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Wood Meadow

Helford, Cornwall (Ref. 1053646)

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  • Icon/Feature/EVChargePoint Electric car charging
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • Icon/Feature/Open fire Open fire
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

The property

Perched above the village of Helford in Cornwall is this magnificent four-bedroom New England style house, Wood Meadow.

Boasting a fantastic location set within two acres of grounds overlooking the garden with views out towards Helford River, and an interior designed to a high spec with contemporary furnishings and architecture, Wood Meadow is a superb dwelling for a group of large family of 10 who are looking to embark on their next adventure to Cornwall in style.

Park-up in one of four off-road parking spaces, before unloading your bags and making your way up to your new home-from-home, where you will be greeted by one of two large balconies with furniture dining table, the perfect spot for savouring your morning coffee.

Be welcomed into the porch where you will find a handy cupboard housing a washing machine and tumble dryer, along with a separate cloakroom.

Continue through the property to discover a stunning kitchen/diner with high apex ceilings, with all the budding chef of the group will need to conjure up delicious feasts, as well as a dishwasher for those fuss-free clean-ups!

Settle down at the dining table with additional seating at the breakfast bar to savour a tasty meal over a bottle of wine, or if the weather is nice, why not take advantage and dine alfresco out on the balcony for dinner with a view?

Choose between the sitting room with crackling woodburning stove and TV or the snug below the house with TV and games to relax in after a day of exploring.

There is also a study with desk space and a selection of books and games, kindly provided by the owner.

When sleep calls, retire to one of four beautifully decorated bedrooms, each with their own en-suite for complete privacy and plenty of storage for your belongings.

After a restful night, prepare for the day in style and wander the expansive grounds, where you will find seating spots, along with a tree house, ensuring plenty of fun for the little ones!

Explore the local village, where you will find a well-stocked convenience store for picking up ingredients to re-create your favourite holiday dishes in the comfort of Wood Meadow, as well as the welcoming Shipwright Arms pub and the Holy Mackerel Café, where you can grab a bite to eat and enjoy time off from the kitchen, just a few minutes walk away.

For a day at the beach, Boshahan Cove is just a short walk away along a coastal path and offers a picturesque, shingled beach, where you can paddle the shores and soak up the lovely views of Helford River.

If you can tear yourself away, the Helford Ferry offers rides over to the adjacent village of Helford Passage, where you will find the delightful beaches of Trebah and Helford Passage, as well as the National Trust Glendurgan and Trebah Gardens and easy access to the scenic South West Coast Path.

Make your way over to Helston, where you can explore the Museum of Cornish Life, create memories at the Flambards Theme Park or meet the local wildlife at the nearby Cornish Seal Sanctuary.

Visit the Lizard Heritage Coast where you will find some of the best sandy beaches, including Kynance Cove and Loe Bar, where you can bath on the sands, build sandcastles with the little ones or paddle the clear waters.

The budding historians in your party will not want to miss the opportunity to wander the delights of Redruth, home to the National Trust East Pool Mine, Moseley Heritage Museum and Kresen Kernow.

Escape to Cornwall with a touch of splendour with a stay at Wood Meadow.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Wider doorway to access and for some bathrooms, suitable for wheelchair users
  • Four bedrooms: 2 x king-size with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC, 1 x 2 bunk beds with en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Kitchen/diner with balcony
  • Utility
  • Sitting room with woodburning stove
  • Snug
  • Study
  • Electric heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, grill, hot plate, combi microwave/oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV x 2, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel, power and starter pack for woodburning stove inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off-road parking for 4 cars
  • Electric car charging point available
  • 2 balconies with furniture and dining table
  • Large grounds with woodland walk
  • Please note: the tree house is used at the guests own risk, children must be supervised
  • Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 0.2 miles, pub 0.3 miles, beach 1.3 miles

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Helston 10 miles; Lizard 11 miles; Redruth 17 miles; Falmouth 18 miles.

Helford is a picturesque village on the south side of the Helford River popular for its beautiful setting, thatched cottages, and popular village inn, The Shipwrights Arms, set right on the edge of the creek with its waterside terrace. Just a short walk away is Frenchman’s Creek, immortalised by Daphne du Maurier. The Helford River Sailing Club is very popular and a regatta is held every August. In the summer a passenger ferry runs to Helford passage, the home of the Ferryboat Inn, and nearby to the gardens of Trebah and Glendurgan. The wildlife on the Helford River is diverse and a birdwatcher’s paradise.

Region Information

Please note: the tree house is used at the guests own risk, children must be supervised

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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Owners may request any evidence that they reasonably require before making a refund. Sykes Holiday Cottages is not agreeing to pay or guarantee any refund from the Owner to you under this Book with confidence.
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