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The Old Smithy

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Penelewey, near Truro, Cornwall
Grade 5 Star rating
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms3
Pets 1
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Description

Relax and enjoy the spectacular views of woodland and rural views from this holiday property.

The Old Smithy is a deceptively spacious and very comfortable detached holiday property, sitting in the gorgeous hamlet of Penelewey on the outskirts of Feock, in a prestigious creek side location. The area is renowned for its outstanding natural beauty with woodland and rural views. The cathedral city of Truro with theatre, cinema, great shopping, and an abundance of restaurants, cafés and bars is a 5-minute drive.

The cottage is on the road to the King Harry ferry, linking Feock to the Roseland Peninsula. Visit St Mawes with Henry VII Castle overlooking Carrick Roads, the famous Fal River and Estuary, and Pendennis Castle which is on the Falmouth Peninsula. Falmouth, The National Maritime Museum, is just a short 15-minute drive with its busy port and harbour, bustling marinas, and is host to numerous prestigious sailing and yachting events. Foodies love Falmouth, as it is home to many famous fish restaurants, great bars and cafés dotted along the marina. Events Square has many alfresco dining areas and stages high profile events throughout the year.

Take one of the ferries or water taxis to visit St Mawes, Flushing or the picturesque Helford River. Go on a wildlife safari to watch dolphins, basking sharks, seals and an abundance of marine wildlife. The area is great for golfers, walkers, sailors, water sports enthusiasts, or those seeking a relaxing holiday, soaking up some of Cornwall’s best beaches, including the award-winning Gyllyngvase Beach at Falmouth.

The Old Smithy is perfectly located for exploring many hidden delights, including Loe Beach, ideal for kayaking, canoeing and sailing. The area boasts some of the UK’s best sub-tropical gardens, including Trelissick Gardens, which is just a mile down the road, or Trebah and Durgan, which are located close to the Helford River. The Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan are also within easy driving distance.

There is a quintessential English pub just a short stroll away, which serves excellent local food and ale. The nearby creek side village of Devoran also offers great pubs and restaurants. The famous cycle trail runs from Devoran on the south coast to Portreath on the north coast. Bike hire is available locally. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 500 yards.

Five steps to entrance. Large living room with wooden floor and patio doors. Open-plan sitting/dining room with kitchen area, patio doors to garden and tiled floor. Double bedroom with TV, wooden floor and en-suite shower room with toilet. Bathroom with over-bath hand-held shower and toilet. First floor: Double bedroom with 5ft bed, TV, French doors to Juliet balcony and en-suite wet room with toilet. Twin bedroom (can be 6ft double) with TV.

  • Electricity, full gas central heating, bed linen and towels included
  • Travel cot
  • High chair
  • Five Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • Gas/electric range with 5-ring hob and double oven/grill
  • Washer/dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Telephone-incoming calls only
  • Small, enclosed, lawned garden to rear with patio, decked terrace, and furniture
  • Chiminea
  • Parking (for 3 cars)
  • Welcome pack
  • No smoking
  • NB: 5 steps to garden

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Features

  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
    Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
    Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Stairgate
    Stairgate
  • Wifi
    Wifi
  • Baby and Toddler Friendly
    Baby and Toddler Friendly
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Coastal within 3 miles
    Coastal within 3 miles
  • Coastal within 5 miles
    Coastal within 5 miles
  • Open Plan
    Open Plan
  • Walk-in Shower/Bath
    Walk-in Shower/Bath
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site
  • Shower Cubicle
    Shower Cubicle

Customer Comments

  • 9

    03/06/2018
    Confirmed guest, 01/06/2018
    Beautiful house extremely well equipped, sun trap garden, good position for enjoying local beaches and towns. second double bedroom not as luxurious as the upstairs so you may have to toss a coin!! Had wonderful two weeks and for once the sun shone nearly every day


  • 10

    07/04/2018
    Confirmed guest, 06/04/2018
    Lovely holiday home...very clean and welcoming and modern.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner; Thank you for your lovely feedback and the 10. It’s really appreciated.

  • 9

    01/10/2017
    Confirmed guest, 29/09/2017
    We have stayed in many cottages around the UK and this one is by far the best equipped, every attention has been paid to detail. Interior design is superb and very well thought out. The only the we were disappointed with was the garden, very small and awkward looking.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner- : Thank you for the lovely feedback on the cottage.

  • 10

    29/07/2017
    Confirmed guest, 28/07/2017
    What can I say a perfect place to stay. Cottage was top notch very clean, comfortable, great location to explore Cornwall it felt like home straight away with all the creature comforts (wifi, bt tv, DVD). Everything was off high quality from kitchen to bedroom and everything in between you can really tell that the owners have spared no expense on making this a great place to stay. The welcome pack,and a courtesy call from Allison (owner) was a nice touch. I can highly recommend the punch bowl and ladle pub a few seconds walk down the road.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the owner- : Thank you so much - were always so happy when guests have a great holiday and your feedback was perfect. Look forward to welcoming you again.

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9.4 out of 10 – based on 9 reviews collected by Reevoo
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