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Lestowder Cottage

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  1. 6 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 4 beds
  4. 2 baths
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Lestowder Farm Cottage is a rural retreat hidden deep on the Lizard Peninsula. There is a fishing lake and 1/4 acre of private garden and the beach is just a 5 minute walk down the hill. The cottage itself has lots of character features including a wood burning stove and is dog friendly.

The space
Lestowder Farm Cottage is a delightful cottage within easy reach of the coast path and the idyllic Helford River, including Frenchman's Creek, made famous by Daphne du Maurier's novel. Gillan Creek is a short walk around the coast with the picturesque waterfront church of St Anthony-in-Meneage. The cottage is situated outside Manaccan on the Lizard peninsula an area of outstanding natural beauty. Explore the majestic Cornish coast line, from the haggard rawness of Lizard Point to the quaint fishing villages of Coverack and Porthleven. Discover the yachting Mecca of Falmouth or stroll on the golden sands of Mounts Bay while admiring St Michael's Mount, Lestowder Farm is a perfect base!

Lestowder Farm Cottage itself has a welcoming feel and is well equipped with all modern amenities. All the rooms have good sized windows which creates a light and airy ambience, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet! There is a wood burning stove in the lounge to create a delightful cosy atmosphere while enjoying a winter break! The cottage has a private garden of about 1/4 acre and there is also a fishing lake in the grounds of Lestowder Farm.

Ground floor: Entering into a hallway with access to a utility room, and family bathroom with a shower over the bath, a further door leads to a good sized kitchen diner which leads into a large lounge with views leading down towards the fish pond at the bottom of the garden. Also in the lounge are stairs leading up to:
First floor: Landing at the top of the stairs with doors leading to: a double bedroom with 4'6" bed and a twin bedroom. There is also a large master bedroom with king size bed. There is also a TV in the bedroom and en suite shower room.
Exterior: Drive with parking for 3-4 cars and approx. 1/4 acres of private garden.

Facilities & Services
Heating is via electric panel heaters and wood burner. The kitchen is fully fitted with a range of units. There is an electric oven and hob, a microwave, toaster, kettle, fridge / freezer and dishwasher. There is a washing machine and tumble dryer in the utility room. The lounge area has a flatscreen digital Freeview TV & DVD player, CD & Radio. There is free WiFi at the property. There is an iron & ironing board. The initial supply of logs is provided from October - April. Stair gates are provided at the top and bottom of the stairs.

Electricity, heating, bed linen and towels are all included but you will need to bring your own beach towels. Up to one well behaved dog is welcome at an additional £30 per week, although please remember that you cannot leave dogs unattended in the property alone. Regrettably no smoking is allowed. There is off road parking for 3-4 cars. There is a cot and high chair available.

General Booking Information
Arrival / Departure is normally a Saturday.
Short breaks are available during the quieter months of the year.
£200 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Patio or balcony

Where you’ll be

The Lizard, United Kingdom

The property is close to the little village of Manaccan, the nearest shops are in St Keverne 3 miles away which has shops, a Post Office, churches and pubs, there is also a pub in Porthallow, 2 miles away,called the "Five Pilchards Inn". There are amazing beaches at Kennack Sands & Kynance Cove. The harbour village of Coverack is about a 10 minute drive away and has a selection of places to eat including a superb fish restaurant in the old lifeboat station. Water sports facilities are also available in Coverack. The Helford River is 1 mile away. Walks along the famous Frenchman's Creek are enchanting. There is a sailing club with launching facilities and a little ferry operates to nearby Helford Passage on the north side of the river where there is the superb Ferry Boat Inn.

The Lizard is an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty'and has some spectacular coastal walks. It is England's most southerly point and the highlights include early Spring flowers, the Lizard lighthouse, swimming and surfing from sandy beaches, delightful fishing coves, sailing on the Helford river, heather covered moors in Autumn, open gardens and National Trust areas, pretty harbour lights at Christmas, friendly pubs and good, fresh, local food!

There is a greater range of shops in Helston (famous for its Floral Dance) which is a short drive away or alternatively, the larger towns of Falmouth or Truro have a wide range of shops. The famous Flambards park is located close to Helston.

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