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Manaccan, Cornwall (Ref. 959470)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
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10 Customer Review(s)

  • Mrs Hollick

    “It felt like a home from home.”

    Owners very welcoming and were always available to answer questions.

    Owners very welcoming and were always available to answer questions.

    - Mrs Hollick, June 2021

The property

Nestled in lush green countryside on a working farm just 1½ miles from the spectacular Helford River is Mandalay, a well presented two bedroom bungalow.

Less than a mile away is the pretty village of Manaccan which offers local facilities including post office/stores, 16th Century Inn and a cafe/bistro.

Standing alone from the rest of the County, the Lizard peninsula is perhaps Cornwall's best kept secret.

Designated an area of outstanding natural beauty, the locality is rural and unspoilt and the landscape remains largely unchanged as the years pass by.

The rugged scenery is interspersed with beautiful coves, hidden creeks, thatched cottages and colourful fishing boats and on the nearest beach at Gillan Cove (under 2 miles away) there is a high chance you will be the only visitors.

The picture postcard village of Helford which sits sleepily on the banks of the river is home to a sailing club and a pub on the waterfront from where you can hop on a boat to explore the northern banks of the river.

Recently refurbished, Mandalay offers comfortable accommodation on one level.

The sitting room has leather sofas and a wood burning stove and behind this is a well equipped kitchen.

There is a good sized conservatory at the rear of the bungalow with a dining table for six and a utility room for wet suits and muddy boots.

The two bedrooms are of a generous size and share a modern shower room with large shower cubicle. Outside is a large enclosed lawned garden and a terrace with table and chairs, perfect for a relaxing in the Cornish sunshine.

There is parking for two cars.

Please note that Mandalay is on a working farm and you may experience the sounds and smells of the countryside!


  • All on one level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Sitting room with wood burning stove
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Utility room
  • Conservatory with dining table and comfy chairs
  • Heating- electric plug in heaters or oil-fired Rayburn and radiators by request
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Fridge/freezer, dishwasher, tumble dryer, TV
  • 37” TV and iPod dock
  • WiFi
  • Selection of books and DVD’s
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Large enclosed lawned garden and terrace with furniture
  • No smoking
  • 1 pet welcome FREE OF CHARGE by prior agreement with the owner
  • Shop and pub 15 mins walk
  • River under 2 miles
  • Note: Max 4 adults.

About the location


Helston 10 miles ; Helford 1.5 miles ; Porthallow 3 miles

The village of Manaccan on the South Helford is small and friendly, with an excellent restaurant, friendly village inn and a beautiful 12th century church. The South Helford is arguably one of the most beautiful and unspoilt parts of Cornwall. With meandering country roads, picturesque creeks, tidal inlets and pretty waterside villages, the area can be summed up in three words: tranquil, charming and timeless. The perfect spot for enjoying outdoor living, the South Helford’s sheltered coves were made for messing around on the water and strolling leisurely along the banks. Leave your ‘phone behind and embrace the simple pleasures - while away time paddling in the shallows, explore hidden coves with a hire boat from St Anthony, and stroll through woodland to enjoy a picnic on the beach.

Note: 1 pet welcome FREE OF CHARGE by prior agreement with the owner. No smoking