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Strawberries & Cream Retreat

(Ref. 1000404)

Treleigh, Cornwall Show on map

4.8

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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55 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a fantastic stay at Strawberries & Cream Retreat, clean, tidy, modern and well situated."

    Lots of treats on arrival and for our dog also. A great base for St Ives, Penzance and Falmouth. Our stay was hampered by bad weather, rain, hail and wind! We enjoyed two sunny days. Spent time at two local beaches Porthtowan and Portreath. We had a very restful week, and our dog was completely safe in the enclosed garden. Our only complaint was that the bed springs would ping occasionally, maybe getting a bit worn? A small issue in an otherwise spot on holiday cottage.

    Reviewed by Sharon4.7Mar 2024

  • "Spotlessly clean, well equipped, comfortable accommodation."

    Secure, enclosed garden, safe for our little dog. 5 mins from the A30, Cathy the property owner gave some really great tips and information on places, beaches and walks. It really was ‘home from home’, and we will definitely book Strawberries and Cream Retreat again, will also recommend to our family and friends

    Reviewed by Kenneth5.0Feb 2024

  • "The property is ideal for our needs."

    It is clean, spacious, well-equipped and the high wall and fence around the garden make it ideal to let the dogs go outside. With family living close-by, we have come to regard this area as a second home. Morning walks on Portreath beach followed by a visit to Pod cafe or Porthtowan beach and a visit to Blue Bar. We hope to be back later this year away from the busy season. I would recommend this property to anyone wanting to visit the area and a safe for their dog(s).

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Feb 2024

  • "Lovely cottage clean warm and well layed out would use it again as central to most areas that we wanted to visit"

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Dec 2023

  • "We had a wonderful time at this property."

    Everything you need for your stay. Lovely cream tea and flowers were a nice touch. Also a bottle of milk. Hosts where available if needed, but not obtrusive. Location is ideal to visit places in west Cornwall. Easy access to A30. I would highly recommend this accommodation and would return.

    Reviewed by Antony5.0Oct 2023

  • "Strawberries and Cream Retreat was just what we were looking for."

    Only 2 minutes off the A30, so this made it easy to go further afield. During our stay we visited Sennen Cove ( next to Lands End) plus resorts on the south coast and north coast and everywhere in between. The cottage was clean, comfortable and very spacious. Larger than a lot of one-bed cottages we have stayed in over the years. The garden was a must for our Border Collie Harvey.

    Reviewed by Nicola4.4Sep 2023

  • "Absolutely first class holiday accommodation in every respect, owner very focused on making it a holiday to remember for all the right reasons - nothing was too much trouble."

    Would thoroughly recommend to family & friends and would certainly stay again.

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely apartment with all the mod cons you would like."

    Ideal location for discovering Cornwall, nice to have enclosed garden for our dog to run around. Would of liked a more secure gate lock while in the property, our dog tried to jump up at the gate which opened very easily!!

    Reviewed by Mark4.7Aug 2023

  • "Very pleased with the property everything we could have wanted & needed."

    Fresh flower & scones lovely touch. Property is in a good easy access to all the beautiful beaches & lovely countryside .

    Reviewed by Angela5.0Jul 2023

  • "We had a lovely stay, the retreat is very clean ,comfortable and well equipped."

    Cathy was very kind and helpful ,supplying us with clean linens / towels every week as we stayed for 3 .A lovely spot to come back to after exploring around Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Jun 2023

  • "Like home from home, everything you needed was thought of, nice welcome touch cream tea and fresh flowers ,close to A30 so could explore all the local beaches etc, enclosed garden excellent for dog."

    Reviewed by Mark5.0Jun 2023

  • "Enjoyed our stay thanks for looking after us."

    Reviewed by George4.7May 2023

  • "A delightful cottage, very clean and comfortable, enclosed garden for our dog and well situated to visit many beautiful and interesting places."

    Reviewed by Susan5.0May 2023

  • "Excellent enclosed garden and patio area which was a lovely sun trap."

