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Widgeons Keel

(Ref. 1080141)

Flushing, Cornwall Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 6 Guests

  • 3 Bedrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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  • great (7)
  • cottage (7)
  • lovely (6)
  • parking (6)
  • space (5)
  • flushing (5)

11 Customer Reviews

  • "Very well maintained and equipped cottage, parking space a real boon for Flushing."

    Tastefully decorated so that it felt like a home rather than a rental. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

    Reviewed by Candy4.7Nov 2023

  • "A beautiful holiday house."

    Well maintained, nicely and tastefully furnished. A radio may be a good idea to install.

    Reviewed by John4.7Oct 2023

  • "Lovely cosy and stylish interior decor."

    Very comfortable beds. It is probably the best equipped cottage we've stayed at in many years of visits to Cornwall. The separate loo downstairs was essential, but please can you fit a lock to avoid embarrassing moments! Homely touches were great, especially the pictures, art and local history books. The parking space is a brilliant bonus in Flushing. Even out of season the roadside parking is very busy. However, sadly we were disturbed at night with noise from the neighbours due to the thin wall between the houses upstairs (on the left as you look at the cottage). They weren't being loud, but we could hear them talking, coughing, snoring etc late at night and early morning. Not a complaint about the neighbours, just the wall. Maybe others wouldn't notice it. The garden was a damp yard area with no sun or outlook, and so we didn't use it. The upper area would be amazing if it could be restored. The notes for the cottage probably need updating as the pub is now the Harbour House which is fine dining (and excellent!), and the shop is much improved under new ownership. Adrian the property manager was helpful and responsive before/throughout our stay. Overall we had a lovely holiday and the improvement feedback is really just to make the cottage perfect! Thank you. Lucy

    Reviewed by Lucy4.4Sep 2023

  • "The cottage was great with a good amount of room for all the family."

    Kitchen was very nice and clean etc. Also the bathroom was very nice too. Flushing is a lovely place and will be back at Widgeons Keel hopefully very soon.

    Thanks very much. Delighted to hear. Come back soon Property Owner

    Reviewed by Nick5.0Aug 2023

  • "We thought Widgeon's Keel was a fabulous cottage."

    It was extremely clean, well furnished and equipped, and with very comfortable beds. The location is great - just short walk to the pub, shop, harbour, and kids play area, and only a few minutes further to the beach. The parking space (tucked away in a very close alley) was useful.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a great time in Flushing."

    Widgeons Keel was a great base, with everything we needed for a week away. Thank you

    Reviewed by Suzy5.0Jun 2023

  • "Fantastic location, lovely property, spotlessly clean and great to have a parking space."

    It's a shame there is only one full bathroom. The only negative was the frustration of not being able to control the heating. We had to message a couple of times after returning from wet walks, bit disappointed by that. Overall however a lovely, relaxing holiday.

    Reviewed by Richard3.8Oct 2022

  • "Highly recommend ."

    Very cosy and comfortable. The village is pretty with lots of lovely walks and easy access to Falmouth on ferry. Beds are very comfortable and cottage is spotlessly clean everywhere. Heating was controlled through the owners phone so that was adjusted by contacting the manager- who was very helpful.

    Reviewed by Lucy4.7Oct 2022

  • "Widgeons Keel is a lovely cottage."

    It was very clean and super comfortable, conveniently located near the ferry for Falmouth and near some beautiful walks. We made good use of the log burner with the variable Cornish weather last week.

    Reviewed by Nikola5.0Sep 2022

  • "Great house in a very good village."

    Excellent location to discover the local areas and really good walks. Very good facilities and comfortable house. Was really great to have off the road parking. During our stay we requested some extra towels, this was dealt with very efficiently by the House manager Adrain. Possibly consider including more towels. Local pubs were great but a special mention for the Royal Standard, great food and hospitality.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Sep 2022

  • "Brilliant cottage, wonderful area to stay - Flushing."

    Pubs, shop, beach, Scenery all within easy reach and really lovely. Used our paddle board and snorkels. Are out. Didn’t need to travel really but did go out for adventure activities which were amazing and close by. The house pics don’t do it justice. The garden was great to have and BBQ. Parking space invaluable. Very nice touches in the house. Lovely and arty which was appreciated by my sculptor husband and myself a jeweller. Very nicely and well equipped.

