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Willow

(Ref. 959925)

Falmouth, Cornwall Show on map

4.7

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

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45 Customer Reviews

  • "My husband and I booked Willow over NewYear’s as we were visiting family nearby."

    The accommodation was perfect for our needs - we liked the views and the enclosed garden for our dog and easy access to the coastal footpath. It became apparent that the heating was not working which was somewhat alarming in light of the fact that it was New Year’s weekend and we had back to back storms. I rang the number in my email and was informed, unsurprisingly, that the office was closed but an emergency number was given. I rang and waited on hold for twenty minutes before giving up and went onto the website. It offered better options and I was able to WhatsApp our problem. Within the half hour, our problem had been referred to Scarlet of Cornish Cottages who called and put us in contact with the owner, Steve. Things moved very quickly and Steve came to the cottage and sorted out the glitch, much to our great relief. Our thanks to Scarlet and Steve for averting what could have been a cold and miserable stay and ensuring that we had a very enjoyable stay.

    Thank you for completing your feedback. We are delighted to hear you and your 4 legged furry friend enjoyed your visit to Willow. Following your contact regarding the heating issue, after investigation by the owner it transpired that all of the radiator thermostats had all been moved to zero. We are so pleased this was sorted quickly for you and you were able to enjoy your New Years stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ellen4.7Dec 2023

  • "This was our 3rd stay at Willow and its just the perfect home away from home."

    Best location, comfort and value for money.

    Reviewed by Claire5.0Oct 2023

  • "We had a lovely time but I thought we could share some feedback."

    First, the gas knobs are not very safe. You can turn them on very easily by just wiping around them, which happened to us twice. We all ended up with a headache and had to leave the property for some time. I ended up putting a plastic container over them to ensure our safety. The top draw in the dishwasher should be fixed, it keeps dropping. The bed in the main bedroom is rather small so if you are tall, you may struggle to sleep. Apart from that, it’s a nice property, very quiet and relaxing. We loved drinking coffee in the morning while sitting on the decking area listening to birds singing.

    Reviewed by Marzanna3.1Aug 2023

  • "Really enjoyed our stay."

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Aug 2023

  • "Washing machine was not spinning or emptying water ."

    Other than this minor point the cottage is fantastic and we enjoyed or stay.

    Reviewed by Philip4.7Jul 2023

  • "We found the property and it’s setting very good and dog friendly as stated in the details."

    Our key points on recommending this property are as follows Everything is on one level including access to the garden via a decking. Idea for two of our party with reduced mobility. The property is well furnished with everything you need for a great stay. Silence, it’s the first thing that you notice when you are sat on the decking, all you do hear is the odd distant shout of “four” as the golfers lose another ball. There is easy access to a good dog walk through a gate close to the property and if you are a walker there is access to the Coastal Path directly from the gate across the golf course. The golfers are very friendly and will direct you across the course to one of two directions of the Coastal path east or west.. Overall a great place to stay a we recommend it.

    Reviewed by Rhion5.0Jun 2023

  • "We really enjoyed staying at Willow in June."

    The cottage is generally of a high standard and well-equipped throughout. The lounge was comfortable and the settee was better quality than it seemed on the pictures. The kitchen was small but did the job. The garden was great for us and the dogs, given the warm weather we had. The path up to the golf course / coastal path is helpful but it would be good to have some information included that helped with knowing where locally you could let dogs have a run off lead, safely. The only things that we would say need improving are the twin beds. The listing says to ask for it to be prepared as a zip-link double but we didn't see any way to do that and thought it would be ok - the right hand bed felt like you were sleeping on a slope towards the other bed. The other one at the window side was better, but they are pretty narrow for a adult to use - though I understand that the room itself is small too so it would be difficult to include bigger beds. This was not enough to put us off and would definitely recommend Willow as a place to stay with dogs.

    Reviewed by Helen4.7Jun 2023

  • "Lovely well equipped barn conversion and spotlessly clean."

    Great location and easy access to attractions by foot or car. Dogs loved the garden and we loved the garden and open views.

    Reviewed by Tracie5.0May 2023

  • "This is our second stay at willow Peaceful lovely area and lucky we had the sun on our week"

    Reviewed by Janice5.0May 2023

  • "Booked Willow because it said garden was dog secure I wish all dog friendly places would state this if so - It was great to open kitchen door early morning for them to nip across smart decking area onto nice sized mown grass area - perfect property for singleton with a couple of pooches in tow."

