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Halzephron Cottage

Gunwalloe near Helston, Cornwall (Ref. 946382)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Johnstone

    “The cottage was just as seen - so just right.”

    Lucy and Roger were really helpful - and generous with lovely hand wash etc (and a bottle of prosecco in the fridge). It is in a wonderful location and great to have such easy parking (we normally take a trailer with kayaks.)

    Lucy and Roger were really helpful - and generous with lovely hand wash etc (and a bottle of prosecco in the fridge). It is in a wonderful location and great to have such easy parking (we normally take a trailer with kayaks.)


  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Smoke-free Smoke-free
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Halzephron Cottage boasts a panoramic seascape from its cliff top setting in the idyllic coastal village of Gunwalloe on the stunning Lizard Peninsula.

This spacious cottage offers homely and welcoming accommodation for family and friends seeking a quirky, unique and characterful retreat with big garden set against an ocean backdrop.

The interior is spacious with a fusion of beams, wooden floors, vintage and upcycled furniture and Cornish features, including reclaimed boards and heritage walls.

Cooler breaks are made even cosier with the wood burner aside the comfy sofas, and there is additional storage space for guests’ belongings in the big cupboard, plus hanging space in the lobby.

The kitchen is a mix of mod con appliances and rustic work surfaces, creating a country vibe, with dining table overlooking the garden and ocean.

There are three bedrooms; a double, a bunk bed room on the ground floor and galleried twin bedroom with porthole window showcasing the sea from its first-floor spot.

There is some height restriction under the eaves, making a perfect den for children and adults alike!

The outdoors beckons with two garden areas, with generous lawn to the side for play and relaxation.

Gather around the fire pit or get creative with the barbecue after exploring the coast path.

Adjacent to the owners’ property, enjoy a walk through the wildflower meadow with its own amphitheatre and witness the most beautiful sunsets.

Beach lovers will be spoilt for choice here with Fishing Cove, Dollar Cove and Church Cove, three leading Poldark locations a short walk away.

The local golf course on the coast is also close by.

The Helford River offers a variety of activities and is very popular with water-sport enthusiasts, sailors, birdwatchers and garden lovers.

Visit the local and historic 500 years old Halzephron Inn, where a warm welcome is guaranteed, with award-winning restaurant serving local produce and Cornish ales.

Mullion is home to a choice of good restaurants, shops and pubs, or discover Mullion Meadows Chocolate Factory or pretty, working harbour at Mullion Cove.

Helston, an ancient market town famous for its Flora Day Festival in May as well as the Helston Folk Museum is a short drive away and is handy for provisions.

At the end of an adventurous day, return to charismatic and quirky Halzephron Cottage in its spectacular location – a homestay for all seasons.


Mostly ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x king size double, 1 x galleried twin with sitting area, 1 x adult’s bunk. Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC. Shower room with shower, basin and WC. Kitchen with dining area. Sitting room with woodburning stove.


  • Oil central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel, power and fuel for stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Front and side gardens with patio, furniture, fire pit and BBQ
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 5 mins walk

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About the location


Helston 5 miles; Mullion 7 miles.

Gunwalloe village is situated amongst the sand dunes and cliffs on the west coast of the Lizard Peninsula with three beaches, a large stretch of sand reaching as far as Porthleven, Dollar and Church Cove and a popular pub, The Halzephron Inn, offering tables outside with views right across Mount’s Bay. Gunwalloe is near to Mullion which is a large village on the Lizard Peninsula, the most southerly tip of mainland Britain. The village is home to a selection of popular restaurants, shops and pubs, Mullion Meadows Chocolate Factory and coffee shop, as well as Mullion Cove, a pretty working harbour. Helston is a pleasant, busy market town famous for its Flora Day Festival and the fascinating Helston Folk Museum and the very popular Flambards theme park. Also within half an hours drive are Falmouth, St Ives and Penzance. The Helford River, with boat hire, sub-tropical gardens and two fabulous pubs is also just a 15 minute drive. Further afield is the harbour town of Falmouth to the east and Land's End to the west. Gunwalloe is a wonderful holiday destination offering plenty of attractions for the whole family

Region Information

Note: The galleried twin bedroom has some restricted height and is open to the stairs, care to be taken at all times and children to be supervised.

This property offers the following short breaks:

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