    Kitchen well equipped and all spotless, beautiful bathroom and bedroom. Central location for lots of areas and beaches. So much was provided by the owner, beautiful scones jam and cream, very generous. We absolutely loved it and hope to return.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Apr 2023

  • "Exceptionally clean, most needs catered for but a shelf and clothes hooks in the bathroom would be a great advantage."

    Instructions for appliances and heating couldn’t be found ( something remarked on in the visitors book ). Beaches are within easy reach and also supermarkets . The welcoming scones were a nice surprise but I’m afraid the jam was five years out of date ( hopefully a label misprint ) . Safe enclosed area for dogs and off-road parking. The conservatory is lovely to relax in when the sun shines but lacks Lightning. The owner is an accomplished artist and we purchased one of her lovely paintings. Definitely would consider a revisit.

    Reviewed by Terry4.4Dec 2022

  • "No complaints, made to feel at home, planning to visit again."

    Reviewed by Roxanne5.0Nov 2022

  • "Would not hesitate to book again for future holidays most enjoyable stay ."

    michael matthews .

    Reviewed by Michael4.1Oct 2022

  • "Fantastic spacious, clean, homely apartment."

    Lovely welcoming touches, big enclosed garden for dogs, great central location for exploring Cornwall. Great cosy, well equipped holiday cottage to come home to each evening after long walks.

    Reviewed by Caroline5.0Oct 2022

  • "Lovely cottage."

    Very spacious with all our needs covered. Thank you too for sorting out the kettle. Everything clean and tidy. Great garden for the dog as very secure. Very welcoming scones and home made jam and flowers to make us feel at home. Would definitely recommend staying there. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Stephen4.7Sep 2022

  • "Very lovely property, the rooms were very clean and the kitchen was well stocked."

    Good location for getting out and about. Very Friendly owners. Would highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic cottage in a great location for touring around Cornwall."

    Spotlessly clean and lovely fresh flowers, scones, cream and jam to greet us on arrival! We had a wonderful week and would highly recommend. Thank you.

    Reviewed by Sally4.4Aug 2022

  • "Beautiful little retreat, private and quiet, well situated to explore with excellent links on the A30 Very clean well equipped and Cathy was very approachable if there were to be any need for it."

    Dogs loved being able to go out in the garden without us having to keep an eye on them for escaping!!!!

    Reviewed by Anita5.0Jul 2022

  • "Lovely place to stay, very comfortable and spotlessly clean, the little things like the cream tea on arrival with homemade jam, the fresh flowers on the table and the spare dog bowl and dog treats were a nice touch."

    The enclosed garden was perfect for our dog. The location was great too, beach was very close for dog walks late afternoon and all the beautiful places to visit in Cornwall were not too far away. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Jul 2022

  • "Really enjoyed our stay, really comfortable"

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jul 2022

  • "We enjoyed our stay,the accommodation was lovely."

    The bed was a little uncomfortable and noisy! The garden was a nice place to sit,but the grass and paths were a little untidy.Overall it was a great place to stay and while I have always been wary of staying in properties attached to the owners home,we were not bothered by them at all and it felt very private.

    Reviewed by Paul4.4Jul 2022

  • "The property was perfect for the two of us and secure for our small dog."

    The size and layout was great. The shower worked very well. Everything was there to allow us to cook. The patio was a lovely sun trap to sit on and have a cup of tea. The bed was a good size, but the mattress was a little hard for our old bones. Easy to explore the beauty of West Cornwall from. The local pub was dog friendly and made great food. We had a lovely relaxing week.

    Reviewed by Clive5.0Jun 2022

  • "Excellent cottage, everything you need is there."

    Good location, very quiet and pleasant. It was ideal for our dog Rolo. Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Cedric5.0Jun 2022

  • "Nice living area and good facilities generally."

