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Kilden Cottage

Helston, Cornwall (Ref. 1074214)


Cornish Cottage Holidays rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

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  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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32 Customer Review(s)

  • Natasha

    “The cottage was superb, very homely, lovely furnishing and decor, with a bottle of wine and milk in the fridge on arrival an added bonus.”

    The garden was beautiful, well maintained and a proper sun trap. It was well located to wander into Helston and to walk out through the Penrose estate on to the South West Coast Path. Comms leading up to the visit were also excellent. We loved it! Thank you!

    The garden was beautiful, well maintained and a proper sun trap. It was well located to wander into Helston and to walk out through the Penrose estate on to the South West Coast Path. Comms leading up to the visit were also excellent. We loved it! Thank you!

    - Natasha, April 2024

    We loved having you stay and so appreciate your feedback. It matters and helps us improve , thank you. Property Owner


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king size, 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Bathroom with freestanding bath, hand-held shower, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with wood burning stove
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Gas central heating
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, Bluetooth Speaker, Soundbar and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Stairgate available
  • Private driveway parking for 3 cars
  • Enclosed front garden with lawn, and enclosed rear garden with lawn, patio, barbecue, summerhouse and furniture
  • Two well behaved pets welcome at £20 per pet per week
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.3 miles, pub 0.5 miles.

The property

Less than three miles from the superb harbour and beach at Porthleven, Kilden 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.

Kilden 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.

Kilden 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.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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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 it's Flora Day Festival and the many stories and legends about the "Furry Dance" are told in the fascinating Helston Folk Museum. 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. By car reach numerous outstanding beaches, including Porthleven Beach, Praa Sands Beach, and Gunwalloe Church Cove Beach, with Loe Bar offering a dog-friendly landscape, along with the chance to join the stunning Cornish coastal path.

Note: Highchair will no longer be available from October 2022.
Note: There is no EV charger at this property. Charging an EV from an internal electrical point is strictly prohibited and charges will be incurred.
Note: This property will not accept bookings with children under five years old.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Off-season
  • Christmas