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Longhouse

St Keverne, Cornwall (Ref. 4682)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside

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23 Customer Review(s)

  • “Cottage is comfortable, with all the expected equipment.”

    As the owner pointed out, putting their mobile phone numbers in the key collection instructions is pointless. There are no mobile phone signals in the area of the house. In this respect the actual property listing is very accurate....a stay without phones or internet. Excellent! ...

    As the owner pointed out, putting their mobile phone numbers in the key collection instructions is pointless. There are no mobile phone signals in the area of the house. In this respect the actual property listing is very accurate....a stay without phones or internet. Excellent! The only suggestion to the owners is that the bathroom is quite dated, and the it would benefit from an update / upgrade, possibly with the addition of a shower pump to improve the shower water flow. The owners took the trouble to welcome us on arrival, and tell us how to contact them, as mobiles do not work. They also provided some local info, such as the best walk to the village. Very friendly and helpful, and not intrusive.

    - Mr Hanley, August 2021

The property

This character-filled, converted barn sits on Chywoone Farm in the village of St Keverne on the Lizard Heritage Coast in Cornwall.

Longhouse serves as a heart-warming retreat for a group of outdoor lovers who wish to explore this wondrous area of England.

The ground floor sympathetically retains some of the barn's original features; the wooden beams and exposed stonework make it a charming place to stay.

Spend the evenings unwinding on the inviting red sofas with the electric fire ablaze, the perfect way to end each day.

The kitchen is fully-equipped, whilst the dining room, with its rustic wooden furniture, provides a social spot to enjoy each mealtime together.

Both of the bedrooms at Longhouse rest under the eaves on the first floor, neutrally decorated to ensure a peaceful environment to recharge your batteries before yet another day of outdoor adventure.

There is a choice of simply lovely outdoor spots to make the most of here, with a quiet enclosed lawn and patio as well as two acres of well-kept lawns for you and your four-legged friend to stroll around under the sun.

St Keverne is a pretty village which hosts a number of friendly shops and pubs to make the most of.

From here you can venture along the wondrous Lizard Peninsula with glorious beaches, countryside and many quaint villages just waiting to be explored.

For a memorable outdoors holiday, Longhouse is the place for you.

Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room with woodburner-effect electric fire.
  • Oil central heating with electric fire in sitting room
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with FreeSat, DVD, video, selection of books and videos
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Patio garden with shared use of 2-acre rear garden with furniture
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.5 miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times when outside the property.

About the location

ST KEVERNE

Helston 12 miles.

On the eastern side of The Lizard Peninsula, the pretty village of St Keverne, lying just 1.25 miles inland, is the focal point for this area, with its village pubs and shops surrounding the village square, and an impressive church spire, at one time used to guide the Cornish fishermen home. From St Keverne, you can easily explore the natural and spectacular beauty of the Lizard Peninsula by car, bicycle or on foot. You will find walled fishing harbours, tiny secret coves, sandy bays and dramatic clifftop walks along the South West Coastal path. Just north is the Helford River, a yachtsman's dream and home to Frenchman's Creek, and picturesque Helford village. A short walk takes you to Roskilly’s Farm, where you can tuck in to ice cream to die for. Further afield, visit Falmouth, with one of the world's largest natural harbours, Pendennis Castle built by Henry VIII, and of course you cannot miss out on a trip to The National Maritime Museum.