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2022

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Summary

  • Three bedrooms: 1 x super-king-size, 1 x twin, 1 x twin (single and single bunk) Bathroom with bath, walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom/utility with basin, washing machine, tumble dryer and WC
  • Kitchen/diner
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Electric central heating with woodburning stove
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed rear garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles, beach 0.7 miles

The property

Perched in the popular coastal village of Flushing, Cornwall, is this fantastic three-bedroom, mid-terrace cottage, Widgeons Keel.

Enjoying a prime position just moment’s away from the coast, Penryn River and the local amenities, Widgeons Keel is a superb pet-friendly dwelling for a group or family of six, plus their furry companion.

Leave your car in the off-road parking space, before unloading your bags and making your way into your new home-from-home.

Be welcomed into the spacious sitting room, where you can look forward to relaxing in front of your favourite films on the TV after a day of exploring, as your pooches snuggle up in front of the crackling woodburning stove.

Whip up delicious meals in the well-equipped kitchen, featuring a handy dishwasher, ready to enjoy at the dining table for six or alfresco out in the rear enclosed garden.

Completing the ground floor is a cloakroom/utility for your convenience, housing a washing machine and tumble dryer, perfect for keeping your holiday wardrobe fresh!

Climb the stairs up to the first floor, where you can indulge in a soothing bubble bath or refreshing hot shower, before wrapping yourself in a toasty towel, courtesy of the heated towel rail.

When sleep calls, choose from three well-appointed bedrooms to catch your rest in, a super-king-size and two twins.

Explore the local village, where you will find the welcoming pubs and restaurants of The Royal Standard, The Harbour House and the renowned Waterside, where you can sample the freshest seafood whilst enjoying views over Penryn River.

Pack up your swimming trunks, bathing suits and towels and head straight to Flushing Beach, where you can bathe, paddle the shores and picnic, an added bonus is that the beach is dog-friendly all year round too, so your four-legged friends don’t have to miss out on the fun!

Within the village you will also find a well-stocked convenience store, providing hot soup at lunchtimes and cakes and pasties and pastries, and the Flushing Sailing Club, where you can immerse yourself in local life and watch the yacht racing.

Just a short drive away in Mylor Churchtown, where you can try your hand at a selection of watersports, including paddleboarding and kayaking, hire a boat for exploring the scenery along the River Falmouth, embark on a fishing trip with Cornish Fishing or indulge in a tasty meal and crisp glass of wine in the waterfront restaurant of Castaways Wine Bar.

Make the drive or take a boat from Flushing Harbour over to Falmouth, where you can explore the delights of Pendennis Castle, the National Maritime Museum and a selection of beautiful beaches; there is even easy access to the scenic South West Coast Path!

All this and more awaits with a stay at Widgeons Keel.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £300.

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About the location

FLUSHING

Mylor Churchtown 2.2 miles, Penryn 3.2 miles, Falmouth 4.6 miles

Flushing is a delightful coastal village resting in the west of Cornwall. Across the Penryn River from Falmouth, the village offers a prime location for a coast front adventure surrounded by beautiful scenery. With the port being constructed in the 18th century by the Dutch and the Queen Anne style houses built by ship captains in the past, you can expect to see charming and unconventional architecture, perfect for observing at any time of year. Within the village itself you can expect to find two inviting pubs, a wonderful restaurant offering great food and views of the coastal sunsets, a local store for all of your self-catering needs, a church, school, bowling green, and even the historical landmark of the RNLI Fitzroy Barometer, presenting the local fishermen history of the area. If you fancy a day out at the beach, Flushing can offer that too, with its very own hidden gem boasting beautiful views over Falmouth and a lovely sandy area to stroll, be sure to head here for a family fun day out, with the dog being welcome to come along too! You can also find a sailing club where you can see yacht racing and get amongst the locals for a real community feel. Just a short drive away is the vibrant town of Falmouth, also offering a beach as well as a castle, maritime museum, beautiful gardens and plenty of wonder to explore, it's well-worth a visit. With Penryn, Truro and Reruth all a reasonable distance away and offering even more fantastic amenities, Flushing provides the perfect base for exploring all areas of Cornwall.