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Penrose Farm Cott

St Keverne, Cornwall (Ref. 959161)

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • 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
  • Icon/Feature/Sky TV Sky TV
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “We liked the layout of the cottage, which was very important to us as we had new parents and their 5 month old baby with them!”

    - Mr Jacobs, September 2021

The property

This attractive 18th Century cottage stands in the delightful and secluded hamlet of Rosenithon with excellent sea views overlooking the infamous Manacles Reef where ship wrecks still crowd the seabed.

Walk a short distance down the footpath to the hidden Godrevy Cove which nestles below Godrevy Point within this amazing coastline. St Keverne is half a mile away with its picturesque village square, shops, Post Office, a good restaurant, two friendly inns.

Boating and diving facilities are available locally.

The valley of the River Helford, with numerous inlets and creeks, evokes a time-stopping ambiance and is ideal for those who enjoy boating or canoeing.

Flambards Theme Park and Poldark Mine are both within easy driving distance.

There is something for all ages on the Lizard Peninsula, renowned for its quaint and pretty villages, including the fishing cove at Cadgwith and other tranquil bays with stunning beaches of white sand and turquoise seas, and secret caves.

The Coastal Footpath passes the cottage and other footpaths are nearby covering long stretches of rugged scenery. Penrose Farm Cottage combines spacious accommodation and light bright decor with original features, including an ancient inglenook fireplace (not in operation) and ceiling beams in the separate dining room.

The sitting room on the first floor is comfortable and welcoming with sea view beyond and ideal for relaxation after a fun day spent exploring.

With a downstairs study for correspondence, reading or just peace and quiet, there is space for all the family.

The garden is on two levels with an attractive sheltered patio - perfect for alfresco dining or sitting with a chilled drink - and a large raised lawn which backs onto green farmland.


  • Over three floors
  • Four bedrooms: 1 x double
  • 1 x king-size double
  • 1 x single
  • 1 x twin
  • 2 x bathrooms with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Sitting room
  • Study.
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, Sky TV, DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars and a garage
  • Lawned garden with furniture and barbecue
  • Two well behaved pets welcome at £15 each per week
  • Shop, pub and restaurant 15 mins walk
  • Please note: Godrevy Cove is inaccessible until August 2018.

About the location


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.

Note: Steep, narrow stairs to Second Floor. Note: Can accommodate 7 guests on request.