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Strawberry Cottage

Penryn, Cornwall (Ref. 985163)


Very good

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Seaside
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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23 Customer Reviews

  • "Superb property of a very high quality."

    We loved everything about Strawberry Cottage; it was so homely and we were very sorry when our stay there came to an end. Would highly recommend this property.

    Reviewed by JacquiJul 2022

  • "Had a fabulous stay."

    Everything we needed.

    Reviewed by JeannieJun 2022

  • "Everything catered for ."

    Reviewed by LauraJun 2022

  • "Strawberry Cottage was as expected."

    Clean and comfortable. There was plenty of space for all six of us. The kitchen had all we required and more. The beds were very comfortable. The hot tub was lovely all though the filter needed looking at. Over all we had a very pleasant stay. The only thing we all agreed on was the access to and from the garden, through the bedroom. It was a bit cramped but we all managed ok.

    Reviewed by AngelaApr 2022

  • "The property was very clean, comfortable and welcoming."

    The kitchen was very well equipped. I would book this property again.

    Reviewed by HilaryMar 2022

  • "Overall the cottage was nice however, unless your car is no larger than vw golf there is no off street parking - this is the same for all the neighbours so the road is heavily congested with cars - if you put you car on the drive you wouldn’t get out of your car unless you have a sunroof - so I feel it’s wrong not to make this clear."

    The ensuite had black mould on the walls an ceiling and the extractor fan was so full of dust it couldn’t have been cleaned for a year. There is ample wall space for full length mirrors in the bedrooms but there are none just a tiny little mirror sat on the bedside tables. I also feel that all rooms should have a working tv not just a DVD player as this was not made clear and we had no dvds with us. Aside from that it was nice but certainly not luxurious but I guess it depends on what you’re used to.

    Reviewed by NicolaFeb 2022

  • "Drive very narrow and parking very tight in the road."

    Therefore if you have 2 cars could be stressful. Cottage furnished very comfortably with all home comforts. Notes suggest not using the hot tub after 10.00pm as is in a residential area which can limit your use on a holiday. Nicely situated to explore the area.

    Reviewed by HelenNov 2021

  • "Lovely well kept property, very homely and with lots of extras provided."

    Reviewed by JulieNov 2021

  • "The cottage had everything we needed and was lovely and clean."

    The only thing to take into consideration is the size of your vehicle as we have a large 4 wheel drive - the drive/porch and the street to the cottage was very tight.

    Reviewed by MelanieJul 2021

  • "The house was very comfortable and well equipped especially the kitchen."

    The hot tub was lovely, the little courtyard garden was nice. There is a nice food pub just up the road and Penryn is well served with pubs and takeaways. The only downside of the house was that although the living room had SKY tv, only a few channels were available and the tv in the main bedroom had terrible reception.

    Reviewed by JaneJul 2021

  • "The beds are not kingsize as stated in the summary."

    The downstairs bedroom was very musty. I chose to keep most of my clothes in my suitcase as putting them in the chest of drawers would have made them smell. The sky dish is so old & rusty (I have photos) it's no wonder we could only watch certain channels and the picture was constantly breaking up. Also the toilet brushes in the bathroom & en suite were rusty and dirty (again I have photos) Overall the cottage was a good base and very well equipped and we enjoyed our holiday but in the current covid climate I feel the cleanliness could have been better.

    Reviewed by JaneJun 2021

  • "Strawberry Cottage is in Penryn near Falmouth."

    We were a family of 6 (3 generations). The cottage was just perfect, it was exactly as stated on Sykes' website. The owner had provided everything you could think of. In the garage there were sun chairs, wind breakers, body boards, bbq, washer, dryers and buckets and spades for guests to use. We all enjoyed using the hot tub, even my dad who's 86. The cottage was in an easy to find location and ideal for visiting places. We visited Falmouth town, Gylly beach and Perranporth. Dollys tearoom has some delicious honey and rose scones. We had an evening meal and a family breakfast at the Windjammer restaurant near Trago mill. Also the Carnon Downs Premier Inn has a lovely Beefeater restaurant. The Flicka Donkey Foundation near Penryn is a donkey/rescue sanctuary. It is free to visit, but you need to pre book well in advance. I would recommend Strawberry Cottage to friends and family and I will definitely book to stay there again.

    Reviewed by KarenMay 2021

  • "Good base for Falmouth and travelling to other parts of Cornwall."

    The house was beautifully decorated with a homely feel. Perfect for 4 people seating wise in the kitchen & lounge, perhaps a bit small for 6. The Jacuzzi was a real bonus and made a nice way to relax after a long day out and about.

    Reviewed by JanieSep 2020

  • "The cottage is in a good location close to Falmouth and, although only a small village, very close to the amenities in Penryn."

    The facilities were very good, lots of videos, games and books. The décor was pleasing and the kitchen was very well equipped. The main bathroom would benefit from having a proper wall fixing and curtain for the shower, as we had 6 adults using the en-suite shower! The hot tub was a lovely treat - shame it was accessed through one of the bedrooms. Altogether a very relaxing, comfortable accommodation.

    Reviewed by ElaineSep 2020

  • "Holiday home was beautiful and spacious and thoroughly loved the place."

    Just 2 things let it down... Firstly, my son dropped a lot of stuff on the floor and when retrieving it I found a bottle of water and a tissue under the settee, an empty vaping box, a face mask and cotton wool buds under the bedside tables.... I could understand if they couldn't be seen but settees and cabinets were a good few inches off floor so clearly visible if someone had looked. With covid at the moment I didn't appreciate having to dispose of these items. Second thing to disapoint was the tvs didn't work in either of the bedrooms. They wouldn't pick up a signal so I had 2 teenagers who were disappointed they couldn't watch TV in their room.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2020

  • "The cottage was amazing, totally exceeded our expectations."

