusual garden with sitting and relaxing options all around, and boasting more outstanding views.

Right from the cottage there are glorious coastal walks, and with the beach so close by days spent without the need for a car are definitely called for.

A stroll down to the Paris Hotel on the harbour offers great local ales and a good choice of food, and along with other fine small restaurants and shops this coastal village offers all you need on a daily basis.

An excellent cottage for a memorable seaside break.


Three bedrooms: 2 x king-size double, 1 x twin. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower. First floor basin and WC. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room. First floor sitting room. Snug with woodburner.


  • Oil central heating with woodburner
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD/Bluray, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburner inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Roadside parking on a first come, first served basis (restricted during peak summer months)
  • Alternative parking in public car parks nearby
  • Enclosed lawned gardens with patio, furniture and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop, pub and beach 5 mins walk. Please note this property will be pet free after 3rd May 2019.

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About the location


St Keverne 2 miles; Helston 12 miles; Falmouth 18 miles.

Coverack is a small fishing village on the Lizard Peninsula, a few miles from Lizard Point in Cornwall, the most southerly point on mainland Britain. Coverack is a beautiful and peaceful place to escape the main tourist routes and offers a beach in the sheltered bay, which is ideal for swimming, windsurfing and kayaking, as well as shops, a Post Office, pub and restaurants. The Lizard Peninsula is a large area of spectacular coves and beaches and is noted for its rare geology and plants. From Lizard Point there are wonderful sea views from the windswept cliffs, which provide fabulous walking opportunities along this stretch of the South West Coast Path. Inland is the market town of Helston, known for its Flora Day Festival, and in Gweek is The Cornish Seal Sanctuary. Flambards theme park is just 20 minutes' drive away and just over ten miles away is the Culdrose Airfield, where once a year the public are welcome to come and meet the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Navy’s flying force. Coverack is ideally located for exploring The Lizard Peninsula, as well as the lovely seaside towns of St Ives and Falmouth and many other beaches and pretty villages.

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