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Bolitho's Retreat

Helford, Cornwall (Ref. 966252)

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  • Sleeps 2

  • Bedrooms 1

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Shop Pub/shop < 1 mile

Reviews

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14 Customer Review(s)

  • Mr Crook

    “I wrote you an email yesterday and included photographs of dirty drainer and stained washing up bowl.”

    Sealant black and not sealed in front of sink. Sent photo of that too. Very strong damp musty smell from ALL kitchen cupboards. Washed all the crockery and cutlery every time before using. Such a shame as it’s a lovely cottage. Clean n very comfortable bed. Sure these things can be put right.

    Sealant black and not sealed in front of sink. Sent photo of that too. Very strong damp musty smell from ALL kitchen cupboards. Washed all the crockery and cutlery every time before using. Such a shame as it’s a lovely cottage. Clean n very comfortable bed. Sure these things can be put right.

    - Mr Crook, October 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to write this feedback, we take this very seriously. We have spoken with our cleaner and we will change the washing up bowl, replace the small patch of sealant behind the sink that you have pointed out and also look into why there is a slight smell of damp in the cupboards over the winter. Damp is a perennial problem in Cornwall, but not normally an issue in the Retreat. We are committed to maintaining the very high standards and it is good to see that also reflected in your feedback. This is normally very much appreciated by our guests. - Sykes owner relations

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The property

This transformed former sail loft provides a romantic getaway in the small village of St Martin, three miles from Helford.

This detached stone built cottage is surrounded by picturesque countryside.

The cushions, curtains, rugs, ornaments and artwork create a festival of colour and interest against the neutral decor and heavy classic furniture.

A stylish retreat for two, the ground floor is open plan with living area, kitchen and dining area.

The shower room is conveniently placed on the ground floor.

Stairs lead you to a sumptuous and spacious bedroom oozing restfulness.

The enclosed decked patio is a glorious spot to sit and relax with a book or board game provided at the cottage.

There is off-road parking for one car.

Surrounded by creekside woodlands this cottage has easy access to scenic footpaths, riverside taverns, tranquil beaches and hidden creeks along the beautiful Helford River.

Maritime Falmouth resort, the cathedral city of Truro and the hidden coves and beaches of the Lizard Peninsula are all within a short drive offering adventure and fun.

Take to the water on the passenger ferry (operates 1st Apr-31st Oct) to explore the sub-tropical gardens at Trebah and Glendurgan, the pretty fishing village of Durgan or the famed Frenchman's Creek.

Perfectly located to enjoy a romantic rendezvous and explore Cornwall, Bolitho's Retreat is a wonderful retreat to return to after memorable days out.

Summary

  • Over two floors: One bedroom: 1 x king-size double
  • Ground floor shower room with basin and WC
  • Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, washing machine, fridge/freezer, TV, DVD, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot, stair-gate and highchair available
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Enclosed decked patio area with furniture
  • One pet welcome
  • Dog bed provided
  • Sorry no smoking
  • Shop 3 miles, pub 10 minute walk.

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About the location

HELSTON

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.

Region Information

Note: Babes in arms welcome.
Note: steep stairs to first floor.
Note: WiFi speed is good for browsing but slow for stream

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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