    The hot tub made the holiday, along with the cottage feeling like home from home. Location was perfect, with a pub at the top of the road!! Along with a number of good takeaways and a local shop within easy walking distance. Would recommend Red Chilli Indian takeaway. It is a short drive into Falmouth, and the house is perfectly placed to explore the wonders that Cornwall has to offer. Absolutely outstanding house. Thank you.

    Reviewed by JoanneAug 2020

  • "Lovely property- all facilities were excellent."

    Nice touch with milk in the fridge and a packet of Cornish biscuits to welcome us on arrival. Loved our stay, would recommend and wouldn’t hesitate to book again

    Reviewed by CharlesMar 2020

  • "Just fabulous"

    Reviewed by PeterOct 2019

  • "First time having a holiday in Britain for about 20 years."

    Would definitely recommend Strawberry Cottage as it was in a lovely location very quite. The owner Mrs Jackson has given the cottage that home from home feeling & has thought of everything down to wetsuits, body boards, sea shoes and everything else you can think of needed for the beach. The information pack she has prepared is great where the shops are, best places to eat. Had to contact her whilst we were there as there was an issue with the hot tub she got someone to come out at around 9pm in the evening much appreciated. My 15 year old daughter also realised on our way home that she had left her jacket in the wardrobe, I contacted the owner & she is going to post it back to us which I can’t thank her enough for. Also arriving to milk in the fridge was most welcome after a 6 hour drive. would defiantly be looking to book again,

    Reviewed by SusanJul 2019

  • "The house was an absolutely perfect home from home to explore Cornwall."

    The property was beautifully decorated and in excellent condition. So many lovely little touches like some biscuits left for us. We definitely recommend this house and will be looking at availability here first the next time we want to visit Cornwall.

    Reviewed by HollyMar 2019

  • "Very comfortable excellent accommodation, very clean and tidy."

    Wasn't expecting the welcome pack, nice touch

    Reviewed by DavidSep 2018

  • "Only one thing would like towel rails and shelf in the bathrooms apart from that just right"

    Reviewed by WilliamSep 2018

  • "The owners had thought of everything that you would need on a holiday right down to buckets and spades."

    The furniture was comfortable as were the beds. The cottage was lovely and quiet in spite of being a town house. Crockery etc. was plentiful. The garden was compact and cosy and all facilities were in working order.

    Reviewed by CarolJul 2018

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  • Upside down accommodation
  • Three bedrooms: 1 x ground floor king-size double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x king-size double, 1 x king-size double
  • Bathroom with bath, hand-held shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, dining area and living area with electric fire.
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Electric oven, gas hob, fridge/freezer, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, Sky TV, DVD player, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVD's
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent.Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, highchair and stair gate available on request
  • Private Hot Tub
  • Off-road parking for 1 car
  • Enclosed private garden with patio at rear
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 5 mins walk
  • Note: Property is decorated for Christmas booking.

The property

This elegantly presented two storey town house rests in the heart of Penryn, near the town of Falmouth.

Providing luxury upside down living combined with a homely environment, this beautiful property is perfect for couples, families and friends seeking an assorted destination to base their holiday.

Step up to this inviting home, welcomed by a ground floor double bedroom which enjoys a quality finish accompanied by a modern en-suite shower room.

The stairs taking you up to the first floor are carpeted in a plush neutral shade leading to the other bedrooms and a large, dual aspect open-plan living room boasting a bright and airy feel with sumptuous furnishings, a deluxe leather armchair and an electric fire with a beautiful fireplace surround.

During the summer you can pull open the French doors onto the Juliet balcony and feel a cool breeze flowing through the interior space.

The dining area offers a table big enough for ten people, whilst the kitchen is quality fitted with wonderful contemporary fixtures bringing a edge of style about the place.

Enjoy a lovely hot soak in the tub of the family bathroom and fully relax after a busy day exploring the Cornish region.

The king-size bedroom boasts a TV and another set of French doors leading out into an enclosed garden for you to enjoy some privacy in the outdoor air.

Discover the pretty town around you on a lazy afternoon, stroll along to the port and admire the historic architecture steeply slopped along a cobbled street meandering down to the sea.

Explore the many restaurants, cafes and pubs.

The nearby town of Falmouth offers a variety of things to entertain you, from stunning sandy beaches and a maritime museum to harbour-side pubs and the exquisite fortress of Pendennis Castle.

Strawberry Cottage is a superb getaway for a memorable visit to Cornwall.

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About the location


Falmouth 1 mile; Truro 9 miles.

One of the oldest market towns in Cornwall, the pretty port of Penryn boasts a wealth of historic architecture and harbour heritage with attractive granite buildings steeply sloping along the cobbled streets down to the sea. There’s a good choice of restaurants, cafes and pubs in the town, along with a museum offering free entry, and the tranquil Enys Gardens on the outskirts of the town, providing a range of grounds and a peaceful haven. Further along the Penryn River, just one mile towards the sea you’ll find the famous seaport of Falmouth, with a host of things to keep you entertained including harbour-side pubs and eateries offering spectacular views, stunning Blue Flag beaches and a bustling town centre. Visit the National Maritime Museum for a taste of Cornwall’s sea-faring history, or the fine Tudor fortress of Pendennis Castle, superb set gazing out to sea. You don’t have to venture far from Penryn to discover Cornwall’s many sights, delights and stunning coastline, and this is the perfect character base from which to see it all.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Christmas