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Oak Tree Cottage

Falmouth, Cornwall (Ref. 959496)



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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Electric car charging
  • Off road parking
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside

Reviews & Ratings

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9 Customer Reviews

  • "Cottage needs a freshening up."

    Paint work dirty and peeling especially in the bathroom. This would make a great difference as the cottage was generally comfortable and first impressions are important.

    Thank you for your feedback. We are glad that you found the cottage comfortable. Work is planned at the cottage, including work on the bathroom over the forthcoming winter months. Property Owner

    Reviewed by ElaineSep 2021

  • "Good location base for travelling further afield in Cornwall."

    Nice cottage, however upstairs bathroom was not clean enough with a few human hairs on the tiled wall and in and around the bath. Also spiderwebs under the sink, clearly visible. Everywhere else was clean, including bed sheets and towels. Beds were lumpy and could feel springs through the mattress, which made sleeping uncomfortable.

    Thank you for taking the time to send in your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed the cottage. Had you made us aware during your stay of the issue with the bathroom, the housekeeper would have been happy to rectify things with you. The beds which are all new, are a matter of preference, so may not be the same perhaps as you are used to in your own home. Property Owner

    Reviewed by NavAug 2021

  • "I failed to notice that the property didn't have an Internet connection when I made the booking."

    As a BT customer I could access a router in another property but only when outside on the patio. There is no mobile access for O2 from the property. Otherwise, perfect!

    Reviewed by NickSep 2020

  • "Property well equipped except for wi fi."

    It needs redecorating throughout. Cleaning not really up to standard.Cobwebs under the basins in bathroom and downstairs toilet. Bathroom windows are really dirty at bottom of windows similarly shower screen on hinged end.There are also several stains on bedroom carpets.

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2020

  • "We have already been in contact with you about the unsatisfactory issues."

    We really were expecting everything to be spotless, particularly with the current Covid-19 situation. As mentioned, we are both key workers, going into our workplaces through the whole lockdown and we were really looking forward to our first break since Christmas. It was very disappointing.

    Thank you for your feedback. The owner and the housekeeper are very sorry the property was not up to your expectation but they confirmed if you reported the issue at the moment of the arrival they would have acted immediately. Unfortunately the issue hasn't been reported until the day before departure and the housekeeper could not remedy in time. The owner and the housekeeper will do their best moving forward and they hope to be able to host you again at Oak Tree Cottage. Property Owner

    Reviewed by MaggieAug 2020

  • "We have enjoyed a fabulous week at Oak Tree Cottage."

    The cottage was clean and spotless on arrival and very well presented. Pendra Loweth is the perfect location to explore this lovely part of Cornwall and has excellent local beaches - Maenporth beach is just under a 20 minute walk from the cottage. I would definitely recommend staying here.

    Reviewed by KirstenJul 2020

  • "Bed very hard but apart from that very comfortable."

    Several light bulbs no working and heaters difficult to understand settings

    Reviewed by RussellOct 2018

  • "We’ve stayed at other cottages on pendre loweth previously and this was our most disappointing."

    Firstly the cottage wasn’t even cleaned and ready for the specified time. The pictures of oak tree cottage make it look far more inviting. Is this standard procedure to make cottages look more appealing??? The bedrooms look homely on the pictures with cushions and throws which were obviously just used for the photographs as they are no where to be seen. There was a lack of general amenities for example no wardrobes, no hairdryer, no scissors, no bulbs in some of the lamps and a leaking dishwasher to name but a few. You shouldn’t be expected to have to go and purchase items which I had to do. There was only enough hot water for one person to have a shower each day which is no good for a family of four with young children. There was also no cold running water from the bathroom sink. Comments from previous guests in the guest book had also commented on these issues but nothing has been done. Paying four times my monthly mortgage for two weeks in this cottage was very disappointing and I wouldn’t stay there again.

    Reviewed by HelenAug 2018

  • "We arrived at the house at 5 pm, after driving all day, to find that it had not been touched since the previous clients left."

