Helford near Falmouth, Cornwall (Ref. 959668)

  • Rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes


  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Enjoy sea views, space and seclusion at this family holiday home from home sitting above pretty Gillan Cove at the mouth of the Helford River.

The beach is just a ten minute downhill stroll; relatively unknown this small pretty pebbly cove is never busy so pack a picnic and relax in peace.

A sleepy hamlet, Gillan is just five minutes drive from Manaccan which has local facilities including a shop, thatched pub and bistro.

Gorgeous Helford village is also nearby with a very narrow lane leading to a good pub on the waterfront.

Catch the passenger ferry from here across to Helford Passage or hire a boat and explore the tree lined creeks for a real Swallows and Amazons experience.

The Lizard Peninsula is possibly Cornwall's best kept secret.

Winding lanes link impossibly pretty fishing villages and coves such as Cadgwith, Coverack or Mullion where thatched cottages cling to the cliffs above turquoise waters.

The National Trust owned Kynance Cove is one of our favourites with a good cafe for ice creams lunches on the grass above the white sandy beach.

Footpaths meander across the peninsula and the South West Coast Path winds its way through Gillan and on to St Anthony in the east and Porthallow in the west making this a walker's heaven.

Boskenna offers spacious mixed level accommodation with a vast sitting room on the first floor opening to a balcony with fabulous views out to Falmouth Bay.

Also on the first floor are three bedrooms, each with countryside or sea views plus the family bathroom.

Downstairs is the kitchen dining room and conservatory plus a games room with pool and table tennis tables.There is an enclosed private level garden with ample lawn for a game, picnic table and barbecue.