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Saffron Cottage

Lelant, Cornwall (Ref. 959352)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Sleeps 4 people

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 2 bathrooms

  • No pets allowed

  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile
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  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
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  • Mr Evans

    “I was very disappointed with the whole holiday experience staying at this property.”

    The property had not been cleaned properly, especially the downstairs toilet and kitchen, there were hairs on the floor in the toilet, the oven grill still had food on it and the draining board had not been cleaned properly. ...

    The property had not been cleaned properly, especially the downstairs toilet and kitchen, there were hairs on the floor in the toilet, the oven grill still had food on it and the draining board had not been cleaned properly. The carpets appeared to have not been hovered properly and the wooden floor in the living room needed cleaning. There was an ants nest outside and the ants entered the property moving around the hall way and the kitchen. The question is if the property was cleaned on the Saturday morning surely they would have seen them and reported them which they did not. The garden is not as per the photograph on the advert and was in serious need of weeding. There were scones, milk and clotted cream in the kitchen upon arrival, unfortunately the milk and scones had passed their best before dates. I spent the first hour or so of my holiday cleaning the property which I have never done on holiday before and would not return to this property again. I never really felt comfortable and hardly used the kitchen during my stay. Despite the above I have to say Sykes response was excellent, I emailed them on Saturday evening and they telephoned me on Sunday morning. They had cleaners in on the Monday and the ants were gone by Tuesday. I was offered a partial refund on my stay which helped and a voucher for future use. As Sykes were very helpful I would not hesitate on using or recommending them, just would not stay at this property again. Malcolm

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The property

This attractive, modern, semi-detached house positioned within a highly desirable development in the pretty Cornish village of Lelant is close to the picturesque resort of St Ives.

Ideally located close to the train station where the branch line to St Ives joins the main line to St Erth and Paddington, this truly is a perfect destination for anyone who wishes to leave the car behind.

Ideal for exploring the region or simply relaxing and taking in the beautiful countryside around with walks right on the doorstep.

Saffron Cottage is a contemporary house, tastefully designed with a crisp, modern finish.

The interior is decorated in cream, with and splashes of red accent colours.

Arranged over two floors, the two bedrooms on the first floor are presented in pristine condition with white linen, crimson red throws and cushions and matching artwork.

There is a fully tiled, modern family bathroom.

Furnished with two cream leather sofas, the living room boasts French doors leading outside and a gas flame fire to keep you toasty off-season.

The patio garden is fully enclosed and a safe haven for children where parents can relax with a chilled drink whilst enjoying an alfresco family meal.

From the cottage, a three minute stroll will take you to a choice of two character pubs for a home cooked meals, and within a short walk the scenic coastal railway will take you to the charming resort of St Ives, famous for its galleries and magnificent beaches.

A short 5 mile drive will take you to the wonderful beaches at Hayle Towans and the must see St Michael's Mount that rises dramatically out of the sea at Marazion can be explored just 7 miles away.

Here you can walk across the cobbled causeway at low tide or board a ferry that will take you across to the magical isle.

Saffron Cottage is a great choice for sightseeing and enjoying the magnificent beaches and coastline of this beautiful region at any time of year.


  • Two bedrooms: 1 x double with TV, 1 x twin with TV
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Ground floor cloakroom, basin and WC
  • Kitchen with dining area
  • Sitting room with gas fire.
  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob
  • Microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • TV with freeview
  • DVD, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair available
  • Off road parking for one car
  • Paved and gravel patio garden with seating
  • Sorry no pets and smoking
  • Pub/shop/estuary 3 mins walk, beach 1 mile.

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About the location


St Ives 7 miles; Penzance 7.5 miles.

Hayle is in the far-flung south western corner of Cornwall and sits on an important RSPB wildlife estuary flowing out to the beautiful St Ives Bay, where visitors can enjoy three miles of golden sandy beaches, walks, history and wildlife. St Ives harbour has its own small fishing fleet and there are plentiful boat trips skippered by locals keen to showcase the best that Cornwall has to offer, whether it be seal watching at Seal Island, a couple of hours' mackerel fishing or a relaxing trip to Godrevy Lighthouse. Hayle has plenty of activities out of the water too; Paradise Park is a wildlife park, home to some spectacular parrots, otters and red pandas. Hayle has a range of shops, restaurants and bars scattered around the estuary and harbour area. There are skittles and karting for the family, and for golfers, one of the best links golf courses in Cornwall is at Lelant, a mile out of Hayle. But the jewel of Hayle is the three miles of golden sandy beach, with fantastic surfing at Gwithian where there is a surf shop, lessons and hire of equipment. For the less energetic there are beach cafes where you can take in the views and watch the children play. As Hayle is centrally located you can easily access many other places by either public transport (there is a train station at Hayle) or driving. St. Ives is a short drive away where you can wander through the narrow streets, visit the art galleries or admire the colourful sub tropical gardens. Within easy reach of Hayle is the Minack Theatre (35 mins), Falmouth Maritime Museum (40 mins), Eden Project (40 mins), St. Michael’s Mount (15 mins) and many other fantastic tourist attractions for dry or wet days.

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Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.

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