    No phone signal or WiFi so went to reception which was closed. But got signal there so called Sykes and described the state of the house. The chap we spoke to was very apologetic but didn't seem surprised, promised to get someone to sort us out in 2 hours. We waited at the house because we were too tired and disappointed to go out again. 2 hours later a cleaner arrived whilst we were having dinner. He was also very apologetic, said they were having problems with cleaners not turning up to work. He only had time to quickly change the bed linen and clean the bathroom because he had other properties to do after ours. He promised to return next day to vacuum and do the kitchen. It was obvious that the housekeeping has been done to the bare minimum for a long time. The walls and paintwork are scuffed, there was a thick layer of dust on the tops of the curtains, the plastic fake-leather sofas are very worn and the place just felt grubby. The cooker was difficult to use because some of the numbers of the control dials have worn off. There were some plus points - the bed linen was good quality and the beds reasonably comfortable, the soft furnishings were attractive and the shower was good (after we had worked out how the hot water system worked). The gardens are well maintained and the "complex" attractive, although much larger than we had expected. We would hesitate to book with Sykes again because, although the customer service is good, we do not trust the grading system of ticks. We wonder how long it has been since this house has been inspected? Maybe it was worth 4 ticks once upon a time but surely no longer?

    Reviewed by AnneJul 2018

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  • Open plan living room dining table and spacious, well equipped kitchen
  • Ground floor cloakroom, Stairs to first floor with 1 x double bedroom, 1 x twin bedroom and family bathroom with bath with shower over
  • Electric Panel Heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, TV with Freeview
  • Electricity inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Selection of books and games
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Parking in allocated space
  • On-site laundry facilities available
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Pub and restaurant 1 mile
  • Beach 1 mile
  • Note: The shared splash/plunge pool is approximately 3 metres on either side with a 1.4 metre depth.It has a maximum capacity of 4 people at any one time
  • Note: Car charging points are available outside of the office next to the disabled car parking bay

The property

Oak Tree Cottage has a modern and spacious interior and is a purpose built holiday home at Pendra Loweth, near Falmouth.

The clean and neutral decor combines with modern furniture to create a light, uncluttered holiday home.

Doors lead from the open plan living room onto a sheltered patio with garden furniture where guests can relax and watch children at play in the communal lawned garden.

A two storey property, Oak Tree cottage has a well equipped kitchen, living and dining areas on the ground floor as well as a separate cloakroom with WC.

While on the first floor are two bedrooms, one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a modern family bathroom.

There is an allocated parking space and visitor parking nearby and guests also have use of the tennis courts, communal gardens, seasonal gym and plunge pool.

The village of Budock Water is a 25 minute walk and has a small village shop and the Trelowarren Arms for an evening drink or bar meal.

The popular beaches of Swanpool and Maenporth are walkable (or a five minute drive) and both have cafes and restaurants for drinks and dining.

The harbour town of Falmouth is five minutes away by car and is worth visiting for the shops, pubs and restaurants as well as Pendennis Castle, the National Maritime Museum and Ships and Castles swimming pool.

Ferries will take you from the quay to Flushing, St Mawes or up to Truro, or across the bay to the famous Helford River.

The Village of Gardens, Pendra Loweth is a privately owned complex of holiday cottages, situated in the peaceful Maen Valley and Oak Tree Cottage is a great choice of holiday home for families or friends.

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About the location


Mabe 3 miles; Penryn 2 miles; Truro 11 miles.

Falmouth, with its magnificent natural harbour (the third largest in the world), winding streets and beaches, will keep you occupied for hours. The town's old harbour-side pubs, excellent shopping, art gallery and stunning National Maritime Museum simply complete the picture. Pendennis Castle, built by Henry VIII, is Falmouth's most popular attraction, sited on its own peninsula with superb panoramic sea views. Across from Falmouth harbour is the beautiful town of St Mawes, surrounded by the rocky coves, sandy beaches and lush green countryside of the Roseland Peninsula. Go there by car (15 miles) or take the passenger ferry from Falmouth (15 minutes). For nature lovers there is the Swanpool Nature Reserve, a lagoon and site of special scientific interest teeming with a variety of wildlife. There is also a golf course. Falmouth offers such a rich variety of landscape and attractions for people of all ages, it is sure to tempt you back time and again.

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Region Information

Note: Check in time for this property is 4pm.
Note: This property is better suited for 2 adults and 2 children.
Note: Sorry, no sign written vans or commercial vehicles are permitted at Pendra Loweth, Village of Gardens resort.
Note: Bookings for any other reason than holiday/leisure are not permitted on this site. This property cannot be used as private accommodation for work or business trips.
Note: On site laundry facilities
Note: Seasonal opening times apply to the bar, restaurant, pool and Jacuzzi. The season usually runs from the beginning of April to end of October annually. The gym, tennis courts and children’s play area are available year-round.
Note: The shared splash/plunge pool is approximately 3 metres on either side with a 1.4 metre depth. It has a maximum capacity of 4 people at any one time.

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If your booking can't take place due to a COVID-19 lockdown in the UK or Ireland, you can request a change of date or receive a full rental charges refund.

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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