    Great location for walking and sea front. No great response time when things go wrong, heating came on for example and you can’t control it. Wi-Fi not brilliant, would say average, I was one user, so not much of a drain. You can hear the A30 in the garden and when windows open. The accommodation is joined to the owners property and could also hear them quite a lot.

    Reviewed by Sujjad4.7May 2022

  • "Should have stayed longer."

    It was great.

    Reviewed by Phil5.0Apr 2022

  • "Strawberries and Cream Retreat is a well appointed, comfortable, warm and very clean property, situated in a great position to explore the North Cornwall coast and West Cornwall."

    The property has been recently refurbished and is of a very high standard. It has all mod cons and I found it to be spacious and quiet. I particularly liked the conservatory which almost added another room to the property. It was a pleasure to find welcoming strawberries and cream on my arrival. Cathy ensured that my stay in the retreat ran smoothly. I would certainly recommend the property to anyone looking for a quiet, relaxing, stress free environment from which to holiday and unwind for a week or two. I hope to go back again myself in the future. Highly recommended.

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Oct 2021

  • "Great location and the accommodation was spot on."

    So clean and well equipped with lovely decor throughout. Will definitely be back.

    Reviewed by Alexandra5.0Sep 2021

  • "Good situation for visiting places of interest in Cornwall."

    Close to beaches. Very good secure garden for dogs. Milk, scones, jam and clotted cream very much appreciated on arrival. Our dog enjoyed his treats too.

    Reviewed by Lesley3.8Aug 2021

  • "A little difficulty finding property as the road where it's situated is divided into 3 parts & continues through 2 sets of crossroads."

    We were met with a warm welcome from William and Cathy who own the attached farm too, and enjoyed the cream scones and jam, and the homely touches such as flowers. Once we found our bearings, there's a nearby pub and corner shop, and the nearest beach is Portreath with a great Chinese takeaway, cafe and Bassett public house. Dogs aren't actually allowed on most beaches during July and August except before 10 am and after 6 pm, which is a shame, but they're allowed in most pubs. The location suited us very well, being close to many tourist attractions, beaches and Healey's Cyder Farm. The property itself is beautifully presented, clean, warm, dog-friendly, modern with good facilities for a couple. Dogs were not actually allowed in the bedroom but most dogs would probably jump onto the sofa if left unattended. Bed was comfortable. Shower lovely. Certain sundries such as wash-up liquid, shampoo, milk, bottle opener weren't provided, but found hair dryer, tea, coffee and sugar useful . The garden is enclosed and is fantastic for dogs, even the escape artists who squeeze round the back, and the conservatory is comfortable, warm and light. Cathy's paintings were tastefully displayed on walls and can be purchased, or commissioned to order. I would certainly recommend the accommodation and would have no hesitation in staying here again.

    Reviewed by Judy4.7Jul 2021

  • "A great place to retreat, the accommodation was spotlessly clean and had all the equipment needed for a comfortable stay."

    The area was quiet so provided good opportunity for peace and relaxation. The car park bay was a convenient addition to the accommodation. The location is well placed to visit all the wonderful towns and bays that Cornwall has to offer. The local superstore (Aldi) was just up the road which was also convenient, so no need to bring all your shopping with you. The hosts were available during the stay but we did not need anything during our stay. We loved the local beaches (approx 3 miles away), our favourite was Porthtowan as it was reasonably quiet, it has some nice places to eat and drink and had a lovely coast walk - perfect! We would definitely return to Strawberries and Cream Retreat so would certainly highly recommend this as a good place to consider staying. Nearly forgot to mention that our little dog Jess loved the secure garden and her stay.

    Reviewed by Craig4.7Jun 2021

  • "Thank you so much to Cathy & William."

    Our first family holiday was perfect thanks to the lovely Strawberries and Cream. The cottage has everything you need, comfortable and clean and perfect location for visiting Cornwall. We can’t wait to book again!

    Reviewed by Charli5.0Apr 2021

  • "I needed a dog friendly base to complete house move."

