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Skiber An Gwenely

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Porkellis, near Helston, Cornwall
Grade 4 Star rating
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Boasting its own hot tub and sauna, this detached property, within easy reach of the coast, is a great all-year-round base.

Skiber An Gwenely has been tastefully converted to provide homely accommodation with style and comfort on a 10-acre smallholding. The detached holiday cottage is ideally located to explore the area, with easy access to the north and south coasts. Helston is 4 miles away. Flambard’s Theme Park with its Victorian village, Aero Park and rides is a great family day out. Travel west to St Michael’s Mount. Falmouth with its beaches, National Maritime Museum and Pendennis Castle is close by. Shops 1½ miles, pub 1 mile and restaurants 4 miles.

Ground Floor:
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Living/dining room: With wood burner, TV, DVD player, CD player, beams and wooden floor.
Kitchen: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Separate toilet.
First Floor:
Bedroom 1: With double bed and beams.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds and beams.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burner included. Enclosed lawned garden and sitting-out area with garden furniture and barbecue. Hot tub (private). Sauna (private). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a gated private pond in the grounds.

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  • Barbecue
  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Romantic Collection
    Romantic Collection
  • Rural Location
    Rural Location
  • Woodburning Stove
    Woodburning Stove
  • Wifi
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Private Hot Tub
    Private Hot Tub
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

Customer Comments

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 12/02/2018
    Absolutely loved this place and seriously can not recommend it highly enough so much so that me and my girlfriend was not even home a hour after our stay before we booked again I can't wait to go back

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 09/02/2018
    I booked this cottage for my husbands 40th birthday, it certainly made our visit a memorable one it was perfect.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 27/12/2017
    Our family spent an amazing Christmas at the property which was decorated throughout. So many nice touches to make our stay comfortable. I would love to stay again one day will never forget the cottage. Amazing

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 01/12/2017
    We had a fabulous time and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The accommodation was lovely and warm and welcoming the hot tub and sauna great. Would definitely recommend this place. Claire and Paul were very helpful.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 10/11/2017
    We had a wonderful break and will happily book again.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 06/10/2017
    Absolutely outstanding can't praise the owners of this cottage enough can't wait to go back

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 11/08/2017
    The cottage is lovely, and I cant fault the cottage. It has the added bonus of a hot tub. The only thing is you have to drive to places there isn't anything in walking distance, like shops, cafe,pubs, the nearest beach is a 20 minute drive away.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 21/07/2017
    One of the best cottages we have stayed in. We will definitely be visiting again.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 14/07/2017
    We will be back no doubt, loved it!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 23/06/2017
    The Cottage was very comfortable and restful in beautiful surroundings.

  • 9

    Confirmed guest, 19/05/2017
    We were slightly apprehensive about staying here with our 2 and 4 yr old daughters as it seemed mainly geared up for adults. However, when we got there it quickly became clear it wasn't going to be a concern. The house was well equipped for children and they had a great holiday. The owners live next to the cottage but they did not bother us at all. They are very friendly and welcoming. The addition of wine, eggs and fresh flowers waiting for us was a bonus! The house was immaculate and we found the location perfect for exploring. Helston is just a short drive away with everything you'll need. It rained every day we were there but we managed to explore 4 different beaches, lands end, st michaels mount food festival in St Ives and more. The maritime museum in Falmouth was fantastic for the very wet days. Our tickets allowed entry for a whole year so we popped in a couple of times. I have fallen in love with Cornwall so we will be back. Thank you Paul and Clare for a great stay!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 14/04/2017
    We visited Skiber An Gwenely cottage in April and it was absolutely fantastic! The place was very clean and very welcoming. We immediately felt at home as soon as we entered the cottage. There was a lovely bottle of wine and fresh eggs, (which was unexpected) when we arrived. The sauna and hot tub were perfect! The garden was was lovely even though we did not end up using it. There was an abundance of games to play which was fantastic as we had our sveven year old with us. Even though the owners lived on the premises, it was like they weren't there. We felt like we had the entire place to ourselves. There are lots of places within the vicinity to go and explore. We would definitely stay there again!

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 07/04/2017
    Could fault the place, absolutely fabulous holiday, great location.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 31/03/2017
    Would highly recommend. We really enjoyed our stay~ felt at home and relaxed as soon as we arrived. Hot tub an added bonus.

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9.8 out of 10 – based on 18 reviews collected by Reevoo
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