    It was warm and cosy with a comfortable bath too (shower over) Great area to visit private access to costal path across nicely maintained attractive golf course with parking right by barn just perfect Trebah gardens had very good cafe / gift shop which you can access without paying entrance fee Excellent stay thank you Lindsay

    Reviewed by Lindsay5.0Mar 2023

  • "Fantastic location, lovely and quiet but within easy reach of beaches and Falmouth town."

    Beds were very comfortable and the garden was very secure. It was nice to sit out in the garden knowing the dogs couldn't escape.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Feb 2023

  • "Very convenient to several beaches."

    Safe area for my dog as garden enclosed. Cottage was clean and had all that we needed for our comfort . Enjoyed our stay at Willow cottage . Thank you Chris & Brian

    Reviewed by Christine3.8Oct 2022

  • "Within the general description, it would not harm to mention that the beach, less than 1 mile, is not accessible for people with walking difficulties."

    Although on first impression the property looked neat enough, there was an unpleasant smell upon entry. The location was lovely, with the view from the rear garden and it was very central for exploring the area. The Garden was well furnished, with a BBQ, rotary line and ample seating. It was also enclosed and overlooked the golf course. The inside, there were cobwebs in every room and it was evident that the furniture had not been pulled out and cleaned behind for sometime, which we did. The mastic around the bath had all peeled away and the walls all needed a coat of paint. There was a lack of the kitchen essentials i.e. kitchen roll, cling film or foil. We do appreciate that it was the end of season but these things made quite a negative impact on our stay.

    Reviewed by Karen3.4Sep 2022

  • "What can I say?"

    Willow is stunning! Has everything you need! Great location for walks especially with the doggy! The beds were so comfy! More comfy then my own at home! Our children throughly enjoyed their week here and the property was well equipped. So clean and well fixed together. Thank you so so much we have loved every second of it!

    Reviewed by Nicole5.0Aug 2022

  • "Loved our stay at Willow Barn comfortable, clean, great facilities, tucked away, nice and private."

    The garden was very private and has wonderful views over looking the golf course. It was ideal for the dog too. Love Falmouth so will definitely be back! Thank you.

    Reviewed by Judith4.7Jul 2022

  • "This was our second visit and it didn't disappoint."

    It's comfortable, well located and extremely dog friendly. The cottage has everything you need and a lovely garden with relaxing views over the golf course. We will be back again.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Jun 2022

  • "Enjoyed our stay at willow very peaceful Everything was there Nice location ..."

    Enjoyed our stay at willow very peaceful Everything was there Nice location Would definitely stay again For us was first time in renting a place we normally do our caravan, was good that we could bring the dogs , Cornwall very dog friendly Can recommend willow and we will go back

    Reviewed by Janice5.0Apr 2022

  • "Property was superb!"

    Would definitely stay here again and will most likely do so if our daughter ends up going to Falmouth Uni which was one of the purposes of the trip. Property was in a super location, looking out onto fields and the back garden not overlooked by any other property. Very peaceful location. Able to park the car right outside, and the path way out of the location, across the golf course and to the coast line was an ideal situation for us being we had a dog with us - I covered some 49 miles of walking during our 7 day stay and most of it was along the coastline or on the beaches. The property itself was just right for the 3 'humans' staying. Two good bedrooms, one bathroom, one lounge area and a kitchen. None of the rooms are particularly spacious but they weren't too small either. The condition of the property was excellent, was a little nervous having our dog there as even though he is very well behaved, we were a little nervous of claws making marks but it seemed to be okay. Also the rear garden had a lovely condition lawn so we hoped the dog wee's wouldn't damage it. We did water where the dog went but in most cases, we took him out for walks. But the fact the property allows dogs means we wouldn't have been staying there otherwise. Kitchen was well stocked, only very minor niggle was that there were just 2 tall glasses which if there were 3 or 4 staying, there wasn't enough. All in all, a very enjoyable stay and we'd defintitely look to stay there again if back in Falmouth.

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Apr 2022

  • "Everything you could need for a comfortable stay."

    Would recommend Willow Cottage

    Reviewed by Scott4.1Apr 2022

  • "Willow cottage was in such a great location."

    Close to everything but felt like you were miles away in the peace and quiet. Lovely safe garden for our dog and great walktk Falmouth, more uphill on the way back but it's worth it!

    Reviewed by Claire4.7Oct 2021

  • "Willow is a lovely comfortable accommodation, very spacious with lovely little garden, very quiet and relaxing place ideal for the perfect getaway."

    Reviewed by Debbie5.0Sep 2021

  • "Lovely little cottage which made a good base for visiting Cornwall."

    Had everything we needed and was secure for the our dog. Would definitely return.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Sep 2021

  • "The cottage was located in a very quiet and peaceful location, with lovely views too."