    Accomodation was comfortable,cosy,all neccecesties catered for and immaculately clean. Owner is so helpful. Location ideal for beach walks.I highly reccomend staying hear and will book again.

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Dec 2020

  • "This is a lovely Retreat."

    It cannot be faulted. Will definitely recommend it especially if you want a quiet holiday.

    Reviewed by Josephine5.0Oct 2020

  • "The cottage was in a good location for travelling to the landmarks we wanted to visit."

    There was a good choice in dog friendly places to eat & lovely sandy beaches close by.

    Reviewed by Sue5.0Oct 2020

  • "This accommodation was a wonderful location for touring Cornwall and extremely comfortable to return to after a day touring."

    Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Lin4.7Sep 2020

  • "Strawberries and Cream retreat was an absolutely beautiful property and was like home from home with everything that you could possibly need whilst on holiday."

    The thoughtful touches, such as scones, jam and cream, milk, flowers etc were much appreciated too. It’s location was quite central so it was easy to visit places around. We would definitely go back to Strawberries and Cream and would highly recommend it to anyone.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Sep 2020

  • "The owners were very welcoming, friendly and helpful."

    The scones with clotted cream and jam on arrival were really nice. The cottage was very well appointed and clean. It was a lovely area with lots of nice beaches, National Trust sites (Godrevy beach is super especially if you are a N.T. member and do not have to pay to park) and Stithian Lake.

    Reviewed by Kelvin4.7Sep 2020

  • "Great place to stay, it was very homely and had a secure garden for the dogs."

    It was very central to lots of places to visit in Cornwall. We especially enjoyed Cathy's home made scones and jam. We would higly recommend Strawberries and Cream retreat and definately return.

    Reviewed by Belinda4.7Aug 2020

  • "Very impressed with the cleanliness and the size of the accommodation."

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Jul 2020

  • "Wonderful property, great location, we hope to return, highly recommend."

    Reviewed by Debra5.0Jul 2020

  • "The cottage was very central and convenient for touring and walking."

    The cottage was well equipped, very quiet and private and the owner friendly and helpful. Everything worked too!

    Reviewed by Susan4.7Jan 2020

  • "The cottage was beautiful, very clean, comfortable and well equipped."

    Lovely attention to detail and the owner went out of her way to accommodate us with our dietary requirements. The homemade scones were a very welcome treat after a gruelling ten hour trip. Thank you so much.

    Reviewed by Carole5.0Nov 2019

  • "As it was dark when we came back in the evenings, we could have done with a security light coming on as we approached the entrance to the property."

    The path leading to Strawberries and Cream had lights that came on as we approached them, as did the car parking space, but they stopped at the gate, leaving us fumbling to get the key in the lock.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Oct 2019

  • "This is a perfect place to get away to."

    If you bring your dog, the garden is totally enclosed and safe. It is located close to all the beaches and amenities and shops. It is within an 1/2 drive to many of the main tourist attractions in that part of Cornwall. Would definitely go back and would highly recommend this cottage.

    Reviewed by Janet5.0Oct 2019

  • "A well equipped property every thing well thought out."

    A very central point to visit north and south Cornwall. Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Robert Manson5.0Sep 2019

  • "Brilliant accommodation, everything you could possibly need in the kitchen, ..."

    Brilliant accommodation, everything you could possibly need in the kitchen, excellant bathroom, lovely comfortable bed, lots of space, would definitely go again

    Reviewed by Valerie5.0Sep 2019

  • "We spent a very enjoyable week at Strawberries and Cream retreat, a lovely property with every thing you need for an enjoyable holiday, with brilliant hosts."

    The property is situated centrally for exploring Cornwall.

    Reviewed by Linda5.0Aug 2019

  • "This place was absolutely lovely."

    Pub was within a reasonable walking distance and parking was fine. Would recommend the parking space being better described or sign posted as we got a little lost. Luckily a workman/owner in the garden next door was very nice and helped us. The area was quite and relaxing and well positioned to get to all the areas we wanted to visit. The local town was also good with a cosy cinema for the evenings.

