About a mile from Mawnan Smith, along a pretty tree-lined lane in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a detached lodge all on one level to a splendid country house with fantastic uninterrupted sea views.
A sweeping drive takes you up to Charlton Lodge.
The living-dining room has long, lovely garden and sea views, a cosy wood-burning stove for snuggling up to on cooler evenings, and French windows to the gorgeous garden.
It’s just a step through to the oak fitted kitchen.
There are two bedrooms – a king-size four-poster double with sea view, next to a smart bathroom, and a twin with en suite shower-room.
There is an external door to a coat and boot drying room – absolutely fantastic after a bracing coastal walk.
You are surrounded by 6½ acres of level gardens and grounds with a large wildlife pond which is 5 feet deep and fountain pool (both unfenced).
You have your own sunny patio with garden furniture and lawn, and are welcome to enjoy some of the grounds which is abundant in wildlife.
There is a ‘secret garden’ sheltered by tall hedges, and a field leading to the Coast Path (unspoiled Prisk Cove, 5 minutes walk), and a picnic table with fabulous views over Falmouth Bay to St Mawes and up the south Cornish coast.
A great chill-out place for peace and quiet at any time of year, and well placed for the Coast Path, boat trips and sub-tropical gardens.
All on one level. Two bedrooms: 1x king-size double with sea view, 1 x twin with en suite shower-room. Sitting room with wood burning stove, lovely sea views, dining area and French windows to garden. Kitchen. Bathroom with bath, basin and WC.
About the location
Falmouth 6 miles ; Helford Passage 1.5 miles ; Helston 12.5 miles
Located near the mouth of the Helford River in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Mawnan Smith is a pretty little village. It is home to a traditional pub overlooking the water, a restaurant, a church and a handful of shops. The surrounding area is perfect for ramblers, with an abundance of creekside and woodland walks, and subtropical gardens at Glendurgan and Trebah. The Helford River also offers opportunities for kayaking and sailing as well as fishing. The nearby maritime town of Falmouth is a popular resort, with a range of shops and restaurants, bowling alley and the National Maritime Museum…. Or why not catch the ferry from Helford Passage to Helford Village and explore the picturesque South Helford? Enterprise Boats offer trips up the River Fal from Falmouth to Truro, passing iconic maritime locations and landmarks as well as several ocean-going vessels which anchor in the river.
Note: This property does not accept children under 10.