    Very well equipped , and did have iron and hairdryer too! Only thing wrong, very small second bedroom and beds in there very small.

    Reviewed by Marian4.7Sep 2021

  • "The garden was perfect for the dog,and for sitting and relaxing in."

    The walks to the beaches and coastal path, all on the doorstep . A very quiet and peaceful spot. Perfect retreat after all the tourist hotspots. We loved it. The approach road was a little challenging with the potholes, but we’ve accepted that as part of the reason it’s peaceful and out of the way.

    Reviewed by Theresa5.0Jul 2021

  • "It's rare that a property truly does exceed expectations but Willow did."

    It is spacious and very comfortable (especially the beds). It is very well equipped and was very clean and tidy. The garden is excellent for dogs, being completely enclosed and has lovely views across the golf course. Everyone around the location was very friendly and we felt very welcome. We will definitely come again but probably in late May/early June or September to ensure that the beaches are accessible all the time. Having said this we found everywhere was very dog friendly and fully understand the beach restrictions regarding dogs in the height of the summer season.

    Reviewed by Teresa5.0Jun 2021

  • "This was our 3rd visit to Willow Barn and again we were not disappointed."

    The cottage is always spotlessly clean and the enclosed garden is perfect for our two small dogs. We look forward to our next visit.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Jun 2021

  • "Great location."

    Lovely peaceful break. Accommodation offered everything we needed and more. Added bonus of secure garden for dog

    Reviewed by Natalie4.7Jun 2021

  • "Settees were very uncomfortable."

    Dinning chair heavy to move to sit down. Very dark inside lounge area no sun or view which was disappointing.

    Reviewed by June3.4May 2021

  • "Our stay at the Willows was just what we needed."

    Very spacious and well equipped. Beautiful countryside. Only one negative The road leading up to Pennance Barnes. This road needs some work. The potholes are car killers. Don't travel to fast down this lane.

    Reviewed by Andrew3.8May 2021

  • "Willow barn was perfect - well equipped, immaculate throughout and in a beautiful private and peaceful location a stone through away from the coastal path."

    We would love to return in the summer.

    Reviewed by Surinder5.0Apr 2021

  • "Willow was private, with a secure garden, ideal for our dog."

    Been near to other holiday barns also made it seem friendly and safe. Furnishings were modern and in good order and the whole cottage well maintained and spotlessly clean. It was easy to find and ideally situated near Swanpool Beach and Falmouth. We enjoyed a drive along the beautiful Helford River, exploring its delightful little coves and creeks. Another day was spent exploring Kynance Cove and The Lizard. Even one wet and windy day we found we could happily hang out in the cottage, reading or watching television, as it was so cosy and relaxing there.

    Reviewed by Georgina5.0Sep 2020

  • "Willow was a lovely property in a nice quiet setting and the garden was totally enclosed so the dog was happy to go out without us having to watch her."

    The weather wasn’t great but we went out each day and our two granddaughters went to the beach every day and we visited St Ives twice which is very pretty. Falmouth is a nice quaint holiday town and definitely worth a visit. We had a great holiday and would certainly book with Sykes again

    Reviewed by Cheryl5.0Aug 2020

  • "Excellent stay ."

    Modern , comfortable cottage with perfect location for access to the beaches & dog walks . Would book again

    Reviewed by Peter4.7Aug 2020

  • "Great location and a perfect dog friendly cottage."

    Very comfortable, warm and well equipped. Access to coastal path made it even better.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Oct 2019

  • "Very dog friendly area secure garden and easy access to good dog walks"

    Reviewed by Marlene5.0Oct 2019

  • "Lovely cottage with great access for the morning walks and swim - dog and human."

    Would love to come back. Warm and cosy place. Very well equipped cottage.

    Reviewed by Kathryn5.0Oct 2019

  • "We were really pleased with the holiday home."

    The living space and facilities were excellent. The photos in the listing give a good impression of what to expect.

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Sep 2019

  • "We had asked for the twins to be zipped to form a King size and had confirmation of this however that was not the case."

    This has been resolved.

    Reviewed by Elizabeth5.0Aug 2019

  • "Well we have had a number of Sykes cottages and they have all been really really good if not perfect in most ways and we have always enjoyed and had a really good rest and lovely time."

    However with Willow the kitchen was a NIGHTMARE... so very small and totally unmanageable. If you turned around you bumped into one side. If you made a mistake of having a door open you suffered for it. Also if both of us tried to do something we’ll forget it completely. I know a lot of people always eat out but we like to do a little of both and certainly for a couple of days stay in and rest ... well this just didn’t happen .. so sadly NO we would not go back again. Also I do ring up during my holiday there to Sykes and got no response from the young lady dealing with me most upset as Sykes are always usually so goood and helpful... sorry that this is a saga but you have asked for feedback a couple of times ...

