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The Old Boathouse

Gweek, Cornwall (Ref. 1090161)

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Ashtree Holiday Lets

Resting on the outskirts of the Lizard Heritage Coast in Cornwall, close to the lively towns of Falmouth, Porthleven and Helston, is the scenic village of Gweek, home to this selection of properties. Each cottage is single storey with one bedroom, ideal for a couple seeking an escape to Cornwall. Both properties offer a contemporary shower room to rinse off after a day at the beach or rambling the nearby nature, as well as an electric fire to warm up afterwards. The cottages are just a short walk away from amenities so why not take a break from cooking and take a few steps over the road to the traditional pub, The Black Swan. Ashtree Holiday Lets are excellently positioned for walking enthusiasts with the Helford River and Goonhilly Downs National Nature Reserve Walk close-by. Take a trip to the Gweek Quay Boatyard where guests can take part in activities such as canoeing and stand up paddle boarding. There is also a pleasant and sociable boat yard cafe with indoors and outdoor seating over looking the river to enjoy. Wildlife lovers may wish to visit the Cornish Seal Sanctuary to marvel at sea lions, seals and ponies! Visit Helston to experience thrilling rides at Flambards Theme Park or budding historians can transport back in time at the Museum of Cornish Life. For a coastal town, venture to Falmouth, where you can feel inspired at a quirky art gallery or splash in the rock pools on Castle Beach. Choose Ashtree Holiday Lets for a great Cornwall location.

The property

Perched in the idyllic village of Gweek in Cornwall, is this fabulous, detached studio-style retreat, The Old Boathouse.

Enjoying a wonderful location on the owner’s grounds and stylish open-plan interior with apex ceiling and beams, The Old Boathouse makes for a fantastic dwelling for a couple looking for a relaxing escape to Cornwall.

Park up in the off-road parking space available, before unloading your bags and making your way towards your new holiday home.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to conjuring up a delicious feast in the well-equipped kitchenette, utilising the portable electric hob, combi microwave/oven and fridge/freezer, as your other half uncorks a bottle of wine and sets the table.

Settle down to savour a tasty meal as the wine is poured and plans are made for the adventures ahead.

After a satisfying meal, snuggle up on the plush sofa with your better half and watch your favourite film in the glow of the electric fire.

Wash away the day with a revitalising shower as your towel warms on the heated towel rail nearby.

As your eyes grow heavy, climb into the sumptuous double bed to drift off into a refreshing night’s embrace.

Awake from a leisurely slumber and prepare for the day in style, followed by a steaming hot cup of coffee out in the shared garden as you make the most of your glorious surroundings.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1090164, together sleeping up to four guests.


  • Studio-style layout with double bed, kitchen, dining and sitting area with electric fire
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC
  • Electric central heating with electric fire
  • Combi microwave/oven, portable electric hob, fridge/freezer
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Bike storage
  • Front garden and shared side garden with furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 0.1 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Helston 2.6 miles; Porthleven 6.2 miles; Falmouth 9.4 miles.

The civil parish and village of Gweek rests on the head of the Helford River, on the edge of the Lizard Heritage Coast in Cornwall. Resting moments away from the scenic walks and beaches of the Lizard peninsula, whilst also being close to the bustling towns of Helston, Porthleven and Falmouth, Gweek is a relaxing base for a staycation. Offering visitors sumptuous meals at the traditional pub and B&B of The Black Swan, whilst also offering a post office & convenience store, Gweek is well-equipped for a self-catered break. Gweek additionally enjoys access to the marvellous Cornish Seal Sanctuary, where visitors can tour the rescue centre and even spot an array of penguins, ponies, otters and goats! Avid walkers can enjoy hiking west along the river to the scenic point of Tremayne Quay, a place that is also ideal for any canine companions! Keep the kids entertained at Helston's fantastic Flambards Theme Park or board the heritage railway and experience the thrill of running through the mixture of the region's country and coastal scenery. Porthleven not only offers a stunning beach, but is bound to keep the history buffs of the group entertained with the nearby National Trust property of Penrose, a manor house with dog-walking opportunities, an on-site café and a stunning, adjacent lake of The Loe. With Helford Passage, Constantine and Maenporth resting a stone's throw away, Gweek truly enjoys an idyllic position that is perfect for any Cornwall adventure!

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