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The Shed at Gweal-an-Drea

Mullion, Cornwall (Ref. 1059579)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Hot Tub Hot tub
  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor accommodation
  • Icon/Feature/Ground floor bedroom Ground floor bedroom
  • 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
  • Icon/Feature/Washing machine Washing machine
  • Icon/Feature/By the sea Seaside
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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  • “What an amazing Holiday it was our first trip to Cornwall and it could not have gone any better.”

    The property was. Fantastic, Clean, and very well equipped. The hosts were brilliant and we would like to thank them for making our holiday absolutely perfect our children loved playing with their wonderful children and made some fantastic new friends we will certainly be going back again.

    The property was. Fantastic, Clean, and very well equipped. The hosts were brilliant and we would like to thank them for making our holiday absolutely perfect our children loved playing with their wonderful children and made some fantastic new friends we will certainly be going back again.

    - Mr Vrahimi, July 2021

Gweal-an-drea Cottages

The Gweal-an-Drea Cottages can be found situated at the highest point of Mullion are these beautifully-renovated properties, comprising a main house, top-floor apartment and a separate detached barn conversion, all mixing original character features with contemporary and stylish fittings, as well as striking views out to sea and the Lizard Peninsula. The Chocolate Factory and Craft Centre can be found right on your doorstep, amidst quaint old farm buildings which have been transformed into a welcoming attraction for visitors and locals, make sure to sample their tempting Belgian chocolate, look around the gift shops and independent jewelry makers, or relax with a local hot coffee before meeting the friendly llama family. A stroll away from the cottages takes you over to a secluded beach at Polurrian Cove, a magical destination where you and your loved ones can enjoy a quiet minute alone in this unique landscape, surrounded by sandy beaches, hidden coves, and breath-taking views. Tour around the large village of Mullion, home to a historic church, a vibrant working harbour, and locally-sourced delicacies at a range of eateries including pubs, cafés, restaurants, and fish and chip shops, or choose to browse around the many gift shops and stores within the area. Spend an exciting day at the village of Coverack, trying your luck at thrilling watersports activities including windsurfing, paddleboarding and more, or explore local culture at the National Trust's Lizard Point for a day or leisure. Gweal-an-Drea Cottages offer a luxury base to explore the surroundings of the fantastic Lizard Peninsula, perfect for a group to celebrate a memorable occasion at the heart of southern Cornwall.

The property

Spend a relaxing week away at The Shed at Gweal-an-Drea, a beautifully-renovated detached barn conversion resting at the highest tip of the village of Mullion, overlooking the Cornish sea and the Lizard Peninsula.

This ground-floor property boasts heaps of character mixed with stylish fixtures, perfect for a group of four friends, two couples or a family.

Feel welcomed as you enter this stunning cottage, found with original character through high ceilings, exposed beams and original features within the open-plan living area.

Rest your legs on the sofa as you pick a film from the Smart TV, enjoying a group film night with a beverage of your choice.

Meals can be prepared in the contemporary kitchen space, fitted with all the essential amenities you might need, before heading over to the dining table to tuck into your delicious cooking, this space can also be used as a base for a sociable games night with your party!

Take your pick between two chic bedrooms, a king-size and a double, both benefiting from ample storage and charming décor to suit all tastes.

The attractive bathroom offers sleek fittings for you to get ready for an exciting day ahead, soak in a hot bath, or wake up to a brisk shower in this gorgeous room.

Spend a summer's day in your own private garden.

Choose The Shed at Gweal-an-Drea as your dream escape in a delightful Cornish setting, with shops, pubs and restaurants all in reach near the harbour.

Note: This property can be booked with Ref. 1059503, together sleeping 4 guests.


  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size, 1 x double
  • Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
  • Eco central heating
  • Electric oven and induction hob, fridge, microwave, washing machine, Smart TV with Netflix, and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for one car
  • Private garden with furniture
  • Hot tub
  • Sorry, no smoking and no pets
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 0.3 miles
  • Beach 400 yards

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About the location


Helston 5 miles; Lizard Point 5.5 miles.

Mullion is a large village on the Lizard Peninsula, five miles south of Helston and just over five miles from Lizard Point, the most southerly tip of mainland Britain. The village is home to a selection of popular restaurants, shops and pubs, Mullion Meadows Chocolate Factory and coffee shop, as well as Mullion Cove, a pretty working harbour. 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. Further afield is the harbour town of Falmouth to the east and Land's End to the west. Mullion is a wonderful holiday destination offering plenty of attractions for the whole family.

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