    Reviewed by Antoinette2.8Apr 2019

  • "We really enjoyed our stay at Willow cottage."

    With the beauty of the Cornish countryside all around and a very short walk to the coast path across the glorious golf course, made staying here perfect for our break in Falmouth. The cottage was very well equipped and comfortable, with an enclosed rear garden, making it brilliant for our dog.....we will certainly return.

    Reviewed by Judy5.0Feb 2019

  • "It was an excellent cottage , well equipped and was so lovely to , that they had got milk and butter and cake when we arrived."

    There was also washing up liquid,towels and toiletries. What more can you ask for.

    Reviewed by Lesley5.0Nov 2018

  • "Great house, everything there that you could possibly need."

    Fantastic location, great walks from doorstep just disappointed that the house could of been cleaner! Floors throughout were dirty they needed a good wash as socks and feet picked up the dirt! Toilet flush needs to be looked at but apart from that the house was comfortable, warm and cosy.

    Reviewed by Sarah3.8Oct 2018

  • "We loved our stay in Willow, it met and exceeded our expectations."

    Great secure garden for our young Border Terrier made life easy, wonderful walks on the doorstep, beautiful setting and views, very well equipped cottage, just perfect. We had a small problem, needed help with the TV, the response from Sykes was immediate and in fact the Owner rang us from his holiday to talk us through what we had to do. Excellent customer care. Thank you and we hope to revisit soon.

    Reviewed by Jenny4.7Sep 2018

  • "This is a lovely, well equipped cottage."

    Great for the dogs. Falmouth and lots beaches easily accessible. I would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Alison5.0Sep 2017

  • "We had a brilliant time during our summer break in the Willow Cottage."

    We are already considering visiting the same location again for next summer.

    Reviewed by Michael4.6Aug 2017

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Summary

  • All on one level
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x Twin 2'6" (zip & link to make king-size double on request
  • Bathroom with bath with shower over, WC and basin
  • Open plan living room with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair available
  • Off road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed garden with deck and lawn
  • Two pets welcome at £25 each per week
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Pub 1 mile
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Shops 3 miles.

The property

A delightful barn conversion just over one mile from the enchanting beach resort of Falmouth.

Willow nestles in a tranquil countryside setting within a courtyard of stylish barn conversions adjacent to the town's prestigious coastal golf course.

This semi-detached barn is perfect for family, friends and couples.

With all accommodation on the ground floor there is an open-plan living room with dining and kitchen area, There are two sleep inducing bedrooms, one double and one zip and link twin offering flexibility.

and a family bathroom.

Outside is a rear garden with a decked area and lawn, perfect for children and pets to play.

The beach at Swanpool is a 10 minute stroll away, so take buckets, spades and swimwear.

A little further are the beaches at Maenporth and Gyllyngvase, with the Blue Flag award.

Situated on the coastal footpath, scenic walks begin from the doorstep and guests have private access onto the golf course, making this venue ideal for ramblers and golfers.

Falmouth's cobbled streets are home to shops and galleries, the National Maritime Museum and traditional inns.

Sample fresh, local produce at one of the superb eateries, many with harbourside views; the fish and chips at Rick Stein's seafood restaurant are excellent!

Choose from watersports and fishing excursions, or board a pleasure boat to the cathedral city of Truro or waterside St Mawes with its 15th century castle.

For those looking for a relaxing or active break in the Falmouth area Willow is the perfect choice.

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About the location

FALMOUTH

Mabe 3 miles; Penryn 2 miles; Truro 11 miles.

Falmouth, with its magnificent natural harbour (the third largest in the world), winding streets and beaches, will keep you occupied for hours. The town's old harbour-side pubs, excellent shopping, art gallery and stunning National Maritime Museum simply complete the picture. Pendennis Castle, built by Henry VIII, is Falmouth's most popular attraction, sited on its own peninsula with superb panoramic sea views. Across from Falmouth harbour is the beautiful town of St Mawes, surrounded by the rocky coves, sandy beaches and lush green countryside of the Roseland Peninsula. Go there by car (15 miles) or take the passenger ferry from Falmouth (15 minutes). For nature lovers there is the Swanpool Nature Reserve, a lagoon and site of special scientific interest teeming with a variety of wildlife. There is also a golf course. Falmouth offers such a rich variety of landscape and attractions for people of all ages, it is sure to tempt you back time and again.

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Note: Please state at the point of booking if you require beds to be made up differently to that specified. Late notice may mean we are not able to change the configuration in time for your arrival.