    Reviewed by Michael5.0Aug 2019

  • "5 star accommodation highly recommended"

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2019

  • "We had a lovely week - location of cottage was good and close to beaches etc."

    Bed was very comfortable and the garden was perfect for our dog.

    Reviewed by Yvonne4.7Jul 2019

  • "Strawberries and cream retreat had everything you need for a fantastic holiday in Cornwall."

    Weather was great, had a fabulous time.Would definitely go back..

    Reviewed by Glynis5.0Jul 2019

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Summary

  • All ground-floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x king-size bed
  • Shower room with shower, WC, and basin
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining and sitting area
  • Conservatory.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, and Smart TV
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Garden with patio and lawn
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome (charge applies for 2nd dog)
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.4 miles, beach 4.

The property

This charming one-bedroom property offers the perfect retreat for couples looking to explore the Cornish coast.

Nestled within the hamlet of Treleigh, Cornwall, just 3 miles from the beautiful beach at Portreath.

This all ground-floor property is a brilliant place to relax with your partner and beloved pet.

Within a town steeped in rich mining history and just 3 miles from the nearest beach on the North coast.

Walk up the pathway and through the gate into the garden, a lovely area for sunbathing or digging your nose into your favourite book.

Open the wide door into the conservatory, this room is a lovely quiet space in which to relax with a cup of tea and rejuvenate.

Walk from the conservatory into the living area with comfy sofas and be greeted by a sweet treat left by the lovely owners who reside next door; homemade scones with accompanying local jam and cream, it’s the perfect way to get you settled in the Cornish countryside.

Whip up a feast of your own in the spacious kitchen area, equipped with a dining table for you to sit at and enjoy a cooked breakfast or evening meal, or why not try one of the lovely local restaurants or pubs to save cooking.

At the end of the day, head into the bedroom, fitted with a king-size bed and plenty of storage.

Strawberries & Cream Retreat is in a prime location for avid walkers and cyclists, in close proximity to Godrevy and St. Agnes Heritage Coasts and the well-known Great Flat Lode, steeped in Cornish mining History and a fabulous cycle or walking route, a great place to spot nature and explore the vast scenic lands of Cornwall.

It’s also in a great spot for thrill seekers and those who want to try a new water sport, with Cornwall being renowned for offering some of the best beaches for all water sports, there’s no time like the present to fish out your wet suit and try out a new skill.

Strawberries & Cream Retreat is as sweet as it sounds, offering a perfect place to spend quality time with your loved one.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £100.

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About the location

TRELEIGH

Portreach 4 miles, Godrevy Heritage Coast 8.9 miles,Truro 8.6 miles

A delightfully quaint hamlet found north of Redruth in Cornwall, Treleigh is a peaceful and pleasant settlement. Located closely to the Godrevy Heritage Coast, it's a wonderful village that allows for exploration of Cornwall's coast through lazy beach days, surfing experiences, and of course indulging in the world famous Cornish pasties. Dotted with individual shops and the brilliant Keltek Brewery. It's also within close proximity to a variety of attractions, making it a marvelous place to spend a summer vacation with your loved ones. Just under 10 miles away is Poldark, a brilliant place to visit to learn about the history and mining culture of Cornwall, at the most southerly tip of Cornwall and the UK, it's also a great place to experience magnificent views and beaches, as well as scenes from the British drama series 'Poldark'. Head to the north of Cornwall and visit the coast surrounding the North Cliffs, hosting Bassets Cove, this small sandy beach is perfect for spending summer days with the family. Be sure to visit St Ives while you're here, promising even more sandy beaches for surfing, a bustling art scene, and the island of Godrevy, it's a picturesque paradise offering wonders for all ages and interests.

Note: Two well behaved dogs welcome (a charge applied for 2nd pet). Please enquire if you would like to bring along a 3rd dog.

Note: The garden fence has been replaced by a wall - new photographs coming soon

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter