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Chy Klys

Porkellis near Helston, Cornwall, TR13 0JR (Ref. 1068460)



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  • 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/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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4 Customer Review(s)

  • “Lovely cottage, very quiet location.”

    Was great to arrive to wine chilling in the fridge, also milk, orange juice, scones, cream and jam, and crusty bread to start us off. Well equipped kitchen, with utensils and detergents supplied. Enjoyable week away for 3 adults

    - Mrs Escott, September 2021

About the property

Helston 4.7 miles.

Situated in the remote Cornish village of Porkellis is this gorgeous semi-detached cottage, providing suitable accommodation for a family getaway to the coast and countryside.

Be charmed as you greet 1 Post Office Row and settle in for an exciting holiday ahead, dropping off your bags as you admire the characterful living/dining room, featuring original exposed granite walling alongside a toasty woodburning stove, here you can kick back on the sofa in front of the TV.

Resting behind is a sociable dining table for family gatherings accompanied by delicious home-cooking and a bottle of wine.

Covering all the necessities is the amply-equipped kitchen, fitted with an oven, hob, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave for all you self-catering needs.

Here, you can directly access the enclosed rear garden where table and chairs offer an alternative dining arrangement on a summer's day, and the lawn presents a tranquil spot for afternoon picnics.

Also on the ground floor is a lovely bathroom for hot soaks in a bubble bath after a long day, or choose to refresh in the overhead shower as you prepare for the day ahead.

Catch your rest and retreat to one of the stunning bedrooms on the first floor where you'll find a double, a twin and a single, perfect for all types of groups.

If you fancy a night away from the kitchen, The Star Inn pub and restaurant lies opposite the property, boasting a hearty selection of pub grub, as well as the chance to sink as many pints as you please without the worry of driving.

Venture over to the market town of Helston for your shopping needs, a busy market town with a wide range of amenities including supermarkets, independent shops, cafés and restaurants, as well as a plethora of attractions to explore such as the Helston Folk Museum, Poldark Mine, and the National Seal Sanctuary on the Helford River - if you're lucky, you may be in town for the popular Flora Day Festival in the springtime.

Those feeling energetic can spend a day at Flambards Theme Park which boasts exciting rollercoaster rides and child-friendly activities throughout, whilst a day of relaxation awaits at Porthleven Beach where you'll find golden sands and watersports to try out.

Discover a wealth of coastal footpaths towards the renowned Lizard Point, admiring awe-inspiring views of rugged cliffs and far-reaching coast, as well as the opportunity to visit the Bolenowe Animal Sanctuary where you'll meet a host of farm animals.

Other must-see Cornish attractions in the area include The Minack Theatre in Porthcurno, St Michael's Mount in Marazion, the attractive harbour town of Penzance, and fun-filled attractions at Falmouth.

Spend quality time with your family and friends at Chy Klys.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x single
  • Ground-floor bathroom with bath, shower over, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/dining room with woodburning stove
  • Electric heating and woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and highchair available on request
  • Unrestricted roadside parking on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Enclosed garden with lawn and patio with furniture
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 4.2 miles, pub 0.1 miles

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About the location


Porthleven 3 miles; Falmouth 12 miles; Penzance 14 miles.

Helston lies at the western gateway to the Lizard Peninsula, a large area of downland fringed by a beautiful and spectacular coastline. Helston is a pleasant busy market town famous for its Flora Day Festival and the many stories and legends about the "Furry Dance" are told in the fascinating Helston Folk Museum. Nearby is the Poldark Mine, one of the best underground experiences in the south west and which tells of the widespread mining heritage of this area. Nestled in a tranquil setting is the National Seal Sanctuary on the Helford River, where there is plenty of entertainment watching seals play and feed. If it is thrill rides that excites you, then Flambards theme park will keep you amused all day and also has excellent living history experiences. Further afield is the harbour town of Falmouth to the east and Land's End to the west. Helston is a wonderful holiday destination offering plenty of attractions for the whole family.

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