A picture perfect, English country cottage set amidst the tranquil woodland gardens of the Penwarne Estate, shared only with the neighbouring owner and the groundsman’s residences.
Penwarne Lodge offers the perfect setting for a relaxing break, conveniently located on the edge of the village of Mawnan Smith, close to the beaches of Maenporth, Swanpool and Gyllyngvase and the gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan.
For those seeking a countryside retreat to explore the magnificent beauty of the North Helford region, this cottage is sure to appeal to all.
A detached whitewashed double fronted cottage, presented to a high standard with a country-style interior.
A sleek, contemporary kitchen gives this property a modern twist with glossy units and acres of worktop to prepare meals, leading through into a spacious dining room.
A cosy living room is an inviting space to relax after exploring during the day, warmed by a wood burning stove for cooler evenings.
Both first floor bedrooms are elegantly dressed and furnished with deep comfortable mattresses, each with scenic views over the garden and countryside.
Outside there is an acre of garden to enjoy with garden furniture for relaxation on sunny evenings.
The Penwarne Estate extends over a full 12 acres of subtropical gardens and is highly recommended in the ‘Good Gardens Guide.’ A guided tour can be arranged by special request.
The pretty village of Mawnan Smith close by, has a good pub in the village along with a number of village stores.
Falmouth is within a 10 minute drive and offers a vibrant mix of cafes, restaurants and shops as well as the National Maritime Museum worthy of visiting.
Ferries from here operate to Flushing and St Mawes and upriver to the cathedral city of Truro – a lovely day out!
The pretty creeks and waterside pubs of the Helford River are there to be explored on foot or by water.
Hire a self-drive motor boat or kayak on your own steam, both equally enjoyable for exploring the river.
Penwarne Lodge is perfectly located for discovering the North Helford and an ideal choice for a romantic break or tranquil family holiday.
About the location
Falmouth 6 miles ; Helford Passage 1.5 miles ; Helston 12.5 miles
Located near the mouth of the Helford River in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Mawnan Smith is a pretty little village. It is home to a traditional pub overlooking the water, a restaurant, a church and a handful of shops. The surrounding area is perfect for ramblers, with an abundance of creekside and woodland walks, and subtropical gardens at Glendurgan and Trebah. The Helford River also offers opportunities for kayaking and sailing as well as fishing. The nearby maritime town of Falmouth is a popular resort, with a range of shops and restaurants, bowling alley and the National Maritime Museum…. Or why not catch the ferry from Helford Passage to Helford Village and explore the picturesque South Helford? Enterprise Boats offer trips up the River Fal from Falmouth to Truro, passing iconic maritime locations and landmarks as well as several ocean-going vessels which anchor in the river.
Note: Tour of the gardens can be arranged. Note: One dog accepted by prior arrangement.