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Borah Lodge

Mousehole, Cornwall (Ref. 1001343)

4.8

Excellent

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi

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28 Customer Reviews

  • "Fantastic relaxed stay at Borah Lodge - far exceeded our expectations."

    Hot tub was particularly welcome ! Highly recommend

    Reviewed by KatherineMay 2022

  • "This property exceeded our expectations."

    Well equipped and very comfy. The hot tub and garden was lovely and very peaceful. You would not have known we were on a working farm. If we come to this part of Cornwall again we would not hesitate to stay here. Plus the welcome scones jam and cream were fantastic. Thankyou to Margaret and your team

    Reviewed by LesleyMay 2022

  • "A great location with lovely views."

    Accommodation was everything we hoped for and more. The owners was friendly and shared their knowledge of the area when asked. Will definitely return.

    Reviewed by FloydApr 2022

  • "Perfect, quiet location and Borah Lodge very comfortable, warm and equipped with everything needed."

    Made to feel very welcome from the lovely owners and family. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend and would certainly try and stay here again if in the area. Thank you

    Reviewed by ClareJan 2022

  • "Borah lodge is so lovely."

    We wished we had longer. Really well equipped perfect for couples. The only thing we found disappointing in the comfort of the bed. We just feel the mattress could be updated. Other than than we really enjoyed our stay and would stay again.

    Reviewed by EmilyOct 2021

  • "We had the best time here, very relaxing and lots to do."

    Just wanted to mention that the window in the living room next to the TV seemed to leak when it was raining, just wanted to mention so it can be fixed! Other than that all good things to say.

    Reviewed by Rebecca LouiseOct 2021

  • "Fabulous lodge in an ideal setting for a couple looking for a relaxing holiday with dogs."

    Cream tea and flowers to greet us on our arrival a lovely touch. Location close to many of the local attractions. Now if someone could just do something about the route ( traffic appalling) everything would be perfect.

    Reviewed by LynneSep 2021

  • "All good and as expected, accommodation was excellent and the owners very welcoming."

    Would recommend Borah Lodge to all couples wanting peace and quiet but good to use as a base as wee did.

    Reviewed by ANDREWJul 2021

  • "The lodge was ready for us when we arrived, even though we were slightly earlier than planned."

    Everything was very clean and had clearly been thoroughly disinfected prior to our arrival. There were delicious scones, jam and cream waiting for us, along with fresh milk, which were very welcome touches above and beyond what we would have expected. The hot-tub was superb, every bit as enjoyable as anticipated, and the cover meant that we did not have to worry about the weather when we were making use of it! Would definitely recommend this lodge to anyone, fantastic place to stay, great location, everything was in very easy reach!

    Reviewed by RobertJun 2021

  • "This is our second time visiting this lovely little lodge."

    Its perfect for us. Quiet location, decent private hot tub, beautiful walks in every direction. Dog friendly. We will certainly be back again.

    Reviewed by JoannaMay 2021

  • "Absolutely beautiful lodge."

    Clean, comfortable and had everything we needed for a relaxing break. Nice touch arriving to fresh flowers and cream scones. Loved the hot tub. Host was really helpful, especially with tips on local walks. Highly recommend Borah Lodge

    Reviewed by LindaMay 2021

  • "What a lovely holiday we had in this gorgeous little lodge, we were greeted with scones, jam, cream and milk in the fridge which was lovely, great views, great location, immaculate condition, had everything we needed the hot tub and washing machine were a bonus!"

    The lodge isn’t to far away from Penzance which has quite a few shops an arcade, boat trips, and about 30 mins drive from Stives, A great shopping place called Truro with Superdrug, super dry etc, which is about an hour which isn’t bad at all, There are plenty of places to go within driving distance! We will definitely be back! Sad to be home back to reality :( thank you so much to the owners for our perfect stay.

    Reviewed by BellaOct 2020

  • "Borah Lodge was a very pleasant stay."

    The lodge was very clean, comfortable and very quiet. The addition of the Hot Tub made it really relaxing after a day of exploring the area. The views are very nice and it is in a very nice area. Close to Lamorna Cove, which is a very nice and pleasant Cove, wonderful for relaxing. The friendly Lamorna Pottery nearby offered a nice place for a cream tea or a light meal. Overall it has been a very pleasant and relaxing stay. We would highly recommended this property.

