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Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Pets 1

The Old Smithy

Penelewey, near Truro, Cornwall | TQB 5 Grade:


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

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.

  • Elec, full gas CH, bed linen and towels inc
  • T/cot
  • H/chair
  • Five Freeview TVs
  • DVD
  • CD
  • iPod dock
  • Gas/electric range with 5-ring hob and double oven/grill
  • Washer/dryer
  • D/washer
  • F/freezer
  • Wi-fi
  • Tel-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

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.

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  • Detached Property
    Detached Property
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden/Patio
    Enclosed Garden/Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Pub within 1 mile
    Pub within 1 mile
  • Stairgate
  • 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

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 04/10/2019
    Fabulous cottage, great pub with great food a very short walk away, takeaway delivery excellent, couldn't fault it.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Delighted to read your comments - thank you very much.

  • 10

    Confirmed guest, 16/08/2019
    Absolutely 5* We have stayed at the Old Smithy a few times now and it’s just amazing! House is just perfect and it’s like home to home. Location is brilliant and a 30second walk to the village pub which serves the most scrumptious food! Couldn’t recommend it enough. As my daughter says ‘it’s a little gem’

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you - we love how much you love the cottage.

  • 8

    Confirmed guest, 26/04/2019
    We loved our visit to the cottage.One or two minor points,the fan in the downstairs bedroom didn’t turn off especially at night,the shower door didn’t close but apart from that it was very very good.

    Response from:

    Response on behalf of the Owner; Thank you very much for your feedback - appreciate your comments. The plumbing has been attended to and feedback since has been very positive.

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9.0 out of 10 – based on 4 reviews collected by reevoo
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