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The Dairy

Gunwalloe, Cornwall (Ref. 976531)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

  • Reviews

    Miss Humphreys

    “The Dairy was in a great location, we had everything we needed in a holiday cottage.”

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • 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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

3 miles from the village of Gunwalloe on the Lizard peninsula is The Dairy, a single-storey semi-detached cottage lovingly converted from a former barn.

Step through the large glazed double doors into a small hallway and kick off your walking boots or sandy shoes.

From the kitchen, with dining area, beams, wood floor and electric fire are stable doors to a private little enclosed patio and seating area.

An arch leads to the cosy sitting room which has a multi-fuel wood burner for extra warmth and glazed bi-fold doors which open on to a small walled terrace.

There are three bedrooms – a large double with super king-size bed, a twin with en suite shower-room and a single with a day bed.

There is also a family bathroom.

Outside is a pretty, secluded garden with trees, lawns and shrubs and plenty of outdoor space for storing surfboards, bicycles, kayaks and beach gear.

This inviting, private cottage is in a peaceful, tranquil spot, well located for the lovely beaches and walks around the Lizard Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The village of Gunwalloe has a good food pub and is on the Coast Path.

Scenes from Poldark were filmed on the sandy beach here and there are several other beaches nearby, including Dollar Cove (reputed to contain Spanish treasure).

Flambards theme park and the seal sanctuary are both great family days out and are within a short drive.


All ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x super king-size double, 1 x twin with en-shower room with shower, basin and WC. 1 x single with additional day bed. Sitting room with wood burning stove and glazed doors to garden. Kitchen with dining area. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC.


  • Central heating with wood burning stove
  • Microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV with DVD, WiFi, Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off road parking for two cars
  • Enclosed garden
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Note: There are sixteen steps down to the entrance of the cottage
  • Note: This property has a refundable Good Housekeeping bond of £100

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

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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

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Note: There are sixteen steps down to the entrance of the cottage.

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