    Reviewed by CornelisSep 2020

  • "Borah Lodge was absolutely wonderful."

    Everything we wanted and needed! The lodge is set on a working farm, is tucked away in the corner and feels private. It’s exactly as described and was cosy and warm. On arrival, the lodge was extremely clean and tidy. There was scones, jam and cream waiting for us and they were delicious! Harvey and coco, the farm spaniels are so sweet and friendly, we loved having them around to visit us! The hot tub is so relaxing and was much needed after a long day walking across the coastal paths. The lodge is situated in the best place possible for exploring south Cornwall. Mousehole and Penzance are about 15 mins away and Newlyn is a 5/10 min drive. It’s the best place for fish and chips! St Ives is about 30 mins away and the amazing Kynance Cove and Lizard point is an hour away but well worth the drive. If you have a dog, Porth Kidney is the best beach around Highly recommend the Lake Side Cabin Cafe in Lelant for cream tea. The biggest and best cream tea and cakes we have ever had!! Overall, great location, relaxing, clean, tidy and exactly what we needed. Thank you!

    Reviewed by LaurenAug 2020

  • "The lodge was a small piece of heaven, well equipped, spotlessly clean, extremely comfy chairs and the bed was also comfy."

    It’s well situated to get around local attractions and peaceful when you get back. We took dressing gowns with us to walk to and from the hot tub, which was perfect to sit in at the end of the day. The dogs enjoyed walking down to the cove, to the local standing stones and some of the right of ways available. We will definitely come back, also thank you for the milk and cream teas waiting for us when we got there. Can not recommend this lodge enough.

    Reviewed by AnnkaMar 2020

  • "Whole lodge could do with a deep clean dust under bed on lamps in bedroom Window frames plug sockets quite dirty Could do with couple casserole dishes in kitchen also a plastic jug Slightly misleading on write up states fridge freezer fridge is in kitchen."

    Freezer in out building. So if raining bad get soaked going to it needs bit more outside lighting for when going to hot tub as have to go down steps which can be slippery Also could do with plastic glasses to use outside or in hot tub Very remote so if you want a quiet time which we did it’s ideal

    Reviewed by DianeMar 2020

  • "We had such a lovely break, perfect location for walking the coast path."

    However beware the walk to mousehole is over boulders and if to try to go to the lighthouse dont go via Lamorna unless you are less than a size 14 as you wont get through those boulders!! Instead go via the fields! There was a cream tea waiting for us, which after a long drive was wonderful! The only thing that would have been better for us would have been an enclosed garden as our rescue dogs are not well trained!. However that will not put us off going again, fingers crossed, next year

    Reviewed by AlanFeb 2020

  • "We had a lovely time at Borah Lodge."

    The hosts were there if we needed them but left us to our own devices. The lodge itself is everything we expected and more. The bed was the most comfortable we’ve ever experienced away from home, the lodge was beautifully warm, the hot tub awesome as it is undercover so when it rained we could still use it. We were met with fresh scones, jam, cream, tea, coffee, sugar and milk which was very thoughtful and much appreciated. When booking this lodge I did have reservations about the two chairs in the front room instead of a sofa as my husband and I like to cuddle up when watching TV. We needn’t have worried as the chairs were very comfortable and when pushed together we still felt close. Tv in the front room and bedroom were a good size and we moved the DVD player from front room to the bedroom when needed. Only draw back is that most things are a good 40 mins to hour drive away but we knew that when we booked. Fantastic lodge in every way!

    Reviewed by NatalieNov 2019

  • "Excellent choice."

    Margaret from Borah lodge rang me before we travelled to say that the hot tub was awaiting a part and wasn’t expected for 10 days. However they had delivery of a Lay-z spa to replace it and gave us the option to have a look online at the model they had purchased , and to cancel if we weren’t happy. The replacement was excellent so we had the hot tub we wanted and a wonderful week. Lovely family, very friendly and helpful.

    Reviewed by MOct 2019

  • "What a lovely place to stay."

    Great location especially for the coast path. The lodge had everything we needed and was secluded from other holiday cottages. The welcome was great and we had a very relaxing week in Cornwall with lovely weather just chilling out. Thank you

    Reviewed by CindySep 2019

  • "Very nice lodge highly recommend, didn’t say dogs had to be a minimum of 6 months"

    Reviewed by SamuelAug 2019

  • "We arrived in beautiful sunshine and welcomed by a lovely couple ,which I'm very sorry but csnt remember they're names."

    Perfect place for dog walkers and access to some beautiful harbours. Unfortunately we hat to leave early for one reason or another ,but would love to return one day . Happy holidays Highly recommended

    Reviewed by LeighAug 2019

  • "We had an amazing week at Borah Lodge, it's comfy and has everything you need for your holiday."

    There's lots of local walks, and it's central for days out to lots of places. We had a dip in the hot tub every evening, a perfect way to finish your day. We liked it so much we've already booked to go back next summer.

    Reviewed by JohnAug 2019

  • "The great thing for us was the privacy and solitude."

    With the silence of the surroundings and the sense of seclusion within the precincts of the cottage it was possible to quite exclude the 21st century and retreat into a peace and quiet which is not easily found.

    Reviewed by JeramyMay 2019

  • "It was perfect,"

    Reviewed by SandieMay 2019

  • "Such a nice location."

    Owners are very professional and very friendly. far exceeded our expectations. would not hesitate to recommend or book again.

    Reviewed by RichardApr 2019

  • "Such a beautiful place!"

    Quite, far away from cities rush with friendly and warm hosts. Perfect for short or long stay. Definitely have my recommendation.

    Reviewed by AdamApr 2019

  • "We loved our stay at borah lodge"

    Reviewed by DominicFeb 2019

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Summary

  • All on ground floor
  • One bedroom: 1 x double with en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Kitchen
  • Living/diner.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Please bring your own beach towels
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Lawned garden and decking area with furniture, hot tub and barbecue
  • Two well-behaved pets welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 3.8 miles and pub 10 minute walk across field
  • Note: Please be aware that the lodge is located on the edge of a working farm and some tractor noise may be heard when passing by

The property

Mousehole 3.8 miles.

Just over a mile from superb Lamorna Cove Beach, snuggled in a countryside idyll in the sleeping village of St Buryan, Borah Lodge makes the perfect retreat for couples seeking coastal and rural adventures.

Set on the owner’s farm alongside a small clutch of holiday havens, this timber clad dwelling offers homely and welcoming accommodation for a relaxing and romantic break.

The living space is all on the ground floor, with an open-plan sitting area boasting exposed beams, wooden flooring and a dining table for two, a cosy social space for foodie gatherings.

The little galley kitchen has all you need, and the washing machine is tucked away in the shed, solely for your use.

The double bedroom oozes country comfort, with a TV, duel aspect windows with country views and a smart en-suite shower room to the side.

Take a dip in your own private hot tub, screened and boasting a lawned garden and breath-taking Cornish views, with a glass of your favourite tipple.

Dine alfresco with cream teas and barbecues after a day of fun at the coast or exploring the countryside.

The local pub is a mere ten minute stroll away and the coast is a twenty minute walk.

Lamorna Cove has a little sandy beach when the tide is out, a lovely spot for swimming or scuba diving and lies on the southwest coast path between the beautiful sands of Porthcurno Beach and the quaint fishing village of Mousehole, with art galleries and traditional inns huddled around the quay.

Don’t forget to visit the Lamorna Cove Café, with famed local crab and mackerel on the menu.

Newlyn is four miles away with busy port, and a little further around Mounts Bay is Penzance with all the town amenities, promenade and Jubilee sea-pool.

Head west for a 20 minute drive and Land’s End makes a wonderful day out with rugged coastline and panoramic seascapes guaranteed from the scenic coast path.

Hire cycles, surf gear, or go kayaking.

Whatever activity you do, Borah Lodge is one to return to again and again for your all-year-round escape.

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About the location

MOUSEHOLE

Penzance 4 miles; St Ives 12 miles.

A delightful fishing village nestled on a hillside and spilling down to the shore. The picturesque harbour, surrounded by its maze of winding narrow streets, draws visitors from miles around, while in the distance St Michael's Mount stands proudly in the centre of Mounts Bay. A fabulous coastline and miles of spectacular walking characterise the area, with seabirds, seals and wild headlands leading just around the corner to Land's End. The Minack cliff-top theatre is a few miles along the coast, while reminders of the region's ancient past in the form of Dolmens and standing stones appear everywhere. St Ives, with its stunning beaches, beautiful harbour and narrow winding streets is just 12 miles away.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas